Jenine Shereos



Obra selecionada

Selected works

Textos & Catálogos

Texts & catalogs


Available works


1978 Chicago, Illinois USA.



MFA, Studio Art,CaliforniaStateUniversityLong Beach, 2006

BS, Drawing and Painting,BiolaUniversity,La MiradaCalifornia, 2000 Summa Cum Laude.


Selected Exhibitions

2013 “International Baltic Minitextile Triennial,” Muzeum Miasta Gdyni,Gdynia,Poland . “Open Studio Juillet,” CAMAC Art Centre,Marnay-Sur-Seine,France. “XeTriennaleInternationale des mini-textiles,” Musée Jean Lurçatet de la tapisserie contemporaine, Angers, France

2012 “Contextile 2012: trienal de arte textile contemporanea,”Porto,Portugal. “Small Expressions,”Long BeachMuseumof Art,Long Beach,CA

“Fiber Alumni,”Gatov Gallery,CaliforniaState University,Long Beach,CA. “Outside/Inside the Box,”CraneArtsBuilding, Icebox Project Space,Philadelphia,PA

2010 “International Artist Residencies Exhibition and MiniArtVideoFest,Budapest,” DunaGaleria,Budapest,Hungary. “Support System,” Phantom Galleries,Long Beach, CA. Curated by Sixpack Projects. "Sporen" (Tracks/Traces), Textile Festival 2010, Pieters-church,Leiden, theNetherlands. "Speaking Volumes: The Language of Artsits' Books,"JohnMichaelKohlerArtsCenter,Sheboygan,WI

2009 “Re/Action(s)”, CraftAlliance,St. Louis,MO. Curated by Gail M. Brown. “Contenantcontenu,”MontrealCenterfor Contemporary Textiles,Montreal,Canada. “Art and Text,”Dadian Gallery,Washington, D.C. (travelling exhibition). Curated by Teresia Bush

2008 “Interspacing,”TextileCenter at Haslach,Haslach,Austria. Vizivarosi Gallery,Budapest,Hungary. “Led by Thread,” Target Gallery,TorpedoFactoryArtCenter,AlexandriaVA.Juried by Yasmin Spiro. “Clay and Fiber,” Woman Made Gallery,ChicagoIL. Juried by Dorothy Hughes. “Through a Glass Dimly,”BiolaUniversityArtGallery,La Mirada,CA. * “Emergence (black),” Artworks Gallery,New Bedford,MA

“New Art 2008”, MPG Contemporary,Boston,MA. Juried by Rachel Rosenfeld Lafo. “12x12: A Small Works. Show, ”MiddleTennesseeStateUniversity,Murfreesboro, TN. Juried by Dave Hickey

2007 “Starting Small,” Lana Santorelli Gallery,Chelsea,NY. “20th Drawing Show: Drawing the Line,” Mills Gallery,BostonCenterfor the Arts,Boston,MA.. Juried byMagdalenaCampos-Pons. “A Sense of Time and Place,”BiolaUniversityArtGallery,La Mirada,CA

“International Artist Residencies Exhibition,”BalatonCongressCenter,Balatonfured,Hungary. “Language, Place and Object,”WashingtonStreetArtCenter,Somerville,MA. Juried by Jean Schmidt

2006 “Contained Art,” GalerieSei-un-do (Blue Cloud),Zurich,Switzerland. Juried by Ingrid Kollnitzer

“Fortnight,” Raid Projects,Los Angeles,CA. * “Alchemy of Memory,” MFA Thesis Exhibition,CaliforniaStateUniversity,Long Beach,CA

“CSULB Fiber,”BiolaUniversityArtGallery,La Mirada,CA. “Long Beach>Brooklyn,” Tillies ofBrooklyn,Brooklyn,NY. Curated by C. Finley

 “Insights 2006: The Annual Student Exhibition,”UniversityArt Museum,Long Beach,CA

