Employment History

2009 - present    Professor, School of Foundation Studies
                         Savannah College of Art and Design/Atlanta
                         Atlanta, Georgia: Drawing I, Drawing II, Life Drawing I

2008 - 2009        Managing Partner, Linstrum + Matre Artworks, Atlanta, Georgia

2002 – 2010        Adjunct Instructor, Online Learning, Georgia Perimeter College
                           Clarkston, Georgia: Online Art Appreciation

2002 – 2004        Adjunct Instructor, Fine Art Studio, Georgia Perimeter College
                            Clarkston, Georgia: Drawing and Two-Dimensional Design

2001 – 2002        Graduate Instructor, Fine Art Studio, Georgia State University
                            Atlanta, Georgia: Drawing and Two Dimensional Design

1998 – 2008        Owner, Aliya Linstrum Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1996 – 1998        Managing Partner, Aliya Ardavin Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1992 – 1996        Director. Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia


Academic Achievement

A.          EDUCATION

2002    Master of Fine Art
Major:  Drawing and Painting
Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

1992 Bachelor of Art
Major:  Printmaking
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
1990 Associate of Art
Major:  Studio Art
Sante Fe Community College, Gainesville, Florida




B.          HONORS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

2009    Three Approaches to Art: Artist, Teacher, Dealer (presentation)
            Center for Lifelong Learning, Emory University

2005    Four Artists Tell Their Stories (panel presentation)
            National Association of Community Colleges Humanities
            Conference, Cambridge, MA.

            Hybrid Fellowship: team member for development of hybrid
            courses at Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, GA.

2004    Visiting Artist Grant: Teaching Mixed-Media Painting Workshop
            Chicago, IL.

C.         ACADEMIC ORGANIZATIONS

            College Art Association


Professional Growth and Development

A.        PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

        Atlanta Gallery Association, 2003 – 2008
            Vice-President, 2003 – 2005
            Membership committee, 2003
Treasurer, 2006 – 2007
ArtHouse committee, 2005 – 2007
        
        Virginia Highland Gallery Association (founding member), 1996- 1998

B.        EXHIBITIONS CURATED

2008 – present    co-curated 7 group and solo exhibitions for Linstrum + Matre Artworks

1998 – 2008    sole curator for 90 group and solo exhibitions for Aliya Linstrum Gallery

1996 – 1998    co-curated 24 group and solo exhibitions for Aliya Ardavin Gallery

1992 – 1996    sole curator for 40 group and solo exhibitions for Aliya Gallery

            

C.         EXHIBITION RECORD

2009 Recent Works (two person)
Linstrum + Matre Artworks
Atlanta, GA.

DRAW!
Linstrum + Matre Artworks
Atlanta, GA.

Chairish the Future
 Metro Atlanta Furniture Bank, Auction
 Atlanta, GA.

2008 Red
Matre Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

Gallery Premiere
Tinney Cannon Contemporary
Nashville, TN.

Recent Works (two person)
River Gallery
Chattanooga, TN.

Summer Invitational
Tinney Contemporary
Nashville, TN.

Songcatcher
Lark and Key Gallery
Charlotte, NC.

Group Exhibition
Lark & Key Gallery
Charlotte, NC.

Merge
Quinlin Art Center
Gainesville, GA.


Little Things Mean A Lot
Curated by Marianne Lambert
Swan Coach House
Atlanta, GA.
 
4 Atlanta Artists
Curated by Marianne Lambert
Terminus Gallery Walk
Atlanta, GA.
 
Holiday Show
Linstrum + Matre Artworks
Atlanta, GA.

2007 GPC Faculty Exhibition
University of Puerto Rico

Patterns and Memories (solo)
Matre Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

2006    Group Exhibition
Matre Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

New Works (two person)
Aliya Linstrum Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

Recent Works (solo)
Virginia Cannon Fine Art
Nashville, TN.
        
2005 Faculty Exhibition
Georgia Perimeter College
Atlanta, GA.

New Works (two person)
Aliya Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

New Works (two person)
River Gallery
Chattanooga, TN.





2004    Faculty Exhibition
Georgia Perimeter College
Atlanta, GA.

Little Things Mean A Lot
Curated by Marianne Lambert
Swan Coach House
Atlanta, GA.
 
Dealers as Artists
Lenox Walk
Atlanta, GA.  
 
Holiday Exhibition
Aliya Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

Landscapes and Memories (two person)
Aliya Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

2003    Southern Fried
Anthem Gallery
New York, NY.

Childhood Revisited
Aliya Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

2002 Southern Exposures
Kouvolan Taidemuseo
Kouvola, Finland

Southern Exposures
Imatra Taidemuseo
Imatra, Finland

8th Annual Great Plains National
Fort Hays University
Fort Hays, KS.


Allegories, Myth, & Legends (two person)
River Gallery
Chattanooga, TN.

Revelation
MFA Thesis Exhibition
Georgia State University Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

2001 Georgia Alabama Biennial
Albany Museum of Art
Albany, GA.

Holiday Exhibition
Aliya Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

Salon Exhibition
River Gallery
Chattanooga, TN.

