Britynn Davis

 

Education

2016             MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2011              BFA, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR

2010             Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy (Fresco Painting and Art History, Summer Term)

 

 

Experience

2018               Artist-In-Residence (upcoming), Textile Museum of Iceland, Blönduós, Iceland

2018               2018 Arkansas Fiber Arts Exhibition, Laman Library, North Little Rock, Arkansas

2017-present  Art Teacher, Little Rock Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas

2017-2018      Graphic Designer (Textile Design and Production Development), OnyxBrands, North Little Rock, Arkansas

2016-2017      Studio Assistant, Paper & Clay (Modern Handmade Ceramics), Memphis, TN

2016               Lecturer and Artist-In-Residence, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

2015               Graduate Research and Teaching Fellow, Multi-Level Weaving Studio (Professor Christy Matson), SAIC

                       Graduate Research and Teaching Fellow, Contemporary Textile Print and Production, SAIC

2014                Graduate Research and Teaching Fellow, Introduction to Fiber (Professor Stacia Yeapanis), SAIC

2014-2015      Graduate Advisory Panel, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2012-2014      Selling Department Supervisor, Anthropologie, Little Rock, AR

2011                Artist Assistant, Al-Hadid Studio,(Diana Al-Hadid: visual artist/sculptor), Brooklyn, NY

                       Product Development and Studio Management Intern, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

2009-2011      Director, Black Box Gallery, Conway, AR

2009-2010     Assistant Art Editor, Vortex Magazine of Literary and Fine Art, University of Central Arkansas

  

 

Awards

2017                Tiger Foundation Grant, Little Rock, Arkansas

2016               Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2016               Odyssey Travel Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2014                Artist Fellowship, Chicago Consortium for Art and Society

2014-2016      Recognition Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2011                Arkansas Challenge Scholarship, Arkansas Department of Higher Education

2010-2011      Performance Scholarship, Art Department, University of Central Arkansas

2007-2011      Trustee Scholarship, University of Central Arkansas

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2018                2018 Arkansas Fiber Arts Exhibition, Laman Library, North Little Rock, Arkansas

2017                Alumni Exhibition, University of Central Arkansas Downtown Art Gallery, Conway, AR

2017                We Need To Talk, Crosstown Arts Center, Memphis, TN

2016               Ruts and Other Patterns of Place, Graceful Arts Center, Alva, Oklahoma

2016               Cake Collars, The Runneymeade, Alva, Oklahoma

2016               MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2011                BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition, Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, Juror: Faculty panel

                      Annual Student Competitive, Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, Juror: Doug Cason

 

Volunteer/Community Involvement

2017-2018      Running Coach, Girls On The Run, Little Rock, Arkansas

2016-2017      Volunteer, Memphis Union Mission, Memphis, TN

2016               Volunteer, Homan Square Community Center, Chicago, IL

2014-2016      Graduate Representative, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014-2017      Facilitator, Arkansas Student Leadership Forum, Little Rock, AR

2014                Child Companion, Camp Quality USA, Arkansas

2013-2014      Sidewalker/Horse Leader, Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Riding Center, Little Rock, AR