2017: Finalist in the Stencil Art Prize
2015: 3rd place- Freedom Art Prize
2015: Finalist in the Stencil Art Prize
2014: Finalist in the Stencil Art Prize
2013: Winner of the Oxford Art Prize
2012: Winner of the Oxford Art Prize
2017: What is Love?, The Old Growler
2015: A Colourful X, GKJE Gallery 1
2014: Pollie Cracker, Blacklisted Gallery
2014: Silent Words, 5 Boroughs
2012: Art by Jenna Bloom, Tap Gallery
2011: Art by Jenna Bloom, Elrocco Room
2015: Urban Art -Parked!, North Sydney
2015: Stencil Art Prize, Ambush Gallery
2015: SSOSVA, Tap Gallery
2015: Freedom Art Awards, Tap Gallery
2014: Stencil Art Prize, Ambush Gallery
2012: City Slickers, City RSL
2021: Cut 10 years of the stencil art prize
2014: 'Sydney Stencils'
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Jenna YoNa Bloom
(b.1984 Johannesburg South Africa, emigrated to Sydney, Australia – 1987).
YoNa is a multi disciplinary award winning artist from Sydney, Australia who has relocated to Aldinga Beach, South Australia in 2021. Her practices include; stencil art, acrylic and water colour painting, ceramics, illustrations and writing. She has been exhibiting since 2011. Having exhibited in solo exhibitions, group shows, delivered public murals and workshop facilitation.
Her work covers political commentary, capturing history and spreading social messages about love, peace and intentions. Her creative outlet began as a way to process the many hardships and life stories she came across in her day job as a youth and community worker and with time became her voice to share ideas to a broad audience.
Jenna YoNa Bloom has worked in the Community Services sector since 2002, specialising in health promotion and education through the delivery of creative community projects. Passionate about community capacity building and fostering a sense of belonging, working from a collaborative and strengths based approach to address current community needs.
As a life long learner she continues to develop her practices recently exploring using art to share messages about positive intentions, the universe, synchronicity and authenticity.