curriculum vitae

 
artist cv
curriculum vitae

What's an Artist CV?
A CV or curriculum vitae is an overview of an artist's artistic professional history and achievements. Although it looks similar to a resume, it contains different elements which are
only related to your artistic 
professional practice.

link to pdf files

On this page, you will find fine art catalogs, magazines, newspaper articles in which I have been featured.

 

Education

2006                 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV – M.A. Art History/Curatorial Services

1997                 Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV – B.A. Graphic Design/Fine Arts

1994                 Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV – A.S. Graphic Design

 

Red Carpet & Celebrity Events

2010-12            Numerous public/formal events, Nashville TN
2012                  Hand-selected artist for gift basket given to the singer, "Blondie,"
                           Debbie Harry at The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville TN
2019                  2019 Grammy's, Los Angels, CA
                           *Custom Spider Bag carried by Liz Kibble, wife to Mark Kibble of the
                           multi-award-winning group, Take 6. Mark walked away with the Grammy &                                    credited the clutch as a good-luck piece.
2020                   Celebrity Giftings through The Artisan Group Include: Jennifer Garner,                                      Drew Barrymore, Halle Berry, Priyanka Chopra, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Lopez,                                  Zoe Kravitz, Gwyn Stefani
2020                   Clutch seen on "The Christmas Edition" Lifetime Christmas Movie                                                  Starring Marie, Osmond, Carley Hughes & Rob Mayes through 
                            The Artisan Group.

Solo Exhibitions

2014                 Art Is Dead, Fine Art Exhibition & Fashion Runway, The Gatherings,
                          Fairmont, WV

2013                 Personal Pronouns, Fine Art Exhibition & Fashion Runway
                          The Byrne Gallery, Middleburg, VA

 

Group Exhibitions & Runway

2020                   Six-Woman Exhibition with Sally Brown at Morgantown Art Party
2019                  Collaboration Piece with Erika Evans/eje International design –UNLEASHED                                           COLLECTION at the Emerging Designer Show 
                           
DC Fashion Week, Washington D.C.
2019                  Juried Exhibition "Just What The Doctor Ordered" at Mon Health Hospital,                                           Morgantown, WV
2019                  Morgantown Art Association Group Exhibition at Arts Mon, Morgantown, WV
2019                  Narrative Fiber Stifle Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, WV
2019                  Morgantown Art Association Group Exhibition at Arts Mon, Morgantown, WV

2018                  "Artistree" Featured artist of West Virginia Governor, Earl Ray Tomblin, and
                           First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin Christmas Tree -- unveiled during the annual                               holiday celebration at the State Capitol, Charleston, WV

2018                  Morgantown Arts Walk Bury Me In West Virginia

                              at 123 Pleasant Street, Morgantown, WV

2018                  EcoVintage Fashion Runway • Exhibition • Artisan Fair at Retro-tique with

                              Morgantown Art Party, Morgantown, WV

2018                  Morgantown Artists' Tribute-Retro-tique & Morgantown Art Party, Morgantown, WV

2018                  The River, Annual Juried Exhibition, Parkersburg Arts Center, Parkersburg, WV

2018                  Morgantown Arts Walk, Retro-tique & Morgantown Art Party, Morgantown, WV

2018                  22nd Annual Memorial Day Exhibition, TCAC & Gallery 62 West, Grafton, WV

2018                  Brand New Act, TCAC & Gallery 62 West, Grafton, WV

2017                  Wild At Art Exhibition, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

2017                  NEKKID, Apartment Earth/HOLLER Contemporary, Charleston, WV

2017                  WV Artist & Artisan Exhibition, TCAC & Gallery 62 West, Grafton, WV

2017                  Membership Collective, TCAC & Gallery 62 West, Grafton, WV

2016                  Crystal Couture, Part of featured showcase & runway for Art As Fashion,
                           Washington D.C., Crystal City

2015                  Merge, RAW Artist, Pittsburgh, PA

2013                  Discovery, RAW Artist, Washington, D.C.

2013                  Kaleidoscope, RAW Artist, Baltimore, MD

2013                  En Masse, RAW Artist, Miami FL

2013                  Artist Ensemble, Byrne Gallery, Middleburg, VA

2012                  Provocations, RAW Artist, Nashville, TN

2010                  Nashville Collective, 7Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

2006                  Women of West Virginia Art Expo, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

Public Art

2019                  One of six selected artists to create art wraps on solar receptacles
                           in downtown
 Morgantown, WV 
2019                  The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Participating Artist, Williamsburg,
                           Brooklyn Art Library, NY

