Our designer of the week is Jen McNulty.
Jen McNulty’s artistic career is diverse from a successful career in illustration, photography, traditionally tiled mosaics and now 3D Photo Mosaics which began in 2011. In 2013, she pursued galleries to exhibit her work and within 2 months had exhibited in 2 Chicago galleries, including Morpho Gallery where she was selected for their “Best Of Emerging Artists 2013” exhibition. “John Lennon: Peace” was selected for a national traveling exhibit for the “Peace Project” & was published in their coffee table book in 2013. In addition, she has had 8 solo exhibitions & has shown widely in juried group exhibitions, including Rockford Art Museum’s 73rd Midwestern Biennial, Bridgeport Art Center’s 2nd Annual Juried Art Competition & Woman Made Gallery’s 18th International Open. McNulty was also selected by Oak Park Education Foundation to teach in their 2014-15, 2015-16 & 2017-18 Art Start Program. She was also interviewed on VOP-TV about her career & artistic process, which aired June 2015. Most recently in 2017 she was awarded “Best of Show” and “1st Place” in competitive regional juried art exhibitions and has received praise in the press this past year highlighted in the Chicago Tribune’s October 2017 article titled “The Power of Art…”, a focus in the Wednesday Journal’s November 2017 article “Shop A New Line Of Gifts at the Oak Park Visitors Center” and kicked-off 2018 by being selected as the January Artist for the Oak Park Art League’s “In the Spotlight” online segment.