Joni is a recent Carnegie Mellon University graduate and Chicago-based artist from Northampton, MA



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2017 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Bachelor of Humanities and Arts in Psychology and Art, magna cum laude

2016 Slade School of Fine Art, London, England, Study Abroad



2017, VACI Open Members Exhibition, Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua, NY

2017, Don't Tap On the Glass, 2 Ames, Chautauqua, NY

2017, Roll Call, Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2017, BXA Showcase, Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Art Great Hall, Pittsburgh, PA

2017, For, Fore, Four, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, PA

2016, Optical Characters: Spins on Post-Conceptual Writing, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2016, Open Studio: Everything Must Go, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2016, Red Rum, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2015, Reclamation: Emerging Female Artists, The Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

2015, Open Studio: Danger in the Club, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2015, Frosted Glass, The Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2014, Open-call, National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh, PA

2013, Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Exhibit, Massachusetts State Transportation Building, Boston, MA


Awards / Honors

2017, High Honors in School of Art

2017, High Honors in Bachelor of Humanities and Art

2017, The Marjory Glassburn Francis Project Award

2017, BXA Capstone Recipient

2017, The Frank-Ratchye Studio for Creative Inquiry Micro-Grant Recipient  

2017, Senior Leadership Recognition Award

2017, The Honors Society of Phi Beta Kappa

2017, The Honors Society of Phi Kappa Phi

2014 - 2017, Carnegie Mellon University Dean's Award for Academic Excellence

2016, Institute for Study Abroad Butler University Academic Achievement List

2015, Lambda Sigma National Honors Society



2017, Gallery Assistant, Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI), Chautauqua, NY

2017, Installation Committee, The Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2016 - 2017, Gallery Attendant, The Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2015 - 2017, Figure Drawing Monitor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2014 - 2017, Co-Director & Business Manager, The Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2016, Vision Therapy Administrator & Technician, Northampton Vision Specialists, Northampton, MA

2015, Gallery Intern, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA

2015, Children's Art Studio Assistant, The Eric Carle Museum, Amherst, MA