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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Nashville International Airport

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

2011
Witch’s BrewWhitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Tinker, University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC

2010
The Enhancer Project, ART MAKES PLACE, NCAP, Nashville, TN (catalog)

2009
Fecund Series, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA

2008
Adrienne Outlaw: Shelter, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN, Curator: Terry Thacker

2007
Fecund Series II, UICA, Grand Rapids, MI

Fecund Series II, 5ive & 40rty Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

2006 – 2007
Seek Shelter, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, TN (catalog)

2004
Vessels of Grace, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

2003
Reaction: The Piercings Series, Finer Gallery, Nashville, TN

2002
The Hunt, Nashville Public Library Fine Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

2000
Adrienne Outlaw: New Work, Finer Gallery, Nashville, TN

The Hunt, University of the South, Sewanee, TN

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2014
Flex It! My Body My Temple, Parthenon Museum and Centennial Park, Nashville, TN, 2014 (catalog)

2013
Say and Send, with Tony Youngblood, Mini Maker Faire Exhibition, Nashville, TN

2012
TAKE CARE: Biomedical Ethics in the 21st Century, The Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI (catalog)

2011
An Exchange with Sol le Witt, MASS MOCA, North Adams, MA and Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY, Curator: Regine Basha

2010
All in the Family, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY, Curator: Jason Paradis

22 Reviews, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign-Urbana, IL, Curator: Bonnie Fortune

Modern Girl, Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN, Curator: Teri Jordan

2006 – 2007
Seek Shelter, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, TN, Curator: Leslie Leubbers (Solo show, catalog)

2005
Domesticity, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO, Curator: Jeanne Shoaff

Fragile Species, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, Curator: Mark Scala (catalog)

2004
Southeastern Juried Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL, Curator: Sean Ulmer (catalog)

2003
Western Threads, Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ, Curator: Helena Howell

Art of Tennessee, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN (catalogue)

2002
Adrienne Outlaw and Terry Thacker: A Collaborative Installation, Parthenon Museum, Nashville, TN, Curator: Susan Shockley (video documentary)

1999
Movements, Temporary Contemporary Series, Cheekwood Museum, Curator: Terri Smith (Solo show)

1998
Hidden Desire, Tennessee State Museum, Curator: Leigh Hendry (Solo show)

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2013
International Video Art Festival, VIII Edition, Magmart, Italy

2010
Artificial Selection, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM (catalog)

2008
Assemblage and Recyclates, Translations Gallery, Denver, CO

Projections: A Survey of Wall-based Sculpture, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, Juror: Jason Franz (catalog)

2004
XS The Mini Works Exhibition, Tattfoo Gallery, Staten Island, NY, Curator: Ensze Tan

Closer In, Contemporary Arts Center, North Adams, MA, Curators: Heather Phillips, Ven Voisey (catalog)

Marriage, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY, Curators: Keith Miller, Tara Burk

SELECTED INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2014
Future Night, an exhibition of new media, Boehm Collectif, Nashville, TN, Curator: Mike Kluge

2013
Hambidge Inivitational, Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences, Curators: Jenny Jensen Minkewicz, Ben Goldman

Southern Invitational, Cochran Gallery, LaGrange, GA, Curator: Dorothy Joiner
ON/OFF: New Media Interactive Electronic Art, SNAP, Nashville, TN, Curators: Tony Youngblood, Mike Kluge

2009-2012
TAKE CARE, A Traveling Exhibit: Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI (2012), University of Wisconsin, Green Bay (2012), Austin Peay State University (2012), Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (2011), Pool Art Fair, Miami, FL (2010), The Renaissance Center, TN (2010), Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI, 2009 (catalog)

2009
The Cabinet of Natural Curiosities, Dunedin Fine Art, Dunedin, FL, Curator: Catherine Bergmann

2008
Small Packages, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN, Curator: Carol Stein

Project Home, Delay No More, Organizer: Ivan Tam with Art Fete, Hong Kong

2007
modernature, Lotus Space, Curator: Jerry Dale McFadden, TAG Gallery, Chelsea, NY

Under The Skin, Translations Gallery, Denver, NC

2006
Fecund Series, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN, Curator: David Lusk

2005
Women’s History Celebration, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, Curator: Valerie Sloan

New Blood, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, TN Curator: Kim Brooks

2003
Art of Tennessee, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN (catalogue)

ART FAIRS
2012
Aqua Art Fair, Showing with Whitespace Gallery, Miami, FL

2011
Aqua Art Fair, Showing with Whitespace Gallery, Miami, FL

Verge Art Fair, Showing with Tomorrow Stars, Miami, FL

2010
Pool Art Fair, Showing with TAKE CARE, Miami, FL

2008
DigitalArt.LA International Art Expo presented by LACDA, the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, CA, Jurors: Rex Bruce and Howard Fox

AAF Contemporary Art Fair New York City, Showing with TAG Gallery, NYC

2007
Finding Lost Values, 5th Cheongju International Biennale, Cheongju City, Republic of Korea, (catalogue)

Flow Miami, Showing with David Lusk Gallery, Miami, FL

2006
Art Chicago 2006, Showing with TAG Gallery, Chicago, IL (catalog)

2004
SOFA Chicago, Showing with browngrotta arts, Chicago, IL

AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Showing with Finer Things Gallery, NYC

2003
AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Showing with Finer Things Gallery, NYC

Art Milwaukee, Showing with Finer Things Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1999, 2000
SOFA Chicago, Showing with Finer Things Gallery, Chicago, IL

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS/COMMISSIONS
ART MAKES PLACE, Temporary Art for Public Spaces
Cheekwood Museum of Art
Dyer Observatory
Edwin Warner Park
Hopkins, Sampson & Brown Equities
Partners in Education
Public Library of Davidson County
The Sex Police Performance Group
Tennessee State Museum
U.S. Embassy, Abuju, Nigeria
Vanderbilt University
Wang Vision Institute
WEHS-TV
Women Beyond Borders Inc. Art Collection

AWARDS

2014  Judith C. Simmons Fellowship for Visual Arts
2011 Art Entrepreneur Finalist, Arts and Business Council
2009, 2011 Professional Development Award, Tennessee Arts Commission
2004 “E” Award, Tennessee Economic Council on Women
2002 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship
2001 Tennessee Arts Commission Visual Art Fellowship Grant
1999 Creation Grant, Cheekwood Museum

RESIDENCIES

2014 Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences
2002 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fall Residency
1997 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
1994, 1994 Ox-Bow Residency

REVIEWS

Alexander, Andrew, “Adrienne Outlaw’s Sweet Demise,” Burnaway, July 18, 2014

Nolan, Joe, Adrienne Outlaw Breaking Bread at BNA, ArtsNash, April 4, 2014

Gallager, Wesley, “Spice up your Collection,” NFocus Magazine, p 12, Vol XX, No. 12, December, 2013

Hong Xin, Camille, “Art Basel Week in Miami 2012, A Visitor’s Notebook,” M Magazine, p 33, Vol 17, No 4, Summer, 2013

Maxwell, Claire, “ARTSpeak with Adrienne Outlaw,” Burnaway and WMLB, August 20 20, 2013

Pigott, Colin and Alexandrou, Andri, “Planting a Seed,” Native Magazine, p. 39-44, No. 4, October, 2012

Dimling Cochran, Rebecca, “Witch’s Brew Exhibition Review,” Art in America, p. 192-193, No. 9, 10/2011

Joiner, Dorothy, “Witch’s Brew,” World Sculpture Magazine, Vol 17 No 4, 2011

Feaster, Felicia, Take a Peek inside Adrienne Outlaw’s Glory Holes,” Creative Loafing, 5/27/11

Chance, Laura, “Mad Scientist meets Sculpture in Adrienne Outlaw’s Witch’s Brew,” Burnaway, 5/18/11

Joiner, Dorothy, “The Bread of Industry,” World Sculpture, p. 26-30, Vol 16, No 3, 2010

Bennett, Lennie, “Three reasons to visit Dunedin Fine Art Center: weirdly wonderful art, a tribute to oceans, and jewelry with stories,” St. Petersburg Times, 9/27/2009

Joiner, Dorothy, “Adrienne Outlaw: Troy Plunk Gallery,” Sculpture Magazine, p. 77, 1/09

Durrell, Jane, “Projections: Manifest Gallery,” Sculpture Magazine,p. 76, 1/09

Weintraub, Linda, “Take Care? Take Care!” Exhibition Review for TAKE CARE catalog, 2009

Vernooy, Tonya, “Evolution of Motherhood,” Exhibition Review for Fecund Series, LaGrange College, 2009

Bachman, Lisa, State of Affairs, Four Shots of Outlaw Wisdom, the (rabbit) nashville art and culture, p. 22, Issue #3, Spring, 2008

Patterson, Tom, Internal and External Organs and Organisms, Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 2, 2007

Sherwin, Brian, Art Space Talk: Adrienne Outlaw, Myartspace.comblog, Aug., 2007

McCoy, Adam, Cheekwood and Nashville’s Contemporary Art Scene, NY Arts Magazine, 2007

McDougall, Ruth, Under the Skin Exhibition Essay, Translations Gallery, Denver, CO, June, 2007

St. John , Shelly, Edgy Art – Is Beauty Only Skin Deep?, Yourhub.comDenver, May 17, 2007

Parsons, Joel, Exhibit Review of Seek Shelter, Art Papers Magazine, p. 64-5, May/June, 2007

Fairytales come to life, News Channel 5, Broadcast June 13, 2007

Nolan, Joe, Adrienne Outlaw: Seek Shelter, Number: an independent arts journal, p. 18, Vol. XXI, No. 1, Spring, 2007

Knowles, Carol, Gimme Shelter: Wangechi Mutu and Adrienne Outlaw seek solace in an uncertain world, The Memphis Flyer, Dec. 21, 2006

Butler, Greg, Common Ground and Callahan, Samantha, Shelter, Video Documentaries posted on You Tube, November, 2006

Koeppel, Fredric, Portrait of the artist as Outlaw, The Commercial Appeal, A&E, Exhibitions, p. 27 Nov. 2, 2006

Schloss, Sally, Seeking Shelter with Adrienne Outlaw, NashvilleArts Magazine, p. 6 – 12, November, 2006

May, Anthony, Artists Vie for Art Commission, WKRN, 5:00 News, Sept. 21, 2006

Price, Mark, Fragile Species, ArtUS Magazine, p. 43, Issue 11, Dec. – Feb. 2006

Hess, Jean, The Fragile Species, New Art Nashville, Art Papers Magazine, p. 49, Nov/Dec 2005

Sebring, Bill, Ten Things from Nashville, FFactory: Cultural Criticism and Commentary on the Arts, July 8, 2005

Maddox, David, Even if the curators don’t call it a survey, the Frist Center ‘s ‘Fragile Species’ exhibit offers a good sample of contemporary Nashville art, Nashville Scene, A&E, July 7, 2005

Maddox, David, Finer Things’ New (and Updated) Blood, Preambulating the Bounds, June 15, 2005

Maddox, David, Artist gets Transcontinental Commission, Nashville Scene, A&E, p. 57, April 21, 2005

Grun, Nicola, Home is Where the Art Is, Fort Collins Weekly, March 30, 2005

Anderson, Cameron and Bowden, Sandra, CIVA XXV Faith + Vision: Twenty-five Years of Christians in the Visual Arts, Square Halo Books, Baltimore, MD, 2005

Wynn, Ron, NPT spotlights new art exhibit, Nashville City Paper, 2005

Price, Mark, Adrienne Outlaw, Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 25, No. 8. p. 75, Oct., 2004

Knowles, Susan, Vessels of Grace, Fiberarts Magazine, Vol. 31, p. 55, Sept/Oct., 2004

Teasely, Christi, Tennessee Textiles, an essay in Creating Traditions, Expanding Horizons: The Arts in Tennessee History, Univeristy of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, TN, 2004

Tattfoo Temple of Art & Design Creates Opportunities: XS:The Miniature Show, Staten Island Arts, p. 5, Vol. 15, No. 6, Nov./Dec., 2004

Maddox, David, Healing Art, Nashville Scene, A&E, p. 59, January 29, 2004

Bostick, Alan, Prayer Wall Invites Reflection, The Tennessean, Life, p. 12, Jan. 11, 2004

Joiner, Dorothy, The Hunt, Art Papers Magazine, p. 38, July/August, 2003

Elmore, Joe, Artists in The Art of Tennessee Exhibit at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, WNPT, 2003

Wibking, Angela, Sharp Rebukes, Nashville Scene, A&E, p. 62, June 5, 2003

Waddle, Ray, Art Emerging from Spiritual Questions, Presbyterian Voice, Vol. 14, No. 3, Aug., 2003

Bostick, Alan, Sharp Contrast, The Tennessean, Life, p. 23, May 4, 2003

Wibking, Angela, A Tale of Two Temples, Nashville Scene, A&E, p. 25, Aug. 22, 2002

Bostick, Alan, Adrienne Outlaw: Innovative Artist, The Tennessean, Life, p. 21, Dec. 8, 2002

Walen, Drew, Outlaw and Thacker Break New Ground on Old Site, The City Paper, p. 29, Aug. 22, 2002

Riegle, Cindy, Volunteer Spirit: Celebrating the Arts, Southern Living Magazine, p. 48-53, Aug., 2002

Sculptor Adrienne Outlaw, Our Place on HGTV, Original Air Date, Dec. 31, 2001

Out and About, Chicago Sun-Times, Arts, p. 50 Dec. 1, 2001

Walen, Drew, Exhibit Features Two of Tennessee’s Best, The City Paper, Aug. 9, 2001

Bostick, Alan, Ghost Encounters: Outlaw Show Dances with Phantoms, The Tennessean, A&E, p.1, June 4, 2000

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2014
Artist Lecture: University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN
Artist Lecture: Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Artist Lecture: Parthenon Museum, Nashville, TN
Presentor: 9/50 Arts Summit, Atlanta Center for Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA

2013
Panel participant, Southern Constellations, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
Moderator of Insight? Outta Site! with Michelle Grabner, Nashville Public Library, Nashville, TN
Moderator of Insight? Outta Site! with Amy Mackie, University School of Nashville, TN
Sustaining a Creative Life talk with Sharon Louden, Barnes and Noble, Nashville, TN
Artist Talk: Urban League of Nashville, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2012
Panelist: CAC, “Meta Mentors” with ArtSpace, Los Angeles, CA
DIY Art Practice talk with Michelle Grabner, New York Academy of the Arts, New York, NY
Moderator of Insight? Outta Site! with Bill Carroll, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
Moderator of Insight? Outta Site! with Sharon Butler, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
Moderator of Insight? Outta Site! with Stuart Horodner, Parnassus Books, Nashville, TN
Moderator of Insight? Outta Site! with Rehema Barber, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
Artist Lecture: Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

2011
Artist Lecture: University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC
Panelist: SECAC, Conversations, Sculpture, Savannah, GA
Moderator of Insight? Outta Site! with Rebecca Dimling Cochran, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
Panelist: Art and Science, Gallery F, Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN

2010
Moderator of Insight? Outta Site! with Sylvie Fortin, Neuhoff, Nashville, TN
Moderator of  with Kevin McGarry, Neuhoff, Nashville, TN
Artist Lecture: Watkins School of Art, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

2009
Artist Lecture: LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA

2008
Artist Lecture: Freed Hardeman University, Henderson, TN

2007
Artist Lecture: Creative Collaborations, for Creative Innovation & Society Course by Steven Tepper, Vanderbilt University
Artist Lecture: Middle Tennessee State University Art Department
Artist Lecture: Contemporary Art for Metro Teachers Workshop, Frist Center for the Visual Arts

2006
Artist Lectures: Frist Center for the Visual Arts Docent Training Group; Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
In-Studio Talks: Tennessee State University

2005
Artist Lectures: Middle Tennessee State University, Frist Center for the Visual Arts for the Fragile Species Show
In-Studio Talks: Abintra Montessori School, Battleground Academy, Hillsboro High School, Belmont University, Watkins College of Art and Design,Vanderbilt University

2004
Behind the Scenes: Women in the Phillips Collection, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Marriage, A Panel Discussion for the Marriage Show, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY
Artist Suggestions for Art Collecting, University School of Nashville Panel Discussion, Nashville, TN
Conservation Issues for Practicing Artists, Middle Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
Artist Lecture, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

2003
Making Art: From the Private to the Public Artist Lecture, Nashville Public Library

2002
Conservation Issues for Practicing Artists, Midwest Regional Conservation Guild Conference, Nashville, TN
The Collaborative Experience, The Parthenon Museum, Nashville, TN
Collaborative Art Making, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesburo, TN
Preparing for an Art Career, Hillsboro High School, Advanced Program, Nashville, TN
Spiritual Images of the 20th Century, Second Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN

2001
Materials and the Arts, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Explaining The Fisk University Carl Van Vechtan Gallery Collection, Leadership Nashville, Nashville, TN
Artist Lectures: Frist Learning Center, Cheekwood Museum, College of Art and Design, Nashville, TN
Idea Generation, Senior Mechanical Engineering Class, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

EDUCATION
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA
Vanderbilt University, MLAS
Middle Tennessee State University, Sound Art Workshop
Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan
Clay, Outdoor Sculpture and Hot Glass Workshops
Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Founder and Director, Seed Space, a lab for artists, writers and curators in Nashville, TN, 2009-present
Co-organizer of 9/50 Arts Summit at Atlanta Center for Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA, 2014
Studio Internship Program, 2000-present
Art Web Site Co-Creator: Nashville Area Arts, a web site linking artists to writers and curators, 2000-2009
Graphics Contributor: Weintraub, David, Is Pluto A Planet?: A Historical Journey through the Solar System, Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 2007

Curatorial Projects:
FLEX IT! My Body My Temple, co- curated with Susan Shockley, Parthenon Museum and Centennial Park, Nashville, TN 2014

TAKE CARE: Biomedical Ethics in the Twenty-First Century, Organizing Venue: Nashville Cultural Arts Project, 2009-2012

ART MAKES PLACE: Contemporary Artists make Community and Performance-based, Temporary Public Art, Nashville, TN,
Organizing Venue: Nashville Cultural Arts Project, 2008-2010

Panel Participant:
Urban Design Forum, Nashville Civic Design Center, 2006
Panel Participant discussing Richard Lloyd’s book, Neo-Bohemia: Art, Commerce, and the Post Industrial City, Vanderbilt University, 2005
Panel Participant discussing Art and Science Interactions,
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 2007

Panel Presentor:
The Care of Contemporary Art, Who Decides? A panel of conservation, art, law and museum studies experts, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 2002

Artist Council/Advisory Board Member:
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 2004-2008
Member of the Advisory Board of Directors:
People’s Branch Theater, Nashville, TN 2002-2003

Art Juror:
Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University “Celebration of the Arts,” 2007
Middle Tennessee State University Art Student Show, Murfreesburo, TN, 2001
Austin Peay State University Art Student Show, Clarksville, TN, 2000
National Scholastic Art Awards Regional Contest, Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, TN, 1999

Slide Reviewer:
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts International Arts Residency Program, 2002
Metro Nashville Arts Commission, Artist Selection Team to Approve/Commission Public Artwork, 2004 – 2005

Moderator:
Encouraging Art Collecting, A panel discussion for Nashville, 2009
“Does Money Define Art? The Arts?” A panel discussion serving Leadership Nashville, 2002

Contributor:
Enoch Tanner Wickham Exhibition Catalogue, Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN, Published 2001

Arts Reporter/Producer:
WPLN Radio, Nashville, TN
KUHF Radio, Houston, TX
Interviews include: Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, Dale Chihuly, Petah Coyne, Andy Goldsworthy, Red Grooms, John Scott, Trisha Brown, James Turrell, Audrey Flack, Jane Alexander, Bill Ivey

Arts Editor/Writer:
Burnaway
number: an independent journal of the arts
ArtNowNashville, a critical arts blog Nashville Life Magazine
IN REVIEW Magazine

Journalism Awards:
Associated Press First Place for Individual News Excellence in Tennessee, 2000
Associated Press Honorable mention for Best Series, 2000
Tennessee Education Association School Bell Award for Outstanding Coverage of Education Stories, 2000, 2001

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