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

Education

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

Awards

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

Performance Merit Award

2012

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

Graduate Assistantship

2005

NH Charitable Foundation

Alfred T. Granger Student Trust Fellowship

2004

Smithsonian Institution

Peter Kruger Internship

2000

NH Creative Club

Excellence in Design Award

2000

Karl Drerup Fine Arts Gallery - Plymouth State University

Exhibition Design Internship

2000

Skills

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

2012
Performance Merit Award - Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2006
Artist’s Assistantship - Assistant to Brooklyn-based artist, John Bjerklie - Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA

2005-06
Painting Dept Assistant - Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2004-06
Artistic Merit Fellowship - Savannah College of Art and Design

2000-2004
Alfred T. Granger Student Art Trust Fellowship - NH Charitable Foundation

2000
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

1999-00
Exhibition Design Internship - Karl Drerup Fine Arts Gallery, Plymouth, NH

Solo Exhibitions And Projects

2014
Test Patterns for Becoming - (project: painting) ongoing

2013
Psalms - (project: new media/digital art/photography) online, ongoing
Reminissin - (project: new media/digital art/photography) online, ongoing

2012-Present
Looking for a Ley - (project: new media/net art photography) online, ongoing
0 Feet Away - (project: new media/digital art/photography ) online, ongoing
2012
Underrated Heart - (project: digital art) online, ongoing
Zero Heroes - (exhibition: painting) Bean Gallery, Savannah, GA

2011-Present
Nasty Tricks - (project: painting) ongoing

2011
Maven Dooshe: Fiverr EP - (project: sound art/net art)

2010-Present
Jock Swap - (project: relational art/social intervention/net art) online, ongoing

2010-Present
Am I Hot? - (project: new media/net art/photography) online, ongoing

2007-Present
Maven Dooshe - (project: sound art/video/performance) ongoing

2007
Zero Heroes - (exhibition: painting) Alexander Annex Gallery, Savannah, GA

2006
MARK AS APPLICABLE - (project: mail art)

2000
Dead Nuts - (exhibition: graphic design) Drerup Gallery Annex, Plymouth, NH

Group Exhibitions and Projects

2014
Breaking Ground - College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
100x100 - Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Glitch Art 0P3NR3P0 Share Fest - MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL
Reuse Aloud - NewBridge Project Space/basic.fm, Newcastle, UK (curated by W. Strong/R. Skett)

2012
Pop Up Art Fair - Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

2011
Triangle Arts Association: 100x100 - Fundraiser, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY
Spectrum - Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

2009
SCAD Scholarship Gala - River Club Gallery, Savannah, GA

2006
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

2005
Reorder - Gallery 1600, Atlanta, GA (curated by Sarah Walko)
Palpable - StarCCA Gallery, Savannah, GA
Pasteurized for Your Pleasure - StarCCA Gallery, Savannah, GA

2004
Reorder - StarCCA Gallery, Savannah, GA

2001-04
NH Community Technical College Faculty Exhibition - NHCTC, Laconia, NH

2000
NH Creative Club Annual Design Exhibition - NH Creative Club, Manchester, NH

Publications

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

2012-Present
Juror, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Savannah, GA

2012-Present
Graduate and Undergraduate Critiques, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

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

2006
Performance, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2005
Performance, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Workshops, Various Chatham County Schools, Savannah, GA

2004
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
Rhizome

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