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Jessica Wimbley

Education

2012 MA Arts Management /EMBA, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

2005 Master of Fine Art, Visual Arts, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

2003 Bachelor of Fine Art, Painting   Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Selected Exhibitions

2014  “The Belle Series – New Works”, Western Project, Los Angeles, California
“Biomythography : Secret Poetry and Hidden Angers”, East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
“Art In/Of Diversity”, dA Center for the Arts, Pomona, California
“The Beautiful: Contemporary  Art Featuring America”, curated by Rachel T. Schmid, William Rolland Gallery of Art, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California
“Mach Open Sudio Exhibition”, curated by Patti Bartelstein, The Project Room, Chicago, Illinois
"ANEKANTAVADA Diverse Perspectives in Art”, curated by Karin Skiba and Quinten Bemiller, Norco College Gallery, Norco College, Norco, California
"Gettn' Off the Ground: Contemporary Stories from an American Community", Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California
"Unruly", Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, California

2013  "Jessica Wimbley:Selected Works", Caestecker Gallery, Ripon College, Wisconsin
"Tête-à-Tête" curated by Michelle Carla Handel, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, California

2012  “I Am Katrina”, Western Project, Los Angeles, CA

2009  East Gallery,Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA “The Banality of Good”    

2008  40 Acres Gallery Sacramento, CA “Black: A Celebration of African American Artists in Sacramento Area Colletions”           

2006  California State University, Long Beach/ Advocate Gallery Long Beach, CA
Gay and Lesbian Center Los Angeles, CA "Engendered Species"
University of South Florida/Coviant Gallery Tampa, FL "Post colonialism and After"
Hanger 1018  Los Angeles, CA "Love Show" 

2005  Woman Made Gallery Chicago, IL "Women of the African Diaspora"
Fetterly Gallery Vallejo, CA "Paper Cuts"
Athens Institute of Contemporary Art Athens, GA "Race: Enter Personal Politics"
University of California, Davis/ Nelson Gallery Davis, CA "MFA Thesis Show"
Natsulous Gallery Davis, CA "MC Maud"
Cell Space/ Crucible Steel Gallery San Francisco, CA "Haunted"
21st Century African Youth Movement Sierra Leon, Africa "Imagining Africa" 

2004 Truman State University/ Truman State University Gallery Kirksville, MO "Rendering Gender"
National Palace of Culture/ Lessedra Gallery Sofia, Bulgaria "3rd  Lessedra World Art Print Annual Mini Print Exhibition"
University of California, Davis/Basement Gallery Davis, CA "MFA 2005"
Davis Art Center Davis, CA " Up Against the Wall" 

2003  Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI "BFA Painting Thesis Show" 

2002  Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI Featuring works from students and alumni of color "Perspectives"
University of Rhode Island Providence, RI "Women and Healing" 

2001 Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI " Juried Painting Department Show" 

2000 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI Commission by Talent Development for painting

1999 Pont Aven Community Art Center Pont Aven, France " Work from Pont Aven School of Art" 

Publications/Press:

Prado, Carla.”# the Beautiful”, Ventura County Reporter 2014

Garza, Amber.” Unruly: An Artistic Affront, In the Best Way Possible”, Artsconnectionnetwork.org

Kern, Taimia.” Visiting Artist at Ripon College:Jessica Wimbley”, Fallreporter.com

Grundy, Gordy.” Inside the Artist's Studio, Vol 5”, Huffington Post, Oct. 29, 2013

Artweek.LA. “Last Call I am Katrina”, Aug. 12, 2012

Bush, Bill. “California’s Designing Women”, Huffington Post, Aug. 6, 2012

 Myers, Holly. “Katrina Oddly Captivates”, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 3, 2012

Dalkey, Victoria. “Black –and beautiful 40 Acres exhibit of locally owned art is a revelation”
                  July, 11, 2008 Sacramento Bee

Barron, Genda. “Artist Discuss Black Art s’ Future” July 24, 2008 The Observer

Radio Interviews:

World Talk Radio, “Civil Arts Radio with Milton Bowen” Aug. 2008

KXJZ Sacramento, CA “Insight/40 Acres Gallery” July 16, 2008

WMNF Radio Tampa, FL “Art In Your Ear” April 14th, 2006

Collections:

University of California, Davis

University of Rhode Island

Ripon College

Awards:

2012 Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant

 

 

Selected Bibliography

Genda Barron, “Artist Discuss Black Art s’ Future” July 24, 2008
The Observer Victoria Dalkey, “Black –and beautiful 40 Acres exhibit of locally owned art is a revelation” July, 11, 2008 Sacramento Bee

Radio Interviews:

World Talk Radio, “Civil Arts Radio with Milton Bowen”  Aug. 2008| KXJZ Sacramento, CA “Insight/40 Acres Gallery”  July 16, 2008 WMNF Radio Tampa, FL “Art In Your Ear” April 14th, 2006