Born

New York City

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015         Whole World in Pieces, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

                  Whole World in Pieces, Brickwork Art Studios Gallery, Burlington, VT

2009        Mathematics of Ecstasy, Memorial Union Gallery, NDSU, Fargo, North Dakota

                  Mathematics of Ecstasy, Northern Lights Art Gallery, Mayville, North Dakota

                  Mathematics of Ecstasy, Lake Region Heritage Center, Devil's Lake, North Dakota

                  Mathematics of Ecstasy, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, North Dakota

2008        Mathematics of Ecstasy, DSU Art Gallery, Dickinson State University, North Dakota

                  Mathematics of Ecstasy, Lillian and Coleman Taube Museum, Minot, North Dakota

                  Mathematics of Ecstasy, Jamestown Arts Center, Jamestown, ND

2007        As Above, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Research and Development Laboratories, Wallingford, CT 

2006        Secrets of the Genome, Bristol-Myers Squibb Research and Development Laboratories, Wallingford, CT,

2005        Jari Chevalier: Collage Inlays & Prints, River Street Gallery, New Haven, CT

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018         Fire & Light, ArtSight, Bristol, VT

2010         Benefit show for Fordham University’s Carbon Neutral 2020 Campaign, Art Loft, New York, NY

2007        Square Foot Show, MicroCosm Gallery, New York, NY

2006        Array, Haskins Laboratory Gallery, New Haven; invitational

2005        Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT; juried

                   Juror: Elizabeth Smith, Chief Curator Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

                  Cultural Passages, Hilles Gallery, New Haven, CT;  juried

2004        State of Mind, Small Space Gallery, New Haven, CT

 

Selected Published Writing

2018          Poem: “In the Bird Sanctuary,” Common Ground, Summer Poetry Contest 1st Place Winner) ((forthcoming)

                  Poem: “Dawn Practice,” Spillway, Summer (forthcoming)

                  Poems: “You & Your Sunflowers,” Puerto del Sol, Summer (forthcoming)

                  Poem: “My Calling,” Arcturus, June

                  Poems: “In the Whisper-Breath of Roses,” “Facing the Music,” “You,” “The Well,” “No Niche,” “Pearl,” UCity Review, May           

     Poems: “Novelist” and “My Character’s Dream,” Green Mountains Review, Spring

2017         Poem: “Wheel,” Concīs, Summer

                  Poems: “Dry Landscape” and “If Ever,” Arcturus, June

2016         Poems: “Clean” and “Words of a Dying Stingray,” The Cincinnati Review, Winter

                  Poem: “This Time of Year,” Shiela-Na-Gig, Fall poetry contest winner

                  Poem: “Sine Qua Non,” Poetry East, Fall

                  Story:  “How You Like,” Portable Story Series, Summer, inaugural prize winner

                  Essay: “Solitude and Solidarity: Creative Artists Need ‘Em Both,” Brevity Blog

                  Poem: “White Ink on White Paper,” The Cortland Review, January

                  Poem: “Unkempt Graveyard Near the Shore,” Gulf Coast Online, Winter

2015         Poem: “Andean Strains,” Beloit Poetry Journal, Winter

                 Poem: “The Tick and the Unified Field,” Boulevard, Fall

                  Poem: “No one can be with you in your life,” The Journal for Compressed Creative Arts, Spring

                  Poem: “Why Elizabeth Goes to Suzie,” Massachusetts Review, Summer

2014        “Interview with Derrick Jensen,” Terrain Magazine                        

2013         Scripts for audio specials in Living Hero series: “Where’s the Imagination?” “The Power of Wisdom” and

                    “The Unreal World of Narcissists and Sociopaths,” Livinghero.com

2008        “Education in arts needed to prosper in future economy,” Opinion, The Jamestown Sun

2005        Review: “PS1 Greater New York Show,” M Magazine (The New York Art World.com), April

                 Review:     “Tim Hawkinson at the Whitney,” M Magazine (The New York Art World.com), May

