Education

2015   MFA, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
2013/14
Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC (woodworking, non-degree)
2007
BA in Studio Art with honors, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Residencies

2016   Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Selected Exhibitions

Upcoming in 2018

  • To Bend/To Fold, solo show, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC

2017

  • Continuum, exhibit w/ Melissa Hill and Sarah Irvin, Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • World Table/Finding a Line: Workingman Collective w/Tom Ashcraft, Morgan Kennedy, Ben Ashworth and Anne Smith, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • In This Moment, two-person exhibit w/ Christina Tenaglia, Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD
  • Zeitgeist IV, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC
  • Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hisoaka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC
  • The Language of Impressions, The Verizon Gallery, NOVA - Annandale, Annandale, VA
  • One Year Later, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

2016

  • Big Six-Ten, public mural in collaboration with Finding A Line, DC Pavilion, Washington, DC
  • Impressed, Art Gym, Denver, CO
  • EMULSION 2016, Gallery O on H, Washington, DC
  • Locale, Fenwick Gallery, Fairfax, VA
  • Post-Graduate Resident Show, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  • Pathways, Carroll Square Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Making Space, Olly Olly, Fairfax, VA

2015

  • Zungenbrecher!!, Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, VA
  • Memory Flood, curated by Molly Ruppert, Anacostia Arts Center, Washington, DC
  • SATELLITE SHORTS: A Workingman Collective Short Film Event, @1700L/Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
  • EMULSION 2015, Gallery O on H, Washington, DC
  • Excellence in Printmaking, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC
  • University Combine Exhibit, Capital One Corporate Art Program, Richmond, VA

2014

  • Ways of Going, Having Gone (MFA thesis exhibit), George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • Trace, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
  • In 24 hours, everywhere the dawn rises again, Fenwick Gallery, Fairfax, VA
  • 2nd Annual MFA Exhibition, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • Short film fest, Brookland Artspace, Washington, DC
  • Artifex: GMU Graduate Student Exhibit, Capital One Corporate Art Program, Richmond, Virginia
  • Exchanged III, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Mount Rainier, MD

2013

  • 44th Annual Treasury of Art Show, juried show, Vienna Art Society, Vienna, VA (juror: Jack Rasmussen, director and curator, American University Museum, Washington, DC)
  • Past Continuous, The Gallery at NOVA Woodbridge, Woodbridge, VA
  • Ladder to a Door, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
  • Inner Librare, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA  
  • 1st Annual MFA Exhibition, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • Parallel Lives, Gallery 123, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2012

  • Exchanged II, artWorks Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Call & Response, Gallery 123, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2008     

  • Two-person exhibit w/ Sarah MacWright at Terra Nova Gallery, Troy, NY

2007     

  • Nineteen, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

Honors

2015

  • Nominee, Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant, New York, NY
  • Graduate Award for Academic and Artistic Excellence, School of Art, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • Semi-finalist, The Trawick Prize, Bethesda Urban Partnership, Bethesda, MD

2014

  • Nominee, Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture award, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ
  • Michael Pierschalla Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts

2013

  • Honorable Mention, 44th Annual Treasury of Art Show, Vienna Arts Society, Vienna , VA (juror: Jack Rasmussen, director and curator, American University Museum, Washington, DC)

2007   Departmental Honors for outstanding thesis work, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

2005   Peyser Prize in Painting, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Experience

Current/Ongoing  

  • Teaching Artist, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (since 2015)
  • Studio Assistant to Master Printmaker Lou Stovall, Washington, DC (since 2010)

2017   Master Printmaker - Navigation Press, with visiting artist Louis M. Schmidt, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2016   Maker Corps Member, Fab Lab DC, Washington, DC

2015

  • Adjunct Professor, School of Art, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
    AVT 222: Drawing 1 (Fall 2015)
  • Graduate Lecturer in Drawing, School of Art, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
    AVT 222: Drawing 1 (Spring 2015) 

2014-15   Graduate Professional Assistant, Fenwick Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2013-14

  • Teaching Assistant, School of Art, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
    AVT 262: Sculpture I (Spring 2014)
    AVT 472: Critical Theory (Fall 2013)

2008-10   Book Designer and Author Liaison, The Troy Book Makers, Troy, NY

2007-08   Researcher, Media Matters for America, Washington, DC

2006   Gallery Intern, Delavan Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2004-07

  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Art, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
    ARTS 100: Drawing 1
    ARTS 264: Lithography

Curatorial Activities

2016   Making Space, co-curated with Jessica Kallista, Olly Olly, Fairfax, VA

2015

  • Lineage, co-curated with M. Mack, Marcos L. Martínez and Q. Wang, Fenwick Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • Verbal/Visual: Texts and Influences Behind Mason’s MFA Artists, Fenwick Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • Artists’ Maps, Fenwick Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Media

  • Jenkins, Mark. "Powerful messages that require few words," The Washington Post, Washington, DC. May 25, 2017.
  • Jenkins, Mark. "Lines are clearly drawn...," The Washington Post, Washington, DC. August 13, 2016.
  • Hendrick, Jay. "A Line's Certitude," East City Art, Washington, DC. July 6, 2016. 
  • Jacobson, Louis. "At Carroll Square Gallery, Big Thoughts From a Small Exhibit," Washington City Paper, Washington, DC. July 5, 2016.
  • Editorial Team. “Meet EMULSION 2016 Artists,” East City Art, Washington, DC, April 1, 2016.
  • Editorial Team. “Torpedo Factory Art Center Welcomes Four Emerging Artists to Second Annual Post-Graduate Residency Studio”, East City Art, Washington, DC. February 23, 2016.
  • Jenkins, Mark. “Heading Home,” The Washington Post, Washington, DC. September 19, 2015.
  • Rasmussen, Jack. “Curator’s Statement”, Vienna Arts Society, Vienna, VA. November 2013.

Collections

  • United States Department of State, Washington, DC
  • Capital One, Tysons, VA

Talks and Workshops

2017  

  • World Table/Finding a Line Artist Talk w/ Tom Ashcraft, Morgan Kennedy and Ben Ashworth, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Continuum Artist Panel, interview by curator Ramona Austin, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • Artists and Their Inspiration, Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD

2016   Resident Artist Talk, interview by Nikki Brugnoli, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA

2015   Introduction to Monoprinting, St. Albans’ School, Washington, DC

2014   Here and Now, Visual Voices Panel Discussion, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2012   Interview of Lou Stovall, American University Museum, Katzen Art Center, Washington, DC

Publications as Author

Contributing author, Vertical Views: Silkscreen Monoprint Collage by Lou Stovall. Catalog to accompany the exhibit Vertical Views, American University Museum, Washington, DC, 2012.