Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

2009      MFA in Painting/Drawing, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2003      BFA in Studio Art, Painting, Baylor University, Waco, TX

2003      Lorenzo De’ Medici School of Art, Florence, Italy (Spring Semester)

 

Teaching and Professional Experience

2018 – Current

           Visiting Full-Time Professor in Illustration/ Fine Art, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

2015 – 2018

           Chair of the Art Department, Navarro College, Corsicana, TX 

2014 – 2018

           Associate Professor of Studio Art, Navarro College, Corsicana, TX

2009 – 2014

           Adjunct Faculty, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

           Adjunct Faculty, Eastfield Community College, Mesquite, TX (2013)

           Conservator for Ronald Williams Mural, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (2013)

           Administrative Assistant for the Drawing Core, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (2010-2013)

           Adjunct Faculty, Collin College, Frisco, TX (2009)

2007 – 2009

           Teaching Fellow/ Assistant, College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2005    Curator, Thomasville Cultural Center, Thomasville, GA

           Selected Shows: Frans Lanting, Janet Fish

 

Solo Exhibitions 

2018      Unfolding, Reed Gallery, University of Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME

2017      Passages, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, TX

2017      Ex Post Facto, Warehouse Living Arts Center, Corsicana, TX

2016      Memory Web, Magnolia, Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

2015      Arbitrary Power, Lullwood Group, San Antonio, TX

2013      Transitory, Cohn Drennan Contemporary, Dallas, TX

2012      Free Association, The Croft Art Gallery, Waco, TX

2011      Reflection, Mercantile Coffee Shop (The McKinney Avenue Contemporary), Dallas, TX

2011      Can You See Me? Can You Hear Me?, Trade in Hope Group Show, 501 Studios, Austin, TX

2010      Manifestations of Distorted Realities, Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX

2009      Reflections, 500X Gallery in Dallas, TX

2005      Figurative Paintings, Third Floor Gallery, Thomasville Cultural Center, Thomasville, GA

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2019      INTRO Part 2, GAZE Modern, Sarasota, FL

             Annual Ringling College Faculty Exhibition, David Stulberg Gallery, Ringling College, Sarasota, FL

             SARTQ 600°, Sarasota, FL (SARTQ Collective)

             Imprints, Art Center, Sarasota, FL

             PreCollege Show, Ringling College, Sarasota, FL

2018      New IL Faculty Exhibition, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation Gallery, Ringling College, Sarasota, FL

             Annual Ringling College Faculty Exhibition, David Stulberg Gallery, Ringling College, Sarasota, FL

2017      Chaos, Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Faculty Show, Pearce Museum, Corsicana, TX

2016      Ro2ooth Gift Grab, Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Preface, Jennifer Leigh Jones Gallery, Corsicana, TX

             Dallas Art Fair, FIG, Dallas, TX (Ro2 Gallery), International

             Chaos, Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Connect: Collaborate, Pearce Museum, Corsicana, TX

             Local Artist Show, Warehouse Living Arts Center, Corsicana, TX

             A Creative Art Studio, Denton, TX

 

2015      Texas Art Contemporary Fair, Houston, TX (Ro2 Gallery)

             Chaos, Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Yeah, Salon Style, Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Dallas Art Fair, FIG, Dallas, TX (Ro2 Gallery), International

             Family Ties: Brooklyn I Dallas, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

             A Creative Art Studio, Denton, TX

             Faculty Show, Navarro College, Corsicana, TX

 

2014      Soft Power, Box 13, Houston, TX (two-person show)

             Ghost Bridges, Activating Vacancy, Dallas, TX

             Faculty Show, Navarro College, Corsicana, TX

             A Creative Art Studio, Denton, TX

 

2013      Art + Advocacy, F.I.G., Dallas, TX

             Object, Object, Helmuth Projects, San Diego, CA

             Faculty Show, College of Visual Arts, UNT, Denton, TX

             Meta-Studio, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX

             New Texas Talent 2013, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Delta, The MAC Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Hunting Art Prize, (Juried), Toyota Training Center, Houston, TX

             A Creative Art Studio, Denton, TX

                 

2012      UNT Faculty Show, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

             Upscale, Hannah’s, Denton, TX

             Trans-, The MAC Gallery, Dallas, TX

             A Summer Selection of Gallery Artist’s, Galveston, TX

             Hunting Art Prize, (Juried), Toyota Training Center, Houston, TX

             Tails of the Exotica, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

             A Creative Art Studio, Denton, TX

             Gray Duck Gallery, Austin, TX

             Design Works Gallery, Galveston, TX

 