                  Review: “Goya’s ‘Los Caprichios’ & Here Comes the Bogey-Man, Chelsea Art Museum,”

                     M Magazine (The New York Art World.com), September

                  Review: “Remote Viewing at the Whitney,” M Magazine (The New York Art World.com), October

 

TV Appearances

2005        Interview:  “It’s All About Arts,” BNN Channel 9, Boston

 

Curatorial Experience

2005        Co-curator: “In the Round,” Arts Council of Greater New Haven

 

Selected Awards

2018         1st Place Winner of Common Ground Poetry Contest

                  Artist Residency Grant, Vermont Studio Center (VT Artists Week)

2016         Inaugural Winner of Portable Story Series Contest for “How You Like”

                  Winner of Shiela-Na-Gig Fall Poetry Prize for “This Time of Year”

2015         Artist Residency Grant, The Quarry at Marble House

                 Scholarship Grant, Fine Press & Letterpress Seminar, Center for Book Arts, New York

2014         Merit Award, Atlanta Review International Poetry contest

                 Finalist, Ploughshares Emerging Writers competition

2012         Scholarship Grant, Hearing Is Believing, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University (for Living Hero project)

2011          Artist Residency Grant, Vermont Studio Center (two months)

2010         Individual Artist Grant, Puffin Foundation (for Living Hero podcast/broadcast project)

2009        Individual Artist Grant, Puffin Foundation (for Living Hero podcast project)

2008        Artist-in-Residence Grant, North Dakota State Council on the Arts

2008        Artist Residency Grant, Jamestown Arts Center

2008        Artist Residency Grant, Ragdale Foundation

2007        Artist Residency Grant, Vermont Studio Center

 

Selected Public Speaking and Radio/Print Media Appearances

2018         Featured artist: 8-page Graphica portfolio and cover art for Artful Dodge literary magazine (forthcoming)

2015         “Interview with Jari Chevalier” The Listening Shires On Air Arts Magazine, WBTN Community Radio

2014         Interview: “Tapping the Innermost Voice with Jari Chevalier,” The Dooryard, June 

2010         “Interview with Artist, Jari Chevalier,” What Now show with Ken Rose, KOWS Community Radio, 1 hour, August

                  Speaker: “Living Within Means” (long version) for Art and Sustainability seminar, Graduate School of Business, Fordham University, March                            

2009        Speaker: “Living Within Means” (short version) for Getting Green Done seminar, Graduate School of Business, Fordham University, October

                 Moderator: “Simple Facts & Big Questions,” panel discussion, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, April

2008        Article: “Education in Arts Needed to Prosper in Future Economy” The Jamestown Sun (September 18, 2008)

                  Article: “Artist Opens Creativity Door,” Diversions, The Jamestown Sun

                  Featured Member: Fractured Atlas: appearance on Blog, Facebook & MySpace

                  Article: “Jariscope Aids Creative Expression,” Diversions, The Jamestown Sun

2007        Moderator: “Sleeping, Dreaming and Making Memories: Scientists and Artists

                    in Conversation,” panel discussion, Haskins Labs, Yale University, New Haven, CT                                            

2005        Interview: It’s All About Arts, BNN Channel 9, Boston, April 25

 

Selected Professional Activities

2015-       Burlington poetry group (peer group of professional poets & educators)

2008-       Living Hero radio show, broadcast on WGDR-WGDH, Goddard College Community Radio and podcast at  http://livinghero.com.

                     Over 40 interviews and audio essays featuring leading artists, authors, researchers, social scientists, and activists

                     working for the greater good; i.e., Suzi Gablik, Riane Eisler, Terry Riley, Gabor Maté, Richard Davidson

2005-       Active member, New York Artists Network (formerly NY Artists Circle)

2004        Visual Arts Advisory Group, Arts Council of Greater New Haven

                  Adjunct Writing Professor, Antioch University, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Education

City College, NY, Creative Writing, MA  (same program now MFA). Awarded Academy of American Poets Prize by William Matthews

Columbia University, NY, Literature and Writing, BA cum laude