EDUCATION

Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts- MFA, 1996
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago- BFA, 1991 with Fellowship

 

SELECTED RESIDENCIES/FELLOWSHIPS

Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study Center – Italy March 2008
Liguria Study Center for the Arts & Humanities Fellow – Genova, Italy, 2004
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Residency World Trade Center, 1999
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1996

 

SELECTED AWARDS

William H. Johnson Prize 2008
Creative Capital Grantee, 2008
Pollock-Krasner Grant Recipient 2000


LECTURES

Whitney Museum of American Art - Initial Public Offering Series, January 27, 2003
Whitney Museum of American Art – Jazz, Mid-Century Modernism and Romare Bearden, December 7, 2004 

 

COLLECTIONS

The Studio Museum in Harlem
Deutsche Bank
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Artists Pension Trust

 

EXHIBITIONS

2010          
30 Seconds off an Inch, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

2009           
RED, BIRD, BLUE - Solo installation, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Bacon, Egg, Toast & Lard, Berkeley Museum of Art- Deborah Grant Audio Collaboration, Berkeley, CA
Tone & Temperament Contemporary Sound Art, Art Currents Institute, New York, NY
State of the Art: New York, URBIS Manchester, United Kingdom
ELSEWHERE, Saltworks Gallery- group exhibit curated by Shinique Smith. Atlanta, GA
This-Has-Been,On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York, NY
The Walkman Compositions, Smack Mellon Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Same Old / Same New, Moyna Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

2007 
Black Light, White Noise: Sound & Light in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston 
Jones: Recomposing, Arratia, Beer Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2006 
Artists in Transit, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand 
25 Bold Moves, Organized by Simon Watson for the House of Campari Collection. New York NY
Pa*per*ing, Deutsch Bank Lobby Gallery, New York NY 
Simply Because You're Near Me, Artists Space, Project Room, New York, NY 

2005
Found Sound, A Public Art Project for the City of Washington DC 
Harlem Postcards, The Studio Museum in Harlem 
Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970, Houston Contemporary Art Museum 

2004
Low Life, Kustera-Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Sunrise / Sunset, Smack Mellon. Brooklyn, NY Drawing, G Fine Art, Washington DC 
AV – audiovisual, Triple Candie, New York, NY 
Anthology of Art, Gropius-Bau, Berlin Germany 
The International Group Exhibition at the Cité des Arts, Paris, France 
Americas Re-mixed, mostra d' arte contemporanea, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano, Italy
Bounce: An Evening of New Media Art and Music, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY

2001 
Freestyle :The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY 
Freestyle: Santa Monica Museum of Art, CA 
The Brewster Project, Brewster, New York 
Snap Shot, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland 
OK! Survey, New York, NY 
Yard Sale – Contemporary Artists take over a Chelsea School Yard, NYC Lab School
Jennie C. Jones (Harlem / Haarlem), Begane Grond Kunstcentrum, Utrecht, Holland 

1999
New York Big City of Dreams, OpenSpace, Milano, Italy 
Invisible: Group Exhibition, Galerie Arnisal, Bailystock, Poland 
Pavement, Group Exhibition, New York, NY 
Viewing, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Artist Residency, New York, NY 
Open Studios ART/ OMI International Residency, New York, NY

1997
Generations - A.I R. 25th Anniversary Exhibition A.I.R. Gallery
Current Undercurrents; Artist Living and Working in Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY 
Don't try this at Home, Performance Videos by : Mike Smith, William Wegman, Guy Richards Smit & Jennie C. Jones, Knitting Factory Video Lounge, New York, NY 

1996 
She Stands, Graduate Thesis Exhibition, New Brunswick, NJ 
Art Star- 1996 MFA Group Exhibition, Hit & Run Space, New York, NY 

1995
Clean Sweep, Gutierrez Gallery, Miami Beach FL 
Expo Arte '95 Ambrosino Gallery, Guadalajara, Mexico 

1994
Self / Others, New Portraits, David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA
Vital Expressions: African American Artist in San Diego, African American Museum of Fine Arts, San Diego, CA 
Artist Choose Artist, San Diego Art Walk 1994
Family Album Stories and Other Works: Jennie C. Jones Solo, Sushi Performance & Visual Art, San Diego, CA 
Seventh Annual Invitational Auction, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, CA 
The 1993 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, William Grant Still Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA
Burning/Words: an installation of essays by 12 San Diego Artists and Art Professionals, Sushi Performance & Visual Art, San Diego, CA 

1992
Joint Exhibition of Furniture and Art, Veni, Vidi, Vici Gallery, San Diego, CA 

1991
Roots of Inner Space Annual Juried exhibition, South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago IL
Revelations: Artists Look at Religion artists, S.A.I.C. Gallery Two, Chicago IL 
Hot Comb, One Woman Show / Installation, A New Look Salon, Chicago IL 


BIBLIOGRAPHY


Modern Painters Magazine 19 to Watch in 09, December / January Issue 2009. P. 50
Black Light, White Noise: Sound & Light in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Essay texts by Valerie Cassel Oliver, Gerg Tate and others, 2007 
DB Arts Mag- A Publication for the Frieze Art Fair in London-2006, Centerfold and featured article: You Make Me Feel Like 100 Billie Holiday Songs, The Work of Jennie C. Jones 
Monopol Magazine, Berlin- Highlights, Artists Watch List, Text by Oliver Koerner von Gustorf of Regarding Arts p. 71 - 2006
The New York Times, Art in Review, Simply Because You're Near Me: Jennie C. Jones at Artists Space - February 10, 2006 
The New Yorker Magazine – Events, The Whitney Museum of American Art Lecture, December 3, 2004 
The New York Times, Freestyle Holland Cotter May 11, 2001 
Vibe Magazine, The New Masters May 2001 p.120
Americas Remixed, mostra d' arte contemporanea, Exhibition Catalogue, September 2002, p.84-87 
New York Magazine, All Roads Lead to Harlem May Issue 2001
Flash Art Magazine, Remixing the Art World: Art in the Global Market Place Franklin Sirmans, June, 1997 p.71 
Artweek Magazine: Review, Family Album Stories June 1994 p.17 
San Diego Magazine: City Fair, Sushi's 8th Annual Auction, April 1994 p. 54
San Diego Home /Garden Lifestyles Magazine , May 1994 p.146 
Catalogue: Vital Expressions, African American Artist in San Diego, Jan. 1994 p.14, Published by The African American Museum of Fine Art 
Survival is Also a Way Out, DEK Guide to Empty Catalogue, Soft Skull Press, New York, NY. March 1995 

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