Jennifer Davis practices architecture and independent curating in Toronto, Canada. Her projects investigate the political and social factors that shape the built environment.
Davis graduated with a Master of Architecture (2011) from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Honours, from the University of Waterloo (2007). In 2012 she participated in the curatorial intensive program entitled Curating Beyond Exhibition Making at Independent Curators International, New York City.
Davis has received numerous architectural awards including the Power Corporation of Canada Award from the Canadian Centre for Architecture. She has worked at architecture offices in New York, Madrid and Toronto and has contributed to Canadian Architect magazine.
Experience in contemporary art includes positions such as Exhibition Development Assistant for the Canadian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Art Exhibition, 2009. Her portfolio includes artworks presented at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, 2010, and Migrating Landscapes, 2012.
In her role as Curator of Architecture Programming for the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art’s fall 2014 exhibition, she is organizing an Open Call to Architects.