who is jen urso?

Jen Urso is a multidisciplinary artist creating works that utilize public interventions, performance, drawing, mapping and technology to honor a sensitive approach to our environment and community that respects the unseen and unspoken. Her work often takes place in the public via occupation, immersion and discovery.

Jen has exhibited and performed across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, receiving numerous grants and awards. In addition to creating work, Jen has curated exhibits, published writing and creates custom hand-drawn maps.

Jen is a passionate runner, gardener, seed-saver, environmental advocate, thinker and mother. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in ArtĀ fromĀ Carnegie Mellon University. She lives and works in Phoenix, AZ.