Jenny Lynn McNutt Curriculum Vitae

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017

New Works, Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg, VA

Paintings and Sculptures, Witteveen Visual Art Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013  

“Why This World”, new paintings, sculptures and drawings, Witteveen Visual Art Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

“Zoopsia, In the Skin of Another”, drawings, Tetterode, M4Gastatelier, Wednesday West, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012

“Zoopsia”, new paintings, Art 101 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010

“Precise Breathing or Why I Call My Baby Honey”, installation, Pratt Institute, Dean of Art and Design Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008, 2009

“Precise Breathing or Why I Call My Baby Honey”, Reeves Reed Arboretum, Summit, NJ

2006 

“Grupo Cuerpo”, drawings and prints, Galerie d’Art Essaadi, Carthage, Tunisia

2005  

“Hadeka, Garden, Jardin”, Galerie d’Art Essaadi, Carthage, Tunisia

2004

Sculpture and prints, Artefact, Galleria Pardo, Milan, Italy

2003 

“Protean Bodies”, Inaugural - sculpture and sound installation, Galleria Robert Pardo, Rome, Italy

2002  

“Protean Bodies, Circe’s Body”, sculpture/sound & video installation, Florence Lynch Gallery, NYC

2001

New Sculptures and Drawings, Nadine Thomas Gallery, Paris

“Dans le grotte”, Chambre avec Vue, Galerie Regent et Jaccaud, Saignon, France

2000  

"33 Swoonings", Paintings and Installation, The Painting Center, NYC

1997  

Recent Paintings, The Painting Center, NYC

1995  

New Paintings, The Painting Center, NYC

1994  

“Inaugural Exhibition”, Musee de l’Art Contemporain, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

1993  

Hillyer Gallery, Smith College, Northhampton, MA

1988 and 1986

New Paintings, Sorkin Gallery, NYC

1984   

Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA 

 

Performance

2006

“Grupo Cuerpo”, for “La Journee Mondiale de l’ Environnement” Minister of Culture & Environment and The Laghmani Institution, Tunis, Tunisia

2005

“Parabolic Arc”, multimedia, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM

“Grupo Cuerpo”, multimedia collaboration, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM

“Grupo Cuerpo”, multimedia, Yaxche School, Taos, NM2004

“Borsalino, solo performance w/ sound work Robert Pardo Gallery, Milan, Italy

2003

“Sewing Songs”, performance/installation, Robert Pardo Gallery & Galerie Le Bateleur, Rome, Italy

“Sewing Songs”, multimedia, Tishman Auditorium, New School University, NYC

“Woman’s Song; The Story of Roro Mendut”, a Wayang Opera, in collaboration with producer and director Lisa Karrer at Glasperlenspel International Music Festival Tallinn, Estonia & The Kitchen with The World Music Institute, NYC

2002

"33 Swoonings", Tishman Auditorium, New School University, NYC

"Sewing Songs", Bard College, Annandale, NY

2001

"Sewing Songs ", solo performance/ installation, Lacoste & Saignon, France

"33 Swoonings", multi-media performance, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2000

"Conversation in the Grotto", Multimedia performance/ installation, Lacoste, France

1999

"Speaking in Tongues" conceived/ directed, Summer Festival, Lacoste, France 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

“Through the Rabbit Hole”, Sideshow Nation IV, Brooklyn, NY

Kentler International Drawing Space Invitational Benefit, Brooklyn, NY

2015

“Absence”, Galerie Essaadi, Carthage, Tunisia

“Goldfinch Variations”, curated by Patrick McFarland, Peters Project, Sante Fe, NM and Marfa, TX

“Circle the Wagons”, Sideshow Nation III Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

“Working Nature”, Rockland Center for the Arts, curator, Bill Hochhausen, NY

2014

“Menagerie of Metaphors”, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, Virginia

“21 and Counting”, The Painting Center, New York, NY

“The Last Brucennial”, New York, NY

Pratt Institute Faculty exhibit

New York Studio School Fundraiser, 

“Sideshow Nation II at the Alamo”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013

“Beasts and Bodies”, Schema Projects, Bushwick, NY

“Looking Back” and “Cows”, Art 101 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012

“HONEY”, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

“HEX”, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

“MIC: Check (Occupy)”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011

Governor’s Island Art Fair with Art 101, NYC

“Nektar”, a large-scale outdoor sculpture, currently Pratt Sculpture Park, Brooklyn, NY

“Grupo Cuerpo”, Richmond Museum of Art, Virginia Center Arts Film Festival, Richmond, VA

