One and Two Person Exhibitions

2018    Electric Mayhem, Caroline Chandler and Jennifer Coates, Crush Curatorial, New York, NY  

             Correspondences, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)

2017     All U Can Eat, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY (catalog) 

             Phrogz, Jennifer Coates and David Humphrey, Fiendish Plots, Lincoln, NE

2016     Carb Load, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

             Jennifer Coates and David Humphrey at Front Gallery, Houston, TX

2015     Jennifer Coates and David Humphrey at Arts & Leisure, New York, NY

2014     Jennifer Coates and Tom Burckhardt at Valentine Gallery, Queens, NY

2008    Kinz, Tillou + Feigen, New York, NY

2006    Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

             Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY

2004    Luxe Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  The Secret Life of Plants, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)  

           Music Seen, LABSpace, Hillsdale, NY 

           Summer Invitational, David Schweitzer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

           Cake Hole, Mrs. Gallery, Queens, NY

           Abandoned Luncheonette, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY 

2016   XXXmASSS, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

            CHOW, LABSpace, Hillsdale, NY

            Casino Cabaret, Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Til Death Do Us Part, Lorimoto, Queens, NY

2015    Love Child, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

             Pizza Party, Airlock Gallery, San Marco, CA

             Ornamenting Crime, Zurcher Gallery, New York, NY

             The Earth is All I Know of Wonder: Contemporary Responses to Marsden Hartley, Driscoll Babcock Gallery, New York, NY

2014    Improvised Showboat #4, Brooklyn, NY

             Arcturus, LABspace, Great Barrington, MA

             Broke Baroque, Sanctuary, Pittsburgh, PA

             Awkward Phase, 65 Maspeth Ave, Brooklyn, NY

             Color Me Badd, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

             Line, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

             Shrink It, Pink It, Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn, NY

2013    Land Ho, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

             Deep Cuts, Anna Kustera, New York, NY

2012    The Beatles, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

             Grey Full, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

2011      Signs on the Road, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY

2010     Vivid, Schroeder Romero and Shredder, New York, NY

             Animal Companions, Andratx Cultural Center, Andratx, Mallorca

             Spring Fever, 106 Greene, Brooklyn, NY

2009    Champagne, Yardbird, Songbird, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy

2008    Red Warm Salt and Wet, 31 Grand Gallery, New York, NY

             To: Night, Hunter College, New York, NY (catalog)

             Chroma, Adelphi University, NY

2007    Meta Majesty, Chashama, New York, NY

2006    The Norf*ckneasters Take Pluto, Pluto Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             Summer View, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY

             Beyond Pastoral, Gallery West 52nd Street, New York, NY

             Conversations, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL

2005    Hello Sunday, Sixty Seven Gallery, New York, NY

             Adjunct Nation, University of the Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

             Somewhere Outside It, Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, NY

             Women on the Verge, Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, NY

             If You Were Here, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

2004    If You Were Here, Lexington Arts Council, Lexington, KY

             USA Today, Galleri SE, Bergen, Norway

             Elsewhere, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY

             Synthesis, Axel Raben Gallery, New York, NY

             Simply Drawn, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY

             In Polytechnicolor, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY

             Mystery Blaze in Holiday Cottage, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

             Grass & Honey, Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

             Colored Pencil, KS Fine Art, New York, NY

             Slippage, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY

             Stop & Stor, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY

2003   Painting and Beyond, Galleri SE, Bergen, Norway

             2 x 2, Union of Artists Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia

             Ballpoint Inklings, KS Art, New York, NY

             Synthesis, Lafayette College, Lafayette, PA

2002    Go Figure, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY

             Words in Deeds, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

2001    Fhuh, Fishtank Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Curatorial Projects 

2017    The Secret Life of Plants, co-curated with Nick Lawrence at Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY

2016    The Swerve, co-curated with Lauren Adams at Ortega Y Gasset, Brooklyn, NY

2014    Tossed, co-organized with Rachel Schmidhofer at Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY

2013    Of-fence, De-fence, Ursa Major Arts, Great Barrington, MA


2018    Tom McGlynn, "Jennifer Coates: Correspondences," The Brooklyn Rail, April, 2018

            Sharon Butler, "Jennifer Coates: Lullabies for Difficult Times," Two Coats of Paint, April 2018

            One Piece, "Spring Trees by Jennifer Coates," Bomb Magazine, April 2018 

2017   Catherine Haggarty, The Secret Life of Plants, Curator, July, 2017

            William Eckhardt Kohler, "All U Can Eat, Jennifer Coates at Freight and Volume," Huffington Post, March, 2017

            Chris Bors, Jennifer Coates' Sweet and Savory Fare, Artist as Critic, April, 2017

            Sharon Butler, "A Brief History of Food in Art," Smithsonian Magazine, January 2017

2016   Sharon Butler, "The Swerve: When Wrong Goes Right," Two Coats of Paint, February, 2016

             Pencil in the Studio, by Maria Calandra

2015    K. Sundberg, "Two Shows Explore the Origin and Influence of Painter Marsden Hartley,"

             Melissa Stern, "7 Contemporary Takes on Marsden Hartley," Hyperallergic, February 20, 2015 

2014     Sharon Butler, "Food and Beverage Art," Two Coats of Paint, July, 2014


2011     Roberta Smith, Art in Review, "Vivid: Currents in Female Painting," New York Times, January 20, 2011

2008    Elliot Green, "Jennifer Coates," ArtNews, November, 2008


             Chris Bors, "Jennifer Coates in New York,", September, 2008


             Sharon Mesmer

2007    Paddy Johnson, Art F City


             Lost at E Minor


2006    Kienle, Jensen, "Fantasy, Melancholy and Angst, NY Arts Magazine, July, 2006

2004    Survey of Contemporary Painters, Flash Art Magazine, September 2004

             Joyce Korotkin, "Jennifer Coates and Rick Levinson," M -  The New York Art World, December 2004

             Amanda Church, "Colored Pencil," Art on Paper, Summer 2004

             Benjamin Genocchio, "A Backup Plan with Refined Results," New York Times, May 30, 2004


2018    Interview with Elena Sisto at

2017    Interview in Hyperallergic for the Beer with a Painter series with Jennifer Samet

2016    Interview in Lookie Lookie Magazine with Natalie Westbrook

             Interview with Caroline Chandler in Whitehot Magazine

             Romanov Grave, One Question One Answer

2012     Gorky's Granddaughter


2001    MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY

1995    BFA, Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA