Jennifer Liston Munson received an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University, and a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Loughborough College of Art and Design in England. In 2001, Liston Munson won the Traveling Scholars award which culminated with a show at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her work combines high tech-low tech processes to expose invisible private and public histories. Her work was represented by the Judi Rotenberg gallery 2002–2011 and is currently represented by bk projects and is held in many corporate and private collections.
From 2001–2018, she was a Senior Designer in the Exhibitions and Design Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where she created innovative, thoughtful, and unexpected museum exhibitions to interpret and display objects from diverse cultures and time periods, spanning from antiquity to contemporary installations. She has worked with contemporary artists such as Rachel Whiteread, Adam Fuss, Shinique Smith, and Takashi Murakami.
Liston Munson was the Executive Director of the Armenia Museum of America where she transformed collections galleries and created new venues for contemporary installations and performances. She has curated an array of exhibitions that explore the ancient history of Armenian culture through present-day experience in the United States as well as contemporary exhibitions with artists who reveal the legacy of inherited human rights abuse.
Jennifer is a passionate historic preservationist and served as Vice President of the Groveland Historic Commission to design, manage, and implement a $1.2 million Historic Landscape Preservation Project. Currently, she is an Independent Exhibition Planning & Design Consultant and Adjunct Instructor at the SMFA at Tufts University and Stonehill College.