Recent Press:

“Sites of Knowledge,” review, by Zachary Sachs, June 30, 2017

“Summer Carousing and Revelry”, by John Yau, Hyperallergic, July 3, 2016

“Objecty”, review by Julia Wolkoff, Art in America (online), June 2016.

“Upstairs and Behind Doors, Creative Passion”, by Roberta Smith, The New York Times, April 3, 2014

“Kathy Butterly and Jen Mazza”, review by Ali Pechman, Art News, May 2014, p 97

“Jen Mazza writes ‘the new book’ on art”, by Dan Bischoff, The New Jersey Star Ledger, September 9, 2012. pdf

 “Can books be sexy again?”, by Danny Brody, The Examiner, September 3, 2012.

“Reading beyond the page”, by Brendan Carroll, Hyperallergic, September 11, 2012. pdf

“Hand-to-mouth existence begins to pay dividends”, interview with Brendan Carroll, Art 21 blog, September 25, 2012.

“September Preview Week: Lower East Side Galleries”, Art Fag City, September 5th, 2012

“Jen Mazza at Stephan Stoyanov Gallery”, review by Elwyn Palmerton, Artillery Magazine, vol 7 issue 2: November/December 2012

“Books as object lessons”, John Haber @, October 2012

“In dime store form”, Jonathan @ NYPOP, October 2012


Culturebot with Timothy Braun: Five Questions with Jen Mazza

He Said She Said with Brendan Carroll – Interview

Moma, PS1 Studio Visit

The Library as Incubator Project, Special Collections of the Watson Library at the Met

CH Reviews, “Flowers in Blue Vase”, by Chennie Huang


The Finch, Shudder / Shutter

also in The Finch, A Dialog of Three Disciplines and Ill Said Ill Seen (a meditation on Robert Ryman and Samuel Beckett)

In the News: (click on bold text to read articles)

Ralph Bellantoni, “Hand to Mouth”, The Courier News, January 18,2007, Section E, P 6.

Dan Bischoff, “Where the real becomes the fantastic”, The New Jersey Star Ledger, November 14, 2010.

Dan Bischoff, “Framing realism into fragments: Rising Newark artist Jennifer Mazza depicts sex and violence… irony and humor” The New Jersey Star Ledger, April 24, 2008, Today Section, p 55.

Dan Bischoff, “Many faces many forms, Jersey City Exhibition showcases thoughtful reaction to feminism”, The New Jersey Star Ledger, September 30, 2007, Sect 4 P 4.

Dan Bischoff, “Fragments and Details”, The New Jersey Star Ledger, January 19, 2007, Art section, P 45.

Dan Bischoff, “Aljira’s Emerge 2003 presents amazing examples of technique”, The New Jersey Star Ledger, August 15, 2004, sect 4, P 3.

Brendan Carroll, “Njcu Professor’s Hothouse Exhibition Opens in Newark”, The Jersey Journal, November 12, 2010.

Jill Conner, “The very rich hours”, review, Contemporary, no. 65, October, 2004. P 77.

Benjamin Genocchio, “Knots, in Practice and Theory”, review, The New York Times, March 19, 2006

Benjamin Genocchio,”Works from new talents seeking a boldface name”, review, The New York Times, March 5, 2009.

Helen A. Harrison, “With luck, iconoclasts find their mediums: Between Body and Object,” review, The New York Times, February 19, 2006.


Dr. Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, The Feminine Mystique, Jersey City Museum, exhibition catalog, 2007

Brian Loughlin, (K)nots, New Jersey City University, exhibition catalog, March, 2006.

Dominique Nahas, “Timeless / Timeliness: Alira Emerge 2003”, exhibition catalog, 2004, pp vii, 10.