Jennie Thwing is a Queens-based artist, animator and educator. She received her BFA from Tyler School of Art and her MFA from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She teaches time-based media at SUNY Farmingdale State College.
She has had solo exhibitions at the Arlington Arts Center, the Center for Emerging Visual Artists, the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, The Mainline Art Center, Soho 20 Gallery, School 33, Fleisher Art Memorial Dene M. Locheim Gallery, Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art and Studio 34 and has an upcoming exhibition at the 20.20 Gallery in Lansdowne, PA.
She has curated numerous multidisciplinary exhibitions and attended residencies in the US, Norway, New Zealand and Canada. And has received numerous awards including: the 2014 Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art; an Environmental Art Project Grant at the Schuylkill Center; a 2013 - 15’ Center for Emerging Artists Fellowship; a 2014 SPARC Artist in Residence grant; and a 2014 & 2019 Queens Arts Fund Grant.