E D U C A T I O N
2010  -  Master of Fine Arts | University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

2004  - Bachelor of Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude) | Minnesota State University Moorhead



A C A D E M I C   A P P O I N T M E N T S
08/2011 - Present:  Assistant Professor of Art | Clarke University, Dubuque, IA

09/2010 - 05/2011:  Lecturer Professor, 3D Design (3 courses) | University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

06/2008 - 05/2010:  Instructor of Record, Beginning Sculpture (4 courses) | University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

08/2007 - 05/2009:  Teaching Assistantship, Beginning Sculpture (7 courses) | University of Minnesota - Twin Cities



G R A N T S   &   A W A R D S
2016  -  Award, "Selects," Curator: Todd Behrens, Sioux City Art Center | Sioux City, IA
2016  -  Third Place Founders Award, "39th Annual Rock Island Art Guild Juried Exhibition," Figge Museum | Davenport, IA
2014  -  Best in Show, Fl3tch3r Exhibit: "Social & Politically Engaged Art," Reece Museum | Johnson City, TN
2013  -  Iowa Arts Council Grant, Support for New Works [$9,000] | National Endowment for the Arts
2013  -  Faculty Devemopment Grant, Clarke University | Dubuque, IA
2012  -  Second Prize, "27th Annual Tallahassee International Exhibition," FSU Museum of Art | Tallahassee, FL
2012  -  Best Three-Dimensional Work, "36th Annual Rock Island Art Guild Juried Exhibition," Rock Island Museum of Art | Rock Island, IL
2011  -  Iowa Arts Council Grant, Support for Apparition Sculpture [$1,000] | National Endowment for the Arts
2010  -  ISC Outstanding Student Achievement Nominee | UMN
2010  -  Graduate Professional Development Grant, Support for Planes of Existence Installation | UMN
2009  -  Lutz Rollins Graduate Fellowship | UMN
2009  -  ISC Outstanding Student Achievement Nominee | UMN
2009  -  Art Scholarship Fund | UMN
2008  -  Graduate Professional Development Grant, Travel Support for Uruguay | UMN
2008  -  Coke Initiative Development Award, Travel Support for Uruguay | UMN
2008  -  Graduate and Professional Student Assembly Grant, Travel Support for Uruguay | UMN
2008  -  Department of Art Block Grant | UMN
2007  -  Brown-McKenzie Graduate Fellowship | UMN
2004  -  Honorable Mention, MSUM Juried Student Exhibition, Juror: T.L. Solien, Rolland Dille Art Gallery | Moorhead, MN
2003  -  Art Department Scholarship | MSUM



S O L O   E X H I B I T I O N S
2017 -  "Recent Work," [forthcoming: September - October] Lock Haven University | Lock Haven, PA
2017  -  "Sinners and Saints," Curator: Jason Franz, Manifest Gallery | Cincinnati, OH
2016  -  "Whispers," Sinclair Gallery - Coe College | Cedar Rapids, IA
2015  -  "Iowa Artist 2015: Jessica Teckemeyer," [October 2015 - February 2016], Des Moines Art Center | Des Moines, IA
2012  -  "Apparitions," Quigley Gallery - Clarke University | Dubuque, IA
2011  -  "We Are Animal," Soo Visual Art Center | Minneapolis, MN
2010  -  "Sensorium," Atwood Gallery | St. Cloud, MN
2007  -  "Recent Work," City Gallery | Chaska, MN
2006  -  "Tangible Matter," The Great Rivers Art Gallery | Hastings, MN
2004  -  "Multiplicity," 280ft3 Gallery | Moorhead, MN



T W O   &   T H R E E   P E R S O N   E X H I B I T I O N S
2015  -  "Chaos & Collapse," Gallery C | Dubuque, IA
2014  -  "Into the Deep Dark Forest," Gallery 122 | Minneapolis, MN
2008  -  "Tres en Dodeca," Invitational, Dodeca Cultural Center | Montevideo, Uruguay



