Biography Summary for Jenita Landrum



Jenita Landrum

Born: Jackson, Michigan,

Graduate: Parkside High School and Jackson Area Career Center

Living in Phoenix, Arizona


Jenita is a Painter and Installation Artist that creates work from oils, acrylic, watercolor, and mixed media, using objects she finds such as; photographs, wall paper, fabric, cans, chairs and shoes.    Her work is in exhibits nationally and internationally in group and solo venues for twenty years.




BA,     Studio in Painting/ Ceramic from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

BFA, Drawing from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

MFA, Painting/ Drawing from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Attended: Center for Creative Studies College of Art and Design, Detroit Michigan




Her work can be seen in collections throughout the country including: Jackson Community College, Mesa Community College, Bill Cosby and the Dial Corporation among others. She has competed two public art commissions for Central Ohio Diabetes in Columbus, Ohio and Apple Seed Girl Scouts District Office in Lima, Ohio.


She is a Skowhegan Art Fellowship recipient attending an art residence in New York/ Maine. She also is an International Art Fellow spending time in Dresden Germany. She has receiver two Indivialual Artist Fellowship from Ohio Arts Counsel.


Her work has been exhibited wildly in solo and group exhibitions in Arizona, Chicago, Texas, Ohio, St Louis, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Africa and Germany.


Taught art for fourteen years at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, Arizona, Ohio University, The Ohio State University, Columbus State Community College, King Arts Complex in Columbus, Ohio and Martin Luther King Center in Jackson Michigan.