Jennifer Coates has exhibited her work widely, including an an upcoming two-person show with Caroline Chandler in May 2018 at Crush Curatorial, a solo show, Carb Load, at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (2016), and All U Can Eat at Freight+Volume (2017). She had a two-person show with David Humphrey at Arts+Leisure in 2015 and at Fiendish Plots in Lincoln, Nebraska in April of 2017, along with a group show, The Secret Life of Plants, at Freight+Volume (2017). She has written art reviews for Time Out New York, Art in America, andThe Brooklyn Rail, and recently published her first article, “The Goo of Paint,” for Modern Painters. She also plays violin, ukulele and sings with various bands around NYC.


"Beer with a Painter: Jennifer Coates" on Hyperallergic

Jennifer Coates talks to Jennifer Samet of Hyperallergic about her paintings in All U Can Eat, on view at Freight+Volume March 4th to April 23rd, 2017.

Jennifer Coates "All U Can Eat" at The Review Panel at the Brooklyn Public Library, April 4
Jennifer Coates "All U Can Eat" at The Review Panel at the Brooklyn Public Library, April 4

The Review Panel at the Brooklyn Public Library will discuss Jennifer Coates' exhibition All U Can Eat on April 4th. The Review Panel, organized by, now in its eleventh year and its second season in Brooklyn, is a monthly critics' forum in which moderator David Cohen is joined by three other critics for a live discussion, with an audience, of selected current exhibitions of contemporary art in New York City. The event is recorded for later podcast. All U Can Eat is on view at Freight+Volume through April 16th.

Jennifer Coates at Mrs. Gallery, featured on Hyperallergic

"Digging into the History of Cake at Mrs. Gallery", written by Benjamin Sutton

Jennifer Coates "All U Can Eat" reviewed on The Huffington Post
"Jennifer Coates’s Sweet and Savory Fare" by Chris Bors
Jennifer Coates' "All U Can Eat" Recommended by Wall Street International