Jenniffer Collier

Jenniffer Collier

Title: Senior Lecturer
Dept/Program: Foundation & Drawing
Office: Folk Hall 140
Phone: 330-972-6030
Email: jcollie@uakron.edu
Website: https://omaitz.com/


Biography

Jenniffer Omaitz-Collier currently holds an Senior Lecturer position at the University of Akron. She received her B.F.A in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art and her M.F.A. in Painting from Kent State University. Omaitz has been exhibiting her work in Cleveland and Denver and the midwest since 2002. Omaitz continues to blend practices of painting, drawing and sculpture in her installations. Her work confronts ideas of interior and exterior, construction and destruction, physical and psychological landscapes. Her most recent exhibition roster includes a site-specific installation commissioned for the 2010 Biennial of the Americas in Denver, Colorado, solo show with the Sculpture Center in Cleveland, OH and was recently was invited in to the exhibition “Everything All At Once,” at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland.


Education

B.F.A. Cleveland Institute of Art 2002
M.F.A. Kent State University 2009