Jana Zimmer is a Santa Barbara artist and writer who has exhibited in solo and group shows for fifteen years locally, across the U.S., and internationally, in Spain, the Czech Republic, Germany, Bulgaria, China, and New Zealand. She is a member of the Santa Barbara Printmakers, the Los Angeles Printmakers, and the Southern California Jewish Artists’ Initiative. She also served on the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission.
International exhibits include the 34th International Miniprint in Cadaques, Spain, and a three woman exhibit, with a Czech and a German artist, in Freiberg, Germany, entitled “We Are Still Here”, and exhibits in Prague and the Terezin Ghetto Museum, in 2007. In September, 2015 and October, 2019, her work was included in the Jerusalem International Biennale. She was a presenter in March of 2015 at the Conney Conference at the University of Southern California and is also an author of an art book, with fiber artist Sharon Marcus, entitled Collaboration. She has also authored the first “coffee table law book,” Navigating the California Coastal Act (Solano Press, 2018), which contains ten of her digital collages.
Jana’s work includes monotype, collage, assemblage and mixed media on the themes of historical and political responsibility and memory.