Jen Hitchings (1988, New Jersey) received her BFA in Painting & Drawing from SUNY Purchase College in 2011, a Certificate of Completion of Sotheby’s online certificate Art as a Global Business, and a certificate in Small Business & Entrepreneurship from CUNY Hunter College in 2018. She has attended residencies at DNA (Provincetown, MA), the Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT), Studio Kura (Itoshima, Japan), and Highly Authorized (Ellenville, NY). Solo presentations of her work have taken place at Taymour Grahne in the UK in 2023 and online in 2022, One River School (Englewood, NJ) in 2019, MEN Gallery (New York, NY) and PROTO (Hoboken, NJ) in 2018, and Ideal Glass (New York, NY) in 2017 which was accompanied by a 16 x 30’ outdoor mural. In 2021, she completed two large-scale outdoor murals at The Wassaic Project, on view through 2023. Recent group exhibitions have taken place at Anat Ebgi (Los Angeles), Taymour Grahne (London, UK), Ana Mas Projects (Barcelona, Spain), Gaa Gallery, Cindy Rucker, Pierogi (New York, NY), The Wassaic Project (Wassaic, NY), Geoffrey Young Gallery (Great Barrington, MA), and Newark International Liberty Airport (Newark, NJ). She was a recipient of the Queens Council on the Arts’ New Works Grant in 2018. Between 2013–2020, Hitchings co-directed Transmitter and Associated Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, is the founder of artist-focused consulting agency Studio Associate, and Director of Career Services at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). She lives and works in Burbank, CA and her work is represented by Taymour Grahne in the UK.