Jen Morris

Solo Exhibitions
2017 / Sanctioned Memory. May Gallery, Webster University. St Louis, MO, USA. (Catalogue.)
2016 / Marble. Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT, USA.
2013 / Pastoral. Vermont Supreme Court. Montpelier, VT, USA.
2012 / Enunciate. Drury Gallery, Marlboro College. Marlboro, VT, USA.
2004 / Utopiary. Zebra Lounge, Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2002 / Site Specific. New Gallery, Pittsburgh Filmmakers. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
 
Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings
2017 / 17 Days (vol.10). Atrium Gallery, Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI, USA. Video collaboration with Emily Anderson. Exhibition curated by Adriane Little. (Traveling.)
2017 / 17 Days (vol.10). The Bret Llewellyn Art Gallery, Alfred State College. Alfred, NY, USA. Video collaboration with Emily Anderson. Exhibition curated by Adriane Little. (Traveling.)
2016 / Reimagining Grandma Moses. Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT, USA.
2016 / Of Land and Local. Burlington City Arts at Shelburne Farms. Shelburne, VT, USA.
2015 / Directly In. Silo City. Buffalo, NY, USA. Sound Installation with Emily Anderson.
2014 / Looking Out. The Sharon Arts Center. Sharon, NH, USA. Exhibition curated by Andrew Lucas.
2014 / The Ephemeral. Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography. Detroit, MI, USA. Exhibition and online exhibition curated by Tate Shaw.
2013 / FOTONOVIEMBRE, Atlántica Colectivas. Centro de Fotografía Isla de Tenerife. Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. Video collaboration with Emily Anderson. International Photography Biennial Exhibition curated by Anne Morin, Angela Sofia Mendes Ferreira, Juan Francisco Acosta Torres, Adrián Alemán Bastarrica, Yolanda Peralta Sierra, Antonio Vela de la Torre. (Catalogue.)
2012 / Brattleboro Literary Festival. Center for Digital Art. Brattleboro, VT, USA. Video collaboration with Emily Anderson. Screening curated by the Center for Digital Art.
2012 / Traps. Space 1026. Philadelphia, PA, USA. Video collaboration with Emily Anderson. Screening curated by Jared Dyer.
2011 / Brattleboro Literary Festival. Center for Digital Art. Brattleboro, VT, USA. Video collaboration with Emily Anderson. Screening curated by the Center for Digital Art.
2009 / Transfer Lounge. SPACE. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Animated video collaboration for exhibition with Hyla Willis. Exhibition curated by Carolina Loyola-Garcia and Ima Pico. (Traveling.)
2009 / Transfer Lounge. Forja Arte. Valencia, Spain. Animated video collaboration for exhibition with Hyla Willis. Exhibition curated by Carolina Loyola-Garcia and Ima Pico. (Traveling.)
2008 / Photography Invitational. Media Arts Gallery. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Exhibition curated by Christine Holtz.
2008 / SAFE. Atlantic Works Gallery. Boston, MA, USA. Exhibition curated by Laura McPhee.
2008 / International Arrivals. Media Arts Gallery. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Exhibition curated by Timothy Hadfield.
2007 / Evidence. Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery. Ogden, UT, USA.
2006 / Distances. Contemporary Art Workshop. Chicago, IL, USA. Exhibition curated by Brandon Larson.
2006 / MFA Thesis Exhibition. Gallery 2. Chicago, IL, USA.
2006 / Group Show. Gallery 2. Chicago, IL, USA.
2005 / Detail from the Mountain Side. Rhino Fest. Chicago, IL, USA. Performance collaboration with Brian Torrey Scott, Azita Youssefi, and Sam Wagster.
2005 / Selfish. Project Space. Chicago, IL, USA.
2004 / Three Rivers Annual Exhibition. Gallery 937. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Exhibition curated by Katherine Talcott.
2003 / Objects in Mirror are Closer Than They Appear. Regina Gouger Miller Gallery. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Installation collaboration with Takahiro Noguchi.
2003 / Petite Enveloppe Urbaine Nº 10: Matkakuvia / Travel Photography. Muu. Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Sally Sheeks, Helsinki, Finland / Hugues Charbonneau, Montréal, Canada.
 
Publications
2018 (upcoming) / Tupelo Quarterly. Three video collaborations with Emily Anderson. Editor in Chief: Kristina Marie Darling.
2015 / The States Project, Vermont. Lenscratch: online daily journal about photography.
2015 / Little. Illustrations for a book of poetry written by Emily Anderson. Published by Blaze Vox Books.
2014 / The Ephemeral. Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography. Detroit, MI, USA. Publication curated by Tate Shaw.
2012 / Hunger Mountain – VCFA Journal for the Arts, Issue 17: Labyrinth. Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT, USA. Arts Editor: Humberto Ramirez.
2006 / School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 2006-2007 Graduate Programs Catalogue. Chicago, IL, USA.
2004 / Petite Enveloppe Urbaine Nº 11: Science Fiction as Social Commentary. Centre des arts actuels, SKOL, Montréal, Canada. / SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Co-curator and co-organizer in Pittsburgh, PA with collaborator Hugues Charbonneau, Montréal, Canada.
2003 / Petite Enveloppe Urbaine Nº 10: Matkakuvia / Travel Photography. Centre des arts actuels, SKOL, Montréal, Canada. / Muu, Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Sally Sheeks,Helsinki, Finland / Hugues Charbonneau, Montréal, Canada.
2002 / “Finnish Line.” Carnegie Mellon Magazine, Winter 2002. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Editor: Ann Curran.
 
Lectures, Speeches and Artist Talks
2017/ Webster University. St. Louis, MO, USA. Visiting artist: artist lecture and podcast interview.
2017 / Art Salon. Double Edge Theater. Ashfield, MA. Formal artist lecture in Pecha Kucha format with question and answer session.
2016 / InSight Photography at the Vermont Center for Photography. Brattleboro, VT, USA. Discussion of photographs up for auction. The work was contextualized historically, and Vermont photographers were noted.
2015 / InSight Photography at the Vermont Center for Photography. Brattleboro, VT, USA. Discussion of photographs up for auction. The work was contextualized historically, and Vermont photographers were noted.
2013 / InSight Photography at the Vermont Center for Photography. Brattleboro, VT, USA. Discussion of photographs up for auction. The work was contextualized historically, and Vermont photographers were noted.
2013 / Brattleboro Museum and Arts Center. Brattleboro, VT, USA. Formal lecture contextualizing landscape photography within American ideologies and historical precedents.
2012 / Marlboro College. Marlboro, VT, USA. Visiting artist: artist lecture and critiques with students.
2012 / Vermont College of Fine Arts. Montpelier, VT, USA. Keynote speech for the graduating class of 2012.
2009 / SPACE. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Short speech with Hyla Willis, with informal question and answer session.
2008 / Atlantic Works Gallery. Boston, MA, USA. Short speech, with informal question and answer session.
2005 / Art Institute of Chicago, Morton Auditorium. Chicago, IL, USA. Formal artist lecture, open to the public.
 
Curation
2016 / Centering. Landmark College Fine Arts Gallery. Participating artists: Steve Budington, Janne Höltermann, Roberto Lugo, Billie Mandle, Seldon Yuan.
2004 / Petite Enveloppe Urbaine Nº 11: Science Fiction as Social Commentary. SPACE. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Co-curator and co-organizer with Hugues Charbonneau, Montréal, QC, Canada. Participating artists from Montreal, QC, Canada: Haig Aivazian, Christian Barré, Natacha Clitandre, Susan Coolen, Trevor Gould, Matt Killen, Victoria Stanton. Participating artists from Pittsburgh, PA, USA: Andrew Burger, BL4CK H4M, Jeremy Boyle, Alisa Dix, T. Foley, Robert Kollar, Ben Kroh, Carrie Schneider, Owen Smith, Hyla Willis.
 
Grants and Awards
2017 / Berkshire Taconic Artist’s Resource Trust Fund for Individuals. Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Sheffield, MA, USA. Grant: Funding for the process of creating a photography book.
2006 / School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL, USA. Graduating MFA Fellowship. Merit grant awarded by a panel of visiting artists.
2005 / School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Photography Department. Chicago, IL, USA. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship. MFA thesis completion grant awarded by SAIC Photography Faculty.
2004 / School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL, USA. Merit Trustee Scholarship. Full tuition for the two-year MFA Photography program.
2004 / Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Juror’s Award, Three Rivers Annual Exhibition.
2004 / Carnegie Mellon University, College of Fine Arts. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Funding for a photographic mural installation in the Zebra Lounge.
2004 / Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Funding for the exhibition Petite Enveloppe Urbaine Nº 11: Science Fiction as Social Commentary at SPACE.
2003 / Gouvernement du Québec, Délégation Générale, New York. New York City, NY, USA. Funding for the exhibition Petite Enveloppe Urbaine Nº 11: Science Fiction as Social Commentary at SPACE.
 
Selected Bibliography of Reviews
2016 / Kelley, Kevin. “Art Review: 'Of Land and Local: Watershed,' BCA Center and Shelburne Farms Coach Barn.” Seven Days, October 12, 2016. Burlington, VT, USA.
2012 / Rowlett, Samuel. “Connecticut River Art Review: A Field Guide.” Big Red and Shiny, January 25, 2013. Boston, MA, USA.
2009 / Leitner, Lucy. “The Places Where We Simply Wait...” Pittsburgh City Paper, November 12, 2009.  Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2009 / Shaw, Kurt. “Transfer Lounge.” Tribune Review, October 31, 2009. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2004 / Schneider, Carrie. “All Ages Show.” Pittsburgh City Paper, June 17, 2004. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2004 / Thomas, Mary. “Art Review: Freedom Breaks Out of Enveloppe and ‘Fe’.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 20, 2004. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2004 / Winn, Alice. “From Pages to Walls.” Pulp, March 11, 2004. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2004 / Hess, Whitney. “Inner Space.” Pittsburgh City Paper, February 25 - March 3, 2004. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2004 / Shaw, Kurt. “SPACE: the New Frontier.” Tribune-Review, February 19, 2004. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2002 / Hoffman, Leslie. “Daily Sites.” Pulp, August , 2002. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2002 / May, Steve. “Altered Realities.” Pittsburgh City Paper, July 24 - July 31, 2002. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Education
2004 – 2006 / MFA, Merit Scholar. Concentration in photography. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL, USA.
1993 – 1998 / BFA with honors. Concentration in drawing and printmaking. Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
 
Current Academic Appointments
2010 – / Associate Professor. Art Department. Landmark College. Putney, VT, USA.
2007 – / Artist Teacher: MFA Studio Art Adviser. MFA in Visual Art Program, Vermont College. Montpelier, VT, USA.