Live and works in Los Angeles
MFA, University of Pennsylvania School of Design, Philadelphia, PA
BA, Studio Art, Knox College, Galesburg, IL
Post-Bac, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture, New York, NY
AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2006 Professional Artist in Residence Scholarship, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
Career Opportunity Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation
1999 Research Grant, Knox College
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, UPENN Faculty Nominee
Teaching Award, College of General Studies, UPENN, 1999
1997 Merit Grant, University of Pennsylvania (awarded 2 years in a row)
1995 Seligmon/von Simpson and Brown Scholarships, New York Studio School
1993 Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Knox College Faculty Award
1992 Al Young Scholarship, Knox College Faculty Award
2018 Book Club: Speedboat, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
KAN, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
Dragnet 832, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
Odd Convergences/Missteps, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
2017 The Surface of Things, Paper Gallery, Manchester, ENG
Satellite One, TWFineArt, Brisbane AU
Entagled Loci, HilbertRaum, Berlin DE
Velocity, Launch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Going Native, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
Abstraction in the Singular, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Round Won, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
Fractured, The Blue Whale, Los Angeles, CA
Collectivists, Curated by Kara Walker Tome, The Brand Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
Far Bazaar, Invitation Group Project, Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA
2016 Arising, Yoko Ono Project, Reykjavik Art Museum, ISL
Shift and Fade, Blam, Los Angeles, CA
Mas Attack, Torrence Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Obfuscation: The Art of Camouflage and Hiding in Plain Sight, curatorial project, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
Fabrik Art Expo (with ARTRA Curatorial), Los Angeles
2015 An Odyssey, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Miami Project, Miami Beach, FL
Mondrian Died for our Sins, 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 Here There Be Tygers, i:23, Yokohama Triennale/Gallery Lara, Japan
Exchange Rates,Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Ballet X, 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, ARTRA Curatorial, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Benefit, 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
Jenny Hager, 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.
2009 Open Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
Ebon Flow, solo exhibition, Indie Collective, Los Angeles, CA.
Faculty Exhibition,Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica College,Santa Monica, CA
2008 Group Exhibition,Galesburg Art Center, Galesburg, IL
Inquiry, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
All well that begins well and has no end, 80 WSE Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Small Wonders 2, Pharmaka 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.
Effimero Meraviglioso, Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy
2005 Joan Mitchell Grant Recipient Exhibition, Cue Foundation, , New York, NY
Off the Wall, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA.
Group Exhibition, Kraft Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
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, Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
Large Print, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Jenny Hager, solo exhibition, Blauhaus Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Riverside Museum of Art Permanent Collection
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Nick Cave, personal collection
Voyage LA, August and May, 2018
Coachella Valley Weekly, “Words into Art”, 2018
Hyperallergic, “LA Art Collective Durden and Ray Opens a New Gallery”, 2017
Diversions LA, “Going Native”, 2017
Artillery, “Book Club, Going Native”, 2017
Rough Play, “LA Artist Collectives You Should Check Out”, 2017
LA Art News, Volume 4 No. 8, 2017
Diversions LA, “DR, New Space, Same Passion”
Canvas, by Saatchi Art, “Jenny Hager, Inside the Studio”, 2015
Diversions LA, “Durdan and Ray – Remains”, 2015
Fabrik, Issue 28,” Emergence Presence, LA Artists You Should Know”, 2015
Mutant Space, “Jenny Hager, Paintings of an Alternate Universe” 2015
The Artsy Forager, Intersections, Jenny Hager”, 2015
California Homes, August 2009
Campus Herald, Santa Monica 2009
The City Paper, Philadelphia 2007
The VOX, Columbia, MO 2005