ABOUT jenna


 

JENNA GRAHAM is a WISCONSIN native WHO WENT ON TO RECEIVE HER BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS IN PAINTING FROM THE MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGn. 

JENNA GRAHAM GREW UP IN THE QUIET COUNTRYSIDE OF WISCONSIN. GRAHAM WAS NURTURED IN A CREATIVE HOUSEHOLD THAT LENDS TO HER LOVE FOR PAINTING. SHE IS A RECENT GRADUATE FROM THE MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN IN MINNESOTA WITH A BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE IN PAINTING AND DRAWING. JENNA’S WORK IS AN EXPLORATION OF A SUBJECTIVE AND EXPRESSIVE RESPONSE TO NATURE AND ITS REFLECTION OF HERSELF PERSONALLY. THESE ABSTRACT PAINTINGS ARE A PRODUCT OF A REINFORCED RECOLLECTION OF THE DETAILED TIME AND PLACE WHEN SHE ENCOUNTERED THESE SCENES. SHE IS INTERESTED IN HOW VISUAL PERCEPTION AFFECTS EMOTIONS AND HOW A LANDSCAPE IS REDEFINED BY THE ARTIST’S INDIVIDUAL RESPONSE. 

CURRICULUM VITAE


 

EDUCATION

2016

BFA, Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD), Painting & Drawing

2015

Accademia Di Belle Arti, Florence Italy


HONORS AND AWARDS

2016 

Class of 1978 Senior Merit Scholarship, MCAD
Minneapolis, MN

2015 

Thomas White Scholarship, MCAD
Minneapolis, MN 

2013 

Presidential Scholarship, MCAD
Minneapolis, MN


 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016

Commencement Exhibition, Minneapolis College of Art & Design Main Gallery           Minneapolis, MN                  

Configurations, Center of the Visual Arts
Wausau, WI

101%, Co Exhibition Gallery
Minneapolis, MN