Exhibition: The Ape Drawing Project by Jen Bradley
On Display Fall 2017 in the Library Reading Room and STH Community Center
In 1994, Jen Bradley began routinely drawing the gorilla habitat at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston. Since then, she has continue to record her experiences and observations through the process of drawing and video. She refers to this ongoing series and practice as The Ape Drawing Project. Learn more on her website, www.apedrawingproject.com.
Jen Bradley is a painter and printmaker whose work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in the U.S. and is in public and private collections nationally and internationally. She received a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art. Bradley was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and growing up spent many summers in Alsace, France. Bradley was the Arist-in-Residence at Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo, where she began her ongoing “Ape Drawing Project” in 1994. Bradley splits her time between Boston and Provincetown, Massachusetts.