An instructor of Comics Studies at Portland Community College, Jay Olinger is an artist-scholar whom graduated with Distinction from the University of Dundee with a Masters of Design in Comics and Graphic Novels, fully-funded by the University’s International Excellence Scholarship. Her graduate thesis, Prompt(ed), explores media application at the intersection of fine art and comics, and was awarded the 2017 Duncan of Jordanstone Comics Prize. Residing in Portland, Or, Jay is an advocate of Comics Studies within higher education whilst also researching erotic comics adaptations within small-press publishers. She is also the program coordinator/graphic designer at Miss Anthology.
April 2019 - June 2019: Teaching Art 217 (CRN 20714) & ART 102 (CRN 23883) @ Portland Community College.