 

Bibliography

1994                  Whetstone, The Art & Literary Journal for Fairmont State University,
                           Issue Number 7, 1994, p. 14, 15

2010                  Nashville Scene Magazine, April 15-21, Volume 29, Number 11, Article: Young &                             Urbane, Generation Y workers, residents fuel downtown growth,
                           by William Williams – Fashion appearing in an article by Beth Keener; 
                           Downtown Section, p. 2, 3 & 6

2012                  Times West Virginian, June 1, Vol. 112, No. 153, by Nicole Lemal, Article:
                           Christmas gift forges career path, Front Page, p. 8A

2012                  Art Takes Times Square, Featured artist on the big screen in downtown, NYC. 2012

2013                  Times West Virginian, January 6, Vol. 113, No. 006, by Nicole Lemal,
                           Article: Keener’s fashion line Queen B takes off, Front Page, p. 8A

2014                  Times West Virginian, FSU NEWS, September 17, Vol. 114, Vo. 260, by Amy                                     Baker, Article: Growing Fashion Company Has Heart For Home, Front Page,
                           FSU News Section

2014                  NCWV Life Magazine, Sept./Oct., Vol. 1, Issue 1, by Cynthia McCloud,
                           Article: Fashion Forward Showcase, p. 47, 48

2016                  Modern Luxury DC Magazine, by Maya Pottiger, Article: Rock The Runway,
                           Crystal Couture, *Part of BdE Collaborative

2016                  Contemporary Art Of Excellence, Volume II, Published by
                           GAA Publishing Ltd/Global Art Agency, Featured in collaboration with
                           artist Eva Meenhorst of the Netherlands p. 118

2018                  APÉRO Catalogue - Fine Art Collection - Heritage - April 2018, p. 5-6
2018                  Mountain Statesman Newspaper, September 25, by Nicki Skinner, 
                           Article: One local artist and designer is creating unique and stylish items,
                           Front Page
2019                  Mountain Statesman Newspaper, February 17, by Nicki Skinner,                                                        Article: Making it big from a small town, Front Page
2020                  Fall 2020 edition of West Virginia ArtWorks Magazine/Gallery 35
                            * Gallery 35: Art from the Mountain State features new work by West Virginia                                           artists in each issue. Funding for ArtWorks West Virginia is provided by                                                   National Endowment for the Arts, West Virginia Legislature, and the
                               West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

 

Collections

                          Works held in private collections throughout the United States,
                          Canada, Qatar, and Europe.

 

Teaching

2008/10           Instructor/Volunteer “Kids Club” Studio Classes,
                          Frist Art Museum, Nashville, TN

2005/06           Fine Arts Adjunct Professor, Art History, Fairmont State University

2001                 Visual Communications, Photographic Concepts & Intermediate
                          Drawing Instructor, IADT – International Academy Of Design

1998/99           Layout & Design Adjunct Professor, Fairmont State University

 

Awards

2012                 Awarded one of the top four Art Accessory Designers of Nashville, TN
2018                 1st & 2nd Place prize juried exhibition, 22nd Annual Memorial Day Exhibition,

                          TCAC, Grafton, WV

2019                 1st first place, Non-traditional art category at the Morgantown Art Association                              All Member Show, Susan B Anthony, American Woman portrait.
                          Morgantown, WV

 

Curatorial Projects

2019                 Curator, Public Curation Projects "Gallery Without Walls Program" at Arts Mon,                              Morgantown, WV
2017                 Curator, Taylor County Arts Council & Gallery 62 West, Grafton, WV

2010/11           Curator/Archivist, Joe B. Guinn Photography, Memphis, TN

2009/11           Curator/Owner at 7Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

2010/11           Assistant Curator, Too Black Too Fast, Traveling Exhibition based in
                          Nashville, TN

Volunteer Work

2008-2010:      Frist Art Museum Assist/Instruct “Kids Club”
                          Studio Classes/Monthly

2017-2018       Taylor County Arts Council, Curator, Gallery Director, Youth Programs
2019                 Taylor County Arts Council, Summer Art Camp Instructor, Youth Programs

 

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