© 2019  by Abby Spangel Perry

 

EDUCATION

2007                     MFA, Painting, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2002                     BFA, Painting, magna cum laude, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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2008 – Present    Art Instructor/Academic Gallery Coordinator -  Drawing, Figure Drawing, Painting, Two Dimensional Design, Women in Art,                                  Sculpture I, Art Appreciation, Sustainability Committee member, Surfrider CFCC Club Faculty Advisor, Cape Fear Community                              College, Wilmington, NC.

2012 – 2017   Art Instructor, Painting, Mixed Media, the Museum School, Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, 

                           Wilmington, NC

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2008 – 2011         Arts Writer, Wilma Magazine, Wilmington, NC

2002 – 2005        Assistant Gallery Director, Fountainside Fine Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010                      Biology, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

2009                     Nature Wars, Independent Art Company, Wilmington, NC

2008                     Second Nature, Community Council for the Arts, Kingston, NC

                             Second Nature, Independent Art Company, Wilmington, NC

2007                     Second Nature, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC;

2006                     Growth, UNCW Warwick Gallery, Wilmington, NC

2004                     Sanctuary, Independent Art Company, Wilmington, NC

2002                     Bio, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

 

 

 

TWO PERSON & GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014                     Science Fair, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

                             NC Artists: The Self Portrait Show, 2TEN HAUSTUDIO , Ivanhoe, NC

                             Inside Out Project, 2TEN HAUSTUDIO , Ivanhoe, NC 2013                    

                            15 Years of No Boundaries: Alumni Show, 621 Gallery, Wilmington, NC

2012 -2019           Faculty Show, Wilma D. Daniels Gallery, Cape Fear Community College, Wilmington, NC

2012                     The Ecology of Food: Its Past, Present & Future, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY; Curator:  Cynthia Hawkins

                             Reimagining, Arts Council of Wilmington & New Hanover County, Wilmington, NC

2012                      Collections, Fictilis, Seattle, WA

2011                      Gallery Nomads, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC; Curator:  Eddie Carpenter

                             Biological Aesthetics, York Arts, York, PA

                             Aquatic Synthesis, WHQR Gallery, Wilmington, NC, with Artist Charmaine Ortiz Roundtree

                             Wildlife, Projekt30

                             East Carolina University Alumni Show, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC

                             State of the Art / Art of the State, Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC            

2010                     Countertransference: Approaches in Social Art Practice, UNCW Cultural Arts Gallery, Wilmington, NC; 

                             Curator:  Michael Webster

                             Works from No Boundaries:  An Artist Exhibition, ACME, Wilmington, NC

                             The Legacy of Paul Hartley, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC

                             The Legacy of Paul Hartley, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

2009                     Toying Around, Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC  

2008                     Foundations, Bottega, Wilmington, NC

                             Vote ‘11-8, Emerge Gallery, Wilmington, NC

2007                     The Grad Show, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

                             Umwelt, WHQR Gallery, Wilmington, NC

2006                     Rebel 49, Juried Exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

                             Through Women’s Eyes with Women’s Hands, Juried Exhibition,

                             The Women’s Center, Chapel Hill, NC

2005                     Rebel 48, Juried Exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

2004                     Associated Artists of Southport, National Juried Exhibition, Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC 

                             Artists of the Southeast, Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC; Melissa       

                             Post, Brad Thomas, jurors

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Perry, Abby, “Corporate Rat”, Hodges, Lauren; “Sugar and Spice”, Encore Magazine, vol. 25, no. 37, (March 2010): cover, p14

Hodges, Lauren; “Impacting Young Lives:  Abby Spangel Perry Opens Up about Her Love of Art Education”, Encore Exchange, vol. 1, no. 35, (March 2010): p63.

Hodges, Lauren; “War & Pieces:  Abby Spangel Perry Voices Her Environmental Woes through Cartoons”, Encore Magazine, (November 10, 2009): p10

Perry, Abby: “Birth”, Saunders, Nancy S.: “Second Look at Nature”, Kingston Free Press, (February 21, 2008), pA8.

Hodges, Lauren; “Natural Instincts”, Encore Magazine, (December 12, 2007).

Perry, Abby:  “Silence”, “Silent Circle”, “Silent Swim” Pierce, Constance; “Lost Colony”, North Carolina Literary Review, no. 16, (2007), p 75-80.

Exhibition Catalogue, Rebel 49, 2007.

Exhibition Catalogue, Rebel 48, 2006.

Exhibition Catalogue, Through Women’s Eyes with Women’s Hands, 2006. cover

Green, Amanda; “Paint Outside the Lines:  Sanctuary Exhibition Review”, Star News, 2005.

Carver, Shea; “Around Town:  Sanctuary at Independent Art Company”, Encore Magazine, (June 2005), p4

 

 

LECTURES & TALKS

2009                     “Art and the Environment”, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

2008                     “Artist on Exhibit”, Artist Talk, Bottega Gallery, Wilmington, NC

2007                     “Printed in Beauty”, Artist Perspective Artist Talk, Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC

2004                     “Artist Talk”, Artists of the Southeast, Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC

 

 

GRANTS, RESIDENCIES, & HONORS

2011                      Featured Artist, NHRMC Pink Ribbon Foundation

2009                     No Boundaries International Artist Colony, Bald Head Island, NC

                             Regional Artist Grant, North Carolina Arts Council

                             Purchase Award, Darwin Day, Biology Department, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2008                     Friends of Arrowmont Scholarship, Arrowmont School of Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2006                     Honorable Mention Painting, Rebel 49, Greenville, NC

                             Cover Art Award, Through Women’s Eyes with Women’s Hands, The Women’s Center, Chapel Hill, NC

2005                     Regional Artist Grant, North Carolina Arts Council , Raleigh, NC

                             2nd Place Painting, Rebel 48, Greenville, NC

2002                     Representative, East Carolina University School of Art & Design, East Carolina University Belk Student 

                             Leadership Seminar, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2000                     Rivers Scholar, East Carolina University International Studies, Spain and Morocco Study Abroad

1999                     Taylor Award, East Carolina University School of Art and Design

1997, 1996            Educational Grant, Americorp National Service

 

 

Collections & Commissions

New Hanover Medical Center, Pink Ribbon Foundation

Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum

No Boundaries International

East Carolina University

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

East Coast Wahine Championships

Mayfaire Town Center, Wilmington, NC

Wilmington City Police Department, Wilmington, NC