Curriculum Vitae


         Liverpool, UK




  • MFA 1998, Falmouth College of Art, UK

  • PG Dip. 1996 Contemporary Art Theory & Practice 1996, Falmouth College of Art, UK

  • B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art 1986, San Francisco State University, U.S.A.

  • B.A. min. Philosophy 1986, San Francisco State University, U.S.A.



Employment (current)


  • Professor of Painting & Drawing

Kapi'olani Community College, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, HI USA


  • Adjunct Faculty

University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia



Selected Exhibitions

  • Commitment to Excellence, JCC

Linekona Art Center, Honolulu, HI 2018

  • Everything We Do Is Music

Gallery 114, Portland, OR 2018


  • Aloha Ho'omaluhia

Aloha Ho'omaluhia Gardens, Kaneohe HI, 2017

  • Faculty Biennial Show

    Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI, 2016

  • Dreaming of Nature

Honolulu Museum of Art at the First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu HI, 2015


  • Faculty Biennial Show

Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI, 2013


  • Contempo 2012, The Contemporary Museum

Neiman Marcus, Honolulu. April 21st, 2012


  • Artists of Hawaii 2011

Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu. June 30th – Sept. 25, 2011


  • Allusions of Space: Recent work by Dorothy Faison, Carl Jennings and Jenifer Owen

Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center. 2011


  • Visual Investigations: Carl Jennings, Carol Sakihara, David Behlke, Elizabeth Nakoa, Kauka de Silva, Kloe Kang

Koa Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawai’i. 2009


  • Faculty Biennial

Koa Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawai’i, 2007


  • Showcase 2007

Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i, 2007


  • 10th Anniversary Exhibition

The Contemporary Museum at the First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu Hawai'i , 2006


  • Westward Toward East: Contemporary Art from the Pacific Rim

Brea Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2006


  • Artists of Hawaii 2006

Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu HI, 2006


  • Carl Jennings: Recent Work

Bibelot Gallery, Honolulu HI 2004


  • Paintings by Carl Jennings, Elisabeth Knoke-Dieckvoss, Birgitta Leitner and Helene Wilder

The Contemporary Museum First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI 2003


  • Artists of Hawaii 2002

Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu HI, 2002


Selected Exhibitions (Europe)


  • Salt House Gallery

St. Ives, Cornwall, 1999


  • Integrated Masters Programme

University of Plymouth, Exeter, Devon 1999


  • Reverie: Carl Jennings

Praxis Gallery, Bideford, Devon 1999


  • MFA Degree Show

Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall, 1998


  • Carl Jennings: New Work

The Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Bideford, 1996


  • The Art Show

Alexandra Palace, London, 1994


  • Carl Jennings: The Narrative Figure

Colori, Como, Italy  1994


  • Earth & Sky: Carl Jennings & Paul Anderson

The Plough, Torrington, 1993


  • Carl Jennings & Mario Casanova

Gallery 202, London, 1992


  • Carl Jennings: Works on Paper

Galerie Ivaldie, Cessenon sur Orb, France 1991



Talks, Conferences & Presentations


  • Creative Thinking

Hawai’i State Art Museum, Honolulu. June 2014


  • Chromophobia

Lesley University College of Art & Design, Boston MA. Oct 2014


  • What is Colour?

Hawai’i State Art Museum, Honolulu. June 2014


  • Colour, Context & Creativity: Towards an Ecological Pedagogy

2nd Annual  Sustainability in Higher Education Summit, University of Hawai’i at Windward, March 2014


  • Chromophobia

University of Hawai’i at Kapi’olani, April, 2013


  • What is Colour?

University of Hawai’i at Kapi’olani, April, 2012


  • Revisioning Colour

Annual Conference of the Inter-Society Color Council of the United States, North Carolina State University. October, 2010





  • Constant Hue Bands in Boundary Colors Discovered Using a New Appearance Model

Carl Jennings and Louis Adams Jr., Color Research & Application, 2014


  • The Houses of the Astronomers

Carl Jennings, Blurb, 2011


  • 10 Years: The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center

exhibition catalogue, curated by Allison Wong. The Contemporary Museum 2006





  • ‘Allusions of Space: Three Hawai’i Artists Showcased at the MACC’

Maui Weekly June 9, 2011


  • ‘Get Swept Up in Spaces: New Schaefer Show, Allusions of Space, expands spatial ideas with concurrent exhibits by three isle artists’

Kehaulani Cerizo, Maui News. May 30, 2011


  • 'Some Comparisons’

The Honolulu Advertiser, June 11, 2006, Marie Carvalho


  • ‘Colorful Restraint: Carl Jennings’ Latest is moved to Abstraction‘

Honolulu Weekly, July 21, 2004, Marcia Morse


  • 'Personal Visions'

Artweek May 2003, Marcia Morse


  • ‘Intimate Terrain’

Honolulu Weekly, April 30 2003, Marcia Morse


  • ‘Talk Transforms Personal Perspectives’

The Honolulu Advertiser, April 20, 2003, Victoria Gail White







  • 2015  Chancellor’s Sustainability Award, Kapi’olani Community College, Honolulu HI , USA


  • 2006  First Prize, Painting. 47th Annual Juried Open Exhibition (WAG), Honolulu HI , USA


  • 2002  Acquisition Award, The State Foundation for Culture and the  Arts, Hawaii, USA


  • 1997 Vivian Moon Foundation Award in Painting , UK.


  • 1996  Barclays Bank Postgraduate Fellowship Award in Fine Art, Falmouth (UK)