Jessica Scott Felder Visual Art

Education

2009   M.F.A. Drawing, Painting, & Printmaking, Georgia State University

            Concentration: Drawing, Painting, and Art Education

            Thesis: I Remember…

2007   Experimental Drawing and Printmaking, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy

2005   B. A. Studio Art, Spelman College, Atlanta

            Concentration: Drawing and Education

 

Solo Exhibition Record

2015   Polyphonic Movement, Rialto Center of the Arts Exhibition Space, Atlanta

2013   The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design, Featured Contemporary Artist, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA

2012   Before & After, The Arts Exchange Exhibition Space, Atlanta

Gold Series, Massie School Heritage Center, Savannah, GA

2009   I Remember…, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta

 

Performances

2016   Vicarious Engagement (Prospective), Swan House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2013   Event Space: Living Ancestor, Featured Contemporary Artist, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA

 

Selected Group Exhibition Record

2015   Strength in Unity Project: Nkonsonkonson & Passage of Sankofa, Flux Night Dream 2015 (Site-Specific Outdoor Art Exhibition), Curator: Nato Thompson, Atlanta

J1: ATHICA’s First Annual Juried Exhibition, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art (ATHICA), Michael Rooks, Juror, Athens, GA

The Drawing Experiment, Chastain Arts Center, Dunwoody, GA, Curated: Karen Comer-Lowe

            South, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta

            GATHERED: Georgia Artists Selecting Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCAGA), Atlanta

            Ephemeral Eternity: Memory, Ritual and Personal Myth in a Time of Dissolution, Gallery 72, Atlanta

2014   Defiant Providers, Two-Person Exhibition with Jessica Wohl, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta

            Hambidge Art Auction, The Goat Farm, Atlanta

2013   AUC Artist Alumni Art Exhibition, Woodruff Library, Atlanta

2012   Spotlight, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta

Hambidge Art Auction, The Goat Farm, Atlanta

The Drawing Show, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

2011   Privacy Please, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, Curated: Erin Riley-Lopez and Annette Rusin

Point/Counter-Point, The Andrews Gallery, William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA, Invitational

Take Action: Your Legacy, Her Future, Alvin Ailey Studios, New York, Invitational

Hammonds House Museum Art Atlanta, Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Curator: Kevin Sipp

2010   Blotter Show, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

America, Mint Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

SPACE: Simultaneous Public Acts of Creative Expression, National Multi-Site Performance Piece, Invitational

The Price is Right, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

Paint, Sketch, or Draw Blood, Stuart McClean Gallery, Atlanta

2010 Work by Faculty Exhibition, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta

2009   The Paul R. Jones Collection, Studio Clout, Atlanta, Invitational

In the Nick of Time, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

Le Flash, Castleberry Hill Community, Atlanta, Curators: Cathy Byrd and Stuart Keeler

Small, Studio Swan Gallery, Palmetto, GA, Invitational

Black, Studio Swan Gallery, Palmetto, GA, Invitational

XFactor, Studio Clout Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

Indigo, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, Invitational

Atlanta Women of Color Arts and Film Festival, Auburn Avenue Research Library Atlanta, Invitational

Test Run, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

Animal Overdose, Mint Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

Coeur Brise, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

2008   Le Flash, Castleberry Hill Community, Atlanta, Curators: Cathy Byrd and Stuart Keeler

New Black, Studio Swan Gallery, Palmetto, Curators: Larry Walker and Kevin Sipp, Invitational

2008 Juried Student Exhibition, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Curator: Marilu Knode

2006   BOR Fine and Applied Arts Exhibition, University System of Georgia Board of Regents Center, Atlanta, Invitational

2005   Cold Busted, The Defoore Center, Atlanta, Invitational

Fresh Blood, Mason Murer Fine Arts Gallery, Atlanta, Invitational

Looks Good on Paper, Spruill Arts Center, Atlanta, Invitational

Ludacris Foundation Art Auction, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, Invitational

Juxtaposed, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, Curator: Lev Mills

The Secret Show, Tula Arts Center: Gasp Gallery, Atlanta

 

Residencies

2014   University of West Georgia Visiting Artist, Carrollton, GA

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Hambidge Artist Residency, Rabun Gap, GA

 

Bibliography

2015   Burnaway Staff. “Nato Thompson Gave Us a Preview of Flux Night” Burnaway.com. August 20, 2015.

            http://burnaway.org/podcast/nato-thompson-gave-us-a-preview-of-flux-night/

Jacquelyn O'Callaghan. “Searching For Lost Time at Gallery 72.” BurnAway.com. April 27, 2015. http://burnaway.org/review/searching-lost-time-gallery-72/

O’Neill, Gail. “Four Atlanta artists ponder time, memory and loss in ‘Ephemeral Eternity’ at Gallery 72.” ArtsAtl.com. April 2, 2015. http://www.artsatl.com/2015/04/atlanta-artists-ephemeral-eternity-gallery-72/

2014Vega, Muriel. "Artists Jessica Wohl and Jessica Scott-Felder Talk Being 'Defiant,'" Creative Loafing. June 30, 2014. http://clatl.com/atlanta/artists-jessica-wohl-and-jessica-scott-felder-talk-being-defiant/Content?oid=11496727

2008   Garnigan, Latria. “Art for Art’s Sake.” South Fulton Neighbor. July 27, 2008, p. 23.

2005   Fox, Catherine. “Promised-Packed Emerging Artists…” Atlanta Journal Constitution, August 28, 2005, p. L3.

Fox, Catherine. “The Power of Paper,” Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 22, 2005, p. L3, (illus. p. L3)

 

Artist Lectures/Presentations

2015   Interview: “Flux Projects” September 28, 2015, North Avenue Lounge, WREK 91.1 Radio. http://northavenuelounge.com/flux-projects/. Georgia Technical Institute,

Atlanta.

2014   Artist Talk, University of West Georgia. October 30, 2014.

Interview: “Arts in Academia” May 12, 2014, WonderRoot Podcast. http://wonderroot.podomatic.com/entry/2014-05-12T12_33_51-07_00.

Lecture/Performance: “In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens.” April 2014. Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta.

2013   Lecture: “The Art of Gold Leafing.”  Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA

2010   Lecture: “We Can Do It: Feminist Art from Then to Today” Georgia Gwinnett College, Atlanta

 

 

Awards/Grants

 

2015   Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs 2015 Artist Grant

National Endowment of the Arts Hambidge Fellow, Rabun Gap, GA

            Fulton County Office of Cultural Affairs Fellow

 

 

2014   National Endowment of the Arts Hambidge Fellow, Rabun Gap, GA

            Fulton County Office of Cultural Affairs Fellow

 

2009   Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Nominee. Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York

 

2008   Winnie B. Chandler Scholarship. Georgia State University, Atlanta

Director’s Award, Juried Student Exhibition Georgia State University, Atlanta

 

 

Collections

 

Hyatt at the Bellevue, Philadelphia, PA

University of Alabama, Paul Jones Collection, Tuscaloosa, AL

University of Delaware, Paul Jones Collection, Newark, DE

Le Meridian Hotel, Cambridge, MA

 

 

Professional / Community Service

 

2015   University of West Georgia Juried Student Exhibition Juror

            DRAWLife @ Spelman College Life Drawing Group, Director

            Diverge Art Club Advisor, Spelman College, Atlanta

MINT Gallery Board Member

 

 

2014   University of West Georgia Drawing Marathon Guest Artist

MINT Gallery Board Member, engageMINT Auction Coordinator

New Kids on the Block: 2014 Juried Student Exhibition, Co-Organizer

DRAWLife @ Spelman College Life Drawing Group, Director

Diverge Art Club Advisor, Spelman College, Atlanta

 

2013   MINT Gallery Board Member

Spelman College Department of Art and Art History 2013 Senior Exhibition, Curator

            DRAWLife @ Spelman College Life Drawing Group, Director

Diverge Art Club Advisor, Spelman College, Atlanta

 

Teaching Experience

2014 – 2012           Lecturer, Spelman College Department of Art

2013 – 2012           Lecturer, Welch School of Art & Design, Georgia State University

Lecturer, Spelman College Department of Art

2011                       Art Foundations Instructor, Art Institute of Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Georgia

2011 – 2009           Visiting Lecturer, Welch School of Art & Design, Georgia State University

Lecturer, Spelman College Department of Art

 

Certificates

2011   Art of Teaching Certificate, Art Institutes International, Atlanta

 

Collections

            Hyatt at the Bellevue, Philadelphia, PA

            University of Alabama, Paul Jones Collection, Tuscaloosa, AL

            University of Delaware, Paul Jones Collection, Newark, DE

            Le Meridian Hotel, Cambridge, MA