The Artist's Guide to the L.A. Galaxy

Joelle Jensen

Solo Exhibitions

Wall Space, Interiors, Seattle, WA

Selected Group Exhibitions

Newspace Center for Photography, Juried Member's Exhibition, Portland, OR
WCC Fine Arts Gallery, Home Again, Valhalla, NY

Icebox, Perspectives, Philadelphia, PA
Wall Space, Collectible, Seattle, WA
Bakehouse, A(b)OMB, Miami, FL
Felicity R. (Bebe) Benoliel Gallery, Décor/Decorum, Philadelphia, PA
Wall Space, On Location, Seattle, WA
Pittsburg Center for the Arts, Philadelphia Selections, Pittsburg, PA
Maryland Art Place, Natural Selection, Baltimore, MD
Photo LA, Wall Space booth, Los Angeles, CA
Brooklyn Arts Council, Lack of Desire, Brooklyn, NY

Explosivo/Chashama, Memory Minister, New York, NY
University of Vermont, Gone, Burlington, VT
Peer Gallery, Degrees of Separation, New York, NY
Icebox,23 Degrees, Philadelphia, PA
Tower Gallery, Flicker, Philadelphia, PA

Center for Emerging Visual Artists, En Masse, Philadelphia, PA

Wall Space, In A New Direction, Seattle, WA

Camera Club of New York, Residents' Exhibition, New York, NY

INOVA, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Continuum 5(0), Milwaukee, WI

Photographic Center Northwest, Resonance, Seattle, WA

Arts and Literature Laboratory, Gender | Identity, New Haven, CT

New Image Gallery, James Madison University, 15th Annual New Images Exhibition, Richmond, VA

Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Weber State University, Being In Body, Ogden, UT

Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, Inner Limits, New York, NY

Silver Eye Online Gallery, Featured Artist, Pittsburg, PA

Stay Gold Gallery, Engaging Ephemera, Brooklyn, NY
Warwick Museum of Art, Women in Self-Portraiture, Warwick, RI


Flash Forward 2008, October 2008
The Photo Review, October 2008
Esquire (Russia), March 2008
PDN, Photo Annual, May 2007
The Photo Review, October 2006

Awards, Fellowships, Residencies

Emerging Photographer Award, Flash Forward 2008, Ontario, Canada, 2008
Competition Winner, The Photo Review, Langhorne, PA, 2008 & 2006
Housing Grant, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA, 2008 & 2007
Competition Winner, Photo Annual, PDN, New York, NY, 2007
Fellowship, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA, 2006-2008
First Place/Juror’s Choice, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, 2006
Emerging Curator’s Award, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY, 2006
Juror’s Choice/Purchase Award, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Weber State University, Ogden, UT, 2006
Artist in Residency, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, 2006


Fertig, Tami, “Catch It or Regret It,” Philadelphia City Paper, August 12, 2008, p.
Hammer, Andrea, “Joelle Jensen & Jedediah Morfit: Décor/Decorum,” Culture, The Bulletin, August 11, 2008, p. 14
Walsh, Bruce, “Mining Family Memories,” Entertainment, Metro, July 31, 2008, p. 14
Maine, Stephanie, “Down East,” Art in America, May 2006, pp. 65-71
Austin, Luanne, “Open It Up: New Image Gallery Celebrates New Home with Juried Show,” Daily News Record, April 6-12, 2006
Leonard, James, “Engaging Ephemera at Stay Gold,”, September 2005

Critical Writing

Cote, Andrea & Joelle Jensen, “Posing,”, 2008
Jensen, Joelle & Miriam Kienle, “Postscript/Crude Metaphors,” HotShoe International, London, August/September 2007, pp. 38-47
Jensen, Joelle & Miriam Kienle, “Fantasy, Melencholy & Angst at Feigen Contemporary” NY Arts Magazine, New York, September/October 2006, Vol. 14, No. 9/10, p. 18
Jensen, Joelle & Miriam Kienle, “Framing Line,” NY Arts Magazine, New York, May/June 2006, Vol. 12, No. 5/6, p. 98
Jensen, Joelle & Miriam Kienle, “Exploring the Obsession,” NY Arts Magazine, New York, March/April 2006, Vol. 11, No. ¾, p. 67

Curatorial Experience

Co-Curator, Posing, Henry Street Settlement/Abrons Art Center, New York, NY, 2007
Curator, Mad Cow: Absurdity and Anxiety in Contemporary Culture, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY, 2006
Coordinator, Engaging Ephemera, Stay Gold Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2005

MFA Visual Arts, MA Modern and Contemporary Art Theory and Criticism, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY, 2006
BFA Printmaking, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, 1996