1987 M.F.A. The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1981 M.A., B.A. Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Graduated magna cum laude and Dean's Scholar
GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES
2011 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Paducah Arts Alliance, Paducah, KY
2011 URBANART COMMISSION DIRECT PURCHASE AWARD One painting purchased by the City of
2007 URBANART COMMISSION DIRECT PURCHASE AWARD Three paintings purchased by the City of
2005 RESIDENT FELLOW The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
2004 ARTIST AT PINE NEEDLES St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Marine on St. Croix, MN
2001 RESIDENT FELLOW Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA
2000 RESIDENT FELLOW Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT M.C.A. Faculty Fellowship
1996 MALLARD ISLAND STUDY CENTER Oberholtzer Foundation, Rainy Lake, MN
1994 RESIDENT FELLOW The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
1994 (1992, 1991) INDIVIDUAL ARTIST GRANT Peoria Area Arts and Sciences Council
1989 NOMINEE Awards in the Visual Arts (A.V.A. Fellowship)
1988 NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS REGIONAL VISUAL ARTS FELLOWSHIP Arts Midwest
2010 Material, Memphis, TN
2008 Meek Art Gallery, The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
2007 Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS
2006 Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN VIEW PDF OF EXHIBITION CATALOG
2005 Harry Krug Gallery, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
2005 Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN
2004 Arkansas State University Fine Arts Center Gallery, Jonesboro, AR
1999 Cossitt Library Gallery, Memphis, TN
1998 Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1997 Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, OH
1996 Crandall Art Gallery, Mount Union College, Alliance, OH
1995 Space Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
1995 Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma College, Alma, MI
1994 McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
1993 Main Gallery, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL
1992 Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL
1991 C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL
SELECTD TWO PERSON SHOWS
2013 GIVE AND TAKE The Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN (with L.A. Bachman)
2010 URBAN SIGHT Fine Arts Gallery, East Arkansas Community College, Forrest City, AR (with Beth
2007 Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
2006 Perry Nicole Fine Art, Memphis, TN (with Elizabeth Alley)
2005 Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery, Nashville, TN (with Dolph Smith)
2004 Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA (with Hamlett Dobbins)
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2013 NATURE RECONSTRUCTED Troy Plunk Gallery, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN
(with Beth Edwards and Erin Harmon)
2013 12 x 12, Todd Art Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
2013 PRESENT TENSE: The Art of Memphis from 2001-Now Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Memphis, TN
2013 FABLES OF THE ECO-FUTURE Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Rabun Gap,
2012 CROSSROADS: A SHIFTING LANDSCAPE Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
2013 IT CAME FROM MEMPHIS: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Memphis Brooks Museum
2011 GIFTY PLEASURES: SMALL WORKS BY GALLERY ARTISTS The Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN
2010 MUDDY WATER: THREE MEMPHIS PAINTERS ON PAPER, Western Kentucky University, Bowling
Green, KY (with Beth Edwards and Erin Harmon)
2009 VCCA ALONZO DAVIS FELLOWSHIP EXHIBIT Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009 LINEWEIGHT: CONTEMPORARY DRAWING Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
SELECTED WORKS ON PAPER
2008 The Long Island Museum, Stony Brook, NY
2008 EVOKE The Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN.
2008 PAPERWORKS! Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
2008 WATERWORKS, MCA On the Street, Memphis, TN. (with Beth Edwards and Erin Harmon)
2008 1 x 41, Perry Nicole Fine Art, Memphis, TN
2007 A NATURAL ORDER: ART EXPLORING THE ORGANIC AND ARTIFICE Claypool-Young Art Gallery,
Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
2006 HORIZONS Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
2006 33RD ANNUAL JURIED COMPETITION Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
2005 CROSSING THE LINE The Painting Center, New York, NY
2005 SOUTHERN PERSPECTIVES University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery, Fayetteville, AR
2005 48TH ANNUAL DELTA EXHIBITION Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
CURATED SLIDE REGISTRIES
Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2013 Jones, MiChelle. "The Rymer Gallery shares views of the open road as envisioned by
Tennessee artists", The Tennessean, February 14, 2013.
2012 Wills, Betsy. "Local Color", Artstormer blog, May 23, 2012.
2012 Crossroads: A Shifting Landscape. Exhibition catalog. View catalog essay. Walsh Gallery at
Seton Hall University, February 2012.
2011 Eagan, Corianne. "Memphis artist to talk at Yeiser." The Paducah Sun, July 29, 2011.
2010 Koeppel, Frederic. "Abstract canvases hold glimpses of endless highways." The Commercial
Appeal, March 26, 2010.
2009 Koeppel, Frederic. "Memphis College of Art staff showcases the artist within." The
Commercial Appeal, October 9, 2009.
2009 Knowles, Carol. "Go Deep." The Memphis Flyer, January 22, 2009.
2009 Lisle, Andrea. "Baring tools of inspiration." The Commercial Appeal, January 9, 2009.
2008 Knowles, Carol. "Back to basics: works at On the Street and the Dixon." The Memphis Flyer,
October 9, 2008.
2008 Knowles, Carol. "In with a bang: January shows span 40 years of Memphis art." The Memphis
Flyer, January 24, 2008.
2008 Koeppel, Frederic. "Revisiting some favorites: Exhibition of new works by Perry Nicole artists
displays varied styles." The Commercial Appeal, January 18, 2008.
State of Tennessee Museum
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
The City of Memphis
CURRENT GALLERY AFFILIATION
The Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN