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Grant McFarland

gdrmcfarland@gmail.com

443.866.0998

grantmcfarland.com

 

Education

2016        University of Maryland, College Park
                B.A. in Studio Art with Honors, focus in Sculpture   
                
GPA: 3.64   

Solo Exhibitions 

2018      Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC (upcoming)

2018      VisArts Rockville, Rockville, MD (upcoming)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017       Artina 2017
              Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring, MD

2017       Remix
               Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD

2017       Sculpture Now 2017, Chain Bridge Gallery
               McClean Project for the Arts, McClean, VA

2016        Artists in Residence Show,
                Salem Art Works, Salem New York

2016        Drawing Board, Stamp Gallery
                Adele H. Stamp Student Union, College Park, MD
                (Juror Cecilia Wichmann, Gallery Director, Stamp Gallery)

2016        Honors Thesis Show, Herman Maril Gallery
                UMD Department of Art, College Park, MD

2016        Graduating Senior Show, Herman Maril Gallery
                UMD Art Department, College Park, MD

2016        Honors Midpoint Show
                39th Street Gallery, Hyattsville, MD

2016        Sadat for Peace Show 2016, Herman Maril Gallery
                UMD Department of Art, College Park, MD

2015        Sadat for Peace Show 2015, Herman Maril Gallery
                UMD Department of Art, College Park, MD

 

Awards and Grants

2016        First Place, Colonel Wharton Award, Graduating Senior Show
                UMD Department of Art

2015-16    Creative & Performing Arts Scholarship, Tuition and Fees
                 UMD Department of Art

2015-16    Departmental Honors
                 UMD Department of Art

2015        First Place, Sadat for Peace Art Show (Two Dimensional)
                UMD Department of Art

2013        College Park Scholars Program, International Studies

 

Collections

“Casuality” - William J. Burns, Former Deputy Secretary of State

 

Outdoor Sculptures

“43.17°N 73.33°W” - Installed at Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

“Bivalent” - Installed at Harford Community College, Churchville, MD

“Asymmetrical Equilibrium” - Installed at Harford Community College, Churchville, MD

 

Professional Experience

2016-17   Crate Technician/Art Handler
                US Art Company, Landover, MD

2016        Intern Artist at Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

2016        Curated Artists in Residence Show, Salem, NY
                Selected, arranged and installed work from 10 resident artists

2016        Artist Assistant, Foon Sham, MD/VA    
                
Worked with international sculptor to construct and install
                large-scale wood sculpture

2016        Teaching Assistant for 300-level Intermediate Steel Class
                UMD Department of Art, College Park, MD

2016        EYE DEE show: Juried and curated show of student work with
                other Art Honors students, Herman Maril Gallery
                UMD Department of Art, College Park, MD

2014-16    Woodshop Monitor, UMD Department of Art, College Park, MD

2015-16    Steel Shop Monitor, UMD Department of Art, College Park, MD

2015-16    Carpenter, Theatre and Scene Shop
                 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

2015         Designed and built a one-room exhibit consisting of lenticular posters,
                 stands, and other environmental design elements
                 Stamp Student Union, College Park, MD

 

Awards and Grants

2016        First Place, Colonel Wharton Award, Graduating Senior Show
                UMD Department of Art

2015-16    Creative & Performing Arts Scholarship, Tuition and Fees
                 UMD Department of Art

2015-16    Departmental Honors
                 UMD Department of Art

2015        First Place, Sadat for Peace Art Show (Two Dimensional)
                UMD Department of Art

2013        College Park Scholars Program, International Studies