1988    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing & Painting, CSU at Long Beach, Cum Laude
1982    Associate of Art in Liberal Arts, Long Beach City College, with Honors


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017-18    Jaye Whitworth, Opening Artist: Partners of Parks Exhibition, Long Beach, CA
2017     Jaye Whitworth - Paintings etc., Mid-City Studio Tour, Art Things Open Studio, Long Beach
2017     Mid-City Studio Tour, Art Things Open Studio, Long Beach, CA
2016    Jaye Whitworth:  Assemblage, Michael Steans Gallery, San Pedro   
2015    Jaye Whitworth:  Artist Made Books, El Dorado Branch Library, CA
2014    The Lyrical New of the Old Everyday, Utopia, Long Beach
2013    Art+Books+Creativity=Community, Exhibition/Workshop, El Dorado Library, LB
2013    Jaye Whitworth Open Studio/October is Arts Month, Long Beach
2010    Jaye Whitworth Read this Painting, Main Library/Opening Exhibition,Arts Month in LB
2008    Mid-City Studio Tours, October is Arts Month, Open Studio, Long Beach
2007    Meditation on Art, Jaye Whitworth, Palo Verde Ave. Christian Church, Long Beach
2005    Jaye Whitworth Open Studio/October is Arts Month, Long Beach
2000    Jaye Whitworth: Food for Thought, Bronx Bagels, Naples Island
1996    Jaye Whitworth, A Perspective on Urban Life, Artscape, Long Beach
1993    One of a Kind:  Jaye Whitworth, Hollywood Actors Theatre, Hollywood
1992    Jaye Whitworth:  Creativity Recycled, El Dorado Nature Center, Long Beach


Selected Group Exhibitions
2017    "Inter-Acton: Looking at a Year" South Bay Contemporary, SoLA Gallery, Los Angeles
2017     "What if the Hokey Pokey Really IS What it's All About?" Sketchbook, Brooklyn, NY
2015    “8 Artists Reviewed” South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, CA
2015     “Project:  Postcard 2015” New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces
2014     “All Themes Considered” So. Bay Contemporary Gallery, curator Scott Canty
2014     “Summer Show” Stone Rose Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2014    “Year of the Horse” Peggy Zask Gallery, Rolling Hills Estates, CA
2014    “Read This Painting” and “Go Ahead, Bet on the Dark Horse” (books both c2014)
                   The Sketchbook Project, Entire Summer Touring Exhibition in USA/Canada
2014     On Silvered Wings, Greenly Exhibition Space, Signal Hill, CA
2013    PenPal Painting Exchange Exhibition, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
2012    Transformative Visions, curated by Slater Barron, Expo Building, Long Beach
2008    All-Media Open Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes,
                   juried by Professor Barry Krammes, Art Gallery Director, Biola University
2008    Naestved International Mini Print Exhibition & included in exhibition poster,
                   grafisk vaerksted/Naestved at Ronnebaeksholm Kunst & Kulturcenter, Denmark
2008    International Fiber Collaborative, Installation Exhibition, Syracuse, New York
2008    2nd Annual Valentine Exhibit, Gallery 33, Long Beach, California
2007    Re-Union/First Tuesdays, Utopia Restaurant & Gallery, Long Beach
2007    First Tuesday Back in the Port, Portfolio, Long Beach, October is Arts Month
2006    First Tuesday Artists  at the Utopia, Long Beach, California
2005    Juried Open 2005, Topanga Canyon Gallery, juror Patricia Howard, LACMA
2004    An Open Book Art Exhibit, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio
2003    On Site at the Gate, Angels Gate, San Pedro, curator Jay Belloli, Armory Center
2003    Open National Exhibit, Long Beach Arts, curator Suzanne Muchnic, LA Times    
2002    Buddha Lounge II, Don O’Melveny Gallery, West Hollywood
2002    Evening Becomes Eclectic, West Hollywood Artwalk, Don O’Melveny Gallery
2001     All About Abstraction, Angel’s Gate Center, San Pedro, curator Roland Reiss
2001    Venice Art Walk, Art Auction Invitational, Venice, California
2000    Hayden's Ferry Review,  Arizona State University Press, #27, Winter 2000
2000    National Small Painting/Sculpture Competition, San Jacinto College, Houston
1999    Edge of the Millenium: Time Capsule Project, Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1999    First Tuesdays:  A Subversive Art Group, Portfolio Café Gallery, Long Beach
1994    Assemblage & Collage, Safeco Insurance Co. Gallery, Fountain Valley, California
1994    Arthouse, 389-23rd, Newport Beach, curator Jeannie Denholm 1st Place Purchase Award
1993    Open Studio, Tour Venue, Long Beach Art Expedition
1992    Assemblage/Collage, PCA at the University Art Museum, curator Diana du Pont
1991    The Works We Always Wanted to Show But Never Did, Long Beach, by Kamran Assadi
1991    Walker Building Exhibition, Long Beach Art Expedition, curator Noriko Gamblin
1991    Western States Annual Open, Long Beach Arts, curator Diana DuPont, Merit Award
1989    84th Open Long Beach Arts, curator Josine Ianco Starrels, Award of Merit
1988    2nd Annual Vending Machine Art Show, CSULB, Fine Arts Quad
1988    Juried Exhibiton, Long Beach Arts, curator Marie Thibeault, 2nd Place Award
1987    Inaugural 908 Juried Exhibition Long Beach Arts, Honorable Mention
1987    1st Annual Vending Machine Art Show, CSULB, Fine Arts Quad   
1987    Cultural Artifacts , Gallery B, CSULB, curated by Visiting Artist Sharon Hiller (England) 
1986    Together for the 1st Time, Art Corner Gallery, Costa Mesa, curator Linda L. Moyer, National Watercolor Society


