Teach to a philosophy that all visual sequential projects regardless of technique or media, ranging from comics to photography, animation or video, can benefit from a focus on narrative theory and pattern recognition. Shifting creative attention to storytelling and story editing can also help develop and refine workflows as well as make interdisciplinary collaboration easier.
Jenny Goldstick is a Brooklyn-based artist, narrative and infographics designer, and educator. She has exhibited at video game art gallery Babycastles, at the Wordplay interactive fiction festival in Toronto, and was an official nominee at IndieCade independent games festival in 2016. She is co-creator and an executive producer of Story Of/ workshop—an annual interdisciplinary hackathon-style event that prioritizes visual story concept over technique and media for a weekend-long prototyping session. She has consulted with and created graphics for a wide range of clients, including science textbook publishers, Major League Baseball, Environmental Defense Fund, and the New York City Mayor's Office.
She holds a BFA in Communication Design from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, and an MFA in Visual Narrative from School of Visual Arts.