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Jen DeNike

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Norwalk, CT

Birth year

Lives in
Brooklyn, NY

Works in
Brooklyn, NY


Bard College, 2002, MFA
Georgia State University, 1995, BFA

Representing galleries

video-art, photography


Jen DeNike was born in Norwalk, Connecticut in 1971 and presently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She received her MFA from Bard College in 2002. DeNike's work has recently been the subject of solo exhibitions at SITE Gallery, Sheffield, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, and Kunst-Werke, Berlin. Her work was included in the renowned "Greater New York 2005" exhibition at the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in New York.  Presently, a recent video work can be seen at the Museum of Modern Art, New York as part of the rotating permanent collection.



2002    MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY

1999-01 Master Class with Stephen Shore, Bard College, NY

1995    BFA in Photography, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA


Solo Exhibitions

2007     site gallery, Sheffield, england

              Next door, Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden

2006    KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

             Seven Suns, New Center For Contemporary Art, Louisville, KY

             Thursday Afternoon, Stealtharts, Birmingham, AL

2005    Seasons in the Sun, Oliver Kamm 5BE Gallery, New York, NY

              The Vampire Portraits, 404 Arte Contemporarie, Naples, Italy

2004    all my love, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2007    she was born to be my unicorn, Smith-Stewart Gallery, New York

             Curious Green, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, California

             m.a.s.h, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and Amy Smith-Stewart

             Into Me / Out of Me, KW, Berlin

2006    Into Me / Out of Me, PS1/MoMA, Long Island City, New York

             Upstate, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, New York

             The Spiral House, Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden

             People, Museum D'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina Napoli

             Schwanengesang/Swansong, Centre of Attention, Schiffbau, Zurich

             Smoke and Mirrors: Deception in Contemporary Art, University of Alabama at Birmingham

             Art & Place 1: Place as Muse, space 301, Mobile, AL (Curated by Clayton Colvin)

             Wonder Twin Powers, Activate!, Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, IL

             The Seventh Side of the Die, Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, NY

             Slow Burn, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva Switzerland

             Bricks In The Hood, Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York, NY

             Oh Boy, New Center for Contemporary Art, Louisville, KY

             Likeness: Atypical Portraiture, Georgetown College, KY

2005    Greater NY, PSI/MOMA, Long Island City, NY

             On the Beach, Printed Matter, New York, NY

             Something is Somewhere, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

             PAN Museum, Naples, Italy

             If Your Feeling Sinsister, Alona Kagen Gallery, New York, NY

             Inner Garden, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY

             Cracker, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY

2004    Boys Behaving Badly, Houston Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX

              Narcissism and Other Diseases of the Soul, Massimo Audiello, New York, NY

              Art and Commerce Emerging Photographers Exhibition, Empire State Park Gallery, NY

              AIM 24, Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY

              Liasons, Luxenbourg Contemporary Art Center

              Domestic Arrivals, White Box, New York, NY

              Sitting Standing Reclining, Modern Culture, New York, NY

              Intimacy, Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

              By the Woods, Miami Light Projects, Miami, FL

              Worshipping False Idols, Video Installation, Rocket Projects, FL

2003    Tar Beach- New Artists from New York, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK curated by Michael Wilson

              Haunted, Worm-Hole Laboratory, Miami, FL

              Louisiana Biennial, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA,

2002    Something in Common, Massimo Audiello, New York, NY

              Plant TV Video Installation at: Peter Coffins Perfect If On, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

2001    Pete & Repeat, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Kathleen Forde

2000    Cities Stories, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Nova Scotia School of Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia

1999    Outer Boroughs, White Columns, New York, NY


Museum of Modern Art, New York

Julia Stoschek Sammlung Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany


AIM 24 Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2004

Louisiana Division for the Arts - New Media Grant, 2003

Bard Fellowship, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, 2000 - 2002

Artist Travel Grant, Nova Scotia School of Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2000


Aletti, Vince. "Something in Common", Village Voice, Jan 29-Feb 4, 2003

Bookhardt, D. Eric. "Louisiana Biennial", Art Review, Art Papers, November-December, 2003

Brooks, Justine. "The Bigger Picture of the Big Apple", Metro Life UK, May 16, 2003

Domet, Stephanie. "Cities Stories", The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia), Jul 27-Aug 3, 2000.

Hernandez, Ambar. "Dark Days Leave Us Haunted", The Hurricane, Miami, Florida, Dec. 4, 2003

Hickling, Alfred. "Tar Beach", Art Review, The Guardian, May 26, 2003

Johnson, Ken. "Something in Common", New York Times, Jan. 17, 2003.

Kessler, Sarah. "Shooting Southern Strangers", everybodyouknow online Magazine. April 2005

Mahoney, Robert. "Section 33", Time Out New York, Issue No. 153, Aug 27- Sep 3, 1998

MacCash, Doug. "Competitive Edge", The Times-Picayune, Lagniappe, Aug. 8, 2003

O'Bourke, Brett. "Spinoff Events Provide Some Competition", The Miami Herald, Nov. 30, 2005

Ocana, Damarys. "Artseen: Pre-Basel Week Picks", Street Miami, Nov. 28- Dec. 4, 2003

Oliver Cassel. Valerie, "Boys Behaving Badly", Catalog, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Jun. 25, 2004

Olson, Marisa S. "Searching for Repetition", Magazine, On-line Review, Aug 2001

Rayner, Alex. „Festival of Emerging Photographers", Dazed & Confused, Sept, 2004

Rosenberg, Karen. "Artists on the Verge of A Breakthrough", Feature New York Magazine, Mar. 7, 2005

Rubin, David. Lousiana Biennial Catalog Essay, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 2003

Scott, Andrea. "Pete & Repeat", Time Out New York, Issue No. 307 Aug. 9-16, 2001

Sicha, Choire. "Inner Gardens", The New York Times, The Guide, Apr. 10, 2005

Sirgado, Miguel A. "Muestras Paralelas Art Basel", El Nuevo Herald Miami, Nov. 22, 2003

Smith-Stewart, Amy. "Greater NY", Catalog Essay, PS1/MOMA, 2005

Triff, Alfredo. "Morality Rules", Miami New Times, Jan. 1-7, 2004

Wilson, Michael."Tar Beach", Catalog Essay, Site Gallery, Sheffield, England, May 17 - June 28, 2003.

Wolf, Matt. "Jen DeNike, At The Galleries, New York, " Flash Art, Jan-Feb 2006

Yee, Lydia. "AIM 24", Catalog Essay, Bronx Museum of The Arts, April 15 - June 20, 2004


Recent Exhibits

Jen DeNike participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2015 If She Hollers
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Oct, 2014 Cry Me A River
Prospect.3 + Etoile Polaire Lodge #1, New Orleans
Jun, 2013 Holy Mountain (1973)
DUVE Berlin
Jun, 2013 Die Grünen Löwen
DUVE Berlin
Mar, 2013 "The Legend of the Shelves"
Mar, 2013 Ed Ruscha: Books & Co.
Gagosian Gallery - 980 Madison Ave.
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