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Education

 

CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY 
MA Arts Management, 2013

Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management

 

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY/ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES 
FELLOW, Certificate in Leadership, 2012

AAMG Academic Museum and Gallery Leadership Seminar In partnership with the Kellogg School of Management Center for Nonprofit Management at Northwestern University 

 

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
MFA Visual Arts, 2005

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN 
BFA Painting, 2003

 

Exhibitions 

Solo exhibitions*

2019
Harris Gallery, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA Zodiac Ballet curated by Dion Johnson

2018

Boston Court Pasadena, Pasadena, CA Art Up Front: Jessica Wimbley* curated by Gabriel Cifarelli
Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA Manifesto curated by Ciara Ennis

Carnes Gallery/Niche Gallery, Carnes, Australia Selling the Shadow to Support the Substance curated by Ingrid LaFleur
East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA  Breaking Illusion: The Artist as Scientist curated by Conchi Sanford
East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA US curated by Mike McLain
Norco College Art Gallery, Norco, CA Norco Art Faculty Exhibition curated by Quinton Bemiller
 

2017

Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of California, Davis Dimensions of Black Organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in collaboration with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art 
C Gallery, Milan, Italy Selling the Shadow to Support the Substance curated by Ingrid LaFleur

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA The Photographic Imaginary, Nine Approaches to Photography Today curated by Vincent Johnson

 

2016

Gallery MOMO, Cape Town, South Africa Selling the Shadow to Support the Substance curated by Ingrid LaFleur

Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA This Wicked Tongue curated by Cindy Rehm

Joshua Tree Art Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA AmericaS curated by Mike McLain
Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA SKIN curated by Isabelle Lutterodt

University of La Verne, West Gallery, La Verne, CA Jessica Wimbley: Recent Works*

 

2015

Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles, CA Colored Girls: Works of Art by Woman Artists of the African, Asian, and Latin Diaspora curated by Chelle Barbour

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA
Biomythography: Secret Poetry and Hidden Angers Co-curated by Jessica Wimbley and Chris Christion

Coachella Valley Art Center, Indio California LA N CV2 curated by Mike McLain
Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College and Chan Gallery at Pomona College, Claremont, CA

Vertigo at Midnight: New Visual Afrofuturisms and Speculative Migrations

curated by Dr. Valorie Thomas
University of La Verne, School of Law, La Verne Law Art Gallery, Ontario, CA

Breaking Illusion: The Artist as Scientist curated by Conchi Sanford
 

2014
Western Project, Los Angeles, CA 11th Year Anniversary Exhibition
East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA Biomythography: Secret Poetry and Hidden Angers Co-curated by Jessica Wimbley and Chris Christion
Western Project- West Room, Los Angeles, CA  Jessica Wimbley: The Belle Series, New Works*
dA Center of the Arts Pomona, CA The Art In/Of Diversity 
William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA The Beautiful curated by Rachel Schmid

The Project Room, Chicago IL, March Open Studio Exhibition curated by Patti Bartelstein
Norco College Art Gallery, Norco College, Norco, CA ANEKANTAVADA Co-curated by Quinton Bemiller and Karin Skiba

Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA Gettn' Off the Ground: Contemporary Stories from an American Community curated by Isabelle Lutterodt
Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA Unruly
curated by Roman Stollenwerk


2013
Caestecker Gallery, Ripon College Ripon, WI Jessica Wimbley*
Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA Tête-à-Tête curated by Michele Carla Handel

 

2012
Western Project Los Angeles, CA I am Katrina*

 

COLLECTIONS

University of California, Davis

University of La Verne

University of La Verne, School of Law

University of Rhode Island

Ripon College

College as Museum: Cerritos College Public Art Collection


PUBLICATIONS

Saint Lucy, July 2017, Jessica Wimbley: Interview by Mark Alice Durant
LA Weekly, Jan. 26, 2017 An Abandoned Midcentury Building at Cerritos College Is Becoming a Guerrilla Art Gallery Before It's Demolished by Catherine Womack

LA Weekly, Jan. 25, 2017 5 Art Shows to See In L.A. This Week by Catherine Wagley

Art and Cake, Jan. 16, 2017 A Breath of Fresh Air in the Season of Art Fairs: The FAR Bazaar by Evan Senn

Art and Cake, Sept. 17, 2016 Biomythography: Currency Exchange Opens at Claremont by Jackie Bell Johnson

Hyperallergic, Oct. 10, 2015 Crafting Alternative Histories Through Memory and Myth by Abe Ahn

University of La Verne College of Law, March 15, 2015, Beholders Eye Art, Speak with artists at gallery opening reception  
Campus Times, Feb. 27, 2015 ‘Breaking Illusion’ explores science as art by Brooke Grasso

AFROPUNK.COM, Feb. 9, 2015 Feature: Questioning Identity and History-the work of multimedia artist Jessica Wimbley by Alexander Aplerku

The Bllk Grrl Show, Jan 19, 2015 radio interview Artist/curators Chris Christion and Jessica Wimbley discuss Biomythography

PatternPulp.com, Nov. 11, 2014 Tuesday's Gallery Picks

Ventura County Reporter, July 3, 2014 #the Beautiful by Claudia Prado

Artsconnectionnetwork.org, Unruly: An Artistic Affront, In the Best Way Possible by Amber Garza

Fallreporter.com, Visiting Artist at Ripon College: Jessica Wimbley by Taimia Kern 
Huffington Post, Oct. 29, 2013 Inside the Artist's Studio, Vol 5 by Gordy Grundy
Film “Under My Skin” directed by Leonel Peña Reyes under production 2013- interview with artist of color regarding race in the art world.
Artweek.LA, Aug. 12, 2012 Last Call I am Katrina
Huffington Post, Aug. 6, 2012 California’s Designing Women by Bill Bush
Los Angeles Times, Aug. 3, 2012 Katrina Oddly Captivates by Holly Myers 
Online Catalogue Engendered Species Exhibition: Jessica Wimbley, 2005 by Karen Roberts

 

AWARDS

Artist in Residence, University of La Verne 2016

Peter S. Reed Grant 2012

NexGen Professional Development Award from Creative Capacity Fund 2012