Jeremiah Jones Artist and Educator


School of The Art Institute of Chicago M.F.A. 2013, Masters of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Studio; painting, lm/video, sculpture, and installation. 

The Evergreen State College B.A. 2008, Interdisciplinary studies incorporating; education, museum studies, art history, literature, sociology, and womens studies. 

Awards, Fellowships, Residencies

Elsewhere Residency, Greensboro, NC 216 Chicago Artists Coalition HATCH 2016 Center Program, Hyde park Art Center 2015 Oxbow School of Art, Merit Scholarship 2013 ACRE Residency Fellowship 2013

Better Homes and Gardens Scholarship, e School of the Art Institute of Chicago Siragusa Foundation MFA Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2011-2013 B.R.I.C. Arts , 2011, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn
Merit Award: e Evergreen State College Visual Arts Fund 2008

Selected Exhibitions


Hozomeen, at Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

Island of the Sun, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago

Floatbrilliance, with Dropshift Dance, Links Hall Chicago


“The Information” at David Weinberg Photography
College Art Association 2015 Conference, New Media Caucus (Presentation)
2nd Floor Rear, a festival of alternative and itinerate spaces Chicago
Chicago Underground Film Festival, installation at Logan eater May 13th-17th Were the Eye Not Sunlike, Fernway Gallery April 3rd - 26th
Drop-Shift Dance, Installation for dance, at Links Hall May 29th
Center Program Residency exhibition at Hyde Park Art Center, Summer 2015


Rough & Ready, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

FFD RWD PLAY at The Hyde Park Art Center

After Bierstadt, (Solo show) 900 N Michigan Ave Chicago

To Win & To Hold, The Mission Gallery Chicago IL
It’s Kind of Awesome to be the Precariat ACRE Projects


Tracing Affinities, Sullivan Galleries
28 South Wabash, Pop-Up Art Loop Chicago

Sullivan Galleries MFA esis, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2nd Floor Rear, a festival of alternative and itinerate spaces Chicago

2012 Absence Makes it Real, Neiman Center Gallery, e School of the Art Institute of Chicago “We Are Going to be Poor Forever” Gallery X, e School of the Art Institute of Chicago Serial Box Projects, Columbia City Missouri
Downcast Eyes, Internet Superhero’s at Museum of Contemporary Art (non curated show) Art and Occupy, Uri Eichen Gallery, Pilsen Chicago

Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in Miller Beach, Gary, Indiana. “Chicago Spring” Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago
Gallerie Chartier, New Haven Connecticut

2011 Shapeshifters, DfbrL8r Chicago Brooklyn Museum, Sta Show

Artists Talk at Animus Salon, Brooklyn
“It’s going to be alright” at In Rivers Gallery, Greenpoint Brooklyn “Don’t Worry UPS is Hiring” Bushwick
B.O.S. Arts in Bushwick, Brooklyn NY

Jeremiah Jones
Selected exhibitions, continued


Christopher Henry Gallery, T-Minus 20 LES New York In Rivers Gallery, Group Show Greenpoint Brooklyn Mythologized, Beta Spaces Brooklyn
Boxed In and Out, (Arts in Bushwick) 

Digital Chiaroscuro at Brooklyn Fireproof
Anarchist Art Festival, e Living eater New York Magically Delicious, at Party Expo Brooklyn
Windows & Mirrors, 25 Central Park West Gallery New York

2009 Formless In Context, Arts In Bushwick Brooklyn Museum, Sta Show

2007 The International Digital Art Festival, Argentina Selected Film and Video Screenings

2015 Line of Sight Screening, Chicago Artists Coalition
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Logan eater May 13th-17th Were the Eye Not Sunlike, ACRE TV Opening April 3rd

2014 Hozomeen, curated by Robyn Farrell Activate, Chicago Loop Alliance

2013 Seattle True Independent Film Fest, e Grand Illusion, Seattle WA
twohundredftysixcolors, by Jason Lazarus and Eric Fleischauer. Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago

2012 Dys(fun)tional, Squeaky Wheel, Bu alo NY

2010 MONO NO AWARE, Lumenhouse Gallery, Brooklyn

2009 Nihilist Film Festival, Los Angeles CA MonkeyTownHQ, Brooklyn

2008 Tacoma Film Festival, Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
The 25th Annual Olympia Film Society Festivals, Olympia WA “Slowtime/Dreamtime” Cologne, Germany
“Digital Media Fest” Valencia Spain

Couch Fest Films, global apartment show lm festival

2007 French Cultural Center André Malraux Sarajevo Bosnia “Videofestival Celje” Slovenia

The 24th Annual Olympia Film Society Festivals, Olympia WA

2006 “Atlanta Underground Film Festival” Atlanta, Georgia “Mediaworks” e Evergreen State College, Olympia Washington

Jeremiah Jones Artist and Educator

Teaching Experience

Teaching Artist focused on inquiry based studio art and museum studies
Studio art courses: painting, drawing, film/video, animation, sculpture, and print
Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premier, Cinema4d, Final Cut Pro, DragonFrame Stop Motion

The Metropolitan Museum of Art , Teaching Artist 2016 - Current

Contractual teaching artist working across School, Family, Children, Teen and Special Programs. Independently creating and leading inquiry based gallery conversations, workshops, and interactive art making to encourage multiple types of learning through engagement with the museums collection. 

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 2012 - 2016

Artist Guide: leading MCA school programs. rough active dialogue, students and artist guides explore, debate, and re ect upon the important ideas that lie at the heart of contemporary art. K-12, Adult Tours, & Public Programs

Marwen 2013 - 2016

Teaching Artist: Marwen educates and inspires under-served young people through the visual arts. As a Teaching Artist I lead 8 week studio art courses for High School and Middle School students. 

Hyde Park Art Center Teaching Artist 2013 - 2016

Lead studio art workshops for drop in school groups from Chicago public schools, family day events, private art making parties and creativity camps and preschool summer programs, ages 3-6. 

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 

Leading collabortive studioworkshops with SAIC students and Inmates in Cook County Jail, under Professor Tirtza Even. Introduce students to the language and history of moving images through study of artists and techniques, as an assistant I taught studio workshops and lessons on video installation artists. 

The Guggenheim Museum,
Studio Workshop Educator 2009 - 2011

Teaching studio art lessons for visiting K-12 school groups, with a focus on painting, drawing. and the museums collection. 

Art Preperator for lm and video art for the Guggenheim Exhibition “Haunted” and “Found in Translation” 

Brooklyn Museum, Teaching Artist 2008 -2011

Teaching the 12 week Gallery Studio program classes, on mediums including: painting, drawing, print, video, animation, sculpture.
Participated in the 2008 intern educator program, working in NY public schools and teaching in the museum. 

American Folk Art Museum, Gallery Educator 2009-2011

Teaching gallery lessons on folk, craft, and outsier art for K-12 school groups and visiting college students. 

Museum of Modern Art, Teen Programs 2009

Teen Programs Teaching Apprentice for two courses summer/fall 2009

The New Museum
Teen Programs 2010-2011 (school year) 

G-Class Gallery Educator and teaching artist for independent learners in the alternative “City as School” program. 


National Public Radio, WBEZ Chicago, e Invisible Hand at David Weinberg Gallery May 27 2015
e Chicago Tribune, Dropshift Dance’s ‘Imposter/Contained’ Laura Molzahn Bad At Sports, Edition #30, Dana Basset,
South Side Weekly, Glittler But Not Glitz, Olivia Markbreiter e What Happens When Artists Move In? e New York Post, Open Studio Day Was Hot, Aaron Short,