Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2006 M.F.A Painting, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA
  • 2002 Art Students League, New York, NY 1995 B.F.A Art Education, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

 Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

  • 2015 New Year, New Artists, New Work, dk Gallery, Marietta, GA
  • 2015 A Sense of Place Juried Exhibition (Juried by Annette Cone-Skelton-MOCA of GA), Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA.
  • 2015 Transformations Juried Exhibition (Jurors, Mint Gallery) Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
  • 2014 Valdosta National Juried Exhibition, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
  • 2013 Reflections of Jazz, The Nash, Center for the Arts, Phoenix Arizona
  • 2012 The Unsettled Body, Phoenix Center for the Arts, Phoenix, Az.
  • 2011 For Sherry, Chroma Gallery, Savannah, GA
  • 2011 Drawing Faculty Exhibition, SCAD Hong Kong Campus Gallery, Hong Kong, China
  • 2011 Drawing Faculty Exhibition, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta GA
  • 2010 Planet Home Exhibition, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA
  • 2010 SCAD Scholarship Gala Exhibition, Paris, France
  • 2010 West Elm/SCAD Exhibition, Atlanta, GA
  • 2009 Riverside Fine Arts F.L.A.G. Exhibit, Jacksonville, FL
  • 2009 48th Annual Florida Artist Group Exhibition, Leepa Ratner Museum, Tampa FL
  • 2009 Change International Group Exhibition, Hollingsworth Gallery, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2009 Art in Public Places, The Gargiulo Art Foundation, Palm Coast, Florida
  • 2009 Small Works National Exhibition, Hollingsworth Gallery, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2008 CityWalk Juried Art Exhibition, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2008 Rotating Exhibition, Tifton Airport, Tifton, GA
  • 2007 Presence, Solo Show, Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage, Tifton, GA
  • 2007 Faculty Show, Flagler County Art League, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2005 Show Horse, Savannah Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • 2005 Show Horse, Red Gallery, Savannah, GA
  • 2005 Rotating Exhibition, Savannah-Hilton Head Airport, Savannah, GA
  • 2005 Small Works, Red Gallery, Savannah, GA
  • 2005 Momentum, Thesis Show, Alexander Main Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
  • 2005 Open Studio, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Center, New York, NY
  • 2003-2005 Annual Open Studio, Alexander Hall, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
  • 2004 Juried All Florida Art Exhibition, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • 2004 Deland Juried Annual Show, Deland Arts Festival, Deland, FL
  • 2004 Bartow Juried Art Show, Bartow Arts Festival, Bartow, FL
  • 2003 Flagler-Palm Coast Arts Show, FPC Arts Festival, Flagler Beach, FL
  • 2001 Tift County Love Affair Arts Show, Love Affair Festival, Tifton, GA
  • 2000 Millennium Art Exhibit, Daytona Beach College, Daytona Beach, FL

Selected Public Collections

  • La Bonne Etoille, Fontaine Forche, France West Elm, Atlanta, GA
  • Michele Roux, (Top American Art Collectors, US News and World Report) Crillon Imports, Former CEO Absolute Vodka
  • Permanent Collection, Abraham Baldwin College, Tifton, GA
  • Permanent Collection, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
  • Permanent Collection, Carlton Fields Law Firm, Atlanta, GA
  • Gallery by the Sea, Tybee Island, GA
  • Permanent Collection, Tifton Airport, Tifton, GA
  • Rotating Collection, Affinity Health Group, Tifton, GA
  • Permanent Collection, Mary Perry Galleries, Savannah, GA

Selected Bibliography/Reviews

  • Cindy Ball, PR Director, RCPS, “Artwork of Local Art Teacher Featured in Major  Film,” Rockdale County Schools District News, . October, 2013
  • WSAV TV, Savannah, GA, “For Sherry” Chroma Gallery, March 13, 2011
  • Patrick Rodgers, “For Sherry: A community of artists comes together to help SCAD Professor after cancer diagnosis,” Connect Savannah Entertainment Weekly News, March 1st, 2011
  • Anna Chandler, “On All Fours: Drawings and Prints, Connect Savannah Entertainment Weekly News, June 8th, 2010
  • Lennie Bennett, Times Art Critic, Florida Artist Group Show at Leepa-Rattner Museum, St. Petersburg Times, 18th, May, 2009,
  • Kenya Woodard, Creative Culture, Flagler News Tribune, 21, Februrary, 2009
  • Contributed story, “ABAC Purchases paintings for art collection”, 19 July, 2008
  • Dusty Vassey, “Gena Brodie to show paintings in Tifton ”Tifton Gazette, 10 January, 2007
  • Mark Femenellan, “Positive space: Painting student finds opportunity (and refuge) in SCAD New York City studio program” The Magazine, Savannah College of Art and Design Annual Publication, 2005
  • Burnadette Gunder “Interview with Gena Brodie” Alumni Magazine, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
  • Jenell Few, “Mastering a Fine Art” Savannah Morning News, Exhibitions Department, 11 September, 2005
  • Exhibitions Department, Savannah College of Art and Design Gallery Hop Review, September, 2005
  • The Campus Chronicle, Exhibition Reviews, September, 2005
  • Allison Hersh, “Horse Sense, ”The Savannah Morning News,17 July, 2005
  • Monique Bos, Red Gallery Corrals “Show Horse” 8-15 July, 2005 Gazette, 07 November, 2005
  • Maureen Garvin, “Balancing Artwork with Career Preparation”The Campus Chronicle, 11 February 2005
  • Dusty Vassey, “Artist from Tifton wins NewYork Studio Space, The Tifton Gazette, 24 December, 2004
  • News center 10, NBC-WALB,TV-10 Albany, “The Ruthie Show” Interview, Demonstration with featured artists of the Tifton Love Affair Arts Festival,” 3 May, 2002

