Jennifer Schmidt is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Brooklyn, NY, who works with print media, graphic design, writing, and sound to create site-responsive 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 SMFA @ Tufts University in Boston, MA.
Recent exhibitions and performances include: Miriam Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; 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; Open Engagement, Queens Museum, NY; EFA Project Space, New York, NY; SPACES, Cleveland, OH; and Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA. Recent artist residencies include: Frans Masereel Centre, Belgium; Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD; 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; and The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE. Jennifer Schmidt is a two-time 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.