Jenny Stadler was born Johannesburg on the 4th of February 1938.
Matriculated St Theresa’s Convent, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 1954. Completed secretarial course, and traveled extensively in Africa and Europe, 1956 - 1957.
BA Fine Arts, University of the Witwatersrand, 1957 - 1960. Student, Brighton College of Arts, 1969.
Completed additional language courses, University of the Witwatersrand, 1971.
Part-time course in graphics, Johannesburg Technikon, 1972
Courses in graphics, Whitechapel Polytechnic, London, and drawing and painting, Mary Ward Centre, London.