The Inspiring Art of Jenita Landrum

Jenita Landrum born in Jackson, Michigan, and Graduated from Parkside High School and Jackson Area Career Center now living in Phoenix, Arizona, is is a Painter and Installation artist that create works from oils, acrylic, watercolor, and mixed media using found objects such as photographs, wallpaper, fabric, cans, chairs and shoes. She exhibits her work nationally and internationally in group and solo venues for twenty years.

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 for 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 residency in New York/ Maine. She also is an International Art Fellow spending time in Dresden Germany. She has received two Individual 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.