Lives and works in Chicago, IL

MFA, Art Theory & Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
BS, Studio Art, New York University, New York, NY

A Wish to Repair
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Talisman (with Em Kettner)
Fernwey Gallery, Chicago, IL

What Creature Deserves Such Devotion
devening projects + editions, Chicago, IL

A Day for Cake and Accidents
threewalls, Chicago, IL

Works on Paper
Center on Halsted, Chicago, IL

The Sydney Underground Film Festival
Sydney, Australia

21st Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation
REDCAT, Los Angeles
Block Cinema, Chicago
Pioneer Works, Brooklyn
Grace Street Theater, Richmond
Antimatter Film Festival
Victoria, B.C.
64th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
Oberhausen, Germany
Sketch Organs
DEMO Project, Springfield, IL

Pegasus and Mermaids
The Poetry Foundation, Chicago, IL
Not Just Another Pretty Face
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Your Body is a Battleground
Weinberg/Newton Gallery, Chicago IL
Eyeworks Festival
Union Cinema, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
Grace Street Theater, Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Black & White Mike
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
curated by Benjamin Weissman (tribute show to Mike Kelley)

The Whitney Biennial (Steve Reinke with Jessie Mott)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Rocket Run, Abstraction from Chicago
Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, curated by Alexander Herzog, Lincoln, NE
Iffy Conditions
GAG GAllery, Curated by Daniel Bruttig, Chicago, IL
The Salon Series
The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Salon Series at Kinmont (with Chefs John Clark and Beverly Kim)
Chicago, IL
BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
London, England
21st Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival
Chicago, IL  
Roving Room
Habersham Mills, GA
Athens International Film and Video Festival
Athens, OH  
Dallas Video Festival
Dallas, TX  

30th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival
Kassel, Germany  
VIDEOEX Experimental Film & Video Festival
Zurich, Switzerland
European Media Art Festival
Osnabrueck, Germany
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival
Oberhausen, Germany
E-Motion Capture
Space Station Sixty-Five, video screening curated by Kim L. Pace
London, England
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Animated Fears and Desires
Argos Centre for Art and Media, Brussels, Belgium  
Video screening of recent works by two artists duos - Steve Reinke & Jessie Mott and Emily Vey Duke & Cooper Battersby
Alive! Commodity, Zombie, Avatar, Fetish
Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, curated by Ginger Krebs
Chicago, IL
The 26th Annual Polari Film Festival
Austin, TX  
Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
EDITION Chicago Art Fair
Abryant Gallery, Chicago, IL

Impakt Festival 2012
Utrecht, The Netherlands
The 29th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival
Kassel, Germany
Portrait Project - Industry of the Ordinary
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Suitable Video #5: Hits and Holiday Dance Party
Regina Rex, Brooklyn, NY, video screening curated by Scott Wolniak

The Winners - Big Cartoon Festival
Moscow, Russia
Animation Fornication - The Sydney Underground Film Festival
Sydney, Australia
18th Chicago Underground Film Festival
Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
The 24. Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival
Stuttgart, Germany
57th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
Oberhausen, Germany
Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
NEXT: The Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art
Swimming Pool Project Space booth, Chicago, IL
The Swimsuit Edition
Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL, curated by Lisa Majer
DOVA Temporary, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, curated by Zachary Cahill
Invisible Exports
A Project by Philip von Zweck, NADA, Hudson, NY

Steve Reinke - The Tiny Ventriloquist
Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Not Just Another Pretty Face IV
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
VIDEOEX International Experimental Film & Video Festival
Zürich, Switzerland
The 13th Annual Antimatter Film Festival
Victoria, BC, Canada
Decibelle Music and Culture Festival: Objects and Personifications
curated by Latham Owen Zearfoss, Chicago, IL
curated by Ben Russell, Chicago, IL
The Sydney Underground Festival
Sydney, Australia
Animal Drag Kingdom
The Power Plant/Pleasure Dome, Toronto, ON, Canada
The Calgary International Film Festival
Calgary, AB, Canada
Ground Floor
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
17th Chicago Underground Film Festival (Best Animation Award)
Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago
CFC Worldwide Shortfilm Festival
Toronto, Canada
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Cinema X: I Like to Watch
Curated by Paco Barrágan, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Presented in conjunction with the 23rd Images Festival, Toronto, Canada

Impakt Festival 2009
Utrecht, Netherlands
Curated by Caspar Stracke and Gabriela Monroy
Art Under the Bridge Festival, powerhouse Arena, D.U.M.B.O. Brooklyn, NY
Empathy is a Tool for Making the Cruelty More Precise
Film and video program curated by Abina Manning and Steve Reinke. 
Block Cinema, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL
How to Die Like an Animal
Film and video program curated by Steve Reinke. 
Keno Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art, Berlin, Germany
No More Worlds
Curated by Corinna Kirsch and Katherine Pill
Concertina Gallery, Chicago, IL
Curated by Dan Devening. devening projects + editions, Chicago, IL
MFA Thesis Exhibition
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL
Paper Love
Curated by Dan Devening, devening projects + editions, Chicago, IL
The Vega Caucus
Curated by Roxane Hopper and Julie Rudder, Vega Estates, Chicago, IL
Curated by Keith Mayerson. Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Juried by Laurie Hogin, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Neointegrity: This is Your Dinner
American Fine Arts, New York, NY
NYU Senior Thesis Exhibition, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY
Neointegrity: This Land is Your Land
Kosher Pickle Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY
The Young Americans
Curated by Hiroshi Sunairi, galleri sunairi,  New York, NY
Is the Revolution Over Yet? 
Curated by David Rimanelli, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY

Field Trip / Field Notes / Field Guide 

Artist-in-Residence at The Salon Series Projects at FLATS Studio
Chicago, IL 

Harold Arts
Chesterhill, OH

New American Paintings, No. 137, Midwest Issue. 2018
Field Guide, Volume 11. Field Trip | Field Notes | Field Guide, 2017
Poetry Magazine, cover art, November 2016
Animals Dreaming, Soberscove Press Artist Board Book series. 2014
Poetry Magazine, cover art, January 2014
Scrapped Magazine, Issue 1: Hit It, pp. 32-33, Summer 2012
Blast Counterblast, “Dialogue Between Animals". Edited by Anthony Elms and Steve Reinke. 
    The University of Chicago Press, distributed for WhiteWalls, February 2012. Print.
NEWCITY ART, "Art Break: Winter Palette". February 14, 2011.

Foumberg, Jason. “Artist Jessie Mott Explores Gender Using Hybrid Beasts.” January 17, 2017.
Foumberg, Jason. "A Visit to the Studio of Jessie Mott", March 2014
Foumberg, Jason. "Four Chicago Artists to Watch at the Whitney Biennial" 
      Chicago Magazine, March 2014
Foumberg, Jason. “There are 17 Chicago Artists in the 2014 Whitney Biennial”. 
    Chicago Magazine, November 2013
Foumberg, Jason. "Five Chicago Artists Explain Picasso’s Impact and Genius", 
    Chicago Magazine, March 2013
Ruiz, Steve. "Interview - Jessie Mott," Chicago Art Review, September 28, 2010.
Viera, Lauren. "Making Way For What's Coming Next," Chicago Tribune, September 24, 2010. 
Weber, Candace. "No More Worlds," Time Out Chicago, Issue 240, Oct 1-7, 2009.
Weinberg, Lauren. "Paper Love," Time Out Chicago, Issue 177, Jul 17–23, 2008.
Cotter, Holland. "NeoIntegrity: Go Ahead, Expect Surprises," New York Times, August 9, 2007.
“Portraitists We Love,” domino magazine/October 2005.
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