Print Version: Adanich_CV

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) 2009


Exhibition Record
Association of Zoos & Aquariums 2012 Annual Conference Poster Presenter, Phoenix, AZ 2012

  •  Paper Abstract, “Rethinking Sharks: Biophilia, Interactive Art, & Education Up Close.”

Yarn Bombing at PlayHouse Square, Cleveland, OH 2012

  •  Art Directed Yarn Installation between PlayhouseSquare & Soft ‘n Sassy Yarns

Woman IV, Lakeland Arts Center, Kirtland, OH 2011

Plush You, Seattle, WA 2010

The First Earth Show, Wasmer Gallery, Ursuline College, OH

1st Annual Whimsies & Whatnots, Local Girl Gallery, Lakewood, OH

Art Quilt Series featured on gallery website 2009

Coventry Creations, with artist Fritz Haeg, Cleveland, OH

Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH 2008

Skill, Suede Nightclub,Willoughby, OH

Orientation Leader Show, Joseph McCullough Gallery, Cleveland, OH 2006

Keep Off the Grass Show, Joseph McCullough Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Chair Exhibit at Design Within Reach, Beachwood, OH 2005


Cleveland Institute of Art Convocation Alumni Speaker 2013 (View Lecture)
Cleveland Institute of Art Open House Key Speaker 2013 (View Lecture) 


Jenkinson’s Aquarium, New Jersey 2010 – Present

  •  Featured “Stop Shark Finning” design for aquarium “Shark Week” event


Behind the Glass with Sherman the Shark, Wandering in the Words Press 2013
July 2013, by Jennifer Chesak (Author) , Jessica Adanich (Illustrator)

Journal+, Holy Fire Publishing 2013
June 2013, Written & Illustrated by Jessica Adanich

Behind the Glass Magazine, Ocean4 – Jessica Adanich 2012 – Present

Beyond Blue, Predators, The Oceans Society 2011
January 2011 Edition,  “My Story”, Page 86


Professional Experience
Mace Security International
Creative Manager 2013 – Present

Director and Lead Artist 2012 – Present

TRG Reality
Freelance Digital Retoucher 2012 – 2013

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Graphic Designer & Marketing Specialist 2010 – 2012

Freelance Designer 2011 – 2012

The Creative Group
Freelance Graphic Designer Vitamix, Commerical Division 2010

Hasbro Toy Company
Freelance Softgood Engineer 2009 – 2010

Brickhouse Direct/Jim Brickman Concerts Inc.
Graphic Designer 2007 – 2009

CIA Continuing Education Department
Teaching Assistant Children’s Toy Design Class 2008


Volunteer Consulting
Cleveland MidTown Marketing Committee 2010 – Present

  • Advise in marketing strategies for Cleveland MidTown, their involvement with the local area & local small businesses within Cleveland MidTown


CIA Portfolio Scholarship 2004 – 2009
Outstanding Senior Award, CIA 2009
Student Leadership Award 2007
General Motors Scholarship 2006
CIA Foundation Exhibition Glass Award 2005


CIA Orientation Leader 2005 – 2009

  •  Co-Captain (2008 – 2009)

CIA Student Leadership Council 2004 – 2009

  • Vice President (2006 – 2009), Second Year Rep (2004 – 2005)



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