Jody Zellen works in a variety of media, including photography, installation, net art, public art,
as well as artists’ books that explore the subject of the urban environment.
Her website Ghost City, begun in 1997, is an ever-changing, poetic meditation on the city. It has been featured in exhibitions such as
"Day Jobs" at New Langton Arts in San Francisco, CA; the XXV
Biennal de Sao Paulo; the Urban Festival, Zagreb, Croatia; "FILE:2001" Electronic Language International Festival; Artfuture2000, Taipei; International Biennial of Architecture in
Florence; and Net_Condition at ZKM. Jody’s other web projects include Random Paths and Visual Chaos. She has had solo shows at Suzanne Veilmetter Los Angeles Projects; The Sesnon Gallery, University of Calfornia Santa Cruz (2002); Deep River, Los Angeles, CA; The Robert V.
Fullerton Art Museum in San Bernardino, CA (2001). Her work has also been included in
group exhibitions at the SF Museum of Modern Art; The Los Angeles County
Museum of Art; The California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA; and the
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
Jody Zellen received her MFA from the California
Institute for the Arts. She works as an independent
web designer and has taught photography and design at UCLA, among other
institutions. She currently teaches as an assistant professor of art at Cal Poly
Pomona. Documentation of her installation work can be found at
www.ghostcity.com/documentation and examples of her commercial web work are accessible