JESSIE W HEDDEN
1900 Gilmore Trail
Fairbanks, AK 99712
(907) 457-1853
jwhedden@alaska.edu

 EXHIBITIONS
 SOLO
·         Blue Hollomon Gallery, Anchorage, AK 2015
·         Bowery Gallery, New York, NY 2014, 2011, 2008, 2005
·         Kenai Peninsula College, Kenai, AK 2012
       Fragile Solids: New paintings and mixed media collages
·         Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK 2011
       Charged Space:  Landscape, abstractions and still life
·         Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK 2009, 2005, 2002
       Woven and Painted:  New paintings by Jessie Hedden, weaving by Carol Hedden
·         International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK 2008
       New Work in Paint and Collage
·         The Alaska House Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK 2008                                                                                                                                                  Where Two Roads Meet:  Landscapes from West Ridge                                                                                                                              ·         Site 250, Fairbanks, AK 1998


GROUP
·         Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK 2015, 2014
·         Blue Hollomon Gallery, Anchorage, AK 2013
·         In a Time of Change: The Art of Fire, juried exhibition, Pioneer Park, Fairbanks, AK 2012
·         In a Time of Change, touring juried exhibition, OR, Washington, DC, 2012
·         Bowery Gallery Members Exhibition, New York, NY 2011
·         All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK 2010, 2006, 2002
·         Faculty Exhibition, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007-06, 2004
·         64th Parallel, juried exhibition, Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK 2013, 12, 11, 09, 07, 03
·         Installation Art, The Annex, Ester, AK 2005
·         The Annex Opening Exhibition, Ester, AK 2004
·         Henry Art Gallery, MFA Exhibition, Seattle, WA 2004
·         Jacob Lawrence Gallery, MFA Candidate Exhibition with CAA, Seattle, WA 2004
·         Summer Arts Festival Faculty Exhibition, UAF gallery, Fairbanks, AK 2003
·         The Alaska House Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK 2001  

  COMMISSIONS
·         Margaret Murie Life Science Building, University of Alaska, Fairbanks 2013-14
       2 stained glass windows, 4 X 40’ and 4 X 24’
       Collaboration with David Mollett

 AWARDS
·         2nd place and Honorable Mention, 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition, Fairbanks, AK 2012
·         Rasmuson Project Grant, Rasmuson Foundation, 2010
·         Juror’s Award, All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage, AK 2010, 2006
·         Career Opportunity Grant, Alaska State Council on the Arts, 2005
·         Scholarship Award, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2002-03
·         Honorable Mention, 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition, Fairbanks, AK 2000

 EDUCATION
INDEPENDENT STUDY IN WOODWORKING, THE FOLK SCHOOL, FAIRBANKS 2016-
·         Study with master wood worker John Manthei. 
MFA IN PAINTING, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE 2004
·         Thesis consisted of large paper installations and richly colored mixed media collages on panel.                                                           ART RESIDENCY IN PAINTING, VERMONT STUDIO CENTER, JOHNSON, VERMONT 1998                                                                          ·         A two month painting residency focusing on study of the figure and landscape motifs.                                                                       POST UNDERGRADUATE STUDY, UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA, FAIRBANKS, AK 1997-98                                                                                 ·         Two semesters of independent study in printmaking specifically woodcut techniques.                                                                           BA:  HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE, AMHERST, MA 1997                                                                                                         ·         Study included taking classes at Amherst College and Mt. Holyoke.                                                                                                        ·         Independently designed Senior Thesis:  A Narrative of Color as Light.