Curriculum vitae

Education

2004 MFA, John F. Kennedy University, Berkeley, CA

1995 BA, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA


Awards, Honors and Grants

2021 The Haven Foundation: Grant

2021 NADC: Arts and Accessibility Grant 

2020 The Haven Foundation: Grant

2016 Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY: Full Scholarship
2015 Bullseye Resource Center, Artist in Residence, Emeryville, CA

2015 Alameda County Arts Commission: Highland Hospital Commission Awardee

2013 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant
2009 Alameda County Arts Commission: Purchase Program, Oakland, CA

2009 Alameda County Arts Commission: Juvenile Justice Center: Commission Awardee

2004/07 Headlands Center for the Arts, Affiliate Artist Award, Sausalito, CA

1998 Olympia Sustaining Fund, Grant, Olympia, WA
1990 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, National Arts and Recognition Talent Search, Honorable Mention

1990 Sovran Bank Award, Purchase Award
1990 Pratt Art School, National Talent Search Finalist
1990 Maryland Artist Equity Foundation, Finalist
1990 Maryland College of Art and Design, Competition, Honorable Mention

1989 Smithsonian Museum, Resident Associate Honors Award

1989 Scholarship State of Maryland, Federation of Women’s Clubs Competition, 2nd place

1989 Washington Regional Scholastic Art Awards, Gold Key Recipient

1989 National Scholastic Art Awards, Finalist


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022 Queens Museum, Hall of Science, Queens NY

2022 Discovery Museum, The Steam Gallery, Bridgeport, CT
2021 Museum of Arts and Sciences, Jenn Shifflet Light and Glass, Macon, GA

2021 Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, The Chan Gallery, Gadsden AL

2020 Bullseye Projects, Glimmer, Emeryville, CA
2018 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Shimmer, Oakland, CA
2015 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Prism, Oakland, CA
2013 Oakland Museum Guild, studio tour and talk, El Cerrito, CA
2012 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Verdant Refuge, Oakland, CA

2011 SFMOMA Artist Gallery, Jenn Shifflet, San Francisco, CA

2011 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Jenn Shifflet, SF Art Fair, SF, CA

2011 425 Market, Jenn Shifflet, curated by Casey Associates and Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2009 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Dream Pools, Light Drifts, Oakland, CA

2005 Alta Bates Gallery, Layered in Subtlety, Berkeley, CA
2004 John F. Kennedy University Gallery, Within the Between, Berkeley, CA

1998 Studio 321, Cycles and Connections, Olympia, Washington


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, East Cut Art Fair, SF, CA

2018 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, SF Art Fair, SF, CA

2017 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, SF Art Fair, SF, CA

2016 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, SF Art Fair, SF, CA

2016 Bullseye Projects, In Residence, Emeryville, CA
2016 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, SF Art Fair, CA
2016 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Object of Contemplation, Oakland, CA

2016 JGo Gallery, Winter Sol, Park City, Utah

2015 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, SF Art Fair, San Francisco, CA Yuma Art Center

2015 Metaphysical Abstraction, Yuma Arizona Morris Graves Museum

2015 Metaphysical Abstraction, Eureka CA

2015 JGo Gallery, Massively Small, Park City, Utah

2014 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, SF Art Fair, San Francisco, CA

2014 JGo Gallery, Inception, Park City, Utah

2014 ICA, Annual Exhibition and Auction, San Jose, CA

2014 JGo Gallery, Massively Small, Park City, Utah
2013 Neiman Marcus, Fashion Night Out, Walnut Creek, CA
2012 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, SF Art Fair, San Francisco, CA

2012 Fresh Paint, ELEMENTal, Culver City, CA
2012 Danville Art Gallery, Colorscapes, Danville, CA

2012 Neiman Marcus, Fashion Night Out, Walnut Creek, CA

2011 Bedford Art Gallery, Outlandish, Walnut Creek, CA (invitational)

2011 Kala Institute, Benefit Auction, Berkeley, CA
2011 UC Berkeley, Worth Ryder Gallery, Cynosure, Berkeley, CA
2011 JFK University Gallery, Odyssey, Berkeley, CA (3 person invitational)

