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EDUCATION

2018    Master of Fine Arts, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

2013    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2018     Fine Arts Specialist, Master Craftsman Studio, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016 August- 2018 May Graduate Teaching Assistant-GT2, Instructor of Record, Georgia Southern University (GSU), Statesboro, GA, Foundations Director- Jessica Burke

                        Art 1020: Two-Dimensional Design (FA/16, SP/17, FA/17, SP/18)

                        Art 1030: Three-Dimensional Design (FA/16, SP/17, FA/17, SP/18)

2015 August- 2018 May Averitt Center for the Arts, Instructor, Statesboro, GA, Director- Tony Phillips

2013 June-2015 August The Columbus Museum, Instructor and Front Desk Receptionist, Columbus, GA, Director of Education- Abbie Eden

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (* Indicates solo exhibition)

2018    M5: MINT’s Annual Juried Exhibition, MINT Gallery, 92 Peachtree St. SW, Atlanta, GA, March 31-May 26, 2018

Irrational Aggregates, Thesis Exhibition, Contemporary Gallery, Center for Art & Theatre, GSU, Statesboro, GA, February 12-19, 2018*

Aalto University: Show Swap, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland, Scheduled—Feb. 2018

Domestic: 2017 MFA Biennial, The Delaware Contemporary Museum, Wilmington, DE, Nov. 30, 2017-Mar. 18, 2018

Environs, 600 Broad Street Gallery, Augusta, GA, Jan. 5—27, 2018

MFA Showcase, Glass Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Nov. 15- Jan. 9, 2018

2017    SECAC Juried Exhibition, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH, Oct. 2017

 Ovation, Savannah Blick Gallery, Savannah, GA, Oct. 2017

Domestic Consumption, Solo Exhibition, Art Lab Seaboard Depot Studio, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, Aug. 22-Sept. 23, 2017*

Perceived Landscape: Umwelt, Gallery 650, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 2017

2016    In Our Heads, Out of Our Hands, Glass Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Nov. 2016

Polyhdera, Roxie Remley Center for Fine Art, Statesboro, GA, Oct. 2016

Ovation, Savannah Blick Gallery, Savannah, GA, Oct. 2016

Trifecta, Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, June-July 2016

Inspired, Gallery 303, GSU, Statesboro, GA, Apr.-May 2016

MFA Candidacy, Contemporary Gallery, GSU, Statesboro, GA, Mar. 2016

2015    GSU MFA Showcase Veazy Hall, GSU, Statesboro, GA, Aug. 2015-Current

Autumn, Gallery 303, GSU, Statesboro, GA, Aug. 2015

2014    *Ffuts 1 and 2, Permanent Installation, Cunningham Conference Center, Columbus, GA, 2014

2013    And It Was Good, Illges Gallery, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, May 2013

Urban Medium, Broadway Gallery, Columbus, GA, Feb. 2013

Drawing the Architecture and Landscape of England, Oxford University, Oxford, England, Jun.-Jul. 2013 (2.5-weeks study abroad and closing exhibition)

 

ASSISTANTSHIPS

2017 June-July Resident Assistant: European Council, Waterford, Ireland, 5 Week Program, Director- Dr. Laura Thomason of Middle Georgia State University, Macon, GA

2016 June-July Resident Assistant: European Council Waterford, Ireland, 5 Week Program, Director- Dr. Dustin Anderson of Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

2015 August-2016 May Graduate Assistant- Studio Tech: Ceramics, GSU, Statesboro, GA MFA Director- Derek Larson

2012 August-2013 May Printmaking Assistant: Lithography, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

Sculpture Intern: Welding and Plaster, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

2012 April Lead Intern: Print Dialogue Day, American Print Alliance, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

2011 August-2012 May Printmaking Intern: Screen & Acid Etch, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE (* Indicates co-curated)

2018    Aalto University: Show Swap, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland, Scheduled—Feb. 2018*

2017    MFA Showcase, Glass Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Nov. 15- Dec. 31, 2017*

Perceived Landscape: Umwelt, Gallery 650, GSU, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 2017*

2016    Endurance: Glenda Militano, Downtown Gallery, Statesboro, GA, May 9-13, 2017*

Trifecta, Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, Jun. 10-Aug. 1, 2016*

Show Swap, Center for Art & Theater, GSU, Statesboro, GA, Apr. 2016*

 

PRESENTATIONS

2017    Microscopes and Megaphones, Conference Panelist, Rapid Review: Graduate Studio Art Programs in Their Own Words and Images, Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Paper: Size Matters, Or So I Thought, Columbus, OH Oct. 25-28, 2017

Domestic Consumption, Visiting Artist/Lecture, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, Sept. 23, 2017

Research Symposium Georgia Southern University, Conference Panelist, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Paper: Frames of Visual Consumption, the Vitrine as the "IS" of Artistic Identification, Nessmith-Lane Atrium & Ballroom Statesboro, GA, Apr. 14, 2017

myCAA, Conference Attendee, College Art Association (CAA), New York, NY, Feb. 15-18, 2017

2016    Creativity, Conference Panelist, Crafting Science and the Science of Craft in the Long Eighteenth Century, The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), Paper: The Inherent Objectness of Destruction within Creation, Atlanta, GA Nov. 5, 2016

Creativity, Conference Poster, SLSA, Poster: The Destruction of Ceramics Inherent Objectness, Atlanta, GA Nov. 5, 2016

SECAC 2017, Conference Panelist, Life Lessons: Letters to a Young Artist, SECAC, Paper: Duality of Consciousness: Reality Versus Digital Reality. Roanoke, VA, Oct. 19-22, 2016

Research Symposium Georgia Southern University, Conference Panelist, Humanities in Art, Paper: Visual Data in Glazing, Statesboro, GA, Apr. 15, 2016

BCPS 25th Annual, Conference Liaison, British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference (BCPC), Savannah, GA, Feb. 26-27, 2016

2015    Collaborate for Change, Conference Poster, Discovering the Psychological Identity Within Us All: Sculptural Representations of Various States of Mind, Dr. Gregory P. Domin Graduate Research Conference, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, Nov. 4-5, 2017

 

AWARDS

2018    ThinkTank 10 Emerging Educator Fellowship, Integrative Teaching International, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, June 13-16, 2018

CAA’s Professional-Development Fellowship in Visual Arts, Honorable Mention, College Art Association 2018 Annual Conference: Change, Los Angeles, CA

2017    SECAC Graduate Student Travel Grant, Columbus, OH

Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Honorable Mention, International Sculpture Center, Sculpture Magazine, Oct. 2017, Vol. 36 No. 8

Howard Lumber History, Mural Commission, Nine Panels 4’x4’, Howard Lumber Sawmill, Statesboro, GA, Jan.-Jun. 2017

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art Graduate Travel Fund, GSU, Statesboro, GA

Carolyn Joyner Memorial Scholarship, GSU, Statesboro, GA

Face Jug Workshop, Invited Instructor, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA, Mar. 8, 2017

Demonstrating Visiting Artist, Roxie Remley Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA, Mar. 2017

2016    Eagle Nation on Parade (ENOP), Public Art Installation-Legacy of Lumber, Statesboro, GA

Betty Foy Saunders Department of Art Graduate Travel Fund, GSU, Statesboro, GA

SLSA-Graduate Student Travel Grant, Atlanta, GA

Roxie Remley Scholarship for Graduate Achievement, GSU, Statesboro, GA

Averitt Award for Excellence in Graduate Research and Instruction Nomination, GSU, Statesboro, GA

Art Basel-Miami Beach Graduate/Undergraduate Travel Grant, GSU, Statesboro, GA

2015    Averitt Award for Excellence in Graduate Research and Instruction Nomination, GSU, Statesboro, GA

Art Basel-Miami Beach Graduate Travel Grant, GSU, Statesboro, GA

The Masters, Mural Commission, Four 30’x12’ paintings, MMA Studio, Columbus, GA

2013    Before I Die Wall, Public Art Installation Research Assistant, Broadway Street, Columbus, GA

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017    “Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award-Honorable Mention.” Sculpture Magazine, Oct. 2017. International Sculpture Center.

“Internship Spotlight.” Experience Matters: European Council- Ireland, 6 Oct. 2017. Georgia Southern University.

“Ryan’s solo exhibition opens in Columbus.” Noteworthy, 24 Aug. 2017. Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University Online Newsletter.

“Ryan’s work to be featured in Sculpture magazine.” Noteworthy, 26 June 2017. Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University Online Newsletter.

“Ryan to present at SECAC in October.” Noteworthy, 25 June 2017. Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University Online Newsletter.

“New Eagle Lands at Howard Lumber.” Class Connect, Mar. 2017, p. 3.

“SECAC Goes to the Buckeye States.” SECAC Professional News Highlight, Apr. 2017, p. 10.

Ryan, Courtney N. “Bound.” Art in America, Art in America, 2017, Georgia, Back Inside Cover.

2016    “BFSDoArt Student Exhibitions open in Downtown Statesboro.” Noteworthy, 6 Oct. 2017. Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University Online Newsletter.

“Eagle installed at Howard Lumber and Hardware honors family’s century-old business.” Noteworthy, 10 Sept. 2016 Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University Online Newsletter.

“Georgia Southern students curate MFA student show at Augusta University.” Noteworthy, 20 June. 2016 Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University Online Newsletter.

“118-Year History of the Howard Lumber.” Statesboro Herald, 11 Sept. 2017. ENOP- Installation.

2015    “Graduate students attend Art Basel Miami Beach; Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art van painted by Kenny Scharf.” Noteworthy, 18 Dec. 2015 Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University Online Newsletter.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

CAA (College Art Association), 2016-Present

International Sculpture Center, Sculpture Magazine, October 2017-October 2018

SECAC (Southeastern College Art Conference), 2015-Present

 

 

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