JENNIE CARLISLE / PRODUCTIONS CURATOR was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and came to North Carolina by way of New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.  Her writing and curatorial work focus on the relationship between art and cultural politics in the 21st Century.  She aims to lend ideas a social form by bringing people together to participate in conversations that shape social conditions and the physical and psychological spaces where ideas are shared.  Jennie received a BA in Anthropology and Biology from Mount Holyoke College in 1999 and an MA in Art History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011. Her curatorial projects have included contributions to “More Love: Art, Politics and Sharing,” “Counter Lives: Portraiture in Contemporary Art” and “John Wesley’s Boeing in Context” at the Ackland Art Museum.