Hammond, Jane

Jane Hammond was born in Bridgeport, CT, in 1950, and was educated at Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She moved to New York City in 1980. Currently, Hammond lives and works in New York City.

In 1989, the first solo show of her paintings was mounted at Exit Art in New York. Since then she has had nine solo exhibitions in New York and other solo exhibitions in Stockholm, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bilbao, Milan, Detroit, Chicago, Seattle and Kansas City. Solo museum exhibitions have been organized in 1990 at the Honolulu Academy of Art, HI, in 1993 at the Cincinnati Museum of Art, OH, in 1994 at the Orlando Museum of Art, FL, and in 2002 at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, NY.

Hammond’s paintings have been reviewed in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Art in America, The New Yorker, Artforum, Art on Paper, Modern Painters, Art News, Art & Antiques, BOMB Magazine, The Village Voice, FlashArt, Arts Magazine, and many others. She is also the recipient of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant in Painting, two New York State Council on the Arts Grants, the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Award.