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Born:

1960, Manila, Philippines

Education:

1988
M.F.A. Painting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1983
B.A. Fine Arts, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1981
Skidmore, Summer Six, Saratoga Springs, NY

1979
Academie Charpentier, Paris, France

Solo Exhibitions:

2015
Everything is Everything, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014
Field Guide to Elswhere, Zg Gallery, Chicago
Field Guides, Front Gallery, Houston, TX

2013
Encounters Upon Waking, Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, PA

2012
This is Elsewhere, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Freefall, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX

2011
Parastrata, Zg Gallery, Chicago

2009
Mesocosmos II, Zg Gallery, Chicago
Mesocosmos, Pentimenti Gallery
Jackie Ti leston: Imagination, Discovery Museum, Bridgeport CT

2008
Phenomorama, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
Jackie Tileston, Project 4, Washington, D.C.
Jackie Tileston, Landmark Gallery, Larchmont, NY

2007
Everything, In Your Favor , Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Adventures of the Semionauts , Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006
Not Always So, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
Chromatopia, Westby Gallery, Rowan University, NJ

2005
Heterotopia, Zg Gallery, Chicago
Heterotopia, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX

2003
Cures for Cosmophobia, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
Empty and Full , Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX

2000
Jackie Tileston, University of New Mexico Art Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1998
Jackie Tileston: New Paintings, Satellite Space, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Jackie Tileston, John Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1997
New Paintings , Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX

1995
New Work, Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX

1994
Jackie Tileston, Longview Museum of Art, Longview, TX

1992
New Work, W.A. Graham Gallery, Houston, TX

1989
Introductions , W.A. Graham Gallery, Houston, TX

Two Person Shows

1995
Kirk McCarthy and Jackie Tileston: Hybr id Vigor , Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

1993
Jackie Tileston and Sharon Engelstein, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX

Group Shows

2016

Pulse Miami Beach, Pentimenti Gallery, Miami, FL
Philadelphia Painters, Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery at Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
The Death of Impressionism: Disruption & Innovation in Art. James A Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
Complete Set, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Winter Group Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Summer Flash, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015
Back and Forth, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
Eating Paint, Rudolph Blume Fine Art/ArtScan Gallery, Houston, TX
ZG Winter Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
eARTh day, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
Summer Stock, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL


2014
Heart’s Gymnastics” Outpost, Brooklyn, NY
Zg Summer 2014, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sights for When the Sun Arrives, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia

2013
Chroma Exploda, River Campus Art Gallery, Southeast Missouri State
      University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Vortex of Color, Metropolitan Capital Bank, Chicago, IL
Zg Summer Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012
20 in 2012 vision, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Zg X Group Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Super Saturated,Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
Fresher Paint, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
Medium is the Message, The Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
Spring Group Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011
Super Saturated: Pigment and Pattern, Kenise Barnes Fine Arts, Larchmont, NY
Winter Group Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Texture.txt” , Regina Rex, Brooklyn, NY
Free Range: Painting at Penn, Meyerson Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2010
Crazy Beautiful II , Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont NY
Seeing Voices, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ

2009
Clusterf*#k, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Landscape Affected, University of Dallas, Haggerty Gallery, Dallas, TX

2008
Am the Rhythm, Painted Bride Center, Philadelphia, PA
This is My Nature, Nicolaysen Museum of Art, Casper, WY
More Than This , CADD Art Lab, Dallas, TX
Painting Pink Pajamas , Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL

2007
Ultrasonic International : Translating Transience, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Crazy Beautiful , Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
Drawing Conclusions, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
Painting, carbon14, Philadelphia, PA
Garden in Winter , Hopkins House Gallery of Contemporary Art, Camden, NJ
Spring Group Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Summer Group Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005
Scratching the Surface: Abstraction Now, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
Inaugural Exhibition, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
Opening Bloom, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
Working Process , Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004
Compositions of Acquisition, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
New American Paintings : A Juried Exhibition in Print, #51
Summer Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003
Circle Show, Philadelphia Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA

2002
Now Serving, Art in General, New York, NY
Viewing Room, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY
Winter Invitational , The Painting Center, New York, NY
Focal Points, Addams Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2001
Faculty Exhibition, Addams Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2000
new media, new faces, new directions, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1999
Abstract Reflections, Artscan Gallery, Houston, TX
The Hot Show, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX

1998
Organic Produce, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX

1997
National Color Award Show, The Stamford Museum, Stamford CT, award
Texas Art Celebration 1997, 1600 Smith St. Gallery, Houston, TX (curated by David Ross, Whitney Museum)

1996
Texas Abstract: New Painting in the Nineties, McKinney Art Center, Dallas, TX; Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, El Paso; The Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX

1995
Texas Abstract: New Painting in the Nineties, ArtPace, San Antonio, TX
Texas Art Celebration 1995, 1600 Smith St. Gallery, Houston, TX (curated by Marti Mayo, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX)
Faculty Show, Glassell School of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Summer 1995, Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX

1994
New Work, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Small Works, Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, TX
Texas Biennial , Dallas County Fairgrounds, Dallas, TX
Texas Contemporary: Acquisitions of the 90’s, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

1993
Visions-Revi sions, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Undercurrents, Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, TX
Small Wonders , Sally Sprout Gallery, Houston, TX
New American Talent, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX
34th Annual Invitational , Longview Art Museum, Longview, TX award

1992
The Improvisational Spirit, Transco Gallery, Houston, TX
Texas Art Celebration 1992, 1600 Smith St. Gallery, Houston, TX (curated by Alison de Lima Greene, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston)
Faculty Exhibit, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

1991
Faculty Exhibit, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

1990
Core Fellows Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Group Invitational , Art League, Houston, TX
Group Show, New Gallery, Houston, TX
Holiday Celebration: Gal lery Artists, W.A. Graham Gallery, Houston, TX

1989
Core Fellows Exhibi tion, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Texas Art Celebration 1989, 1600 Smith Street Gallery, Houston, TX (Curated by Alison de Lima Greene, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston)

1988
Works in Progress , Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Invitational , Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
Thesis Exhibition, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Publications/Presentations

2014
Abstraction; at the Edge of Perception, Panelist on symposium at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012
Design and execution of artwork for the International project Atacama Cosmology Telescope and ACTPol Cryogenic Camera, Atacama Desert, Chile, in collaboration with Kirk McCarthy, and University of Pennsylvania Astronomy and Physics department

2004
“Intricacy and the Quantum Baroque in the Visual Arts” presentation for the symposium “Intricacy: Architecture, Art and New Media”, Institute for Contemporary Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2002
“Deep Play, Dissolution, and Ecstasy” , as part of a panel on “Hybrid Vigor: New Territories in Painting” presented at the College Art Association Conference.

1997
“Interview with Oleg Grabar ”, Artlies, Issue No. 13, Winter 1996-7

Awards/Honors

2011
Joan Mitchell Foundation 2011 Painters and Sculptors Grants

2006
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Painting

2005
Bellagio Residency, Rockefeller Foundation

2004
Pew Fellowship in the Arts, Painting

1994
M-AAA/NEA Fellowship Award in Painting

1988-90
Core Fellowship Residency, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

1988
High Honors, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1986-88
Academic Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1983
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1982
Phi Beta Kappa, Yale Chapter

Bibliography

2014
“Gutsy Artists: Outposts Heart Gymnastics”, Howard Hurst, Hyperallergic,
http://hyperallergic.com/130206/gutsy-artists-outposts-heart-gymnastics/

“Galleries: Suib and Hironaka’s Dizzying Half-Dozen”, Edith Newhall,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 14,
http://articles.philly.com/2014-07-14/news/51435769_1_video-woody-allen-film

2012

“350 Words: Jackie Tileston at Holly Johnson Gallery”, Glasstire,
http://glasstire.com/2012/05/20/350-words-jackie-tileston-at-holly-johnson-gallery/
Booooooom, online magazine,
      http://www.booooooom.com/2012/02/08/artist-painter-jackie-tileston-2/#more-34606


2009
ROJO®kyoi “breach dynamics”, Fall 2009, photos
Viera, Lauren, “Jackie Tileston’s Vibrant Visual Cure”, Chicago Tribune, Nov. 15,photo
Newhall, Edith, “Galleries: Two Outstanding Paintings at Pentimenti and Locks”, Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 15, photo
“East Meets West in Paintings by Tileston at Zg Gallery”, Chicago Sun-Times, Nov. 13 photo
Interview, Cure the Blind, http:curetheblind.com/jackie-tileston-10000things/ June 29, 2009, photos

2008
Odom, Michael, review, ArtForum, December, photo
Mitchell, Charles Dee, “Gallery Gourmet: Unusual elements, surfaces catch the eye in 3 Dallas exhibits”, The Dallas Morning News, October 4, photo
Taffet, David, review, THE Magazine, October, photo
Pegasus NewsWire, “Holly Johnson Presents: Phenomorama”, October 23rd

2007
Libby Rossof, “Painting”, Artblog, February 28, photo
Libby Rossof, “First Friday Roundup”, Artblog, January 7, photo

2006
Andrea Kirsh, “Philadelphia Introductions: Jackie Tileston”, Inliquid.com, December, photo

2005
Yood, James, review, Tema Celeste, July/August, photo
Camper, Fred, review, The Chicago Reader, April 22, photo
Colpitt, Frances, catalog essay, Heterotopia, photos
Sozanksi, Edward J., “Healthy Abstraction”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 6, p. W27

2003
Anspon, Catharine, review, Art News, December, photo

1998
Colpitt, Frances, review, Art in America, May 1988, p. 133 photo
Welch, Roger, “Houston painter Jackie Tileston plays with deep space”, San Antonio Express News, April 7, p. 12D

1997
Hicks, Alice, “Spontaneous, Consistently Organic”, Public News, Dec. 3 photo
Herbert, Lynn, “Hybrid Vigor”, catalog, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

1996
Mitchell, Charles Dee, “Of-This-World Abstracts at the MAC”, The Dallas Morning News, Feb. 10
Johnson, Patricia, “Energy and Color mark CAM Exhibit”, The Houston Chronicle, June 25, p.1D, photo

1995
Colpitt, Frances, “Texas Abstract”, catalogue essay, ArtPace Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX photo
Goddard, Dan, “Abstract Art Eschews Emotion: Trends take artist from Nature to Culture, UTSA’s Colpitt Finds”, San Antonio Express News, Nov. 26, p 3G
Lawing, Doug and Tileston, Jackie, “Jackie Tileston: Recent Paintings”, exhibition catalog, October, Lawing Gallery
Schicke, Erica, “Visceral Hunger in a World of Fractals and Manhole Covers”, Public News, Nov 1, pp 6-7, photo

1994
Chadwick, Susan, “Texas Artists on view in provocative exhibit”, Houston Post, March 5

1993
Frohman, Mark, “Use your illusions”, Public News, October 13
Harris, Al, catalog essay, 34th Annual Invitational, Longview Museum, photo

1992
Emenheiser, Karen, “Coming Together: The Biennial exhibit proves Texas art has survived hard times”, Dallas Observer, December 208

1991
Chadwick, Susan, “Artists manipulate shape, color, to form improvisational works, Houston Post, October 15
Johnson, Patricia, “Abstract Art shows spirit of observation”, Houston Chronicle, Oct. 21
Chadwick, Susan, “Houston artist adds human touch to abstract works”, Houston Post, May 28, p C1, photo

1991
Chadwick, Susan, “Two juried art shows; one is quite good, the other is good for laughs”, Houston Post, March 12

1989
Chadwick, Susan, “Art: in with the old, out with the new”, Houston Post, July 18
Johnson, Patricia, “Gentle forms appealing at the Glassell Show”, Houston Chronicle, August 20, photo
Chadwick, Susan, “The Core of the Glassell”, Houston Post, March 25

Public Collections

JP Morgan Chase
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, (Catalog)
Dallas Museum of Art
West Virginia University Art Museum

The Artist is currently teaching at the University of Pennsylvania