Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

In Progress   PhD         Art & Religion,  Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

2006               MFA          Painting (with Distinction), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2006               MS            Art History (with Distinction), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2001               BFA          Painting (with Honors), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2014-2015           Adjunct Professor, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Fall 2014             Graduate Adjunct Facutly, Center for Art, Religion, and Education at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

2013-Fall 2014 Adjunct Instructor, William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA

2011-2012          Adjunct Assistant Professor, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, LA

2007-2011          Assistant Professor Art & Weathersby Fine Arts Building Galley Director, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2001-2004          Graduate and Teaching Assistant, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

2007-2011         Art Department Chair, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

GRANTS

2013          Conference Scholarship, Christians in the Visual Arts, Wenham, MA

2012          Travel Grant, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

2008          Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship, Grand Rapids, MI

Faculty Development Grant, Walker Endowment, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2007          Faculty Development Grant, Walker Endowment, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2004          History of Art and Design CAA Travel Award, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS & HONORS

2015           Newhall Fellowship, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

2012           Resident Artist, River Oaks Art Center, Alexandria, LA

2009           First Place, Art, Spirituality & America II, on-line exhibition presented by the Secretary of Culture, Suzano, San Paulo, Brazil

2008           Christianity Contextualization and the Arts, Yogyakarta & Bali, Indonesia

2006           Pratt Circle Award for Academic Excellence (Graduate)

2004           Certificate of Excellence Award for Outstanding Merit in Graduate Art History, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2001           Graduate Merit Scholarship, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Circle Award for Academic Excellence (Undergraduate), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

EXHIBITIONS

SELECTED SOLO AND FEATURED ARTIST EXHIBITIONS

2014           I Am What I Am, Art & Soul Gallery, Oak hills Church, Folsom, CA

2013           62:1, L. Frank James Gallery, Valley Springs Church, Roseville, CA (Two person exhibition with Pamela Reynoso)

2012           Recent Work, The Cove, Santa Rosa, CA

2010           Fibonacci Divided, Omega Gallery, Carson-Newman College, Jackson City, TN

Rondall Reynoso, Arla Ray Tyson Art Gallery, University of Mary Hardi-Baylor, Belton, TX

Recent Work, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA

2009           Stratum, Kinlaw Library, Asbury College, Wilmore, KY

2008           Mixing Metaphors, Hammons Gallery, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR

Recent Work, JRB Art Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK

2007           East Meets West: Christopher Kelly and Rondall Reynoso, River Oaks Arts Center, Alexandria, LA

Just Another Square, Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

Metaphors, Centerline Gallery, Woodland, CA (Two Person exhibition with Dianne Mattar)

Acrylics, Pamela Skinner/ Gwenna Howard Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA (Two person exhibition with Miriam Davis)

2006           Whatsoever, Artisan Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Providence, Gallery W, Sacramento, CA

A Closer Look, Warehouse Christian Ministries, Sacramento, CA

2004           Virtue & Knowledge, Stueben West Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS

2014-2015   What Sustains Us/ Lo Que Nos Sosteine, International traveling exhibition organized by the Grunewald Guild.

Locations:           2015          Trinity Lutheran Church, Lynnwood, WA

                                      Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA

                                      Wooden Cross Lutheran Church, Woodinville, WA

                                      St. James Cathedral, Seattle, WA

                                       Lookout Galley, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

                                       West Linn Lutheran Church, West Linn, OR

                                        Community of Christ Church, Hillsboro, OR

                                        Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, Portland, OR

                     2014             St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Wenatchee, WA

2013-2014   Wholly Family, Regional traveling exhibition organized by the Grunewald Guild

Locations:          2014            Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon

St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA

Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA

2013          St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Wenatchee, WA

2009-2012   Charis-Boundary Crossings, International traveling exhibition comprised of 14 North American and Asian artists. (catalog)

Locations:          2012          Brehm Center for the Arts, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

Lookout Gallery, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Leu Art Gallery, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

2011           Dordt College, Sioux City, IA

Hansen Galleries, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

Dadian Gallery, Luce Center for the Arts and Religion, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.

