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thonyaiuppy@gmail.com                                                                                        Jacksonville, FL
http://www.thonyaiuppy.com                                                                                               32206


Education

2013
M.F.A. Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2010
B.F.A. Painting/Drawing, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

2009
A.A. General Education, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

2008
A.S. Graphic Design, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Experience

2015-
Curator: Mequin, Other Criteria, X.Nihilo Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

Instructor: Beginning Drawing, Charcoal Drawing, Reddi Arts, Jacksonville, FL

Summer Camp Art Teacher: MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

2014-
Adjunct Professor: 2D Design, Drawing I, Drawing II, Master Copies (Traditional Painting
Techniques), University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

2013/14
Art Teacher: Duval County Public Schools, Jacksonville, FL

2013
Curatorial Intern: Installation and Research, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville,        Jacksonville, FL

Substitute Instructor: 2D Design, Drawing I, Figure Drawing 1, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

2012
Curator: Seen & Unseen: A Variety of Approaches to Painting in the Contemporary Art World, East Gallery, CoRK Arts District, Jacksonville, FL

Teaching Intern: Figure Painting, Painting/Drawing Research, Senior Portfolio,     University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Awards & Grants

2010
Il Chiostro Study Abroad Scholarship, Venice, Italy

2009
FSCJ Spring Student Exhibition, Purchase Award

2008
FSCJ Graphic Design Scholarship

2007
FSCJ 2007 Spring Student Exhibition, Design Competition

Solo Exhibitions

2016
Breath from the Sky, Kent Campus Gallery, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Nomad Exquisite, Vandroff Gallery, Jewish Community Alliance, Jacksonville, FL

2015
Cease and Desist, Brew Five Points, Jacksonville, FL

Thony Aiuppy, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2013
The Darkness Beyond Tomorrow, North Gallery, CoRK Arts District, Jacksonville, FL

Oh Trust the Echoing, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2011
Accident or Incident?, New Works on Paper by Thony Aiuppy, Vault Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

Polarity, Smart Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2010
Intimation, Gallery L, Jacksonville, FL

Abstracted, Corse Gallery and Atelier, Jacksonville, FL

Group Exhibitions

2016
LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African-American Experience, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL

Modern Love, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

2015
Art + Design Faculty Exhibition, UNF Gallery, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Face Forward, Haskell Gallery, Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, FL

Landfall, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

The Light by Which We See, Andalusia Farm: Home of Flannery O’Connor, Milledgeville, GA

2014
Small Works 2014, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

Art + Design Faculty Exhibition, MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Alumni Invitational, South Gallery, Florida,State College At Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

deFine Art, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Into That Darkness Peering, Poe Museum, Richmond, VA

Our Shared Past, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL

2012
Small Works 2012, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

Mediums, Kent Campus Gallery, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Artistic Migrations, UNF Gallery of Art, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

citySCAPE, Foard Studio, Jacksonville, FL

New E’s and Old E’s, Little Beast Gallery, Savannah, GA

Seen & Unseen: A Variety of Approaches to Painting in the Contemporary Art World, East Gallery, CoRK Arts District, Jacksonville, FL

2011
New E’s and Old E’s, Alexander Hall Gallery, Alexander Hall, SCAD, Savannah, GA

2010
The Figure Unveiled, Juror, Hope McMath, South Gallery, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Venice Abstracted, Instituto Canossiano – Maria Immacolata Gallery, Venice, Italy

Bibliography

2016
Studio Visit, Volume 32, Mary M. Tinti, Ph.D., Curator, Finchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, The Open Studios Press, 2016.

2015
“Local Painting Creates Controversial Buzz,”Cox Media Group (July 8, 2015).
http://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/local/artists-eric-garner-freddie-gray-             inspired-painting/29715954

The Light By Which We See, Andalusia Farm:Home of Flannery O’Connor, 2015.

“They’re Changing Jacksonville’s Future,” The Florida Times-Union, January 15, 2015.

“Meet the Creative Force That’s Driving Jacksonville’s Future,” Jacksonville.com, (January 15, 2015). http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2015-02-14/story/meet-creative-force-  thats-driving-jacksonvilles-future

2014
Into That Darkness Peering, Poe Museum, 2014.

“Our Shared Past,” The Digital Observer (May 18, 2014).
http://designobserver.com/feature/our-shared-past/38469

“Illumination and Night Glare,” Lunch Ticket (Summer/Fall 2014).
http://lunchticket.org/portfolio-2/

“An Interview With Thony Aiuppy,” Aspiring Polymaths (January 4, 2014).
http://www.aspiring-polymaths.com/#!Thony-Aiuppy/cu6k/07DA6C95-             E7E0-4A5C-917C-5565831296E2

2013
“Thony Aiuppy Depicts Southern Life in Oil and Wood,” Folio Weekly, Vol. 27, No.38         (December 18, 2013). http://folioweekly.com/Thony-Aiuppy-Depicts-Southern-Life-in-Oil-and-Wood,  8498

“Our Shared Past at the Cummer,” EU Jacksonville (December 3, 2013).
http://www.eujacksonville.com/story2.php?storyid=3388

“Pictures of Home,” Starehouse, (December 2013).
http://starehouse.com/2013/12/13/pictures-of-home/

“Temporary Residence,” Starehouse (May 24, 2013).
http://starehouse.wordpress.com/2013/05/24/temporary-residence/#more-551

“The Divine Inversion,” Statehouse (February 2, 2013).
http://starehouse.wordpress.com/2013/02/02/the-divine-inversion/

“Visual Visionaries,” Folio Weekly, Vol. 25, No. 42 (January 16, 2013).

2012
“Five Artists You Should Know,” Void Magazine, Issue 25 (November 2012).

Publications

2015
“Exploring Whitfield Lovell’s Exhibition ‘Deep River’, Metro Jacksonville (June 14, 2015).
http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2015-jun-exploring-whitfield-lovells-      exhibition-deep-river

“Yarborough Threatens to Defund MOCA, because “‘PORN’,” Metro Jacksonville
(December 1, 2015). http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2014-dec-    yarborough-threatens-to- defund-moca-because-porn

2014
“Are We in the Midst of a Jacksonville Great Awakening?,” Metro Jacksonville (August 23, 2014). http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2014-aug-are-we-in-the-midst-of-a-&nbsp:jacksonville-great-awakening#.VBNYany9KSM

2013
“Considering Norman Fisher,” Metro Jacksonville (May 15, 2013).
http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2013-may-considering-norman-fisher-

“On ‘A Little Death’,” Metro Jacksonville (March 2, 2013).
http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2013-mar-on-a-little-death-

2012
“Guest article: ‘Cindy Sherman as Iconic Revolutionary’,” Metro Jacksonville (October 28, 2012). http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2012-oct-cindy-sherman-as-iconic-  revolutionary

“For the City,” News 4 Jax (October 23, 2012).
http://www.news4jax.com/news/Guest-series-Anthony-Aiuppy/-/                 475880/17097412/-/j4qwt6z/-/index.html

“Guest article: ‘For the City’,” Metro Jacksonville (September 1, 2012).
http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2012-sep-guest-series-anthony-aiuppy

2010
Fiction Fix: Issue 8 (Fall 2010).
http://www.fictionfix.net/FictionFix8.pdf

Collections

Florida State College at Jacksonville
Savannah College of Art and Design
The Georgian Terrace Hotel

Professional Organizations

College Art Association
Foundation in Art:Theory and Education