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jen is an interdisciplinary artist interested in the construction of the American identity both in how it is represented and how it is lived in. she examines contemporary America through the lens of popular culture, history, religion and tourism using rites, rituals and experiences where meaning is emphasized and considered by way of sound, celebration, prayer and record.

jen has an MFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University.

she divides her time between Boston and her home state of Maine.

 

selected exhibitions

Instantly Yours, Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 2016

Off the Fridge, Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 2016

Alternative Cameras: Pinholes to Plastic, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT 2015 

All Visual Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA 2015

Long Shot, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA 2015

really, Harbor Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 2014

ENACT, Cleveland Performance Art Festival, Cleveland, OH, 2013

The Standing Reserve, Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 2011

Chain Letter, Samson Gallery, Boston, MA, 2011

through the perilous fight, Aidekman Gallery, Tufts University, Somerville, MA, 2010

TRANS: Crossing and Connecting, GASP Gallery, Brookline, MA, 2010

Past Present Participle, Five Seven Delle Artspace, Boston, MA, 2010

Any Second Now, William Morris Hunt Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2009

M.F.A. Annual, Mission Hill, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, 2009

MassVision, Weems Atrium, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, 2009

Pickings, William Morris Hunt Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2008

 

PRESS

 

Faust, Ricki. "Harbor Art Gallery's 'really' exhibit on display through May 1." Weblog entry, The Mass Media. 17 May 2014.

Napolitano, Maria. "really @ Harbor Gallery." Weblog entry, Boston Art Underground. 18 April 2014.

Utter, Douglas Max. "enact." Weblog entry, Afterimage Online. 01 May 2014.