JENNY YURSHANSKY                                                                  

EDUCATION

2007-2010    University of California Irvine - Studio Art Master of Fine Arts

2004-2005    Malmö Art Academy - Critical Studies  Post-Graduate Course

1997-2004    University of California Los Angeles - Fine Arts  Bachelor of Fine Arts


SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015    Pitzer College Art Galleries [Claremont, USA]  Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory

            Kungliga Konsthögskolan / Stockholm Royal Institute of Art [Stockholm, Sweden]  Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory (Epilogue)

2014    Adjunct Positions [Los Angeles, USA]  Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory (Detention)

2013    Tierp Bibliotek [Tierp, Sweden]  Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory

2010    Galleri Rostrum [Malmö, Sweden]  Fruits of the Sea

            workspace [Los Angeles, USA]  A Chance Operation

            University Art Gallery [Irvine, USA] The Repository Of General Materials

2004    Rooseum [Malmö, Sweden] Closely Knit


SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Pitzer College Art Galleries [Claremont, USA]  Manifesto: A Modest Proposal

2017    Guggenheim Gallery [City of Orange, USA]  Ex-Libris

            Cerritos College Art Gallery [Cerritos, USA]  FAR Bazaar

2016    Bonniers Konsthall [Stockholm, Sweden]  30 År - Maria Bonnier Dahlin Stiftelse

            Visitor Welcome Center [Los Angeles, USA] The Gloaming

            Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden [Los Angeles, USA] Natural Discourse: Digital Nature

            Last Projects [Los Angeles, USA] Land of the Smokes: Landscape and Los Angeles

2015    Pitzer College Art Galleries [Claremont, USA]  Wunderkammer

            DAVE Gallery [Los Angeles, USA]  I Know Everything

2014    Botkyrka Konsthall [Tumba, Sweden]  New Biennial for Art & Architecture in Botkyrka with Labrynt Press

2013    Hammer Museum [Los Angeles, USA]  Art Re:Store LA - Fruitique!

            323 Projects [Los Angeles, USA]  Make ‘Em Laugh

2012    Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum [Ridgefield, USA]  united states

            modified/arts [Phoenix, USA]  War Texts
            Luktvatn [Vefsn Municipality, Norway]  Odor Water Limo

2011    Tape Modern [Berlin, Germany]  Navigating Darkness

            D-Block Projects [Long Beach, USA]  Open Document

            Shoshana Wayne Gallery [Santa Monica, USA]  Chain Letter

            M HKA [Antwerp, Belgium]  Love Letters To A Surrogate

2010    Bonniers Konsthall [Stockholm, Sweden]  Grant Recipients 2010: The Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation

            Galleri Rostrum [Malmö, Sweden] PØST-IT

            Cerritos College Art Gallery [Cerritos, USA]  Simultaneous Inversions

            The Torrance Art Museum [Torrance, USA]  Love Letters To A Surrogate

            LA><ART [Los Angeles, USA]  Nine Stories

            Armory Center for the Arts [Pasadena, USA]  International Mail Art

            MAK Center [Los Angeles, USA]  i’m pure i tea

            Laguna Art Museum [Laguna Beach, USA] OsCene 2010

2009    workspace [Los Angeles, USA]  Domestic Partner

            S1F Gallery [Los Angeles, USA] You Gave Me Brave

            Tight Space [Santa Ana, USA]  Welcome To The Neighborhood

            University Art Gallery [Irvine, USA] Betamax

2008    Eighteen-Thirty [Los Angeles, USA]  Thank Tank

            The Silverlake Lounge [Los Angeles, USA] Heaven

2007    Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art [Oslo, Norway] Investigation of a Model of Influence

2005    Rooseum [Malmö, Sweden]  We Are the State

2004    Rooseum [Malmö, Sweden]  Housewarming

            The Optical Lounge [Beverly Hills, USA]  Create: Fixate - Muses

2003    Hammer Museum [Los Angeles, USA]  Works On Paper

            I-5 Gallery [Los Angeles, USA]  ZOOM II: Focus on Photography

            Found Music Gallery [Los Angeles, USA]  Rock and Roll

2001    Toyota Museum [Tokyo, Japan]  A Beautiful Day in collaboration with Yutaka Sone

            Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery [Tokyo, Japan]  Ego Fugal in collaboration with Yutaka Sone

            7th Istanbul Biennale [Istanbul, Turkey]  A Beautiful Day in collaboration with Yutaka Sone


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2016    Visitor Welcome Center [Los Angeles, USA] The Gloaming

