Maggie Jensen
Raised in Lexington, KY. Lives and works in Chicago, IL. 2019-2020 Teaching Fellow in the Visual Arts, University of Chicago.


Education
University of Chicago, Department of Visual Arts, MFA, 2019
Massachusetts College of Art & Design, History of Art, BFA, 2013
Boston Ballet School, professional training program, 2008


Selected Exhibitions
2019 MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Logan Center Exhibitions, University of Chicago, IL
2019 Program 18: Ants Don’t Have Names, Maggie Jensen & Cristen Leifheit, Screen Share Video Gallery, Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL. Curated by Scott Wolniak & Morganne Wakefield
2017  STAND UP, Kayafas Gallery, Boston, MA. Curated by Silvi Naci
2017  Boston Center for the Arts Gala, Cyclorama, Boston, MA. Curated by Randi Hopkins
2017  MassArt 28th Annual Benefit Art Auction, MassArt Bakalar Gallery, Boston, MA. Panel juried
2016  Stark Naked: Uncovering Bodies, Objects and the Futility of Desire, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA. Curated by Robert Moeller
2016  Small Motors: Real Fans, Replicas, And Robots…, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA. Curated by Robert Moeller           
2015  Annual Aids Benefit Show, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA. Curated by Andrew Witkin
2015  No Shake, Not Here…, Montserrat College of Art & Design, Beverly, MA. Curated by Robert Moeller
2015  Yeah, You Missed It!, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA. Curated by Robert Moeller & Randi Hopkins


Performances
2018  Summer Exhibitions Project, Durational performance in collaboration with Michal Koszycki, Logan Center Exhibitions, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
2018  G+H, Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL. Written, directed, designed, and performed by MFA class 2019. Produced by William Pope.L
2016  Performing a shift to the left, 1 Minute Solos, Mobius, Inc., Cambridge, MA. Curated by Jimena Bermejo
2016  Produced and directed Guardians of the Secret, Performance popup series, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA 


Curatorial Projects and Publications
2017  Editor, “Gatekeeper”, Accordion Issue 3
2017  Co-curated, STAND UP, Kayafas Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2015  Curated, Prompt, 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, Massachusetts
2015  Editor, “What Can’t You Say”, Accordion Issue 2
2014  Curated, Broadside, 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, Massachusetts
2014  Co-curated, Placed: Inside/Outside, Harrison Ave, Boston
2014  Editor, “Accordion: Art & Space”, Accordion Issue 1

 
Critical Writing, Artist Talks, and Presentations
2018  Accordion Issue 3: “Gatekeepers” included in The Wrens in the Parking Lot, Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Produced by William Pope.L
2017  Accordion Issue 3, Boston Art Book Fair, Boston Center for the Arts
2017  Exhibition Talks, Listen Hear, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
2016  Publication Series, “Monthly Exhibition Highlight”, The Compass, The Boston Hassle
2016  Artist Talk, Living Room Project, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts
2016  Publication Series, “Artist Spotlight Series”, The Boston Hassle
2015  Artist Talk, Living Room Project, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts
2014  Exhibition Essay, Broadside, 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, Massachusetts
2014  Exhibition Review, “Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors”, Art New England Online, August
2014  Essay, “Echoes in Our Gaze”, Accordion Issue 1, June
2013  Gallery Talks, Amy Sillman: One Lump or Two, Latoya Ruby Frazier: Witness, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
2013  Presented Paper, “Networked Spectatorship”, Visual Culture Consortium’s Undergraduate Art History Symposium held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, April


Professional Experience
2019-2020  Humanities Teaching Fellow in the Visual Arts, University of Chicago
2018-2019  Managing Editor, Pope.L Campaign, Mousse Publishing, Milan, Spring 2019. Editor Dieter Roelstraete
2017-2019  Graduate Assistant, Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry, University of Chicago
2017-2019  Teacher Assistant, Department of Visual Arts, University of Chicago
2016-2017  Contemporary Department Assistant, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum,
2014-2015  Gallery Manager, 13FOREST Gallery, Boston, MA
2013-2016  Teacher Assistant, Massachusetts College of Art and Design


Awards and Fellowships
2018  Humanities Tuition Fellowship, University of Chicago
2018  Student Fine Arts Fund Grant, University of Chicago
2013  Professor Gretchen Lipchitz Award for Excellence in Art History, Massachusetts College of Art & Design
2010  Studio Foundation Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design