Mymusearts

Freelance Children's Book Illustrator & Artist

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Location:Lithonia, Georgia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mymusearts
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TEMIKA GROOMS JARRETT



temikajarrett@yahoo.com

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Summary of Qualifications

Artist and arts advocate with experience in developing programs for artists to connect with the community.

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Exhibitions

2011

“Harlem Renaissance” at Paine College – Group art exhibition.

Curated by Nancy Brookhart. Augusta, Georgia (Nov 2011)

2010

“Body Map Exhibit” at U-Space Gallery – Group art exhibition.

Curated by Terence E. Jackson. Atlanta, Georgia (May 2010)


“Art Stroll” at Castleberry Hill Arts District – Group art exhibition.

Hosted by the Coffee Loft Coffee House.

Atlanta, GA (May 2010)


“The Nina Simone Experience” – Group art exhibit.

Space Atlanta. Curated by E. Joyce Moore. Atlanta, Georgia (April 16 – 25, 2010)

2009

“Artist Showcase” – Group art exhibition.

Curated by Kay Rochelle Scott on behalf of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (Tau Epsilon Omega Chapter).

Atlanta, GA (August 30, 2009)

“Contemplations for the Future” – Group art exhibit

Central Library Gallery (Fulton County Library System).

Curated by Wycliffe Bennett. Atlanta, Georgia (February 1 – 28, 2009)

2008

“Through Our Eyes” – Group art exhibition.

Gallery One Eleven. Curated by African Americans for the Arts and Andy Seville.

Eatonton, GA (February 9 – 29, 2008)

2007

“Southern Renaissance – Black Art at a Crossroads” – Group art exhibition featuring African Americans for the Arts

Lucy Craft Laney Museum. Augusta, Georgia (September 9 – November 3, 2007)



“A Piece of the Diaspora” – Group art exhibit

Central Library Gallery (Fulton County Library System).

Curated by Wycliffe Bennett. Atlanta, Georgia (February 1 – 28, 2007)

2006

“Men Are Human Too” – Group art exhibit

Javaology Café. Curated by Damaris. Atlanta, Georgia (May 2006)


“Small Works” – Group art exhibit of artwork less than 14 x 17 in size

Southwest Arts Center. Atlanta, Georgia (July 2006)

2005

“Artasia” – Group art exhibit

D’jango’s Restaurant. Curated by Aslyin Cummings. Atlanta, Georgia (December 2005)

“Holidays Aglow” – Annual exhibit & performance by African Americans for the Arts members.
Southwest Arts Center. Juried by Lee Ransaw. Atlanta, Georgia (December 2005)

2004
Inman Park Festival, Jewelry Design, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2004

2003

“Hip
Hop Café’s: Sister’s Unite in Hip Hop”, The Somber Reptile, Jewelry Design,
Atlanta, Georgia, June 2003


Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Festival, Jewelry Design,
Atlanta, Georgia, May 2003



Inman Park Festival, Jewelry Design, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2003

2002
Solo Exhibit. Tyson Gallery. Ellenwood, Georgia, April 2002



Residencies


1998 Taller Portobelo Summer Artist Residency, Portobelo, Panama –
two week art residency program with work involving art instruction and project collaboration with children ages 8 – 12

Volunteer Service

Guest Art Instructor, ArtsNow Art Program, Narvie Harris Elementary School, DeKalb County

Guest Art Instructor, Muscogee County Elementary School

Professional Affiliations


Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

AACBWI Member (African American Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)

Writers and Illustrators Critique Group organized through SCBWI

African Americans for the Arts, Programming Chair & Secretary



Bibliography

Helen Blocker-Adams, Interview, WNRR Radio 1230 AM, Augusta, Georgia, September 7, 2007.


Metro Spirit, Lucy Craft Laney Museum exhibition announcement with interview, Augusta, Georgia, Issue #19.06 09/05/2007 – 09/11/2007

Publications

Illustrations for children’s book, The Dress-Up Attic by Wave Walton (2008).


Interview of romance novelist Lisa Harrison Jackson, Creative Minds Magazine “A Writer’s Mind”, Vol. 2, Issue 3, Summer 2007.

Interview of visual artist Debra Jeter, Creative Minds Magazine “A Visual Artist’s Mind – Interview with Atlanta Visual Artist Debra Jeter”, Vol. 2, Issue 2 Spring 2007.

Illustrations for instructional manual, Effició, Inc., The Red Diamond Blueprint Model™



Education



1995-1998 Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. Civil Engineering

1993-1995 Georgia Southern University (Engineering Transfer Program)

1989-1993 Hardaway High School, AP Studio Art Student


2006 Attended Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Fall Conference

2006 Participated in drawing workshops given by James Taylor at Southwest Arts Center

2005 Attended workshop on writing and illustrating children’s books

1998 Two courses completed in Art History



Awards

AACBWI Conference Scholarship Recipient

Georgia Southern University Foundation Art Scholarship

PTA Cultural Arts Scholarship

Gulfstream Engineering Scholarship
Skills (2) Rating
Children's Book Illustration
Art