“Miniatures”, Art 101 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

“Fracking: Art and Activism against Drilling”, Exit Art, NYC

“New Year Salon show”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010

"It’s All Good –Apocalypse now", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

New Walls/Fresh Paint, The Painting Center, NYC

2009, 2010

“Peace, It’s A Wonderful Life”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Works on Paper, Galerie Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

2009

Invitational show—Coney Island Benefit, Jonathan Ohara Gallery, NYC

2007

Jazz Festival of Carthage, Carthage, Tunisia

"Seen and Imagined," Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, NYC

"Harmonic Visions," Galerie d’Art Essaadi, Carthage, Tunisia

2006

The Painting Center, 13th Anniversary Show, NYC

2006–2008

Sideshow Gallery, New Year Show, Brooklyn, NY

2005

Galerie Artefact, Gallery Artists Inaugural, Zurich, Switzerland

2004

Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA, Pierogi show

RKL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Lizan Tops Gallery, Hayground, East Hampton, NY

2003

Sideshow, Christmas Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

Triple Candie Benefit in Harlem, NYC

“La Fontaine Fables Exhibition”, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA. & Maryland Institute, Meyerhoff Gallery—a traveling exhibition

2002

"All Drawing", Gallery 817, Philadelphia, PA

2000

"Lacoste Encore", Alliance Francaise, NYC

Drawings and Sculpture, Galerie Thomas, Paris, France

Camille Regent et Pierre Jaccaud, Chambre avec Vue, Saignon, France

1999

"Speaking in Tongues" conceived/ directed performance, Lacoste, France

"Familiar Strangers", Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY

"Former Fellows of New York", Fine Arts Work Center, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA. and Lamia Ink Gallery, NYC

"New York Calling", Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Works on Paper", Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

"Dot Show", The American Gallery, NYC & Shaefler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1998

Site Specific Collaborative Performance, Portland, OR

“Noves Figuracions de New York", La Casa Elizalde, Barcelona, Spain

 

Publications

2014

“Menagerie of Metaphors” catalogue, Maier Museum of Art, essay Kathy Muehleman

2009

“Residents Gather at Reeves-Reed Arboretum”, The Alternative Press.com, JR Warnet, July 28

2008

“30 Things Not to Miss This Fall”, Time Out, August 28

“Everyone’s Abuzz…”, Liz Keill, The Independent Press, NJ, August 13

2007

“Open Studio, Who What Where Why”, book opening, Artefacte Gallery, New York, Milan, Zurich

2005

“The Power of Gesture”, Rick Romancito, Taos News, Tempo Magazine, November 10

“Artists in Residence”, The Taos News, Tempo Magazine, October 6

“Jenny Lynn McNutt en Tunisie”, Les cahiers de la peinture #377, Le Parisien, Mondher Ben Miled, September 16

“Corps corrosifs”, Zohra Abid, Le Quotidien, September 9

“Le cogito amoureux”, Zohra Abid, Le Quotidien, September 10

“Colloque sentimental”, Mounira Aouadi, La Press de Tunisie, September 14

“E. Said, N. Mandela et El Greco: ses modeles”, L.A., La Presse de Tunisie, November 14

“La chute des corps”, Hamadi Abassi, Le Temps culturel, September 14

“Performance Artist, Jenny Lynn McNutt”, The Taos News, September 22

“Mami Wata Magazine”,Tribute to African Dance & Beauty, Rosemarie Guiraud

2003

“Le Bateleur bottega….”, Francesca Bellino, La Stampa, Rome, January

2002

Footnotes / Dance- Eva Yaa Asantewaa, Village Voice, October 23

1994

"Cocktail de couleurs et de formes", Agnes Kraidy, Ivoir Soir", April

“5 Plasticiens au Musee de Cocody", Henri N’Koumo, Ivoir Soir, May

"Contemporary Syntax", Catalogue, Alison Weld, Robeson Gallery, Rutgers1988

Maine Coast Artists, "Abstractions", Susan Sulzer, Camden Herald, September

1988

Maine Coast Artists, "Abstractions", Susan Sulzer, Camden Herald, September 1988

“Seeing Is Not Believing”, Edgar Allen Beem, Maine Times, September 1988

 

Awards and Residencies

2016

European Ceramic Center, EKWC, Sundaymorning, Oisterwijk, The Netherlands

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Virginia

2015

Kriti Residency for the Arts, Varanasi, India

Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Wiscasset, ME

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Virginia

Pratt Institute Faculty Development Grant

2014

23rd Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium participant at Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, VA

M4gasatelier residency, Tetterode, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, residency, Amherst, Virginia

