Jessica Jokhi


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


-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

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