|Dates: ||1974, 19 August - |
|Born: ||US, CT, Stamford|
Jennifer Schlesinger is a Connecticut native, who graduated from the College of Santa Fe in 1998 with a B.A. in Photography and Journalism. Jennifer has taught photography for various organizations and schools and has been an adjunct faculty member in the Marion Center for Photographic Arts, College of Santa Fe. She has been investigating the world through photography for over twelve years and has exhibited at numerous colleges, art organizations and galleries including Southwest regional venues such as Center for Contemporary Arts (Santa Fe), Eastern New Mexico University, and Santa Fe Art Institute as well as nationally, such as the Portland Northwest College of Art, the Chelsea Art Museum and most recently at the Bridge Art Fair in Chicago. Her work has been published in numerous catalogues and magazines, and is represented in many private as well as public collections including the Huntington Botanical Art Collections in California and the Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe. In 2005 she received three honors of recognition; a grant from the New Mexico Arts Division; a Golden Light Award in Landscape Photography by the Maine Photographic Workshops and she was a finalist in the Willard Van Dyke Grant given by the New Mexico Center for Photography. In 2007 she was awarded the Center for Contemporary Arts Photography Auction Award and nominated for the Santa Fe Prize for Photography by The Center.
Schlesinger has worked in non-profit arts administration for various organizations including the Center for Contemporary Arts, (Santa Fe, 1999-2001); SITE Santa Fe (1999-2002), and was the Assistant Director for Santa Fe Art Institute (2002-2005). She served as Co-Curator with Woody Vasulka on the Vasulka Archive for purchase by the Daniel Langlois Foundation in 2000 while in residency at the Art & Science Laboratory. Her work is represented by Verve Fine Arts in Santa Fe, NM and Soho Myriad in Atlanta, GA.
[Courtesy of Verve Fine Arts Gallery - 2006]
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