Brooklyn, NY York
Brooklyn-based artist, Jenna Spevack uses drawing, animation, and multimedia to explore the concept of survival. From the visualization of conversations, historical locations and events, scientific theories, and systems of belief, she invents narratives that examine ideas of interconnectedness and impermanence in the shifting natural and social-political environments.
Her work has been shown in one-person and group exhibitions nationally and internationally, including Mucius Galéria, Budapest, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, White Columns, NYC, Art in General, NYC, Anthony Giodano Gallery, Oakdale, NY, PS122 / Artwurl, Hostos Art Center, NYC, Artists Space, NYC, Monya Rowe Gallery, NYC, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY, Here Art, NYC, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, Bangs Street Gallery, Provincetown, MA, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA, Bellwether Gallery, NYC, Parlor Projects, San Francisco, CA, Panorama City, Zurich, Switzerland and Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, NY.
She has received residencies and fellowships from Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Hungarian Multicultural Center in Budapest, Estonian Artist's Association in Tallinn, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the MacDowell Colony, the Longwood Arts Project, the Blue Mountain Center, Fundacion Valparaiso in Spain, Hall Farm Center for Arts and Education, PSCCUNY Research Foundation, and the Rumsey International Travel Grant.
Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, New York Arts, The Times Union, Daily Gazette, Metroland Magazine, Provincetown Magazine, Provincetown Banner, Providence Journal Bulletin, Art New England, and on Monitor Public Radio.