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, WY
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
  • Cat Head Press
  • Herron School of Art & Design, Alumni Association

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Visual Artist, Studio and Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • Cat Head Press Printshop and Artist Cooperative, Board Member, Secretary
2015 - 2019
  • 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

2019
  • The Billboard Creative, Los Angeles, CA
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

2019
2017
2016
2015

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020
  • Chroma, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2018
  • Première Couche, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Shades of Grey, Solo Exhibition, Harrison Center, Harrison Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
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

2020
  • Personal Space, a virtual exhibition curated by Mindy Taylor Ross | Art Strategies, MARKETPLACE
  • Join Hands Collection, (virtual exhibition), Pamela Walsh Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
2019
  • TAG Gallery, California Open, Los Angeles, CA, Juror: Ruth Weisberg
  • Woman Made Gallery, Woman Made 2nd Midwest Open, Chicago, IL
2016
  • Spinnerei, Grosser Herbstrundgang, Autumn Gallery Tour, September 16 – 18, Leipzig, Germany
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
  • Opposites Attract, Galleria Farina, Miami, FL
  • 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

2018
  • ArtMaze Mag, Issue 11, Winter Edition, 2018, Layered, Oil on Canvas 2016
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

2019
  • MDRG Corporate Collection, New Orleans, LA, Blush, Oil on Canvas
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
  • Private Collection of Ralph and Susan Brennan, New Orleans, LA, Layered Between, Mixed Media on Canvas
  • 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
  • Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital, Goalie, Oil on Canvas and Sidelines, Oil on Canvas
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