Nationally recognized Juror of Awards: Jane E Robbins
Jane E Robbins, PhD, began painting after a long career as an entrepreneur, strategy consultant, and professor of innovation, entrepreneurship, and strategic leadership at University of Arizona and Vanderbilt University.
Now a full-time artist working exclusively in soft pastel, a medium she prizes for its luminosity, vibrancy, versatility, and immediacy, Jane is an elected Signature member of Pastel Society of America (PSA); elected Exhibiting Artist of Providence Art Club; juried Signature Member of Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod and Arizona Pastel Painters Society; and President of the Central Mass Pastel Society. In 2023 she was honored to be among Pastel Journal’s “Pastel 100,” showcasing “the best in pastel” from around the world.
Jane paints a wide variety of subject matter, but is best known for her coastal paintings and still lifes. Her award-winning work is in private collections throughout the country, the UK, and Europe, and available directly and through galleries. She exhibits her work internationally and is a sought-after teacher of classes and workshops in soft pastel.
More about Jane can be found on her website