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Jerry Monteith

806 South Skyline
Carbondale, IL 62901, U.S.A.
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Phone: 618-210-3891     Fax: 618-210-3891
Email: monteith@siu.edu
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CURRICULUM VITAE OF JERRY C. MONTEITH

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION        

 

Head of Graduate Studies, School of Art & Design, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

        

EDUCATION

  

M.F.A. in Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1978

B.F.A. in Sculpture, University of North Carolina, 1975

  

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

        

2009-Present         Professor of Art, School of Art & Design, Southern Illinois University

Carbondale (SIUC)

 

2007-Present         Head of Graduate Studies, School of Art & Design, SIUC

 

1996-Present         Associate Professor of Art and Head of Sculpture, SIUC

 

1990-96         Assistant Professor of Art, SIUC

 

1984-88         Head Preparator of Exhibitions, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

 

1983-84         Visiting Instructor of Art, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

 

1982-83          Curator of Exhibitions, Paris Gibson Art Center, Great Falls, Montana

 

1980-82          Artist-in-Residence for the rural schools of Cascade County, Montana Artists-in-Schools/Community Program, Great Falls, Montana

 

 

GRANTS RECEIVED

        

2007                        Special Assistance Grant, Illinois Arts Council

 

1998                  Special Assistance grant, Illinois Arts Council

 

1995                  SIU Faculty Development grant: “Front Porch Swing”

 

1993                  SIU Faculty Development grant: “Units and Complexes”

 

1991                  SIU Faculty Development grant: “Objects/Installations”

 

Project Grants Received for School of Art & Design Visiting Artist Program (Director from 1993-1999)

 

1998                  Illinois Arts Council Program Grant

 

1996                        Illinois Arts Council Program Grant

 

1995                        National Endowment for the Arts Project Grant

Illinois Arts Council Program Grant

 

1994                        National Endowment for the Arts Project Grant

Illinois Arts Council Program Grant

 

1993                        Illinois Arts Council Program Grant

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

        

2007         Visiting artist honorarium, Ft. Hays State University, Hays, Kansas

 

2004                  Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship                                                                                

2003                        $15,000 Commission for the production of “Lightspill” for the Cedarhurst sculpture grounds at Mitchell Museum in Mt. Vernon, Illinois                                                                                 

2000                  Dean’s Appreciation Award, COLA, SIU-C

 

1998         Lewis & Alice Heizter Award, Brevard Museum of Art & Science, Melbourne, Florida

 

Commission: production of  “Community Building”, a unique bus shelter, Arts-In Transit Program, Bi-State Development Agency, St. Louis MO

 

Honorarium: production of a model and engineer-approved drawings, Arts-In-Transit, Bi-State Development Agency, St. Louis, MO

 

1996                  Ucross Foundation Fellowship

 

1995         Honorarium: production of “Bellwether”, a large-scale site work, Sculpture Biennial, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Honorarium: Production of “Carpenters And Other Good Men”, an Installation at the FORUM FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, St. Louis, MO

 

Best Sculpture Award, Southern Illinois Biennial, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL

 

1993         Honorarium: Alabama Biennial committee, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

 

Honorarium: Installation, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD

 

Honorarium: Creation of “David, Beatrice & Lafayette,” an Installation at Murray State University, Murray, KY

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2010         “Ucross 27”, work by Ucross Foundation Fellows, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming

 

         “Jumping Off Cliff”, artists influenced by H.C. Westerman, McCutchan Art Center, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana

 

2009     “Primary Scars,” solo show, Art Space Gallery, Fresno City

College, Fresno, CA

 

“Wood: Two Perspectives”, two-person show, University

Museum, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

 

2008         “Splendid Flaws,” solo show, Metropolitan Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

 

2007         “Sculpture Salmagundi XI,” an annual national juried show at Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, North Carolina

 

Solo Show, Moss-Thorns Gallery, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.

 

“Dallas Array,” site-specific installation, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, Texas

 

“Cranbrook Five,” University Museum, SIU-C, Carbondale, IL

 

“Hilarious Wounds,” solo show, i2i Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

 

2005         SIU-C School of Art & Design Exhibition, Lower Town Arts District Galleries, Paducah, KY

 

2004         Southern Illinois Biennial, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL

Douglas Dibble Memorial Exhibit, Hunter College, New York, NY

 

2002         “Art Cache,” Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO

“Artists Respond To 911”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

“Double Feature: Silver For Babs and David, Beatrice & Lafayette”, two installations, Surplus Space Gallery, SIU-C, Carbondale, Illinois

 

2001      Southern Illinois Open Exhibition, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL

 

2000      “KC Beatrice”, (window installation) Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri        

20th Anniversary Sculpture Exhibition, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland

 

1999         Southern Illinois Biennial, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL

“Daylights, Night Eyes”, an installation at the WD Brown Building, St. Louis, Missouri

“Place & Space, Two Installation Artists”, University Gallery, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri

Group Show, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

 

1998          20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Brevard Museum of Art & Science, Melbourne, Florida

 

1997      “11th Annual Rosen Sculpture Exhibition, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC (Catalogue)

“Family: Interpretations by 4 Contemporary Artists”, Indiana University, Kokomo, Indiana

Recent Works, solo show, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL

One-person show, Davis Gallery of Fine Arts, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho

 

1996         “Flora 96”, Chicago Botanical Garden, Chicago, Illinois

Paducah 96, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY

 

1995          “Carpenters And Other Good Men”(Installation) The Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri

Western Michigan Sculpture Tour, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (Catalogue)

“Return to Beauty,” Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, Delaware

“Illinois Faculty: A statewide Survey”, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois

Southern Illinois Biennial, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL

 

1994      "Garber, Monteith, Nardi & Ottmers," Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL

"New Sculpture," solo show, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

S.I.U.-C Fourth Biennial Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, Indiana

Recent Sculptures and an Installation, Greenville College, Greenville, IL

 

1993         "Hand Pieces," solo show, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Alabama Biennial, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

"David, Beatrice & Lafayette," (Installation), Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD

"New Blood," (Juried Regional), Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY (Catalogue)

“The Exquisite Corpse,” (collaborative drawing project) The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Southern Illinois Open Competition and Exhibition, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, Illinois

43rd Quad State Juried Exhibition, The Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL

 

1992         Solo show, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

"David, Beatrice and Lafayette", Installation, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

"Form & Object: Contemporary Interpretations of Craft Traditions", University of Wyoming Museum, Laramie, Wyoming and Traveling to Texas A&M University, University Station, Texas, The Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, Arvada, Colorado and the Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota (Curated by John Perault)

"Just Plane Screwy..." Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

Invitational Exhibition, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

S.I.U.-C. Biennial, Evansville Museum, Evansville, Indiana

 

1991         One-person Show, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

47th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition, Terre Haute, Indiana

 

1990         "Four Installations", Ellipse Gallery, Arlington, Virginia

Gallery Sculptors, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

"Totally Useless Objects," Solo show, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

“Contemporary Folding Screens,” (Collaboration w/Mel Watkin) The Hand Workshop/ Virginia Center for the Crafts, Richmond, VA and traveling to the Piedmont Arts Assoc. in Martinsville, VA and the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Fredrick, MD

"Swinging Bridge" (Installation), Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina

 

1989      Sculpture Walk (curated by John Beardsley), Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

"Tools in Art/Tools As Art,” Brody's Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Solo Show, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, N.C.

"Art & Function,” Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C

 

1988         Solo Show, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

"Sculptors Make Furniture,” Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

 

1987         "Four Sculptors,” Washington Square Building, Washington, D.C.

"Sculptural Installations: Four Visions", Lubber Run Park, Arlington, VA

Solo Show, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Reviews of Exhibitions:

 

2007         Michelle Valdez, artist and independent critic featured in 2007 Texas Biennial, Emvergeoning.com, online art magazine, February 22

Brian Sherwin,  “Art Space Talk”, myartspace blog, interview April 12

 

2004         The Orcadian, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Great Britain, November 15-21, 2004

Gail Rissi Thomas, “Eye of the Beholder,” Southern Illinoisan, November

16, 2004

 

1995         Commissions Section, Sculpture Magazine, September/October Issue.

Robert Duffy, “Making Art From Art,” The St. Louis Post Dispatch, September 17.

Tim Porges, "Four Sculptors,” New Art Examiner, February Issue.

 

1994         Sarah Tanguy, "Washington, D.C.,” Sculpture Magazine, September/October.

 

1993      Lee Flemming, “Galleries,” The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., June12.

"David, Beatrice & Lafayette" and "Hand Pieces,” by Mel Watkin, The Washington Review, June/July Issue.

 

1992      "Galleries,” by Mary McCoy, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., June 27,

"Artist Brings Man and Myth Together", by Constance Alexander, The Ledger & Times, Murray, Kentucky, June 23.

                 

1991         "On Display,” by Eric Gibson, The Washington Times, Washington, D.C., June 6.

 

1990         Review by J.W. Mahoney, Sculpture Magazine, May/June Issue. “Seeing Double,” by Lee Fleming, Museum & Arts Washington, Washington, D.C., September/October Issue.

"Four Solos/Installations", Sheila Rotner, EyeWash, Washington, D.C., December Issue.

"Childhood as Artistic Challenge,” by Mary McCoy, The Washington Post

Washington, D.C., November 3.

 

1989         "Playground of the Natural Order," Lee Fleming, The City Paper, Washington, D.C., February 10.

”Sculptors Make Furniture,” by Daniel Barbiero, Sculpture Magazine,  January/February Issue.

 

1988         "Furniture and Fantasy," by Jo Ann Lewis, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., July 23.

"Furniture Shock,” by Susan Tamulevich, The Washington Post Magazine, Washington, D.C., October 2.

 

Review by Alice Thorson, The Washington Times, Washington, D.C., July 21.

 

1987         "Art's Natural Gifts," by Ben Forgey, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., July 18.

"Galleries,” by Alice Thorson, The Washington Times, Washington, D.C., January 15.

 

1985      “Washington Square Sculpture,” by Alice Thorson, The New Art Examiner, Washington, D.C., October issue.