Visual Artist


Jennie Schut is an award-winning working artist and teacher in oils and encaustics, a wax-based medium, in her home studio. She is founder of Fly Forward, an organization that aids creative and spiritual exploration, awakening, and flourishing through educational materials, small groups, retreats, workshops, individual art instruction and creative direction, and leadership training. Since 2007, Jennie has conducted groups and retreats based on material from her book, Waking Up Grey: An Exploration of Creative Awakening.  Visit to learn more about this work.  She holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Painting from Middle Tennessee State University. Jennie has four daughters.