Jenny Pennywood

by Anh-Minh on December 26, 2012

Waaay back in Issue No. 5/Fall 2011, in our “Conversation” feature, we visited with Keith Johnson—an art and antiques buyer for Anthropologie. When we asked him for his motto, he told us: “You only regret the things you leave behind. So many people tell me stories of things they wish they had bought.” My story of regret dates back a number of years and involves a painting by San Francisco artist Jen Garrido. I came across it at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery; I believe it was during one of their big warehouse sales. After much deliberation, I decided not to buy it—and I still regret that decision.

Since then, in addition to her fine art, Jen has started a line called Jenny Pennywood. It includes custom work (such as patterns devised for special events), as well as a products with motifs of her own design. The latter are a great, affordable way to own one of Jen’s creations. And these will tide me over until I’m able to acquire one of her original art pieces!

Zippered pouches available in the Jenny Pennywood shopJenny Pennywood pillows available at The Curiosity Shoppe

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