RESUME

 

Education

M.F.A.   1996       Photography and Electronic Media, University of Colorado Boulder
B.A.       1987       Studio Art, University of Nevada, Reno

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor of Graphic Design and Photography, Director of the Design Program, Western Nevada College 2000-present

Assistant Professor, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland Oregon 1997-2000

Selected List of Exhibitions

2019 Top 40 International Juried Competition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, curated by Bryan Barcena, MoCA, Museum of Contemporary Art and Nicholas Barlow, LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, June 13-July 6.

2019 Sensuous Geographies: The Nude, PRAXIS Gallery and Photographic Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN, May 24 - June 23.

2019 Quadraphotique, Roll Up Gallery, Portland, OR (or Portland Photo Month), April-May. https://www.rollupspace.com/exhibition/quadraphotique/

2019 Taking Flight, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Feb - April.

2019 Withdrawn, Roll Up Gallery, Portland, OR Feb 1 - Feb 23, 2019 http://www.rollupspace.com/exhibition/jayna-conkey-withdrawn/

2015 Withdrawn Series, Lenscratch http://lenscratch.com/2015/10/jayna-conkey-states-project-nevada/, October.

2014 Electron Salon, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Feb-Mar.

2013 Snap to Grid: the UNjuried Exhibit, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Dec - Jan 2014.

2012 Art Faculty Exhibition, Western Nevada College, September-October.

2009 Art Faculty Exhibition, Western Nevada College, September-October.

2008 RSVP, Galeria de Arte Fotografico Meliton Rodriguez, IDEARTES: instituto de Medellin, Medellin, Columbia, South America, June.

2008 Show Us What You Got, Show Us Your Love, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Jan 28 - Feb 8.

2007 Fragments of Latin America, WNC College Gallery, Carson City, NV, Oct 29 - Nov 29.

2007 RSVP, Clos de L'Abbaye Galerie, 26 rue berthollet, Paris, Fall.

2007 Addressing Iraq: Mail Art About The War, Reitz Union Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Apr 16 - 27.

2006 8th Biennial Valentine Invitational Exhibition and Auction, Sheppard Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Jan 17 - Feb 10.

2005 Northern Europe, Bristlecone Art Gallery, Western Nevada Community College, Carson City, NV, Dec 12 - Jan 26.

2005 WNCC / An Eclectic Collection, Capital City Arts Initiative's Caffeine! Gallery, Carson City, NV, Dec 7 - Dec 31.

2005 Nevada: The Energy Within, The Biggest Little Art Show in Nevada 5, Nevada Power Company, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 17 -  Mar 4, 2005.

2005 Images from the Pacific Rim, Bristlecone Art Gallery, Western Nevada Community College, Carson City, NV, Mar 7 - Apr 1.

2004 Nevada: The Energy Within, The Biggest Little Art Show in Nevada 5, Sierra Arts Gallery, Reno, NV, Nov 15 - Jan 7, 2005.

2004 7th Biennial Valentine Invitational Exhibition and Auction, Sheppard Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Jan 8 - Feb 5.

2003 (Withdrawn), NW NV: Survey of Contemporary Photographic Art, Sheppard Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada , Reno, Nov - Dec.

2003 Faculty and Permanent Collection Exhibition, Bristlecone Gallery, Western Nevada Community College, Oct - Dec.

2002 Galeria de Arte Fotografico Meliton Rodriguez, Instituto de Artes de Medellin, Medellin, Columbia, Sur America (Meliton Rodriguez Photographic Art Gallery), Arts Institute of Medellin, Medellin, Columbia, South America, Summer.

2002 (Withdrawn), The Workspace Gallery, Sibell-Wolle Fine Arts Dept. University of Colorado, Boulder, Spring.

2001 (Withdrawn), Sonnenschein Gallery, Durand Institute, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest IL, Oct -  Nov.

2001 * Withdrawn, Exit Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno.

2001 Sight, Site, Insight, portfolio and traveling exhibition, Lake Forest College, IL, University of Colorado at Boulder, Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, High Art Museum, Atlanta, June.

2001 Jayna Conkey, Selected Works 1996-2001, Harold LaVigne, Selected Works 1960-2001, Bristlecone Gallery, Western Nevada Community College, May - June.

2001 What's Missing, (Withdrawn Series), CPCC Art Gallery , Central Piedmont Community College, North Carolina, January.

2000 Six to See: Fresh Works for the Millennium (Withdrawn Series) pARTS Photographic Arts, Minneapolis, MN, March (catalogue).

2000 * Withdrawn, Northwest Reno Library, Reno, NV, February.

2000 Triangle, (Withdrawn), Westminster College Art Gallery, New Wilmington , PA , January.

PUBLICATIONS:

Sensuous Geographies, The Praxis Gallery, May 2019.

COLLECTIONS:

  • Lake Forest College Special Collections, Lake Forest, IL.

  • Photo Americas, Portland, OR.

  • Instituto de Artes de Medellin, Coleccion, Medellin, Columbia, South America

  • Special Collections, University of Colorado, Boulder.

  • High Art Museum, Atlanta

  • Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona

  • University of Colorado at Boulder, Dept. of Fine Arts

  • Gilkey Print Center, Portland Art Museum

  • TGC Foundation

  • Oregon College of Art & Craft

  • Numerous private collections