2011 Di Rosa Preserve, Artistic License, Annual Benefit Auction, Napa, CA

2010 Susan Street Gallery, Just Add Water, San Diego, CA

2010 Di Rosa Preserve, Artivore Antics, Napa, CA

2010 Visual Aid, Benefit Auction, San Francisco, CA
2009 The Berkeley Art Center, Metaphysical Abstraction, Berkeley, CA

2009 The Stewart Gallery, Small Works, Boise, ID
2008 Oakland Airport and Pro Arts, Four East Bay Artists, Oakland, CA

2008 Visual Aid, Benefit Auction, San Francisco, CA
2008 Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Impermanence, Sebastopol, CA (Merit award)
2008 Donna Seager Gallery, Three Headlands Artists, San Rafael, CA

2008 Cavallo Point, Headlands Artists, Sausalito, CA
2008 Artworks Downtown, Out of the Fog- Headlands Artists, San Rafael, CA

2007 Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Keira Kotler and Jenn Shifflet, Oakland, CA

2007 Di Rosa Preserve, Moon Proof Madness, Napa, CA
2007 Root Division Gallery, Taste 2007, San Francisco, CA

2007 Headlands Center for the Arts, Open House, Sausalito, CA

2007 Contemporary Quarterly, Still, Curated by Chandra Cerrito

2007 Kneedler Fauchere, Curated by Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006 Di Rosa Preserve, California Dreamin’: 5th Annual Benefit Auction and Exhibition, Napa, CA

2006 Headlands Center for the Arts, Open House, Sausalito, CA
2006 Donna Seager Gallery, Gallery Artists, San Rafael, CA
2006 Kneedler Fauchere, Curated by Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 John F. Kennedy University Gallery, Alumni Show, Berkeley, CA

2005 Headlands Center for the Arts, Open House, Sausalito, CA

2005 SOMARTS, Big Deal, San Francisco, CA

2005 UC Davis & The MIND Institute, Pain Exhibit, Sacramento, CA

2005 Artisans Art Gallery, Contemporary Abstracts, Juried Exhibition, Mill Valley, CA
2005 Walters Art Museum, Winners Circle, Baltimore, MD

2004 Headlands Center for the Arts, Open House, Sausalito, CA

2004 John F. Kennedy University Gallery, Rapture, Juried Exhibition, Berkeley, CA
2004 Alameda Art Center, Contemporary Abstract Juried Exhibition, Alameda, CA

2004 John F. Kennedy University Gallery, Graduate Exhibit, Berkeley, CA

2004 Artisans Art Gallery, Contemporary Abstracts Juried Exhibition, Mill Valley, CA

2003 Off the Preserve Gallery, All in the Family, Napa, CA
2003 New Langton Arts, Polaroid, San Francisco, CA (Invitational)

2003 Artisans Art Gallery, National Juried Exhibition, Mill Valley, CA Berkeley

2003 Art Center, Members’ Showcase, Berkeley, CA

2002 Builders Gallery, Polaroid, San Francisco, CA
2001/04 John F. Kennedy University Gallery, Annual 2x2 Show, Berkeley, CA

1998 State of the Arts Gallery, Arts Walk Showcase, Olympia, WA

1998 The Evergreen State College Library, Celebrating Women Artists, Olympia, WA

1996 Mariah Art Center, Arts Walk, Olympia, WA

1996 University of California at Santa Cruz, Baskin Studios, Student Works, Santa Cruz, CA

1990 Maryland College of Art and Design, Competition Showcase, Silver Spring, MD

1990 National Scholastic Awards Exhibition: Traveling Exhibition: Towson State University, Towson, MD
1990 Gudelsky Gallery, Silver Spring, MD
1990 Thesis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1990 Mosely Gallery, Princess Anne, MD
1990 Corcoran Gallery, Washington, MD

1989 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Rotunda Gallery, Smithsonian Resident 1989 Scholarship Awardees Show, Washington, D.C.