Selected Commissions
2017    Pink Sunset, painting, for Jeff Jones, Los Angeles, CA
2014    Upside Down Flower Vase, Betty & Glen Hart, Long Beach
2013    Violin Concerto in A minor with Kitty Bells, Mel and Lucy Jackson., Long Beach
2012    Commemorative Wedding Vase Mosaic, Scott Zeidel and Smoky Trudeau, Malibu
2007    Memory Box for the Abrams Family, Harriet Abrams, Long Beach
2004    Bistro in Paradise/(We’re) It’s a Deli, oil painting for Deanna Shorr, Long Beach
                   Me, Paris, and a Painting, for Craig Wood, San Francisco
1994    A Night in the Studio with Madame Gatreaux Installation, Presentation and Interactive
                   Performance for Gordon Lentzner/Temple Israel of Long Beach
1992    Headdress for the Untraditional Bride, commissioned by Susan Patton, New York
1991    Swirley Vortex, exterior wall mural (9' x 60'), Corner of Broadway & Promenade,
                    City of Long Beach Redevelopment Agency
1989    Memory Box for Micah, Wall sculpture, private collection, New Hampshire
1987    Geraniums in the Kitchen Window, interior mural, Long Beach Family Shelter
1987    Ocean View, Interior wall murals (9' x 45') The Hovard Building, 262 Nieto,
                  Belmont Shore, California, for Robbie Hovard & Associates
1986    O'Misajon House, Naples Island, architectural watercolor, Misajon Family
1986    1st House in Naples Island, architectural watercolor, Betsy Ogilby & Family


Artist in Residence
2017     Liasion for Studio Arts Tour, El Dorado Library, Long Beach, CA
2015     Wishing Tree Community Project, October is Arts Month, Los Altos Library
2014     October is Arts Month Workshop/Book Installation, El Dorado Library, CA
2013     October is Arts Month Workshop and installation exhibition of the “Art Page Quilt”
                   Community Project at El Dorado Branch Library, Long Beach, CA
1997     A Day in the Life of 90813, Community Photo Exhibition Project, Long Beach
                   Museum of Art & Social Work Dept. of City of Long Beach    
92-94    Collaborative Youth Program, Long Beach Museum of Art/YMCA for the
                   Stevenson, International, Edison Elementary & Washington Middle Schools
91-92    The Community Magnet School, West Los Angeles, for K-6th grades
90-91    AIR KoRP Program, for the Gang Prevention Department, City of Long Beach
                   (Proposal, Development & Implementation)


Selected Teaching Experience
Present  Classes in Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Exercising Your Creativity Muscle,
                    and Moments of Peace Sessions (private-in studio, small groups & outreach)
90-96     Instructor, Drawing/Right Side of the Brain, City of Long Beach, Parks, Rec. & Marine
1995      Long Beach Boys Home, Art Investigation Workshop
1994      Mural Project for East Village Association, YMCA Youth Club & Public Mural Day
1994      Long Beach Children's Museum, Inside/Out Sculpture Series
1993      Long Beach Children's Museum, Science of Art Series
1992      Mesa Verde Children's Creative Art Workshop, Teacher Instruction Seminar
1991      Long Beach Museum of Art, Day of the Dead Festival:  Family Altars
1991      Long Beach Museum of Art, Children's Cultural Festival:  Sculpture Workshop
90-91    University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach:  Docent
1990      El Dorado Nature Center, Drawing on Youth, Art Part/L.B. Gang Prevention
1990      Long Beach Museum of Art, Watercolor Class (in conjunction with exhibition)


In the Collections of  (partial list)
Nina Varetskaya, Moscow
Craig Wood, San Francisco
Lora and Neil Pollack, NY
Mark Hamlin, St. Louis
Leslie Brown, Denver
Kelly Rand, Chicago
Louise and Nevin Dunn, Portland
Jennie Benjamin, Austin
Dr. Barbara Sprayregen, Huntington
Beach Kerri Galloway, Missouri
Linda L. Moyer, Salt Lake City
Noriko Gamblin, Minneapolis
Dr. Jack Thomas, Belmont Shore
Joe and Liz Whitworth, Portland
Michael Daniels, Long Beach
Karen McCreary, Long Beach
JoAnn Rand, Houston
Anne Marie Rawlinson, Rancho PV
Sue  Dransfeld, West Virginia
Verle Traub, St. Louis
Barbie Gruell, Illinois
Melody Jackson, Long Beach
Stan and Jean Pajka, Ohio
Mara Lonner, Santa Fe
John Sanders, Santa Barbara
Sara Mata, Los Alamitos
Lana Haines, Long Beach
Jim Whitworth, Wood River
Alyson Zahn, Long Beach
Bill & Terri Livingston, Los Alamitos
Melanie Anderson, Long Beach
Sue Metz, Long Beach
Lovetta Kramer, Long Beach
Alex Mattalou, Long Beach
Mara Lonner, Santa Fe
Michael Grodsky, Santa Fe
Joanie Green, Wood River, IL
Sherry Galloway, Missouri

Mark Hamlin, St. Louis