Amy Jenkins

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Amy Jenkins is a Brooklyn-based artist whose installations, videos, and photography have been exhibited and published internationally. Her work has received wide support from granting organizations, including New York State Council for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Jerome Foundation, the Experimental Television Center, and Aaron Siskind Foundation. As a Djerassi Resident Artist in Woodside, CA, she was selected for the Hewlett-Packard Honorary Fellowship. She has also been a Harvestworks Media Artist-in-Residence in NY; other residencies include an NEA-sponsored Fellowship and residency at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, VA, and artist residencies at MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH; Yaddo, Saratoga, NY; and Light Work, Syracuse, NY. Her video Closures received the Director's Choice Award from the Black Maria Film and Video Festival, as well as a Jury's Choice Award at the New York Exposition of Short Film and Video. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at the Sioux City Art Center, Iowa, Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago, Anna Kustera Gallery, NY, and John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI; as well as the museum group shows Video Art/Video Culture, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Aquaria, Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria; New Video Artists, Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, TN; Video Jam, Palm Beach ICA, FL; Domestic Disturbance, Salina Art Center, KS; Threshold, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, VA; the Havana Biennial 2000, Havana, Cuba; Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY; and Moving Image: Ten Years of Video, Anthology Film Archives, NY. Included in the Thames and Hudson book New Media in Late Twentieth-Century Art by Michael Rush, Ms. Jenkins' artwork has also been reviewed and reproduced in The New York Times, ARTnews, Performing Arts Journal, Aperture, Art New England, The Village Voice, and Bomb. She is represented by Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery in New York.