Jenny Halpern

Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Painting and Drawing

Jenny Halpern is a Chicago-based artist. She was born and raised in Merrillville, Indiana, to two South Korean parents who moved to the U.S. after six months of marriage. Currently, she is an MFA candidate at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her artistic practice is primarily based in painting and abstraction but also includes drawing, sculpture, weaving and design. After completing her BA from Purdue University in Visual Communications Design and receiving an Associates degree in Fashion Studies from Parsons, she works as a creative collaborator in graphic design for a prominent Chicago theatre company.