Jean Haynes

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Jean Haynes, librarian at the Olean Public Library and the Patterson Public Library, has been active for many years with the indepedent media community. From the mid 1960's to the 1980's, Jean Haynes worked at the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System and built a collection of independent video and film. She also worked collaboratively with the early video group Survival Arts Media who did workshops and production in library, educational and community settings. She curates an annual exhibition series, Rural Images, which brings independently produced film and video to audiences in the Southwestern area of New York State.