Jaclyn Mednicov

email: jmednicov@gmail.com      

website: jaclynmednicov.com

(p): 847.431.1814

 

 

Education          

2016                MFA (pending), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2012                MA with Distinction, Studio Arts, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

1999                BFA, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

1998                Spring Study Abroad, University of New South Wales, Australia

1997                Parson's School of Design, New York, NY (summer drawing program)

1996                Columbia College, Chicago, IL (summer drawing course)

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Teaching

 2015              Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Courses:

Contemporary Practices Department: Core Studio: Transfer Students

Early College Program: Figure Drawing

Painting & Drawing Department: Materials and Techniques

Painting & Drawing Department: Painting Studio A: Multi Level2011–PresentArt Teacher, University of Chicago Laboratory, Chicago, IL (courses taught: 2D and 3D Art to 3rd-8th graders, Summer Lab and After School Program

2012–14          Art Teacher, Chicago Jewish Day School, Chicago, IL (courses taught: 2D and 3D Art to 1st-4th graders, After School                          Program)

2014               Assistant Kindergarten Teacher, Chicago Jewish Day School, Chicago, IL

2012–14          Substitute Teacher, Chicago Jewish Day School, Chicago, IL

 

Other Professional Experience

2015–2016      Visiting Artist Coordinator, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013                 Resident Liaison, The Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

2011–12            Graduate Assistant, Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2010–11            Makeup Artist, MAC Cosmetics (Macys on State), Chicago, IL

2004–10          Makeup Artist, MAC Cosmetics (Flagship Store), New York, NY

2002–04         Art Preparator, Christie’s Art Auction House, New York, NY

 

Selected Exhibitions

Solo and Two-Person

2009                Solo, Poetics of Space, 571 Projects, New York, NY

2009                Two-Person, JK Gallery, Culver City, CA

2008                Two-Person, Sera Davis Showroom, Nashville, TN

2007                Two-Person, Mad Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001                 Solo, SKG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2016                In the Rifts of Winter, Neiman Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2015                The University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014                Collage, (Scene) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

2014                Hoarding, Excess, and Amasses, Northern Illinois Art Museum, DeKalb, IL

2012                Natural Constructed Spaces, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2012                Blur, Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO

2012                Dividing Spaces, Indigo Gallery, Champaign, Il

2012                Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL

2011                Select WPA, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC

2011                Gimme Shelter, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

2010                Planes and Patterns, Giacobetti Paul Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009               Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA

2005               Art Pic Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002               Valley Institute of Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2001                Opie Gallery, Kansas City, KS

 

Awards / Residencies / Fellowships

2015                Ox-Bow, Merit Scholarship

2014                Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

2013                Ragdale Foundation, Resident Liaison, Lake Forest, Illinois

2013                Best-in-Show Purchase Award for the 19th Biennial Drawing/Watercolor: Illinois, Tarble Art Center- Eastern Illinois University,                         Charleston, IL; Juror- Carmon Colangelo, dean of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St.                         Louis

2012                Scholarship, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois

2012                Graduate Fellowship, Eastern Illinois University

2012                Research and Activity Grant, Eastern Illinois University

2011                Grant-In-Aid, Eastern Illinois University

2007               Scholarship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson City, Vermont

 

Publications

2011                Fine Line Magazine, Milwaukee, WI

2011                Parcel Magazine, Lawrence, KS

2010               Studio Visit Magazine

2009              New American Paintings Magazine, NE Edition #80

 

Presentations

2016                In the Rifts of Winter, Artist Talk, Neiman Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014                Sewing Up Loose Ends, Visiting Artist performance and conversation in the gallery, Art Museum at Northern Illinois                                         University, Dekalb, IL

 

Collections

2013                Tarble Arts Center Permanent Collection, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 

Skills

 

Painting, Drawing, Color, Sculpture, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere