Paul Farmer

Brewery Artist Lofts

2020 N Main Street, Unit 220

Los Angeles, CA 90031


Education

2016 Master of Fine Art, WCU School of Art & Design, Cullowhee, NC 

2014 Bachelor of Art & Design, NCSU College of Design, Raleigh, NC

2012 Photography, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC


Exhibitions


June 2017 Group Show, WOCA Exhibition, Warehouse of Contemporary Art,  Anaheim, CA


​May 2017 Group Show, "Miniature Art Show" Beyond The Lines Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA


April 2017 Brewery Artwalk, The Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


​April 2017 Preview Exhibition- Brewery Artwalk , I-5 Gallery , Los Angeles, CA


​​March 2017 Group Show, "Abstract Exhibit 1" Beyond The Lines Gallery, Bergamot Station​, Santa Monica, CA


2016 Solo Exhibition, "Never Fully Right", WCU Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee, NC


​2016 Solo Exhibition, "Last Debauch", Gallery 130, Bardo Arts Center, Cullowhee, NC 


2016 Outdoor Installation, "Pilgrimage", I-Park Foundation sculpture trail, East Haddam, CT

2016 "Draw Sylva" Public Reception and Project Viewing, Jackson County Public Library, Sylva, NC

2016 Community Outreach Project, "Draw Sylva", Downtown Sylva , NC


2016 Solo Exhibition, "The State of Things", The Collider, Asheville, NC

2016 Group Exhibition, “NEWestern”, The Bascom, Highlands, NC

2015 Group Exhibition, “Here to There”, Revolve AVL, Asheville, NC

2015 Solo Exhibition, “Braving the Elements”, Gallery 130, Bardo Arts Center, Cullowhee, NC

2015 Solo Exhibition, “Pique Your Interests”, Fontana Regional Library, Cashiers, NC

2015 Group Exhibition, “Intersections” with Peter Yumi and Zach Searcy, ZSP Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2015 Group Exhibition, “Whee Fresh”, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC

2015 Solo Exhibition, “First Cut”, The Bascom: A Center for Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

2014 Group Exhibition, “What? Draw? Draw What? What We Draw.” The Bascom, Highlands, NC

2012 - 2013 Solo Installation, Kadi’s Unit Two Gallery/Event Space, Cornelius, NC

2011 Group Exhibition, Carolina Art Garden, Cornelius, NC


Collections

Private Commission, New York, NY

WCU Fine Art Museum Permanent Collection, Cullowhee, NC


Artist Residency 

2016 I-Park, East Haddam, CT 

2016 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont 

2014/15 The Bascom: A Center for Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

 
Instruction/ Lectures/ Artist Talks


2016 Fall, Instructor of Record (Introductory Painting), Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

2016 Spring, Instructor of Record (Introductory Drawing), Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

2015 Fall, Instructor of Record (Introductory Painting), Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

2015 Lecture on Painting, Introduction to Visual Arts Class, WCU, Cullowhee, NC

2015 Studio Assistant, Southern Lights Workshop, The Bascom, Highlands, NC

2015 Artist Talk, Peak Your Interests Summer Series, Fontana Regional Library, Cashiers, NC

2015 Artist Talk, Macon County Art Association, Uptown Gallery, Franklin, NC

2015 Artist Talk, Introduction to Visual Arts Class, WCU, Cullowhee, NC

2014 Instructor, Youth Art Classes, The Bascom Center, Highlands, NC


Media Publications

The Sylva Herald, Quintin Ellison, “Public Art Would Beautify, Distinguish Downtown”, 4/20/16
http://www.thesylvaherald.com/opinion/editorials/article_03f740ba-0707-11e6-8bd5-8ba30b875c2e.html

The Sylva Herald, Quintin Ellison, “Draw Sylva”, 4/27/16
http://www.thesylvaherald.com/news/article_2047f332-0c7e-11e6-92ed-6f1678f45bd1.html

 The Sylva Herald, Quentin Ellison, “Draw Sylva Entries”, 4/27/16
http://www.thesylvaherald.com/news/collection_f3bef792-0c7e-11e6-b44b-67e068633da7.html

Sylva Herald, Quintin Ellison, “Draw Sylva Project Gets an Enthusiastic Response”, 4/6/16
http://www.thesylvaherald.com/news/article_af6dd8ac-fc1f-11e5-993e-7785103d7c25.html

 The Sylva Herald, Quintin Ellison, "Draw Sylva Starts Downtown Next Month", 3/23/16
http://www.thesylvaherald.com/news/article_37f7ddb4-f110-11e5-b57b-0b05f89e6ce7.html

2015 Our State Magazine, North Carolina, “Homegrown Design”, Photographer, August 2015  

2015 Modern Asheville, Troy Winterrowd, “The First Cut | Artist Paul Farmer”, 1/18/15. 
https://modernasheville.wordpress.com/2015/01/18/the-first-cut-artist-paul-farmer/

2015 thebascomartcenter YouTube Channel, Highland Media Works, “Art Talks: Winter Resident 
Artist Program”, 2/23/15, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2ThPS2lWEw


Service / Membership / Awards

2016 International Union of Mail Artists (IOUMA), Member, http://iuoma-network.ning.com/

2016 Installation Assistant to Jarod Charzewski for his exhibition at the Fine Art Museum, Bardo Arts Center, Cullowhee, NC

2016 Fine Art Museum, Bardo Arts Center, Volunteer, Cullowhee, NC

2015 Asheville Area Arts Council, Member, Asheville, NC

2015 Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center, Member, Asheville, NC

2015, 2016 Youth Arts Festival, Volunteer, Jackson County Green Energy Park, Dillsboro, NC

2015 Installation Assistant for “Cullowhee Mountain Arts” exhibition, Fine Art Museum, Bardo Arts Center, Cullowhee, NC

2015 Installation Assistant to Ron Laboray,  “How I Felt Showing At The Suburban”, The Suburban Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014-2015 Graduate Student Association, Executive Committee Member,  WCU, Cullowhee, NC

2014-2015 The Bascom: A Center For Visual Arts, Volunteer, Highlands, NC

2014 Winter Resident Artist Program (WRAP), Award, Highlands, NC

2014 Lorraine Stone Fine Art Scholarship, Award, WCU, Cullowhee, NC 

2014 Photography Assistant to Ben Scott, itsthebell.com

2014 Installation Assistant to Greg LIndquist, “ON LAND” Exhibition, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2013-2014 Bodies of Art & Design, Member, NCSU College of Design, Raleigh, NC


Employment

2015–2016 Instructor of Record- Drawing & Painting, WCU School of Art & Design, Cullowhee, NC

2015-2016 Intern, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, NC

2015 Studio Technician, WCU Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee, NC

2014-2015 Sculpture Studio Assistant, WCU School of Art & Design, Cullowhee, NC

2001-2014 Market Manager, Harris Teeter Inc., Charlotte and Raleigh, NC

2000-2001 Canvasser, North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Raleigh, NC

1997  Irrigation System Repairs, North American Lawn and Landscape, Charlotte, NC

1995-1996 Irrigation Systems Installation and Landscaper, H&M Horticulture, Charlotte, NC

1993-1994 Stock Clerk, Providence True-Value Hardware Store, Charlotte, NC

Curriculum Vitae

Paul Farmer