Jenny Fine (b. 1981, Enterprise, AL) is a visual artist living and working in Alabama. Based in the photographic form, Fine’s practice employs time as the primary material in her exploration of personal and cultural memory, identity, and our ever-shifting relationship to the photograph.
Fine received a BFA from the University of Alabama in 2006 and an MFA from The Ohio State University in 2010. Fine was awarded a National Windgate Fellowship from the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design (2006); a Fergus Memorial Scholarship from The Ohio State University (2009); Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio - artist exchange, Dresden, Germany (2012); an Individual Artist Fellowship from Alabama State Council on the Arts, Montgomery, Ala. (2017); and Southern Prize Alabama State Fellow from SouthArts, Atlanta, Ga. (2022).
Fine has shown her work in solo exhibitions at Geh8, Dresden, Germany (2012); Dublin Arts Council, Dublin, Ohio (2014); The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, Ohio (2015); Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, New York (2015); Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, Alabama (2015/2018/2020); Jones Carter Gallery, Artfields, Lake City, S.C. (2019); and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (2021); Alabama School of Fine Art, Birmingham, Ala. (2022). She has exhibited her work in group shows throughout the United States including the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio (2012); the Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (2015); Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL (2015); and Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL (2017/2018); the Bo Barlett Center, Columbus State University, Columbus, Ga. (2022); Gately Gallery, Francis Marion University, Florence, S.C. (2022); and 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, S.C. (2023).