Jeanette Fintz is a Brooklyn born abstract painter, art educator and sometime curator and art writer who resides in Hudson NY. Ms Fintz migrated to the Hudson Valley region in the late 1980’s from the artist enclaves of Tribeca and Williamsburg.
She is the recipient of an Ingram Merrill Award for painting, a NYFA fellowship for Works on Paper, an Emil & Dines Carlsen Award for painting from the National Academy of Design, an E D Foundation Grant for painting, and Ludwig Vogelstein and Artists Space Grants for painting.
She received a scholarship to and purchase prize from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She received her MFA from Boston University SFA (1975), and her BA from Queens College CUNY. She also attended the NY Studio School.
Ms Fintz held the position of Assistant Professor at Parsons the New School for Design for 18 years and was the recipient of a Faculty Development Grant for projects in digital color, and two travel sabbaticals to Spain and Turkey to research the patterning systems which have informed her work. Ms Fintz also taught painting and drawing at SUNY Purchase for 12 years, among other academic positions and artist-in-residence sojourns.
She and her husband, artist D.Jack Solomon were founding faculty at a then Parsons affiliate school, Center For Advanced Design, in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, residing there and traveling in SE Asia in 1996-97.
Ms Fintz is represented by Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson NY, The Lockwood Gallery Kingston NY, and Carrie Chen Gallery, Great Barrington MA. Her work is widely collected nationally and internationally.