Artist Bio and Resume

Jennifer has lived in northern Utah or southeast Idaho her whole life. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting from Utah State University. After graduating, she moved to the Salt Lake area, worked for the state arts agency for several years, met her husband, and had three sons. She now works from home, building her fine art portfolio and working as an occasional freelancer with design and illustration projects.

Exhibition History

2016 – “Person, Place or Thing”, Utah Arts Festival Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
2015 – “300 Plates”, Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
2014 – Murray City Art Exhibition, Murray, Utah
2014 – Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art. Springville, Utah
2014 – “300 Plates”, Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
2014 – “Strong Women”, Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah (reviewed in Artists of Utah 15 Bytes)
2013 – Murray City Art Exhibition, Murray, Utah
2013 – Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art. Springville, Utah
2012 – Murray City Art Exhibition, Murray, Utah
1998 – Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit
1998 – Utah State University Student Art Show
1997 – Utah State University Student Art Show (Third Place in Painting)
1997 – Utah State University Book Store Student Exhibition
1990 – Idaho Falls Art Guild Student Exhibition (Best of Show in Design)

Awards & Honors

2014 – 1st Place, Professional oil/acrylic, Murray City Art Exhibition
2012 – People’s Choice Award, Murray City Art Exhibition
1997 – Third Place in Painting, Utah State University Student Art Show
1996 – Marie Eccles Cane Scholarship
1993 – University Club Scholarship, USU Department of Art
1990 – Best of Show in Design, Idaho Falls Art Guild Student Exhibition

Teaching Experience

2011-12 – Art Instructor, Longview Elementary, Murray School District
2008-10 – Volunteer Art Appreciation Teacher, Longview Elementary PTA

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting emphasis (Magna cum laude)
1998 Utah State University Logan, Utah