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

2019 RECIPROCITY: 37 YEARS OF APSU STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHERS – Art + Design Buillding 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

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)

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

(Juror: Unannounced)

SEPTEMBER GROUP ART 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

2019 CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

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

2017 GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2016 CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

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

2014 CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART 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 CONFERENCES

PAPER PRESENTATION (forthcoming)

Figure Drawing: Update is Ready to Install

FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education)

Biennial Conference: Infrastructure, Virtual Format, April 15-17, 2021

PAPER PRESENTATION

Where Do We Go From Here?

FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education)

Biennial Conference: Foundations in Flux, Columbus, April 4-6, 2019

PANEL SESSION CHAIR

Updating the Academy: Figure Drawing and Social Responsibility

FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education)

Biennial Conference: Foundations in Flux, Columbus, April 4-6, 2019.

PAPER PRESENTATION

Teaching in the Trenches

FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education)

Beyond the Core, Kansas City, 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