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Jenna Meyers

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The Beach, 2012 Oil on Canvas 51x68inches © Jenna Meyers
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Guard Dog, 2012 Oil on Canvas 51x68inches © Jenna Meyers
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Leisure Activity, 2012 Oil on Canvas 42x48inches
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Scooby, 2013 Oil on Canvas 50x50inches © Jenna Meyers
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Lamp, 2012 Oil on Board 22x30 © Jenna Meyers
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Fake Light, 2013 Oil on Canvas 42x48inches © Jenna Meyers
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Visible, 2013 Oil on Board 22x30inches © Jenna Meyers
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Unpacking, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Shopping, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Remembering What I Own, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Purple, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Packing, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Montreal, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Love, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Golden Fork, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Extension Cord, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Between The Closet, 2012 Pencil on Paper 8.5x11inches © Jenna Meyers
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth year
1988
Lives in
Montreal
Works in
Montreal
Schools
Concordia University, 2014, MFA
Tyler School of Art (Temple university), 2010, BFA
Upper Darby High School, 2006, High School
Tags
Jenna Meyers, queer, genderqueer, abstract, figurative, mixed-media, conceptual, pop, landscape, surrealism, modern, exhibition/performance
Biography

      Jenna Meyers is an American painter working in figurative abstraction and queer portraiture. Their work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions including at Parisian Laundry, Galerie B-312, Galerie Lilian Rodriguez, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, and the Rats 9 Collective. In 2012 they were an artist-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Centre, completing a small research project called ’strange hair'. Jenna is the recipient of several grants and awards including the Vermont Studio Residency Award, Joyce Melville Memorial Scholarship, Helene Couture Award for Excellence in Painting, and the Concordia Faculty of Fine Arts Fellowship. They live and work in Montreal.
*Jenna Meyers identifies with the they singular pronoun as part of their queer and political identity. 

 

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