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: the Corning Artist in Residency at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York; GAPP Residency at Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, OH; The Estonia Academy of Art in Tallinn, Estonia; Bezalel Art and Design Academy in Jerusalem, Israel; 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; an NEA grant supported by the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. Her work is in numerous museum and private collections as well as represented by Habatat Galleries in Royal Oak, MI; Koelsch Gallery in Houston, TX; and the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY.
Jen Blazina received 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 and received her M.F.A. in printmaking from Cranbrook Academy of Art.
She is currently a Professor of Fine Arts at Drexel University.