July 20
I gave a talk at Studio Channel Islands in conjunction with the exhibition "The Arcade of Hypermodernity."

June 22 - August 17
I curated the exhibition "Cut Out" for Beyond Baroque. It features 11 artists who make collages.

June 13 - August 8
I have a new lenticular print in the exhibition Fun House at Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

June 11
Art and Cake has posted interview with 60 artists over 60. My interview posted on June 11, 2024

June 1 - July 27
I have work in the exhibition, The Arcade of Hypermodernity at Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

June 1
Points Becoming a short animation will be included in soundpedro 2024 at Angles Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA.

May 10
I happened to be in NYC on May 10th on 22nd Street where JR had a photo booth set up for the Inside Out Project. One enters a small trailer and sits on a stool holding an old telephone and moments later a photo emerges from a slot. The photo became part of a large grid displayed on the roof. I have always wanted to be part of a JR project!

April 26-27
Photo News is included in the 2024 International Poetry Film Festival taking place at Beyond Baroque. Photo news will be screened as composite (excerpt) that includes all six years as well as individually by year.

April 16
A new net art project No Turn on Red is included in Digital America Issue 23.

April 15
No Turn on Red is also included in Titled House's Tilt issue 0004.

April 4
Unveiling for artworks at the L.A. Public Defender's offices. Photo here. More to come.

March 17
I ran the Los Angeles Marathon in 3:34:48 (177th woman out of around 7,500) with @ 8:12 pace (or 8:06). See photos and whatnot here.

February 12
"The Waking Dream" is on view in Reno, NV for the month of February at the Canyon Flats Video Wall.

February 4
I was interviewed by the McCourt Foundaiton about the L.A. Marathon.

I created a set of emojis / stickers available for free in the App Store. More info is here. Or visit the App Store here.


December 8
oral.pub an online journal for net.art and other online art and writing, has published a special curated path through Avenue S. See it here.

November 30 - December 15
I contributed a work to "Celebrating 85 Years," at Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

December 2
I contributed a work to INCOGNITO a benefit to support the ICA LA.

November 10
"Meet Jody Zellen" came out in the online magazine Bold Journey.

September 28
Canvas Rebel published a profile on me under the title Meet Jody Zellen.

September 20
I have a work published in DSTL Arts, Art Block Zine. The issue is Intertextuality Starts Here: Art Block Zine; Vol. 8.

September 9-10
I will have a work at Rory Devine Fine Art in the 2 Day/$400 show.

September 4
I am honored to be a recipient of a 2023-2024 California Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship as an Established Artist. Thank you California Arts Council and Los Angeles Performance Practice. More information is here.

August 10-13
I have a table at the Printed Matter LA Art Book Fair taking place at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

August 4
"Ghost City Avenue S" is included in the online exhibition Art and Tech curated by Kirsten Bengtson-Lykoudis for Not Real Art.

July 22 - September 9
My work is included in "Vacations In The Subconscious" in the Dark Room Space at the Torrance Art Museum. The exhibition is curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne. Over 7 weeks 80 videos will be screened. The Waking Dream will screen week 5 (August 22nd - 26th). Link is here.

June 21
I received a grant from the Artists' Fellowship, Inc in New York.

June 15
Avenue S is profiled in Hyperrhiz 23, Summer 2023 in the article "Pandemic Genres: Processing the COVID-19 Pandemic through Electronic Literature."

June 8
Photo News, Trapped, The Waking Dream composite (1) and (2) are included in the program at "The Pixel Party" at the Kolaj Fest New Orleans.

June 7-11
Photonews 2019 is included the online exhibition FRONTPAGE, organized by Festival Miden will be on view at the Melina Mercouri Cultural Center, Athens, Greece from June 7-11, 2023.

June 3
"The Waking Dream" will screen in Soundpedro 2023 at Angles Gate Cultural Center

May 24
I have two images in "Essential Voices: A Covid-19 Anthology" published by West Virginia University Press

May 20-June 10
I will exhibit my paintings in Open Mind Art Space's 7th annual exhibition.

May 13-June 17
I will be exhibiting my new paintings in the Spring Invitational at Rory Devine Fine Art.

April 20-29
"The Waking Dream" is part of the Virtual Gallery for Re-Fest 2023.

March 29
My animation "The Waking Dream" was accepted for the Canyon Flats Video Wall in Reno, NV. It will show for a month in February 2024.

March 16-19
"The Waking Dream" is part of the Athens Animfest, Athens, Greece.

March 10
"The Waking Dream" projected at MOAH Cedar as part of their concert series.

March 8
Dana Duff filmed me in the studio for the film Reading Aloud: What is Power by Fred Dewey

March 3
I contributed a postcard to Personland's Going Postal exhibition (online and in person)

February 11
Donasia Tillery reviewed the group exhibition I was in at Wonzimer (0ctober 7 - November 18, 2022) "A Time To Tear and a Time to Mend" for Carla, Issue 31, Winter 2023.

January 30
It was just announced that the 2020 online exhibition FRONTPAGE, organized by Festival Miden will be on view at the Melina Mercouri Cultural Center, Athens, Greece from June 7-11, 2023. My video photonews 2019 is included.

January - April 6
I am in the exhibition "Looking West" at the newly opened Santa Monica Art Museum, Santa Monica, CA

January 17
I had spine surgery for foot drop and a herniated disk.

January 5-8
I Participated in the 25th Anniversary Edition of the Visual AIDS Benefit, Postcards From the Edge.


December 2022
I have been invited by Gretchen Andrew to have work in the newly opened Santa Monica Art Museum. Hours TBD.

November 28-30
The Waking Dream was included in the 7th Animation Marathon, an online festival originating in Athens, Greece, November 28-30, 2022.

November 20
My video of "PhotoNews" from 2019 was included in the online exhibition The Violence Project curated & coordinated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne.

November 12-13
The Waking Dream was included in the Bienal Arte Digital 2022, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov 12-13, 2022.

November 8
Constance Mallinson wrote about my show at Woodbury University for her ArtIQ on Instgram @artiq_cm.

November 2
Photonews5 is featured in filterinstazine issue 2, What is Instagram E-lit?

October 27
Johanna Drucker writes on my work and my show on her substack website: The Waking Dream: Jody Zellen’s People, Places, and Isolating Spaces.

October 22
My solo exhibition The Waking Dream opens at Woodbury University's Nan Rae Gallery. It runs through November 16.

October 13-16
I have work projected in MoCA L.I.ghts 2022 (October 13-16, 2022), MOCA L.I., Patchogue, NY

October 9
I ran the Long Beach Marathon in 3:12:52 and was first in my age group and the 4th woman over all and #81 of around 2000 runners.

October 7
I am in "A Time to Tear, A Time to Mend" curated by Isabel Beavers & Naomi Steward at Wonzimer, Los Angeles, CA, October 7 - November 18, 2022. Some press from LA Weekly and FAD Magazine mentions me.

September 30
I participated in Personland's online exhibition "Black & White", September 30 - December 1, 2022.

September 17
I participated in Shoebox Arts Call and Response: Round 17, Special Edition: Time collaborating with Kal L Cloonan.

