Associate Professor

Drawing & Foundations Specialist, Graduate Coordinator

Central Washington University


EDUCATION

2004 

Master of Fine Arts

University of Tennessee at Knoxville (magna cum laude)

Concentration: Drawing & Painting


2000

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Austin Peay State University (magna cum laude)

Concentration: Drawing & Painting


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 

ABSTRACTIONS - Thigpin Gallery, Vol State Community College, Gallatin, TN

2012 

MACRO TO MICRO - Austin Peay Downtown Gallery, Clarksville, TN

HAPPY DAYS - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

2009 

NATURAL SELECTIONS - DAC Gallery, Clarksville, TN

2008 

THE BIG PAYBACK - Twist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2007 

FLYING SOLO - Nashville International Airport, TN

2006 

THE FAMILY JEWELS - Alter Gallery, Clarksville, TN

2004 

NEW WORKS - Houchens Gallery, Capital Arts Alliance, Inc., Bowling Green, KY

BYGONES - Ewing Gallery at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2003 

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW - Point B Gallery, Clarksville, TN

2002 

A VARIETY SHOW: RECENT WORKS BY RACHEL PAYNE HALL - Point B Gallery, Clarksville, TN

2000 

OBSERVATIONS OF SELF - Gallery 108, Clarksville, TN


INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2021 

UNCULTIVATED I – 2-person exhibition with Renee Adams at 420 Gallery, Ellensburg, WA

UNCULTIVATED II – 2-person exhibition with Renee Adams at Boxx Gallery, Tieton, WA

2019 

RECIPROCITY: 37 YEARS OF APSU STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHERS – Art + Design Building Hallway Gallery, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

THE TRAHERN COLLECTIVE: RECENT WORKS – Vol State Art Gallery, Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN

2018 

THE TRAHERN COLLECTIVE PRESENTS: ART FROM THE RECYCLE BIN - Turnip Greens Gallery, Nashville, TN

20 COLLABORATIONS IN BOOK ART III - Nashville Public Library, Nashville, TN

2016 

LOGIC OF CHANCE - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2014 

20 COLLABORATIONS IN BOOK ART - Nashville Public Library, Nashville, TN

2011 

INFLUENCE - Leu Gallery, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

2008 

GENETICS ILLUSTRATED - Sage Theatre, New York, NY

2007 

WINTER SHOW - Art & Invention Gallery, Nashville, TN

2006 

EARTHWORKS INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION - Crystalwood Gallery, Nashville, TN

2004 

INSIDE THE OLYMPICS - The Parthenon, Nashville, TN


JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2021 

CCAN 2021: CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION –, Abilene, TX

(Juror: Liz Trosper, Assistant Professor of Instruction at The University of Texas at Dallas)

CQ66: CREATIVE QUARTERLY Runner-Up Fine Art: Professional Category – Online Exhibition, Creative Quarterly, The Journal of Art & Design, Issue 66

EXTRAORDINARY WORKS – Mona Niko Gallery, Mission Viejo, CA

(Juror: Unannounced)

2020 

ABSTRACTIONS – Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA

(Juror: Unannounced)

65th ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS’ EXHIBITION – Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

(Juror: Lauren Lessing, Director of University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art)

Award: Karen Raine Memorial Award

PURELY ABSTRACT – Fine Line Creative Arts Center Kavanagh Gallery, St. Charles, IL

(Juror: Meg Bero, Emeritus Executive Director, Schingoethe Museum at Aurora University)

Award: Best in Show

SEPTEMBER GROUP SHOW – Jones Gallery, Kansas City, MO

(Juror: Unannounced)

2018 

11th ANNUAL CVG SHOW 2018 – Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, WA

(Juror: Teresa Saia, 2D Category)

23rd ARTS IN HARMONY ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SHOW – THE NORTH SHOW – Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN

(Juror: Unannounced)

ALL THAT GLITTERS NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA (Jurors: Keith Lewis and Tariqa Waters )

2017 

62nd ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS’ EXHIBITION - Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

(Juror: Freya Liggett)

OVERLAND PARK ART AT THE CENTER NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, Overland Park, KS

(Juror: David Beal)

KITTITAS COUNTY JURIED SHOW - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

(Juror: Lisa Kinoshita)

AWARD: Eldean Adams Award for Landscape/Nature

EAFA OPEN JURIED ABSTRACT SHOW - Evergreen Association of Fine Arts Gallery, Kirkland, WA

(Juror: Katya Palladina)

AWARD: Jack Richeson & Co. Award of Merit

2016 

61st ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS’ EXHIBITION - Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

(Juror: Nicole Herden)

TRAHC 28th ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Texarkana Regional Arts Center, Texarkana, TX

(Juror: Ann Prentice Wagner)

