JESSICA GAIL SANCHEZ

jesgsan@gmail.com

 

Education

2015              Bachelor of Fine Arts, East Central University, Ada, OK  

Awards/Grants/Fellowship

2016             Keep it Local, Honorable Mention, Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, The Plow, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2014              Elizabeth Blakesley Scholarship, Best in Show Award, East Central University Student Exhibit

2012              Leon Polk Smith Freshman Scholarship 

Exhibition Record

2017             Choices, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, "Katydid Confection", "Corn Dawg"

2017             Biting the Apple: Leather & Lace, IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, "Oral Fixation", "Suck Shoppe"

2017             Momentum: Art Doesn't Stand Still, Graphite//District House//The Venue OKC with satellite location at DNA Galleries, The Plaza District, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, "The Lollipop Collection"

2017             "Blue Bloods and New Bloods", In Your Eye Studio & Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, "The Lollipop Collection", "Katydid Confection", "Pleasing Pie", "Candy Web" 

2017             ArtNow, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, The Lollipop Collection

2016             Biting the Apple, IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, "Surprise Center"

2016             Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, The Plow, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, “Surprise Center”

2015             Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Living Arts, Tulsa, Oklahoma, “Katydid Confection”, "Pleasing Pie"

2015             Solo Exhibition, East Central University, Hallie Brown Form Fine Arts Center, Pogue Gallery, Ada, Oklahoma, “Surprise Center”, “Katydid Confection”, "Pleasing Pie", “Are You Listening?”, “Cream                            Cone”, "Candy Web", "Overbite", "Berry Ladylike", "Just the Tip", "DeMINTed", & The Lollipop collection. 

2015             Biting the Apple, IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, “Disgust, Desire, and Fascination”

2015              Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Farmers Market, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, “I’M DRUGGIN’ IT”

2014              59th Annual Student Art Exhibition, East Central University, Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center, Pogue Gallery, Ada, Oklahoma, “Strawberry SurprEYEs” 

2014              Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Farmers Market, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, “Are you Listening?”, “Deminted”

2013              58th Annual Student Art Exhibition, East Central University, Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center, Pogue Gallery, Ada, Oklahoma, “Nike”, “Worm Dirt”

2012              57th Annual Student Art Exhibition, East Central University, Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center, Pogue Gallery, Ada, Oklahoma, “Crock”

Print Media

2017               Art Focus Oklahoma, Oklahoma Visual Arts Magazine "Lollipop Collection"

2015               Originals, Literary and Visual Arts Magazine (featured on front cover), East Central University, “Are You Listening?”, “Cone”

2013               Originals, Literary and Visual Arts Magazine, East Central University, “Strawberry SurprEYEs” 

Workshops Attended

2015               Meghan O’ Connor, Lecture/Presentation, Critiques, East Central University, Ada, OK, March 9

2014               Tyler Krasowski, Lecture/Presentation, East Central University, Ada, OK

2014               Guerrilla Girls, East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma

2012               Jesus Morales, East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma

Collections

East Central University Collection, Ada, Oklahoma, "Surprise Center"

Whitley O’Connor, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, “I’M DRUGGIN’ IT” 

East Central University Collection, Ada, Oklahoma, Print Exchanges, Monstrosity (2013), ‘Merica (2014), Fantasy (2015)

Whitney Gifford, Seminole, Oklahoma, "Peacocks for Ava"

Matthew Jordan, Ada, Oklahoma, “Strawberry SurprEYEs”

Professional Service

2014 - 2015   Vice President, East Central Art Club, East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma

2013 - 2014   Install and Juror, Student Show at Chickasaw Arts and Heritage Center, Ada, Oklahoma

2013              Juror, Grounded Chalk Art Festival, East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma 

Professional Organizations 

                      Individual Artists of Oklahoma

                      Ada Artists Association

           Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition