Jenna VanFleteren

Class of 2022
3D Design

Instagram: @misterjenna

Jenna VanFleteren was born and raised in Metro Detroit, lover of the Great Lakes, coney dogs, and dancing. VanFleteren is currently an MFA candidate in the 3D Design department at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. She works in mainly soft sculpture, but experiments in other mediums and is interested in blending craft, fine art, and design. VanFleteren graduated from College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI, in 2015 majoring in Crafts with a focus in Fiber and Material Studies.

More recently, VanFleteren worked as a Footwear Material Designer at Nike in Beaverton, OR, where she designed textile patterns, structures, and processes. At Nike she was a Design Mentor for Doernbecher Freestyle in 2018, received a Shoe Dog Award for Fly Ease Running in 2019, and was a member of Run Trill—a run club of international designers that love to make art, to contribute to community causes, and to run relays. She most recently exhibited in a group show at Forum Gallery at Cranbrook Academy of Art in December 2020 and had solo show, Pink Land, at One Grand Gallery in Portland, OR in January 2020.