About Jenne


Jenne April 2014










Recent Activities


Art Blend Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 2015 to May 2016

“At War With Ourselves – A Visual Response,” Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD, May 25 – July 18, 2015

’60 Americans,’ Elga Wimmer PCC,  New York City (Chelsea) NY, Curators Noah Becker, Terrence Sanders, Alexander Venet, May 21 – June 14, 2015

“Light of the Ancestors,” Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Wash., DC, Curator Carolyn Goodridge,  February – March 2015

2014 —

juror for Baltimore’s 2014 Artscape Artists’ Market

2013 —

miniature art work selling in New York City at the gift shops at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art (MoCADA), and at RUSH and Corridor Art Galleries

2012 —

RUSH Arts Gallery showcasing my art work at Art Basel Miami 2012, Fountain Art Fair; and resident artist at The Gallery at IONA – Iona Senior Service Center in Washington, D.C.

2009 —

panelist for the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities – Artist Fellowship Grant

2008 —

panelist for the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities – Arts Small Projects Grant

began writing Voicing Art, an e-newsletter focused on increasing awareness, appreciation, and knowledge of the visual arts through people, processes and culture

Over the last 30+ years, I’ve done 80+ solo, group and jurored exhibitions.   Some venues include the Museum of Science and Technology, Chicago, IL; the Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia; the Coburn Gallery, Colorado College; the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Inn and Conference Center; the James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan State University; the Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD; and the French and Canadian Embassies in D.C.

Member of Women’s Caucus for Art of Greater Washington.  Also served on Art Advisory Board, University of Maryland University College.

Letter from Romare Bearden










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Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Yearbook 2014, Volume 1

“Flower Child” and “Daddy Long Legs Playing with the King” are on page 179

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Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 22, spring/fall 2013

“Queen of Spice” and “Angel on a Mission” are on page 29


American Art Collector, 2013, ALCOVE BOOKS, Berkeley, CA










Click here to see “Praying Ritual Bowl on page 100


International Contemporary Artists, Volume III.  Published by I.C.A. Publishing, NY, NY & Athens, Greece, October 2011










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Go to pages 96-97 to see “Mardi Gras,” “Ellegua,” and “Osain’s Protective Spirits”


A TIME.  A SEASON.  A Visual Tribute to Oprah Winfrey










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“Weighing In” featured on the cover of the Journal of the National Medical Association (JNMA), May-June 2012










Diva of the Sea featured on the cover of the Journal of the National Medical Association (JNMA), September 2010


One With the Drum, Applause at Strathmore program cover (music center, North Bethesda, Maryland, March 2009 




















I’ve been studying dance most of my life.







Jenne and Katherine Dunham, 6th Dunham Technique Seminar, Center of Contemporary Art (COCA), St. Louis, Missouri, August 4 -19, 1990

Jenne and Clara Harrington, jazz & tap instructor-choreographer 1975













Had the opportunity to work with Charles Sebree in his play, “Mrs. Patterson, University of the District of Columbia, 1984.”


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Jenne and Dr. Dorothy Height, president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, Brookside Gardens, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Wheaton, MD, April 2, 2004


Jenne receives State of Maryland Governor’s Citation and Resolution of Appreciation from the University of Maryland School of Medicine for championing diversity in the workplace, Maryland Mental Hygiene Administration Conference, June 30, 2004



Jenne with participants in art and literature summer workshop, Athalie McFarland Peterson Public Library,  Frederiksted, St. Croix, USVI, July 23, 2004



Univeristy of Maryland University College Concourse and Arts Program Gallery, Adelphi, MD, February 1, 2001



Jenne with Nubian Royals, Attitude Exact Gallery, Washington, DC, January 29, 2005