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ARTIST STATEMENT

My art is a manifestation of the merging of my inner and outer worlds, a meditation on the parallel but often conflicting experiences of internal and external identities. Just as any act of creation reveals the shifting essences of the temporal energies within each moment spent creating, so the finished painting reflects the qualities of my mind throughout the artistic process.

                        

My medium is an active participant in the dialogue—not a passive, inert substance. Resin, dyes, inks, and pigments are the vehicle for transformation, a literal conduit for the revelation of inner experience materializing in a tangible, external plane. Yet simultaneously the materials have wills of their own, and getting them to work together is a dance. Through engaging each medium’s unique characteristics, a sophisticated dance is begun, a dance of listening and learning rather than imposing and conquering, the thesis and antithesis of my artistic intention synthesizing with understanding the physical characteristics of the mode of representation.

 

BIOGRAPHY

Jennifer was born and raised on Long Island, New York.

Her desire for an artistic life began at an young age with her beginnings in the interdisciplinary art form of theater.  Her master of Fine Arts degree in Technical theater awarded her an immense inventory of artistic skills that propelled her to travel the United States painting scenery, murals, and decorative wall finishes.  For many years this was a rewarding career, but ultimately a new artistic restlessness stirred in her and she sought a more personal outlet for her creativity. A process without boundaries, an expression of pure passion and complete physical and emotional engagement. Inspired by music, abstract expressionism, travel, and solitude, Jennifer has now found the medium in which her self resonates most truthfully. 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Represented by Onessimo Fine Art, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

 

Public and Private Collections

 

Collection of The Related Group, owned by Jorge Perez

Private Collection of Scott Stupey

Private Collection of Brian Scharick

Private Collections throughout United States, Italy, London, Peru, and Hong Kong

 

Design Collaborations

 

In house artist for Vision Design Group, Inc, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Exclusive artist for Hermogeno Designs, San Francisco, CA

Showcase exhibitions with Cartel Contemporary, Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Art collaborations with Dawn Elise Interiors, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL

 

Select Group Exhibitions

"The Secrets of Alchemy"    Solo Show Onessimo Fine Art 2021

“Femme in Depth”  Holy Cross Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women’s Center 2019

"Uncontaminated Bliss". Group exhibition Onessimo Fine Art

“Imaginary Conversations” Group Exhibit at Village Design Gallery 2018

Art Fair on the Water, Fort Lauderdale, FL 2017

Art Basel 2016  Group Exhibition AVA Fine Art

 

Education

 

University of Delaware, Master of Fine Arts, Theater Production, 1999

Florida State University, Bachelor of Arts, Theater  1996