Jennifer C. McCarthy is a self-taught artist currently living in New Mexico. She has been influenced by the work of Paul Klee,  by the artwork of children, by the patterns and forms found in nature and music and by her love of the people and place of El Paso, Texas and the Chihuahuan Desert. 


2017 - "Both And Or", Solo Show, David Copher Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2017 - "Botanicals" - Light, Space and Time Gallery, Online Juried, Special Merit Award, Special Recognition Award.
2016 - "PoliTRICKS, Theories and Conspiracies", Juried, Ellipsis Gallery Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2016

2015 - "By and About Women" Juried Exhibit, RDixon Gallery, Seneca Falls, New York
2015 - ArtVenice Biennale 3, May 2015
2015 - Contemporary Woman Juried Exhibit, Chico Art Center, Chico California, May 1 - 22
2015 - Women's Work -Juried Show, Anna Maria Saroni Gallary, Tarnoff Art Center,           Rowe, NM  April 11 - May 15

2014 - Paper Aeroplanes, An International Show of Works on Paper From Artists and Friends, June 14 - Sept. 12
            Studio B, Boyertown, PA with Karl Mullen, Michelle Connelly, Jumaadi, and Tony Convey

2008 - Group Exhibition w/ Mokha Laget, Kristina Pardue & Luke Stavrowsky

101 W. Marcy, Paul & Laurie DeDomenico Santa Fe, NM

1992 - Texas and Neighbors Juried Competition

1992 - El Paso Art Asso. "Art at the Border"

1991 - Las Cruces Arte Picante

1991 - St. Patrick's Day Art's Gala, El Paso, Texas

1990 - El Paso Museum of Art Kermezaar

1990 - Bassett Center Art Show, El Paso, Texas

1987 - El Paso Women's Club Annual Fall Show


2007 Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea -- Invitation
Citta di Firenze Florence, Italy

2008 Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea -- Invitation

2012 Visiting Artist-Santa Fe Public School District, Gonzalez Community



The El Paso Physician February 1991, cover art

2015-2016 - The Crazy Ex Studio Gallery, owner JCMcCarthy

2012-2014 - Lorenzo's Bassment, Dallas, Texas

Director: Lorenzo Payan

1990-1998 - Visions, El Paso, Texas

Director: Charlie Haddox

1990 - 1993 - Studio W, El Paso, Texas

Director: Wayne Usrey

Online Galleries/Websites

The IOEMA Collection,