Bio:

Jennifer Banzaca is an artist and designer living in San Francisco.

Jennifer grew up on the east coast, spending her formative years in New England. After earning a BFA from the Art Institute of Chicago she went on to live in San Francisco and New York working as a Designer and Art Director for book publishing and animation. Rediscovering a love of painting in 2004, she resumed her education studying at the Art Students League and the New York Academy of art. Relocating back to San Francisco in 2015 has allowed her to pursue a studio practice on a deeper level. She enjoys creating work that brings her past design influences and color sensibility from working in children's entertainment to her work.

In the studio, winter 2019

In the studio, winter 2019

 


Exhibitions:

2019 Group Show: “Style, Tradition, and Art”, Adrina Resort Panormos, Skopelos Greece

2019 Group Show, Skopelos Foundation for the arts. Skopelos, Greece

2019 “Kaleidoscope Sky” duo show, Art Attack SF, CA.

2019 Superfine Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA.

2018 "Jennifer Banzaca Spotlight Exhibition" Art Attack SF  SF, CA.

2018 "50/50 Show" Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.

2018 "Patterns in Nature" Slate Gallery Group exhibition, San Ramon Valley conference center, San Ramon, CA

2018 "Into the Wild" Juried show Art Attack Gallery, Sf, CA

2018 ArtSpan Art-in-Neighborhoods Exhibition, The Marker Hotel, SF, CA

2017 "Abstracted" Bay Area Artists  Juried Exhibition  SFWA Gallery  SF, CA

2017 "Summer of Love" Juried Exhibition  Arc Gallery   SF, CA

2017 “Snap!" Juried Exhibition  Arc Gallery  SF, CA    

2016 “Selects group show” Carter/Fulton Gallery  SF, CA  

2016 Open Studios,  Art Explosion,  SF, CA         

2013-2015 Open Studios  Inscape Arts Building,  Seattle, WA     

2014 EAFA Juried Exhibition,  Seattle Design Center,  Seattle, WA      

2013 End of Year Exhibit,  Gage Academy of Art,   Seattle, WA    

2007 Group Show, Java street studios, Brooklyn, NY

2007 Spring Group Show,  Art Students League,  NY, NY 

Education:

2009-2012  New York Academy of art   New York, NY

2006-2009  Art Students League       New York, NY   

1991  School of the Art Institute of Chicago   Chicago, IL BFA

     

Workshops/ Residencies:

2019 The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, Skopelos, Greece

2016  Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO 

2010  International School of Drawing painting and sculpture, painting residency Umbria, Italy  

2008  Fine arts work center,  Provincetown, MA                        

       

Speaking / Press:

2019 Ladder and Key profile

2019 Artist Talk at Art Attack, SF, CA.

2018 Artist Talk for Ivy: The Social University, SF, CA.