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About

Jennifer Bieniek’s Bio

 

Jennifer Bieniek resides with her husband and three daughters in San Antonio, Texas where she works as an art teacher and freelance artist. She works in fiber arts/ soft sculpture, and installation art related to creation and feminine experiences.

 

Jennifer began experimenting with fiber arts as a teenager eventually pursuing it as her focus in college. She received her B.F.A. in Studio Art Fiber from Texas State University in 1998. After teaching high school art for many years Jennifer reconnected with her own personal art practice in 2015 and began graduate school. Jennifer served as a teaching intern at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas in the spring of 2018 and just completed a second teaching internship at Southwest School of Art in San Antonio, Texas in the fall of 2018. Jennifer is graduating with a M.F.A. in Painting from Savannah College of Art and Design this December 2018. After graduate school she hopes to teach studio art courses at a college or university in her area.

 

Press:

https://www.sacurrent.com/ArtSlut/archives/2018/12/05/san-antonios-jennifer-bieniek-narrates-female-reproductive-cycle-in-new-installation

C.V.

Education

2019    M.F.A Painting, Savannah College of Art & Design

2010    EC-12 Art Teaching Certification, Texas State University

1998    B.F.A. Studio Art, focus in Fibers, Texas State University

Experience

2019    Reagan High School, NEISD, San Antonio, TX

            AP Studio Art Teacher

2018    Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX

            Teaching Internship

2018    Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

            Teaching Internship

2011-   Sam Houston High School, SAISD, San Antonio, TX

2015    Head Art Teacher

Solo Exhibitions

2018-    M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Fruiting Bodies, Flax Studio,

2019     San Antonio, TX

Group Exhibitions

2018    2018 Solo Showdown, Fort Worth Community Arts Center,                               Fort Worth, TX

2018    College Expo, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2018    Mystery, Magic, Metaphor, Myth…, Walkers’ Gallery, San-                               Marcos, TX

2015    Collaborative Work, Instituto Cultural de Mexico Art

            Museum, San Antonio, TX

2013    Collaborative Work, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts,                                 San Antonio, TX

1998    Senior Thesis Exhibit, Texas State University Art Gallery,

            San Marcos, TX

1997    Art & the Environment, Sculptural Installations, Aquarena                                 Springs, San Marcos, TX

Commissions

 

1995-   5 Private Commissions

2015   

Published Work

 

2017    Psychic Fertility Oracle Tarot Deck illustrations,

            Dr. Julie Von – New Clinic, New York, NY         

Public Works

 

2015    Sam Houston High School Historical Mural Restoration,

            San Antonio, TX

2014    Ms. Fiesta Public Service Project MLK Park Beautification                                 Mural, San Antonio, TX