Education

University of Kentucky, School of Art and Visual Studies

     Master of Fine Arts Candidate, 2021                   

 

Jacksonville University, College of Fine Arts

     Bachelor of  Fine Arts in Sculpture, 2016

     Bachelor of Arts in Art History, 2016

           Minor in Business Administration

           Departmental Honors

Education

2018-Present     Candidate for MFA in Art Studio, School of Art and Visual Studies, University of Kentucky                            

2016                     Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, with a concentration in Sculpture, Jacksonville University

                              Bachelor of Arts in Art, with a concentration in Art History, Jacksonville University

                              Minor: Business Administration; Departmental Honors in Art

Residencies

2019                     MASS MoCA Studios/Assets for Artists Residency, North Adams, MA

2015                     Summer Residency at the New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Internships

2016                     Intern, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy

2015                     Curatorial Internship, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL

Conferences

2016                     National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina at Asheville, NC

                              Faculty and Student Research Symposium, Jacksonville University, FL

Professional Experience

2019                     Instructor of Record, AS 103: 3-D Forms, University of Kentucky, KY

                              Studio Assistant, Wrapped Up, Prof. Joel S. Allen, Penland School of Arts and Crafts

                              Graduate Teaching Assistant, AS 285: Lens Arts, Prof. Katherine Hadar, University of Kentucky, KY

2018- 2019        Fabrication Lab Monitor, University of Kentucky, KY                  

                              Instructor, See Art Day: Sculpture workshop for local and regional high school students, KY

2018                     Graduate Teaching Assistant, AS 103: 3-D Forms, Prof. Rae Goodwin, University of Kentucky, KY 

2016- 2018        Class Proctor Virtual Video Assistant and ASSET Champion, Bank of America, Jacksonville, FL              

2016                     Gallery Assistant, Alexander Brest Gallery, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL                             

2014-2016         Staff Member, The Aquarian, Literary and Arts Magazine, Jacksonville University, FL

2014                     Freelance Designer, The Wave (Winter Edition), Jacksonville University, FL                                        

                              Public Art Fabrication Team Member, Bronze Sculpture Commission, Jacksonville University, FL

Exhibitions

2019                     (forthcoming) Latin American Fine Arts Competition, Agora Gallery at White Space Chelsea, New York, NY

                              Sofa Expo, Woman Made Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

                              Landscape, Cabinet Gallery, School of Art and Visual Studies, University of Kentucky, KY

                              Alumni Exhibition: Making it NOW, Alexander Brest Gallery, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

                              Blue Grass Transplant, Loudoun House, Lexington, KY

                              22ND International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

                              Knots Prayer, Cabinet Gallery, School of Art and Visual Studies, University of Kentucky, KY

                              Of Problems and Some Other Knots, Locker 666, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, GA

2018                     Nurtured Nature, Glass Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2017                     The Art of Structure, Still Point Arts, Virtual Gallery

2016                     Senior Thesis Exhibition, Alexander Brest Gallery, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

2015                     South by Southlight: A Northeast Florida Juried Art Exhibition, Florida State College at Jacksonville, FL

2015-2013          The Aquarian, Literary & Arts Magazine, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

2015-2012          Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Alexander Brest Gallery, Jacksonville University, FL

2014                     All-Florida Ceramics Invitational, Wilson Center, Florida State College at Jacksonville, FL

2013                     Hispanic Heritage Month's Showcase of Jacksonville's Hispanic Artists, City Hall, Jacksonville, FL

                              Solo Show, Teen Department Gallery, Main Library, Jacksonville, FL

2012                     Folio Weekly Invitational Artist Exhibition, Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL

                              Senior Show, Ann McDonald Baker Gallery, Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Jacksonville, FL

Honors/Awards

2019                     Center for Community Engagement Summer Fellowship, University of Kentucky

                              Summer Research Travel Grant, School of Art and Visual Studies, University of Kentucky

                              Creative Research Grant, College of Fine Arts, University of Kentucky

2018-2019         Teaching Assistant with Full Tuition Waiver and Stipend, School of Art and Visual Studies, University of Kentucky, KY

2016                     Award for Excellence in Art History, Annual Fine Arts Honors Convocation, Jacksonville University

                              Visual Arts Student of the Year, Annual Fine Arts Honors Convocation, Jacksonville University

2015                     Undergraduate Research Award, with presentation at Faculty and Student Research Symposium, JU

                              Achieving the Dream, First Coast Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Florida

2014-2015         Award for Excellence in Sculpture, Annual Fine Arts Honors Convocation, Jacksonville University

                              Whatley Scholarship Award, Annual Fine Arts Honors Convocation, Jacksonville University

2013-2014         Best of Show, “Annual Student Juried Exhibition,” Alexander Brest Gallery, Jacksonville University

2012                     First Place in 2-D Art, “Annual Student Juried Exhibition,” Alexander Brest Gallery, Jacksonville University

                              Silver Key Portfolio, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Northeast Florida.

Publications

2019                     Amalia Galdona Broche: Vignette, Artebella, Louisville Visual Art, May 23, 2019.

2018                     Artist Highlight, The Woven Tale Press

2017                     “Abstract Portrait of Nurtured Nature” The Scene and Heard, Aug. 27, 2017.

                              “The Art of Structure” Still Point Arts Quarterly, Fall 2017, Issue No. 27.

2014                    “Workaholic: Are You Addicted to Exercise?” The Wave, Winter Edition.

                              “Efforts Rewarded: Student Exhibition Showcases Talent” The Navigator, Nov. 19.

                              “Arts & Entertainment” Folio Weekly, Dec. 3.

                              “Student Artist Profile” JU Dolphin Media, Feb. 2.

2013                     “Juried Exhibition Honors Student Work” The Navigator, Nov. 20.

2012                     “Folio Weekly Exhibition Artist Highlight: Amalia Galdona Broche” blog.cummer.org, Apr. 14.

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