Jenny Marketou

Do not forget to pack your peace of mind

Jenny Marketou’s current exhibitions include: Les Nuits des Images, Le Grand Palais de Tokyo,Paris,France; Chelsea Art Museum,New York,New York; Fiacs3 Biennial International of Contemporary Art of Seville, Spain; Tina_B Biennial Festival of Contemporary Art of Prague, Schez Republic; Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt/Maine, Germany; Ileana Tounta Gallery, Athens, Greece; Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany; Strozzina Center of Contemporary Art, La Fondacione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence,Italy; Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen Mannheim, Germany.
Other previous exhibitions include: Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, New York; Laboral, Centre for the Arts and Creative Industries, Gijon, Asturias, Spain; ICA Philadelphia, USA; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; Reina Sophia, Madrid, Spain; Kunstalle Basel, Basel Switzerland; E:vent Gallery, London UK; Art Basel/Miami, Miami,US; LOOP Video Art 07, Barcelona,Spain; The Breeder Gallery, Athens, Greece; ZKM, Centre for Art and New Media in Karlsruhe, Germany; Eyebeam, New York, USA; Rose Art Museum,Boston, USA; Sammlung Essl in Vienna, Austria; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, US; The Queens Museum, New York, US; Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester,UK: ZeroOne06 Biennial of San Jose, San Jose, California; The Black Box/ARCO 06, Madrid, Spain; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.
Marketou represented Greece in 18th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paolo, Brazil and in Manifesta 1, Rotterdam, Netherlands. In 2008 she presented a site-specific solo project at International Art PULSE/New York, US and her large-scale site specific sculpture was commissioned by Ohio State Art Council and Ingenuity Festival which was installed in the Playhouse Square, Cleveland, Ohio.
She has been awarded grants and artists residencies worldwide and holds a Master of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She has lectured extensively and has taught as an adjunct professor Photography and Interdisciplinary studio art at The Cooper Union School of Art and Science in New York City. She is the author of the book with photographs and interviews " The Great Longing: The Greeks Immigrants of Astoria,Queens" Kedros Publishers, Athens, Greece.