Andrea H. Garland
404 Perry Hill Road
Easley, South Carolina 29640­7102
864. 918.9219
MFA, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

BFA, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 1992
Clara Barrett­Strait Scholarship winner
Teaching and Design Experience

Clemson University Department of Art 2017 - 2018
Teaching Assistant and Gallery Intern
Volunteered weekly at Lee Gallery assisting in installation and de-installation of art work, unpacking and repacking art pieces for shipment. Wrote and edited literature for shows, including The National Print and Drawing Exhibition. Assisted in setting up receptions for shows. Wrote articles for local arts magazine. Wrote press releases. Visited professional artist’s studios to collect work for presentation. Catalogued, organized and inventoried art in the Clemson Architecture Foundation’s extensive collection. Mentored more than 18 art undergraduate students. Worked extensively to catalogue the Clemson Architecture Foundation’s art collection housed in Lee Gallery. Assisted Professor Kathleen Thum in the Intermediate and Advanced Drawing Class, instructing 12 undergraduate and 8 senior students in drawing techniques and projects. Lead critiques and presented projects.

Charme Silkiner Jewelry Design 2012 – 2013 Design Assistant
Assisted in design and production of fine gemstone jewelry for a nationally recognized designer. Helped in sourcing and procurement of materials, selected stones and metals for use in jewelry production. Cold-called boutiques to introduce the products. Produced schematic sketches of designs for production purposes.

Lu Bagwell Interior Design 2008 – 2009 Design Intern
Assisted interior designers with residential and commercial projects in Greenville and Pickens Counties. Helped select fabrics, furniture and fixtures for new construction at The Cliffs Communities. Participated in installation at project completion. Produced sketches of interior spaces for initial presentations.

Lakeview Christian School 2005 – 2008 Art Teacher, Grades 8 ­ 12
Created from scratch and taught an art curriculum for a private school in Pickens County. Introduced basic principles of art and design including positive and negative space, composition and color theory.

Furman University Continuing Education 1994 Painting Instructor Taught adults the basics of composition, color theory, color mixing and paint application.


Art Fields, Lake City, SC, 2019, Jurors: Michaela Pilar Brown, Artist in Residence, ARTSeen, Guerneville, California; Farzad Kohan, Artist, Los Angeles, California; Holly Koons, Executive Director, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA; Daniel Stetson, Executive Director, LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA; Lilly Wei, Independent Curator, Writer, Journalist, New York, NY; Paul Barrett, Independent Curator, Birmingham, AL; George Blakely, Professor Emeritus, Department of Art, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; S. Marquette Folley, Content Director, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Washington, D.C.; Brian Lang, Chief Curator and Windgate Foundation Curator of Contemporary Craft, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; Pam Wall, Independent Curator, Charleston, SC.
Remnants of Existence, an MFA Exhibit, Lee Gallery, Clemson University March 25 - April 5, 2019
Reconstructing Potential: A Study of Landscape, Nature, and the Built Environment, The Gunnin Architecture Library, Clemson University, November 21, 2018-Feb 26, 2019. An exhibition featuring 10 Clemson student artists and architects within the departments of Art and Graphic Communications, and the School of Architecture.
RADIATE : A 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY, November 16, 2018 - January 4, 2019 Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA – Participation by invitation of the gallery owner
5h Annual Abstract Catalyst Exhibit, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR, August 18 – September 20, 2018. Jurors: Jennifer Cutshall, Executive Director and Curator ~ Verum Ultimum Gallery
12th Annual Master Pieces Exhibit, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, Jurors: Jason Franz, Executive Director and Curator ~ Manifest Gallery, A Non-Profit Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
The New South III, Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA, June, 2018, Jurors: Justin Rabideau, Director of The Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum at Kennesaw State University ~ Larry Jens Anderson, Professor of Art at The Atlanta College of Art & SCAD-Atlanta
SC Festival of Flowers Juried Art Exhibit, Greenwood Arts Center, June, 2018, Juror: Jonell Logan, Founder and Curator ~ 300 Arts Project, LLC, Charlotte, NC
5th Annual Drawn Exhibit, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, Jurors: Jason Franz, Executive Director and Curator ~ Manifest Gallery, A Non-Profit Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
Art Fields, Lake City, SC, 2017, Jurors: Cora Fisher, Curator ~ Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
SECCA; Lauren Haynes, Curator of Contemporary Art ~ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art; Sarah Higgins Curator ~Zuckerman Museum of Art Kennesaw State University, Katherine Jentleson, Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art, High Museum, Atlanta, GA, Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art ~ Speed Art Museum, Sara Estes, Writer and Critic ~ Burnaway, Tosha Grantham, Curator ~ Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, Angela Mack, Executive Director and Chief Curator ~ Gibbes Museum of Art, Karen Patterson, Curator ~ John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Marshall N. Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art ~ Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University
SC Festival of Flowers Juried Art Exhibit, Greenwood Arts Center, June, 2017, Juror: Jennifer Smith, Gallery Director
Food For Thought, High Point University, High Point, NC, 2016, Juror: Greg Shelnutt, Department Chair, College of Architecture, Art and Humanities, Clemson University
The 2016 Members’ Exhibition, ATHICA, (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art), Athens, GA
Art Fields, Lake City, SC, 2016, Jurors: Bradford R. Collins, Professor of Art History ~ School of Visual Design, University of South Carolina; David Houston, Director , Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus State University; Stephanie Mayer Heydt, Margaret and Terry Stent Curator of American Art, High Museum, Atlanta, GA.
The Color of Names, Acorn Gallery, Clemson, SC 2015
Out of the Park 2: Bases Loaded, Greenville, SC, 2016 An Out-of-the-Park/SmART Series/Art Travels Event
Ansley's Restaurant, Easley, SC 2008 - 2009 Displayed paintings and sculpture at Pope’s Galleries in Charlotte, NC, 1993 – 1994

Solo Exhibitions:
Warehouse Theater, 1996
Coffee Underground, 1996
American Federal Bank, 1996

MFA Thesis Remnants of Existence; Discovering Value in Loss, Clemson University Press, May, 2019
The Clemson Chronicle, Visual and Literary Magazine, Fall 2018
Manifest Gallery, ‘Drawn’ Exhibit Opening Announcement on Instagram, 2018
Carolina Arts Magazine, “Clemson University in Clemson, SC, Offers National Print and Drawing Exhibit”, by Andrea Garland March, 2017, Vol 21, No. 3, Page 20
ArtFields Catalogue, 2017
JuxtaProse Literary Magazine, Volume 11, February 2017, Cover Art Contest, Honorable Mention
CU Art Opportunities and Announcements, Chairman’s Blog, Clemson University, November and December, 2016
JuxtaProse Literary Magazine, Volume 10, December 2016
ArtFields Catalogue, 2016
Bank Accounts, Carolina First Employee Newsletter, "Andrea Garland Exhibit" by Jenny Ober, September, 1996
Honorable Mention, Come See Me Festival Art Competition, photo of painting in The Rock Hill Herald, May, 1992
Painting featured on the cover of Rock Hill Telephone Directory, 1992

College of Business Staff Award for Student Service, 2017-2018 academic year
Commander’s Public Service Award, Clemson University Air Force ROTC, 2016
Honorable Mention, Come See Me Festival Art Show, 1992
Purchase Award, Springs Industries, Charlotte, NC, 1992