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V A N E S S A C O M P T O N

EDUCATION

2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Focus on Ceramic Sculpture
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO

2003 Arts & Culture Semester
The School For International Training
Dakar, Senegal

2000 Semester in the American Southwest
National Outdoor Leadership School

1996-99 The Putney School Putney, VT

SOLO EXHIBITS

2017 

Guardians of Being Sterling College – Craftsbury Common, VT

2016

Rock Rodeo Hueco Rock Ranch – El Paso, TX
Vermont Open Studio Weekend, Krinshaw Studios – Greensboro, VT

2015

Vermont Open Studio Weekend, Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT

2014

The Frontier is My Home Parker Pie – West Glover, VT
Beauty in a Broken World Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild – St. Johnsbury VT
Vermont Open Studio Weekend, Krinshaw Studios – Greensboro, VT

2013 

Not All Who Wander Are Lost Claire’s Restaurant – Hardwick, VT

2012

Kingdoms In The Sky Studio Place – Arts Barre, VT
Rock Rodeo Hueco Rock Ranch – El Paso, TX
Vermont Open Studio Weekend, Krinshaw Studios – Greensboro, VT
Solo Collage Exhibition The Bees Knees – Morrisville, VT

2011

Vermont Open Studio Weekend, Krinshaw Studios – Greensboro, VT

2010

Solo Collage Exhibition Claires – Hardwick, VT
Anjou & The Little Pear – Burlington, VT
Vermont Open Studio Weekend, Krinshaw Studios – Greensboro, VT

GROUP EXHIBITS

2018

Artists to Watch Spotlight Gallery, Vermont Arts Council – Montpelier, VT
Arts Connect, Juror John Stomberg, Catamount Arts – St. Johnsbury, VT

2017

Borderlines Highland Center for the Arts – Greensboro, VT
Arts Connect, Juror Andrea Fleming, Catamount Arts – St. Johnsbury, VT
The Original Juried Show, The SEABA Center – Burlington, VT
Crossing to Safety Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT

2016

The Original Juried Show, Juror Joe Amrhein, The SEABA Center – Burlington, VT
Community Art Show, GRACE Gallery – Hardwick, VT
East Meets West Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT
Real American Ann Arbor Art Center – Ann Arbor, MI

2015

Kingdom Life The Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT

2014

The Original Juried Show, Juror Joy Glidden, The SEABA Center – Burlington, VT
KINship: Art & Poetry Burlington City Arts – Burlington, VT
Art + Soul, Dunkiel Saunders – Burlington, VT

2013

The Original Juried Show, Juror Pavel Zoubok, The SEABA Center – Burlington, VT
Family Ties: Art Across the Generations Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT

2012

The Original Juried Show, Juror Todd Bartel, The SEABA Center – Burlington, VT
The Cutting Edge, Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT

2011

Postcards & Memories Studio Place Arts – Barre, VT
Night Visions 51 Main On The Bridge – Middlebury, VT
The Art of Dogs Gallery Beyond Words – Prescott, AZ
Rock Rodeo Hueco Rock Ranch – El Paso, TX

2010

We Art Women Collective, Uncommon Grounds – Burlington, VT
Fallfest In The Park, Courthouse Plaza – Prescott, AZ
We Art Women Collective Kelliher Samets Volk – Burlington, VT
Festival of the Arts, Cambridge Arts Council – Jeffersonville, VT
State of Craft Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT

2009

South End Art Hop Red Concrete – Burlington, VT

2006

Open Wall Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art – Boulder, CO

2005

Ouroborous BFA Exhibition, CU Art Museum – Boulder, CO

RESIDENCIES / AWARDS

2018 Artist to Watch, Juror Danny Lichtenfeld, Vermont Art Guide – Brattleboro, VT
           Jentel, Artist-in-Residence – Banner, WY
2017 Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence – Saratoga, WY
2015 Hubbell Trading Post, Artist-in-Residence – Ganado, AZ
2014 Best in Show, KINship: Art & Poetry, Burlington City Arts – Burlington, VT
2012 The Wallace Stegner House, Artist-in-Residence – Eastend, Saskatchewan
2011 Vermont Artist Week, Vermont Studio Center – Johnson, VT

PUBLICATIONS

2018 INTERLOPERS 7×7 Los Angeles
2018 Artist to Watch Vermont Art Guide
2017 Hanging by a Thread On adrenaline and ascension The Putney Post
2016 Cut and Paste a Conversation with artist Vanessa Compton Junction Magazine
2015 Featured Artist Paint Pulse Magazine
2014 Cover & Artist Spotlight, Vertical Times – National Publication of the Access Fund
2013 Featured Artist Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 22
Featured Artist Critique Collective

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 – 2018 Curator, Highland Center for the Arts – Greensboro, VT

2010 – present Curator, Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT

2009 – present Rock climbing guide, Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site – El Paso, TX

2008 Assistant for Professor Kwasi Ampene, ethnomusicology research tour, Royal Music of the Akan Tradition Kumasi/Accra Ghana

2006 – 2008 Lead Arts Educator, The Watershed School – Boulder, CO

2004 – 2006 Assistant for musician Ty Burhoe & VP of Tala Records – Boulder, CO

2003 – 2004 Assistant for installation artist Rebecca DiDomenico – Boulder, CO