Jesse Thomas

Assistant Professor, Fine Arts

Office: 100 HUB
Phone: (780) 492-4911

Areas of Teaching and Research

Studio Art with a focus in Painting and Drawing


MFA, Painting, Washington University in Saint Louis, 2003
BFA, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1993

Jesse Thomas is Assistant Professor in Painting. Paintings from his most recent series, The Cerulean Brigade, were the subject of solo exhibitions at Robert Bills Contemporary in Chicago and the Eleanor Harwood Gallery in San Francisco. In 2011 and 2012, his paintings were featured at NEXT in Chicago and AQUA in Miami, and work from this series was also selected to appear in New American Paintings in 2010 and 2011. Jesse has taught Painting, Drawing, and 2D Design at Washington University in St Louis since 2003. In the fall semester of 2007 he taught painting and drawing in Cortona, Italy for the University of Georgia. He also taught painting classes in Florence, Italy for WUSTL in the summer sessions of 2005 and 2007.

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