jenine marsh

Cooper Cole


B.1984, Calgary, Canada. Lives and works in Toronto, Canada


2013 MFA, University of Guelph

2007 BFA, Alberta College of Art and Design

Recent Exhibitions (• solo / two-person ••)


• a room at the center of the world surrounded by the noise of men, Interface Gallery, Oakland CA

Flower Petal Tongues, curated by Corrie Jackson, Griffin Art Projects, Vancouver

SM, invited by Gianni Manhattan, curated by Margaux Barthelemy and sans titre (2016), Marseille

Ode to Trouble, curated by Hello Dust, HKS Guesthouse, Bergen Norway

Vivisections, La Datcha, Berlin

Entangled Tales, curated by Justė Jonutytė and Yates Norton, Rupert, Vilnius

Orientering, exhibition organized by Entrée, Tag Team Studio and Palmera, Bergen Norway

The Shape of the Middle, exhibition curated by Daniella Sanader, Open Studio, Toronto


Occupations of Uninhabited Space, Gianni Manhattan, Vienna

Dark-intense-apricot-liqueurous-tobacco-developed-cherry, curated by Maison de la Mer, Malmö

How deep is your love?, Cooper Cole, Toronto

weird woman, curated by Sondra Meszaros, Jarvis Hall Gallery, Calgary CA

True Lies, organized with Simon Cole, Night Gallery, Los Angeles

•• GUTTERSNIPES, two-person exhibition with Nadia Belerique, Vie d’ange, Montreal

always with, Stride Gallery, Calgary AB

•• "Can't you hear my voices?", two-person exhibition with James Lewis, Rupert, Vilnius Lithuania

•• Dear Stranger, two-person exhibition with Lindsay Lawson, Entrée, Bergen Norway


Everyday War, curated by Keith J. Varadi, ASHES/ASHES, Los Angeles

In a world of weeds, all roses are wild, Beautiful, Chicago

•• mind mouth, two-person exhibition with Kim Neudorf, Forest City Gallery, London Canada

wandering womb, curated by Kelsey Stasiauk, Athens GA

The Extrovert, Cooper Cole, Toronto

In the Shadow of the Millennium, curated by Darryn Doull, Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia ON

A Change of Heart, curated by Chris Sharp, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles

Jenine Marsh, Lina Viste Gronli, Adam Gordon, Raising Cattle, Montreal

Baker’s Dozen, curated by CK2, New York

Bend Towards the Sun, Bring the Sky Beneath Your Feet, The Bakery, Vancouver

sotto, Modern Fuel, Kingston ON


feminine marvelous and tough, Lulu, Mexico City

Mrs. Benway, Fourteen30, Portland OR

What she is not, what she is, what she can be, Garden Avenue, Toronto

Road to Ruin, Cooper Cole, Toronto

There is no There, curated by Stefan Hancherow, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton ON

Feral Tongue, Chapter 61, New York

The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary, curated by Chris Sharp and Fabiola Iza, Lulu, Mexico City

The cut flower still blooms, 8-11, Toronto


Some New Fires, curated by Hannah Myall, Art Metropole, Toronto

balloon / portal / starres / fiends, curated by Kim Neudorf, DNA Artspace, London ON

The Florist, Jr. Projects, Toronto

As A Body, curated by Kari Cwynar, Cooper Cole, Toronto


Endless Vacation, Cooper Cole, Toronto

Roomies, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

Group exhibition curated by Manden Murphy, The Coffin Factory, 97 Niagara, Toronto

Garden Show, Cooper Cole, Toronto

Stranger to Stranger, Cooper Cole, Toronto

Vis-à-Vis, G Gallery, Toronto

•• When I Move you Move, with Aryen Hoekstra, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph ON

In the Outfield, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto

Room and Board, Evans Contemporary, Peterborough ON

SHOW13, curated by Iga Janik, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge ON

Garage Montage, with The Drawing Party, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary AB


2018 Vienna Contemporary with Gianni Manhattan

2017 NADA Miami with Cooper Cole

2017 Art Vilnius art fair with Rupert

2016 Art Basel Miami Beach with Art Metropole

2016 Texas Contemporary with Lulu

2016 NADA New York with Cooper Cole

2015 Material Art Fair with Cooper Cole


2018 La Datcha, Berlin

2018 AiR Bergen at USF Verftet, Bergen NO

2018 SOMA, Mexico City

2017 Rupert, Vilnius LT

2011 Artist in residence and Arts Mentor, Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Alberta’s Future Leaders, Fishing Lake AB

