Debra Jenks

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Debra Jenks
Lot #132

Handshake Machine 2  2008


22" x 30 "

Minimum Bid: $225
Buy Now Price: $540
Value: $900

From  Blue-collar Dreams, a project that presents a fictitious narrative based on the dreams of a man who digs holes for a living—an urban excavator who dreams mainly in the color blue.

Artist Bio:

Debra Jenks was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y, and lives and works in New York City. She received a B.F.A. from SUNY Buffalo, and an M.F.A. from Hunter College. Her exhibitions include Stux Gallery (NYC), White Columns (NYC), The New Museum (NYC), Albright- Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, N.Y.), Hallwalls Center for Contemporary Arts (Buffalo, N.Y.), Ruth Bachnor Gallery (Los Angeles), Gallery Lombardi (Austin Texas), and Kuf- Mold (Rotterdam, the Netherlands). She is a recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, The Blue Mountain Center, Villa Montalvo, and The New York Foundation for the Arts. Her writing has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, Downtown Express, ChelseaNow, The Villager, Pierogi Press, LiVE Mag!, and CLWN WR.