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

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

BA, History, Reed College, Portland, OR

 

ARTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP INVITED LECTURES AND REFEREED PRESENTATIONS

2018               

“Arts Entrepreneurship: A Subset of Cultural Leadership”, Entrepreneurial Studies Program, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

“The Aesthetic Credibility of Arts Entrepreneurship“, Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education, University of Colorado-Boulder

“The Hum: Pedagogy for Sustainable Social Practice,” 6th Biennial Symposium: Art in Public, The Grant Wood Art Colony at the University of Iowa

“A Case Study on the Pedagogy of Sustainable Social Practice”, Arts Business Research Symposium 2018: The Future of Creative Placemaking in Higher Education 2.0, The Bolz Center for Arts Administration, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2017               

“Arts Entrepreneurship as Civic Engagement: Teaching Sassafras in Tuscaloosa”, (Co-Presenter), 5th Annual National Conference: Arts in the Public Sphere: Civility, Advocacy, and Engagement, Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru), Boston, MA

“Arts Entrepreneurship and the Innovative Learning Environment”, Interdisciplinary Design Program and the Department of Art and Visual Culture in the College of Design at Iowa State University, Ames, IA

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

“Arts Entrepreneurship and the Innovative Learning Environment”, Hite Institute of Art, the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2016               

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

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

 

VISUAL ART EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC TALKS

2018                  

School of Art Faculty Exhibition (Upcoming), University of Texas, Tyler, TX

Vox Femina, Art Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR

2017               

Where I’m Calling From (Solo), Annex Gallery, Western Illinois University, Macomb IL

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

Full House (Curator/Exhibitor) Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, MS

“Full House” (Public talk), Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, MS

2016               

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

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

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

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

The UA/UAB Studio Faculty Exhibition, the Dinah Washington Arts Center, Tuscaloosa, AL

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2015               

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

“Material Histories” (Public talk), University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

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  

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

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

Momenta Spring 2015, Momenta, Brooklyn NY

2014               

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

The Dam Show, Reservoir Project Space, Queens NY

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

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

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

HomeEc (Curator), Cullis Wade Depot Gallery, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS

2013               

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

Here and Now (Public Talk), Gullkistan Center for Creativity, Laugarvatn, Iceland

Omissions (Two-Person), Howell Hall, 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

Collapse (Curator, Catalog Essay), Visual Arts Center, 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               

BYO Billboard Project, The Speed Museum, Louisville KY

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

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               

Suit Your Case, Kunsthochschule für Medien, Köln, Germany

First Year MFA Exhibition, Mason Gross Gallery, Rutgers University

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

 

VISUAL ART PUBLICATIONS

This Now, More Than Ever, exhibition catalog, February 9-March 3, 2017. Simon Fraser University (SFU) Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada

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.

 

VISITING ARTIST & JUROR ENGAGEMENTS

2017               

Visiting Artist, Kentucky College of Art and Design, Louisville, KY

2016               

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

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

2014               

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

2013               

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

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

2011

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