2013

Wissatelier residency, Tetterode, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012

Fondation Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, residency, Amherst, Virginia

2011

Fondation Ebert, Le Thoronet, France

William T. Hillman Foundation for the Arts, grant for “Precise Breathing”

2010

NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship for “Precise Breathing”

Howard and Joan Rothman Opportunity Grant with NYFA for “Precise Breathing”

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts residency, Amherst, Virginia

2009, 2010

Julia and David White Arts Foundation & Colony, Costa Rica

2008

William Talbot Hillman Foundation grant

Pratt Institute Faculty Development grant

2006

"The Dreamtree Project, A Walking Tour of a Sustainable Community," documentary with Mark Goldman and sponsor The McCune Foundation

2007

Harwood Museum of Art, Artist in Residence, Taos, New Mexico

2005

Harwood Museum of Art, Artist in Residence, Taos, New Mexico

Yaxche Learning Center, Artist in Residence, Taos, New Mexico

2004

Pratt Institute Faculty Development Grant for “The Memory Palace”

2002

William Talbott Hillman Foundation for the Arts

2000

Pratt Institute and New School University Faculty Development Grant

1998

Eastman Foundation for Documentary film of West Africa Dance & Music

1993–1994

Senior Fulbright Fellowship for Research in Ivory Coast and Cameroon

1983–1984

Fellowship Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

Helen Winternitz Award for Excellence in Painting, Yale School of Art, CT

 

Other

2014

Curator of “Arc Across the Vortex, Alchemy, Art & Science”, Art 101 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008

“The Dreamtree Project: a walking tour of a sustainable community”(documentary with Mark Goldman), Pratt Institute during Green Week funded by McCune Foundation

2006

“The Dreamtree Project: a walking tour of a sustainable community”, Taos Solarscreen Film Festival, Taos, NM

2003 - present

Pierogi Gallery, Flat File, Brooklyn, NY

2000

Celebration of African Culture invitee, Sponsored by EDEC of Ivory Coast, December

Thai Elephant Orchestra Project, with Dave Soldier, Lampang, Thailand

1999

"Cry of the Forgotten Ones", an African opera by Rosemarie Guiraud and Les Guirivoires, Producer with the New School University, NYC

1994

Oxford University Press, International Encyclopedia of Dance, Consultant for African Section — research and photography

1993

Founding Member, The Painting Center, NYC

 

Education

1992 Yale University, Summer Program of African Cultures
1983 Yale School of Art, MFA

 

Teaching

PRESENT from 1996

Pratt Institute, studio and performance & writing courses

New York Studio School of Painting, Sculpture and Drawing

2009–2013

Pace University, Design, Painting and Drawing & Design

2004–2007

Pace University, Cultural Reinvention: Arts of West Africa

1998–2001

Lacoste School of Art (with Bard College), Lacoste, France
New School University, Performance/ Art in Action and Cultures of West Africa

1998–2000

New School Core Faculty for B.A. program

1998–1999

Rhode Island School of Design, Drawing course, Fine Arts Department

1996

Parson’s School of Design — Drawing Concepts, Foundations

Yale University — West African Art history & anthropology

Bowdoin College, Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Brunswick, Maine

1995–1996

Bard College, Drawing Marathon, Annandale, NY

1995

Studio Museum in Harlem-Visiting Artist, Cooperative School Program Harlem Public Schools

Yale University — Council for African Studies — Lecture

1993–1994

Institute National Superieur des Arts et de l’Action Culturelle, Seminar, Ivory Coast and Cameroon, West and Central Africa.

1990–1992

Yale University, "Drawing as Process - Vision, Memory and Perception"

Wesleyan University Grad Liberal Studies, “Seeing, Making, Meaning”, Wesleyan, CT

1991

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, drawing and painting

Oxbow, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Summer Program

1990

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Visiting Artist

 

Collections

Maier Museum, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA
Fine Arts Museum in Houston , Texas
Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
Edward Broida, Los Angeles
Jake Berthot, NYC
Dr. Carol West, San Francisco, CA
Elie Boudt, Chicago, IL
William T. Hillman NYC
Mohamed Ali Essaadi, Carthage, Tunisia
Musee d’Art Contemporain d’Abidjan (Museum of Contemporary Art), Ivory Coast
Rosemarie Guiraud, Ecole des Danse et d’ Echange Culturelle, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Dr. Edith Gould, NYC
Emily Sorkin, New York, NY
David Saltz, NYC
Warren Spector, NYC
Mark Weiss, NYC

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