Jennifer de Poyen is a visual artist, writer, and executive director of Space 4 Art. She earned a B.A. at McGill University and an M.A. at Stanford University before embarking on an award-winning career as a journalist. She was a mid-career fellow at Columbia University, where she studied painting and drawing with Archie Rand, legendary teacher and frequent collaborator of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet John Ashbery. In addition to making art and running Space 4 Art, Jennifer writes fiction and teaches Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga.