Aileen Bassis is an artist in Jersey City. She creates photo based work about social and political issues. Her work is in printmaking, book arts, photography and installation. She has created groups of work about immigration, the Holocaust, racism, aging and dementia, children and psychiatric drugs. Her work has been exhibited in solo shows at the University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers University in Newark, Ohio University, Moravian College and galleries in NY and NJ. She has exhibited in group shows at the Jersey City Museum, the Hunterdon Museum, Queens Museum and many colleges and galleries. She has received a fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts, a grant from the Puffin Foundation and many artist residencies in the US and Europe. Her work is in the collection of Wellesley College, NY Public Library Photography Collection, Newark Public Library, Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp, and the Nelimarkka Museum in Finland.