Résumé

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts, Painting and Printmaking, City University of New York, Queens College, Flushing, New York
  • Master of Art, Creative Art, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Fellowship, Yale University Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, Connecticut
  • Graduated Highly Recommended, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana

Yale University Summer School of Music and Art, Class of 1981, front row, far right

Class of 1981, Yale University Summer School of Music and Art

Public Art

  • 2018 Traffic Control Box at the corner of Main and 23 Street, Boise, Idaho, commission by City of Boise, Dept. of Arts & History

I was born by the river in a little tent.

— lyrics by Sam Cook, performed by Greta van Fleet

Publications

  • 2013 Local Color: Boise 150 An Exhibition by the Treasure Valley Artists’ Alliance, foreword and image of Boise Blue Doors”p.32
  • 1998 Flagg, Marianne. “BSU gallery offers peek at paintings by Boiseans,” The Idaho Statesman, September 13, 1998, p. 6E.
  • 1998 Hill, Erica. “Local artists tell aspiring students to ‘stick with it’,” The Arbiter, October 21, 1998, p. 21.
  • 1998 Hill, Erica. “Exhibit showcases couple’s diversity,” The Arbiter, August 26, 1998, p. 24.
  • 1996 Waddington, Chris. “Oil paintings from a sensuous, vibrant world,” Lagniappe, May 10, 1996, p. 15.
  • 1996 “Gallery in New Orleans to show Boisean’s work,” Idaho Statesman, May 19, 1996.
  • 1995 Photo of painting “Sons and Daughters,” Lagniappe, New Orleans, LA, Mar. 31, 1995, p. 24.
  • 1994 Collins, Richard. “Best Bets,” Gambit, Vol. 15, No. 51, p.66, December 20, 1994.
  • 1993 Flagg, Marianne. “The art of living,” The Idaho Statesman, October 19, 1993, p. D1.
  • 1993 Photo of “Our Friends in NY,” Gambit, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 28, 1993, p. 1
  • 2007 Selman, Sean. “Renaissance Man,” Connections, Columbus, GA, Summer 2007, pp. 28, 29.
  • 1992 Photo of drawing with Melissa Chambers, “The Art Student”, Boise Comic News, p. 11.
  • 1991 Photo of painting “Corner of Tartarus and Elysian Fields”, Gambit, February 26, 1991, p. 36.
  • 1991 Green, Roger. “Silent Songs,” The Times-Picayune, March 10, 1991, p. F-10.
  • 1988 Green, Roger. “Well-executed Wit,” Lagniappe, New Orleans, LA, p. 10.
  • 1987 “New Orleans Public Schools Produce Leaders,” billboard, New Orleans, LA.

Local Color exhibition catalog, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance

Solo exhibitions

    • 2021 Character Development, Boise State University
    • 2017 Ghost Hunting, Evermore Prints, Boise, Idaho
    • 2016 Houseghosts, Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • 2013 Coming Into View, Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans
    • 2011 Thresholds, The Linen Building Gallery, Boise, Idaho
    • 2009 Making Room for the Muse, Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans
    • 2006 Angels in the House, Carol Robinson Gallery
    • 2003 A Touch of Blue, Carol Robinson Gallery
    • 1996 Windows and Doors, Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • 1993 Wild Blue Stories, Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • 1991 Silent Songs, Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

Group exhibitions

    • 2017 Black Elk: Lakota Warrior, Mighty Visionary, invitational exhibition, Canyon Crossroads Museum at Celebration Park, Melba, Idaho
    • 2016 Mystery Sonatas, exhibition and musical performance with Kate Withrow, violinist, Marigny Opera House, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • 2016 Artists of Faith, Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans
    • 2016 This American Life, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance, Boise, Idaho
    • 2015 Cuisine Art, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2015 Hunting & Gathering, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2014 Foray IV, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2014 WaterWorks, juried exhibition, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance, Nampa, Idaho
    • 2014 Four Eyes, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2014 Metamorphosis, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2013 Foray III, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2013 Local Color: Boise Sesquicentennial Celebration juried exhibition, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2013 What the World Needs Now, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2012 Silver Linings, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2012 Leftovers travelling exhibition featuring printmaking images from artists around the world, Wharepuke, New Zealand
    • 2012 Text Messages Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2011 Double Take Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2011 Complements Treasure Valley Artists Alliance
    • 2009 Artists of Faith Carol Robinson Gallery
    • 2003 Frameworks Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, Illinois
    • 2000 Spirit of the Djembe invitational, ArtSource Gallery, Boise
    • 1998 Draw, Paint, Man, Woman with Melissa Chambers, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
    • 1998 Treasure Valley Juried Art Exhibit, Boise State University
    • 1995 Issues of Diversity juried exhibition, Boise State University
    • 1994 Lawn d’art, Boise, Idaho
    • 1994 Group Show, River Run Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho
    • 1993 Boise Fine Arts, juried, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
    • 1989 A Family of Work, with Melissa “Sasi” Chambers, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • 1989 A Paletteable Feast, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • 1989 Arts Against AIDS, ornament exhibition, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
    • 1989 Group Exhibition, Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Awards

  • 1982 Dean’s Medal, College of Design, Louisiana State University
  • 1982 Caroline Durieux Scholarship, School of Art, Louisiana State University
  • 1981 Ellen Battel Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale University Summer School of Music and Art
  • 1981 Ellen Battel Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale University

Grants

  • 2021 Alexa Rose Foundation
  • 2020 QuickProject for Individuals, Idaho Commission on the Arts
  • 2017 QuickProject for Individuals, Idaho Commission on the Arts

Gallery Representation

Collections

  • Middleberg, Riddle & Gianna, New Orleans, Louisiana

Organizations

  • 2010 – 2021, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance, Member, Boise, Idaho
  • 2010 – 2015, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance, co-founder and president of the board, Boise, Idaho
  • 2010 Co-founder, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance, Boise, Idaho
  • 1988 Member, College Art Association
  • 1986 Treasurer, Graduate Student Association, Queens College, Flushing, NY
  • 1985 Member, Graduate Student Congress, Queens College, Flushing, NY
  • 1982 Vice President, Art Students Association, LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1981 Member, Art Students Association, LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

TVAA logo, Treasure Valley Artists Alliance

Teaching

  • 1996 Adjunct Professor, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
  • 1988 Instructor, Computers in the Arts, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans
  • 1986 Teaching Assistant, Queens College, Flushing, New York
  • 1984 Lecture, Seeger Memorial High School, West Lebanon, Indiana
  • 1983 Teaching Assistant, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana
  • 1982 Teaching Assistant, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana
  • 1982 Assistant Art Instructor, Governor’s Program for Gifted Children, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA