SELECTED RECENT and UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2016

Solo show: Selective Attention, The Garrett House, Monroe, LA

Solo show: Sensation, Studio 301, Ruston, LA

Best in Show: Red, White, and Blue, Fusion Art Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

The Big Draw, Beacon, Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY

Holiday Art Exhibit, Bank of Ruston, Ruston, LA

SOD Faculty Exhibit, co:lab, Ruston, LA

2015

6th Annual Painting and Mixed Media Competition, Lessedra Gallery and Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria

Well Worn Truths, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA. Benjamin Hickey, curator

Faculty Invitational Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art Alexandria, LA. Megan Valentine, curator

Art Melt, Baton Rouge Civic Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Poverty Point, Upstairs Gallery, Monroe, LA

2014

Faculty Invitational Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art Alexandria. Megan Valentine, curator

Seems So, Central Gallery, Bossier City, LA 

Art Melt, Baton Rouge ,LA

20 x 20 x 20, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA

Southern Patterns. The Upstaris Gallery, West Monroe, LA

Art Fields South Carolina, Lake City, SC

2013

Solo Show: Epilogue, Livudais Studio, Monroe, LA

Solo Show: Nightblooming Jasmine, Southern Arkansas Univ, Magnolia, AK

Group show: BIG Contemporary Painting, The Upstaire Gallery, West Monroe, LA

2012

Solo Show: Ghost Cycle, Enterprise Center, LA Tech University, Ruston, LA. 

Haunted, Subtext Gallery, San Diego, CA

2011

Solo Show: Netherworlds, California State University Northridge, Northridge, 

Long Beach Museum of Art, Benefit Exhibition, Long Beach, CA

 Etudes, American Animation Institute, IATSE Local 839, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Hidden Treasures, Juror: Peter Frank, Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA. 

2008

Solo show: Liminal, Moorpark Community College, Moorpark, CA

2007

About Face, Contemporary Portraiture,  Long Beach Museum of Art

Portraits in Art, Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles Art Invitational. Los Angeles City College

2006

Solo show: Interstices, Gatov Gallery, California State University Long Beach

The Figure-Live.  Jose Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Mount Saint Mary’s College, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Art Invitational. Los Angeles City College

Eagle Rock Community Center, Juror: Christopher Miles 

Insights, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach

Eva Valle Memorial Exhibit, Barbara and Ray Alpert Center. Merit Award. 

2005

Figure This, 3.  Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles

Visions of the Apocalypse.  Werby Gallery, CSU Long Beach

Convergence.  Unionartspace, Santa Ana, CA

Reveal/Revile.  Gatov Gallery, CSULB

That’s the Way We Roll.  Chung King Road, Chinatown, CA

Los Angeles Art Invitational. Los Angeles City College

 

EDUCATION        

B.A., Theater, California State University, Northridge 

M. F. A., Drawing and Painting, California State University Long Beach 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2011- Current            

Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting. Louisiana Tech University, Ruston

Courses taught: Art 125: Drawing 1, Art 116 Color Design, Art 221 Painting, Art 221:Figure Painting, Art 225: Life Drawing, Art 226: Illustration Processes, Art 320 and 420: Studio problems in painting, Art 427: Advanced Drawing, Art 568: Graduate Seminar

2002- 2012                

American Animation Institute, IATSE Local 839, Los Angeles, CA, Instructor

Courses taught: Color and Composition, Painting

2011                    

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, Instructor Art 180 Life Drawing 1, Art 181 Life Drawing 2

California State University Northridge, Instructor: Art 124A Beginning Drawing, Art 148 Color Theory

2010                    

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, Instructor Art 180 Life Drawing 1, Art 181 Life Drawing 2

California State University Long Beach, Instructor: Art 132 Foundation Color Theory 

California State University Northridge, Instructor: Art 124 A Foundation Drawing.

 

2007- 2009                    

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, Instructor Life Painting

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, Instructor Art 180 Life Drawing 1,  Art 181 Life Drawing 2

California State University Long Beach, Instructor: Art 132 Foundation Color Theory 

California State University Northridge, Instructor: Art 124 A Foundation Drawing.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS and LECTURES

2016                   

Winter 2016-2017, Studio Visit Magazine, a New American Paintings Publication.  Juror: Jessica Roscio, curator Danforth Art Museum

Lecture: Sensation. Louisiana Tech University College of Liberal Arts Research Symposium. 2016 Dean's Research Award.

Lecture: Sensation. Studio 301, Ruston LA

Lecture: Selective Attention, The Garrett House, Monroe, LA

2015                

Creative Quarterly, Winter 2015

Panelist, Well Worn Truths, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

Studio 318, lecture and portrait painting demonstration, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

2014                

Lecture and Painting Demonstrations: Caddo Magnet High, Shreveport, LA

Painting workshop, LAEA division of the National Art Educators Association

2013                

Lecture, Epilogue, Livaudais Studio, West Monroe, LA

2012              

Lecture, Contemporary Figurative Art, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA

2007                

Panelist, “About Face: Contemporary Portraiture,“ Long Beach Museum of Art

Visting Artist, Special Topics in Advanced Painting, CSULB

Visiiting Artist, Graduate Seminar in Life Drawing and Painting, CSUN

2004                

Visting Artist, “Contemporary approaches to the figure in painting,” CSULB

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE and COMMUNITY SERVICE

2013-current        

Galllery Director, Louisiana Tech University

2016                 

Foundation Coordinator, Louisiana Tech University, School of Design

Instructor: SOD DESIGN CAMP 2016 Louisiana Tech University

Committee on Standards, La Tech U College of Liberal Arts (appointed by Dean Donald Kaczvinsky)

Honor Council, La Tech University (appointed by Dean Donald Kaczvinsky)

Juror: ArtBreak! 2016,  hosted by Shreveport Regional Art Council for Caddo and Bossier Parish Schools

Exhibitions Committee, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

Executive committee and recording secretary, North Central Louisiana Arts Council

La Tech Painting workshopTalented Art Evaluator, State of Louisiana Gifted and Talented Art Program

2015                

Faculty Senator

Committee on Standards, La Tech U College of Liberal Arts (appointed by Dean Donald Kaczvinsky)

Honor Council, La Tech University (appointed by Dean Donald Kaczvinsky)

Juror: Artbreak, 2015, hosted by SHRAC for Caddo and Bossier Parish Schools

Exhibitions Committee, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

Execttive committe and recording secretary, North Central Louisiana Arts Council

 La TechPainting workshop

 Talented Art Evaluator, State of Louisiana Gifted and Talented Art Program

2014                

Juror: Artbreak, 2014, hosted by SHRAC. for Caddo and Bossier Parish Schools

Exhibitions Committee, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

 Board of Directors, North Central Louisiana Arts Council

 Faculty Senate, Policies and Proceedures commitee, La Tech U

2013                

Juror: Artbreak, 2013, hosted by SHRAC for Caddo and Bossier Parish Schools

2011-present        

Service on graduate committees, LA Tech University

Establish and moderate life drawing workshop, LA Tech University

Color and composition workshop, North Central Louisiana Arts Council

2010                

Juror, Simi Valley School District Art Competition

2007-2011            

Service on graduate committees, CSUN

 

COLLECTIONS 

Los Angeles City College

California State University Long Beach

Dr. Lawrence Menache, Alexandria Muesum of Art, LA

Marci Corsin

        

AWARDS, GRANTS, RESIDENCIES

2016 

College of Liberal Arts Dean's Research Award

2015           

Vermont Studio Center International Artist and Writers Residency, August, 2015

2009                

Hidden Treasures, Juror: Peter Frank, Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA. 

Distinguished Achievement in Creative Activiity, CSULB Colllege of the Arts 

2006                

Marilyn Werby Memorial Grant, CSULB

CSULB University Student Union Purchase Award, Permanent Collection. 

2005                    

CSULB Chancellor’s Award 

CSU Summer Arts scholarship, Florence, Italy

CSULB Drawing and Painting Award for Distinguiished Acheivement in Figurative Art