Jennifer Finch is a second-generation Texas born artist. Her mother, Ellen Hall is a painter living in Bucks County, PA and founder of the Ivyland Art Group, and her father, Richard finch a renowned wild life bird carver and sculptor is now residing in Coryell, TX.  Although she was surrounded by the Fine Arts, she pursued a dancing career of Classical Ballet in Manhattan.  She retired from dancing in 1991 and got her BFA degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, later to return to obtain her MA from New York University in Art Therapy.   Jennifer moved to Sullivan County in the fall of 1998 starting Fire Ant Studio in Narrowsburg, NY.  Since, she has relocated back to Bucks County, PA and works in Philadelphia.

     Jennifer’s art has been on exhibition at Denise Bibro Fine Art, Ceres and the Times Square Gallery, New York City and the Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA.  She received a grant for her public work titled “Animal Parade” (1999-2008), at Union Square Park in New York City. In addition to the greater metro area, Jennifer has shown at the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, in Narrowsburg, NY.  Her work has also been represented in other local galleries such as:  Jerico Gallery, the River Gallery Art of Living, The Red Eft Gallery and Honey Hill Pottery.

     Although Jennifer’s work covers many figurative subjects, perhaps she is best known for her depictions of the natural world combined with elemental spirits in both her murals and animal portraiture.  Each animal encompasses a specific energy, which is believed to offer lessons or implement healing properties.