JAKE TROYLI received his BFA from Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN (2013) and his MFA from the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (2019). He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME in the summer of 2019. His solo exhibitions include Awkward Handshake, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL (2018) and Always leave them wanting more!, ArtsXchange, Saint Petersburg, FL (2018). Troyli has been awarded a Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship for the 2019-2020 season, was an ACRE resident in Steuben, WI (2018), and received a Creative Pinellas Emerging Artist Grant, Largo, FL (2017). His work has been in numerous group exhibitions, including Show Me Yours, Monique Meloche gallery, Chicago, IL (2019), Coco Hunday Presents, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA (2019) Malmö Sessions, Carl Kostyál Gallery, Malmö, SE (2019) and Extra Butter, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL (2019).