Curatorial Projects

  • 2011 “For Sherry: Exhibition and Fundraiser,” Chroma Gallery, Savannah Georgia
  • 2010 Spring Student Exhibition, Abraham Baldwin College, Tifton, Georgia
  • 2009, “Grand Opening Exhibition,” Hollingsworth Gallery, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2009, “Change-International Exhibition,” Hollingsworth, Gallery, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2009, “Southern Exposure,” Hollingsworth, Gallery, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2009, “Alchemy-National Exhibition,” Hollingsworth, Gallery, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2009, Small Works-National Exhibition, Hollingsworth, Gallery, Palm Coast, FL
  • 2009, Big-Uns -National Exhibition, Hollingsworth, Gallery, Palm Coast, FL

Published Catalogues

  • Hollingsworth Gallery 2009 Annual Catalogue of Exhibitions
  • Hollingsworth Gallery 2009 Grand Opening and Change Catalogue of Exhibitions
  • Hollingsworth Gallery 2009 Southern Exposure and Alchemy Catalogue of Exhibitions
  • Hollingsworth Gallery 2009 Small Works and Big-Uns, International Catalogue of Exhibitions
  • Hollingsworth Gallery 2009 Southeast Coalition for Contemporary Artists’ Member and Artist Programs

Residencies, Grants and Honors

  • 2013 Snapping Shoals Grant, Recycled Masterpieces, Conyers, Ga
  • 2010 Visiting Artist-Drawing Center-Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia
  • 2009 Richard Dean Andruk Memorial Award, Juror, Sam Gilliam, Florida Artist Group, Leepa- Rattner Museum, Tampa, Florida
  • 2008 Visiting Artist Lecture, Flagler County Art League, Palm Coast, Florida
  • 2007 Second Place, Sunday Afternoon with the Artist’s Art Exhibition, Palm Coast, Florida
  • 2007 Presenter, Florida Art Educators Association Conference, Orlando Florida
  • 2007 Flagler County Education Foundation SAC Grant Recipient (AP ART Program Development and Implementation)
  • 2007 Visiting Artist Lecture, Abraham Baldwin College, Tifton, GA
  • 2007-2006 Presenter,/Facilitator- Flagler County Schools. Professional Development
  • 2006 Flagler County Education Association Grant Recipient (Memory Project)
  • 2005 New York  Studio Workspace –Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Center, New York, New York , awarded through Savannah College of Art and Design Internship, Exit Art Gallery – New York, New York  
  • Internship, Triangle Arts Foundation – Brooklyn, New York

Professional Work Experience

  • 2012-2015- ART TEACHER-Rockdale county Schools
    • Taught fundamentals of art. Collaboratively developed state and national projects funded by organizations such as the National Holocaust Museum, and the High Museum of Art.
  • 2010-2012- ADJUNCT PROFESSOR- SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, SAVANNAH, GA
    • Taught foundation courses: two- dimensional design; beginning and intermediate drawing (Student work exhibited in Hong Kong, China)
  • 2010-2011- PROP DESIGNER, UNCLAIMED FREIGHT PRODUCTION COMPANY, SAVANNAH, GA
    • Created two portraits of main actors, Jamie Alexander and Chiwetel Ejiofor and additional props for the feature film, ”Savannah,” directed by Annette Heyward-Carter (Released in Theaters, summer of 2013)
  • 2008-2010 – CO-DIRECTOR/ CURATOR HOLLINGSWORTH GALLERY, PALM COAST, FL
    • Developed and coordinated rotating international and national, contemporary exhibitions.
    • Written and published, Hollingsworth Gallery 2009 Bi-annual Catalogue of Exhibitions.
    • Developed outreach programs, such as Woman spirit, Kids Renaissance
    • Developed Hollingsworth Gallery website, and has written and published the SECCA catalogue of works and programs.
    • Produced all publication materials, artists residency programs, coordinated lectures, and developed studio art curriculum.
    • Painting/Drawing Instructor -Taught beginning and advanced painting and drawing courses focusing on the foundation principles of life drawing and painting as well as art appreciation and art history.
  • 2006-2009 ART TEACHER- FLAGLER PALM COAST HIGH SCHOOL
    • Taught the elements of art and principles of design to 9-12th grades. Courses taught: Drawing, Painting, Advanced Placement Studio Art, Ceramics, and Computer Graphics. (Student work chosen to exhibit in the New Museum in Washington, D.C.)
    • President-Flagler County Art Education Association – Presented County and State (Florida Art Education Association) workshops.
  • 2005 -INTERNSHIPS AT EXIT ART GALLERY AND TRIANGLE ARTIST WORKSHOP, NY, NY.
    • Aided in the development of upcoming shows, handled work for exhibitions.
  • 09/2005-12/2006 TEACHING ASSISTANT, SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, SAVANNAH, GA
    • Aided in the implementation of drawing and painting courses; foundational elements of art and design to college level students.
  • 06/2005-12/2006 ART INSTRUCTOR TELFAIR ART MUSEUM SAVANNAH, GA
    • Working with the Educational Coordinator developing youth programs
  • 1997-2003 ART TEACHER – INDIAN TRAILS SCHOOL, PALM COAST, FL
    • Taught Art to grades k-5th, and sponsored afterschool art club and summer art programs affiliated with the Adult & Continuing Education Program.
    • (Spearheaded the 9-11 Flag Pin Project which involved students school-wide to support fallen victims and families of the World Trade Center Attacks)
  • 1995-1997 ART TEACHER- MARY PERSONS HIGH SCHOOL, FORSYTH, GA
    • Taught Art to grades 9-12, including ceramics, drawing and painting.
    • Coached girls volleyball.