Jenny Hager

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Jenny Hager

jennyhager@hotmail.com
jennyhager.com, 310-699-3137
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EDUCATION AND RESIDENCIES
 Masters of Fine Arts, Painting,
Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
 Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, Knox College, Galesburg, IL
 Post Baccalaureate (2 years), New York Studio School, New York, NY
 Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
AWARDS AND HONORS
 Olendorf Residency Scholarship, Professional Artist in Residence, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI., 2006
 Career Opportunity Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation, 2006
 Research and Travel Grant, Knox College, 1999-2000
 Recipient of Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, 1999
 Teaching Award, College of General Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1999
GSFA Chairperson’s Merit Grant, University of Pennsylvania, 1997 – 1999
 Seligmon/von Simpson and Brown Scholarships, New York Studio School, 1995 and 1996
 Scholarship to the Vermont Studio Center awarded by Knox College Departmental Chairperson. Knox College, January 1993
 Al Young Scholarship Awards for excellence, awarded by faculty, Knox College, 1992-1993

TEACHING AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
 Professor, 2001 – 2011. Drawing I and II, Figure Drawing, Design, Painting.
Santa Monica College, Los Angeles, CA.
 Professor, 2001 – 2004. Art History; Renaissance through Contemporary, Art Appreciation, Drawing. West Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA.
 Visiting Professor, 1999-2000. Drawing I, II, and III, Painting I and II, and Printmaking.
Knox College, Galesburg, IL
 Printing Instructor, 1999. College of General Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
 Curator, MFA Exhibitions, 1998 and 1999, Meyerson Gallery. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

EXHIBITIONS
Upcoming
 “Shift and Fade”, Blam, Los Angeles, CA
 “Mas Attack”, Torrence Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2016
 Curator of “ Obfuscation: The Art of Camouflage and Hiding in Plain Sight”, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
 Fabrik Art Expo

2015
 “An Odyssey”, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 Miami Project, Miami Beach, FL
 “Abstract”, Blam, Brooklyn, NY
 “From the Barricades”, Kreuzberg Pavillion, Berlin
 “Murmurs and Intrusions: Nature and the Human Presence”, curated by Steven Wolkoff, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
 “Yes in My Back Yard”, curated by Christopher Kuhn, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
 “Bearing Witness in the Drone Age: Surveillance and Snowden’s NSA Leaks”, Curated by Matt McKinley and Hanna Regev, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
 “Remains, Abstract painting and performative mark-making against the tide of mortality”, curated by Steven Wolkoff, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
 “Here”, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
 “Spring Fling”, Co-Lab Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Mas Attack, Artra Curatorial, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

2014
 Yokohama Trienial, Yokohma, Japan
 Exchange Rates, the Bushwick International Expo, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
 Ballet X Benefit, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
 “Dragnet”, Durden and Ray, Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center, Manhattan Beach, CA
 Mas Attack 7, Artra Curatorial, Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA
2013
 See.Me, The Story of the Creative, New York City,NY
MAS ATTACK 3, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
 Group exhibition Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2012
 Group Exhibition, Gross McCleaf, Philadelphia, PA
 “Panoply”, Gallery 533, Los Angeles, CA
 Tarfest, Curated by Holly Harrison of LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
2011
 Venice Art Walk
 Solo exhibition, Indie Collective, Los Angeles, CA
2010
 “Contemporary Art in Every Home in Highland Park”, Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 “Landscapes and Objects of a Disquieting Effect”, solo exhibition, Indie Collective, Los Angeles, CA
 “Artistic Legacy of Mercedes Matter: The Knox College Students of Matter”, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
 Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA
 “Tarfest”, Los Angeles, CA
 “Enormous Tiny Art Show”, The Living Room, Silver Lake, CA
 “Spatial Conditions”, 643 Project Space, Ventura, CA.
 Artist Haven Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2009
 “Open Show”, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
 “Ebon Flow”, solo exhibition, Indie Collective, Los Angeles, CA.
 Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008
 Galesburg Art Center, Galesburg, IL
 Santa Monica Arts Studio, Los Angeles, CA.
 “Inquiry”, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
 “All well that begins well and has no end”, 80 WSE Gallery, New York, NY
2007
 Pharmaka, “Small Wonders 2”, Los Angeles, CA.
 Tarfest, Los Angeles, CA.
 “Art, August, and AC”, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
 LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA.
 “Furious! The Angry Show”, Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
 Part of Phyllis Green’s project for Pillow Talk, curated by Mery Lynn McCorkle, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
 Primo Piano LivinGallery, “Effimero Meraviglioso”, Lecce, Italy
2006
 Pharmaka, “Small Wonders”, Los Angeles, CA.
 Perlow-Stevens Gallery, Columbia, MO
2005
 Cue Foundation, Joan Mitchell Grant Recipient Exhibition, New York, NY
 Riverside Art Museum, “Off the Wall”, Riverside, CA.
 Chop Shop, Los Angeles, CA.
 Kraft Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
 Santa Monica College Faculty Exhibition, 2002 – present
2004
 Arena Division 1, in conjunction with “Santa Monica Originals”, Santa Monica, CA.
 Monster.com, Superbowl Commercial, Los Angeles, CA.
 Edgemar Center for the Art, Benefit for Third World Education, Santa Monica, CA.
 Ohm Salon and Gallery, Venice, CA.
 LA Farm, West Los Angeles, CA.
2003
 New Abstraction, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE
2002
 Virtual Exhibition, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
2000
 Young Talent Exhibition, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT
 “Sex, Death, and the Subconscious”, Solo Exhibition, Ford Gallery, Galesburg, IL
1999
 Cohen, Pederson, and Fox Gallery, New York City, NY
 “Next Exit”, Group Exhibition, Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
 Large Print Exhibition, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
 Solo Exhibition, Blauhaus Independent Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Meyerson Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
1998
 Folio Print Exhibition, Burrison Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
 Tyler University Selected Prints Exhibition, Tyler University, Philadelphia, PA.
MFA Exhibition, September 1997-1998, Meyerson Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

Collections
Riverside Museum of Art Permanent Collection
University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Nick Cave

Publications
Fabrik, Issue 28,” Emergence Presence, LA Artists You Should Know”, 2015
California Homes, August 2009
Campus Herald, Santa Monica 2009
The City Paper, Philadelphia 2007
The VOX, Columbia, MO 2005