Ray Easley b.1987 / Ft. Walton Beach, FL.

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts University of Wisconsin-Madison (Dec. 2014)                                      Madison, WI

M.F.A. Painting and Drawing 2014 / Graduate G.P.A. 3.73

M.A. Painting and Drawing 2014

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

 

Bachelor of Arts University of Houston (May 2012)                                                                         Houston, TX

B.A., Education Certification EC-12 / Graduate G.P.A. 3.75

Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Certification

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skill Certification

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

 

EXHIBITIONS

2017

·       Indiana Green / Arts Mill - Grafton, WI July 14th (group)

2016

·       Ghost Party / The Workshop - Columbus, WI Jan 5th (solo)

·       Luck of the Draw / Madison Public Library - Madison, WI Jan 8th (group)

·       Them People From The Hills / Underground Gallery - Fayetteville, AR March 3rd (solo )

·       Those Four Sisters / Madison Public Library - Madison, WI May 6th (solo)

·      Selections from the Lovey Town Archive /  Dock 6 CollectiveDock 6 Collective - Chicago, IL (group)

·      Kick a Hole Right in the Sky / University of Wisconsin - Sheboygan, WI September (group)

2015

·       We Got Spirit, Yes We Do / Fairfield, IA (juried)

·       The Art of Collage/ Sheboygan, WI  (juried)

2014

·       Man and his Dog / Milwaukee, WI

·       Ghost Party / M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Madison, WI (Solo)

·       MFA Group Show at Capitol Lakes / Madison, WI

·       Plant Pathogen National Convention / Madison, WI (juried)

·       &Another / Madison, WI

·       Excavation / M.A. Thesis Exhibition, Madison, WI (Solo)

2013

·       MFA Group Show at Capitol Lakes / Madison, WI

·       I Have Been Thinking / Madison, WI (solo)

·       Biennial Neon & Light Exhibition / Madison, WI

·       Q&A / Madison, WI (juried)

·       Renewal / Drift Studios, Mount Horeb, WI (Juried)

·       Foremost / Madison, WI

2012

·       Two-Fer / Madison, WI

·       Reality / Madison, WI (Solo)

·       20$ Show / Madison, WI

·       I Don’t Know You But I Love You!! / Madison, WI (Solo)

·       University of Houston Student Show / Houston, TX

·       I Build. A Sculpture Show / Houston, TX

2011

·       University of Houston Student Show / Houston, TX

·       By the Bar / Houston, TX (solo)

·       University of Houston Student Show / Houston, TX

2010

·       University of Houston Student Show / Houston, TX

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

·       Artist Residency /  The Workshop - Columbus, WI Jan-August 2016

·       Guest Lecture /  University of Arkansas -  Fayetteville, AR March 2016

·      Guest Lecture / University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR November 2015

 

PUBLICATIONS

·        Easley Returns with Art Exhibit / Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette - 2016

·        Featured Artis / Artdose VOL. XIV - 2016 

·       Painter Ray Easley hopes to make art accessible for all / Columbus Journal- 2016

·       Masters of Fine Arts Grad Catalog” / University of Wisconsin – Madison - 2015

·       Lovey Town – We Got Spirit Yes We Do / Exhibition Series Volume 5 - 2015

·       TIMBER MAGAZINE Vol. 4 / University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - 2014