G R O U P   E X H I B I T I O N S
2017  -  "Wild Beasts," Invitational, Curator: Mat Greiner, Iowa Paint Factory | Des Moines, IA
2017  -  "Creatures: Real and Imagined II," uBe Art | Berkeley, CA
2016  -  "Selects," Curator - Todd Behrens, Sioux City Art Center | Sioux City, IA 
2016  -  "39th Annual Rock Island Art Guild Juried Exhibition," Third Place Founders Award, Juror - Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Figge Museum | Davenport, IA
2016  -  "Materials: Hard & Soft," Juror - Elizabeth Kozlowski,  Patterson - Appleton Art Center | Denton, TX
2015  -  "Faculty Exhibit," Quigley Gallery - Clarke University | Dubuque, IA
2015  -  "Sculpture Invitational," Moberg Gallery | Des Moines, IA
2015  -  "Wanderlust," Invitational, UMN Quarter Gallery | Minneapolis, MN
2014  -  "Social & Politically Engaged Art," Best in Show, Juror - Elliot Earls, Reece Museum | Johnson City, TN
2014  -  "Looking at Ourselves: Contemporary Figure Exhibition," Baltimore Clayworks | Baltimore, MD
2014  -  "Window Dressing," Hosted by: Des Moines Art Center, Amour | Des Moines, IA
2014  -  "As Human As ...?," Gallery Carre Dore | Monaco, France
2014  -  "Breaking the Rules," Rolland Dille Art Gallery | Moorhead, MN
2014  -  "Into the Deep Dark Forest," Gallery 122 | Minneapolis, MN
2014  -  "Common Knowledge," Juried Exhibition, Nonfiction Gallery | Savannah, GA
2013  -  "Beyond Nature," Invitational, Moberg Gallery | Des Moines, IA
2013  -  "Art on the River," International Juried Exhibition [July 2013 - June 2014], Port of Dubuque Riverwalk | Dubuque, IA
2013  -  "Biennial Juried Exhibition," Juror - James a Welu,  Dubuque Museum of Art | Dubuque, IA
2012  -  "27th Annual Tallahassee International," Second Prize, Jurors - Carolyn Henne & Allys Palladino-Craig, [Catalogue] FSU Museum of Fine Arts | Tallahassee, FL
2012  -  "Time Arts Continuum," Invitational - Walker Point Center for Arts | Milwaukee, WI
2012  -  "36th Annual Juried Exhibition," Three-Dimensional Award, Juror - Joseph Mella, [Catalogue] Rock Island Museum of Art | Rock Island, IL
2012  -  "Gothic," Juried Exhibition, Juror - Amy V Grimm, [Catalogue] Orange County Center for Contemporary Art | Santa Ana, CA
2011  -  "Voices VII: Revolt," Invitational - Warehouse District | Dubuque, IA
2010  -  "Bestiary," International Juried Exhibition, [Catalogue] Manifest Gallery | Cincinnati, OH
2010  -  "Faculty Show," Foster Gallery - University of Wisconsin | Eau Claire, WI
2010  -  "Objects and Encounters," Larson Gallery | St. Paul, MN
2010  -  "The Trouble Begins at Eight," MFA Thesis Exhibition, Katherine E. Nash Gallery | Minneapolis, MN
2010  -  "Six Hours of Silence," University of Minnesota Collaboration, The Poor Farm | Waupaca Co., WI
2010  -  "Foot in the Door," Minneapolis Institute of Art | Minneapolis, MN
2009  -  "Open Studio Exhibition," New York Center for Art & Media Studies | New York, NY
2009  -  "New York Contemporary Art Course Exhibition," Regis Center for Art | Minneapolis, MN
2009  -  "Weiji Collaborations," Quarter Gallery, Regis Center for Art | Minneapolis, MN
2009  -  "Scholarship Exhibition," Quarter Gallery, Regis Center for Art | Minneapolis, MN
2009  -  "Five by Five," Juror - Jennifer Phelps, Rosalux Gallery | Minneapolis, MN
2008  -  "Objects of Desire," Nationwide Juried Exhibition, Juror - Claire Wolf Krantz, Woman Made Gallery | Chicago, IL                
2008  -  "Source," Jurors - Guy Baldwin & Wayne Potratz, The Phipps Art Center | Hudson, WI
2008  -  "Fresh Works," Quarter Gallery, Regis Center for Art | Minneapolis, MN
2008  -  "Culturing Technology," Invitational - Quarter Gallery, Regis Center for Art | Minneapolis, MN
2008  -  "13 x 24 x 18," Gallery 13 | Minneapolis, MN        
2008  -  "Erotica," Invitational - Up Front Gallery | Fargo, ND
2007  -  "Contemplation and Collaboration," University of MN Music Library | Minneapolis, MN
2007  -  "Members' Juried Exhibition," Juror - Joan Rothfuss, Inez Greenberg Gallery | Bloomington, MN
2007  -  "Sculpting, Naturally," MN Landscape Arboretum | Chanhassen, MN
2006  -  "Interactive," Nationwide Juried Exhibition, Jurors - Gianluca Bianchino, Jeanne Brasile & Asha Ganpat, Walsh Art Gallery | South Orange, NJ
2005  -  "BizArtica," Invitational - Avalon Event Center | Fargo, ND
2005  -  "Heritage," Hjemkomst Center | Moorhead, MN
2004  -  "BFA Exhibition II," Rolland Dille Art Gallery | MSUM
2004  -  "Regional Juried Student Exhibition," Juror - Karen Worth, North Dakota Museum of Art | Grand Forks, ND
2004  -  "MSUM Juried Student Exhibition," Juror - T. L. Solien, Honorable Mention, Rolland Dille Art Gallery | Moorhead, MN
2004  -  "Contemporary Art," Avalon Event Center | Fargo, ND
2003  -  "Regional Juried Student Exhibition," Juror - Brian Szott, North Dakota Museum of Art | Grand Forks, ND
2003  -  "MSUM Juried Student Exhibition," Juror - Lyndel King, Rolland Dille Art Gallery | Moorhead, MN
2003  -  "Freedom," Rourke Art Gallery | Moorhead, MN
2002  -  "Visual Literacy," All-state Juried Competition, College of Visual Arts Satellite Gallery | St. Paul, MN



