Dinah Jasensky

Biography

Dinah Jasensky is a professional artist and environmental scientist living in Tucson, Arizona. She paints portraits and figures as well as subjects from art-science collaborations. Her western themed work is rooted in her love of the history and lore of the Southwest. Dinah was awarded first place by the Southern Arizona Artists Guild for her painting “Moonlight over the Santa Catalinas.” She won second place in the Portrait Artists of Arizona competition for her painting “Cactus Rose.” In addition to historical western scenes, Dinah paints plein air landscapes and astronomy themes. Dinah’s interest in astronomy led to a body of work “From Cosmos to Craters,” which has been shown locally and abroad. In 2018, seven of Dinah’s paintings were featured in the I.D.E.A. Museum in Mesa, Arizona. She was the featured solo artist at both the Tucson International Airport and the Osher Lifelong Learning Gallery in 2017. Dinah was also a featured artist at the 2016, 2017 and 2018 SpaceFest events in Tucson, Arizona and the 2017 INSAP “Road to the Stars” conference in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Other exhibits include the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Lunar and Planetary Laboratory “Art of Planetary Science” exhibits. Dinah’s work is on permanent exhibit at Biosphere 2, World View Enterprises, University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and Drake Building. Dinah is a member of Oil Painters of America, the Portrait Society of America, the International Association of Astronomical Artists, the Sonoran Plein Air Painters, and Tucson Barrio Painters. Dinah’s art can be seen at the Chiricahua Gallery in Rodeo, New Mexico.

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