Born in Bronx, NY 1975
Lives and works in the Inland Empire
2004 MFA, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
1998 BFA Cum Laude and Honors, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
brilliant, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon.
The Crystal Land, Northview Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon.
phenomena, Get This! Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
cover, Peninsula Collage, Port Angeles, Washington
Measure, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon
break-up, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
out/look, Washington State University Art Gallery, Pullman, Washington.
Destroyer, Portland 2010: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, Templeton Building, Portland Oregon, curated by Cris Moss. (catalogue).
Tidal, Disjecta, Portland, Oregon. 2009
Echo, Bliss Hall Gallery, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. 2008
APEX: Jenene Nagy, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, curated by Jennifer A Gately.
Structuring Surface, Dinnerware ArtSpace, Tucson, Arizona.
False Flat, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon.
Soft Architecture, PDX Contemporary Art window project, Portland, Oregon.
Prop, Portland Modern Window Project, Portland, Oregon. Saturated Pasture, Portland Building Installation, Portland, Oregon.
Backyard Icing, Pacific NW College of Art, Manuel Izquierdo Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
Escape Route, Terminal Creative Project Exhibition, University of Oregon, Lavern Krauss Gallery, Eugene, Oregon.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Blindsight, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Uncanny, MuzeuMM Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Feelers, Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.
Primo Lane, Outpost Projects, Joshua Tree, California.
Summer National Juried Exhibition, juried by Nancy Meyer, MarinMOCA, Novato California.
Let’s Get Lost, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon.
Miami Project, booth #623, Miami, Florida.
Object! Object!, Helmuth Projects, San Diego, California.
I Never Complain About the Past: New Year/New Work, PDX Contemporary Art Portland, Oregon.
See Through Walls, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw Georgia.
Reverse Rehearsals, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California.
Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Ford Family Foundation Golden Spot Awardee Print Exhibition, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon.
Rear View Mirror, Space B Gallery, New York, New York, curated by Jennie Lamensdorf.
Out of Language, two-person exhibition with Josh Smith, Linfield Gallery McMinnville, Oregon.
The Rise of Rad, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California, curated by Max Presneill. (catalogue)
Le Flash, Castleberry Hill, Atlanta, Georgia.
Summer Show, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, Oregon.
Faculty Biennial, Clark College, Archer Gallery, Vancouver, Washington.
Au Courant, Dam Stuhltrager, Brooklyn, New York.
Art On Paper 2008 Biennial, Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro,curated by Xandra Eden.
Landmark, Two-person exhibition, Crawl Space Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
Untold stories of begin where you are, Takt kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany.
21st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, Abercrombie Gallery McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana, Juror: Elizabeth Dunbar, Curator, arthouse, Austin, Texas.
SITElines, Two-person exhibition, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University
Marylhurst, Oregon, curated by Terri Hopkins.(Nagy/3) 2007
A bell is a cup until it is struck, PUNCH + SOIL International Juried Exhibition PunchGallery, Seattle, Washington, Juror: Eric Fredericksen, Director, Western Bridge, Seattle Washington.
The Hook Up, New American Art Union, Portland, Oregon, curated by Jesse Hayward.
New American Talent:22, arthouse at The Jones Center, Austin, Texas (catalogue).
A Simple Complex Redux, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, California, curated by John O’Brien. 2006
Sisyphean Desires, Systems, and Devices, an exhibition of time based works traveling to Georgia, Michigan, Portland, and India, curated by Avantika Bawa.
Out of Paint, Kuhn Gallery, Ohio State University, Marion, Ohio. (juried)
Faculty Biennial, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, Washington.
Piles and Herds, Two-person exhibition, Pacific NW College of Art, Manuel IzquierdoGallery, Portland, Oregon.
Young Sculptors Invitational, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson Arizona.
Putting Out Feelers, by Elizabeth Michelman, Artscope Magazine, October 30, 2015.
Review: See Through Walls, by Faith McClure, ArtsATL,
April 11, 2014.
The Seductive Behavior of Space: Jenene Nagy at Get This! Gallery
Jessica Blankenship, Burnaway,May 9, 2013.
Jenene Nagy: Artist by Steve Aldrich, Aspen Times,
October 16, 2012.
An Interview with Jenene Nagy, by Avantika Bawa, featured in “Black”, Drain Magazine,Issue #16, 2012, www.drainmag.com
New American Paintings #102, West Edition, Open Studio Press, Boston,Massachusetts.
New American Paintings #97, Pacific Coast Edition, Open Studio Press, Boston Massachusetts.
Josh Smith and Jenene Nagy Make Materials Matter, by John Motley, The Oregonian September 16, 2011.
Contemporary NW Art Award Finalists, by Richard Speer, Willamette Week, February 2, 2011.
Analysis: The Finalists for the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, by D.K.Row, The Oregonian, January 24, 2011
Disjecta Announces Five Artists for Their Curator-In-Residence program, by D.K. Row, The Oregonian,
January 21, 2011.
The Northwest’s Top Ten Exhibition Picks for 2010, by Bill Lasarow, Huffington Post December 31, 2010.
Disjecta Nabs Nagy, by Matt Stangel, Portland Mercury, August 2010.
Ply the Wood, by Richard Speer, Willamette Week, April 2010.
An Interview With Jenene Nagy, by John Motley, ArtSlant, March 2010.
Jenene Nagy’s TIDAL, by Lisa Radon, Ultra, Februray 22, 2010, www.ultrapdx.com.
Jenene Nagy at Disjecta, by Jim Demetre,
Artdish: Northwest Forum on Contemporary Art, February 2010, www.artdish.com
Jenene Nagy, by Richard Speer, Visual Art Source,
Best of the West Coast, New York Arts Magazine, New York, New York, November/December edition.
New American Paintings #79, Pacific Coast Edition, Open Studio Press, Boston Massachusetts,December 2008.
One More Day: s/plit, by Lisa Radon, Ultra, June 21, 2008, www.ultrapdx.com.
Installation Situation, by Richard Speer, Willamette Week, April 16-22, 2008.
Apex: Jenene Nagy, by John Motley, Portland Mercury, February, 2008.
At PAM: Deacon and Nagy, by D.K. Row, the Oregonian, February 19, 2008.
Reaching for the Apex by Richard Speer, Willamette Week, February 13-19, 2008.
Holding a Small World, by Celina Monte, Daily Vanguard, October 24, 2007.
Small Canvases, Big Dreams, by Joseph Gallivan, Portland Tribune, September 25, 2007.
Jenene Nagy’s False Flat at Linfield Gallery, by Jeff Jahn, PORT, September 6, 2007
New American Talent: The Twenty-Second Exhibition, by Salvador Castillo, The Austin Chronicle, August 10, 2007.
Waiting For the Revolution, by Anne Ellegood, New American Talent:22 catalogue essay June 2007.
Off The Plane and Into Space, by Arcy Douglass, PORT, June 2007, www.portlandart.net.
Art Portland, by Lisa Radon, Ultra, June 24, 2007, www.ultrapdx.com.
The Hook Up, by John Motley, Portland Mercury, June 2007.
Perfect Places, featured in “Magic”, Ratsalad Deluxe Issue #10, February 2007, www.ratsaladdeluxe.com.
Highly Recommended in “Visual Arts Listings”, Portland Mercury, February 8-14, 2007.
Saturated Pasture, featured in “Desire”, Drain Magazine Issue #7, 2006, www.drainmag.com.
Jenene Nagy, by John Motley, Portland Mercury, December 2005.
Backyard Icing, by Isaac Peterson, PORT, December 2005, www.portlandart.net.