Originally from Westchester County, New York, Jenny Southlyn is an artist, educator, writer, and editor living and working in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.
MFA in Painting, University of Illinois; Urbana-Champaign, IL (1988)
BFA in Art Education, University of Illinois; Urbana-Champaign, IL (1986)
Teaching: Illinois State University; Normal, IL and St. Matthew Catholic School; Champaign, IL (since 2012)
Southlynn participated in a contract print project at Normal Editions Workshop while teaching courses in the School of Art at Illinois State University in 1991.