EDUCATION

2019 PhD: Art Education (Currently ABD), University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

2018 Graduate Certificate: College Teaching, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

2018 Graduate Certificate: Online Educator, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

2014 MFA: Painting, minor in Sculpture, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

2010 BFA: Painting, minor in Graphic Design, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015 – 2019 Instructor: Art Appreciation Online, 3D Foundations, Drawing 1, 2D Design, Painting 1, and Studio Practices, Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, Iowa

2016 – 2019 Instructor: 2D Design and Art Appreciation, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

2017 – 2019 Instructor: Drawing and Art Appreciation, State Fair Community College, Boonville, Missouri

2018 – 2019 Instructor: 2D Design and Figure Drawing, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri

2017 – 2018 Instructor and Coordinator: Summer Arts Program, CARE Art Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2016 – 2017 Instructor: Summer Arts Intensive, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri

2014 Instructor: 2D Design, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri

2011 – 2014 Graduate Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Art, Drawing 1 and 2, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

PUBLICATIONS

2018 Friend of the Artist, #6

2017 A5 Magazine, #4, United Kingdom

2015 Paint Pulse Magazine, #3

2013 New American Paintings, #105, Juror’s Pick

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Now That’s Livin’!, G-CADD, Granite City, Illinois

2016 SCHEME, Shortwave, Columbia, Missouri

2015 ONE TRICK PONY, Project Project, Omaha, Nebraska

2014 VORFREUDE, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2012 SPECTRUM PERCEPTION [shift], Craft Studio, Columbia, Missouri

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Fiction (with only daylight between us) v. 2, Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018 Spirit of ‘76 (two-person exhibition), Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Missouri

2018 Paper in Particular, Juried by Tamryn McDermott, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri

2018 What Does Art Do?, The Montminy Art Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2018 Contemporary Prints, Curated by Jessica Mannisi, Houska Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

2018 Boone County Art Show, Central Bank of Boone County, Columbia, Missouri

2017 Fiction (with only daylight between us) v. 2, Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones

Raygun Projects, Toowoomba, Australia

Class Room, Coventry, United Kingdom

Apothecary, Chattanooga, Tennessee

University of California, Berkeley, California

Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan

2017 NAEA Member Exhibition, NAEA Studio & Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia

2017 12 x 12, Juried by Hong Chun Zhang, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas

2017 Unnatural Election, Curated by Andrea Arroyo

Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, New Jersey

Out North Contemporary, Anchorage, Alaska

2017 Priority Mail, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2016 Fiction (with only daylight between us) v. 2:

Angelika Studios, High Wycombe, England

Elgin Community College, Chicago, Illinois

Boecker Contemporary, Heidelberg, Germany

Corridor Projects, Dayton, Ohio

2016 The Artistry of Teaching, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2015 Fun Dip, Juried by Nastassja E. Swift and Lizzy Servito, Mist Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2014 Idea: Ideals, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2013 Women in the Arts, Juried by Dr. Jo Stealey, Craft Studio, Columbia, Missouri

2013 To What End?, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2012 Jeff Freeman: Collaborations in Education, Sioux Falls Visual Arts Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

2012 21 Feet of White Space, Lumo Studio, Vermillion, South Dakota

2012 Strength in Numbers, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2015 – 2018 Curator and Gallery Director: PLEAT, pleatgallery.com

2018 Co-curator, The Montminy Art Gallery, Boone County History and Culture Center, Columbia, Missouri

2018 Curator and Exhibition Designer: Friends with Benefits, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2018 Guest Juror: Friend of the Artist, Volume 8, friendoftheartist.com

2017 Juror: Student Show, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri

2016 Curator and Exhibition Designer: Exhibition, 3 Ways, Resident Arts, Columbia, Missouri

2015 Juror: Student Show, Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, Iowa

2014 Film Screener: The Long Now, True/False Film Festival, Columbia, Missouri

2012 Film Screener: Silent Surveillance, Serial Box Projects, Columbia, Missouri

MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

2016 Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

PRESENTATIONS

2018 “Using Instagram to Promote Artistic Thinking and Reflection”, NAEA National Convention, Seattle, Washington

2018 “The Responsible A/r/tographer”, International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois

2017 “Digital Galleries in Art Education”, FATE Conference, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

2016 Curator's Talk: Exhibition, 3 Ways, Resident Arts, Columbia, Missouri

2014 Resident Artists Lecture Series, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2014 Resident Artist Lecture Series, Access Arts, Columbia, Missouri

2013 Tea Time Lecture Series, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

INTERVIEWS

2018 I Like Your Work, http://ilikeyourworkpodcast.libsyn.com/website

2018 Friend of the Artist, http://www.friendoftheartist.com/blogs/bethanieirons

2018 The Line Miami, https://www.the-line.miami/the-line-miami-blog

RESIDENCIES

2016 Facture Goods, Boonville, Missouri

2014 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2014 Access Arts, Columbia, Missouri

GRANTS AWARDED

2019 Missouri Arts Council Grant, CARE Art Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2018 Missouri Arts Council Grant, CARE Art Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

2017 Missouri Arts Council Grant, CARE Art Gallery, Columbia, Missouri

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

University of South Dakota, Fine Art Department

University of Missouri, Fine Art Department

ORGANIZATIONS

FATE, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

CAA, College Art Association

NAEA, National Art Education Association

MAEA, Missouri Art Education Association