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Vanessa Compton CV 2017 for mobile

Vanessa Compton CV 2017 for mobile

Vanessa Compton CV 2017 for mobile

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

2019 A Peoples History, Barre Opera House – Barre, VT
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 THE FESTIVAL: PEACE, LOVE & HARMONY Bennington Museum – Bennington, VT
          LIBERTY Juror Donna Seager, Arc Gallery – San Francisco, CA
          ARTIST TO WATCH Vermont Arts Council, Spotlight Gallery – Montpelier, VT
          ARTS CONNECT Juror John Stomberg, Catamount Arts – St. Johnsbury, VT
          WATER IS LIFE Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild – St. Johnsbury, VT
          THE ORIGINAL JURIED SHOW Juror Kathleen Vance, The SEABA Center – Burlington, 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

2019 Full Fellowship: Outstanding New England Artist, Vermont Studio Center – Johnson, VT
          Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, Artist-in-Residence – Navajo Nation, Ganado AZ
2018 Artist to Watch, Juror Danny Lichtenfeld, Vermont Art Guide – Brattleboro, VT
          Jentel, Artist-in-Residence – Banner, WY
          Finalist, Spectrum Miami Art Fair, Circle Foundation for the Arts – Miami, FL
          Jentel Artist Residency Program – Banner, WY
          Studio Johnywalker, Artist-in-Residence – Louisville, KY
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 GENESIS, Quarterly Art Journal, DAB Art
          INTERLOPERS 7×7 Los Angeles
          Independence Day, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
          Featured Artist, Spotlight Magazine Issue 6
          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

2010 – present Curator, Millers Thumb Gallery – Greensboro, VT
2009 – present Rock climbing guide, Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site – El Paso, TX
2018 Visual research – Bears Ears, UT
2017 – 2018 Curator, Highland Center for the Arts – Greensboro, VT
2015 Visual research semester – Barbizon, France
2014 – 2017 Member, Caspian Arts – Greensboro, VT
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