Jennie Schut is an award winning artist and a 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 2006, Jennie has conducted dozens groups and retreats based on material from her book, Waking Up Grey: An Exploration of Creative Awakening. To learn more about this work, visit Flyforward.org. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Middle Tennessee State University and a Spiritual Direction certificate from Selah Center for Spiritual Formation. Jennie has four daughters.