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EDUCATION

2012  M.F.A. Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, Summa cum laude

2002  B.A. Visual Arts: Painting, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC, Summa cum laude                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

ONE AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016  Consumed. The Upstairs Gallery, University of South Carolina, Sumter, SC 

2014  GNOME. Artfields Gallery, Lake City, SC

2013  Imaginary. McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah, McCormick, SC

         Expansion. Hyman Fine Art Gallery, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

2012  Colleen A. Critcher: The Gnome Project. Fahm Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

2009  Sisters (Reflections): Works by Colleen Critcher and Jennifer Ervin. Florence Regional Arts Alliance, Florence, SC

2008  Colleen Appleton Critcher: Abstracts. Hyman Fine Art Gallery, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC 

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017  On the Move. Gutstein Gallery. Savannah, GA

          Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition. City Gallery at Waterfront Park. Charleston, SC

          Postcards to Alaska: Artists on Climate Change. International Gallery of Contemporary Art. Anchorage, AK  

2016  701 CCA Prize Exhibition, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC

          Faculty Exhibition. North Gallery, Hyman Fine Arts Center, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

          ARTFIELDS. Merle Norman. Lake City, SC

          Pee Dee Regional Art Competition. Waters Gallery, Florence Museum, Florence, SC  *First Place 

2015  Small Works 2015. Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

          Small Works. Artfields Gallery, Lake City, SC

         701 CCA South Carolina Biennial. 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC

         Black Creek Arts Juried Exhibition. Black Creek Arts Council, Hartsville, SC *First Place

         42nd Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition. Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery, Coker College, Hartsville, SC

         Pee Dee Regional Art Competition. Waters Gallery, Florence Museum, Florence, SC *First Place

         Francis Marion University Faculty Exhibition. Dr. N. Lee Morris Gallery, Florence County Public Library, Florence, SC

2014  Small Works. ATG Gallery, Florence, SC *Honorable Mention

          Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition. City Gallery at Waterfront Park. Charleston, SC

          ARTFIELDS, The ROB, Lake City, SC

          Francis Marion University Faculty Exhibition. Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

2013  Creatives Rising. Digital Projection on Linc LIC. Long Island City, NY

          Curious Deviations. Non-Fiction Gallery. Savannah, GA

          The Story of the Creative. Angel Orensanz Foundation for Contemporary Art. New York, NY

                     See Exhibition Space, Long Island City, NY

          Define Art Festival Artist Showcase. Alexander Hall. Savannah, GA

2012  Francis Marion University Alumni Invitational. Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

          Pee Dee Regional Art Competition. Florence Museum. Florence, SC

          Alexander Art Forum. Gallery Espresso, Savannah, GA

2011  SCAD Painting Fall Open Studios. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

         Pee Dee Regional Art Competition. Florence Museum, Florence, SC

         SCAD Winter Painting Open Studios. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

         Exquisite Corpse.  Mr. Beast Gallery, Savannah, GA

2010  SCAD Painting Fall Open Studios. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

          Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Juried Art Exhibition. Marion Square, Charleston, SC

          Arts International Festival. Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

          ARTSFEST 2010 Exhibition. Florence Regional Arts Alliance, Florence, SC

          Evolution: Works by Metamorphosis Art Collective. Art Trail Gallery, Florence, SC

AWARDS

First Place.  Pee Dee Regional Art Competition. Waters Gallery, Florence Museum, 2015 and 2016

First Place. Black Creek Arts Juried Exhibition. Black Creek Arts Council, 2015

Honorable Mention. Small works. ATG Gallery, 2014

SCAD Honors Graduate Scholarship 2010 - 2012

Peggy Love McLaughlin Art Award 2002

John W. Baker Fine Arts Scholarship 2001, 2002

Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Part-time Faculty. Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

    Courses:  Basic Drawing, Figure Drawing, Introduction to Art, Senior Seminar: Fall 2012 – present

Adjunct Professor. Coker College, Hartsville, SC

    Course: Understanding Art: Spring 2014 - Fall 2015

Teaching Assistant. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

    Courses:  Drawing 101: Winter 2012, Painting 101: Fall 2011

WORKSHOPS PRESENTED

Introduction to Professional Practices and Preparations for Graduate School. Hyman Fine Arts Center, Spring 2016

Introduction to Contemporary Techniques in Acrylic Painting. Hyman Fine Arts Center, Spring 2016

Illuminated Letter with Gouache and Gold Leaf. Hyman Fine Arts Center. Spring 2017

COLLECTIONS

Savannah College of Art and Design, Permanent Collection

PUBLICATIONS

Studio Visit Magazine. Open Studios Press. Volume Twenty-six, 2014

CERTIFICATE

In The Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting. MoMA via Coursera. 2017

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2009 – 2010  Metamorphosis Art Collective. Florence, SC

NOTE: FULL LENGTH CV AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

 

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