© 2020 Jessica Palomo

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Education

2017.              Master of Fine Art, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2007              Bachelor of Fine Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

2007              SMU-In-Taos, Fort Burgwin Campus, Taos, NM

Professional Experience

2018 - now  Student & Community Engagement Specialist - School of Art, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2018 - now  Faculty Associate – School of Art, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 

2017 - 18       Family Programs Assistant - Education Department, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2014 - 17       Instructor of Record - School of Art, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2013               Artist Assistant: Michael O’Keefe, The O’Keefe Studios, Richardson, TX

2011 - 14       Chair of the Arts - First Baptist Academy, Dallas, TX

2009 - 10      Theatre Art Director, First Baptist Academy, Dallas, TX

2009 - 14      Theatre Prop Maker and Set Painter - First Baptist Academy, Dallas, TX

2008 - 14      Artist Assistant for Sculptor John Collier - Collier Studios, Plano, TX

2007 - 14      Art Instructor - First Baptist Academy, Dallas, TX

2007              Artist Assistant: Stone Carving, Hidenori Oi, Dallas, TX

2006 - 07     Theatre Prop Maker, Southern Methodist University Theatre Shop, Dallas, TX 

2003 - 06     Lithic Illustrator, Southern Methodist University, Archeology Department, Dallas, TX 

 

Gallery Representation

Bentley Gallery

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

2019              Ensnarled with Flowers, I Fall on Grass (with Cami Galofre), Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2017              Tracing Absence, Center for the Performing Arts Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Drawing Near, Rhetorical Galleries, Phoenix, AZ

In lieu of flowers, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2011               Growing Obsessions, Palazzo Rinaldi, Noepoli, Italy

2007              Recent Works (with Leticia Luevanos), Doolin Gallery, Dallas, TX

2004              New Beginnings (with Stephanie Spencer), Mary Hay Gallery, Dallas, TX

Group Exhibitions 

2020               Pigment (with Louise Blyton, Makoto Fujimura, Raphaëlle Goethals, Judith Kruger and Hiroko Otake), Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2019              Inspired by History, Chandler Museum, Chandler, AZ

Art d'Core Gala, Warehouse 215 @ Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

In, On, and Of Paper, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2018              Reinventing Abstraction, Royse Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ

7th Annual Power of 5, Chartreuse Gallery, Phoenix, AZ 

                       Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

                       Object Inspiration, Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ

                       Young Rising Stars, Art Salon, Scottsdale, AZ

2017   `          Big, New City Studio, Phoenix, AZ

Sculpting Science, Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Aftershock, Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

                       Five 15 to the Power of 5, Phoenix Center for the Arts, Phoenix, AZ

Inverse Conversations V, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Mesa, AZ

What’s Up World, New City Studio, Phoenix, AZ

                       Materialize, Herberger Theater Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

                       Nasty Women: Phoenix Unite, Grand ArtHaus, Phoenix, AZ

2016              7th annual TAPPED, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Eleven, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix, AZ              

                       Grey Area (with AJ Nafziger & Travis Rice), MonOrchid, Phoenix, AZ

Nathan Cummings Exhibition, Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

                       Inverse Conversations II, 13 Contemporary Art Space, Qingzhou, China

                       Inverse Conversations, Renmin University Art Gallery, Beijing, China

                       Arizona Artists Guild: Juried Exhibition, Gallery Glendale at Westgate, Glendale, AZ

Creative Push, Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2015              Tiny Works | Tiny Dances, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

somewhere between black & white, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

In-cept, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

                       Sculpting Science, ASU Life Sciences, Tempe, AZ

Order & Chaos, Xico Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

                       Summer Juried MFA Show, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

                       Realizations, Frontal Globe Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2014              In-Suspension, Night Gallery, Tempe, AZ

Art-O-Sphere, Ice House Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Chamber Music & The Visual Arts, Tempe History Museum, Tempe, AZ

                       New Graduates, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2012              Those Who Teach That Do, Pegasus Gallery, The Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, TX

                       125 7th Annual Juried Show, THE ARTS Gallery, Plano, TX

                       Ink & Clay 38, Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, Pomona, CA

                       500x Juried Show, 500x Gallery, Dallas, TX

2011               500x Juried Show, 500x Gallery, Dallas, TX

2007              Works from Taos, Doolin Gallery, Dallas, TX

Recent Work, Fort Burgwin Campus, Taos, NM

                       SMU Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Pollock Gallery, Dallas, TX

                       SMU Student Art Association Juried Show, 2932 Main Gallery, Dallas, TX

2006              Advanced Sculpture Exhibition, Doolin Gallery, Dallas, TX

                       Dance Sharp Show, Owen Arts Center, Dallas, TX

2005              Stone Carving Exhibition, Doolin Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

Grants, Awards, and Honors

2017              GPSA Research Grant

2016              The Martin Wong Foundation Scholarship

The Rudy Turk Scholarship

The ASU Sun Angel Fine Arts Scholarship

Nathan Cummings Travel Fellowship

Honorable Mention, Arizona Artists Guild: Juried Exhibition, Gallery Glendale at Westgate, Glendale, AZ 

GPSA Individual Travel Grant

2015              HIDA Special Talent Award

2014              ASU Dean’s Fellowship

Outstanding Teaching Award from the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers

2012              Outstanding Teaching Award from the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers

2011               High-Performance Award at First Baptist Academy

2007              Charley Aberg Travel Award

2006              Mary Jones Art Award

2003 - 07     Meadows School of the Arts Artistic Scholarship

Artist Residencies

2011               Palazzo Rinaldi Residency, Summer Fellowship, Noepoli, Italy (July)

 

Press & Publications

 

2020             Java Magazine, Artist Profile by Jeff Chabot, March 2020

2017              Inverse Conversations V, Catalog

Sculpting Science: A Provocative Fusion of Science and Art, Catalog

AZ Foothills Magazine, “Artist Spotlight on Jessica Palomo”, by Nicole Royse, January 2017

2016              Inverse Conversations, Catalog

2015              Too Hot Collective Magazine

Somewhere Between Black & White, Catalog

Paint Pulse Magazine, Issue 3, August 2015

Selected Lectures, Public Speaking & Workshops

 

2020             Guest Artist: Make It! Workshop, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2018              Guest Artist: Summer Drawing Workshop, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2017              Guest Lecturer & Workshop: Seeing through Sketching, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2016              Artist Talk, Phoenix Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Panelist: Education in the Arts, Phoenix Community College, Phoenix, AZ 

2014              Guest Artist: Sketching in the Galleries, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