WILLIAMS PRIZE IN DRAWING EXHIBITION - Silpe Gallery at Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

(Juror: Douglas Martenson)

AWARD: Juror’s Choice Award

2015 

2nd ANNUAL LIVING MARK EXHIBITION - Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR

(Juror: Internal, anonymous)

10th NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA

(Juror: Max Presneill)

THE BOOK AS ART v3.0: NO JACKET REQUIRED - Decatur Arts Alliance, Art Institute of Atlanta, Decatur, GA

(Jurors: Margot Ecke, Arlyn Ende, Jeff Rathermel

KITTITAS COUNTY JURIED SHOW - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

(Juror: Laura Fry)

2010 

TOMATO ART FESTIVAL ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Art & Invention, Nashville, TN

2009 

THIRD ANNUAL SQUARE FOOT SHOW - The Galaxie, Chicago, IL

PAINTPRESENT - Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

ALL SMALL REDUX - Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

TOMATO ART FESTIVAL ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Art & Invention, Nashville, TN

2008 

SIMPLY RED - Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC

9 x 12 - Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

SMALL WORKS - E A Gallery, Lyons, GA

TOMATO ART FESTIVAL ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Art & Invention, Nashville, TN

2007 

ON YOUR MARK: CONTEMPORARY DRAWING - Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY

TOMATO ART FESTIVAL ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Art & Invention, Nashville, TN


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA (Unicorn Bark)

KITTITAS COUNTY OPEN SHOW - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

(Juror: Davin Diaz of DrewBoy Creative)

2021 

KITTITAS COUNTY OPEN SHOW - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

2020 

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2019 

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

KITTITAS COUNTY OPEN SHOW - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

(Juror: Nikki Todd)

AWARD: Honorable Mention

2018 

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

2017 

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2016 

CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2014 

CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

2013

FACULTY SHOW - O'More College of Design, Franklin, TN

HEIDI - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

2012 

ROCKY HORROR ART SHOW - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

9 to 5 ART SHOW - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

STILL LEARNING - Austin Peay Downtown Gallery, Clarksville, TN

VALENTINE'S DAY ART SHOW - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

2009 

WHAT I DID ON MY SUMMER VACATION - MIR Gallery, Nashville, TN

THE GROUP SHOW - MIR Gallery, Nashville, TN

2008 

BIENNIAL ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Trahern Gallery, APSU, Clarksville, TN

STUFF YOUR SORRIES IN A SACK - Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS OPEN EXHIBITION - DAC Gallery, Clarksville, TN

MAIL ART SHOW - Twist Gallery, Nashville, TN

CHILL - Untitled Artist’s Group, Nashville, TN

2006

BRAWL ON THE WALL: BIENNIAL ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Trahern Gallery, APSU, Clarksville, TN

STRIKE - Alter Gallery, Clarksville, TN

BLOOM - Untitled Artist’s Group, Nashville, TN

2005 

WERTHAN MILLS LOFT TOUR - Werthan Mills, Nashville, TN

GOT ART…IF YOU WANT IT - Alter Gallery, TN

2004 

THE BIENNIAL ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Trahern Gallery, APSU, Clarksville, TN

CARTE BLANCHE: STUDENT ART COMPETITION - Ewing Gallery, UT Knoxville, TN


PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - Drawing and Foundations Specialist, Graduate Coordinator

Associate Professor, Art (09/2018 to present)

Assistant Professor, Art (09/2014 to 09/2018)

Courses taught:

· Introduction to Drawing

· Figure Drawing

· Mixed Media Drawing

· Advanced Drawing

· Graduate Drawing

· Beginning Watercolor

· Advanced Watercolor

· Freshman Seminar Special Topics for Gen Ed Program: Art, Design, and Human Perception

· Graduate Course: Pedagogy of Studio Art & Design Foundations


O’MORE COLLEGE OF DESIGN

Adjunct Professor, Fine Arts (08/2010 to 05/2014)

Courses taught:

· Color Theory

· Design Fundamentals I & II

· Basic Drawing


THE ART INSTITUTE OF TENNESSEE - NASHVILLE

Part-time Faculty, Art Foundations (01/2010 to 2014)

Courses taught:

· Color Theory

· 2-D & 3-D Design

· Drawing

· Life Drawing

· Visual Presentation for Interior Designers


NASHVILLE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Instructor (Fall semester 2010)

Course taught:

· Art Appreciation


AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY

Visiting Assistant Professor (08/2007 to 05/2010)

Adjunct Instructor (08/2004 to 05/2007)

Courses taught:

· Drawing I, II, & III

· Painting I

· 2-D Design

· Art Appreciation

· Electronic Imaging


THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

Graduate Teaching Associate (08/2001 to 05/2004)

Courses taught:

· Drawing I Instructor of Record

· Figure drawing open studio Coordinator

· Painting I Teaching Assistant

· Watercolor I Teaching Assistant

· Figure Drawing Teaching Assistant

· Performance and Installation Teaching Assistant


OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Community Education Art Classes, O'More College of Design (Spring 2012, 2013)

Taught: Watercolor, Basic Drawing

Summer Studio K-12 Art Classes, O'More College of Design (Summer 2012, 2013)

Taught: Puppet Making, Watercolor, Painting, Drawing, Cutout Animation


OTHER ART ACTIVITY

Board of Directors, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA (02/2018-present)

Board of Directors, Clymer Museum and Gallery, Ellensburg, WA (12/2014-12/2015)

Studio Manager for professional artist Adrienne Outlaw, Nashville, TN (10/2005-12/2006)

Board of Directors (Charter Member), Alter Gallery, Clarksville, TN (2005)

Internship with Curator of Customs House Museum and Cultural Center, Clarksville, TN (2000)

Student Assistant to Gallery Director at Austin Peay State University (1996-2000)


PUBLICATIONS

“Studio Visit Magazine Volume 38: A Juried Selection of International Visual Artists.” The Open Studios Press, (2017): 100-101. Print.

"A Circle of Art." Abbey Leix Anthology 3, O’More Publishing (2012): 72-76. Print.

"Hover," 2005 Graphite and gesso on paper 22"x30." Zone 3 24.2, Zone 3 Press (2009): Cover Art. Print.


ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

CWU PRESENTATION

Title: Graphic Organizers as Teaching and Learning Tools for Art and Design Students

Capstone Presentation: "Certificate of College Teaching and Learning in Hispanic Serving Institutions," a 27-hour course for HSI Faculty in mastering culturally responsive teaching to benefit Latinx students.

ESCALA Educational Services 2021 Cohort

Central Washington University, Virtual Format

February 14, 2022


CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

Paper: Figure Drawing: Fostering an Inclusive, Respectful, and Engaging Learning Environment

Session: F.A.T.E. Affiliate Session: Strategies for Inclusive Studio Art Pedagogy

Panel Chair: Heidi C. Hodgen

110th CAA (College Art Association) Annual Conference, Virtual Format

March 3-5, 2022


CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

Paper: Figure Drawing: Update is Ready to Install

Session: Best Practice Share: Navigating 21st Century Figure Drawing

Panel Chairs: Hannah Barnes & Kelly Hrenko, University of Southern Maine

F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) Biennial Conference: Infrastructure, Virtual Format

April 15-17, 2021


CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

Paper: Where Do We Go From Here?

Session: From Flounder to Founder

Panel Chair: Will Carpenter, Indiana Wesleyan University

F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) Biennial Conference: Foundations in Flux, Columbus, OH

April 4-6, 2019


CONFERENCE PANEL SESSION CHAIR

Session Title: Updating the Academy: Figure Drawing and Social Responsibility

Panelists: Fidalis Buehler (Brigham Young University), Mark Graham (Brigham Young University), Susan Altman (Middlesex County College), Clark Stoekley (American University of Kuwait)

F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) Biennial Conference: Foundations in Flux, Columbus, OH April 4-6, 2019


CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

Paper: Teaching in the Trenches

Session: Transitions

Panel Chair: Stacy Isenbarger, University of Idaho

F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) Biennial Conference: Beyond the Core, Kansas City, MO April 6-8, 2017


AWARDS

2019 Honorable Mention: Kittitas County Open Show, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

2018 College of Arts and Humanities Outstanding Faculty Artistic Achievement Award 2017-2018:

Central Washington University

2017 Eldean Adams Award for Landscape/Nature: Kittitas County Juried Show, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

2017 Jack Richeson & Co. Award of Merit: EAFA Open Juried Abstract Show, Evergreen Association of Fine Arts Gallery, Kirkland, WA

2016 Juror’s Choice Award: Williams Prize in Drawing 2016 Exhibition, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

2012 Top Ten Distinguished Faculty for Winter Quarter, Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville

2011 Top Ten Distinguished Faculty for Fall Quarter, Art Institute of Tennessee – Nashville


MFA THESIS COMMITTEES

2021 

Lindsay Peyton, MFA Painting; Thesis: Dislocation; Committee Member

2019 

Aveline Layne, MFA Ceramics; Thesis: Foil Sown; Committee Member

2018 

Jacqueline Trujillo, MFA Drawing; Thesis: FLUIDSOLID; Committee Chair

Brock Jensen, MFA Sculpture; Thesis: Inter : Domesticity; Committee Member

2016 

Chase Grover, MFA Ceramics; Thesis: Whiskey Ginger Shirley Temple; Committee Member