Kevin Smalley - Curriculum Vitae - 2017

education

columbus college of art and design, graphic design/illustration. columbus, ohio.

clients/patrons (selected)

Ohio Arts Council

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

PorchRokr Music Festival

Akron Community Foundation

Akron Art Museum

Canton Museum of Art

Massillon Museum of Art

Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation

Downtown Akron Partnership

ArtsNow

Don Drumm Studios

Organic Aromas Inc.

Collide: Cuyahoga Falls

Finnish Heritage Museum

Community Support Services: Akron

solo exhibitions

2016 up above, mustard seed market, fairlawn, ohio

2016 recent works exhibition, nine muses art gallery, red room, barberton, ohio

2016 lobby exhibition, akron community foundation, akron, ohio

2016 fine art showcase/live drawing, art tech event, akron civic theatre, akron, ohio

2016 fine art showcase/live drawing, akron community foundation, red cross hall, akron, ohio

2016 fine art showcase/live drawing, sounds of akron event, ej thomas hall, akron, ohio

2016 fine art showcase/live drawing, collide event, cashmere cricket, cuyahoga falls, ohio

2015 illustrators showcase, ne ohio scbwi annual conference, cleveland, ohio

2014 masters comes to massillon, massillon museum of art, massillon, ohio

2012 akron art prize (second place overall), we gallery/summit artspace, akron, ohio

2009 garden of earthly delights, don drumm studios, akron, ohio

2009 animated portfolio video loop display, utrecht art supplies, akron, ohio

2009 memories of youth, installation, university of akron, ohio

2009 the land of ice and snow, akron art museum, akron, ohio

2008 realms, installation, university of akron, ohio

group exhibitions (selected)

2016 10th annual ohio online visual artist registry juried exhibition, columbus metropolitan main library, columbus, ohio

2016 upcycle art project, summit reworks/summit artspace, akron, ohio

2016 community support services gala, greystone hall, akron, ohio

2016 expressions of recovery, margaret clark morgan foundation gallery, hudson, ohio

2013 art of recovery, margaret clark morgan foundation gallery, hudson, ohio

2012 aorc members biennial show, box gallery, akron,

2012 tall walls, loren naji studio, cleveland, ohio

2012 3rd annual may show at lakeland juried art exhibition, lcc, lakeland, ohio

2012 annual juried show, reminderville community center, reminderville, ohio

2012 mc-spiritual show, square records, akron, ohio

2012 artist of rubber city juried show, aorc galler, summit artspace, akron, ohio

2012 spiral show, studio 2091, cuyahoga falls, ohio

2012 fresh and springy juried show, summit art space, akron, ohio

2011 out-of-the-box auction, summit art space; ej thomas theatre, akron, ohio

2011 fringed art show, fringed pop up shop, columbus, ohio

2011 illuminate juried show, red light gallery & millworks gallery, akron, ohio

2011 fresh art juried show, honorable mention, summit artspace, akron, ohio

2011 small works competition, ksu downtown gallery, kent, ohio

2010 30/30 raffle show, square records gallery, akron, ohio

2009 reminderville juried show, first place drawing section, reminderville, ohio

2009 fresh and witty juried show, won best of show, summit artspace, akron, ohio

2008 fresh and spooky juried show, won best of show, summit artspace, akron, ohio

grants and awards (selected)

2016 artist grant, downtown akron partnership/first night akron, akron, ohio

2013 first place overall, community support services gala, greystone hall, akron, ohio

2012 second place overall, akron art prize competition, we gallery, akron, ohio

2012 poster design winner, community support services (css), akron, ohio

2012 first place (drawing section), reminderville juried show, reminderville, ohio

2011 honorable mention, fresh art juried show, summit artspace, akron, ohio

2009 artist grant, downtown akron partnership/first night akron, akron, ohio

2009 best of show, fresh and witty, summit artspace, akron ohio

2009 first place (drawing section), reminderville juried show, reminderville, ohio

