CV

12720 Leavenworth RD, Omaha NE, 68154

johnna.eck@gmail.com | 402.889.0863

1987 MFA, University of Chicago, Chicago IL

1985 BFA,Creighton University, Omaha NE

1990 BSEd University Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha NE

POST GRADUATE STUDY

2016, 2018

   Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MOSELECTED COMMISSION / PUBLIC ART

2015

   School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL

2010

   Creighton University, Omaha, NE Certificate of Catholic School Leadership

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017-Present

   Metropolitan Community College, Elkhorn NE- Adjunct Art Instructor

2015-Present 

   University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha NE AP Dual Enrollment Honors Art Instructor

2001-Present

   V.J. & Angela Skutt Catholic High School, Omaha NE Art Instructor

1990-2001

   Omaha Public Schools Omaha, NE Art Instructor

1988-1990

   Creighton University Omaha NE-Lecturer of Fine Arts

EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS

2019

   Kimmel Harding Nelson Arts Center, Nebraska City NE Nebraska Art Teacher Association Invitational

2018

   Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha NE Benefit Art Auction Juried Exhibition

   Walker Art Gallery, University NE-Kearney, Kearney NE Artist Educator Juried Art Exhibit

   Noyes Art Gallery, Lincoln NE Focus Gallery Invitational

   Metropolitan Community College, Elkhorn NE Faculty Art Exhibit

2017

   Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE- Bemis Center’s Benefit Art Auction Juried Exhibition

   Gallery 1516, Omaha, NE- Nebraska 2-D Biennial Juried Exhibition

   Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE- Nebraska Art Educator Association Invitational 

   Noyes Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE Focus Gallery Invitational

2015

   Kansas City Art Institute Painting Gallery, Kansas City, MO Invitational

   Weber Fine Arts Gallery, University of NE-Omaha Nebraska -Art Educator Association Invitational Exhibit

   Betty Rymer Gallery at The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL- Group Exhibit

   Apollon Art Space, Omaha NE participating artist

   Ferguson Studios, Omaha NE participating artist

   Hot Shops Studios, Omaha NE participating artist

   Lounsberry-Williams Studios, Omaha NE participating artist

2009

   Omaha Artists and Beyond, artists’ social networking group founder with 1.4K members

1997

   Thirteenth Street Gallery, Omaha, NE-Exhibiting Member 

1996

   Lied Center for Education in the Arts-Creighton University, Omaha, NE-Purchase Award, Invitational 

1995

   Creighton University Art Gallery, Omaha, NE Women’s Invitational

   Thirteenth Street Gallery, Omaha, NE-Exhibiting Member 

1994

   Hillmer Art Gallery, College of St. Mary, Omaha NE Invitational

   Thirteenth Street Gallery, Omaha NE-Exhibiting Member 

1993

   Thirteenth Street Gallery, Omaha NE-Exhibiting Member 

1990

   Creighton University Art Gallery, Omaha, NE Two person Invitational

1987

   David & Alfred Smart Gallery, Chicago, IL Invitational Exhibition

   Midway Studios, University of Chicago, Chicago IL Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibit

1985

   University of Chicago, Chicago IL Half Tuition Merit Scholarship for Graduate Study in Art

   University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln NE Full Tuition Merit Scholarship with Stipend for Graduate Study in Art 

   Omaha Artisits, Inc.  Best in Show Award