Jantje Visscher

Jantje Visscher earned a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from the University of California at Berkeley. She has received a Bush Fellowship, an NEA, Arts Midwest NEA, and two State Arts Board grants. Her work is represented in many museums including the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Weisman, and the Minnesota Museum of American Art. Her exhibitions include two major shows at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and a third one, Drawings in Light, is planned for June 2007. She has been a working artist in the twin cities, as a painter, printmaker, photographer, sculptor, teacher and mentor. She was a founding member of the Women's Art Registry of Minnesota, and of the Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art. Jantje has two children and likes hunting for wild mushrooms.