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Biography of Jenita Landrum 

Born in Jackson, Michigan


BFA – Arizona State University

MFA – The Ohio State University

Mentored and studied with:

Sam Gilliam, Rip woods, Jacob Lawrence, Pheoris West


Columbus Individual Artist – Germany

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist – Africa

Selected Collections:

Maricopa Community College District, Mesa College Library, Mesa Arizona

Jackson Community College, Jackson Michigan

Bill Cosby and Camille Hanks-Cosby

King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio 

Central Ohio Diabetes Association, Columbus, Ohio

The Dial Corporation, Phoenix, Arizona

Selected Juror/ Curatorial Experience:

Juror, Northern Kentucky University, “Annual Underground Railroad Student Exhibition,” Highland Heights Kentucky

Curator, Art Commission of Greater Toledo, “Annual Roots of Diversity Multi – Cultural Art Exhibition, Toledo, Ohio

Juror, Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus, Ohio

Curator, “Re-Echoing the heartbeat of Africa” Featuring the Kennedy Museum of Art, African Art Collection and Seguin Olatayo, Togo, Africa, Ohio University Art Gallery and the Trisolini Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio

International Coordinator/Co-Curator, “Chung Ching Chili,” Chinese Exhibition, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio

Juror, Marion Arts Festival, Marion, Ohio


Selected Published Work:

Catalog, Celebration of Women, 6th edition, Achieving my purpose 2022

Catalog, Dresden Exchange Program, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio

Newsletter, “Southern and Dobson Campus Art,” The Bulletin Mesa Community College Newsletter, Mesa Arizona, 

Catalog, “Ancient Traditions Contemporary Form, “The Embassy of The republic of Ghana, Publisher creative Artisan, Silver Springs, Maryland, www.creativeartisans.net 

Catalog, “Inaugural Biennial Underground Railroad Exhibition,” Northern Kentucky University, Highland, Heights, Kentucky

Feature Story, Maine Daily News, Skowhegan, Maine“Common Tread,” The Lima News, Lima, Ohio,