Bio/Contact

Jacqueline McNally grew up in Michigan and received her BFA in Illustration and Creative Writing from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.  Her personal work explores ideas of adolesence and  searching through visual narratives set within surreal landscapes, imagined or actual.  She currently lives and works in Asheville, North Carolina and enjoys rock climbing, insects, and french toast.

For prints and inquiries:  jacquelinemariemcnally@gmail.com


EDUCATION

2011- Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD

Summa Cum Laude, BFA in Illustration, Minor in Creative Writing

RESIDENCIES

2012-2013  Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

EXHIBITIONS 

2015  "Literary Landscapes: Maps from Fiction"  Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

2014 12X12, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

2013  JUMBO SHRIMP, International Arts Movement, New York, NY

          AIR '13 End of Year Show, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

          Appetizer, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

2012   12X12, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

           "Fells", PAD Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2011  MICA Commencement Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD

           Illustration Senior Showcase, Brown Center, Baltimore, MD

RECENT ENDEAVORS

2014-present Anthropologie, Visual Display Coordinator, Asheville, NC  (2014-15 Tampa, FL)  Interpret seasonal direction to design and build artful window displays and create large and medium-scale installations within the store.  Collaborate with the Visual Manager to imagine and implement creative fixtures, signage, and points of interest to highlight product.  

2011-present Freelance Illustrator, Asheville, NC
Design and illustrate various projects including handlettered logos, album covers, posters,
murals, tattoos, and personal commissions for individuals and institutions.

2012-present Co-founder, Stag & Sparrow LLC, Asheville, NC 

Collaborative designer, detailer, and installer of custom furniture and home decor.

2012-14 Blue Lined Designs, Mural Designer & Painter
Design, plan, and paint original scenes and licensed characters for various clients in the U.S.

2011 Su Casa & Pad Furniture, Sales Associate & Gallery Curator
Assisted customers in selecting furniture and home decor; curated monthly art openings in
modern environment; managed inventory, home delivery, and correspondence with suppliers.

2011 MICA Pre-College Program, Teaching Assistant Resident Counselor (TARC) Baltimore, MD
Served as teaching assistant for illustration and bookmaking courses, planned and led art
workshops and events for high school students, managed educational trips to DC and NYC.