Based in Hastings, NE and Iowa City, IA

Born 1999 in Washington D.C.

Education

 
2024
The University of Iowa, Master of Fine Arts candidate, Iowa City, Iowa

Painting and Drawing

             Graduate Certificate in Gender, Women's, & Sexuality Studies

2023
The University of Iowa, Master of Arts candidate, Iowa City, Iowa
Painting and Drawing
2021
Hastings College, Bachelor of Arts, Hastings, Nebraska
Studio Art and Philosophy & Religion Majors
Art History and Writing Minors
Diversity Certificate
 
Selected Exhibitions
 
2022

Solo Exhibition, Public Space One, Iowa City, Iowa (Forthcoming)

I Sing the Body Electric, curated by Alexander DiJulio & Nio Vardan, Dune Alpin, East Hampton, New York

the story of you + me, curated by Robert Martin, Union Hall, Denver, Colorado

UIowa Painting & Drawing, James May Gallery (Algoma, Wisconsin), Online Group Exhibition, jamesmaygallery.com

A Ground To Stand On, organized by Johnathan Payne, Ana Mendieta Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Art Exposition and Benefit, Radial Arts Center, Omaha, Nebraska

One Year, MILCON Gallery, Online Group Exhibition, milcongallery.com

 
2021

Hang in there, Baby, Levitt Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Dry your tired eyes, Solo Exhibition, Radial Arts Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Familiar Strangers, Vacant Museum, Online Group Exhibition, vacantmuseum.com
Moments To Come…, Solo Exhibition, MILCON Gallery, Online Exhibition, milcongallery.com
Life Machine, BA Thesis Group Exhibition, JDAC Galleries, Hastings, Nebraska
Elements, MILCON Gallery, Online Group Exhibition, milcongallery.com
Hastings College Juried Exhibition, curated by Teliza Rodriguez, Best 2D, JDAC Galleries, Hastings, Nebraska
 
2020
YIELD, HAZARDS Curatorial, Online Group Exhibition, hazardscuratorial.com
Hastings College Juried Exhibition, curated by Mychaelyn Michalec, 3rd Place, JDAC Galleries, Hastings, Nebraska
Post-It Note Art Show, Bravas Food, Radical Galleries, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reception Show, MakeRoom Artist Residency Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
2019
Tiny Print Show 2, The Brass Rail, Radical Galleries, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Open Studios Exhibition, School of Visual Arts Flatiron Gallery, New York City, New York
19 Queer Chicago, curated by Azul Nogueron, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago, Illinois
16th CINCF/O’Keefe Elevator Co. Show, 3rd Place—2D, O’Keefe Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Cellphone Film Fest, Hastings College, The Lark, Hastings, Nebraska
Hastings College Juried Exhibition, curated by Nadia Shinkunas, JDAC Galleries, Hastings, Nebraska
 
2018
15th CINCF/O’Keefe Elevator Co. Show, O’Keefe Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Cellphone Film Fest, 2nd Place, Hastings College, The Lark, Hastings, Nebraska
Hastings College Juried Exhibition, curated by Andrew Smith, Honorable Mention, JDAC Galleries, Hastings, Nebraska
 

Residencies & Internships

20222022

2022

Kansas Field Arts Forum, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission + M12 STUDIO, Pratt, Kansas

2020
MakeRoom Artist Residency Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
2019
SVA Summer Residency Program, Painting & Mixed Media, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellowship Summer Academy, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Awards

2022022

Virgil M. Beall Fellowship, 2022-23, School of Art & Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Grant Writing Seminar for Graduate Humanities and Social Sciences Students, Sponsored: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, International Programs, and the Graduate College, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

 
2021
Exhibitions Travel Grant, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa Arts Fellowship, 2021-22, School of Art & Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Outstanding Achievement in Art, Hastings College Honors Convocation, Hastings, Nebraska
Senior Thesis Materials Grant, Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska
2019
Knappenberger Fund for Student Travel/Experiential Learning, Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska
2018
First-Year Achievement in Art, Hastings College Honors Convocation, Hastings, Nebraska
Related Experience
2021
Hang in there, Baby, Organizer of First-Year Graduate Candidates Exhibition, Levitt Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Visiting Artist Lecture Series, 2021-22, Co-Chair, School of Art & Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Behind Building: “On Grace Abbott,” Co-Curator, The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island, Nebraska
Here and Now: Contemporary Figure Painting, Visiting Speaker, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri
2020
Here Now Forever Again, Curator, JDAC Galleries, Hastings, Nebraska
Publications
 
2022
Out Front Magazine, “New Exhibition of Queer Romance To Debut at Union Hall” by Colleen Rankin, July 22, outfrontmagazine.com
NBC News, “16 LGBTQ art shows that keep the summer Pride vibe flowing” by Dan Allen, July 6, nbcnews.com
Vagabond City Lit, “Lessons on painting and self-reliance: an interview with Jordan Ramsey Ismaiel” by Christian Bañez, Interview, April 18, Issue 70, vagabondcitylit.com
 
2021
The Daily Iowan, Interview, November 19, dailyiowan.com
MILCON Gallery, Interview, June 22, milcongallery.com
Call Me Art Zine, Interview, Volume 2
 
2020
Create! Magazine, Interview, Winter, Issue 19, createmagazine.com

Collections

Hastings College Permanent Collection