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Jen DePaolo grew up in Buffalo NY, the oldest of six children who she adores. Jen earned her BA in Fine Arts from Houghton College and later moved to Albuquerque to pursue her MFA from the University of New Mexico. She participated in UNM’s Land Arts of the American West program as a Teaching Assistant and maintains a strong ecological focus in her work. In 2008, she held her MFA exhibition, Home Economics at the Harwood Art Center where, in 2011 she became full time staff. Jen enjoys writing and has been published in Ceramics, Art and Perception and sometimes writes for Harwood Art Center's blog.
For the last 12 years, Jen has lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Engagement with local poets, performers, artists, writers, activists and organizers sheds light on myriad challenges facing New Mexico. Burqueños bring nuance, complexity, beauty and hope to these challenges. Together with collaborators across the state, Jen works for a more just, equal and integrated community through her outreach, studio practice and collaborative projects and events.
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"Love is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination." bell hooks
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