MFA East Carolina University School of Art, Greenville, NC
Requirements for Degree completed in December 1992.
Degree received in May 1993.
BFA East Carolina University School of Art, Greenville, NC
Degree received in 1985.
AA Wayne Community College, Goldsboro, NC
Completed Degree in 1972
Additional Course Work University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH in 1971
2005 -2008 Lecturer, permanent fixed term three-year term, full time
2003-2005 Lecturer, permanent fixed term two-year term, full time
1998-2000 Lecturer, Fixed one-year term, full time
1993- 1998 Lecturer, (adjunct)
INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL ABROAD PROGRAMS For SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN
2004- ongoing Coordinator for the ECU SAOD Belize Exchange program
2002 –2003 Coordinator for France Travel Abroad Program
2001 - 2002 Coordinator for London /Paris Travel Abroad Program
2000 - 2001 Coordinator for Italy /Greece Travel Abroad Program
1999 -2000 Coordinator for Spain/Morocco Travel Program
1997-1998 Coordinator for the Belize Summer Program in Cultural Studies
ART COURSES TAUGHT SINCE 1993
1. Art Appreciation (1910)
2. Drawing (1020)
3. Painting Materials and Methods (2560)
4. Figure Drawing (1030)
5. Selected Problems in Drawing (4551)
6. Color and Design (1001)
7. Design I (1005)
8. Intermedia Studio I and ll (3000 -1)
9. Problems in Interdisciplinary Studies (6991- 4)
10. Advanced Painting (4560, 4561, 4562, 4563, 4564)
11. Advanced Drawing (5551)
12. Independent Study (3500 and 5500)
13. Multi disciplinary Performance Art (HNRS)
14. Introduction to Women’s studies, the Arts (WOST 2200)
15. Special Topics in Women’s Studies (WOST 3520 and 6100)
16. Art Spaces /Found Places (HNRS 2012/3102) a Multidisciplinary team taught class
17. Gender and Art. (WOST 3520 and 6100)
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
1980 –2003 Member of musical performance group Lemon Sisters and Rutabaga Brothers
1985-1990 Sunapee Arts Camp, George Mills, New Hampshire - Head of Arts and Crafts program, also directed plays, taught various art, music and theatre classes
1975-1980 Arts Director, and performance artist for Roxy Music Arts and Crafts Center, A non-profit status multidisciplinary arts theatre. Position included graphic design, fine arts, musical performance, organization and public relations
EXHIBITIONS SINCE 1993 (MFA degree obtained, teaching career began)
Aug. 1999 International Group Show, "Kreuzherrenkloster" in Erkelenz Germany.
July 1998 University College Belize, Belize City, Belize (Central America) Art Exhibition of Student & Faculty Work
Aug. 1997 USA in NRW, School of Art Faculty Show in Bergheim, Koln and Hurth, Germany
March 2007 Exhibit in Joyner East Library of East Carolina University of assemblage boxes and paintings to celebrate Woman’s History Month
March 2006 Portraits, Self-Portraits, and Dreams: Retrospective and New Works, Moon Cricket Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
Feb 2005 Upper Crust Bakery, Greenville, NC
Sept. 2004 Old Church Gallery, Floyd Virginia
Aug 2003 “My Life and Other Journeys In Paint” Visual Arts Committee Mendenhall Student Center, East Carolina University
Jan. 2002 Pullen Art Center, Raleigh N.C.
Oct. 2000 Community Council for the Arts, Kinston N.C.
Nov 1999 "Flood Paintings & Other Alla Prima Works" Upper Crust Bakery, Greenville, NC
Oct. 1999 Bijoux Gallery, Wilmington, NC
March 1999 "Memory of a Long Felt Dream” Manteo, North Carolina
May 1997 Therapeutic Innovations Gallery, Greenville, NC,
Oct. 1996 Bean Bag Cafe, Greenville, NC
Sept. 1996 Upper Crust Bakery Gallery, Greenville, NC,
July 1995 Upper Crust Bakery, Greenville, NC,
Aug. 1993 Sidetracks Grill, Elon College, NC,
Two person shows
Jan. 2001 “Paintings of Ourselves” Onslow County Arts Council, Jacksonville, NC.
Sept. 1995 Brevard College Gallery, Brevard, NC, two person show
July 1993 Upper Crust Bakery, Greenville, NC, two person show
Juried National Competitions
Sept. 2007 Schaw Show, Emerge Gallery, Greenville NC
May 2004 Schaw Show, Emerge Gallery, Greenville NC
Jan. 2002 CCA 2002, 21st annual competition Kinston NC
Feb. 2002 "Through Women's eyes, by Women's Hands" Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Feb. 2001 Goldsboro Art Show Honorable mention
Feb. 2000 "Through Women's eyes, by Women's hands" Chapel Hill, North Carolina
March 1998 Goldsboro Art Show, Honorable Mention
Oct. 1997 Faculty Exhibition, East Carolina University School of Art
Feb. 1997 Pitt County Arts Council Juried Competition
Oct. 1995 Faculty Exhibition East Carolina University School of Art
Feb. 1994 Pitt County Arts Council Juried Competition
Oct. 1993 Spring Art Show Juried Competition, Fort Mill, SC
Feb. 1993 Pitt County Arts Council Juried Competition
(First Place Winner in the Video Category)
Feb. 1993 Midwest Minis National Juried Exhibition, Cape Girardeau, MO. Two works were juried into the show.
Invitational and Group Shows
Oct. 2007 East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
Oct. 2006 East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
Aug 2006 Alumni Exhibition East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
Oct. 2005 East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
Feb 2005 Chancellor’s Exhibition
Oct. 2004 East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
April 2004 “Portraits in the Hall ” Thalian Hall, Wilmington N.C.
March 2004 The Barbie Show Emerge Gallery, Greenville N.C.
Oct. 2003 East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
April 2003 “Barbie Show” Emerge Gallery, Greenville N.C.
Oct. 2002 East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
May 2002 “30 Odd Barbies” Emerge Gallery, Greenville N.C.
March 2002 “Lifeline” Kinston Arts council, Kinston NC
Oct. 2001 East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
June 2001 Brackish Waters ECU School of Art
Nov. 2000 East Carolina University School of Art Faculty show
March 2000 "The Red Hat Show" Kinston Arts Council, Kinston, North Carolina
Nov 99- Jan 2000 "East Meets West" High Desert Gallery, Flagstaff, Arizona
Oct. 1998 East Carolina University Faculty Show, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
Sept. 1998 Cultural Studies in Belize Exhibition, East Carolina University, School of Art, Greenville, NC
Sept. 1998 Desert Gallery, Flagstaff, Arizona
Nov. 1997 "An American Cafe", Works exhibited in a play traveling throughout Eastern North Carolina
March 1997 Eagle Gallery Group Exhibition, Raleigh, and NC.
Oct. 1993 The Artel Visual Artist's Network, Omaha, NE
Sept. 1993 "My Country Tis", The Artist Studio Show, Omaha, Nebraska
Aug. 1993 The Artel: "On a Flatrock!!", Artist's Cooperative Gallery, 516
North Dewey, North Platte, NE
Oct/2006 Poster artwork for the Pitt County Women’s Agenda (co-hosted by ECU Women’s Studies)
4/2005 Artwork (cover design) for brochure for Women’s Studies
4/2005 Tee shirt design for SEWSA (ECU Women’s Studies) conference
Fall ‘04 –sp.’05 Artwork (Women’s studies logo) used on web page for SEWSA conference http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/cpe/sewsa.cfm
4/2005 Logo illustration used for SEWSA tee shirt (ECU Women’s studies) conference
Fall 2004 Artwork (Women’s studies logo) used on web page for SEWSA conference http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/cpe/sewsa.cfm
Fall 2004 Painting “Maria” used as illustration and published in NCLR magazine (North Carolina Literary Review)
Fall 2002 “Flood waters on Willow street” (painting) photographed for cover of book entitled: Up River: Stories of the Flood: Voices of Eastern North Carolina
Jan. 2002 Artwork for pamphlet for funding Women’s Studies Program ECU
Fall 2001 Artwork for Brochure for Women’s Studies Program ECU
May 1999 CD cover Art for music CD “Black Crow” Mike Hamer
Fall 1999 - ongoing I am featured on the Fema web page with alla prima paintings of the flood, (Floyd) done on site http://www.photolibrary.fema.gov/photolibrary/photodetails.do?id=1310
2002 –2006 Paintings exhibited in the Northside Child and Family Clinic, Chapel Hill, NC
Fall 2002 Written essay (artist point of view) included in book:
Up River: Stories of the Flood: Voices of Eastern North
Jan. 97-June 2001 "An American Café", Three Paintings exhibited in a play
videotaped by UNC public TV Chapel Hill, NC, viewed by 30,000 through out North Carolina.
