Phoebe Jan-McMahon

1739 G St. Lincoln NE, 68508

608-315-2018

phoebejanmcmahon@gmail.com

phoebejanmcmahon.com


Education

MFA, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln Ne, 2018

BA Studio Art, Minor in German Language, Luther College, Decorah IA, 2013

 

Professional Experience

                  2018                          Graduate Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

                                                      Intermediate/Advanced Figure Drawing

 

                  2017                          Graduate Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

                                                      Intermediate/Advanced Figure Drawing

 Nebraska Art Teachers Association Fall Conference 2.5hr Workshops on traditional Grisaille techniques in portraiture

 

                  2016                          Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

                                                      Introductory Drawing

                                                      Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,

                                                      Introductory Painting

 

                  2015                          Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,

                                                      Intermediate Painting

 

                  2015-2018                Fabrication Space Attendant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

                   2010-2013               Seamstress, Luther College Costume Shop

 

                  2013                          Student Assistant, Luther College Fine Arts Collection                                    

 

                                                    Productions Arcadia, 2013; On the Verge, 2013; A Tragedy Like Macbeth, 2012; Much Ado About Nothing, 2012; Invited to Tea, 2012; Spring Awakening, 2011; Assemblage Point, 2011 Servant of Two Masters, 2011; I Have Nothing Burning, 2010; Antigone, 2010.

 

 

Awards/Grants/Fellowships

         Hixson-Leid Research and Materials Grant

Graduate Teaching Assistantship

            Hixson-Leid Fellowship

            Kimmel Fellowship

            Edgren Fellowship

            John A. Maclay Scholarship

            Seacrest Fellowship

            Friends of the Madison Public Library Artist in Residence

           

 

 

Exhibitions

2018 Homecoming, Wiggly Fleming Gallery, Decorah IA (Upcoming, Solo)

2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Eisentrager Howard Gallery, Lincoln NE (Upcoming, Solo)

2016 Objecthood: Prescott Gallery, Lincoln NE

2015 Currents: Prescott Gallery, Lincoln NE

2014 Art Peddler: Revolution Cycles, Madison WI

2013 Luther College Senior Art Show, Luther College, Decorah IA

2013 Luther College All Senior Commencement Show, Luther College, Decorah IA

2013, Art Peddler: Revolution Cycles, Madison WI

2012 Ultra Mega Mega: Buckle UP!, Luther College, Decorah IA

2012 Ultra Mega Mega: Eat It Nerds, Luther College, Decorah IA

2012 Dutch Baroque Painting Methods, Luther College, Decorah IA

2011 Ultra Mega Mega: Let Me See Your Magic, Luther College Decorah IA

2011 Junior Exhibition, Luther College, Decorah IA

 

Technical Abilities

            Traditional Oil painting techniques

                        Using rabbit skin glue, cartoon transfers, making mediums, making paint, glazing

            Stretcher, panel, and framing construction

                        Building surfaces to paint on and frames to hold finished work

                  Adobe Illustrator

            Costume Construction

                                    Cutting patterns, sewing, simple tailoring and alterations, sewing machine troubleshooting

            Fiber Arts                                                                                      

                        Weaving basics, paper making, spinning yarn, simple book making

            Relief Printing

                                    Woodcut, Linoleum