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

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

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

 

GALLERY AFFILIATION                                                                                

- SOIL, Seattle Washington, 2018-present

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

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

- 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

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

- By & By: Hope for the Future, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles California, 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, Schack Art Center, Everett 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 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

- 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

- Gravity Falls, Surface Theory, 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

- 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

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

            Best in Show Award

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

 

ARTIST TALKS AND LECTURES                                                                   

- Extracurricular II Exhibition Artist Talk, 4 person artist talk, North Seattle College, Seattle Washington, November 29, 2018

-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

- “Interview with Ilana Zweschi,” Young Space website, February 18, 2019, https://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

 

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