Jessica Ann Wagner
Resides in Austin, Texas
Jessica.wagner@vcfa.edu
Jessicaawagner.com

Education

MFA Vermont College of Fine Arts
January 2016

BFA University of Illinois at Chicago
May 2007

Solo Exhibitions

The Witch House, “I Witch for Everything”
Austin, Texas
May 2016

The East Austin Studio Tour, “Catahoula Ruby Solo Series”
Austin, Texas
November 2013, 2014, 2015

501 Studios, “Confessions of a Landscape”
Austin, Texas
July 2013

Catahoula Gallery, “Take Me or Leave Me”
Chicago, IL
July 2012

Temple Gallery, “AV Xplo Solo Series”
Chicago, IL
March 2010

The Subterranean, “Change We Xplo”
Chicago, IL
February 2008

Group Exhibitions:

Center For Women’s Art, The Slater Memorial Museum
Norwich, Connecticut
August, 2016

VCFA Gallery, “Winter Residency Exhibition”
Montpelier VT
January 2016

VCFA Gallery, “Summer Residency Exhibition”
Montpelier VT
July 2015

Big Ass Canvas
Austin TX
January 2015

The Arc Gallery, “Winter Residency Exhibition”
Montpelier VT
January 2014

The Arc Gallery, “Summer Residency Exhibition”
Montpelier VT
July 2014

Catahoula Gallery, “Solidarity in Art”
Chicago, IL
March 2012

The Logan
Chicago, IL
December 2011

Helium Gallery, “Summer Audio Visual Explosion”
Chicago, IL
August 2011

Helium Gallery, "Summer Audio Visual Explosion Part Deux”
Chicago, IL
July 2011

Impala Gallery, “Art is Information”
Chicago, IL
April 2011

La Fee Brune Gallery, “Day of the Dead”
Chicago, IL
October 2010

Barbara and Barbara Gallery, “Telephone”
Chicago, IL
July 2009

The Subterranean, “Art and Hip Hop”
Chicago, IL
January 2009

111 Minna Gallery, “San Fran Xplo”
San Francisco, California
May 2009

Luma ( Loyola University Museum of Art), “The Art of Democracy”
Chicago, IL
September 2008

Lotus Keep Galley
Chicago, IL
June 2008

Lasso Gallery at the Butcher Shop
Chicago, IL
October 2007

The Chicago Cultural Center: Mark Di Suvero's “Peace Tower” project
Chicago, IL
June 2007

Tzeta Gallery
Chicago, IL
July 2007

Museum Collections

The Museum of Broken Relationships
Los Angeles, California

Private Collections

Private Collection. Austin, Texas
Private Collection. Chicago, Illinois
Private Collection. Dallas, Texas
Private Collection. Houston, Texas
Private Collection. San Francisco, California
Private Collection. Colorado Springs, Colorado
Private Collection. New York City, New York

Teaching experience

Art teacher, Creative Action
Austin, Texas
November 2014-June 2016

Art Teacher, Chicago Public Schools
Chicago, Illinois
January 2008-2012

Curatorial Projects

The AV Xplo Chicago(Curated exhibitions of up to 100 artists)
January 2002-2012

The Catahoula Gallery, “The Art of Dying”
February, 2012

Impala Gallery, “Art is Information”
April 2011

Visiting Artist Talks

The Witch House, “The Art of the Manifesto”
May 2016

Luma (Loyola University Museum of Art), “Art is Democracy”
Chicago, Illinois
October, 2008

Residencies

The Vermont College of Fine Arts
January 2014
July 2014
January 2015
July 2015
January 2016

Memberships

Board Member of the ACA(Austin Creative Alliance)
July 2015-present