2005 * ”Breath(e),”Merlino Gallery,California State UniversityLong Beach,CA. “Locks,” Arts + Literature Laboratory,New Haven,CT

“Los AngelesArt Association Open Show,” Gallery 825 at La Cienega,Los Angeles,CA. Juried by Wesley Jessup. “Memorability,”KoosArtCenter,Long Beach, CA. Curated by Jonathan Anderson

“Insights 2005: The Annual Student Exhibition,”UniversityArt Museum,Long Beach,CA. Juried by Kristin Morgin and Todd Gray

“Sacred Discontent,” Platform West Gallery,Long Beach,CA. Curated by Jonathan Anderson

2004 “Boundary Crossings,”Gatov Gallery,California State UniversityLong Beach,CA

“Insights 2004: The Annual Student Exhibition,”UniversityArt Museum,Long Beach,CA

“Found Object Exhibit,” Long Beach Arts Gallery,Long Beach, CA. Juried by George Herms

“Spring 2004 Alumni Juried Art Exhibition,”BiolaUniversity,La Mirada, CA. Juried by Mary Kay Lombino

2003 “Touch: A Fiber Program Exhibition,”Gatov Gallery,California State UniversityLong Beach,CA

 “Found Object Exhibit,” Long Beach Arts Gallery,Long Beach, CA. Juried by Christopher Sands. Cuttress Gallery,Pomona,CA

“New Work,” Two Person Show, TheBluebirdArtGallery,Whittier, CA

2002 “Pomona Valley Art Association 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition,” Claremont Graduate University Gallery,

Pomona,CAJuried by Billie Sessions

2001 * “Threshold,” TheBluebirdArtGallery,Whittier,CA

“Nucleus,” A.P. Tell Gallery,Grand CanyonUniversity,Pheonix,AZ

“The Already and the Not Yet,” Veritas Conference, UCLA,Los Angeles,CA

2000 * “Transformations,” Senior Exhibition,BiolaUniversity,La Mirada,CA


MarySchoeser, Textiles: The Art of Mankind,Thamesand Hudson, 2012

John Whitenight, Under Glass: A Victorian Obsession (forthcoming publication)

Lion, Lea “Jenine Shereos’ Leaves, stitched with human hair,” The Los Angeles Times,August 4, 2012

Frame Magazine,Amsterdam, TheNetherlands, May 2012

Amy S. Rosenberg, “At FiberPhiladelphia’s Outside/Inside the Box Show, It’s all Touchy-feely,” The Philadelphia. Inquirer,March 29, 2012

DorotheSwinkels, “De OrganischePatronen van Jenine Shereos: HarigeBladeren,” Texteil Plus Magazine, volume 217, September 2011, p.2-3 The Netherlands.

“Interspacing,” Exhibition Catalog,TextileCenter,Haslach,Austria2008

“View Point,” Seen, Volume VIII.1 March 2008

“12x12: A Small Works Show,” Exhibition Catalog,MiddleTennesseeStateUniversity,Murfreesboro,TN2008  “A Curious Match Made in Heaven: Biolart at 35,”Exhibition Catalog,La Mirada,CA2008

Cate McQuaid, “Drawing Show Works Around the Edges,” TheBostonGlobe,December 20, 2007

Scott Kearnan, “Whose Line is it?” South End News,November 29, 2007

 “20th Drawing Show: Drawing the Line,” Exhibition Catalog, Mills Gallery,Boston,MA2007

Fiberarts Magazine, “Student Showcase,” November/December issue, 2006

Shirle Gottlieb, “Memories are Made of this,” U-Press Telegram, June 2005

Julien Bermudez, “Trash Transforms into Treasured Art inLong BeachArts Exhibit,” Grunion Gazette, June 2003

Shirlie Gottlieb, “Art for Thought,”Long BeachPress Telegram, June 2003 

Rick Mortensen, “Winners and Others,”InlandValleyDaily Bulletin, November 2002


Selected Online Bibliography

Sam Parker, “Jenine Shereos’ Intricate Leaves Made Using Human Hair,” Huffington PostUK, WebJune 18, 2012

