About the Exhibition
In her solo presentation of new watercolors, Jennifer Reiland creates an altar composed of a life-sized drawing alongside smaller animated videos and drawings that draw attention to how the forces effecting the legend of Maria of Agreda influence our lives at present.
Essay by Joshua O’Driscoll, Assistant Curator of Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Pierpont Morgan Library and Museum, New York.
About the Artist
Jennifer Reiland is a New York-based visual artist who creates watercolor and pen drawings with accompanying animations. Reiland is a graduate of High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) in Houston and Cooper Union in New York (BFA, 2011). Reiland also studied art in both Spain and France, where she was a resident at the Fondation des États-Unis through the Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship. Since, Reiland has been a part of multiple New York residencies including the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program (2014-2015), the Open Sessions program at The Drawing Center (2016-2017), and the studio program at Queens Museum (2018-2020).