Jay Arnold (given name at birth: Arnold Jay Weinstein) was born on August 12, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York and studied at Pratt Institute, The Art Students League (of which he is a lifetime member) and Columbia University. In 1962 he began his tenured position at the State University of New York in Geneseo, NY, where he taught drawing, painting, and art history. He retired in the mid-1980s, and continued to draw and paint until he turned 89, after which time he retired from producing art. He has exhibited at The Art Students League; the Woodstock New York Art Gallery; Montclair State College in New Jersey; the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo, New York; and at numerous faculty exhibits at SUNY Geneseo. View his art at https://jayarnoldart.com/. He now lives in Norman.
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