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Cirriculum Vitae

Candace Jensen

Visual Artist, Polymath, Deep Ecology

Westminster West, VT on unceded Abenaki land 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-     Artist Member | Eco Art Space (online) 

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

2012      200 Hour Yoga Teaching Certification  | Sri Yoga Teacher Training, 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

2024       Exhibiton at Amos Eno Gallery scheduled for October, 2024

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

2024      Magic Hour | (online) Artsy via Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2023      Of a Complex Nature | Eno Arts Mill (Orange County Arts Commission), Hillsborough, NC

2022      Winter Ensemble | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

               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

2023      Freyja's Wisdom: Spirit Magic Ritual & Rune Divination | Epsilon Spires & In Situ Polyculture, Brattleboro, VT

               Mary Edwards: Everywhere We Are is the Farthest Place | Epsilon Spires & In Situ Polyculture, Brattleboro, VT

               Parents & Child(ren) Artist Residency  | In Situ Polyculutre, Westminster, VT

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

               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 (Published Writing, Interviews and Reviews)

2024      (forthcoming) Guest Art Editor for Special Svalbard / Arctic Issue of Regeneration: Environment, Art, Culture 

               (forthcoming) Disobedient Futures, Cambridge Writer's Workshop 

               Consciousness for Life Oracle Deck & the Be Your Own Guide Book by Jean Mazzei (designer, illustrator)

               Time Capsule Putney Public Library Poetry Anthology | Putney Public Library, Putney, VT

2023      Issue 13 Iterant Mag: Editorial on visual artist Jessica Tawczynski

               Dark Mountain Issue 24 ‘Eight Fires’ | The Dark Mountain Project

               Issue 11  Iterant Mag: Editorial on visual artist Arista Alanis

               Earthkeeper’s Handbook | EcoArtSpace

2022      The Index Press Quarterly Anthology of Prints Issue 9 (December 2022)

               Language and its Legacies: Recalling the Chimæra at Amos Eno Gallery by Matilda Berke

                         | Adroit Journal, June 3, 2022

               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

2023       In Cahoots Residency | Petaluma, CA

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

2023      The Unconscious Speaks Writing & Yoga Retreat with Bianca Stone | Ruth Stone House and Holden House, Calais, VT

               Parchment, Paints & Pens: Making the Materials Workshop | In Situ Polyculture, Westminster, VT

2022      Goldenrod Worship Inaugural Residency | In Situ Polyculture Commons, Westminster, VT

               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. 2 Color Letterpress.

                     Printed in-house | Ruth Stone House, Goshen VT

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    |    

2023       Critique Group Facilitator and Critic (online)  | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, VT

2021-22  Workshop Faculty | Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

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 & Ayurveda     |    

2023        Community Yoga (weekly, sliding scale) | Main Street Arts, Saxtons River, VT

                 The Unconscious Speaks Writing and Yoga Retreat | Ruth Stone House and Holden House, Calais, VT

2021-22   Hatha Yoga at Next Galaxy Retreat | Ruth Stone House, Goshen, VT

2021        Community Yoga (weekly, sliding scale) | Putney, VT

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

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

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)

2012         200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification | Sri Yoga Teacher Training, San Francisco, CA

Boards & Advisory

2021-      Chair of the Board  | In Situ Polyculture Commons, Westminster, VT

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

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

2018-21  Board of Directors | Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

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