Cirriculum Vitae

Candace Jensen

Visual Artist, Calligrapher, Writer and Tantric

Putney, VT

 

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

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

 

Education

2019*    Ayurveda Wellness Coach 300 Hour Certification (*ongoing) | Shakti School, Charlottesville, VA

2018      Master of Fine Arts  | 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      Bachelor of Fine Arts 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

2020      Solo Exhibition scheduled for March 2020 at Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2019      42nd Annual Wind Challenge  | Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA [Upcoming in Fall/Winter 2019]

2018      Aesthetics of the Felt World, MFA Thesis Exhibition  | 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

2019     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

2017      Confluence | Forge & Finish Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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

 

Bibliography

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

                    | https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/efed50_4ed96e1206154072854872e7829eb674.pdf

Residencies

2019       Light Gray Art Lab Norway Art Camp Traveling Residency | Hardangerfjord, Norway

                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

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 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 (* = Organizer)

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 

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

 

Professional Experience

          |    Commercial & Fine Art    |      

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

2017       Graduate Teaching Assistantships | PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

                              -Animal Drawing

                              -Intaglio Printmaking

                              -Painting Materials and Techniques

          |     Yoga & Tantra     |    

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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Candace Jensen

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