Jena Lee

Jena Lee is an artist, associate art appraiser and consultant who works closely with emerging to mid-career artists in Los Angeles, CA. Current consulting projects include Incendiary Traces lead by artist Hillary Mushkin and the air rights public art initiative with Untitled Collective. She is a contributor and exhibiting artist in the cultural exchange project MKE<->LAX. Since moving to LA in 2009, Jena has worked with MAK Center for Art and Architecture, High Desert Test Sites (Joshua Tree, CA) and Outpost for Contemporary Art. She continues to work with veteran fine art appraiser Charles Credaroli. Jena received her Bachelor of Fine Art from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2006.

Recent Articles
Incendiary Traces: Drawing the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center
Incendiary Traces: Drawing the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center
Incendiary Traces led a recent draw-in at the 29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center where participants used drawing as a tool for connecting the SoCal landscape to foreign battle zones.
A Brief History of Border Walls
A Brief History of Border Walls
Incendiary Traces lists historical and contemporary border walls to provide some global and historical context for understanding Southern California's contested US/Mexico border.
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

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Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

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Literature

Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

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Multi-Disciplinary

Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

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Music

A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

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Performance

Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.


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