About

Jayne Guertin is a writer, editor, and photographer. Her work has appeared in various print and digital magazines and literary journals. In addition to other print and digital media outlets, her visual art can be found in several publications such as Yankee Magazine,  SmokeLong Quarterly, The Tishman Review, East Side Monthly, the front and back book covers and interior photos of the Bennington Review, Winter 2015; and, the front and back covers of Seeking It’s Own Level, an antholoIMG_1915gy of writings about water —including essays and stories by Margaret Atwood, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, Bret Anthony Johnston and others.

Jayne’s written work, which includes nonfiction, essays, poetry, and copy for digital and print, has appeared in publications such as Literary MamaLos Angeles Review of Books, PANK, Providence Monthly, Rhode Island Monthly, Rappahannock Review, Yankee Magazine, and elsewhere. She has written about art, education, preservation, medicine, nature, politics, and other concerns.

In June 2018, Jayne was named one of the “rising stars of our local art community” by Boston Voyager magazine, in its Boston Arts and Culture Weekly Review. See her interview with Boston Voyager. For a sampling of her writings and CV please see her portfolio at jayneguertin.com.

Exhibitions

September 14 — December 1, 2018. Art League Rhode Island’s juried exhibition, Parsing Sign and Images, at The VETS Gallery.  Juror: Kaveh Mojtabai, Publisher, Artscope Magazine. One collage on canvas: Night. Providence, RI.

August 13 — December 12. Women and Infants Hospital. Four-month solo exhibition: The Sunflowers. Malcolm and Elizabeth Chace Education Center, South Pavilion Gallery, Women & Infants Hospital. Providence, RI.

August 12 — August 31, 2018. Providence Art Club’s The Summer Members’ Exhibition. Juror: Willa Van Nostrand. One photograph: Hannah’s Girl. Providence, RI.

June 14 – July 13, 2018. Attleboro Arts Museum national juried exhibition, THREE. Juror: Alexander Castro,  a writer, journalist, and art critic, who regularly contributes to Art New England, Big Red and Shiny, Mercury, and GLASS Quarterly. His work also appears or is forthcoming in Don’t Take Pictures and Lost Balloon. In 2018, Castro was a runner-up for the inaugural Toni Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing. One Photograph: After Renoir: The Girls’ Manifest Charm. Attleboro, MA.

May 6 – June 2, 2018. Plymouth Center for the Arts Eighth Annual Exhibition: The Fine Art of Photography, an international juried exhibition, jurored by Mark Chester, Suzanne Revy, and Bob Singer, award-winning photographers and educators. 150 artists chosen out of 1,400 entries. Two photographs: Fluid, Frozen; and, A Puddle Is A Body of Water. Plymouth, MA.

February 28 – April 12, 2018. Art League Rhode Island 2018 Members Exhibition. One photograph: In Its Grip. HONORARY MENTION for digital collage/erasure poetry In Its Grip Now, recognized as an “innovative combination of form evocative of intangible states of the soul” by juror Susan Fossati—an award-winning artist and an Art League Rhode Island Elected Member, as well as a recognized local and international freelance artist with 25 years experience teaching at RISD and CCRI. Warwick Center for the Arts, Warwick, RI.

February 15, 2018 – Undetermined. The Golden Hours, an International Juried Exhibition (online) sponsored by the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. 33 images selected. One photograph:  Children of the Lake. South Yarmouth, MA.

January 12 – February 6, 2018. FilmNorth’s (St. Paul, Minnesota) “The North” International Juried Exhibition.”  Juror: Pei Ketron, award-winning photographer, speaker and educator. Sixty images selected. One Photograph: The Missing Silo.

December 4 – December 29, 2017. Winter’s Eve 7th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at East Greenwich Free Library, East Greenwich, RI. Juror: Mim Brooks Fawcett, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Attleboro Arts Museum. One Photograph: Helianthus Halo.

October 12 – November 3, 2017. Providence Center for Photographic Arts 4th Open Call Exhibition, Jurored by Julie Grahame, publisher of aCurator.com, a Life.com top 20 best photo site. One photograph: Hannah’s Girl. Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI.

September 8 – November 26, 2017. Art League Rhode Island Juried Exhibition: IN TRANSIT. Juror: Abigail Newbold, Director of Exhibitions, The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. One photograph: Rails. The VETS Gallery, Providence, RI.

May 6 – June 2017. Art League Rhode Island Members’ Exhibition. Two photographs: Sunflowers: Black & White. Dryden Gallery, Providence, RI.

September 2015: Solo Exhibition. The Cumberland Public Library Gallery. Original photography accompanied by literary works. One month exhibit. Cumberland, RI.