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See me and my work at the Market this year!

Booth #68

Right across from the League entrance!

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With a passion for process and materials, Jenna creates artwork based on observations of the natural world and a desire to understand the cycles of life.

My
Story

Find me where I teach at the Art Students League of Denver!

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The beauty and challenge of working abstractly is that the outcome is never certain. The result is an accumulation of choice, accident and consequence.

I take advantage of this process as on opportunity to create a deeper meaning for my work. 

The process, an exploration of action and reaction, driven by desire, intention and chance, parallels the journey through life. As such, creating the work is both a reflection and a physical manifestation of the ideas surrounding control, chaos, choice, chance, and acceptance.

 

The natural world, biology and its cycles, are often featured subjects as I grapple with fears of the impermanent and transcendent.  

 

The Act:

Applying the first layer of color begins a meditative process that requires both surrender and control.  As material is added and removed, sanded out and rubbed in, forms are pushed back and pulled forward revealing a dialogue between my physical action, personal choice, and chance. The completed work is a presentation of this conversation



 

EXHIBITIONS

2017

Inclusion.

McNichols Civic Center Building,

Denver, CO

Primary.

Art Students League of Denver (Instructor invitational)

Denver, CO

2015

Not Everything is Black and White.

Niza Knoll Gallery.

Denver, CO

2013

InBetween. Solo Exhibit.

Kanon Collective Gallery.

Denver, CO

2004

Senior Exhibition, Advanced Painting Concentration.

Florence, Italy

EMPLOYMENT/COMMUNITY

2007-PRESENT

Art Instructor:

Art Students League of Denver

2017

Westwood Neighborhood Mural project facilitator

Silver Hills Middle School Collaborative Mural Project instructor/facilitator

2015

EDUCATION

2000-2004

BFA Painting concentration

Colorado State University

2003-2004

Senior Study

Lorenzo di Medici School

Florence, Italy

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