CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION

      2009    MFA, Printmaking, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

       

      2002    BFA, Printmaking, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA

 

AWARDS

      2019    The Seventh Annual Author’s Celebration Award, Ferris State University; Big Rapids, MI

     

      2019    Professional Development Support, Attendance of the Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) Printmaking 

                   Conference in Dallas, TX. Travel support awarded by KCAD Dean of Academics, Kendall College of Art and Design of   

                   Ferris State University; Grand Rapids, MI

      2017    The Fifth Annual Author’s Celebration Award, Ferris State University; Big Rapids, MI

      2017    Professional Development Support, Attendance of SGCI Printmaking Conference in Atlanta, GA. Travel support

                  awarded by KCAD Dean of Academics, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State     

                  University; Grand Rapids, MI

      2016    Professional Development Support, Attendance to the Tamarind Institute of Lithography Summer Workshop in

                   Albuquerque, NM. Travel support awarded by KCAD Printmaking Department; Kendall College of Art and Design of

                   Ferris State University; Grand Rapids, MI

      2009    Gerry Gout Printmaking Scholarship, Arizona Artists Guild; Phoenix, AZ 

   

      2009    Shindell Rock/Scissors/Paper Printmaking Scholarship, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art,

                   Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ 

      2009    Best in Show, “PRINTSTRAVAGANZA! IV”, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State

                   University; Tempe, AZ

      2008    School of Art Special Talent Award, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State

                   University; Tempe, AZ

      2007    Shindell Rock/ Scissors/ Paper Printmaking Scholarship, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art,

                   Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

      2007    2nd Place, “Third Annual Members Exhibition”, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona

                   State University; Tempe, AZ

      2007    Honorable Mention, “Second Annual Members Exhibition”, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art,

                   Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

      2006    1st Place, “Draw the Line”, Phoenix Art Center; Phoenix, AZ

      2005    Honorable Mention, “The Art Formerly Known as Prints”, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art,

                  Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

      2002    Merit Scholarship, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA 

                                           

      2002    Yozo Hamaguchi Endowment Award, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA  

                                                                             

      2002    Patricia Walsh Emeritus Scholarship, California College of the Art; Oakland, CA 

                                                                             

      2001    Merit Scholarship, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA.  

                                           

      2001    Charles Gill Emeritus Scholarship, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA

      2000    Merit Scholarship, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA   

                          

      1999    Creative Achievement Award, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

      2019    " Among the Light", Van Singel Fine Arts Center, Byron Center, MI

      2019    "Coming to the Surface", Kresge Foundation Gallery, Olivet College; Olivet, MI

      2014-   “The Light Below”, East Gallery, Eye Lounge, A Contemporary Art Space; Phoenix,

      2013     AZ

      2013    “Incandescence”, West Gallery, Eye Lounge, A Contemporary Art Space; Phoenix, AZ

      2012    “Light in the Dark”, Northwestern College, TePaske Gallery; Orange City, IA

                   http://www.nwciowa.edu/calendar/events/14515/olivia-timmons-ar-exhibit

      2012-   “Lumin-Essence”, Polytechnic Campus Library, Polytechnic Campus, Arizona

      2011    State University; Chandler, AZ http://lib.asu.edu/

      2011    “Lumin-Essence”, Intel Corporation, Intel OC2 and OC8 Gallery; Chandler, AZ

      2009    “Lumin-Essence”, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Herberger Institute 

                  of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ 

 

      2002   “Senior Exhibition”, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA   

                               

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

     2019    "2019 Atlanta Print Biennial", Kai Lin Art Gallery; Atlanta GA (Juror: Eun Lee)

     2019    "37th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition", Heuser Art Gallery, Peoria, IL (Juror: Janet Ballweg,

                  Professor of Printmaking at Bowling Green University; Bowling Green, OH)

     2018    “Focus on Faculty/ Influence”, Fed Galleries; Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University; Grand 

                    Rapids, MI

     2018    "Drawn to Print”, (SCENE) Metrospace Gallery, Department of Art, Art History, and Design, Michigan State University;

                   Lansing, MI (Juror: Jacquelynn Sullivan, Director of Galleries for the Department of Art, Art History, and Design at

                   Michigan State University)

     2018    "31st Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition", Grand Gallery, McNeese State University; Lake Charles,

                  LA (Juror: Ben Hickey, curator of exhibitions, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at

                  Lafayette; Lafayette, LA)

     

     2017    "2017 Louisiana International Printmaking Exhibition", F. J. Taylor Visual Arts Center, School of Design; Louisiana Tech

                  University, Ruston, LA (Juror: Ben Hickey, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Masur Museum of

                  Art, Monroe, LA)

     2017    "ImPressive" Midtowne Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada (Juror: Bill Laing, executive member of the British Printmakers

                  Council and the Print and Drawing Council of Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

     2017    “Art Now: Printmaking”, 117 Gallery, Ann Arbor Art Center; Ann Arbor, MI (Juror: Tyanna J. Buie, Assistant Professor   

                  and Section Chair for Printmaking at the College of Creative Studies, Wayne State University; Detroit, MI)

     2016    “Printmaking: Ancient Art Made Contemporary”, Jansma Gallery, NCCA Artsplace; Fremont, MI

     2016    “Contemporary Print: An International Survey of Printmaking in 2016”, Firehouse Gallery; Baton Rouge, LA

     2015    “Duality”, 122 S. Division Pop-Up Gallery, Avenue for the Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

     2015    “Evolution of the Artist”, The Fed Galleries at KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI

     2013    “Third Wave: Painters and Printmakers”, Night Gallery; Tempe, AZ (Jurors: Rossitza Todorova and Sarah Rowland)

     2013    “American Dream”, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa Arts Center; Mesa, AZ (Juror: Tiffany Fairall, Assistant

                  Curator at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ)

     2012    “Map(ing)”, Arizona Arts Foundation; Phoenix, AZ

     2012    “Statewide Juried Printmaking Competition”, Shemer Art Center and Museum, Scottsdale, AZ (Juror: John Armstrong,

                  Owner of Armstrong-Prior Inc., Phoenix, AZ)

      2011   “Nowness: An Invitational Group Exhibition”, Eye Lounge, A Contemporary Art Space; Phoenix, AZ

      2010   “Sensory Consciousness/ Bold Statements: Works By Arizona Women”, A.E. England Gallery; Phoenix, AZ (Juror:

                  Jenea Sanchez, director of A.E. England Gallery, Phoenix, AZ)

      2010-  “Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition”, University of Hawaii at Hilo; Hilo, HI (Juror: Sandria Hu, Professor          2011    of Art at the University of Huston, Clearlake, TX)

      2010    “Old Planet New Planet: Print Making and the New World Order”, Gallery 13; Minneapolis, MN

      2010    “Prints: Group Show”, Artisan Gallery: Belleville, WI

      2010    “From Paper to Glass”, Wit Gallery; Lenox, MA

      2009    “Factotum”, Night Gallery, Tempe Marketplace; Tempe, AZ

      2009    “Arizona Artists Guild Scholarship Exhibition”, West Valley Art Museum;

                   Surprise, AZ  

                     

      2009    “Intel Corporation Exhibition”, Intel Corporation; Chandler, AZ

      2009    “Nathan Cummings Exhibition”, Harry Wood Gallery, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art,         

                   Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

      2009    “PRINSTRAVAGANZA! IV: The Fourth Annual Printmaking Student Association Exhibition", Gallery 100, Herberger

                   Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ (Juror: Jean Makin, Curator of

                   Prints, ASU Art Museum Print Collection)

      2009   “American Print 2009”, Foothills Art Center; Golden, CO (Juror: Michael Chavez, curator of the Foothills Art Center,

                  Golden, CO) 

                  http://www.foothillsartcenter.org/searchresults.php?eventname=AMERICAN PRINT  

                  2009:  Influence Someone&exhibitionId=12&start=1 

                           

      2009   “Map(ing) Exhibition”, Night Gallery, Tempe Marketplace; Tempe AZ 

                  http://asumapping.wordpress.com/

      2008    “The Fourth Annual Members Exhibition”, Arizona State University Printmaking Student Association, Gallery 100,

                   Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ 

   

      2008   “PRINTSTRAVAGANZA! III: The Third Annual Printmaking Student Association Exhibition", Step Gallery, Herberger   

