Jennifer McCoy

Emerging Fields, 2002

Jennifer McCoy is part of the husband and wife team Jennifer and Kevin McCoy, Creative Capital Emerging Fields grant recipients (2003). The McCoys’ multimedia artworks examine the genres and conventions of filmmaking, memory, and language. They are known for creating video installation and sculpture. Jennifer and Kevin McCoy were 2011 Guggenheim Foundation Fellows and 2005 Wired Rave Award winners. The McCoys’ work has been widely exhibited in the U.S. and internationally—exhibitions include Museum of Modern Art in New York; the Pompidou Center in Paris; BFI (British Film Institute) Southbank in London; the Hanover Kunstverein; The Beall Center in Irvine, CA; pkm Gallery in Beijing; The San Jose Museum of Art; and Palazzo della Papesse. Residencies include the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Headlands Center for the Arts. Their work can be seen in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Milwaukee Art Museum and MUDAM in Luxembourg. They are represented by Postmasters Gallery, New York.

Awards and Accomplishments


The McCoys receive Guggenheim Fellowship

2008: The McCoys are nominated for a First Light Movies Award

2005: The McCoys receive a Rave Award and named Artists of the Year by Wired Magazine