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Jennifer Ghormley

Date: 03/May/2019 Category:

About the artist

www.jenniferghormley.com

www.jengstudios.com

Jennifer Ghormley is an independent artist who employs a variety of techniques in the translation of ideas through works of art. She is a mixed-media printmaker who specializes in screenprint, wood & linocut, installations, and handmade recycled books. Jennifer received her Masters of Fine Arts, emphasis in Printmaking from the University of Nebraska 2006, and Bachelor of Fine Arts, emphasis in Printmaking from Metro State of Denver, 2002. She has been an Artist in Residence at RedLine, Museum of Outdoor Arts, Children’s Museum of Denver, Facebook and is currently an Affiliate Instructor at the University of Denver, and University of Colorado at Boulder. She exhibits her personal artwork nationally through invitation and juried shows, teaches for Art Students League, various K-12 school programs, and presents inspiring visiting artist lectures.
As a visual artist, Jennifer is inspired by many things, ranging from patterns and colors in nature to exploring the figure and emotional dynamics. She aims to connect to her viewers through their experiences, eliciting and emotional response.

In her teaching style, Jennifer sees art making as a tool to engage student’s self-expression, creative thinking, and problem solving skills. Ms. Ghormley enjoys working with students of all ages, cultivating self-expression and connection through art. Her teaching focuses on the excitement of the process of making art, and encourages students to create without fear or judgment. Her workshops emphasize a D-I-Y approach and creative problem solving, to empower students with a spark of entrepreneurial mindset.