Raised in the Bronx and living in East Harlem, Jeniva Quinones is a visual artist working mainly in photography with a background in mixed media and performance art. Jeniva received her BFA in Art Photography from Syracuse University. Her work has always been deeply personal, focusing on her own life and the lives of the people closest to her. The artist has this to say of her work, “I’m fascinated by interpersonal relationships and their inherent aspects of identity and attachment. I believe all of my work approaches these concepts in one way or another.” Jeniva is currently teaching photography to middle school students and working on her first poetry chapbook.
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