Assistant Artistic Director
Jenny has worked as a producer and editor dedicated to community arts programming with a penchant for nonfiction and documentary for the past 9 years. She likes to bring curiosity, care, and a strong political stake in bolstering local arts communities through collaborative practice, open dialogue and diverse programming to her work here at UnionDocs. She has lived in Virginia, Ohio, Chicago, and Brooklyn and has spent time volunteering and working with the New Frontier at Sundance Film Festival, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago Artists Coalition, Rooftop Films, MOMA PS1, Printed Matter, Renegade Craft Fair and The Dissolve at Pitchfork Media. While serving on the programming board of The Nightingale Cinema in Chicago, she was a founding member of their roving, experimental documentary series Run Of Life. Jenny received a B.A. in English and Cinema Studies from Oberlin College where she took an interdisciplinary approach to her studies. Particular areas of focus included documentary arts, artists’ books, pop culture and DIY publishing / exhibition practices.