Mercedes Jelinek

Mercedes Jelinek is a photographer who is currently a Resident Artist at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. She received a BFA in photography from SUNY Purchase and an MFA from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and has been included in exhibits at the Ogden Museum, Gaston County Museum, and numerous private collections. Mercedes has taught classes at multiple universities and photo centers, as well as run professional and communal photo studios.