Jennifer Koney

www.jenniferkoney.com


EDUCATION

        MFA, Sculpture and Textiles, May 1992

        San Francisco State University

 
        BFA, Textiles, May 1981
        University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

EXHIBITIONS

55” Images of Sea Level Rise, Abstraction Meets Reality    Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Ctr.     2014

Fresh Works                             Harrington Gallery, Pleasanton, CA    2013

In Celebration of Women                    Prescott Joseph Center, Oakland    2012

Women in Nature                        Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Ctr.    2011

Group Exhibition                        Gallery at Third St. Grind, Oakland    2001

MFA Graduate Exhibition                    San Francisco                1992

International Icon Show                    The Castle Gallery, Billings, MT    1990

The Art of Recycling                        San Francisco                1989

Recycled Artifacts…Continues                Old Oakland Gallery            1989

Recycled Artifacts                        Hatley Martin Gallery, SF        1988

Two Person Show                        Studio One Art Center, Oakland    1988

Special Studies Group Exhibit                Fiberworks, Berkeley            1987

Member Exhibit – Artists Equity                Washington D.C.            1987

Bay Currents                            Studio One Art Center        1987

Olympic Games Art Exhibition                Los Angeles                1984

Small Works                            Washington Sq. East Galleries, NYC    1982

New Directions                        Detroit Focus Gallery            1982

Dimensions on Site                        Contemporary Art Institute        1982

Drawings                            Detroit Focus Gallery            1981


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

2007-present

RECREATION SUPERVISOR -

Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (H.A.R.D.)

Supervise Nature Unit, Special Interest, East Ave. Camps, and Special Interest programs. Serve as District representative on the Adapting to Rising Tides Project, the Hayward Shoreline focus area, and on the Technical Advisory Committee for Hayward Area Shoreline Planning Agency (HASPA-TAC).

 

1989-2007

RECREATION SUPERVISOR, RECREATION DIRECTOR, and GENERAL SUPERVISOR -

City of Oakland - Office of Parks and Recreation (OPR)

Supervised 6-11 recreation centers in Oakland and citywide cultural arts programs for OPR, including directing the Oakland Fine Arts Summer School, a joint program between the Oakland Unified School District and OPR, from 1993 to 1999. Served 300 to 700 patrons annually at up to three sites simultaneously for four to six weeks.

 

Children’s Program Director - Studio One Art Center (1989-1995)

Planned and coordinated all classes and workshops for the Children's Program at citywide arts center.

Director of Arts Camp at Feather River for 6 years-- a one-week away camp emphasizing art and nature.


OTHER LEADERSHIP ROLES

VICE PRESIDENT, Board of Directors, San Francisco Children's Art Center, 1998

PRESIDENT, Board of Directors, Artist Equity Association - Northern California Chapter, 1987

PRESIDENT, California Parks and Recreation Society, District III, 2006

 

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

PRESENTATIONS

National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) conferences (1993, 1995) on the Oakland Performing Arts Camp

At-Risk Youth Colloquium in Fort Worth, Texas (1995) on the Oakland Performing Arts Camp

 

PUBLICATIONS

Recreation Programs that Work for At-Risk Youth: The Challenge of Shaping the Future (Venture Publishing; 1996). Uses Oakland Performing Arts Camp as a case study for engaging at-risk youth.

 

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