Jane Michalski  

Solo Exhibitions

2018 “Stone and Water” The Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago IL

2017 “ Water’s Edge: paintings by Jane Michalski” South Shore Arts Crown Point Indiana Branch, Crown Point, indiana

2000 School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College; Evanston, IL

1998 ARC Gallery, Invitational Space 1: Chicago, IL

1988 Chicago Workshop *Architects*; Chicago, IL

Two Person Exhibitions

2013 “Michalski/Nomellini: WaxWorks” Lincolnwood Townhall, Lincolnwood, IL(September 2013)

2012 “Boundaries” Jane Michalski/ Ted StanugaPark Schreck Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998 Moraine Valley Community College; Palos Hills, IL

1987 Hild Cultural Center; Chicago, IL

        “Earth Energy Pastel Drawings”, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 “Variations in Wax” State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University, Chicago IL, March 11-April 15

2018 “South Shore Arts Center 75th Annual Salon Show”, Munster IN , Sept. 9- Nov 4
2017  "Encaustic 2017: Rebirth of an Ancient Medium" Bridgeport Arts Center, Chicago IL, July21-Sept 8

2016     “160 degrees F”, Gallery 2506, Chicago IL

              “4th Annual Art Competition at Bridgeport Art Center”, Chicago IL

              “The Abstract Show” Brickton Art Center, Park Ridge, IL(July 2016)

2015     “Beyond the Surface” Gallery 2506, Chicago IL

              “Drawn to Nature”, Gallery 2506, Chicago IL

                “Far Flung” Regional Exhibition, The Art House, Chicago IL

2014    SuperMarket 14, with Art On Armitage, Stockholm Sweden

              “From Our Perspectives Nat’l Women’s Art Exhibition”, Bloomfield Hills MI

               “Oil and Water” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

               “Horizons: Contemporary Landscape, Danville, KY

2013   “Everything Encaustic II”, Park Schreck Gallery, Chicago, IL(September 2013)

              “Encaustic USA”, ARC Gallery, Chicago,IL ;Paul Klein,Shelley Gilchrist Jurors

             FUSED Chicago a group encaustic exhibition”, Wright Gallery,College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL

2012   “Everything Encaustic”, Park Schreck Gallery, Chicago IL

            “Tactile Encounters”  FusedChicago at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

             “Best of Park Schreck” Park Schreck Gallery, Chicago IL

2011 “Curators Showcase”, Arts Center, Logan Square/Avondale, Chicago, IL

         “New Encaustic Explorations”, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL

         “Encaustic Showcase” Black Cloud Gallery, Chicago, IL

         “She”, Black Cloud Gallery, Chicago, IL

         “Waxworks Chicago: Encaustic Paintings” Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

         “Playing with Fire”, Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, AZ; Barbara Rogers, juror

         “Mixed Emotions” Best Chicago Properties, Chicago, IL; Emily Rutledge, curator

2010 “Bravera” Black Walnut /Robert Wayner Gallery, Chicago, IL

         “Hot Art” Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, IL

         “Without a Map” Northbrook Public Library 8th Int’l juried show, Northbrook, IL

         “The Art Loop Open” Chicago, IL Susan Aurinko, Theaster Gates,

           Mary Jane Jacob, Tricia Van Eck, jurors

2009 “Cross Pollination” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Laurel Delaney, juror

         “Beverly Art Center 33rd Competition”, Chicago, IL

         “Metamorphosis” co-sponsored by Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE and

           International Encaustic Artists; George Neubert, juror

        “Katherine Butler Gallery 4th Annual Nat’l Juried Exhibition”, Sarasota, FL, Roy Slade, juror

        “Art + Wax:Fused Chicago at the Fine Arts Building”, Chicago, IL

        “Woman Made Gallery Annual Member’s Show” Chicago, IL

2008 “Feminist Ecology: Women and the Earth” Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College,       Des Plaines, IL



2018 Merit Award, “Shoreline (Dark Water)”, South Shore Arts 75th Annual Salon show, Munster, IN

Illinois Arts Council, Professional Development Grant

2016    3rd Prize, “Observation (Water’s Edge) II”, 4th Annual Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center , Chicago,IL          

2014   2nd place “North Point Observation I “Horizon: Contemporary Landscape, Community Arts Center,  Danville, KY        

2011 Illinois Arts Council IAS Professional Development Grant

          Award of Excellence, “Yellow Gray Passage” “Playing With Fire” Tubac Art Center, Tubac, AZ

2009 Best Non-Representational Art Award, “Veiled Construct III” Beverly Art Center 33rd Competition

2008 & 2009 Chicago Artist’s Assistance Program Grant Recipient


“Logan Square Connections”                                                                  Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, 2009

“WAX”                                                                                                           Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, 2010

“Come Together- a juried and invitational Sculpture Exhibition”   Hairpin Arts Center, 2011

“Curators Showcase”                                                                                 Hairpin Arts Center, 2011

“AREA”   Chicago Artists Month Featured Exhibition                         Hairpin Arts Center, 2012

“Filter Photo Walk Winners Exhibition”                                                Hairpin Arts Center, 2012

“Ignacio Montano- Sculpture”                                                                 Hairpin Arts Center, 2013

“Matt Schultz- The History of the Division”                                          Hairpin Arts Center, 2013   

“Ephemeral Artifacts”                                                                                Hairpin Arts Center, October 2013



 2010- 2014 Board Member, Logan Square Chamber of Arts

 2010-2014 Visual Arts Curator/Gallery Director, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL                       



M.A. University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, 1983

B.F.A. University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee, 1978