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Education:
  • 2003
    • MFA, University of Cincinnati, printmaking and sculpture

  • 2000
    • BFA, University of Cincinnati, mixed media
Solo Exhibitions :
  • 2006
    • September 2006: WomanMade Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

  • 2004
    • Warsaw Project Space Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • 2003
    • WHITE AND BLACK, Media Bridges, Cincinnati, Ohio
Selected Group Exhibitions:
  • 2005
    • 8TH INTERNATIONAL OPEN, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, juried by Lynne Warren, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
    • VISUAL FRINGE, Cincinnati, Ohio, www.cincyfringe.com/shows~visualfringe.html
    • WORKS ON PAPER, Rosewood Art Gallery, Kettering, Ohio
    • SUMMERFAIR SELECT EXHIBITION, Northern Kentucky University Art Gallery

  • 2004
    • AS AWE SUDDENLY TOUCHES, Grailville Art Gallery, Loveland Ohio
    • WITHOUT WALLS ’04, Mac’s Farm and Sculpture Center, Blue Ash, Ohio (catalogue)
    • VISUAL FRINGE, Cincinnati, Ohio, www.cincyfringe.com/shows~visualfringe.html
    • THE MASSIVE PROJECT: HYDRATION, The Mockbee Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • AN AFFAIR OF THE HEART, Time Warner Gallery, Artworks, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • 2004, 2003
    • CINCINNATI JURIED SLIDE EXHIBITION, International Sculpture Center, juried by Thom Collins, Executive Director, Baltimore Contemporary Art Museum & Dennis Harrington, Executive Director of the Weston Art Gallery
    • WRAPPED IN CLOTH, TUBAC Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ
    • OKI: NEW ART, OHIO, KENTUCKY, INDIANA, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

  • 2002
    • 9/11, REFLECT AND RESPOND, Works on Paper Exhibition, Battle Creek, MI
    • BOOKWORKS 3, Cincinnati Book Arts Society, Cincinnati Public Library
Honors/Awards:
  • 2005
    • ARTIST RESIDENCY, I-Park, East Haddam, Connecticut

  • 2005, 2004
    • FAST TRACK AID to INDIVIDUAL ARTIST GRANT, Ohio Arts Council

  • 2003
    • SUMMERFAIR AID TO INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS GRANT, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • ARTIST RESIDENCY, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, New York

  • 2002
    • DIRECTOR’S CHOICE AWARD, STUDIOworks III, University of Cincinnati, School of Art
    • STUDIO ASSISTANT, Penland School of Crafts

  • 2002
    • WOLFSTEIN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP TO NEW YORK CITY, University of Cincinnati
Publications:
  • Ramos, Steve “Quiet Censorship,” CityBeat Magazine, Vol. 11, Issue 50, October 19, 2005,
    View Link


  • Knippenberg, Jim ‘Select’ showcases winners from last three Summerfairs, The Cincinnati Enquirer, October 10, 2004

  • Recht, Stacey, Best of Cincinnati for December 4, 2004, CityBeat Magazine, Articulations: Inside Artists’ Heads, Rhonda Gushee, View Link

  • Chapman, Laura H. Rhonda Gushee at Media Bridges, iRhine Magazine
    February 29, 2004, View Link
 
CURRICULUM VITAE
Education:
  • MFA, University of Cincinnati, printmaking and sculpture
  • 2001 Graduate work, Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • 2000 BFA, University of Cincinnati
Professional Experience:
  • Adjunct Professor:
    • 2004 to Present: Art Academy of Cincinnati
    • 2003, 2004 University of Cincinnati
    • 2002, 2003 Graduate Teaching Assistant: University of Cincinnati

