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) 

Solo Exhibitions 

2020          Respite, SPAACES Gallery, Sarasota, FL 

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 

2021          Rough Around the Edges, SPAACES, Sarasota, FL 

                 Spotlight: Works from the Personal Collection of SARTQ Artists, Sarasota Art Museum, Sarasota, FL 

2020          Annual Ringling College Faculty Exhibition, David Stulberg Gallery, Ringling College, Sarasota, FL 

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 

                 Pre-College 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 

                 Ongoing, 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 

                 Ongoing Display, 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 

                 Display, 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 

                 Denton Artists, A Creative Art Studio, Denton, TX 

                 Ongoing, Gray Duck Gallery, Austin, 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 (tow-person show)

                 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 (two-person show)

                 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

2021          spaaces.art, “Rough Around the edges”

2021          srqmagazine.com, Art-Center-Sarasota’s New Virtual Exhibitions

2020          facultyexhibition.com/faculty, "Ringling Faculty Show"

2020          www.youtube.com, Jennifer Leigh Jones, “Respite”

2019          srqmagazine.com/srq-daily, SARTQ to Bring-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          news.unt.edu, “UNT College of Art and Design Faculty and Staff Show Off 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”

Activities 

2021          Member of SARTQ Artist Collective, Sarasota, FL 

2020          Member of SARTQ Artist Collective, Sarasota, FL 

2019          Member of SARTQ Artist Collective, Sarasota, FL 

2018          Guest Lecturer, University of Maine at Presque Isle, ME 

Scholarships, Awards, Grants, Sponsorship 

2020          Professional Practices Grant from Ringling College – Screenwriting Course, New York Film Academy 

2017          Teaching Innovation Award, Navarro College, Waxahachie Campus 

2015          Sponsor of the Art Club wins “Best Overall” at the Corsicana Festival of Lights Parade, Corsicana, TX 

2013          Awarded as a Finalist in The Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX 

2012          Awarded as a Finalist in The Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX 

2009          Awarded as one of The New Dallas Nine Artists in D Magazine 

2009          Awarded as a Finalist in The Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX 

2006          University of North Texas Scholarship, School of Visual Arts 

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