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EDUCATION

Syracuse University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Art and Design

Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, 2005

College of Charleston

Bachelor of Arts, concentration in Sculpture, 1999

SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Art League Houston, Houston TX, Speak of the Devil solo exhibition

2016

Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH, All or Nothing

Anderson Gallery, Des Moines IA, Art Cubed

2015

Box 13 Art Space, Houston TX, Systemic, solo exhibition

DEMO Project/ Springfield Community Art Center, Springfield IL, New Work

2014

Transient Gallery, West Des Moines IA,

SUNY Oswego Campus, State University of New York, Oswego NY, 2-year outdoor exhibition

Fluxx Mobile Gallery, Des Moines IA, Educational Installation, solo exhibition

Des Moines Rapid Transit bus, Des Moines IA, Art on Dart

2013

Des Moines Art Festival, Des Moines IA, Art Ideas, Unofficial Performance

Public Space One, Iowa City IA, 2-Person show with Wanda Ewing

2012

The Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches TX

Texas National Art Competition 2012

Fluxx Gallery, Des Moines IA, The Flying Buttress is my Friend

Fluxx Gallery, Des Moines IA, Youngbloods

2009

Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln NE, Small Multitudes: Sculpture Invitational

Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE, New Works, solo exhibition

2007

Altered Aesthetics, Minneapolis MN, Art for the Other Senses

2006

The Belfry Center, Minneapolis MN, 24 Hour Art Festival

Grain belt Bottling House, Minneapolis MN, Fall Fine Arts Show

Alfie’s Art Garage, Minneapolis MN, 2nd Annual Foot Long

2005

Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth TX, 9 x12 Works on Paper Show

Alfie’s Art Garage, Minneapolis MN, First Annual Foot Long

The Empty Space Gallery, Bakersfield CA, Now That’s Funny

Rockefeller Art Center, State University of New York, Fredonia NY, Works on Paper

The Sculpture Drawing Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Works on Paper

Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, MFA Exhibition

The Sculpture Drawing Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Random Semantics

2004

Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, NY, New Work

Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY, S’not Art/Art for Artists’ Art for People, The Sculpture Drawing Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Works on Paper

Comstock Art Facility, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Port-hole Show

2003   

Zoid Gallery, Syracuse, NY, New Work

Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, NY, Ibersfay

Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY, Another Spark Show

Zoid Gallery, Syracuse, NY, Foot Long Invitational

The Sculpture Drawing Gallery, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, Works on Paper

2002

The Sculpture Drawing Gallery, Syracuse, NY, Works on Paper, solo exhibition

Salon 45, Charleston, SC, Head Show

2001                           

Form of: Gallery, Charleston, SC

City Gallery, Charleston, SC, Dysfunctional Concepts, solo exhibition

2000                           

Form of: Gallery, Charleston, SC

1999

Simons Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC, Senior Show

Halsey Gallery, Charleston, SC, Young Contemporaries

1998

Simons center for the Arts, Charleston, SC, Salon de Refuse

Halsey Gallery, Charleston, SC, Young Contemporaries

COMMISSIONED WORKS/PUBLIC WORKS

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, SUNY Oswego, Oswego NY

Des Moines Area Rapid Transit, Des Moines IA, Art on Dart, Curator

University College of Continuing Education, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Soul of Syracuse, Collaborative installation with Benjamin Entner                            

Oneida LTD.   Syracuse, NY, Cast bronze work                   

First Night Organization, City of Charleston, Charleston, SC

PUBLICATIONS, LECTURES, AWARDS, HONORS

Molly Glentzer. “Art that watches you back” Houston Chronicle, 2017

Sarah Esme. “Opening night, Art League Houston” ArtfulDodgy.com, 2017

Sarah Esme, Artist of the Month, ArtfulDodgy.com, 2017

Ariane Roesch, Glasstire, Web video, 2017

“Here not Here”, Illinois Times, Video interview, 2015

Rachel Buse. “Architectural support device emotionally supportive too.

Art Beacon, Des Moines, May 12, 2012.

Friday Live NET Radio, Lincoln, NE, 2009

Dottie Ashley.  “Kelley Art at City Gallery. The Post and Courier, July 15, 2001

Artist Lecture, Cyber security workshop, Paraspace Books, Houston, TX, 2017

Presenter, International Sculpture Center Conference, “What’s Past is Prologue”: The           Influence of History on Contemporary Practice, 2016

Artist Lecture, SUNY Oswego, Oswego NY ,2014

Artist Lecture, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE, 2009

Visiting Artist, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN, 2004

Visiting Artist Cast Iron Workshop, SUNY Oswego, Oswego NY,2014

Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation Funding Grant, 2013

Faculty Development Grant, Drake University, 2014/2017

Travel/Research Grant, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY, 2004

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

State University of New York, Oswego, Oswego NY, sculpture on the grounds