  • Juror:
    • 2004 Summerfair Artists’ Fair, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • 2001, 2003 Scholastics Art Competition, Greater Cincinnati
Selected Exhibitions:
  • Solo:
    • September 2006: WomanMade Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
    • February 2004: Warsaw Project Space Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • December 2003: “White and Black,” Media Bridges, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Group:
    • 2005:
      • “Sculpture Zone,” Semantics Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
      • “The Massive Project, Return,” Mockbee Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
      • Art on the Fringe Festival, Cincinnati, Ohio
      • “Miniature Monuments,” ArtWorks, Time Warner Cable, Cincinnati, Ohio
      • “8th International Open,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, curated by Lynne Warren, curator – Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
      • “Works on Paper,” Rosewood Art Gallery, Kettering, Ohio
      • Summerfair Select Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University Art Gallery, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • 2004:
      • “As Awe Suddenly Touches” Grailville Art Gallery, Loveland Ohio
      • “Shift of View,” M, curated by Mason Paul, Covington, Kentucky
      • “Without Walls ’04,” Mac’s Farm and Sculpture Center, Blue Ash, Ohio (catalogue)
      • “Visual Fringe,” Cincinnati, Ohio, www.cincyfringe.com/shows~visualfringe.html
      • “Developments in Line,” 9 Clay Street, Dayton, Ohio
      • “The Massive Project: Hydration,” The Mockbee, Cincinnati, Ohio
      • 17th Annual Minumental Exhibition, Art Academy of Cincinnati
      • “An Affair of the Heart,” The Time Warner Gallery, Artworks, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • 2003 – 2004:
      • Intl Sculpture Center’s, “Cincinnati Juried Slide Exhibition,” juried by Thom Collins, Executive Director of the Baltimore Contemporary Art Museum and Dennis Harrington, Executive Director of the Weston Art Gallery
        http://www.sculpture.org/documents/ISCities/cinci_exhibit/index.htm
    • 2003:
      • “Wrapped in Cloth,” Tubac, AZ Center of the Arts,
      • “OKI: New Art, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana,” Northern Kentucky University
    • 2002:
      • “9/11, Reflect and Respond,” Works on Paper Exhibition, Battle Creek, MI
      • “Bookworks 3” Cincinnati Book Arts Society, Cincinnati Public Library, (catalogue)
    • 2001:
      • Chidlaw Gallery, Art Academy of Cincinnati
      • “Personal Designs,” Evening for Educators, Cincinnati Art Museum
    • 2000:
      • “DAAP Works,” Cincinnati Convention Center
    • 1999:
      • Images Center for Photography at the Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY
      • Rochester University Exchange, Rochester, New York
Honors/Awards:
  • 2005: Artist Residency, Artists’ Enclave at I-Park, East Haddam, Connecticut
  • 2005: Fast Track Aid to Individual Artist Grant, Ohio Arts Council
  • 2004: Fast Track Aid to Individual Artist Grant, Ohio Arts Council
  • 2003:
    • Summerfair Aid to Individual Artists Grant, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Artist Residency, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, New York
    • STUDIOworks III, Director’s Choice, University of Cincinnati, School of Art
    • Director’s Choice Award
    • Excellence in Teaching Award, College of DAAP, University of Cincinnati
  • 2002-2003: Merit Scholarship, University of Cincinnati
  • 2002 Studio Assistant, Penland School of Crafts, Assistant instructor
  • 2002: Wolfstein Traveling Fellowship to New York City, University of Cincinnati
  • 2001: Merit Scholarship, Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • 1999: Honorable Mention, Images Center for Photography at the Carnegie Center, Covington, Kentucky
  • 1998 to 2000: Appointment to Mortar Board, Mystic 13 Chapter, Pi Sigma Alpha,
    University of Cincinnati Honor Society
Related Professional Activities:
  • October 10, 2005 TV interviews representing SummerFair grant recipient/local artists on Fox 19 and Channel 5 News
  • 2003 to present: Member of International Sculpture Center
  • 2002 to present: Member of Tiger Lily Press, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2001 to present: Member of College Arts Association
  • 1994 to present: Member of Ohio Arts League, Columbus, Ohio
Publications:
  • Ramos, Steve “Quiet Censorship,” CityBeat Magazine, Vol. 11, Issue 50, October 19, 2005,
    View Link


  • Knippenberg, Jim ‘Select’ showcases winners from last three Summerfairs, The Enquirer, October 10, 2004

  • DiMario, Gina, LOCAL ARTIST WINS SUMMERFAIR GRANT The Community Press/Milford – Miami Advertiser, Wednesday, April 7, 2004

  • Recht, Stacey, Best of Cincinnati for December 4, 2004, Articulations: Inside Artists’ Heads, Rhonda Gushee, HYPERLINK "http://www.citybeat.com/2004-03-17/articulations.shtml" http://www.citybeat.com/2004-03-17/articulations.shtml

  • Chapman, Laura H. Rhonda Gushee at Media Bridges, iRhine Magazine
    February 29, 2004, http://www.irhine.com/index.jsp?page=home_gushee022904

  • Vaughn, Jacquelyn, CityBeat Magazine, Cincinnati, Ohio, February 25, 2004

  • Meyer, Ruth K. and Zeh, John, iRhine Magazine: Mining the Lloyd Book Artists Reveal Secrets and Treasures from the Lloyd Library and Museum HYPERLINK "http://www.irhine.com/" http://www.irhine.com/ 14 Dec 2003

  • Wampler, Liberty, “Sculpture Show Takes on New Twist, Rhonda Gushee Pushes the Envelope,” The News Record, University of Cincinnati, Vol. CLXLI, Issue 18, 11/6/02 Pages 6,7.

  • Carr, Kelly, “Assembling the Human Condition, Rhonda Gushee,” ArtSpike Magazine, Cincinnati, Vol. 2 Issue 9, May 7 – 20, 2003, p.11.
Public Collections:
  • Radek Associates, Inc., East Haddam, Connecticut
  • Cincinnati Public Library “St. Helen Book,” “Nothing Runs Like a Dear”
  • Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, New York “Holding Patterns, I”, “Holding Patterns, II”
Private Collections:
  • Danute Miskinis, Roy Cartwright and Jane Cash, Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell, Elaine and Matt Lynch, Jan Brown Checco, Edward Hutchins, Keith Kuhn, Karen Heyl, Diana Duncan Holmes and Timothy Riordon, Bobbie Vallery, Gary Gaffney, Celene and Jerry Hawkins, Lisa Merida-Paytes, Xiaoqing Ding
References:
  • Don Kelley, Professor, School of Art, College of DAAP, University of Cincinnati
    P.O. Box 210016
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0016
    (513) 556-2095
    HYPERLINK "mailto:jim.i.williams@ucmail.uc.edu" kelleydw@email.uc.edu

  • Rebecca Seeman, Professor, Art Academy of Cincinnati
    1125 St. Gregory Street
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45221
    (513) 721-5205
    rseeman@artacademy.edu