Jessalyn Haggenjos (pronounced hey-gun-jōs) has exhibited work in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Las Vegas, New York and Copenhagen, and her work has been featured in art fairs in London and Miami. Jessalyn holds an MFA from California College of the Arts and is a Ford Family Foundation Fellow at Vermont Studio Center in 2019.


Born Portland, OR. Lives and works in Portland, OR and Mexico.


MFA, California College of the Arts (CCA), San Francisco, 2007

BFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), Portland, OR, 2001

Selected Exhibitions


Cascades, Solo Exhibit, Russo Lee Gallery, Portland, OR


Unlimited, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR


Artworks NW, Regional Juried Exhibit, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR
Albatross Gallery, Solo Exhibit, Portland, OR


Made in Paint, 2014 Artists in Residence, Golden Gallery, New Berlin, NY


Women in the Dunes, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Trust: PNCA Alumni Exhibition 2012, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR


Outlandish: Invitational, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, CA


Group show, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA
No Man’s Land Scape, Branch Gallery, BayVAN, Oakland, CA (solo exhibit)
Jessalyn Haggenjos, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo exhibit)


The Pop of Colors, POVevolving Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Happy Days, The Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


The Weather Reconnaissance, The Garage Biennale, San Francisco, CA
Forces of Nature, LIMN Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
The Sky is Falling, SPUR Projects, Portola Valley, CA
Bay to Barley, Hastings College Art Gallery, Hastings, NE


Jessalyn Haggenjos + Mariana Lopez, RHYS Gallery, Boston, MA
Long Time Collective: Plus One, M1 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Introductions 2007, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Turbulent Nature, Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Zonal Confluence, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
High Tide, SPUR Projects, Portola Valley, CA
Bay Area Currents 2007, Oakland Art Gallery, Aimee Chang, Juror, Oakland, CA
Graduate Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Radiant Residue, The Fallout Gallery, Las Vegas, NV (solo exhibit)
VCU/CCA Exchange Exhibition, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA


Small Works, Gallery 402, Organization of Independent Artists, New York, NY
Remnants, Crucible Steel Gallery, Juried exhibit, San Francisco, CA
What’s the Story, PLAYsPACE Gallery at CCA, San Francisco, CA
Splendid Sprawl, Cafe Royale, San Francisco, CA (solo exhibit)
Koh-i-noor at Copenhagen Alternative Arts Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark


Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), Solo exhibit, Seattle, WA

Residencies & Fellowships

Ford Family Foundation Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, 2019
The Studios of Key West, Artist in Residence, 2018
Golden Foundation Residency, New Berlin, NY, 2014
BAU Institute, Artist in Residence, Otranto Italy, 2013
Ox-Bow, Artist in Residence, Saugatuck, MI, 2008
San Francisco Arts Education Project, Artist in Residence, 2007-2014

Publications & Press

KBOO Art Focus, Joseph Gallivan interviews Jessalyn Haggenjos, January 23, 2018
Made in Paint Catalog, 2015
The Evening Sun, Artists present work at Golden Residency open studios, July 31, 2014
Whitefish Review, Jessalyn Haggenjos, Lake Powell Forming, Volume III, Issue 2, Winter 2009 / 2010
ArtSlant, Forces Of Nature @ Limn Gallery, DeWitt Cheng, August 3, 2008
Cheap and Plastique Magazine, Jessalyn Haggenjos, Violet Shuraka, Volume 6, December 2007
San Francisco Chronicle, Write your own headline. The artist wants you to., Kenneth Baker, June 9, 2007
Shotgun Review, Bay Area Currents 2007, S.R. Kucharski, May 25, 2007
San Francisco Bay Guardian, Local Artist: Jessalyn Haggenjos, May 9, 2007
Las Vegas Sun, A new idea of beauty, Kristen Peterson, March 2, 2007
San Diego Magazine, Las Vegas Reborn, Kathleen Gurnett, March 2007
Vurb Magazine, The Spring Thaw, James P. Reza, Spring 2007
New American Paintings, Book #67, Tumelo Mosaka, Juror, December, 2006