JENCLARE B. GAWARAN

Photo by Gualberto Orozco

JenClare Gawaran is an artist and educator, born and raised in Metro Detroit. As an educator, she teaches drawing and design at many colleges & universities, working with young emerging artists. JenClare volunteered to run an art gallery in Southwest Detroit for 6 years, and is now part of a group which collaborates with other arts organizations to curate and organize exhibitions. Her prints have been shown locally in galleries such as the Detroit Artist Market and The Scarab Club. JenClare has also shown nationally and abroad, from Los Angeles & New York to Jerusalem, Finland & China.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS //

The Printer's Devil | The Scarab Club
Detroit, MI

The Essential Self: Meditations on the Politics of Identity | Detroit Artist Market
Detroit, MI

Heads & Tails | Spread Art @ detroit contemporary
Detroit, MI

Layers of Identity | Arena 1 Gallery, Jerusalem Print Workshop
Los Angeles, CA and Jerusalem

Transient ID: DET<->NYC | 
Brooklyn, NY

JenClare B. Gawaran: New Work | Detroit Artist Market
Detroit, MI

Actual Size Biennial | detroit contemporary
Detroit, MI

Constructed Realities | Paint Creek Center for the Arts
Rochester, MI

Clandestine | Work: Detroit
Detroit, MI

Inspired Detroit | Detroit Creative Corridor Center, A. Alfred Taubman Center
Detroit, MI

EYE TEETH: A Satire on the American Way of Life | Paint Creek Center for the Arts
Rochester, MI

Transcribed Identities: JenClare Gawaran & Nelson Smith | The Art Gallery at the Macomb Center for Performing Arts
ClintonTownship, MI

Stone Soup | Work: Detroit
Detroit, MI

Do You Want To Ford The River? | Downtown Initiative for the Arts
Eugene, OR

Catagory: Printmaking | Woman Made Gallery
Chicago, IL

(S)edition: Prints as Activism | The Urban Institute for Contemporary Art
Grand Rapids, MI

Los  Angeles Printmaking Soceity 20th National Exhibition | Municipal Art Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Qijiang International Prints Exhibitions | Qijiang Printmaking Institute
Chongqing, China

It's Not Perfect... Bt We Try. | Work: Detroit
Detroit, MI

Grahica Creativa | Jyvaskyla Art Museum
Jyvaskyla, Finland

Automotive Recylced Technology | Behr America, Inc.
Troy, MI

The FEAST | Pittsburgh State University
Pittsburgh, KS

Kentucky National | Eagle Gallery
Murray, KY

Salt City Dozen | Coyne Gallery
Syracuse, NY

Pacific States Biennial | University of Hawai'i at Hilo
Hilo, HI

Social Discourse: An Arts Experience | Lansing Art Gallery
Lansing, MI

Printed Image II | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery
Topeka, KS

Texas National | The Art Center @ The Old Opera House
Nacogdoches, TX

Feast Your Eyes | (SCENE) Metrospace
East Lansing, MI

EDUCATION //

MFA, Studio Art, Printmaking | Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

BFA Art Education | Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 

COLLECTIONS //

Guangdong Museum of Art
Guangdong, China

 

The Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit, MI

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