Education

Hunter College, NY, NY Master of Fine Arts, 2008

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Skowhegan, ME, 2005

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2001

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA Certificate in Sculpture, 1998


Selected Exhibitions

2019

They’re Made Out of Meat, Platform Project Space, Brooklyn, NY curated by Jennifer Coates

2018

King Arthur Rock Review, Essex Flowers, Sculpture / Photography / Performance collaboration with Birgit Rathsmann and Rick Karr

2017

Personals, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, NY, NY

2016

Peculiar Velocity, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, curated by David Dempewolf

2015

Past/Present: Conversations Across Time, double dutch: the wedding feast: hand-made stop-motion animation commissioned by Creighton Michael, Allentown Museum of Art, PA

Merkx and Gwynne: King Arthur Rock Banquet, Present Company Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Upside Presents Portable Nature Graphics, Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS, curated by Hannah Spears

2014

Out to See, Jennifer Macdonald - New Paintings, Canons Walk / South Street Seaport, NY, NY, curated by Sara Reisman

2013

King Arthur Green Room, Props and Sculptures, Merkx and Gwynne, NADA Art Fair, NY, NY

Liars, Actors, Believers: Stop-Action Animation, Cabinet Magazine Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Alumni

2012

Pencil Pushed, Animation and Drawings, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN, curated by Creighton Michael

Animation props and Paintings, Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2011

Anomolistic Urge, Vaudeville, Brooklyn, NY curated by Courtney Tramposh

2010

Co-Mix, BETA Spaces / Pg Not Found, Brooklyn, NY

2009

Death Jewel Video: Animation Screening, Anthology Film Archives, NY, NY curated by E.E. Miller

2008

Renaissance Failure, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2007

Hunter College MFA Thesis Exhibit, Times Square Gallery, NYC

Hand-Painted Animation Screening, Glasgow School of Art, curated by Patricia Valencia

2006

Selections Spring 2006: Analog Animation, The Drawing Center, NY, NY, curated by Katherine Carl & Luis Camnitzer

New Paintings, Acuna-Hansen gallery, Scope Art Fair, NYC

International Global Dislocator, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Esperanza Mayobre

2005

Pretty Crude: Paintings, Acuna-Hansen gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Telling Stories: Animation: The Narrative in Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA

2004

too _____ to tell you, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Home Fires Burning, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Stray Show, Vox Populi @ Thomas Blackman Associates, Chicago, IL

2003

Challenge 2, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

Seriously Animated, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Susan Rosenberg

Video Selections, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Drawing on Landscape, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2002

A Closer Look 5 biennial, curated by Sylvia Yount, Arcadia U. Art Gallery, Glenside, PA

Killjoy, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Against the Tide, Collection of Peter and Mary Shaw, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Alex Baker

2001

Works on Paper biennial, curated by Thelma Golden, Arcadia U. Art Gallery, Glenside, PA

Lala land, Temple gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Awards & Honors

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, NY 2004-2007

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME 2005

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in Painting, PA 2003

Jurors’ Award for Excellence in Drawing, Perkins Center for the Arts, NJ 2002

Leeway Foundation Window of Opportunity Award, PA 2001, 2002

Pennsylvania Governor’s Award in Sculpture, PA 1998

William Emlen Cresson Memorial Travel Scholarship, PA 1997

Townsend and Mason Memorial Prize in Sculpture, PA 1997

Publications

Pencil Pushed: Exploring Process and Boundaries in Drawing. Catalogue published on the occasion of the 2012 exhibit by the Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, and the Downtown Gallery, at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. ISBN: 978-0-9761663-9 9

The Drawing Center’s Drawing Papers. Selections Spring 2006, Analog Animation, Number 60.copyright 2006, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

New American Paintings #51, Juried Exhibition-in-Print, Open Studios Press 2004. ISSN: 1066-2235

Bibliography

2013

Stewart-Sanabria, Denise, “Pencil Pushed: Exploring Process and Boundaries in Drawing”, East Tennessee Regional Update, Number: 74, Memphis, Tennessee, 2013

2012

Landis, Melissa, “Pencil Pushed: Exploring Process and Boundaries in Drawing”, Cleaver Initiative Notes on the Artists, published by the Downtown Gallery at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

2005

Wagner, James, “Hunter MFA Open Studios”,
www.http://jameswagner.com/mt_archives/004800.html April 2005

Di Fonzo, Carla, “Telling Stories, but Leaving Room for Interpretation”, Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster PA, March 4, 2005

Daminger, Kathleen, “Tell Me a Drawing, Paint Me a Story” New Era Lancaster PA, March 3, 2005

2004

Fallon, R., “”Into a Void on a Steamy Friday”, www.fallonandrosof.com/artblog.html May 10, 2004

2003

Fallon, Roberta, “Everyone’s a Cynic”, Philadelphia Weekly, October 23, 2003

Rosof, Libby & Fallon, Roberta, “Something to Talk About”; “Fal-de-rol”, www.fallonandrosof.com/artblog.html October 23, 2003; July 29, 2003

Fallon, Roberta, “Cup of Joe”, Philadelphia Weekly, February 12, 2003

2002

Sozanski, Edward, “Suggestive Narratives”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 18, 2002

Sozanski, Edward, “Deceptively Childlike”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 27, 2002

Fallon, Roberta, “Rabbit Test”, Philadelphia Weekly, September 25, 2002

“Three Artists focus of Arcadia Exhibit”, Inside Arts, Intelligencer-Record, September 16, 2002

Yount, Dr. Sylvia L., “The Secret Life of Things”, Gallery Notes on Jennifer Macdonald for “A Closer Look 5 Biennial”, Arcadia University Art Gallery. www.arcadia.edu/gallery September 2002

2001

Rice, Robin, “Paper Chase”, Philadelphia City Paper, September 2001

Hill, Lori, “First Friday Focus”, Philadelphia City Paper, June 2001

Strauss, R.B., “If the Dream Fits, See it at Lala land”, The Suburban / Wayne Times, June 2001

2000

Sozanski, Edward, “New Traditional”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2000