Jessica Gispert

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Quick Facts
Miami, FL
Birth year
Lives in
Paris, France
Works in
Brooklyn, NY
New York University- Steinhardt, 2011, MFA
Florida International University, 2007, BFA
mixed-media, installation, video-art, performance, photography, digital, conceptual, sculpture
Jessica Gispert CV

Jessica Gispert

Born 1984 in Miami, FL

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York & Paris, France


2011   MFA, Studio Art, New York University Steinhardt School

2006   BFA, Studio Art & Art History, Florida International University

Solo Exhibitions

2012   Fell in love with a thug, Goldrush Fine Arts, Skowhegan, Maine.

2010   Untitled projects with women and light, Rosenberg Gallery, New York University, NY

2008   Limpiezas (cleansings), Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami, FL (with Crystal Molinary)

2007   GisMo Girls, The Hebrew Home, Riverdale, NY

Group Exhibitions

2012   O Fortuna, curated in collaboration with Laurent Pellissier, Spazio La Chapelle, Paris, France

          #D, curated by Giselle Zatonyl, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY

2011   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

2010   Eden, curated in collaboration with Andy Slemenda, The Commons Gallery, New York University, NY

2009   Memoria percibida, Museo de Arte Moderno, Guatemala City, Guatemala

           LANDMARKS: Works by Ali Prosch and the GisMo Collective (Jessica Gispert and Crystal Molinary), curated by

           Jillian Hernandez, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

2008   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

2007   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

2006   Metralla Sundays!, Art Center of South Florida, Miami Beach, FL

            Art Video Lounge, Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL

            Bridge Art Fair with Carol Jazzar Gallery, Catalina Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

            New Art as a Universal Language, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

           The Food Show: The Hungry Eye, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY

           Cross Town Traffic, Art Institue, Miami FL

           Generation Dos, curated by Renee Cagnina, Art Center of South Florida, Miami, Beach FL

           Ping-Pong, M54 Projects, Basel, CH

           Fooood, Florida International University North, Miami, FL        

          Besos, Leonard Tachmes Gallery, Miami, FL

          Meet Me in Miami, Art Miami, Miami Beach Convention Center, FL

          Art in Bloom, Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, FL

2005   Cinema-Scope, Scope Art Fair, Miami, FL

           Beauty or Not, Octopus Gallery, Miami, FL

           Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL


Selected Bibliography

2011   nüans (Anna Heidnhaim, Elmar Hermann, and Maki Umehara), APOGEE – a compilation of solitude, ecology

           and recreation.

2008   John Hood, “Scope Art Fair: One to be Reckoned With,” Miami Sun Post, December  John Hood, “The 

           Post-Traditionalist,” Miami Sun Post, December 4

           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

           John Hood, “Behind the Scene: Gallerists,” 944 Magazine, October

           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

2007   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

2006   Anne Tschida, “A Suite Affair,” Blueprint Directory, November 1

           FIM Artist Showcase, Florida International Magazine, November 1

           Gary Moore, Cross Town Traffic Catalog, September 28

           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

2005   Carlos Suarez de Jesus, “As Pretty Does,” The New Times, May 14

           Onajide Shabaka, “Weekend Roundup,”, May 14

Awards, Honors, Lectures

2012   Université Paris 1, Pantheon – Sorbonne fellowship, Carla Bruni Foundation

2010   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  

2009   New Jersey City University exhibition and visiting artist grant

2007   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,  


2006  Foundation Scholarship for the Arts, Florida International University