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Jon Henry

Jon Henry, ’11, is in his second year of the MFA program at James Madison University. He earned an MA in Art Politics from NYU, and founded the Old Furnace Artist Residency, which focuses on issues of social justice. He has exhibited his work at Montserrat Art College. “I find my liberal arts education has really helped my continued studies in the art world because I am able to connect various projects, ideas, and philosophies together,” he says. “I don't feel intimidated from by theory, politics, or the unknown because my undergrad education gave me a toolbox for these various investigations, along with a deep since of intrigue and experimentation.”