Curriculum Vitae

Copyright © Paul Farmer. All rights reserved.

Paul Farmer Artist 

Education

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

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


2012 Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC



Instructor


2019- Present, Adjunct Faculty, Painting I & II, Two-Dimensional Design, Color & Design, Drawing, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

2019- Present, Adjunct Faculty, Two-Dimensional Design, Drawing I, Art Appreciation, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

2018- Present, Adjunct Faculty, 2-D Design, Drawing I & II, Art History I Survey, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Salisbury, NC



Exhibitions


(Upcoming) 8/16 –10/14/21, Solo Exhibition, (G)LI(T)CHEN, Ross Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2020 McColl Center Benefit Art Sale, Charlotte, NC


2020 Arts Winthrop Gala, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC


2020 Faculty Exhibition, Overcash Art Gallery, CPCC, Charlotte, NC


2020 WOCA Exhibition, Warehouse of Contemporary Art, Online Art Show, Anaheim, CA

2020 Art Is Life, Brittany Davis Gallery, Ojai, CA

2020 Blue Ridge Overview, Photography Exhibition, Wilkes Art Gallery, North Wilkesboro, NC

2019 Arts Winthrop Gala, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

2019 Three-Person Exhibition, Into the Blue, Wilkes Art Gallery, Wilkesboro, NC

2018 Solo Exhibition, Un-Cover/Re-Cover, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC

2018 Solo Exhibition, Revealing/Concealing, Gorelick Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2018 Faculty Exhibition, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Salisbury, NC

2018 Extra, Gallery 130, Bardo Arts Center, Cullowhee, NC

2017 C-Note, Shock Boxx Project, Hermosa Beach, CA

2017 Addiction Art Show, Shock Boxx Project, Hermosa Beach, CA

2017 Keystone Group Show, Keystone Art Space, Los Angeles, CA

2017 WOCA Exhibition, Warehouse of Contemporary Art, Anaheim, CA

2017 Miniature Art Show, Beyond the Lines Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2017 Brewery Art Walk, The Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Brewery Group Exhibition, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Abstract Exhibit One, 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 Center, Cullowhee, NC 

2016 Solo Installation, Pilgrimage, I-Park Foundation, East Haddam, CT

2016 Open Studios, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

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

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

2016 NEWestern, The Bascom, Highlands, NC

2015 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 Library, Cashiers, NC

2015 Three-Person Exhibition, Intersections, with Peter Yumi and Zach Searcy, ZSP Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2015 Whee Fresh, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC

2015 Solo Exhibition, First Cut, The Bascom Center, Highlands, NC

2014 What? Draw? Draw What? What We Draw, The Bascom Center, Highlands, NC

2012 - 2013 Solo Exhibition, Unit Two Gallery & Event Space, Cornelius, NC

2011 Group Exhibition, Carolina Art Garden, Cornelius, NC




Collections

WCU Fine Art Museum Permanent Collection, Cullowhee, NC


Jackson County Public Library, Sylva, NC




Artist Residencies 


 2018 Keystone Art Space, Los Angeles, CA


2018 The Brewery Artist Colony, Los Angeles, CA

2016 I-Park, East Haddam, CT 

2016 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont 

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



Internship

2015/16 Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center, Asheville, NC

 
Service / Membership 

2016-2020 Founder and Advisor, Draw Sylva- A Community Outreach Project, Downtown Sylva , NC


2020 McColl Center Benefit Art Sale, Charlotte, NC


2019 Arts Winthrop Scholarship Gala, Painting Donations for University Student Scholarship Fundraiser, Rock Hill, SC

2019 Coordinator- Fountain Park Sidewalk Mural Painting by Winthrop University Students for the City of Rock Hill, SC- Organizer / Faculty Lead

2019 Mint Museum, Contributor Member, Charlotte, NC

2019 Young Affiliates of the Mint, Member, Charlotte, NC

2019 North Carolina Community College Fine Arts Conference, 2/21/19 -2/23/19

2018-19 Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC

2017 Los Angeles Artist Opportunities, Member, Los Angeles, CA 

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



Instruction/ Lectures/ Artist Talks


May 16, 2020 McColl Center, Connected Art Workshop: Make A Geometric Pattern (ONLINE)


2018- 2019 Instructor of Drawing & Painting, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC


2015-2016 Instructor of Record (Painting & Drawing), 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​


Mooresville Tribune, Mooresville Artist Receives North Carolina Arts Council Grant, Nov 16, 2020, 

https://mooresvilletribune.com/news/local/mooresville-artist-receives-north-carolina-arts-council-grant/article


​Statesville Record & Landmark, Mooresville artist receives North Carolina Arts Council grant, Nov 16, 2020
https://statesville.com/news/local/mooresville-artist-receives-north-carolina-arts-council-grant/article_e85775a8-25c1-11eb-abe4-1f1a1f62beb5.html

​NCSU College of Design News, “Revealing/Concealing”, August 2018, https://design.ncsu.edu/event/revealing-concealing-a-reception-for-the-exhibition-by-alumnus-paul-farmer/

Sensoria News, Alice Cookson, “Revealing/Concealing by Paul Farmer”, April 2018, https://sensoria.cpcc.edu/event/691/

CPCC Art Galleries Blog, Vanessa Stolen, “Harris Campus Gorelick Gallery Revealing/Concealing January 8 – December 18”, January 2018
http://blogs.cpcc.edu/cpccartgalleries/pattyandbillgorelickgalleries/


Artillery Magazine, Anastasia Khan, "Art Fatigue At Its Best", 5/4/2017

http://artillerymag.com/art-fatigue-best/

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



Employment


August 2019- Present, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC


January 2019- Present, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC


April 2018- Present, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Salisbury, NC

2018-2019, Art Instructor, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC


2017 Shift Manager, Blick Art Materials, Santa Monica, CA

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