Jenny Schmid

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.F.A.: University of Michigan, 1996.
  • B.A.: Political Science and Economics, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1991.

Specialties

  • combined print media
  • digital applications
  • photolithography
  • mezzotinting
  • 2D animation
  • public art
  • experimental video
Courses Taught
  • ARTS 8990 - M.F.A. Creative Thesis
  • ARTS 8500 - Printmaking: Theory and Practice
  • ARTS 5510 - Advanced Printmaking
  • ARTS 3510 - Intermediate Printmaking
  • ARTS 1501 - Printmaking
  • ARTS 3490/5490 - Graphics Revolution
  • ARTS 3690/5690 - Art for the People / Art on Wheels
  • ARTS 3180 Zines Comics and Books
Research & Professional Activities

Creative

  • Gutless Warrior, with Ali Momeni, The Walker Art Center, Northern Spark Festival, Minneapolis, MN : Live animation performance , June 13, 2015 - June 14, 2015
  • “Biennale internationale d’estampe contemporaine de Trois-Rivií¨res“ Invitational “Nom de Code“ Quebec, Canada: June, 2012 - September, 2012
  • “The Department of Smoke and Mirrors“ interactive video installation with Ali Momeni, Davis Museum at Wellsley College: February, 2012 - June, 2012
  • “The Battle of Everyouth“ Installation and live performance with Ali Momeni: commissioned by The Minneapolis Institute of Arts as part of Northern Spark and Night at the Museum, with funding from The Joyce Foundation and Northern Spark, January, 2011 - June, 2011
  • “The Satirical Edge in Contemporary Prints and Graphics“ Block Museum, Chicago: January, 2011 - March, 2011
  • “Women’s Desert Liberation Front“ selected for “Washington Project for the Arts 2011 Experimental Media Series“, juried by dj Spooky, final selections by Kelly Gordon, Hirshhorn Associate Curator to be shown at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution Washington, d.c., and The Ibrahim Theater@ International House, Philadelphia: 2011
  • “Philagrafika 2010: The Graphic Unconscious“ The Print Center, Philadelphia: January, 2010 - April, 2010
  • “Full Deck: A Short History of Skate Art“ Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA: July, 2009 - September, 2009
  • Solo Exhbition: The Davidson Gallery, Seattle, November 2008
  • "The Personal Politic": Group Exhibition: Davidson Galleries, 2005
  • "Outlaw Printmakers": Group Exhbition: Big Cat Gallery, New York City, Dennis Morgan Gallery, Kansas City,Kellie Rae Theiss Gallery, Minneapolis, Phillip Slein Gallery, St. Louis and Slugfest Gallery,,
  • “Jenny Schmiid: Vistas of Gender Utopia“: The University of Arizona Museum of Art, September 2008 - November 2008
  • "Embodiment": Group Exhibition: The Spencer Art Museum, Lawrence, KS, 2005
  • "Cultural Transport/Moving Targets" Group Exhibition: The Universití¤t der Kí¼nste Berlin, Germany and Berlin-Poznan, Poland Train: 2005
  • "New Trends in Graphic Arts": Group Exhbition: The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, 2004
Awards
  • Artist in Residence Centrum Frans Masereel, September 2017 - October 2017
  • Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Fellowship, 2017 - 2018
  • Jerome Foundation Film and Video Grant, 2010 - 2011
  • McKnight Faculty Summer Research Grant, 2006
  • Bush Foundation Creative Artists Grant, 2005 - 2006
  • McKnight Foundation Fellow, 2004 - 2005