Jennifer Schmidt is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Brooklyn, NY, who works with print media, graphic design, and sound to create site-specific installations, video, and performances that question the role of visual iconography and repetitive actions within a given environment.
She received her Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Studio Art and Art History from the University of Delaware; and is Chair of the Print, Paper, and Graphic Arts Department at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University in Boston, MA.
Recent exhibitions include: 32. Biennial of Graphic Arts, International Centre for Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; International Print Center New York, NY; BRIC, Brooklyn, NY; EFA Project Space, New York, NY; SPACES, Cleveland, OH; Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA; International Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany; and Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA. Recent artist residencies include: Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA; Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Iceland; Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Residency on Governor's Island, New York, NY; Nida Art Colony, Lithuania; The Banff Centre, Canada; Frans Masereel Centre, Belgium; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA; and The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE. Jennifer Schmidt is a fellow in Printmaking /Drawing/Book Arts from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and is a grant recipient from the National Endowment for the Arts.