BIO

            Jenny Walton holds a BFA from Central Washington University and an MFA from American University (D.C. and Italy). Walton has shown nationally in New York, Miami, Boston, and Seattle and internationally in Italy. She was awarded an Artistic Fellowship from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities among several other grants and residencies including Vermont Studio Center and Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. She and has been critically published in several catalogs and articles and her work is held in several distinguished private and public collections.  She lives and works in the Washington D.C. Area. 


EDUCATION

2007

Master’s of Fine Art – American University, Washington, D.C., Corciano, Italy, Rome, Italy

 

2001

BFA in Painting, minor in Business Admin – Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

 

2001

International Scholar – Lorenzo de’ Medici School, Florence, Italy


1997

Associate of Arts with Honors – Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA


AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

 

2017

Vermont Studio Center 4 week residency – Grant Award

 

2016-7

D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artistic Fellowship (FY17)

D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities Washingtonia Collection – Grant Award

College of Southern Maryland – Faculty Development Grant

 

2014

Vermont Studio Center 4 week residency – Grant award

Corcoran College of Art + Design Faculty Development Grant Award

 

2013

College of Southern Maryland – Faculty Travel & Development Grant

Semi-Finalist & Alternate – Hamiltonian Fellowship

 

2012

Trawick Prize (Semi-Finalist)

Pink Line Project Eather Art Project – Drawing Residency

 

2009

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Keyholder Residency, Silver Spring, MD

 

2007

Chautauqua School of Art Residency – Chautauqua, NY

The Gladys Brooks Scholarship

The Harriet Berry Geller Scholarship

Chautauqua General Scholarship

Jo-Anne Crisp Ellert Award – Juried by Iona Rozeal Brown

Mellon Research Grant

 

2006

Mellon Research Grant

 

2001

John Connelly Award – Kittitas County Juried Art Exhibition


COLLECTIONS

 

District of Columbia Art Bank

Washingtonia Collection – D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, D.C.

Watkins Art Collection – American University Katzen Art Museum

Kittitas County Health Department

Private collections – Paris, Washington, New Jersey, Oregon, District of Columbia, Maryland, Texas, Ohio, Virginia


LECTURES AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS

 

2017

Artist Talk – In the Space of a Day – D.C. Arts Center

 

2016

Artist Talk – Smithsonian American Art Museum Luce Center

Artist Talk – District of Columbia Arts Center

ArtExchange Presentation – College Art Association

 

2014

Artist Talk – Vermont Studio Center Residency

 

2009

Panel Discussion – District of Columbia Arts Center 


CURATOR

2016

Casey Snyder and Becca Kallem – Willow Street Gallery, Washington, D.C.


JUROR

2014

Prince George’s Community College Student Art Exhibition, Largo, MD

Ann Marie Gardens - Beach Combers Exhibition, Solomons Island, MD


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

2017

Rousseau, Claudia, Ph.D., East City Art Reviews, 2017

Faculty and Staff Show at King Street Gallery, East City Art, December 12, 2017, https://tinyurl.com/y89haxnk

Jenkins, Mark, In the galleries: Where have all the people gone? The Washington Post, July 7, 2017, http://wapo.st/2xdRc2V

Donovan, Carrie, Going Out Guide for the District, The Washington Post, July 12, 2017, http://wapo.st/2xd6NzO

Iacavone, Mike, A Conjunction of Curators, BMoreArt, March 20, 2017, http://bit.ly/2rLhbqV

 

2016

Iacovone, Mike. #thisiswhyimsingle, BMoreArt, March 7, 2016, http://bit.ly/1Q0NSoG

Jenkins, Mark, In the Galleries, Natures Serenity, The Washington Post, March 11, 2016, http://wapo.st/1pjl4lN

Hope, Eric, #thisiswhyimsingle, Flashpoint Gallery, East City Art, March 1, 2016, http://bit.ly/1VHSSp1

Carrigan, Margaret, Terrible Online Dating Experiences Become Art at Flashpoint’s #thisiswhyimsingleWashington City Paper,  March 18, 2016, http://bit.ly/1Q0NXbX

Women of an Uncertain Age, podcast, https://tinyurl.com/yd88zrjq

Alchemical Vessels, Exhibition Catalog, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery

