Jane Haskell grew up close to NYC where the cultural and artistic environment left its indelible mark. She is a graduate of Skidmore College with a degree in Fine Arts. After moving to Pittsburgh in 1949 she attended Samuel Rosenberg’s Artists’Workshop and earned her MA in Art History at the University of Pittsburgh. She then taught at Duquesne University for 10 years before resuming a career in painting and sculpture. In 1979 she “discovered” neon, and has continued to work in light over the past three decades.
She has had numerous commissions including The Steel Plaza Subway Station in downtown Pittsburgh, Logan Airport in Boston, MA, and the Fort Lauderdale Airport, FL. Her one-woman exhibitions include AIR Gallery, NewYork,TheVineyard Studio Gallery, Martha’sVineyard, MA, Concept Gallery, Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Plan for Art, the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, PA and the Jewish Community Center Museum, Pittsburgh.