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

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

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

- Adjunct Faculty, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle Washington, 2017-present

- Summer Faculty, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs New York, 2015-16

- Instructor of Record, University at Albany, Albany New York, 2012-14

- Teaching Assistant, University at Albany, Albany New York, 2011

 

PROFESSIONAL OTHER

- 2-D Materials Lab Technician, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle Washington, 2014-present.

Provide technical instruction in the areas of painting, drawing and color theory, manage 2-D studios and safety, and coordinate models.

 

GALLERY AFFILIATION                                                                                

-        SOIL, Seattle Washington, 2018-present

 

INVITATIONAL AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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

- Everyone’s $50, The Alice Gallery, Seattle Washington 2017

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

- Greetings From the Anthropocene, Gallery 110, Seattle Washington, 2017

            My painting “Speak Clearly,” was chosen as one of two images for publicity for the show.

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

- The Give Gallery, Vital 5 Productions at King Street Station, Seattle Washington 2016

- Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, Treason Gallery, Seattle Washington, 2016

- ICON Juried Exhibition, Lynn Hanson Gallery, Seattle Washington, 2016

- Faculty Exhibition, Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs New York, 2016

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

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

- Faculty Exhibition, Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs New York, 2015

- Gravity Falls, Surface Theory, Seattle Washington 2015

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

- Sticks and Stones Exhibition, Sticks and Stones Gallery, Seattle Washington, 2015

- Alki Art Paintings, Alki Art Gallery, 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

- 120°: Intercollegiate Juried Show, Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council, Glens Falls New York, 2014

- Governor Cuomo’s Office, SUNY Exhibition, Washington DC, 2013

- SUNY State Juried Exhibition, New York State Museum, Albany New York, 2012

            Best in Show Award

            My painting “Jenna in Green” helped represent the show on all publicity and brochures

- MFA Show, Collar Works Gallery, Troy New York, 2012

- House of Creative Soul Exhibition, Saratoga Springs New York 2011

- Print Exchange, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan, 2010

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

- Practice and Form, Stroble and Sands, Seattle Washington, 2018

- Cannibal, Cornish Playhouse, Seattle Washington, 2017

- B/W, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn New York, 2013

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

 

ARTIST TALKS AND LECTURES                                                                   

-Simultaneous Contrast: Josef Albers and the Study of Optics, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle Washington, January 29, 2018

- Faculty and Staff Research Presentation, Artist Talk, 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 painting Speak Clearly, was featured on the 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.

- 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 Image “Speak Clearly,” was solely featured on back cover.

 

DIGITAL MEDIA

- “Ilana Zweschi: Speaking Clearly,” Field Projects Instagram feature, December 19, 2017

- "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

 

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR

- “Red Essay,” Lens Therapy, July 2017.

I was commissioned to contribute a piece of writing to a book printed with essays about color. This book accompanied an art installation (by artist Colleen RJC Bratton) where I performed a live reading.

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

- Departmental Thesis Award, University at Albany, 2014

- Graduate Student Teaching Stipend, University at Albany, 2012-2014

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

- Student Opportunity Funds, Skidmore College 2010

- Office of Dean of Student Affairs, Skidmore College, Funds for supplies, 2010