Jennifer L  Avery aka VINEGAR

b. 1983

Education:

2012-2017

A.B Candidate with Honors concentration in Visual Arts, Brown University, Providence RI

2016

Yale Norfolk Summer Art Fellowship, Norfolk CT

2009-2012

A.A. Fine Art Transfer, Bristol Community College, Fall River MA

2008

Sewing Certificate, New Bedford Vocational High School, New Bedford MA

Solo(*) and Group Exhibitions/Performances/Fairs:

2016

MONUMENTAL, Gallery 221: List Art Center, Providence RI*

Brouhaha, GRIN Gallery/Machines with Magnets, Providence RI

Ivy and Olivia Fern, Aurora, Providence RI

Anchorite, Jimmy’s Saloon, Newport RI*

Wolves, Magic Mirrors & Spinning Wheels: The Anatomy of Fairy Tales, Everhart Museum, Scranton PA

 Vinegar, Rad Boutique, Baltimore MD*

Porcelina, Annex Comics, Newport RI*

Sufvocation/Sphinx/Soiree, Yale Norfolk Art Barn, Norfolk CT*

Dance Archive: Pacing, The RISD Museum, Providence RI

Masking, New Works/World Traditions/Stuart Theatre, Providence RI

You’re So Pretty, Dusk, Providence RI*

Circles, The Avon Cinema, Providence RI

The Passion of Herminie Moos, The Crown, Baltimore MD*

Vanity, The Wurks, Providence RI*

Fauns, Art House, Newport RI*

The Beast Boutique, Yellow Peril Gallery, Providence RI*

2015

Beast Boutique, SATELLITE MIAMI BEACH, Miami FL*

Marat/Sade, Production Workshop, Providence RI

Mesh, The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence RI 

Rocky Horror Picture Show, RISD Exhibitionist, Providence RI

The Ergot Players Presents, Fringe Festival, Providence RI*

Burning Down the House, Jamestown Art Center, Jamestown RI

Spectacular, The Coney Island Mermaid Parade, Brooklyn NY

The Shoe Show, Bedrock Gardens, Lee NH

Creepy Doll Lady, Wolf’s Canyon, Brooklyn NY

Pareeee!, Umass Dartmouth Galleries, New Bedford MA

Tea and Biscuits at the Hellmouth, Hellmouth, Providence RI

Curiosity Shoppe: RELAY, Hera Gallery, North Kingstown RI*

Thrift: the Black Box Flea, The Black Box at 95 Empire, Providence RI

Breastmilk Fan Club Art Collective, Artist Alley, Fall River MA

Audience Members for Penelope and Danathar, The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Arts, Providence RI*

Annual Student Exhibition, The David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence RI

The Art Of Kat Knutsen, Vinegar Averie & Keri Lyn King Mom and Pop Tattoo and Peircing Gallery, Fall River MA

 Mademoiselle Empty (a one act play) Studio Two, Brown University Providence RI*

Maquillage: Beautiful Agony and/or The Auto Erotic Muse The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence RI*

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Yellow Peril Gallery, Providence RI

2014

Pupa, Poubelle, et les Bêtes ITH: Holding Textile Hermes, Bourgoin-Jallieu, France*

The Beast Boutique Forêt du Loup/Interflora, St. Alban de Roche, France*

Vide Greiner Holding Textile Hermes, Lyon, France*

SCOPE Miami Beach (Yellow Peril Gallery) Scope Miami Beach Pavilion, Miami FL

The Sneering Show BXL, Rouen France

COLLECTORS III: Discerning Eyes New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford MA

Biomimicry The Science Center at the SciLi, Providence RI

FIVE BY FIVE Production Workshop Upspace, Providence RI

order of the virtues//ordo virtutum The Annmary Brown Memorial, Providence RI

Dead Dreams of Monotype Cats The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence RI*

The Jenks Society for Lost Museums Rhode Island Hall, Brown University Providence RI

Curious Menagerie: The Animal That Therefore I Follow List Gallery 2, Brown University, Providence RI*

Laser Cat Bass Museum of Art, Miami FL

Girl Swarm The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence RI

(numb) Charlottes Yellow Peril Gallery, Providence RI*

Annual Student Exhibition The David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence RI

The Beloved Community Exposé Gallery, Rhode Island School Of Design, Providence RI

The Dance of the Doll's: Terpsichorean Evolutions for a Party of Little Girls The Dirt Palace Storefront Window Gallery, Providence RI*

2013

More Beautiful For Having Been Broken List Gallery 2, Brown University, Providence RI

Museum Experiences and Dissections The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence RI*

MESH The Anchor, Providence RI

Blurred Lines List Gallery 3, Brown University, Providence RI

Déshabiller or the “Dress Show” List Gallery 1, Brown University, Providence RI*

Locally Made: One Room: Richard Fishman on The Struggle for Existence on the Edge of Extinction The RISD Museum, Providence RI

The People to Come Studio One, The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence RI

Chromosapiens List Gallery 2, Brown University, Providence RI

Lucy and the Bull Casper Court Yard, Brown University, Providence RI

Spring Arts Festival The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence RI

Annual Student Exhibition The David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence RI

The Passion of Hermione Moos Black Box at 95 Empire, Providence RI*

2012

Terpsichorean Evolutions for a Party of Little Girls Tockwotton Gallery, Providence RI*

Up to Eleven List Gallery 2 Brown University, Providence RI

Döppelganger South Coast Readers Theater, New Bedford MA

Full Circle 2 ArtWorks! New Bedford MA  

New Works! Gallery X, New Bedford MA

Annual Student Exhibition Grimshaw-Gudwicz Art Gallery, Bristol Community College, Fall River MA

