ARTIST BIO

Adrienne Beth Jenkins is an artist and arts management consultant who has worked for more than twenty-five years in Philadelphia, PA as an arts administrator, consultant and university lecturer while pursuing training and education as a painter.  Her paintings are in private collections and have been exhibited at regional galleries and non-profit spaces since 2009.  Public talks and published essays about the work reflect her long-time interests in depth psychology, archetypal pattern analysis and creative process as conscious acts of human-nature relatedness.

Adrienne’s professional experience includes Managing Director, Philagrafika 2010: The Graphic Unconscious, an international festival of contemporary printmaking, Executive Director, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and Director of Development and External Affairs at Abington Art Center. She was a consultant with LaSalle University’s Nonprofit Center and Schultz & Williams, Inc. and for six years was a senior lecturer, cultural policy research director and adjunct professor with the graduate program in arts administration at Drexel University. She is an experienced writer and public speaker, appearing on radio and television and contributing essays and opinion editorials on cultural policy and arts management. She has an MBA from Drexel University and a BS in Marketing from Penn State Unviersity.
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017  Guardians of the Meadow: Honoring Earth and All Her Relations at Pendle Hill Quaker Retreat Center, Media, PA.

2017  Made of This Earth, Speer Gallery, The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, PA.

2015  Web of Life, Pebble Hill Church Gallery, Doylestown, PA

2013  Fur, Feathers & Flesh, Pagus Gallery, Norristown, PA

FEATURED ARTIST EXHIBITIONS

2016  They Walk Among Us: Painted Beasts and Other Curious Creatures, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA.

2015   Adrienne Beth Jenkins and Barbara Straussberg Paintings, Thos. Moser Furniture, Wayne, PA

2010    Light and Despair: Adrienne Jenkins and Valerie Carroll,                         Twenty-Two Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

GROUP AND JURIED SHOWS

2018   CURRENTS 2018, curated by Barbara Zucker, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018    Professional Artist Members Exhibit, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

2017    Annual Group Exhibition, Pagus Gallery, Norristown, PA

2015    The 5B's: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Bats and Bugs, International Juried Exhibition at Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2015    72nd Annual Juried Painting Show, Cheltenham Center for the Arts; juried by Sharon Ewing, Director Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia.

2013-15    Group Exhibition and Open Studio, Norristown Arts Building

2012         Annual Group Exhibition, Pagus Gallery, Norristown, PA

2009/11    Annual Juried Show, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
     

 
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