Her studies have taken place at Columbus College of Art and Design in Ohio (BFA),Otis College of Art and Design in LA, and Michigan State University. In LA she worked both on and off set as a special effects artist, production assistant, make-up artist and set decorator. Later she was a display artist for theming company in Ohio. Delving deeper into the connectivity between humans and art, she attended New York University for her Masters in Art Education. In NYC, she worked for America Reads/America Counts, Heller Gallery as well as volunteering as a build and fabrication intern for world renowned puppeteer, Basil Twist. Freelancing for over ten years, Jen continues to produce her sculptural mixed medium pieces, and is as well currently working on a very unique and intensive children’s/young adult illustrated book. Her personal philosophy is to cultivate and sustain an appreciation of the arts amongst others, as well as to spread her passion and a bit of magic to those around her.
Jen's ArtPrize Entries
These are Jen's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.