                  Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ (Juror: Brian Reeves of Slop Art)   

                                                                                                

      2008   “Nathan Cummings Exhibition”, Harry Wood Gallery, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona

                  State University; Tempe, AZ

                                

      2007   “The Third Annual Members Exhibition”, Arizona State University Printmaking Student Association, Galley 100; Tempe

                  AZ (Juror: Forrest Solis Assistant Professor of Painting at Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Arizona State

                  University; Tempe, AZ) 

            

      2007   “PRINTSTRAVAGANZA! II: The Second Annual Printmaking Student Association Exhibition",  Gallery 100; Tempe, AZ                        (Juror: Cannon Ball Press)

      2007   “Brio Fine Arts Center Juried Exhibition”, Brio Fine Arts Center; Scottsdale, AZ (Juror: Kathryn Maxwell, Professor of

                  Printmaking at Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ) 

            

      2007   “We Are All In This Together”, First Studio Gallery; Phoenix AZ

      2007   “Inked”, The Upper Gallery, University of Dallas; Irving, TX

                          

      2006   “Draw the Line”, Phoenix Art Center; Phoenix, AZ

                           

      2006   “Spirit Birds”, Espresso PRN Gallery, Sacred Heart Hospital; Eugene, OR

      2006   “The Second Annual Members Exhibition”, Arizona State University Printmaking Student Association, Harry Wood

                  Gallery, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

        

      2005    “The Art Formerly Known as Prints”, Arizona State University Printmaking Student Association, Honorable Mention,

                  Harry Wood Gallery; Tempe AZ (Juror: Jean Makin, curator of prints, ASU Art Museum Print Collection)

      2005   “The Hotel Gallery Exhibition”, The Hotel Gallery; Portland, OR

                                    

      2002   “Yozo Hamaguchi Endowment Exhibition”, California College of the Arts; Oakland, CA

 

PORTFOLIO EXCHANGES

     2018    "(UN) Necessary Duplicates", organized by Assistant Professor Meghan O'Connor of Wayne State College,

                  Wayne NE, debut at Mid America Print Council conference; Laramie, WY

     2017    “Animal/Lamina”, organized by Professor Brett Colley of Grand Valley State University and Professor Olivia Timmons

                  of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University.

     2017    “Personal Landscapes: A Print Exchange Between Olivet College and Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State

                  University”, organized by Professor Donald VanAuken of Olivet College and Professor Olivia Timmons of Kendall

                  College of Art and Design of FSU.

 

     2017    “Slowness”, organized by Mary Hood, professor of printmaking, debut and exhibition at Southern Graphics Council

                  International; Atlanta, GA

     2016    “SGCI Members Portfolio Exchange and Exhibition”, organized by SGCI Members, debut and exhibition at Southern

                  Graphics Council International; Portland OR

     2013    “Taking Bearings”, organized and curated by Brett Schieszer and Nicholas Dowgwillo, debut at Southern Graphics

                  Council International; New Orleans, LA Traveled to: Morrissey Gallery, St. Ambrose University; Davenport, IA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

     2019-   Assistant Professor of Printmaking (non-tenure track), (Courses taught: Drawing IDrawing II, Graduate Printmaking

     2014    Studio, Graduate Printmaking Thesis, Graduate, Professional Practices Seminar, Professional Practices, Introduction

                  to PrintmakingPrintmaking II, Printmaking III, Advanced Printmaking, Printmaking Thesis I & IIIntaglio, and

                  Lithography.) Development of course content, syllabi,demonstrations, presentations, administration of critiques and

                  grades. Courses provided introductory through advanced levels of printmaking. Kendall College of Art and Design of

                  Ferris State University; Grand Rapids, MI

     2014     Adjunct Faculty, (Courses taught: Drawing I) Development of course content, syllabus, lectures, presentations and

                  demonstrations, administration of critiques and grades. Introduction to fundamental principles of drawing while

                  exploring a variety of drawing media. Pecos Campus, Chandler-Gilbert Community College; Chandler, AZ

      2014-  Adjunct Faculty, (Courses taught: Two-Dimensional Design) Development of course content and syllabus, introduction

      2013    of principles and elements of two-dimensional design,student mentoring, administration of critiques and grades.

