Spring 2015 Programs+Events

Artist Lecture Series: Jenny Kemp

Date/Time: Thursday, April 30, 6:30pm
Location: Opalka Gallery, 140 New Scotland Ave.
Cost: Free and open to the public


Named in the The Huffington Post article "10 Painters Who Are Changing Their Medium In The 21 Century" (Oct. 3, 2014), fine artist Jenny Kemp will conclude the 2014-15 Artist Lecture Series at Sage College of Albany, co-sponsored by Opalka Gallery and the Department of Art + Design. 

Jenny Kemp received her BS in studio art from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and her MFA in painting from the University at Albany. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across the country. Most recently, her work has been featured in a two-person show at Middle Tennessee State University, The Painting Center in NYC, and the Geoffrey Young Gallery in Great Barrington, MA.

Kemp has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Seattle’s City Arts, LUXE, The Times Union, Fabrik, and Apogee. Her work is also featured in 100 Painters of Tomorrow, a project initiated by curator Kurt Beers (Beers Contemporary based in London) and published by Thames & Hudson.  She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Middlebury College and serves on the board of directors at Collar Works, a non-profit art space in Troy, NY dedicated to supporting emerging and under-represented artists. 

Jenny Kemp's work can be viewed at www.jennykemp.net.