Jennifer Cawley Alvillar is an artist and art educator based in Atlanta, GA. Her work addresses identity, memory, and communication in mixed-media paintings, drawings, and installations.
2014    MFA Savannah College of Art and Design   Major: Painting
1991    BFA The Atlanta College of Art   Major: Printmaking
2012    Standard Professional Teaching Certificate, SRT ART (P-12) [FLD764] Georgia Professional Standards Commission, License #840856 valid  from July 2012 – June 2027
2020 - present, D.M. Therrell High School, Atlanta Public Schools, International Baccalaureate Visual Arts Instructor
2009 - 2020, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, Archdiocese of Atlanta, Fine Arts Department Chair/Visual Arts Instructor
Professional Memberships         
NAEA (National Art Education Association)
GAEA (Georgia Art Education Association)
High Museum
2019    Bright Ideas Grant (for innovative teaching and global learning)
2019    Art Educator of the Year, Justice & Peace Ministries of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta
2018    Archdiocesan Outstanding Educator, Justice & Peace Ministries of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta
2017    Teacher of the Year, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School
2011    Dean’s Fellowship, SCAD-Atlanta
2010    Sterne Scholarship, Atlanta Printmakers Studio
1994    Resident artist, Hermitage Comprehensive School, County Durham, England                                 
1991    Internship, Nexus Press, Atlanta
Selected Solo Exhibitions             
2016    Reload/Refresh Pop-Up Show, Faulkner+Locke  Atlanta, GA
2014    Bradley Observatory and Delafield Planetarium, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA.
2012    Emily Amy Gallery, Atlanta
2008    Tinney+Cannon Contemporary, Nashville
2007    TEW Galleries, Atlanta
2005    Lanoue Fine Art, Boston
Selected Group Exhibitions   
2022    Reimagine Peace: The Art of Resistance, ArtsXchange, Atlanta
2020    The Artistic Approach to Advancing Human Rights, United Nations Association USA               
2013    Cut, Altered, Assembled, Bobick Gallery, University of West GA
2010    Down the Rabbit Hole, Emily Amy Gallery, Atlanta
2007    Language, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta
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