JENNIFER ZWICK


EDUCATION
2004   BFA in Photography, University of Washington
1999    1.5 years study, focus on photography, printmaking and creative writing, University of New Mexico

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2019   
“Introductions” J. Rinehart Gallery, Seattle WA

2018   
March: “Waiting Room (Transposed),” Storefronts Seattle installation, Seattle WA (solo exhibition)
June: “Splitting Image,” SAM GALLERY, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA
July/August: Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle WA

2017    
“The Idea & the Thing Itself,” Gallery4Culture, Seattle WA (solo exhibition)
“Pulp Fictions,” SAM GALLERY, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA
“Party Hat,” Party Hat Gallery, Seattle WA

2016   
“Out Of Sight,” Seattle WA
“Blood for Art,” Social Services Gallery, Vital 5 Productions, Seattle WA

2015   
“Out Of Sight,” Seattle WA
Public art commission, Seattle Center, Seattle WA (solo exhibition)
“The Butt Show,” Fashion Hot Dog 225, Seattle WA; curated by Mary Anne Carter and Sarah Galvin
“SAM Gallery Artists at Seattle Art Fair,” SAM Gallery, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA  
“Storytellers,” Gallery One, Ellensburg WA

2014    
“2014 PUNCH Gallery International Juried Exhibition,” PUNCH Gallery, Seattle WA; jurors: SuttonBeresCuller (Winner: People’s Choice Award, Jennifer Zwick, “Astroturf”)
“landscape/mindscape,” Anchor Artspace, Anacortes, WA
“An Exercise in Formal Composition: Six Triangles,” Violet Strays (solo exhibition)
“Ex Libris: 100 Artists, 100 Books,” Seattle WA; curated by Siolo Thompson

2013   
“Head Sets: I’m in the SAM Gallery!” SAM Gallery, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA
“2013 PUNCH Invitational,” PUNCH Gallery, Seattle WA; invited by Bill Finger
“Lamps Meninas,” Storefronts Seattle installation, Seattle WA (solo exhibition) (Special thanks to Rejuvenation for providing all lighting)
2013 NEPO 5K Don’t Run,” Seattle WA
“Symmetry: An Ongiong Obsession,” Ghost Gallery, Seattle WA (solo exhibition)
“10 x 10 x 10 x Tieton,” Mighty Tieton, Tieton WA
“Vigil: Inspired by Memory,” LoveCityLove, Seattle WA
“The Glorious Bed Dress,” Spaceworks Tacoma installation (solo exhibition)

2012   
“Dream House,” 2012 CityArts Fest, Seattle WA
“Art Zone With Nancy Guppy,” 10/9/2012, Seattle Channel
“Teeth,” SOIL Art Gallery Seattle WA
“People,” Vermillion, Seattle WA
“I Would Have Taken Pictures Anyway But Here’s A Good Excuse,” NEPO 5K Don’t Run, Seattle WA
“Elvistravaganza,” Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA; curated by Jo David and Marlow Harris
“Making Mends,” Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue WA
“Red Current,” Roq La Rue, Seattle WA; curated by Sharon Arnold
“I’m Pretty Sure This Is Exactly Right,” Storefronts Seattle installation, Seattle WA (solo exhibition)

2011    
“Lightness,” Curated by Amanda Manitach + Serrah Russell; City Arts Festival, Seattle WA
“All The World’s, Featuring Hollywood’s Sandra Bullock in ‘Never Mind the Bullock’,” ACT Theatre window installation, Seattle WA
“Bumber by Number,” Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA; curated by Jo David and Marlow Harris

2010   
“Portrait Challenge,” Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA; curated by Ryan Molenkamp            
“Partum,” SOIL Backspace Gallery, Seattle WA
Guest Curator, Korby Sears’ Frances Farmer Organ Kareoke, Seattle WA
“Then/Now,” Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
“SOIL In Residence,” Seattle Design Center, Seattle WA

2009  
“PUNCH International Juried Exhibition,” PUNCH Gallery, Seattle WA; juror: Marisa C. Sánchez, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Seattle Art Museum.
”Bilaterography,” SOIL Backspace Gallery, Seattle WA
“I Know I Know with Jenny and Joe,” Two-person exhibition with Joseph Park, Henry Art Gallery, WA
“Expo,” SOIL Art Gallery, Seattle WA
Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Seattle WA

2008  
“Teddy Roosevelt: The Musical!” Written and directed by Jennifer Zwick for Korby Sears’ “Strikethrough” series; performed at The Rendezvous, Seattle WA
“SAM Gallery 35th Anniversary Celebration,” SAM Gallery, Seattle WA
“Coupling,” Ouch My Eye, Seattle WA

2007   
“I’m So Scared/It’s All So Hard,” SOIL Art Gallery, Seattle WA (solo exhibition) This work funded in part by an Artist Trust GAP Grant and a 4Culture Special Projects Grant
“We Are Nature,” Lakewold Gardens, Lakewood WA
“The Seed,” Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles WA
“Constructed Narratives,” SOIL Backspace Gallery, Seattle WA.This work funded in part by a Mayor’s Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs CityArtists Projects Grant
“In Focus: SOIL,” Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006  
Aqua Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL (Corresponding with Art Basel Miami Beach)            
“Facade,” SOIL Art Gallery, Seattle WA; curated by Chris Engman

