Jen Upchurch

Redjen10@hotmail.com

917-593-5916

Exhibitions

2011

Epitaph, Circle Arts Gallery Show, Manhattan, NY

2010

Heroes, Circle Arts Gallery Show, Manhattan, NY

Temple of Wonder, Figment, Governor’s Island, NY

2009

Time Capsule , Circle Arts Gallery Show, Brooklyn ,NY

Temple of Truth, Figment, Governor’s Island, NY

Freedom’s Ring Inaugural Ball , Action Arts League, New York, NY

2008

LIPS = Love, Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV

LIPS = Love, Camp D, New York

LIPS = Love, Figment, Governor’s Island, NY

Mini Golf Gotham City=Superheroes, Figment, Governor’s Island, NY

Awards/Honors

*Grant, recipient Oscar M. Ruebhausen Commission from the Greenwall Foundation, New York, NY 2009

* Mentor Artist, HealthCorps, Green Halloween New York, NY 2009

*Grant, recipient of Black Rocks Art Foundation, San Francisco, CA 2008

*Fiscal Sponsor, Circle Arts Organization, New York, NY 2008

* Mentor Artist, HealthCorps, Tompkins Scare Park, New York, NY 2007

Exhibitions Curated and Décor

Co-Curator, Epitaph, Circle Arts, Manhattan, NY 2011

Co-Curator, Meat, Circle Arts, Manhattan, NY 2010

Curator, Figment Season Long Sculpture Garden, Governor’s Island, NY 2010

Co-Curator, Heroes, Circle Arts, Manhattan, NY 2010

Co-Curator, Time Capsule, Circle Arts, Brooklyn, NY 2009

Curator, Figment Season Long Sculpture Garden, Governor’s Island, NY 2009

Décor Design Leader, Green Halloween Sculpture Garden, New York, NY 2009

Décor Design Leader, Freedom’s Ring Inaugural Ball, New York, NY 2009

Assistant Décor Designer, Decompression, New York, NY 2009

Curator, Figment Weekend Long & Season Long Sculpture Garden, Governor’s Island, NY 2008

Décor Design Leader, Decompression, New York, NY 2008

Professional Organizations

Circle Arts Organization, Vice President, 2009-2011

Bibliography

FIGMENT on Don't Miss This” WNBC/Time Out Recorded Jul 13, 2010

“Art Park is Figment a of Future Artistic Talent” E Oculus August, 2009

“Island Haven, Secret No More” New York Times July, 2009

“Weekend Hot Picks In Entertainment” New York Post June, 2009

“An Afternoon in Ferry Land” New York Magazine July, 2009

Publications

Illustrator, “Coyote Goes Global” by Star Blanket and Dream Weaver, March, 2009

Education

2000 Bachelor of Arts Degree, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Jen Upchurch
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