EXHIBITIONS:

2014 – New Mexico Museum of Art, ‘Hunting + Gathering’*

2013 – MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN,
“The Burning Years”

2012 – Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO,
“TAOS Contemporary”*

2010-2011 - Harwood Museum, Taos, NM

2010 - Knoedler Project Space, NYC 2008

2010 - Northern Prints Gallery, Duluth MN

2007 - Parks Gallery, Taos, NM, “Winter Bones”

2007 - Emory University, Atlanta, GA – “The Prophet’s Country: A Celebration of the Life and Work of
Flannery O’Connor”*

2007 - Talley Gallery, BSU, “BEHELD” Bemidji, MN

2007 - Harwood Museum, Taos, NM Harwood Collects:
Recent Acquisitions*

2007 - University Art Museum, UNM, “Look INTO”

2006 - Bell Museum, Minneapolis, MN, “BLOOM”*

2006 - Bell Museum, Minneapolis, MN,
“Drawn to Nature” March*

2005 - Klaudia Marr Gallery, “12th Annual Invitational”
Santa Fe, NM
*

2004 - New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, CT, “Drawing Today”*

2004 - Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR, “Mark Making” Invitational curated by Josine Ianco-Starrels*

2004 - Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR, “Shakespeare as Muse” Curated by Josine Ianco-Starrels*

2003 - Harwood Museum, Taos, NM, “Contemporary Art/Taos” – Curated by Douglas Dreishpoon*

2003 - Governor’s Gallery, New Mexico State Capitol,
Santa Fe, NM “Graphite and Ink”*

2000 - New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
‘term limits’
*

1999 - Harwood Museum of Art, Taos NM, “REALISM/PHOTOREALISM/ SUPERREALISM” *

1999 - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas TX, Beaux Art Auction*

Saint Olaf College, Northfield. MN–1996, 1975, and 1971.
College of the Atlantic; Bar Harbor, ME - 1996.

Center for Contemporary Arts; Santa Fe, NM - 1995, 1989 and 1987*.

Groveland Gallery; Minneapolis, MN - 1994, 1987, 1981, 1980 and 1978.

Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Gendron Jenson Guest Curator: Ocean Springs, MS 1994.*

Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, NM - 1994.*

American Academy of Arts and Letters, 45th Annual,
NYC - 1993.*

Govinda Gallery; Georgetown, D.C. - 1993 and 1989 [One of nine "outstanding gallery exhibits - 1989", by Michael Welzenbach, The Washington Post.]

Fairweather Hardin Gallery; Chicago, IL - 1991* and 1986.*

Pasadena City College; Pasadena, CA - 1991.*

Pepperdine University; Malibu, CA - 1990.*

Tweed Museum of Art; Duluth, MN - 1989*, 1982 and 1972.

Jonson Gallery; University of New Mexico;
Albuquerque, NM - 1989.*

College of Art & Design; Minneapolis, MN - 1988.*

Minnesota Museum of American Art; St. Paul, MN - 1987.

Katherine Nash Gallery; University of MN,
Minneapolis, MN - 1987.*

Smithsonian Institution; Washington, D.C. - 1986.

Galerie Bernard Letu; Geneva, Switzerland - 1984.

West Publishing; National Invitational, Touring;
St. Paul, MN - 1983.*

University Center; Athens, GA - 1981.

Watertower Gallery; Loyola University;
Chicago, IL - 1979.

Saints & Sinners Gallery; Kroch's & Brentano's;
Chicago, IL - 1976.

Galerie le chat Bernard; Chicago, IL - 1972.

*These listings are for group exhibitions -
all others are for SOLO exhibits.

 

LECTURES:

International House, New York City–"Refinding The Garden", March 2010.

Isle Royale National Park, MI, Fiftieth Anniversary of the Wolf- Moose Study --- ‘An Artist’s Perspective’ –
July 26, 2008

Bemidji State University, MN, “Inscape” April 2007

International Wolf Conference, ‘Frontiers of Wolf Recovery’, Colorado Springs, 2005

MN State Colleges & Universities-Liberal Arts Conf,
St. Cloud MN, 2001

Vertebrate Zoology Seminar, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. - October, 1997.

Arnold Flaten Memorial Lecture, St. Olaf College;
Northfield, MN - October, 1994.

"Art In The Environment", Bell Museum of Natural History, U. of MN, Minneapolis, MN; - February, 1994.

"Critical Studies" Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis MN - October 1993.

Smithsonian Luncheon Forum; Washington, D.C. -
February, 1986.

John Gordon Stype Fellowship; Emory University;
Atlanta, GA - February, 1983.

Pecan Hill; University of Georgia; Athens, GA -
January, 1981.

Sangamon State University, Springfield, IL - July, 1980.

 

INTERVIEWS:

2003 – Mandelman-Ribak Video Project, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM – 2003 with Douglas Dreishpoon.

1980 – With Connie Goldman for National Public Radio.

1979 – "Critics Choice", with Harry Bouras, for WFMT Radio;
Chicago, IL.

 

DOCUMENTARY:

“POUSTINIA”, The Art of Gendron Jensen” 2013, Kristian Berg Producer/Director, Bramble Films, State College, PA; Woodstock Film Festival, Best Short Documentary,2013; Twin Cities International Film Fest, Audience Choice, 2014.

 

DRAWINGS PUBLISHED AND ARTICLES ABOUT
THE ARTIST
:

“The Burning Years,” MacRostie Art Center catalogue, 2013

ARTnews, “Critic’s Pick” by Ann Landi, December 2010

"BIDDEN" catalogue; Knoedler Project Space, NYC; April 2010 with essay by Graham W. J. Beal.

The Georgia Review, volume LXI, Number 1, Spring 2007; "The Commerce Between Us".

Great River Review, No. 29, Fall/Winter 1998, "With Warmth: Letters & Journals of Gendron Jensen".

"The Beauty of Bare Bones:, by Diane M. Bolz, Smithsonian Magazine, Vol. 28, No.11, February, 1998.

Art in America, by Robert Silberman - April, 1988.

A/R/P/A, "Vers une redecouverte du Jardin", by Gendron Jensen; No. 33, Clermont-Ferrand, France - 1987.

Smithsonian Magazine, "Around the Mall and Beyond", Edwards Park; Vol. 17, No. 5 - 1986.

Friends of the Earth Newsletter, by Francesca Lyman -
May-June, 1986.

Twin Cities Magazine, by Mary Morse; Vol. 9, No. 3 - 1986.

The Georgia Review, "Wawa Geshi", by Loree Miltich;
Vol. 39, No. 4 - 1985.

Flannery O'Connor Bulletin, "Flannery's Angel", frontispiece; Vol. 12 - 1983.

Apelles, The Georgia Arts Journal, by Paul Edmonston;
Vol. 2 - 1981.

Square Zero Press, with Margaret Atwood, (broadside);
San Francisco, California - 1980.

"This Body is Made of Camphor and Gopherwood",
with Robert Bly; Harper & Row, NYC - 1977.

 

PRIZES AND FELLOWSHIPS:

Charles A. & Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation -
Certificate of Merit - 1999.

Hirshhorn Foundation - 1997.

Saint Paul Foundation - 1997.

WESTAF/NEA Fellowship - 1996.

Quebec Ministry of Culture, Canada - 1993.

30th Anniversary Lithographic Suite;
The Tamarind Institute - 1990.

Pollock-Krasner Foundation - 1989.

"Explore Lithography", The Tamarind Institute - 1989.

McKnight Foundation - 1987.

Minnesota State Arts Board - 1986.

Hereward Lester Cooke Foundation - 1985.

Ossabaw Island Foundation - 1982.

 

DRAWGINS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC
International House, NYC
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Cleveland Art Museum
The Harwood Museum of Art
New Mexico Museum of Art
Hood Museum, Dartmouth College
Bemidji State University
Hamlin University
College of St Catherine
Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
St. Olaf College
Augsburg College
St John’s University
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard, Cambridge, MA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
Walker Art Center
The Albuquerque Museum of Art
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
New York University - Grey Gallery

Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota
3M Company
General Mills
Strathmore Paper Company
Smithsonian Institution
Faegre & Benson
Alexander & Alexander
University of Minnesota Hospitals
Cargill Corp.
Forbes, Inc.