Educational Background

  • Masters of Education in Art Education Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1971
  • Bachelor of Science in Art Education Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 1966

Experience

  • Sole Proprietor of Small Business, Artist, 1980-to present
  • Adult Education Art Teacher, Comm. College of Allegheny Co. 1976-79,98,2002-3
  • Assessor, The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Certification Program (Art) 2001
  • High School Art Teacher, West Jefferson Hills School District 1991-2001
  • Elementary Art Teacher, Baldwin Whitehall School District 1966-69

Professional Affiliations

  • Fiberart Guild of Pittsburgh, Member 2002-present, (President 2004-05, Forum Director for Fiberart International 2004, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Exhibition Representative 2005-07, Board of Directors 2004-2006, 2015-16, Exhibition Committee 2012- present)
  • Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Member 2004-present, (Exhibition Committee 2004-2007, Board of Directors 2005-2008, Centenniel Exhibition Co-Chair 2008-10, Board of Directors Emeritus 2009-15)
  • Surface Design Association, Member 2005-to present (Northeast Representative 2006-2009)
  • World Textile Art Organization, Honorary Member 2011-12

Publications

  • Surface Design Journal Gallery Issue 2006
  • 1000 Artisan Textiles by Sandra Salamony and Gina M. Brown 2010
  • The Pattern Base by Kristi O’Meara 2015
  • Fiber Art Now Magazine Summer 2015 (Sojourn curated by Marcia Young)

Selected Exhibitions

Jane Ogren’s artwork has been shown locally, nationally and internationally. Locally, her art work has been exhibited at the Andy Warhol Museum, the Carnegie Museum of Art, SAMA at Ligonier Valley, the Erie Museum of Art, the State Museum of Pennsylvania, the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, the Lancaster Museum of Art, the Hoyt Institute of Fine Art and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Her art work has also been included in gallery exhibits in Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, New York, Illinois, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Internationally her fiber art has been shown in Sydney and Brisbane, Australia, in Birmingham, England, Kherson, Ukraine, and Xalapa, Mexico.

  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley, 2009-2010
    • 14th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Ligonier, PA
  • Wichita Center for the Arts, 2009
    • Wichita National All Media Craft Exhibition 2009, Wichita, KS
  • Fiber Artspace, 2009
    • Foto – Fiber – Fabulous, San Antonio, TX
  • The State Museum of Pennsylvania, 2009
    • Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2009, Harrisburg, PA
  • 2009 International Surface Design Conference, 2009
    • Surface Matters – Members Show, Kansas City, MO
  • The 15 Minute Gallery, 2009
    • 2009 Annual Art + Tech Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fein Gallery, 2009
    • Think About It – Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 2009
    • Associated Artists of Pgh. – Small Works, Short Films, Big Ideas, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Guilded Tulip Gallery, 2009
    • Thread Count: Pennsylvania Guild of Craftmen, Lancaster, PA
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 2009
    • Edinboro University of PA Alumni – Moths to a Flame, Sewickley, PA
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 2009
    • 99 – Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Mendelson Gallery, 2008
    • Salon des Refuse, Shadyside (Pittsburgh), PA
  • Gallerie Chiz, 2008
    • Off-the-Wall Show and Sale, Shadyside (Pittsburgh), PA
  • Sixth Street Gallery, 2008
    • Fourth Annual National Fiber Arts Festival, Vancouver, WA
  • Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Arts Center, 2008
    • Re.action, Solomons, MD
  • The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 2008
    • Juried Biennial, Greensburg, PA
  • Borilli-Edwards Gallery, 2008
    • Thread from Body to Soul (Fiberarts Guild of Pgh. Membership Show), Pittsburgh, PA
  • Art Gallery at Eastern Michigan Univ.and the William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 2008
    • New Fibers 2008: Third Biennial Show,Ypsilanti and Escanada, MI
  • Elk River Area Arts Alliance Arts in Harmony, 2008
    • 13th Annual National Juried Art Show, Elk River, MN
  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley, 2007-2008
    • 12th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Ligonier, PA
  • Carnegie Museum of Art, 2006-2008
    • Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 97th Annual Exhibit, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Harlan Gallery – Seton Hill University, 2007
    • Women in Art, Greensburg, PA
  • 707 Penn Avenue, A Cultural Trust, 2007
    • Refections: AAP Membership Show, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lancaster Museum of Art, 2007
    • Fiber National 2007, Lancaster, PA
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute Gallery, 2007
    • Influx (AAP New Member Exhibit), Pittsburgh, PA
  • H & R Block ArtSpace, 2007
    • Sum of the Parts (SDA 2007 Members’ Exhibit), Kansas City, MO
  • Planet Art Gallery, 2007
    • Boomerang, Mt. Lebanon, PA
  • Brew House Gallery, 2007
    • Vessels (Fiberarts Guild of Pgh.membership exhibition), Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fein Art Gallery, 2007
    • Wow! Fiber Art, Pittsburgh, PA
  • le Poire Gallery, 2007
    • Hanging by a Thread, Crafton, PA
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 2007
    • Focus on Five, Sewickley, PA
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 2007
    • AAP Artists + Industry Pilot Project #1, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Carnegie Museum of Art, 2006-2007
    • Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 96th Annual Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley, 2006-2007
    • 11th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Ligonier, PA
  • The Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, 2006
    • Mid Atlantic Annual Juried Art Exhibit, New Castle, PA
  • The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 2006
    • Juried Biennial, Greensburg, PA
  • le Poire Gallery, 2006
    • Boundaries, Crafton, PA
  • 707 Penn Avenue Gallery, A Cultural Trust Venue, 2006
    • smallroars…—Presented by the AAP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Artisans Center of Virginia, 2006
    • Masks, Visages & Veils, Waynesboro, VA
  • State Museum of Pennsylvania, 2006
    • Arts of the State: Pennsylvania 2006, Harrisburg, PA
  • Charleroi Art & History Center, 2006
    • 2nd Annual Regional Juried Exhibit, Charleroi, PA
  • Erie Art Museum, 2006
    • 83rd Annual Spring Show, Erie, PA
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Parliament House in Sydney, and T.A.F.T.A. Gallery 159 in Brisbane, 2006
    • Up Over Down Under (The Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh collaborative exhibition with the Australian Textile Arts and Surface Design Association), Pittsburgh, PA, Sydney and Brisbane, Australia
  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley, 2005-2006
    • 10th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Ligonier, PA
  • le Poire Gallery, 2005
    • Only Human, Crafton, PA
  • The Avampato Discovery Museum, 2005
    • 2003 Appalachian Corridors Juried Exhibit, Charleston, WV
  • le Poire Gallery, 2005
    • Summer Menagerie, Crafton, PA
  • The Butler Institute of American ArtSalem Branch, 2005
    • AAP (Associated Artists of Pittsburgh), Membership Show, Salem, OH
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 2005
    • Material Musings—Fiberart Guild of Pittsburgh Show, Sewickley, PA
  • The Andy Warhol Museum 2005
    • Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 95 Annual Exhibition , Pittsburgh, PA
  • 707 Penn Avenue Gallery, A Cultural Trust Venue, 2005
    • Challenge 3 Exhibition—Presented by the AAP , Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 2005
    • A Way With Words—Presented by the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, Pittsburgh, PA
  • le Poire Gallery, 2004
    • Holiday Gallery, Crafton, PA
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 2004
    • Holiday Presents—Small Works by Members of the AAP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 2004
    • Hidden Identity: Jane Ogren, Sewickley, PA
  • Harlan Gallery—Seton Hill University, 2003
    • Women in Art, Greensburg, PA
  • The Avampato Discover Museum, 2003
    • 2003 Appalachian Corridors Juried Exhibit, Charleston, WV
  • 12th International Surface Design Conference, 2003
    • Up Close and Far Away: Textile Installation, Kansas City, MO
    • Digital Delight: Banner Competition, Kansas City, MO