Jennifer L. Davis
Jennifer Davis practices architecture, art, and independent curating in Toronto, Canada. She holds a Master of Architecture (2011) from the University of Toronto and attended the curatorial intensive program Curating Beyond Exhibition Making at Independent Curators International, NYC (2012). She is a Sessional Lecturer at University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design and works at LGA Architectural Partners.
Davis has received numerous awards and grants from institutions such as the Canada Council for the Arts, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and the Ontario Association of Architects.
She frequently collaborates across disciplines on projects that investigate the political and social factors that shape the built environment. Recent projects include Dividers Made Into a Juncture (2016), a permanent public artwork with artist Jon Sasaki for the City of Barrie, Ontario, and A Play-Full City (2015) that won an Honorable Mention in the Lost Spaces Calgary design competition with Em Cheng.
Davis’ curatorial activities include architectural consultation and programming for TBD, the Fall 2014 exhibition at the Museum for Contemporary Canadian Art. From 2011 to 2016 she was Co-Founder and Co-Curator of Rear View (Projects) which presented Flipping Properties (Toronto, 2014) and How to Make Space (Hong Kong, 2016).