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.
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
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.