Kevin Shook
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Education:
2004                      MASTERS OF FINE ARTS, PRINTMAKING
                              University Of Delaware; Newark, DE
                              Further Studies: New Media, Digital Imagery, and Sculpture

2002                      BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, PRINTMAKING
                              Mary Schiller Myers School of Art
                              University of Akron; Akron, OH
                              Further Studies: Drawing, Digital Imagery,
                              Photography, and New Media

Professional Experience:
2005-present         Assistant Professor of Art, Printmaking,
                              Birmingham-Southern College; Birmingham, AL

2004-2005             Adjunct Professor Printmaking, University of Delaware;
                              Etching, Silkscreen, Advanced Undergraduate Printmaking,
                              and Digital Printmaking

2002-2004             Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Delaware
                              Instructor of record (full responsibility for implementing syllabi,
                              teaching and evaluating student work): Drawing 1,
                              Two-Dimensional Design, Introduction to Printmaking,
                              Silkscreen, designed, introduced, and taught new
                              Digital Printmaking curriculum

                              Responsible for all purchases in Printmaking Area,
                              maintenance of all studio equipment and
                              management of a new 35,000 square feet facility
                              with four printmaking studios and darkroom

                              Head of Safety Committee for Printmaking Area,
                              University of Delaware

2003-2004             Graduate Advisory Council to Getting Art Started
                              (GAS), Student Art League, University of Delaware

2002                      Collaborated and printed with Visiting Artist,
                              Lloyd Menard, Professor University of South Dakota and
                              Director of Frogman’s Gallery and Press,
                              in residency at University of Delaware

2000-2002             Printmaking Studio Assistant,
                              Mary Schiller Myers School of Art, University of Akron
                              (teaching assistant and maintained studio equipment)

2001                      Collaborated and printed with Visiting Artists,
                              Nina Katchadourian and Leslie Dill, in residency at the
                              Mary Schiller Myers School of Art, University of Akron

2000-2001             Student Advisory Council to the Director of Art,
                              Mary Schiller Myers School of Art, University of Akron

Awards and Activities:
2000-present         Member of Southern Graphics Council;
                              Non-profit Professional Printmakers Organization

2002-2004             Graduate Teaching Assistant Award,
                              Full Tuition with Stipend, University of Delaware

2001                      Dashiell Travel Grant; Southern Graphics Council Conference        

2000                      Endowment from Women’s Art League of Akron;
                              Individual Artist Scholarship through University of Akron

Selected Exhibitions:(*solo exhibitions marked by asterisk)
2008                      BSC Faculty Exhibition; Durbin Gallery

                              of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center and Azar Art Studios; Birmingham, AL

                              Iraqi/US Art Initiative: Bridge of Hope Exhibition;
                              Curated by: Rosemary Lane,
                              Coordinator of the International Cultural Arts Network (ICAN);
                              The INNternational; Newark, DE

                              Plot Influential: An International Print Exchange;
                              Ortlip Art Gallery, Houghton College; Houghton, NY

2007                      Iraqi/US Art Initiative: Bridge of Hope Exhibition;
                              Curated by: Rosemary Lane,
                              Coordinator of the International Cultural Arts Network (ICAN);
                              Cab Calloway School of the Arts, Museum Gallery;
                              Wilmington, DE

                              Explorations; Curated by: Ron Platt,
                              Curator at the Birmingham Museum of Art;
                              21st Studios; Birmingham, AL

                              Plot Influential: An International Print Exchange;
                              Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center and

                              Azar Art Studios; Birmingham, AL

                              Tlak/Pressure; Two-Person Invitational;
                              Curated by: Jim Neel, Director of Durbin Gallery;
                              Space One Eleven Gallery; Birmingham, AL

                              *Exposed Impression; Tucker Gallery, Judson College; Marion, AL

                              BSC Faculty Exhibition; Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center and

                              Azar Art Studios; Birmingham, AL

2006                     Colorprint USA 2006, Invitational; Curator: Lynwood Kreneck, Director Colorprint USA;

                              Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech School of Art; Lubbock, TX

                              Coming Home; Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron; Akron, OH

                              *Exposed Impression; Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center and

                              Azar Art Studios; Birmingham, AL

2005                     Red, White, and Blue: Exchange Portfolio;
                              Coordinator: Hui-Chu Ying, Associate Professor Printmaking at the University of Akron;

                              Southern Graphics Council International Conference; Washington D.C.

                              Kentucky National;
                              Juror: Robin Clark, Associate Curator of
                              Contemporary Art at the St. Louis Art Museum;
                              Eagle Art Gallery; Murray State University; Murray, KY

                              Structure: Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition;
                              Juror: Kristen Hileman, Assistant Curator
                              at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
                              Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts; Wilmington, DE

2004                      Transferred: The Contemporary Art of Printmaking;
                              Juror: Jean Makin, Print Collection Manager
                              at the Arizona State University Art Museum;
                              Mesa Arts Center; Mesa, AZ

                              Ink Under Pressure – Printmaking 2004;
                              Juror: Patrick Merrill, Director, Kellogg University Art Gallery;

                              Orange County Center of Contemporary Art; Santa Ana, CA

                              MFA Exhibition, University Gallery;
                              University of Delaware; Newark, DE

                              Third Annual Print Invitational, Gallery 201;
                              University of Delaware; Newark, DE

                              ARThappens 2, Gallery 101; University of Delaware; Newark, DE

2003                      Current Works, Gallery 201; University of Delaware; Newark, DE

                              New Blood_ver. 2003, Gallery 101 & 201;
                              University of Delaware; Newark, DE

2002                      Second Annual Print Invitational, Space 201;
                              University of Delaware; Newark, DE

                              *Transient Object, Atrium Gallery; University of Akron; Akron, OH

                              Emerging Artists Exhibition; Nor Jea Galleries; Akron, OH

                              *Border Crossings: visual media,Projects Gallery;
                              University of Akron; Akron, OH

2000                     *Current Work, Projects Gallery; University of Akron; Akron, OH

                              Artist of Rubber City, Charles Mayer Gallery; Akron, OH

1999                     *Biography, Atrium Gallery; University of Akron; Akron, OH

Selected Bibliography:
2007                     Nelson, James, “Tlak/Pressure”, The Birmingham News, April 29, 2007

                              Nelson, James, “Faculty Art Exhibition”, The Birmingham News, February 25, 2007

2006                     Colorprint USA 2006 Catalog; Curator: Lynwood Kreneck, Director Colorprint USA;

                              Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech School of Art; Lubbock, TX

                              Nelson, James, “Exposed Impression: Works by Kevin Shook”,

                              The Birmingham News, February 26, 2006

2005                      Kentucky National Catalog;
                              Juror: Robin Clark, Associate Curator of
                              Contemporary Art at the St. Louis Art Museum;
                              Eagle Art Gallery; Murray State University; Murray, KY

Visiting Artist Lecture:
2004                      Visiting Artist at Moore College of Art and Design; Philadelphia, PA

2002                      Guest speaker for The Norton High School Chapter
                              of the National Art Honor Society at the Akron Art Museum; Akron, OH

Collections:
                              Birmingham-Southern College
                              Mason Gross School of the Arts
                              Boston University Print Exchange
                              Jeff Csonka Private Collection
                              Tulane University Print Exchange
                              University of Texas, Austin Print Exchange
                              University of Miami Print Exchange
                              Southern Graphics Council Print Exchange

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05/30/2008