Department of Art & Art History
Senior Instructor, Art and Art History
Office: AB 119
M.A. Art History, University of California, Davis, 1997
B.A. Art History and Humanities, California State University, Fresno, 1991
Jennifer Longshore has been teaching in the Art and Art History Department at Southern Oregon University since 2000. While she teaches a wide range of courses, she considers “Art Theory and Critical Issues” and “Activist Artists and Work in the Community ” to be among her favorites. She particularly enjoys overseeing students as they develop activist art projects in collaboration with local community agencies.
Longshore serves as a member of the Gender Sexuality and Women Studies Council at SOU. She served as a commissioner on the Public Arts Commission for the city of Ashland, Oregon from 2004-2008. Along with serving as a volunteer lecturer for the Ashland School District, she also chairs the Scholarship Committee for the Ashland High Arts Advocates. She is a long time member of the Pomegranate Group – an Ashland-based women’s figure drawing group.