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Education

2007               Doctor of Education Learning and Teaching. Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1997                MFA Studio Art The School of Art and Design. The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

1992                BA Art and Design. The University of Chicago. Chicago, IL

 

Exhibitions

2018   

CrossCurrents Faculty Exhibition, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

Anxious Attachments: Work by Jessica Poser. Dane Gallery, Indian Orchard Mills. Indian Orchard, MA

2017   

an eye, open Works by Petra Nimtz and Jessica Poser. Muroff Cutler Gallery, Ulster Community College, Stone Ridge, NY

2016   

Art@Large: Artists from the Habitat for Artists Collective. Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ

Othering BAA Biennial Berkshire Art Association, Pittsfield, MA

The Mending Wall O+ Festival Visual Artist. Kingston, NY

IN:SITE Century House Historical Society, Rosendale NY

2015   

Made in Kingston Lace Mill, Kingston, NY

Habitat for Artists at the YMCA Farm Project Kingston, NY

2014    

Ruin. Installation at the Beacon Room, Beacon Artist’s Union. Beacon, NY

Habitat for Artists studio residency Greene Gallery, Guilford CT

Habitat for Artists studio residency at Arts Brookfield, New York, NY

FOODshed Habitat for Artists. Smack Mellon. Brooklyn, NY

2013   

Artists from the Psychoanalytic Community, Group show. Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York, NY

Where have all the flowers gone? Group show. Paramount Hudson Valley Theater. Peekskill, NY

Textures Group Show. Mid Hudson Heritage Center, Poughkeepsie NY

Transported Habitat for Artists: Art Pac Kit. Ideas City Festival 2013 and The New Museum. Brookfield Arts, New York, NY

Cut and Paste Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery Ulster County Community College, Stone Ridge, NY

Fields of Vision The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY

2012   

Shopkeepers Public art work with Michael Asbill. Commissioned by Friends of Historic Kingston, NY

How Much, How Little, The Space to Create, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC.  Collaborative community project with Habitat for Artists.

Art of the Heirloom. Seed Pack for Hudson Valley Seed Library. Exhibited at Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY

How Much, How Little, The Space to Create Town Hall Education And Recreation Complex (THEARC), Washington, DC.  Collaborative community project with Habitat for Artists for the 5 x 5 Temporary Public Art Project from the Washington DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

2011   

Beyond the Fringe Group Textile show. Mid Hudson Heritage Center Poughkeepsie NY

Noise Solo Show. Unison Gallery at Water Street Market New Paltz, NY

In Situ Group Show. KMOCA Kingston, NY           

2010               

Ornamental. Group Show. Roos Gallery, Rosendale, NY.

You Are Here. Group Show. Roos Gallery, Rosendale, NY.

Submerged: Third Annual Mini-Works Show. Unison Gallery, New Paltz, NY.

Habitat for Artists II: VT Edition. The Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT.

Fancy Work Solo show at the Dubois Fort Gallery, Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY. Included in ‘Art along the Hudson’ 

Habitat for Artists Kingston Library 

2009   

100 Halos KMOCA Kingston, NY

COTA: Celebration of the Arts. Street Art Installation. New Paltz, NY.

Materiality Juried show. Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Dreamwork Juried show. The Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York, NY

Freeze Juried show. Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, IL

2008               

Chicago Art Open Merchandise Mart. Chicago Artists Coalition. October.

2004   

Archipelago Site specific installation for the Mount Desert Symposium in the Arts, Landescapes: Desire Lines. Echo Lake, ME

Sites: Works on Paper by Jessica Poser The School of Art and Art Professions New York University New York, NY

Data Points  Gutman Library Harvard Graduate School of Education Cambridge, MA         

2003   

Transformation: Through the Glass Door NYU Faculty Show The School of Art and Art Professions New York University New York, NY

Reflections from the Unconscious  The Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York, NY

The Boston Drawing Project Bernard Toale Gallery. Boston, MA

Photos from 3rd Space  Group Show. artSPACE@16. Malden, MA

Trans Parere: To Show Oneself  Video Screening. The Tata Institute for Fundamental Research. Mumbai, India

Trans Parere: To Show Oneself Video excerpt shown on Channel 4. January 18th Boston, MA

2002               

Group Show Soprafina Gallery. Somerville, MA

Trans Parere: To Show Oneself Video Screening. Harvard University. Cambridge, MA

Rorschach Public Mural Project. Zeitgeist Gallery. Cambridge, MA

School A Public Art Project in the Alewife. Arlington, MA

Somerville Open Studios Central Street Studios. Somerville, MA

A Fort Point Vision for Public Art Mobius Gallery. Boston, MA

1998               

Back Yard Outdoor Group Show. 181 Freeman St. Brooklyn, NY

1997                     

Resonance Sound Installation. El Instituto Cultural Guadalupano Chicago, IL

Coney Island Video shown in Film Festival, University of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago, IL

Hunting Scene Thesis Show. Gallery 400. 400 South Peoria  Chicago, IL

1995               

Unknown Chicago Juried Group Show. Gallery 312. 312 May St. Chicago, IL

 

Professional and Teaching Experience

2017-Current   Assistant Professor of Art and Community Engagement Visual and Performing Arts, Springfield College. Director of William Blizard Gallery.

