Jeanine Oleson (A '00)


Jeanine Oleson is an interdisciplinary artist working with images, materiality and language, which she forms into complex and humorous objects, instruments, images, videos and performances. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Rutgers University. Oleson has exhibited and performed at: Hammer Museum, LA (2017); Commonwealth & Council, LA (2017); Coreana Museum, Seoul (2017); Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta (2016); SculptureCenter, NY (2016); New Museum, NY (2014); Exit Art, NY(2012); MoMA/P.S.1, NY (2011)Beta-Local, San Juan, Puerto Rico (2012); X-Initiative, NY (2010); Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO (2009); Socrates Sculpture Park, NY (2009); Diverseworks, Houston, TX (2009). Oleson has received a Rema Hort Mann Artist Community Engagement Grant (2016), Creative Capital Artist Grant (2015), Franklin Furnace Fellowship and a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant (2009); and has been in residence at Macdowell Colony, Hammer Museum, New Museum, Smack Mellon Studio Program, NY and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Oleson is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Parsons School of Design. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.