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Janett Pulido Zizumbo


University of South Florida, Tampa Bay, Florida

2015   MFA in Studio Art

Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

2011   BFA in Painting

2010   BS Studio Arts, Minor in Art History



Scuola di Internazionale di Grafica Venezia Fellowship: 2015

MickettStackhouse Studios Award: 2015

Ann Mackin Ross Award: 2015

USF Student Government Travel Grant: 2015

Larson Palmer Grant: 2014

Sarasota Art Center Black Box Project Grant: 2014

USF School of The Arts Travel Grant2013

USF College of Fine Arts Travel Grant2013

Las Damas de Arte Fellowship: 2012

University of South Florida Fellowship2012

Jacqueline Richardson Scholarship: 2010

Josephina Ferran Scholarship: 2010

Friends of the Arts Grant: 2010

Latino Art Beat Honorable Mention: 2005

ISU Art Scholarship: 2005


Solo Exhibition

2018     Untitled-Unremembered, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

2015     One too Many, Scuola Internazionale Di Grafica, Venice, Italy

2015     #YaMeCanse, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL

2015     Acrylically Alchemical, Violet McLendon Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

2015     #YaMeCanse, William Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2012     Schrodinger’s Playground, Olivia Art Lab, Oak Park, IL

2011     Purgatory’s Limbo, University Galleries, Normal, IL

Selected  Group Exhibitions

2019  IMmigration, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy

2019   IMmigration, University of North Texas Fallery , Denton, TX

2017    Unidxs, Side Street Arts, Elgin, IL

2017    Bon Marche, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

2016    Over the Edge, Foro la Nabe, Mexico City, Mexico

2015    Sunkissed, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

2014    Paint Over the Edge, Hatchway Gallery, Tampa, FL

2014    Spookeh, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL

2014   The Ringling Underground, The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

2014    The Right of Peoples Peace, Kirk Ke Wang Artspace Gallery, Tampa, FL

2014     MFA National Competition, Juror Aysa Geisburg, First Street Gallery, NYC, NY

2014     A Different Frame of Mind, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

2014     Summation, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL

2013     Year One, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2013      College of Fine Arts Juried Annual Show, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2012      Simultaneous Contrast, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL

2010     BFA Show, Transpace Gallery, Normal, IL

2010     Student Annual, University Galleries, Normal, IL

2008     Let’s Play, Transpace Gallery,Normal, IL

2008    Callabow Show, Come Together Studios, Normal, IL

2007     Illustrations, Outpost Books, Normal, IL

2006     Latino Art Beat, John Hancock Observatory, Chicago, IL

2005     All City Art Exhibition, 4art Inc, Chicago, IL



Laura Kennedy, #YaMeCanse Interview, WGLT Radio, September 5, 2015,

Deirdre Kelly, One Too Many, August 26, 2015, (pdf version)

Christopher Long, Sunkissed: “Crossing the Edge,” USF Contemporary Art Museum CatalogueApril 3, 2015, version)

Brian Hersh, Summation Interview, WSRQ radio, May 31, 2014

Keesha Jimenez, Artists’ Interpretation of “A Different Frame of Mind”, June 16, 2014, (pdf version)

Natalya Swanson, Ringling Underground, October 2, 2014, (pdf version)



2015 “One Too Many”, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, August 8.

2015   “Fortaleza del Pueblo”, Institute for Research in Art Graphicstudio Director’s Circle, University of South Florida, April 11.



Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

John Hancock Observatory, Chicago, IL

Latino Art Beat Collection, Chicago, IL

Gallery 37, Chicago, IL

Normal Editions Workshop, Normal, IL

Come Together Studios, Normal, IL

Ford County Courthouse, Paxton, IL


Exhibitions Curated

2013       Hot and Bothered, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL

Co-curation with Neil Bender and Noelle Mason



2015     Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Venice, Italy


Relevant Work Experience

2018            Art Instructor, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2017             Fundraising Associate, Strategic Marketing for the Arts, Chicago, IL

2015- 16          Art ProfessorEton School, Mexico City, Mexico

2015                 Resident Artist Coordinator, Scuola Internazionale Di Grafica, Venice, Italy

2013-15           Instructor of Record, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2013                Art Teacher, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

2012- 14         Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of South Florida, Tampa

2012                Teaching Assistant, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

2011- 12          Gallery Associate, Prospectus Art Gallery LTD. Chicago, IL

2010-11           Assistant Registrar, Chicago Conservation Center, Chicago, IL

2010                 Artist Assistant, Normal, IL

2009-10           Woodshop Assistant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL