Jayne Holsinger

Jayne Holsinger (b. Mishawaka, IN) is a figurative painter whose work explores landscape and memory, both spatial and personal. Amongst her thematic series she has painted Women Drivers, Mennonites, National Parks, and American Stills. Holsinger studied painting at the New York Studio School for 3 years (late 70s-early 80s) and holds an MFA in New Media from the Transart Institute in Linz, Austria (2007). Her paintings have been exhibited in group exhibitions and solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally including the Shedhalle, Zurich, Topkapi Palace, Instanbul, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, and Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola. Holsinger has received support and awards from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, the Joan Michell Foundation, the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, and the Vermont Studio Center. She is an assistant professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York and has been at Montclair State University, New Jersey for 14 years where she teaches color.