Jennie Ottinger was raised in Massachusetts and currently lives in San Francisco, CA. Ms. Ottinger earned her BFA from California College of the Arts and her MFA from Mills College. She has exhibited extensively in the Bay Area as well as in New York, Miami, Dallas, Los Angeles and London. She was awarded a fellowship at the Kala Art Institute, the Sara Lewis Scholarship Award from Mills College and was a 2010 finalist for the SECA award. Ottinger's reviews appeared in Art in America, San Francisco Chronicle, ArtSlant, Daily Serving, 7x7 Magazine, Its Nice That and Huffington Post.