Jennifer Schmidt is a Brooklyn-based artist from Norfolk, Virginia. She works with print media, graphic design, and sound to create site-specific installations, video, and performances that question the role of visual iconography and repetitive actions within a given environment.
Schmidt’s solo exhibitions include Pastures & Hedges, Coyne Gallery, Syracuse University (2010). Schmidt’s group exhibitions include Forms in Flux, Grossman Gallery, SMFA, Boston (2012), Workroom for the New Constructivists, Bose Pacia Gallery, Brooklyn (2012), Telefone Sem Fio, EFA Project Space, New York (2011), Jam Session, Islip Art Museum, New York (2011), New Prints Summer, International Print Center, New York, (2011), Non-Cochlear Sound, Diapason Gallery, Brooklyn (2010), and Sonic Fragments, Princeton University (2008).
Schmidt’s awarded residencies include the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Swing Space Residency on Governor’s Island (2013), Nida Art Colony (2012), Homestead Artist Residency (2010), Frans Masereel Centre (2010), Virginia Center for Creative Art (2009), BRIC Video Residency (2009), The Banff Centre (2007), Experimental Television Center (2007), Elsewhere Artist Collaborative (2007), and Delaware Center for Contemporary Art (2002). She received a Puffin Foundation Grant (2008), and a New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship (2007). Schmidt’s publications include The Boston Globe and Art New England, among others. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her BA in Art History and Studio Art from the University of Delaware. She is full-time faculty within the Print Area and Graduate Program at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.