Artist and Writer

Jennifer Hope


Jennifer Hope Davy received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute working primarily with Tony Labat and Paul Kos, her MA from the University of Texas San Antonio with Frances Colpitt and her PhD from the European Graduate School (CH) under the supervision of Hubertus von Amelunxen and Samuel Weber, where she is also an advising fellow. Recent exhibitions and readings have been with miss read at House of World Cultures (Berlin), Tulsa LitFest, Philbrook Museum of Art, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (Boston), and FARM Cultura Park (Sicily). Recent published works include Pedestrian Stories, (Delere Press) and [Given, If, Then] A Reading in Three Parts (Punctum Press). She has also contributed essays and reviews to various art journals, such as Art US, Art Lies, Sculpture Magazine, and catalogues, such as: Tracing Mobility: Cartography and Migration in Networked Space, Haus der Kulturen der Welt; Material Culture, TCU Press; Blanton Museum of Art: American Art Since 1900. Blanton Museum of Art; Come Forward: Emerging Art in Texas, Dallas Museum of Art; Excavatio, Association internationale Zola et Naturalisme, University of Alberta. Davy has been an adjunct and visiting professor of art, criticism and media studies at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Transart Institute, The Institute of International Studies/Ramkhamhaeng University (Bangkok) and the University of Texas San Antonio. She also works with artists and organizations as a freelance curator, editor, writer, and producer, including: Art Pace, San Antonio; Between Bridges, Berlin; Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio; European Graduate School, Berlin; Radiator Festival, UK; refusalon, San Francisco; Sala Diaz, San Antonio; Studio Wolfgang Tillmans, Berlin; Trampoline: Agency for Art and Media, Berlin. Currently, Davy is in residence with the Tulsa Artist Fellowship where she is working on her first novel. Recently completed during her fellowship and forthcoming are: the title Mourning Aporias on critical theory and contemporary art, the audio play In between Places: World of Warcraft, and a photography collection for the title On Endings (Delere Press).