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4407 Blossom Street · Houston, TX 77007 504.236.6184  ·

Born:  January 18, 1953 · Belfast, ME                                                                           


University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA    (MFA 1990) (painting and printmaking)

Museum Art School, Portland, OR                             (BFA 1976) (painting and printmaking)


Selected Solo Exhibitions

Studio 1821, Houston,TX (2017) “Vanishing Auras”

Nave Museum, Victoria, TX (2015) “End of the Line

D.M. Allison Gallery, Houston (2015) “Jeff Jennings: New Work

Red Bud Gallery, Houston (2013) “Many Hats

Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX (2009) “Form Structure and Local Color” 

Naü-Haus Gallery, Houston (2008) “Jeff Jennings: New Work”

Ogden Museum of Southern Art temporary space, New Orleans (2003) “Five Frescoes”

Marguerite Oestreicher Fine Arts, New Orleans (2003) “Recent Paintings and Sculpture”;             

                  (1999) “New Work”; (1996) “Frescos”; (1994) “Painted Structures”; (1991) "Words and Wood"

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (1991) "Phone Books and Constructions: Concepts & Materials"

Univ. of New Orleans, Fine Arts Gallery (1990) “MFA Thesis Show”

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (1976) “Thesis Show”


Selected Group Exhibitions

D.M. Allison Gallery, Houston (2016) “Ellipsis: An Exhibition of Subjective Abstraction

One Allen Center, Houston (2015) “Known and Underknown

Lawndale Art Center (2014) “The Big Show”; (2008) “21st Annual Dia de los Muertos Exhibition”

Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, TX (2011) “Sculpture in Relief, In-the-Round & Installed”

Art League Houston (2010) “Gambol”

Williams Tower Gallery, Houston (2009) “Serious Play”

Visual Arts Alliance, Houston (2009) “27th Juried Membership Exhibition”

Art Car Museum, Houston (2008) “Texas Green”

Texas Collaborative Arts, Houston (2008) “Jeff Jennings: Monotypes”

Naü-haus Gallery, Houston (2008) “2008 Survey”

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME (2008) “2008 Biennial”

Rice University Media Center, Houston, TX (2008) “Katrina: Evacuation and Inspiration”

Taylor Bercier Fine Art, New Orleans (2007) “Group Show Gallery Artists”       

Barristers Gallery, New Orleans (2002) “New Orleans Assemblage”

Loyola University Gallery, New Orleans (1999) “Faculty Show”

Artists’ Alliance, Lafayette, LA (1997) "Dix Artistes de Louisiane"

Positive Space, New Orleans (1996) "Guns in the Hands of Artists"                                       

Clark Hall Gallery, Southeastern La. University, Hammond, LA (1996) “Southeastern Sculpture Invitational”

Warwick Galleries, Warwick, NY (1995) "New Orleans Artists: Works on Paper"

DHLW Studio, Lafayette, LA (1995) “Works on Paper”

Delgado Community College, New Orleans (1995) "Delgado Arts Faculty Show"

Loyola University Gallery, New Orleans (1995) “The Inaugural Show”

Marguerite Oestreicher Fine Arts, New Orleans (1994) “Utilitaria” and "Night Visions & Other Obsessions"; (1993) “Caveat Voyeur” and “The Art of Baseball”; (1992) “Shelter From the Storm” (3-person show)

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA (1994) “Art in Bloom” (installation)

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA (1992) “The Columbus Show”; (1991) “The War Show”; (1989) “A Paletteable Feast”       

Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA (1990) “Multiples”

LSU Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA (1989) “Drawings and Prints by Louisiana Artists”

Port Arthur, TX (1989) "Five State Art Exhibition"

Downtown Gallery, New Orleans (1989) "The Human Figure in the Eighties"

University of New Orleans Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA (1989) “Group Graduate Exhibition”;

                  (1988) “Group Graduate Exhibition, Fall 1988" and “Group Graduate Exhibition, Spring 1988"   

Place St. Charles Art Gallery, New Orleans (1987)

Second Street Art Exchange, New Bedford, MA (1985) “Alumni and Friends of Swain School”

Belfast Public Library, Belfast, ME (1982) “Drawings”

Artfellows Cooperative Gallery, Belfast, ME(1981) “Members Group Show”; (1980) “Group Show”

Maine Coast Artists Gallery, Rockport, ME (1980)

Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR (1979) “Three Directions” (3-person show)

City of Portland Mall Festival, Portland, OR (1978) “Art Quake”

Museum Art School Gallery, Portland, OR (1978) “Alumni and Friends Show”


Teaching and Other Professional Experience

Artist in Residence, Hyde School, Bath, ME (Fall 2013) (painting, drawing and color theory)

The Parish School, Houston (Summer 2013) (summer camp art teacher)

Louise McGehee School, New Orleans (1999-2007) (upper and middle school painting, drawing,

                   printmaking, ceramics and Photoshop)

Loyola University, New Orleans (1994-1999) (Foundations, Sculpture, 2-D and 3-D Fundamentals,

                  Art History I and II)

University of New Orleans (1991-1996) (Advanced Graphics, Printmaking, Drawing, Art Appreciation)

Delgado Community College, New Orleans (1994-1995) (Drawing, Art Appreciation, Art History I and II)

Southern University, New Orleans (1994) (Instructor, Urban Arts Program)


Finalist, Hunting Prize 2014 and 2016

Selected for inclusion in 2014 group show of Texas artists, Cairo Art Museum, Cairo, Egypt,