Jorie Van Nest is a junior at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She studies Religion and Studio Art with a concentration in Middle Eastern Studies. Her artistic practice ranges from photography to sculpture/installation to fabric arts, but revolves around themes of interreligious dialogue, cultural anthropology, and political engagement. After college, Jorie hopes to pursue museum curation and professional photography. In her free time, she enjoys learning languages (Spanish, Turkish, and Arabic), going on road trips, and experimenting with fashion.
Intern Year(s): 2021
Location: Harpers Ferry Center for Media Services
Program: Harpers Ferry Center Program
Agency: National Park Service