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Jesse Thomas

Jesse Thomas is Associate Professor in the Department of Art & Design at the University of Alberta. He received an MFA in Painting from Washington University in Saint Louis in 2003 and a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1993. Recent exhibitions include Entourer, an immersive installation at the New Orleans Jazz Museum, and a 2016 solo exhibition at the Zhengzhou University of Light Industry in China consisted of 50 works representing the past 5 years of his studio production. Previous solo exhibitions of his work have been held in Edmonton, St Louis, Chicago, San Francisco, New Orleans, and Berlin.