A native of Eastern Long Island, New York, Jerri Castillo is a multimedia visual artist and educator. She received a Master in Fine Arts from The American University in Washington D.C., a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Ms. Castillo has also studied at The Florence Academy of Art, in Florence Italy.
Jerri Castillo is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at CUNY Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. Additionally, she is the Art Coordinator at Project Excel of the Huntington Youth Bureau.
Various Cultural Institutions
Long Island, NY
Awards and Exhibitions
A Sense of Place, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY
Deconstructing the Landscape, Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY Curated by Pam Brown
Constructed Spaces, Artist Atrium, Briarcliffe College, Bethpage, NY
Monroe Gallery, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC
Curated by Erich Keel
Six Sisters, Ellis Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
Alfred Van Loen Gallery, Huntington Station, NY
Sun Storm Gallery, Moriches, NY
Art Center for Sphoorti Benefit Gala, Cinema Art Centre, Huntington, NY
Through the Lens, Briarcliffe College, Patchogue, NY
Art in the Hall, Islip Town Hall, Islip, NY
Call Collect, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, D.C.
International Invitational Exhibition for Emerging Artists, Hanyang University Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Land and Sea, Briarcliffe College, Patchogue, NY
Success, Artspace Patchogue Gallery, Patchogue, NY
Brookhaven Town Hall, Farmingville, NY
"2 Minute Film Festival “The Labor Party,” Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA Studio East Gallery, Greenport, NY
Inside Outside, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA Juried by Bruce Samuelson
First International Juried Photography Exhibition, Viridian Artists Inc., New York, NY Juried by Elisabeth Sussman
Daydream Nation, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA Juried by Jock Reynolds and Joshua Chuang
Composites, The Katzen Museum, Washington, D.C.
Even Exchange, Georgetown University Gallery, Washington, DC
Haystack, Deer Isle, ME
Summer Invitational, Heitmann [atelier & gallery], Lancaster, PA
(P) Review, The Katzen Museum, Washington, DC
The Katzen Arts Center Rotunda, Washington, DC
Double X, Step Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Romance and Realities, The Frame, Pittsburgh, PA
To Get to the Other Side, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
You Kids Have No Idea What It Was Like Here 40 Years Ago, Musee de Monoian, Pittsburgh, PA
The Frame, Pittsburgh, PA
([BRA]: Student Video and Film Festival ‘Bra_dening Perspectives: Celebrating Women’s History Month), Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA
2007 Phantasm Redux, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, Pittsburgh, PA, in collaboration with artist Laurel Beckman and Kim Beck.
2006 The Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, Freshwater Aquarium Mural
Stephen Foster Community Center, Lawrenceville, PA, workshop