Artist Vitae

 

  Jenita Landrum – 2345 E. Washington –  Phoenix, AZ 85201 –  Business: (480) 517. 8825 or Cell (602) 427. 8011

 

Education:  1991  –  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Arizona State University,  Tempe Arizona  –  1997  –  Masters of Fine Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio

 

Juried Exhibitions:

 

2014 – Solo, “Women’s view through the Windows of life” Central Gallery, Burton Bar Library, Phoenix, Arizona.   2014 –  Group, Tempe Festival of the Arts, Tempe, Arizona.   2009 – Group, “Memories of a Girl Child”, King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio.   2005  – Solo, “Urban Gardens”, Unban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan.  2005  – Group, “Mainstream Art”, Portfolio Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri.  2005  – Group, “African American Artist of Central Ohio”, Schumacher Gallery, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio.

2004 – Group, “Ancient Traditions Contemporary Forms”, Embassy of the Republic of Ghana, Washington, DC.   2004 – Group, “Inaugural Biennial Underground Railroad Exhibitions, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky.  2004 – Group, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Exhibition for ACE Gallery, King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio.    2004 – Group, “Carroll Simms National Black Arts Competition and Exhibition, African American Museum, Dallas, Texas.   2004 – Group, “Fifteenth Annual Art and Social Justice Exhibition”, Colfax Cultural Center and Gallery, South Bend, Indiana.    2004 – Group, “Museum of Science and Industry”, Chicago, Illinois.

 

2002 – Group, “Renewing the Spirit”, National College of the Arts, Ghana Museum of Art, Ghana, Africa.   2002 – Group, “Curators Choice Art for Community Expression Gallery”, King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio.   2001 – Solo, “Ordinary Voices Installation”, Artspaces, Lima, Ohio.    2001 – Solo, “Ordinary Voices Installation”, Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, Ohio.   2000 – Group, “Seventh Annual African American Invitational Art Exhibition”, Actors Theater of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.   2000 – Solo, “Watercolor Exhibition” Worthington Art Gallery, Worthington, Ohio.

 

1999 – Group, “Sixth Annual African American Invitational Art Exhibition”, Actors Theater of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.  1999 – Group, “Homage to Jazz: A Tribute to the African American Artist Music traditions”, King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio.   1998 – Solo, “Padded Cell Installation” ACME Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.   1995 – Solo, “Space, Energy and Emotion”, North fifth Avenue Studios and Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona.   1995 – Two Person, “Expanding Your Mind”, Memorial Union Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.   1995 – Group, Minority Conference, Memorial Union Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.    1994 –  Solo, “Landscape of my mind”, Casa Grande Museum of Art, Casa Grande, Arizona.

 

Invitational Exhibition:

 

2014  –  Solo, “The Shoulders I Stand upon, Black History Month Celebration Maricopa Community Colleges, Rio Salado College, Tempe, Arizona.   2013  –  Solo, “Journey, Transformation, Return”, George Washington Carver Museum and cultural Center, Phoenix Arizona.   2011  –  Solo, “Perception of Identity” Race, Class and Gender, Estrella Mountain College, Avondale, Arizona.   2010  –  Group, “Memories of a Girl Child”, Art Center, New Albany, Ohio.   2002  –  Group, “Fifteenth Annual Roots of Diversity Multi- Cultural Art exhibition” Art Commission of Greater Commission, Toledo, Ohio

 

2000  –  Solo,“Ordinary Voices”, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.    2000  –  Group, “Faculty Exhibition 2000”, Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, Ohio.    1999  –  Solo, “Cultural Conflict II” Jackson Community College, Jackson Michigan.   1998  –  Solo, “Confined, But Not Contained III”, Frank Hale Black Cultural center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.   1998  –  Solo, “Confined, But Not Contained II”, ACE Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.    1998  –  Solo, “Things that Mattered”, The Art Loft Studios and Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.   1997  –  Solo, “Confined But Not Contained I”, Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.

 

1997  –  Group, “Tribute of African American Artist”, Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.   1996  –  Group, “Inner Visions”, Peace Work Gallery”, Columbus, Ohio.   1996  –  Group, “The Graduate Show” Hopkins Hall, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.   1995  –  Two Person, “Conflict and Dilemma”, Memorial Union Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.   1994  –  Group, “Hotter than July”, North 5th. Avenue Studios and Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona.   1994  –  Group, “Flight of Ideas”, North 5th, Avenue studios and Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona.   1993   –  Two Person, “Color of Women” Star Fire Gallery, Glendale, Arizona.   1993  –  Group, “New Moon Productions”, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

