Artist CV

EDUCATION

 

2014        M.F.A. Visual Arts, Lesley University College of Art and Design 

2006        B.A. Architecture College of Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

2001        B.A. Environmental Design College of Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

 

 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS *Forthcoming Projects

Blount and Person Street Corridor Public Art 

Collaboration with Evoke Studio Architecture

City of Raleigh, Raleigh Arts Program 

Raleigh, NC

Status: Awarded

Five Points Plaza Artwork,

Collaboration with Evoke Studio Architecture

Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program 

City of Charlotte, Arts and Science Program

Charlotte, NC

Status: Under Construction, Expectation of Completion: Spring 2021

West Trade Street Artwork,

Collaboration with Evoke Studio Architecture

Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program 

City of Charlotte, Arts and Science Program

Charlotte, NC

Status: Under Construction, Expectation of Completion: Spring 2021

 

Taurus,

David Wilson Lead Artist 

Durham Public Arts Commission

Durham, NC

Status: Completed Summer 2018

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS *Forthcoming Exhibits

2014        Any City “AMERICA”,

                Witherspoon African American Cultural Center, 

                North Carolina State University , Raleigh NC

 

2011        Solo Exhibition, Work of J Stacy Utley,

                St. Josephs Historic Foundation, Hayti Heritage Center,

                Lydia Moore Gallery, Durham NC

 

                RETROSPECT,

                Witherspoon African American Cultural Center,

                North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS *Forthcoming Exhibits

 

2020          Home

                  Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art, Charlotte NC

2018          Summer Artist in Residence Group Exhibition

                  Goodyear Arts, Charlotte NC

  

2017          Wet Paint

                  Goodyear Arts, Charlotte NC

 

                  National Black Arts Festival,

                  Atlanta GA

 

                 Work In Progress (WIP) Pop Up Exhibition

                 Commons Gallery, Cambridge MA

 

                 Gendered, an Inclusive Show, Group project with Studio 345

                 Mint Museum UPTOWN, Charlotte NC

 

                 Requiem for Mother Emanuel, Artist Response

                 Mint Museum, Charlotte NC

2016        The Local, Pop Up Exhibition

                Gallery One-Five-O, Charlotte NC

 

2015        Recovering the Classics, Pop Up Exhibition,

                American Tobacco Campus, Durham NC

2014        M.F.A. Graduate Exhibition,

                Vandernoot Gallery, Cambridge MA

 

                Boston Young Contemporaries, (Juried by Josephine Halvorson, Pieranna Cavalchini, Kenji Nakayama)

                808 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA

 

2012        Artists of the DNC,

                Offices of the Democratic National Convention, Charlotte NC

 

                National Arts Program Exhibition,

                Block Gallery, Raleigh NC

 

2011        Through Our Eye,

                Fosters Frame and Design Gallery, Huntersville NC

 

2010        Art by Architects,

                Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte NC

 

 

TEACHING + LECTURE 

 

2019       Visiting Lecturer, Liberal Studies, Arts and Society,

     Any City America – Gentrification and the Artist Impact,

     University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte NC

                Visiting Lecturer, The First Forty Days

     Any City America – Gentrification and the Artist Impact,

     Johnson C Smith University, Charlotte NC

               De-Appropriating and Appropriately Teaching African American Art and Culture 

     NAIS - People of Color Conference 

     Seattle, WA

2017        Art Teacher, Fine Arts Department

                Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte NC

2016        Adjunct Professor, Liberal Studies, Arts and Society,

     Any City America – Gentrification and the Artist Impact,

     University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte NC

2014       Teaching Artist, Studio 345, Arts and Science Council, Charlotte NC

 

               Graduate Artist Talk, Any City, AMERICA,

               Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge MA

 

                Artist Talk, Any City, America, Witherspoon African American Cultural Center,

                North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

 

2013        Instructor, Grier Heights Community Art Project, Mint Museum, Charlotte NC

 

                My Soul, Author and Artist, Harvey B Gantt Center for Cultural Arts, Charlotte NC

 

2011        Faculty, Architectural Studio, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte NC

 

                Guest Critic, Urban Planning Studio, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte NC

 

                Artist Talk, A Retrospective, Witherspoon African American Cultural Center,

                North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

 

2010        Guest Critic, Architecture Studio, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte NC

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2015       Ocasio, Grace C,  “After Persuing Grandmas Scrapbook”, North Carolina Literary Review, No. 24, 2015

 

2014       Moses, Angie, "3 to Watch, Emerging artist mix up talent", Pride Magazine, November 2014

 

2013       Mandell, Ladianne, “Mixed Media Master, Passionate artist creates a portfolio of burgeoning, dynamic work”,

               Mosaic Magazine, July 2013

 

               Kimbrough, Helen H., My Soul, African American Spirituals, June 2013

 

               Duckett, Michaela L., “The Art of His Story, Stacy Utley draws on fascination with masters and memories”,

               The Charlotte Post, October

 

2012​       Ph.d Smith-McKoy, Sheila. The Obsidian Literature in the African Diaspora, Richard Wright Issue, Winter 2010

 

               Maschal, Richard, “Art by Architects, Architects turn their hands to art pieces”, The Charlotte Observer, July 2010

 

 

 

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