Jenni Crain

CV, Works

Selected Exhibitions


w. Miles Huston
Gordon Robichaux, New York, NY
January 20 – February 24, 2019

09.48 – 06.18

Baba Yaga, Hudson, NY
May 12 – June 12, 2018

Scenes From A Pause

321 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
May 26 – July 9, 2017

Bent To Its Own Image

The Java Project, Brooklyn, NY
October 18 – November 15, 2015

Upon Reflection

Y Gallery, New York, NY
August 7 – September 6, 2015

A Page From My Intimate Journal — Part I

Gordon Robichaux, New York, NY
Math Bass, Hawkins, Bolden, Jenni Crain, Guy de Cointet, Matt Connors, Lucky DeBellevue, Florence Derive, Liz Deschenes, Shannon Ebner, Melvin Edwards, Vincent Fecteau, Denzil Forrester, Barbara Hammer, James Hoff, Otis Houston Jr., Marc Hundley, Miles Huston, Shirley Jaffe, Caitlin Keogh, Elisabeth Kley, Wayne Koestenbaum, Shigeko Kubota, Siobhan Liddell, Magic Markings, Darinka Novitovic, Sanou Oumar, Matt Paweski, Bernard Piffaretti, Howardena Pindell, Charlotte Posenenske, Michael Queenland, Collier Schorr, Kerry Schuss, Stuart Sherman, Amy Sillman, Alison Smith, Gwen Smith, Martine Syms, Tseng Kwong Chi, Stan Vanderbeek, Melvin Way, Karlheinz Weinberger, Frederick Weston, Martin Wong, B. Wurtz, Amy Yao
February 11 - April 8, 2018

You’d Give Him A Flower; He’d Keep It Forever

ZAX, Brooklyn, NY
Hannah Black & Carla Perez-Gallardo, Jenni Crain, Miles Huston & Jack Anthony, Elizabeth Jaeger, Linnea Kniaz, Aidan Koch, Anne Libby, Heather McKenna, Will Stewart
September 25, 2016


KANSAS, New York, NY
Jenni Crain, Carey Denniston, Adam Kremer, Boru O’Brien O’Connell, Luke Stettner & Max Stolkin
August 6 – August 28, 2016

Shifting Subjecthoods

Torrance Shipman, Brooklyn, NY
Jenni Crain, Laurie Kang, Linnea Kniaz, Valerie Snobeck, Wang Ye
April 14 – May 8, 2016

The Air Is An Absence Held

Ray Smith Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Jenni Crain, Kristen Van Deventer, Nick Fusaro, Aidan Koch, Adam Kremer, Hanne Lippard, Joseph Montgomery, Boru O’Brien O’Connell, G.T. Pellizzi, Carolyn Salas, Will Stewart
September 12 – September 20, 2015


Selected Curatorial

March Avery

Louise McCagg Gallery
Barnard College, New York, NY
March 27 - April 14, 2019

The Ides of March
January 2019 - online

If Not Now

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Louise Bourgeois, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Ann Gillen, Anna Maria Maiolino, Beverly Pepper, Alison Saar, Deborah Willis
October 28 - November 25, 2018

putting itself together

Co-curated w. Lydia Glenn-Murray
Chicken Coop Contemporary, Portland, OR
Justin Caguiat, Indah Datau, Phil Davis, Sara Malpass
August 5 - September 8, 2018

Only Once and Many More

O.O. & M.M., Brooklyn, NY
Mary Lee Bendolph of Gee's Bend Quiltmakers, Justin Chance, Beverly Semmes
July 21 - 29, 2018

Camerado, this is no book

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Tyler Dobson, Jan Groover, Nancy Grossman, Gertrude Käsebier, Pope.L, Robert Mapplethorpe, Rose Marcus, Ryan Mrozowski, Marilyn Nance, Ken Tisa, Robert Wilson
October 7 – October 15, 2017

Outdoor Living

Co-curated w. Carey Denniston
Rzeplinski, Brooklyn, NY
Margaret Salmon, Owen Westberg
September 30 – October 1, 2017

Star Circle Stage

Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY
Mike Crane, Jamie Isenstein, Matt Keegan, Jacob Robichaux
April 1 – April 30, 2017


Co-curated w. Lydia Glenn-Murray
Roberta Pelan, Toronto, ON
Nick Bastis, Srijon Chowdhury, Silke Otto-Knapp, Hayley Tompkins, Barak Zemer
January 7 – February 11, 2017

Will You

Co-curated w. Nick Fusaro
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Anthony Cudahy, Ted Gahl, Zoë Field, Tom Forkin, Jim Hodges, Nina Li, Heather McKenna, Kate Missett, John Monti, Britt Moseley, Izabelle New, Tin Nguyen, Megan Plunkett, Am Schmidt
September 17 – October 2, 2016

A Sieve Itself May Sieve

Co-curated w. Lydia Glenn-Murray
Shanaynay, Paris, FR
Kelly Akashi, Talia Chetrit, William King, Tori Wrånes
July 29 – August 20, 2016


Co-Founder & Co-Director
Rockaway Beach, New York
Summer 2014 – Summer 2016