1989 National Cathedral, Cathedral Works, Juried Exhibition, Washington, D.C.

1989 Glen Echo Park Gallery, Labor Day Juried Show, Glen Echo, MD

1988 Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Annual Juried Show, Rockville, MD


Reviews

2018 SF/Arts Guide, October, v.27 no.6, Guide to San Francisco Arts in NY

Times, “Review”, Christian L. Frock, SF/Arts Curator
2018 East Bay Express, October, “Review”, DeWitt Cheng Alameda Magazine, October, “Review”, DeWitt Cheng
2018 Art Practical, September, AP Picks, Shimmer Exhibition YouTube, October, “Video of Interview with DeWitt Cheng for Shimmer exhibition”

2015 Art Practical, March, “New Work by Jenn Shifflet”
2013 The Studio Work, October, “http://thestudiowork.blogspot.com”, Elise

Morris
2012 Art Ltd. Magazine, June,“Verdant Refuge at Chandra Cerrito

Contemporary”, Barbara Morris
2012 East Bay Express, March,“Verdant Refuge”, Obi Kaufman Berkeley Times, February, “Neiman Marcus Purchases Works by Berkeley Artists”

2011 San Francisco Art Beat, March, “SF MOMA Artist’s Gallery Group Show”

2011 East Bay Express, May, “Slow Food at Arts and Consciousness Gallery”, by DeWitt Cheng
2011 Berkeley Daily Planet, October, “Lyric Representations of Sacred, Unattainable Worlds”, Peter Selz

2011 Square Cylinder, “Jenn Shifflet at Chandra Cerrito”, David Roth
2011 East Bay Express, September, Museums & Galleries: “Water World”, DeWitt Cheng
2011 East Bay Express, October, “Metaphysical Abstractions”, DeWitt Cheng

2008 Artweek Magazine, “Keira Kotler and Jenn Shifflet at Chandra Cerrito Contemporary”, February Volume 39, Jacki Spicer
2008 East Bay Express, October, Critic’s Choice: “Mercury 20 Gallery” East Bay Express, November, Critic’s Choice: “ Keira Kotler and Jenn Shifflet”


Catalogs and Books

2015 The New Collectors Book, Published by Basak Malone: Cover image

2011 Di Rosa Preserve, Artistic License, Annual Benefit Auction: Catalog

2010 Di Rosa Preserve, Artivore Antics, Annual Benefit Auction: Catalog

2009 Berkeley Art Center: Metaphysical Abstraction: Contemporary

2009 Approaches to Spiritual Content, with essay by Mark Levy, Ph.D Chandra Cerrito

2009 2009 Contemporary: Bridge Art Fair Collection Book, published by Chandra Cerrito
2009 The Westin Verasa Art Collection book, published by Chandra Cerrito

2008 ProArts, Open Studio Directory, Front cover image
2007 Contemporary Quarterly, with Essay by Chandra Cerrito, Still Exhibition

2006 Di Rosa Preserve, Moon Proof Madness: 6th Annual Benefit Auction: Catalog

2005 Di Rosa Preserve, California Dreamin’, 5th Annual Benefit Auction: Catalog

2005 The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore MD., Winner’s Circle Exhibition: Catalog

2003 Social Demo: An Artists Proof, edited by Ted Purves, A Collaborative Project


Selected Collections

Alameda County Public Art Collection
Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center
Capitol Hill Hilton, Washington, D.C, Presidential Suite
City of Olympia, WA, Department of Health and Social Services DKS & Associates
DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary
The Evergreen State College
F&M Bank
Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA
Hilton, McLean, VA
John B. Collins & Associates
JW Marriott, Ankara Turkey
Kaiser Hospital, Vacaville, CA
LEK Consulting
Mascone Marriott, San Francisco, CA
Neiman Marcus: Walnut Creek, CA, Dallas, TX, North Carolina, Palo Alto, Beverly Hills, CA, New York and New Jersey
Nordstrom Headquarters, Seattle, WA
UCSF Medical Center, San Fransisco, CA
Raffles Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey
Ritz Carlton, Shenzhen, China
Ritz Carlton, Dubai

Sovran Bank

St. Regis, Atlanta, GA, Presidential Suite Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
The Westin Verasa, Napa, CA