Jared Thorne holds a BA in English Literature from Dartmouth College, studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and received his MFA from Columbia University. Thorne is an Assistant Professor in the Art Department at The Ohio State University. Before joining OSU, Jared taught at the collegiate level in South Africa. He has exhibited nationally and internationally and was the recipient of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts Fellowship at the University of Cape Town and awarded an artist residency at the Woodstock A.I.R. Program.