2011      Design District Diversion & Pop Up Show, Trinity Loft, Dallas, TX

             UNT Faculty Show, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

             Hot Summer, A Creative Art Studio, Denton, TX

             Current Works, Design Works Gallery, Galveston, TX

             New Texas Talent, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Uptown Trolley Stop Market, The MAC, Dallas, TX

             Denton Artists, A Creative Art Studio, Denton, TX

             Neo Surrealism, Luminarte Gallery, Dallas, TX

             43rd Annual Visual Arts Exhibition, VAST, Denton, TX

             Ongoing Exhibit, Gray Duck Gallery, Austin, TX

 

2010      Denton Artists, A Creative Art Studio Gallery, Denton, TX

             UNT Faculty Show, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

             Upcoming Denton Artists, Luminarte Gallery, Dallas, TX

             Objectivity, Gray Duck Gallery, Austin, TX

             TX/OK Art Prize, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, TX

              Midnight Snacks, 1366 Space, Chicago, IL

 

2009      **Elements, Mod Shop Gallery, Dallas, TX

             UNT Faculty Show, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

             Faculty Show, Collin College, Plano, TX

             Élan Art Gala, Dallas, TX

             Group Show, Mod Shop Gallery, Dallas, TX

             D Art Slam, F.I.G., Dallas, TX; Awarded one of The New Dallas Nine Artist’s (D Magazine August Issue)

             Greater Denton Arts Council (Juried), GDAC, Denton, TX

             Hunting Art Prize (Juried), Decorative Center of Houston, Houston, TX

             Artistically Speaking (Juried), Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX

             NAT 23 (Juried), Texas Tech University, Landmark Arts, Lubbock, TX

             Expo 2009 (Juried), 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX, Curator: Gavin Morrison is curator of the Fort Worth Contemporary Art Gallery, an                      auxiliary gallery of Texas Christian University

 

2008      Something Made Easy, 500X Gallery in Dallas, TX

             MFA Graduate Students Exhibition (Juried), UNT Art Gallery in Denton, TX

             New American Talent: The Twenty-Third Exhibition (Juried), Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX, Nato Thompson, curator and                 producer, Creative Time, New York, NY

             NAT 23, Texas A&M, Commerce, TX

             Student Art Competition (Juried), UNT Union Gallery in Denton, TX

             Curator: Thomas Feulmer, Director of Education and Programming at the Rachofsky House in Dallas, TX

             EXPO 2008 (Juried), 500X Gallery in Dallas, TX, Curator: Terri Thornton, an artist and Curator of Education at the Modern Art           Museum of Fort Worth

 

2007      Not To Be Missed By Anyone, 500X Gallery in Dallas, TX

             Pocket of Schemes, Cora Stafford Gallery in Denton, TX

             **Peripheral Vision, Union Gallery in Denton, TX

             Junior/Senior Show, 500X Gallery in Dallas, TX

             Dissipation, Cora Stafford Gallery in Denton, TX

             Paint Trap, Cora Stafford Gallery in Denton, TX

 

2002      Juried Student Show, Martin Museum of Art in Waco, TX

 

Selected Bibliography

2019      srqmagazine.com, “SARTQ Brings Pop-Up Exhibition to Rosemary Tonight”

2018      thecounty.me, “Reed Art Gallery presents Unfolding exhibit”

2017      corsicanadailysun.com, “Ex Post Facto: Jones art exhibit opens Tuesday at WLAC”

2016      Glasstire.com, “Jennifer Leigh Jones: Memory Web”

2016      corsicanadailysun.com, “Jones art gallery to open Saturday with reception”

2016      corsicanadailysun.com, “Navarro College Art Faculty Show coming to Pearce Museum”

2016      corsicanadailysun.com, “Navarro College art show partners with downtown businesses”

2015      corsicanadailysun.com, “Corsicana experiences biggest parade in years”

2014      corsicanadailysun.com, “Navarro College hosts fall art show”

2013      inhouse.unt.edu/restoring-familiar-work-art, “Restoring a Familiar Work of Art”

2013      moderndallas.net, Todd Camplin, “Jennifer Leigh Jones at Croft Gallery”

2013      Dallas Morning News, “Dallas-style Renaissance”, p. E8

2013      camplinart.blogspot.com, “Jennifer Leigh Jones at Croft Gallery”

2011      glasstire.com, “Jennifer Leigh Jones”

2011      the-mac.org, “Jennifer Leigh Jones: Reflection, the-mac.org

2010      North Texas Daily, “Denton Rising Artists”

2010      Glasstire.com, “Objectivity”

2009      D Magazine, “The New Dallas Nine Artists of Dallas,” (volume 36, Number 8)

2009      North Texas Daily, “Student artwork explores topics of femininity, Artistically Speaking: Leaving a Legacy"

2008      “New American Talent: The Twenty-Third Exhibition”

 

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