Jenny Snider ‘Montage of Attractions” KORN GALLERY
Opening Reception: February 1, 2013, 5:30-7:30pm
The Korn Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition, “Montage of Attractions” by Jenny Snider, on view February 1st through March 15th, 2013. The Gallery is located in the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University and is open Tuesday through Friday 12:30-4pm, selected weekends and by appointment.
Jenny Snider is an artist who has been working professionally for forty-six years.
She has produced a large body of work, including painting, drawing, and sculpture, animated films, limited edition books, and hand-drawn artists books. Her work draws form and content from a wide variety of sources; from popular culture to history, art and politics; from grid-based abstraction to representations of natural and mechanical forms. In 2006, she retired from a distinguished forty year career as a teacher of studio art, including Queens College, Columbia University, Pratt Institute, and SUNY, Purchase.
Most recently, she won a 2011-12 Rome Prize in Visual Arts, from the American Academy in Rome. Other major awards include membership at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Studio Program, in New York City, 2011; a Studio Fellowship from the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, 2009-2010; the 2006 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Queens College CUNY, and a 2002residency at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY. In 1986 and 1991, she received two Painting Fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, two Painting Fellowshipsfrom the National Endowment for the Arts (1979 and 1987), and two Faculty Research Awards from the Research Foundation, CUNY,(1989 and 2001).
Jenny Snider has exhibited widely in New York and the United States. Her work is included in the collections of the Guggenheim Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art,and theJewish Museum, all in New York City; and numerous private collections. She is represented by the John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY.
For more information please call: (973) 408 – 3758
Korn Gallery, Drew University, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940