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CAROLINE WRIGHT

(m) 512-925-6508
Resides in Austin, TX
info@carolinewrightart.com


EDUCATION:

2014-2016: School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Master of Fine Arts (Low Residency Interdisciplinary MFA)

Fall 2005: Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art (Pont-Aven, France)
Post-Baccalaureate in Painting and Strategies in Contemporary Art

2000-2004: Brown University (Providence, R.I.)
B.A. Double major in Visual Arts and Art History, w/ focus on 20th c. Western Art

Spring 2003: La Scuola di Lorenzo de’Medici (Florence, Italy)
Study Abroad: Studio courses and Renaissance art history

Spring/Fall 2001: Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, R.I.)
Courses in drawing and digital imaging


RESIDENCIES:

May 2015: La Posada Milagro Residency, Terlingua, TX, Artist in Residence

Nov/Dec 2014: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, Fellowship

Nov 2012: Finalist, Best 2D Artist, Austin Visual Arts Awards

Nov/Dec 2011: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

Sept/Oct 2010: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

May/June 2010: AIR Le Parc, Pamplonne, France

Aug/Sept 2009: Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY

August 2007: Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


SELECT SOLO/DUO/TRIO EXHIBITIONS:

February 2014: Unwinding Landscape, Martine Chaisson Gallery, New Orleans, LA

May, 2013: Visitors: Caroline Wright, Rino Pizzi, and Leon Alesi. Gallery at Lewis Carnegie, Austin, TX

April–May, 2013: Dream Architecture, Studio Romy, Austin, TX

October, 2012: Deception – Paintings by Caroline Wright and Christie Lau, Navillus Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

June, 2011: Embers of a Floating World - New Works by Caroline Wright, Martine Chaisson Gallery, New Orleans, LA

March, 2011: Through the Trees, Church House Studio, Austin, TX

December, 2009: The Drip and the Line, with Eliza Thomas, Tocquigny, Frost Tower, Austin, TX

October, 2009: The Western Plain, Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin, TX

March, 2009: I Do Not Know What it is I am Like, Bay 6 Gallery, Austin, TX

August, 2008: Migration, Bay 6 Gallery, Austin, TX


PERFORMANCES AND COLLABORATIONS:

February, 2016: Huddle, Performance of work by Simone Forti, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

January, 2016: A Thin Place, Solo performance in Sharp Building Stairwell, School of the Art nstitute of Chicago

October, 2013: Sound Space: Music and Graphic Notation Explored, Blanton Museum, Austin, TX – Live painting to the music of Hildegard von Bingen, sung by soprano Kate Bass.

April/May, 2013: Dream Architecture – Live painting projections by Caroline Wright with compositions and performance by Steve Parker, Ethan Frederick Greene, and Liz Lee. Studio Romy, Austin, TX.

June 2011: Califa Arts Collaborative, Projections and art performance with Ballet Austin dancers, Ballet Austin, Austin, TX

March 2011: South by Southwest, Cello performances with Stars of the Lid and Bill Baird

June 2010: Califa Arts Collaborative, Projections and music with Ballet Austin dancers and musicians, Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin, TX

March 2010: Soundtrack, The Big Bends, a film by Jason William Marlow

2006–2008: Mediums: Cellist for the all-instrumental band in Austin, TX


SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

September 2016: Artfiction, Lawndale, Houston, Texas. Curated by Rino Pizzi.

November 2015: Just Some Me Time, Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX. Curated by Lauren Klotzman and Zac Traeger.

July 2015: Swinging Mind, Unfolded Senses, The Leroy Neiman Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Juried by Naomi Beckwith, curator MCA Chicago, and artist Faheem Majeed.

March 2015: Western Reflections: Saatchi Artists, Wally Workman Gallery, Austin, TX. Curated by Rebecca Wilson.

October 2014: I, Daughter of Kong: Primum Movens, Colab Gallery, Austin, TX. Curated by Cynthia Mitchell

Sept–Nov 2013: Out on a Limb, The Gallery at the J, Dell Jewish Community Center, Austin, TX

2010-2015: 5x7, The Contemporary, Austin, TX

2009-2015: Red Dot, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX

February, 2010: I Do Not Want What I Have Not Got: Art by Women Artists Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin, TX

2009-2010: The People’s Gallery, City Hall, Austin, TX (and 2009)

April 2007: VAST Juried Exhibition, Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, TX

May 2006: La Friche, La Générale, Paris, France

December 2005: D’ici et d’ailleurs, Centre International d’Art Contemporain, Pont-Aven, France


WORK EXPERIENCE:

Feb 2005–Present: Practicing artist, Collective La Générale, Paris (2004-2006), and Austin, TX

June 2007–2010: Certified Yoga Instructor. Yoga and Creativity workshops for pre-teens and adults, various locations.

Jan 2005–May 2006: American Apparel, Paris, France. Art Director.

Fall 2004: Dorothy Barrick, handbag designer, Paris, France. Assistant.

2004–2005: Politipunk, hip political t-shirt design. Designer and co-founder with Elizabeth Shapiro.

Jan 2002–May 2004: Brown University Theatre. Assistant seamstress and costume designer.

1999-2000: Carol Burton, Architectural Color Designer. Apprentice.