Biography

SUSAN JENNINGS

https://www.susan-jennings.com/

 

EDUCATION

MFA, Hunter College, NY, NY

BA, Yale University, New Haven, CT

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

“To Be the Waves and the Ocean,” Tanja Grunert Salon, Princess Beatrix House, Hudson, NY, July-August

 

2019

“Sound Paintings and Sound Sculptures.” The Yellow Round, Claverack, NY, September

“Percussion,” LABspace, Hillsdale, NY, April

 

2011

“Gray Rainbow” curated by Stephen Lamia, The Anthony Giordano Gallery at Dowling College, Oakdale, NY, September-October, accompanying catalogue

 

2006

“Bolt” g-module at DIVA, Miami, FL, December

“Near As Grass” g-module, Paris, France, September

“Strange Liberty”, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, NY, NY, March

 

2005

“Poussierere et Partitions”, Galerie de L’Ancien College, Chatellerault, France, January (two person show with Cécile Pitois)

 

2002

“Particles” g-module, Paris, France, December

 

2000

White Room”, White Columns, New York, NY, October

 

1997

"Breath", East End Gallery, Provincetown, MA, August

New Work", Kir Priore Galleries, Hartford, CT, February

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

"Ripple Effect", Artport Kingston, Kingston, NY, June-September

"Mother Altar by Chie Fueki", Mother Gallery, Beacon, NY, June-September

"If You Like This You'll Love That ", Collarworks, Troy, NY, June (online)

“Together in Isolation: An Outdoor Group Show for Everyone,” The Re-Institure, Millerton, NY, May (indefinite)

 

2010

“Collision,” curated by Jackie Saccoccio, The RISD Art Museum, Provindence, RI, October 2010-June 2011

“Latatara”, with Black Lake performance, Estonia House, NY, NY March

 

2009

“H2O: Film on Water”, curated by Cynthia Reeves, BrattleboroMuseum, VT, Great River Arts Institute, Bellows Falls, VT and Spheris Gallery, Hanover, NH, Aug. – November

 

2008

“Blue Balls,” curated by Jackie Saccoccio, APF Lab, NY, NY, Dec.

“Treemendous,” curated by Karen Shaw, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY,Dec

“Biography of a Traveler”, curated by Dores Sacquegna, Primo Piano Livingallery, Lecce, Italy, May – June

“g-salon exposition de groupe”, g-module, Paris, France, March-June

 

2007

“Selections from the Cultural Corridor”, curated by Peter Dudek, Storefront Artists Project, Pittsfield, MA, July

 “Horizon“, curated by David Humphrey, EFA Gallery, NY, NY, June

 

2006

“A Rabbit As King of the Ghosts”, Mitchell-Innes and Nash, curated by Justine Kurland and Daniel Torop, June

 

2005

“Are We Here Yet”, a video and dance collaboration with choreographer Kate Gyllenhaal and her company, MoCo, presented at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NY, NY, March 2005 and again at Jacob’s Pillow, Beckett, MA, July

“Lanterna Magica”, curated by Jen Moller, Provincetown Art Association Museum, Provincetown, MA, January

“Happy Birthday to Me”, g-module, Paris, France, January

 

2004

“Grass and Honey”, curated by David Shaw, Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY, May

“Gallery Group”, g-module, Paris, France, May

“Stay Tuned: Hypnotice Videos by Contemporary Artists”, The Studio: An Alternative Space for Contemporary Art, Armonk, NY, curated by Marcy B. Freeman, May

“Colored Pencil”, KS Art, NY, NY, April

“Weather :Standard Projection V”, Standard Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Yvonne Force Villareal, February – May

 

2003

“Imaging the River”, Hudson River Museum, October, 2003“Giverny”, Salon 94, NY, NY, July

"Ball Point: Inklings", KS Art, NY, NY, April

 

2002

"Linger", Artemis, Greenberg, Van Doren, NY, NY, June

"Ball Point: Inklings", Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, June

 

2001

”Fundamentals”, Eyre Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA, December

“Embracing Science”, (three person), Eyre Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA,October

 

2000

“The Standard Model: (Game Face)”, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, August

“Unconscious Documentaries”, curated by Paul Ha,Von Lintel andNusser, New York, NY June

“New Photographs”, curated by Samantha Christie, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY, June

“Garden Party”, curated by Laurie Simmons, n.e.g., Milan, Italy, March

 

1999

“Calendar 2000”, a benefit exhibition curated by Amada Cruz and Eileen Cohen, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on- Hudson, NY, September

“MOCA Los Angeles' 20th Anniversary Benefit Photography Portfolio Exhibition”, curated by Cindy Sherman, Los Angeles, CA, May

“A Room With A View”, curated by Mike Weiss, Sixth@Prince, NY, NY, May

“New American Talent”, juried by Amada Cruz, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX, Traveling from Spring 1999 through 2000

 

1998

“The Choice”, selected by Cindy Sherman, Exit Art, NY, NY, November

“Un Ltd.”, curated by Waqas Wajahat, DAC, Brooklyn, NY, October

"Declassified", Parson's School of Design, New York, NY, April

 

1997

“Blind Faith”, curated by Paul Ha, White Columns, New York, NY, December

"Domestic Bliss", DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, October

 

1996

"Group Show", Kir Priore Galleries, Hartford, CT, December

"Emerging Talent", curated by Michael Carroll, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA, June

"Techno-Bunny, Art and Technology", curated by Flash light, Eighth Floor Gallery, New York, NY

“Oooze” , curated by Annie Herron, Black and Herron Gallery, NY, NY

 

1995

"Group Show", DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, October

"Other Rooms", Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY, June

 

1994

"Sauce VIII", Sauce, Williamsburg, NY, November

 

1992

"Domestic Icons", curated by B. Pearlman, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, September

“Toll Free: International Artists Respond to German Reunification,” Stadtlengsfeld, Germany, August

 

SELECTED REVIEWS

Cirauqui, Manuel, "Susan Jennings", LAPIZ, n°226, October 2006, p 91 image

Cotter, Holland, New York Times, “Innovators Burst Onstage One (Ka- pow!) at a Time”, November 10, 2000, pp. 31, 34.

Cotter, Holland, New York Times, "Art in Review: 'Blind Faith'", January9, 1998, p. 38

Cohen, David. The New York Sun, “Arts and Letters Gallery Going”, July 17, 2003, p. 14, 3 images

Cruz, Amada, Texas Fine Art Association, New American Talent 13 Catalogue,Spring , 2000, images.

Dubois, Jean-Marie, Susan Jennings, Paris Capitale, Expos galleries, n°117, October, p.134. image

Dubois, Jean-Marie, Susan Jennings, Paris Capitale, Expos Reviews,n°116, September, p.134. imag

Fahey, Anna, Seattle Times, “Gallery Du Jour”, October 18, 2001, image

Figwer , Caroline, Agenda, Expos en vues, "Susan Jennings Near asGrass", CIMAISE magazine, Sept.-Oct.-Nov., n°283, p 77, image

Hammons, David, Gathering of the Tribes, Issue #9, Fall, 2000, p.28,image

Hasagawa-Overacker, Paul, Gallery Beat TV, aired on channel 34,November, 2000

Howe, Marie, Provincetown Arts, "The Heart's Truth: the Art of Susan Jennings and Tabitha Vevers, Annual Issue, 1997, p. 83-84 image

Josslin, Victoria, Seattle Post Intelligencer, “Natures Inner WorkingsInspire Pair of Exhibits”, October 19, 2001, p. 23, image

Maniaci, Cara, New York Arts Magazine, "Exit Art, The Choice", Issue#27, December, 1998, p. 25 image

Maitinsky, Jean-Paul, Sotheby’s Preview, “Expert Eye”, December, 2003,p. 26, image

Meckseper, Josephine, Fat "On Fire", "Art Cultures by Susan Jenningsnwith the Tom Jessell Lab", Issue No. 3, 1997, p. 8. image

Neil, JonathanT.D., Modern Painter, “A Rabbit as King of the Ghosts,”September, 2006, p. 101, image

Olearek, David, The Advocate, Provincetown, MA "Boxes", June 5, 1997,p. 25

Reed, John, Time Out New York, “Reviews”, July 24-31, 2003

Rose, Matthew, L'Art Aujourd'hui, No 18, Semaine du 17 au 23 Janvier, 2003, p.22

Rosoff, Pat, Hartford Advocate, "One Artist Breaks New Ground, The Other Doesn't”, February 18, 1997

Saltx, Jerry, , Artnet.com, Top 10 of 2008 (mention of Blue Balls, curated by Jackie Saccoccio ,) Dec. 2008

Shankar, Ravi, Drunken Boat, http://www.drunkenboat.com, Issue 3,Fall/Winter 2001-2002, image

Zimmer, William, The New York Times, “Art Review”, Sunday, December 19, 2003, p.9

Zimmer, William, The New York Times, “Art Induced Hypnosis”, Sunday, May 23, 2003, p. 8

Antiques and Arts Weekly, “’Imaging the River’ Opens October 4 at The Hudson River Museum”, October 3, 2003, p. 15

Half Moon Press, “’Imaging the River’ at the Hudson River Museum”, October 2003, p.4

Time Out New York, “Review December 11-18, 1997

”Time Out New York, “Review March 23-29,, 2006”, star

Time Out New York, “Review March 30-April 5, 2006” , star

Time Out New York, “Review April 6-12, 2006, star

Time Out New York, “Review April 13-19, 2006”, star

New York Magazine, “Art Review”, July 28, 2003

New York Magazine, “Art Review, December 15, 1997

New Yorker, "Review", Blind Faith, December, 1996

New Yorker, “Review " Unconsious Documentaries, July 17, 2000

New Yorker, "Review", Linger, June , 2002

New Yorker, “Review”, Tatiana Trouvé /Susan Jennings, April 17, 2006V Magazine, “Exposure”, Issue 15, January/February, 2000, photo

Village Voice, “Voice Choice”, December 16, 1997

Wagner, James, jameswagner.com, “From Chelsea to Williamsburg,”June 21, 2004

 

AWARDS/HONORS

The Yellow Round Residency, Claverack, NY, 2019

Fellowship and Residency at the Musée Claude Monet in Giverny, France, 2000

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship, 1999

Texas Fine Art Association Juror’s Merit Award from Amada Cruz for work included in a traveling exhibition, 1998

MacDowell Art Colony Residency, Petersborough, New Hampshire, 1998

(Find below awards/honors for Black Lake, an art and music collaboration between Susan Jennings and Slink Moss between 2009-2019)

 

BLACK LAKE: A COLLABORATIVE ART AND MUSIC PROJECT WITH SUSAN JENNINGS AND SLINK MOSS, 2009-2019

BLACK LAKE SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

“It All Starts In The Mind Growing Like a Diamond,” Readywipe Gallery, Holyoke, MA

 

2016

“Echo,” CR10, Linlithgo, NY, August

 

2015

“Night Sounds," + Space, Catskill, NY, October

“Falling Awake,” LABspace, Great Barrington, MA, March

 

2014

“Darkest Light,” Incident Report, Incident #76, Hudson, NY, December

 

2011

“Bloom.” (hi)story labor(atory), Hudson, NY, June-July

 

BLACK LAKE GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

"Limbic Songs", curated by Cotter Luppi, Real Eyes Gallery, Adams, MA, May

 

2018

“Tickle the Atman”, The Re Institute, Millerton, NY

“Among Friends,” curated by Beth Dary, Patricia Fabricant and Alexandra Rutsch, Dumbo Open Studios, Brooklyn

 

2017

“Solace: Artists Who Turn Inward Especially During Times of Turmoil To Find and Inspire Calm”, 526 West 26th, NY, NY, November-December

“Ultra Pro: Sculptures That Cook”, Curated by Michael Tong, Art Omi, October

“Life’s Rich Pageant”, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY

“DNA 2017 Residency Show, DNA, Provincetown, MA

“Music Seen”, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY, August

 

2016

“+1+1 Of An Urban Nature”, Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, NY, November

“Campsite: Hudson Valley Artists 2016,” curated by Corinna Schaming, The Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, July-November

 

2015

“+1+1”, MADE LABspace at Artist Run Satellite Art Fair during Miami Art Fair Week, December

 

2014

“The Egg,” LABspace, Great Barrington, MA, August

 

2013

“X-tra,” Leslie Heller Gallery, NY, NY, January, 2013

 

2012

"What's the Story,” Freight+Volume, NY, NY, January

“Flutter,” Freight+Volume, NY, NY, January (one night installation and performance)

“THING,” West Cornwall, CT, June, 2012

 

2011

“Snow,” Freight+Volume, NY, NY, January (one night installation and performance)

 

BLACK LAKE SELECTED LIVE PERFORMANCES

2020

“Solstice: A Multi-site Plein Air Performance” Turnpark, West Stockbridge, MA, June (postponed due to COVID19) 

 

2019

“Tree” Record Release, The Egremont Barn, Egremont, MA, August

“Butterfly.” Satellite Art Fair at SXSW, Austin, TX, March

 

2018

“Tickle the Atman” The Re-Institute, Millerton, NY, August

“True Blue,” Jack Shainman Gallery: The School, Kinderhook, NY, September

“Supertone Festival,” Hillsdale, NY, July

“It All Starts In the Mind Growing Like a Diamond”, Readywipe Gallery, Holyoke, MA, February

“Art Salon”, Readywipe Gallery, March

“Women’s March”, Basilica, Hudson, NY, January

 

