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         Allison Jarek

              Allison@allisonjarek.com

              www.allisonjarek.com

 

 

            Education

 

2015      MFA in Visual Arts, Photography Concentration, Secondary Concentration in Intermedia

              Texas Woman’s University (TWU); Denton, TX

2011       BFA in Photography, Minor in Printmaking

              Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD); Atlanta, GA

2010      Savannah College of Art and Design, Study Abroad Program; Lacoste, France

 

            Select Honors and Memberships

 

2016       Selected Artist, FotoFilmic ’16 Summer Shortlist, www.fotofilmic.com

2015       Honorable Mention, John Weinkein Student Juried Exhibition, TWU Gallery, Denton, TX, Juror: Pam Campbell

               Red River Printer Award, 14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, TWU, Denton, TX, Juror: April Watson

               Juror's Award, Landscape: Annual Juried Exhibition, Online Exhibition, Plates-to-Pixels, Juror: Chris Bennett

 

2014       Catherine Cloud Edwards Scholarship, TWU

 

2013       Mabel E. Maxcey Endowment, TWU

   Single Image Honorable Mention, Spirit of Place Photo and Video Contest, Maine Media Workshops + College

 

2012       New Graduate Student Scholarship, TWU

               Joyce Elaine Grant Scholarship, TWU

 

2011-     Member of the Society for Photographic Education

2015

 

2010       Lacoste Campus Program Fee Scholarship, SCAD Lacoste, France

 

2007-       Combined Honors Scholarship, SCAD

2011        Georgia HOPE scholarship

                Dean’s List, SCAD

 

Select Exhibitions

 

2017         Group Show 52: Alternative Facts, Online Exhibition, Humble Arts Foundation, Juror: Jon Feinstein

                The Visual Armistice: 10th Annual Juried Showcase, Online Exhibition, Plates-to-Pixels, Juror: Blue Mitchell

                 The 2017 Women's March Exhibition, Online Exhibition, Lenscratch

 

2016         SlowExposures 2016, Cochran Gallery, La Grange, GA, Juror: Eliot Dudik and David Carol

                 SlowExposures 2016, Stricklands, Concord, GA, Juror: Eliot Dudik and David Carol

     SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition, Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, NV, Juror: Aline Smithson

                 Southeast Regional Juried Photographic Exhibit, Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Juror: Byron Wolfe

 

2015        Tall Tales, Canopy Collective, Cleveland, OH, Juried by Caitie Moore, Ashley Kauschinger, Erica Durham, and Anthony Koch

 Hallowed Ground, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, Curated by Jennifer Shaw and PhotoNOLA (Solo)

    Sensuous World, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX, Curator: Iris Bechtol

  Southeast Regional Juried Photographic Exhibit, Clemson University Center for Visual Arts, Greenville, SC, Juror: Byron Wolfe

                SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition, University of Central Florida Art Gallery, Orlando, FL, Jurors: Deborah Willis and Carol McCusker

                Master of Fine Art Graduating Exhibition, TWU Gallery, Denton, TX, (Three Person)

                John Weinkein Student Juried Exhibition, TWU Gallery, Denton, TX, Juror: Pam Campbell

                SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA, Jurors: Deborah Willis and Carol McCusker

                14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, TWU Gallery, Denton, TX, Juror: April Watson

   Landscape: Annual Juried Exhibition, Online Exhibition, Plates-to-Pixels, Juror: Chris Bennett

 

2014       Lucky Seven, TWU Gallery, Denton, TX, Jurors: Susan Kae Grant and Danielle Khoury

               Common Threads, Lillian Bradshaw Gallery, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX, Curator: Kalee Appleton

               Fact and Fantasy, Online Exhibition, The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA, Juror: Melanie Craven

               TWU Visual Arts: Selected Works from the Graduate Program, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX, Curator: Vance Wingate

  Voertman Student Art Competition, TWU Gallery, Denton, TX, Juror: Leigh Arnold

  Student Creative Arts & Research Symposium, Poster Presentation, TWU, Denton, TX

 

2013      The JFK Unspoken Speech Project, The Continental Loft Gallery, Dallas, TX

              Spirit of Place, Online Exhibition, Maine Media Workshops + College

              Student Creative Arts & Research Symposium, Poster Presentation, TWU, Denton, TX

              Voertman Student Art Competition, TWU Gallery, Denton, TX, Juror: Andrea Karnes

              500 Expo 2013, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX, Juror: Iris Bechtol

 

2012      The Alliance Show, TWU Gallery, Denton, TX, Juror: Leslie Murrell

               In Your Dreams, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Juror: Susan Burnstine

              What’s Not To Love?, Young Blood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

2011        Manipulated, Castell Photography Gallery, Asheville, NC, Juror: Ariel Shanberg

               Ante Up, Or Fold, Henley Studios, Atlanta, GA

               Light Writings: Notes On Antiquarian Photography, Studioplex, Atlanta, GA

               DefineArt Exhibit, SCAD, Atlanta, GA

 

2010       Visceral Environments, WonderRoot, Atlanta, GA

                Open Studio, SCAD, Atlanta, GA

                SCAD Atlanta Juried Exhibition in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Atlanta, GA

                Printmaker’s Invitational, Studioplex, Atlanta, GA

                Vernissage, SCAD, Lacoste, France

 

Publications

 

2016       SlowExposures 2016, Concord, GA, Exhibition Catalogue

               FotoFilmic, Allison Jarek, Online Interview and Feature, http://fotofilmic.com/?portfolio=allison-jarek-atlanta-ga-united-states

   Oxford American: A Magazine Of The South, Blaise St. Clair, Ed. Eliza Borné, Image

 

2015       BOAAT Press, Shared With A Stranger, Ed. Sean Shearer, Brian Nolte, Online Feature, http://www.boaatpress.com/shared-with-a-stranger

   The HAND: A Magazine For Reproduction Based Art, The Tributary, Ed. Adam Finkleston and James Meara, Image

 Haaretz, Hallowed Ground, Ed. Daniel Tchetchik, Article, http://www.haaretz.co.il

               South x Southeast Photomagazine, Hallowed Ground, Ed. Nancy McCrary, Article, http://www.sxsemagazine.com

14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, TWU, Denton, TX, Exhibition Catalogue

 

2014       SHOTS Magazine: The 2014 Portfolio Issue, Hallowed Ground, Ed. Russell Joslin, Interview

   LensCulture, Allison Jarek, Ed. Jim Casper, Online Portfolio, https://www.lensculture.com/allison-jarek

   Light Leaked, Allison Jarek, Ed. Ashley Kauschinger, Article, http://www.lightleaked.com/2014/04/allison-jarek.html

               Phases Magazine, Allison Jarek, Ed. Jerome Montagne and Alexis Vasilikos, Online Feature, http://www.phasesmag.com/crossings-and-unions/

Fact and Fantasy, The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA, Exhibition Catalogue

 

2013        Spirit of Place, Maine Media Workshops + College, Exhibition Catalogue

 

2012        In Your Dreams, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Exhibition Catalogue

 

2010        First Impressions, SCAD, Lacoste, France, Exhibition Catalogue

 

Professional Experience

 

2017         March - Present, Instructor, Photo I, Photo II, Photo III, Composition, and Portfolio , Atlanta School of Photography, Atlanta, GA

 

                 January – Present, Part-Time Professor, Teacher of Record, ART 2400 Fundamentals of Photography, Georgia State University Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA

 

2016         January – February 2017, Instructor, Photo I and Photo II, The Showcase School of Photography, Atlanta, GA

 

    January – July, Part-Time Professor, Teacher of Record, ARTS 2624 Photography I, Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA

 

2015        August – December, Part-Time Professor, Teacher of Record, ARTS 2624 Photography I, Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA

 

                January – May, Graduate Assistant to the Visual Arts Department Chair, TWU, Denton, TX

                Maintained office and student requests, organized and managed digital archive of student records

 

2014        September – May 2015, Exhibition Coordinator, 14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, TWU, Denton, TX

               Oversaw the logistics of the JEG & JEG Solo Award winner exhibition

 

   August – December, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Teacher of Record, 1603 Introduction to Photography, TWU, Denton, TX,

 

 January – May, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Teacher of Record, 1603 Introduction to Photography, TWU, Denton, TX

 

2013       September- May 2014, Exhibition Co-Coordinator, 13th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, TWU, Denton, TX

Oversaw the logistics of the JEG & JEG Solo Award winner exhibition

 

August – December, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Teacher of Record, 1603 Introduction to Photography, TWU, Denton, TX

 

2012      September - March 2013, Installation Coordinator, 12th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, TWU, Denton, TX

Oversaw the logistics of installation of the exhibition, assisted Gallery Director in unpacking, installing, de-installing, and packing of exhibition

 

August – May 2013, Graduate Gallery Assistant, TWU East and West Galleries, Denton, TX

Assisted in unpacking, installation, and packing of all exhibitions, maintained TWU Visual Arts website

 

               April – September, Intern, South x Southeast Photomagazine

Organized and designed three print editions, facilitated artist and advertising relations, created archive of contacts and monthly content, managed social media

 

2011        July – August, Studio Assistant, Sylvia Plachy, New York City, NY

Assisted in scanning negatives, darkroom printing, responsible for organizing and managing digital files, negatives, and prints

 

2010       August - February 2011, Art Exhibition Coordinator and Intern, WonderRoot, Atlanta, GA

Organized and curated art shows, planned and created a screen printing studio, maintained facility and members, managed social media

 

Guest Lectures / Workshops

 

2016       The Perfect Photo Book, Workshop, The Showcase School of Photography, Atlanta, GA

2015       Paths Taken: Self-Portraiture and the Landscape, ART 1603 Introduction to Photography, Instructor: Rachael Banks, Texas Woman’s University, 

Denton, TX

2014        Identity, Memory, and Place: Texas Womans University Graduate Panel Discussion, Panelist, Society for Photographic Education South Central

Regional Conference, Murfreesboro, TN

    Paths Taken: Self-Portraiture and the Landscape, ART 1603 Introduction to Photography, Instructor: Deedra Baker, Texas Woman’s University,

Denton, TX

2013       Convergence: Printmaking and the Photograph, ART 2713 Understanding Art, Instructor: Gail Cope, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX