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Janet Jennings SEA CLOUD, 2022, 48x48 inches, oil on canvas

Janet Jennings

Janet Jennings is known for her luminous oil and watercolor paintings.

Janet Jennings, Artist, Amagansett - photo credit Jaime Lopez

Her paintings are in numerous corporate and private collections worldwide.

She has exhibited at galleries on Long Island and New York City including The New York Design Center, Hampton Road Gallery, Pamela Williams Gallery, Folioeast, Lizan-Tops Gallery, Chase Edwards Gallery, Gallery North, Elaine Benson Gallery, Glen Horowitz Gallery, Mark Humphrey Gallery, and Arc Fine Arts.

Janet received her BFA from the University of Dayton and attended The Dayton Art Institute, Antioch College and The Art Students League. After working for Lawrence Rubin at Knoedler Contemporary Art, Janet maintained a studio at Waverly Studios in New York City. She began as a Color Field painter, working on canvas and linen.

Her career path led her to teach at The Parrish Art Museum, Guild Hall & The Victor D’amico Institute of Art. From 1993 to 1998, she was the Chair of the Andy Warhol Visual Arts Preserve Program.

Janet then moved to Amagansett, NY in 1981 & switched her focus to landscape painting.

Jennings maintains ties to the art community as an educator and curator. She is a member of the East Hampton Arts Council, an advocacy group for performing and visual artists of East Hampton.

Ms. Jennings maintains a painting studio in East Hampton, NY and currently teaches oil & watercolor classes.

In 1997, she was a founding member of CMEE, The Children’s Museum of the East End. Working with Lee Skolnick and JoAnn Secor, she was an exhibit designer and fabricator for “Time and Place, Light and Space”, the initial installation at Guild Hall, which launched CMEE. She was a lead designer for the permanent exhibition installation of CMEE, located in Bridgehampton, NY.