2011 Vermont Studio Centre, Johnson VT

2010 Theatre of Erosion, with faculty Geoffrey Farmer, Banff Centre, Banff AB

2010 Artist in residence, Struts Gallery, Sackville NB

2009 The Wanderer, with faculty Oliver Lutz, Banff Centre, Banff AB

Awards, Grants

2019 Chalmers Arts Fellowship

2018 Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council

2018 Visual Artists Creation Projects grant, Ontario Arts Council

2017 Arts Abroad: Residencies Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2016 Visual Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council

2016 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2015 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2014 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2014 Visual Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council

2013 Emerging Visual Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2011, 2012 University of Guelph School of the Arts Research and Travel Bursary

2011 University of Guelph Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarship

2011 Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant

2010 Canada Council Travel Grants to Professional Artists

2009 Royal Bank of Canada Youth Excellence Scholarship

2008 Alberta Foundation for the Arts; Individual Project Grant

Professional Activities

2018 Visiting Artist, University of Toronto

2018 Visiting Artist, SOMA, Mexico City

2017 How deep is your love? organized group exhibition, Cooper Cole, Toronto

2016 In-Studio event with Mercer Union

2016 Mercer Union Member Card Edition 2016/17, artist-designer

2015-16 G Gallery board member

2015 The Wifi is the Body, special project with 8-11 at Toronto International Art Fair

2015 Art City guest instructor, Winnipeg MB

2014 Tectonic Breaks, group exhibition curated with Aryen Hoekstra, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

2012 Teaching Assistantship, University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2011 Arts Mentor for Alberta’s Future Leaders, Fishing Lake AB

2008, 2009 Art and English volunteer instructor, Project WHY, New Delhi India

2007-9 Board member, founder and Treasurer, 809 Art Space, Calgary AB

2007 The Drawing Party, CAMPER Patch Project, TRUCK Gallery, Calgary AB


2018 Review of Brie Ruais’ exhibition “Attempting to Hold the Landscape”, C Magazine, Issue 138

2017 Exhibition text, How deep is your love? at Cooper Cole

2017 Exhibition text, Aiko Hachisuka; All the Names at Scrap Metal Gallery

2016 Exhibition text, Kate Newby at Cooper Cole

2015 Exhibition text, Anders Oinonen at Cooper Cole

2014 Exhibition text, Kim Neudorf at Evans Contemporary

2013 "The Terrorist and the Rhetorician" (w. Aryen Hoekstra), interview with Hadley+Maxwell, Towards Magazine (online)


2018 Bowron, Alex. "How deep is your love?". esse arts + opinions. Issue 92, 2018

2015 Sanchez, Sandra. “Jenine Marsh abrió la muestra ‘Feminine marvelous and tough’ en Lulu”. Excelsior. December 2015

2015 Interview, Art Metropole Blog, 2015

2015 Garza-Usabiaga, Daniel. “The Lulennial”. Frieze Magazine. Issue 173, September 2015

2015 Smart, Penelope. Magenta Magazine, 2015.

2015 Jáuregui, Gabriela. “Mexico City's Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary”. Art Review, May 2015.

2015 Jáuregui, Gabriela. “Un paseo por la historia del arte en nueve metros cuadrados.” La cuidad de Frente, 2015.

2015 De Llano, Pablo. “México DF, arte en combustión”. El País, Feb 7 2015.

2015 “The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary”. Exhibition catalogue, Lulu, Mexico City MX. Mousse publishing, 2015.

2014 Brown, Kyla. “New London, Ontario Gallery Intrigues and Excites.” Canadian Art Online, November 5.

2014 Jager, David. “Body Issues.” Now Toronto, August 28.

2013 Dick, Terrence. Akimblog, Nov 26, 2013.

2013 Neudorf, Kim. "Stranger to Stranger." Cooper Cole Gallery exhibition text.

2012 Neudorf, Kim. “Jenine Marsh: Room and Board.” Evans Contemporary Catalogue.

2012 Maher, Nadine. “Cloud”. The Ontarion, Oct, 2012. Print.

2009 Willard, Chris. “Where Greenhouse Meets Darkroom.” Canadian Art Online, April 9 2009.

2008 Neudorf, Kim. “Topiarium – Jenine Marsh.” Stride Gallery exhibition text.

2008 McConnell, Ally.“Fictional Utopia.” Where Magazine, Sept-Oct 2008.

2008 Landry, Mike. “Topiarium.” Things Of Desire, issue 3. Online.

2008 Marion Nicoll Gallery 2007 Catalogue, Alberta College of Art and Design