I am a multi-disciplinary artist creating socially minded projects that are deeply personal and
anthropologically rich. My projects work to foster connections between viewers and community
members, and to encourage dialogue.
My work examines the individual as a complex social product within in a variety of contexts. I create
new rhetoric about how we interact, compete or re-invent ourselves using our identity as a â€œcultural
Obsessed with the human condition I've used the human figure & head for their unlimited expressive potential to explore social issues inspired by myth, history,& current events. In my new work Cosmic themes appear in a more abstract manner.
Site-specific installations in ephemeral materials. Videos mapping the un-mappable.
A fascination with our irrepressible compulsion to connect
and communicate despite the inevitable breakdown of those communications being clearly
My work focuses on "Scriptograms"; gestural writings that can express ideas beyond the actual
meaning of the words and their typical coding. The materials I use reflect an ambiguity of place
where meaning can have alternate interpretations.
Jennifer Schmidt is a multi-media artist living in Brooklyn, NY, who works with print media, graphic design, and sound to create site-specific installations, video, and performances that question the role of visual iconography and repetitiv