Education

2009    Study Abroad:  Camberwell College of Art, London, UK
2009    BFA Art Education:  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
2008    BFA Painting:  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL


Exhibitions

2017
Urban Spaces, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL
DRAWN, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
A Woman's View, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL
Witness, Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL
Beautiful Humanity, Horse Thief Hollow, Chicago, IL
Google Chicago Artist Initiative, Google Building, Chicago, IL

2016   
Sense of Place, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Hoping for More, Solo Exhibition at Open House Contemporary, Chicago, IL
Naked People, Vintage Quest, Chicago, IL
Dangerous Lullabies II, Lakeside Legacy Art Gallery, Crystal Lake, IL
Spectacularly Ordinary, Solo Exhibition at University of St. Francis Art Gallery, Joliet, IL
Portraiture, Perkolator, Chicago, IL
Enemies, East Room, Chicago, IL
Back to Our Foundations, Elephant Room Gallery/CC’s Art Garage, Chicago, IL
Tempo Memoria, Museo Internazionale Italia Arte, Turin, Italy
Neutral Ground, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL
You, Me, and Everyone Else, Elephant Room Gallery/CC’s Art Garage, Chicago, IL
(In)Conspicuous:  Paintings and Drawings by Jennifer Cronin, Solo Show at I AM Logan Square Gallery, Chicago, IL
Fourth Annual Bridgeport Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL
Cults, Group Show at East Room, Chicago, IL
Winter Group Show, Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL
A Touch of the Blues, Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL
In View, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL

2015    
We the Survivalists, Gallery 213, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL
Shuttered, Solo Exhibition at Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL
Dangerous Lullabies, Lakeside Legacy Art Gallery, Crystal Lake, IL
ArtPrize, DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI
Coyote, Flat Iron Building, Chicago, IL
Hidden Process, Open Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL
Logan Square Arts Festival, exhibition at The Rocking Horse, Chicago, IL
Live in the Ville, White Ripple Gallery, Hammond, IN
The Base Line:  An Exhibition on Drawing, Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL
Bridegport Art's Third Annual Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

2014    
Solo Exhibition at The Bagelers Coffeehouse in collaboration with 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
38th Annual Juried Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
Holiday Group Show, Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL
Outside of the Box: Works by Artists at the Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Building, Chicago, IL
ArtPrize, DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI
Coyote, Flat Iron Building, Chicago
10th Annual National Self Portrait Exhibition, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Individual Directions, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
Monochrome, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gallery Artist Exhibition, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL
What We’ve Known, Two-Person Exhibition at Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL

2013   
ArtPrize, DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI             
Roots
, group exhibition of University of Illinois graduates, Chicago, IL
Powder Room, Solo Exhibition at Water Street Studios Loading Gallery, Batavia, IL
Art, Energy, Future, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL
Illusions of Reality:  Realism, Perceptions, and Impersonations, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Figure as Storyteller, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
Dreaming in the Doldrums, Solo Exhibition at 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL  catalog
Cultural Symbiosis, Institute of Culture of Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico
From Motion to Stillness, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL

2012   
Anniversary Show, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL
America:  Now and Here, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL
Explorations:  New Works by Emerging Artists, Highland Park, IL
Urban Transmissions, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art, Energy, Future, Regional Museum of Natural Science, Turin, Italy
Daydreaming, Solo Exhibition at R. Hanel Gallery in collaboration with Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL
Facemask, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Embody, Black Cloud Gallery, Chicago, IL
En Route:  What She Saw, North Park University, Chicago, IL
Illuminate, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL
Blue, Dispatch Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011   
Stream of Consciousness, Dispatch Gallery, Chicago, IL
ArtPrize, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Coyote, Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago, IL
7th Annual National Self Portrait Exhibition, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Wandering Around in a Small Place, Solo Exhibition at R. Hanel Gallery in collaboration with Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL
Impetus, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
Get Real:  New Figurative Realism in Chicago, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, IL
Third Annual Evolving Artists Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2010   
At Home, Solo Exhibition at UIC Art Lounge, Chicago, IL
Connected, Rumble Arts Center, Chicago, IL
Beyond the Coyote, Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago, IL
I AM Fest, House of Blues, Chicago, IL
Gutter, Group Exhibition for Logan Square Arts Festival, Chicago, IL
The Peculiar Manifestation of Paint in my Life, Solo Exhibition at Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL
Cabin Fever, Solo Exhibition at Joie de Vine, Chicago, IL

2009   
33rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
Artists in Residence Group Exhibition, Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Black Duckling Art Exhibition, Dream Theater, Chicago, IL

2008   
32nd Annual Juried Exhibition,  Beverly Arts Center Chicago, IL
BFA Graduate Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Being(s) Senior Thesis Exhibition, Champaign, IL
Painting and Sculpture: A Show About Things, Link Gallery, Champaign, IL

2007   
Student Juried Exhibition, Illini Union Gallery, Champaign, IL
Community Artist Exhibition, Robert F DeCaprio Gallery, Palos Hills, IL
P.S. Painting and Sculpture, Link Gallery, Champaign, IL
Family, Student Coalition Gallery, Champaign, IL


Honors and Awards

2016    
Artist in Residence, The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, IL
Grant Recipient, The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
Best Representational Work - First Place, Fourth Annual Bridgeport Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL
Best in Show, In View: Member and Faculty Exhibition, The Art Center Highland Park, Highland Park, IL
Best in Show, Urban Landscapes Digital Exhibition, Urban Riche Gallery, Online

2013  
Figurative Award, 37th Annual Juried Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2012   
Best in Show, Anniversary Show, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL
Best in Show, America:  Now and Here, Juror:  Eric Fischl, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL
Best in Show, Fourth Annual Evolving Artists Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
Best in Show, Explorations:  New Works by Emerging Artists, Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, IL

2011  
Featured Artist, Bluecanvas.com Online Artist Community
Best in Show, Third Annual Evolving Artists Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2009   
Figurative Award, 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2008  
Outstanding Achievement in Painting merit award, University of Illinois
Outstanding Achievement in Art Education merit award, University of Illinois
Bronze Tablet Highest Honors, University of Illinois
Best In Show, 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition,  Beverly Arts Center Chicago, IL

2005   
Dean's Choice Award, Foundations Exhibition, University of Illinois

Publications

Fresh Paint Magazine, Issue 9, 2015
Fresh Paint Magazine, Issue 6, 2015
Face Figure Identity, David Downs, Sprocketbox Entertainment, 2012
Poets&Artists:  The Chicago Issue, review by Grady Harp, 2012
Bluecanvas, Issue 10, extended feature, 2011
New American Paintings, No. 95, 2011
Studio Visit, Vol. 10, 2010