1993  –  Group, “Phoenix Historical Preservation Week”, Carver Historical Museum, Phoenix, Arizona.   1992  –  Group, “Black Women’s Task Force Annual Conference”, Phoenix, Arizona.   1990   –  Group, “Grand Opening”, Star Fire Gallery, Glendale, Arizona.   1989  –  Group, “Art in Public Places Phases II”, Black Heritage Art Gallery, Mesa, Arizona.   1989  –  Group, “Art in Public Places Phase I”, Black Heritage Art Gallery, Mesa, Arizona.   1989  –  Group, “Martin Luther King Celebration” East Lake Park, Phoenix, Arizona.   1988  –  Group, “Juneteenth Celebration”, East Lake Park, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Corporate Exhibitions:

 

2010       National Association of Arizona Realtors, Phoenix, Arizona.
1996        Links Organization, Columbus, Ohio
1996        Anderson Consulting, Columbus, Ohio
1995-96  Phoenix City Hall, Fourth Floor, Phoenix, Arizona
1994        Allied Signal Aerospace, Phoenix Arizona
1989        Luke Air Force Base, Litchfield, Arizona

 

Published Work:

 

2008  –  Catalog, Dresden Exchange Program, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio.   2007  –   Newsletter, “Southern and Dobson Campus Art”, The Bulletin Mesa Community College Newsletter, Mesa Arizona, September18, 2007.  www.mc.maricopa.edu/employee/ia/bulletin/Sep18_07/art.sh.     2004  –  Catalog, “Ancient Traditions Contemporary Form”, The Embassy of The republic of Ghana, Publisher creative Artisan, Silver Springs, Maryland, www.creativeartisans.net.

 

2004  –  Catalog, “Inaugural Biennial Underground Railroad Exhibition”, Northern Kentucky University, Highland, Heights, Kentucky.   2003  –  “Curators Choice”, The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio.   2002  –   “Roots of Diversity”, Toledo City Paper, Toledo, Ohio.   2001  –  “Common Tread”, The Lima News, Lima, Ohio, September 23, 2001.   1999  –  “Homage to Jazz”, Dialogue Art Magazine, Columbus, Ohio.   1999  –   “Homage to Jazz”, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio, February 1999.

 

1999  –  “Confined, But Not Contained”, The Lantern, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, February 1999.    1998   –  “Confined, But not Contained”, Columbus Call and Post, Columbus, Ohio, March 2, 1999.   1996  –  Feature Story, Maine Daily News, Skowhegan, Maine, August 10, 1996.    1996  –   “Inner Visions”, Dialogue Art Magazine, Columbus, Ohio, May  1996.  1995  –Space, Energy and Emotions”, Arizona Informant News, Phoenix, Arizona, August 9, 1995.

 

1994  –  “Sight and Sounds of Beauty: African American in Arts” Casa Grande Daily News, Casa Grande, Arizona, Arizona State University College of Public Programs, Tempe, Arizona.   1994   –  North 5th, Avenue Studios and Gallery Grand Opening, Ashes Art magazine, Phoenix, Arizona.   1994   –   North 5th. Avenue Studios and Gallery Grand Opening, Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, Arizona.  1994  –  Focus Television Program, “Inner city Youth Workshop”, North 5th. Avenue Studios and Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona.


Collections:

King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio
Central Ohio Diabetes Association, Columbus, Ohio
Jackson Community College, Jackson Michigan
The Dial Corporations, Phoenix, Arizona
Maricopa Community College District, Mesa Community College Library, Mesa, Arizona
Bill Cosby and Camille Hanks – Cosby
Doctor Debra Lacy
James and Irene Preston


Teaching Experience:

 

2008 – 14  Adjunct Art Instructor, Phoenix College, Phoenix Arizona.   2009 – 10  Adjunct Art Instructor, Glendale Community College, Glendale, Arizona.   2007 – 08   Adjunct Art Instructor, South Mountain Community College, Phoenix Arizona.   2000 – 04   Fine Art Instructor/ Director of Exhibitions, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.   1999 – 00  Visiting Professor in Painting, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.   1997 – 99  Adjunct Instructor, Foundations, Columbus State College Columbus, Ohio.   1997 – 98  Visiting lecture/ Foundations, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio


Related Art Experience:

 

2014  –  Owner/ Operator of Studio J Arts and Event Space, Phoenix, Arizona.    2014  –  Guest Lecture, Maricopa Black History Month, Rio Salado College, “The Shoulders I stand upon” Tempe, Arizona.    2013  –  Visiting Lecture, George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center. “Journey, Transformation, Return” Phoenix, Arizona.    2011  –  Visiting Lecture, Estrella Mountain College, “Perceptions of Identity” Race, Class and Gender, Estrella Mountain College, Avondale, Arizona.    2008  –  Visiting Lecture, South Mountain College, Upward Bound Program, Phoenix, Arizona.    2008  –  Conference Presenter, Mesa Community College, “Women in Art: Women’s Vision”, Mesa, Arizona.

