JC Lenochan

Melanin Chronicles: The Subversion of Memory, Missives and Meaning, 2014
Books with concrete
8” x 6” x 5”
Courtesy of the artist and JCL Studios

JC Lenochan is a multi-discipline artist combining drawing, sculpture, design and installation as a formidable practice in critique of academic pedagogy. He was born in the US and currently works in New York City. His MFA was received at Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of Art in 1996 and he attended the Skowhegan School of painting and sculpture in 2001. He is the recipient of the Pollack Krasner Grant in 2010-2011, Artist in Residence at the Newark Museum 2011, the Franklin Furnace Grant in 2011-2012, The Brodsky Fellowship for print and paper innovation in 2012, Elizabeth Foundation Fellowship 2012, the Puffin Foundation 2013, 2013 SIP Robert Blackburn Fellowship, the Fountainhead Residency in Miami 2014 and was recently chosen as the Step Up Artist for a solo exhibit at Real Art Ways in 2015. He is included in a number of permanent collections both private and public including his most recent acquisition into the Delaware Art Museum’s permanent collection in 2012 and the Newark Museum 2014. JC has numerous exhibitions this year including a solo exhibit in New York and group shows in New York, Newark Museum, Weatherspoon Art Museum and Dieu Donné paper workshop residency 2015. JC was recently nominated for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant for 2014-2015.

Website: http://www.jclenochan.com/

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