2006    MFA, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ

2002    Post-Baccalaureate, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1998    BA, History, Reed College, Portland, OR

 

EXHIBITIONS and SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

 

2017   

This Now, More Than Ever, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada

“Social Justice in the Arts: Teaching Sassafras”, (Co-Presenter, upcoming May), Fifth Biennial Pave Symposium on Entrepreneurship and the Arts: Arts Entrepreneurship In, With, and For Communities, Herberger Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Hand Me Down (Solo), upcoming October, Annex Gallery, Western Illinois University, Macomb IL

Full House (Curator), upcoming January, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, MS

2016   

“Art, Entrepreneurship, and the Innovative Learning Environment” (Solo Presenter), Faculty Commons, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

“NEW 490: Arts Entrepreneurship” (Solo Presenter) 2016 Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Educators (SAEE) Conference: Expanding The Ensemble, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

New Fibers 2016 (Juried), Fiber Arts Network and Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

5x5x5 (Juror), Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

“Art, Entrepreneurship, and the Innovative Learning Environment” (Solo Presenter), upcoming April, Faculty Commons, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

Threads (Solo), The Roundhouse Gallery, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

Work in Progress (Sewing and Sound Performance), The Ferguson Student Center, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Affinity: Natalie Shelley & Ian Shelley (Curator), upcoming February, Visual Arts Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

2015   

The Bi-State Biennial Exhibition (Juried), The Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS

Audio & Optics: Tim Barnes & Letitia Quesenberry (Curator), Visual Arts Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

Material Histories (Solo), The 505 Union, Jonesboro AR

Momenta Spring 2015, Momenta, Brooklyn NY

Common Thread (Two-person), Eula Bass Lewis Gallery, Jones County College, Ellisville MS

MAC Fellows Exhibition (Juried), MAC Center, Jackson MS                                             

2014   

Mississippi Invitational, (Juried), Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson MS

The Dam Show, Reservoir Project Space, Queens NY

Spheric, (Curator), The Big Hush: The Speed Art Museum Annual Patron Circle Party, Louisville KY

HomeEc, Cullis Wade Depot Gallery, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

MAC Visual Art Fellowship Winners Exhibition (Juried), Hattiesburg Cultural Arts Center, Hattiesburg MS

Visiting Artist and Graduate Critic, University of Mississippi, Oxford MS

Bi-Annual Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

2013   

Here and Now, Gullkistan Center for Creativity, Laugarvatn, Iceland

Visiting Artist Talk, Gullkistan Center for Creativity, Laugarvatn, Iceland

Collapse (Curator, Catalog Essay), Visual Arts Center, Mississippi State, University, Starkville MS

Omissions (Two-Person), Howell Hall, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

Visiting Artist and Graduate Critic, Department of Landscape Architecture, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

It’s What We Do, Cullis Wade Depot Gallery, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

New Associations, McComas Gallery, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

“Event & Environment” (Panel Discussion), Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

2012   

With Child, Huff Gallery, Spalding University, Louisville KY

 New Works, The Meridian Museum, Meridian MS

2010   

Adjunctable, The Barr Gallery, Indiana University SE, New Albany IN

2009   

Moolah, Rahway Arts Guild, Rahway NJ

2008

Faculty Exhibition, The Barr Gallery, Indiana University SE, New Albany IN

BYO Billboard Project, The Speed Museum, Louisville KY

2007   

Baltimore Book Exchange, Office for Promotion of the Arts, Baltimore MD

2006   

Snackshop 5000, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase NY

Seven is Enough, Mason Gross Gallery, New Brunswick NJ                                                                        

2005   

Spectrum, Hogar Collection, Brooklyn NY

2004

First Year MFA Exhibition, Mason Gross Gallery, Rutgers University

Suit Your Case, Kunsthochschule für Medien, Köln, Germany

2003   

Baltimore Book Exchange, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore MD

Properties, H. Lewis Gallery, Baltimore MD

23-Point Perspective, Fox Gallery, MICA, Baltimore MD

2001   

Self-Portrait, White Walls Gallery, The Corcoran College of Art, Washington, DC

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

 

2016    Research Grant Committee Award, The University of Alabama, $3,993

            International Research Grant, CIC, University of Alabama, $400

2015    MAC Fellowship, Mississippi Arts Commission $4,500

2014    Individual Artist Grant, Mississippi Arts Commission $500

2013    CAAD Research Grant, Mississippi State University $1,000

2012    Exhibition Stipend, Kentucky Foundation for Women $300

2011    Distinguished Teaching Award, Indiana University SE, Salary Increase

2010    Distinguished Teaching Award (nominee), Indiana University SE

2006    Teaching Assistantship (merit based, 3D Design and Contemporary Art History) Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University

2005    Teaching Assistant Competitive Funds Award, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, Salary Increase

2004    The Brodsky Center for Innovative Print and Papermaking Award, Mason

Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University $1,800

                                                                                                           

PUBLICATIONS

 

New Fibers 2016, exhibition catalog, November 11-December 2, 2016, University Gallery of Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Hanzal, C. 2014, Mississippi Invitational, exhibition catalog, October 31, 2014-January 25, 2015, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson Mississippi.

Callander, A. 2013, Collapse, exhibition catalog, August 27-October 19, 2013, Visual Arts Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.

Simon, L and Smith, S. 2012, With Child, exhibition catalog, October 21-December 9, 2012, Huff Gallery at Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky.

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2016    Artist-in-Residence, Gullkistan, Center for Creativity , Laugarvatn, Iceland

2013    Artist-in-Residence, Gullkistan, Center for Creativity , Laugarvatn, Iceland

2011    Artist-in-Residence, The Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Louisville KY