 

2004  –   Juror, Northern Kentucky University, “Annual Underground Railroad Student Exhibition”, Highland Heights Kentucky.  2003  –  Curator, Art Commission of Greater Toledo, “Annual Roots of Diversity Multi – Cultural Art Exhibition, Toledo, Ohio.  2003  –  Juror, Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus, Ohio.   2003  –  Curator, “Re –Echoing the heartbeat of Africa” Featuring the Kennedy Museum of Art, African Art Collection and Segun Olatayo, Togo, Africa, Ohio University Art Gallery and the Trisolini Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio.   2003  –  International Coordinator, “Chung Ching Chili,” Chinese Exhibition, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio.

 

2003  –  Juror, Marion Arts Festival, Marion, Ohio.    2002  –  Graduate Recruiter, Student of Art, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.  2002  –  Curator, “Current Dialogue”, An African American Exhibition and Panel Discussion, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio.   2000  –  Curator, Art Commission of Greater Toledo, “Annual Roots of Diversity Multi- Cultural art Exhibition”, Toledo, Ohio.   2000  –  Art Facilitator, “Artist Talk Art”, King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio.   1999  –  Curator, Women’s History Month, Bricker Hall, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.   1999  –  Art Lecture, Artist Collector Series, Ace Galley, Columbus, Ohio.   1999  –  Curator, “My Brothers the Care Giver and Sister standing Strong”, Elijah Pierce Gallery, King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio.

 

1999  –   Art Lecture/ Visiting Artist, Jackson Community College, Jackson, Michigan.   1998  –  Visiting Artist, “Poetic Fusion and Art”, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio.   1998  –  Workshop/ Art Facilitator, “First Night” Columbus Museum of art, Columbus, Ohio.   1998  –  Curator, “Things that Matter”, The Art Loft Studios and Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.   1997  –   Workshop/ Art Facilitator, “Prejudice in Art”, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio.   1997  –  Art Lecture Series, Columbus Cultural Art Center, Columbus, Ohio.   1997  –  Art Lecture Series, Fort Hayes Fine Art School, Columbus, Ohio.   1997  –  President / Co Owner, The Art Loft Studios and Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.

 

1996-97   –  Coordinator / Liaison, Anderson Consulting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.   1991- 95  –  Assistant Director/ Art Instructor, North Fifth Avenue Studios and Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona.    1992 -93   –  Teachers Assistant/ Permanent Substitute, Arizona Boys Ranch, Queen Creek, Arizona.   1988 -89  –  Art specialist, Boy and Girls Club, Phoenix, Arizona.    1985 – 88   –   Freelance Artist / Illustrator, Phoenix, Arizona.   1983 – 88  –  Graphic Designer/ Illustrator, Smitty’s Department Store, Phoenix, Arizona

Residences:

2006      Artist in Residence, Dresden, Germany, June – August 2006

2001       Artist in Residence, National Girl Scouts Council, Lima, Ohio,

1997       Artist in Residence, Fort Hayes school of Art, Columbus, Ohio,

1996        Artist in Residence, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine, June – August 1996


Fellowships, Awards, Honors and Scholastic Activities:

2006  Individual Artist Fellowship, Dresden, Germany.    2004   Third place Award, “Ace Gallery 25th Anniversary Exhibition”, King Arts Complex, Columbus Ohio.   2004   Fourth Place Award, “Black Creativity Juried art Exhibition”, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois.   2002   Second Place Award, “Curators Choice” Ace gallery, King Arts Complex, Columbus, Ohio.  2001  Public Commission, National Girl Scouts, Lima, Ohio.    2001   Individual Artist Fellowship, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio.   2000 Individual Artist Fellowship, Ohio, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio.   1999   Who’s Who in American Women.

 

1997   Edith Fergus Gilmore Scholarship, Columbus, Ohio.   1997  Edith Fergus Gilmore Material Grant, Columbus, Ohio.   1997  Albert Murray Scholarship, Columbus, Ohio.   1996   Skowhegan Fellowship Award, Skowhegan, Maine/ New York.    1995 -96   Dean’s Fellowship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.    1995  Albert Murray Scholarship, Columbus, Ohio.   1989 -91  ABC Scholarship, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.   1989 -91  Maroon and Gold Board of Regents Scholarship, Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona.   1990  Liquitex Art Student Material Grant.    1978    Negro Professional Women’s Scholarship, Jackson, Michigan.

 

 Memberships and Professional Affiliation:

 

 2008-11   Member, Coba Art Organization, Phoenix, Arizona.   2004-04  Board Member, Kica African Art Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.   2002-02  Board Member, City Year, Columbus, Ohio.   1998-99  Board Member, Ace Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.   1997- 05  Member, College Arts Association, New York, New York .   1996-96  Committee Member, Anderson Consulting, Columbus, Ohio.   1995-96  President, Graduate Students, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.   1988-94   President/ Board Member, Black Women’s Task Force, Phoenix, Arizona.   1993-93  Member, National Women’s Art Caucus, Phoenix, Arizona.  1992-92 Editor, Honors Art Journal, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona