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EDUCATION

2018  Master’s of Fine Arts Candidate, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (expected June 2018)

2016  Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2015  Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography/ Digital Media, Minor in Art History, Minor in Creative Works, Senior Honors Thesis: Hierophany, Summa Cum Laude, University of Houston, Houston, TX

                                   

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-Present  Teaching Assistant, University of Chicago Department of Visual Arts, Chicago, IL

                                     -  Art Practice & Theory, Assistant to Amber Ginsburg

                                     -  Conceptual Drawing, Assistant to Scott Wolniak

                                     -  Adopted Strategies, Assistant to Carol Jackson

                                     -  Introduction to Painting, Assistant to David Schutter

                                     -  Art & Knowledge, Assistant to William Pope.L & Dieter Roelstraete

2016-Present  Student Publicity Assistant, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

2016  Teaching Assistant, Breakthrough Thinking Workshop Hosted by MIT Sloan School and SMFA, Boston, MA                         

2015   SMFA Art Sale Assistant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2014-2015   Visual Arts Editor, Glass Mountain Magazine, Houston, TX

2014-2015   Private Photoshop Instructor, Houston, TX

2013-2015   Intern/Assistant, Gallery Sonja Roesch / The UNIT Store, Houston, TX

2012-2015   Associate Editor, Print Content Designer, The Aletheia Journal, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2009-2015   Portrait and Event Photographer, Adrienne Elyse Photography, Houston, TX

2014   Co-Curation of Fall Open Studios, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2014   Auction Volunteer, Glasstire, Houston, TX

2014    Videographer (freelance), Art League Houston, Houston, TX

2013   Press/Web/Marketing Intern, Fotofest International, Houston, TX

2013   Design Team, University of Houston Ekphrastic Arts Festival, Houston, TX

2012   Exhibitions Intern, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

2017   Student Fine Arts Fund, Project Grant, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2016-2018   University of Chicago Humanities Graduate Fellowship, Chicago IL

2016   Art, Science & Culture Graduate Collaboration Grant Award, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2016   Experiment in Art Science Engagement Intern, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2015   NCHC Portz Scholar, National Collegiate Honors Council, Lincoln, NE

2015   Outstanding Senior Honors Thesis Award, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2015   Art Flaxman Scholarship, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2015   Boston Founders Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2014   University Nomination for Marshall Scholarship, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2012-2015   Dean’s List, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2011-2015   Membership in Honors College, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2011   Biology Excellence Scholarship, Lone Star College – Kingwood, Kingwood, TX

2010-2011   Membership in Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Lambda Xi Chapter: International Honor Society, Lone Star College- Kingwood, Kingwood, TX

2010-2011   President’s Honor List, Lone Star College-Kingwood, Kingwood, TX

2009-2011   Membership in Honors Program, Lone Star College-Kingwood, Kingwood, TX

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016   Repetition and Variation: Works from the Experiment in Art Science Engagement, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2015   Hierophany, Next Wall Gallery, Houston, TX

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 (Upcoming) No Burden For Continuity, MFA Thesis Exhibition, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017   Thick Description, Blanc Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017   Student Summer Projects, Logan Center Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2016   Big Small Works, Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL

2016   Art Busan, Duende Art Project Featured Emerging Artist, Busan, South Korea

2016   Mental Museum, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2016   XYZ, Spark Gallery, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

2016   Print, Paper, & Graphics Show, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2016   She Comes in Rags juried by Cristi Rinklin and Darin Murphy, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2016   Annual Photo Show, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2015   Mythology, curated by Joanne Marracci and Nicole Ringgold, Confluence Gallery & Art Center, Twisp, WA

2015   Featured Artist, Cafénation, Brighton, MA

2015   Post-Script, Mission Hill Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2015   Conditions, curated by Emily Peacock, BLUEorange Gallery, Houston, TX

2015   Annual Juried Student Exhibition, juried by UH arts faculty, Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2014   First Days of Fall Showcase, East End Studio Gallery, Houston, TX

