April 2005 • Crucible Steel Gallery • 2050 Bryant St., San Francisco

 

Jessica Wimbley
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Violent Thoughts >
2003,
Wintergreen Oil Print, 27.9 x 21.6 cm

 

Vita

Exhibitions

2004 Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria
2003 Thesis Exhibition. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
2002 Perspectives. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Group Show featuring students and alumni of color
2002 Women and Healing. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
2001 Juried painting show. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
2000 University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI
Commissioned by Talent Development for painting
1999 Pont Aven Community Center, Pont Aven, France
Group Show, displayed series of female portraits
1999 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI. Group Show for 2-D Foundation Studies
1998 Lake Forest Library, Lake Forest IL

Honors and Awards

2003 Block Grant
2003 Perseverance Award
2001-2 William R. Hearst Scholarship
2001-2 Mylar Ryder Scholarship
1998 Lake Forest Library Exhibition, Best in Show

Education

2003-2005 University of California, Davis, Davis CA. MFA Candidate, Painting
1998-2003 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI. BFA, Painting
1999 Pont Aven School of Art Pont Aven, France. Studied advanced painting

Community Involvement

2004 The Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco CA
Intern. Worked with the curator and other museum staff in regards to administrative work, research on art/artist, development and implementation of outreach programs, and the structuring of exhibits.
2004 Hawaii International Conference on the Arts and Humanities, Honolulu HI
Presenter/Session Chair. Presented a series of ten paintings regarding the African-American female body as cultural and medical specimens.
2004 University of California, Davis, Davis CA
Teaching Assistant. Beginning Painting Art 7 in Art Department
2003 University of California, Davis, Davis CA
Teaching Assistant. Visual Culture in Art Department
2000-1 Perspectives at Cinque Gallery, NYC NY
Assistant Director. Developed a show and catalog for the show Perspectives, featuring students and alumni of color from RISD.
2001 National Art Teacher's Conference, NYC NY
RISD Representative. Participated in various workshops regarding art education and community outreach. Served as liaison for RISD. Gave information about RISD and its programs to teachers around the country.

 

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