Assistant Professor of Art
MFA, University of Miami
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art an Design
Born in South Florida, Jena Thomas is a South Carolina based artist. Her abstract landscape paintings explore the contemporary context of how mankind alters and views the natural world. Thomas has exhibited extensively in Florida and the Northeast, with exhibitions at the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Context New York, and Art Palm Beach. Her work has been featured in such publications as Studio Visit magazine, New American Painting and Creative Quarterly. Thomas is a recipient of the Ruth Katzman Scholarship from the Art Students League of New York, winner of the 701 Center for Contemporary Art Prize and a finalist for Miami University’s Young Painters Competition.
Thomas received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, MA and her Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL. Jena Thomas’s work is currently represented by the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery in Stamford, CT.