Artist Resume

Education:
MFA in Sculpture - University of Wyoming - 1978
BFA in Sculpture - North Texas State University - 1976

Employment History:
Picture Framer - Telluride Gallery of Fine Art, Telluride, CO - 2010-present
Exhibitions Coordinator - Ah Haa School of Art, Telluride, CO - 2014-present
Instructor - Ah Haa School of Art, Telluride, CO - 1992-present
Curriculum & Exhibitions Director - Ah Haa School, Telluride, CO - 2006-2008
Owner/Operator - McNair Gallery, Telluride, CO - 1985-2003
Director - Art League of Houston, Houston, TX - 1983-85
Grants Writer - Creative Alternatives - Houston, TX - 1983
Assistant Professor - Mississippi State University - 1980-83
Artist in Residence - Northwest Community College, Powell, WY -1979-80

Recent Awards:
Contemporary Clay - The Art Center, Grand Junction, CO - Third Place - May 2008
Colorado Clay - Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO - Ray E. Lemon Memorial Award - March 2006
Artist Fellowship - Telluride Council for the Arts and Humanities - March 2005
Colorado Clay - Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO - A Ton of Clay in Support of Artists - July 2004

Recent Exhibitions:
Featured Artist - Art & Architecture, Telluride, CO - July 2015
Best of 2014 - Juried Competition, Ah Haa School of Art - Feb. 2015
Annual Juried Competition, Ah Haa School of Art - Feb. 2014
Solo Show - Norwood Flynn Gallery, Dallas, TX - November 2013
Solo Show - Telluride Gallery of Fine Art, Telluride, CO - July 2013
Faculty Show - Ah Haa School for the Arts,Telluride, CO - June 2013
Colorado Clay - Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO - July/August 2012
Earthly Patterns - Solo show - Norwood Flynn Gallery, Dallas, TX - Oct/Nov. 2011
Earthly Patterns - Two person show - Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ - Jan./Feb. 2011
Sculpture at the River Market - Invitational - Little Rock, AR - October 2010
Being Human (solo exhibition) - Ah Haa School/Telluride Gallery - Telluride, CO - August/Sept. 2009
Inspired - Invitational - Ah Haa School for the Arts - Telluride, CO - June/July 2009
Colorado Art Open 2009 - Foothills Art Center - Golden, CO - April/May 2009
Everybody loves a Train Wreck - Students Art League of Denver - Jan/Feb 2009
Masters in Clay - Sandra Phillips Gallery, Denver, CO - August/October 2007
Two person show - Sandra Phillips Gallery, Denver, CO - May/July 2006
Contemporary Clay - The Art Center, Grand Junction, CO - May/July 2006
Big Fish (Faculty Show) - Ah Haa School for the Arts - Telluride, CO-March 2006
Colorado Clay - Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO - March/May 2006
Two person show - Lucas Gallery, Telluride, CO - July/Sept. 2005
Shape Changers - Lakewood Cultural Center - Lakewood,CO-May/July 2005
Equality - Invitational -Ah Haa School for the Arts - Telluride,CO-March 2005
Keramos - Invitational - Colorado College, Col. Springs,CO-Feb./Apr. 2005
Sacred - Ah Haa School for the Arts, Telluride, CO - Jan. 2005
Colorado Clay - Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO - July/Aug. 2004
Two person show - East End Gallery, Telluride, CO - July 2004
Two person show - East End Gallery, Telluride, CO - July 2002

Recent Publications:
Featured Artist - Ah Haa School for the Arts Summer Catalog - 2012
Sculpture at the River Market Catalog - October 2010
Julie McNair - Catalog
San Juan Arts - Summer/Fall 2008
Southwest Art Magazine - July 2008
The Art Book of the New West - fall/winter 2007/2008
Art of the 4 Corners - Summer 2007
Westword - Earth, Hand and Fire - August 12, 2004
The Denver Post - Earth tones - August 6, 2004

A few highlights from my bronze age and before I represented myself:
The American Cowboy – Traveling exhibition organized by the Library of Congress, Exhibitions Office: Washington, DC, Madison Building; San Antonio, TX, Institute of Texan Cultures; Denver, CO, Denver Art Museum; Calgary, Canada, Glenbow Museum; San Jose, CA, San Jose Museum of Art – 1983 - 84
Metals Confabulation – Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR - 1980
Performance in Bronze (solo) – Mississippi State University – Fall 1980
Adornment as Art – juror’s award – Nichols & Dodd Gallery, Austin, TX – 1980
International Craft Conference – Vienna, Austria: Works represented by Katherine Westfall of Berkeley, CA, Wearable Art in North America – 1980
Copper 2 – Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ – 1980
National Sculpture 1978 – University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC - 1978

Gallery Affiliations:
Telluride Gallery of Fine Arts, Telluride, CO
Goldesberry Gallery, Houston, TX
Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Norwood Flynn Gallery, Dallas, TX

Julie McNair
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