Hello and welcome to my website. I’m Jen Fries. Artist, writer, designer. I make collages, sculptures, books, and toys, write fiction and essays, experiment with all kinds of things, and tell stories. Please browse the artworks and projects on the pages, read the Blog to see what I’m up to, drop me a comment on a post or an email via the Contacts page. I’m happy to answer any questions.

Upcoming Exhibition:
Construction/Deconstruction, April 16 – May 16, 2020

I will be showing an experimental new work in the Spring group show at the Brickbottom Gallery in Somerville. Watch this space for more information.

UPDATE: As of March 28, 2020, Construction/Deconstruction is still on the calendar. However, the concurrent citywide Somerville Open Studios 2020 event has been cancelled.

New in the Blog:
Construction, Deconstruction … Reconstruction

JFries spring colors 2 3.14.2020

Studio News:
New Season, New Work, New Look

As you can see, I have updated the website’s appearance for spring. The new background is a photo I took of branches against a gray, wet sky in early spring. The new header is from my collage “Les Madeleines de Commercy” in the Literary Works series.