2012-2016       Director The Saturday Arts Lab @ SUNY New Paltz Community Arts School, School of Fine and Performing Arts.  

2011-2017       Program Director and Instructor Kingston Art Lab. Interdisciplinary arts programming for Teens in Kingston, NY. 

2009-2017       Assistant Professor Art Education. School of Fine and Performing Arts. State University of New York at New Paltz.

2005-2009       Assistant Professor  Art Education. School of Art and Design, College of Architecture and the Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago.

2007-2009       Assistant Professor, Courtesy Appointment Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education. University of Illinois at Chicago.

2007-2009       Educational Consultant Renaissance 2010, Chicago Public Schools. Art Education consultant to Chicago High School for the Arts.

2002-2005      Teaching Fellow Division of Technology in Education, Harvard Graduate School Education. Courses: Growing up in a Media World, Data, Voice and Image: New Literacies of Creativity and Expression, Designing and Producing Media for Education.

2004                Adjunct Faculty  Division of Creative Arts in Learning, Lesley University Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences. Early Field Experience Supervisor.

2003                Adjunct Professor The Steinhardt School of Education, New York University. Course: Media Literacy and Art in the Classroom.   

1999-2002      Art Educator and Curriculum Consultant The Whitney Museum of American Art

2001    Teaching Fellow Harvard Graduate School of Education and MIT Course: Media & Technology: Expression of Self, Community and Culture. 

2001    Program Evaluator The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Youth Insights Program.

1999-2001       Educational Consultant The Center for Children and Technology. Educational Development Center. New York, NY.

2000    Teaching Artist Marquis Studios, New York Public Schools  New York, NY

1999                Curriculum Developer Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

1999-2000      Professional Developer/ Technology and Media Education Consultant, Media Workshop New York. Professional and staff development in New York City Public High Schools   

1998    Teacher of Capstone Program Liberty Partnerships Program, Bank Street College of Education at Bard College in Annandale on Hudson, NY.  

1997                Lead Artist in Blue Skies Art Education Program Gallery 37       Chicago, IL

1996                Art Teacher, The Guadalupano Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.  

1993-1994       Lead Teacher, Head Start    Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago.

1992-1993       Associate Teacher and Assistant Art Teacher St. Ann's School    Brooklyn, NY

Grants, Fellowships, Residencies and Awards            

2016   Studios at MASS MoCA

Mid Hudson Arts Council Grant Individual Arts Commission

2014    Mid Hudson Arts Council Grant

2012    Dutchess County Arts Council Grant

Professional Development Award to present at the conference of the National Society for Art and Design Education in UK.

2011    Professional Development Award To present at the NAEA conference in Seattle

Research and Creative Project Award for Kingston Art Lab, SUNY New Paltz.

2010    Dutchess County Arts Council Project Grant

Professional Development Award To present at the NAEA conference in Baltimore. SUNY New Paltz.

2009   Individual Development Award For presentation at NYSATA conference. Union of University Professionals, SUNY New Paltz.

2006   Curriculum and Instruction Grant: Visual and Verbal Literacy: Art Education for the 21st Century. Council for Excellence in Teaching.

University of Illinois at Chicago.

2002   Artist Residency Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT

2000   Entering Award Harvard Graduate School of Education.

1997    Purchase Prize in Studio Arts The University of Illinois at Chicago, The School of Art and Design.

Polk Bros. Fellowship The University of Illinois at Chicago, The School of Art and Design.

1996    Teaching Assistantship The University of Illinois at Chicago, The School of Art and Design. Course: Sculpture I. Fall Semester.

1995    University Fellowship The University of Illinois at Chicago. Awarded for academic year 1995-1996.

1992    The Lewis Sudler Award The University of Chicago.

 

Publications and Reviews

2016    Surface Tension works by Jessica Poser and John Bridges at Greene Gallery in Guilford, CT. New York Times Sunday May 15.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/15/nyregion/things-to-do-in-connecticut-may-14-throughmay-22.html?_r=1

2014    Habitat for Artists and The Kingston Teen Art Lab. How Much? How Little? The Space to Create. NYSATA Digital News Journal. http://viewer.epageview.com/Viewer.aspx?docid=695abc1b-3050-47e1-89c8-a3d500a848fa

2008    Contemporary Craft: The Look of Labor. Journal of the National Art Education Association. Volume 61, No. 2. March Issue. pp  80-86.

Studio Visit Magazine. Open Studios Press. February.

2006    Book Review: Youthscapes: The Global, The National, The Popular, eds. Elisabeth Soep and Sunaina Maira. The Journal of Visual Studies, New York and London: Taylor and Francis. Volume 21, Number 2/ October 2006. Pages 194-213.

2005    There is no There there. Visiting Anandapur- Inside Disney’s new Ethnography: Sarina Khan-Reddy @ Nesad. Issue 17. www.bigredandshiny.com

2004    Letters in a Coma, Free Translation and Just Keep Drawing @ Artists Foundation Issue 15. www.bigredandshiny.com

Jeff Talman @ Art Interactive Issue 12. www.bigredandshiny.com