Curriculum Vitæ

Education

2014
MFA, Painting and Drawing, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN
2012
BFA, Painting, Art History Minor, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN

INTERNATIONAL STUDY

2013

History of Art, London, UK, Herron School of Art & Design Study Abroad Program

2011

Exploring Art in Italy, Herron School of Art & Design Study Abroad Program

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2016
  • Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • Leveld Art Centre, Leveld Kunstnartun, Norway
2015
  • Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • Teton ArtLab, Jackson, WI
2014 - 2015

Stutz Artist-in-Residence, Indianapolis, IN

2014

Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Spring Green, WI

2013

International School of Painting Drawing and Sculpture, Umbria, Italy

2011

OxBow School for The Arts, Saugatuck, MI

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • Arts Council of Indianapolis
  • College Art Association
  • Foundation in Art Theory and Education
  • Indianapolis Downtown Artist and Dealers Association
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art, Contemporary Arts
  • Society Stutz Artist Assocation, Indianapolis, IN

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Visual Artist, Studio and Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • Herron School of Art & Design Alumni Association Board Member
2015

Thinking Through Drawing: International Drawing & Cognition Symposium, Workshop Leader, Haptic Drawing, London, UK

2014 - 2015

Adjunct Professor of Fine Art, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN, (Instructor of Record: Drawing I, Drawing III, Drawing IV, 2-Dimentional Design)

2013 – 2014

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN (Instructor of Record: Fall 2013, Drawing I, Spring 2014, Drawing IV)

2013
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Robert Horvath, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN, (Painting II, Painting IV, Drawing II)
  • International Teaching Assistant, Elise Schweitzer, International School of Painting
  • Drawing and Sculpture, Umbria Italy (Painting and Drawing)
2011 – 2012
  • Active Student Artist, Alumni Representative and Secretary, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN
  • Artist Studio Assistant, Robert Horvath, www.robert.horvath.com
2009 – 2012

Department Assistant, Painting, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN

AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

2016 - 2017
  • Individual Artist Program Grant Recipient, Indiana Arts Commission
2016
  • Vermont Studio Center Merit Fellowship Award
2015 - 2016
  • High Art Billboard Project, Public Art, The Arts Council of Indianapolis, 2015 – 2016 Season Award Recipient
2014
  • Artist-in-Residence Award, Stutz Artist Association, Indianapolis, IN
  • Artist-in-Residence Award, Taliesin Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Spring Green, WI
2009 – 2014

Paul Zimmerman Memorial Endowment Scholarship, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN

2013
  • Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN
  • Graduate International Experience Award, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN
  • SUMMIT Juried Art Installation Award, Presented by We Are City, Indianapolis, IN
2012
  • Mildred Darby Menz Award, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN
  • Undergraduate International Experience Award, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN
  • Residency, OxBow School of The Arts, Summer Residency Award, Saugatuck, MI
  • Reverend Ian Fraser International Travel Scholarship, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN

ART FAIRS

2017
  • Art on Paper, March 2 – 5, Pier 36, Booth D3, New York City, in conjunction with Th Armory Show
2016
2015

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
  • Layered, Airport Exhibition, 16 July – 12 November, Indianapolis International Airport, Main Ticket Call Showcase, IN
  • Color Correction, Solo Exhibition, February-March 2017, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2016
  • Shifting Perspectives, Solo Exhibition, November 2016, Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN
  • Wherever and Ever, Solo Exhibition, June 2016, The Rose Gallery, Jackson WY
2015
  • Usual Places Unusual Spaces, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2014
  • Searching the Imaginary, Harrison Center for The Arts!, Indianapolis, IN
  • Gray Area, WellConnect, Columbus, IN
2012

Structured Essence, wUG LAKU’s Studio and Garage, Indianapolis, IN

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
  • Finders Keepers, Geocaching Scavenger Hunt Exhibition, iMOCA at The Murphy, Indianapolis, IN
  • Hoosier Salon vs iMOCA, iMOCA at The Murphy, Indianapolis, IN
  • iMOCA Insiders: Exclusive Event at ESL/Spectrum, Indianapolis, IN
2014
  • 18th Annual No Dead Artist, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Contemporary Landscapes, Gallery 924 Indianapolis, IN
  • Gallery Walk, Thompson Gallery Collection, Indianapolis, IN
  • An Architectural Imaginary, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Eleanor Prest Reese Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • Primary Colours Presents Hopson, Russell, Shopoff, Primary Colours Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • Umbrian Skies, Memories of Montecastello, Harrison Center for The Arts!, Indianapolis, IN
2013
  • Four Show, Cultural Arts Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • Grey Gardens, Harrison Center for The Arts!, Indianapolis, IN
  • 17th Annual No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Master Pieces, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  • International Exhibition, Gallery ASI, Morreli Studios, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy
  • Hoosier Zeitgeist, The Thompson Gallery Collection, Indianapolis, IN
  • VACANT, 202 North Alabama, Indianapolis, IN
  • Landscape: Structural Ethereal, Stutz Artist Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2012
  • Annual College Exhibition, Indianapolis Arts Center, IN
  • RESTART, Ivy Tech Community College, Columbus, IN
  • Paper Works, Marsh Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • IDADA Members Show, Harrison Center for The Arts!, Indianapolis, IN
  • 8th Annual Rites of Passage, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  • Habitat For The Love of Humanity, Harrison Center for The Arts!, Indianapolis,
  • IN Responding, Harrison Center for The Arts!, Indianapolis, IN
2011
  • Works of Hope & Healing, Marsh Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • Maps, Nodes & Networks, Space Camp Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Eleanor Prest Reece Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2014

Transposition, Taliesin Studio, Spring Green, WI (exhibition in collaboration with the graduate students of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture)

2013
  • Etiketta Exotica, Harrison Center for The Arts!, Indianapolis, IN (two-person collaborative with Melissa Hopson)
  • 5-7-5-7-7, Marsh Gallery, Indianapolis, IN (exhibition in collaboration with graduate students of Herron School of Art & Design and Poets of Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

Eric Bookhardt, “Review: Usual Places, Unusual Spaces and Symmetric Equivalence”, The Gambit, The Best of New Orleans, online review, August 10, 2015

2014

Dan Grossman, “IDADA First Friday Reviews Feb 2014”, NUVO Indy’s Alternative Voice, February 10, 2014

2013
  • NOLA Defender, “NOLA Defender Reviews Jonathan Ferrara Gallery 17th Annual No Dead Artist Exhibition”, Blog, September 13, 2013
  • Charles Fox, “Review, VACANT at Old City Hall” NUVO Indy’s Alternative Voice, May 7, 2013
  • Joanna Nixon, “The Short List” Sky Blue Blog, April 24, 2013
2012
  • Dan Grossman, “Top Five of 2012: Visual Arts” NUVO Indy’s Alternative Voice, December 28, 2012
  • Dan Grossman, “Artist Profile: Marna Shopoff” NUVO Indy’s Alternative Voice, August 8, 2012

PUBLICATIONS

2017
2016
  • INPA 5, Manifest, 141, Oil on Canvas
  • Studio Visit, v31, 141, Oil on Canvas
2015

International Painting Annual (INPA) 4, Manifest, Installation, Mixed Media

2014

Studio Visit, v25, Layered Between, Mixed Media on Canvas

2013

Manifest, 7th Annual Master Pieces, v73, Hued Constructs, Oil on Canvas

2012
  • Blue Canvas, The Artist Network, Issue #14, Into The Windows, Oil on Canvas
  • Im|Material Publication 01, Corresponding Convergences, Oil on Canvas
  • Manifest, 8th of Passage v63, Complimentary Exchange, Oil on Canvas

COLLECTIONS

2016

Brown Legacy Group, Indianapolis, IN, Transversing Space and A Shift In Blue, Oil on Canvas

2015

Fishman, Haygood Collection, Baton Rouge, LA, Hued Constructs II, Oil on Canvas

2014
  • First Financial Bank, The Bathtub, Oil and Gold Metal on Canvas
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Campus Center 2nd Floor, Restructuring, Oil on Canvas, Acrylic on Drywall Permanent Installation
2013

IUPUI, Graduate Center for Teaching & Learning, Hued Constructs, Oil on Canvas

2012

IUPUI, Office of Administration, Corresponding Convergences, Oil on Canvas

COMMISSIONS

2015

Ann Connelly Fine Arts, Hued Constructs II, Oil on Canvas

2013

IUPUI Campus Center Installation, Oil on Canvas

2012
  • Dow AgroSciences Research Center, Triptych Oil on Canvas
  • IU Health, Riley Children’s Hospital 3rd Floor, Diptych Oil on Canvas

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS

2015
  • International Drawing & Cognitive Research, Workshop Leader, London, UK
  • Tectonic Shifts, 2015 National FATE Conference, Panel Presenter, Indianapolis, IN
  • Teton ArtLab Artist Talk, Jackson Hole, WY
2014
  • Artist Talk, Taliesin Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Spring Green, WI
  • Haptic Self-Portrait Workshop, Taliesin Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Spring Green, WI
  • Primary Colours Presents, Artist Talk, Primary Colours Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2013

Glazing Workshop, International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, Italy

2012
  • Mildred Darby Menz Artist Presentation, Herron School of Art & Design,Indianapolis, IN
  • Structured Essence, Solo Exhibition Artist Talk