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Selected Exhibits:

2018: "The Imagined and Invented Figure" , Aris Moore, Jennifer Knaus, and Jennifer McCandless, Melanie Carr Gallery, Essex, CT, June 23 - July 22
“Portraits”, Curated by Susan Finnegan, Washington Art Association and Art Gallery, Washington Depot, CT, March 31-April 28

2017: "Summer Dreams and Myth" Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI. June 2 - August 6
"New Work" Summer group show, Carver Hill Gallery,Rockland, Me. July 7-August 6,

2016: “Not Your Mother’s Drawing Show”  5 Points Gallery, November 10-December 23

2015: “Flower Power, Paintings by Jennifer Knaus” Coastal Maine Botanical Society, Boothbay, ME. August 15-October 18
"Flora, Fauna, Myth" Jennifer Knaus and Adriance DeGroff, Carver Hill Gallery,
Rockland, ME. July 3 - August 7
Paintings by Jennifer Knaus, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT.
March 19 - April 18 

2014: "Us and Them", Carver hill Gallery, Rockland ME. October
 Of Beauties and Beasts, Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY. July 25-Sept.20 
Fete de la Nature, Littlejohn Contemporary, NYC, July 10-August 23
Jennifer Knaus, EBK Gallery, Hartford CT. June 30 - July6

2013: Jennifer Knaus, Works on Paper, Canton Artists' Guild, October - November
Our Expanding Circle, Group Show, Paper New England, Hartford CT. June - July


2012: Anomolies, Beinart Surreal Art Collective Group Show, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Oct.
Infinite Connections,Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT. August - Sept 7
60 Artists 60 Years, Washington Art Association, Washington, CT. July - Sept 30
Hudson Valley Hierloom Seed Packet design, "Endless Blooms"

Plight of the Pollinators, Group Show, Field Projects Exhibition Space, Watertown, CT. June 

Jennifer Knaus-Paintings and Drawings, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY. Feb. 14 - March 

2011: Art for Clearwater, Group Show Fundraiser, First Street Gallery, 526 West 26th St., New York, New York


2010: Enchantment, Curated by Zina Davis. Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT.

2009: Go Figure, Paper New England and the Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT.
Commentary/Herself, Curated by Rachel Siporin. June Bizantz, Jennifer Knaus, and Rachel Siporin. Brickbottom Artist's Association, Somerville, MA.
Archaeology of Wonder, Curated by Kristina Newman- Scott. Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT.

2008: Drawn, Paper New England and the Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT.
Tracing Identity, Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, Hartford, CT.

 Jennifer Knaus-Recent Work, St. Georges School, Middletown, RI.

2006: Jennifer Knaus-Recent Work, Canton Artist's Guild, Canton, CT. 


 2005: Self Evidence, Erickson Davis Gallery, Ivoryton, CT.


2004: Jennifer Knaus, New/Now, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT.


2003: On and Of the Wall, Dave Holzman, Julie Palmer, Jennifer Knaus, Canton Artist's Guild, Canton, CT.

2001: Women Artists of New Britain, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT.


1999: Recent Work, Kathi Packer, Nanny Vonnegut, Jennifer Knaus, Washington Art Association, Washington, CT.

1998: Women Through the Eyes of Women, Pump House Gallery, Hartford, CT.

Grants and Awards:

2006: Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism Artist's Fellowship

1999: Greater Hartford Arts Council Fellowship




University of California, Davis. M.F.A., 1992

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1991

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA., B.F.A., 1985 


Selected Bibliography:

2015: Art New England  Front Cover Image, Summer Issue


2011: Phantasmaphile: May 19th.

2007: Portfolio/This Month by Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Connecticut magazine, September Issue

2005: An Exercise in Anti-Gravitas by Pat Rosoff, Hartford Advocate, January 6

2004: To Know Her is to Love Her by Tracey O'Shaughnessy, The Waterbury Republican, Dec.19


2004: The Muse in the Mirror  by L.P. Streitfeld, The Hartford Courant, November Issue

Teaching Experience:

 1994 - CURRENT: Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT.,: 2D Design, Drawing One, Painting One,  Figure Drawing

 2011: West Hartford Art League and Art League of New Britain, Egg Tempera Painting I & II

 2010: Saint Joseph's College for Women, Design I

Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Special Topics - Advanced Project

2009: Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Foundation Drawing Two

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