Jennifer Newsom, Assistant Professor
Jennifer NewsomAIA, LEED AP, NOMA, NCARB
Jennifer is a registered architect, installation artist, and founder of Dream The Combine, a collaborative practice she formed with Tom Carruthers. They create site-specific installations exploring metaphor, imaginary environments, and perceptual uncertainties that aim to cast doubt on our known understanding of the world.Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts and her Master of Architecture from Yale University, where she also received the Fermin Ennis Memorial Fellowship and the Anne C.K. Garland award for academic achievement. She conceived and organized the two-day symposium Black Boxes: Enigmas of Space and Race held at Yale School of Architecture.
Recently appointed an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, she teaches undergraduate and graduate architectural design studios. She is also a past instructor at Juxtaposition Arts, a youth empowerment and apprenticeship program in North Minneapolis.Prior to establishing her practice in Minneapolis, she worked in London and New York with Adjaye Associates, Deborah Berke Partners, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, and Cooper Robertson.
- Yale University, New Haven, CT - Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with honors, 2001
- Yale University School of Architecture, New Haven, CT - Master of Architecture, 2005
To A Constellation - 2016
Longing - 2015
The World Is Rated X - 2013