Jessica Doyle


Drawing/Painting

Artist's Biography

Jessica earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting from Tyler School of Art, and her Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting from University of Pennsylvania. She received her PhD in Art Theory, Philosophy, and Aesthetics with Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts. She teaches graduate courses in Aesthetics and Philosophy with Tiffin University. Her works in drawing, painting, video, and installation have been shown nationally and internationally.

Artist's Statement

My work centers on the human––engaging philosophy and spirit. My current body of work draws from and integrates the writings of Nietzsche, specifically, The Gay Science and Human, All Too Human. My scholarly interests include Jung, collective consciousness, virtuality, self, identity, and Other as self.

Selected Exhibitions

Solo
2017
We Fearless Ones, InLiquid in the Hall, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2015
OVERHUMAN, Pageant : Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2009
Gold Mountain,Pageant : Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2003
Exist, Project Room, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Intimate Environment, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

2005
Being, 40th Street AIR, Philadelphia, PA

2003
Exist, Project Room, Philadelphia, PA

Two-person
2006
Long Gone Sally, Pageant Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Group
2017
Tiny Biennale, Temple University, Rome, Italy

2015
Hyperintersection, Pageant : Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2014
Inspired by Cinema, Sundance TV, New York, NY

Psychedelphia, Pageant : Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2012
Kairos Interruptus, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

2011
Video Screening, Backspace Gallery, Peoria, IL

Hive/Cave, Pageant Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008
Rag and Bone, Pageant Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006
24th Biennial Works on Paper, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA

2005
19th Annual Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

Take My Hand, ThreeWalls, Chicago, IL

From the Studio 2: Selections from POST, CFEVA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2005

Operation RAW, Ice Box Project Space, Crane Building, Philadelphia, PA

Brooklyn Underground Film Festival, Brooklyn Lyceum, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

2004
Junto, Winter Invitational, Fleisher-Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

The Wedding Project, 65 Hope Street Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

North of the Border, Art in Northern Liberties, ADM Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Female Persuasion, cherrydelosreyes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Brooklyn Underground Film Festival, Brooklyn Lyceum, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

2003
T-Shirt Show, Daniel Silverstein Gallery, NY, NY

Girls, Girls, Girls, Storefront 1838, Harlem, NY

Bling Bling, Project Room, Philadelphia, PA

Brooklyn Underground Film Festival, Brooklyn Lyceum, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

Artist's Bibliography

2009
Otterbein, Holly "Last Chance," Philadelphia City Paper, June 18, 2009

2006
Newhall, Edith "The Outsider's View," Philadelphia Inquirer, April 14, 2006

Hill, Lori "Paper Champion," Philadelphia City Paper, April 13, 2006

Fallon, Roberta "Arcadia Fire," Philadelphia Weekly, April 12, 2006

2005
Mc Quaid, Cate "With Striking Images, 'Drawing Show' leaves its mark," Boston Globe, December 23, 2005

Gepner, Rachel "Drawing Show at the BCA" Big, Red & Shiny, #32 December 2, 2005

Hinkel, Joanne "Will U Be Mine?" Centerstage Chicago, February 10, 2005

Hawkins, Margaret "Take My Hand," Chicago Sun Times, February 4, 2005

2004
Sozanski, Edward "The Young and Talented," Philadelphia Inquirer, Friday, December 24, 2004

Mc Adams, Shane "The Wedding Project," The Brooklyn Rail, October 2004

2003
Fallon, Roberta "Altar of the Ego," Philadelphia Weekly, December 3, 2003

Sozanski, Edward "The Life Into Art," Philadelphia Inquirer, November 21, 2003 Page W36

Professional Experience

2012 – present
Adjunct Professor, Master of Humanities Graduate Program, Tiffin University, Tiffin, OH

2011 - 2014
Student Representative, Technology Committee, IDSVA

2010 - 2014
Student Representative, Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts

2008
Portrait Painting, Instructor Continuing Education Studies, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

2007 - 2016
Instructor, Art Institute – Online Division

2006 - 2012
Figure Drawing and Painting, Instructor Continuing Education Studies, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2005 - 2006
Artist in Residence, 40th Street Artist Residency, Philadelphia, PA

2002 - 2004
Administrative Assistant, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2002
Drawing I, Instructor, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2001 - 2002
Graduate Assistantship in Exhibitions, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2002
Juror, Digital and Video Exhibition, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2001
Figure Drawing I, Teaching Assistantship, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2000
Digital Imaging, Teaching Assistantship, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1999 - 2000
Secretary, Student Alliance, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

1998
Docent, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1997 - 2000
Administrative Assistant, Office of the Associate Dean, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

1996 - 1997
Member, Student Government & Publications, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Affiliations

2012 - present
Visual Artists’ Registry, Maryland State Art Council, MD

2010 - present
Viewing Program, Artist Registry, The Drawing Center

2002 - present
Member, College Art Association

2002 - 2004
Curator and Founder, diamonddust Artist Collective

Awards and Honors

2005 - 2006
Artist in Residence, 40th Street Artist Residency, Philadelphia, PA

2000 - 2002
GSFA Departmental Grant, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2000
Wayne Becker Memorial Award, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

Essie Baron Memorial Award, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

Commencement Speaker, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

1997 - 2000
Dean's Merit Scholarship, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

1996
Presidential Scholarship, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

Lectures and Talks

2013
Session Chair, Online Education in Fine Arts College Art Association New York, NY

Education

2016
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Portland, ME
Ph.D. Visual Arts: Philosophy, Art Theory, and Aesthetics

2002
School of Design, Department of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MFA, Painting

2000
Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
BFA, Painting, Minor, Art History
Magna cum laude with distinction