Kate.jjj is an artist and contemporary painter who is known for her work within the entertainment industry. Her artwork has edgy collage elements that evoke inner thought and oftentimes are infused with text. She graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Design with a BA in Architecture and a minor in Product Design. Though she is a self-taught artist, her schooling is important to note as hints of her architectural practice are seen throughout her SNKRS.jjj series.
In 2018 Kate presented her first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, California, and in 2019 exhibited in the Los Angeles Pancakes and Booze show. Professionally, as an Art Director in the film and entertainment industry, her artwork has been showcased on Netflix, HBO, and A24, and is regularly commissioned to pitch her artwork for specialized campaigns.
In 2022 Kate was awarded a Gold PROMAX award with creative studio, Rhubarb, for her illustration for Netflix’s “Pray Away.”
The mural she painted of Kobe & Gigi Bryant in Los Angeles in 2020 gained the media attention of tv and film. She will be featured in an upcoming documentary Sincerely, Los Angeles that highlights and tells the story of artists “painting the streets” after the passing of Kobe. Kate was published in the Sincerely, Los Angeles coffee table book as well as the Safehaven zine.
Jensen lived in Los Angeles for 5 ½ years but now resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she works and paints from her in-home studio. She makes trips often to LA & NY to check in on projects and catch up with existing and past clients.