2000-2002 MFA, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1998-2000 BFA, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1996-1998 Two years of BFA, Painting/Drawing/Printmaking, Belgrade Academy of Fine Arts

1991-1995 Visual Communication, Belgrade High School of Design


2018            Lewis University, Romeoville, IL

2012            Elon West Gallery, Elon University, Elon, NC

2012            621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Fl

2011            Porter Butts Gallery, Union Galleries, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2011            Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA

2010           Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR

2009          University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

2003          Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL


2014            Renaissance, Re-visited, The South Side Community Art Center, Chicago IL

2011            22nd Drawing Show, Residue, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston MA

2011            Gadis Geeslin Gallery, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

2009         Trace/Memory, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

2008          Wall-to-Wall, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

2007          7th Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY, Curated by Connie Butler, Chief Curator of Prints & Drawings, MoMA

2005          Drawn to Drawing, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003          SOFA Chicago 2003, Chicago, IL

2002          Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

2002          New Talent 2, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL

2002          MFA Show, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2002          1+1+1=1, Open End Art, Chicago, IL

2000          Spectrum of Solutions, A.T. Kearney, Chicago, IL

2000          Purveyors of Fine Art, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL

2000          New Talent I, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL


2018          Lewis University    

2017          SAIC, Contemporary Practices

2012          Elon University, Elon, NC

2010          Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR

2008         Self-portrait Through the Activity of Drawing, Harold Washington College, Chicago

2008         Visiting Artist Talk and Workshop, Harold Washington College, Chicago

2000         Contemporary Art, Student Cultural Center, Belgrade


2012            Book of Marks, Jelena Berenc

2007           Art in America, June/July 2007, "Girls, Girls, Girls," by Carey Lovelace, pgs. 87 - 94

2003            Visual Studies: A Skeptical Introduction, by James Elkins, Publisher: Routledge NY

2002                   Quarter After Eight, A Journal of Prose and Commentary, Volume 9, Publisher: Ingram Periodicals, Inc., La Vergne, TN

2003            SOFA Chicago 2003, The Tenth Annual International, Exposition of Sculpture Object & Functional Art Published by Expressions of Culture, Inc., Chicago, IL


2015            Outstanding Adjunct Award, Harold Washington College

2002            Gelman’s Award           

2002            School of the Art Institute of Chicago Fellowship

2000            School of the Art Institute of Chicago Honorable Mention

1998             Zepter Scholarship

1997             Vera Lubarda Award

1997             Belgrade Academy of Fine Arts Award for the Best Drawing