BETH PARKER

EDUCATION

2010 – 2012  Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, Indiana University
                      MFA, Studio Art, Painting
2006 – 2009  Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
                      BFA, Painting Major, Art History Minor, Literary Studies Minor
                      Summa Cum Laude
AWARDS

2010 – 2011   Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences Fellowship
                      Mary Jane McIntire Fellowship
                      Friends of Art Fellowship
2009              Maryland Institute College of Art Language and Literature Departmental Award
2006 – 2009  Maryland Institute College of Art Dean’s List
                      Maryland Institute College of Art Painting Departmental Recognition Award
2006 – 2009  Rebecca and Joseph Meyerhoff Scholarship
                      Trustee Scholarship
                      Academic Honors Scholarship
2006              Third Congressional District Competition Winner 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS­­

2014-15         Picturing When, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS­­

2013              Summer Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica
2012              Our Extended Family, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery Bloomington, IN
2011              Magnitude 7, Manifest Gallery Cincinnati, Ohio
                      Pygmalion's Cool Yellow Juried Art Show, Pygmalion's Art Supplies Award Winner (First Place Cash Prize) Bloomington, IN
                      Indiana University School of Fine Arts MFA Painting Show, SoFA Gallery Bloomington, IN
2010              BFA Thesis Show, MICA, Baltimore, MD
                      Disegno 3: Contemporary Undergraduate Drawing, MICA, Kansas City Art Institute, University of South Carolina Baltimore, MD, Kansas City, MO, Columbia, SC
2009              Small Works: Auction and Silent Auction, The Light Gallery Baltimore, MD
                      Small Paintings by Juniors and Seniors, MICA Baltimore, MD
                      Selected Work by Juniors and Seniors, MICA Baltimore, MD
                      First Annual Local Artists Exhibition, Definition Gallery Baltimore, MD
                      Reaccreditation Exhibition, MICA Baltimore, MD
                      Parent’s Weekend Exhibition, MICA Baltimore, MD
2008              A Dozen Echoes, Definition Gallery Baltimore, MD
                      Painting Department Exhibition, MICA Baltimore, MD
2007              “High Touch Meets High Tech” Exhibition, MICA, Baltimore, MD
                      Foundation Show, MICA Baltimore, MD
                      Group Exhibition, International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy
2006              Selected Paintings, Watermark Gallery Baltimore, MD
                      Congressional District Competition Winners Exhibition, Lincoln Tunnel Washington, DC

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

2012 – Current Director, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011 – 2012    Associate Instructor, Fundamentals Drawing, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2010                Assistant for Art Dealer, Washington, DC
                        Artist-In-Residence, Gilman School, Baltimore, MD
2009                Guest Speaker/Visiting Artist for AP Drawing Course at MICA
                        Guest Speaker for AP Senior English Class at Bryn Mawr School
2008                Gallery Assistant for Definition Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2008                Intern for Definition Gallery, Baltimore, MD
                        Representative of MICA Painting Department in the Annual MICA and University of Baltimore Leadership Retreat

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Manifest Gallery, International Painting Annual 2, exhibition-in-print, 2012
Manifest Gallery, 7th Annual Magnitude 7 Catalog, 2011
City Beat, Rites of Passage and Magnitude 7 (Review), 2011