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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

2016-

J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Educator for Families and Children’s Programs: MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

2015-16

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

2014-

Adjunct: 2D Design, Drawing I, Drawing II, Master Copies (Traditional Painting Techniques), Basic Computer Imaging, 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

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

2018

Community Foundation Individual Artist Grant

2016

Creative Capital Professional Development Grant

2010

Il Chiostro Study Abroad Scholarship, Venice, Italy
Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

Repairers of the Breach, Betty Francis Gallery, Jacksonville Public Library, Jacksonville, FL

Till We Have Faces, Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Jacksonville, FL

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

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

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

Primitive-Objects, People, Statements, Haskell Gallery, Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, FL

2017

Small Matters, Yellow House, Jacksonville, FL

Faces and Figures, South Gallery, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

A More Perfect Union, The Space Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2016

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

Modern Love, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

2015

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, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

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

Into That Darkness Peering, Poe Museum, Richmond, VA

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

Selected 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).

Lectures

2017

How I Got Woke, Jax By Jax Literary Arts Festival, Jacksonville, Florida

2016

Artists Inside Out: A Collaborative Story Collage, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville FL

Intersecting the Arts: Storytellers, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL

2015

A Journey Through African-American Artistry, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL
Collections

Baptist MD Anderson

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Savannah College of Art and Design

The Georgian Terrace Hotel