G R E T A    S O N G E                                                             ART & SURFACE DESIGN
RESUME
GRETA SONGE
EDUCA TION Degrees Earned MFA Painting minor Printmaking MA Painting minor Printmaking BFA Painting/Drawing
University of Iowa University of Iowa Louisiana State University
December 2004 December 2003 December 2000
HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHING EXPERIENCE INSTRUCTOR, Design Fundamentals, Digital Art, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Fall 2012 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, Design Fundamentals, Drawing I, Art Appreciation, Desktop Publishing, Kirkwood Community College, Fall 2010-present ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, Digital Art I, Understanding Art, Coe College, Spring 2011-present PROFESSOR OF ART, Painting I and II, Design I (Two Dimensional Foundations), Drawing I and II, Printmaking I and II, Art Appreciation, Student Art Guild Faculty Sponsor, Aug 2007-Aug 2010, Florida State College at Jacksonville ADJUNCT LECTURER, Art Appreciation, Kirkwood Community College, Fall 2006 ASSISTANT ADJUNCT PROFESSOR Life Drawing I, University of Iowa, Spring 2005 TEACHING ASSISTANT (instructor of record) Basic Drawing, University of Iowa, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, and Fall 2003
OTHER ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT Licensed Textile Designer, Marcus Fabrics, New York, NY, 2012-present Freelance Illustrator/ Designer, Coralville, Iowa, 2009-present Private Art Instructor, Coralville, Iowa 2009-present Belin Summer Institute Instructor, Belin Blank Honors Center, University of Iowa, 2012 Arts Share, University of Iowa, Visiting Artist Arts Educator, 2003-present University of Iowa Young Writer’s Workshop Summer Program, Art Educator, 2011, 2012 F.A.S.T. Afterschool program Art Instructor, Coralville Central Elementary, Coralville, Iowa, Spring 2011 INSTRUCTOR (with Carlos Ferguson), Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Stop Motion Animation! and Let’s Get Animated!, August 2010 and August 2011 CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Figure Drawing, Spring 2009; Beginning Drawing, Fall 2008 VISITING ARTIST/ INSTRUCTOR, Calling All Drawing Challenged: A Basic Drawing Class, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, July 2008 SUMMER ARTS CAMP VISUAL ART DIRECTOR AND INSTRUCTOR Arts Share, University of Iowa, Summer 2008 VISITING ARTIST/ INSTRUCTOR, United Action for Youth Arts Share, University of Iowa, Fall 2006 ART OUTREACH INSTRUCTOR Arts Share, University of Iowa, 2000-2005 SUMMER ARTS CAMP VISUAL ART DIRECTOR AND INSTRUCTOR Arts Share, University of Iowa, Summer 2004
VISITING ARTIST LECTURES/ DEMONSTRATIONS/ PANELS
Cornell College, Studio Art Basics, One-day visit, Fall 2011, Spring 2012 University of Iowa, Painting III, One-day visit, Fall 2011 Coe College, Undergraduate Painting, One-day visit, Spring 2011 University of Iowa, Undergraduate Seminar, One-day visit, November 2010 Citizen Jane Film Festival (as part of Tiny Circus), Columbia, Missouri, -Oct 2010 University of Missouri (as part of Tiny Circus), Undergraduate Film Studies, October 2010 University of Wyoming, Drawing I and II, February 2010
Jacksonville Watercolor Society, "Screen Printing with Watercolor and Watercolor Monotypes" Jacksonville, Florida, November 2009
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Citizen Jane Film Festival, "Animation Nation" panel, Columbia, Missouri, October 2009 Reddi-Arts Spring Fling Festival, "Still Life Painting", Jacksonville, Florida, April 2008 Jacksonville Watercolor Society, "Spontaneous Compositions and Rabbit Skin Glue Priming Methods", Jacksonville, Florida, January 2008
ARTIST RESIDENCIES Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, June 2005-June 2006
COMMUNITY CLASS INSTRUCTOR, November 2005-January 2006 developed curriculum and instructed Beginning Drawing for adults developed curriculum and instructed painting, printmaking, and drawing classes for
children GALLERY ASSISTANT, June 2005-June 2006 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP ASSISTANT, July 2005 ART OUTREACH PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR AND PARTICIPANT, August 2005-June 2006 organized Artists In Schools and Art Reach programs throughout Sevier
County, served as a liaison between resident artists and teachers, conducted painting demonstrations for K-12 students, developed and instructed one-day workshops in printmaking for K-12 students
COLLABORATIVE ARTIST GROUPS
Tiny Circus, tinycircus.org, http://youtube.com/user/tinycircus -Collaborative stop-motion animation film making, community outreach
EXHIBITION RECORD
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
The Spaces Between, US Bank Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, October-December 2011 Still Life Exhibition, Cornerhouse Gallery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, October 2011 Small Works Show, Chait Galleries, Iowa City, Iowa, December 2010 JCVA Figure Drawing Invitational, Wilson Center Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida, November 2010
Birmingham Zine Festival Mail Art Exhibition, Birmingham UK, September 2010 Fit To Print (invitational), Wilson Center Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida, November 2009 Florida State College at Jacksonville Faculty Exhibition, Wilson Center Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida, October 2009 Jacksonville Coalition for Visual Arts Figure Drawing Exhibition (invitational), Jacksonville Coalition for the Arts, Jacksonville, Florida, March 2009 Greta Songe, Vincent Dolan, and Kelly Eason: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, (invitational), Gallery 1037, Jacksonville, Florida, March 2009 Eighth Annual Domestico Drawing Exhibition (invitational), Associacion Cultural Domestico, Madrid, Spain, December 2008 FCCJ Arts Faculty Exhibition, Wilson Center Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida, September 2008 Arrowmont Summer Faculty Exhibition, Sandra Blain Gallery, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Summer 2008 Ab Origine, (invitational), Three Layers Coffee House, Jacksonville, Florida, May 2008 FCCJ Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Wilson Center Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida, September 2007 Bridge Art Fair, Art Basel, Miami, Florida, December 2006 Patterns and Light, (three-person invitational) Leger Fine Art, Davenport, Iowa, November 2006 Paintallica, Western Exhbitions, Chicago, Illinois, July 2006
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Arrowmont Artists in Residence Exhibition, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, June 2006 Annual Artists in Residence Final Show, Sandra Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, May 2006
Arrowmont Artists in Residence, Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan, January 2006 Eye Candy, Association for Visual Artists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 2005, juried Resident Artists Rotating Exhibition, Loggia Gallery, Arrowmont School of Art & Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, July 2005-May 2006
Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa, May2005 Annual Iowa Student Competition, Northern Iowa Area Community College, 2003 A Still Life Show, University of Iowa Byron Burford Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, 2002 Collaborations, University of Iowa Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, 2002
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Elegance and Absurdity (installation), Home Ec Workshop, Iowa City, Iowa, June 2011 All Things Near and Far (installation), Nullspace Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida, May 2010 Greta Songe: Recent Work, Adele Grage Community Center, Jacksvonille, Florida , August 2009 Paintings by Greta Songe, House of Aromas Coffee House, Iowa City, Iowa, May-August 2005 A New Perspective, UI Byron Burford Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, November 2004 Recent Work, UI Byron Burford Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, Spring 2004 Still Life Paintings, UI Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, Fall 2003 Recent Work, UI Byron Burford Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, 2002 New Work by Greta Songe, Zephyr Copies, Iowa City, Iowa, 2002
PERFORMANCE/ VIDEO / COLLABORARTIVE EXHIBITIONS / FESTIVALS
Citizen Jane Film Festival (along with other members of Tiny Circus), Columbia, Missouri, October 2009, 2010, 2011 Des Moines Art Festival, as part of collaborative group Tiny Circus, Des Moines, Iowa, June 2009
BIN 2009 (as part of artist collaborative Paintallica), Nashville, Tennessee, January 2009 Glassell Film Festival: Recent Work by Louisiana Filmmakers, (collaborative Tiny Circus video, The Beginning) Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Fall 2008
EXHIBITIONS/ FESTIVALS JURIED Jacksonville Coalition for the Arts Fall Show, Lanier Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida, October
2009 Fernandina Shrimp Festival Art Fair, Fernandina Beach, Florida, May 2008 Congressional Student Art Exhibition, Jacksonville, Florida, May 2008 Mandarin Arts Festival, Jacksonville, Florida, March 2008
COLLECTIONS
Florida State College Book Arts Collection, Jacksonville, Florida University of Iowa Museum of Art Painting Collection, Iowa City, Iowa Louisiana State University Print Collection, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Louisiana State University Book Arts Collection, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
VOLUNTEER WORK
Stir-Fry Project, University of Iowa Human Rights Department and Iowa City Senior Center, Stop-motion animation workshop coordinator/leader, Spring 2012