Kevin Strickland

Savannah, GA, USA
• Dedicated professional with over ten years of experience working in an academic environment.
• Four years of experience teaching art and art history at the college level.
• Seven years of experience reviewing art and design portfolios.
• Creative problem solver with strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Work Experience

Lakes Region Community College

Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts

• Developed curriculum for and taught Survey of Art I, Survey of Art II, 19th Century Art,
20th Century Art, Drawing I, and Introduction to Printmaking.
• Developed and presented workshops on study skills, research paper writing, writing about art, and transferring to a four-year college.
• Developed and taught art workshops for advanced high school art students selected to participate in the regional Running Start program.
• Researched and developed content for future online courses.
• Founded and served as faculty advisor for the Movie Club and Art Club.
New Hampshire, United States

International Baccalaureate Org.

IB Examiner: Visual Arts

• Independently evaluates studio work and investigation workbooks for current IB Students in the Savannah area.
Georgia, United States

Savannah College Of Art & Design

Portfolio Review Manager

• Evaluates graduate and undergraduate student portfolios for artistic, academic, need-based, multicultural, and international scholarships/fellowships.
• Communicates with faculty committees from over 40 academic departments to schedule and ensure timely acceptance reviews for all graduate applicants.
• Updated and restructured graduate applicant review procedures allowing for digital indexing of all application materials and remote faculty reviews.
• Provides portfolio counseling training for faculty and staff.
• Provides portfolio counseling to prospective students and families.
• Assists with the implementation and management of Admission social media accounts.
• Awarded a Performance Merit Award for significant contributions to the school's mission and values.
Georgia, United States


Plymouth State University

BFA Graphic Design

1995 - 2000 Plymouth, New Hampshire, United States

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

MFA Painting

University Of Illinois

MSLIS Data Curation


Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD) (SCADDY)

Performance Merit Award


Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD) (SCADDY)

Graduate Assistantship


NH Charitable Foundation

Alfred T. Granger Student Trust Fellowship


Smithsonian Institution

Peter Kruger Internship


NH Creative Club

Excellence in Design Award


Karl Drerup Fine Arts Gallery - Plymouth State University

Exhibition Design Internship



Anthropology, Art Education, Ethnography, Graphic Design, Photo Manipulation, Photography, Social Media, Web Design, 2D Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Appropriation, Art Criticism, Assemblage, Collage, Color Theory, Conceptual Art, Curation, Design, Drawing, Education, Encaustic, Exhibition Design, Exhibition Installation, Fiber Arts, Game Design, Glitch Art, Net Art, New Aesthetic, New Media, Painting, Public Art, Sequential Art , Social Interventions, Sound Art, Web Design, Writing,

Awards and Internships

Performance Merit Award - Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Artist’s Assistantship - Assistant to Brooklyn-based artist, John Bjerklie - Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA

Painting Dept Assistant - Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Artistic Merit Fellowship - Savannah College of Art and Design

Alfred T. Granger Student Art Trust Fellowship - NH Charitable Foundation

Peter Kruger Internship - Smithsonian Institution, Cooper-Hewitt Nat'l Design Museum
Excellence in Design Award (Student Category) - NH Creative Club
Exhibition Design Internship - Karl Drerup Fine Arts Gallery of Plymouth State University

Exhibition Design Internship - Karl Drerup Fine Arts Gallery, Plymouth, NH

Solo Exhibitions And Projects

Test Patterns for Becoming - (project: painting) ongoing

Psalms - (project: new media/digital art/photography) online, ongoing
Reminissin - (project: new media/digital art/photography) online, ongoing

Looking for a Ley - (project: new media/net art photography) online, ongoing
0 Feet Away - (project: new media/digital art/photography ) online, ongoing
Underrated Heart - (project: digital art) online, ongoing
Zero Heroes - (exhibition: painting) Bean Gallery, Savannah, GA

Nasty Tricks - (project: painting) ongoing

Maven Dooshe: Fiverr EP - (project: sound art/net art)

Jock Swap - (project: relational art/social intervention/net art) online, ongoing

Am I Hot? - (project: new media/net art/photography) online, ongoing

Maven Dooshe - (project: sound art/video/performance) ongoing

Zero Heroes - (exhibition: painting) Alexander Annex Gallery, Savannah, GA

MARK AS APPLICABLE - (project: mail art)

Dead Nuts - (exhibition: graphic design) Drerup Gallery Annex, Plymouth, NH

Group Exhibitions and Projects

Breaking Ground - College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
100x100 - Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

Glitch Art 0P3NR3P0 Share Fest - MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL
Reuse Aloud - NewBridge Project Space/, Newcastle, UK (curated by W. Strong/R. Skett)

Pop Up Art Fair - Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

Triangle Arts Association: 100x100 - Fundraiser, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY
Spectrum - Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

SCAD Scholarship Gala - River Club Gallery, Savannah, GA

This gift is a problem for you to solve. - Red Gallery, Savannah, GA
Monster - StarCCA Gallery, Savannah, GA
Do Not Be Afraid To Dance (performance w/ John Bjerklie) - various locations, Savannah, GA

Reorder - Gallery 1600, Atlanta, GA (curated by Sarah Walko)
Palpable - StarCCA Gallery, Savannah, GA
Pasteurized for Your Pleasure - StarCCA Gallery, Savannah, GA

Reorder - StarCCA Gallery, Savannah, GA

NH Community Technical College Faculty Exhibition - NHCTC, Laconia, NH

NH Creative Club Annual Design Exhibition - NH Creative Club, Manchester, NH


Maven Dooshe: Fiverr EP - (sound recording, self-published, 2012)
Art Schooled: Portfolio Problems - (blog, self-published, 2012-Present)
How to Make a Jockstrap - (pamphlet, self-published, 2010)
Facebook: The Book - (book, self-published, 2009)
Kevin Strickland Couldn’t Love You More - (graphic novel, self-published, 2007)

Professional Service

Juror, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Savannah, GA

Graduate and Undergraduate Critiques, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

2006- Present
Juror, Savannah Arts Academy, Savannah, GA

Performance, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Performance, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Workshops, Various Chatham County Schools, Savannah, GA

Performance, Savannah College of Art and Design - Atlanta Campus, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

CAA: College Art Association
AIGA: American Institute for Graphic Arts
FATE: Foundations in Art: Theory and Education
NSEE: National Society for Experiential Education

Technical Capabilities

Art/Design: drawing, painting, graphic design, web design, digital photography, digital imaging, new media, net art, printmaking, exhibition design/installation, portfolio review/preparation

Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Banner Relationship Management, Chatter, LivePerson, StageLight, SketchUp, Salesforce/Chatter

Hardware: desktop/laptop/tablet computers, smartphones, digital projectors, digital cameras, scanners, basic sound and video editing/recording equipment, standard office machines, basic computer repair/optimization

Social Media Applications/Sites: Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Tumblr, Instagram, Skype, Vine, Wordpress, Behance, LinkedIn, YouTube, Skype, G+, Kik, WhatsApp, WeChat, Snapchat, Pinterest, Reddit, Evernote, DropBox, HootSuite

Programming Languages: HTML, HTML5