Resume

Dennis Jose
DAJstudio.com
3712 N. Broadway #339 Chicago, IL 60613
312 371-4301

EXHIBITIONS

2014 solo-show, “Rethinking Sculpture,” Beverly Art Center, Chicago

2014 group show, “Dream Weavers,” Beverly Art Center, Chicago

2014 group show, Fifth Anniversary Show, M&D Galleries, Chicago

2014 summer show, Studio B Gallery, Three Oaks, MI

2013 3-person Exhibit, Art Basel/ New Material Art Fair, Miami Beach

2013 Group show, OctoberFEST, artist & show curator

2013 Solo sculpture exhibit, Earth Day “The Garden Party;” artist & show curator for
“The Arty Party”

2013 2-person show, Blackbird Gallery/CAL

2012 Chicago Artist Month: Art Rising!, artist & show curator

2012 Artist, Ravenswood Art Walk/RAW Art Fair

2012 3-person show, at Millennium Park, Chicago Fashion Week/Vert Couture events

2012 3-person show, Chicago Choral Society music and arts event, four Sundays

2012 Featured-artist, M & D Gallery (Feb 2012)

2011 Lead artist, RAW Art Fair, “The Street Gallery”

2011 Featured artist (one of six), “Artists of Ravenswood” video)

COMMUNITY ACTIVITY

2014-15 Supervisor, Art Institute of Chicago, Ryan Children’s Art Activity Center. Volunteer to supervise and instruct in arts projects up to 75 adults and children an hour for four hours; two afternoons per week

2014-15 Classroom instructor and private tutor, Literacy Chicago. Adult learners and ESL, 3 days per week

2014 Art instructor, Lill Street Art Center and outreach programs at Chicago Public Schools, Artreach volunteer/2xweekly service program

2013 Event producer, OctoberFEST at Art Lab

2013 Event producer, Earth Day “The Garden Party,” and “The Arty Party”

2012 Event producer & lecturer, Chicago Artist Month: Art Rising!

2012 Host and facilitator, four Art Salon/Critique events (2011-12 various dates) 

2012 Board-member, Ravenswood Art Walk

2011 Board-member, Ravenswood Art Walk

2011 Event producer & co-moderator “DIY Art Marketing” panel presentation

2011 Exhibitor, Creative Expo

2011 Host and facilitator, six “Artist Talks” in a monthly lecture series events

2010 Host and facilitator, six “Artist Talks” in a monthly lecture series events

2010 Event producer/presenter, Workshop: DIY Studio Easels, Carts and More

PUBLIC ART

2013 Producer/Coordinator of the citywide public art project, FLAGS: Sculpture in the Sky, 2013 events/month: OctoberFEST (Oct ‘13); Taking it to the Streets Festival (July ‘13); Blackbird Gallery/CAL (March ‘13); “The Arty Party” (April ’13). An overhead display of completed strands of flags plus ongoing public participation in project creation was featured at each 2013 event.

2012 FLAGS: Sculpture in the Sky, 2012 events/month: Chicago Artist Month: Art Rising!, (Oct ‘12). Ravenswood Art Walk: inaugural FLAGS Project event (Sept ‘12). An overhead display of completed strands of flags plus ongoing public participation in project creation was featured at each 2012 event.

2012 Designer and sole artist, sculpture installation for the Rose Garden at Ravenswood, two-year exhibition

2011Director/lead artist, “The Street Gallery” at Ravenswood Art Walk. Originated and facilitated project involving two-dozen artists who each painted 4×6 foot art panels that lined a portion of the festival route in a dramatic sculptural configuration.

2011 Designer and sole artist, sculpture installation for the Rose Garden at Ravenswood, two-year exhibition.