jennawestra@gmail.com

Studio:
25 Park Place, Fl. 3
NYC 10007

Education

M.F.A., Hunter College, 2015 

B.A., California State University, Northridge, 2009

Selected Exhibitions

2016

As the Crow Flies, Hercules, New York 

Hercules Art Studio Program Inaugural Exhibition, curated by Andrea Woodner, New York

2015

Underdonk Selects, Benefit Auction, Brooklyn, NY 

Photisms, curated by Ashley Garrett & Sharon Madanes, TSA Los Angeles 

All Visual, curated by Trevor Powers, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Right of Window with Sophie Grant, organized by Laura Frantz, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Performances by Constance DeJong, Emmy Catedral & Sarada Rauch

MFA Thesis Exhibition, 205 Hudson Gallery, New York

NEW WORK NEW YORK, curated by Kat Griefen, Brooklyn, NY 

2014

Manual, Silver Projects, Brooklyn, NY. (solo)

2013

War Against Magic, curated by Stephanie Dvareckas, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA 

Split Me Open with Devotion, with Sophie Grant, Johanna Jaeger, and Jess Wheaton, Little V, New York, NY

2012

All Visual Boston, curated by Trevor Powers, Spectacle, Jamaica Plain, MA

All Visual Los Angeles, curated by A. Dola Baroni, The Forge, Los Angeles, CA

2011

Chainletter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Month of Photography Los Angeles , curated by Dee deLara and Hossein Farmani, Smashbox Studios, Los Angeles, CA

EPCAP, curated by Mere Rosenbluth and Angela Gonzalez Hall, Sancho Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Curatorial Projects

2016

Open. Wide. Sparagmos., Hercules, NYC

Bibliography

Camera Austria, Forum, No. 137, March 2017

Anyonegirl, August 30, 2016

The New York Times, May 30, 2016

Nicotine Magazine, Issue 15, April 2016

Bomb Magazine, June 26, 2015

Reach Out and Touch Someone, Katie Schwab, Published by The Artist's Institute, 2014

Papersafe 01: Sage, Published by Catlabs, 2014

"8 Art Events In and Around Bushwick", Allison Galgiani, Bushwick Daily, October 2, 2014

"Contemplating, Collaborating", Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, August 27, 2013

Awards and Honors

Foam Paul Huf Award, nominee, 2017

Artist in Residence, Hercules Art Studio Program, 2016-2018

Marian Netter Award, Hunter College, 2014