Education:

MFA, University of Georgia, 1992; BA, University of Alabama in Birmingham, 1978

Selected Professional Activities:

2008-present
Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM)
2002-2008
Curator of Exhibitions, Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA), Athens, GA
2008

Grant reviewer, institutional applications, Alabama State Council for the Arts
2004
Design consultant on developing an exhibition space, The Peabody Awards, University of Georgia
Advisor on developing an exhibitions program, Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia
2003
Curatorial advisor for Georgia, From the States exhibition, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
2001-2004
Vice-president, founding board member, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA
1999-2002
Exhibition Designer, GMOA
1981-1989
Collections manager, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions:

2009
Dennis Harper: Paintings in Egg Tempera, Murphey Gallery, Wesleyan College, Macon, GA
2007
Dennis Harper: Tempera Paintings, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, Gainesville, GA
2004
Japanese Critters and Assorted Other Subjects, Flicker, Athens, GA
2003
Paintings, Bertelsmann Gallery, Athens Academy, Athens, GA
2002
Robots Fighting in the Italian Landscape, and Other Dubious Memories, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, MS
2001
Past Tense, Arrow Gallery, Athens, GA
1999
Robots Fighting in the Italian Landscape: Artist’s Book and Drawings, Visual Arts Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1998
Robots Fighting in the Italian Landscape (recent brush drawings), Suil Gallery, Athens, GA
1995
Things (recent egg tempera paintings), Studio 2030, Birmingham, AL
1993
Scarecrows and Scaremongers, The Grit, Athens, GA
1992
Terra Rosa, Studio 2030, Birmingham, AL
Recent Works, Studio 2030, Birmingham, AL
Wild Life, Visual Arts Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1985
Phenix City Art Gallery, New York, NY
1981
Small Things, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Alabama in Birmingham

Invitational Exhibitions:

2009
Figure in Form: Contemporary Representations of the Body, Lamar Dodd School of Art Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2008
Ab Ovo (From the Egg): Ten Painters of Tempera, Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY
Adventures in Mysticism, ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA
2007
Manipulating the Commonplace: Nine Southern Artists Reinterpret Realism, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Two-person show, with Jeffrey Whittle: High Fauxdelity/12-Inch Love Songs, Flicker, Athens, GA
Little Things Mean a Lot, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2005–06
Group exhibitions, gallery artists, Mercury Art Works, Athens, GA
2004
Group exhibition: egg tempera painters from the UK and US, R. J. Page Gallery, Cornwall, England
2003
Four-person show, Dreamer’s Companion, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA 2nd Anniversary Group Show, Mercury Art Works, Athens, GA Small Sketches II, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2002
Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists, 5, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Egg Tempera: An Enduring Tradition, Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL; Mary Washington College Museum, Fredericksburg, VA; The Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA
Male Purviews, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA
Works on Paper, Mercury Art Works, Athens, GA
2001
Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists, 4, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Egg Tempera: An Enduring Tradition, St. Luke’s Gallery, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA
Celebration of the Arts, The Classic Center, Athens, GA
Athens Lost: Scenes of What Was, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA
Adjunct Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
buyArt@theBottleworks, Bottleworks, Athens, GA
2000
Rise Again: Images of Life, Death, & Resurrection in the Contemporary American South, Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, GA
‘Scapes, Lowery Gallery, Danielsville, GA
In Your Face: A Decade of Flagpole Covers, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
It’s a Guy Thing, Heart’s Eye Gallery, Athens, GA
The Mother Show, Lowery Gallery and Sculpture Grounds, Danielsville, GA
1999
1998 Cortona Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
D.O.C. Unlimited Group Exhibition, Finley-Meigs Building, Athens, GA
Adjunct Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1998
Mostra di lavori in corso, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Casa di Riposo, Cortona, Italy
Monumental Coin Bank Show, Habitat for Humanity Benefit Auction, Athens, GA
One More... a Gold Star Group Show, The Quality Building, Athens, GA
Adjunct Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1997
Axis, CenterSpace Salon, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
Dude, Suil Gallery, Athens, GA
1996 Cortona Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1996
Mostra di lavori in corso, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Casa di Riposo, Cortona, Italy
1994
1994 Montgomery Biennial: Chiaroscuro––A Contemporary Study of Light and Dark, "A Room for Review," slide presentation of selected artists, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL
1992
X: Ten Candidates for the MFA, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
1991
Two-person show, Visual Arts Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Rhythm, Maralyn Wilson Gallery, Birmingham, AL
Athens Art, 800 East Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1990
Alumni Invitational, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Alabama in Birmingham
1988
Collectors Show, Maralyn Wilson Gallery, Birmingham, AL
1987
Post-Alabama Contemporary Artists, Phenix City Art Gallery, New York NY; traveled to Auburn University, AL and University of Alabama in Birmingham
1986
Group exhibition, The Edge Gallery, Villa Park, IL
Prints 1986, Phenix City Art Gallery, New York, NY
1985
Anniversary Exhibition, The Atchison Gallery, Birmingham, AL
Getting Off, Civilian Warfare Gallery, New York, NY
Return of the Phenix City Seven, Phenix City Art Gallery, New York, NY
Summernationals, Phenix City Art Gallery, New York, NY
1984
East Village Excerpts: The “Making” of Art History, Virginia Beach Arts Center, VA
Small Works, Phenix City Art Gallery, New York, NY
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Phenix City Art Gallery, New York, NY
Hang ‘Em High, Phenix City Art Gallery, New York, NY
1983
Maps, Flags and Presidential Portraits, New Math Gallery, New York, NY
1982
100 Works, 100 Artists, 100 Square Inches or Less, Public Illumination Picture Gallery, New York, NY
1979
Comedy in Western Art, National Conference on Comedy in Western Art and Literature, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Alabama in Birmingham
Ruckus Group Exhibition (with apologies to Mr. Grooms), Visual Arts Gallery, University of Alabama in Birmingham

