Education


2009
Master of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2004
Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Solo Exhibitions


2015
Jessica Labatte, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2012
Jessica Labatte, Golden, New York, NY

2010
Jessica Labatte: UBS 12 x 12 New Artists/New Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
NADA Art Fair, Golden, Miami, FL
Solo Show: Jessica Labatte, Humble Arts Foundation, New York, NY
Lazy Shadows, Golden, Chicago, IL

2009
Bright Branches, Scott Projects, Chicago, IL

2002
If You Do You Will Eat My Head, Lounge Gallery, Chicago, IL


Group Exhibitions


2014
Expo Chicago, Zieher Smith & Horton, New York, NY
New Cats in Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation, New York, NY

2013
Think First/Shoot Later, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Color Acting, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL
Fragment: Sampling the Modern, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Art Brussels, Horton Gallery, New York, NY
James Hyde & Jessica Labatte, Horton Gallery, New York, NY

2012
duckrabbit, Adds Donna, Chicago, IL
Sense & Sensibility, Golden, Chicago, IL
Dramatic Chromatic, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO
The Kipper and the Corpse, Robert Bills Contemporary, Chicago, IL
Anagram City, Golden, Chicago, IL

2011
Wax Apple, Bodega, Philadelphia, PA
Always the Young Strangers, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
Notes on Notes on "Camp", Invisible Exports, New York, NY
The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
Fact of the Matter: Ali Bailey and Jessica Labatte, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London, UK

2010
Days of Plenty, Hyde Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Fast Hands, Elephant, Los Angeles, CA
Partisian, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago, Golden, Chicago, IL
P's & Q's, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (curated by Shannon Stratton and Jeff Ward)
The Triumph of Patience, Diana Lowenstein Gallery, Miami, FL

2009
Second Stories: Artists Making Do & Fixing Up, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Antler/Necklace, Half/Dozen Gallery Portland, OR
School of the Art Institute of Chicago MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Vita Activa, 1213 Sharp, Chicago, IL
False Lashes, 1213 Sharp, Chicago, IL
Ship in a Bottle, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

2006
Fool's Paradise, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005
New Batch, Plane Space, New York City, NY
Items May Have Shifted, Plane Space, New York City, NY

2004
September Group Show, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
The Summer Show, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
Art by Our Favorite Artists of the SAIC BFA Show, Up the Stairs Gallery, Chicago, IL
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Show, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

2003
Extension, LG Space, Chicago, IL
240 Minutes, The Base Space, Chicago, IL
What are you working on?, Siragusa Gallery, Chicago, IL
Short Film and Video Screening, Siragusa Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002
Reconfiguring Pop, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
March Group Show, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

2001
Family Ties, Siragusa Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Bash, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL


Awards & Grants


2013
Grellner Scholarship, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

2012
CAAP Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Chicago, IL

2008
MFA Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Student Association Artist Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2000
First Year Program Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Academic Incentive Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Ogden City Schools Art Foundation Scholarship, Ogden, UT

Residencies


2014
Light Work, Syracuse, NY

2010
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

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