 

2014

Robinson, E. Brady, Build Audiences with E-Portfolios, October/November, Professional Artist Magazine, pp. 66-68

Alchemical Vessels, Exhibition Catalog, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery

 

2013

O’Sullivan, Michael, Gallery Pick of the Week: Body of Work: Alan Callander/Evan Hume/Jenny Walton, The Washington Post, October 11, 2013, http://wapo.st/1ecodt0

Judkis, Maura, Catalyst Projects gallery coming to BrooklandThe Washington Post, September 17, 2013, http://wapo.st/1a0S8C5

O’Sullivan, Michael, Gallery Pick of the Week: Body of Work: Alan Callander/Evan Hume/Jenny WaltonThe Washington Post, August 9, 2013 http://wapo.st/17aHFr4

 

2012

Wetherbee, Brandon, HuffPost D.C. Top 5 For August 17, 18, 19,  The Huffington Post,  August 17, 2012

Anderson, John, Artomatic: Some Early ReactionsWashington City Paper, May. 21, 2012

Merry, Stephanie, Going Out Guide: Art – SWAN DayThe Washington Post, March 29, 2012. p. C9

Bettman, Robert, Editor, Bourgeon Book

 

 2011

Anderson, John, On Drawing, Washington City Paper, April 27, 2011

O’Sullivan, Michael, Gallery Pick of the Week: Sketch, The Washington Post, March 25, 2011

 

2010

All’s Fare in Art: New Show Uses MetroCards as Canvases, The Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2010

Tunick, Liz, Response #1suddenspace.com, October 2011

Newman, Andy, Art of the MetroCard, Unlimited, The New York Times, May 5, 2010

Weiss, Ellyn, Editor, Endurance/Suspension,  Bourgeon Online Arts Magazine, September 29, 2010

 

2009

Schafer, Karen, No Pain, No Gain: Illness Inspires ArtistThe Gazette, Wednesday August 12, 2009, p. C3

 

2008

Hatry, Heide, Meat After Meat JoyExhibition Catalogue, New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, published by Daneyal Mahmood Gallery and Pierre Menard Gallery

Shuster, Robert, Fall Preview: Jesper Just's Schizo Enigma/Four films at the Brooklyn Museum of ArtVillage Voice, September 3, 2008

Silwa, Sarah, Meat after Meat Joy, Art:21 blog, August 18, 2008, https://tinyurl.com/y7kkn59

McQuaid, Cate, Globe Correspondent, In exhibit devoted to meat, some offerings are a cut aboveboston.com, July 2, 2008, https://tinyurl.com/65hpgt

Holland, Christian, Meat Joy @ the Pierre Menard GalleryBig Red & Shiny, June 30, 2008, https://tinyurl.com/yhvn4sq

Holland, Christian, Heide Hatry on Meat (After "Meat Joy")Big Red & Shiny, June 30, 2008, https://tinyurl.com/yzbzjp6

boston.com. June 21, 2008. Meredith Goldstein, https://tinyurl.com/yfszam4

 

2007

Dargan, Kyle, Bouquet of HungersUniversity of Georgia Press, 2007, (Cover art)

 

2002

1st Friday Monthly – Ellensburg, WA

 

2000

Manashtash, Central Washington University Publication for the Humanities

 


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS  & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

 

2015 – 2016

D.C. Art’s Studios – Volunteer Willow Street Gallery Committee

 

2015 – Present 

Arlington Independent Media – Volunteer

 

2014 – Present

Washington Studio School – Volunteer (events)

Art Enables – Community workshops

 

2012 – Present

College Art Association

 

2012 – 2016 

D.C. Arts Studio Member

 

2008 – Present

Washington Project for the Arts – Member, Volunteer, and Artist Advisory Committee

 

2012 – Present

D.C. Shorts Film Festival

 

2012

James Renwick Alliance Member

 

2009 – Present

Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center Member

 

2009 – 2011

Washington D.C. Advocates for the Arts Board Member

 

2007 – 2011

Sparkplug Artist Collective sponsored through District of Columbia Arts Center

 

2007 – Present 

District of Columbia Arts Center – Member and Volunteer