Penel Kirk – Artist:
Penel was born in Buckinghamshire and brought up in the grounds of Stowe School, a beautiful setting of lakes and temples.
After completing an Art Foundation Course at Farnham, West Surrey Penel gained a degree in Fashion and Textiles at St Martins School of Art. Working as a textile designer in London, New York, Hong Kong and India Penel finally set up a design studio in Melbourne, Australia where she has lived and worked for six years.
Returning to England in 2000 Penel decided to work as a fine artist alongside her commercial work.