Bio/Statement


In Jennifer Dalton’s drawings, sculptures and installations she collects, organizes and evaluates cultural information according to her own personal criteria. Her subjects are often chosen in an attempt to test a hypothesis or to dissect a chip on her shoulder.

Her work has recently been exhibited at Center Galleries, Detroit, MI; Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Isolyatsia Foundation, Donetsk, Ukraine; Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL; Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY; Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY; Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, Texas; Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY; and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.

Her artwork has been featured in 33 Artists in 3 Acts, by Sarah Thornton; Various Small Books, edited by Jeff Brouws, Wendy Burton-Brouws, and Hermann Zscheigner; and Art on the Block: Tracking the New York Art World from Soho to the Bowery, Bushwick and Beyond by Anne Fensterstock. She contributed an essay to the recent collection Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists, edited by Sharon Louden.

She earned a B.A. in Fine Art from UCLA in 1990 and an MFA in Painting and Sculpture from Pratt Institute in 1997.