Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Jennifer Sullivan
Ridgewood NY US
Updated: 2017-01-19 02:19:15


Jennifer Sullivan is an interdisciplinary artist, performer, and occasional curator,
who lives and works in Ridgewood, Queens.

She is represented by Emma Gray HQ at 5 Car Garage in Los Angeles, CA

2011 Skowhegan School of Art, Skowhegan, ME
2005 MFA, Fine Arts, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
1999 BFA, Sculpture, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Awards and Residencies
2015 The Lighthouse Works Fellowship, Fishers Island, NY
2013 Assets for Artists Grant
2012-13 Visual Arts Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
2010 Artist in Residence, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2010 NYFA Artist as Entrepreneurs Program, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Artist in Residence, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI / Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship
2006 Artist in Residence, Voom HD Lab, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions
2016 Revenge Body, Emma Gray HQ at 5 Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA (June)
2015 House Cat, Arts + Leisure, New York, NY (catalog)
2014 Like A Virgin (In the Style of Nabokov), video window at Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Big Girl Paintings, Emma Gray HQ at 5 Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Adult Movie, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2010 One-Week Walden, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
2008 WJEN Radio Station Live! From Los Angeles, CA, RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2005 You've Got a Friend: Solo Works and Generica Collaborations (with Erica Magrey), Sixtyseven, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

NADA NYC, with 5 Car Garage, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Casino Cabaret, Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Melissa Brown
Past Tense/Future Perfect, The Scrap Exchange, Durham, NC
Bros Are From Mars, Hoes Are From Ridgewood, The Funny Hole, Ridgewood, NY
SIREN, 5 Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA

Drawings, Klaus von Nichtsaggend, New York, NY
Post-Basel Vajazzle Smooth Jazz Decompresh Sesh, The Funny Hole, Ridgewood, NY,
hosted by Max Heiges and Jennifer Sullivan
Death TK, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY; Schwarzwaldallee, Basel, Switzerland
Touched For the Very First Time, Lane Meyer Projects, Denver, CO
Transmitter presents: Video Archipelago, Space Available, Brooklyn, NY
New York Inc., Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (catalog)
Your Bad Self, Arts + Leisure, New York, NY (catalog)
The (Ridgewood) Queens of Comedy, The Funny Hole, Ridgewood, NY. Hosted by Jennifer Sullivan
Lesser Deities of Summer, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Kari Adelaide & Max Razdow
The Perennial, The Grecian Shelter, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Karen Azoulay
Lucky Draw 2015, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY
Bulletproof Heart, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Skowhegan Awards Dinner, 4 World Trade Center, New York, NY. Curated by Beverly's
Stories We Tell, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY. Curated by Ariel Kavoussi
Seducers, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Evie Falci
Bar at the End of the Night II, David Lewis Gallery, New York, NY
Sing's Millenium Market, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Secret Satan's Car Key Party, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY
Walden, Revisited, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA (catalog)
Sheroes, Lamp Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
JS/JS: Night Painters' Pajama Party and Confidence-Building Seminar, Essex Flowers, New York, NY
Don't Forget To Make A Left Turn At Albuquerque, Primetime, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Seung-Min Lee
Platinum Showcase, Outfest LGBT Film Festival, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA
Edge of Continuation, Pablo's Birthday, New York, NY. Curated by Pip Deely and Mark Brown
Lucky Draw 2014, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY
DAS Zwischen Raum Zeit, Pitch Projects, Milwaukee, WI
The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Shrink It, Pink It, Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn, NY

The Fourth Wall, The Willows, Brooklyn, NY
Miami Project, Freight + Volume booth, Miami, FL
One, Two, Three..., South of Sunset, Los Angeles, CA
Magic Pictures, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Canon Fodder, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
DAS and Irina Miga: Stage for a Journey, ReMap 4, Athens, Greece
Abstract Perversion, Emma Gray HQ at 5 Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Max Maslansky
What Are You Looking For?, 247365, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Brandy Carstens
MAD-LIB[RARY] Vol. 3, ICI Curatorial Hub, New York, NY
Don't Stop: Neophilia, Niche War, Expert Boxes, The Superbody, and Networking the Middle Class, New Museum, New York, NY, organized by Triple Canopy
The Matter at Hand, Dagny + Barstow, New York, NY
Do It (Outside), performance of an Albert Oehlen score, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY, organized by Hans Ulrich Obrist
Creative Misunderstanding (collaboration with Alejandro Guzman), The High Line Hotel, New York, NY
CKTV, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
Breaks and Breaks, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

