I was raised in Greenwich CT, lived for many years in Manhattan, and in 2001 relocated to the beautiful town of Great Barrington MA in the southern Berkshires, about three hours from both NYC and Boston.
I started a business, Jennifer Clark Design, in 1982 in New York City and had some fabulous clients, many of them in the performing arts - Lincoln Center, International Production Associates, Limon Dance Company, Philip Glass, Dino De Laurentiis. I also had the great opportunity to consult to businesses like IBM, AT&T, and Lehrer McGovern.
I pursue two tracks in my career now. One part of my life is continuing to create print and online promotional tools for businesses and nonprofits. I relish making information clear and appealing - and creating meaningful identities for leading and emerging organizations.
And, in 2007, I began licensing surface design to the home and contract decor markets. With this new direction, I utilize my painting skills, my eye, my design sense, and my love of color.
My murals have been licensed to Brewster Home Fashions and can be purchased on Target, Walmart, and JCPenney online. In the recent Berkshire Creative Challenge, my décor surface patterns for Interprint, Inc. were recognized with honors.
I have also had two solo shows of my paintings in Vermont. The Nancy Price Gallery represents my work.
On this new site - which I promise to update continuously and often! - I have included my recent paintings, pastels and gouaches.
And lastly, I write about music and dance here.
Prior to 1982, I was a designer at Milton Glaser Inc. and Chermayeff and Geismar, Inc., both highly regarded firms specializing in the design of corporate, retail, and educational materials. I have received awards from the Art Director’s Club and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. I am a graduate of Vassar College and of Cranbrook Academy of Art with an MFA in Design.