Cirriculum Vitae

Candace Jensen

Visual Artist, Polymath, Deep Ecology

Westminster West, VT on unceded lands of the Elnu Abenaki in the Dawnland of Turtle Island

 

www.candacejensen.com  | @artist.cjensen  | artist.cjensen@gmail.com  

Represented by Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY | amoseno.org

 

Currently
2021-     Brodsky Center Advisory Council | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

               Member | Eco Art Space (online) 

               Faculty at large | Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

               Board Member and Vice Chair | Bull Creek Common Lands Inc., Athens, VT

2020-     Book Arts and Letterpress Programming Director | Ruth Stone House, Goshen, VT

               Co-Founder and Director of Programming | In Situ Polyculture Residency, Westminster, VT

               Art Editor | Iterant Mag, Ruth Stone House, Goshen, VT

2018-     Exhibiting Artist & Curator Member | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Education

2019      Ayurveda Wellness Coach 300 Hour Certification | Shakti School, Charlottesville, VA

2018      MFA  | Painting, Drawing, Printmaking and Written Thesis

                         Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA

2015      500 Hour Advanced Yoga Teaching Certification  | Sri Yoga Teacher Training, San Francisco, CA

2015      Bookbinding Core Certificate Program | San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA

2014      Letterpress Core Certificate Program | San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA

2008      BFA summa cum laude | Painting & Drawing, minors in Metalsmithing & Art History

                         Tyler School of Art (Temple University), Elkins Park and Philadelphia, PA

                         -2007 Spring Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy

                         -2006 Summer Edinburgh School of Fine Art, Scotland

2004      High School Diploma summa cum laude | Stroudsburg High School, Stroudsburg, PA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2021       Terrestrial Texts | June-July 2021 at the Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT

2020       Arts and Letters | Nov 2020-May 2021 at the Putney Public Library, Putney, VT

                Deep Green Query  | March-Sept 2020, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2019       Illuminated Essays, at the 42nd Annual Wind Challenge  | Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

                Yantra & Tantra Paintings  | The Putney Tavern Grange Hall, Putney Moves, Putney, VT

2018       Aesthetics of the Felt World  | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2010       Drawings on Paper | Orange Salon, San Francisco, CA

2008       Frank Zappa Et Al, BFA Thesis Exhibition  | Tyler School of Art Gallery, Elkins Park, PA

 

Select Group Exhibitions

2022      Recalling the Chimæra with Thomas Little and Coleman Stevenson | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

               Emergence: An Interactive Art Exhibition | Main Street Arts, Saxtons River, VT

               Towards a New Animism | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2021      Where’er His Silent Beams Intrude | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2020      Resonance  | Fellowship at PAFA, Online Exhibition: https://www.fellowshipgallery.org/res-o-nance

               Mother Altar | Mother Gallery, Beacon, NY      *Curated by Chie Fueki

2019      Plus One | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

               Fridge Show  | The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT  *Curated by Annelies Kamen of Crybaby

               93rd Annual International Competition Online Exhibition | The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

2018      Long Night  | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  

               Map | 1969 Gallery, Lower East Side, NYC *Curated by Josephine Halvorson and Didier William

               First Edition 2018: New Philadelphia Printmakers | Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

               In/Flux | InLiquid Gallery, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

               KoMASK Masters Salon: Printmaking | Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium

2017      Confluence | Forge & Finish Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

               Annual Small Works Show | Frameworks Studio & Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

               Warming | Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia, PA *Curated by Dr. Kevin Richards

               Gods & Beasts | Gallery 128, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

               Under Pressure | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA *Curated by Didier William

2016      The Female Gaze | Gallery 8, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Campus, Philadelphia, PA

               Out of Sight, Out of Mind | Gallery 128, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2015      Making a Meal of It  | Norton Factory Studios, Oakland, CA *Curated by Anna Valdez

               TASTE Exhibition | Root Division, San Francisco, CA

 

Curator / Catalyst

2022      Towards a New Animism co-curated with Joyce Yamada| Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2020      Typos + Spills + Broken Glass | In collaboration with Melissa Joseph & Emmitt Smith, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn

2017      Confluence | Forge & Finish Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

               Tear Down That Wall | Broad Street Studio, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

Bibliography

2022      Disobedient Futures, Cambridge Writer's Workshop (publication details forthcoming)

               E·ratio Postmodern Poetry Journal, poem ‘Just as All Things Come’ (published March 2022)

2021      Gaia Illuminations with Candace Jensen |  Last Born in the Wilderness Podcast: Patron Appreciation Series 

               'Artist Candace Jensen on Illuminations and Mythologies in Her Practice' 

                          | Ante Mag (NYC), Interview with Indep. Curator Douglas Turner, (Alchemy Open Call First Prize)  

2020       Poetry In Isolation, Iterant Online, Issue 1 (Summer ‘20) | Iterant Mag Quarterly Poetry & Art, Goshen, VT

                InsideVoices Covid-19 Interview Series feature, March 31st, Instagram @inside_voices_art

                'Can Poetry Save Nature?’, Bianca Stone with Candace Jensen | Ruth Stone House Podcast, 02/25/20, Goshen, VT 

2019        Studio Visit Magazine 43 & 44 curated by Francine Weiss, Senior Curator, Newport Art Museum 

                         | Open Studios Press, Boston, MA

2018       ‘The Aesthetics of the Felt World’  MFA Thesis Manuscript

                         | Arcadia Fine Arts Library at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                 KoMask 2017-18 Masters Printmaking Salon Catalog  | Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium

Residencies & Creative Retreats

2022       The Arctic Circle Residency, Fall Art & Science Expedition | Svalbard, Norway 

                Wild & Sovereign Retreat | County Clare, Ireland

2020       Vermont Studio Center, Vermont Artists Week | Johnson, Vermont

2019       The Sable Arts Project, Guest Artist, July 2019 | Stockbridge, VT

                Light Gray Art Lab, Norway Art Camp Traveling Residency | Hardangerfjord, Norway

                Vermont Studio Center, 4 Week Printmaking Residency  | Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2018       Women’s Creative Writing & Drawing Retreat  | Putney, Vermont

                Orion Magazine Environmental Writers’ Workshop | The Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY

2014-16  Resident Artist | Norton Factory Studios, Oakland, CA

2013-14  Resident Artist | Studio 17, San Francisco, CA

 

Awards

2020      VT Community Foundation Arts Endowment Fund, Artist & Writer’s Grant | Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2019      Awagami Paper Award | The Print Center’s 93rd Annual International Competition, Philadelphia, PA

               Vermont Studio Center Artist & Writer’s Grant  | Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2018      93rd International Competition Semifinalist   | The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

               42nd Annual Wind Challenge Fellowship Recipient  | Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

               MFA Dean’s Award  | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA

2017      Fine Arts Venture Fund Grant Recipient  | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA

2016      MFA Merit Grant  | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA

                    -Graduate Grant and Former Trustees Scholarship

2008      BFA Academic Merit Scholarship | Tyler School of Art (Temple University), Elkins Park and Philadelphia, PA

                    -Harry Rosen Certificate of Excellence

                    -Esther Rosen Scholarship

 

Events & Courses

2022      Next Galaxy Writing Retreat & Seminar| Ruth Stone House & Blueberry Hill Inn, Goshen, VT

               Iterant Mag & Gigantic Sequins AWP Offsite Reading | Young American Cidery, Germantown (Philly)

               Calligraphy: Decorated Capitals | Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

               Artist & Filmmaker Discussion: Towards a New Animism and Invisible Hand  | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY              

2021      Poetry Reading & Plumbless Icebox Broadside Launch with Bianca Stone, Molly Dickinson & Alicia Mountain (online)

               Next Galaxy Writing Retreat & Seminar| Ruth Stone House & Blueberry Hill Inn, Goshen, VT

               Getting Off the Planet | EcoArtSpace Artist Panel Discussion & Talk (online)

               The Art of Calligraphy | Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA (online)

2020      Inaugural Poetry Chapbook Printing Publication Series | Putney Library, Putney, VT

               EcoPoetics eSalon and Deep Green Query Poetry Reading | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

               Typos, Spills & Broken Glass, In collaboration with guest curator Melissa Joseph  | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2019      Sublime Salon with artist Sam Jones: ‘Perpetual Becoming’ | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018      Art For the Cash Poor | InLiquid Gallery, Spring Arts District, Callowhill, Philadelphia

               Guerrilla Warfare: Screen-printing Your Protest  | McGuire Gallery, PAFA Museum

               2018 Inaugural PAFA MFA Thesis Symposium  | Hamilton Auditorium, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

2017      Print Nation | PAFA Print Shop, Philadelphia, PA

               Art Actions in Solidarity  | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Campus, Philadelphia, PA

 

Editions 

2022    Poetry Broadsides for Poets.Org, Toi Derricotte. Edition of 200 TBC

2021     Poetry Broadsides for Iterant Mag Issues 1-4. Editions of 50 and 100 3-color risographs.

                     Printed at Looky Here print shop, Greenfield, Mass.

              Poetry Broadside for 10Forward and Catherine Bresner. Edition of 75 one-color, 2-impressions on French paper.

                     Printed in-house | Ruth Stone House, Goshen VT

              Poetry Broadsides for Iterant Mag Issue 6. Editions of 47, 2 color letterpress on Cranes. 

                     Printed in-house | Ruth Stone House, Goshen VT

2020     Ruth Stone House poetry broadsides for Essential Ruth Stone book release, limited edition of 26 hand type-set 

                     and letterpressed broadsides. Printed in-house | Ruth Stone House, Goshen VT

              Inaugural Poetics of Ecology Letterpress Chapbook, edition of 150 hand typeset and letterpressed chapbooks, 

                    printed in-house | In collaboration with Putney Library Writer in Residence and Head Librarian, Putney, VT

2019      Poetry Broadsides for Summer Reading Series, 8 editions of 25-50 letterpress broadsides 

                    | In collaboration with Ruth Rodriguez, printed in-house at Antidote Books, Putney, VT

2018      Poetry Broadsides for Putney Mountain Association Poetry Contest, 3 editions of 30 letterpress broadsides

                    | In collaboration with Antidote Books, Putney, VT and printed at Big Wheel Press, Easthampton, MA

               Serigraph Edition Printer for artist David Schutter, edition of 10 two-color diptychs

                    | PAFA Press, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017      ‘Love Power 2017’ Community Letterpress open-Edition with Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.

                    | PAFA Press, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

               Etching Edition Printer for artist and curator Ruth Fine, edition of 25 two copper-plate single color prints

                    | PAFA Press, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

Past Professional Experience

          |    Commercial & Fine Art    |      

2019-21   Board of Directors | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2019         Letterpress Edition Printer, Letterpress Artist, Calligrapher | New England

                              -Clients Include: Antidote Books (Putney, VT), private calligraphy commissions, wedding invitations

2005 – present    Graphic Design, Calligraphy, and Hand Lettering

                              -Clients & Employers Include: Whole Foods Market, Yoga Works, La Cocina Kitchen Incubator,

                               Sanctuary Yoga, Quest Chiropractic, and private clients in New England, Philadelphia & San Francisco, CA


          |    Critic & Teacher    |    

2019       Guest Artist and Critic, July 2019 | The Sable Arts Project, Stockbridge, VT

2018       Print Shop Tech and Graduate Teaching Assistant | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA                               -Intaglio, Monotype & Letterpress

                Graduate Student Member | Alumni Association, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

2017       Graduate Teaching Assistantships | PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

                              -Animal Drawing

                              -Intaglio Printmaking

                              -Painting Materials and Techniques

          |     Yoga & Tantra     |    

2019-20   Hatha & Ayurveda, Public & Private  | Putney Moves, Putney, VT

2019        Tantric Hatha Yoga Teacher  | Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2016-18   Yoga Teacher and Co-Founder of ‘Yoga at PAFA’ | PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

2014-15   Program Director & Teacher, Employee Wellness Program

                              | de Young Museum & Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

2012-16   Hatha Yoga & Vinyasa Teacher | Northern California

                              -Clients Include: AKQA Marketing Firm, Trulia Inc. and Yoga Tree (Yoga Works)

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