Adelaide based artist, Jenna Pippett works predominantly in digital media, drawing inspiration from collected family memorabilia. Graduating in 2012 from Adelaide Central School of Art, completing a Bachelor of Visual Art with Honours. Pippett was selected for Hatched: National Graduate Exhibition at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. She also exhibited in the 2013 Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, in which she received the City of Adelaide Award. In 2017 Pippett was awarded the Eran Svigos Award for Best Visual Art at the Adelaide Fringe.
She has exhibited in a solo capacity at Adelaide City Council’s Art Pod (2013, SA), FELTspace (2014, SA), Constance ARI (2014, TAS), SEVENTH Gallery (2016, VIC), Sawtooth ARI (2017, TAS), ACE Open: ACE Across (2017, SA) and Kings Artist Run (2018, VIC).
Pippett has also participated in several group exhibitions, including at Adelaide Central Gallery (SA), Adelaide Town Hall (SA), Greenaway Gallery/GAG Projects (SA), Australian Experimental Art Foundation: Odradek (SA), Screen Space (VIC), Abbostford Convent (VIC), Video Platform: Art Stage Singapore (Singapore), Video Platform: Art Stage Jakarta (Indonesia), Muratcentoventidue: Arte Contemporanea (Italy) amongst others.
An active member of the local arts community, Pippett served as a Co-Director of FELTspace (2015-18), a nationally recognised Artist Run Initiative. She currently sits on the Artist Advisory Group and the Board for (SALA) South Australian Living Artist Festival. She is the current Visual Arts Peer Assessor for Project and Development Grants at Carclew Youth Arts (2018) and has been employed as a Gallery Assistant at Hugo Michell Gallery since 2015.