2015    Persbo Studio, The Mission AiR and Workshop [Månkarbo, Sweden] The Rational Dress Society, Maura Brewer and Abigail Glaum­Lathbury

2014    Persbo Studio Sculpture Park [Månkarbo, Sweden]  The Station, Johan Strandahl

2013    Persbo Studio Sculpture Park [Månkarbo, Sweden]  At the Gate, Helene Edgren

2011    Persbo Studio [Månkarbo, Sweden]  †33T, Trygve Luktvasslimo

2008    UC Irvine Visiting Artist Series [Irvine, USA]  Beyond Field: A Guide Through Practice and Discipline

            Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma [Helsinki, Finland]  UNCLASSIFIABLE

            Overgaden [Copenhagen, Denmark] UNCLASSIFIABLE

            Darling Foundry Gallery [Montreal, Canada] UNCLASSIFIABLE

            Malmö Festival-Panora Bio [Malmö, Sweden] UNCLASSIFIABLE

2007    Malmö Festival-Panora Bio [Malmö, Sweden] UNCLASSIFIABLE

            Lower Manhattan Cultural Council [New York, USA]  UNCLASSIFIABLE

2006    Bethanien / Freiluftkino Kreuzberg [Berlin, Germany] UNCLASSIFIABLE

            Malmö Festival-Panora Bio [Malmö, Sweden]  UNCLASSIFIABLE

2005    Rooseum & Malmö Festival-Panora Bio [Malmö, Sweden]  UNCLASSIFIABLE

            Rooseum [Malmö, Sweden]  We Are the State

            Rooseum [Malmö, Sweden]  I’m Having a Party


COLLECTIONS

Pitzer College [Claremont, USA]

Bonnier Holding [Stockholm, Sweden]

Galleri Rostrum [Malmö, Sweden]


RESIDENCIES

2018    Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts [Omaha, USA] Artist in Residence

2016    Arts Initiative Tokyo [Tokyo, Japan] Artist in Residence

            Yiddishkayt [Eastern Europe] Guest Artist Travel Resident

2014    Kungliga Konsthögskolan / Stockholm Royal Institute of Art [Stockholm, Sweden] Resident Researcher

            Pitzer College Art Galleries [Claremont, USA] Artist in Residence

            GuestHaus Residency [Los Angeles, USA] Artist in Residence

2012    Odor Water Limo [Luktvatn, Norway] Artist in Residence

2010    Galleri Rostrum [Malmö, Sweden] Artist in Residence

2007    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council [New York, USA] Swing Space, Curatorial Residency


PUBLICATIONS

2017    Pitzer College Art Galleries [Claremont, USA] Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory (Recollections), Artist book

2016    Current: LA Art Biennial [Los Angeles, USA] But is it Edible? Excerpts from Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory (Recollections), Artist book produced by Bob Dornberger

            Night Papers [Los Angeles, USA] Edition 77777, Excerpts from Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory (Recollections)

2015    Notes On Looking [Los Angeles, USA] Mystic Pizza, Article

            Notes On Looking [Los Angeles, USA] Searching For Home / Leaving Yourself Behind, Article

2011    D-Block Projects [Long Beach, USA] Mystery of the Secret Room, Artist book

2009    Out Of Nothing, [Los Angeles, USA]  ...that there were some ah-ness to things, Online project insert


PRESS

2017    KCET Artbound [Los Angeles, USA] Nature’s Ways Inspired These Complex Works

            Digital Nature: Techno-Botanical Art in the Garden [Los Angeles, USA] Catalogue

            Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt [Frankfurt/Main, Germany] Encyclopedia of Tenderness, Encyclopedia

2016    National Endowment for the Arts - Art Works Blog [Washington D.C., USA] Spotlight on Harvard’s Glass Flowers, Article

            Bonniers Konsthall [Stockholm, Sweden]  30 År - Maria Bonnier Dahlin Stiftelse, Catalogue

            Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles [Los Angeles, USA] The Gloaming at Visitor Welcome Center, Article

            KCET Artbound [Los Angeles, USA] Jenny Yurshansky - Multi-media Artist, Video profile

            KCET Artbound [Los Angeles, USA] Infinite Return: Jenny Yurshansky Traces Her Soviet Jewish Roots, Article

            KCET Artbound [Los Angeles, USA] Ciara Ennis: Exhibition Practices and Alternate Theories of the Archive, Article