I received a copy of the book "Window Dressing" a book documenting projects at Cerritos College Spring 2020 - Fall2021 complied by James MacDevitt. My work was shown in Feb/March 2022.

July 30
I participated in Shoebox Arts Call and Response: Round 16, Special Edition: Text collaborating with Darren McManus.

July 7
I was awarded a California Relief Fund for Artists and Cultural Practitioners.

June 1
Avenue S is included in the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 4.

May 20
I participated in Shoebox Arts Call and Response: Round 15, Special Edition: The Body collaborating with Madeline Arnault.

May 7
I contributed a piece to the benefit exhibition INCOGNITO to support the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

April 7
My presentation at Grinnell College was reviewed in the student paper by Libby Eggert in an article titled: Museum of Art hosts Zellen and Petley of “Digital Vision”

April 5
I am giving a talk (via Zoom) about my work in the exhibition "Digital Vision" at Grinnell College.

April 1
My short video Spring is included in the online exhibition "Spring" organized by personaland.com. The exhibition runs April 1 - June 2, 2022.

March 25
I participated in Shoebox Arts Call and Response: Round 14, Special Edition: Nature collaborating with Morgan Grimes.

March 20
I ran the LA marathon finishing as the 26th woman with a time of 3:14:51. See an animation here.

March 14-25
My short animation City Windows is included in Re-Fest 2022. A festival presented by CultureHub.

March 9
I am included in Art and Cake's essay Art of Poetry.

March - May
My short animation Spring is included in Tune in to Green - Exhibition Six.

February 26
I will have a piece in the 6th Annual Anniversary Exhibit at Open Mind Art Space. The exhibit runs February 26 - March 12, 2022.

February 18
I am one of 9 women invited to be 2022 SciArt Ambassadors.

February 15
Art and Cake published a review of my show at council_st by Eve Wood, Jody Zellen's People, Places and Isolating Spaces.

February 11
NFT Launch at Simco Drops

January 30
I will have a solo exhibition at council_st opening January 30, 2022 running through February 26. Photos here.

January 28
"The Unemployed" will be included in the exhibition Digital Vision at the Grinnell College Museum of Art, Grinnell, Iowa on view from January 28 - April 10, 2022.

January 8-14
I contributed a postcard to Postcards on the Edge a benefit for VISUAL AIDS.


December 10
My animation "City Windows" is part of the 60 seconds contribution to the wrong biennial.

December 3
Avenue S is included in the Fall 2021 issue of The New River published by the Virginia Tech Department of English.

The Jody Zellen Collection can now be viewed on The Next. 17 Flash based net art works created between 1997 and 2015 are archived here by the Electronic Literature Organization.

November 15
Avenue S is included in Digital America Issue no. 18. Read the interview with me here.

November 7
I ran the LA Marathon in 3:10:38. I was the 10th woman and #202 overall of over 13,000 runners. See an animation here.

November 1
I have works in Encounters with Incomprehension, pavilion in The Wrong, a digital art biennale curated by Justice Hager. The "show" runs through March 1, 2022 and has numerous components including a Zazzle store, a catalog and various webpages.

October 28
I have animations in "People: A Multimedia Experience" directed by Jonathan Zalben at the Queens Public Library, Long Island City, NY

October 23
I have a painting in the exhibition FUNHOUSE: A Celebration of Los Angeles Painting at Rory Devine Fine Art on view October 23 - November 20, 2021.

August 28
I participated in the NOMAD exhibition organized by the Torrance Art Museum.

August 28
I wrote and essay for Gegam Kacherian's exhibition at Tufenkian Fine Arts in Glendale, CA. The exhibition runs August 28 - October 10, 2021.

August 18
I uploaded my first NFTs. There are 6 animations on Open Sea in a collection called Pandemic Animations

August 3
The City of Santa Monica announced its 2021 Artist Fellowships and I am one of five recipients.

August 2 - September 9
Ghost City - Avenue S is once again the online Summer exhibition at Boston Cyberarts with a new by date homepage.

July 30
Art Rabbit created an Instagram story about the painting of the K-rails on Main Street. Since Instagram stories disappear, I created a gif here.

July 25
I painted 3 K-rails on Ashland and Main Street in Santa Monica. Photos are here.

June 24 - July 3
I will have a NFT included in the Every Woman Biennial on view at Superchief Gallery, 56 East 11th Street, NY, NY June 24 - July 3, 2021

June 18-27
Avenue S will be included in Currents New Media 2021, online June 18-27.

May 26-28
Disembodied Voices was part of the After Flash exhibit presented as part of the the ELO 2021 conference.

May 18
A short interview appeared on May 18, 2021 in the blog Les Femme Folles.

May 14
Olivia de Witt interviewed me and wrote about my work in an essay titled The About Face of Art in Los Angelesfor her Capstone project at USC.

May 12
I created 12 small artworks for Stefanie Girard's Art Candy Machine located in Burbank, CA.

May 11
A page for "Ghost City Avenue-S" was created on the Electronic Literature Knowledge Database. It will be included in The Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 4 (ELC4).

May 1
Ghost City Avenue S is in the 2021 Covid E-Lit exhibition Digital Art from the Pandemic. My arwork was also chosen to be the poster art.

May 1 - June 30
I have a collage in Another Year in LA's online exhibition Artists from around the World.

April 27
I was awarded the 2021-22 Kate Johnson Digital Arts Fellowship from the City of Santa Monica.

April 18
I participated in Call and Response 13 with Eliza Day-Green.

March 19
A+D Museum launched The Future of _Space // Reflections a follow-up a year later to the original exhibition. Visit my page here.

March 18
Shana Nys Dambrot reviewed Art in the Plague Year in the LA Weekly.

March 13
I participated in Call and Response 12 with Anda Marcu.

March 11
"Ghost City Avenue S" is included in the online media exhibition Entangled Infiltrations part of the 2021 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.

March 6-20
I am participating Open Mind Art Space's 5th Annual Exhibition, March 6 - 20, 2021

February 24-28
I have a "booth" in Printed Matter's Virtual Art Book Fair where all my artist's books are on view and on sale.

February 23
Shadow Trees is included in the online film series Tune in to Green on view on Vimeo from Feb 23 - May 21, 2021.. Organized by the Diorama Room.

February 21
Vale News (UK) re-posted Gary Brewer's interview from Art and Cake. Jody Zellen - Artwork and Cake

February 14
I am included in a fun project called Cheap Freedom Club. I have a page with my Pandemic Gifs.

February 10
I have work in California Lite an online exhibition organized by Julie Rico running February 10 - March 17, 2021 on The Arcade Project and Artsy.

February 6
I participated in Call and Response 11 with Elisabeth Kelvin.

February 4
Gary Brewer wrote an article (Jody Zellen: Studio Visit) about my recent work for Art and Cake published February 4, 2021.

February 2
I created a new webpage with my Pandemic Animations for the Art Homepage Fair.

January 21
I contributed to Erik Benjamins' project Last Day, First Day: Write a letter to a President leaving. Write another to a President arriving.

January 20
A link to Art Swipe was published on gameskey.net.

January 9-15
I contributed a works to Postcards from the Edge 2021 Virtual Sale to support Visual Aids.

January 2
I participated in Call and Response 10 with Aazam Irilian.

January 1
Ghost City Avenue S is included in the California Museum of Photography's online exhibition Art in the Plague Year.


December 31
I am presenting Disembodied Voices in "A Toast to the Flash Generation" on the last day browsers will support Flash. The day-long event is sponsored by the ELO and the Electronic Literature Lab. (http://bit.ly/ToastToFlash)

December 28
Shoutout LA published an interview. Meet Jody Zellen: artist.

December 14
Ghost City Avenue S is included in On Covid-19: IMMEMORY and online exhibition.

December 10
I wrote an essay about Joakim Ojanen for a hard bound catalog on his work published by Richard Heller Gallery.

December 5
Photo News is included in Unrequited Leisure's Adjusting the Lens: FEST!" a 4-day festival of experimental film & video December 3-6, 2020. More info at unrequitedleisure.com.

December 5
I participated in Call and Response 9 with Sean-Michael Gettys.

December 3
Ghost City Avenue S is included in Flat Journal Issue X: Halt.

December 3
I contributed an artwork to Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art's Online Auction entitled 5x5: Celebrating Ten Years!

December 1
I was the juror for Pasadena City College's 2020 student art show. This year it was an online exhibition

November 14
I wrote an essay for the exhibition "Common Ground," published by the Southern California Woman's Caucus for Art which was on view at Embed Gallery in Chatsworth, CA, October 3 - November 14, 2020.

November 13
"Ghost City Avenue S" is included in the online exhibition Urban Mobilities

November 7
I participated in Shoebox PR's Call and Response 8 collaborating with Julia Pryde.

October 27
I participated Craft in America's Flag Share 2020 (October 27-28).

October 17
I participated in Incognito 2020.

October 4
I participated in Shoebox PR's Call and Response 7 collaborating with Kerrie Smith.

The Unemployed is included in the Relating section of LAMAG's online exhibition Archive Machines running July 30 - November 1, 2020.

September 10
"Photo News" is on view in "Habitat," an exhibition at Arizona State University's Northlight Gallery scheduled for last spring is now open. It runs through October 3, 2020.

September 5
I participated in Shoebox PR's Call and Response 6 collaborating with Rhiannon Barry.

September 1 -20
Avenue S is included in MAIDEN LA 2020.

August 18
Photo News is included in Shoebox Projects Online Gallery, Video Art Today

August 11-16
My video "Fragments" will be shown as part of Apart or A Part
Oxy Art’s Streetview Video Series.

August 8
I participated in Call and Response 5 collaborating with Sarah Lofthouse.

August 7
I created a new Instagram Artforum Collages with collages from 2015 and 2020.

August 4
Bostoncyberarts launces a new Instagram series Creatives in Art & Tech highlighting artists doing important work in art & tech.

August 1 - 31
Photo News is included in Festival Miden's exhibition Frontpage running online August 1 - 31, 2020.

July 30
Video documentation of my app "The Unemployed" will be included in the exhibition Archive Machines at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (online) running July 30 - November 1, 2020. See World Unemployment here.

July 18
I published a piece called "Ghost City: Neighborhood Walks" in Visual Art Source's Weekly Newsletter. See the pdf here.

July 15
The website Now Be Here has created an artist directory to which I added a page.

July 10
The Athens Digital Arts Festival launched online and runs July 10 - September 10, 2020. Avenue-S is included in the web art section.

July 10
Sharon Mizota mentioned Avenue S in her article COVID-19 and Anti-Racism Movements Create New Urgency for Working Artistson KCET.

July 5
I participated in Call and Response 4 collaborating with Rachel Gibas.

July 1
Art in America's weekly newsletter on Art & Tech included a mention of Ghost City. "Net artist Jody Zellen has updated her site Ghost City, originally launched in the late 1990s. It still has the same charmingly schematic graphics, but its randomized paths now take viewers to visualizations of social distancing and unemployment during the pandemic."

June 29
My covid drawings were included in Art and Cake's Living through a Pandemic: Series, Repetition and Process.

June 23
Shana Nys Dambrot wrote about Avenue S in the L.A. Weekly: “Net Art: Get Lost in Jody Zellen’s Ghost City.”

June 22
www.unemployment.world is now live. Like the all "The Unemployed" it is a data visualization of world-wide unemployment.

June 13
Notes on Net Art and a Return to Ghost City was published in Visual Art Source' weekly newsletter.

June 11
Jennifer Remenchik's article An Exhibition Across Los Angeles Takes on New Meanings in Times of Protest in Hyperallergic included a reproduction of my piece "Grid City."

June 7
My work was pictured and mentioned in an article about "Drive By Art" entitled "Exploring Los Angeles by Jeep, Asking "Is That Art?" in Car and Driver.

June 4
Cate McQuaid mentioned my exhibition at Boston Cyberarts Gallery in the Boston Globe in Click It: What’s happening (Digitally) in the Art World.

May 30-31
I am participating in Drive-By-Art Los Angeles and have installed digital banners on the studio walls.

May 26
Ghost City - Avenue S is the Summer exhibition at the Boston CyberArts Gallery running online May 26 - August 31, 2020

May 16- June 21
I am participating in Durden and Ray's community collaboration, We Are Here / Here We Are, an exhibition featuring nearly 100 artists whose work will be displayed outdoors in areas throughout Los Angeles County.

May 14
Shana Nys Dambrot wrote about We Are Here in the LA Weekly.

May 10
Ghost City (Avenue S) is featured in Re-Fest LA 2020's Virtual Gallery. The exhibit runs May 10 - June 30, 2020.

May 10
I am included in "Living through a Pandemic: Artists Experiment, Inspire and Persevere Art Studio Photo Essay #2" posted on art and cake May 10.

May 9
My work is included in Los Angeles' A+D Museum's open call
The Future of _Space.

May 9
I participated in Call and Response 2
collaborating with Kimberlee Koym-Murteira.

May 7
I contributed an image to 7x7.la's Quarantine Diary.

May 4
I contributed a drawing to Stircrazy Vol 2. An artist's coloring book.

May 2
Photo News was selected for week five of Hobson's Choice, the Torrance Art Museum's online exhibition running April 4 - May 16.

April 21
I am participatin in round two of a2p, An experiment in artist-to-artist collecting.

April 16
My net art project "Avenue S" was highlighted in both Art Rabbit and Artillery Magazine's weekly newsletter.

April 14
ARTLYOWL (www.artlyowl.com) has added my work to its site. My profile page is here.

April 10
I participated in Shoebox PR's Call and Response collaborating with Lorraine Bubar.

I am the month of April solo feature for the W:OW Project netart feature.

March 23
Photo News was included in Infiltrations - The 23rd Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, new media art exhibition, opening March 23, 2020 and running indefinitely online.

March 12-14
The Unemployed will be presented as part of Culture Hub's LA Re-Fest. The website about the event is here. Sadly this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

March 8
I ran the L.A. Marathon in 3:14. First place in my age group. The 33rd woman to finish.

March 7
I had work in Open Mind Art Space's 4th Anniversary exhibition. A one night event on March 7.

March 6
David S. Rubin wrote an article in the Visual Art Source Weekly Newsletter about "Layered Beyond" at Beyond Baroque. A PDF of his article is here.

March 4
A review of "the Human Touch" by Rocia Valdez was published in Talon Marks, the student newspaper for Cerritos College. A PDF is here.

March 1
"Shadow Trees" is featured in the Fall 2019 (published March 1. 2020) issue of The New River.

February 28 - March 21
Photo News was to be presented in Habitat at Northlight Gallery, Phoenix, AZ. Due to COVID-19 the exhibition has been rescheduled for the fall.

February 24
"The Human Touch" my project for the Window Dressing Series opens at Cerritos College Art Gallery. It is on view February 24 – March 6, 2020. See photos here.

February 22
Photo News and News Cycle are on view in In Verbis Artis at The Hoffmizt Milken Center for Typography, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. The exhibition is on view from February 22 - May 23, 2020.

February 18
"The Unemployed" as a single channel video is in Art+Video show at TAG Gallery." It is on view from February 18 - March 13, 2020.

February 9
Layered Beyond: An Augmented Reality Exhibition opened at Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA. It runs from February 9 - March 15, 2020.

January 19
News Cycle is on view at CMay Gallery in the Text Show. January 19 - February 22, 2020.

January 18-19
2 works on view in 2 Day Show at LSH CoLab.

January 3-5
I am participating in the annual Visual AIDS benefit, Postcards from the Edge held at Bortolami Gallery, NYC

January 2020
Photo News, my year long Instagram project is complete. It can be seen on Instagram here as well as on its own web page here.


December 14
I am participating in Another Year in Los Angeles' Exquisite Corpse Online Exhibition. Click here to see the exhibit.

December 8
LA ~ AD ~ LE (Los Angeles Artists Designed Limited Editions) has my design on one of it's T-Shirts. Click here for more information.

November 23
I will have a piece in the exhibition Keith Mayerson curated call Friends and Family at Peter Mendenhall Gallery in Pasadena (Nov 23, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020).

November 21
The Glitch was published by 7x7.la a collaboration between me and Anita Felicelli

November 16
Works from Above the Fold were used for the identity of the Santa Monica Wellbeing Summit.

November 15
"News Cycle" is included in the exhibition "Word Matters" at Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH. On view through January 12, 2020.

November 8
"Shadow Trees" is included in the exhibition "The Illusion Layer" at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Boston, MA. On view through December 15.

November 8
"The Unemployed" is included in "TechnoMEME 2, The Fuse Factory Annual Exhibition" on view at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center in Columbus Ohio. On view through December 14.

October 10-12
"The Human Touch" will be exhibited in VideoMedeja Festival in Novi Sad, Serbia.

October 7 - 30
I have work in "Makings: Cal State LA Art Faculty Exhibition" at the Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles.

September 7 - October 28
"News Cycle" will be exhibited in an exhibition entitled "The Regerates" at the Nook Gallery, in Inglewood, CA.

September 2
Meet An Artist Monday: Jody Zellen by Shana Nys Dambrot in the L.A. Weekly.

Interview by Mark Daybell in Unequal Measure.

August 7
www.nbclosangleles.com published a short blub on installations at LAX that Address Global Issues and mentioned "The Unemployed."

July 20
Ultrachrome Plus, From Edge to Air opens at Denk Gallery. It is on view July 20 - September 7, 2019.

July 13
Analogue Sun, Digital Moon, Presented by The Film and Video Poetry Symposium opens at LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). It is on view July 11- August 3, 2019.

June 16
Drawings and Other Works on Paper opened at As Is Gallery. It is on view through July 27 and includes Jennifer Celio, Ron Griffin, Renee Petropoulos, Kristopher Raos, Philip Rich, Jim Starret, Robert Wilhite and me.

May 19
I designed the COLA 2019 exhibition catalog. A PDF is available here

May 3
The Unemployed iOS app can now be dowloads from iTunes.

May 2
My installation "The Unemployed" is now on view at LAX. It is installed in Terminal 6, depatures level through September 2019. More information here.

April 28
I created a new artist's book, "Shadow Trees." It is 4.5 x 4.5 inches, 40 pages and an edition of 100. It has an animated cover that can be seen via Augmented Reality app. More information here.

April 26
I was awarded a CalArts Alumnx Council Seed Grant to help promote "What's on Los Angeles."

April - June
News Cycle accepted for Otis College's 100 Projects digital gallery.

April 25 to May 19
"News Wheel," "Spine Sonnet" and "4 Square" are included in Hyper-Active: Interactive Installation Art at Emerson College Urban Arts Media Gallery, Boston, MA.

April 9
"The Human Touch" is included in Digital America Issue No. 13. See it online here.

April 7
"The Human Touch" is part of Peripheral Forms: The Porous Body. See it online here.

April 6
I have a work in FULL BLEDE Issue #8: The Interpenetrate more information here.

April 1-7
"Shadow Trees" is included in "Networked Disruption" part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), Ithica, NY.

March 24
I ran the LA Marathon in 3:17:42. First in age group. 30th woman to finish.

March 12 - June 9, 2019
Web-Retro is a website and exhibition at the Seoul Museum of Art (www.web-retro.kr) that includes Ghost City

March 9, 2019
I have work in the 3rd Annual Anniversary Exhibition (A benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)) at Open Mind art Space March 9-30, 2019.

February 9, 2019
Mirror Mirror opens at California Museum of Photography. It runs from February 9 - May 12, 2019. I have an Augmented Reality work in the show. The video can be seen here.

January 29, 2019
VoyageLA published a short interview... Meet Jody Zellen.

January 20, 2019
A photograph of my studio is pictured on Art and Cake's 4th Artist Studio Photo Essay


December 31, 2018
In 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2013 (For some reason I skipped 2014) I shot a photograph to represent each day of the year and presented them on a single webpage.

For 2018, I shot two pictures; one with a word and one of street art— graffiti or faces or something unusual I happened upon during my walks, art outings and travels.

You can see these new collections here:

December 9
I have work in Curatorial Hub's Holiday pop up art show at the Helms Bakery Design Center on view from December 9-16

December 8
I have a postcard in PARTITA, The Durden and Ray Fundraiser exhibition on December 8 at Durden and Ray, Los Angeles.

December 2
I am honored to be one of 10 participants in the 2018 /2019 Art Writing Workshop—a partnership between the Arts Writers Grant Program and the AICA/USA—which gives ten applicants the opportunity to strengthen their work through one-on-one email and phone consultations with leading art critics over a six month period, from January through June.

September 21-October 21
I have two photographs in the exhibition, "Out In The Street" on view at Museumm. The show was curated by Juri Koll from ViCA. Click here for more information.

September 12-14
The Human Touch as an interactive installation was presented at YOMO (Youth Mobile Festival) at the L.A. Convention Center. See video documentation here.

August 13-17
"News Wheel" will be on view in the exhibition "Attention à la marche! / Mind the Gap!" at Centre de Design (DE) UQAM, as part of the Electronic Literature Conference in Montreal, Canada.

July 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
My "News Cycle" portfolio is included in Solway Gallery's booth at Can Triennial in Cleveland.

July 10
I am included in "Spell Check" of a one day exhibition at PØST curated by Dani Dodge.

June 24
Genie Davis reviewed Missing (Mis) information in Diversions LA.

May 26
News Wheel is included in History of the Future a group exhibition of art and technology at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery, May 26 - July 1, 2018.

May 8
Two projects are included in the Spring 2018 issue of The New River published by the English Department at Virginia Tech

April 28
Mis (Missing) Information opens at Charlie James Gallery. It runs through June 2.

April 28
A work of mine was included in Multiple Feeds at Los Angeles Art Association April 28-June 1. The videos are on Youtube

April 21
I ran my first 5K in 21:14. I was 2nd in my age group, the 12th woman and 34th overall.

April 21
INK opens at Open Mind Art Space. This is a 3 person exhibition featuring Vanesa Gingold, Trina Turturici, and Jody Zellen. It runs through May 11. More information is here.

April 11
Without A Trace is included in Issue NO 11 of Digital America. The link is here.

April 9
Leah Ollman reviewed Every (ongoing) Day for the L.A. Times.

April 3
Eve Wood reviewed Every (ongoing) Day for Art and Cake

March 18
I ran the L.A. marathon in 3:24:50. My best marathon to date. See photos of me running here.

March 17- April 14
Every (ongoing) Day opens at Arena 1 Gallery. Every (ongoing) Day is an exhibition about daily practices. It showcases durational projects—those undertaken by artists on a daily basis as a ritual, to track changes, or to mark the day. The exhibition presents a fragment of these ongoing artworks as a way to glean an understanding into an artist’s process and methods of working.

February 3
Shhh... opens at ALL (Arts + Literature Laboratory) in Madison, WI. News Wheel/Spin is included in the exhibtion which runs through March 3, 2018.

January 19-21
I created a piece for Postcards from the Edge Visual Aids Annual Benefit exhibition hosted by Gallery 524, New York, NY

January 11-26
I have a work in "5x5" at the Westmount Ridley-Tee Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA


Time Jitters is included in "Camp & Kitsch Modes of Cultural Appropriation & Resistance" the Digital Version of the Vassar Review.

November 5
I ran the New York City Marathon in 3:38:13. My best time to date. Photos of me running in all 7 marathons can be seen here.

October 6
News Wheel (lenticular prints and projected app) will on view at Carl Solway Gallery in Cincinnati from October 6 - December 31, 2017 in an exhibition entitled Illuminated (space) which incluldes works by Jim Campbell, Pascal Dufaux, Diane Landry, Jean-Pierre Hébert, Brian Eno, Mery Lynn McCorkle, Alan Rath, Erwin Redl and me.

October 4
News Wheel will be on view from October 4 - November 13 at the Roskilde Bibliotek in Denmark in the Turn on Literature Exhibition. More info is here.

September 17
In 2015 I participated in Shelved Art 2 sponsored by Newtown and recently was updated on some of the responses which are posted on the Newtown website.

August 23
In honor of both the eclipse and the conceptual artist Sarah Charlesworth, who made it her subject in 1979, Brian Moss and I recreated this project using images from the August 21, 2017 eclipse creating a GIF animation from newspapers depicting the 2017 trajectory. LACMA ran a story about it on their blog UnFramed.

August 13
I am included in the exhibition Elemental | Marking Time at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in the Descanso Gardens from August 13 until December 3, 2017.

July 27-30
Two animations, part of E wide shut screened in 10th Kalamata Street Festival, Kalamata Railway Park, Greece.

July 23
I was included in "Nobody Walks in LA" curated by Larry Gipe. It was a one day Kamakazi Exhibition at POST Gallery, Los Angeles.

July 21
News Wheel is on the Shortlist for The Turn on Literature Prize for exhibitions at libraries in Bergen, Norway, Ramnicu Valcea, Romania and Roskilde, Denmark. The exhibitions will last 5 weeks in each location. Roskilde: 4 October - 14 November 2017, Bergen: November - December 2017, Ramnicu Valcea: January 2018

July 19
I gave a presentation on the subject of the news in my work for the 2017 Electronic Literature conference in Porto Portugal.

June 23 - July 30
News Wheel is in an exhibition Elysium: '…far from the deathless gods' at Novilla in Berlin.

May 19
My installation of 80 gouache on paper paintings was installed at LAX. It will be on view through January 2018. Photos and info here

May 13-14
I am showing News Wheel at Disassembled Gallery (Allan Sekula's former studio) for the weekend alongside Julia Paull and Peter Tolkin.

May 2
Artspace magazine published "Phone Apps As Art: 10 Truly Mobile Artist Projects You Can Download From the App Store" by Will Fenstermaker. It includes News Wheel and Spine Sonnet.

April 29
"Life Fragments" is part of Filmideo at Index Art Center, Newark, New Jersey. This is the Facebook event

April 23
COLA 20 is on display at the municipal Art Gallery and has documentation of all COLA award recipient's work (April 23-July 2, 2017)

April 17
I ran the Boston Marathon in 3:54:07! Photos here

March 19
I ran the L.A. Marathon in 3:44:02 my personal best! Photos here

"De l'art mobile au Mobile Art" by Marie-Laure Desjardins was published in ArtsHebdo Media's March issue. It mentions my News Wheel app.

February 28
Review of LBCC exhibition by Sydney Walters published in Art and Cake Blog. Click here for the PDF.

February 16
My animation "Trials and Tribulations" will be on view at [.BOX] Videoart project space in Milan as part of E Wide Shut - Miden Festival February 16-25, 2017.

February 9
"News Wheel" a collaborative interactive environment is on view at Long Beach City Collage Art Gallery from February 9 - March 9, 2017.
Matthew Stromberg mentioned the show in HyperAllergic. Click here for the PDF

February 2
I have work in "Lift Off" an exhibition that features artists who were involved with Miller / Durazo Contemporary Art projects during the 90's. The show is at Rio Hondo College Art Gallery from February 1 - 28, 2017

January 28
Doodle Box is included in "On Board: Works by the Emeritus Leaders of the Foundation for Art Resources" at Cerritos College Art Gallery. The show runs January 28 - March 10, 2017.


My public art project Iconic Abstractions for the Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library in Inglewood, CA is finished and has been accepted into the city's collection.

October 16, 2016 - January 8, 2017
News Wheel as an installation is in the exhibition S/Election which opens at the Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park. It is on view through January 8, 2017.

October 1-31
Doodle Box opened at Proxy Gallery where is is on view for the month of October

September 10-October 9
News Wheel is included in Code and Noise curated by Christine Duval at Arena1 Gallery in Santa Monica, CA.

September 8-19
Art Swipe is included in BroadCast 2016 curated by Kim Abeles and Ken Marchianno at Keystone Gallery at Keystone Art Space (338 S. Ave 16, Los Angeles, CA 90031).

August 26
Art and Cake pictured my app Art Swipe in conjunction with the announcement for BroadCast 2016 curated by Kim Abeles and Ken Marchianno at Keystone Gallery at Keystone Art Space (338 S. Ave 16, Los Angeles, CA 90031), September 8-19, 2016

August 9
A lengthy interview about my work is published in special issue of ARTiculAction Art Review

July 20
My animation "Time Jitters" is featured in The Drawing Center’s online gallery.

July 12
I participated in the POST Benefit Auction.

July 7-8
My video Trials and Tribulations/Fragments is included in the Festival Miden in Kalamata Greece

June 10-12
My latest app News Wheel will be featured in the 2016 Electronic Literature Conference and Exhibition at University of Victoria, BC. I will be giving a presentation on the project on June 11.

Spring/Summer 2016
My work will be included in Cream City Review's 40th Anniversary Special Folio. It is published by the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Department of English. The work will be in the publication as well as online at creamcityreview.org

May 23-June
My net art project
CHAOS is included in an online exhibition - GLITCH organzed by peripheral forms.

May 19-21
I have contributed a work to the SASSAS fundraiser BLAST! [13]. The works will be on view at 1301PE from May 19-21.

April 30
I am in the exhibition TRI ( … ed) - Revisiting TRI Gallery at Wilding Cran, Los Angeles. The show runs April 30 - May 28

April 13 and 23
Fragments is included in Femmes' Video Art Festival 2, it will be shown at LACE on April 13 and at The Situation Room April 23.

February 26
I am giving a lecture at LMU (Loyola Marymount University) as part of the Art & Art History Department's KaleidoLA Speaker Series. It takes place in Murphy Recital Hall from 12:15-1:15.
February 17
I am featured by the Archive of Digital Art. the site is http://www.digitalartarchive.at. My page is here.

February 14
I ran my third L.A. Marathon beating my goal of under 4 hours. Running 26.2 miles in 3:48. I qualified to run Boston in 2017!

Feb 3-6
I am included in Art2code. Art2Code is a catalog exhibiting the work of artists who use computer programming and code to create work that manifests as screen imagery, sculptural objects, installation environments, or time-based performance. The project that will launch as part of CAA's annual conference in Washington DC, February 3-6, 2016. Video documentation has been added to Transformers on Vimeo.

January 29-31
I created a work for Visual AIDS that is on view in Postcards from the Edge at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

January 11-27
Spine Sonnet will be included in the exhibition "räume für notizen - rooms for notes" at galerie wechselstrom (www.wechsel-strom.net) and kunsttankstelle (http://www.kunsttankstelleottakring.at) in Vienna.


December 12
I will have work in the back room at ROSE Gallery in conjunction with "Her First Meteorite Volume 2." The show runs through Jan 2016. www.rosegallery.net

December 8
Motivated by Mark Dean Veca's work on Society6.com I made my own page. If you're looking for a last minute art gift consider a clock or an iPhone case with one of my doodle images. Check out my page here https://society6.com/jzellen

December 2
I gave a lecture on my work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

November 30
News Wheel my latest app programmed by Z Sweedyk is now out and can be downloaded for free here. For more information visit www.newswheel.info

October 2015
I was selected for a 2016 Inglewood Growing Artists Project to create a public artwork for the city of Inglewood, CA.

I was asked to design the 2016 COLA catalog and website which is like getting a grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs for 2016.

August 14-18
My app Spine Sonnet will be included in an exhibition at ISEA 2015 entitled "New Text" curated by Dene Grigar

August 5-25
My video Time Jitters is included in the exhibition "Future and Behind," at Calle de Mezo in Campo S. Giacomo da l’Orio Sestiere Santa Croce 1592 - Venice, Italy.

July 1-26
I contributed a postcard to Wish You Were Here 14 at A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

June 27
My video Time Jitters will be on display at the Kreuzberg Pavilion, Berlin, in the ARTRA Curatorial one-day-only exhibition From The Barricades.

June 27-ongoing
I am one of seven artists selected to create postcards for Shelved Art 2. I created an image for a postcard which will be inserted into 50 books in the Pasadena Library to be found, or not found by readers. Click here for more information about the project sponsored by NewTown, Pasadena.

June 15- July 19
My app Time Jitters has been selected to be presented in FILE Media Art, which will be part of FILE 2015 - Electronic Language International Festival. The exhibition will be held from June 15 to July 19 at FIESP Cultural Center - Ruth Cardoso, located at Paulista Avenue, 1313, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

June 12-28
My app Time Jitters has been selected to be presented in CURRENTS 2015: 6th Santa Fe International New Media Festival.

June 2015
I was awarded a 2016 Santa Monica Artists Fellowship to create a new iPad/iPhone app.

April 2015
Two images are on display for the month of April as part of the Art Goes Electric Digital Billboard Project at 9039 Sunset Boulevard in L.A. Click here to see documentation.

Time Jitters is the cover project for the Spring 2015 issue of the New River a journal of digital writing published by the Virginia Tech Department of english. Click here to see the issue.

April 18-May 30
I am in Durden and Ray's inaugural exhibition "HERE!" in downtown L.A.

April 11- May 12
I will have a digital work on view for the Culver Digital Mural Project at UCR Culver Center for the Arts. Click here for more information.

March 26-28
The Unemployed will be exhibited at the Slingshot Festival, March 26-28 at the University of Georgia in Athens.

March 15
I ran my second L.A. Marathon in record setting heat clocking in at 4 hours, 9 minutes and 1 second.

February 20
I finally have my own wikipedia page!

February 13
I received Quick Grant Award through the Creative Capacity Fund.

February 1
My Time Jitters app has been selected for the Currents 2015, New Media Festival, June 12-28 in Santa Fe, NM

January 1
Stigmart VideoFocus has published an interview with me about my Time Jitters project. Click here to see the interview.


December 14
"Spine Sonnet" has been accepted into ISEA2015 (August 4-18, 2015) in a special exhibition that focuses on NewText.

December 13
I contributed a work to the one day exhibition MAS 7 at the Santa Monica Art Studios.

November 28
"Time Jitters" was a Jury Selection in the Art Division for "The 18th Japan Media Arts Festival."

September 20
I have a piece in 6018 Wilshire, a large group exhibition at Edward Cella Art + Architecture celebrating the artists who have shown work in that location. It runs through November 22.

September 19
I have a solo show at Carl Solway Gallery in Cincinnati, OH. It opens on September 19 and runs through December 20.

September 13
I will have a few pieces in Robert Berman's 35 Year Anniversary Show that opens Sept 13 and Runs through December 20.

July 14
Poetic Codings on view at the San Jose ICA has received some press: platinumcheese.com, artdaily.com, complex.com, theculturetrip.com, squarecylinder.com

July 10
I am the featured artists for the Downtown Art Walk for the month of July. The event takes place Thursday July 10 from 12-10 pm at 634 S. Spring Street. Information about the event is here.

June 28-29
Two books of mine were included in Fundación Alumnos47, Ooga Booga, and For Your Art's Artist Books and Cookies at 356 S. Mission Road.

June 18
Spine Sonnet was featured in Infitinity's Kitchen (an experimental literary journal) issue No.7. Click here to see the issue.

June 13-29
My app Episodic will be part of Currents 2014, The Santa Fe International New Media Festival.

June 7- August 10
Time Jitters a solo exhibition of my photographs, paintings and a two channel video projection will be exhibited at Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

June 1
The June issue of Coast Magazine from has an article about my show Time Jitters at Grand Central Art Center by Liz Goldner. The PDF is here. The link to the magazine (p138) is here.

May 31- September 6
Poetic Codings will be presented at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.

May 16
Time Jitters is now an app. My first with sound. It is available for free in the iTunes Store.

