Jenna Spevack is a Brooklyn-based artist who was born in Delmar, NY. Her work explores sustainable ecology, human interaction, and alternative models of experience, consumption, and exchange. Her site-specific and participatory installations invite the audience to question and resist precarious environmental and societal structures that humans have become inured to. Her installations and exhibitions include Birds of Brooklyn, Pulse Miami, Art Basel (2010 – current); Seeding the City, Pulse Miami, Art Basel (2012); 8 Extraordinary Greens, Mixed Greens, New York, NY (2012).
Her residencies include the Park Residency, East Haddam, CT (2009); Blue Mountain Center Residency, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, (2002); and the MacDowell Colony Residency, Peterborough, NH (1997, 1999). She was also an artist-in-residence at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Provincetown, MA (1996 – 1997). She is a recipient of an Individual Artist Grant from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs / Brooklyn Arts Council (2010). Spevack earned a B.F.A. from SUNY at Buffalo and a M.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design.
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