Crane Title: Prairie Spirit
by Jeni Homan
Jennifer Homan was born in Fort Collins, Colorado, and raised in Kearney, Nebraska. After graduating from high school, she attended Colorado State University where she studied painting. She graduated from CSU in 1994 with a BA and teaching endorsement. During the mid1990’s, Jennifer taught art at Thompson Valley High School, The Loveland Art Academy and The Loveland Museum.
After marrying her high school sweetheart, Jennifer returned to Kearney where she has been actively involved in supporting the arts and the environment. She works from her private studio in downtown Kearney and serves on Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary Stewardship Board.
Jeni devotes much of her spare time to working with aspiring young artists. She is a member of the prestigious Pastel Society of America and her work has been awarded honors at various juried exhibits. Recently, her paintings have been featured in Nebraska Life Magazine and shown at the Museum of Nebraska Art and Omaha’s Cathedral Arts Project. Jeni’s work is represented by Modern Arts Midtown in Omaha, Nebraska.