Jennifer Longshore has been teaching in the Art and Art History Department at Southern Oregon University since 2000. While she teaches a wide range of courses, she considers “Art Theory and Critical Issues” and “Activist Artists and Work in the Community ” to be among her favorites. She particularly enjoys overseeing students as they develop “activist art” projects in collaboration with local community agencies.
Longshore serves as a member of the Gender, Sexuality and Women Studies Council at SOU. She served as a commissioner on the Public Arts Commission for the city of Ashland, Oregon from 2004-2008. Along with serving as a volunteer lecturer for the Ashland School District, she also chairs the Scholarship Committee for the Ashland High Arts Advocates. She is a long time member of the Pomegranate Group – an Ashland-based women’s figure drawing group.
University of California, Davis; Master of Arts – Art History; 1997.
California State University, Fresno; Bachelor of Arts – Art History & Humanities; 1991.