An artist since childhood, Jennifer Miller Broadus received her first set of oil paints for Christmas when she was just eight years old.
“I entered my first art competition at the county fair
when I was about ten, and won a blue ribbon. I was hooked!
There was never a question that I would make art my career”
After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kent State University
in Painting & Illustration with minors in Photography and Art History,
Ms. Broadus went on to work in New York as an art director and later as a
freelance illustrator in advertising and publishing. She has also worked
extensively as a graphic designer.
Until recently, Jennifer has enjoyed a successful career as Creative Director of Broadus Advertising, a full service advertising and marketing firm which she owned with her husband Bob Broadus. Yet, painting and photography have always been her true passions, along with travel. Combining the three, Ms. Broadus has traveled the world capturing intriguing images with the camera which later translate into paint on canvas. Painting is now her full time career.
“I usually paint from my own photography.
I also enjoy painting plein air.”
Largely a landscape artist, many of Ms. Broadus’ paintings depict scenic motifs from past travel experiences
locations she has visited including the coastal region where she lives.
She also paints on commission, including murals and portraits.
Jennifer has been the recipient of numerous awards for her creativity in Atlanta and the Southeast, several of which have been honored with
Best In Show. She has shown in galleries in Buffalo, NY, Atlanta, GA, Hilton Head Island, SC, Santa Fe and Taos, NM.
Her work currently appears at ArtTrends Gallery and Glynn Visual Art Center on St. Simons Island, GA, and The Porch on South Main in Alpharetta, GA
Beyond bringing inspiration to her paintings, Jennifer’s photography appears on the international stock photography market represented by Getty Photo Library Worldwide.
Ms. Broadus resides on St. Simons Island with her husband Bob.
They have one married daughter Natalie who lives in Atlanta, GA.
Ms. Broadus is active in the St. Simons Island community. She is a member of the Georgia Coastal Artist Guild. Additionally, she is active in The Symphony Society, Coastal Symphony of Georga, St. Simons Island Rotary, Cassina Garden Club, the Glynn Visual Art Association, and serves on committees for many non-profit organizations.