Born 1975, Portland, Oregon.
Lives and works in New York City.
2002-2004 MFA Columbia University, New York City, NY
1994-1998 BA Reed College, Portland OR,
" ", The Arcade Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin Texas
Double Feature! Empire of Fire and Rug Woogie IV, Meyer Riegger, Berlin
" ", Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
Michael Benevento Gallery, Los Angels, CA
Acéphal Magical, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
Quiet Manor, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch/ Meyer Riegger Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Flicker, Meyer Riegger Gallery/ Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch (project), Karlsruhe, Germany
Infinite Invisible Soft-shoe, Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY
Jamie Isenstein: Will Return, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR
Liverpool Biennial: Touched, The Blue Coat, Liverpool, UK
Look Again, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Marina Abramovic Presents, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester International Festival, Manchester, England
The Influence of Fish Tails on the Breaking Waves, Kunsti Museum of Art, Vaasa, Finland
NOW: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Countdown, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Second Thoughts, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Hammer Projects: Jamie Isenstein: This Way to the Egress, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Don't Look. Contemporary Drawings from an Alumnaís Collection, Martina Yamin, class of 1958, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Humor's Line, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Womanís College, Lynchburg, VA
General Ideas, curated by Matthew Higgs, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Greater New York 2005, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Entdecken und Besitzen (Discovery and Ownership: Insights into Austrian Private Collections), Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Alice Channer, Jamie Isenstein, J. Parker Valentine, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York
Out Of Joint, Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany
50 Artists Photograph The Future, Higher Pictures, New York, NY Curated by Dean Daderko
One Minute More, The Kitchen, New York, NY, Curated by Debra Singer, Matthew Lyons and Miriam Katz
Je est un autre, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, Germany
Look Again, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Curated by Steven Matijcio
Je est un autre, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, Germany
One Minute More, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Regift, Swiss Institute, Curated by John Miller, New York, NY
On From Here, Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY
Funny Not Funny, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
00597214100022008, Small A Projects, New York, NY
Intimacy, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY
Mysteries, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Tales of the Grotesque, Karma International, Zurich, CH
Thanks for Coming!!, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
Unfinished Room, Unit B, San Antonio, TX
Green Light Green Light, Small A Projects, Portland, OR
Just Off Focus, Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY
Mid-Life Crisis, Salander-O'Reilly, NY
The Presence of Absence, Gallery W. 52, New York, NY
It is, "what is it?", Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY
Jamie Isenstein, Peter Coffin, Jan Mancuska, Art Nova Section, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL
Performa O5 Biennial, New York, NY
The Generalís Jamboree, Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY
Bebe Le Strange, DíAmelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY
It'll Cost YouÖ, curated by Beth Rudin De Woody, Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, New York, NY
On Stage, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany
We Disagree, Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY
Paperworks, Savage Art Resources, Portland, OR
Columbia University 2004 Visual Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York, NY
Student Artists, Columbia University, www.Bowieart.com
Object of Desire, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Art in the Office, curated by Matt Keegan, The Global Consulting Group, New York, NY
I Can't Be You, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
One Enemy v. 25 Millions of Friends, Kunsthochschule, Kassel, Germany
Faking Real, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Myth and Hybrid, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Chamberlain, Colby. "Best of 2010". Artforum.com. December
Rosenberg, Karen. "Jamie Isenstein". The New York Times. March 5.
Velasco, David. "Jamie Isenstein". Art Forum, May.
Scott, Andrea. "Living Color", New Yorker, March 22.
Yablonsky, Linda. "Artifacts: Jamie Isenstein's " ", New York Times Magazine, February 26.
Smith, Roberta. “Make Room for Video, Performance and Paint”. The New York Times. December 31.
"One Minute More". The New Yorker. November 2
Campbell-Johnston, Rachel. “Marina Abramovic Presents” The Times, July 6
"Focus New York Artists Dictionary: Jamie Isenstein", Flash Art, January - February
“Seeing is Believing” NY Arts, January/February
Marchall, Piper. "The Way to Egress: Jamie Isenstein". Art Papers. September/October. p. 18 - 21.
Casadio, Mauriuccia. "Self Exposure". Vogue Italia. January 2008.
de Bellis, Vincenzo. "La(In)sicurezzza Degli Oggetti" Flash Art Italy, August/September.
Berardini, Andrew. "Quiet Riot" LA City Beat, July 24.
Kerlin, Alisha. "Presence and Absence", Gay City News, October 10.
Scott, Andrea. "Jamie Isenstein" New Yorker, September 24.
Campagnola, Sonia. "Live From Los Angeles". Flash Art. December 2007.
Falconer, Morgan. "Jamie Isenstein". Frieze Magazine Online. October.
Chamberlain, Colby. "Critics Picks: Jamie Isenstein" Artforum.com.
Baker, R.C. "Jamie Isenstein" The Village Voice, September 25.
Smith, Roberta. "Jamie Isenstein". The New York Times. October 12.
Wolff, Rachel. "Young Masters". New York Magazine. October p. 52
Coburn, Tyler. "Sleight of Hand". Artreview. September, p.27
Saltz, Jerry.îNon-Specific Objectsî. Modern Painters. March, p.32-34.
Cole, Lori. "Just Off Focus". Flash Art. November - December
"Green Light, Green Light". The Portland Mercury. November 16- 22
Snellman, Natascha Sofia. I Heart Darkness, 2nd Cannons Press. CA
Borcherdt, Gesine. ìDie New York-Reportageî. Monopol. October
Saltz, Jerry. "Strange Days". The Village Voice. May 5
Bhatnagar, Priya. "Jamie Isenstein". Contemporary Magazine. Annual
Turner, Christopher. "The Greatest Little Gallery on Earth". The Guardian. December 21
Derwent, May. "Twenty-four-hour party people". The Times. December
Smith, Roberta. "A Carnival of Art, Money, Surf and Sand". The New York Times. Dec.3, pB.7
Vogel, Sabine. "Sammel-Ping-Pong". www.artnet.de. November 10
Keegan, Matt. "Talk to the Hand". The Wrong Times<
Halle, Howard. "Talk to The Hand". Time Out New York. May 12-18.
Riminalli, David. "Greater New York" at PS1. Artforum. May
Hauser, Jens. "Greater New York". Television interview Arte, France. April 27
Chen, Aric. "City Planning". www.hintmag.com. March
Saltz, Jerry. "Lesser New York". The Village Voice. March 30-April 5, p.77
"Digital Art". The New York Sun. March 14, p.1
Cotter, Holland. "Dealers Gather at the River; Convenient to Loft with Bare Walls". The New York Times. March 11, p.E36
Berwick, Carly. "Where the Scenes Are: Greater New Yorkís New Art Geography". New York Magazine. March 7, p. 39
Schwendener, Martha. "We Disagree". Artforum.com. February 7
Cotter, Holland. "We Disagree". New York Times. Friday February 4th
Amy, Michael. "Jamie Isenstein at Guild and Greyshkul". Art in America. January
"Everybody Was There: The Wrong Guide to New York in 2004". Artforum. December
"Donít Miss!: Jamie Isenstein at Guild and Greyshkul". Time Out New York. September 30-October 7
Smith, Roberta. "Thomas Palme and Jamie Isenstein". New York Times. September 17
Laster, Paul. "Fresh Faces".www.artnet.com. January
Jetzer, Gianni (ed.) "Regift", Swiss Institute, New York, NY
Jetzer, Gianni, "Tales of the Grotesque", Karma International, Zurich, CH
Subotnick, Ali. "Hammer Projects: Jamie Isenstein", Regents of the University of California, Los Angles
Goldberg, RoseLee (ed.) "Performa New Visual Art Performance. Performa, NY
Dreishpoon, Doug (ed.) "Humor's Lines", Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA Spring 2007
Biesenbach, Klause (ed.) "Greater New York", PS1 Contemporary Art Center, NY
Agnes Martin Fellowship Award
Arthur B. Davis Foundation Research Grant
Your Character From the Stars: 2009, in collaboration with Megan Pflug, V&A Gallery, New York, NY
Arm Chair Tourist, Hammer Residency, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Jamie Isenstein, www.BillMaynes.com
I Break for Keiko!, North Drive Press, curated by Matt Keegan, New York, NY
Summer Kit Magazine, curated by Matt Keegan, New York, NY
Inside Out, ventriloquism radio show aired on 88.9 FM WBAR April 12
Gimme 5, 6th Ave and Minetta St. New York, NY
Love Diamond, in collaboration with Miranda July, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Communicators of the Deep, Plazm Magazine, Portland, OR
Free Willy/Keiko Parade- Animatronics Forever!, Main St., Portland, OR