2008 artist grant, downtown akron partnership/first night akron, akron, ohio

2008 best of show, fresh and spooky, summit artspace, akron, ohio

2006 portfolio scholarship award, columbus college of art & design

public art commissions

2009 beneath the land of ice and snow, conceptual artist for multi-media aquarium installation, first night akron festival, akron civic theatre, akron, ohio

2008 the land of ice and snow, conceptual artist and builder of multi-media snow globe sculpture, first night akron festival, akron art museum, akron, ohio

2008 return to the land of the midnight sun, black light sculpture donated to mark soppeland, first night akron festival, summit artspace, akron, ohio

2008 specimen #1 (the haunted tree), multi-media room installation, haunted artspace, summit art space, akron, ohio

set design commissions

2009 cecelia smiths crossing bridges, scenic painting and stage element design, tri-c jazz festival, ohio theatre, cleveland, ohio

2008-09 ivans temple, miniature set design and grave yard design/construction for feature film ivans journey, akron, ohio

workshops and classes

2015 attended northeast ohio scbwi annual conference, cleveland, ohio

2012 drawing lecture, performed live drawing, gave away artwork, gave drawing lessons to students, firestone park elementary, akron, ohio

2011 the power of the doodle, performed live drawing, gave away artwork, gave drawing lessons to visitors, redlight gallery, akron, ohio

2009 trash into art, instructed workshop on found and recycled materials, summit art space, akron, ohio 

bibliography/publication

interview. "spoils of akron" podcast. january 3, 2017.

showcase/interview/video. miller, chris. "surreal paintings, photographs converge for mustard seed montrose exhibit" akronist.com. december 19, 2016.

mention. clark, marie. "artist shares her 'natural eye' in mustard seed exhibit" akronist.com. december 2, 2016.

image/mention. folkerth, kathleen. "objects get second chance as art" west side leader. november 3, 2016.

showcase. deshon, michelle. "designing porchrokr" the devil strip. august 18, 2016.

showcase. "measuring the impact: arts impact ohio 2016" arts ohio blog. june 15, 2016.

mention. "around town: masters come to massillon to benefit united way" indeonline.com. november 3, 2014.

image. "waves of mutilation event" babel-wavesofmutilation.blogspot.com. september 18, 2014.

mention. "miniature golf event set for nov. 6" timesreporter.com. october 28, 2014.

image: narcissistic trinity p. 5, issue two: summer eroticism, paper gallery zine.

interview: "i am an artist, kevin smalley, ohio", artismoving.com november 1, 2011.

showcase: "10 most inspiring wix art sites" kevinsmalley.com and artwork reviewed, wix.com. october 11, 2011.

shinn, dorothy. "exhibit takes aim at issues in news" akron beacon journal.  april 3, 2011.

image. helms, april. "local artists garner accolades in annual fresh art show"  the news leader. march 30, 2011.

image. helms, april. "local artists garner accolades in annual fresh art show"  the stow sentry. march 27, 2011.

showcase: the college journal, issue no. 002 "anticipation" images, audio descriptions, bio, & mug shot published. march 2011.

showcase: the sketchbook of kevin smalley , "journal gallery" images, statement, & bio published. february 19, 2010.

interview/images. lesko, mike. "pumpkin patch posse exhibit captures first place at gallery" stow sentry. august 23, 2009.

interview/images. helms, april. "freshly harvested art"  the news leader. august 20, 2009.

interview/image. lesko, mike. "stow men create unique art display" stow sentry. jan 18, 2009.

image. breckenbridge, mary beth. "get creative at first night" akron beacon journal. dec 25, 2008.

image. "aglow with holiday spirit" akron beacon journal. oct 30, 2008.

interview/image. shinn, dorothy. "fresh and spooky an artsy haunt" akron beacon journal. oct 12, 2008.

interview/image. wolfe, tess. "creepy kook fresh and spooky" stow sentry. oct 12, 2008.