Jessica Gispert
b. 1984, Miami, Florida
Based in Cologne



2012 MFA, Studio Art, New York University Steinhardt School, New York, NY
2007 BFA, Studio Art & Art History, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Solo exhibitions & projects

10,000 Island Spiral, Noguchi Breton Gallery, Miami, FL
Sense of Selfed, Dortumnder Kusntverein, Dortmund, DE
Heartspace (Sitting Still Within, Sitting Still Without), Mélange, Cologne, DE
The Big Ass Affair, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, DE
Stone Is Not Stone, Between Arrival & Departure, Düsseldorf, DE
NO LOVE, Goldrush Fine Arts, Skowhegan, Maine
Limpiezas (GisMo Girls), Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami, FL
GisMo Girls, The Hebrew Home, Riverdale, NY

Group Exhibitions

No Soy Sincero, curated by Patricia Hernandez, Orgy Park Brooklyn, NY
Honey: Bread & Butter, Jessica Gispert & Melike Kara, Komplot Brussels hosted by Mélange Cologne.
Not Yet, But Still, curated by Mélange at COFA Contemporary Art Fair, Cologne, DE
Jahresgabe-Ausstellung, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, DE
NNN NNN, curated by Sonja Engelhardt, Kreuzberg Pavillion, Berlin, DE
Bad Data, curated by Alice Wang, Wolfart, Rotterdam, NL
Translating Transformers, with Laura Eschweiler, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, DE
Object Manipulating Economy/Economy Manipulating Object, curated by Aman Sandhu & Swapnaa Tamhane at August Fröhls Mönchengladbach, DE
Yung Socrates, Papa John's Projects with Hugo Montoya, Facebook

Jahresgabe-Ausstellung, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, DE
Social Photography IV, Carriage Trade, New York, NY
Twilight, curated by Domingo Castillo & Alex Wissel for Klungel, Quadriennale Düsseldorf, DE
The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

Exchange: DSNY in Stamsund, Norway, Galleri 2, Stamsund, Norway
Ein ahnungsloser Traum vom Park, curated by Susane Titz & Markus Ambach, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, DE
Lonelyfingers KONVERSATIONSSTÜCKE, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, DE

O Fortuna, curated in collaboration with Laurent Pellissier, Paris, France, Düsseldorf, DE; New York, NY; Berlin, Germany
#D, curated by Giselle Zatonyl, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY

Re-Framing the Feminine, Girls Club Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Apogee, ISCP Salon curated by Elmar Hermann, Brooklyn, NY
December Store curated by Vanessa Albury and Sörine Anderson, .NO Gallery, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, 80WSE Gallery, New York University, NY

Eden, curated in collaboration with Andy Slemenda, The Commons Gallery, New York University, NY

Memoria percibida, Museo de Arte Moderno, Guatemala City, Guatemala
LANDMARKS: Works by Ali Prosch and the GisMo Collective, curated by Jillian Hernandez, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Sitting Room, curated by Daria Brit Shapiro, Scope Art Fair, Miami, FL
Stars and Stripes, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
Abracadabra, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

Smash and Grab!, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
Mod 11: Discourses with Incarcerated Girls, Bas Fisher Invitational, Miami, FL
Ping-Pong, M54 Projects, Basel, CH
Young Miami Artists, Art Miami, Miami Beach Convention Center, FL

The Food Show: The Hungry Eye, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
Metralla Sundays!, Art Center of South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
Ping-Pong, M54 Projects, Basel, CH
Besos, Leonard Tachmes Gallery, Miami, FL
New Art as a Universal Language, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL


Elodie Evers, “Alle Türen stehen offen," Monopol Magazin, September
Christina Irrang, “über Stephanie Seidels “BETWEEN ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE,”
KubaParis, July 24

Monica Uszerowicz, “Art: The Female Form”, BRACEDigital, August 28

Re-framing the Feminie: photography from the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, Exhibition Catalouge

nüans (Anna Heidnhaim, Elmar Hermann, and Maki Umehara), APOGEE – a compilation of solitude, ecology and recreation.

Tom Austin, “New Frost Museum Makes FIU a Serious Player,” Miami Herald, November 28
Onajide Shabaka, “Clean and Shine,” Miami Visual Art Examiner,November 22
Daria Brit Shapiro, “Glittering Gold Soul,” MAP Magazine, June
Jillian Hernandez, “Performing Identity in Miami: A Case Study of Women Artists,” Florida without Borders: Women at the Intersections of the Local and Global

Brett Sokol, “Restoring the Lost Years of Jailhouse Girls,” The Miami Herald, October 12
Johanna Gustavsson, “Hebrew Home Exhibit Challenges its Viewers,” Riverdale Review, August 15

Anne Tschida, “A Suite Affair,” Blueprint Directory, November 1
FIM Artist Showcase, Florida International Magazine, November 1
Carlos Suarez de Jesus, “Girls Want to Have Fun,” The New Times, May 11
Kyle Munzenrieder, “El Yuma, Land of Golden Fireplaces & Plastic-covered Sofas,” Ignore Magazine, April 26

Awards, Honors, Lectures
Kunststiftung NRW Emerging Artists Grant
Kunsthochschule Mainz Professionalization Fellowship, Lecturer & Open Seminars
Université Paris 1, Pantheon – Sorbonne fellowship, Carla Bruni Sarkozy Foundation
NYU Steinhardt Honorarium for selected feminist artist colloquium
Panelist at Helene Cixous’ Laugh of the Medusa Colloquium with Kathe Burkhardt, Nancy Barton, Marlene McCarty, Avital Ronell, and Andy Slemenda
New Jersey City University exhibition and visiting artist award
Panel discussion at moderated by curator Jillian Hernandez, with artists Susan Lee Chun, Rosemarie Chiarlone, Nerieda Garcia Ferraz, Naomi Fisher, GisMo (Jessica Gispert & Crystal Molinary), Ali Prosch, Isabel Moros-Rigau and Kathleen Staples, Bas Fisher Invitational, Miami, FL
Visiting Artist Grant through Women on the Rise! Program for Incarcerated Girls, Museum of Contemporary Art, FL
Foundation Scholarship for the Arts, Florida International University