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Artists Jade Townsend Information
Jade Townsend - CV

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York
Born 1977, Iowa

2003 MFA, Hunter College, New York
1999 BFA, Iowa State University, Iowa


Solo Shows

Vera Historia, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Ship of Fools, soloshow with Gallery Poulsen at Volta NY


Leviathan, Leslie Heller Workspace, New York, NY


Sick, Sick Wind, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY


Born Between..., Cress Gallery, University of Tennessee at Chatanooga, TN

YARDSALE’, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY


Born Between Piss and Shit, Art of This Gallery, Minneapolis, MN


And the days fly by on their own, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY


Collaborative Shows


New New Berlin, with William Powhida, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX



Bellum Omnium Contra Omnes, double solo exhibition with William Powhida at Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected Group Shows


A Sense of Place, The Wellin Museum, Clinton, NY
The Decline and Fall of the Art World: Part 1, The 1%ers, Freight & Volume, New York, NY

Gallery Poulsen 10 Years Anniversary Show, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Benefit Auction for Typhoon Haiyan Relief, The Lodge Gallery, New York, NY

All-Star Cast, Galerie Baer, Dresden, Germany

Simulacrum, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
Party Headquarters: Art in the Age of Political Absurdity, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Eleanor Heartney and Larry Litt)
Drawn to You - Works on Paper from New York, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Outer Space Gala and Benefit Auction, Exit Art, New York, NY
New Image Sculpture, McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX (curated by Rene Paul Barilleaux)
I Like the Art World and the Art World Likes Me, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

HouseWARNING, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Magicality, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
Momenta Art Benefit, White Columns, New York, NY
Global/National, The Order of Chaos, Exit Art, New York, NY

Those About to Die Salute You, collaboration with Duke Riley, Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY
I, Daughter of Kong, collaboration with Duke Riley, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
Chelsea Visits Havana, 10th Havana Biennial, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba


The Peekskill Project, organized by The Hudson Vallery Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Nature Interrupted, curated by Elga Wimmer, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
Waste Not, Want Not, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
Glass Houses, curated by Eddie Martinez, Werkstatte Gallery, New York, NY
Remarks on Color, Galerie Baer, Dresden, Germany
Scope Project Section, Scope Basel, Switzerland

With Teeth, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY
Leave New York, Sweet Home Gallery, New York, NY

Of Violence and Solitude (My Neighbor is Trying to Kill Me), Green Door Gallery, Kansas City, MO

International Exchange Exhibition, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
Year Catalogue Auction, Year Project Space, DUMBO, Brooklyn NY
Two Enter and One Leaves, Year Project Space, DUMBO, Brooklyn NY

Summer.Show.03, *sixtyseven, Brooklyn, NY
Disaster, ABC NO RIO, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
Exit Biennial: The Reconstruction, Exit Art, New York, NY
All Messed Up With Nowhere to Go, Dam, Stuhltrager Gallery, Brooklyn, NY



NYFA  Fellowship finalist in the category of Printmaking/Drawing/Bookarts


Set Design
Smudge, AtticRep, San Antonio, TX

2014 Visiting Artist, Hamilton College, Clinton NY

2013 Visiting Artist, Kent State University, Kent, OH

2013 Visiting Artist, Montclaire State University, Montclaire, NJ

2011 Artist Talk, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
2011 Visiting Artist, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
2011 Visiting Artist, New Image Sculpture, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
2010 Visiting Artist, Pace University, New York, NY
2008 Visiting Artist, “Born Between…” Cress Gallery, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN
2008 Visiting Artist, Issues in Contemporary Art, CUNY Lehman College, Bronx, NY

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