                  Southern and Dobson Campus, Mesa Community College; Mesa, AZ

      2014-   Art Department Chairperson, attending weekly meetings with administration, working with and supporting all

      2012    members of the art staff, organizing art trips, coordinating staff and camper events and art openings during a 7-

                   week young women’s summer arts program. Belvoir Terrace; Lenox, MA

      2014-  Instructor, (Courses taught: Printmaking I, Printmaking IIAdvanced Printmaking, Watercolor I, and Advanced

      2010   Watercolor), development of course content, introduction to fundamental printmaking and watercolor techniques, and

                  student mentoring during an intensive 7-week young women’s summer arts program. Belvoir Terrace; Lenox MA

      2011-  Faculty Associate, (Courses taught: Beginning Intaglio and Introduction to PrintmakingFall 2010 and Introduction to

      2010   Printmaking, Spring 2011.) Development of course content and syllabi, introduction to intaglio techniques and various

                  printmaking processes and student mentor, administration of critiques and grades. Herberger Institute of Design

                  and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

      2010    Workshop Instructor, “To the Point: The Immediacy of Drypoint”, development of workshop content, projects, and

                   student mentoring. Brio Fine Arts Center, Scottsdale, AZ

      2010    Demonstration, “Drypoint Printmaking Technique”, demonstration and promotion of drypoint intaglio technique.  Brio

                   Fine Arts Center; Scottsdale, AZ

      2009-  Teaching Associate, (Courses taught: Color Theory and Two-Dimensional Design), development of syllabi, course

      2006    content, administration of grade and student mentoring. Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art,

                   Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

      2005    Mentor, “Twenty Week Mentor Program”, development and administration of art projects to children of 4-6 years of

                   age. Provided a positive mentor figure in a shelter community. Free Arts of Arizona; Phoenix, AZ

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/SERVICE

     2019    Juror, West Central Michigan Region of the Scholastics Art & Writing Awards; Grand Rapids, MI

     2018    Portfolio Review, Graduate Portfolio Day Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL

 

     2018    Co-Chair of Printmaking Booth and Activities, Festival of the Arts; Grand Rapids, MI

     2018    Juror, West Central Michigan Region of the Scholastics Art & Writing Awards; Grand Rapids, MI

 

     2017-   Committee Chair, Study Away Committee (SAC). The Study Away Committee is charged with the assessment,

     2019     monitoring processes, and guidelines for faculty study away proposals. The committee will also recommend trips to

                   be offered each year. Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University; Grand Rapids, MI

     2017    Portfolio Review, National Portfolio Day, Kendall College of Art and design of Ferris State University; Grand Rapids, MI

     2016    Panel Speaker, “Best Practices of Applying to Graduate School”, Kendall College of Art and Design Career Symposium,

                  Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI

      2016    Career Mentor, Southern Graphics Council International Conference: Flux: The Edge of

                   Yesterday and Tomorrow, Marriot Hotel; Portland, OR

      2017-  Student Organization Faculty Advisor, Collective Pressure Printmaking Student  

      2015    Organization. Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Grand

                   Rapids, MI

      2015    Portfolio Review, Graduate Portfolio Day Chicago, School of the Art Institute of

                   Chicago, Chicago, IL

      2019-  Committee Co-Chairperson, Visiting Artist Committee. The VAC committee is charged

      2015    with originating and facilitating the on-campus visit of artist and scholars to the KCAD

                   community. Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids,

                   MI

      2017-  Committee Member, Scholarship Committee. The Scholarship committee is charged with

      2015    evaluating all student merit and endowment scholarships Kendall College of Art and

                   Design of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI

RELATED EXPERIENCE

      2018-   Juried Exhibition Organizer, “Process/Print: KCAD Juried Printmaking Exhibition”, Kendall College of Art and Design          2019    of FSU, Grand Rapids, MI (Juror: Patrick Vincent, Assistant Professor of Printmaking at Austin Peay State University;

                   Clarksville, TN)

     

      2018    Juror, “Festival 2018 Regional Arts Competition and Exhibition”, Fed Galleries; Grand Rapids, MI

     

      2016    Broadside Artist, “Poets in Print”, collaborated with author Sarah Nordgren to design a broadside for Kalamazoo   

                   Center for Book Arts; Kalamazoo, MI

     

