As Director of Exhibitions and Artist Programs at SFCB, Jennie (she/her) seeks to build connections between book artists and the larger arts community by focusing on exhibiting works that question, inspire, and challenge. She believes that now, more than ever, artists advocating for and expanding upon the book format provide powerful expressions of self, identity, and community.
From 2007 through 2015, Jennie was an adjunct instructor in the Fine Art department at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where she taught bookbinding and artist book theory to undergraduate and graduate students. In 2015, she transferred to UC Berkeley’s Bancroft Library to work in Public Services and Exhibitions, supporting Bancroft staff as both an exhibitions registrar and duplications assistant.
Hinchcliff has been involved in the artist book and correspondence art communities since 1996 as a creator, curator, and organizer. Her studio work can be seen in the collections of the Whitney Museum of Art's Special Collection, the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, New York’s Museum of Modern Art / Franklin Furnace / Artists' Books Collection, and Stadtbibliothek zu Berlin. Her writings have been published in Kolaj Magazine, the Artist Book Yearbook, BAR (Book Art Review), and the Blue Notebook Journal.