Jessie Benton Evans

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EDUCATION

B.A. Degree: Arizona State University
M.A. Degree: State University of Iowa
 
Represented at National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. and in numerous collections.
 
Professional Artist: Painting (see Exhibitions below)
Helped organize, coordinate, hang exhibitions for "The Street Painters" in New York City at Art Students League, Lincoln Center, Lever House, universities and government buildings. Helped co-ordinate and hang exhibitions.
Juror: Art Exhibitions
Teacher: Painting
Grant recipient: Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York City
Writer/Interviewer: see below
 

SELECTED ART EXHIBITIONS:

Group and Individual
 
2001  Art Students League, New York City
Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, AZ, A Century of Arizona Women Artists
Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, AZ, In Celebration: A Century of Arizona Women Artists
Phippen Museum, Prescott AZ, In Celebration: A Century of Arizona Women Artists
1999  Lincoln Center, New York City
1999  Inger Jirby Gallery, Taos, NM
1998  Lincoln Center, New York City
1998  Lincoln Center, New York City
1997  Deborah Hudgins Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1996  Deborah Hudgins Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Karin Newby Gallery, Tubac, AZ (since 1990)
1995  Sun Cities Art Museum, Sun City, AZ
1994  Steven Boone Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1992  Es Posible Gallery, Carefree, AZ
1990  Hartley-Hill Gallery, Carmel, CA
Karin Newby Gallery, Tubac, AZ (through 1996)
1989  Western Images Gallery, New York City
Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ
Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ
1988  C.G. Rein Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ
1987  C.G. Rein Galleries, Santa Fe, NM
Gregg Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1986  Art Students League, New York City
Project America, Jacob Javits Building, New York City
Lincoln Center, New York City
1985  State University of New York, Oswego, NY
Lincoln Center, New York City
New York Institute of Technology, New York City
1984  State University of New York, New Paltz, NY
Lincoln Center, New York City
Summit Arts Center, Summit, NJ
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
1983  Art Students League, New York City
Arbitrage Gallery, New York City
1982  Lever House, New York City
Adelphi University, Garden City, Long Island, NY
Pace University, Briarcliff, NY
Pond Lane Gallery, Southampton, NY
1981  Parrish Museum, Southampton, NY
Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY
Adelphi University, Garden City, Long Island, NY
1980  Art Students League, New York City
Hammerquist Gallery, New York City
Baruch College, New York City
1979  Peekskill Museum, Peekskill, NY
Ladycliff College, Highland Falls, NY
1978  Ingber Gallery, New York City
Manhattan Boro President's Office, New York City
47 Bond Street Gallery, New York City
 
  

RELATED ART ACTIVITIES

Museum Publicity Co-ordinator: 1999-2001
Wrote and organized articles for newspapers on exhibitions, artists and Museum activities, and coordinated coverage by radio and television.
Ashes (Art Newspaper), Phoenix, AZ: Associate Editor, Writer: 1992-96
Writer of feature interviews with artists and gallery reviews. Arranged articles on other artists. Sold and organized gallery advertising in Ashes.
Art World, New York, NY: Art Reviewer: 1979-85
New York Arts Journal, New York, NY: Associate Editor, Writer: 1975-79 Helped start Journal. Brought artists to Journal like Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer, artist Raphael Soyer, photographer Peter Beard. Wrote publicity resulting in Journal reviews in Mademoiselle, Publisher's Weekly, Art Direction, etc.
Manhattan Cable Television, New York, NY, Producer/Moderator, "Personalities," (30 minute weekly interview show) 1975-79
Interviewed author, newsman Edwin Newman, actor Richard Kiley, photographer Peter Beard, Broadway Director Joshua Logan, and many others.
WTBQ Radio, Warwick, NY, Producer/Moderator, 30 minute interview show. 1974-79. Interviewed author Isaac Bashevis Singer, playwright Frank Gilroy, actor Richard Kiley, boxer Floyd Patterson, businessman Hazard Reeves, and many others.
Warwick Advertiser Newspaper, Warwick, New York. Feature Writer, 1974-75
 

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