JEN STARK

Born in Miami, FL
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

2001-2005
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
BFA in Fibers, Animation Concentration, Magna Cum Laude

2004
Center for Art and Culture, Aix-en-Provence, France

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
Vortextural, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2012
To the Power Of, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Tunnel Vision, City Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

2009
The Beginning of the End, LMAK Projects, NYC, NY

2008
Solo Exhibition, The Art Gallery at Government Center, Miami, FL
Much-much, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC
Place in Space, Carol Jazzar, Miami, FL

2007
Little By Little, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Primaries, LMAK Projects, Williamsburg, NY
When The Colors Awoke, Bas Fisher Invitational, Miami, FL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Summer Reading, The Hole Gallery, New York, NY
Paper Works: The Art and Science of an Extraordinary Material, Berkshire Museum, Pittseld, MA

2012
40 Under 40: Craft Futures, The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC

2011
Spectra, Future Tense, London, UK
Space Out, Space In, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Double Rainbow Rainbow, Show and Tell Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Aesthetics and Values, Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL
Paper Cuts, Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA

2010
Legal Tender, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Dadarhea, O.H.W.O.W, Miami, FL
Florida Contemporary 2010, The Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL
Jen Stark & Rory Macarthur, Carol Jazzar, Miami, FL
SUBject/subJECT, Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA
The Real Thing, Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, Australia
Free Size, Sinudom Screenprinting Factory, Bangkok, Thailand
Friends of Friends, GARFO Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Floating World Animation Fest, Show Cave Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Compelled, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2009
An Art Exhibition With a Cause, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Abstract Cinema, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
Collective Compulsions, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA

2008
Under the Influence, Girls Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Optic Nerve X, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
Thirteen_08, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Portals, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA
In Effect, Ambach & Rice, Seattle, WA

2007
Littlest Sister, Spinello Gallery, Miami, FL
Waves, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC
Confluence, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Tiger in a Tropical Storm, The Riviera Gallery, Williamsburg, NY
Life Size, Scion Installation Space, Los Angeles, CA
Potential, Twenty Twenty Projects, Miami, FL
The People Under the Stairs, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

2006
4th Annual Flip-Book Festival International Traveling Exhibition: Little Cakes Gallery, New York, NY
Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Reg Vardy Gallery, UK
VERSION>06: Parallel Cities-Group Group show, Iron Studios Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005
Art Basel: The Yard at Casa Lin, Casa Lin, Miami, FL
ARTSCAPE, Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD
CO OPERATE: A collaborative exhibition, Bas Fisher Invitational, Miami, FL
Picture Window, Outdoor installation on abandoned house, Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, Baltimore, MD

AWARDS

2008
Winner of the MOCA North Miami Optic Nerve 10th annual film festival
Recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium's Visual and Media Artists Fellowship

2007
Recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant through the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

COLLECTIONS

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
The Goldman Collection, Miami, FL
The West Collection, Oaks, PA
Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, WA
The Girls Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
The Sagamore Collection, Miami Beach, FL
Fredric Snitzer Collection, Miami, FL
Debra and Jeff Wechsler Collection, Miami, FL
Eric Wareheim Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Soho House Miami Collection, Miami Beach, FL

Press

Live_Fast
Interview Series: Jen Stark
Harvard Business Review -
Embracing Complexity
Juxtapoz -
In L.A.: Jen Stark at Martha Otero
art ltd. -
Jen Stark: "To the Power Of" at Martha Otero Gallery
Juxtapoz -
Jen Stark Interview by Gabe Scott
Hi-Fructose -
“The Hypothetical Universe of Jen Stark”
My love for you -
Podcast: Jen Stark
Miami New Times -
Artist Jen Stark Uses Paper to Replicate Infinity
Artlurker -
Art Basel Miami Beach 2008 Studio Visits: Jen Stark
Cool Hunting -
Interview: Jen Stark Math and psychedelia inspire "To The Power Of", a solo show at Martha Otero Gallery