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Darcy is an interdisciplinary artist and educator who lives and works in Houston, Texas. Her immersion in visual art began at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the University of Houston where she studied under Paul Kittelson and Jillian Conrad.  She has tutored sculpture at Houston Community College and currently teaches at a makerspace. Her work has been exhibited at the Art Busan 2016 international art fair in Busan, South Korea, The Williamsburg Art and Historical Center in Brooklyn, The Museum of Human Achievement in Austin, the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Fresh Arts, Box13 Art Space, Lawndale Arts Center, The Joanna, Domy Books, Skydive Art Space, The Foundry, Blaffer Art Museum, and the Matchbox Gallery at Rice University. She was a final nominee for the 2013 Hunting Art Prize and won 3rd Place in the Visual Arts Alliance 2015 Open Juried Exhibition.

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Education:

2010           University of Houston - Main Campus [BFA - Sculpture] (Magna Cum Laude)

                        -1st Place Graduate of the Class of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

2007           University of Houston – Downtown [Core curriculum] (Deans List)

                        -Annual Writing Award

2006           High School for the Performing and Visual Arts [visual art]

                    Glassel School of Art - Photography

                    Art League of Houston - Life Drawing

2005           Glassel School of Art - Ceramics

                    Art League of Houston - Life Drawing

                    Wonderworks, University of Houston - Filmmaking

                    Glassel School of Art - Photography

2004           Glassel School of Art - Photography

                    Glassel School of Art - Ceramics

 

Solo/Duo Exhibitions:

2018          HCC Northline Gallery, Home, solo show, Houston, TX, USA

2016           Catacomb, Moving Away, duo show with Eyesore, Houston, TX, USA

2014           HCC Gallery, Apartment Studio, solo show, Houston, TX, USA

                    Fresh Arts, Seismic Atlas, duo show with Katie Mulholland, Houston, TX, USA

                    Box13 Art Space, D+G, duo show with Guillaume Gelot, Houston, TX, USA

2011           Lawndale Art Center, This is for You, solo show, Houston, TX, USA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018           Valerina Gallerina, The End, New York, NY, USA

                    Forum 6 Contemporary, Somewhere Nowhere, Houston, TX, USA

2017           The Neno Gallery, I Tried Really Hard, Houston, TX, USA

2016           Bexco, Art Busan 2016,  International art fair, Busan, South Korea

2015           Nicole Longnecker Gallery, The Charm of the Spectacle, Houston, TX, USA

                    ARC Gallery, The Base Line, Chicago, IL, USA

                    Capital Street Gallery, As Though, Houston, TX, USA

2014           ValeRina Gallerina, Meownifesto, New York, NY, USA

                    Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound, Part II, Brooklyn, NY, USA

                    Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound, Part I, Brooklyn, NY, USA

                    The Museum of Human Achievement, Movement, Austin, TX, USA

                    Scott Charmin Gallery, Monument, Houston, TX, USA

2013           Box13 Art Space, WORDPLAY, Houston, TX, USA

                    Lawndale Art Center, The Big Show, Houston, TX, USA

2012           Lawndale Art Center, Dia de Los Muertos, Houston, TX, USA

2011           The Joanna, Dis Dat Deez Doz, Houston, TX, USA

                    Skydive Art Space, Cinder Block: Mixture, Houston, TX, USA

                    The Foundry, Counter Crawl, Houston, TX, USA

2010           South Park Annex, 2010 Senior Sculpture Exhibition, Houston, TX, USA

                    Blaffer Art Museum, 2010 School of Art Annual Student Exhibition, Houston, TX, USA

                    Matchbox Gallery at Rice University, Joy and Affect, Houston, TX, USA

2009           The Foundry, ISSE After Crawl Extravaganza Party, Houston, TX, USA

2008           The Foundry, Official ISSE Art Show, Houston, TX, USA

2006           The Jung Center of Houston, Second Annual Jung/HSPVA Show, Houston, TX, USA

2005           Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Perspectives 145, Houston, TX, USA

Awards:

2015            Visual Arts Alliance 32nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition curated by Sally Sprout

2013            Hunting Art Prize Nomination for final round of judging

2011            Many Mini Residency, Skydive Art Space, Houston, TX

 

Bibliography:

Ttweak, Houston. It’s Worth It. HIWI: The Book. September, 2007.

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