Jen Hitchings (1988, New Jersey) received her BFA in Painting & Drawing from SUNY Purchase College in 2011. She has attended residencies at DNA (Provincetown, MA), the Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT), Studio Kura (Itoshima, Japan), and Highly Authorized (Ellenville, NY). Solo presentations of her work have taken place at Taymour Grahne (online) in 2022, One River School (Englewood, NJ) in 2019, MEN Gallery (New York, NY) and PROTO (Hoboken, NJ) in 2018, and Ideal Glass (New York, NY) in 2017 which was accompanied by a 16 x 30’ outdoor mural. In 2021, she completed two large-scale outdoor murals at The Wassaic Project, on view through 2023. Recent group exhibitions have taken place at Anat Ebgi (Los Angeles), Ana Mas Projects (Barcelona, Spain), Cindy Rucker, Pierogi, Ideal Glass (New York, NY), The Wassaic Project (Wassaic, NY), Geoffrey Young Gallery (Great Barrington, MA), and Newark International Liberty Airport (Newark, NJ). She was a recipient of the Queens Council on the Arts’ New Works Grant in 2018.
Between 2013–2020, Hitchings co-directed Transmitter and Associated Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and is the founder of Studio Associate, an artist-focused consulting agency and resource platform. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.