      2016    Workshop Participant, Tamarind Institute of Lithography Summer Workshop. Tamarind Institute, University of New

                   Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

     

      2014    Demonstration Facilitator and Participant, “Collective Pressure: Mobility as Maker”, Mid-America Print Council

                   Conference; Detroit, MI

     

      2014    Collaborative Artist, “Off the Beaten Path”, a community-based project. Worked in collaboration with students of

                   Arizona School for the Arts and Hazel & Violet Press to create a brand of new letterpress products; Phoenix, AZ

 

      2011-   Art Consultant, the handling and sale of quality fine art, research of new gallery acquisitions, responsible for the     

      2014    design and distribution of the artist’s promotional materials. Heritage Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ

 

      2010-   Visiting Researcher, the continued development of printmaking research, and student mentoring. Herberger             

      2011    Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

 

      2009    Printing Assistant, assistant to Professor Daniel Britton in printing an edition of lithographs created by artist Jerry

                  Schutte. Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

 

      2009    Printing Assistant, assistant to visiting artist Tanja Softic during a printmaking demonstration. Herberger Institute of

                   Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

 

      2009    Collaborative Printmaker, Map(ing), collaborative and community based project. A five day project surrounding the

                   collaboration of Native artists and MFA graduate printmakers. Worked in collaboration with artist, Yolanda Hart

                   Stevens. Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

 

       2008   Printing Assistant, assistant to visiting artist Brian Reeves during his installation at theASU Memorial Union.

                   Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

 

       2006-  Research Assistant, assistant to Professor Daniel Britton, mentor to students, and the maintenance of the

       2008   lithography studio. Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

 

       2007   Printing Assistant, assisted Visiting Artists of Cannon Ball Press during their demonstration of relief printmaking.

                   Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

             

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

      2019    Artist Member, Southern Graphics Council International; based in Kennesaw, GA

 

      2019    Artist Member, Mid American Print Council

      2017    Artist Member, Alberta Printmakers, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

      2016    Artist Member, Avenue for the Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

      2012    Artist Member, Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ

      2009    Artist Member, Arizona Artists Guild. Phoenix, AZ

      2008    Artist Member, College Art Association; based in New York, NY

      2006-   President of Printmaking Student Association, coordination of association exhibitions,

      2008    fundraising events, visiting artists, and community outreach projects.  Herberger Institute

                  of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

      2007-  Vice- President of Printmaking Student Association, coordination of association

      2006    exhibitions, fundraising events, and community outreach projects in printmaking.

                   Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University;

                   Tempe, AZ

      2005    Treasurer of Printmaking Student Association, management of financial records, and

                   distribution of organization funds. Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, School of

                   Art, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ

 

WEB AND PRINTED PUBLICATIONS

      2013-   Gallery Membership Page, Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space; Phoenix, AZ

      2012    http://www.eyelounge.com/olivia-timmo 

     

      2012    Article, “Art Exhibit Explores Aquatic Life Forms”, The Northwestern Beacon, Nov.  

                  2012: Orange City, IA

                  http://beacon.nwciowa.edu/2012/11/art-exhibit-explores-aquatic-life-form

      2012-  Web Advertisement, Polytechnic Campus Library; Chandler, AZ

      2011    http://lib.asu.edu/

      2010   Publication Art, Graphic Impressions, The Newsletter of Southern Graphics Council,    

                  http://sgcinternational.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/graphic_impressions_s10.pdf

     2009    Web Catalogue, CCA Alumni Gallery; Oakland, CA

                  http://ccaalumnigallery.com/section/115994_Printmaking.html

      2009   Exhibition Catalogue, American Print 2009: Influence Someone, Foothills Art Center;

                  Golden, CO  

                  http://www.foothillsartcenter.org/searchresults.php?eventname=AMERICAN PRINT  

                  2009:  Influence Someone&exhibitionId=12&start=1

    2009     Web Catalogue, Map(ing), Night Gallery; Tempe, AZ

                  http://asumapping.wordpress.com/  

      2009    Article, “All the Art that’s Fit to Print”, ASU Magazine, Dec. 2009, Vol. 13, No. 2:

                  Tempe, AZ.

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