Full Curriculum Vitae


EDUCATION

2009     Master of Arts in Art History: Modern and Contemporary Art with a minor in Japanese Art

       University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning
       Thesis: “Adrian Piper & Immanuel Kant: Toward a Synthesis of Art and Philosophy”
       Distinguished Graduate Student

2008     Master of Fine Arts in Two-Dimensional Media: Painting, Drawing and Performance

        University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning
        Served as graduate student advisor for the Arts and Culture Organization

2005      Bachelor of Arts in Art, cum laude    

         Xavier University, College of Arts and Sciences
         Served as President of the Society of the Visual Arts

 


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2011 – Current 

Assistant Professor of Art and Director of Galleries, Salisbury University

        Tenure-track, 1/2 load teaching appointment; Manage all exhibitions in three on-campus
        exhibitions spaces; Coordinate all gallery publications; Maintain and manage the University
        Art Collection; Provide fiscal planning and management for the Galleries and Collection;
        Write grants and coordinate Galleries’ development and fund-raising efforts; Lead Galleries’
        staff of one full-time manager and several gallery attendants & interns.

        Courses Taught: Painting 1, Design Principles, Galleries Internship, Asian Art History,
        Introduction to Art History, Introduction to Digital Photography and Senior Exhibition.

2008 – 2011

Director of Galleries, Exhibitions, and Collections; Adjunct Professor: Bradley University        

        Managed all exhibitions in two on-campus exhibition spaces and other off-campus
        spaces. Coordinated the production of all gallery publications. Wrote grants and worked
        closely with college development staff to raise funds. Managed galleries’ operating budget,
        gift account budgets, and a small support staff.

        Courses Taught: Life Drawing, BFA Seminar, and Non-Western Art Histor

2007 – 2008

Instructor of Record, University of Cincinnati

        Course Taught: Intermediate Drawing and Life Drawing 1

2004 – 2007

Board Treasurer/Co-founder: Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center    

        Drafted organization’s bylaws and articles of incorporation, cowrote eleven grant
        applications (ten were awarded), organized the initial annual fund and capital campaign,
        and curated 3 exhibitions.


EXHIBITIONS

2016

HOTHOUSE, DargerHQ, Omaha, NE [two-person show]
Losing My Edge: New Perspectives on Abstract Figurative Painting, Bloch Hall Gallery, University of Montevallo, AL [curated by Michael Willett]
Maryland Artists Registry Juried Exhibition, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD [curated by Gamynne Guillotte]

 

2015

Strange Paradise: 2015 National Juried Exhibition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY [judged by Steven Harvey]
2015 Art Department Faculty Exhibition, SU Art Galleries, Salisbury University

 

2014

Principles of Invisibility, HEREart Center, New York, NY [two-person show]
Art of Darkness: Inspired by the Paranormal, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN
MD Art at College Park, The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park [judged by Ann Shafer]
texttexttext, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL [judged by Monika Szewczyk]
Spring 2014 Solos, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA [solo show]
Mid-Atlantic New Painting 2014, University of Mary Washginton Galleries, Fredericksburg, VA [judged by Jack Rasmussen]
Winter Featured Artist, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA [solo show]

2013

Horizon: Contemporary Landscape, Community Arts Center, Danville, KY [best in show; judged by Boris Zakic]
 In the Flesh 4, Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
Construction, Pagus Gallery, Norristown, PA
The Portrait and the Figure: Faculty Art Invitational 2013, University of Maryland, University College, Greenbelt, MD 

2012

Post Idiom, Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, NY [solo show]
The Monochrome Show, W.O.R.K., Salisbury, MD
Smoke Signals, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC [solo show]
Small Craft Adivosry, TempArts Gallery, Salisbury, MD [two-person show]

2011

Letters to Ohio, The Collective Center, St. Mary’s, OH[solo show]
24th McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

2010

With/Drawn: Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, The Drawing Room HU, Budapest, Hungary
Drawing Discourse, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery at the University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC

2009

Fake Future, Museum Gallery / Gallery Museum, Cincinnati, OH [curated by Loraine Wible] 
Joseph Frasca Memorial Works on Paper Competition, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL
Everyday, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH [curated by Calcagno Cullen]
Money, Money, Money, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL [judged by Mary Jane Jacobs]

2008

Anonymous Drawings No. 9, Bluetenweiss, Berlin, Germany
Paper Chasers, Artworks, Cincinnati, OH [curated by Elaine Potter Creiger]
Everyday Girl, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Meyers Gallery, University of Cincinnati [solo show]

2007

Mary Beth Creiger Memorial Photo Exhibition, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL
ARWI International Art Fair, San Juan, Puerto Rico
V Annual Juried Show, Galerie Galou, New York, NY
Women – A Celebration, Midlantic Gallery Arts Consortium, Perkasie, PA
SO-PO Photo Show: an Exhibition of Social Political Photography, Junior Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2006

Fluff My Pillow, a collaborative exhibit including Indiana University, Ohio State University, San Francisco Art Institute, University of Cincinnati, University of New Mexico, and Virginia Commonwealth University held at the Inns of Virginia, Richmond, VA

2005

Viewpoint 2005 National Juried Exhibition, Cincinnati Art Club, Cincinnati, OH
95th Water Tower Annual, Louisville Visual Art Association, Louisville, KY
Transitions, Art Street Studio Gallery at the University of Dayton, Dayton, O

 


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2014

Color and Things, an exhibition of abstract painting by Allie rex, Nathan Green, and Mary Anne Arntzen, SU Art Galleries

2013

This Land, an exhibition exploring the relationship between the representation of landscape and environmentalism, SU Art Galleries

Beyond Vision: messages from a holographic universe, an exhibition an the juncture of the supernatural and theoretical physics,  SU Art Galleries

2012    

Daily Practice, exhibition and collaborative installation by Plural Design, SU Art Galleries

Audio-Visual: The Intersection of Art and Music, SU Art Galleries

2010    

GROUP SHOW, an exhibition of 4 artist collectives: Temporary Services, Okay Mountain, Carnal Torpor, and the League of Imaginary Scientists, Bradley University Galleries

Artificial Hell, Backspace Collective

I Feel Fine, an exhibition exploring Isabel Graw’s term ‘expressive conceptualism’ featuring the work of Kate Gilmore, Ryan Mulligan, Sarah Blyth-Stephens, and Joel Ross, Bradley University Galleries

2009    

Livin’ for the City, a collaborative installation by SIMPARCH and students, Bradley Univeristy Galleries

2008    

Pass the Muster, a group show celebrating the adolescence of american culture, University of Cincinnati Galleries

2007    

Individually Wrapped, an exhibition in the form of a collaborative experiment between graduate fine art and art history students, University of Cincinnati Galleries

2006    

Something from Nothing, a show about idea-based artwork, Manifest Gallery

2005    

Empirical/Experimental, an exhibition featuring experimental artwork, Manfiest Gallery

 

 


LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS & PANELS

 

2015

"Designer Artists: Fusion Foundations for Design Savvy Students" presenter and panel co-chair, Tectonic Shifts Foundations in Art: Theory and Education 2015 biennial conference, Indianapolis, IN 

2014    

“Art and Life” panel discussant, Salisbury University Philosophy Symposium, Salisbury, MD

2013    

“The Imagined Worlds of Buckminster Fuller” paper presentation, Imagined Worlds Conference, University of Finland, Helsinki

2011    

"Speaking Out of Time: defining contemporary art" paper presentation, Midwest Art History Society Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

2010  

"The Monumental Vernacular: Representing the Midwest" panel co-chair with Dr. Acacia Warwick, Midwest Art History Society Conference, Omaha, NE

2009    

“Understanding Art Exhibitions” presentation for the 2009 Illinois News Broadcasters Association, Peoria, IL

“Flatlands: Middle America and the Pastoral Sublime” panel moderator, Inland Visual Studies Symposium, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2006    

“The Importance of Play,” research presentation, Main Street Symposium, University of Cincinnati

 

 


PUBLICATIONS

 

2014    

“Minimalism at the Megastore”, Building Pictures exhibition catalog, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX

Colors and Things exhibition catalog, SU Art Galleries

2013    

“mediated matter in the perpetual present”, Gleaners // Informers exhibition at Napoleon Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

“Collective Dialogism; Or the new aesthetics of talking to each other”, Dial Collect exhibition catalogue, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

This Land exhibition catalog, SU Art Galleries    

Beyond Vision: messages from the holographic universe exhibition catalog, SU Art Galleries

2012    

Cold Fusion exhibition Catalog, SU Art Galleries

2011    

33rd Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition catalog, Bradley University Galleries

2010    

“Drawing the Elements: The work of Ann E. Coulter” Numero Magazine, (June)

 2nd Biennial Central Time Ceramics exhibition catalog, Bradley University Galleries

2009    

“Amy Rueffert, Bloomington, IL” Art Papers, vol. 33, no. 4 (July/August), p. 49, a review of the Artist’s exhibition at Illinois Wesleyan University that took place in May 2009

32nd Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition catalog, Bradley University Galleries

2006    

Curatorial Statement, Something from Nothing exhibition catalg, Manifest Press

2005    

Curatorial Statement, Empirical/Experimental exhibition catalog, Manifest Press

Curatorial Statement, Gender, Engendered exhibition catalog, Manfiest Press


2016    

Michael Krainak, “Opposites Still Attract,” The Reader (jun)†

Rebecca Sheehan, “Losing My Edge: Local abstractions blur the line,” Weld for Birmingham (feb)†

2015    

Justin McClure, “See things differently with SU’s ‘DarkGlass’,” The Daily Times (dec)*

2014    

Michael O’Sullivan, “Art Review: ‘Spring Solos’ at the Arlington Arts Center,” The Washington Post (may)†

Ursula Ehrhardt, “Life-size mural ‘Blue Star Two’ shines in ‘Color and Things’,” The Daily Times (mar)*

2013    

Josh Davis, “Public gets first glimpse of downtown SU gallery,” The Daily Times (apr)*

Ursula Ehrhardt, “Universe explored in SU exhibit,” The Daily Times (mar)*

2012    

Ursula Ehrhardt, “ Audio-Visual: The Intersection of Art & Music explores mixed media pieces,” The Daily Times (sep)*

Ursula Ehrhardt, “Cold Fusion exhibit turns ordinary into extraordinary,” The Daily Times (aug)*

Nick Brandi, “Eye-Opening Art,” Coastal Style Magazine (mar/apr)*

Ursula Ehrhardt, “Country-themed show features work by younger artists,” The Daily Times (feb)* 

2011    

Kelly Pahl, “Seniors deliver ‘equisite’ show,” The Flyer (nov)*

Josh Davis, “Exhibit hosts works by Salisbury art department,” The Daily Times (sep)*

Amanda Rippen White, “Artist portrays the small simple things” The Daily Times (sep)†

Angela Weaver, “Arts Place to display works” The Evening Leader (jun)†

Gary Panetta, “Bradley University’s International Print and Art Show” Peoria Journal Star (mar)*    

2010    

Gary Panetta, “Reason Sleeps” Peoria Journal Star (jan)*

Paul Krainak, “Inland Visual Studies Center” Bradley Works (jan)*

2009    

Theo Jean Kenyon, “Finding art in manmade structures,” Peoria Journal Star (oct)*

Steve Kush Ruiz, “Works on Paper Juried Exhibition at Around the Coyote,” Chicago Art Review blog (jul)†

Tamera Lenz Muente, “Art: Everyday at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center,” Citybeat (mar)†

Danise Jones, “Drawing Inspiration,” Bradley Works (mar)*

Lauren Weinberg, “Cashing In,” Time Out Chicago, issue 202 (jan)†

2008    

Clare Howard, “Warhol works in progress,” Peoria Journal Star (oct)*

Gary Panetta, “Backstage: Artist’s grotesque paintings are social commentary,” Peoria Journal Star (sep)*    

2007    

MB Reilly, “UC Graduate Painting Students Brush Up on the Art of the Sale,” University of Cincinnati News Wire (nov)†

2006    

Sara Pearce “Aiming for gallery alternatives,” The Cincinnati Enquirer (jul)*

2005    

William Messer, interview with Elizabeth Kauffman, Arteries Talk Show, WAIF 88.3 FM (sep)*

Steve Ramos, “Art in Play in Walnut Hills,” Citybeat (apr)*

Tabari McCoy, “Manifest’s Destiny,” CIN WEEKLY (jan)*

Julie Bernzott, “Compelling Manifesto,” Citybeat (jan)*

2004    

Julie Bernzott, “Look Here: Art, Artists, Etc,” Citybeat (sep)†

 

    * indicates press for curatorial work        † indicates press for artwork

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