Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture

Jennifer Paige Cohen

Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2014, 2016, 2023

Jennifer Paige Cohen is a sculptor from Brooklyn. Cohen’s grants, residencies and fellowships include Saint-Gaudens Memorial, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Chinati, Foundation, Civitella Ranieri, Corporation of Yaddo, Sharpe/Walentas Space Program, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, and Dieu Donne Workspace.

Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, Salon 94, and White Columns, in New York; and The Pit in Los Angeles and The Saint-Gaudens Memorial in New Hampshire. Group exhibitions include Petzel Gallery, Rachel Uffner Gallery, Creative Time, The Elizabeth Foundation, and Public Art Fund, all in New York; Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT; Kate MacGarry, London, UK; and Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, among others.

While at MacDowell over the years, Jennifer has worked on figurative sculpture made of plaster, worn clothing, found objects, and watercolor along with related drawings. In 2014 she completed work for a show at the Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in New York. In 2016 she made works that was a compression of abstract form and figurative allusion, leaving the figure visible but not always identifiable. In 2023 she worked on table top scale figurative sculptures.



Jennifer Paige Cohen worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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