Resume

EDUCATION:

2010            MFA in Painting School of Art University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2005            BA Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

20172018

Adjunct at Nashville State Community College

2014-                       

Art Instructor, Hillsboro High School, Nashville, TN

 2010- 2014    

Art Instructor, West High School, Knoxville, TN

 2008-2010

Graduate Teaching Associate, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2007-2008

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2015 I Bet You Think This Show is About You, Blend Gallery

2013 Inner Compositions, Knoxville, TN

2011 Layered, Knoxville, TN

2010 Home Sweet Home, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2008 Intimate Stories, Knoxville, TN

2007 Alterations, Gallery, McMinnville, TN

2005 Internal Me, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL

TWO/THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013

Layered and Built, A1 Arts Lab, Knoxville, TN

Layered and Built, Majestic Gallery, Athens, Ohio

The Aftermath, Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017

Listen: Snap Gallery, Nashville, TN

32nd Annual Positive/Negative National Juried Art Exhibition: Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, TN

20/20: FGCU Gallery, Fort Myers, FL

 2016

Encore, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN

Modular Art Pod Exhibition, OZ Arts Nashville, TN

Quilt: Traditional/Not Traditional, Bertha V.B Lederer Gallery, Suny Geneseo

Gravity of the Heart, Art Brokers Gallery, San Rafael, CA

 2015          

2nd Annual Art of the South Juried Exhibition, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, T          

Stitch, Clay-Pool Young Art Gallery, Morehead, KY          

The Artist Alphabet, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN

 2014                            

Artists Collectives Exhibit, Emporium Center for Arts and Culture, Knoxville, TN

You, A1 Arts Lab and Center for Creative Minds, Knoxville, TN

Art Source, University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2013                            

Artists Collectives Exhibit, Emporium Center for Arts and Culture, Knoxville, TN

Work Friends, 1324 Art Space, Knoxville, TN

Elaborated Surface, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN

Members Exhibition, A1 Arts Lab, Knoxville, TN

Art Source, University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN

 2012           

The Found Art Project: The Fiber Arts Exhibition, Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts, Lancaster, OH (Invitational)

TEA Member Art Exhibition”, Leu Visual Art Building, Belmont   University, Nashville, TN (Juried)

Workhorse Collective, Lox Salon, Knoxville, TN

Amalgam, Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

Elaborated Surfaces, Pellissippi Community College, Oak Ridge, TN

 2011

Creatures Great and Small, Work Horse Artist Collective, The Lunchbox, Knoxville, TN

The Aftermath, Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

Point Time, AVA Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

Just What We Can Become Here, Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

TEA Member Art Exhibition, Leu Visual Art Building, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

Pattern Play”, Living Arts and Science Center, Lexington, KY

Point Time, William King Museum, Abingdon, VA (Invitational)

Point Time, Slocumb Gallery, Johnson City, TN (Invitational)

12X12X12, Todd Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN (Juried)

High School Teachers Exhibition, Pearlman Gallery, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2010           

1078 Gallery Film Festival 2010, 1078 Gallery, Chico, California

Reconfigured: An A&A Material Exchange, Gallery 1010, Knoxville TN

2009

2nd Annual Narrative Short Film Festival, California State University, Chico, California (Juried)

New Directions: Video Artists Explore Southern Identity Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art, Nashville, TN (Juried)

Knack, Cookie Aytes Elliot Art Education Gallery, Knoxville, TN (Juried)

Seven Times Standard, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

The Formers, Florida Gulf Coast University Gallery, Fort Myers, FL

Aegis First Graduate Student Biennial, Hite Gallery, Louisville, KY (Faculty Committee Award) (Juried)

Dixie Highway, Reed Gallery, Univ. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

61st Annual Student Competition, Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Juried)

Real Live Interaction, A1 Arts Lab, Knoxville, TN

Graduate Painters, Florescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

Hole Shot, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

2nd Year Graduate Preview, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

Knoxville Museum of Art Open Screening, Knoxville, TN

60th Annual Student Competition,” Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville (Juried) (Materials Award)

Hand-Held Film Festival, Downtown West Cinema, Knoxville, TN (Juried)

1st Year Graduate Preview, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

 2005           

Atlantic Center of the Arts 16th Annual Florida Student Exhibition,” New Smyrna Beach, FL (Juried)

Juried Student Exhibition: Florida Gulf Coast University Art Gallery, Fort Myers, FL

2004 Juried Student Exhibition, Florida Gulf Coast University Art Gallery, Fort Myers, FL

 Art and Professional Development

2015

Penland School of Crafts, 2 week, Work Study Program, North Carolina

IB level 3 Training, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2013: IB level 2 Training, Rice University, Houston, Texas

2011: IB level 1Training, Saint Petersburg, Florida

 AFFILIATIONS:           

2013-2014

Founding member of Vacuum Shop Studios, a group of 8 girls that maintain a non profit studio space.

 2011- 2013           

Member of the Work Horse Artist Collective The collective seeks to recycle and reuse objects for art creation.

 2010-2012    

Member of 17th Street Studios.

 AWARDS:

  • Ewing Graduate Scholarship, University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN

3rd Place Artist Award, KNACK Juried Exhibition

Hite Gallery Faculty Committee Award, Aegis First Graduate Biennial, Hite Gallery, Louisville, KY

Materials Award, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

 WORKS REVIEWED AND WORK CITATIONS:

2015

“Artist Interview”: Briena Harmening, nycnash.wordpress.com, by Erica Ciccarone, June 28th, 2015

“Art of the South”: Wayne White and Number create an exhibit, denisestewart-sanabria.blogspot.com, by Denise Stewart-Sanabria, Sunday, May 31st 2015

The Artist’s Alphabet at Ground Floor Gallery, A Nashville Scene Arts and Culture Blog, Erica Ciccarone, Monday, January 19th 2015

 2009            

Young Video Artists Focus on Southernness, The Tennessean, MiChelle Jones, December 27, 2009

Around the world in 10 Short Films, The Orion, Joe Hersch, November 11, 2009

www.theorion.com/entertainment/around-the-world-in-ten-days-1.892305

Canvas of Life, Pentacle Magazine, Summer 2009   pp. 34-36

 2008

60 Word/Min Art Critic, (review) by Lori Waxman: Quarterly Journal of Art and Culture, Published by the Art Gallery of Knoxville, TN

60 Word/Min Art Critic, by Lori Waxman: www.metropulse.com/photos/galleries/66-words-minute-art-reviews

 ART RELATED WORK HISTORY:

2015

Art Instructor Fear No Art, Nashville, TN

 2010-2014           

Instructor at the Knoxville Museum of Art summer kids program.

 2008-2010:                        

Director and Co-Director of Gallery 1010.

 2008-2010:

East Tennessee High School Art Workshop. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2004-2005:            

Studio Assistant to sculpture artist Mary Voytek, Fort Myers, FL; shipped, and packed sculpture, maintained logging of work and budget, studio duties.

GRANTS

2013 Knoxville Junior League

2010 Knoxville Junior League

LECTURES:                       

2012

Tusculum College, Knoxville, TN

 2009

Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN