Jessica McCoy studied art at the University of Wisconsin Madison, where she received her MA and MFA. She is currently Assistant Professor of Art at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. Her work has been exhibited nationally, most recently on display in both the National Watercolor Society Show and the California Watercolor Association National Exhibition. Her work is also included in the collections of the Woodbury Art Museum in Orem and the Porter Butts Gallery at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She was awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Grant in 2003-2004 and an artist residency at Ox-Bow in 2009. Jessica McCoy is currently under contract with LA METRO to design murals for the new Vermont and Exposition station in downtown Los Angeles.
2004 Faculty Exhibition, CCAD, Columbus 10/04-12/04
Jessica McCoy “Recent Works”, Fanny Garver Gallery, Madison 10/05-12/05
Ontario Juried Exhibition, Ontario Museum of Art, 05/07-06/07
Dreams, Fanny Garver Gallery, Madison, 10/07-11/07
Uncommon Practice, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA 05/08-09/09
Dualities, Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA 10/09-11/09,
CA Postcard Show, The Lab, San Francisco, CA 11/09.
Notbig, Marco Logsdon Gallery, Chicago, IL 12/09-01/10.
The National Drawing and Sculpture Exhibit, Santa Cruz, CA, 12/09-1/10.
SCORE, Viva Art Center, Sherman Oaks, CA, 01/10-02/10.
Nudes in the 21st Century, Clatsop College, Astoria, OR, 02/10-03/10.
National Watercolor Society 2010 Exhibition, San Pedro, CA, 05/10-06/10.
In Search of People, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, New York, 2010.
CWA 41st National Exhibition, Presidio Officers Club Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA, 2010.
Art of Our Century, Woodbury Art Museum, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, 2010.
Dollhouse, ARC Studios and Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2010.
Porter Butts Collection, Memorial Union, Madison, Wisconsin
Woodbury Art Museum, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah
Fanny Garver Gallery, 230 State Street, Madison, WI, 53703.
GRANTS AND AWARDS
Vilas Fellowship University of Wisconsin Madison 2001.
Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Grant 2003-2004.
Pitzer Faculty Research Grant 2006-2007.
Los Angeles County Metro Expo Line Contract 2008-current.
Ox-Bow Artist Residency through Art Institute of Chicago September 2009.