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Whitney L. Irvin

ms.w.irvin@gmail.com

 

Education

 

2008 Master of Fine Arts: Studio Art, Mills College, Oakland, CA. 

2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Ceramics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

 

Professional Experience

 

2010-Present   Assistant to Ron Nagle, Sculptor

2008-2009       Special Events Services, Oakland Museum of California, CA

2008-2009       Member of Firehouse North Art Collective, Berkeley, CA

2006-2008       Digital Photo Lab Tech, Mills College, Oakland, CA

Fall 2007           Contemporary Photo Concerns I, TA, Mills College, Oakland, CA

Spring 2008      Contemporary Photo Concerns I, TA, Mills College, Oakland, CA

Spring 2007      Intro to Ceramics, TA Mills College, Oakland, CA

Spring 2007      Graduate Ceramics Seminar, TA Mills College, Oakland, CA

2001-2002       Assistant Art Director Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Athens, GA

 

Reviews, Features and Exhibitions

 

2010 

  • Self : Expressed,” Open House Gallery, New York, NY

2009

  • Photo Credit, Mills College Advertisement appearing in “Art In Review”

2008

  • Featured Artist #8, “Box Magazine” 

2005

  • BFA Show Review, Flagpole Magazine, Athens, GA.  

2008

  • “MFA Thesis Exhibition,” Mills College Museum, Oakland, CA
  • Spring Open Studios, Mills College, Oakland, CA 

2007

  • “Night of 1000 Drawings,” Artist Space, New York, NY     
  • “Buy Us While We’re Cheap,” Blank Space Gallery, Oakland, CA 
  • Fall Open Studios “Lucky 23,” Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • Spring Open Studios, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2006

  • Fall Open Studios Mills College, Oakland, CA

2005

  • “Emerging Artists” Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • “OCTANT,” BFA Ceramic Exit Show. Courtyard Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of GA, Athens, GA
  • “BABBLE”, an installation by Willie Cole in collaboration with Sarah Chase, Mackenzie Chester,     Amanda Crouse, Drek Davis, Adrienne Lynch, Chris Merz, and David Wallace. Main Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2003 

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2001

  • ·     “Bring it Back Home Invitational,” Kalmanson Gallery, Swainsboro, GA

 

Awards

 

2010                      Honorable Mention, Artisits’ Wanted: Power of the Self Competition

2006-2008            Teaching Assistantship, Mills College, Oakland CA

2007                      Herringer Foundation Award, Mills College, Oakland CA

2007                      Graduate Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland CA

2000-2003            HOPE Scholarship, University of GA, Athens, GA