Jessica Matson-Fluto

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Jessica Matson-Fluto

jessicamatsonfluto.com
tel.: 215.680.3656
email: flutoje@mnstate.edu

Education

Master of Fine Arts                 2008                Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Painting/Drawing

Bachelor of Fine Arts              2006                Minnesota State University Moorhead
Painting                                                          (Cum Laude)

Bachelor of Arts                      2004                Minnesota State University Moorhead
Painting                                                          (Cum Laude)

Continuing Education

Master Painting Class, Alex Kanevsky  2012 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Master Painting Class, Odd Nerdrum 2010 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Master Drawing Class, Edward Schmidt 2010 New York Academy of Art
Digital Painting, Andrew Stalberger  2009  Minnesota State University Moorhead

Awards    
  2011 Artist Residency, Anderson Center, Red Wing, Minnesota
  2007 Art Scholarship, Hotel Donaldson, Fargo, North Dakota
  2003 Honorable Mention, MSUM Annual Student Exhibition, Moorhead, Minnesota
Exhibitions    
  2012 -Autumn Art Auction, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    -Studio Crawl Preview Exhibition, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota
    -Unveiling: Three Woman Explore Identity, three-person show, Boomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN
    -The 53rd Midwestern Invitational Exhibition, The Rourke Art Museum, Moorhead, Minnesota
    -Annual Faculty Exhibition, MSUM, Moorhead, Minnesota
  2011 -Autumn Art Auction, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
-From the Red River Valley, Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Illinois
-The 52nd Midwestern Invitational Exhibition,
The Rourke Art Museum, Moorhead, Minnesota
-Masterpiece Masquerade:
Spring Gala, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota
-Annual Faculty Exhibition,
MSUM, Moorhead, Minnesota
-Art Gala Benefit Dinner and Auction, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  2010 -Speaking Figuratively, solo, The Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead, Minnesota
-Faculty Exhibition, HODO, Fargo, North Dakota
-Art Gala Benefit Dinner and Auction, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
-Annual Faculty Exhibition, MSUM, Moorhead, Minnesota
  2009 -Narcissism, solo, Café Muse, Plains Art Museum,Fargo, North Dakota
-Annual Faculty Exhibition, MSUM, Moorhead, Minnesota
  2008 -20/20; Selections from the 107th Annual Student Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
-Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 107th Annual Student Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
-PAFA Post Baccalaureate and MFA Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  2007 -PAFA Candidate Show MFA, BlinkArt Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
-Hotel Donaldson, Room 9, Fargo, North Dakota
-Art Gala Benefit Dinner and Auction, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  2006   -Bachelor of Fine Arts Show, MSUM, Moorhead, Minnesota
  2005  -Securian Office, Valley City, North Dakota
-Art Gala Benefit Dinner and Auction, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  2004 -Post Office Restaurant, solo, Cooperstown, North Dakota
-Art Gala Benefit Dinner and Auction, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
-Bachelor of Arts Seniors’ Show, MSUM, Moorhead, Minnesota
  2003 -MSUM Annual Student Exhibition, MSUM, Moorhead, Minnesota
-Christmas Show, GK Art Gallery, Cooperstown, North Dakota
  2002 -Anniversary Show, GK Art Gallery, Cooperstown, North Dakota

Publications        

The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Monday November 15, 2010
Spring Gala Auction Preview Catalog, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota, April 2010
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Life, Sunday May 3, 2009
Plains Art Museum Catalog, Fargo, North Dakota, Spring 2009

Bibliographies     

-Autumn Art Auction Catalog, Volume 14, North Dakota Museum of Art,
Grand Forks, North Dakota, 2012
-Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists 9th Annual Studio Crawl Brochure, October 2012
-Autumn Art Auction Catalog, Volume 13, North Dakota Museum of Art,
Grand Forks, North Dakota, 2011
-Spring Gala Auction Preview Catalog, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota, May 2011
-Art Gala Benefit Dinner and Auction Preview Catalog, North Dakota Museum of Art,
Grand Forks, North Dakota, January 2011
-The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Monday November 15, 2010.
-Spring Gala Auction Preview Catalog, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota, April 2010
-The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Life, Sunday May 3, 2009
-Plains Art Museum Catalog, Fargo, North Dakota, Spring 2009

Collections

Rick Enfet, Fargo, North Dakota
Dennis & Joan Johnson, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Chloe Helm, Windsor, Colorado
John Rowell, Moorhead, Minnesota
Weyburn Wasson, Moorhead, Minnesota
Madelyn Camrud, Grand Forks, North Dakota
David Hasbargen, Oxbow, North Dakota
Mark Westergarrd, Bloomington, Minnesota
Gary Fluto, Lidgerwood, North Dakota
April Abraham, Hannaford, North Dakota
Ashley Dedin, Fargo, North Dakota
Joshua Wynne, Fargo, North Dakota
Rourke Art Museum Permanent Collection, Moorhead, Minnesota
Paul Blomquist, Hallock, Minnesota
Beth Fluto, Washington, District of Columbia
Brenda Badman, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Allison Newman, Mayville, North Dakota
Erica Redlinger, Fargo, North Dakota
Security State Bank, Hannaford, North Dakota
Chris Sommerville, Cooperstown, North Dakota
Nicholas Zimprich, Cooperstown, North Dakota
Bruce Gjovig, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Wayne Zimmerman, Oxbow, North Dakota

Commissions

Doublewood Inn & Conference Center, Fargo, North Dakota
Erik Bredeson, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Employment    
2008-present Minnesota State University Moorhead, Adjunct Drawing Professor, Moorhead, Minnesota
  • Instructed Drawing 101, Drawing 102, Foundation Design 1, Beginning Oil Painting, Intro Figure Drawing 203, Figure Drawing 303 and Individual Study in Figure Drawing 403
  • Instructed students of various ages in the basics of drawing, painting and compositional techniques
  • Designed visual and interactive lectures, lessons, and demonstrations
  • Critiqued and corrected work on objective levels
  • Organized and operated Figure Drawing Co-op
2009-present   Plains Art Museum, Class and workshop Instructor, Fargo, North Dakota
  • Creativity Camp: Exploring Nature in Color, Instructed children aged 4-11 in watercolor techniques.
  • Individual to Icon: Portrait Class, Instructed adults in portrait drawing from model.
1997-2002 GK Art Gallery, Assistant to owner, Cooperstown, North Dakota
  • Assisted in exhibition openings, sales, brochure development, and customer service
Experience    
2012 -Colloquium Presentation, Unveiling: Three Women Explore Identity, Colloquium Speaker, MSUM King Hall Auditorium, Moorhead, MN
2009  Teen Open Studio, Visiting Artist, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota
2008 Spring Semester Teaching Assistantship to William Scott Noel, Life Drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2007    Fall Semester Teaching Assistantship to John Horn, 2-D Anatomy, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Organizations  
2010-present -Board of Directors, FMVA, Fargo/Moorhead
-Public Relations Committee, FMVA, Fargo/Moorhead
-MSUM Arts Public Relations Committee, Moorhead, Minnesota
-MSUM Arts Foundation Committee, Moorhead, Minnesota
-College Art Association
-Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota
-The Rourke Art Gallery Museum, Moorhead, Minnesota
-North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
2008-2010 MSUM Gallery Committee, Moorhead, Minnesota

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