Jennifer Hynes is a painter and writer in the California Bay Area. In her studio, she works with water-based media, and she also does collage and printmaking. Hynes writes on a regular basis for her blog, dirtylaundryblog.com. As an undergraduate at California State, East Bay, she studied printmaking with Enrique Chagoya while also studying painting and sculpture. Hynes earned a post-baccalaureate degree from the San Francisco Art Institute, where she further explored printmaking and mixed media.