May 2
The Santa Monica Mirror published an article on the artist designed bike racks.

March 27
I gave a lecture on my work at Oakland University in Rochester, MI.

March 9
I ran the L.A. Marathon finishing in 4 hours and 20 minutes.

March 4
A review of my exhibition Above the Fold at the Halsey Institute appeared today in the online publication BURNAWAY. Click here to read what Dan Weiskopf wrote about the show.

March 3
My artist designed bike racks commissioned by the city of Santa Monica were installed on Ocean Park Boulevard and Second Street. They are three bright green sculptures in the shape of cartoony trees.

February 20
My exhibition as Artist in Residence at Marlborough High School opens. It runs through March 24.

February 10
Isadora Gotts wrote about the exhibition in Charleston for Cistern Yard Media. Click here to read what she wrote.

January 30
Leah Rhyne wrote about my exhibition Above the Fold in Charleston's City Paper. Read what she had to say here.

January 31 - March 8
My solo exhibition Above the Fold opens at The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston, Charleston, SC on January 31.


December 2013
My web project Lines of Life is included in the Fall 2013 issue of The New River Review.

November 29 - December 1
My interactive installation The Unemployed will be presented as part of the Refest Art & Technology Festival at CultureHub, 47 Great Jones St in New York.

November 25, 2013
Maria Menci put together a showcase entitled Digital Textualities of 12 Digital Works by Women Writers, Artists, Poets, Researchers, Academics and Educators and included Spine Sonnet

November 18
I gave a lecture at Haverford College in PA about my artist's books, net art projects and apps as part of the Text, Image and Beyond: the Architecture of Book Space seminar.

I began my artist in residency at Marlborough School which will culminate in an exhibition of my work and the work the students produced in February 2014.

September 12
What's on Los Angles was approved as an app and is now available in the app store. Click here for the app.

August 13
A piece I created for DJ Spooky's Imaginary App project will be included in the publication and on exhibit at the Museum | London (Ontario, Canada) from September 28 - October 20, 2013.

August 1/2
What's on Los Angeles a new mobile website Brian Moss and I developed to make art viewing in L.A. easier-- by having a mobile savvy listing-- was mentioned in the L.A. Times and on KCRW's Art Talk.

July 12
Urban Rhythms was acknowledged as one of the best submitted apps (although it did not win) for the 2013 App Art Award sponsored by ZKM. The winners.
July 9
Peter Frank wrote short review of my show at dnj Gallery for the Huffington Post.

June 30
A few books will be exhibited in a one-day exhibition of artists’ books at Ooga Booga #2 (356 S. Mission Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90033)

June 17-20
I will be giving a presentation at E-Poetry 2013 at Kingston University London talking about the relationship between net art and mobile art.

June 1
Joshua Medsker posted an interview about Spine Sonnet on his blog twenty-four hours.

Spring 2013
An interview by Tate Shaw entitled Immersion: A Conversation with Emily McVarish, Jody Zellen and Janet Zweig was published in the Journal of Artist's Books. Download the PDF here.

April 27-29
I was invited to give a talk entitled from Net Art to Mobile Art at HASTAC 2013 in Toronto.

April 28
Episodic my latest iPad / iPhone app has launched. You can get it for free in the iTunes store.

April 27
Of Life will inaugurate the TRACTIONARTS project and will be on view from April 27- May 24, 2013

April 26, 2013
Poetic Codings opens at the Cyber Arts Gallery in Boston, MA.

April 20, 2013
I am having a solo exhibition entitled Transitions at dnj Gallery in Santa Monica. It is on view until June 1, 2013

April 19, 2013
Fragments was included in Sub/Culture presented by Oxy Freewaves at Occidental College

April 13, 2013
My apps are included in the exhibition This Side of the 405 at Otis College of Art and Design's Ben Maltz Gallery that opens April 13, 2013 and runs through June 1, 2013

April 5, 2013
I am in a group exhibition entitled "Midnight Caesura" curated by Eve Wood at Jaus Gallery in West Los Angeles. The show runs through May 19, 2013

April 3-5, 2013
My "Spine Sonnet" app will be included in the Electronic Literature Showcase taking place at the Library of Congress April 3 - April 5, 2013

March 9, 2013
My App "Urban Rhythms" will be included in the 2013 Slingshot Festival in Athens, GA on March 9.

February 28, 2013
I presented my "Spine Sonnet" and "4 Square" apps as part of Elit Under the Stars at the Institute for Multimedia Literacy at USC.

January 26, 2013
"Poetic Codings" is an exhibition I put together for the Fellows of Contemporary Art's Curators Laboratory that juxtaposes art for iPads by 8 artists and code based wall works. It opens January 26 and runs through March 29, 2013.

January 12, 2013
I am in a one night show (Saturday January 12, 2013) entitled "Zero Speed, Maximum Velocity: New Age Video Jam" curated by Antonio Mendoza at Groundspace Project, 1427 E 4th Street, #4, Los Angeles, CA.

January 3-6, 2013
My work is included in Avenues of Access, an exhibition in conjunction with the Modern Language Association 2013 Convention in Boston, MA from January 3-6, 2013.


November 7, 2012
Spine Sonnet is in the exhibition entitled X Libris curated by MicroClimate Collective at Root Division in San Francisco, CA. It runs Nov 7- Dec 1, 2013.

October 11, 2012
I am in a show called "Translations: Artists of the Metro Orange Line" at Los Angeles Valley College's Art Gallery that runs from October 11-December 13, 2012

October 5, 2012
My app Urban Rhythms is in an exhibition in at Nouspace Gallery at Washington State University in Vancouver entitled "3 + 3" that runs from October 5-28, 2012.

September 21, 2012
I am talking at the 2012 ISEA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. My talk is entitled from net art to mobile art.

July 24, 2012
I am a recipient of a 2012 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists.

July 11, 2012
I am having a solo show at POST as part of the month of Kamikaze exhibitions.

June 22, 2012
Ghost City and Urban Rhythms are included in Currents 2012 The Santa Fe International New Media Festival June 22 - July 8, 2012.

June 20, 2012
Spine Sonnet is included in the exhibition Electrifying Literature: Affordances and Constraints the Electronic Literature Organization’s 2012 Media Art Show taking place in conjunction with the ELO’s conference in Morgantown, WV, from 20-23 June 2012. I am also speaking at the conference.

June 16, 2012
My mobile apps are included in the exhibition Analog Digital 2012 at the Irvine Fine Arts Center. The show runs from June 16 - July 14.

May 8, 2012
My 4th iPhone / iPad app 4 Square was released today. Download it for FREE here. 4 square is an artwork that creates random juxtapositions of four different elements: text, image, color and drawing.

April 20, 2012
I am in an exhibition curated by Shana Nys Dambrot entitled Looking Glass that opens at the Analog Salon in Culver City on April 20 and runs through June 1. For more information

April 18, 2012
I gave a presentation at the Annenberg Beach House as one of 4 artists who received a 2011 Santa Monica Fellowship.

March 2012
My designs for a tree shaped bike rack were selected by the City of Santa Monica Public Art Commission and will be fabricated and installed on Ocean Park Blvd. in Spring 2012.

