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Jalaina Joy Felker

Born in 1996, Fort Collins, CO

Lives and Works in Denver, CO

 

Education

2024 MFA, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA 

2019 BFA in Art Education, Concentration in Painting, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

Exhibitions (Solo Exhibitions indicated with *)

2024

Lesley MFA Thesis Exhibition, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

2023

Banging on the Machine, The Lab on Santa Fe, Denver, CO 
Tiny Art Big Ideas, Spectra Art Space , Denver, CO

An eye not told what to see, sees more…, Bitfactory Gallery, Denver, CO  (Juried by Dan Drossman)

In the Flesh, The Banshee House, Denver, CO

XOXO Flora, RemainReal Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO

Pride,  RemainReal Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO

Rocky Mountain Triennial, Museum of Art Fort Collins, Fort Collins, CO (Juried by Merry Scully)

Small and Powerful, RemainReal Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO

The Mudd Club, Lane Meyer Projects, Denver, CO

Mile High Moon, RemainReal Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO

2022

*Jalaina Felker, Locust Cider, Fort Collins, CO

*Jalaina Felker, Copper Muse, Fort Collins, CO

2019 

CURC (Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2018

CURC, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Arts for Dinner, CSU Mini Gallery, CSU, Fort Collins, CO (Collaborative art installation)

2017

Annual Student Art Exhibition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2016

Annual Student Art Exhibition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

Bibliography

2019 

CURC (Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2018

CURC, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Featured Artist, R.E.D Women’s Advocacy Zine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2017    

Featured Artist, R.E.D Women’s Advocacy Zine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2015

Photographers Forum, “Best of College and High School Photography 2015,”  (Honorable Mention) 

Talks

2024 

Complicated, Boundless, and Ever-Evolving; Femininity is Mine, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Commissions/Collections

2024

Private Collector, Tiana, Acrylic painting (20 x 30 in), Timnath, CO

2023

Private Collector, Willow Reconstructed, Oil painting cut and sewn (30 x 40 in), Denver, CO

Private Collector, Bodies, Acrylic painting (11 x 14 in), Denver, CO

Private Collector, Self-Love First, Linocut (8 x 10 in), Denver, CO

Private Collector, Silenced,  Intaglio print (9 x 14 in), Denver, CO

2021

Public Mural, Michael’s Mural (20 x 5 ft), Anytime Fitness, Fort Collins, CO

Private Commission, Space Goddess, Painting (20 x 30 in), Fort Collins, CO

Private Commission, Water Goddess, Painting (30 x 48 in), Denver, CO

Private Commission, Shiva, Pencil Drawing (12 x 12 in), Fort Collins, CO

Private Commission, Exhale, Painting (20 x 28 in), Denver, CO

2020

Private Commission, Sunkissed, Painting (36 x 48 in), White Plains, NY

2018

Album Cover, Jerney, Motion Picture, Painting (12 x 12 in), Fort Collins, CO

Teaching Experience 

2024

Resident Critic, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

2023

Lead Art Instructor,  Tinker Art Studio, Boulder, CO

Lead Summer Camp Teacher, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

Lead Summer Camp Teacher, Tinker Art Studio, Boulder, CO

2021

High school Art Teacher, Fossil Ridge High School, Fort Collins, CO

2020 

High school Art Teacher, Fossil Ridge High School, Fort Collins, CO

2019

Middle School Art Teacher, Loveland Classical Academy, Loveland, CO

Gallery Experience 

2023

Lead Summer Camp Teacher, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

2019

Lead Teacher, BRAINY (Bringing Arts Integration to Youth), Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

Community Service 

2019   

Arts and Community Outreach Volunteer, Entreamigos Community Center, Muralist and Workshop leader, San Pancho, Mexico

2018   

Arts and Community Outreach Volunteer, Cerene, Center for Adults with Disabilities, Lima, Peru

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