Jamie Platt

Gallery Director/Facilities Coordinator
Visual Arts Center 202
304-696-4312

Biography

Jamie Platt is an artist with an MFA in painting from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She received her BFA in painting from Kendall College of Art & Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As Gallery Director, Jamie sees her role as helping to bring people together over art. What she enjoys most about her job is the opportunity to work with students who are exhibiting artwork in the galleries as they prepare for professional life.

In addition to her work as the Gallery Director, Jamie is a practicing painter who has exhibited widely. Working primarily in oil paint, Jamie makes work that is colorful and imaginative. She is interested in humanness and the capacity to hold contradictory emotions such as fear and joy at the same time.