Xylor Jane is an American painter born in 1963 in Long Beach, California. She is known for her vibrant and intricate geometric paintings that explore themes of spirituality, mathematics, and nature.
Jane received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1985 and her MFA from Rutgers University in 1990. Her early work was influenced by the Bay Area Figurative Movement and artists such as Richard Diebenkorn and Wayne Thiebaud. However, in the mid-1990s, she shifted her focus to abstraction, drawing inspiration from various sources including Tibetan Buddhist mandalas, Islamic architecture, and traditional quilting patterns.
Jane's work has been exhibited widely in the United States and internationally, including at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Brooklyn Museum, among others.
Jane is also a musician and has performed in various bands over the years. She currently lives and works in Greenfield, Massachusetts.
Born in 1964
United States of America, Greenfield, Massachusetts