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 has presented her research at California State University, the Comics Arts Conference at San Diego Comic Con, and is the Program Coordinator for Miss Anthology.

Jay presenting at CSUN

Jay presenting at CSUN

Jay with Cimabue at Louvre, Paris, France

Jay with Cimabue at Louvre, Paris, France

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