About Jenna

Jenna Crowder is a Portland, Maine-based artist and critic. She is the Founding Editor of The Chart, an arts journal that aims to connect Maine artists to national and global contexts while offering specific regional perspectives to larger conversations. Jenna favors collaboration in her artistic practice, which extends across installation, printmaking, public practice, and curation to consider the convergence of written language and visual aesthetics. She is a co-creator of MTV Crits!, a serial project which hosts themed music video screenings and socio-feminist pop culture critiques at art institutions, lingerie shops, and bars. Jenna has been awarded residencies from Hewnoaks Artist Colony, Ragdale Foundation, and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and project grants from the Kindling Fund, Puffin Foundation, and the Maine Arts Commission.