Studio Carolyn Springer
CAROLYN SPRINGER        
Studio: Harrison Center for the Arts,  1505 N. Delaware Street, Studio #035, Indianapolis, IN 46202-4466
E-mail: studiocarolynspringer@gmail.com        

EDUCATION
2013        Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Truro, MA. Encaustic Monoprinting                                workshop with David A. Clark
1992        Master of Fine Arts, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
1990        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME. Paper-making workshop with                    Nance O’Banion
1989        Bachelor of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
1989        Florence Art Program, Indiana University sponsored, Florence, Italy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018        A Collection of Works, Saks 5th Avenue Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2017        “Dangerous Beauties,” Speck Gallery, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, IN
2015        “Encaustic Nature,” Indy Reads Books, Indianapolis, IN
                “Ephemeral Nature,” City Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2014        Solo Exhibition, Missouri Southern State University, MS
2012        “Civic Food,” City Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2011        “Elemental - The Connections Between Us,” Harrison Center for the Arts, IN
2007        University of Indianapolis, Ransburg Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2005        “Changing Light,” Fisher Hall Art Gallery, Marian University, Indianapolis, IN
2004        Solo Exhibition, San Diego Circle Gallery, San Diego, CA
1992        “Master of Fine Arts Exhibition: Exquisite Psyche,” Everett Gee Jackson Gallery,                      San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018        “Herron Faculty Exhibition,” Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

2017        “TINY VI: The Year of Vonnegut,” Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN
                “Pre-Enact Indy Monon 16,” Indianapolis, IN

2016        “Spirit of Place,” City Gallery at the Harrison Center for Art, Indianapolis, IN
                “Herron Faculty Exhibition,” Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN
                “Small Abstract Works,” Hank & Dolly Gallery, Harrison Center for Art, IN

2013        “Fire and Ice - Art at the Wonderlab,” Bloomington, IN

2011        “Shout! Exhibition- Arts Council of Indianapolis Creative Renewal 2009-2010                            Retrospective," Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
                “Amazing Encaustics,” Athens of Indiana Arts, Crawfordsville, IN

2010        “Neo-Rococo: Rocks and Shells Interpreted in Contemporary Jewelry Design,                          Invitational exhibition, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, University of Indianapolis,                  IN, Curator: Carolyn Springer, catalog
                “Food Con,” Invitational exhibition, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, IN

2009        “Encaustic Works ‘09,” Juried exhibition sponsored by R & F Handmade Paints,                      Castle Gallery at the College of New Rochelle, NY. Juror: Heather Hutchison
                “Home is Where the Art Is,” Invitational exhibition, Sullivan Muntz Cultural Center,                    Zionsville, IN
                “41st Mid-States Craft Exhibition,” Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and                              Science, Evansville, IN Juror: Jane Sauer
                “Homegrown,” Editions Limited group show, Indianapolis, IN

2008        “Department of Art & Design Faculty Exhibition,” Christel DeHaan Fine Arts                              Center, University of Indianapolis, IN
                “Carolyn Springer: Perennial Beauty and Barbara Zech: Defining Space,” Editions                    Limited, Indianapolis, IN
                “Melt My Art: Encaustic Expressions,” Invitational exhibition sponsored by Barbara                  and Jon Reid at the Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA

2007        “Herron Faculty Exhibition,” Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN
                “Patiently Doctoring,” Invitational exhibition with Riley’s Hospital for Children, The                    Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, IN

2006        Editions Limited group show, Indianapolis, IN
                “Happy Birthday,” Group exhibition, The Harrison Center for the Arts, IN

2005        Group exhibition,  Arthouse 60, Zionsville, IN
                “Hoositz,” Group exhibition, The Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, IN
                “Chapel of Love,” Group exhibition, The Harrison Center for the Arts, IN

2003        Faculty Exhibition, Kruglak Gallery, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA
                Faculty Exhibition, Southwestern College Gallery, Chula Vista, CA
                Women’s Caucus for Art Exhibition, Mixed Media Gallery, San Diego, CA

2002        “Midsummer’s Eve: Art Meets Ritual,” Two-person exhibition, Sushi Performance                    & Visual Arts, San Diego, CA
                Faculty Exhibition, Kruglak Gallery, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA
                “Art of Collaboration -The Mail Art Project,” Kruglak Gallery, MiraCosta College,                      Oceanside, CA

2001         “40th Anniversary Faculty Exhibition,” Southwestern College Gallery, CA
                 Faculty Exhibition, Kruglak Gallery, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA
                 “Day of the Dead Show,” Next Door Gallery, San Diego, CA

2000         “San Diego Salon 2000,” Arts College International, San Diego, CA
                 “Oceanside Days of Art,” Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
                 “Celebrate Our Voices: Women’s History Month,” Southwestern College Gallery,                     Chula Vista, CA

1999         Faculty Exhibition, Kruglak Gallery, MiraCosta College Oceanside, CA
                 “7th Annual Member Exhibition,” Women’s Caucus for Art, San Diego, CA
                 “Reincarnation Project,” 12th Annual Art Auction, Sushi Performance & Visual Art,                   San Diego, CA

1997         “Wild Women,” Sushi Performance & Visual Arts, San Diego, CA
                 Faculty Exhibition, San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
                 Group Show, Next Door Gallery, San Diego, CA

1996         “Art with a View,” 10th Annual Art Auction, Sushi Performance & Visual Art,
                 San Diego, CA
                 “The Balancing Act,” Intersection 33/117 Gallery, San Diego, CA

1995         “Women and Surrealism,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Juror: Eleanor                     Speiss-Ferris
                 “Art With a View,” 9th Annual Art Auction, Sushi Performance & Visual Art,
                 San Diego, CA
                 “Small Image XX,” Spanish Village Arts Center, Gallery 2, San Diego, CA
                 “Luces,” Simayspace Gallery, San Diego, CA

1994         “Rituals of Passage,” NCJW Los Angeles Women’s Center Los Angeles, CA,                           Juror:  Barbara Drucker, Professor of Art, UCLA

1993         “Out of Body,” Combine Organization of the Visual Arts. Gallery, San Diego, CA

1992         “San Diego, Tijuana, Yokohama Art Exchange,” Yokohama Citizen’s Gallery,                             Yokohama, Japan, Combine Organization for the Visual Arts. Gallery, San Diego,                     CA and Tijuana Cultural Center, Tijuana, Mexico
                 “Association’s 8th Annual Exhibition,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
                 “Fine Crafts at Matrix ’92,” Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Jurors: Nance                               O’Banion & Yoshio Taylor

1990         “California Works 1990,” California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
                 “Materials Hard and Soft,” Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX
                 “Metals Now,” Downey Museum of Art Downey, CA

1989         “United States Metal,” San Francisco State University, Nationally traveling                               exhibition, catalog

GRANTS & AWARDS
2016         Recognized by the IUPUI Athletics Department as a favorite Professor that                               impacted a student’s life

2009        Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Award, awarded by the Arts Council of                                   Indianapolis & the Lilly Endowment, Inc.
2009         Juror’s Award, “Encaustic Works ‘09,” Castle Gallery at the College of
                 New Rochelle, NY.
2009         InQuery Collaborative Grant, awarded by the University of Indianapolis, IN,                               funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc.

2005         Indiana Artist Craftsman Grant, Awarded by Marian University, Indianapolis, IN

1992         Jurors Award, Fine Crafts at Matrix ’92, Sacramento, CA

1991         Patricia Clapp Memorial, Scholarship Recipient, San Diego, CA
1991         University Scholarship, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

1990         “Award of Excellence”, 1990 California Works Exhibit, California State Fair,                               Sacramento, CA
1990         Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, Work/Study Scholarship,                           awarded by San Diego State, San Diego, CA

1989         Research Grant, Florence, Italy Art Program, Awarded by Honors Division,
                 Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

BIOGRAPHY/REVIEWS/INTERVIEWS
2011         Shout, Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship 2009-2010 retrospective exhibition                           catalog, Arts Council of Indianapolis, IN, 2011.
                 “Feasting on First Friday.” Lou Harry, Indianapolis Business Journal, Vol. 31, No.                       51, February 14 -20, 2011, 42A.
                 “A & E Reviews,” by Joe Williams, NUVO, Vol. 21, Issue #1027, February 16-23,                       2011, 19.
                 “GO & DO,” NUVO, Vol. 21, Issue #1025, February 2 - 11, 2011, 16.

