Jessica Jokhi

Education:

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. 2009 - 2013. Bachelor of Fine Arts: Painting, Print Media, and Sound Production. Merit Scholarship: 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013.

International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, Umbria, Italy. Studio Residency: 2009

Exhibitions:

-Abstract III Show, Brickton Arts Center, Park Ridge, IL, October 2014 - November 2014                      

-Featured Artist, Gallery Bar Chicago, June 2013 - August 2013

-Music performance, Intertwingularity, TriTriangle —November 2012

-Paintings exhibited, Spectratone, Reggie’s Rock Club—November 18, 2012

-Waveforms, Elastic Sound and Vision Gallery—May 11, 2012

-Art and Tech Exposition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Immersive Environments—Fall 2011

-Featured Artist, Photography Exhibition, Palmer House Hilton—May 2011

Work Experience:

Stylist, Scotch and Soda, Chicago, IL--May 2014 - Present

Artist Assistant, Megan Williamson, Chicago, IL—September 2013 – March 2014

   -Created and designed promotional materials for gallery show

   -Edited documentation photos in Photoshop and prepared them for publications

   -Stretched and primed canvases

   -Designed and created books of artist’s work for publishing

   -Assisted with the curation of her solo show

   -Installation and de-installation of gallery show

Artist Assistant, Bruce Riley, Chicago, IL—July 2013 – August 2013

   -Assisted in surface preparations of panels and some light painting work

   -Created colors swatches and conducted paint tests

Artist Assistant, Tim Anderson, Chicago, IL—August 2013

   -Cleaning and organization of the studio, as well as cataloguing materials

   -Priming canvases and panels

Artist Assistant, Lee Tracy, Chicago, IL—February 18, 2013 – May 6, 2013
   -Edited documentation photos of artwork, as well as edited images for use in projects

   -Prepared and organized materials in the studio, as well as for artwork production

   -Assisted in the construction of current projects

Front Desk, Wingate by Wyndham-Buckhead hotel, Atlanta, GA—May 2008-August

  2008, May 2009-August 2009 

   -Checked guests in and out, made reservations, and answered phones

   -Gave recommendations and directions for attractions and restaurants around the city

   -Provided a pleasant atmosphere and conversation to make the guests feel at home

Skills:
Microsoft Office, Adobe Power Point, Photoshop, Logic Pro, Working knowledge of Ableton Live, Social Media, Stretching and priming canvas, Screen printing, Etching.