EDUCATION
2009 Master of Fine Art, Print Media, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2006 Bachelor of Art, History of Art, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Sing a Funeral Song; Roman Susan; Chicago, IL
2015 Settle Down; Lease Agreement; Baltimore, MD                  
2014 Wait for Now; Comfort Station; Chicago, IL
2013 Black Damp; Johalla Projects; Chicago, IL
2011 But the Dust Came in; Happy Collaborationists; Chicago, IL
2011 Bad Luck to Your Mother; Anchor Graphics, Columbia College of Chicago; Chicago, IL
2010 Looks Like A Place I Came In; The Hills Esthetic Center; Chicago, IL
2009 Telling Us Stuff We Already Know; Thrones Gallery; Chicago, IL

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016
Holding Out for the Post Apocalypse; Demo Project Space, with Zachary Hobbs; Springfield, IL
Island Life; University of Kentucky, Bolivar Art Gallery, with Kristina Paabus; Lexington, KY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Bad Habits (Remember Me); Beverly Art Center; St. Louis, MI
How Much Land; Tom McCormick Gallery; Chicago, IL
You Are Looking Good, A Real Good Looker; Chicago Artist’s Coalition; Chicago, IL

2015
Mutual Dealings; Bert Green Fine Art; Chicago, IL
Gold; Terrain Biennial, Denmark
Finocchio; The Franklin; Chicago, IL (Catalogue)
Rough Idle; Chicago Artist’s Coalition; Chicago, IL
AHaul, in conjunction with 2nd Floor Rear; Chicago, IL

2014
Midwest Multiples; Nemeth Art Center; Park Rapids, MN
Here Lies Space; Heaven Gallery; Chicago, IL

2013
Being a Woman in an All Women Show, Heaven Gallery; Chicago, IL
Let’s Build a Home; Salon; Milwaukee, WI
CMYK; Chicago Artists Coalition; Chicago, IL
Faculty Biennial; Harold Washington College; Chicago, IL
Wild Life; Jean Albano Gallery; Chicago, IL

2012
Objets Extraordinaire; Highland Park Art Center; Highland Park, IL
Circa 1970; Heaven Gallery; Chicago, IL
Nostalgia; Happy Collaborationists; Chicago, IL
Wow-house; Johalla Projects; Chicago, IL

2011
Re-Source; Jean Albano Gallery; Chicago, IL
Dominion; Eel Space; Chicago, IL
Territories; Untitled Gallery; Chicago, IL (Catalogue)
Faculty Biennial; Harold Washington College; Chicago, IL

2010
Girl, Please!; Woman Made Gallery; Chicago, IL
Chicago Printer’s Guild; Chicago Urban Arts Society; Chicago, IL
Nomadic Studio; DePaul University Art Museum; Chicago, IL (Catalogue)
Printer’s Ball; Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College; Chicago, IL
The Humboldt Park Moving Picture Show; Richmond Manor; Chicago, IL
Printervention; Chicago Cultural Center; Chicago, IL

COLLECTIONS
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College
Joan Flasch Artists’ Books Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
California State University; Long Beach, CA

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2012 Scholarship, Artists’ Cooperative Residency & Exhibitions (ACRE)
2009 Fred A. Hilbruner Artists’ Book Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2009 Excellence in Leadership Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2008 Odyssey Travel Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2007 Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

RESIDENCIES
2016 A.I. Kunstitalu, Estonian Artists Union: Muhu, Estonia
2014 Hatch Projects, Chicago Artists Coalition
2014 Artists’ Cooperative Residency & Exhibitions (ACRE)
2012 Artists’ Cooperative Residency & Exhibitions (ACRE)
2010 Spudnik Press, Summer Artist in Residence
2010 Artists’ Cooperative Residency & Exhibitions (ACRE)

LECTURES AND PANELS
2016                 
Artist Talk, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Artist Talk, Washington University, St. Louis
Site As Matter, Mid American Print Council Conference
Artist Talk, Chicago Artist’s Coalition

2015
The Subtly Radical Tradition of the Multiple, Artist Talk; Oberlin College
Considering the Radical Handmade; Woman Made Gallery; Chicago, IL
Feminist Parking Lot, New York University, Florence, Italy

2014                 
Artist Talk, Comfort Station

2011                 
Nostalgia, Happy Collaborationsists

2009                 
Young Alumni, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

WORKSHOPS
2015
Feminist Parking Lot, Oberlin College
Feminist Parking Lot, New York University, Florence, Italy
Feminist Parking Lot, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2014                 
Feminist Parking Lot, Free Art School, University of Illinois at Chicago

2010                 
Monoprint workshop, DePaul University Art Museum

WRITING
Feminist Discourse from the City of Broad Shoulders: Observations, Advice, and Expositions on Inequality, editor.  2016 (forthcoming)
Advice From a Feminist Killjoy on the Precipice of Losing Her Shit. Finocchio Catalog, 2015
A Very Condensed History of Women Printmakers in America, Mid America Print Council Journal, Volume 24: Printing Social Justice, Past, Present, and Future, Spring / Summer 2016.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Volkening, Laura.  “Singing Songs of Loss, A Review of Jessica Caponigro at Roman Susan.” New City. 21 March 2016.
Anastos, Elizabeth.  “Jessica Caponigro, Sing a Funeral Song at Roman Susan.” Third Coast Review. 10 April 2016.
Daignault, Kristina. “Jessica Caponigro.” Inside the Artists Kitchen. 20 October 2014.
“Top Five Weekend Picks.”  Bad At Sports.  1 May 2014.
Mayo, Amanda Roscoe.  "Here Lies Space Group Exhibition." SFAQ Online.
Molek, Clare.  “The Fog, Black Damp, and Jessica Taylor Caponigro at Johalla Projects.”  17 May 2013.
Germanos, Paul.  “Chicago In Pictures: Summer 2013.”  Bad At Sports. 20 August 2013.
“Top Five Weekend Picks.”  Bad At Sports.  9 May 2013.
“Top Five Weekend Picks.”  Bad At Sports.  7 October 2011.
Hendrickson, Julia.  “Notes on a Conversation.”  Bad At Sports.  22 February 2011
“Top Five Weekend Picks.”  Bad At Sports.  21 July 2010.
Furnari, Rachel.  “Art School Unconfidential: What the city’s burgeoning MFA programs mean for the future of artists in Chicago.”  New City. 26, May 2009.

 

MEMBERSHIPS
Mid America Print Council, Archivist and Board Member
Heaven Gallery, Board Member
Bryn Mawr College Alumnae Association of Chicago
Chicago Printers Guild                 
Tracers
W.I.T.C.H.