Teaching artist Jeni Jenkins is a biracial visual activist and social practice artist invested in enabling positive social impact by extending her practice outside the studio and into the social context. As a socially engaged artist she is passionate about the role of art in transforming individual lives and communities. Her artwork is influenced by Feminist philosophy and critical social theory. She considers art to be a weapon of resistance and making intersectional Feminist art to be a revolutionary act. Her work ranges from political poster art, portrait photography, illustration, collage and printmaking. She combines text and imagery to create artwork as a means to protest injustice, and encourage new ways to think, new ways to look at the world, and new ways of valuing humans over capitalism, institutional racism and sexism, and fascism.

Jenkins holds a B.S. in Social Science from Boise State University, minors in Psychology, Sociology, and Fine Art and an M.A. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies form the University of Cincinnati where she is currently an MFA candidate in the School of Art at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.
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