Jessie Dodington is a visual artist working in painting and drawing media. She received her Masters of Fine Arts in painting and drawing at Texas Tech University in 2019, and her BFA from Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada in 2008.
Dodington’s work has been exhibited in group and solo shows in Colorado, New Mexico, North Carolina, California, Texas, Canada and the UK. She also exhibited in Texas A&M University-Corpus Cristi’s Oso Bay Biennial on “Reexamining Representational Painting.”
Her teaching roles have included Resource Faculty in Fine Art at Eastern New Mexico University, Graduate Part Time Instructor and Teaching Assistant at Texas Tech University, Summer Workshop Instructor at Idyllwild Arts Academy in California and Workshop Instructor in Lubbock’s community centers.
She was a member of the 806 Collective collaborating and exhibiting as part of Lubbock’s First Friday Art Trail. She was also a participant in the prestigious Land Arts of the American West program with Texas Tech University’s School of Architecture. Dodington was an active member of the Plein Air Painters of New Mexico for many years and was admitted as one of 50 painters into their 10 day Plein Air Festival in 2016. Dodington attended the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities 2017 Emerging Creatives Summit in Gainesville, Florida.
Publications featuring essays, artwork or illustrations:
“Traverse, Body in Landscape: Painting a Phenomenological Experience of Landscape,” Trends: The Journal of the Texas Art Education Association, 2019.
“Biology: An Invertebrate Perspective” by Ken Cradock, Kendall Hunt Publishing 2016.
Isotropy at the Folio Gallery Press Release at Texas Tech University
The Quilted Landscape at the Eula May Edwards Museum and Gallery article.
Young Masters Juried Student Art show (judge and workshop instructor) at Clovis Community College
Simulare Viatae Student Juried Exhibition (juror)at Eastern New Mexico University