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EDUCATION
Masters of Fine Arts May 2005 The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelors of Fine Arts May 2000 The University of Florida
Graduated with Highest Honors
Associate of Arts May 1997 Florida State University
1996-1997 was spent as a national exchange student at the University of Northern Colorado

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
Four Cornered, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 2016
Contact, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX January 2012
Texas Biennial: Jade Walker, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX April 2011 curated by Virginia Rutledge
Spectator Sport, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX November 09-February 2010 curated by Andrea Mellard
Trophy Room, Domy, Austin, TX September 2009
Merriment, Big Medium Gallery (formerly Bolm Studios), Austin, TX February 2008
Guggenheim Elsewhere, Elsewhere Artist Collaborative, Greensboro, NC Summer 2007
In the Home, Project Room, Conduit Gallery. Dallas, TX December 2005
Bare Minimum, Safulak Art Gallery. Hsinchu, Taiwan Summer 2004
Written by a Lady, The New Gallery. Austin, TX November 2002
Narrative: A Two-Woman Show, Alternative Exhibition Space. Gainesville, FL April 2000

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014
Sculpture Garden, Kemp Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX curated by Erin Cunningham

2013
A Catalogue, Tiny Park, Austin, TX
transFIGURATION, Canopy, Austin, TX curated by Rino Pizzi
New and Greatest Hits: Texas Biennial 2005-2011 Canopy, Austin, TX curated by Michael Duncan + Virginia Rutledge Sharing, Fuse Box Festival, Austin, TX

2012
Temporal Figuration, LVL3, Chicago, IL April 2012

2011
Texas Uprising: Selections from the Texas Sculpture Group Part Two, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX June 2011

2010
3rd Coast National, K Space, October 2010 Juror: Trent Doyle Hancock

2009
Faculty Exhibition, Creative Research Laboratory, September 2009
Texas Biennial Group Exhibition, March 2009 Juror: Michael Duncan
Austin City Hall People’s Gallery 2009, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX February 2009-2010

2008
Hasta La Basura Se Separa (english- Even The Trash Separates Itself), Centro Cultural de
Nuevo Laredo, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico November 2008
New American Talent: 23, Arthouse, Austin, TX June – August 2008 Juror: Nato Thompson
Austin City Hall People’s Gallery 2008, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX February 2008-2009

2007
Fall Faculty Salon Exhibition, Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX September 2007
Fuse Box 2007, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX April 2007
Interaction with Color, Meat Market Gallery, Washington, D.C April 2007
Come Together, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX Spring 2007

AWARDS AND GRANTS
Visual Artist of the Year 2016- Critics Round Table Awards
COFA staff member of the year 2012
Group Study Exchange Recipient- Italy Rotary Club International. 2008
Dedalus Foundation nominees. 2005
Joan Mitchell Foundation nominee. 2005
Isabell Smith Herzstein Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Art. 2004-2005
M.K Hage Endowed Scholarship in Fine Arts. 2003-2004
Eugenie Kamrath Mygdal Endowed Scholarship in Sculpture. 2003-2004
Marshall F. Wells Fellowship Endowment in the College of Fine Arts. 2001-2002
Carolyn Kay “Katy” Davis Centennial Memorial Scholarship. 2001-2002
Burdine Anderson Giese Endowed Scholarship in Studio Art. 2001-2002
Honorable Mention. Art 2000, Nathan Rosen Museum Gallery. April 2000
Honorable Mention. All Florida Show, The Center Gallery. April 2000
Scholarship, summer seminar, Penland School of Art. Penland, NC. Summer 1999

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire, “Austin artist Jade Walker’s work focuses on color, shape and the body” Austin-American Statesman, February 2016

2013
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire, “Artists alter their own portraits in Fusebox Festival event” Austin-American Statesman, April 2013

2012
Zavistovski, Katia, “Review: Jade Walker at Lawndale Art Center” Arts + Culture Texas, February 2012
Sioufi, Joe, “New Year 2012: Fabulous Art at Lawndale” The Examiner.com, January 2012

2011
Uribe, Vincent, “Artist of the week-Jade Walker” LVL3 blog, October 2011
Faires, Robert, “The nominees for the 2011 Austin Critics Table Awards” Austin Chronicle, May 2011
Shafer, Lana, “Jade Walker Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio” Might Be Good, May 2011
Andrews, Scott, “Jade Walker’s ‘Quadri-Poise’ at Blue Star” San Antonio Current May 2011
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire, “Austin Visual Arts Awards 2010 winners” Austin 360 January 2011

2010
Faires, Robert, “In the Game” Austin Chronicle, January 2010
Ruud, Claire, “Jade Walker” Might Be Good, January 2010
2009
Faires, Robert, “A Strange Land is a Changing Land” Austin Chronicle, February 2009

2008
Menezes, Eva, “Artist Turns Trash into Beauty” ABC NEWS On Campus, December 2008
Faires, Robert, “Prospective Revisions” Austin Chronicle, November 2008
Sanchez, Laura, “ Desechan sus Creaciones” El Mañana, November 2008
Heckenlaible, Victoria, “Artist Alumni Collaboration at the Creative Research Lab” Daily Texan, July 2008
Douberley, Amanda, “Fusebox Collaboration Project” Glasstire, May 2008
Lozano,Ivan, “ Jade Walker’s Psychoplasmics” Glasstire, March 2008
Castillo, Salvador, “Women & Their Work: Sliding through an artist’s work in 15 minutes” The Austin Chronicle, March 2008
Cook, Rachel, “Jade Walker: Merriment” The Austin Chronicle, March 2008

2007
Douberley, Amanda,”Collaboration from Conception” The Austin Chronicle, December 2007
Rosenblatt, Josh, “Adjusting to the Mise-en-Scene” The Austin Chronicle, July 2007

RESIDENCIES
Elsewhere Artist Collaborative. Greensboro, NC Summer 2007
Artist In Residence at Webb School in Knoxville, TN February 2006
Safulak Art Village. Hsinchu, Taiwan Summer 2004
Penland School of Art. Penland, NC Summer 1999

COMMISSIONED ART AND COLLECTIONS
Augmentation, Nicole Blair
Cinched, Nicole Blair
Quadri-Poise, Shawna Mari Goodine Hills, Austin, TX
Minus One, W Tucker
Untitled Blue, CORE Health Foundation, San Antonio, TX
Untitled Orange, CORE Health Foundation, San Antonio, TX
Figure 5, Kati Hernandez Cowles, Austin, TX
Hanger, Kati Hernandez Cowles, Austin, TX
Under, Ronald McDonald House, Austin, TX
Through the Window, Nina Bergen Dress Studio, Gainesville, FL
Untitled Pink, Ken and Mona Hale, Austin, Texas
Lady, Anne Allen, Fort Worth, TX
Character 5, Nancy Whitenack, Dallas, TX

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Lecturer- The University of Texas at Austin Fall 2006-2010 Department of Art and Art History Austin, TX
‘Three-Dimensional Design’ Instructor of record.
Develop curriculum and lesson plans. Teach and evaluate a foundations course of 15-20 art and design majors.
Assistant Instructor- The University of Texas at Austin Spring 2004-Fall 2005 Department of Art and Art History Austin, TX
‘Three-Dimensional Design’ Instructor of record.
Develop curriculum and lesson plans. Teach and evaluate a foundations course of 15-20 art and design majors.
Art Instructor Austin Museum of Art Summer 2002-Present Laguna Gloria at the Art School Austin, TX
Teach weekend and summer courses in art for children ages four to ten years old. Develop themes and create projects
for various age groups.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Austin Art in Public Places panelist
CraftTexas 2012 Juror for the Craft Center in Houston

ARTS ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE
Executive Director, Art Alliance Austin 2016-current

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Gallery Curator, University of Texas at Austin
September 2008-2016
Curating three exhibitions per year. Work includes Department of Art and Art History faculty and alumni.

Executive Gallery Director, Visual Arts Center at University of Texas at Austin
August 2006-2016

Assistant to Steven Daly (artistic director) Texas A&M Memorial

Venue Coordinator Baughman Center
September 2000 – June 2002
The University of Florida Performing Arts