Arctic II, Oil on canvas, 51 X 51'', 2013
  • Head of Painting and Drawing
  • Associate Professor, Art/Art History Department
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Professional Service

  • SECAC (Southeastern College Arts Conference). Role: Steering the social media profile of the organization. Social media committee. 01/2020 - 12/2020
  • SECAC (Southeastern College Arts Conference). Role: Committee Chair. Chair, Ad Hoc Committee Non-Discrimination policy – authored and proposed a new policy for the organization. Board approved Oct 2019. 02/2019 - present
  • Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance (RMPA). Role: Symposium Co-organizer. Organizing committee member for the 5th Rocky Mountain Printmaking Symposium (RMPA) at the University of Utah. This symposium brought approximately 150 attendees from throughout the Western States to the Department of Art and Art History for three days of panels, exhibitions and dialogue. 01/2019 - present
  • SECAC (South Eastern College Arts Conference) . Role: Mentor. Mentor for emerging young educators. 10/2018 - present
  • SECAC (South Eastern College Arts Conference). Role: Social media Committee member. Social media Committee. Managing the organization's social media accounts, coordinating with other committee members. 10/2018 - present
  • SECAC (South Eastern College Arts Conference). Elected At Large Board Member #2. SECAC (Southeastern College Arts Conference). Role: • Attended 2X board meetings during the Annual Conference in 2018 in Birmingham, AL. • Gave input on future conference planning throughout the year. 10/2018 - present
  • SECAC. Role: Mentor. SECAC. Role: Mentor. Mentor for emerging young educators. Scholarly Service. 10/2017 - present
  • Salt Lake Arts Council. Role: Visual Arts Exhibition Selection Committee Member. Salt Lake Arts Council. Role: Voting member. Salt Lake City Salt Lake Arts Council, Arts Corporation, Visual Arts Selection Committee Member, for the Finch Lane Galleries Visual Arts Program. Reviewing applications for exhibitions. Salt Lake Arts Council. Role: Reviewer and voting member. Salt Lake City Arts Corporation. Reviewing applications for exhibitions. 05/2017 - 05/2017
  • SECAC. Role: Elected At Large Board Member #2. SECAC (Southeastern College Arts Conference). Role: • Attended 2X board meetings during the Annual Conference in 2017. • Gave input on future conference planning throughout the year. Elected Board Member. 04/2017 - present
  • Salt Lake Arts Council. Role: Voting member. Salt Lake City Salt Lake Arts Council, Arts Corporation, Visual Arts Selection Committee Member, for the Finch Lane Galleries Visual Arts Program. Reviewing applications for exhibitions. Salt Lake Arts Council. Role: Reviewer and voting member. Salt Lake City Arts Corporation. Reviewing applications for exhibitions. 05/2016 - 12/2016
  • SECAC (Southeastern College Arts Conference). Role: • Attended 2X board meetings during the Annual Conference in 2016. • Gave input on future conference planning throughout the year. Elected Board Member . 03/2016 - present
  • Salt Lake Arts Council. Role: Reviewer and voting member. Salt Lake City Arts Corporation. Role: Voting member. Salt Lake City Salt Lake Arts Council, Arts Corporation, Visual Arts Selection Committee Member, for the Finch Lane Galleries Visual Arts Program. Reviewing applications for exhibitions. Scholarly Service. 05/2015 - 05/2015. Hours Served: 30 . 05/2015 - 05/2015
  • Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance. Organizing committee member for the 2013 Rocky Mountain Printmaking Symposium (RMPA) at the University of Utah. This symposium will bring approximately 150 attendees from throughout the Western States to the Department of Art and Art History for three days of panels, exhibitions and dialogue. 10/2013 - 10/2013
  • Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance. Role: Curator / organizer. Organizer / curator of the Utah Printmakers Exhibition, The Salt Lake City Main Library, Salt Lake City, UT, in conjunction with the 2013 RMPA Symposium. 09/2013 - 10/2013

