Jina Valentine

Emerging Fields, 2016

Jina Valentine is currently an Assistant Professor in the Art Department at UNC Chapel Hill. Her work addresses issues of legibility, translation and media saturation.  She has shown at such venues as The Studio Museum in Harlem, Marlborough Gallery, CUE Foundation and Elizabeth Foundation. She was in residence at Cité International des Arts, Skowhegan, Santa Fe Art Institute, Women’s Studio Workshop and will be in residence at Project Row Houses, the Frans Masereel Centrum in Belgium and the Joan Mitchell Center later this year. She was also project curator for Elsewhere Museum’s Southern Constellation series, and is one of the consulting fellows for the second iteration of “Open Sessions” beginning in 2016. Jina received her MFA from Stanford University and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University.