Jennifer Torres                                                                          

109 N. 21st Ave

Hattiesburg, MS 39401,,



1995    Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia


1988    Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Arts, New York, New York


Studied from 1978 to 1983 at The Art Students League, New York, New York



1999 to present 

Professor of Art, Sculpture Area Coordinator, The University of Southern Mississippi,

1995- 1999

Assistant Professor of Art- Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas



2021    - Woman’s Art Collective at the Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian MS.

            - Mississippi Invitational 21, group exhibition, MS Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

            - I50lation, group exhibition, Zollner Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA.

            - Mississippi Invitational, group exhibition, The Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS.

            - Steel Magnolias, invitational six woman show, The Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Ocean Springs, MS.

            - #3D Mississippi, Studio Waveland Gallery, group invitational, Waveland, MS

            - I50lation, group exhibition, The Livingston Center for Art and Culture in Livingston, Montana.

            - Common Ground, Women’s Art Collective group exhibition, the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS

            - Women’s Art Collective, group exhibition, The Oxford Tree House Gallery, Oxford, MS


2020    -I50lation, group show of 50 drawings x 50 women sculptors, Fool Proof Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, online  exhibition

           -Solo exhibition, Mental Landscapes- main gallery, Catapult Press, SEMO, Cape Girardeau, MO

           -Solo exhibition, Misfit Children: Landscapes and Creatures from the Mind of Jennifer Torres, The Tennessee         Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia, AL (three galleries, headliner show)


2019    -Women’s Art Collective, group show, four pieces, Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, AL

           -Women’s Art Collective, group show, Lowery Gallery, UBC, Hattiesburg, MS

           -19th Mississippi Invitational, curated biennial, three pieces, MS Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

           -Ultra Normal: Tales from Nowhere, national juried three person show, nine pieces, OCAF Gallery, Watkinsville, GA

          -Practitioners National Juried show, Tobias Flores, Juror, SLOSS Furnaces, Birmingham, AL

          -MSC/NMWA Artist Showcase, Group show Hattiesburg Cultural Arts Center, MS


2018    -Belly of the Beast- First Degree, Steven Smith Fine Art, Birmingham Alabama

           -Belly of the Beast- Second Degree, SLOSS Furnaces Historic Landmark, Birmingham Alabama

           -Size Matters- Conference exhibition, The 8th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Scranton, PA

            -Atlanta Belt Line exhibition, August 2018 – May 2019.

            - USM Faculty Exhibition, Gallery of Art and Design, USM, Hattiesburg, MS


2017    -From the Same Brain, solo show, Eula Bass Gallery, Jones County Community College, Ellisville, MS

            -Work on view at Fischer Galleries, Jackson MS     

            -In Miniature, group show, The Gail Kennan Art Center, Long Beach, MS


2016    -Holiday Gala, Fischer Galleries, Jackson, MS

           - Mississippi Invitational Biennial, December 2016 – March 2017, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS


2015    -USM Faculty Show, USM Gallery of Art, Hattiesburg, MS

            -Mississippi Faculty Juried Show, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS

           -Permanent installation, Cloud Music for Hattiesburg, commissioned by the Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, Downtown Hattiesburg, MS


2014    -2014 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, “Homes for Everyone”, Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center, Portsmouth, VA

            -USM Faculty Show, A&D Gallery, USM

            -Permanent installation of Garden Boats at the Go Away Lodge on the estate of John Palmer, Edwards, MS.


2013    -Train Depot Exhibition: Music, Hattiesburg Train Depot, MS

           -USM Faculty Exhibition, Oddfellows Gallery, Hattiesburg, MS

           -Coast to Coast by Post: A Sculptural Exploration, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

           -Louisiana Purchase: 2nd National Biennial Juried Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA. “Juror’s Choice Award”, Dr. Paul Manoguerra, Georgia Museum of Art


2012    -Sothern Miss Outdoor Sculpture Show, 2012- 2014, USM campus, Hattiesburg, MS

           -Mississippi Art Faculty Juried Exhibition, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS

           -Play, Train Depot, invitational group show, Hattiesburg, MS

           -Uncommon River, multi-piece group exhibition, Prichard Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow


2011    -Mississippi Art Garden, “Garden Boats”, commissioned by the Mississippi Museum of -Art, on exhibit until September 2012. Three of the nine works will remain on permanent exhibition.

          -All Aboard! Sculpture Exhibition, invitational group show, Hattiesburg

         -Art by Choice, invitation, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

         -The Art of the Boat, national juried exhibition, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine.

         -Adopting the Pace of Nature, three person show, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL


2010    -Ghost Ships and Villages, solo exhibition, Mendenhall Center, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC,

            -56th Haggin National Juried Exhibition, Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA

           - Curate This! 2010, international juried exhibition series by, BECA: Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art

           -2010 National Juried Exhibition, juried exhibition, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA

           -2010 Majestic National, juried exhibition, Majestic Gallery, Nelsonville, OH

           -New Ghost Ships, solo exhibition, Joan Derryberry Art Gallery, Tennessee Tech University

            -Train Depo Invitational, group exhibition, Hattiesburg, MS

            -USM Faculty Show, group exhibition, USM Museum of Art


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