C O L L E C T O R S
Denny Kemp | Minneapolis, MN
Harriet "Rusty" Hubbell | Des Moines, IA
Jessie Rebik & Seth Myers | Galena, IL
Fawzia Khan & Blair Anderson | Hopkins, MN
Jeri Nelson | Sparks, NV
Danielle Masters | Grand Forks, ND



C O M M I S S I O N S
2013  -  Dubuque County Historical Society: Julien Dubuque Life-size Bust, National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium | Dubuque, IA
2013  -  Siah Armajani: Double-sided St. Augustine Life-sized Sculpture, Created for Parasol Unit Exhibition | London, England
2009  -  Siah Armajani: Three Sets of Arm & Leg Castings for "Murder in Tehran" Installation, Created for Max Protetch Gallery, Private Collection | New York, NY
2009  -  Siah Armajani: Plaster Sculptures for "An Exile Dreaming of Saint Adorno" Installation, Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art | Minneapolis, MN



S E L E C T E D   B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Listamann, Lyle, "Selects" Catalog, Sioux City Art Center {Sioux City, IA] 20 August 2016, 10.

Doolittle, Christine, "Iowa Artist 2015" Radio interview with Associate Curator Laura Burkhalter and Artist Jessica Teckemeyer, Radio Art Center - Des Moines Art Center [Des Moines, IA] 25 November 2015, 33:35.  Listen here: http://radioartcenter.libsyn.com/iowa-artists-2015

Jones, Tia, "Sculpting an Impact" Article with photograph, Telegraph Herald [Dubuque, IA] 10 November 2015, 8A - 9A.

Wimer, Annabel, "Iowa Artist 2015: Jessica Teckemeyer" Catalogue, Des Moines Art Center [Des Moines, IA] October 2015, 10.
http://www.desmoinesartcenter.org/webres/File/Gallery_Guides/2015/IaArtistBro.pdf

Doolittle, Christine, "Artist Gallery Talk" Announcement with photograph, Cityview [Des Moines, IA] 22 - 28 October 2015, 42.

Wimer, Annabel, Magazine cover and advertisement with photograph, Des Moines Art Center News [Des Moines, IA] October - December 2015, cover, 4, 9.

Juarez, Frank, "Jessica Teckemeyer" Interview with photographs, Frank Juarez Gallery and Greymatter Gallery Collaborative Project, 365 Artists 365 Days Blog, 30 October 2014.

Brown, Ken, Clarke's Teckemeyer Invited to Des Moines Art Exhibit" Announcement with photographs, Julien's Journal [Dubuque, IA], 23 September 2014.

LeFevre, Camille, "Into the Deep Dark Forest" Announcement, City Pages [Minneapolis, MN], 5 February 2014, 27.

Cohen, Megan, "Current Moberg Exhibition: Exploring Opposites and How They Attract" Article with photographs, Iowa Art Blog [Des Moines, IA] 3 October 2013.

Duncan, Jim, "Nature Good, Humanity Less So" Article, Cityview Magazine [Des Moines, IA], 18 September 2013.

Young, Jean D., "The 28th Tallahassee International" Catalogue, FSU Museum of Fine Arts [Tallahassee, FL], September 2013, 22.

Voight, Sandye, "Talent on the Water" Print with photographs, Telegraph Herald [Dubuque, IA] 9 July 2013.

Stoffel, Jan, "Art on the River" Article with photographs, Julien's Journal [Dubuque, IA] July 2013, 4 - 5.

Brown, Ken, "Teckemeyer's Sculpture Selected for Art on the River" Print with photographs, The Record [Detroint Lakes, MN] 9 June 2013.

Young, Jean D., "The 27th Tallahassee International" Catalogue, FSU Museum of Fine Arts [Tallahassee, FL], September 2012, 24.

Mauer, Sherry C., "36th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition" Catalogue, Augustana Art Museum [Rock Island, IL], 27 February 2012, 6.

Anderson, Stephan, "Gothic" Catalogue, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art [Santa Ana, CA], 27 January 2012.

Garrison, Michelle, "Cuddly Monsters, Captivating Portraits, and Juicy, Gross Textures: The 36th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, through April 22nd" Print with photograph, River Cities Reader [Davenport, IA], 22 March 2012. http://www.rcreader.com/art/2012-rifae-review/

Thomas, Dylan, "Two at Soo" Article, Southwest Journal [Minneapolis, MN], 2 May 2011.
http://www.swjournal.com/index.php?tag=12&story=16826&page=152&category=64

Mault, Coco, "'We Are Animal' and 'You Had Me at Goodbye' at SOO Visual Arts Center, City Pages [Minneapolis, MN], 29 April 2011.
http://blogs.citypages.com/dressingroom/2011/04/we_animal_you_goodbye_soo_visual_arts_center.php

Sparber, Max, "The pleasure of apocalypse: Two artists at the Soo Visual Arts Center" Article with photographs, MinnPost [Minneapolis, MN], 28 April 2011.
www.minnpost.com/max-about-town/2011/04/pleasures-apocalypse-two-artists-soo-visual-arts-center

Abbe, Mary,  "See worthy - We Are Animal: New Work by Jessica Teckemeyer" Print with photograph, Star Tribune [Minneapolis, MN], 8 April 2011.

McGraw, Michael, "Jessica Teckemeyer" Interview with photographs, Local Artist Website [Minneapolis, MN], 1 March 2011.
http://www.local-artist-interviews.com/2011/03/soovac-gallery-featured-interview-we.html

Durrell, Jane, "Bestiary (Review), Manifest show explores the state of the animal in contemporary art." City Beat [Cincinnati, OH], 17 November 2010. http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/article-22098-bestiary-(review).html

Franz, Jason, "Bestiary - The Animal in Contemporary Art" Catalogue, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center [Cincinnati, OH], v 49, 2010, 44.
http://www.manifestgallery.org/manifestpress/Manifest49.pdf
 


V I S I T I N G   A R T I S T   L E C T U R E S   &   W O R K S H O P S
2016  -  Juror for "Student Exhibit" & Artist Lecture, University of Northern Iowa | Waterloo, IA
2016  -  Artist Lecture & Workshop, Coe College | Cedar Rapids, IA
2015  -  "Iowa Artist 2015: Jessica Teckemeyer," Des Moines Art Center | Des Moines, IA
2014  -  "Social Agenda in Public Art," Clarke University | Dubuque, IA
2012  -  "Symbolic Representation," Clarke University | Dubuque, IA
2011  -  Artist Lecture, Pratt Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute | Utica, NY
2011  -  Artist Lecture, Clarke Univeristy | Dubuque, IA
2011  -  Artist Lecture, "We Are Animal" Exhibition | Minneapolis, MN
2008  -  Artist Lecture, Exhibition, & Digital Media Workshop, Dodeca Film Academy | Montevideo, Uruguay



P R O F E S S I O N A L   E X P E R I E N C E
08/2013 - 07/2016:  Commissioner on "Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission" | Dubuque, IA
2016  -  Juror for "2016 Student Exhibit," University of Northern Iowa | Waterloo, IA
06/2009 - 04/2013:  Commissions for Artist Siah Armajani | Minneapolis, MN
2012  -  Award Judge for "Dubuquefest," Fine Arts Festival | Dubuque, IA
2012  -  Juror for "Art on the River," Public Art Competition | Dubuque, IA
2009  -  Curriculum Developer for Arts: 5490 Beijing Now, University of Minnesota | Minneapolis, MN
2009  -  Installation Director for "New York Contemporary Art Course Exhibition," Quarter Gallery, Regis Center for Arts | Minneapolis, MN
2009  -  Co-Organizer of "West Bank TASK Party," West Bank Social Center | Minneapolis, MN
2009  -  Research Assistant to Andrea Stanislav, University of Minnesota | Minneapolis, MN
2008  -  Co-Coordinator for "Source" Exhibition, The Phipps Art Center | Hudson, WI
2007  -  Co-Coordinator for "Sculpting, Naturally" Exhibition, MN Landscape Arboretum | Chanhassen, MN        
10/2005 - 08/2007:  Artist, Tivoli Too, www.tivolitoo.com | Mendota Heights, MN



P R O F E S S I O N A L   D E V E L O P M E N T
2015  -  "International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art," Navy Pier | Chicago, IL
2014  -  "Iowa Public Art Network" Conference | Dubuque, IA
2014  -  "International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art," Navy Pier | Chicago, IL
2014  -  "Material World: 48th Annual Conference," National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts | Milwaukee, WI
2012  -   Art Basel & Art Fairs: Scope, Pulse, & Aqua | Miami Beach, FL
2012  -  "Built to Educate: The American Art Museum," Lecturer: James A. Welu, Director Emeritus at the Worcester Art Museum | Dubuque, IA
2011  -  "No More Starving Artist Conference," CSPS | Cedar Rapids, IA
2011  -   College Art Association - 99th Annual Conference | New York, NY
2009  -   Venice Biennale 2009 - 53rd International Art Exhibition | Venice, Italy







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