Jen Schmitz is a senior producer and leads the VSCO Artist Initiative™. Schmitz graduated with a BA in Art History from Herron College of Art and Design/Indiana University, and since has been working extensively in both art establishments and technology companies .
Joining VSCO in 2014, Schmitz partnered with VSCO’s cofounders to design and implement the Artist Initiative program — a movement that provides artists the resources and inspiration to pursue their creative vision. In its second year, the program continues to grow, and to date, has funded 30+ diverse projects across all mediums from artists around the globe. Passionate about elevating artists and creating captivating conversations around art, Schmitz hopes to continue to bring aspiring artists to the forefront through VSCO’s impactful tools and outlets.