bio

Jen Blazina resides and has a studio in Philadelphia where she is a working artist exhibiting with solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally.

 

Blazina has been awarded numerous residencies including: GAPP Residency at the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, OH; The Estonia Academy of Art in Tallinn, Estonia; Bezalel Art and Design Academy in Jerusalem, Israel; Corning Artist in Residency in Corning, New York; European Ceramic Work Centre in Tilburg, Netherlands; Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, CA; Frans Masserel Centre in Kasterlee, Belgium; Creative Glass Center of America in Millville, NJ.  Among her awarded grants are: Bessie and Louis Stein Fellowship; Leeway Foundation Grant; Independence Foundation Grant; a NEA grant supported by the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY.

 

Jen Blazina received her M.F.A. in printmaking from Cranbrook Academy of Art, her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in New York and her B.F.A., cum laude, from the State University of New York at Purchase College. She is a currently a Professor of Fine Arts at Drexel University.