Jana Harper

Jana Harper is Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Art at Vanderbilt University and is the former director of COOP curatorial collective and gallery. She is a project-based visual artist who works both collaboratively and individually on themes related to authenticity, environment, and the supernatural. Her work has been shown in group and solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally and is held in several public collections including the Library of Congress, the Sackner Archive for Visual and Concrete Poetry, J. S. Blanton Museum, Proyecto Ace Print Collection, and the Janet Turner Print Collection. Recent exhibitions: Land Derived Sentiments (Zeitgeist Gallery, Nürnberg, 2019); Blessing the River (Browsing Room Gallery, Nashville, 2019); This Holding (Cage Circus, OZ Arts, Nashville, 2018; National Endowment for the Arts Award); This Holding (The Apothecary Gallery, Chattanooga, 2017); New Walks in an Old Field (Salmon Library Gallery, Huntsville, 2017); Selected Works from the Hand Print Workshop (Athenaeum Museum, Alexandria, VA, 2017); Tennessee Ekphrasis Project (Central Collective, Knoxville, 2017); Southern Constellations (American University Art Museum, Washington, 2016); Remains of the Real (Napoleon Gallery, Philadelphia, 2016); Asymmetric Kin (Cukurcuma Gallery, Istanbul, 2016); Cloud Stories (Seed Space Gallery, Nashville, 2015); Anthology: Visual Narratives from Nashville’s Print Community (Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, 2015); Three Year Retrospective of Elsewhere Museum’s Southern Constellations Residency (John and June Allcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, 2015); You Call it a Cloud (Space 204, Nashville, 2014); Six Gestures (COOP Gallery, Nashville, 2014); On the Edges (The Curb Center, Nashville, 2014). Her most recent project Cargas, a collaboration with professional dancers, explores the emotional, cultural, and political qualities of weight and will be performed in several venues in 2019 including the Havana Biennial. 

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Jana Harper: Egg Cartons (photo series)

Heft No. 01/2019