JANA MARLENE MADER
Jana Marlene, born and raised in Germany, came to the US in 2012 after graduating from the University of Munich. Her art is abstract, mostly acrylic, oil and oil pastels on canvas, wood and paper. Her approaches to making art are varied and diverse: paintings, installations, curatorial projects, and writing. The books she writes and the paintings she makes are often connected – inspired and nurtured by one another. She is the co-founder of Women Imprint, a nonprofit organization that documents the imprint of creative women whose lives and actions continue to inspire today. Jana Marlene lives in the Hudson Valley and in Munich, Germany.