Internal Service

  • Developed new Illustration emphasis curriculum (launched Fall 2020) Lead the committee to design and approve the new curriculum. Worked with both Painting and Drawing, Illustration and Graphic Design faculty. Advised on the design of 4X new Illustration courses. Author, 01/2020 - present. Department service.
  • Co-organizer of PaperWest, National Juried Works on Paper Exhibition. • Faculty organizer of the juror Judith K Brodsky • Organized the reception • Assisted in hanging the exhibition. • Assisted in packing and shipping works at the end of the exhibition. • Authored catalogue statements. Co-organizer of PaperWest National Juried Works on Paper Exhibition., 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019. Other service. Hours Served: 20. Co-organizer, 01/2019 - 12/2019. Other service.
  • Department Executive Committee member. Voting member, 01/2018 - 07/2019. Department service.
  • Coordinator and Head of the Drawing Minor. • Curriculum reviews • Advising • Scheduling • Meetings with CFA and area. Coordinator and Head of the Drawing Minor, 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017. Department service.
  • Syllabi audit preparation and submission. Prepared and submitted 22 syllabi for the Painting and Drawing major for audit, 09/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Department Scholarship review switch to digital format. Research options for digital formats for the scholarship review. Worked with department staff and faculty for feedback and advice. Facilitator and organizer, 08/2015 - present. Department service.
  • College of Fine Arts grants review committee. College of Fine Arts UROP preliminary grant review committee. Reviewer of grant applications, 08/2015 - present. College service.
  • Painting and Drawing Student Association Faculty Mentor – Organized the holiday sale for the Painting and Drawing area, hung artwork, dealt with sales records. Faculty mentor, 01/2014 - present. Department service.
  • Painting and Drawing Student Association Faculty Mentor – Assisted in the organization of weekly 3 hour model sessions for the club, organizing models, monitoring sessions, liaising with other faculty members to promote the event and assist with monitoring roles. Faculty mentor, 01/2014 - 05/2015. Department service.
  • Nominated College of Fine Arts representative to serve on the University Faculty Senate. Voting member, 08/2013 - 05/2016. University service.
  • Digital photography workshop for students with Amelia Walchli, February 24th 2012. Painting and drawing students learned how to photograph paintings and drawings, digitally prepare images and create a digital portfolio of their work. Faculty advisor / assistant organizer, 02/24/2012 - 02/26/2012. Department service.
  • Adapted and edited a new department policy for nude and clothed models, implemented January 2010. Departmental model policy writer, 01/01/2010 - 02/01/2010. Department service.

Outreach

  • Co-organizer of PaperWest, regional juried works on paper exhibition. Faculty organizer and host for Visiting Artist Shelby Shadwell demonstration and lecture. 08/2015 - 12/2015

Honors & Awards

  • ($5,000.00), A Sense of Place: Responses to Belonging in the American West. Working with MFA students from ART 6815 throughout Spring 2021. Collections Engagement Grant (Mellon Foundation), Awarded by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, and the J.Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah. , 12/2020
  • Honorable Mention, Dave Bown Projects - 7th Semiannual Competition, (Curators: Jeremy Adams, CUE Art Foundation, New York; Janet Dees, SITE Santa Fe; David S. Rubin, San Antonio Museum of Art). http://davebownprojects.com/alison_denyer.html. Dave Bown Projects, 12/2013
  • Jurors Award, Utah 2013 Mixed Media and Works On Paper Juried Exhibition, The Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT. Utah Arts Council, 09/2013
  • Honorable Mention Award: Map It, National Juried Exhibition, Riverside Arts Center, Yspilanti, MI. Riverside Arts Center, Yspilanti, MI, 06/2013
  • Jurors Award. Treasured: Honoring Precious And Vanishing Worlds, Juried Exhibition, Annmarie Arts Center, Dowell, MD. Curated by Joshua Bell & Lisa Sheer. Annmarie Arts Center, MD, 07/2012
  • Utah Artist Fellowship Award, ($10,000.00) ‘Since 1986, the Division of Arts & Museums has awarded two fellowships each year to Utah visual artists. The award recognizes, encourages and promotes excellence in visual artists working in all visual mediums’. http://artsandmuseums.utah.gov/news/?p=198 . Utah Arts Council, Artist Fellowship Award, 01/2011
  • University Faculty Fellowship Award. For research undertaken in Fall 2010. University of Utah, 08/01/2010
  • Awarded a place on the International Artist Residency Program for the coming year. Santa Fe Art Institute, 2009
  • Second place award for artwork in the SECAC Membership Juried Exhibition. The Ogden Museum of Fine Art, New Orleans, LA. South Eastern College Arts Conference, 2008

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