2014   The Big Machine, The Houston Foundry, Houston, TX

2014   What’s in Store, curated by Ariane Roesch, The UNIT Store/Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

2014   The Big Show, juried by Erin Elder, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2014   6 x 6 x 2014, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

2014   One of Us, Barbee Manshun, Houston, TX

2014   Exposed: An Emergence of UHPSA Artists, curated by Gabriel Martinez, Alabama Song, Houston, TX

2014   Annual Juried Student Exhibition, juried by UH arts faculty, Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2014   SlideShow, curated by Megan Badger, MKT Bar, Houston, TX

2014   Lost Ward Gallery Clopening, Lost Ward Gallery, Houston, TX

2014   Ekphrastic Arts Festival, University of Houston Honors College, Houston, TX

2014   Local Artist Rotation, Morty Rich Hostel, Houston, TX

2014   Seventh Annual Juried University of Houston Libraries Student Art Exhibition, M.D. Anderson Library, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2013   Salon des Refusés | Part 2, BLUEorange Gallery, Houston, TX

2013   Ekphrastic Arts Festival, University of Houston Honors College, Houston, TX

2012   University of Houston Juried Student Arts Show, Blaffer Museum, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2012   Ekphrastic Arts Festival, University of Houston Honors College, Houston, TX

2010   Juried Student Art Show, Lone Star College-Kingwood, Kingwood, TX

 

PUBLICATIONS OF WORK

2015   Reidivider Journal, Vol 13.2, (page 23, 133)

2015   Primitive Magazine (page 24-25)

2015   Chimera Art & Culture Magazine, Vol 3, (page 6-9)

2014   Collision Literary Magazine, Spring Issue

2014   #disposable Zine, (page 3, 19)

2014   Glass Mountain Magazine, Vol 12 (page 107, cover)

2013   The FUHA Zine, (page 14)

2012   Glass Mountain Magazine, Vol 9 (page 16)

2012   The Aletheia Journal, Vol 2 (page 12)

 

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR

2017   “Every Room That Has Ever Been In You,” Self-published book through Blurb

2015   “Hierophany: The Sacred Breaking Point,” Self-published book through Blurb

2015   “Interior Landscapes,” Self-published book through Blurb

 

PRESS

2017   Mimansa Dogra, “MFA Summer Projects Fine Home at Logan Center,” The Chicago Maroon, Online Feature, July 31, https://www.chicagomaroon.com/article/2017/8/1/mfa-summer-projects/

2015   Mike Emery, “UH Artist Ventures Out of the Woods Into New Creative Frontiers,” Houston Chronicle Blog, Online Feature, January 28, http://blog.chron.com/creativepride/2015/01/uh-artist-ventures-out-of-the-woods-into-new-creative-frontiers/

2015   Eduardo Herrera, “Adrienne Elyse Meyers,” Chimera Art Magazine, Online Feature, January 26, http://www.chimerartmag.com/adrienne-elyse-meyers/

 

ARTIST TALKS & PRESENTATIONS

2016   XYZ: Artist Talk, Spark Gallery, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

2016   Breakthrough Thinking Artist Presentations, hosted by MIT and SMFA, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2016   Tuesday Night New Music Featured Visual Artist, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA

2015   Hierophany, 2015 Portz Scholar Presentations, National Collegiate Honors Conference, Chicago, IL

2015   Conditions, BLUEorange Gallery, Houston, TX

2014   The Big Slide Show Artist Talks, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2014   What’s In Store: Artist Talk, for The UNIT Store, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

2012   Aletheia in the Garden, artist presentaiton for The Aletheia Journal, Avant Garden, Houston, TX

 

READINGS OF POETRY

2015   Glass Mountain Magazine Monthly Reading Series, Houston, TX

2014   Write About Now Poetry Slam, Houston, TX

2014   The Big Machine multi-media art event, Houston, TX

2014   Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers, Houston, TX

2014   The Aletheia Journal Monthly Reading Series, Houston, TX