Andrea H. Garland
3165 Highway 11
Cleveland, SC 29635
864. 918.9219

MFA, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2019

BFA, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 1992
Clara Barrett­Strait Scholarship winner

Teaching and Design Experience

Lander University Department of Art 2019 – Present Adjunct Faculty
Create and teach graduate-level Contemporary Art History course. Develop and instruct a studio course for art majors and minors. The class is designed to develop drawing skills and investigate the element of line through various media and materials. Students are encouraged to generate alternative approaches to drawing through experimentation. Offer feedback and guidance to 15 students through six projects over the course of 14 weeks. Used Smartboard, Blackboard, and the Lander faculty platform to assign work, keep track of student attendance and record grades. In response to COVID-19, deliver Art 101, Art Introduction and History instruction online for 150+ non-art majors. Teaching is exclusively online, and includes recorded lectures, graded discussion boards and weekly reading and quiz assignments.

Clemson University Department of Art 2017 – Present Gallery Assistant
Assist in installation and de-installation of artwork, unpacking and repacking art pieces for shipment. Write and edit literature highlighting exhibits for local arts publications. Assist in design and text for collateral. Assist in setting up receptions for shows. Write press releases. Visit professional artists’ studios to collect work for presentation. Catalogue, organize and inventory art in the Clemson Architecture Foundation’s extensive collection.

Clemson University Department of Art 2017 – 2018 Teaching Assistant
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.

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.

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.

TAPPED, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, December 11, 2020 – January 8, 2021. Jurors: Jason Franz, Executive Director and Curator ~ Manifest Gallery, A Non-Profit Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
38th Annual South Carolina Juried Arts Competition, Pickens County Art and History Museum, October 27 – December 18, 2020, Juror: Edith McBee Hardaway. First-Place Winner
Made in the Belly of the Whale, Sojourn Arts, Louisville, KY August 30 – October 11, 2020, Curator, Annie Lee-Zimerle, Assistant Professor & Program Director of the Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts at University of Southern Maine
A Local Look, Arts Center Greenwood, Greenwood, SC June 13 – August 15, 2020. Curator, Jennifer Smith, Gallery Director. Participation by invitation of the Gallery
CreateHer, Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA March 13, 2020 – Participation by invitation of the gallerist
A Drawn Conclusion, Greenwood Arts Center, September 23 – October 31, 2019. Curator: Jennifer Smith, Gallery Director. Participation by invitation of the Gallery
SC Festival of Flowers Juried Art Exhibit, Greenwood Arts Center, June, 2019, Juror: Kara Blanken Soper, Independent Curator and Critic, Greenville, SC
The Subjective South, Greenville, SC, 2019, Curator: Denise Ayers, June, 2019 – Participation by invitation of the curator
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 gallerist
5th 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, August – September, 2018. 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

14th Annual International Drawing Annual (INDA), published by Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2019
Carolina Arts Magazine " Clemson University in Clemson, SC, Features Works by Angel Estrella and Andrea Garland”, March, 2019, Vol 23, No. 3, Page 14
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
The Clemson Chronicle, Visual and Literary Magazine, Fall 2019, three drawings published
MFA Thesis Remnants of Existence; Discovering Value in Loss, Clemson University Press, May, 2019
The Clemson Chronicle, Visual and Literary Magazine, Fall 2018, five drawings published
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

Other Work Experience

Furman University Department of Academic Affairs February 2021 - present
Executive Assistant
Support the Associate Provost to meet the goals of The Furman Advantage, specifically ensuring that all students have access to high-quality engaged learning and to communicate with the campus and external stakeholders about engaged learning. Oversee the administration of any assessment related to engaged learning; assist with creation and analysis of assessment and evaluation tools. Manage all correspondence with students, faculty and staff related to assessment. Lead logistics for Furman Engaged Day, overseeing the submission process for student work, training and outreach to department assistants, creation of the event program, communicating with presenters and moderators, ensuring access and equity for all presentation materials, updating the website, and hiring and processing pay for student workers. Support Associate Dean for Mentoring and Advising and Assistant Dean for first-year and second-year students. Coordinate and provide logistical support for summer orientation programs and manage advisor assignments and/or changes throughout the academic year. Assist the Academic Deans with the administration of assessments related to improving outcomes in the areas of advising and mentoring. Maintain monthly budgets and expenditure reconciliations for purchasing cards. arrange travel authorizations and post-travel vouchers for reimbursement. Assist with the management of grant budgets and the creation of materials required for reports. Support administration of events and programs related to grants including coordinating programming and maintaining files.

Clemson University Department of Aerospace Studies
July 2013 – February 2021
Administrative Assistant
All duties associated with lending support to the Commander and the Cadre in the Air Force ROTC Department, including annual and monthly budget projection and tracking, handling sensitive and confidential information, maintaining a schedule of appointments and meetings for Air Force Officers, drafting professional correspondence and promoting active communication. I am the first and sometimes only point of contact for the public and the university with the Air Force ROTC Detachment. Developing and maintaining a positive working relationship between the university and the military, I help plan and coordinate locations and services for special events, including military training activities, Joint Military Ball, weekly Leadership Laboratories and formal Commissioning Ceremonies. In addition, I prepare the detachment for visits to our offices by distinguished high-ranking military personnel, arrange travel and provisions for cadets and officers, conduct procurement of goods and services, and provide daily support to our 160-member cadet corps and our 6 active duty Air Force cadre.

Clemson University Student Disability Services
January - July 2013
Capture live classroom lectures in various disciplines and other university events, sometimes including multiple presenters, in real time via C-Print Captioning Software through Adobe Connect. The completed Microsoft Word documents were then edited and e-mailed to hearing-impaired students. This fast-paced work required speed, accuracy, and editing skills and was accomplished in the classroom through a laptop.

First Place, 38th Annual South Carolina Juried Arts Competition,
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