EDUCATION

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, B.F.A. Painting, Minor: Art History, Fiber; 1986

University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan: Arabic Language Study. 2002

Workshop, Jalal Luqman, Jalal’s Art Trip, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 Solo Exhibition, Flight Path, Oconee Art Gallery, University of North Georgia, Watkinsville, GA. 

2017 Reciprocal III, Oconee Campus Gallery, University of North Georgia, Watkinsville, GA. Juror: Malia Krolak, Director, School of Art Galleries, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.


2016 41st Juried Exhibition, Lydon House Arts Center, Athens, GA. Special guest juror Jock Reynolds, the Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery 

2013  Urban Trek Juried Exhibition, Mattar Gallery, Dubai, UAE

2013  Urban Trek Juried Exhibition, Ghaf Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2013 Urban Trek Juried Exhibition,  Al Qatar Art Center, Al Ain, UAE


2013 Solo Exhibition, Villa Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2003  Group Exhibition, Amman, Jordan

AWARDS

Best of Show and winner of a solo exhibition for Fall 2017
Reciprocal III, Oconee Gallery, University of North Georgia, Watkinsville, GA, 2017

Purchase Award, 41st Juried Exhibition, Lydon House Arts Center, Athens, GA, 2016

GRANTS

Public Affairs Artist Liaison, US Embassy, Bahrain, Art in Embassies Program, 2011

Public Affairs Artist Liaison, US Embassy, Bahrain, Art in Embassies Program, 2010

Artist Liaison, Picturing America, National Endowment for Humanities & Public Affairs Office, US Embassy, Bahrain and Ministry of Information and Culture, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2009

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Whatley, Jeanne. “Dr. Eyad AL Masri Bringing the Past into the Present - Innovative Art.” Kuwait Review: Literature, Culture & the Arts, Vol Spring, 2006, pp. 21-22. Journal

PUBLICATIONS

Urban Trek,” Khaleej Times, Mar 9, 2013, p.10. Newspaper

Urban Muse,” The National, Feb 1, 2013, pp. W1, W7. Newspaper

An Artist with Big Ideas: Jeanne Whatley,” Bahrain Confidential, Feb ’09, pp. 24-26. Magazine

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008-2009 Private art instructor-oil painting, Fairfax, VA

2006-2007 Forestville Elementary School, Great Falls, VA. Volunteer art instructor

2003-2004 American Community School, Amman, Jordan. Extra-curricular drawing instructor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Founder/Owner, Caravan Galleries: online and pop up art gallery since 2004 to 2017.  Featuring a unique and diverse mix of art and cultures, the gallery's mission has been to create a greater awareness and deepen the understanding of art and artists from the Middle Eastern regions.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Board Member, Athens Area Art Council, Athens, GA
Member, Oconee County Art Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
Member, Lydon House Arts Foundation, Athens, GA


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EDUCATION

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, B.F.A. Painting, Minor: Art History, Fiber; 1986

University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan: Arabic Language Study. 2002

Workshop, Jalal Luqman, Jalal’s Art Trip, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 Solo Exhibition, Flight Path, Oconee Art Gallery, University of North Georgia, Watkinsville, GA. 

2017 Reciprocal III, Oconee Campus Gallery, University of North Georgia, Watkinsville, GA. Juror: Malia Krolak, Director, School of Art Galleries, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.


2016 41st Juried Exhibition, Lydon House Arts Center, Athens, GA. Special guest juror Jock Reynolds, the Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery 

2013  Urban Trek Juried Exhibition, Mattar Gallery, Dubai, UAE

2013  Urban Trek Juried Exhibition, Ghaf Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2013 Urban Trek Juried Exhibition,  Al Qatar Art Center, Al Ain, UAE


2013 Solo Exhibition, Villa Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2003  Group Exhibition, Amman, Jordan

AWARDS

Best of Show and winner of a solo exhibition for Fall 2017
Reciprocal III, Oconee Gallery, University of North Georgia, Watkinsville, GA, 2017

Purchase Award, 41st Juried Exhibition, Lydon House Arts Center, Athens, GA, 2016

GRANTS

Public Affairs Artist Liaison, US Embassy, Bahrain, Art in Embassies Program, 2011

Public Affairs Artist Liaison, US Embassy, Bahrain, Art in Embassies Program, 2010

Artist Liaison, Picturing America, National Endowment for Humanities & Public Affairs Office, US Embassy, Bahrain and Ministry of Information and Culture, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2009

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Whatley, Jeanne. “Dr. Eyad AL Masri Bringing the Past into the Present - Innovative Art.” Kuwait Review: Literature, Culture & the Arts, Vol Spring, 2006, pp. 21-22. Journal

PUBLICATIONS

Urban Trek,” Khaleej Times, Mar 9, 2013, p.10. Newspaper

Urban Muse,” The National, Feb 1, 2013, pp. W1, W7. Newspaper

An Artist with Big Ideas: Jeanne Whatley,” Bahrain Confidential, Feb ’09, pp. 24-26. Magazine

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008-2009 Private art instructor-oil painting, Fairfax, VA

2006-2007 Forestville Elementary School, Great Falls, VA. Volunteer art instructor

2003-2004 American Community School, Amman, Jordan. Extra-curricular drawing instructor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Founder/Owner, Caravan Galleries: online and pop up art gallery since 2004 to 2017.  Featuring a unique and diverse mix of art and cultures, the gallery's mission has been to create a greater awareness and deepen the understanding of art and artists from the Middle Eastern regions.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Board Member, Athens Area Art Council, Athens, GA
Member, Oconee County Art Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
Member, Lydon House Arts Foundation, Athens, GA


BLOG SECTIONS