VISUAL ARTIST AND EDUCATOR

Jessica was raised in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She currently teaches Elementary Art in Lynn Public Schools and art to students of all ages at the Brookline Arts Center and through Faneuil Hall Marketplace in downtown Boston. Working primarily in painting and drawing, her works deal with the concepts of memory and aesthetics and the balance between realism and abstraction in nature. She currently resides in Somerville, MA. 

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EDUCATION

2016                   MA, Studio Teaching, Boston University, Boston, MA 

2015                   BFA, Painting, Boston University, Boston, MA

2014                   Venice Study Abroad Program, Boston University, Venice, Italy 

GROUP EXHIBITION RECORD

2018                   Unframed, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA

Faculty Exhibition, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA

                               Those Who Can, Teach, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA, September - December 2018

2016                   Art Off the Wall, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA

2015                   Resurfacing: An Exploration of Impermanence, BFA Thesis Exhibition, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

                               Open Studios, Brookline Art Center, Brookline, MA

2014                   The In-Between, Gallery 5, Boston University, Boston, MA (with painter Shannon Chapman)

                               Open Studio, Boston University Studios, Venice, Italy 

2013                   Undergraduate Showcase Exhibition, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

2012                   Undergraduate Showcase Exhibition, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

National Art Education Association

Massachusetts Art Education Association 

MEDIA AND PRESS

http://www.wbur.org/artery/2018/11/13/those-who-can-teach-nave-gallery?fbclid=IwAR1FL38S84V_GQgQ47xP0Nvb_ya4oNiSDyovLmiSpno5knAhvKsEv1J6VfI

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

For inquiries about commissions or sales, contact jessicalaurenbeck@gmail.com.

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