Jenny Yurshansky


Teaching Artist - Studio Art

Jenny received her Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art from UC Irvine, was a participant in the post‐graduate Critical Studies course at the Malmö Art Academy, and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UCLA in Art. In 2016 she was an Artist-in-Residence at Arts Initiative Tokyo, and traveled as a guest artist of the organization Yiddishkayt to Moldova to research her family’s refugee history. In 2017 her artist edition, “Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory (Recollections),” was published by Pitzer College Art Galleries. This exhibition followed her artist residency at Pitzer College Art Galleries the year prior. In 2015 she was also a Guest Artist Researcher at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, which she concluded with a solo show. In 2012 she was an invited Artist-in-Residence connected to the exhibition Odor Water Limo in northern Norway. In 2010 she was the first international artist awarded the Maria Bonnier Stipend from Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm. She has also participated in group shows at Bonniers Konsthall, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Laguna Beach Art Museum, MAK Center, and LAXART, the Torrance Art Museum, the Armory Center for the Arts, the 7th Istanbul Biennial, the Hammer Museum, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art in Malmö, and the Toyota Museum. She was the recipient of numerous artist and curatorial grants. She was also the co-founder of Persbo Studio, an artist residency, sculpture park, and creative space in Sweden. 

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