2017

“Flutter”, Ör Gallery and Tavern, Hudson, NY, December (one performance of a 4 week residency)

“Music Seen”, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY, August

“Supertone Festival”, Hillsdale, NY, August

“Ultra Pro: Sculptures That Cook”, Curated by Michael Tong, Art Omi, October

“Black Lake”, Down County Social Club, Sheffield, MA, July

 

2016

“Echo,” Two performances at CR10, Linlithgo, NY, August

“Campsite: Hudson Valley Artists 2016,” curated by Corinna Schaming, The Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz,NY, July and August

“Gray Cloud” A three performance residency at ör gallery and tavern, Hudson, NY, April, May, June

“Spring for Sound”, Music Festival, Millerton, NY, June

 

2015

“Live Live” Two performances at Artist Run at Miami Basel Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL, December 2015

"Live Life," + Space, Catskill, NY, Broadcast live on WGXC, November, 2015

"CCCA Artswalk," Warehouse, Hudson, NY, September, 2015

"Living Room Theater," alleyway in Great Barrington, MA, August, 2015

"Other Music Audio Buffet," a 32 channel live mixing session (mixinReg board donated by Pauline Oliveros) at Wave Farm Broadcast live by WGXC, Acra, NY

"Potential Fields," curated by Francine Hunter McIver, Claremont, NY, September, 2015

“Darkest Light,” Incident Report, Hudson, NY, 3 performances live and Ustreamed, December 2014-January, 2015

 

2014

“Auroras Dance,” Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY, December, 2014

“Art LAB,” IS 183, Stockbridge, MA, June, 2014

“Recital,” LABspace, Great Barrington, MA, June, 2014

“Solar Power,” Freight+Volume, NY, NY, June, 2014

“Snow.” Fahrenheit 451, KaBoom, Catskill, NY, January, 2014

 

2013

"On the Fence,” Ursa Major, Great Barrington, MA, July, 2013

"Bridge Dream" at “X-tra,” Leslie Heller Gallery, NY, NY, January, 2013

 

2012

“Free Radicals,” Anthology Film Archive, New York, NY, August

“THING,” West Cornwall, CT, July

“DNA Gallery Residency Performance,” July

Derek Eller Gallery, with The Hillfillies, June

“Flutter,” Freight+Volume, NY, NY,April

"Dawning" at "What's the Story,” Freight+Volume, NY, NY, January

 

2011

“Shake Release,” The Wooley, hosted by BOMB Magazine and Invisible-Exports Gallery, NY, NY,October

“Gray Rainbow” The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY, September

(hi)story labor(atory), Hudson, NY, June

David Nolan Gallery, NY, NY, May

Wesleyan College, Middletown, NY, April

The Tank, NY, NY, April

Freight+Volume, NY, NY, February

 

2010

Club Helsinki, Hudson, NY, December

Salon Naturenoir, NY, NY, December 

Canal Loftworks, NY, NY, December

“Collision,” curated by Jackie Saccoccio, The RiSD Art Museum, Providence, RI November

DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, July

Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, July

Junto Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, April

Spotty Dog, Hudson, NY, April

The Warehouse, Austin, TX, March

X-Initiative, NY, NY, February

EFA Gallery, NY, NY, January

 

2009

“Toasting the Treesʼ” Gavroche, NY, NY, October

H20: Film on Water, curated by Cynthia Reeves, Mill Gallery, Hanover, NH, August

 

BLACK LAKE SELECTED REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

IMBY, “Tickle the Atman at The Re Institute” by Joshua Marsh, September, 2018

IMBY, “Black Lake New Album “Tree” Cited as part of the “New Hudson River School” by Guy Walker, September, 2018

Publication Studio', "Incident Report", September, 2017

Lambe, Claire, “Campsite Hudson Valley 2016 at the Dorsky,” Rollmagazing.com, June, 2016

Butler, Sharon. “Outside the City: Great Barrington,” Two Coats of Paint, (blog) August 27, 2014

Brody, David. ”4-Song 45 RPM record Black Lake,” Bomb Magazine, Issue 117, Fall 2011, Editorʼs Choice

Dona, Lydia. ”Transparent and Opaque:On Black Lake,” BOMBlog, September, 2011, Music

“Gray Rainbow” a brochure published by Dowling College, Oakdale, NY with an essay by StephenLamia, 2011

 

BLACK LAKE AWARDS/HONORS

DNA Gallery Residency and Performance, July 2012, July 2013, July 2017

LABspace Residency, Hillsdale, NY, 2017, 2018

Artist Resource Grant, Berkshire Taconic Foundation, 2014