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Jaclyn Conley

Jaclyn Conley

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Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing

jaconley@hartford.edu
www.jaclynconley.com

MFA, Studio Arts, University of Guelph, School of Fine Arts and Music
BFA, Studio Arts, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

Jaclyn Conley is an artist and educator based in New Haven, Conn., and born in Ontario, Canada.  Conley has exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including The Painting Center in New York, NurtureArt in New York, Projective City in Paris, and the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Conn. Conley is currently an assistant professor at the University of Hartford’s Hartford Art School.

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

  • Gallery at Constitution Plaza, With A Twist, Hartford, Conn., curated by Michelle Parrish

2015          

  • Geoffrey Young Gallery, Polysolaris, Great Barrington, Mass., curated by Phil and Sue Knoll
  • Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery, Thank You Connecticut, Stamford, Conn.
  • Housatonic Museum of Art, New Mythologies, Bridgeport, Conn., curated by Stephen Kobasa

2014          

  • Fred Torres Gallery, Liminality, New York, N.Y., curated by Michael Raggi
  • Flinn Gallery,Aminamalia, Greenwich, Conn., curated by Barbara Richards
  • Front Art Space, Gift Shop, New York, N.Y.

2013          

  • Gallery 304, The Ghost In You, New York, N.Y., curated by Mira Gerard
  •  Silas Marder Gallery, The Big Show 8, Bridgehampton, N.Y.
  •  Artspace New Haven, The Figure Eight, New Haven, Conn., curated by Kwadwo Adae
  • Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver, The White Show, Vancouver, British Columbia

2012          

  • Goodman Gallery, Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, Conn., A Contemporary Look, curated by Susan Ballek

2011          

  • Projective City Paris, France. Les Voyages des Oneironauts
  • Curious Matter, Jersey City, N.J. Dividing Light Measuring Darkness
  • Projective City Paris, France. Si le foudre tombait sur les lieux bas, curated by Ben Evans
  • MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario. Building a Legacy, Curating a Collection
  • Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, Conn., Zoology, curated by Susan Hardesty

2010          

  • DeCastellane Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y.  Non-Native New York, curated by Linn Edwards and Brian Bell
  • Artspace, New Haven, Conn.  Flock, curated by Patricia HIckson and Kristina Newman-Scott
  • Arts at Renaissance, Brooklyn, N.Y.  NorthBrooklyn, curated by Elise Glick

2009          

  • The Painting Center, New York, N.Y. 25/35:  Twenty-Five Painters Under 35, curated by Ryan Cobourn
  • Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Mich. Contemporary Painting, curated by Michael Reedy and Amy Sacksteder
  • NURTUREart, Brooklyn, N.Y. Bushwick Biennial, curated by Ben Evans
  • Cabernet Initiative, Brooklyn, N.Y. Cabernet Initiative Presents, curated by Charlotte Henderson

2008      

  • Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Conn. Radius:  Full Circle, curated by Regine Basha
  • Elliott Louis Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia. Emergence, curated by Lynn Ruscheinsky

2007          

  • SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.  Oil Spill: Recent Painting in Ontario, curated by Stefan St-Laurent
  • Macdonald Stewart Art Center, Guelph, Ontario.  Findng the Bard in Contemporary Portraiture, curated by Judy Nasby
Solo and 2 Person Exhibitions

2014          

  • Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Conn., Domestics, curated by Kristen Mudge

2013          

  • Broad Street Gallery, Hartford, Conn., Strangely Human:  Jaclyn Conley and Kathryn Parker Almanas, curated by Beena Azeem

2012          

  • Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, The Social and The Domestic
  •  Five Points Gallery, Torrington, Conn., Hammer and Tongs
Grants and Awards

2016          

  • Canada Council for the Arts Visual Arts Project Grant

2012          

  • Artists Fellowship, Connecticut Office of the Arts

2009          

  • Sam and Adele Golden Foundation Fellowship
Bibliography

2013   

  • New American Painting, #110 Northeast Edition, 2013.  Al Minor, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

2012

  • TwoCoatsOfPaint.com (Online Journal), “Beautiful Beasts:  Q&A with Jaclyn Conley,” November 14, 2012, Joe Bun Keo.
  • New Haven Independent, “Look Here:  Jaclyn Conley, May 31, 2012, Stephen Kobasa.

2011   

  • NJ.com, The Jersey Journal,  “Relationship Between Light and Darkness Explored…,” September 20, 2011, Brendan Carroll.

2010   

  • New American Paintings, Eastern Edition Issue 86, Curated by Monica Ramirez-   Montagut.

2009   

  • The New York Times, January 4, 2009, CT8, “A Show Goes Heavy on Tradition Yet Feels Fresh," Benjamin Genocchio.
  • Catalog essay, “Jaclyn Conley,”  2009 Bushwick Bienniel, p. 34.  Ben Evans.
  • Catalogue essay, “25/35: Twenty Five Painters Under 35,” p. 2.  John Yau.
  • Republican American, January 23, 2009, “The Aldrich Echo Chamber,” Alan Bisbort.

2008   

  • Vancouver Sun, August 20,  2008, "Vancouver Gallery's New Home Energizes Emerging Show," Lloyd Dykk.
  • Upfront (Ottawa’s Independent News, Music, Art, Culture Magazine), January 14, “Back To Life With An Oil Spill.” 

2007   

  • Catalog Essay, “Finding Shakespeare in Contemporary Portraiture,” Judith Nasby.
  • Ottawa Citizen, July 30, 2007, “Aboriginal Art With Attitude,” Paul Gessel.
  • Ottawa Express, August 9, 2007, “Group of 7: Oil Spill New Painting In Ontario,” Rhiannon Vogl.
  • La Rotonde, 24 Septembre 2007.  “A Propos d’Oil Spill”:  La Nouvelle Peinture en Ontario.  Marion Bordier.