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The second installment in the Newark Rhythms Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Matthew Jensen is a Bronx-based interdisciplinary artist whose rigorous explorations of landscape combine walking, collecting, photography, mapping and extensive research. Jensen’s project, Park Wonder, an extensive exploration of landscapes in Northern New Jersey, was supported by a 2016/2017 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship and by the National Endowment for the Arts. He has participated in artist residencies with the NYC Urban Field Station, Guild Hall, L.M.C.C., Queens Museum, Wave Hill, and the MacDowell Colony among others. Jensen’s work is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, National Gallery of Art, and Montclair Art Museum, among others. He is a part-time Assistant Professor of photography and studio art at Parsons School of Design. He is currently working on a long-term project titled, The Forest Between: Street Trees and Stewardship in New York City.

Current Exhibitions include: In the Historical Present, The New School; Who Takes Care of New York, Queens Museum of Art; and Constructing Identity in America (1766-2017), Montclair Art Museum.

The Newark Rhythms Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2019-20 is co-presented with Express Newark + Shine Portrait Studio + ACM, the Department of Arts, Culture + Media.