Jenny Medved is a representational figurative artist and illustrator based out of Sarasota, Florida. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Medved moved to Florida in 2000 to attend Ringling College of Art & Design, where she obtained her BFA in Illustration. Medved recently completed her MFA in Fine Art Painting from Academy of Art University, where she studied under mentors Zack Zdrale, William Whitaker and Warren Chang. She has also studied traditional portraiture at the Florence Academy of Art, in Florence, Italy. Her most recent paintings are rendered in water-soluble oils, a recent transition from watercolors. Medved is an active member of The Portrait Society of America, Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists and The Florida Watercolor Society. She has shown her work in local and national group exhibitions, including the American Women Artists Master Signature Show & Exhibition in Dallas, Texas. Medved divides her workdays between painting daily in her studio and teaching part time at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida.