Jennifer Strayer studied art history and psychology at the University of Oregon, where she received a B.A and an M.A. After moving to Portland, she completed photography classes at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and assisted photographer Marian Wood Kolisch. She has curated photography exhibits for S. K. Josefsberg Studio and the Oregon Historical Society, published articles in the Oregon Historical Quarterly, and exhibited photo-based art at Mark Woolley Gallery and Chambers Fine Art.
Marian Wood Kolisch (1920-2008)
Marian Wood Kolisch was an Oregon photographer known for her documentation of those who helped shape cultural life in Oregon during the twentieth century. From 1976 through the early 2000s, she worked to create a record of the artists, dancers, writers, historians, gallerists, and other cultural figures who were significant …