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Jea Alford
Jea Alford

Adjunct Instructor
Art Practices
Art Building 310
jealford@pdx.edu

Interested in the way socioeconomic systems shape daily life, time, work and value, Jea Alford works across media to examine and resist these preexisting structures we live within. She holds a BA in Art from Whitman College, an MFA in Contemporary Art Studio Practice from Portland State University, is a Fulbright recipient, RACC grantee, and winner of the 2014 Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize. Jea is currently a Resident in the 2015-2016 Rainmaker Artist Residency, and teaching at PSU in both the School of Art and Design and the School of Theater and Film. Jea grew up in a trailer park outside of Portland, Oregon.