Juried Exhibitions:

2004
29th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA; Honorable Mention, David C. Levy, Corcoran Gallery of Art, juror
2000
25th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA, Gary Sangster, juror
1998
24th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center - Morton Theater, Athens, GA, William T. Wiley, juror
1994
21st Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Richard Waterhouse and Debra Lynn Wilbur, jurors
1993
20th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Audrey Flack, juror
International Arts Festival Exhibition, Athens Center for International Art, GA, Eva Lowe, juror
1992
19th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Michael Hall, juror
1991
18th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Walter Hopps, juror
1981
First Birmingham Biennial, Birmingham Museum of Art, AL, Alex Katz, juror
1980
GBAA Fine Arts Juried Exhibition, Greater Birmingham Arts Alliance, AL, Richard Murray, juror
1979
GBAA 3rd Annual Creative Photography Exhibition, Greater Birmingham Arts Alliance, AL
GBAA Fine Arts Juried Exhibition, Greater Birmingham Arts Alliance, AL, Tom Miller, juror
50th Annual Juried Exhibition, Alabama Art League, Montgomery Museum of Art, Sandra Langer, juror
1978
GBAA Fine Arts Juried Exhibition, Greater Birmingham Arts Alliance, AL
49th Annual Juried Exhibition, Alabama Art League, Montgomery Museum of Art
1977
48th Annual Juried Exhibition, Alabama Art League, Montgomery Museum of Art, Constantine Chatov, juror

Honors/Awards:

2005
Merit Award, 30th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA. Benny Andrews, juror
2004
Honorable Mention, 29th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA;, David C. Levy, Corcoran Gallery of Art, juror
1992
Honor Award, 19th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Michael Hall, juror
Excellence in Teaching Award nominee for the Department of Art, University of Georgia
1991
Vince Dooley Scholarship, School of Art, University of Georgia
Honor Award, 18th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Walter Hopps, juror
1990–92
University-Wide Assistantship, School of Art, University of Georgia
1981
Best in Show Merit Award, First Birmingham Biennial, Birmingham Museum of Art, AL, Alex Katz, juror
1979
Best in Show Award, GBAA 3rd Annual Creative Photography Exhibition, Greater Birmingham Arts Alliance, AL
1978
Outstanding Student in the Department of Art, University of Alabama in Birmingham
1977
Outstanding Student in the School of Humanities, Omicron Delta Kappa, University of Alabama in Birmingham
1976
Dean’s Award - Outstanding Student in the School of Humanities, University of Alabama in Birmingham

Curating Projects:

2010
As Above, So Below: Recent Work by Scherer & Ouporov, JCSM
American Luster: Select Examples of Contemporary Studio Glass, JCSM
Ding Dong Daddy and Other Fluorescent Prints by William Walmsley, JCSM
After You Left, They Took It Apart: Demolished Paul Rudolph Homes––Photographs by Chris Mottalini, JCSM
2009
Elvis & Friends: Glitter Mosaics by Joni Mabe, JCSM
Modern Flatware in the Collection of Dr. William P. Hood, Jr., JCSM
Polaroid Sketchbook: Photographs by Andy Warhol, JCSM
El Alma Mexicana (The Mexican Soul), JCSM
Auburn University Department of Art Studio Faculty Exhibition, JCSM
2008
Crossing Boundaries: Modern Landscapes in the Permanent Collection, JCSM
Dana King Gatchell Teapot Collection, JCSM
A Sinner’s Progress: The Artist’s Books of David Sandlin, GMOA
2007
Cut Along the Grain: Woodcuts in the Permanent Collection, GMOA
2006
Weaving His Art on Golden Looms: Paintings and Drawings by Art Rosenbaum, GMOA
2005
Battle Lines: Images of War, GMOA
2004
Faces in the Crowd: Three Portrait Drawings in the Permanent Collection of the Georgia Museum of Art (David Fredenthal, Jared French, Boardman Robinson), GMOA
The Gift of Sight: Eight Early Paintings by Frank Ruzicka, GMOA
2003
Supreme Spirit of the Spheres: Louis M. Eilshemius, (1864-1941), GMOA
Nimble Fingers: 3 Works by Howard Cook and John S. deMartelly, GMOA
2002
Recent Acquistions: Refractional Sculptures by Leo Amino, GMOA
Martin Luther King: A Wood Engraving by Ben Shahn
, GMOA
Virtual Art@athica.org, an internet-hosted exhibition of web-based art, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, co-curator: Laura Floyd
2001
IMPACT: New Faculty in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, GMOA
Right-of-Way: American Art and Mobility in the 1930s, GMOA

Publications:

2010
As Above, So Below: Recent Work by Scherer & Ouporov. Author, general editor; JCSM
After You Left, They Took It Apart: Demolished Paul Rudolph Homes––Photographs by Chris Mottalini. Author, general editor; JCSM
2009
“Frank Ruzicka’s ‘Family of Eight,’” Georgia Museum of Art Bulletin, Vol. 22. Author; GMOA
Dale Kennington: Subjective Mythologies. Author, general editor; JCSM
Auburn University Department of Art Studio Faculty Exhibition
. Author, general editor; JCSM
2008
Dana King Gatchell Teapot Collection. Exhibition brochure; JCSM
The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection. Essayist; GMOA
A Sinner’s Progress: The Artist’s Books of David Sandlin. Author, general editor; GMOA
2006
Weaving His Art on Golden Looms: Paintings and Drawings by Art Rosenbaum. Author, general editor, GMOA
2003
Coming Home: American Paintings, 1930-1950, From the Schoen Collection. Essayist, GMOA

Panels/Lectures:

2009
Lecture: “Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy.” Southeastern Museums Conference Annual Meeting, Charleston, WV
2006
Panel moderator: “Habeas Corpus (You Should Have the Body): Contemporary Use of the Figure in Painting,” GMOA
2004
Lecture: “An Artist’s Legacy, a Daughter’s Mission: ‘Instituting’ Pierre Daura,” Southeastern Museums Conference Annual Meeting, Winston-Salem, NC
Lecture: “The Gift of Sight: Eight Early Paintings by Frank Ruzicka,” GMOA
2000
Panelist: “Convergence of Culture and New Media,” New Media Symposium, University of Georgia

Teaching Experience:

1992-2001
Adjunct Instructor, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia
1996 & 1998
Instructor, Lamar Dodd School of Art Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy, University of Georgia