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Jessica Slaven, b. 1979 Lansing, MI; lives and works in New York

EDUCATION

MFA, Sculpture, University of Pennsylvania 2005
BFA, Sculpture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2001
Universität der Künste Berlin 1999

RESIDENCIES

Yaddo 2013
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 2005

EXHIBITONS

2016
- Darkwater Revival: After Terry Adkins, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
in over out under through, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
2015
-
Flatfiles 2015-2016, TSA New York, Brooklyn, NY
- Impossible Geometries, (#28 online), Field Projects, NYC
2012
From the Mezzanine, Kresge Gallery, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ (curated by Jennifer Dudley)
2010
We Pictured You Reading This, curated by Paper Monument, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC
2009
ParlourCurated by Jennifer Dudley, Brooklyn, NY
2008                       
Add Art, Curated by Paddy Johnson
2007                       
- Free Frisbee, Curated by Anat Egbi and Jen DeNike, Circus of Books, Los Angeles, CA
2006                         
- Free Frisbee, Curated by Anat Egbi and Jen DeNike, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL                     
- I Was a Sunbeam, 
David Krut Projects, NYC                       
- The Seventh Side of the Die
, Alona Kagan Gallery, NYC
2005                        
- Five into One, Moore College, Philadelphia
- Penn MFA Thesis Exhibition (curated by Judith Stein), IceBox Project Space, Philadelphia
2004                         
- Print Ten, Fox Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (winner of Best Series)                      
- Folio
, Burrison Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia                      
- Solemn
, Fox Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
2003                         
- Office, Uncle Freddy’s Gallery, Hammond, IN                       
- 16th Evanston + Vicinity Biennial
(curated by Michael Rooks, Museum of Contemporary Art,Chicago), Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2002                         
- Variations, Apt.1R Gallery, Chicago
2001                         
- BFA Thesis Show, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
2000                         
- Hochschule der Kunste Rundgang, Hochschlule der Kunste Berlin, Berlin                   
- Leipziger Buch Messe
, Leipzig, Germany

PUBLICATIONS

2014
Essay Barbara Where Now in Marvin Gates's exhibition catalog for Barbara, March - April, Upper East Side (itinerant)
- Interview with Terry Adkins, Paper Monument, February, web
- IRL, Paper Monument, January, web #2
2013
- IRLPaper Monument, November, web #1
- Works from the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Paper Monument, August, web
2009                        
- Mullican, MullicanPaper Monument, V3, NYC
I like your work: art and etiquette, Ed. Paper Monument, NYC, ISBN 978-0-9797575-2-5
Nick CaveWhitewall, Summer 2009, NYC
- The Bullying Muse, (with Scott Indrisek) Anthem V38, Los Angeles, CA
Kalup Linzy for Hire, (Well, Sort of…), Time Out New York, January, web                                                                           
2008
- Throw Away Architecture, (with Konrad Graser) Anthem V37, Los Angeles, CA
- Sculpture in the Expended FieldPaper Monument V2, NYC
Falled Up Beyond All RecognitionPaper Monument, web                                                         
2007                        
September-OctoberPaper Monument, web
- Reviews, Beautiful Decay, January, Los Angeles
2006                         
- Sports Report in The Seventh Side of the Die, newspaper published by Alona Kagan Gallery, NYC
2005                         
The Annotated Grocery List, The Daily Constitutional, V1 N1, Richmond , VA
2004                         
INVENTING SADAPTLSILNYHBWX-likeFTFB, in All Hands On, A The2ndHand Reader. Ed,Todd Dills, Elephant Rock Books/TNI Books, Chicago
- Catalogue entries for JJ Tissot and C Pissarro, in Master Drawings (1800-1914) from the Ashmolean Museum, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania
- Latin and Greek, EP with Simon Fröhlich, AA Records, Lisbon/Hamburg

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
-
Darkwater Ripples, S.H., The Pennsylvania Gazette, Sept / Oct 2016, p.66-67
2013
-
Field Projects (NYC) Blog
2009
- Free Booze, Expensive Art Katie Luscombe, Real Detroit Weekly, 15 September 2009
- Hot Magazine: Whitewall, Derek Loves Shopping.com, 29 June 2009 (on Nick Cave in Whitewall)
2008
Add-Art & AFC, Bad at Sports Contemporary Art Talk.com, 10 November 2008
"Preternatural Selection" Opens at Gallery 51 February 28 Gail M Burns, Greylock News, 27 February 2008
2006
Review, The Daily Constitutional V1 N1, Umbrella Online, Volume 29, No. 1, March 2006
2005
Schools’ Clout, Roberta Fallon, Philadelphia Weekly, May 18, 2005
- Judith Stein, MFA Thesis 2005 Catalog, University of Pennsylvania, p 5
- Weekly Update, Roberta Fallon, ArtBlog May 18, 2005, http://www.fallonandrosof.com/2005/05/weekly-update-students.html
- Philly’s 2005 Skowhegan Connection, Roberta Fallon, ArtBlog June 6, 2005,http://www.fallonandrosof.com/2005/06/phillys-2005-skowhegan-connection.html