2015    Pitzer College Art Galleries [Claremont, USA]  Wunderkammer, Catalogue

            Archive Journal [USA] Signs Taken for Wonders, Article

            National Geographic Traveler [Washington D.C., USA]  Lights, Camera, Los Angeles

            Crave [Los Angeles, USA]  Zoe Crosher: Prospecting Palm Fronds, Article

            Biz & Art [Uppsala, Sweden]  Uppdrag Konst, Article

            KCET Artbound [Los Angeles, USA]  Invasive Species: Jenny Yurshansky Plants Her Stake, Article

            Artillery Magazine [Los Angeles, USA] Objet d’art Piquing Curiosity, Article

            Notes On Looking [Los Angeles, USA] Jenny Yurshansky | Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory, Article

            The Student Life [Claremont, USA] Artist Links Plants, Immigration in Exhibition, Article

2014    Bauhaus-Universität Weimar [Weimar, Germany] Encyclopedia of Tenderness, Encyclopedia

2013    Norra Uppland [Uppsala, Sweden] Konsten flyttar in i lilla Persbo, Article

2012    The Aldrich Museum [Ridgefield, USA] united states, Catalogue

            Billedkunst [Oslo, Norway] Strålene nedenfra, Article

            Odor Water Limo [Luktvatn, Norway] Catalogue

            Helgeland Arbeiderblad [Mosjøen, Norway] Gøy på Odor Water Limo, Article

            Helgeland Arbeiderblad [Mosjøen, Norway]  Kunst på låven, Article

2011    Downtown Long Beach Gazette [Long Beach, USA] Promenade Gallery Shows Process, Article

            Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts [Los Angeles, USA]  The End?, Photo story

2010    Tidningen Kulturen [Umeå, Sweden] Konst: Stipendiater 2010: Maria Bonnier Dahlins Stiftelse, Article

            Konsten [Stockholm, Sweden] Maria Bonnier Dahlin-Stipendiater 2010, Article

            Dagens Nyheter [Stockholm, Sweden] Måleriskt och idébaserat, Article

            Upsala Nya Tidning [Uppsala, Sweden] Stipendiaternas tid är nu, Article

            Sydsvenskan [Malmö, Sweden] En plastig påminnelse från Mexikanska golfen, Article

            Sydsvenskan [Malmö, Sweden] Galleri blir konstnärsbostad, Article

            Notes on Looking [Los Angeles, USA] Contemporary Art Blog

            Octopus [Irvine, USA]  Nine Stories, Journal essay

            Another Righteous Transfer [Los Angeles, USA] I’m Pure I Tea, Article

            The New University [Irvine, USA] MFA Thesis Pt. II, Article

            The Santa Ana Examiner [Santa Ana, USA] Local Artist Profile: Jenny Yurshansky, Article

            The Santa Ana Examiner [Santa Ana, USA]  MFA Art Exhibit at University of California, Irvine, Article

            The Orange County Register [Orange County, USA] LAM Presents 'OsCene’ Through May, Article

            OC Weekly [Orange County, USA] 'OsCene': Half-Empty or Half-Full?, Article

            The OsCene 2010 Contemporary Art and Culture in OC [Laguna Beach, USA]  Catalogue

2009    Brand X Daily, Los Angeles Times [Los Angeles, USA]  Gallery a go-go: Don't call it an art 'walk', Article

2008    The Hour Newspaper [Montreal, Canada] Video Unclassified, Article

            Le Délit Newspaper [Montreal, Canada]  La vidéo revue et corrigée, Article

2007    There’s Gonna Be Some Trouble The Five Year Rooseum Book [Malmö, Sweden] Catalogue

2005    Malmoe Magazine, Edition 26 [Malmoe, Austria] We Are The State, Article and Project Insert


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2017    LAST Projects [Los Angeles, USA] Land of the Smokes: Landscape and Los Angeles, Panel Discussion

2016    ARCUS Project [Muriya, Japan] Artist Lecture

            Musashino Art University [Tokyo, Japan] Artist Lecture

            Visitor Welcome Center [Los Angeles, USA] Artist Reading

            Nordic Embassies, Grosses Treffen [Berlin, Germany] Invited artist portfolio review

            California Institute of the Arts [Valencia, USA] Artist Lecture

            Pitzer College [Claremont, USA] Artist Lecture

            Analog Dissident [Los Angeles, USA] Artist Lecture

2015    Harvard University Herbarium [Boston, USA] Artist Lecture

            Harvard University Arnold Arboretum [Boston, USA] Artist Lecture

            Wellesley College Art Department [Wellesley, USA] Artist Lecture

            Kungliga Konsthögskolan / Stockholm Royal Institute of Art [Stockholm, Sweden] Artist Lecture

            UCLA, Advanced Photography [Los Angeles, USA] Artist Lecture

            Pitzer College [Claremont, USA] Artist Lecture

2014    Pitzer College [Claremont, USA] Workshop

2014    Summercamp [Los Angeles, USA]  Open Source, Artist Lecture

2010    Bonniers Konsthall [Stockholm, Sweden] Artist Lecture

            Laguna Art Museum [Laguna Beach, USA]  Artist Lecture

2009    Orange County Museum of Art [Newport Beach, USA]  Video Art Symposium, Speaker

2008    UC Irvine, Introduction to Video Art [Irvine, USA]  Visiting Lecturer

2006    Bethanien / Freiluftkino Kreuzberg [Berlin, Germany] UNCLASSIFIABLE, Panelist

2005    Rooseum [Malmö, Sweden]  We Are The State, Panelist

            Rooseum & Malmö Festival-Panora Bio [Malmö, Sweden] UNCLASSIFIABLE, Panelist


ARTIST GRANTS AND RECOGNITIONS

2017    Konstnärsnämnden / Swedish Arts Grants Committee Two Year Working Grant

2016    Konstnärsnämnden / Swedish Arts Grants Committee Travel Grant

            Konstnärsnämnden / Swedish Arts Grants Committee Residency Abroad Grant

2015    Asylum Arts Research Travel Grant

2014    Kungliga Konsthögskolan / Stockholm Royal Institute of Art  Project Grant

            Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Art + Environment Project Grant

            Konstnärsnämnden / Swedish Arts Grants Committee Project Grant

            Konstnärsnämnden / Swedish Arts Grants Committee Travel Grant

2013    Uppsala Landsting / Uppsala County Cultural Committee Artist Stipend

2012    Konstnärsnämnden / Swedish Arts Grants Committee Travel Grant

            6 Points Fellowship  Travel Grant

2011    Konstnärsnämnden / Swedish Arts Grants Committee One Year Working Grant

2010    Maria Bonnier Dahlins Foundation Grant

            City of Malmö Exhibition Grant

            Galleri Rostrum Travel Grant

            University of California Irvine Project Grant

            University of California Irvine Travel Grant

            University of California Irvine Exhibition Grant

2009    University of California Irvine Project Grant

            University of California Irvine Exhibition Grant

2008    Medici Scholar, University of California Irvine Project Grant

            University of California Irvine Project Grant

            University of California Irvine Faculty Grant

            University of California Irvine Exhibition Grant

2003    University of California Los Angeles Project Grant

            Hammer Museum Drawing Competition Winner

2002    University of California Los Angeles Project Grant


CURATORIAL GRANTS AND RECOGNITIONS

2015    Konstnärsnämnden / Swedish Arts Grants Committee International Cultural Exchange Grant

2008    Bren Foundation Speaker Series Grant

            Orange County Community Foundation Speaker Series Grant

            Doreen Marshall Speaker Series Grant

            Anonymous Donor, Irvine Speaker Series Grant

            Canadian Council for the Arts Exhibition Grant

            Frame – Finnish Fund For Art Exchange Exhibition Grant

            Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma Exhibition Grant

            Darling Foundry Gallery Exhibition Grant

            Danish Embassy, Montreal Exhibition Grant

            Finnish Embassy, Montreal Exhibition Grant

            Swedish Embassy, Montreal Exhibition Grant

            University of California Irvine Research Travel Grant

            Finnish Embassy, Ottawa Exhibition Grant

            Norden – Nordic Culture Fund Exhibition Travel Grant

            Finnish Embassy, Copenhagen Exhibition Grant

            Canadian Embassy, Copenhagen Exhibition Grant

            Italian Embassy, Copenhagen Exhibition Grant

2007    University of California Irvine Research Travel Grant

            Norden - Nordic Culture Fund Exhibition Travel Grant

            Letterstedska Society Stockholm Research Travel Grant

            Stockholm City Research Travel Grant

            Norden - Nordic Culture Fund Research Travel Grant

            Norden - Nordic Culture Fund Research Travel Grant

            University of California Irvine Research Travel Grant

            Private Donation, Denmark Research Travel Grant

            Culture Fund for Sweden and Finland Research Travel Grant

            Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Swing Space Exhibition Grant

            Finlandia Foundation National Exhibition Grant

            Royal Norwegian Consulate General New York Exhibition Grant

            Consulate General of Sweden Exhibition Grant

2006    Office for Contemporary Art of Norway Exhibition Grant

            Finnish Embassy in Berlin Exhibition Grant

            Danish Cultural Council Exhibition Grant

2005    Norden - Nordic Culture Fund Exhibition Grant

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