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

2009

Jenny Laden, Heskin Contemporary, New York

2006

Jenny Laden, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

2004

Inhabit, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York

2003

Swoon, Jenny Laden, Cornell DeWitt Gallery, New York

2002

Blink - Jenny Laden, Cornell DeWitt Gallery, New York

 

      

Selected Bibliography

2013                

Josh Middleton, Martha Graham Cracker Shines in New Portrait Series,” GPhilly, Philadelphia Magazine .

2009               

Emma Pearse, “Artist Jenny Laden Not Overly Concerned About the Practicality of Her Hairstyle,” New York Magazine, Vulture

Rachel Mallon, Featuring + Event: Jenny Laden Design Lovely

2004               

Samuel Clover, “Art to Start With,” New York Post                 

2003                

Sophie Mauipol,  JENNY LADEN: Beautiful, Personal Expression, Dealer DeLuxe Magazine,

John Reed, Art Review, Artforum.com

2002                

Lily Faust, Gallery Review, New York Art World Magazine

Art Pick of the Day,  Time Out New York

1998                

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