Resume

 

Institutional/Community based Experience

Part-time, Faculty, Georgia State University and Perimeter College; Clarkston, GA. – Current

Term to Term Faculty, Georgia State University and Perimeter College; Clarkston, GA. – 2017 - 2019

Long-term Substitute, Morrow Middle School, Clayton County Public Schools; Morrow, GA – 2016/2017

Drawing and Painting Instructor, Callanwolde Art Center; Atlanta, GA – Current

Figure Drawing Instructor, Binders Art Supply; Atlanta, GA. – 2015

Adjunct Faculty, Georgia Perimeter College; Clarkston, GA. –  2014 - 2017

Artist Panel, Emory University; Atlanta, GA. –  2013

Instructor, Fulton County Art Council: Atlanta, GA. – 2013

Adjunct Faculty, Georgia Perimeter College; Dunwoody, GA. – 2011 - 2015

Commission Artist; Atlanta, GA. – 2010-Current

Graduate Assistant, Teacher on Record, Georgia State University; Atlanta, GA – 2008 - 2010

Artist Talk, Agnes-Scott College; Decatur, GA. – 2009

Artist Talk, Kennesaw State University; Kennesaw, GA. – 2009

Private Home Instruction in Watercolor; Atlanta, GA. – 2009 - 2014

Curatorial Experience 

INCLUSION Performance Night, Facet Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2019

The Telling of Firsts Performance, The Bakery; Atlanta, GA. – 2019

Minutiae, Studio Gallery, Georgia State University, Clarkston; Atlanta, G.A. – 2019

Students Show, Binders J Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2018

STAGES, Binders Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2017

The Bodies’ Narratives, Mattress Factory Lofts; Atlanta, GA. – 2012            

Couer Brise`, Eyedrum Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2009

Girls on Film, Plaza Theatre; Atlanta, GA. – 2007

Education

Georgia State University; Atlanta, GA – MFA: Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking, 2010

Kennesaw State University; Kennesaw, GA. – BFA: Drawing and Painting, 2005

Private Collections 

Woffard College; Spartanburg, SC. – 2016

The HIGH Museum of Art; Atlanta, GA. – 2015

Awards

Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY– 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2021

Artist Relief: Cycle VII, New York, NY. – 2021

Foundation for the Contemporary Arts Bridge Fund, New York, NY. – 2021

Foundation for the Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, New York, NY. – 2020

C4 Artist Relief, Atlanta, GA. – 2020

Franklin Furnace Awardee, New York, NY. –  2019

Foundation for the Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, New York, NY. –  2018

Change, Inc. Artist Grant, Sanibel, FL. – 2012

Finalist, Forward Arts Emerging Artist, Swan Coach House Gallery; Vinnings, GA. – 2011

POV Award, HOTDOCS Film Festival; Toronto, Canada – 2010

Nancy Goyer Endowed Scholarship, Georgia State University; Atlanta, GA. – 2009-2010

Joe De Prix Award, Georgia State University; Atlanta, GA. – 2008

Outstanding Graduating Senior Award, Kennesaw State University; Kennesaw, GA. – 2006

Blinkhorn-Holland Scholarship, Kennesaw State University; Kennesaw, GA. – 2005

Churches-Holmes Scholarship, Kennesaw State University; Kennesaw, GA. – 2004

Fred Bentley Scholarship, Kennesaw Sate University; Kennesaw, GA. – 2004

 

Exhibitions

The Normal Depot: The Cost of Normal, AiOP21: Normal; New York, NY. – 2021

Good News Art; High Springs, FL.- 2020

We FUCK, Y’all Take Care: The Bakery (Online Performance); Atlanta, GA. – 2020

Well KEMPt (Online Performance), Aunts_Here; NY, NY. – 2020

Lay With Me, PASEO Performance Festival; Taos, NM. – 2019

Whores Bath, INCLUSION Performance Night, FACET Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2019

Bubbly Creek Performance Festival, Defibrillator Gallery at the Zhou B Art Center; Chicago, IL. – 2019

Callanwolde Faculty Art Show, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center; Atlanta, GA. – 201

Westbeth Gallery, Art in Odd Places Exhibition;  New York, NY. – 2018

Georgia State University Faculty Show; Clarkston, GA. –  2018

Murmur Gallery, Southern Fried Queer Pride Exhibition; Atlanta, GA. – 2018

Georgia State University Faculty Show; Clarkston, GA. – 2017

STAGES, Binders Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2017

No Limits, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA. – 2016

Callanwolde Art Festival, Callanwolde Art Center, Atlanta, GA. – 2016

Sprawl, The HIGH Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. – 2015

Untitled Show, P’Cheen, Atlanta, GA. – 2013

Humans Being II, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL – 2013

Emerging Artist’s Award Exhibition, Swan Coach House Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2012       

Indie Grits Film Festival; Columbia, SC. – 2012

Featured Performer, National FEMME Conference; Baltimore, MD. – 2012

Wholly Georgia, Mint Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2011

Pin-up, Mint Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2011

Hot Docs Film Festival; Toronto, Canada (winner American Doc/POV award

International Documentary Challenge) – 2011

International Health Film Festival; Kos, Greece – 2011

Bay Street Film Festival; Thunder Bay, Canada – 2011

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival; Missoula, MT – 2011

Oxford Film Festival; Oxford, MS. – 2011

Portland Women’s Film Festival; Portland, OR. – 2011

Gasparilla Film Festival; Tampa, FL. – 2011

Atlanta Film Festival; Atlanta, GA. – 2011

Puerto Rico International Film Festival; Vieques Island, Puerto Rico. – 2011

Art on Atlanta, Emerging Art Scene; Atlanta, GA. – 2011            

KSU Alumni Show, Kennesaw State University; Kennesaw, GA. – 2010               

No Limits: VSA Art of Georgia, Mason Murer,; Atlanta, GA. –  2010                              

Art Ability Exhibition, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Malvern, PA – 2010

Kennesaw State University Artwork Exchange; Turkey. –  2009           

Small and Cheap Show, Mint Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2009

Student Juried Exhibition, Georgia State University; Atlanta, GA. – 2009            

Spring Open Studio’s, Mattress Factory; Atlanta, GA. – 2009                             

Little Things Mean A Lot;Vinnings, GA – 2009             

CONTEMPORARY WOMEN: Self Reflections, VSA Arts of Georgia; Atlanta, GA. – 2009

Pin-ups and Pistons, Lowbrow Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2008

Four On The Floor, Lowbrow Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2008

 

Solo Exhibitions

Ephemeral Flights, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC – 2016

Vicariously Blue are the Remains of the Day, Emerging Art Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2010

Stories From A Chair: A Life Exquisite-Thesis Show, Georgia State University;

Atlanta, GA. – 2010

Open, The Mattress Factory Lofts; Atlanta, GA. – 2010

 

Performance

REVERENCE: We 3, Paseo Project; Taos, NM. — 2021

The Normal Depot: The Cost of Normal, AiOP21: Normal; New York, NY. – 2021

The Bath, Good News Art; High Springs, FL.- 2020

We FUCK, Y’all Take Care: The Bakery (Online Performance); Atlanta, GA. – 2020

30 minutes/30 years (Online Guerilla Performance); Atlanta, GA. – 2020

Well KEMPt(Online Performance), Aunts_Here; NY, NY. – 2020

Lay With Me, PASEO Performance Festival; Taos, NM. – 2019

Whores Bath, INCLUSION Performance Night, FACET Gallery; Atlanta, GA. – 2019

Gyrate, Bubbly Creek Performance Festival, The Zhou B Art Center; Chicago, IL—2019

DROUGHT Performance, The Bakery; Atlanta, GA. — 2019

Art in Odd Places Performance Festival; Atlanta, GA. — 2018

Inverse Performance Festival; Fayetteville, AR. — 2018

Allegory of Spring, Eyedrum Art, Music & Performance Gallery, Atlanta, GA. —2016

I Think We’re Alone Now: Performance, Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, Chicago, IL. —2014

RAPID PUSLE INTERNATIONAL Performance Festival, Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, Chicago, IL. —2014

ASSISTANCE: Performance, 489 Edgewood; Atlanta, GA.—2012

So, It Is Written Performance, Eyedrum, Gallery; Atlanta, GA.— 2010

Writers Asylum Performance, Seen It Gallery; Decatur, GA.— 2010

Vowels, Eyedrum Gallery; Atlanta, GA.— 2009

Marked Performance Piece, Artistry, Atlanta, GA.— 2008 

 

Publicity

In Protest and Performance, Tempo, Taos News; Taos, NM.2021: https://www.taosnews.com/tempo/arts/in-protest-and-performance/article_9b549e42-da2b-5528-aa74-8bdd05ac9ad8.html SHOUTOUTATL;  Atlanta, GA. — 2021: https://shoutoutatlanta.com/meet-jessica-blinkhorn-disabled-artist-and-performances-artist/

National FEMME Conference, http://www.femme2012.com—2012        

The BADASS Project, Johnny B. Truant, http://thebadassproject.com—2011

Grounded By Reality, P.O.V Award, Shed Collective Documentary Short; Atlanta, GA.—2011  

La Daily Musto, Michael Musto; New York, NY. —2010            

Good Morning America, ABC News; New York, NY.—2010              

Flourish Magazine, Kennesaw State University; Kennesaw, GA.—2010             

Georgia State University Website; Atlanta, GA.—2009              

Flourish Magazine, Kennesaw State University; Kennesaw, GA.—2009

 

 

Residencies

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, Atlanta, GA. – 2021

Artist in Residence, Paseo Project; Taos, NM. – 2021

INVERSE_ MOMENTARY Residency; Bentonville, AR. – 2020