Reviews & Acknowledgements

(See jennaspevack.com for current biography)

“Know, I Know” Podcast, Interview with Jenna Spevack, Hosted by Ilyana Kadushin and James Harrell, iTunes, August 2016
Description: Interview about my creative work and approach to living.
Role: Artist / Interviewee
Documentation: iTunes | Screenshot

“Treetones: a Strawfoot interview”, Interview with Jenna Spevack, by Keith Muchowski, June 24th, 2016
Description: Interview about Governors Island Installation: Treetones.
Role: Artist / Interviewee
Documentation: https://thestrawfoot.com/2016/06/24/treetones-a-strawfoot-interview/ | Screenshot

“Scholars Exchange: A New Forum” Nucleus: A Faculty Commons Quarterly Volume 6, Spring 2015
Description: Presentation of new City Tech faculty forum, highlighting research presentations from PSCCUNY Awardees.
Role: Featured Faculty
Documentation: https://issuu.com/facultycommons/docs/nucleus_vol.6-spring_2015_final?e=6814685/13185245 | FILE

Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 – Paper, Gary Pini : November 4, 2014
Description: Art review of Art Basel and satellite fairs.
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.papermag.com/2014/11/guide_to_art_basel_miami_beach_part_3.php | FILE

 BRIC Biennial, Volume 1 – Downtown Edition, Catalog Essay, Contemporary Reenactment by Jenny Gerlow, Curator, September 2014
Description: Catalog Essay for BRIC Biennial Exhibition
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: Catalog Scan

 Inside the BRIC Biennial, Flavorpill, Emily Turner : September 23, 2014
Description: Art review of BRIC Biennial Exhibition
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://flavorpill.com/nyc/article/art/community-culture-curator-inside-the-bric-biennial | FILE

 Teach, Learn and Revise on OpenLab, Clarion, Shomial Ahmad, 09.14
Description: Article reviewing/highlighting the successes of integrating OpenLab into City Tech college life.
Role: Featured faculty
Documentation: http://psc-cuny.org/clarion/september-2014/teach-learn-and-revise-openlab
| FILE

National Geographic – On Assignment, Tyler Metcalfe, 09.05.14
Description: Featured with photo in National Geographic’s On Assignment series.
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://onassignment.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/05/millennial-trains-project-the-final-stretch/ | FILE

BRIC Biennial, Hyperallergic, Jillian Steinhauer, 08 20.14
Description: Art review of BRIC Biennial Exhibition
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://hyperallergic.com/144683/brooklyn-gets-a-neighborhood-centric-biennial/ | FILE

 Edwards, C., Rosen, J., Smale, M. A., and Spevack, J. Building a Place for Community: City Tech’s OpenLab. Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy. May 27th, 2014
Description: Our peer-reviewed article about the design and development of the OpenLab community was published in the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy.
Role: Author with Maura Smale, Jody Rosen, Charlie Edwards
Documentation: http://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/building-a-place-for-community/ | PNG

 A ‘Strange Invitation’ from Stamford art spaceStamford Advocate – Pulse, Scott Gargan, Sunday, April 7, 2013 (print and web)
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE | Screenshot

Evolving Interaction”, CUNY Matters, March 12, 2013 (print and web)
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

From Invader Tiles to Living Room Installations: Highlights From PULSE Miami 2012, Ben Davis, Benjamin Sutton, ArtInfo.com, December 5, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

“PULSE Art Fair: The Director Tour“, Carmen Zella, Huffington Post, Dec. 6, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

Cute Microgreens are More Nutritious than Mature Greens,” Treehugger, Living / Green Food,Melissa Breyer, September 6, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

Urban Farmer In New York: Jenna Spevack SELF China, Dana Poblete, August 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

 The Art of Farming with Furniture” CUNY Channel, CUNY Marketing and Communications Department – Video Interview, August 31, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

Five Borough Farm: Seeding the Future of Urban Agriculture in New York City, Design For Public Space, Print Craft Inc., Project Participant Acknowledgements, pg. 154, July 2012, ISBN: 978-0-9777175-6-9
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

CityTech Celebrates 12 Official Launch of the OpenLab” Nucleus: A Faculty Commons Quarterly Volume 3 – Issue 4, The OpenLab Team, June 2012
Description: Article highlighting the successes of integrating OpenLab into City Tech college life.
Role: Author, with OpenLab Team
Documentation: FILE

“Jenna Spevack” Go Green: Earth Talk, Weekend Weekly Hong Kong, Issue 664, Amy Au, May 28, 2012, pgs: 04-05
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: | FILE

“Artist Plants Veggies in Furniture” DNA INFO, Mathew Katz, May 22, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20120522/chelsea/artist-plants-veggies-furniture | FILE

“Gastro Vision: From Seeds to Sprouts”, Art21 blog, Nicole Caruth, May, 18, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://blog.art21.org/2012/05/18/gastro-vision-from-seeds-to-sprouts-greens-across-manhattan/ | FILE

“Coming to Grips with Social Art: Eight Extraordinary Greens“, hyperallergic, Howard Hurst, May 18, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://hyperallergic.com/51625/jenna-spevack-eight-extraordinary-greens-mixed-greens/ | FILE

 “Garden-Infused Furniture”, Trendhunter Eco, Vivian Lau, May 18, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/jenna-spevak-8-extraodinary-greens | FILE

“Lekker fluffen die dak-/binnnen-/buitentuin”, Sociaal Ondernemen, Petra Koon, May 18, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.sociaalondernemen.nu/wordpress/2012/05/lekker-fluffen-die-dak-binnnen-buitentuin/

“Artist Transforms Furniture Into Indoor Micro-Farms,” Crisp Green, Karen MacKay, May 17, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://crispgreen.com/2012/05/artist-transforms-furniture-into-indoor-micro-farms/ | FILE

“Smell Herby Furniture” Five Department, May, 17, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://fivedepartment.com/2012/05/17/smell-herby-furniture/

“Who needs a garden plot?” Pop Up Farm, May 16, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.pop-up-farm.com/?p=713

“The Incredible, Edible Jenna Spevack: 8 Extraordinary Greens”, Brooklyn Clean Plates, Amy Sung, May 15, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://brooklyn.cleanplates.com/events/jenna-spevack-greens-art | FILE

“Bring the Farm Indoors” Paper Culture, Ariston, May 15, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.paperculture.com/blog/2012/05/bring-the-farm-indoors | FILE

“Chairs and tables that double as indoor gardens”, Grist, Jess Zimmerman, May 15, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://grist.org/list/chairs-and-tables-that-double-as-indoor-garden | FILE

Eight Extraordinary Greens” Actipedia – Featured Project, May 13, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

“In New York City, Growing Greens As Art and Local Food” GOOD, Sarah Laskow, May 9, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.good.is/post/in-new-york-city-growing-greens-as-art-and-local-food/ | FILE

“Extraordinary Greens: Putting Farms Into Our Furniture”, Fast Company, Ariel Schwartz, May 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.fastcoexist.com/1679837/extraordinary-greens-putting-farms-into-our-furniture | FILE

“26th Street Courts the Masses” Hyperallergic, Alissa Guzman, May 9, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://hyperallergic.com/51221/west-26th-street-block-party/ | FILE

“Art exhibit explores urban farming” Jenna Blumenfeld, Delicious Living, May 1, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://newhope360.com/green-living/art-exhibit-explores-urban-farming

The Art of Domestic Microfarming, Organic Connect Magazine, April 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://organicconnectmag.com/wp/the-art-of-domestic-microfarming/ | FILE

“Modern Window Boxes” NY Post, Claudine Ko, April 13, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE | http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/modern_window_boxes_Z0c7hLn4LM76ZNM1s4saDM

“As instalações ôrganicas de Jenna Spevack” Projeto Contem, Brasil, Marina Mantovanini, April 3, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.projetocontem.com.br/noticias/arte/as-instalacoes-organicas-de-jenna-spevack-01/

“Furniture Farms” News12 Brooklyn, Dana Arschin, March 25, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gh1NVjjuXk | FILE

 Green Tech Finds, SunDance Channel, March 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.sundancechannel.com/sunfiltered/2012/03/green-tech-finds-poop-free-water-edition/ | FILE

