Seeing the Human Face
Jan 09, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Jenny Kenyon is a freelance Costume & Scenic Designer, with additional expertise in Scenic Art, Costume Crafts, Hair/Wigs & Makeup, and Drawing & Painting. She has taught at Bucknell University, Penn State University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Evansville, and Manhattanville College. Prior to entering academia, Jenny worked as a Costume Designer in New York City. She was the Assistant Costume Coordinator for the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, as well as designing numerous shows for theatre, opera and dance.
Her design work has been seen at the WP A Theatre, the Duplex Cabaret, the Russian Ballet Theatre of Delaware, and OperaDelaware. Her designs have been seen at World Stage Design, and in the exhibit Costume Design@ the Turn of the Century that toured Russia, China and the United States. She is a member of the United Scenic Artists Local #829 in the area of Costume Design and is the Costume Design & Technology Commissioner and on the Board of Directors for USITT.
In addition to her theatre work and degrees, she received an MSc in Forensic Art at the University of Dundee, Scotland. Her specialties include 3D virtual and day facial reconstructions, historical heritage site reconstructions, age progression and regression, composite sketching, and forensic photography. Her forensic work has been exhibited at the Trelleborgs Museum in Sweden, various places in the United Kingdom, and in conjunction with the Institute of Medical illustrators (UK), the Association of Medical illustrators (US), the Archaeological Institute of America, the Society for Classical Studies, and the West Manchester Police Department.