The Chart 
online arts journal, annual print anthologies, & visiting critic programming

This Desire
exhibition at Able Baker Contemporary (curator)

MTV Crits!
participatory music video screenings + discussion

Peculiar Constellations

Persephone in the Late Anthropocene
collaborative spoken opera

multi-site meta event (curator)

A Rebus of Identical Selves
performative installation with Douglas W. Milliken

Public Space: Cairo
collaborative project-based inquiry into site + space

i need you, i love you
works on paper

These are just words. These are not just words.
text installation


“The Seduction of Marcie Bronstein’s Watercolors,” for Being Here: Marcie Jan Bronstein, Watercolor Paintings, Zillman Art Museum at the University of Maine, March 2020

"Desire in Walking and Language," Critics Page: for Dr. Jessamine Batario, guest critic, The Brooklyn Rail, March 2020 

Essay for Megan Brady’s Paper Paintings, Hudson: Publication Studio, 2020

"The Affidamento of Bianca Beck and Sascha Braunig," The Chart, Vol. 5, No. 1, Winter 2019/2020

"A conversation amongst two artist writers who witnessed the performance together," with Imani Roach, Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies, Volume 15, Issue 2, May/June 2019

"Second Sight: The Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art," Art Papers — 42.04, Winter 2018/2019

"Heavy Water: Erin Johnson at the Jepson Center, Savannah," BURNAWAY, March 2019

"A Conversation Between Jenna Crowder and Carly Glovinski," ed. Olivia Fountain, The Lantern, December 2018

"Language at the Edges of Legality: Aliza Shvarts at Artspace New Haven," Temporary Art Review, June 2018

"The Poetics of Henri Paul Broyard's Interiors," The Rib, March 2018

, ed. Vivian Ewing, Portland: Wash and Fold Press, 2017

"Scholarship, Power, & the Agency of Place: Beth Finch on Marsden Hartley," The Chart, August 2017

"Temp to Perm proves a need for a shared language of public art," The Chart, June 2017

"Essay: In Maine, If There's an Artistic Will, There's a Way," VICE Creators, March 2017

"Ann Hirsch, IRL," The Chart, August 2016

"The Ambling Aesthetics of PLATFORM PROJECTS/WALKS," The Chart, August 2016

"Rewriting An Unrealized History of War: Fortress Brass on Fort Gorges," The Chart, June/July 2016

"Predicting Future Weather: an interview with Anna Wolfe-Pauly & Erin Colleen Johnson," The Chart, June/July 2016

"Matthew Barney’s Gold Standard: Sex, Violence, & Fundament," (co-written with Douglas W. Milliken), The Chart, March 2016

"What is our Common Field? notes from Hand in Glove 2015," The Chart, October 2015

"How Many Followers? Alina Gallo at SPACE Gallery," Dispatch Magazine, July 2015


March 5–7, 2019
The Chart hosts Art+Feminism Panel Discussion and Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the Portland Museum of Art
Portland, Maine

December 2019
Awarded a 2020 Ellis-Beauregard Project Grant for The Chart

November 2019
The Chart 2019 Anthology is published

June–September 2019
The Chart presents the 2019 Visiting Critic Lecture Series
Portland, ME

April 25–28, 2019
The Chart at Common Field Convening
Friends Center, Philadelphia, PA

November 2, 2018
Noontime Talk
Readings for an Exhibition: Carly Glovinski and Jenna Crowder in Conversation
Colby Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine

October 12–14, 2018
The Chart at the Boston Art Book Fair
Boston Center for the Arts

October 5–6, 2018
The Chart at the New England Art Book Fair
SPACE Gallery

July 28, 2018
Panel Discussion on Deborah Wing-Sproul’s Durational Devices: I–V
Biddeford, Maine

May 4–June 24, 2018
Pickwick A–Z at Center for Maine Craft
Gardiner, Maine

March 23–May 5, 2018
THIS DESIRE: poetics + longing at Able Baker Contemporary
Portland, Maine

December 27, 2017
Wash and Fold Press: Enter Rural Scene

November 2–5, 2017
The Chart at Common Field Convening
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Los Angeles

October 12, 2017
Field Perspectives 2017
"Airing Out Ambivalence: on cultural care and the allure of judgment" by Ellen Tani was commissioned by The Chart as part of Field Perspectives 2017.

October 6–7, 2017
The Chart at the New England Art Book Fair
SPACE Gallery, Oct 6: 5–9pm, Oct 7: 9am–5pm

September 30, 2017
MTV Crits! at Waking Windows Portland
étaín boutique, 5:30–6:30pm
Episode 6: WITCHES
featuring: Stevie Nicks, Beyoncé, and Princess Nokia (pictured)

© Jenna Crowder 2007–2020


reading recommendations
The Broken Earth Series
by N.K. Jemisin
Art After the Future” by Andrea Steves and James McAnally
Toward a Black Feminist Criticism” by Barbara Smith