2010         Radio interview on March 30, 2010, with Bobbie Donahue on WICR’s program                         The Arts Exchange. Neo-Rococo Rocks and Shells Interpreted in Contemporary                     Jewelry Design, Exhibition catalog, University of Indianapolis, IN.
                 “Neo-Rococo jewelry art exhibit on display,” by Kellie Donnelly, The Reflector, Vol.                   88, Issue 11, April 21, 2010, 4.

2008         “Joy in the Making,” by Julianna Thibodeaux, NUVO, Vol. 19, Issue #940, April 2-                     9, 2008, 20.

2005         “From Pulp to Paper,” by Lindsay Lyon, Indystar.com, The Indianapolis Star,                             November 13, 2005.

2002         The Publication, San Diego’s Arts Magazine, San Diego, CA, Vol. VII, Issue I,                           Jan./Feb., 2002, 22.

1999         Woman’s Caucus for Art 7th Annual Members, Exhibition Catalogue, San Diego,                     CA, 1999, 2.

1992         San Diego Contemporary Art Exhibition catalog, The Yokohama-San Diego Sister                   City Pact 35th Anniversary Commemorative Program, Yokohama Citizens’ Gallery,                   Japan, 1992.

1990         Materials: Hard and Soft, Exhibition catalog, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton,                   TX, 1990.
                 California Works, Exhibition catalog, Sacramento, CA, 1990.
1989         United States Metal, circulated under the auspices of Sonoma State University,                       Rohnert Park, CA, 1989.

LECTURES/PANEL DISCUSSIONS/VISITING ARTIST
2014         Visiting Artist, workshop, and lecture, Missouri Southern State University,
                 Joplin, MS
2005         Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Marian College, Indianapolis, IN
2002         Panel Speaker, Combine Organization for the Visual Arts Gallery, San Diego, CA
1993         Artist Lecturer, Sushi Contemporary Performance Gallery, San Diego, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 
2005-         Herron School of Art + Design, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN, Adjunct Faculty, 
present      Courses taught: Design & Color for Non-Majors, Beginning & Advanced Painting                      for Non-Majors, Foundations- Color Concepts, Two-Dimensional Design,                                  Encaustic Painting/monoprinting

2006-         University of Indianapolis, IN, Associate Adjunct Faculty
2014          Courses taught: Three Dimensional Extended Media-Installation & Environmental                    Art, Jewelry & Metalsmithing, Introduction to 3-D Design, Art Appreciation,                              Beginning, Advanced, and Intermediate Painting, Graduate painting seminar,                            Advanced and Intermediate Drawing, Introduction to 2-D Design    

2014          Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MS. Encaustic workshop, exhibition,                      and lecture.     

2010         Curated Neo-Rococo Rocks and Shells Interpreted in Contemporary Jewelry                           Design, at the University of Indianapolis, IN
        
2010         School of Sciences at Indiana University, IUPUI, Commission work for 30                                 paintings

2005-         Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, Art Instructor
2008          Courses taught: Papermaking, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Design 

2005-         Marian University, Indianapolis, IN, Adjunct Faculty
2006          Courses taught: Art Appreciation in the MAP program

2005-         Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis, IN,  Adjunct Faculty
2006          Courses taught: Art Appreciation

2005          Marian University, Indianapolis, IN. Encaustic Workshop as part of the Indiana                          Artist Craftsman Grant and exhibition in Fisher Hall.





 

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