Jina Valentine’s interdisciplinary practice is informed by the intuitive strategies of folk artists and traditional craft techniques, and interweaves histories latent within found texts, objects, narratives, and spaces. She has exhibited widely, both in her independent work and with her collaborative project, Black Lunch Table. Valentine has participated in numerous residencies including the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, and the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. Her work has received acknowledgement and support from Art Matters, Creative Capital, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, and the North Carolina Arts Council. Jina completed her BFA at Carnegie Mellon University, her MFA at Stanford University, and is an Assistant Professor of Printmedia at SAIC.