This World, 2017

This World, 2017

 

EDUCATION

2015                       

MFA, Interdisciplinary Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, (Director Luca Buvoli) Honors: served on faculty committee appointed by Interim Vice President.

 

2013                       

BFA, Painting and Drawing, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado

 

2011                        

Study Abroad, Burn College of Art, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland, Sculpture and Interdisciplinary Arts.

Study Abroad, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence,   Italy, Drawing and Printmaking.

 

AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS

 

2015                       

Dedalus Finalist, Selected by Kristen Hileman, Curator of  Contemporary Art at the Baltimore Museum of Art and by Kerr Houston PhD, Theory and Criticism at Maryland Institute College of Art.

 

2013-15                    

Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Master’s in Fine Arts, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

2013                       

Best of Group of Shows by a Bunch of Kids at Edge Gallery, Michael Paglia, Westword Art Critic, Denver, Colorado.

 

2012                          

Choice Award, One Square Foot, RedLine Gallery; Denver,                           Colorado,

First Place, Digital Visions, Experimental Video Category, Starz Filmcenter, Theater 6, University of Colorado Denver, Denver.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2016-17                

Adjunct Instructor, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado.  Part-time position, painting, drawing and illustration. Full course instruction to undergraduate students in foundations course and curriculum development.

Courses taught: Drawing I

 

2013-15                

Teaching Assistant, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland. Guided and independent teaching to undergraduate students; project development and lectures; grading; equipment management; conducted tutorials in Premiere Pro and After Effects via Creative Cloud.

                              

Courses taught: Life Drawing, Advanced 2D Animation, Special Effects, Animation, Moving Image I, Moving Image II, Elements of Visual Thinking I (ESL)

 

2012-13                

Instructor, Redline Denver, Denver, Colorado.

Instructed open classes for homeless and displaced adults; guided adults independently chosen art projects; advised and instructed on composition, media, material, style, color, perspective and process; conducted workshops for at-risk youth, K-12 assignments included sculpture, painting/drawing.


2012                       

Instructor, Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado.

Instructor for summer art camp program; ages 3-13; developed lesson plans on observational drawing, shading and perspective.

 

2012                       

Assistant Kindergarten Art Teacher, Auraria Campus, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado. Summer art program; early learning; alginate and plaster casting of hands.

 

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014-Current     

Freelance Illustration, Mindfulness based and inspired children’s book, (ages 3-7), Inspired by work with Diane Renz, a Neuroscience Practical Applications Facilitator, Licensed Psychotherapist, & MBSR Teacher, (trained with Jon Kabat-Zinn & Saki Santorelli at the Center for Mindfulness, UMASS), and founder of Your Gateway to Healing™, a worldwide Counseling, Coaching, Consulting Service, Creating Conducive Environments for Healthy Systems of Individuals and Organizations.

 

2014-2015          

Committee Member, Sexual Harassment and Violence Advisory Council (SHVAC),

Maryland Institute College of Art, Appointed by Interim VP Attended meetings, welcomed campus groups such as LGBTQIA,  ethnic groups and survivors of sexual assault; charged with overseeing and considering issues encompassing Title IX and strategized for MICA to improve upon protecting the rights of all students, faculty and staff; then formulated action plans and made recommendations to the University administration.

 

2012-2013          

Gallery Staff, RedLine Gallery, Denver, Colorado

Front desk reception work, assisted with silent auctions, fundraising, community development and engagement, community art fairs, community tours, and art sales.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2017                       

Cultivation, group exhibition, Republic Plaza, Denver, Colorado.

Estee Fox, solo exhibition, College of Arts & Media, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado.

 

2016                   

Good and Plenty, group exhibition, School 33, Baltimore, Maryland.

Rosslyn Jazz Fest 2016, group exhibition, with Grammy-winning Grupo Fantasma and a Nobel Laureate Poet, Arlington Cultural Affairs, Arlington, Virginia.

 

2015                       

MFA Thesis Show, group exhibition, Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.        

MFA Thesis Show, group exhibition, The Market Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

2014                       

Maybe for Sure, group exhibition, Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art,

Baltimore, Maryland.

