b. 1979 Maine, USA
2011 MFA: Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2002 BA: Studio Art, Reed College, Portland, OR
2000 Independent Studio Programme: Sculpture, The Slade School of Art, University College London, UK
Exhibitions & Screenings
2016 Single Channel, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY curated by Marco Antonini (screening: Follower)
2016 Triangle Circle Square, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA* (with Andrew Brehm)
2016 Triangle Circle Square, Overnight Projects, Burlington, VT* (with Andrew Brehm)
2015 RYOBI ROOM 5, Brooklyn, NY curated by Philip H. Ashley & B.Thom Stevenson
2015 We agreed the paler tones would make a more subtle statement, Ida Schmid, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Dmitry Komis
2015 NEWD Art Show, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Love Lasting, Instagram project for BOMB, Bloomington, NY, organized by Bethany Ides/DoorsUnlimited
2015 For Now, P/H/A/O/N, Brooklyn, NY (with Katie Schetlick and Rachel Devorah Trapp)
2015 FLEFF, Cinemapolis, Ithaca, NY (screening: 300 Features)
2014 Ringling Underground, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL (screening: 300 Features)
2014 Woodear, Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA* (in collaboration with Peter Traub and Katie Schetlick)
2013 Black Manifold, Schneider Art Museum, Ashland, OR, curated by Avantika Bawa
2013 Marler Medienkunst-Preise, Museum of Sculpture Glaskasten Marl, DE
2013 Intros: Espacios Intermedios, El Instituto Tecnológico de Artes del Ecuador, Guayaquil, Ecuador, curated by Oscar Santillan
2013 Crown Heights Film Festival, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY (screening: February)
2013 Woodear, Pace University Digital Gallery, New York, NY* (in collaboration with Peter Traub)
2013 Bodied Spaces, Art Claims Impulse, Berlin, DE
2012 Wynn Newhouse Awards, Pallitz Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Installation, Performance, Documentation, Reed College, Portland, OR curated by Geraldine Ondrizek
2012 John Ringling Towers Nominee Exhibition, New College, Sarasota, FL
2012 Façade Film Festival, Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv, Bulgaria (screening: February)
2012 Summer Solstice, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
2012 Let’s Begin with the Line, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
2011 February, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA*
2011 Every Night at 8pm, The Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA*
2011 Our Cult’s Classic, Pierogi Boiler, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Gregory Volk and Amy Hauft
2011 We’re All in This Together, VCU FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA, curated by Gregory Volk
2011 El Milagro Equivocado, Gallería No Minímo, Guayaquíl, Ecuador, curated by Oscar Santillan
2010 SIX: MFA Candidacy Exhibition, Try-Me Gallery, Richmond, VA
2009 O’ Veni Vidi, VCU FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA
2008 Brooklyn Windows, Various Court St Storefronts, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Andrea Wenglowskyj and Leah Gauthier
2008 Die Ansammlung, Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, DE
2007 Tantallon Gardens, The Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY* (in collaboration with Elisheva Biernoff)
2007 Outside In, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA (in collaboration with Elisheva Biernoff), curated by Douglas Fogle (catalog)
2006 Accuracy is Everything, BKLYN Designs, Brooklyn, NY (in collaboration with Elisheva Biernoff)
2005 Word of Mouth, Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY
2003 Second Cycle, Core Sample, Portland, OR, curated by Stephanie Snyder
2003 New Work, Field Gallery, Portland, OR*
2003 Signals from a Hair Cell, Leon & Bornofsky Gallery, Portland, OR*
2003 Next Now, Littman Gallery, Portland, OR, curated by Jim Archer
2002 Falling into Holes, BA Thesis Exhibition, Edith Feldenheimer Gallery, Portland, OR
Residencies and Awards
2016 Toby Devan Lewis Residency Nominee, International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Doors Unlimited, Bloomington, NY
2014 Anderson Ranch Presidential Scholarship, Snowmass, CO
2014 Hermitage Artist’s Retreat, Englewood, FL
2013 John Ringling Towers Grant, Sarasota, FL
2013 New Media Fellow, Harpur College Department of Cinema, Binghamton University, Vestal, NY
2012 Wynn Newhouse Grant Recipient, New York, NY
2012 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nominee, New York, NY
2012 Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE
2012 ArtFarm, Marquette, NE
2012 Seven Below Arts Initiative, Burlington, VT
2011 Toby Devon Lewis Fellowship, VCU, Richmond, VA
2011 Graduate Thesis Research Grant, VCU, Richmond, VA
2010 Travel Grant, VCU, Richmond, VA
2009 – 11 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, VCU, Richmond, VA
2010 Vikki Katen Memorial Scholarship in Sculpture.
2008 Taktkunstprojektraum, Berlin, DE
2008 The Watermill Center Summer Program, Long Island, NY
2008 Grantee, The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
2002 Commended for Excellence in Scholarship, Reed College, Portland, OR
2002 Undergraduate Research Grant: Philosophy, Reed College, Portland, OR
2001 Undergraduate Research Grant: Sculpture, Reed College, Portland, OR
2000 Independent Studio Programme, (Sculpture) The Slade School of Art, London, UK
Lectures and Academic Visits
2016 Artist Talk/Performance, Overnight Projects, Burlington, VT
2015 Artist Talk and Campus Visit, University of Connecticut Graduate Art Department, Storrs, CT (lecture/performance)
2014 Artist talk, American University, Washington DC
2014 Visiting Artist, University of Virginia, New Media and Sculpture Departments, Charlottesville, VA
2014 Job Candidacy Lecture: “Stages & Screens,” Binghamton University Cinema Department, Vestal, NY
2013 New Media Artist-in-Residence Talk, Binghamton University Cinema Department, Vestal, NY (lecture/performance)
2013 Artist talk, Ringling College of Art and Design, Advanced Sculpture, Sarasota, FL
2013 Artist talk, Bishop Machebeuf Secondary School, Denver, CO
2012 Artist talk, El Instituto Tecnológico de Artes del Ecuador, Guayaquil, Ecuador
2010 Artist talk, The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
P/H/A/O/N, a bi-monthly event space dedicated to exhibitions of sound, performance, video, and other durational mediums (founded 2015, Brooklyn)
99 Dolla, a guesthouse concept connected to performance events, themed evenings, and programmed screenings in a Chinatown loft (co-founded with Emily Kramer, 2007 – 2009, NYC)
Decoradar: Murals + Spaces, a design collaborative generating location specific wall-to-wall paintings for interior and exterior spaces throughout the tri-borough area. Also developed a product line under the Decoradar brand. (co-founded with Elisheva Biernoff, 2004 – 2009, NYC)
“Nodding Along,” Birnbaum, Schaeffer, Cavanaugh eds., Big Big Wednesday: pp 55 – 59, Brown Printing, Inc, Portland, OR, 2014. Print.
“Toyota Carova Equus Ocracoke,” Buster, Kendall and Allen, Siemon eds. Curious (issue 3): pp. 36 – 49, Richmond, VA: VCUarts Department of Sculpture + Extended Media, 2010. Print.
Jones, Rachel Elizabeth. “Triangle Circle Square at Burlington’s Overnight Projects.” Seven Days Weekly, 02 February, 2016.
Jones, Rachel Elizabeth. “Overnight Projects Artists Find Their Place.” Seven Days Weekly, 09 December, 2015.
Featured Artist, LA Review of Books, Aug 30 – Sept 6, 2015: http://www.lareviewofbooks.org.
Lawson, Sarah. “Multi-media Exhibit Brings the Forest to Ruffin Gallery.” C-Ville Weekly 27 August 2014.
Jaeger, Tim. “Featured Artist: Jennifer Lauren Smith.” Interview http://www.sarasotavisualart.com, 12 January 2012.
Meier, Allison. “Roaming through Thickets, Fog, and Poetry.” http://www.hyperallergic.com, 15 June 2011.
Sharpe, Katherine. “Lessons in Trompe L’oeil”.” ReadyMade April, 2006: 52 – 54.
Row, D.K. “Beyond the Pearl.” Oregonian 11 April 2003, Weekend Arts and Entertainment: 61.
Lawton, Wendy Y. “Shape of a Life Lived Loud.” Oregonian 13 May 2003: B1.