Don't Smile - Year Two Zine
Thank you to Melissa Kreider for including my work in the Don't Smile - Year Two Zine. This zine is a collection of one photograph from every photographer featured on dont-smile.com during the site's second year (April 2017-March 2018). Don't Smile featured 92 artists and raised over $2,200 for organizations such as Planned Parenthood and Futures Without Violence this year. Be sure to check out this publication here.
Humble Arts Foundation
Thank you to Jon Feinstein for selecting my work for inclusion in Humble Arts Foundation's Group Show 52: Alternative Facts online exhibition. Visit the Humble Arts Foundation website to view this thought-provoking exhibition.
Thank you to juror Blue Mitchell for including my work in The Visual Armistice: 10th Annual Juried Showcase, an online exhibition on Plates-to-Pixels. Visit PlatesToPixels.com to view this beautiful online exhibition.
Thank you to Eliot Dudik and David Carol for selecting my work for inclusion in this year's SlowExposures exhibition! I'm thrilled and honored to be a part of this amazing festival! Visit the SlowExposures website to view the list of accepted artists.
FotoFilmic '16 Summer Shortlist and Collection
I am thrilled to be a selected artist on the FotoFilmic '16 Summer Shortlist! View my selected works and an interview here. Three of my images from the Hallowed Ground series are available for purchase as limited edition prints through the FotoFilmic Shortlist Collection.
Oxford American: A Magazine Of The South
Thank you to Eliza Borné, Alyssa Coppelman, and Oxford American magazine for selecting my work for inclusion in the Summer 2016 issue, #93. An image from the Shared With A Stranger series accompanies Blaise St. Clair, a story by Rebecca Wells. For more information on this magazine and selected artists and authors, please visit Oxford American: A Magazine Of The South.
Hallowed Ground at PhotoNOLA
Thank you to Jennifer Shaw and PhotoNOLA for selecting my work for a solo exhibition at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Hallowed Ground was exhibited during PhotoNOLA in December 2015.
The HAND magazine
Thank you to Adam Finkleston and James Meara for selecting my work for inclusion in Issue #10 of The HAND magazine. For more information on this magazine and selected artists, please visit The HAND magazine.
Sensuous World Exhibition
Thank you to Iris Bechtol for curating my work into Sensuous World at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas. This exhibition will be open from October 15 to November 20th. For more information on this exhibition and upcoming artist talks please visit here.
MFA Exhibition - Hallowed Ground
Please join me at the opening reception of my MFA Exhibition, Hallowed Ground, at Texas Woman's University's East Gallery on April 16th, 5-8pm. The exhibition will be open April 15th to April 23rd. For more information, please visit www.twu.edu.
Thank you to Nancy McCrary and South x Southeast Photomagazine for featuring my series Hallowed Ground in the March / April 2015 issue. To view this fantastic publication, visit www.sxsemagazine.com.
SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition
Thank you to jurors Deborah Willis and Carol McCusker for selecting my work for inclusion in the Society for Photographic Education Combined Caucus Exhibition at the New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA. The opening reception will be on March 14th from 8:00-10:00 pm at the New Orleans Photo Alliance.
Plates-to-Pixels Landscape Exhibition
Thank you to Plates-to-Pixels and juror Chris Bennett for selecting my work for the Juror's Award and inclusion in Landscape, the 8th Annual Juried Exhibition. For more information on this exhibition and selected artists, visit Plates-to-Pixels.
SHOTS Magazine 2014 Portfolio Issue
I am excited to announce that work from my series Hallowed Ground is featured in the SHOTS Magazine 2014 Portfolio Issue! Thank you to Russell Joslin and SHOTS Magazine. It is an honor to be included in such an incredible publication. You can purchase this issue at http://shotsmag.com/current.htm.
14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition
Thank you to juror April Watson for selecting a photograph from my series Hallowed Ground to be included in the 14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition!
For more information on this amazing exhibition and to view accepted artists, check out JoyceElaineGrant.com.
Identity, Memory, and Place: Texas Womanʼs University Graduate Panel Discussion
Kalee Appleton (moderator), Deedra Baker, Rachael Banks, and Allison Jarek
Saturday, October 4th, 11:00am - 12:00pm
SPE South Central Regional Conference - Engaging Possibilities
The panel discussion, Identity, Memory, and Place: Texas Womanʼs University Graduate Panel Discussion, will create dialogue regarding the use of photography as an avenue for the exploration of deeply rooted psychological subject matters. Panelists Kalee Appleton, Deedra Baker, Rachael Banks, and Allison Jarek create photographic artwork that explores the themes of identity, memory, and place. As graduate students at Texas Womanʼs University, these artists each bring a new perspective from their own breadth of cultural and psychological experiences. The panelists will share their own work and a collection of inspirational materials via visual and literary sources. Within the panel, the artists will discuss the nature of their work both conceptually and by means of working methodologies, which vary from traditional analog photography to digital techniques.
Phases Mag Feature
Thank you to Phases Mag for featuring my series Hallowed Ground!
Check out my feature and this fantastic online photography magazine at www.phasesmag.com.
My work is now included in the Lensculture Portfolios! Thank you to Jim Casper and the Lensculture team for inviting me to participate in this amazing online resource! You may see my Lensculture profile here: https://www.lensculture.com/allison-jarek
Fact and Fantasy Exhibition - The Kiernan Gallery
Thank you to Melanie Craven for selecting a photograph from my series Hallowed Ground for The Kiernan Gallery's Fact and Fantasy online gallery and catalog!
Please check out this exhibition's beautiful collection of work at www.kiernangallery.com.