Born in Berkeley, CA  
               Lives and works in San Francisco 
               Email   jessnow@me.com

               Education 

               1996   M.F.A., Mills College, Oakland, CA
               1992   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
               1988   Universite de la Nouvelle-Sorbonne III, Paris, France
               1987   B.A. in Art Studio, University of California, Davis, CA 
 

                Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

                2023
                MURmur, a 2-person exhibition at the Ionian Center for the Arts,                        Kephalonia Greece (with Kate Temple)
                2022
                Minoan Stories, Pastine Projects, San Francisco
                2019
                Badass Color, a 2-person exhibition at Le Pavé d'Orsay, Paris (with                    Anya Spielman)
                2018
                Master of the Nets, Galleri Urbane, Dallas  
                2017
                Let it Flow, a VR exhibition at Les Bains des Docks, Le Havre
                (curated by IdeelArt)
                2015
                Refraction in the Line of Sight, Galleri Urbane, Dallas
                2013
                In Living Color, Galleri Urbane, Dallas 
                 2010
                Multiple Plot Points, Jen Bekman Gallery,  NYC
                Paintings for the Corner of the Eye, Caffe Museo, SFMOMA 
                 2008
                 Incident in the Territory of Invention, Merge Gallery,  NYC
                 2007
                 Hi Jinx, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
                 2005  
                 Stratagems for Living, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
                 2004
                 Orbits of Paradox, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA 
                 2003
                 The Optimist’s Conundrum, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
                 2001
                 Definition Proof, Post, Los Angeles
                 1999
                 Eccentricity of the Middle Ground, Four Walls, San Francisco
                 1998
                 Recent Paintings, SFMOMA Artist’s Gallery, San Francisco
                 1997
                 Fragile Boundaries, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023
If I’d Known Then, Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco, San Francisco

2022
comme un léger contretemps, Galerie la Grange, Cernay-lès-Reims, France (curated by Ludovic Dervillez, with catalogue)
Art in Embassies, U.S. Embassy, Helsinki, Finland (curated by Ambassador Douglas Hickey and Camille Benton, with catalogue)

2021
form.AS.function, Pastine Projects, San Francisco (curated
by Francesca Pastine)
Chromocartography, Round Weather, Oakland (curated by Chris Kerr)

2020
Studio Visit, Art + Architecture Faculty Triennial, Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco (curated by Glori Simmons)
Covimetry, BWA Gallery, Ostrowiec Swińôtokrzyski, Poland and
Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven (curated by Mark Starel and Suzan Shutan)

2019
The 5th International Biennale of Non-Objective Art, Pont de Claix, France
(curated by Roland Orépük, with catalogue)
The Big Circle #4, M17 Contemporary Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine (curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones)
Artadia 20th Anniversary Benefit, Phillips, NYC (curated by April Swanson)
Interdiscursive, The Institute of Fine Arts, Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland (curated by Mark Starel)
The World of Icons, Ilko Gallery, Uzhorod, Ukraine (curated by Myroslav Vayda)

2018
Bread & Butter, Galleri Urbane, Dallas (curated by Adrian Zuniga)
Infinite Worlds / Infinite Probabilities, University of Southern Queensland 
Art Gallery, Toowoomba, Australia (curated by Kyle Jenkins)
Summer Show, Gallery 1317, San Francisco (curated by Jeff Alan Gard)
RNOP San Francisco, The Great Highway Gallery, San Francisco (curator,
with Billy Gruner) and RNOP – Cincinnati; New Work For A New System, Smith and Co., Cincinnati, OH
Artadia - Bay Area Awardees, Ascent, San Francisco (curated by
Elizabeth Leach)
KenxArteriors, Arteriors, Dallas (curated by Ken Downing)
Icons:W/13, Kyiv Non Objective, Bulgakov Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine
(curated by Billy Gruner)

2017
Black Box, Boecker Contemporary, Heidelberg (curated by Arvid Boecker)
Personals, Skowhegan New Work Project Space, NYC (curated by Paige Laino)
A Call to Action, Kustera Projects Red Hook, Brooklyn
With Liberty and Justice for Some, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles
Sanctuary City, San Francisco Art Commission Galleries (curated by Monica Lundy)
Carry On: the Art+Architecture Faculty Triennial, Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco (curated by USF Museum Studies graduate students)
The Morning After, The Great Highway Gallery, San Francisco (curated by Leo Bersamina)

2016
Hydrography lll, LaKaserna Artspace, Bad Nieuweschans, Netherlands (curated by Henriëtte van't Hoog and Iemke van Dijk)
Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us) v.2, Corridor Projects, Dayton, Ohio, traveling to Boecker Contemporary, Heidelberg, Germany and Angelika Studios, High Wycombe, UK  (curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones)
The Great California Art Movement: UC Davis Fine Art Alumni Exhibition 1960-1990, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, with catalogue

2015
Colour & Line Are Not Lies, Modern Art Projects, Blue Mountains and Raygun Lab, Toowoomba, Australia  (curated by Tarn McLean and Kyle Jenkins, traveling show)
Formeel 2015: Waterverven, Waterland Museum, Purmerend, Netherlands (curated by Piet Knook)
New Abstraction, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley
Paperazzi 4: Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, NYC

2014  
Object, Object!!,  Helmuth Projects, San Diego (curated by John Oliver Lewis and Jessica McCambly) 
Galleri Urbane Presents S.U.M., Salon Urbane at the Thunderbird, Marfa (curated by Adrian Zuniga)
Steamed, Art+Science: Faculty Triennial, Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco (curated by Joyce Grimm)
Paperazzi 3: Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, NYC

2013
Light Space Projects/Rituals of Exhibition, H Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand (curated by Giles Ryder)  
Color Theory: The Use of Color in Contemporary Art,  Sonoma Valley Museum of Art (curated by Katrina Traywick)
Dripping Color Amazement, oqbo galerie, Berlin 
Uncharted, Marina Cain Gallery, SF
What's the Point?, Jen Bekman Gallery, NYC (curated by Jeffrey Teuton)

2011 
Gifting Abstraction, Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, NYC (curated by Mariangeles Soto-Diaz)
Chroma: About Color, Marina Cain Gallery, SF

2010 
Informal Relations, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (curated by Scott Grow)
Touch, Paris Concret (curated by Brent Hallard)

2009
Mixtape, Jen Bekman Projects, NYC
Fate and Freewill, Contemporary Art Space, Riverside, CA (curated by David Leapman) 

2007 
Colectiva de las Artistas, Galeria Isidro Miranda, Buenos Aires
Art in Embassies, U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay 
Tree, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005 
Neo-Mod: New Northern Californian Abstraction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA and the Monterey Art Museum, Monterey, CA (curated by Diana Daniels)
The Anniversary Show, Rena Bransten Gallery, SF

2004 
The World Becomes a Private World: Selections
from the Collection of Penny Cooper and Rena Rosenwasser
, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland
Architectonics, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
Observations, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles

2002 
New Painting and Sculpture, Traywick Gallery, Berkeley
Abstraction, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco

2001 
Space Oddity, Joseph Nease Gallery, Kansas City
Climax, jennjoy gallery, SF
Poor Walls, Quotidian Gallery, SF 
Pierogi Flat Files, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute

2000 
Paper Cuts, Rena Bransten Gallery, SF
Works on Paper, Post, Los Angeles
Artcouncil Award Show, Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, SF
Multiple Sensations:The Pierogi 2000 Flatfiles, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF
Haulin’Ass: Pierogi in L.A., Post, Los Angeles
Yellow: The First Color, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

1999 
No Image at New Image, New Image Art, West Hollywood
Scopic: Magnify the Times, San Jose Inst. of Contemporary Art (curated by Julie Deamer) 
Nothing But Time, Southern Exposure, SF (curated by David Ross)
A Skowhegan Decade, David Beitzel Gallery, New York
Post-Postcard, Four Walls, San Francisco

1997 
Seduced by Surface: 8 Bay Area Painters, University Art Gallery, UC San Diego (curated by Daniel Foster)  
Three Artists, Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery, San Jose
State University 
Fire and Light, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley

1996 
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland
10th Annual National Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center
Emerging Bay Area Artists, Mace Space for Art, San Francisco 


                 Films

                 2023   More than Once, Upon a Time, winner of the Best                                   Experimental Film in the short film category, Festival Internacional                     de Cine Independiente de Madrid
 
 
                 Teaching Experience 

                 2009-present  Adjunct Faculty, University of San Francisco 
                 Summer 2017: Qingdao University, China
                 2008-2011 City College of San Francisco Cont. Ed. Program


                  Awards

                 2022
                 Beckett residency grant, Fundación Valparaíso, Spain
                 2007
                 American Artists Abroad Program, Montevideo, Uruguay.                                   Participation with the U.S. Embassy in workshops, lectures,
                 and exhibitions.
                 2002
                 SECA Nomination, San Francisco Musuem of Modern Art
                 2000 
                 Artadia Award in the Visual Arts Grant
                 1995
                 Edwin and Adalaine Cadogan Fellowship Award
                 1996
                 Juror’s Award, Berkeley Art Center’s 10th Annual National                                 Exhibition, selected by Bill Berkson
                 1994
                 First Place Award, San Jose Art League’s 2-D
                 Contemporary, selected by Squeak Carnwath

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