Jennifer Wofford

Jenifer Wofford

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty


Jenifer Wofford is a professional fine artist and illustrator who shows her work both nationally and internationally. She has presented projects in the Bay Area at venues including YBCA, the de Young Museum, the Berkeley Art Museum, and the San Jose Museum of Art.

Wofford was the recipient of a 2017 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant, and a featured artist (with her collaborators) in the 2018 Manila Biennale. In 2020 she was awarded a public art commission from the Asian Art Museum for their Lui Hyde Street Art Wall.

Wofford is an active member of the Southern Exposure Board of Directors. She received a bachelor of fine arts from the San Francisco Art Institute, and a master of fine arts from UC Berkeley.


  • Visual art
  • Philippine studies
  • Global contemporary art

Research Areas

  • Illustration and comics
  • Contemporary art practice
  • Art in the community
  • Art of the Philippine diaspora
  • Non-western art
  • Global contemporary art


  • UC Berkeley, MFA in Art Practice
  • San Francisco Art Institute, BFA in Sculpture

Prior Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty in Art Practice, UC Berkeley
  • Adjunct Professor in Fine Arts, San Francisco State University
  • Visiting Faculty (Li Shen Endowed Artist in Residence), Mills College
  • MFA Graduate Advisor, Vermont College of Fine Arts

Awards & Distinctions

  • Public Art Commission, Lui Hyde Street Art Wall, Asian Art Musem, 2020
  • Individual Artist Commission grant, San Francisco Arts Commission, 2019
  • Painters and Sculptors Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation, 2017
  • Investing In Artists Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, 2012
  • Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation, 2009

Exhibitions and Projects

  • Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • Silverlens Galleries, Manila, Philippines
  • Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
  • Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA
  • Manila Biennale, Manila, Philippines