bella jenkins is a painter and visual artist located in brooklyn, ny and has her b.f.a. in painting and printmaking from vcu school of the arts.

she draws and paints scaled-down images from her archive of photos in search of underlying connections and codes.

her work elicits the fleeting, tender-yellow feelings of hands on the back, sunsets, and the pleasure and longing discovered in friendships and love ༓・*˚⁺‧͙