Jesse Howard

P.O. Box 371, Oak Park, IL 60303

jessehowardstudio@gmail.com

Phone: 708-878-7261

 
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
1973 – Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, Bachelor of Science Degree

 
Awards/Grants:

2015 –ONE STATE CONFERENCE – Arts Alliance Illinois Scholarship

2015 – Wright Museum purchase award – Beloit College

2015 – Art/Teaching 3Arts Nominee

2015 58th Annual Beloit & Vicinity Exhibition- First Place

2014 – 38th Annual Beverly Arts Center Competition Judges Award –    Curators,   Edra Soto  and Alberto Aguilar

2014 – Oak Park Art Council Regional Competition First place winner – Judge, Sabina Ott owner Terrain Gallery

2013 – Visual Arts 3Arts Nominee

2013 – Ragdale Foundation Residency Scholastic Award
 

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 – Wright Museum Beloit College – Curator James F. Pearson

2015 – Elmhurst College – Professor Sueellen Rocca, Curator/ Gallery Director

2015 – Chicago Artist Month – Host, Trinity United Church of Christ

2014 – Morton College – Curator / Gallery Director Diana Gabriel

2012 – Aurora Public Art Commission – Solo Show / Gallery Director and Curator Rena Church

2012, 2002 – Concordia University – Solo Show /Curator/ Gallery Director Betty Ann Mocek
 

Group /National Exhibitions:

2017 – New American Painter – Midwest Issue

2017 – Chautauqua 60th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art – Jurors Lois Jubeck, and Judy Barie

2017- Bridgeport Art Center – Inspired by Social Issues: Male Artists of Color Reflect on Today’s Urban Experience – Curator Lelde Kalmite

2016- Elmhurst Museum Biennial – Chicago Statement, Curator Staci Boris

2015 –ARC gallery, I CAN’ BREATH National Exhibition –  Juriors,  Romi Crawford, PhD and Mary Patten

2014 – 23rd Evanston Vicinity Biennial Competition / Curators Sergio Gomez 33 Contemporary Gallery Director / Allison Peters Quinn Senior Curator Hyde Park Art Center

2013- Dominician University / Urban Insights- Gallery Director and Curator, Angela Bryant
 

Professional Experience:

2016 –  Waubonsee Community College – Guess Lecture

2016 –  Elmhurst Museum Biennial – Guess Lecture

2015 – Chicago Community Policing Office – Guess Lecture
 

Publication:

2017 – WYCC PBS – Art Chicago

2015 – The Village Free Press – Editor Michael Romain
 

Permanent Collections:

2015 – Wright Museum Beloit College

2015 – Diasphoral Rhythm Artist Group