Jenny Medved


Artist, Instructor

Jenny Medved is an award winning representational figurative artist based out of Sarasota, Florida. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Jenny moved to Florida in 2000 to obtain her BFA in Illustration from Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota, where she also currently teaches. Jenny holds a MFA in Figurative Painting from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California, where she studied under mentor's Zack Zdrale, William Whitaker and Warren Chang, and also studied traditional portraiture at the Florence Academy of Art, in Florence, Italy.

Jenny is a member of the Hawaii Watercolor Society (HWS), a signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society (FWS), an associate member of Women Artists of the West (WAOW) and a master signature member as well as previous 1st Vice President of the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society (FSWS).

She is currently working on a large body of work documenting Indigenous and Polynesian Cultures that carry on the native traditions of their families and ancestors. This includes native tribes and dancers from the mainland US, Canada and also includes islands the of Hawai'i, Samoa, Tahiti, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand, among others

Off Site Transportation

Avoid the crowds at the beach!  Take Route 11 to Siesta or Ride the Siesta Key Breeze Free Trolley Service on the island.

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