Jane Hammond was born in 1950 in Connecticut and received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in 1972. She earned her M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1977. Hammond moved to New York City in 1980 and had her first solo exhibition in 1989 at Exit Art, NYC. She’s had 18 solo exhibitions in New York City and additional solo exhibitions in Paris, London, Stockholm, Barcelona, Milan, Amsterdam, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Detroit among others. She’s had 29 solo museum exhibitions at such venues as: the de Young Museum in San Francisco; the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; the Detroit Institute of the Arts, the MCA Denver and the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, New York. Hammond’s work is included in over 70 public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; MFA, Boston; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; the Art Institute of Chicago; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; the Biblioteque Nationale, Paris and the Albertina, Vienna. Hammond currently lives and works in New York City where she is represented by Galerie Lelong.