CKTV, Brooklyn: City Pavilion at the 9th Shanghai Bienniale, Shanghai, China, curated by Cleopatra's and Chris Rice
Lumpyland, Magic Pictures, Philadelphia, PA
Marco Schmitt Presents: BEST OF BEST OF BEST OF, Helper, Brooklyn, NY
The Double Dirty Dozen, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
Sculpture Center Block Party, MC and Kate Bush Dance Troupe performance, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
Another Side, The Re Institute, Millerton, NY
The Right Wrong, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Can't Stop Rock Lobster, Shoot the Lobster, New York, NY
It's a Small, Small World, Family Business, New York, NY. curated by Jayson Musson
Millennium Magazines, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Till Dust Gather on Grass, SPRING/BREAK Art SHow, The Old School, New York, NY. Curated by Amanda Schmitt
Telling Tales: Sara Pomerance, Lydia Moyer, Jennifer Sullivan and Keren Cytter, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
It's a Process, Primetime, Brooklyn, NY
more than one at once, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Juliana Cerqueira Leite

Freestyle, Ridgewood, NY. Curated by Joe Ballweg
Future Present: Five Artists, Five Weeks, Arthouse, Austin, TX
Reformation 2011, Somerset County Jail, Skowhegan, ME
Anomalistic Urge, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
Cover Version LP, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Timothy Hull
Dance Recital Concert (performance with Kate Bush Dance Troupe), Movement Research Festival, Brooklyn, NY
Do Me, Invisible Dog, Brooklyn, NY
I'm Your Biggest Fan, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Quebec, Montreal, curated by Julie Lequin
QNTV, Champion Contemporary, Austin, TX

Be Your Own Placebo, North Adams, MA, curated by Jamie Lee Mohr
Tragic Sense of Life, Westchester Community College Fine Arts Gallery, Valhalla, NY
Their, There, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY
Physical Center, St. Cecilia's Convent, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Juliana Cerqueira Leite and Amanda Schmitt
Seven Easy Steps: Spiritual Ecstasies, Horton Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Amanda Schmitt
Body Blend, Dixon Place, New York, NY
QNTV, Queen's Nails Project, San Francisco, CA

Collage: Collage, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY
\'flo\: art, text, new media, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Warren Oates in the Economic Crisis of 2008, OK Mountain, Austin, TX
Manhattan Miniseries (With Sweaty Palms), Heist Gallery, New York, NY
The Art of Making Dances (collaborative performance with Chase Granoff), The Kitchen, New York, NY
Jennifer Sullivan Avant-Garde Glamour Studio, NADA County Affair, Brooklyn, NY
Monkeytown Semiennial, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY
Fall Collection, NY Art Book Fair, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, NY
Kate Bush Dance Troupe Performance #2, 179 Canal St., New York, NY
Recession Runway, NADA Emerging Artist Party, New York, NY
It's a Process: Ladies Night, Klaus von Nichtsaggend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Papercut, Heist Gallery, New York, NY
Cover Versions, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
First Impressions, NADA Exhibition Space, New York, NY, curated by Lumi Tan
Dystopian Utopias, Screeners I, Smockshop, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Glenn Phillips
Kate Bush Dance Troupe Performance #1, Brooklyn, NY
Post-Paradise, Sorry Again (My Barbarian collaborative performance), New Museum, New York, NY
Nakedly, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY
This One Goes Up To 11, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Why + Wherefore
WJEN Radio Presents: It's a Process Live!, Cakeshop, New York, NY

The Feminine Mystique, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ (catalog)
Let's Bolt, CSV Cultural Center, New York, NY
X is for XXX-mas: Experimental film eXploring sexuality, Images Cinema, Williamstown, MA
Experiments in High Definition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Highly Defined: New Works from the Voom HD Lab, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Watch Me get Watched, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Glenn Phillips and Catherine Taft
WJEN Radio Station performance, Exile, Long Island City, NY
WJEN Radio Station performance, 169 Bar, New York, NY
Neurotic Naturalism, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY

The Pursuit of Happiness, Sarah Bowen Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Christopher Howard
Naive Set Theory, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Catherine Taft
The Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Everybody Dance Now, EFA Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Kathleen Goncharov
Likewise a Virgin, New General Catalog 224, Brooklyn, NY

Sasquatch Society, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY
Sympathetic Magic, Planaria Gallery, New York, NY
Primed, Aronson Gallery, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Sisters, Fresh Up Club, Austin, TX
Generica performance, Glasshouse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Generica performance, Flywheel, Easthampton, Massachusetts
Generica performance, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY

Desert Swap Meet, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA
Generica performance, La Superette, The Tank Annex, New York, NY
Your Heart is No Match for My Love, Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

Looking is Better Than Feeling You, Yuerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Ladies and Boys and Touching, Video Mundi at The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Looking is Better Than Feeling You, The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Francisco, CA
Looking is Better Than Feeling You, Artists' Television Access, San Francisco, CA
Looking is Better Than Feeling You, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA
Adolescent Boys and Living Rooms, Yale University, School of Architecture, New Haven, CT

Looking is Better Than Feeling You, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Looking is Better Than Feeling You, Mix: New York Lesbian/Gay Experimental Film Festival New York, NY
Looking is Better Than Feeling You, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
Looking is Better Than Feeling You, Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo New York

Raw (Solo installation and video), NY Underground Film Festival, CBGB's Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Astria Suparak

Public Collections
Geisel Library Video Collection, University of California, San Diego, CA

Teaching Positions
2013 - present Adjunct Faculty, SUNY at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY. Digital Video, Intro to Art, Intro to Creative Thinking
2013 Visiting Faculty, Ox-Bow School of the Arts, Saugatuck, MI, Survivalist Shorts video workshop
2011-12 Teaching Artist, Children's Museum of Art (Media Lab), New York, NY
2006 Drawing Instructor, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

Visiting Artist Lectures, Studio Visits, and Panel Discussions
2016 So Serious: A Conversation Between Vanessa Conte, Juliana Paciulli and Jennifer Sullivan, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Boundless Communities (panelist), Building A New Art World, ICP-Bard Syposium 2013, Long Island City, NY
2011 Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
2011 Panelist, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Teaching Artist Union, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Heist Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY
2006 Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

Steven Hull and Amy Thoner, Las Cienegas: 06.18.2009 - 12.17.2011, 2015
Artist Statement: Jennifer Sullivan's Mature Charm, Acid Rain Productions, August 30, 2015
Alison Martin, Review: Cats rule in Jennifer Sullivan's latest East Harlem show,, July 8, 2015
Michael Anthony Farley and Corinna Kirsch, This Week's Must-See Art Events: Brooklyn Is America Too, Art F City, June 29, 2015 
Ruth Erickson, Review: Walden, Revisited, ArtNews, May 2015
Stephen Vincent Kobasa, Inventing a Pond, Big Red &, April 1, 2015
Allison Meier, Jam-Packed Spring/Break Art Show Pulls into Moynihan Station, Hyperallergic, March 4, 2015
Emergency INDEX, Vol. 3, edited by Yelena Gluzman, Sophia Cleary, 2015
Nicole O'Rourke, The best artist-run spaces in New York, Dazed, January 2015
Andrea Shea, Thoreau's Experiment In Simplicity And Solitude Inspires DeCordova Artists, The ARTery, November 7, 2014
Chris Bergeron, Revisit Walden's changing shores at the deCordova in Lincoln, Wicked Local Arlington, November 2, 2014
Studio Tracks: Jennifer Sullivan, Modern Painters, October issue, 2014
Scott Indrisek, 5 Must-See Gallery Shows: "Go With the Flow" and More,, August 7, 2014
Scott Indrisek, Studio Tracks: Jennifer Sullivan's Playlist,, July 16, 2014
Ask Me Anything - Reddit, Shana Nys Dambrot, May 2014
Scott Indrisek, In the Air: Here's Your East Harlem Frieze Saturday,, May 9, 2014
Scott Indrisek, 90 Artists Think in Pink at Cathouse FUNeral,, January 17, 2014
Erin Nixon, The Superior Object, Make Literary Magazine, Issue #14, Fall 2013
Ken Johnson, The Double Dirty Dozen (& Friends), The New York Times, September 6, 2012
M.H. Miller, Cleopatra's to Represent Brooklyn at Shanghai Biennale Read, Observer, August 21, 2012
Jennifer Sarathy, Review: The Spring/Break Art Show, ViewFromtheFrontRow, March 25th, 2012
Liz Filardi, Curators Take On The Art Fair, Hyperallergic, March 9th, 2012
Dinah Ryan, Telling Tales, Art Papers, March/April 2012
Amy Ritchie, Narrative Vision: 1708 Gallery experiments with the moving image in "Telling Tales.", Style Weekly, January 3, 2012
Geoff Tuck, Talking about Jennifer Sullivan and Tiffany K. Smith, Notes On Looking, January 2, 2012
Julie Lequin, One Night Down South, No More Potlucks, Issue 15: Veneer, 2011
Elisabeth Holm, Creator Q&A: Artist Jennifer Sullivan on Her Latest Project, Sincerity, and Hawaiian Pizza, Kickstarter blog, August 9, 2011
"Anomalistic Urge" at Vaudeville Park,, April 8, 2011
Ken Johnson, One-Week Walden, The New York Times, December 10, 2010
A Tour of the Monuments of Ridgewood, Queens, Art Fag City, September 13, 2010
Chelsea Magazine, The Sophomore Issue, Pg. 4-5, Fall 2010
Gia Kourlas, Looking Back, and Taking It Forward, The New York Times, November 6, 2009
Chase Granoff and Jenn Joy, The Art of Making Dances, 2009
Alice Gregory, NADA's County Affair, Idiom, October 21, 2009
Lauren Cornell, Massimiliano Gioni, and Laura Hoptman, Younger Than Jesus: Artist Directory, New Museum & Phaidon Press, 2009
Russ Crest, Jennifer Sullivan - Bad Means Good, Beautiful/Decay Magazine, August 2009
Michael Wilson, X-Factor,, March 3, 2009
Rachel Koper, Warren Oates in the Economic Crisis of 2008, Austin Chronicle, January 23, 2009
Sarah Amiel, Jen on Jen on Jen, Sadie Magazine, Issue #3, Fall 2008
Mike Force, Interview, Chief Magazine, Issue #11, 2008
Matthew Chambers, Jen Makes Art! (Interview), Trudi E-Project Space, December 2007
Drawings, Swingset Magazine, Issue #8, 2007
Charlene Roth, Naive Set Theory at Cirrus Gallery, Artweek, February 2007
George Melrod, Pulse: Naive Set Theory, Art Ltd. West Coast Art + Design, January 2007
Riley O'Bryan, 20MB at Mass Gallery, Fluent~Collaborative, issue 78, October 27, 2006
Ken Johnson, Sightings of an Elusive Mountain Creature, The New York Times, August 26, 2005
Roberta Smith, Sympathetic Magic, The New York Times, March 11, 2005
Choire Sicha, An Art Students Paradise, The New York Times, February 6, 2005
Drawings, Swingset Magazine, Issue #5, 2004
Fred Camper, Video Mundi, Chicago Reader, March 4, 2003
Drawings, Swingset Magazine, Issue #4, 2003

Inquiry with Mark Lynch, / 90.5FM, Worcester, MA, February 12, 2015
Open Studio With Jared Bowen, Walden, revisited, WGBH TV, Boston, MA, January 2015
Riffin' with Max Maslansky, interview, KCHUNG radio, Los Angeles, CA, February 2014

Open Mike, Interview with Michael Smith, Swingset Magazine, Issue #7, 2005
Urban Renewal, Interview with Tyson Reeder, Swingset Magazine, Issue #6, 2005

2016 Large Glass, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Skylight at Moynihan Station, New York, NY
2015 Bulletproof Heart, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Trust Fall, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Skylight at Moynihan Station, New York, NY
2014 Skowhegan Performs, Curated Peter Labier's performance inside of Meredith James' sculpture, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
2009 Fall Collection, NY Art Book Fair, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, NY
2009 Group Show/Garage Sale, Heist Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Recession Runway, NADA Emerging Artists Party, New York, NY
2008 Nakedly, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Neurotic Naturalism, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY
2005 Sympathetic Magic, Planaria Gallery, New York, NY



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