2005  
CoCA Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle WA; juror: Ernesto Pujol
Aqua Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL (Corresponding with Art Basel Miami Beach)
“Girls Growing,” Soil Art Gallery, Seattle, WA; curated by Jess Van Nostrand
KUOW Presents: “The Persistence of Frankenstein: Art, Science, and Creation”
“Seeing Green,” Soil Art Gallery, Seattle, WA; curated by Tracey Fugami and Randy Wood

2004  
Pull & Sway, “Presence,” Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA; curated by Juniper Shuey
“Recent Acquisitions: Soil New Member’s Show,” Soil Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
“Contra Naturum,” Secluded Alley Works, Seattle, WA

2002  
“Responsive Environments - Towards the Deviant Use of Technology,” Fisher Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
“Site Specific,” University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA


HONORS
2018  
Artist Trust Arts Innovator Award Finalist
City Panorama Artist: artwork selected for two King County bus shelters

2015
4Culture Art Projects award
Washington State Arts Commission Public Art Roster

2014    
PUNCH International Juried Exhibition People’s Choice Award

2013   
King County 4Culture Portable Arts Collection

2010   
Artist Trust Jini Dellaccio GAP Grant
PUNCH International Juried Exhibition People’s Choice Award

2008  
Artist Trust Fellowship

2007   
Artist Trust GAP Grant
4Culture Arts Special Projects Grant
King County 4Culture Portable Arts Collection

2006  
Artist Trust GAP Grant

2005  
Merit Award, 7th Annual Art Port Townsend Juried Art Show; juror: Esther Luttikhuizen


PROFESSIONAL & RELATED EXPERIENCE
2017     Panelist, City of Seattle “Seattle Center Sculpture Walk” Selection Panel
2015    Panelist, “The Creative Life: Q&A With Artists,” Artist Trust Intensive, Cornish College of the Arts
2014     Visiting lecturer, DigiPen Institute of Technology
2012    Ops van driver, general assistant, and gaff tape artist, Susan Robb’s The Long Walk 2012
2011     Visiting lecturer, Art 495 Professional Practices, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
2010    Creator/teacher, “Creating Constructed Narrative Photographs,” two-day workshop, Advanced Acting class, Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, WA
2009   Visiting lecturer, personal work with focus on sculpture and installation, DigiPen Institute of Technology
2008  
Visiting lecturer, “Working Artist: Career Advice for Students in the Visual Arts,” University of Washingto
Visiting lecturer, focus on personal work, DigiPen Institute of Technology
2007   
Visiting lecturer, focus on personal work, Photography 400, University of Washington
Visiting lecturer, focus on grant applications, Photography 400, University of Washington
2006   Video / Installation Art Juror: 2006 Seattle Erotic Art Festival
2005   Discussion Panelist, “The Persistence of Frankenstein: Art, Science, and Creation,” hosted by PRI/Studio 360/Kurt Andersen, Microsoft Auditorium, Seattle Public Library Downtown Branch
’04-’06 Juror, Richard Hugo House Curatorial Committee
’03-10   Member, Soil Arts Cooperative


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017    
“It’s The End of the World and I’m Forest Bathing.” Photo essay accompanying featured article by Charles Mudede. The Stranger. Vol. 27, No. 3. Sep. 13 - 26, 2017. P. 15 - 21.
Mudede, Charles. “Jennifer Zwick and the Art of Waiting.” The Stranger. August 2017.
Shafkind, Erin. “Jenny Zwick is SOOOO Legit!” August 2017.
Cover image: “Paper,” The Stranger. Vol. 26, No. 44. June 28 - July 4, 2017.
Editor’s Pick: “Jennifer Zwick: The Idea and the Thing Itself.” Seattle Met. July 2017.
“Where to Go This First Thursday: July 2017.” Seattle Met. July 2017.
Featured Image: “Flowers and Dirt.” CityArts Magazine. June, 2017. P. 21.
”Jennifer Zwick.” Seattle Magazine. July, 2017.
“Weekly Events of Arts & Entertainment.” Seattle Chinese Times. July 5, 2017.
Genone, Paola. “Seattle TÊTE DE L’ ART; Jennifer Zwick, la photographe de l’étrange.” Featured artist, with photograph. Madame Figaro. March 31, 2017.

2016   
Tom, Bruce Clayton & Manitach, Amanda. “The Sights of ‘Out of Sight.’” CityArts Magazine. Aug. 10, 2016.

2015   
The Stranger Recommends: Jennifer Zwick’s Seattle Center public art installation triptych.
Featured artwork: “Icarus’ Fortune.” CityArts Magazine, March 2015

2014    
Hamil, Brett. “What’s Funny About Photography? With Jennifer Zwick.” CityArts Magazine. June 10, 2014.
Manitach, Amanda. “Artist Moms.” CityArts Magazine. May 14, 2014.
Featured Image: “Stranger Recommended: Ex Libris: 100 Artists, 100 Books.”
Graves, Jen. “Currently Hanging: Velazquez Sponsored by Rejuvenation Lighting.” The Stranger SLOG.

