CV

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2017 - 2014 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Denver, CO | Bachelors of Fine Arts, Valedictorian       

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019 (July) | Title TBA, RiNo Made, Denver, CO

2019 (April) | Title TBA, Understudy, Denver, CO

2018 | Not an Aggregation, but a Symphony, Next Gallery, Denver, CO

2018 | Contact, Live Performance in Collaboration with Nathan Hall, Private Studio, Denver, CO

2018 | It's What's Beneath, The Temple, Denver, CO

2017 | Inchoate Thoughts, Seltzer Gallery, Great Falls, MT

2017 | Current State, Next Gallery, Denver, CO

2017 | To Grapple With It, Rude Gallery, Denver, CO

2017 | Everything, ReCreative Denver, Denver, CO

2017 | Oh, That's Nice., Rude Gallery, Denver, CO

2016 | Thoughts in Slumber, Dahl Gallery, Great Falls, MT

2015 | Open Studio, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughn, County Clare, IR

      SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 | Surface, with New Genres Collective, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

2018 | Mark/Build/Mark, Juicebox Gallery, Denver, CO | Curated by: Aaron Mulligan and Lucía Rodríguez

2018 | Incubator, with New Genres Collective, Denver Art Museum (for Untitled, Final Fridays), Denver, CO | Curated by: Jordan Knecht

2018 | Domicile, with New Genres Collective, Currents New Media Festival, Santa Fe, NM

2018 | Dimensions Variable, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, CO | Curated by: Laine Godsey

2017 | Art Collecting 101, Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO | Curated by: Jessica Kooiman Parker

2017 | One Square Foot, Redline Contemporary Art Center, Denver, CO | Curated by: Ashley Frazier

2017 | Redline's 4th-Annual Juried Exhibition, Redline Contemporary Art Center, Denver, CO | Juried by: Jessica Kooiman Parker

2017 | Fine Arts Exhibition, Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College, Decatur Arts Festival, Decatur, GA | Juried by: Yu-Kai Lin, Phil Proctor, and Anne Collins Smith

2017 | Presence/Absence, North Gallery, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, CO | Juried by: Deborah Jang and Mark Friday

2017 | 54th Annual Student Exhibition, Phillip J. Steele Gallery, Denver, CO | Juried by: Derrick Velasquez 

2017 | Barnstorm at Bluestone Garage, PUNCH Projects, Ellensburg, WA | Juried by: Renee Adams, Howard Barlow, Justin Beckman, and Justin Gibbens

2017 | Democalypse (Bring Your Own Beamer), Redline Contemporary Art Center, Denver, CO | Curated by: Ashley Frazier

2016 | Performance Art Week 7 (in collaboration with Kara Brown and Tiffany Matheson), Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO | Curated by: Rian Kerrane

2016 | 53rd Annual Student Exhibition, Phillip J. Steele Gallery, Denver, CO | Juried Through Outside Jury

2016 | Stuff on Walls, Helikon Gallery and Studios, Denver, CO | Curated by: Curtis Tucker

2015 | 52nd Annual Student Exhibition, Phillip J. Steele Gallery, Denver, CO | Juried Through Outside Jury

2015 | Openly, 965 Gallery, Center for Visual Arts, Denver, CO | Juried by: 965 Gallery Staff

2015 | Off Campus, Hinterland Art Space, Denver, CO | Curated by: Dayana Ruiz

2015 | Forty Shades of Green, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughn, County Clare, IR | Curated by: Emily Joern

2015 | Urban Art Project, Downtown Great Falls, Great Falls, MT | Curated by: Jean Price

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2018 | Thread/bare, Recreative Denver, Denver, CO | Artists: Erica Green, Robyn Francis Huffman, Kaitlyn Tucek, Jordan Lyn, and Emilie Luckett

2018 | Lights Out Lights On, The Temple and Redline Contemporary Arts Center, Denver, CO | Co-Curated with Ashley Frazier and Michael Sperandeo

2018 | Large Spaces and Small Worlds, Recreative Denver, Denver, CO | Artists: Becky Wareing-Steele and Leo Rivera

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2018 | Co-Director, Studio.Public, based in Denver, CO | May - Current

2017 | Exhibitions Curator, ReCreative Denver, Denver, CO | September - Current

2016 | Anthropologie Visual Display Internship, Boulder, CO | August - October

RESIDENCIES

2017 | Artist in Residence, The Wayfaring Band, Colorado

WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES

2018 | Generating Gender, Artist Lecture with Jack Tetter and Temporary Exhibition, PlatteForum, Denver, CO 

2017 | Sculptural Space, Live Demonstration and Temporary Exhibition, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

2016 | Executive Order KaraokeLead K.J. for Finishing School's Performative Workshop, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

2016 | Evasion Yoga, Yoga Instructor for Finishing School's Performative Workshop during BMoCA Summer Games 2016, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2018 | “Should Artists Be Paid for Being Artists? ‘Yes,’ says Drew Austin”, Denver Westword, Written by Susan Froyd

2018 | “Pollux Zine Volume 5”, Pollux Zine, Written by Kaleigh Coleman

2018 | “Place”, Adult Punk, edited by Jordan Knecht

2018 | "100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Drew Austin", Denver Westword, Written by Susan Froyd

2017 | "3-D Studio Demo Artist Drew Austin", Denver Art Museum, Written by Megan Farlow

2017 | "Faces of Denver - Drew Austin", On Denver, Written by Katie McTiernan

2017 | "Drew Austin Talks Moving On, Vanilla Ice Cream, and The Freedom In Not Giving A Fuck.", Odessa Denver, Written by Kristopher Wright

2017 | "CYBERCY: Confronting the Decomposition of Self In the Post-Internet Age", Odessa Denver, Written by Drew Austin

2016 | “BYOB Denver”, Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) Worldwide Event Page, October

2015 | “Possible Removal of CMR Mural Sparks Controversy”, Great Falls Tribune, Written by Kristen Cates, September

2015 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design Retrospective, Center Spread, Written by RMCAD Staff, April

2015 | “Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design and Artists’ Collaborative Group Exhibition”, Hinterland Art Space, January

AWARDS

2017 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Valedictorian

2017 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Honorable Mention in 54th Annual Student Exhibition

2017 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Memorial Scholarship for Art Education

2017 - 2014 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Academic and Artistic Scholarship

2016 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Merit Scholarship

2015 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Memorial Scholarship for Art Education

2015 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Merit Scholarship

2014 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Memorial Scholarship for Art Education

2014 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Merit Scholarship

2014 | Charles M. Russell Museum of Art, Anne Morand Memorial Scholarship