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* Indicates solo exhibitions
+One. Collar Works, Troy, NY
35th Annual Photo Regional. Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
Abstractions: New Modernism. Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY
Diana Schmertz, Jake Winiski, and Hyun Joon Yoon. Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
Innovations. Dowd Gallery at SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY
After School Special: The 2011 Alumni Show. Curated by Ken Johnson. University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, NY
*Horizons Living Memory. Collar Works, Troy, NY
mailto: Drift Station Gallery and Performance Space, Lincoln, NE
Magmart - Video Under Volcano International Videoart Festival (VI Edition). Universal Forum of Cultures, Naples, Italy
The Gloaming. Collar Works, Troy, NY
2010 FWCAC 9x12 Works on Paper Show. Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Parade of Demons. Curated by Kara Jefts, 182 River Street, Troy, NY
Best of 2009. Recipient: Award for Excellency. Photo Center of the Capital District, Troy, NY
Magmart – Video Under Volcano International Videoart Festival (V Edition). PAN-Palazo Delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy
Postcards from the Edge. ZieherSmith Gallery, New York, NY
Screen Burns. Juried by Luis Gispert, JCIA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition. University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, NY
Little Engines. Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
Jennifer A. Seymour, Jake Winiski, and Jennifer Hunold. Terra Nova Gallery, Troy, NY
SUNY Student Fall Exhibit. Empire Plaza, Albany, NY
Fuzed, SUNY Grad Show. The Fuze Box, Albany, NY
Jennifer Hunold, Kate Edwards, and Jake Winiski. Terra Nova Gallery, Troy, NY
Jennifer Hunold, Desirea Rogers, and Jake Winiski. Terra Nova Gallery, Troy, NY
30th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition. Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
Advanced Painting Exhibition. Checkered Space, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Exhibition. Blank Honors Center, Iowa City, IA
B.F.A. Painters Show. Blank Honors Center, Iowa City, IA
*Paintings by Jake Winiski. Checkered Space, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Annual Juried Exhibition. Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA
*Jake Winiski: Recent Paintings and Drawings. Public Space One, Iowa City, IA
May 2009 M.F.A. University at Albany – State University of New York, Albany, NY
Dec. 2005 B.F.A. University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Aug. 2003 A.A. Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA
Projects and Activities
2014 Visiting Artist, University at Albany (SUNY) Department of Fine Arts, Albany, NY
2014 Cameron Visiting Artist, Middlebury College Art Department, Middlebury, VT
2013 Speaker, Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
2012 Co-curator, Percolate!, Collar Works, Troy, NY
2012 Juror. Annual Student Art Show, Siena College, Loudonville, NY
2012 Member, Board of Directors, Collar Works Inc., Troy, NY
2011 Organizer of Collar Works - Art Works, a digital artworks series for Collar Works, Troy, NY
2011 Visiting Artist, Fayetteville-Manlius High School, Manlius, NY
2010 Included in the Flatfile collection at Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY
Selected Professional Experience
2012 - Present Research Biologist - Strain Development and Process Optimization
Research and Development, Ecovative Design, Green Island, NY
Uses unique combination of artistic training, Production Operator experience, and self-acquired mycological knowledge to visualize and leverage strain/species-specific morphologies, behaviors, and ecological cues to identify and develop novel cultivation practices for economical production of high-performing mycelium-based biomaterials (packaging, engineered wood, and other experimental materials)
2006-09 Instructor of Record
University at Albany Department of Fine Arts, Albany, NY
Instructed Two-Dimensional Design (5 semesters) and Beginning-Intermediate Painting (1 semester)
1OpCollective Emerging Artists. “Spotlight Artist: Jake Winiski.” [Blog Post], July 10, 2012.
Beautiful Decay. “Next Day Flyers Presents: Jake Winiski.” [Blog Post], Jan 30, 2012.
Winiski, Jake (contributor). “Disclaimer.” Valeveil: ready, able. Jan 2012.
Winiski, Jake (contributor). “Painting.” Methods of Being issue 5. Aug 2011: p. 4
Burger, Eduardo. “Jake Winiski.” WOOF! Magazine issue 13. June 2011: p. 100-104.
Winiski, Jake (contributor). Untitled [Blog Post]. Life in 100 Words, June 14, 2011,
Puhakka, Anna. “It Took Tone.” Monsters and Superheroes, HESA Inprint issue 04. May 2011: p. 12-13.
HESA Inprint. “It Took Tone by Jake Winiski.” [Blog Post], April 25, 2011.
Winiski, Jake (contributor). “Failure.” [Blog Post], Feb. 23, 2011.
Barre, Sebastien (barre.me). “Parade of Demons at 182 River St.” [Blog Post], Dec. 01, 2010.
Skye, Alina. “Jake Winiski.” Phosphorescence Magazine issue 13. February 2011.
“Artists Corner.” TV-17 Colonie TV video series; May 2009.
Colligan, Neil J (Director). “UAlbanyTV Masters Series: MFA 2009 Thesis Exhibition.” University at Albany TV Video Series; May 2009.
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