2013   
Cover Image: “Flowers and Fabric #1,” The Stranger. Vol. 23, No. 19. December 18 - 24, 2013.
Gallaher, Rachel. “Art and Design Go Hand in Hand with Storefronts Seattle.” Gray Magazine: Gray (the blog). December 11, 2013.
Buben, Jeremy. “How To Buy Art; All Your Questions Answered.” Art Nerd Seattle.   Novermber, 2013.
Manitach, Amanda. “Too-cool Quartets and Infantas Burning Bright.” CityArts Magazine. Oct. 16, 2013.
“Lamps Meninas - an installation inside an installation.” CHS Capitol Hill Seattle. October 17, 2013.
“What we’re reading this week: Our weekly round-up of arts and culture news in the greater Seattle area.” Art Beat. Office of Arts & Culture, The City of Seattle. October 18, 2013.
“Lamps Meninas.” The Stranger (Recommended Arts Listings). October 2013.          
“Lamps Meninas installation next to light up...” CHS Capitol Hill Seattle. October 2013.
“Q&A with Jennifer Zwick.” CityArts Magazine, August 2013
Benjestorf, Brooklyn. “All Tomorrow’s Parties: The Week Ahead.” Seattle Peach. August 2013.
“Spaceworks Invites You To Mingle.” Exit 133, May 15, 2013.

2012   
Flock, T.S. “Pioneer Square Gallery Guide: October 2012.” Vanguard Seattle, October 2012.
Upchurch, Michael. “Chew on this: strange art about teeth.” The Seattle Times, October 14, 2012.
Graves, Jen. The Stranger Suggests: “Teeth”. The Stranger, Vol 22, No 5, October 2012.
Shimp, Rachel. The Guts of the City. CityArts Magazine. August, 2012.
Featured image: “I’m In The Living Room! CityArts Magazine. August, 2012.
Greer, Mandy. “The sweet anxiety in the worlds of Jennifer Zwick.” A Quickening. June 23, 2012.
Lightfoot, Judy. “Making Mends at BAM: healing and more.” Crosscut. March 9, 2012.

2011    
Shimp, Rachel. “City Arts Fest: Culture Club and Visual Art.” CityArts Blog. October 26, 2011.

2010   
Graves, Jen. “So Much Local Art It Hurts: Fourteen–14!–Shows.” The Stranger’s SLOG. Sept. 30, 2010.
Graves, Jen. “Boobquake, Art Edition.” The Stranger SLOG. April 26, 2010.
Arnold, Sharon. “& The Art You Make: As It Should Be.” CityArts Magazine. April 2010. P. 22-24.
Featured image: “Asscape.” CityArts Magazine. April 2010. P. 22-24.

2009  
Graves, Jen. “Get Your Souvenirs at the Henry’s New Gift Shop.” The Stranger. Vol 19, No. 8. Oct 2009.
Hackett, Regina. “Museum shop failure - A Henry Gallery solution.” Another Bouncing Ball. Nov 2009.
Blum, Stephen. “Ephemeral Art at the Henry Gift Shop.” Seattle Metblogs. November 2009.
Graves, Jen. “Get Your Souvenirs at the Henry’s New Gift Shop.” The Stranger. Vol 19, No. 8. Oct 2009.

2008  
Graves, Jen. “The Madness of STRIKETHROUGH.” The Stranger. September 2008.

2007   
Cover Image: “The Explorers,” The Stranger. Vol. 16, No. 31. April 2007.

2006  
Ayers, Robert. “Art Basel Miami: Aqua Adds Depth, Variety in Second Outing.” ARTINFO. 11 Dec. 2006.        
“In/Visible.” Interview by Jen Graves. The Stranger Slog. 7 Dec. 2006.
“The Explorers,” Weekly Reader: Writing, Vol. 29 (October 2006): 2.
Yi, Liang. “SOIL.” China: Vision Magazine. Sept., 2006, p. 190-194; personal one-page spread: p. 192.
Article/portfolio spread, SOIL 2006. Portland, OR, USA: MediaFreQ, 2006. P. 46-47.
Graves, Jen. “Seduced: The Lying, Cheating Heart of Photography.” The Stranger. 19 Oct. 2006: Seattle’s Only Arts Section.

2005  
Pujol, Ernesto. “Meditating America.” 2005 CoCA Annual. New York: October 2005.
Engelson, Andrew. “Girls Growing.” Seattle Weekly. 17 August 2005: Visual Arts Pick.
Worssam, Nancy. “What do girls want?” Queen Anne News. 17 August, 2005: Vol. 86, No. 33, p. 12.
“The Persistence of Frankenstein.” Interview and panel discussion by Kurt Andersen. Studio 360. PRI. 3 Mar. 2005.