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René D. Shoemaker           

rene.shoemaker@gmail.com

PO Box 761, Athens GA 30603 USA
706.424.4739
www.reneshoemaker.com                                                                                                                 2018

 

Education

1993   Master of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

1971   Bachelor of Fine Arts, focus in Fabric Design, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2012   Penland School of Crafts, Penland NC, "Drawing: Points of Departure" with Susan Goethel Campbell

2006   Appalachian Center for the Arts, "Layers of Color, Layers of Meaning" with Suzanne Gernandt

 

Commissioned site-specific installations

2015-16   Discovering the Chattahoochee Valley. Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

2012   Passages II. Ramsey Student Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2007   Passages. Ramsey Student Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2006   Succession. Heyward Allen Toyota, Athens, GA

2004   Kind Words Rising. Ramsey Student Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

 

Museum Permanent Collections

2016    Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

 

Solo Exhibitions
2017    La memoire et le lieu / Memory and Place. La Mairie de Felletin, Felletin, France

2017    La rentrée. Ciné, Athens, GA
2017    Meet the Artist. Creature Comforts, Athens, GA
2017    Works on Paper. JJ’s 5 Points, Athens, GA
2017    Recent Works. Heirloom Café & Fresh Market, Athens, GA
2015-16  Discovering the Chattahoochee Valley. Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
2016    The Café Experience. Cafe Grumpy, Grand Central Station, NY
2016    The Café Experience. Cafe Grumpy, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
2014    Un Café, S’il Vous Plaît - 18th. Café Lomi, 75018 Paris, France

2014    Un Café, S’il Vous Plaît - 4th. La Caféothèque de Paris, 75004 Paris, France

2014    Coffee & the Café Experience at Home & Abroad. The Grit, Athens, GA

2013    Coffee!..it’s the experience. Hendershot’s, Athens, GA

2010    Village Details: A walk from the West to the East Village, and what I saw along the way

             Shade, New York City

2010    Discovering Monroe. Monroe Art Guild, Monroe, GA

2009    Orr2: Interpreting the Legacy - an artistic interpretation of Fred J. Orr's architecture

             Circle Gallery, College of Environment & Design, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2005    Other Places. The Last Resort, Athens, GA

2004    Rediscovering the Neighborhood. Shade, New York City

2004    The Other Side of Athens. Aurum Studios, Athens, GA

2003    Observations - the Architecture of Downtown Watkinsville. Watkinsville Public Library, Watkinsville, GA

2002    From Here to There. Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, GA

2001    Ethereal Spaces – (1st solo gallery exhibit!) Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, GA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instruction/Teaching

2016-18   Silk Painting Workshops. KAArtist Gallery, Athens, GA
2016   Silk Painting Workshop. Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
2016   Silk Painting Workshop. Private, Athens, GA

2015   Silk Painting Workshop. Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

2014   Linoleum Print Workshop. Chilango, Paris, France

2012   Silk Painting Workshop. The Loft, Athens, GA

2012   Indigo Dyeing Workshop. CCP Studio, Arnoldsville, GA

2012   Shibori Workshop. ARROW, Athens, GA

2011   Silk Painting Workshop.The Loft, Athens, GA

2011   Dyeing Workshop. ARROW, Athens, GA

 

Memberships

2018   American Craft Council
2018   Surface Design Association
2018   Costume Society of America
2018   Athens Area Arts Council

2018   Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation

 

Publications

2016   The Muse. Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

2015   Uppercase Compendium of Craft & Creativity. Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2016-17   Flagpole Magazine. Athens, GA

2009   Shaping the American Landscape. University of Virginia Press, VA

2005   Athens Sketchbook. Indigo Publishing, Macon, GA

 

Awards + Honorable Mentions

2016     Historic Columbus Foundation. Columbus, GA

                                    Preservation Award: “Discovering the Chattahoochee Valley”

2015     40th Annual Lyndon House Juried Exhibit. Lyndon House Art Center, Athens GA

                                                     Merit Award: “'Night Time, Auzances, Limousin, France”

2013    Monroe Art Guild 18th Annual Winter Art Show. Monroe Art Guild, Monroe, GA

             Honorable Mention: "Kennedy Road Beaver Pond, Oconee County, GA"

2011     36th Annual Lyndon House Juried Exhibit. Lyndon House Art Center, Athens GA

                                                 Honorable Mention: "YWCA Building, Hancock & Pulaski"

2009     Summer Members Show. Monroe Art Guild, Monroe, GA

                                              Honorable Mention: "YWCA Building - Facade, Athens, GA”

2008     Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation. Athens, GA

                                 Preservation Award. Co-curator “Fred J. Orr, Architect, Athens, GA”

 

Group Exhibitions

1998-2017 Participated in 76 group exhibitions. See www.reneshoemaker.com for complete information

 

Curatorial Work

1994-2009   Director + Exhibit Curator, Circle Gallery,
            College of Environment & Design, University of Georgia. Athens, GA

see www.ced.uga.edu/pdfs/cv/shoemaker.pdf for complete list of exhibits curated

 

 

 

René D. Shoemaker - PO Box 761 - Athens GA 30603 USA - 706.424.4739 - rene.shoemaker@gmail.com 

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