Jenny E. Balisle

  • Title: RECYCLE Size: 6x6 inches Medium: clear braille on polymer Description:The art serves as a marker questioning how special interests have weakened the natural environment.
  • Title: EARTH Size: 6x6 inches Medium: clear braille on polymer Description:The art serves as a marker questioning how special interests have weakened the natural environment.
  • Title: MOTHER EARTH Size: 6x6 inches Medium: clear braille on polymer Description:The art serves as a marker questioning how special interests have weakened the natural environment.
  • Title: EARTH Medium: Video Duration: 08:10 minutes YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLIsjVpCX1s&t=120s Description: The video installation highlights Earth’s fragility and how humans have altered its balance. The NASA imagery is the satellite view of the Americas from Earth Day on April 22, 2014.
  • Title: SOS EARTH Medium: Video Duration: 06:43 minutes YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ync95Iu1uKU&t=62s Description:The NASA imagery is the satellite view of the Americas from Earth Day on April 22, 2014. The SOS text represents the international code of extreme distress.

Jenny E. Balisle earned a B.A. in Art and Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a M.F.A. from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. Exhibits include the de Young Museum Artist-in-Residence, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago Cultural Center, Korean Cultural Center, Harvard University, Farmington Museum, Museu Brasileiro Sao Paulo, and Shanghai Oil Painting & Sculpture Institute Art Museum.

Her work has been featured in such publications as The Huffington Post, WOMENCINEMAKERS, A5 Magazine, ZYZZYVA, The Drum Literary Magazine, and Sculptural Pursuits Magazine. Public art includes The Cube Art Project, Hearts in San Francisco, and South San Francisco Utility Box Mural Project.

Balisle currently works as an artist, curator, advocate, writer, lecturer, and instructor at the Academy of Art University and UC Berkeley Extension. Locally, she serves as a Richmond Arts & Culture Commissioner and Public Art Advisory Committee member.

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    • 514 Seacliff Place
    • Richmond CA 94801
    • 925-286-2568

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