Jenifer K Wofford (US)



Jenifer K Wofford is a Filipina-American artist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was born in San Francisco and raised in Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates, and Malaysia. Her creative practice encompasses installation, painting, drawing, photo, video, performance, teaching and curating. Wofford is also 1/3 of the artist trio Mail Order Brides/M.O.B.

She received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, and her MFA from UC Berkeley. She has exhibited locally at the Berkeley Art Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Southern Exposure and Kearny Street Workshop, nationally at New Image Art (Los Angeles), Nora Eccles Harrison Museum (Salt Lake City), thirtynine hotel (Honolulu), and internationally at Future Prospects (Philippines), and Osage Gallery Kwun Tong (Hong Kong).

Her awards include grants from the Fleishhacker Foundation, Art Matters Foundation, UCIRA, and the Pacific Rim Research Program, and artist residencies at Solyst Artist in Residence Center, Denmark, The Living Room, Philippines, Skidmore College, New York, and Chateau de la Napoule, France. Wofford is the lead organizer of the Galleon Trade Arts Exchange Project, focusing on relationships between California, Mexico and the Philippines.


Jenifer Wofford’s piece for deadpan IV is a reaction to work by Gudrun Hasle from Deadpan III.