Teresa Jaynes is the co-founder of Philagrafika and recently retired in her role as Executive Director. Over her eleven year tenure, Jaynes oversaw the organization grow from a grassroots initiative of volunteers to an organization capable of mounting an international contemporary art event that involved 92 arts organizations and institutions from across the Philadelphia region. Philagrafika has a unique profile among biennial-style art models due to its print focus, collaborative ethos and international context. Widely considered a critical success, “Philagrafika 2010” received notable reviews in several national and international publications, including The New York Times and Art in America.
Philadelphia Weekly On the Verge – Teresa Jaynes