Recent Works (two person)
Aliya Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

1999 Recent Works (two person)
Aliya Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

1998      Numinous (two person)
    Aliya Gallery
    Atlanta, GA.

    Modern Classics (two person)
    River Gallery
    Chattanooga, TN.

1997      Union
    Aliya/Ardavin Gallery
    Atlanta, GA.

    Yellow
    Anthony Ardavin Gallery
    Atlanta, GA.

    Rarefaction (two person)
    Anthony Ardavin Gallery
    Atlanta, GA.

      Personification (two person)
     Aliya/Ardavin Gallery
    Atlanta, GA.

1996      Crossover
    Aliya/Ardavin Gallery
    Atlanta, GA.

    Red
    Anthony Ardavin Gallery
    Atlanta, GA.

    Habitat for Humanity Birdhouse Artfest
    Phipps Plaza
    Atlanta, GA.

    Romance & Mystique (two person)
    Aliya/Ardavin Gallery        
    Atlanta, GA.

    Artcare ‘96 Benefit for AIDS Charities
    Auction at Swissotel
    Atlanta, GA.

1995      Gallery Artist Premier Show
    Aliya/Ardavin Gallery
    Atlanta, GA.

     Habitat for Humanity Birdhouse Artfest
     Lenox Mall
     Atlanta, GA.

     The Art of Healing: Janssen Benefit
     San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
     San Francisco, CA.

     The Decatur Arts Alliance Show
     Decatur City Hall
     Decatur, GA.



     Artcare ’95
     Artcare Benefit for AIDS Charities
     Auction at the Swissotel
     Atlanta, GA.

         Chairish The Future
         The Metro Atlanta Furniture Bank
         Auction at The Georgian Terrace
         Atlanta, GA.

         Two- Person Show
            Anthony Ardavin Gallery
            Atlanta, GA.

         Myths, Vistas, and Fantasies (two person)
            Aliya Gallery
         Atlanta, GA.

1993 Angels In Atlanta
Aliya Gallery
Atlanta, GA.

 Chair
 University Gallery
 Broward County Community College
 Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 University Gallery
 Palm Beach Community College
 West Palm Beach, FL.

 Peek
 Aliya Gallery
 Atlanta, GA.

 Collective
 Aliya Gallery
 Atlanta, GA.

 L’etage 7
 Centre Gallery
 University of South Florida
Tampa, FL.



 USF-Nanjing Print Exchange
 USF Teaching Gallery
 University of South Florida
 Tampa, FL.

1992      Exchange Show
    University of South Florida
    Tampa, FL.

    Appropriate Vision
    USF Teaching Gallery
    University of South Florida

    Opening Show
    Sun Limited Gallery
    Tampa, FL.

    Retrospective/1990-1992
    Gianni’s
    Tampa, FL.

D.         HONORS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Juror, Chairish the Future Auction (design competition)
Metro Atlanta Furniture Bank, 2009

Live Auction, Chairish the Future Gala
Metro Atlanta Furniture Bank, 2009

Juror, Jasper Marble Festival (two- and three-dimensional categories), Jasper, GA., 2008

Portfolio Reviewer, PhotoNola (photography)
New Orleans, LA., 2007

Juror, 26th Annual South Carolina Artists Exhibition
Pickens County Museum, 2003

Juror, Spirituality Exhibition
Unitarian Church Gallery, 2002

Juror, Georgia High School Drawing Competition
Atlanta College of Art Gallery, 2002

Juror’s Award, Great Plains National, 2001

Live Auction, Habitat For Humanity Birdhouse Artfest, 1996

2nd Place, Decatur Arts Alliance Show, 1995

Live Auction and Founders Award, Habitat For Humanity Birdhouse Artfest, 1995

E.         PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

2008 Ritz-Carlton, Downtown Atlanta
2002 Buckhead Life Restaurant Group (103 West)
2000 Buckhead Life Restaurant Group (Pano’s and Paul’s)
1992 Notre Dame Print Portfolio
1991 USF Print Portfolio
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Belgium
USF Permanent Collection

Numerous private collections nationally



F.         PUBLICATIONS

“Gallery Profile: Lark & Key”, exhibit C, November/December 2008, 71.

“Creating the Perfect Fine Arts Gallery”, Atlanta Showguide,
Fall 2008, 20.

Taylor Arnold, “Aliya Linstrum Gallery”, The Piedmont Review, October 2006, 18.

Danny Solomon Bonvissuto, “Annandale Homes on Parade”, The City Paper, October 2006.

Ann Nichols, “Color, Texture and Memory”, Chattanooga Times Free Press, July 2005.

Catherine Fox, “Images, Allusion in Flower”, Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 2004, L3.

Jerry Cullum, “A New Artist Ponders Time and Memory”, Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 2002.

“Plastic Sentiment”, Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 2002.

“Study for Passage”, Atlanta Journal Constitution, March 2001.

Suzanne Wright, “Collecting Art with a Passion”, Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles, February 2000, AAS4.

“Jester”, Atlanta Magazine, May 1999, 162.

Ann Nichols, “New Traditionalists”, Chattanooga News Free Press, May 1998.

“Cage”, Where Atlanta, December 1997, 72.

Tina Cook Westfall, “A Walk of Art”, Peachtree Magazine, October 1996, 74.