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Exhibitions

2017      Imagination (Un)Bound, Moon Gallery at Berry College

              Southern Abstraction, Hendersonville Arts Council, curated by Aaron Sanders Head

              Ty Smith & Jurgen Tarrasch, Durbin Gallery, Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL

2016      National Juried Show 2016, Juror: Jennifer Samet, Oxford Arts Alliance, Oxford, PA

              Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us) v.2, Corridor Projects, Dayton, OH; Boecker Contemporary, Heidelberg, Germany;

                 Angelika Studios, London, High Wycombe, England

              Forty-Nine Drawings, Project Space, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

              Moleskine Mailer Collaboration, Tempus Project, Tampa, FL

2015     Mark Lewis and Former MFA Students, Mainline Gallery, Tulsa, OK

2014     First Street Gallery, New York, Juried Exhibition, Juror: Jed Perl

2013     Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education, Tulsa, OK.

2012     First Street Gallery, New York, Juried Exhibition, Juror: Dore Ashton

            Auburn University Studio Art Faculty Exhibition, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL

            Times Club at Prairie Lights, Iowa City, IO (two person exhibition)

2011     20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Juror: Stanley Lewis

            University of New   Hampshire MFA 2011 Invitational, University Museum, Durham, NH

            Drawing Discourse, National Juried Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, S. Tucker Cooke

               Gallery, University of North Carolina Asheville, Juror: Alex Kanevsky

2010    Faculty Exhibition, University of Tulsa School of Art, Tulsa, OK

            Gadsden State, Gadsden, AL (solo) Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK

            25th Annual International Exhibition, University of Texas at Tyler, Meadows Gallery

2009    17th Annual Juried Exhibition, Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Juror: Paul Resika

             Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY, Juried Exhibition

             Prince Street Gallery, New York, Juried Exhibition, Juror: Susanna Coffey

             Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

2008    Alvin Sella: New Work, including former student work, Space 301, Mobile, AL

            16th Annual Juried Exhibition, Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Juror: Jed Perl

2007    SELF Gallery, Tulsa, OK (solo)

            University of Tulsa, Annual Gussman Exhibition, Tulsa, OK, *Third Place

            Award National Society of Arts and Letters Regional Competition, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center,

                 Kansas City, MO, *Third Place Award

2006    Birmingham Art Association, Birmingham, AL (solo)

2005    Matt Jones Gallery, Tuscaloosa, AL (solo)

            California Modern Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Montgomery Art Guild Juried Exhibition, Montgomery, AL, *Honorable Mention

2004    University of Alabama Graduates Exhibition, Gadsden, AL

2003    Alabama Artists Group Exhibition, Birmingham, AL

 

Grants

2008    University of Tulsa Graduate Research Award

2007    University of Tulsa Graduate Research Award

 

Bibliography

Williams, Libby. “Testing Authentic Waters.” Urban Tulsa Weekly 15-21 July 2010: 45. McCormick, Janice.

“MFA Thesis Exhibition 2009 at The University of Tulsa: Joe Blair, Cristiana Prado and Ty Smith.” ArtFocus        

       Oklahoma Volume 24 No.3 May/June 2009: 13.

 

Exhibitions Curated

2008    Paintings from the University of Tulsa Painting Department, SELF Gallery, Tulsa, OK

 

Public Collections

The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

 

Workshops & Artist Talks

2017     Drawing: Source / Measurement / Shift,  Mount Gretna School of Art, Lancaster, PA 

2017     Artist Talk,  Mount Gretna School of Art, Lancaster, PA

 

Professional Experience

2014-Present   Adjunct Instructor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Art and Art History 

2012-14            Head Preparator, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

2011-Present   Adjunct Instructor, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; Department of Art, Department of

                        Industrial and Graphic Design, Masters Program of Landscape Architecture. (Drawing

                        I, II, & Advanced Drawing)

2009-10         Adjunct Instructor, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK. (2D Design, 3D Design, Drawing II,

                       & Figure Drawing)

2010              Visiting Faculty, Drawing & Painting, The Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, NY

2008             Studio Assistant to artist, Mark Lewis

2007-09       Teaching Assistant, Painting, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

 

Education

2009    MFA, Painting, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

2008    Summer Program, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY

2001    BFA, Painting, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL