Jennifer Bolande, Exit Triangle I, Inkjet print, 70 x 37.5", 2010; Earthquake, washers, dryers, speakers, film, screen, sound, 2004; Plywood Curtains, site-specific installation, Pasadena, 2010.

Jennifer Bolande - Professor, New Genres

Jennifer Bolande has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. A thirty-year survey of her work titled Landmarks, originated at INOVA in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, travelled to the ICA in Philadelphia, and to the Luckman Gallery, at Cal State, L.A. A monograph, Jennifer Bolande, Landmarks, was published by JRP Ringier in 2012. From 2010-2011 her public art project Plywood Curtains, appeared in vacant storefront windows around Los Angeles produced by West of Rome. Her work was included in the recent survey of eighties art, This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, and the ICA in Boston.

Group exhibitions include Skyscraper, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Mixed Use Manhattan, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; The Pathos of Things, Carriage Trade, New York; Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; The Photogenic, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Private Investigations, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, BC; Deep Storage, Haus der Kunst, Munich; Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf; PS1, New York; The Consortium, Dijon, France; The Readymade Boomerang, Eighth Biennale of Sydney, Australia; Status of Sculpture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; L’Espace Lyonnais d’Art Contemporain, Lyon; Lowen-Palais, Berlin.

Bolande has been awarded fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Tesuque Foundation, the Canadian Council on the Arts, the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.


E-mail: jbolande@ucla.edu