 Distinctions, Awards & Scholarships, Residencies, Lectures, Presentations

2016

Brown Arts Initiative Student Grant, Brown University, Providence RI

Ellen Battell Stoeckel Trust Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven CT

Hugh Townley Travel Award, Visual Arts Department, Brown University, Providence RI

Julie Sloane Award, Visual Arts Department, Brown University, Providence RI

Honorable Mention, Annual Student Exhibition, Brown University, Providence RI

2015

“Sea Witch Choreography” Arts Ocean Lecture Series, Umass Dartmouth, New Bedford MA

First Prize, Annual Student Exhibition, Brown University, Providence RI

"Ffabschrift" IRQ interruption at Interrupt 3. Orchestrated by Lucinda Hitchcock. Providence RI

Guest Lecturer, Digital Photography II, Bristol Community College. Instructor David Graves. Fall River MA

Osher Reentry Scholarship, Brown University, Providence RI  

Julie Sloane Award, Visual Arts Department, Brown University, Providence RI

Second Place, Ivy Film Festival 48 Hour Competition, Brown University, Providence RI

2014

Artist in Residence, Holding Textile Hermès. The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, Paris, France

Guest Lecturer, Triangles Symposium. Brown University, Providence RI

Honorable Mention, Annual Student Exhibition, The David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence RI

Men and Women of Brown RUE Scholarship.  Brown University, Providence RI

Helena-Hope Gammel Pembroke Class of 1948 Scholarship. Brown University, Providence RI

Pembroke Class of 1950/Lois Shapiro Levy Scholarship. Brown University, Providence RI

2013

Grand Prize, Annual Student Exhibition, The David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence RI

Helena-Hope Gammel Pembroke Class of 1948 Scholarship, Brown University. Providence RI

Osher Reentry Scholarship, Brown University. Providence RI

2012

Valedictorian, summa cum laude, Bristol Community College, Fall River MA

Curriculum Award in Fine Arts, Bristol Community College, Fall River MA

President, Visual Arts Guild, Bristol Community College. Fall River MA

 

Selected Press/Publications

Folkmade. October 2016. Jennifer Avery. Providence RI

ABC Channel 16 WNEP. July 2016. Summer Magic At The Museum. Scranton PA

Performance is Alive. December 2015. Artist Run at the Satellite Show Miami: Jennifer Avery’s Beast Boutique. Brooklyn NY

Art F City. December 2015. Two Artists Just Met and Married at SATELLITE’s Artist-Run Show. New York NY

Cool Hunting. December 2015. Satellite Miami Beach 2015: Jennifer Avery's Beast Boutique. New York NY

Newport Mercury. June 2015. The Home Stretch. Newport RI

Hermès Foundation.  February 2015. Jennifer Avery at the Hermès Silk and Textile Workshops. France

Neues Museum 15/1-2.  February 2015.  Gespenstisches ›Lost & Found‹. Thomas Ballhausen. Austria

The Jenks Society. May 2014. The Jenks Society Presents a Brief Guide to the Lost Museum. Providence RI

The Providence Phoenix. February 28, 2014.  Twisted Toy Story. Greg Cook

The Providence Phoenix. February 7, 2014. Editors Picks: All Dolled Up.

The Bristol Buzz.  February 4, 2014. 2012 Valedictorian Jennifer Avery Opens Show at Providence Art Gallery. Kevin Spirlet

Artdaily.org. February 1, 2014. New Bedford-based Artist Jennifer Avery Opens Exhibition at Yellow Peril Gallery.

Bluestockings Magazine Blog. January 31, 2014. Gallery to Go To: (numb) Charlottes. Rangna Jonsson

The Indy. January 28, 2014. (numb) Charlottes. Claudia Norton

Art in America. 2014 Guide to Museums, Galleries + Artists. New York

Foundation d'enterpise Hermès. Programme du 2e semester 2014. Paris, France

Yellow Peril Gallery. (numb) Charlottes Exhibition Book. 2014. Providence RI

Issues Literary Art Journal. Of My Fascist Tendencies and Photocopied Dolls. 2014, Providence RI

Print and Pixel Photography Journal. Architexture. 2013.Providence RI

The Sketchbook Art and Literature Journal. Rabbit Lady and Ornamental Failure. 2013. Providence RI

Issues Literary Art Journal. Funeral Party and Doll with Four Legs. 2013. Providence RI

Unhemmed Magazine. Courtesan Series. 2012. Providence RI

The Prevailing Wind. Donna and Rabbit with Four Hearts. 2012. Fall River MA

 Experience

Editor for Inred med Magi, Sweden

Art Editor for Bluestockings Magazine, Providence RI

Occult Correspondent for The College Hill Independent (The Indy), Providence RI

Gallery Docent, The David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence RI

 

Performer/Photographer/ Instructor for Big Nazo Creature Creation Lab, Providence RI

Artistic Director/Performer for The Ergot Players, Providence RI

Prop Technician, Brown/Trinity Repertory Company, Providence RI

Theatrical Design Technician, John St Studio, Providence RI

Host/ MC for Drink and Draw, Transient Authority, New Bedford MA

Director for culture*park’s Short Play Marathon, New Bedford MA

Drummer for Death Bed Bride, New Bedford MA

Performer/Playwright for The Grindhouse Marionettes, Boston MA

 

Studio Assistant to Tom Deininger, Bristol RI

Teaching Assistant to Richard Fishman and Ian Gonsher, Brown University RI

Lead Creativity Workshop Facilitator for the IE Brown Executive MBA Program, Providence RI