Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Jessica D Langley
Colorado Springs CO US
Updated: 2017-12-08 13:35:30


Jessica Langley is an American artist born in 1981 currently based in NYC. She earned her MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008, and was featured in issue 75 of New American Paintings. She has lived in Iceland carrying out the Leifur Eiriksson Foundation Scholarship and Fulbright fellowship, as well as participating in several artist residencies. Jessica has exhibited nationally in cities such as New York, Richmond, San Francisco, New Orleans, Washington D.C., Cleveland, and Pittsburgh and internationally in Seydifjordur, Iceland and Santa Cruz, Bolivia.



Stellar Cartography (with Matthew Northridge), los Ojos, Brooklyn, NY

Voids, STLCC Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

Harry Smith Was So Skinny... A Janks Archive, in collaboration with Jerstin Crosby and Ben Kinsley, Practice, Philadelphia, PA
Killin' It, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH
Jessica Langley & Tree, House Show, Pgh, PA

Running Animal (with Mimi McCann), Mahan Gallery, Columbus, OH

Home Game, Cosign Projects, St. Louis, MO 
The Thirteenth Day (with Ben Kinsley), Skaftfell Arts Center, Seyjðisfjörður, Iceland

Campos De Color (with Rebecca Kaler), Kiosko Gallery, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Wilderness, Solo Show, Brew House Space 101, Pittsburgh, PA

Emerging In Summer Eyries, TAI+LEE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA


Object Trap, Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY
Queens International, Queens Museum, Queens, NY 
Meddwl, The Parlour Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

Music Box, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO

Pittsburgh Biennial, Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 
Janks Archive, Pittsburgh Biennial, Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 
Static Cling, Penelope Gallery, Queens, NY
Of Land & Local, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
The Last Brucennial, Vito Schnabel and The Bruce High Quality Foundation present, New York, NY
Mixed Geometry, Survival Kit, Cleveland, OH

Relay Relay, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Queens, NY
Janks Archive: Helsinki, Kallio Kunsthalle Taidehalli, Helskink, Finland
Soft Blanket Slow Thaw, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH
The CATopian Dream, Acid Rain Productions, New York, NY 
iMotion, Delicious Spectacle, Washington D.C.

Curators & Artists, Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Welcome To The Neighborhood, Askeaton Art Center, Askeaton, Ireland 
From the Mezzanine, Kresge Gallery, Ramapo College, Mawah, NJ

Make CATopia Real, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Rustmelt, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Worn Torn Wet & Wild, with Christi Birchfield, Parse Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Climate, Artprojx Cinema, SVA Theater, New York, NY
Spacelift, Wall Eye Gallery, Cleveland, OH

And Beyond, Parse Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Terra Non Firma, Front Room Gallery/ Legation, Cleveland, OH
For Lovers, Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, NY

Almost Famous, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Mixology I: Paintings and Works on Paper, Curator's Office, Washington D.C.
Dream+Reality, About Glamour Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The AWW, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
Watershed, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA

If I Remember Right, Front Room Gallery, Cleveland, OH
When We Go Swimming (Candidacy Show), Plant Zero, Richmond, VA
Don't Fear the Future, Sweetness, Gallery Five, Richmond, VA
We and Us, Playspace, San Francisco, CA
Blueprints (In collaboration with Sebastiaan Bremer), Plant Zero, Richmond, Va

Run for your money, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA
Homo Ludens: Yip Yap Yelp and Holler, Brew House Association, Pittsburgh, PA
Endlessforms, Work Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

NEO+ONE, Murray Hill Galleries, Cleveland, OH
B.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
CIA Graduates, E. Gordon Gallery, Cleveland, OH
59th Annual Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH (with jurors; Sue de Beer, Amy Jean Porter, and Dominic Nahas)

58th Annual Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH (with jurors: Patty Chang, Jeanne Dunning, and Charles LeDray)

Inside Out, Long Gallery, Newcastle University, England
57th Annual Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH (with jurors Nikki S. Lee, M. Sayyid, and Brad Brown)
The Grotesque, Doubting Thomas Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Platform Artist Residency, Vaasa, Finland
Digital Painting Atelier, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, CA

Artist-in-Residency, Luminary Center for the Arts, St. Louis, MO

Artist-in-Residence, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH

SPACES World Artist Program, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Regional Transit Authority Public Art Commission, Cleveland, OH

Skaftfell Arts Residency, Seyðisfjörðdur, Iceland

J. William Fulbright Scholarship, Iceland
Leifur Eiriksson Scholarship, Iceland
NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
SÍM Artist Residency,Korpulfsstadir, Reykjavík, Iceland
SÍM Artist Residency,Seljavegur, Reykjavík, Iceland
Virginia Commonwealth Graduate Student Travel Grant, Ojai, CA

Virginia Commonwealth Graduate Student Travel Grant, Cleveland, OH
Virginia Commonwealth Graduate Student Travel Grant, Pittsburgh, PA

Virginia Commonwealth Graduate Student Travel Grant, Pittsburgh, PA

Wendy L. Moore Emerging Artist Series Finalist, MOCA, Cleveland, OH
Sue Wall Award for Excellence in Painting, 59th Annual Student Independent Exhibition, Cleveland, OH

Joseph McCullough Scholarship for Excellence in Painting, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

Multicraft Award for Excellence in Painting, 58th Annual Student Independent Exhibition, Cleveland, OH
Albert Murray Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts, Cleveland, OH
Mary Seymour Brooks Award for Excellence in Paiting, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

Cleveland Institute of Art Renewable Portfolio Scholarship, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

Art F City, "The Artist-Centric Movement has its Milestone Moment: SPRING/BREAK," March 7, 2016 by Paddy Johnson
Hyperallergic, "Spring/Break, a Sprawling Alternative Art Fair That Delivers," March 3, 2016 by Jillian Steinhauer
Cleveland Scene, "RTA's New Red Line Rapid Station Public Art," March 2, 2015 by Josh Usmani
Pittsburgh Tribune, Art Review: Pittsburgh Biennial 2014", October 1, 2014 by Kurt Shaw
Columbus Alive, "Profile: Skylab artist in residence Jessica Langley", May 16, 2012
Beautiful Decay, April 5, 2012, by James Payne
Outpost Journal, Issue 1, Fall 2011
Pittsburgh Tribune, August 31, 2011
Locus Magazine, Issue 5
New American Paintings, Mid-Atlantic Region, Issue 75

MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

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