James Lavapie, “Jenine Shereos’ Hairy Enterprise,” Corduroy Magazine (blog).Web.March 29, 2012

“Embroider the Invisible.” Collectif Textile. Web.March 8, 2012

Alec Norton, “Lacey Leaves of Human Hair by Jenine Shereos.” Gather. Web.February 19, 2012

Pricilla Frank, “Jenine Shereos’ Delicate Leaves Made of Human Hair.” The Huffington Post.Web.February 16, 2012 

Dominique Pacheco, “Jenine Shereos Weaves Leaves from Human Hair.” Ecosalon: HeARTbeat. Web. February 9, 2012

Paul Caridad, “Leaves of Locks.” Visual News.Web.February 8, 2012

Susan Lomuto, “Jenine Shereos: Creating Art OneStrandat a Time.” Daily Art Muse.Web.February 6, 2012

Michael Hines, “Jenine Shereos Weaves Leaves out of Human Hair.”Trend Hunter: Art & Design. Web. February 3, 2012

Jean Mendoza, “Jenine Shereos: Leaf Series.” Lomography.Web.February 2, 2012

Christopher Jobson, “Tree Leaves Made of Stitched and Knotted Human Hair.” Colossal Art and Design.Web. February 1, 2012

GotzEszter, “AIR Exhibition at Vizivarosi Gallery inBudapest,Hungary.” Web. June 2008


Artist Residencies

Artist –in-Residence, CAMAC Centre D’Art,Marnay-Sur-Seine,France, July 2013

Visiting Artist, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Textiles/Fibers Department, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, September 2007- May 2008

Artist-in-Residence, Hungarian Multicultural Center, Csopak, Hugary, June 2007


Awards and Honors

Second Place Award, “To Web or Not to Web,” XeTriennaleInternationale des mini-textiles, Musée Jean Lurçatet de la tapisserie contemporaine, Angers, France 2013

First Place Award, “Small Expressions,” Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA Sponsored by the Handweaver’s Guild of America. Juried by Carol Shaw-Sutton, 2012

The Drawing Prize, Mills Gallery,BostonCenterfor the Arts,BostonMassachusetts. Judged by Clifford Ackley, chair of the department of prints, drawings and photographs at theMuseumofFine Arts, 2008

Fiber Travel Award,CaliforniaStateUniversity,Long Beach,CA2006

Marilyn Werby Memorial Fellowship, Long Beach, CA 2005

Merit Award, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA 2005

CIVA Scholarship, Glen Workshop,Santa Fe,NM2005

Second PlaceAward.Found Object Exhibit. Long Beach Arts Gallery,Long Beach,CA. Juried by Christopher Sands, 2003

Best ofShow and First PlaceSculpture.PomonaValleyArt Association 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition.Claremont

Graduate University Gallery,Pomona,CAJuried by Billie Sessions, 2002

Peter and Masha Plotkin Foundation Grant,Irvine,CA2001

BiolaUniversityArt Scholarship,La Mirada,CA1998,1999,2000


Public Speaking Engagements

Artist Talk,RogerWilliamsUniversity,Providence,RI, 2008

Artist Talk,TrinityCollege,Hartford CT, 2008

Contemporary FiberArtists, two part lecture series,UniversityofMassachusetts Dartmouth, 2007

Artist Talk, Hungarian Multicultural Center,Csopak,Hungary, 2007

Artist Talk,UniversityArt Museum,Long Beach,CA2005

Panel Discussion, Platform West Gallery,Long Beach,CA2005


Teaching Experience

Gateway Arts, Weaving Instructor for adults with developmental disabilities,BrooklineMA, April 2009-present

CaliforniaStateUniversity,Long Beach, Teaching Assistant for Fiber Sculpture, Fall2005

Biola University Department of Art,La MiradaCA, Adjunct Instructor, Art Appreciation, Fall 2003 




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