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EDUCATION
1997 - Master of Fine Arts, The State University of New York at New Paltz—New Paltz, NY
1995 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Cooper Union—New York, NY
1992–1995 - Mobility Exchange Program, Parsons School of Design—New York, NY

SELECTED SOLO + SMALL GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 - Jennifer Crupi: A Display of Gestures—Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA
2012 - Jennifer Crupi: The Articulate Body—Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS
2010 - Jennifer Crupi—Beyond Words: Expressive Gestures—ArtSpace Gallery, New Haven, CT
2007 - In Situ—Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
2007 - Guarded Gestures—Art Museum, Radford University, Radford, VA
2007 - The Process of Gender—Nancy Dryfoos Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ
2006 - Devices for Improved Living—Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
2002 - Jennifer Crupi: The Nonverbal Exchange—Gallery of South Orange, South Orange, NJ
1997 - MFA Thesis Exhibition—The College Art Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz
1995 - Jennifer Crupi: Metalwork and Design—The Cooper Union, 7th Floor Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 - Rule the World—Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
2014 - Protective Ornament—National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
2014 - Positive/Negative 29—Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2014 - Humor in Craft—Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI
2013 - NJ Council of the Arts Fellowship Exhibition—Long Beach Island Center for Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, NJ
2013 - Disabled by Normality—DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic
2013 - Historical Commentary—Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
2013 - Out of the Box: Trends in Contemporary Jewelry—Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA
2013 - Body Language: Contemporary Art Jewelry—Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
2012 - 40 Under 40: Craft Futures—Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
2012 - Humor in Craft—Society of Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
2012 - Humor in Metal—Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
2012 - Refined VII: Inspiration—The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
2011 - Fresh—National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
2011 - Process: New Jersey Metal Arts Guild Juried Show—James Howe Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ
2009, 2010 - Equilibrium: Body as Site—Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, University of Texas at El Paso and Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2009 - Room to Roam, (online exhibition)—Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation,
www.midatlanticarts.org
2009 - New Jersey Arts Annual: Crafts—Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ
2009 - Perspectives, New Jersey Metal Arts Guild Juried Show—Visual Arts Gallery, New Jersey City University
2009 - Jewelry in Motion/SNAG Conference (runway-style exhibition)—Philidelphia Museum of Art, Philidelphia, PA
2009 - Re/Actions—Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
2008 - Touching Warms the Art—Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
2007 - New Jersey Council of the Arts Fellowship Exhibition—Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ
2006 - The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft—Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
2005 - Got Quirk?—Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 - 2nd Annual International Juried Exhibition—Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ
2004 - Hammer and Hand: Contemporary American Metal—Center Art Gallery, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
2004 - In Words and Numbers—Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2003-2004 - Corporal Identity—Body Language, 9th Triennial—Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany and Museum of Arts and Design, New York City
2003 - Evocative Objects—Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
2003 - Dancing in the Dark—Aljira Gallery, Newark, NJ
2002 - Display Use Only—Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland,WA
2002 - Innovative Tools for Personal Use—Center for Visual Arts, Denver, CO
2002 - Markers in Contemporary Metal—Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
2001 - New Jersey Arts Annual: Form Follows Function—New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
2001 - Ana 30—Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
2001 - Drawing the Line—Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA
2001 - Building for Art: Tradition, Transformation, Vision—Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
2001 - 21st Century Metalsmiths—New Art Center, Newton, MA
2000 - Rhymes and RhythmsArtWorks! Gallery, New Bedford, MA
2000 - The Body IncarnateGood Monkeys Gallery, Eugene, OR
2000 - Art in the Open 2000—Peter’s Valley Gallery Without Walls, Morristown, NJ
2000 - A Closer LookContemporary Metalwork + Jewelry—James Howe Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ
1999 - PeekWhite Box Gallery, New York, NY
1998 - Hoyt 2nd Annual Sculpture ShowHoyt Institute of Fine Art, New Castle, PA
1998 - Art and LanguageThe Mariboe Gallery at the Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ
1998 - Women in the Visual ArtsErector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
1997 - College Art Association New York Area MFA ExhibitionHunter College, New York, NY
1997 - MFA Thesis ExhibitionThe College Art Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz
1997 - The Hazleton Art League 42nd Annual Juried ExhibitionHazleton, PA
1996 - Talente 1996: International Exhibition in Crafts for Emerging ArtistsMunich, GERMANY
1996 - The Faculty Selects—The College Art Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz
1995 - Metals 1995Parsons School of Design Gallery, New York, NY
1995 - New Insights: Rising TalentSheila Nussbaum Gallery, Millburn, NJ

SELECTED AWARDS/HONORS
2012, 2005 - New Jersey Council of the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship Grant
2010 - Peter S. Reed Foundation Artist Grant, New York, NY
2003, 2001, 1999 - Nominated for the Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award
2002 - Awarded First Place—Innovative Tools for Personal Use, SNAG /3M Competition
2001 - Aljira Emerge 2002—Professional development program for emerging artists
1998 - Awarded Third Place—Hoyt 2nd Annual Sculpture Show
1998 - Award Winner—Women in the Visual Arts, International Juried Show
1997 - Awarded First Place and Honorable Mention—The Hazleton Art League 42nd Annual Juried Exhibition
1996 - The Society of North American Goldsmiths Student Endowment
1995 - Betty Goldin Memorial Prize for Excellence in Art—Awarded by The Cooper Union

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Books (print)
2014 - Ramljak, Suzanne. On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets. Atglen, PA: Schiffer.
2013 - Skinner, Damian. Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective. Asheville: Lark Books.
2012 - Bell, Nicholas. 40 Under 40: Craft Futures. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. pgs 65-66, 98-101, 239.
2012 - Martin, Brigitte. Humor in Craft. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Books. pgs 39, 211.
2009 - Lim, Andy. The Compendium Finale of Contemporary Jewellery Makers. Köln, Germany: Darling Publications.
2006 - Le Van, Marthe. 500 Necklaces : Contemporary Interpretations of a Timeless Form. Asheville: Lark Books.
2005 - Le Van, Marthe. 500 Brooches : Inspiring Adornments for the Body. Asheville: Lark Books.

Periodicals (print)
2014 - "Fashion Stories: Guinevere Van Seenus." Vogue Italia, Vol. 762. (bracelet featured in fashion shoot by Emma Summerton)
2013 - “Exhibition in Print—As Seen by Others.” Metalsmith Magazine, Vol. 33, No. 4.
2013 - Triebel, Guadalupe. “Alhaja Mecánica (Mechanical Jewelry)” The Clarin, Supplemento Si, Argentina. March 15, pg 8. (article with photos)
2013 - Fensom, Sarah. “The Color of Jersey.” Inside Jersey Magazine, Vol. 6, Issue 52. (featured artist with photos)
2012 - Pinchuk, Kerri. “Change of Art.” Where Magazine D.C., October. (cover photo)
2012 - Moses, Monica. “Future Tense: 40 Under 40.” American Craft Magazine, Vol. 72, No. 5.
2012 - “In Museum.” Museum Magazine, American Alliance of Museums, Sept/Oct issue, pg 11 (exhibit announcement and featured photo)
2012 - “Going Out Guide.” Washington Post Express. July 26. (exhibit announcement and featured photo) pg E17.
2012 - Schultz, Rachel. “Get Some Culture: Expressing Emotion.” Jayplay Magazine: The University Daily Kansan. January 31. (solo exhibit review with images)
2012 - Henning, Sarah. “‘The Articulate Body’: Finding Beauty in Gestures.” LJ World. January 20. (solo exhibit review with images)
2011 - Ullrich, Polly. “The Hand as Subject and Site.” Metalsmith Magazine. Vol. 31, No. 5.
2011 - “Exhibition in Print—Fresh.” Metalsmith Magazine.  Vol. 31, No. 4.
2008 - “Exhibition in Print—Equilibrium.” Metalsmith Magazine. Vol. 28, No. 4
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2006 - “Exhibition in Print.” Metalsmith Magazine. Vol. 26, No. 4.
2002 - Bischoff, Dan. “Human Figures of Speech in South Orange,” Newark Star Ledger. July 14.
2002 - Tanguy, Sarah. “Observations: The Work of Jennifer Crupi,” Metalsmith Magazine. Vol. 22, No. 1.
2001 - Purcell, Janet. “‘Form Follows Function’ at NJ Arts Exhibit,” The Times of Trenton. November 9.
2001 - Temin, Christine. “Minimalist Monochromes, Rich Rewards,” The Boston Globe. January 17.
1997 - Kern, Dale. “Jewelry as Fine Art at Cummins Gallery Exhibit,” Marin Independent Journal. August 4.
1994 - Friedman, Shirley M. “Chic Metal,” Newark Star Ledger. December 4.

Web Articles
2013 - Hendren, Sara. “Jennifer Crupi’s Unguarded Gestures.” Abler. March 19.
2013 - Youngblood, Megan. “Jennifer Crupi’s Jewelry Highlights The Subconscious Messages of Body Language.” The Creators Project, Intel/Vice Media. February 7.
2013 - “Can Jewelry Improve Body Language?” International Digital Times, IBT Media, February 6.
2013 - “Jewellery that Encourages Gesture.” Designboom: Architecture, Design, Art, Technology. January 27.
2012 - Corriston, Michele and Lindsey Turner. “Crafting Social Commentary: Artists Turn Traditional Craft Art into a Critique of Society.” Washington Post Express. August 15. (exhibit review)
2012 - Brooks, Katherine. “‘40 Under 40: Craft Futures’ Spotlights Next Generation in Craft At Smithsonian American Art Museum.” The Huffington Post, July 19. (exhibit review and featured photo)
2012 - Wilk, Deborah. “Douglas Coupland Salutes Crafty Gen Yers.” Design Wire Daily (interior design.net). July 27. (book review)
2004 - Clark, Bethany, “Eye 2 Eye: Corporal Identity-Body Language.” Sugarzine.com: A New York City Culture Magazine. January.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1999–present - Full Professor, Fine Arts Department, Kean University—Union, NJ (Chair of the Fine Arts Department 2007-2009)
1998–1999 - Metals Instructor, The Art Center, 92nd Street Y—New York, NY (January 1998 to July 1999)
1998 - Visiting Faculty, Parsons School of Design—New York, NY (Fall Semester)
1997 - Metals Instructor, The State University of New York at New Paltz (Spring Semester)

EXHIBITION JURYING
2011 – Juror, Refined VII: Inspiration, The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
2009 - Juror, (jewelry category) Monmouth Festival of the Arts, Tinton Falls, NJ
2001, 2003, 2005 - Co-juror, Emerging Artists Exhibition, James Howe Gallery, Kean University and Zimerly Art Museum, Rutgers University

LECTURES
2012 – Visiting Artist Lecture, The Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
2010 - Beyond Words: Expressive Gestures [artist talk]—ArtSpace Gallery, New Haven, CT
2007 - Visiting Artist [gallery talk, lecture and demonstrations]—Radford University, Radford, VA
2002 - The Nonverbal Exchange [artist talk]—Gallery of South Orange, South Orange, NJ

COLLECTIONS
Permanent Collection, Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Permanent Teaching Collection, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Permanent Collection, Samuel Dorskey Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

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