Jenny Schmid — Fanoon Visiting Artist, Fall 2013
Jenny Schmid lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she runs bikini press international and is an associate professor at the University of Minnesota. She exhibits her work nationally and internationally and is represented by The Davidson Galleries in Seattle. Her prints can be found in collections including The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Block Museum in Chicago and The Spencer Art Museum. She received the Fulbright, the McKnight Fellowship, the Bush Artists Grant, a 2010 Jerome Film and Video grant and a 2013 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant. Recent projects include live animation performances with Ali Momeni and MAW, an exhibit at the Davis Museum and an upcoming book project in collaboration with poet Elisabeth Workman.