vitae Marc Awodey
406 Colchester Ave. Burlington, Vermont 802.865-9603 [email protected]
1984 Master of Fine Arts (painting) Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. (studied with George Ortman)
1982 Bachelor of Fine Arts (studio art) Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont
1980 Bachelor of Philosophy (interdisciplinary) Grand Valley State University - Thomas Jefferson College, Allendale, Michigan.
EMPLOYMENT 1984-present TEACHING in higher education:
Burlington College, Burlington, VT; Adjunct faculty 1985-90 & 2002-present
Community College of Vermont, Burlington, VT, Adjunct faculty 1989-91 & 2004-present
Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont, Adjunct Faculty, 2008-present
Massachusetts College Of Art, Boston, MA;, mentor in MFA program; 2007-08
Oakland University Rochester, MI - Teaching Internship 1984
additional teaching: Have also taught visual art courses and/or workshops at AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH; Shelburne Art Center, Shelburne, VT;Studio Place Arts; Barre, VT; University of Vermont’s Church St. Center, and other community education programs.
1997-present ART CRITIC: Seven Days regional weekly newspaper, Burlington, VT; 2007-present Art New England Vermont Regional Editor. Visual art writing has also appeared in Ceramics Monthly, Arts Journal , Hackwriters.com.
selected EXHIBITIONS (1983-2008) 2008...Green Mountain College, Feick Arts Center solo exhibition, Putney, VT; Senryu and Nudes, Kasini House Gallery, solo drawing show, Burlington, VT; The Collection Room Gallery Z, Providence, RI, group show; Vermont Supreme Court building, solo show Montpelier, VT; Gates and Passages, group show Studio Place Arts, Barre,VT Art of Vermont: The State Collection - Bennington Museum, Bennington VT, Chaffee Art Center Rutland VT, Bryan Memorial Gallery Jeffersonville Vt, Goodrich Library Newport VT, FRONTIÈRE Frelighsburg Festival of Fine Art, Frelighsburg, Quebec 2007... Burlington College, Burlington, VT solo show; Community College of Vermont solo show Burlington,VT; B-Mori San Francisco, CA, group show: 2006... Bonham & Butterfield, Los Angeles, CA invitational; AVA Gallery Lebanon, NH solo show; Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester,VT group; Studio STK, Burlington VT solo; Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT group: 2005... Salt Meadow Gallery, Cape Cod MA group; Community College of Vermont, solo show: 2004... Studio Place Arts (upper gallery) Barre,VT solo; Amy Tarrent Gallery, Flynn Theater joint show with photographer Sandy Milens. Burlington, VT; The South End Art Hop, Burlington, VT; The Ramble, Rose St. Artist’s Co-op, group Burlington, VT: 2003... Flynndog Gallery,"Word Works" Burlington, VT group: The South End Art Hop, Burlington, VT group; The Community College of Vermont, Burlington, VT solo; 2002... The South End Art Hop, Burlington, VT group; Rose st. Artist's Coop, "Come as you Are" Burlington, VT group; Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT. group show; 2001... The South End Art Hop, Burlington, VT group show; AS220, poetry vending machine installation, Providence, RI 2000... Zeitgeist Gallery, "Poetry Machines!" Cambridge, MA solo show; Firehouse Cnt. for the Visual Arts, "Process, Progress" Burlington, VT group; Burlington College "Artworks Sold by Weight not Volume" solo show; Mobius Gallery, poetry vending machine installation Boston, MA; Gathering of the Tribes, poetry machine installation New York City, NY, 1999... “The Triangle of Excellence" touring show - Municipal Art Centre Richelieu, Quebec; SUNY Plattsburgh; NY Firehouse Gallery Burlington, VT; Rose Street Artist's Cop, Invitational Exhibition, Burlington, VT; Univ. of Vermont,"Poetry Machines, New Works" Solo, Burlington VT; 1998... Rhombus Gallery Artspace, Burlington, VT group; The South End Art Hop Burlington, VT group show; Firehouse Center, Burlington, VT Invitational Exhibition; Gibson's Bookstore, poetry vending machine, Concord, NH; 1997... University of Vermont solo exhibition. burlington, VT; 1996... Governor's Corridor, Pavilion Office Building, Montpelier, VT. Solo Exhibition; 1994... Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, VT. Solo Exhibition; 1993... Selections from the collection of Suzanne and Seymour Preston, Hastings NY group: Governor's Corridor, Montpelier VT, solo show; 1992... Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT- Arts Alive Founders' Exhibition, invitational; 1991... A.V.A. Gallery, Hanover, N.H group: Webb & Parsons Burlington, VT group; Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT group; 1990... The Stratton Festival, Stratton Mountain, VT. group show; 1989... 70th National Exhibition, Smith Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA group; A.V.A. Gallery, Hanover, N.H. solo; Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT solo; Passepartout Gallery, "Summer in Vermont" Winooski, VT group; Fleming Museum, "Arts Alive! Invitational" Burlington, VT; "Vermont Memory Maps" touring show- Brattleboro Museum, Castleton State College, Vermont Statehouse; Helen Day Art Center "Winter Invitational" Stowe, VT; 1988... Lake Placid Center for the Arts, "Works by Vermont Visual Artists" Lake Placid, NY; Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, VT solo show; Trinity College, Burlington, VT solo show; Norwich University, Wood Gallery, "Art Show '88" Montpelier VT; Chaffee Art Center "27th Annual Members' Exhibition" Rutland,VT; Helen Day Art Center, "Vermont Selections '88" Stowe, VT 1987... Lake Placid Center for the Arts, "A Vermont Sampler" Lake Placid, N.Y invitational; The Stratton Festival Stratton Mountain, VT; Municipal Gallery, City Hall, Burlington, VT solo show; 1986... Burlington College, Burlington, VT, solo show; Church Street Center, Univ. of Vermont, Burlington, VT solo exhibition; 1985... Arts Alive!, Burlington, VT group show; Municipal Gallery, City Hall, Burlington VT solo show; Fletcher Free Library Burlington, VT solo show; 1984... The Detroit Artists' Market, Detroit, MI juried group exhibition; "The Michigan Fine Arts Competition" Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Association Gallery, Birmingham, MI: Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, thesis exhibition, Bloomfield Hills, MI; City Hall, Burlington, VT, solo; 1983... Focus Gallery,Annual Juried Exhibition, Detroit, MI (juror, Leon Golub); selected
HONORS/AWARDS 2008-2009 selected for inclusion into Art of Vermont: The State Collection - touring exhibition; 2007,2003,1998 Juror Arts Alive! fine art festival. Burlington, VT. 2000 Haiku Champion, National Poetry Slam, Providence, RI 1997 John D. Donoghue Arts Criticism Award, Vermont Press Association; 1992 Murals for the Franklin County Courthouse, Vermont Arts Council; 1988 First Prize, Vermont Selections '88, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT; First Prize, 27th Annual Exhibition, Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT; 1984 Juror's Award, (Juror, Miriam Shapiro) The Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Assoc.; 1882 Departmental Award for Studio Art, Johnson State College; 1980 First Prize, Dyer-Ives Foundation poetry competition; 1977-1980 Michigan Competitive Scholarship;
selected COLLECTIONS, Commissions PUBLIC- The Vermont Statehouse, The City of Burlington, The Fletcher Free Library; The Fleming Museum- Univ. of Vermont; CORPORATE - MV Transportation Co., Fairfield, CA: The Main Street Landing Company, Burlington,VT; Murdoch & Hughes esq. Burlington,VT; PRIVATE- works have been placed more than 100 US private collections from coast to coast, and several countries internationally.
Interviews, Reviews, Stories: Vermont Public Radio Switchboard, New Hampshire Public Radio, The Boston Globe, About.com, Vermont Public Radio, The London Daily Telegraph, The Chiron Review, Wirtschaftswoche (Germany), Art New England, The Vanguard, Burlington Free Press, Valley News, Vermont Times, Vermont Magazine, Vermont Sunday Magazine, The Times Argus, The Rutland Herald, and other regional media.
current Gallery Affiliations: Gallery Z, 259 Atwell Ave, Providence, RI 02903 (2008-present); Kasini House, 64 North Street, Burlington, VT 05401 (2007-present); The Art Seen, PO Box 40156 San Francisco CA 94140 (consultant 2006-present); The Painting Center, 52 Greene Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 10013 (juried registry 2007-present); World Wide Arts Resources, 3678 Loudon Street, Granville, Ohio 43023 (2005-present).
REFERENCES Ms. Anna Blackmer Academic Dean of Humanities Burlington College 95 North Ave Burlington, VT 05401 (802) 862-9616 [email protected] Mr. Ric Kasini-Kadour critic/gallerist Kasini House 64 North Street Burlington, VT 05401 (802).264.4839 @kasinihouse.com Ms. Sue Higby Executive Director Studio Place Arts 201 North Main Street Barre, VT 05641 (802) 479-7069 [email protected]