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Jessica Teckemeyer, MFA
Sculpture Professor
Oklahoma State University
108 Bartlett Center
Stillwater, OK 74078  |

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C U R R E N T   N E W S

International Juried Exhibition
Jessica's sculptures We Will Rise and Fox or Foe are included in the "The New Vanguard: Explorations into the New Contemporary II" exhibition hosted by Keep Contemporary Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. Show dates are January 22 - February 14, 2021, with the opening reception on Friday, January 22, 5 - 8 PM.

Keep Contemporary                     |        Hours: Wed - Sat. 11 AM - 5 PM, Sun. 12 - 5 PM
142 Lincoln Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501                             505-557-9574

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Solo Exhibition
MidCoast Fine Arts Gallery has selected Jessica's sculpture to be shown from August through September 2018 at Bucktown Center for the Arts.

Bucktown Center for the Arts          |        Hours: Wed - Sat. 11 AM - 6 PM
225 East Second Street
Davenport, IA

Visiting Artist: Solo Exhibition & Artist Lecture
Jessica has been selected by Lock Haven Univeristy to be a Visiting Artist Fall 2017. She will have a solo exhibition at the Sloan Gallery and provide an artist lecture.

Lock Haven University            |          Artist Talk and Reception: September 25 @ 6 PM
Sloan Gallery                                      Exhibition Dates: September 25 - October 20, 2017
Lock Haven, PA 17745

"Sinners and Saints" Solo Exhibition
Manifest Gallery will host a solo exhibition of Jessica's recent work. Her proposal was 1 of 8 selected from 139. Curator Jason Franz will select which works will be on view. 

Manifest Gallery                      |       Reception: April 21, 5 - 7 PM
2727 Woodburn Avenue                  Artist Talk: April 22 @ 1 PM
Cincinnati, OH  45206                     Exhibition Dates: April 21 - May 19, 2017

"Creatures: Real and Imagined II" - International Juried Exhibition
The exhibit explores the ways in which animals and creatures, both real and imagined have been a presence in the visual art as metaphors, objects of fantasy and fear, sources of emotional attachment and connection to the physical and non-physical realms. Thirty-four artists from across the globe are included.

uBe Art                                    |       Reception: February 3, 6 - 9 PM
2507 San Pablo Avenue                 Exhibition Dates: February 3 - April 1
Berkeley, CA 94702

Director Al Harris-Fernandez gave awards to three artists including Teckemeyer.
"Selects" - Museum Group Exhibition
Director Al Harris-Fernandez and Curator Todd Behrens of the Sioux City Art Center have selected Teckemeyer to be included in the group "Selects" exhibition. Behren visited Teckemeyer's studio to decide which sculptures will be on view.  Sculptures choosen are Devour, Human Shadow, Fawn or Foe, and Reliance (sinners and saints).

Sioux City Art Center         |     Award Reception: August 19, 5 - 7 PM
225 Nebraska Street               Exhibition Dates: August 19 - December 4
Sioux City, IA  51101

Chairman Jane Che visited the Des Moines Art Center to celebrate the 50th Anniversay of the National Endowment for the Arts. She visited Teckemeyer's exhibit as two works were supported, in part, through the granting program.
"Iowa Artist 2015: Jessica Teckemeyer" - Museum Solo Exhibition
Associate Curator Laura Burkhalter organized an exhibition of Teckemeyer's recent works for a solo exhibition in the John and Mary Pappajohn Gallery in the Richard Meier building of the Des Moines Art Center. Four new sculptures were unveiled on October 29 at the reception and artist talk. Follow the link below to access more information including the gallery guide PDf and listen to the conversation featured on Radio Art Center with Marketing Director Christine Doolittle, Curator Laura Burkhalter, and Artist Jessica Teckemeyer.

Des Moines Art Center                               |      Artist Talk:  October 29, 2015, 6:30 PM
Richard Meier building - Lower Level               Exhibition Dates:  October 29, 2015 - February 21, 2016
4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

"Whispers" Solo Exhibition
This solo exhibition focuses on small sculptures made in the last four years, including "Reverie," which is Teckemeyer's latest artwork. Jessica will be giving an artist talk on Thursday, February 4th at 7 PM. Followed by a workshop for Coe College students on Friday, February 5th.

Coe College - Sinclair Galleries     |     Reception:  January 15, 5 - 7 PM
1220 First Avenue Northeast              Exhibition Dates:  January 15 - February 5, 2016
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402

"Materials: Hard and Soft" Exhibition
Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, "Materials: Hard & Soft" began in 1987. Now in its 29th year, the exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Over 800 artworks were considered from all over the country with 68 selected by juror Elizabeth Kozlowski for exhibition at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts. Elizabeth Kozlowski is the curator of the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and has over 12 years of curatorial and gallery experience with a specialty in contemporary ceramics.

Patterson-Appleton Center for Visual Arts    |    Award Reception:  Friday, February 5
400 E. Hickory Street                                           Exhibition Dates:  February 5 - April 1, 2016
Denton, TX 76201

"39th Rock Island Art Guild Exhibition"
The juror is Julie Rodrigues Widholm, the director of the De Paul Art Museum in Chicago. Prior to her position at De Paul, she was curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The Figge Art Museum will host the exhibit sponsored by the Rock Island Art Guild. Awards will be announced at 7 PM on Thursday, February 11.

Figge Art Museum               |     Award Reception:  Thursday, February 11, 5:30 - 7:30
225 West Second Street            Exhibition Dates:  February 6 - May 15, 2016
Davenport, IA                              Hours:  Tues - Sat. 10 - 5
                                                                 Thurs. 10 - 9
                                                                 Sun. 12 - 5

"Chaos & Collapse" Exhibit
Louise Kames & Jessica Teckemeyer will be exhibiting at Gallery C in Dubuque, Iowa. The exhibition themes include: nature, life, death, and beauty. Jessica is currently working on two new sculptures for the "Meeting Our Shadow" series. The artworks are supported, in part, by the Iowa Arts Council with a grant provided through the National Endowment for the Arts.

Gallery C                             |     Reception:  Friday, March 6, 5:30 - 8:30 PM
900 Jackson St #113                Exhibition dates:  March 6 - April 26, 2015                 
Dubuque, IA 52001                  Hours:  Fri. & Sat.  1 - 4

Impact (38 special) won Best in Show at the Fl3tch3r exhibit!
"Social & Politically Engaged Art" - Juried Exhibit
Teckemeyer is honored to have her newest creation Impact (38 special) exhibited at the Reece Museum in Johnson City, TN. The juror Elliot Earl selected the work for the Fl3tch3r Exhibit "Social & Politically Engaged Art." Earls titles include Artist-in-Residence and head of the Graduate Graphic Design Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art. His work is represented in major collections including the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. This is the second annual multi-national honoring Fletcher H. Dyer. Fletcher was a student at East Tennessee State University studying art and design. His work addressed social and political issues exposing injustices. Fletcher died at age 22 in a motorcycle accident.

Reece Museum                                     |      Award Reception:  Thursday, October 23 from 5 - 7 
East Tennessee State University                 Exhibition Dates:  October 15 - December 3, 2014
363 Stout Drive                                             Gallery Hours:  Mon. - Fri.  9 - 4:30
Johnson City, TN  37614

"Looking at Ourselves: Contemporary Figure Exhibition"
Fawn or Foe is a part of the "Looking at Ourselves: Contemporary Figure Exhibition" at the Baltimore Clayworks from October 4 - November 15, 2014.  The show explores the resurgence of the human form in clay, a genre that's extremely wide-ranging in it's aesthetics, content and approach to the material. Adrian Arleo juried the exhibition. Arleo has a national reputation as a ceramic artist.

Baltimore Clayworks      |     Exhibition dates:  October 4 - November 15, 2014
5707 Smith Avenue              Gallery Hours:  Mon. - Fri.  10  - 5
Baltimore, MD  21209                                    Sat. - Sun. 12 - 5

"Window Dressings"
Teckemeyrer's newest creation Fawn or Foe II is featured at Amour in Des Moines, Iowa. The exhibition is hosted by the Des Moines Art Center. Nineteen artist were paired with businesses in the East Village for the Window Dressing Project. This project is one of the events leading to the upcoming major exhibition, Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede. Window Dressings will be on display through Sunday, September 27. For the map, click here.

Amour                            |     Reception:  Saturday, September 13 from 5:30 - 8 PM
518 East 6th Street             Exhibition dates:  September 13 - September 27, 2014                      
Des Moines, IA                     Hours:  Tue.  10:30 - 2                            
                                                           Wed - Fri.   10:30 - 5:30
                                                           Sat.   10:30 - 5

"Iowa Arts Council Grant Recipient: Jessica Teckemeyer"
Jessica has been awarded $9,000 to pursue making two sculptures titled "Devour" and "Impact." The arts goal is to explore the dark side of human nature in order to engage in discussions about healing our "collective shadow," which include violence, racism, discrimination, and war. Through research, the creation of two sculptures, exhibitions, and gallery talks, the project seeks to stimulate conversations about how communities can unite to heal our past. The grant is supported by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs through the National Endowment for the Arts.