EDUCATOR

2012 - Present       Assistant Professor of Art, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

spring, 2014          Artist-Teacher, The Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT

2011 – 2012          Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2004 – 2011         Visual Art Teacher, Cultural Awareness Advisor, Tumwater High School, Tumwater, WA

2002 – 2004        Elementary Art Teacher Lincoln/Options Alternative Elementary School, Olympia, WA

2000 – 2002        Elementary 2nd- 3rd Grade Teacher Lincoln/Options Alternative Elementary School, Olympia, WA

1998 – 2000         Pre K – 3rd Grade Teacher, Olympia Community School, Olympia, WA

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016                Ÿ Shift, Shift, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

2015                Ÿ Transitions, Exit Gallery, Bozeman, MT

2014                Ÿ Test Anxiety, Dahl Gallery, Great Falls, MT

2013                Ÿ New Works, Brunswick Building, Missoula, MT

2011                Ÿ This Goes Here, That Goes There, Gallery 114, Portland, OR

                        Ÿ  You Kids, Black Wagon, Portland, OR

2010                Ÿ Recent Paintings, Tumbleweed, Portland, OR

                          Acquisition, Portalis, Seattle, WA

2009                ŸLatest Work, Seabrook Gallery, Seabrook, WA

                        Ÿ Paintings, Batdorf and Bronson, Olympia, WA

2008                ŸSpace Between Words, Arts Walk, Waterstreet, Olympia, WA

2007                ŸWorks from Pink, Arts Walk, Waterstreet, Olympia, WA          

2006                Ÿ Pink, The Black Front Gallery, Olympia, WA                                                                   

                        Ÿ  Studio Tour, Olympia, WA                                                                                           

Ÿ                          Helsing Junction Farms: Community Sustaining Agriculture, Batdorf and Bronson,   Olympia, WA

2005                Ÿ Paintings, Cielo Blu Gallery Space, Olympia, WA                                                                                  

                        Ÿ  Recent Paintings, Art Walk, Fusion, Olympia, WA

2004                ŸRecent Works, The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia, WA    

                        Ÿ Recent Works, Stumptown, Portland, OR                                                                                  

                        Ÿ Art Walk, Bryce’s Barber Shop, Olympia, WA

2003                ŸColor + Line, Art Walk, Archibald Sisters, Olympia, WA

                        Ÿ Batdorf and Bronson, Olympia, WA

2000                ŸBatdorf and Bronson, Olympia, WA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016                Ÿ Faculty Exhibition, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ Potsketch, Clay Art Studio, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ Under the Big Sky: Here and Now, Art Mobile of MT, 66 towns and cities in­­­­ MT

2015                Ÿ Faculty Exhibition, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ Ruby Jubilee Benefit Art Auction, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ Second Annual Benefit Auction, Frontier Space, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ Potsketch, Clay Art Studio, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ Across the Divide, Holter Art Museum, Helena, MT

2014                Ÿ Faculty Exhibition, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2013                Ÿ Contact Boundary, Whipple Art Gallery, Roseburg, OR

                        Ÿ Potsketch, Clay Art Studio, Missoula, MT

2012                Ÿ Happy, Set Design, Masquer Theatre, University of Montana, Missoula, MT   

Ÿ                         Faculty Exhibition, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ 700 Spools of Thread, Chashama participant with Mylott Manning, New York, NY

                        Ÿ 40th Benefit Art Auction, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ Art for Tester, Tester Headquarters, Missoula, MT

Ÿ                         UM Faculty + Student Work, US Bank, Butte, MT

Ÿ                         Potsketch, Clay Art Studio, Missoula, MT

2011                Ÿ  Faculty Exhibition, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ 39th Benefit Art Auction, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

Ÿ                         Contexts: Contemporary Image Makers, Minnaert Center for the Arts, Olympia, WA

                        Ÿ Renewal, Gallery 114, Portland, OR

                        Ÿ Crush, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA

                        Ÿ UM Faculty + Student Work, US Bank, Butte, MT

2010                Ÿ Atlas of Gifted Ideas, The Gift Shop, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

                        Ÿ Public Displays of Affection, Utah Pride Center, Salt Lake, UT

2009                ŸABC : 123, Wood Gallery, Montpielier, VT

2007                Ÿ Recent Paintings, Scherer & Associates Architecture, Olympia, WA

2006                ŸArt Walk, Childhood’s End Gallery, Olympia, WA                                                                        

                        Ÿ Studio Tour, Olympia, WA

2005                ŸLandscapes & Figurative Works, WA State Administration Office of the Courts, Olympia, WA                  

                        Ÿ Abstractions, The Artisan’s, Olympia, WA                                                       

                        Ÿ Puget Sound, Childhood’s End Gallery, Olympia, W

2004                ŸLadyfest, Olympia Film Society, Olympia, WA                                                  

Ÿ                         Landscapes of the Puget Sound, Childhood’s End Gallery, Olympia, WA                    

                        Ÿ Happiness, Capitol Theater, Olympia, WA

2003                ŸThirteen Days in France, Childhood’s End Gallery, Olympia, WA

                        Ÿ  Figurative Works, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA

2002                Ÿ Self Portraits, No Exit, Olympia, WA                                                                             

                        Ÿ  Homo-a-Go-Go Arts Festival, Olympia, WA

                                                                       

PUBLICATIONS

2016                Ÿ Test anxiety. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, 36 (65 – 73).  

                        Ÿ Test anxiety. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, 36, image selected for journal cover

                        Ÿ Leading by Visual Voice, NAEA, National Art Education Association Women’s Caucus

2015                ŸMontana State Delegate’s Report, National Convention

                        Ÿ National Art Education Association Women’s Caucus, image selected for promotional material

2009                ŸCombe, Jennifer. a b c d e f g h I j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z, unpublished Master’s Process Paper, The Vermont College of Fine Arts

1998                Ÿ Combe, Jennifer. Fostering creativity in visual art education. Unpublished Master’s Paper, The Evergreen State College

 

LECTURES / PROJECTS

2016                ŸLeading by Visual Voice, NAEA, National Art Education Association Women’s Caucus artist talk, Chicago, IL

                        Ÿ Social Justice Art Curricula: CSTAE Digication Portfolio Educator Panel, NAEA, National Art Education Association, Chicago, IL

                        Ÿ Digital Curriculum Coordinator, Caucus of Social Theory in Art Education

2015                CSTAE’S Digication e-Portfolio: A Panel of Teachers Share Their Lessons,

                        Ÿ Caucus on Social Theory in Art Education presentation, National Art Education Association, New Orleans,   LA

                        Ÿ Artist Talks with MSU and UM Faculty, Holter Art Museum, Helena, MT

                        Ÿ Exploring Social Media and The Art Assignment, MEA-MFT state conference, Billings, MT

                        Ÿ Digital Curriculum Coordinator, Caucus of Social Theory in Art Education

 

2014                ŸText Message for Campus and Other Contemporary Stuff, MEA-MFT state conference, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ The CSTAE Digication e-PortfolioCaucus on Social Theory in Art Education presentation, National Education Association, San Diego, CA

                        Ÿ So You Wanna Be An Art Teacher? Montana Art Inter-scholastics, Kalispell, MT

                        Ÿ You Got the Gig, Now What?, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ Digital Curriculum Coordinator, Caucus of Social Theory in Art Education

 

2013                ŸConference Organizer:  Art Meaning-Making: Statewide art educational conference with Olivia Gude,  University of Montana, Missoula, MT

     Kennedy Center Initiative Team Member, Missoula County Public Schools, Missoula, MT

Ÿ              Guest Lecturer, K-12 Southgate Regional Art Show, Missoula, MT

Ÿ                        Curriculum Collaboration e Portfolio: Caucus on Social Theory in Art Education, National Association of Art Education Conference, Fort Worth, TX

Ÿ                         Artist Talk, Jentel Presents, Sheridan, WY

Ÿ                         Digital Curriculum Coordinator, Caucus of Social Theory in Art Education

 

2012                Ÿ Member of Create Montana, a statewide arts education advisory committee, Helena, MT

                        Ÿ Artist’s Talk, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

Ÿ               Digital Curriculum Coordinator, Caucus of Social Theory in Art Education

 

2011                Ÿ Utopias: Teen Open Studio, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

                        Ÿ This Goes Here, That Goes There, Visual Art Department Lecture Series, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

 

1998                Ÿ Daily Practice, guest lecture with poet Tim Kelly, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA         

 

GRANTS, PUBLIC COMMISSIONS, RESIDENCIES, LEADERSHIP

2016                Ÿ Community Arts Caucus Outgoing President, National Art Education Association

2015                Ÿ Community Arts Caucus President, National Art Education Association

2014                Ÿ Community Arts Caucus Vice President, National Art Education Association

2013                Ÿ Jentel Artist Residency, Sheridan, WY

2012                Ÿ Montana State Arts Council, Strategic Investment Grant, designed, coordinated, obtained funding for free statewide art education conference for MT art educators

Ÿ                         College of Visual and Performing Arts: Outreach Grant, provided funding for video to grow art education program

Ÿ                         Office of Civil Engagement, University of Montana: Flagship Service Learning, art in Missoula County Public Schools, education grant

2011                Ÿ Office of Civil Engagement, University of Montana: Flagship Service Learning, art in Missoula County Public Schools, education grant

2006                ŸVermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, artist grant       

2003                ŸWashington Education Association, education grant: K-12 Yoga    

2001                Ÿ New York Studio School/Olympia School District, NY, NY, art education grant

1998                Ÿ Washington Interactive Television: Commission, K-12 Public School Network, WA State, commission

1991                Ÿ  The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, athletic tuition scholarship

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013                Ÿ Staff reporters, The Sheridan Press, “Jentel Presents”, 6 June 2013

2011                Ÿ Clayton, Alec, The Weekly Volcano, “Many Contexts”, 12 January 2011

2010                Ÿ Stalker, Brian, Salt Lake City Week, “The PDA Show”, February 2010

Ÿ                          Hobday, Toney, Q Salt Lake “The PDA Show Exhibition(ist): Local Artists Respond to “The Kiss  Heard ‘Round the World”,  March 2010

                        Ÿ Sharp-Wilson, Laura, The PDA Blog, winter, 2010

2007                ŸOlyBlog, Artist Interview

                        Ÿ Clayton, Alec, Black is on Fire, South Sound Arts, March 2007

 

EDUCATION

2009                Master in Fine Arts, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT           

1998                Master in Teaching, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

                         Endorsements: K-12 Visual Art, K-5 General Elementary, 4 -12 English

1995                Bachelor of Arts, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA      

                         Pontifica Universidad Javeriana, Study Abroad, Bogota, Colombia

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Art Education Association (NAEA)

Caucus on Social Theory in Art Education, NAEA

Committee on Multiethnic Concerns, NAEA

Women’s Caucus, NAEA

Montana Art Education Association

Missoula Art Museum

Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement

Montana Education Association & Montana Federation of Teachers (MEA-MFT)

Yoga Alliance