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james.brock.gordon@gmail.

com
http://theplasticcity.com

BROCK GORDON
1404 Indiana St.
Apt 1
Houston, TX 77006
education
MFA - Painting/Drawing

The Lamar Dodd School of Art - The University of Georgia (2010-2013)


(Graduated with distinction)

BFA - Studio Art/Painting

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2004-2007)


Appalachian State University (2003-2004)

professional experience
2016

(Spring) Houston Community College - Adjunct Instructor


Painting One, Painting Two, Art History One

2015

(Fall) Houston Community College - Adjunct Instructor


Painting One, Painting Two, Art History One (two sections)
(Spring) Houston Community College - Adjunct Instructor
2-D Design, Art Appreciation, Art History One

2014

(Fall) The University of Georgia - Adjunct Instructor


Painting Studio, Intermediate Drawing, Advanced Studio Concepts
(Spring)The University of Georgia - Adjunct Instructor
Painting Studio, Intermediate Drawing

2013

(Spring) The University of Georgia - Graduate Teaching Assistant (Instructor of Record)


Intermediate Painting

2012

(Spring) The University of Georgia - Graduate Teaching Assistant (Instructor of Record)


Intermediate Drawing
(Fall) Cortona, Italy Studies Abroad Program - Graduate Teaching Assistant (Assistant to Professor)
Introductory Painting

2011

The University of Georgia - Graduate Teaching Assistant (Instructor of Record)


Drawing One

selected exhibition history


2016

Aurora Residents Biannual, Sojourn Montrose, Houston, Texas

2015

Horse Show, Mother Dog Studios, Houston, Texas


Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition. (honorable mention) Archway Gallery, Houston, Texas

2014

Live Amateurs. Mint Gallery, curated by Craig Drennen. Atlanta, Georgia


Summer Cash (solo). Glass Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, Georgia
Living Room. Indigo Gallery. Athens, Georgia

2014

Afternoon Delight. (three person show) Latticeworks Collective. Athens, Georgia


Tiny Universe. Indigo Gallery. Athens, Georgia
26th Annual Juried Exhibition. Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council. Texarkana, Texas

2013

R. Kelly House Party (solo). The World Famous. Athens, Georgia


Earthbound and Down (solo). The Loft Gallery - Chops and Hops. Watkinsville, Georgia
2013 Winter Show. The Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art. Greensboro, North Carolina
2013 MFA Thesis Exhibition. Georgia Museum of Art. Athens, Georgia
3rd Annual Pulaski Street Art Crawl. Athens, Georgia
4th Annual Bulldog Inn Show. The Bulldog Inn. Athens, Georgia
38th Annual Juried Exhibition. Lyndon House Arts Center. Athens, Georgia
Cortona Reunion Exhibition. Gallery 307. Athens, Georgia

2012

La Mostra. Palazzo Vagnotti. Cortona, Italy


2nd Annual Juried Exhibition. Aurum Studios. Athens, Georgia
37th Annual Juried Exhibition. Lyndon House Arts Center. Athens, Georgia
Sunday Dinner (solo). The Last Resort Grille. Athens, Georgia
Kleene Gordon (two person show). Highwire Lounge. Athens, Georgia

2011

Occupy: This is What Democracy Looks Like. Athens Institute for Contemporary Art. Athens, Georgia
Three Fires (three person show). Athica4Lease. Athens, Georgia
Plastic City (solo). Bridge Gallery, The Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, Georgia
Third Annual Making Masters Exhibition. Madison Gallery of Art. Madison, Georgia
Selections from the University of Georgia. Monroe Art Guild. Monroe, Georgia
36th Annual Juried Exhibition. Lyndon House Arts Center. Athens, Georgia

2010

The Merger. Spare Room. Greensboro, North Carolina

awards
2015

Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition Honorable Mention (Curator: Gus Kopriva)


Archway Gallery, Houston, Texas

2013

L. David Dwinell Award of Excellence in Visual Arts


Sponsored by the Visual Arts Guild of Athens

2012

Judy Voss Jones Cortona Studies Abroad Scholarship


The University of Georgia

2011

Regents Out-of-State Tuition Waver


The University of Georgia

residency
2015

Aurora Residency, Houston, Texas


September 1 - November 1

2013

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont


August 4 - August 30

bibliography
2016

Studio Visit. Volumes 31/32. Open Studios Press.


January 1016.

2013

Jessica Smith, Artist Brock Gordon exhibits new series at The R. Kelly House Party.
Flagpole Magazine. December 12, 2013.
http://flagpole.com/blogs/culture-briefs/posts/artist-brock-gordon-exhibits-newseries-at-the-r-kelly-house-party
Brooke Shearouse, Artist captures fleeting moments in painting.
Holbrooks Trunk (Georgia Museum of Art Blog). March 2, 2013.
http://gmoa.blogspot.com/2013/03/artist-captures-fleeting-moments-in.html
Andre Gallant, Lyndon House juried art exhibition showcases local talent.
Athens Banner-Herald Online. February 27, 2013. http://onlineathens.com/visual-art/

2012

Jim Thompson, Athens ranked again as top arts destination. Athens Banner-Herald.
June 6, 2012.

curatorial
2014

Spectrum. Highwire Lounge. Athens, Georgia

2013

Car Show/Art Show. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, Georgia

related experience
2015

Instructor at TX/RX Labs, Houston, Texas. Acrylic Painting


Instructor for MECA, Houston (Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts)
Art and Literacy

2013

Lamar Dodd School of Art Graduation - Student Representative Speaker


MFA Thesis Exhibition Visiting Critic (Michael Rooks - High Museum) Committee
Broad Street Studios (Athens, Georgia) - Guest Critic

2012-2013 MFA Thesis Committee - Reception Committee Chair


2009

WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms)


Salt Point, New York; Vilcabamba, Ecuador

2006-2007 Student Art League, Director


The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2005-2006 Artscape Magazine. Senior Editor
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro