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Shooting in Cambodia on the Tonlé Sap Great Lake
Ayn Brown Photographer

Brought up in New York City, Jenny Krasner has worked with welded steel sculptures, digital photographic composites, mixed media assemblage and performance art employing innovative conceptual, visual and technological styles. Photographing throughout America, Europe and Asia, Krasner brings a diverse global and stylistic perspective as an educator and creator. Krasner was recently chosen to create a ten by forty-two foot installation for the 56th 2015 Edition of the Venice Biennale in the Swatch Pavilion at Arsenale Nord. The recent Recipient of a 6 month residency fellowship at The Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai, China, Krasner was also appointed as a committee member on the College Art Associations Services to Artists Committee 2012-2015. Exhibitions include: The Bronx Museum, The Jersey City Museum, The Trenton Museum, Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters, NURTUREart, Oxford University and The American Academy in Rome. Krasner is the recipient of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Grant, The Moore Scholarship for Fine Art and the Oxford University Scholarship to Italy. She is featured in the New York Foundation for the Arts “Business of Art” website, The New Orleans Review and recently exhibited her solo exhibition at Shanghai Art Space. Krasner received an M.F.A. from Columbia University, B.F.A. and M.A. from The Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford University and B.A. from Hamilton College. Krasner has lectured and taught at Spelman College, Emory University, Pratt and The Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta and Savannah. Krasner lives and works in New York City.

 

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BORN
New York, New York

EDUCATION

Columbia University, New York, NY; M.F.A.
Oxford University, The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford, England; B.F.A., M.A.
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; B.A.

 

EXHIBITION HISTORY

2015

The Venice Biennale, 56th Edition, “All the World’s Futures” curator by Okwui Enwezor, 10′ x 42′ installation in the Swatch Pavillion, Arsenale Nord

The Clemente, group exhibition, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC

2014

FACES & TRACES – a tribute to freedom, creativity and vision. A contemporary arts exhibition, The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai October 31st, 2014 – January 31st, 2015

Resnick Gallery, “Ism’s: A Political and Social Dialogue”, Three person exhibition: Jenny Krasner, Tenjin Ikeda, and Tracy J. Molloy, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

Artspace, “Something Blue”, group exhibition, New Haven, Connecticut

2013
Chinart Space, group exhibition, Association Francaise Des Collectionneurs Chinoises, Ave des Champs-Elysées 120,

Paris, France
2012
SH Art Space, Solo Exhibition, “The Shanghai Series”, Curated by Liu Jinzhu, 111 Liyang Art District, Shanghai, China
Minsheng Art Museum, performance piece “In my Dreams”, Red Town, Shanghai, China
Kan Kan Media Space, “Here, There and Everywhere” Curated by Paulina Salas Ruiz, Graffiti Park, Shanghai, China
Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Solo Exhibition, “Made in China”, Bund 19, Shanghai, China
102 Gallery, group show, (M50)Moganshan Lu, Shanghai, China
SURGE art fair, River South Art Center, Nan Suzhou Lu, Shanghai, China
2011
Ian Peck Gallery, NYC
The Foreign Correspondents Club, “Cambodia Reflections”, Siem Reap, Cambodia
2010
The Dewberry Gallery, “Paper Doesn’t Lie”, Atlanta, GA
The Tomasulo Gallery, “Party Line” Jenny Krasner, Dahlia Elsayed and Amy Wilson, Cranford, NJ
2009
Studioplex, Atlanta, GA
2008
Studioplex, Atlanta, GA
Shannon Grant Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Stone Four Media, Atlanta, GA
2007
New York State Environmental Agency, “Artists who work with Discards; Media and Message”
Jenny Krasner, Chakaia Booker, and Valeri Larko Bolton’s Landing, NY
Stone Four Media, ARTvision 2007, Atlanta, GA
2006
Museum of Contemporary Art, “Off-The-Wall”, Atlanta, GA
Emory University, “Emory Recycles” Atlanta, GA
Solo Exhibition: FUSION, “The Beijing Series”, West 54th St., NYC
Solo Exhibition: Norton Hall, “Selected Photographs“, East 37th St., NYC
Solo Exhibition and Performance Piece: “On The Street”, Krasner Gallery NYC
Makor/Steinhardt Center of the 92nd Street Y, a One Day Multi-Media Festival. NYC
“Wondering” curated by Anat Litwin, 92nd Street Y, NYC
Thirdstone Gallery, Saugatuck, Michigan
Up Front Art Gallery, “Surprise Package”, curated by John Scott. Chelsea, NYC
2005
Spike Gallery, “Nurturing the New”, Chelsea, NYC
NURTUREart, “It was here a minute ago”, curated by Veronica Mijelshone, NYC
Proctor Gallery, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
The Seaside Institute, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
2004
Debs & Co., “Art Star/Sausage Factory”, NYC
‘Quinn’, a nomadic art event, Bulldog Studios Curated by Gregory Slick, Beacon, NY
Symbol Gallery, ‘Angels’, NYC
2003
Williamsburg Art + Historical Center, ‘Brave Destiny’ Brooklyn, NY
Galerie Lelong, ‘Postcards on the Edge’, NYC
Rotunda Gallery, curated by Greg Brickey, Jersey City, NJ
Victory Hall, “Built to Form”, Jersey City, NJ
2002
Sperone Westwater, ‘Postcards on the Edge’, NYC
Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
NY Urban Experience Museum, ‘Cat Calls’, NYC
2001
Ian Peck Gallery, 980 Madison Ave., NYC
Alliance Francaise, “Traces of Provence”, NYC
The Seaside Institute, “2D/3D”, Seaside, FL
‘Young at Art’, The Hope Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, Jersey City, NJ
Lindenberg Gallery, “Projects Room Exhibition”, 20th St. Chelsea, NYC
Art on the Waterfront, ‘Peninsula Park Project’, curated by Robert Costa, Jersey City, NJ
B.U.M.F. Expo, curated by Robert Costa, Morgan Industrial Center, Jersey City, NJ
2000
American Academy in Rome, Solo Exhibition: “Photographic Collages of Rome”, Rome, Italy
Richard Anderson Gallery, “The Passions of Art”, curated by Leon Golub, Chelsea, NYC
Fischer Center, “Absolute Exhibition”, Curated by James Surls, Snowmass Village, Colorado.
1998
AAA Gallery, Solo Exhibition Chelsea, NYC
Erector Square Gallery, “Inspired Fear”, curated by Eileen Doktorski, New Haven, CT
1997
Lukacs Gallery, “Body Apart”, Curated by Eileen Doktorski, Fairfield, CT
1996
Tomasulo Gallery, Union County College, Cranford, NJ
Montclair State Art Gallery, “Exploring Undefined Boundaries”, Montclair, NJ
Ben Shahn Gallery, “Art: New Jersey”, curated by Ellen Harris, Director of the Montclair Art Museum
and Michael Bzdak, Director of the Johnson & Johnson Art Gallery, Wayne, NJ
New Jersey State Museum, “New Jersey Arts Annual”, Trenton, NJ
1995
The Bronx Museum, “Artist in the Marketplace”, The Bronx, NY
Solo Exhibition: Johnson & Johnson Gallery, Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ Jersey City Museum “Passages in Art”, curated by Alejandro Anreus, Jersey City, NJ
ALJIRA, A Center for Contemporary Art, “Definitive Decade”, Newark, NJ
Nabisco Gallery, “An Extra Dimension”, Nabisco Brands Inc., East Hanover, NJ

 

AWARDS + RESIDENCIES

2014
The Seaside Institute, ‘Escape to Create’ Fellowship, Seaside, FL
2013
TransCultural Exchange Conference, Boston, full scholarship
2012
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel Shanghai China, Artist Residency Fellowship May 1st – Sept 1st
Awarded the New York Foundation for the Arts, Strategic Opportunity Stipend
2011
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Residency Fellowship, Sweet Briar, VA
Photographic Residency in Siem Reap, Phnom Penh and Battambang, Cambodia with
humanitarian photojournalists: Karl Grobl, Gavin Gough, Marco Ryan and Matt Brandon
2006

Makor/Steinhardt Center of the 92nd Street Y, Artist-in-Residence through January 2006.
92nd Street Y, Artist-in-Residence Scholarship NYC
The Seaside Institute, ‘Escape to Create’ Fellowship Seaside, FL
2003
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Residency Fellowship, Sweet Briar, VA
2002
The Seaside Institute, ‘Escape to Create’ Fellowship Seaside, FL
2000
American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellowship
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Residency Sweet Briar, VA
1998
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Residency Fellowship, Sweet Briar, VA
1995
Selected artist, “Artist in the Marketplace”, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

 

PUBLICATIONS

2013
Far Enough East, Literary Journal, Front Cover Photograph, 6 Digital Artworks and 5 Photographs included in Issue
2012
YTL Life Magazine, Hong Kong, Featured artist interview, Issue 17 .pdf file
Featured on Photography of China web site, curated by Art Historian Marine Cabos
LOFT  “Spaces”, Hong Kong,  issue 8
2006
The New Orleans Review, Collage Collaboration with writer Heather Sellers, Seven pieces, September Issue
Zeek Magazine, Cover, July issue
The Hamilton Review, interview, spring issue, p. 49
2005
New York Foundation for the Arts, ‘Gallery Without Walls’, The Current, November issue.
“Power Play X”, 3rd Floor Project Magazine, December Issue.
“Interview”, Goodie Magazine, December Issue
“It Was Here a Minute Age”, New York Magazine, April 18th, p. 95, April 28th, p. 101
2000
“Sculptors in the City”, by Dan Bischoff, The Star- Ledger, October 20th
1998
“Inspired Fear”, by Michael Rush, Review, Sept.15
“Charting the Essence of Omnipresent Fear, by William Zimmer, The New York Times, Sept. 20
1995
“Unusual Materials”, by William Zimmer, The New York Times, August 6, p.10
“A Robust Presentation in Arts Annual at State Museum”, by William Zimmer, The New York Times, June 5, p.12.
“Show Serves as a Cosmopolitan Clearing House for New Talent”, by Vivian Raynor, The New York Times, July 26, p.20.
“Silence Reigns in a Sculpture Garden With an Air of Mystery”, by Vivian Raynor, The New York Times, August 25, p.12

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Catex-Vitol Corporation, Boston, Mass
Zurich Capital Markets
The Swatch Group Ltd., Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
One Chase Manhattan Plaza, NYC
Stockton Holdings Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda
The Jersey City Museum, NJ
Trinity College, Oxford University
St. Lawrence University
David and Pamela Andelman, NYC
Kara and Raj Bhala, NYC
Archie Baron, London, England
Lise Battaglia, NYC
Charles, Susan, Skylar+Ezra Bisom-Rapp
San Diego, California
Victor L. Davson, Newwark, NJ
Charlotte Douglass, London, England
Marsha Dowler, Dallas, Texas
Kate Feld, NYC
George Schoenberg, Paramus, NJ
Martin and Jan Stein, Alpine, NJ
Adam Slater, Livingston, NJ
John Vlahoplus and Uma Muthu, NYC
Eileen West, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Jada and David Fabrizio West, NJ
Dr. Henry Fox, Reston VA
Michael Owen Hill, Washington D.C.
Richard Garfinkel, NYC
Glen Garfinkel, Huntington, NY
Alvin Greenstein, NYC
Juao Hafers, NYC
Veronica Mijelshon, Brooklyn, NY
Professor Bruce Muirhead, Clinton, NY.
Hamish and Deirdre Norton, NYC
Raymond Paretzky, Washington D.C.
Joseph Piccillo, Buffalo, NY
John Pruitt, NYC
Marti Rolph, NYC
Daniel and Amy Hersh Rubock, NY
Fred and Norene Schneider, Seaford, NY
Adrienne Ruger-Conzulman, NYC

 

COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION
2012-2015
College Art Association Committee Member, Services to Artists Committee

2013
College Art Association Conference, New York City,  Saturday ARTspace lectures:
“Art as Social Practice; Activism, Ethics and The Law”
Co-chairs: Jenny Krasner and Blane de St. Croix

 

TEACHING + LECTURES

2014
Lecture, LIU, Brooklyn, “Made in China” April 22nd
Presentation, Seaside Repertory Theater “Made in China; A Mixed-Media Journey” Seaside, Fl
Visiting Artist, Seaside Neighborhood School, Seaside, Fl
2008- 2010
Professor, Savannah College of Art and Design – Atlanta
2007-2008
Adjunct Professor, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
Adjunct Professor, Savannah College of Art and Design – Atlanta
Savannah College of Art and Design – Atlanta: Lecture: Professional Practices; The Business of Art
New York State Environmental Agency Conference: Artists Panel and lecture “Artists who work with Discards;
Media and Message”
  Jenny Krasner, Chakaia Booker and Valeri Larko, Bolton’s Landing, NY
2006
Emory University,Fine Art Department: Guest Lecturer: “Post-Schmutz: A Visual Diary of Detritus” Atlanta, GA
Visiting artist, Brookdale College, Brookdale, NJ
2005
Nassau College, “Art Forum” lecture and presentation, Nassau County, NY
Savannah College of Art and Design – Savannah: Lecture and presentation
Savannah College of Art and Design – Savannah: Week long mixed-media workshop
Seaside Institute, lecture and presentation at the Seaside Institute, Seaside, FL
Makor/Steinhardt Center, of the 92nd Street Y, lecture and presentation, NYC
2000
Pratt, New York, visiting artist