Cornelia Jensen

Cornelia Jensen

Tucson, AZ, United States

About Cornelia Jensen

Cornelia Jensen has exhibited her work and curated exhibitions for over thirty years. Her work ranges from landscape painting to found-object assemblage. She introduced light sculptures and installations in 2009 at a solo exhibition at in New York and has integrated them into her repertoire ever since. In 2013 Jensen participated in the TARP Taliesin Artist Residency Program at Taliesin West Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Scottsdale Arizona. In 2011 she was an artist in residence at The Petrified Forest National Park, also in Arizona. She received her MFA from California College of the Arts in 2008. In San Francisco, Jensen created venues for art and film, curated art and multi-media events, and worked on independent films. In 1987, she received a BA in Philosophy from Haverford College and studied at the Syracuse University Studio Art Program in Florence, Italy. She graduated with honors in Art from The Masters School in 1983 and received the Linda Wyatt Chissell Award. Her work has been exhibited in the United States, Europe and Korea. After living in San Francisco, California for fifteen years and New York, New York, for thirteen she currently lives in Tucson, Arizona and works as a painter, lighting designer, contractor, and Realtor.


MFA - CCA, San Francisco, CA 2008

Electrical Applications in Construction - City College of San Francisco 1997

BA Philosophy - Haverford College, Haverford, PA 1987

Studio Art Program - Syracuse University, Florence, Italy 1986

Linda Wyatt Chissell Art Award - The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry, NY 1983


Fountain Art Fair NY 2014

AAF Contemporary Art Fair NY 2007


Tucson Vernacular - Tucson Jewish Community Center, Tucson, AZ

Barrio Plein Air Painters - Tucson International Airport Center Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Broad Strokes: Women Landscape Painters - Four Corners Gallery-Tucson Desert Art Museum, Tucson, AZ

LIFE ON EARTH - WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY

Light, Form, and Symbol - WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY

17th Annual Salon Art Club Exhibition - WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY

Bridges/Self - WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY

Shifting Ecologies - The Painting Center, NY

SAND & SKY: Desert Paintings - Steeplechase, NY

Micromodulightor - Modulightor/The Paul Rudolph Foundation, NY

STRUCTURE + LIGHT - Giacobetti Paul Gallery, NY

The Home Collection - Manhattan Theater Source, NY

Microstructures - Culture Fix, NY