Born In Philadelphia, in 1970, Jenny began painting at the age of 9. After mastering paintings of oranges and boots, she moved onto the human figure. In 1988, she moved to New York City to attend Barnard College where she studied art and art history. In New York, she learned the art world ways through her work at White Columns, as Development Associate, and later as Assistant Director. In 1996, she entered New York University to receive her Master's Degree in Fine Art. She has exhibited in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, McClean, Richmond, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Berlin.
Laden currently lives and works in Philadelphia. She is partial to good light and hot sauce.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Jenny Laden, Heskin Contemporary, New York
Jenny Laden, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
Inhabit, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York
Swoon, Jenny Laden, Cornell DeWitt Gallery, New York
Blink - Jenny Laden, Cornell DeWitt Gallery, New York
Josh Middleton, “Martha Graham Cracker Shines in New Portrait Series,” GPhilly, Philadelphia Magazine .
Emma Pearse, “Artist Jenny Laden Not Overly Concerned About the Practicality of Her Hairstyle,” New York Magazine, Vulture
Samuel Clover, “Art to Start With,” New York Post
Sophie Mauipol, JENNY LADEN: Beautiful, Personal Expression, Dealer DeLuxe Magazine,
John Reed, Art Review, Artforum.com
Lily Faust, Gallery Review, New York Art World Magazine
Art Pick of the Day, Time Out New York
William Zimmer, "Painter's Picks : Painting, Works On Paper," New York Times
Hank Hoffman, "What's The Word?," New Haven Advocate
Judy Birke, "Written Work Becomes a Visual Link in National Show," New Haven Register