JessBarnett

Artist's Resume

Jess Barnett October 2019

About the Artist

Concord, NH, resident Jess Barnett is a self-taught artist and has been painting since 2004. She is a member of and teaching artist at Artistic Roots, an artists’ coop in Plymouth, NH, and recently had a show titled Awakening hanging at the Wellness at Villageworks building in Acton, MA. In addition, selected works are now hanging at HOME by Stamm & Black in Acton, MA. She will be displaying her exhibition Dying Star at 42 Maple Contemporary Art Center in May 2020 and in other galleries in the coming year. In November 2019, Jess also began teaching an art class for minimum- and medium-security inmates at the Belknap County jail in Laconia, NH. Her studio is in downtown Concord, NH; please contact her to arrange a studio tour.

Selected Exhibitions

UPCOMING:
  • MIXMASTER @ The Matt 2020, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT, January 12–February 23, 2020; with opening reception on January 12 from 1 to 3 p.m.
PAST:

  • Art and music show with Dave Seidel, The Triangle Theory, and Petridisch (musicians), Lilypad, Somerville, MA, October 2019
  • Awakening, Wellness at Villageworks, Acton, MA, May–October 2019
  • Sky Bowl, group exhibition, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, August 2019
  • Visiting artists reception, Artistic Roots, Plymouth, NH, February 2019
  • Connections, group exhibition, 6 Bridges Gallery, Maynard, MA, July 2017
  • Informal exhibition, Look Optical, Maynard, MA, May–July 2017
  • The Hundreds Show, group show, Lincoln Arts Project, Waltham, MA, December 2016
  • The Landscape of Emotions, group show, Art at 12, Boston, MA, November 2011
  • TMI (or, Too Much Information), Lilypad, Somerville, MA, May 2010

Past Group Exhibitions and Art Fairs

  • Beacon Hill Art Walk, Boston, MA
  • (ahts): The Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA
  • South End Art Walk, Boston, MA
  • South End Garden Tour, Boston, MA
  • Jamaica Plain First Thursdays, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Achilles, Boston, MA
  • Cambridge Common, Cambridge, MA
  • Bricco, Boston, MA

Education

Encaustic wax workshop with instructor Kat Masella, Manchester, MA, October 2019

Glassblowing, Diablo Glass School, Roxbury, MA, 2015

Boston University, Boston, MA, BA in Journalism, graduated May 2001

Additional

For five years Jess Barnett served as one of two arts editors for Printer’s Devil Review, an online literary and arts journal based in Cambridge, MA.

updated: 2 days ago