Jennifer Vasher is an interdisciplinary artist working with drawing, sculpture, and architectural installations to explore the psychological and environmental landscapes of contemporary American society. Working with mediums that range from petroleum jelly to resin-coated pharmaceuticals, she critiques consumer culture and the cult of cleanliness. Vasher’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum in Phoenix, Transformer in Washington DC, Lawndale Art Center in Houston, Albuquerque Art Museum, 516 Arts in Albuquerque, as well as l'Ecole d'art Claude Monet, Aulnay sous Bois, and Fondation D'Enterprise in France.

 

Vasher received a BFA from Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, attended the l’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Pont Aven France, and received an MFA from the University of New Mexico. She is an Instructor of Studio Art and Art History at Central New Mexico Community College and Southwestern Indian Community College in Albuquerque. Vasher is the visual outreach developer for the community college’s independent union. 

 

With her husband and collaborator, architect Max Vasher, Jennifer lives in the village of Placitas, New Mexico, where they are completing an organically-designed, sustainable studio home.

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