2010           Philadelphia Biblical University, Philadelphia, PA

Columbia Theological Seminary, Atlanta, GA

2009           Metcalf Gallery, Taylor University, Upland, IN

Center Art Gallery and Gallery 106, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014           Intersections Conference Exhibition, William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA

2013           Gala Exhibition, Paul Nystrom Library, William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA

JUSTArt, Hansen Galleries, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

Christ Centered Art Show, Trinity  Baptist Church, Livermore, CA

2012           Faculty & Friends Invitational Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA

2011           Annual Faculty Art Exhibition, Hanchey Gallery, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA

24th September Competition, The Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; Juror:Keith Perelli (catalog)

Faculty & Friends Invitational Exhibition, The Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; Curator: Sara Fuhrer

Faculty Exhibition, Weathersby Fine Arts Building, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2010           23rd September Competition, The Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA;  Juror: Kelli Scott Kelly (catalog)

LC Sculpture Invitational, Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2009           Faculty Exhibition, Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

Forever Summer, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Platform Project Space, New York, NY; Curator: Scott Malbaurn

Faculty Show, Weathesby  Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

Art, Spirituality & America II, on-line exhibition presented by the Secretary of Culture, Suzano, San Paulo, Brazil (First Place Award)

2008           Abstract Show, Freed Gallery, Lincoln City, OR

2007           Art, Spirituality & America, on-line exhibition presented by the Secretary of Culture, Suzano, San Paulo, Brazil

Paint Pink, Coughlin-Sanders Performing Arts Center & The Cabrini Hospital gallery, Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare, Alexandria, LA

2004          Recent Work, The Gallery at Artists & Fleas, Brooklyn, NY

Pratt: Faithworks Comprehensive Shoe, Stueben Galleries, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

SONYA Prelude Exhibit, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

Hammerstein Ballroom Invitational Show, New York, NY

Pratt: Faithworks Chapel Show,  Pratt Chapel, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Explorations/ Innovations, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

The Grand Group Show, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

New York City MFA’s Colliding- Pratt/NYU Group Show, Stueben Galleries, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

New York City MFA’s Colliding- Parson’s Drawing Show, Parson School of Design, New York, NY

2003           11th Annual BWAC Pier Show, Brooklyn, NY

Dimensions, Diesel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2002           7th Annual BWAC Small Works Art Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

PUBLICATIONS

ARTICLES

2013         “Beyond Belief,” civa.org, December 10, 2013

2012         “Between Two Worlds,” civa.org, June 18, 2012

WORKS-IN-PROGRESS

ARTICLE: “Expanding Theology: An Argument for Visual Theology”

ARTICLE: “Five Evangelical Christs: Art as a Reflection of Faith”

ARTICLE: “Six Mormon Christs: Art as a reflection of LDS faith”

ARTICLE: ”Xu Bing: Contradiction and Enlightenment in Square Word Calligraphy”

ARTICLE: “That Ain’t Art…That’s Nekkid: Edward Knippers and the Aesthetic of Nudity in Evangelical Christianity”

ARTICLE: “The Cross, The Wilderness, and The Virgin: The Contemporary Christian Iconography of Edward Knippers”

ARTICLE: “Red Carpet over the Sawdust Trail: Sixty Years of the Bob Jones University Collection”

ARTICLE: “Art in the Service of Evangelism: Collecting and Re-contextualizing”

BOOK: Serving the Cause of Religion: The History of the Bob Jones University Collection

SYMPOSIA, PANELS, AND CONFERENCES

2015    Christians in the Visual Arts bi-annual conference, Scholars Track, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, June 11-14, 2015; Paper: “The Evangelical Aesthetic of Nudity.”

Mormon Scholars in the Humanities, LDS Institute and Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA, April 17-18, 2015; Paper: “Six Mormon Christs: Art as a Reflection of LDS Faith”

American Academy of Religion Western Region Conference; Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA; March 20-22, 2015; Paper: “Red Carpet over the Sawdust Trail: The Bob Jones University Art Collection”

Intersections Conference, William Jessup University, February 20-21, 2015; Session: “What is beauty?”

2014          Conference of Faith and History, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA; September 25- 27, 2014; Paper: “Artists, Art Historians, Nudity, and the Evangelical Audience”

2012          Conference of Faith and History, Gordon College, Wenham, MA; October 5-6, 2012; Paper: “Bringing Men to Christ: Cultural Programing at Bob Jones University in the Mid-Twentieth Century”

25th Annual Research Day, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, LA; March, 29, 2012; Paper: “Collecting and Recontectualizing: The Bob Jones University Collection”

2011           Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; Panel: Speak up for Art

2010           International Forum on Christian Higher Education, Atlanta, GA; Panel: Charis: Boundary Crossing- Neighbors, Strangers, Family, Friends

2009           Bringing Creation to Praise:  Arts and Faith Conference, Asbury College, Wilmore, KY; Panel: Artist Panel

2008           Pratt Institute Masters Symposium, Brooklyn, NY; Paper: “Art in the Service of Evangelism: The Bob Jones Collection”

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013          “Special Speaker Slated at Art Show at Trinity,” The Independent, (Livermore, CA, April 11, 2013)

2011          Jodi Belgard, “Competition begins tonight at Alexandria Museum of Art,” The Town Talk, Alexandria-Pineville, LA, August, 19, 2011

Pears, Catherine M., “24th September Competition Exhibition Catalogue,” (Alexandria, Louisiana, Alexandria Museum of Art, 2011)

2010           “C-N Concert Lecture Series to feature art, film and music,” The Standard Banner, Jefferson City, TN, September 2, 2010

Pears, Catherine M., “23rd September Competition Exhibition Catalogue,” (Alexandria, Louisiana, Alexandria Museum of Art, 2010)

Rachel Hostetter Smith, “The Thread that Weaves Life Together: Crossing Boundaries with the Charis Exhibition,” Image Journal, Number 65, 2010

Rachel Hostetter Smith, “From Babel to Pentecost: Boundary Crossings- The Charis Exhibit,” CIVA SEEN, X.1 2010

Emily Toman, “Artist explores sociology, theology with art,” Temple Daily Telegram, February 14, 2010

Beth Yeary, “Visiting artist presents colorful display at Piedmont Art Gallery,” Piedmont College Navigator, Demorest, GA

2009           Smith, Rachel Hostetter, Charis: Boundary Crossing, Exhibition Catalog, (Grand Rapids, Michigan, Calvin College, 2009)

2008           Allie Martin, “Christian art, artists worldwide,” OneNewsNow.com, July 9th, 2008

Leigh Gentry, “LC Teacher to visit Indonesia for art, cultural experiences,” The Town Talk, Alexandria-Pineville, LA, June 12, 2008

2007           Jodi Belgard, “Downtown becomes outdoor art gallery for Alexandria Art Walk,” The Town Talk, Alexandria-Pineville, LA, October, 12, 2007

Robin Miller, “Just Another Square,” The Town Talk, Alexandria-Pineville, LA, September 7, 2007

“Louisiana College’s first art exhibit of the academic year,” The Town Talk, Alexandria, LA, August 28, 2007

Bob Silva, “Portraits: The Pursuit of Happiness”, Sacramento Bee, March 11, 2007

Exhibition Review, Saunthy Nicolson-Singh, “Hot Orb Fantasy”, Sacramento News & Review, January 4, 2007

2004           Lisa J. Curtis, “’Flea Market,” The Brooklyn Paper, Brooklyn, NY, June 5, 2004

INTERVIEWS

2013            Interview by Paxson Jeancake at Valley Springs Church, Roseville, CA, October 20, 2013

2012            Interview by Krystle Jeffers as The Cove, Santa Rosa, CA, November 11, 2012

2008           Interview by Renee Allen, “Mid Day,” KALB-TV (NBC affiliate), Alexandria, LA, September 18, 2008

Interview by Scott Culpepper and Scott Loyd, “Faith Forward,” KZLC-FM 95.5, Pineville, LA & KSYL-AM 970, Alexandria, LA, September16, 2008

Interview by Allie Martin, American Family Radio (national radio network), Tupelo, MS, June 4, 2008

2007           “Jambalaya,” Interview by Melinda Johnson, KALB-TV (NBC affiliate), Alexandria, Louisiana, August 23, 2007

“News with Kate Archer Kent,” Interview by Kate Archer Kent, Red River Radio (NPR),
Shreveport, Louisiana, August 23, 2007

2006           Interview by Steve Scott, Warehouse Christian Ministries, Sacramento, CA April 22 & 23, 2006

2004           Interview by Matthew Recker, “Heritage of Faith,” WMCA 570, New York, NY, May 30, 2004

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

2010           Louisiana College Allumni Exhibit, Granberry Conference Center & Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Pineville, LA

LC Sculpture Invitational, Weathersby Fine Arts Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2009           Faculty Exhibition, Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2008           Bridie Rapson, Martin Performing Arts Center Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

Striations by Donnie Copeland, Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

Prophetic Landscape, Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

The Holcombe Collection, Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

The Holcombes: Creative Works, Art Department Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

New Works: Scott Malbaurn, Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2007           Art Quest Studios at The Martin Performing Arts Center (co-curated with Christopher Kelly), MPAC Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

2004           Pratt: Faithworks Comprehensive Show, Stueben Galleries, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Pratt: Faithworks Chapel Show, Pratt Chapel, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY