Jean Rasenberger works in video, photography and performance. Her work has been exhibited at such museums as The Museum of Modern Art, NY, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, the Renaissance Society, Chicago and the Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, Ca. Her films have screened in such festivals as the Atlanta Film & Video Festival and the AFI Film & Video Festival. Her performance work has been shown at LACE, Los Angeles and the Rosamund Felsen Gallery. She has curated exhibitions including the internationally traveled "Into The Lapse". She has given lectures on her work at such venues as the Society for Photographic Education, Los Angeles and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen. She received an NEA Regional Fellowship and a Brody Arts Fund Fellowship. Rasenberger was awarded a Great Teacher Award from ArtCenter, where she has taught since 1994.
She received her MFA from ArtCenter in 1992, was a fellow at the Whitney Museum in 1982-83, and received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY in 1982. She completed a feature-length documentary about post-war memory in Northern Ireland, which she screened at Anthology Film Archives and other small alternative film venues. Recently, she gave a talk on the notion of disappearance in contemporary culture. Currently, she and her new rescue dog are in training to do long-distance hiking to document the state of old-growth trees in western United States. Jean is also a co-chair of the undergraduate Fine Art Department at ArtCente, where she has taught for almost thirty years.