© Jessica Wimbley

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Bio

Lives and works in Sacramento, CA

 

Wimbley received her BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design, M.F.A in Visual Arts from the University of California, Davis, and her MA in Arts Management from Claremont Graduate University. Wimbley has been included in exhibitions at a number of institutions including the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, California State University at Long Beach, Ripon College and other galleries and institutions across the United States.

 

Wimbley has been recognized for leadership in her work with academic museums and galleries, having received a fellowship and certificate in Leadership from Association of Academic Museums and Galleries and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Wimbley’s work in arts management includes having launched, managed and conceived the program Art After Hours at the Pomona College Museum of Art, serving as Board member of the non profit Museum Educators of Southern California, panelist for the department of Cultural Affairs in Los Angeles, Public Art division. Wimbley served a 3 year term on the City of Claremont's Public Art Committee. As the newly appointed Director of Museum Education at the Jan and Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at University of California, Davis, Wimbley continues her work in arts administration, community outreach, and programming.

 

Part of a curatorial team with artist/curator, Chris Christion, Wimbley has developed the curatorial project series Biomythography, with exhibitions in academic and non-profit art spaces in Southern California including California Lutheran University, Eastside International, Los Angeles, University of La Verne, and Claremont Graduate University.

 

Wimbley has given talks and lectures at a number of institutions including, Pomona College, Cal State North Ridge, San Diego City College, Chapman University, and California Lutheran University, to name a few.

 

Image Credit: University of California, Davis 2018