February 8, 2012
On LACMA's website there was a blog post about Art Swipe, the app I created in conjunction with the In Wonderland exhibition. There was a nice mention of it on a site called Hyperallergic.

January 29, 2012
Art Swipe an iPad and iPhone app developed to coincide with LACMA's exhibition In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States. Inspired by the exquisite corpse parlor game, the app allows users to create their own collages, using images from LACMA's collection and photographs from the camera roll.

January 28 - March 11, 2012
My installation The Unemployed is in the exhibition Capital Offense: The End(s) of Capitalism at Beacon Arts Building, Inglewood, CA.

January 26 - March 2, 2012
I have a work in the exhibition 10 years L.A.@ Foundation Kaus Australis at The Prospectus in the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA.

January 20, 2012
Chris Funkhouser wrote about my "Without A Trace" project in his book on Digital Poetry. It is in the chapter entitled Case Studies 3: poems of the web, by the web, for the web in New Directions in Digital Poetry, Continuum Press, 2012. You can download the PDF of the bit about me here.

January 19 - March 2, 2012
"Lines of Life" is included in "Conflux" an exhibition at Pearl Conard Art Gallery, Ohio State University, Mansfield, OH.

January 6-8, 2012
I created a work for "Postcards from the Edge" the annual benefit for Visual AIDS on view at Cheim & Read.

Jan - May, 2012
I contributed a video to Global Screen the virtual platform of the exhibition at CCCB, Barcelona.


December 2011
My website "Lines of Life" is included in an online exhibition entitled "Emergence" sponsored by Idea Lab at University of Georgia, Athens

November 2011
I am in two small group exhibitions this month:
International Mail Art Exhibition and Swap
November 18 2011 - January 15 2012, Richmond Art Gallery, CANADA

5x5 an Invitational
November 20 - December 16, 2011, Westmont Museum of Art, Santa Barbara

October 23, 2011
I am in a group exhibition at the Colburn School of Music entitled "Colburn + CB1 Gallery" that runs through May 2012.

October 13, 2011
My video Fragments will be screen on Los Angeles buses on Oct 13, 2011 as part of Freewaves "Out the Window" project. The videos are archived on www.out-the-window.org and on Vimeo.

October 5, 2011
I am giving a talk in NYC at Dorkbot.

October 4, 2011
My new iPhone app Urban Fragments has launched and is now available in the app store. (its free). Download it here. Read more about it at www.jodyzellen.com/urbanrhythms

September 6, 2011
From September 17 - december 31 "Urban Fragments" and "Lines of Life" will be included in the online exhibition at UAVM and from October 15 - January 8 "Urban Fragments" will be included on the Non Biennale special section of the Museum's international collection.

July 16, 2011
My web project allthenewsthatsfittoprint.net is part of the Chain Letter online exhibition organized by AC Institute in NYC. I will also be in the physical exhibition at Shoshana Wayne Gallery opening July 22.

June 21, 2011
The Unemployed opened at Disseny Hub Museum in Barcelona, Spain in an exhibition entitled "Interaction I/O/I: The Senses of Machines" which will be on view from June 21, 2011 - August 2012. click here to see documentation of the installation.

May 22, 2011
The website I designed for the 2011 C.O.L.A. fellowships officially launched to coincide with the exhibition. The site can be viewed at http://cola2011.lamag.org/

May 2011
I was awarded an Artists Fellowship from the City of Santa Monica for my iPhone App Project.

April 27, 2011
Lines of Life linesoflife.net will be presented in FILE Media Art as part of the FILE 2011 - Electronic Language International Festival Exhibition in Sao Paulo, Brazil from July 18 - August 21, 2011.

April 15, 2011
My web based work work will be presented in CYBERIDEOLOGIES / FONLAND #7 Web Art Show in Portugal at the UAVM VIRTUAL MUSEUM (14 May - 28 August 2011).

April 1, 2011
I was awarded a CCI (Center for Cultural Innovation) Grant in the Artistic Innovation category to "develop and create a new artwork specifically for mobile devices that will investigate the relationship between hand drawn and computer generated figures through a series of interactive animations."

March 4, 2011
Spine Sonnet is now available in the App Store as a free app. It is a poem generator that makes sonnets from the titles of art and art theory books. clickhere for the app. For more information click here.

February 9, 2011
My video "Seen Read + Drawn" is being shown in issue 12 of the Mad Hatters Review. Click here to see the issue.

February 1, 2011
I created a project entitled Spine Sonnet, commissioned by LACMA that was part of their Artists Respond series where artists respond to art on view at LACMA. I chose the artist Steve Wolfe and created Spine Sonnet. Read an interview with Amy Heibel about the project here.

My work will be presented at Mass MoCA in An Exchange with Sol LeWitt A two-part exhibition presented by Cabinet and MASS MoCA, Curated by Regine Basha and running from January 23 - March 31, 2011. for more information go to cabinetmagazine.org

I will be part of Regeneration.011 -- A Selection of The Web Biennial Revealing The Poetics and Politics of Net Art at PLATO ART SPACE in Istanbul, Turkey from 20 January – 20 March 2011

"Alptraum!" opens at Cell Project Space, London (1/28 - 2/27), then moves to Deutscher Kuenstlerbund, Berlin (3/11- 4/15), The Company Los Angeles (5/1 - 5/30), and Bank Projects, Cape Town (8/3-8/27).


I will be giving a lecture in Vienna at k/haus Videogalerie on Dec 16, 2010 as part of a series on internet art organized by Jana Wisniewski

A drawing of mine was included in Rebecca Campbell's project "A Game of Artists Telephone" posted on the huntingtonpost.com for November 18.

I will have a drawing in "Alptraum!" that opens at Transformer in Washington, DC on December 11, 2010 and runs through January 15, 2011 before traveling to Cell Project Space, London (1/28 - 2/27), Deutscher Kuenstlerbund, Berlin (3/11- 4/15), The Company Los Angeles (5/1 - 5/30), and Bank Projects, Cape Town (8/3-8/27).

I have a short video in COMVIDEO at Apex Art, NY, NY that runs from Nov 10 - Dec 22, 1010. Please vote for my work, ($2000 prize). Its entitled Be All You Can Be. Click here to vote

Lines of Life a web commission for Terminal at Austin Peay University Launched on October 25. Read more about it here.

My web project Urban Fragments (urbanfragments.net) is part of Cyber Human Forms at UAVM Virtual Museum October 7 - 26 December 26, 2010

I am in Videophagy / Videofagial in Toronto from September 30th to October 10th

"The Blackest Spot" (2009, 5:00 min)
Hotshot Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

my videos are going to be exhibited in New York in 2 shows during the month
of October.

"Fragments" (2009, 11:49 min.)
The Big Screen Project, NY, USA

The Big Screen Project is an innovative presentation model for video, film,
live and interactive content.
It consists of a large 30 ft. x 16.5 ft. HD Format LED screen located at the
10,000 sq. ft. public plaza behind
a new 54-story multi-use building on Sixth Avenue between 29th and 30th
Street in New York City.

"City", (2009, 5:49 min.)
Pixel Pops, NY/NJ, USA

6th ANNUAL PIXEL POPS! 2010 Newark, New Jersey, USA.
The exhibit will be held in October in a variety of outdoor locations
across the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.