John Paul Gardner
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Education:

2010 University of Oregon
Major: Masters of Fine Arts - Sculpture

2007 State University of New York College at Potsdam
Major:Bachelors of Fine Arts – Concentration Sculpture

Solo Exhibitions:
2013
Vignettes, Wellsville Center for the Arts, Wellsville, NY
Cloudlings, Black River Systems Gallery, Utica, NY
2010
Dissolve, Portland Building Installation Space, Portland, OR
2009
Continuum, Washburn Gallery, Eugene, OR
Vertex, Washburn Gallery, Eugene, OR
2008
Restructure, BRING Planet Improvement Center, Springfield, OR
Everything All at Once, Washburn Gallery, Eugene, OR

Selected Juried & Group Exhibitions:
2013
Contact Boundary, Umpqua Community College Gallery, Roseburg, OR
Linear, Artcentric Gallery, Troy, NY
2011
In the Zone III, Brattleboro Musuem and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
One Night Stand V, Valley Green Motel Gallery, Keene, NH
Vermont State Snow Sculpture Championships, Burlington, VT
Group Show, Through the Music Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
2010
12th Annual Exhibition, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
Freight Show, Littman & White Gallery, Portland, OR
Brightly Colored Party, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Disjecta Gallery, Portland, OR
SAMPLE, Bus 34 Gallery, Eugene, OR
2009
Non Lo So, AHA, Sienna, Italy
Maybe There Will be Sound, DIVA, Eugene, OR
Yard Sale, Laverne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
Juxtapose, Maude Kearns Art Center, Eugene, OR
MFA Group Show, LaVerene Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
2008
Synthetic Rain, LaVerene Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
Recycle, Reuse, Rethink, RE-ART!, Gallery at the Airport, Eugene, OR
HOPES Conference, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
Members Exhibition, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
First Year MFA Exhibition, LaVerene Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
2007
2007 North Country Regional, Potsdam, NY
MWPAI Festival Juried art show, Utica, NY
Dreamers Rendezvous III, Curators Choice Award Show, A-forest Gallery, NY, NY
Members Exhibition, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
Art, Wine & Green, Sherrils Ford, NC
2006
Art Attack Student Juried Art Show, Potsdam, NY
54th Annual Central Adirondack Art Show, Arts Center, Old Forge, NY
BFA Thesis Exhibition, Potsdam, NY
MWPAI Festival Juried art show, Utica, NY
An Exhibition of Mixed Media Drawings, Creative Spirit Art Center, Potsdam, NY
8th Annual Juried Show, Adirondack Artist Guild, Saranac Lake, NY
Looking Within, Creative Spirit Art Center, Potsdam, NY
New York State Snow Sculpting Championships, Cooperstown, NY
Best of SUNY spring 2006 Art Show, Albany, NY
2005
Art Attack Student Juried Art Show, Potsdam, NY
Adirondack Juried Art Show, Lake Placid, NY
Colton-Hepburn Library Community Art Show, Colton, NY
MWPAI Festival Juried Sidewalk art show, Utica, NY
7th Annual Juried Show Adirondack Artists Guild, Saranac Lake, NY
forArtsake Juried Art Show, Malone, NY
New York State Snow Sculpting Championships, Glens Falls, NY
2004
Art Attack Student Juried Art show, Potsdam, NY
MWPAI Festival Juried Sidewalk art show, Utica, NY
EMC 2004 Earth Day Photography Contest, Canton, NY
2003
Art Attack Student Juried art show, Potsdam, NY

Awards and Honors:
2013 Featured artwork for Label, Collective Arts Brewing, Toronto, Candada
2011 2nd Place Vermont State Snow Sculpture Championships, Burlington, VT
2008 – 2010 Nine consecutive terms of Graduate Teaching Fellowships at the University of Oregon
2007 Curators Choice Award, Artists Talk on Art, NY, NY
MWPAI Juried Art Show, Honorable Mention for Drawing, Utica, NY
2006 Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society, Potsdam, NY
2005 Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity, Potsdam, NY
2004 MWPAI Juried Art Show, Honorable Mention for Sculpture, Utica, NY
2003 Sculpture Specific Award, Art Attack Juried Art Show, Potsdam, NY
2002 Art Scholarship Award, New Hartford, NY

Publications / work mentioned

2011 Brattleboro Reformer, Overture Section, April 11th 2011
7 Days Interview, Stuck in Vermont, http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=t9p_wYRmO3Y
2008 Daily Emerald, cover page featured artwork, on-line video interview, Eugene OR
2007 North Country Literary Magazine, Artwork Featured, Potsdam, NY
Fusion, Art & Soul, Article Featuring an Interview with John Paul Gardner, Utica, NY

Lectures:

2011In the Zone III, Artist Discussion at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center with head curator Mara William
2007 Curators Choice Award Lecture, Artists Talk on Art, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY
2006 Intern Artists in Residence Lecture, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT

Public Art:

2006 Sculptfest, extraterrestrial, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
Obsessive Consumption, A community-based art event, Canton, NY
2005 Festival of Lights, SUNY Potsdam, NY
Public Art Speaks, Wall Mural, SUNY Potsdam, NY

Permanent Collections:
Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
Rochester Museum of Fine Art, Rochester, NH

Professional Experience:
2013 - Present Exhibitions Coordinator - Light Work
2012 - Present Utica College - Adjunct Instructor
Courses Taught include: 3D Design, Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Intro to Art and Art and Adventure
2011 Americorps VISTA, The In-Sight Photography Project, Brattleboro, VT
2010 3D Design Instructor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Sculpture 1 Mixed Media Instructor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
2009 Lecture Assistant, The Artists Experience, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Sculpture 1 Mixed Media Instructor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Technical Teaching Assistant Metal Fabrication, Eugene, OR
2008 Modeling from Life Instructor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
3-D Design Instructor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Student Enrichment Program, Arts Instructor, Eugene, OR
Technical Teaching Assistant 3-D Design, Mold-Making and Installation, Eugene, OR
2007 ATOA, Curators Choice Award Lecture, School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY
Adult Drawing Instructor, Saint Lawrence Arts Council, Potsdam, NY
2006 Technical Teaching Assistant for Sculpture 1, Potsdam, NY
Intern Artist in Residence, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
2005 President of the Student Art Association, Potsdam, NY
2004 Sculpture assistant to F. Doug Schatz, Nashville, TN
Art Instructor, Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club, NY


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