Education

2006 BFA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

1998-2001 Saturday School, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Solo Shows

2011 Infinite Intricacies, Constellation Gallery, Portland, ME

2010 Organic Chemistry, Constellation Gallery, Portland, ME

2008 Space Between, Gallery at the Eastland, Portland, ME.

2007 The Waking Dream, Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, ME.

Group Shows

2012 Spontaneous Nature, Leeds Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

2012 Branches Mobile Gallery, Lucidity Festival, Santa Barbara, CA

2012 PKOK, Haight St, San Francisco, CA

2010-11 Resident Artist, Constellation Gallery, Portland, ME

2010 SKG Show, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, ME

2010 Inner Dimensions, Stones’n’Stuff, Portland, ME

2010 Spring Cleaning, Two Point Gallery, Portland, ME

2010 Carlo Pittore Exhibition, Constellation Gallery, Portland, ME

2010 Free for All 2, Salon-style Survey Show, Space Gallery, Portland, ME

2009 Biennial Open House, The Artist Studio, Portland, ME

2009 Convergence, A Collaborative Show with Matt Moore, Courdroy Gallery, Portland, ME

2009 A Whimsical Show, Stones’n’Stuff, Portland, ME

2008 Biennial Open House, The Artist Studio, Portland, ME

2008 Art About Children, Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, ME.

2007 One Hundred Forty, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME.

2007 Artist’s Choice, Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, ME

2007 MECA Re accreditation Exhibition, Portland, ME

2007 Kids ’n Camp Art Auction, The Salvation Army, Portland, ME

2006 Peaceable Kingdom, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME

2006 Body/Mind, Casco Bay Books, Portland, ME

2005 Color Weavers, Freidman Gallery, Portland, ME

2001-5 BFA Show, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2003-5 Merit Show, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2002 Kids First Auction, Maine Bank and Trust, Portland, ME

Gallery Afilliations

2010 Resident Artist, Sylvia Kania Gallery, Portland, ME

2010 Resident Artist/Gallery Assistant, Constellation Gallery, Portland, ME

Awards & Scholarships

2001-6 Deans List, Maine College of Art

2001-5 Talent Award, Partial Scholarship, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2002 Walter Hamaker Award, Partial Scholarship, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2002 Outstanding Freshman, Faculty Award, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Presentations

2012 Live Painting, Heads in Harmony Festival, Norridgewock, ME

2005 Color Weavers, Living Fashion Show, Freidman Gallery, Portland, ME

Bibliography

2010 El Dado Del Arte, “Organic Chemistry” by Pilar DM

2009 Kronikle Magazine, “Convergence” by Philip Baker

2009 Online Review, accessed on 2/1/09 from: http://www.creativedepart.com/art/kate-cleaves/

2008 Plateau Magazine, “Magic and Paint” by June Medrano

2007 Online Review of “The Waking Dream” by Maggie Carle, accessed on 9/15/07 from: http://library.long-island.lib.me.us/index.php?page=89,

2007 Online Press Release of “One Hundred Forty” by Mary Harding, accessed on 7/20/07 from: http://www.georgemarshallstoregallery.org/exhibitions_2007/exhibit_07_21_07_press_release.pdf

2007 YCCC Voice, Student Mural is a Happening, by Marcy Vachon: May 1, 2007.

2006 The Phoenix, Art Review on Body/Mind, by Amy Martin: March 13,

2006 Casco Bay Books Online Art Review, Mind, by Timothy Spencer, accessed on 3/12/06 from: http://www.cascobaybooks.com/meca0306.htm

Professional Experience

2011 Featured Artist, Wheat Paste Art Collective, San Diego, CA

2011 Mural Artist, Indoor Plant Kingdom, Portland, ME

2010-11 Designer, Devil Street Decks, Portland, ME

2008 Private Commision, Portrait, Cape Elizabeth, ME

2008 Designer, The Belted Cow, Yarmouth, ME

2008 Handcrafters Studio, Wells, ME

2008 Gallery Assistant, Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, ME

2008 Adjunct Faculty, Art Apreciation, York County Community College, Wells, ME

2007 Adjunct Faculty, Introduction to Drawing, York County Community College, Wells, ME

2006-7 Adjunct Faculty, Foundations of Design, York County Community College, Wells, ME

2007 Hole in the Wall Studios, Raymond, ME

2007 Mural Artist, York County Community College, Wells, ME

2007 Private Commission, Portrait, Falmouth, ME

2005-6 Private Art Instructor, Beginning Drawing, Ages 7-14, Scarborough, Maine

2005 Curator, Color Weavers, Multi-media Group Show, Freidman Gallery, Portland, ME

2005 Private Commission, Mixed-media on Furniture, Orono, ME

2003 Private Commission, Oil on Canvas, South Portland, ME

2002-2009 Maine College of Art, Holiday Sale Exhibition, Portland, ME

2001 Commission, Ceiling Mural, Scarborough Family Chiropractic, Scarborough, ME

1999-1 Co-Director & Instructor, Children’s Summer Education Program, Summer Art Enrichment Camp, Scarborough, ME