Since graduating in December of 2004 from Art Education, Pennington became a teacher at St. Catherine’s Cat’s CAP program and at Midlothian High School. A free spirit, she’s spent the past 15 years living in back and forth in NYC and Richmond. During this period, Pennington sold and displayed paintings in shows and events throughout the two cities. She also sold upscale jewelry, worked as a property and casualty insurance agent, helped local Richmond artist John Crutchfield in his jewelry studio, managed First Friday events and did PR for Artemis Gallery. Currently, she lives in NYC running her own art business and doing freelance work with other artists and designers.