MFA Exhibition, group exhibition, Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art,

Baltimore, Maryland.

 

2013                       

BFA Thesis Exhibition, group exhibition, Redline Denver, Denver, Colorado.

Estee Fox, two-person exhibition with Dave Sole, Edge Gallery, Denver,                 Colorado.

 

2012                       

One Square Foot, group exhibition, Redline Denver, Denver, Colorado.

Drunk Girl, solo performance, Sante Fe Art Walk, Denver, Colorado.

Rock II, solo performance, Sante Fe Art Walk, Denver, Colorado.

Thoch neomatic woozerated weivelflexir flizz persnickety chyorted furlicious colorgasm,group exhibition, University of Colorado Denver, Teaching Gallery, Denver Colorado.

Blacktop Festival, solo exhibition, Unit E, Denver, Colorado.

Residue, group exhibition, Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

Western Cast Iron Art Conference, group exhibition, Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

PAW III, group exhibition, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

Wax On Wax Off, group exhibition, Pirate Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

Estee Fox, solo exhibition, Three Muses Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

 Uni Brow, group exhibition,  Unit E, Denver, Colorado.

Awesome Show, group exhibition, Emmanuel Gallery, University of Colorado Denver.

 

2011                       

Rock II Performance, group exhibition, Sante Fe Art Walk, Denver, Colorado.

Global Eyes, group exhibition, Courtyard Marriott, Denver, Colorado.

Abbracci, group exhibition, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy.

 Iddir nah fee-ikla group exhibition, Burn College of Art, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017                       

Archer, Andra. “Cultivation”, exhibition catalogue, Denver, Colorado: Arts Brookfield and the University of Colorado Denver, 2017 <http://denverarts.org/local_exhibits/republic_plaza_cultivation>.                                                                                                       

 

2016                         

Connolly, Cynthia. “Good and Plenty”, exhibition catalogue, Baltimore, Maryland, School 33, 6 2016 <http://www.school33.org/index.cfm?page=exhibits&section=past&exhibitID=1121>.

 

2013                       

Paglia, Michael. "Best Group of Shows by a Bunch of Kids, Denver Westword, Best Of Award, Estee Fox, Harry Kleeman and Daniel Nilsson," Westword (2013)   11 pars., 19 August, 2013 < http://www.westword.com/best-of/2013/arts-and-entertainment/best-group-of-shows-by-a-bunch-of-kids-5159300>.

 

Paglia, Michael. "Artist Estee Fox is in Search of a Pretty Vagina," Westword (2013): 8 pars., 30 January, 2013 < http://www.westword.com/arts/artist-estee-fox-is-in-search-of-a-pretty-vagina-5796162 >.

                                   

Paglia, Michael. "Four Emerging Artists Put The "edgy" in Edge," Westword (2013): 34 pars., 20 February, 2013 < http://www.westword.com/content/printView/5119655>.

 

Anderson, Theresa. “Estee Fox and Laura Roger Phelps at Redline,” Thesesa Anderson Art (2013): 3 May, 2013 <theresaandersonart.com>.

 

2012                       

Froyd, Susan. "Residue Denver. Artists act out at Edge Gallery,” Westword (2012): 25 May, 2012 < http://www.westword.com/arts/residue-denver-artists-act-out-at-edge-gallery-5818880 >.

 

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

2017                       

Estee Fox, Artist Talk, CAM Alumni Gallery, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado.

 

2015                       

Modification, Artist Lecture, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

 

2012                       

Estee Fox, Artist Talk, Yellow Feather Café, Denver, Colorado

 

2011                       

Body Taboos in Art: A Brown Bag Discussion with Artist Estee Fox, Three Muses Gallery, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado. Artists talk hosted by the department of Women’s Studies in response to my art being verbally and physically attacked.

 

Convocation: My Experiences Studying Abroad, Convocation, University of Colorado,

 

Denver, lecture to current/future students on UCD study abroad programs

 

SOFTWARE/TECHNICAL SKILLS

Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Lightroom, Acrobat Pro., Muse, Audition, Final Cut Pro, digital photography and video, lighting, sound