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Solo Exhibitions and Installations

2013   Groundspace, Whipple Fine Art Gallery, Roseburg, OR
2012   Landfall, Brink Gallery, Missoula, MT
2011   Cipher, Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2010   Condensation of the Space Between, Ars Libri, Boston, MA
2009   Emptiful: Recent Work by Jennifer Reifsneider, Maxine Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2008   Jennifer Reifsneider: Stitched, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT
2006   Narrative, Moon-Randolph Homestead, Missoula, MT
2003   Second Giant: New Work by Jennifer Reifsneider, Goatsilk Gallery, Missoula, MT
            patched (verworn), Moon-Randolph Homestead, Missoula, MT
2002   Naming the Place, Placing the Name, traveling to:
            Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT; Custer CountyArt Center, Miles City, MT; and
            Hockaday Museum of Art, Kalispell, MT
2001   Some Things That Come and Go, Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula, MT
           Confidante, Eating Cake Gallery, Missoula, MT
1999   Language and Other Accumulations, UC Gallery, Missoula, MT

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016   (Text)iles: The Text is a Fabric, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
           String Awakening (performance with Ruth Katzenstein Souza & Elise Preiss), Muse/ique, Pasadena, CA
2015   Fiberlicious, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           California Handmade, The Maloof, Los Angeles, CA
           Weft of Time: Border to Border, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
           Landfall (two-person exhibition with Nick Brown), La Sierra University, Riverside, CA
2014   New Directions, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
           Body Conscious, Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, CA
           Fluxjob, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN (with Constellation Lab)
2013   High Desert Test Sites (with Constellation Lab), Joshua Tree, CA to Albuquerque, NM
           Newton's Third: A Karmic Reinterpretation, F+ Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
2012   Trace Evidence, Bungalow Arts Building, Long Beach, CA
           Re-evolution, Gatov Galley, California State University, Long Beach
2011   Visual Integrity, Coastline Art Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA
          Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
          Exchange, Vortex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010   Materiality, Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA
           Ucross: Twenty-Seven Years of Visual Arts Residencies, Nicolaysen Museum, Casper, WY
           LA Art Show, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
           Tubular!, curated by Doug Harvey, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
           Common Thread, Coastline Art Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA
           Exotic, Dutzi Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2009   Architecture...?, Marilyn Werby Gallery, Long Beach, CA
            Insights, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2008   Torrance Annual Exhibition, juried by Gosia Wojas, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
            The Audacity of Rope, Marilyn Werby Gallery, Long Beach, CA
            Weights & Measures (three-person exhibit), Ceretana Studios, Missoula, MT
2007   Susan Skilling & Jennifer Reifsneider, Saranac Art Projects, Spokane, WA
            Scaling Routine (two-person exhibit), Fine Arts Gallery, Pueblo, CO
            From the Heart, Northwest Museum of Art and Culture, Spokane, WA
            spongexsponge, Fine Arts Gallery, Pueblo, CO
2006   white, Cartin Gallery, Hartford, CT
2005   Over the Divide: Missoula's New Garde, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
2003   Montana Collection: Past, Present, Future, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
            Expanded Horizons, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
2001   Cabaret Xcen*trick, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
           Small Works Invitational, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
2000   The Montana Connection, The Art Gallery, Longview, WA
1997   Contained Art, CMU Gallery, Mount Pleasant, MI
1996   Artworks/Artworkers, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

Selected Awards, Residencies, and public commissions

2017   Residency, Lilli Max Studio, Los Angeles CA
           Fellowship, Ucross Foundation
2013   Investing in Artists Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation
2011    Distinguished Achievement in Creative Activity, California State University, Long Beach
2010   Artist-in-Residence, Coastline Community College
2009   Elizabeth Kenney Grant, California State University, Long Beach
2004   Faith (10,000 things), created for iris: a journal about women, issue 48, spring/summer. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
2001   Foundation (Wish, Belief, Memory), homeWORD, Inc. Percent-for-Art Public Project, Missoula, MT
2000   Fellowship, Ucross Foundation

Selected Bibliography

Senn, Evan. “Translations, Textiles, and Time Explored at Biola.” Art and Cake. (September 9, 2016).
McQuaid, Matilda. “Processing (Fiber) Art.” The Box Project, Works from the Lloyd Cotsen Collection. Los Angeles: The Cotsen Occassional Press. (2016) p. 31.
State of the Arts: California Handmade (exhibition catalogue). The Maloof Foundation. (2015)
New Directions (exhibition catalogue). Textile Society of America. (2014)
Hawkins, Hannah. "Reifsneider threads her non-traditional art into gallery." The Mainstream. (November 27, 2013)
HDTS 2013 (exhibition catalog, with Constellation Lab). High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA (2013)
Harvey, Doug. Green Room Wormhole Sideshow (exhibition essay). (2010)
Fletcher, Jaimee Lynn. "Artist inspired by Surf City encyclopedia lots." The Orange County Register. (March 19, 2010)
Miller, Michael. "Art twined together." Huntington Beach Independent. (March 11, 2010)
Durden, Bob. Jennifer Reifsneider: Stitched (exhibition essay). Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT (November 2008)
Dodd, Jeni. "Textile art lovers will warm to 'Layered Comfort,' 'Stitched' at Paris." Great Falls Tribune. (November 21, 2008)
Scozzaro, Carrie. "Doing vs. Meaning." The Pacific Northwest Inlander. (November 1, 2007)
Crane, Julianne. "Saranac Art Projects set to make splash." Spokesman-Review. (September 7, 2007)
From the Heart (exhibition catalog). Northwest Museum of Art and Culture, Spokane, WA (2007)
Simmons, Todd, ed. Matter: 06 Lacunae. Fort Collins, CO: Wolverine Farms Publishing. (2005)
Brady, Barbra. "Sisyphus Unbound: Jennifer Reifsneider lets go of the reins." Missoula Independent. (May 15, 2003)
Meyers, Christene. "Artist Puts New Twist on Minimalism." Billings Gazette. (April 20, 2001)
Merriam, Ginny. "Home is where the art is." Missoulian. (December 6, 2001)
Meyers, Christene. "Re/Vision takes inventive look back, forward." Billings Gazette. (June 8, 2001)
English Journal, National Council of Teachers of English, March 2000, Vol 89. No. 4.
Glueckert, Stephen R. Naming the Place, Placing the Name (exhibition essay). Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT (2000)

Selected Collections

Mickey Cartin, West Hartford, CT
Baldomero Fernandez, Los Angeles, CA
Tony Fitzpatrick, Chicago, IL
homeWORD, Inc., Missoula, MT
John Meyer & Betsy Cowles, Spokane, WA
Wes Mills, Victor, MT
Ben Mitchell, Spokane, WA
Elena Phipps, New York, NY
Moon-Randolph Homestead (City of Missoula), Missoula, MT
Museum of Modern Art/Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection, New York, NY
Katy Stone, Seattle, WA
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT

Education

2011   MFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA
1995   BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY