Jane Jensen Opens This Years B Movie Celebration
Jane Jensen (Born December 9, 1970) studied art, dance, music and theatre at Columbia College in Chicago. She began performing in avant-garde productions at the Organic Theatre Company, Pavo Arts Center and various performance art venues and nightclubs. Jane co-produced three episodes of “Artists Uncensored Television” with Eden H. Roemer that featured her own work as well as other Chicago area artists including Jim Marcus, Jon Schnepp, and Erika W. Brown.
Jane was a dorm room neighbor to comic book artist Alex Ross and was a photographic model for some of his characters.
From 1991-1995 Jane recorded under the names Eve, LadyVox, X-Venus and then as Oxygiene 23 with Die Warzau producing.
In 1992 Jane moved to New York to join the Isadora Duncan Dance Group at the American Academy of the Arts in Tribeca.
In 1997 Jane Jensen released an electronic rock CD titled “Comic Book Whore” that featured her caricature art. Interscope Records released this music and she toured the US and Australia as a musician and caricature artist. Band members included music producer Craig Kafton and Siouxsie and the Banshees guitarist John Valentine Carruthers.
In 2000 Jane toured and recorded with the all-girl spunk band The Dolls with Sandy Brockwell, Cat Oberg, Emily Barracano, Dawn McGrath, Kate Skater and Vanessa Johnson. The Dolls performed regularly for Troma Entertainment and independent film festivals.
Jane had recurring role in USA network’s The Big Apple in 2001.
In 2003 Jane released another solo album titled “Burner” on her own label Autozen Music. Produced by Craig Kafton and Martin Bisi, this release won best alternative album from the largest independent music awards, Just Plain Folks in 2004. Burner was followed by another release in 2007 “My Rockabye” which was recognized by Unisong for excellence in songwriting.
Jensen is currently developing her own comic book series “The Privateer” and continues work in theatre, film music and television.