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artist resume


M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Concordia University, Nebraska. 2016

M.A., Studio Art - Interdisciplinary, State University of New York at New Paltz. 2010

B.F.A., Studio Art - Collage & Mixed Media, Concordia University, Nebraska. 2006

B.S.Ed., K-12 Art Education & LTD, Concordia University, Nebraska. 2006

Individual Exhibitions


File Cabinet, Tredway Studio, Lincoln, NE.



Idle Capacity, Hastings College Gallery of Art, Hastings, NE.


Out of Reach, Tredway Studio, Lincoln, NE.



Black Box by JBock, Black Box Theater, Concordia University, Seward, NE.



INSIDE MY SKIN, Dodge City Community College Library, Dodge City, KS.


Bubble Route, Thought Farmers of, Lincoln, NE.


Catch, Concordia University Quadrangle, Seward, NE.



Bubble Route, Concordia University Public Square, Seward, NE.

Group Exhibitions


Woman Are The World: An International Women’s Day Celebratory Exhibit. Cultural Center. New York Mills, MN.


Doane Faculty Art Exhibition. Rall Gallery, Doane University, Crete, NE.


YoungBlood, Two-person show. Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE.



Kingston Sculpture Biennial. Arts Society of Kingston, Kingston, NY.


Sculpture Now, Gallery 116. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY.



MULTIPLEX. Multi-artist video installation encompassing one city block. Thought Farmers of, Lincoln, NE.


Tugboat Presents: LAZER COBRA. Elder Gallery, Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE.


Third Annual Nebraska Independent College Foundation Art Show. O'Keefe Elevator Gallery, Omaha, NE.


Saloon of the Refused. Jesse Hall, Concordia University, Seward, NE.



INSIDE MY SKIN. Marxhausen Gallery, Concordia University, Seward, NE.

Juried Exhibitions


Nebraska Art Educator's Juried Exhibition. Wrightstone Art Gallery, McCook Community College, McCook, NE.


Nebraska Art Teacher's Association Juried Exhibition with Sandy Skoglund. University of Nebraska at Omaha Gallery, Omaha, NE.



NATA Art Educator's Juried Exhibition. Plainsman Museum, Aurora, NE.



NATA Art Educator's Juried Exhibition. Nordstrand Art Gallery, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE.



National Juried Exhibition. Baker Arts Center, Liberal, KS.


Shafer Regional Art Exhibition. Shafer Gallery, Barton County College, Great Bend, KS.



Religious Art Show XXIII. Trinity Lutheran Church, Mission, KS.


Shafer Regional Art Exhibition. Shafer Gallery, Barton County College, Great Bend, KS.

Selected Awards, Honors, & Lectures


Collaborating Curator for The Doane Collection: Works Selected by the Art Faculty. Rall Gallery, Doane University, Crete, NE. 


Visiting Teaching Artist. St. John Lutheran School, Seward, NE.

Honorable Mention. NATA Art Educator's Juried Exhibition. Nordstrand Art Gallery, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE.



Slide Slam Artist. Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY.



Post Undergraduate Practicum Full-Tuition Grant & Teaching Assistantship. Department of Art, Concordia University, NE.


Studio Assistant, Artist Michael Strand. Concordia University, NE, 06-07.



Second Place 3D Division, National Juried Art Exhibition. Baker Arts Center, Liberal, KS. Juried by Stephen C. Wicks.


Solo Show & Course Lecturer. Dodge City Community College, KS.


Keynote Presenter, Shafer Regional Art Show. Shafer Gallery, Barton County Community College, Great Bend, KS. 



B.F.A. Thesis Grant. Senior Thesis Art Exhibition: INSIDE MY SKIN. Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University, NE. 


Best of Show 3D Division, Shafer Regional Art Exhibition. Shafer Gallery, Barton County Community College, Great Bend, KS. Juried by Linda Ganstrom. 

Selected Publications


2017 “Entertainment Briefs”. (2017). Web.

“NYM Cultural Center hosts International Women’s Day celebration, art exhibit opening March 10”. (2017). Web.


"First Friday Walk/Reception: Tugboat Gallery." Web.


"YoungBlood - Jennifer Bockerman & Laura Mohr." (2015). Web.



"NATA Artist Educator Exhibit." (2014). Web.



"Rotary Park at Kingston Point" Arts Society of Kingston, NY. July 2009.


"Kingston Sculpture Biennial Debuts July 4th" Arts Society of Kingston, NY. July 2009.


"WSW Slide Slam!" WSW NEWS Feb. 2009.



Baker Arts Center's 10th National Juried Art Exhibition Catalog Jan.-Feb. 2007.


Bockelman, James. "Student Spotlight: Jennifer Swenson [Bockerman]." Department News: The Department of Art (2007): 12.


Stewart, Robert."How great thou ART." The Sower: Concordia University's Student Newspaper 17 Jan. 2007: 7.



Stewart, Robert. "Art for the Eyes." Seward County Independent 27 Dec. 2006: 1C.


Wolgamott, L. Kent. "Lazer Art Show." Rev. of Lazer Cobra. Lincoln Journal Star 10 Sept. 2006: 6K.


Baker, Sarah. "Sketchbook." The Reader 7-13 Sept. 2006: 40.


Anderson, Mallary. "Guest artist gives insight to installation art." Conquistador: Dodge City Community College newspaper 13 Sept. 2006: 1 & 4.


Baker, Sarah. "Sketchbook." The Reader Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2006: 32.


Bartlett, Nic. "Featured Artist." A Gallery Without Walls 2006.



"Bockerman's work honored." The Sower: Concordia University's student newspaper 2 March, 2005: 6.


Shafer Regional Invitational Art Exhibition Catalog Jan.-Feb., 2005.

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