Public interviews and art reproduced in journals and TV (interviews)
Feb. 2000 - Interviewed by Daily Reflector (Greenville, NC.) about art show photos of paintings (Included in report)
Sept 1999 - Interviewed and videotaped for news broadcast about painting The Flood, Charlotte TV
Sept 1999 - Interview and photographed by the news and observer with paintings of flood (included in report)
July 1998 - Videotaped and interviewed for TV and Newspaper about art classes and art show at University College Belize, Belize Central AM
CURATOR AND ORGANIZER OF ART SHOWS
April 2005 SEWSA (Southeastern Women's Studies Association)
Dec. 2001 The Bra Show, Emerge Gallery, Greenville NC.
Nov. 2001 The Bra Show, East Carolina University School of Art Senior Gallery
Oct. 2000 Paintings and Drawings by Hannah, Upper Crust Bakery
Sept. 1998 Cultural Studies in Belize Exhibition, East Carolina University,
School of Art
July 1998 University College Belize, Belize City, Belize (Central America) Art Exhibition of Student & Faculty Work
Oct. 2001 Information talk/discussion to faculty in School of Art about the Belize Art program to facilitate interaction and participation.
September 1998 Cultural Studies in Belize Program, Slide presentation and lecture/discussion
Spring 1997 Presentation to Docents from the Raleigh Museum Arts Council, gave slide lecture and discussion.
Glaxo Wellcome (formerly Burroughs Wellcome), Greenville, NC
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
East Carolina University, Steve Logan,
Eight-foot painting of East Carolina University Dog Soldier
PORTRAIT COMMISSIONS (1993 - present)
Barbara Benson (2)
Susan Spring Meggs
Mary Eckles Cheatham
LEMON SISTERS AND RUTABAGA BROTHERS (RHYTHM AND BLUES SWING BAND)
(This is an incomplete resume, merely lists some of our major professional performances since forming in 1980.)
Festivals and major events repeated yearly or on a repeated basis
Pamlico Tar River Oyster Roast (ecological fundraiser) Washington, NC
Moorehead Seafood Festival, Moorehead City, NC
Beaux Arts Masquerade Ball, for School of Art ECU, Greenville NC
Beaufort Music and Arts Festival, Beaufort, NC
Swing Dance Society, Durham, NC
Other Festivals and major events (one time)
East Carolina University Homecoming, Greenville NC
First Night, Raliegh, NC
Folk Arts Society, Swing Dance, Greenville NC
Papers, creative work etc. publication but not yet in print
Fall 2005 Written essay (artist point of view) included in book:
Up River: Stories of the Flood: Voices of Eastern North Carolina
Service to East Carolina University, and the School of Art
PROFESSIONAL AND UNIVERSITY
A. University: Committee and special assignments
1. Executive committee of Women’s Studies
2. Liaison between Mendenhall Student Activities and SOAD
3. International Initiatives Committee for SOAD
4. Travel Abroad Representative for ECU SOAD and Belize
B. Special Assignments
4/1/06 Youth Arts Festival, sponsored by SOAD, portrait artist
3/06 Chaired at conference Creative Action: Gender Activism and the Arts UNC-Greensboro,
http://www.uncg.edu/wms/secondary_pages/conference. The Program is the efforts of the department of Women's and Gender Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
1/06 Organized for Women’s Studies and brought in Sandra Jones to do a performance in Jenkins auditorium entitled, Sojourner Truth, with outreaches to my art classes, the University and to the community.
11/ 05 In charge of bringing in performance artist and art doll maker Lois Simbach www.jazzystuff.com/lsart.html for Women Studies, was originally planned for March but had to postpone.
6/05 Assisted Nancy House with Candidate Gunnar Swanson, took to dinner and then out to R.A. Fountain
4 /05 Nominated for the 2005 Chancellor’s Synergy Awards for work done on the World Peace Initiatives Team
4/05 Youth Festival, sponsored by SOAD, portrait artist
1/ 05 Attended COBEC conference in Belize, CA, for ECU
11/21/04 I assisted Mendenhall Student Center with their Universal Dances of Peace, by assisting musician Mike Hamer
10/1/04 Played guitar and sang for the NC Craft symposium during lunch
9/23/04 I assisted Mendenhall Student Center with activities surrounding the Rumi concert “A Night of Stars” with publicity, seating viewers, helping the performers, entertaining them etc.
9/22/04 I assisted Women’s Studies with the registration of student voters for the Presidential election, by sitting in a booth on Wright Plaza 9/22
9/19/04 I assisted Mendenhall Student Center with their Universal Dances of Peace, by assisting musician Mike Hamer
Fall –spring ‘04 Assisted Women Studies with the organization of the SEWSA Conference,
9/10/04 I assisted Mendenhall Student Center with visiting visual artist Khahil Bendib, whose sculpture show, Angels and Demons was exhibited in the Mendenhall gallery. I escorted him around the art school, visiting the galleries, meeting with students, faculty and administrators, assisting him with his reception, promotion of his exhibit etc.
4/ 2004 Representative for the School of Art at the East Carolina University Open House
Fall 2004 Assisted Lynne Caverly of Mendenhall Student Center with visiting artist, sculptor Khalil Bendib, originally from Morocco/Algiers
Fall 2000 –‘04 Member of the Executive committee, Women’s Studies
Fall ‘03 – SP’04 Hosted Fulbright Scholar Shahla Naghiyeva from Azerbaijan and facilitated several events and meetings during her stay, including a lecture/ presentation/discussion to the ECU SOA.
Feb. 2003 Assisted VAF 9visual arts forum) with the Beaux-Arts Ball,
Nov ‘02 –‘03 School of Art Coordinator for France Summer Abroad Art Program
1997 - 2003 Represented School of Art at the East Carolina University Open House in both spring and fall
2001 - 2002 School of Art Coordinator for London /Paris Summer Abroad Program
Sept. 2001 Represented ECU School of Art in a conference in Belize to negotiate and set up a relationship between ECU School of Art and St John’s College, Belize CA.
Oct. 2001 Gave an information talk/discussion to faculty in school of art about the Belize program to facilitate interaction and participation.
Dec. 2001 Conference and panel discussion with Women’s studies Committee members and student group Voice
Jan. 2001 People Act viewed on NC Public Television
"An American Café", Paintings are exhibited in a play, being filmed by UNC public TV, Chapel Hill, NC to be viewed by 30,000 throughout North Carolina.
Feb. 2001 Organized and promoted Women’s Studies function featuring Sandra Jones in a performance of “Sojourner Truth” for Black History Month
Fall 2000 Promotion and participation in event: March for the Arts: Uniting the community for the Arts; sponsored by the Pitt County Arts Council. I also involved my students.
August 2000 Assisted with public relations and securing funding for visiting performance artist Len Barron (assisted the Belk Distinguished Chair)
1999 -2000 School of Art Coordinator for Spain/Morocco Summer Travel Abroad Program
Spring 1998 Performed as a "voice-over" at the East Carolina Dance Theatre's Dance '98
March 1998 Juror for the Spring Show, Onslow Art Society, Jacksonville, NC
1997-1998 School of Art Coordinator for the Belize Summer Program in Cultural Studies
Spring 1997 Lecture/slide show to Docents from the Raleigh Museum Arts Council at the Greenville Museum of Art
April 1997 Spoke to and played music for participants of the Art Awareness Day
Fall 1996 Participated in "What American means to me" Sponsored through grants from the NC Humanities Council, ECU and People Act
Fall 1996 Sang and performed "Be a Hero" in a video for the United Way Contribution Campaign 1996
MEMBERSHIPS IN ARTS ORGANIZATIONS AND VOLUNTEER WORK
2003-4 ECU Role Playing Club (I am the adviser)
2002-4 ECU Juggling and Unicycle Club (I am the adviser)
1998-present Folk Arts Society
1996-99 People Act: (community, arts association) People Act, E.C.U. and an N.C.H.C. grant for the production of An American Cafe: This is an interactive multi-cultural theater production. I was an active participant in this project when it was initiated in 1996, and Three of my paintings Portrait of Gay, and Portrait of Arlene and Portrait of Benito have been part of the stage setting since 1997 and continue to be on loan while video taping for WUNC/TV (Public TV) is underway as part of their Race Initiatives programming
1996-1997 Women’s Art Exchange: a nonprofit arts association
Awards and recognition
April 12, 2005 Nominated for the 2005 Chancellor’s Synergy Awards for work done on the World Peace Initiatives Team