Jennifer P. Goldfinger is a picture book author and illustrator as well as a fine artist. She grew up on a farm in Ohio, with cows, horses, sheep and chickens. She started studying art with professors at Kent State University when she was nine, and eventually studied at University of Massachusett, Amherst and Massachusetts College of Art. Now she lives in Boston, Massachusetts with her husband, daughters and dogs.
Before Jennifer was an author and illustrator, she painted commissioned trompe-l’oeil murals for restaurants, homes, and other public spaces including, The New England Aquarium. At the same time she was researcher for two books on Women of the 19th Century. (Tilbury House Publishers)
Her newest book is called, Hello, My Name is Tiger (HarperCollins, 2016). She also wrote and illustrated, A Fish Named Spot (Little, Brown, Publishers, 2001) and My Dog Lyle (Clarion, 2006) and illustrated The King’s Chorus (Clarion, 2007).
Jennifer’s fine art is shown in the Rice Polak Gallery in Provincetown, MA. Her art is featured in the book, Encaustics Artists of the Twenty-first Century (Schiffer Publishing, 2016). She has had a solo show at The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA and has been shown at juried shows at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA as well as other institutions.
To learn more about Jennifer, go to her websites: