EDUCATION

- Master of Fine Arts, University at Albany, Painting & Printmaking, Albany New York, 2014

- Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Fine Art: Painting, Drawing, & Printmaking, Mathematics Minor, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs New York, 2011

- Arts and Culture of India, School for International Training, New Delhi India, 2010

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

- Instructor, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle Washington, 2017-present

- Adjunct Faculty, North Seattle College, Seattle Washington, 2018-present

- Part Time Faculty, Shoreline Community College, Shoreline Washington, 2017-2018

- Part Time Faculty, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs New York, 2015-16

 

GALLERY AFFILIATION                                                                          

-  SOIL, Seattle Washington, 2018-present

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

-Solo Exhibition, Studio e Presents: Ilana Zweschi, Gallery Frames, Seattle Washington, 2018

- Two-Person Exhibit, Practice & Form, Stroble and Sands, Seattle Washington, 2018 (w Lauren Fejarang)

- Solo Exhibition, Cannibal, Cornish Playhouse, Seattle Washington, 2017

- Two-Person Exhibition B/W, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn New York, 2013 (w/Angela Hiesch)

- Solo Exhibition, This Mountain, That Mountain, Pink Raven Gallery, Saratoga Springs New York, 2013

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

- By & By: Hope for the Future, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles California, 2019

- Forward: Means, Glassbox Gallery, Seattle Washington, 2019

- Forever Again, Specialist Gallery, Seattle Washington 2019

- N(y)oo, SOIL Gallery, Seattle Washington, 2018

- Every Movement Reveals Us, Ditch Projects, Springfield Oregon, 2018

- Becoming American: Louder in the Dark, SOIL Gallery, Seattle Washington, 2018

- Art Ç Math, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle Washington, 2018

- Out of Sight: A Survey of Contemporary Art in the Pacific Northwest, Vital 5 Productions, Seattle Wa 2017

            My painting “Response,” was chosen as the sole image printed on publicity for the show.

- Time and Space, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do South Korea, 2017

- Out of Sight: A Survey of Contemporary Art in the Pacific Northwest, Vital 5 Productions at King Street Station, Seattle Washington 2016

- #PAPER, Treason Art Gallery, Seattle Washington, 2015

- Bemis Fall Art Show, Bemis Studios, Seattle Washington, 2015

- Gravity Falls, Surface Theory, Seattle Washington 2015

- EAFA Open Juried Exhibition, Evergreen Association of Fine Arts Gallery, Seattle Washington, 2014

             2nd place award

My painting “Of Hexagons and Petals,” was voted as the sole image printed on publicity.

- MFA Thesis Exhibition, University at Albany Art Museum, Albany New York, 2014

DIGITAL MEDIA

-"Ilana Zweschi", 52 Critical Painters Blog, Kevin Smith, September 9, 2019 https://www.kevvvin.net/52criticalpainters/ilanazweschi

- “Ilana Zweschi: Interview and Images”, Young Space website feature, Kate Mothes, February 19, 2019 https://www.yngspc.com/artists/2019/02/ilana-zweschi/

- "Vignettes Weekender: Ilana Zweschi", Vignettes Gallery (Instagram takeover), April 7-9, 2017

- “Ilana Zweschi: Bio and Statement,” ArtMaze Magazine (blog). November 10, 2016, http://artmazemag.com/ilana-zweschi

GRANTS/RESIDENCIES                                                                               

- Artist-in-Residence, Two Dot Schoolhouse, Two Dot Montana, 2019

- Departmental Thesis Award, University at Albany, 2014

- Benjamin A Gillman Scholarship, Award to Study Art in India, 2010

ARTIST TALKS AND LECTURES                                                                  

- 4 Person Artist Talk, North Seattle College, Seattle Washington, 2018

- Simultaneous Contrast: The Study of Optics, North Seattle College, Seattle Washington, April 24, 2018

- Faculty and Staff Research Presentation, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle Washington, April 7, 2016

- Fred and Ted Talk, Artist Talk, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs New York, August 5th, 2015

Print Media

- Katherine Cook and Daniel Finkel,  “Art Ç Math,” statement/image, February 13th, 2018.

My paintings Speak Clearly and Speaking Clearly, were featured on the front and back cover

- Gayle Clemans, “Visual-arts picks: Ilana Zweschi at Cornish Playhouse,” exhibition announcement with statement, Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, May 26, 2017. 24.

- FreshPaintMagazine, statement/image, pg.110 and back cover, October International Issue 15, 2016

My painting Speak Clearly, was featured on back cover.