ABout the Artist
Jennifer Markowitz is a textile artist in Raleigh, NC. Her work has been shown at Artspace, The Nasher Museum, Frank Gallery, CAM Raleigh, Dayton Society of Artists, St. Louis Art Guild, Block Gallery, The Arts Center Highland Park, The National Humanities Center, Weems Art Gallery and VAE. She is a two- time recipient of the United Arts Career Development Grant and was the 2020 Emerging Artist Resident at ArtspaceNC.
Her solo show, Fleshmap: My Unravelling Geographies premiered at Artspace in December, 2021. She was also a Brightwork Fellow at Anchorlight where her first solo exhibition, Fleshmap: My Bipolar Embroidered Geographies, showed in November 2019.
Before turning to textiles, Jennifer spent 25 years directing environmental theatre throughout the US, Scotland, Ireland, Israel, and England, where she received an M.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Warwick. She has taught Psychogeography, Performance Theory, Site-Based theatre and Postdramatic Theatre in the UK at the universities of Warwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Portsmouth, and Plymouth. In the US, she has taught Theatre classes at DePaul University, Columbia College Chicago and University of Notre Dame, and Embroidery classes at Artspace and Meredith College.