G R E T A    S O N G E                                                             ART & SURFACE DESIGN
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EDUCATION
Degrees Earned
MFA Painting minor Printmaking University of Iowa December 2004
MA Painting minor Printmaking University of Iowa December 2003
BFA Painting/Drawing Louisiana State University December 2000

HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHING EXPERIENCE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART, Design Fundamentals, Digital Art, Drawing, Art Appreciation, Printmaking, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Fall 2012-present
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

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

OTHER ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT
Freelance Illustrator/ Designer, Coralville, Iowa, 2009-present
Licensed Textile Designer, Andover Fabrics, New York, NY December 2013-December 2015
Licensed Textile Designer, Marcus Fabrics, New York, NY, 2012-2013
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

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
Paintallica, http://www.paintallica.com/video-gallery/
-Installations, drawing, painting

EXHIBITION RECORD

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Kirkwood Faculty Exhibition, Iowa Hall Gallery, Kirkwood Community College, May 2016
Common Thread, Iowa Hall Gallery, Kirkwood Community College, August 2014
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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Greta Songe: Recent Work, Textiles, Iowa City, Iowa, March 2014
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

PERFORMANCE/ VIDEO / COLLABORARTIVE EXHIBITIONS / FESTIVALS
Paintallica, Flim Scene, Witching Hour Festival, Iowa City, Iowa, November 2015
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


PUBLICATIONS

Little Village, Iowa City, Iowa, various editorial and cover illustrations
Faces Magazine, Cricket Media, Chicago, Illinois, October 2016, Folktale Illustration
No Depression, nodepression.com, cover illustration, Spring 2017
Uppercase Surface Design Guide, featured artist, Issue 21, Spring 2014

MEMBERSHIPS
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