 “Room for Growth: Local artist creates indoor microfarms for the Brooklyn apartment-dweller” Prospect Heights Patch, Peter Saalfield, March 23, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://prospectheights.patch.com/articles/roomtogrow-8ad6826d#c | FILE

“How to Grow Arugula Under Your Couch” Brooklyn Courier- Newspaper, Kate Briquelet, March 23, 2012 (scan)
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: FILE

“Couch potato? Artist puts gardens under furniture” Brooklyn Paper – Blog, Kate Briquelet, March 20, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/35/12/dtg_minifarm_2012_03_23_bk.html | FILE

“How to Farm in Your Big City Apartment” Earth911.com, Christina Caldwell March 21, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://earth911.com/news/2012/03/21/jennaspevacknewyorkcitymicrofarms/ | FILE

“Artist Jenna Spevack Turns Ordinary Furniture Into Clever Gardens With Her Microfarms”, Inhabitat/NYC, Matt Isaac, March 18, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/artistjennaspevackturnsordinaryfurnitureintoclevergardenswithhermicrofarms/ | FILE

“Are These the Tiniest Microfarms of Them All? New York City Artist Grows Food Inside Furniture” TreeHugger, Jennifer Hattam, March 17, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.treehugger.com/lawngarden/tiniestmicrofarmsnewyorkcityartistgrowsfoodinsidefurniture.html | FILE

“Eight Extraordinary Greens – An Art project in New York, NY by Jenna Spevack” City Farmer News, Michael Levenston, March 16, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.cityfarmer.info/2012/03/12/eightextraordinarygreensanartprojectinnewyorknybyjennaspevack/ | FILE

“What is this? A farm for ants?!” CafeRent, Eiskaffe, March 15, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://www.rentcafe.com/blog/featured/whatisthisafarmforants/ | FILE

“Day 61: Fresh Starts” Kickoffblog, Alex, March 1, 2012
Description: Art review
Role: Featured artist
Documentation: http://kickoffblog.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/day-61-freshstarts/ | FILE

Please refer to 2016 Promotion PARSE for documentation of above activities.


NOTE: Missing Birds of Brooklyn press, etc. from 2010-2011

City Tech Gets a ‘Second Life’,” Converge – convergemag.com,  Staff Ed Tech, January 4, 2010

Small Worlds on the Brink“, City Tech News & Events, February 25, 2009

Students create new worlds,” YourNab.com – Canarsie Digest, December 24, 2009

Portrait of an Artist as an Avatar,” The New York Times Magazine – nytimes.com/2009/03/08/magazine, Sara Corbett, March 5, 2009

“Center Welcomes Residents,” Newport News Times, Sept. 3, 2008

“Elmo’s Deep Sea Adventure,” Moby Games Review, February 2008

Improving the User Experience with In-page Navigation,” Pebble Road – www.pebbleroad.com, Maish Nichani, March 08 2007

CUNY Nurtures the Next Generation of Printers,” Printing News, Toni McQuilken, May 16, 2005

A Funny Feeling of Weightlessness,” The New York Times – Art Section, Helen A. Harrison, Nov. 7, 2004

Now Serving,” The New York Times – Art in Review, Ken Johnson, July 5, 2002

“Small Works,” Art New England, Rich McKown, Dec/Jan 2002

“Sesame Street Toddler – Voted Best Educational Software,” Discovery Education – school.discoveryeducation.com, April 2002

Jenna Spevack,” The New York Times – Art Guide, Ken Johnson, June 15, 2001

“Prototype,” The Times Union – Arts, Willam Jaeger, April 1, 2001

“Prototype,” Daily Gazette – Arts & Entertainment B9, Karen Bjornland, March 1, 2001

“Tinker Toys,” Metroland Magazine – Arts Section, Stacey Lauren, April 5, 2001

“Spirit Within,” Brooklyn Heights Press, Don Evans, Nov. 22, 2001

“Inanimators,” Bensonhurst Paper, Lisa J. Curtis, Nov. 26, 2001

“Animas! Preview,” Brooklyn Heights Courier, October 29, 2001

“Spirits Within,” Carroll Gardens Courier, Nov. 12, 2001

“Bringing Life to the Spirit That Animates Art,” Park Slope Paper, Dec. 3, 2001

“Flatfile,” New York Arts – nyartsmagazine.com, Nov. 2000