“The Off-Center Paintings of Jay Bender are each carefully titled to allow the viewer to consider the message of the work. The message of the painting is considerably important to me”…Jay Bender

Jay is a Columbia attorney and University of South Carolina Law School and Journalism professor. He is also a contemporary artist. He uses a variety of materials to create his paintings and uses a creative element also. Jay’s painting style reflects his personality. He is daring, bold and sometimes irreverent. He combines his words and images into powerful artworks.