Jessica Fine Art

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EDUCATION

- Valparaiso University, BSFA, cum laude
- Pratt Institute, New York - 2 years
- School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
Chicago Pastel Painters
First National Juried Pastel Exhibition
Palette & Chisel Academy, Chicago, IL
June 14 - July 7, 2007

2007: Pastel Society of the West Coast
Pastels USA Annual International Open Exhibition
Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA
May 8th - June 2nd, 2007

2006: Chicago Pastel Painters
Inaugural Member Show "Strokin!"
Old Town Art Center, Chicago, IL
Winner of the Jack Richeson Award
June 2006

2004: Spertus Museum
“Engaging with the Present: The Contribution of the American Jewish Artist’s Club to Modern Art in Chicago 1928 –2004”
– Feb’04

2003: Fine Arts Building – juried national exhibition “Landscapes Unlimited” – Dec.’03 – Chicago, IL

Alabama Pastel Society Int’l Exhibition “You’ve Got the Magic Dust”

First Prize – Sanford University, Birmingham, AL

Butler Institute of American Art
“PSA Invitational” – May ’03 Youngstown, Ohio

2002: Ninth Biennial National Exhibit - Degas Pastel Society
Forstall Art Supply- MDSE Award – New Orleans, LA – Oct/Nov “02

Pastels U.S.A.
16th Annual International Open Exhibition of the Pastel Society of the West Coast – Best of Show – Roseville, CA

Pastel Society of America 30th Annual Exhibition National Arts Club, NY, NY - September ’02

2001: 29th Annual Open Exhibition of the Pastel Society of America –National Arts Club –New York, September

58th Annual Salon Show –Bachman Gallery Northern Indiana Arts Association – Munster, IN 

Elmhurst Museum – SAN Members’ Exhibit Award of Excellence & Peoples’ Choice Award

15th Pastels USA International Open Exhibition Pastel Society of the West Coast , Roseville, CA

2000: Grand National – American Artists Professional League New York, NY

57th Annual Salon Show Northern Indiana Arts Assn. Munster, IN

104th Annual Exhibit - Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club National Arts Club, NY

72nd Anniversary Exhibition – American Jewish Artists’ Club
Homer-Hess Award, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

Art Competition
The Artist’s Magazine – 2nd Place Award, - Dec’ 2000

1999: 11th Members’ Exhibit of the Degas Pastel Society New Orleans Art Association

Award of Merit
14th “ Pastels USA “ International Open Exhibition – Pastel Society of The West Coast, CA

Pastel Society of America Awarded Signature Status New York

Pastel Society of America (PSA) H.K. Holbein Award, New York, NY

7th Biennial National Juried Exhibition of the Degas Pastel Society Purchase Prize Award – New Orleans, LA

SHOWS 

Circa Gallery – one-person show –Chicago, IL

Atrium Gallery – two-person show, Munster, IN

Gallery Representation 

High Risk Gallery – Chicago, IL

Charlotte Brauer Fine Art – Munster, IN

Ann Lane – art consultant - benefit sale at Milwaukee University

 


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