©2016 Jane Cornish Smith

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2019

50 States/200 Artists, Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, NM

International Encaustic Artists 2019 International Open Juried Exhibit, Chaffey Community Museum of Art, Ontario, CA

Nature Near and Far solo exhibition, President's Gallery, Texas A&M University-Commerce, TX

Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA) Signature Exhibition, Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park, Dallas, TX

Winter Show, The Discovery Center, Frisco, TX

2018

Art in the Atrium 18, City of Frisco Public Art Program, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, Frisco, TX

Melting Pot/Melting Point, Encaustic Arts Institute, Santa Fe, NM

Global Warming is REAL, Encaustic Arts Institute, Santa Fe, NM

Gender In Society, TVAA Gallery, Plaza of the Americas, Dallas, TX

Seeking Focus solo exhibition, Umbrella Gallery, Dallas, TX

Incognito Art Exhibition, Art Number 23, The Biscuit Factory, London, UK

Tapped 8, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Nasty Women Art Exhibitions, Grand Arthaus, Phoenix, AZ and The Hive, Flagstaff, AZ

2017

Courage- A Fine Art Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

Art in the Metroplex Grand Finale, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

St. Tammany 52nd National Juried Exhibition, Miriam Arranger Gallery, Covington, LA

Uncovering,  Graduate Exhibition, University Gallery, Texas A&M University - Commerce, Commerce, TX

Temporary Collectives, 500 Singleton Boulevard, Dallas, TX

Nasty Women Art Exhibitions, The Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens, NY, and the Stour Space, London, UK

2016

New Texas Talent XXIII, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX   

31ST Annual International Exhibition, University of Texas at Tyler, Meadows Gallery, Tyler, TX

 

2015

2015 National Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibit, Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

Texas/London – A Transatlantic Collaboration of Style and Subject Matter, two person show, The Malthouse Gallery, Lyme Regis, England, UK

Human Connection, solo exhibition, Art Space, Commerce, TX

Paintings by Jane Cornish Smith, solo exhibition, Mesquite Arts Center, Mesquite, TX

 

2014

Texas, It’s a Culture Thing, LuminArte Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, TX

Land and Sky Abstractions, solo exhibition, ArtCentre of Plano, Plano, TX

Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue, MAC Membership Show, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (MAC), Dallas, TX

Traditional to Contemporary, TVAA, ArtCentre of Plano, Plano, TX

 

2013

TVAA Signature Exhibition, LuminArte Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, TX

Citation, TVAA, PFAMily Arts Gallery, Plano, TX

Delta, MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

 

2012

Citation, TVAA, PFAMily Arts Gallery, Dallas, TX

Hecho en Dallas Juried Exhibition, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

Trans, MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

Abstract Thoughts, solo exhibition, PFAMily Arts Gallery, Plano, TX

Featured Artist, Downtown Dallas Public Library, Bradshaw Gallery, Dallas, TX

Featured Artist, Oak Lawn Public Library, Dallas, TX

 

2011

Citation, TVAA, PFAMily Arts Gallery, Plano, TX

Meltdown! MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

Fictional 2, Bath House Cultural Center Gallery, Dallas, TX

TVAA Signature Show, Norwood Flynn Gallery, Dallas, TX

Hecho en Dallas Juried Exhibition, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2010

Ova, upstairs artist gallery, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX

Borders, MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

2009

Citation, TVAA, ArtCentre of Plano, Plano, TX

XV, MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

Featured Artist, Momo’s Restaurant, Dallas, TX

TVAA Signature Show, Art Hotel, Dallas, TX

 

2008

Art For The Bridge, The Women’s Museum, Dallas, TX

Citation, TVAA, ArtCentre of Plano, Plano, TX

Gastronomica/erotica y estimulante MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

 

2007

Art For The Bridge, Gerald Peter’s Gallery, Dallas, TX

Citation, TVAA, The Shops at Willow Bend, Plano, TX

War and Peace, MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

Recent Work, Al-so Gallery (Mary Tomas Studio Gallery) Dallas, TX

Works by Jane Cornish Smith, solo exhibition, The Goodrich Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

2006

Citation, TVAA, The Shops at Willow Bend, Plano, TX

How Does the River Run? MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

Summer Show and Critic’s Choice Membership Show, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

 

2005

What’s Your Sign? MAC Membership Show, The MAC, Dallas, TX

Summer Show and Critic’s Choice Membership Show, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Featured Artist, Momo’s Restaurant, Dallas, TX

 

2004

The Marriage of Art and Opera, Fair Park Music Hall, Dallas, TX

Citation, TVAA, West End Market Place, Dallas, TX

Plano Art Association National Exhibit, ArtCentre of Plano, Plano, TX

Visual Arts Society of Texas 36th Exhibit (VAST, formerly NTAAL), Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX

 

2003

Citation, TVAA, San Jacinto Tower, Dallas, TX

North Texas Area Art League Exhibit, Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX

 

2002

NTAAL Exhibit, Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Texas A&M University-Commerce Permanent Collection, Commerce, TX

University of Texas at Tyler Permanent Collection, Tyler, TX

Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, NM

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, Tenby, Wales, UK

Brookhaven College Permanent Art Collection, Farmer’s Branch, TX

University Park Public Library, Dallas, TX

Museum of Nature and Science, Fair Park, Dallas, TX

Bat Conservation International, Inc., Austin, TX

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, TX

Cancer Support Community of North Texas, Dallas, TX

 

AWARDS:

2018   Honorarium, UU World Magazine

2018   Gender in Society, TVAA, First Place

2017   Texas A&M University-Commerce Purchase Award

2017   Texas Beekeepers Association Arts Award- First Place

2017   Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Instagram Postcard Contest, Third Place

2016   31st Annual International Exhibition, University of Texas at Tyler, Purchase Award

2015,  2016   Texas A&M University-Commerce Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Best Graduate Student Award

2012   Citation, TVAA, Second Place: Robert Brown Memorial Award

2008   Citation, TVAA, Merchandise Award, Signature Status

2005   Brookhaven College President’s Award- Purchase Award

2003   NTAAL (VAST) Merchandise Award

RESIDENCIES:

2019  18st AIRSpace Artist in Residence, Plano, TX

2016  Fellow in Residence, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2014  Artist Studio Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2011  Artist in Residence, International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, Umbria, Italy

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2018   Smith, Jane Cornish. "Uncovering." Encaustic Arts Magazine Volume 8 Issue 3 Spring 2018.

2017   Walton, Christopher L. editor.  Creations Department, statement and image "Signage" UU World Magazine Winter 2017.

2017   Akers, Mary editor-in-chief.  images  r.kv.r.y quarterly journal  October 2017.

2014   Diggs, Kim. “The Scenic Route.” Star Local Media May 2014.

2011   Boyer, Kent.  “Fictional 2 at the Bath House Cultural Center.” Dallas Art News July 28 2011.

2010   McLaren, Brian editor.  Cover image. Columns  Fall 2010 Vol. 29 No 3.

2007   CityArtCal Fine Art in Dallas

2005   Clary, Taylor “Bats Are Flying!” Park Cities People October 27, 2005, Vol. 23, Issue 43: pp. 1A, 8A

 

COMMISSIONED ILLUSTRATIONS:

2010   Wild Goose Moon by Ben Shepperd, iUniverse

2005   Bats Are Flying! by Carmen Bright, Authorhouse

PUBLIC ART:

2018  Art in the Atrium 16, City of Frisco Public Art Program, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, Frisco, TX

2015  Assisted with public art stick sculpture Deep in the Heart by Patrick Dougherty, TAMUC, Commerce, TX

 

TEACHING:

2019  Adjunct Instructor- Department of Art, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Fall- Painting I, Art Appreciation; Spring-Figure Drawing 1, Integrated Arts for   Elementary Teachers,  Commerce and Mesquite, TX

2019 18st AIRSpace Artist in Residence Workshop Instructor: Collaging Abstracted Landscapes, Creating Abstracted Landscapes,  Plano, TX

2018  Workshop Instructor, Cold Wax Medium and Oil- Abstracted Landscapes, Art Expo and Retreat 2018, Santa Fe, NM

2017, 2018  Teacher, Studio Art- Commerce Institute of the Arts middle school community outreach program, Commerce, TX

2016-present   Workshop Instructor, Intro to Encaustic; Two Day Portrait Workshop in Cold Wax and Oil; Pure Abstractions in Cold Wax and Oil; Abstracted         Landscapes in Cold wax and Oil- The Encaustic Center, The Bonny Studio, Richardson, TX 

2015- 2016  Graduate Assistant: Introduction to Figure Drawing, assist in University Gallery, Texas A&M University-Commerce (TAMUC), Commerce, TX

2016- 2018  Workshop Instructor, Art Educator’s Workshop- Mosaic Skulls, Cold Wax Landscapes, assist Paper Tetrahedrons, TAMUC, Commerce, TX

2014- 2015   Workshop Instructor,  Art Day: Mosaic Skulls, assist Screen Printing Tiles, TAMUC, Commerce, TX

2013   Teacher, Studio Art- Junior Players DISD Summer Program, Ann Richards Middle School, Dallas, TX

2012-2014   Teacher, Art Appreciation, Studio Art- University of Texas at Arlington Continuing Education, Arlington, TX

TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS:

2019  Artist Talk, "Wax and Oil Paint: Exploring the Medium"  The Texan Theatre, Greenville, TX

2019  Panelist, "Express Your Art Panel"  TAMUC Performing Arts Center, Commerce, TX

2019  Artist Talks, "Uncovering Boundaries Through the Figure" Visiting Artist for Art Appreciation and 3-D Design classes- TAMUC, Commerce, TX

2018  Artist Talk, "A Brief Journey Through Nature Using Wax and Oil Paint" Discovery Center, Frisco, TX

2018  Presenter and Demonstrator, "Composition, Texture, and Pattern: Abstract Painting Using Cold Wax Medium and Oil" Mildred Garrett Lecture, The      Woman's Club, Fort Worth, TX

2018  Interview and Artist Talk for "Seeking Focus" solo exhibition, The Umbrella Gallery, Dallas, TX

2017  Presenter, "Uncovering Boundaries Through the Figure" Dallas Art Club, Dallas, TX

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS AND SERVICE:

2018- present  Member, International Encaustic Artists

2016- present  Member, Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

2003- present  Member (Signature), Texas Visual Arts Association, Dallas, TX

1990- present  Member, former Docent- Meadows Museum, Dallas, TX

2002- present   Member, Volunteer, Art Workshop Instructor - Cancer Support Community, Dallas, TX

2007- present  Member, Tour Chairman (5 years), Dallas Art Club, Dallas, TX

2016, 2017  Juror: TAMUC Sculpture Fashion Show, Commerce, TX

2015- Juror: Student Art Exhibition, Seven Points, TX

2002- 2012   Visual Art Specialist, Sumfun! Summer Camp, community service art project (2002)- First Unitarian Church of Dallas, Dallas, TX

 

EDUCATION:

1981   B.F.A.  Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

2001   M.L.A.  Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

2017   M.F.A.  Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, TX