Nuevo Santander Gallery

Fine Art • Antiques • Old West Collectibles

Call: 956.618.4959

Artist's Biography:

Jessica Monroe received a BA in Studio Art from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. After graduating, she spent seven years working as a high school art teacher. During summers she continued her studies in art at NYU and SAIC. Monroe now works exclusively in the studio. She uses her paintings to explore interests in ecological principles at work in nature. Her paintings have been exhibited throughout Texas and the Rio Grande Valley. Monroe lives and works in Edinburg, TX.

b. 1983 McAllen, TX

EDUCATION
Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Summer 2013
New York University, New York, NY, Summer 2009

Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, May 2005
Major: Studio Art, Focus: painting and sculpture
Minor: Art History

Study Abroad, La Escuela de Ceramica de la Moncloa, Madrid, Spain, spring 2004
Study Abroad, La Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico, summer 2003

MEMBERSHIP
Texas Art Education Association, 2007-2014
National Art Education Association, 2007-2014
McAllen Creative Incubator, 2005-2006
Southwestern University Art Association, 2001-2005


EXHIBITIONS
(*solo exhibits)

2012 MUJERES UNIDAS, 409 Gallery, Brownsville, TX

2011 ARTE DE LA FRONTERA, with the 2011 Texas Biennial exhibition, IMAS, McAllen, TX
McAllen Arts Council Fine Arts Exhibitions, McAllen, TX
STISD Faculty Exhibit, Bibliotecas Las Americas, Mercedes, TX

2010 * WHEN REASON RHYMES, Manic Hause Gallery, McAllen, Texas.

 

 

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Tuesday-Friday: 10am-5pm • Saturday: 11am-5pm • Closed Sunday and Monday

Fine Art • Antiques • Old West Collectibles