Resume

Education
1996 – 1999 Masters of Fine Art, Fibers, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1992 – 1995 Bachelors of Fine Art, Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1994 – 1995 European Honors Program, Rhode Island School of Design, Rome, Italy

Professional Experience
2014 – Present University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
Professor of Fine Arts

2013 – 2014 University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
Capstone Coordinator, Associate Professor

2009 – 2012 University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
Assistant Chair and Capstone Coordinator, Associate Professor

Selected Exhibitions
2016 Botanical Observations, Individual Artist of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, two person
UCO Faculty Exhibition, Charles B. Goddard Center for the Visual Arts, Ardmore, OK, group
From Earth, Tall Grass Art Association, Park Forest, IL, juried

2015 Alchemy, Melton Gallery, University of Oklahoma, Edmond, OK, group

2012 Botanical: An Exhibit of Works Exploring Plant Life, Manifest Gallery international competition, Cincinnati, OH, juried
25th Annual Materials Hard & Soft, National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition, Meadows Gallery - The Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX, juried

2010 Ritual Observations, JRB Art at the Elms, Oklahoma City, OK, two person

2009 Senses and Symbols, LivingArts, Tulsa, OK, solo
Function & Sculpture, JRB Art the Elms, Oklahoma City, OK, group
Annual Small Works Show, JRB Art at the Elms, Oklahoma City, OK, group

2008 Four Letter Word: L*O*V*E” Invited Artist Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK, invitational

2007 Dinner in the Duce, Untitled [ArtSpace], Oklahoma City, OK, invitational
SKIN, Individual Artist of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, group
CAMD Faculty Exhibition, Donna Nigh Gallery, Edmond, OK, group

2006 Delicate Reciprocity, Untitled [ArtSpace], Oklahoma City, OK, solo
Faculty Merit Award Exhibition, Chambers Library, UCO, Edmond, OK, group
Off The Books, Untitled [ArtSpace], Oklahoma City, OK, invitational
Converge/Diverge, JRB Art at the Elms, Oklahoma City, OK, group

2004 Spring Sampler Evening of Art, Fine Art Institute, Edmond, OK, group

2003 Fiberworks 2003, Kirkpatrick Galleries, Oklahoma City, OK, juried
Abstract From Nature, The Machine Shop Gallery, Washington, MO, juried
35th Annual: Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA, juried

2002 Mixed Rhapsody, Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ, group
Rocky Mountain Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO, juried
Connected Visions: AWCA, Yavapai Community College, Prescott, AZ, juried

2001 To Each Part, Santa Fe Gallery, Gainesville, FL, solo
Solo Exhibition, Phoenix College Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, solo
Mish, Mosh, & More, Gocaia Gallery, Tucson, AZ, juried

2000 Embedded Layers, Central Museum of Art and Design, Edmond, OK, solo

2000 AWAC Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, Coolidge, Arizona, group

1999 Solo Exhibition, Kind Graphics Gallery, Tempe, AZ, solo
Interacting Moments, Harry Wood Art Gallery, Tempe, AZ, solo
Paper Veins Biennial 2000, HEREArt, New York, NY, invitational
Nathan Cummings Exhibition, Harry Wood Art Gallery, Tempe, AZ, group

1998 Paper Veins: Prosthetic Houses, Gallery 128, and New York, NY, invitational
Multiple Directions, Union Gallery, Tempe, AZ, group

1997 Paper Veins: Prosthetic Houses, ABC No Rio Gallery, New York, NY, invitational
Spirit of Independence, Downtown Center Galleria, Phoenix, AZ, juried

1995 European Honors Program Group Show, Piazza Cenci 56, Rome, Italy, group

1994 Sketchbook Exhibition, Piazza Cenci 56, Rome, Italy, group

Curating
2010 Curated international exhibition, Altered Books, at non-profit gallery [ArtSpace] at Untitled, in Oklahoma City, OK

Reviews/Press Releases
“Exhibition Review of Altered Books, Sarah Jesse, Review Magazine: Mid-Michigan’s Leading Publication of News, The Arts, Community and Culture, August 23, 2010, www.behance.net
“Altered Books, R.J. Jones, Examiner.com, September, 10, 2010
“Altered Books Presents A Different Look at Books”, www.clearlyokc.com, June 30th, 2010
“Altered Books: A New Object, Julia Kirt, two part article, Oklahoma Art Writing & Curatorial Fellowship, write-curate-art.blogspot.com/2010
“Review: Altered Books” Sarah Atlee, Oklahoma Art Writing & Curatorial Fellowship, write-curate-art.blogspot.com/2010
“Off the Books”, Oklahoma City Downtown Monthly, Sept., Vol. 5 No. 9, 2006
“Coming Together”, Stephen Kovash, The Gazette, Mar. 3, 2006
“Exposure”, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 26 No. 24, pp. 54-55, 2002
“Arizona Artist Captures Images with Dye”, The Sunday Oklahoman, September 10, 2000
“Spotlight on Education”, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 23 No. 3, pp. 50-51, 1999

Seminars and Workshops
2013 FATE Workshop: Critique Strategies, conference, Sam Huston State University, Huntsville, TX
2009 R & F Handmade Paints Encaustic Workshop, Gina Adams visiting artist and instructor, Majestic Ranch Art Foundation, Boerne, TX
2007 Contemporary Castings: Distinct Opinions, Potters Council Plaster Symposium, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2006 Sculpture: Ideas and Solutions, two-week workshop with Barbara Cooper, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO

Awards and Special Achievements
2009 Professional Basics Grant, Oklahoma Visual Art Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK
2005 Educational Assistance Grant, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK

Professional Community Activities
2015 Board Member of Individual Artist of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
2015 Chair of committee for fundraising auction “Red Dot” held by Individual Artist of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
2015 Donated work to Oklahoma Visual Artist Coalition charity auction, “12 x 12”, Oklahoma City, OK
2013 Donated work to Oklahoma Visual Artist Coalition charity auction, “12 x 12”, Oklahoma City, OK
2012 Lecture, IdeaLab Forum: Being Educated at Individual Artist of Oklahoma, OKC, OK
2011 Visiting Artist/Lecture, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2011 Consultant, Firehouse Art Center, Norman, OK
2008 – 2010 Exhibition Committee, [ArtSpace] at Untitled, Oklahoma City, OK
2004 – 2008 Board Member of Untitled [ArtSpace], Oklahoma City, OK
2005 Organizer, Collaborative Community Drawing, Untitled [ArtSpace], Oklahoma City, OK
2003 Juror, 15th Annual Festival in the Park, Cushing, OK
2001 Visiting Artist: solo exhibition, workshop, public lecture, benefit auction
Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, FL
2001 Juror, Tempe Spring Arts Festival, Tempe, AZ