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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 June- Present

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

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018 August- Present

LeMoyne Arts Gallery, Instructor: Introductory Ceramics, Tallahassee, FL

2016 August- 2018 May

Instructor of Record, Georgia Southern University (GSU), Statesboro, GA

                        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- 2016 May

Ceramics and Sculpture Graduate Teaching Assistant, GSU, Statesboro, GA

2015 August- 2018 May

Averitt Center for the Arts, Instructor, Statesboro, GA

2013 June- 2015 August

The Columbus Museum, Instructor and Front Desk Receptionist, Columbus, GA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (* Indicates solo exhibition)

2018

-Interrupted, M5, MINT Gallery, 92 Peachtree St. SW, Atlanta, GA, March 31-May 26, 2018, Juried by Jiha Moon

-*Irrational Aggregates, Contemporary Gallery, Center for Art & Theatre, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, February 12-19, 2018

-Aalto University: Show Swap, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland, March 5-April 5, 2018

-Domestic: 2017 MFA Biennial, The Delaware Contemporary Museum, Wilmington, DE, November 30, 2017-March 18, 2018

-Environs, 600 Broad Street Gallery, Augusta, GA, January 5- 27, 2018

-MFA Showcase, Glass Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, November 15- January 9, 2018

2017

-SECAC Juried Exhibition, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH, October 2017

-Ovation, Savannah Blick Gallery, Savannah, GA, October 2017

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

-Perceived Landscape: Umwelt, Gallery 650, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, April 2017

2016

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

-Polyhdera, Roxie Remley Center for Fine Art, Statesboro, GA, October 2016

-Ovation, Savannah Blick Gallery, Savannah, GA, October 2016

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

-Inspired, Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, April-May 2016

-Candidacy: Review, Contemporary Gallery, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, March 2016

2015

-MFA Showcase: Veazy Hall, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, August 2015- 2020 May

-Autumn, Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, August 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, February 2013

-Drawing: Architecture & Landscape of England, Oxford University, Oxford, England, June-July 2013

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, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

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

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 February 21-24, 2018

2017

-SECAC Gulnar Bosch Travel Award, Graduate student travel grant, Columbus, OH

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

-Howard Lumber History, Mural Commission, Nine Panels 4’x4’, Howard Lumber Sawmill, Statesboro, GA, January-June 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, March 8, 2017

-Demonstrating Visiting Artist, Roxie Remley Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA, March 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 (Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts) NSF (National Science Foundation) 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

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 October 25-28, 2017

-Domestic Consumption, Visiting Artist/Lecture, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, September 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, April 14, 2017

-myCAA, Conference Attendee, College Art Association (CAA), New York, NY, February 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 November 5, 2016

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

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

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

-BCPS 25th Annual, Conference Liaison, British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference (BCPC), Savannah, GA, February 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, November 4-5, 2017

PUBLICATIONS

2018

Amassed 1 & 2. Helsinki, Finland, Ryan, Courtney N., 13 Mar. 2018. Aalto University, The School of Arts, Design, and Architecture.

“Ryan’s work selected for juried exhibition at MINT.” Noteworthy, 26 March 2018.

“Ryan receives CAA Professional-Development Honorable Mention in Visual Arts.” Noteworthy, 1 March 2018.

“Ryan’s work accepted into 2017 Delaware Contemporary MFA Biennial exhibition.” Noteworthy, 29 January 2018.

“Georgia Southern University to highlight work of Master of Fine Arts candidates this semester.” College of Art and Humanities, 7 February 2018.

“Ceramic exhibition examines the environmental impact of consumerism.” Noteworthy, 29 January 2018.

2017

“Graduate art students swap artwork in international exchange.” Noteworthy, 22 December 2017.

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

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

“Georgia Southern art students exhibit work at Savannah’s Blick Gallery.” Noteworthy, 21 August 2017.

“Ryan’s solo exhibition opens in Columbus.” Noteworthy, 24 August 2017.

“Ryan’s work to be featured in Sculpture magazine.” Noteworthy, 26 June 2017.

“Ryan to present at SECAC in October.” Noteworthy, 25 June 2017.

“Meet the Eagles” Legacy of Lumber. Eagle Nation on Parade, College of Arts and Humanities, Georgia Southern University, 2017.

“New Eagle Lands at Howard Lumber.” Class Connect, Georgia Southern University, March 2017, p. 3.

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

 Bound.” Ryan, Courtney N., Art in America, Art in America, January 2017 Issue, Back Inside Cover.

2016

“BFSDoArt Student Exhibitions open in Downtown Statesboro.” Noteworthy, 6 October 2017.

“Eagle installed at Howard Lumber and Hardware honors family’s century-old business.” Noteworthy, 10 September 2016.

“M.F.A. student, Courtney Ryan, to present at SECAC, SLSA conferences.” Noteworthy, 14 September 2016.

“Georgia Southern students curate MFA student show at Augusta University.” Noteworthy, 20 June 2016.

“Howard Lumber Yard receives new eagle statue.” The George-Anne Newspaper. Pashke, Luke. 13 September 2016.

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

2015

“Graduate students attend Art Basel Miami Beach; Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art van painted by Kenny Scharf.” Noteworthy, 18 December 2015.

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2018

-Aalto University: Show Swap, Aalto University School of Arts, Design & Architecture, Helsinki, Finland, March 5-April 5, 2018

2017

-MFA Showcase, Glass Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, November 15- December 31, 2017

-Perceived Landscape: Umwelt, Gallery 650, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, April 2017

2016

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

-Trifecta, Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, June 10-August 1, 2016

-Show Swap, Center for Art & Theater, GSU, Statesboro, GA, April 2016

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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