Biography

JENNY MORGAN

Lives in Brooklyn, NY
Born 1982, Salt Lake City, UT

EDUCATION

2008 - Master of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York City, NY
2003 - Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree, Valedictorian, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, CO
1999 - Foundation drawing classes,University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
1997/98 - General instruction, Peterson’s Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 - Plus Gallery, Kith and Kin, Denver, CO
2011 - Like the Spice Gallery, "One and the Many," Brooklyn, NY
2009 - Plus Gallery, "This Too Shall Pass," Denver, CO
2009 - Like the Spice Gallery, "Civil Union," (with David Mramor), Brooklyn, NY
2009 - Like the Spice Gallery, "Abrasions," Brooklyn, NY
2006 - Plus Gallery, "Romantic Comedies, " Denver, CO
2005 - Pirate Gallery, "Mine Not Yours," Denver, CO
2005 - Plus Gallery, "First Person / Future Tense," Denver, CO
2004 - Pirate Gallery, "Soliloquies," Denver, CO
2003 - Pirate Gallery, "Delicate Disclosure," Denver CO
2003 - Phillip Steele Gallery, "Jenny Morgan," Denver, CO
2002 - Pirate Gallery, "Spaces Between," Denver, CO

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 - Arvada Center, "Faces," Arvada, CO (forthecoming)
2012 - Four x Four: Collector's series, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, Denver, CO
2012 - Center For Visual Arts, "Out Figured," Denver, CO
2011 - Copro Gallery, "Dark Water," Los Angeles, CA
2011 - Pop Up Gallery, "Afterlife," New York,NY
2010 - The Magnificent Basement, "Off the Clock," London, UK
2010 - Tribeca 92Y, "Off the Clock," New York, NY
2010 - Galleri SE Konst, "Drawing Show," Sweden
2010 - Like the Spice, "Drift Away," New York, NY
2010 - Parlour, "See You in September," New York, NY
2010 - Like the Spice Gallery, "Marked," New York, NY
2010- Visual Arts Institute, "Containment," Salt Lake City, UT
2010- Plus Gallery, "Excellencies," Denver, CO
2010 - Postmasters, "Mirror Mirror," New York, NY
2010 - West LA College Art Gallery, "The Artist's Guide to the L.A. Galaxy," Los Angeles, CA
2009 - Postmasters, "Don't Flee the Art Market!" Chelsea, NYC, NY
2008 - Object + Thought, "Vis-a-visage," Denver, CO
2008 - LeRoy Neiman Gallery, "Face Forward," Columbia University, NYC, NY
2008 - Visual Arts Gallery, "Animal," School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY
2007 - Art Miami International - SLICE section (with Plus Gallery), Winwood Disrict, Miami, FL (December)
2007 - Art Miami International - SLICE section (with Plus Gallery), South Beach, Miami, FL (January)
2007 - Westside Gallery, "Open Secret," New York City, NY
2007 - Kravets/Wehby Gallery, "Pink Polemic" (Curated by Erin Abraham), New York City, NY
2007 - Plus Gallery, "Surprise!," Denver, CO
2007 - Mizel Center, "(New) Disasters of War," Denver, CO
2007 - Foothills Art Center, "Realationships: Works of Surreal Inspiration," Golden, CO
2006/07 - National Gallery, "Outwin Boochever 2006 Portraiture Competition," Washington D.C.
2005 - Emmanuel gallery, Figure Painting Invitational, Denver, CO
2004 - HazMat Gallery, "Open Reduction, Internal Fixation," Denver, CO
2004 - Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Illustration Alumni Show, Denver CO
2003 - Pirate Gallery, "As luck Would Have It," juried exhibition, Denver, CO
2003 - Core Gallery, "W.O.W Show," juried exhibition, Denver, CO
2002 - Core Gallery, "Women’s Show," juried exhibition, Denver, CO

PUBLICATIONS

2011 - Hi-Fructose Magazine, Interview, Oct 2011 issue
2011 - The Village Voice, Review for "One and the Many" May 11th issue
2011 - L Magazine, Feature article and Interview with Benjamin Sutton, May 11th issue
2011 - Empty Magazine, Cover
2011 - New York Times Magazine, commissioned portrait of Julian Assange
2010- New York Magazine, commissioned portrait of Gwyneth Paltrow
2010 - New York Magazine, commissioned portrait of Lauren Santo Domingo
2010 - L Magazine, "Figuring it Out in Williamsburg" Review
2010 - Poets and Artists Magazine, Feature Article
2010 - Art Ltd, "Painter Profile: Jenny Morgan," Leanne Haase Goebel, May/June (cover)
2009 - Denver Post, "This too shall pass artist shows staying power," Kyle MacMillan, November 13
2009 - Denver Post, "Arts put on their bes face," Kyle MacMillan, November 6
2009 - Denver Daily News, "Don't take a pass on 'This Too Shall Pass,'" Gene Davis, October 29
2009 - Westword, "Faces Forward," Susan Froyd, October 22
2009 - Featured Interview, Women's Work Magazine, Colorado
2007 - SLICE, Plus Gallery publication, Denver, CO
2007 - (New) Disasters of War (Catalog), Mizel Center for Arts and Culture, Denver, CO
2007 - Luxe, "Gallery," Spring
2006 - Rocky Mountain News, "Top of the Rockies: Top Representational Artist," September 8
2006 - Westword, "They're Off - Impressive solos at Havu and + start the season with a bang," Michael Paglia, September 21
2006 - Rocky Mountain News, "Newly hung fall exhibitions exude sense of timelessness," Mary Voelz Chandler, September 8
2006 - Westword, "Comedic Timing," Amy Haimerl, September 7
2006 - Denver Post, "Best Bets," September 1
2006 - Colorado Expressions, "A Peak into the hearts and minds of Colorado's most talented artists," Meredith Darnell, August/September
2006 - The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2006 (Catalog), Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
2006 - Westword, "Extra Innings: Who's in - and out - in my fantasy Decades," Michael Paglia, July 6
2006 - Alumni + Friends Newsletter (Cover), Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Summer
2006 - 5280, "On the Rise: Jenny Morgan," C. Nedderman, July
2006 - Art Colorado, "Jenny Morgan: The Art That is," M. Weidmann, Spring
2006 - Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, "Ten Local Artists to Collect Now," P. Torke, May
2006 - Westword, "Art Beat," Michael Paglia, January 4
2005 - Western Edition of New American Paintings
2005 - Westword, "Art Beat," Michael Paglia, November 24
2005 - Westword, "Art Beat," Michael Paglia, June 16
2005 - Rocky Mountain News, "Upshot focuses on Pure Joy," Mary Voelz Chandler, June 3
2004 - Westword, "Art Beat," Michael Paglia, August 19-25
2003 - Rocky Mountain News, "Spotlight," Critics’ Choice Review, Mary Voelz Chandler, August 10
2003 - College Recruitment Catalog, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

AWARDS

2006 - Top Representational Artist, Rocky Mountain News "Top of the Rockies," September 8, 2006
2006 - Finalist, Outwin Boochever 2006 Portraiture Competition, National Gallery, Washington D.C.
2003 - Valedictorian, Graduating Class of August 2003, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
2003 - Gold Medal, Student Exhibition, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
2003 - Silver Medal, Student Exhibition, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
2003 - Honorable Mention in W.O.W. Show, Core Gallery, Denver, CO
2002 - Honorable Mention in Women’s Show, Core Gallery,
2001 - Portfolio Scholarships for summer and fall semesters, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
2000 - Gold Medal, Student Exhibition, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

COMMISSIONS

2011 - Yakes, Denver, CO
2011 - New York Times Magazine, NYC, NY
2010 - New York Magazine, NYC, NY
2006 - Guillot / Theriault, Denver, CO