ARTIST RESUME

PARKER SKETCH
parkersketch.com
parkersketch@gmail.com

ARTIST
Specializing in acrylic paintings on canvas. Commissions, installation, consultation, art classes.

EDUCATION
1990 Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School Of The Art Institute Of Chicago
Major in Painting and Drawing, with minors in Art History and Papermaking

MUSEUM SHOWS
12 2011 “Brain On Art” Solo show at The Lake Eustis Museum Of Art, Eustis FL.

EXHIBITION EXPERIENCE
09 2014 “Toy Chest” Solo show at BART, Orlando FL.
06 2014 “Art Is Dead” Solo show at The Peacock Room, Orlando FL.
04 2014 Curated “Orlando Critique Group Art Show” at The Barefoot Spa, Orlando FL.
02 2014 “Parker’s Pals” Solo show at The Hammered Lamb, Orlando FL.
2011 – 2014 “Nude Nite” Annual international juried art show, Orlando FL.
2007 – 2014 Curator, Nube Nove Salon. Orlando FL.
11 2013 “Just 1 More” Two artist show with Shannon Holt at CityArts Factory, Orlando FL.
10 2013 “Differing Views” Solo show at The Center, Orlando FL.
05 2013 “On The Couch” Solo show at BART, Orlando FL.
03 2013 “Paint” Solo show at The Peacock Room, Orlando FL.
11 2012 “Biography” Solo Show at CityArts Factory, Orlando FL.
06 2012 “Summer Art Series” Solo show at Sam Flax, Orlando FL.
04 2012 “Biography” Solo show at The Cheter, Orlando FL.
04 2012 “Splash” Solo show at Tako Cheene, Orlando FL.
12 2011 “Delete Picture” Two Artist show with Shannon Holt at Substance Gallery. Orlando FL.
11 2011 “cARToons” Solo show at Lee James Gallery. Orlando FL.
10 2011 Curated “Punk”, group art at Lee James Gallery, Orlando FL.
09 2011 “Tales From A Cocktail Napkin 2” Group show at Wally’s. Orlando FL.
09 2011 Curated “Artists Reflect On September 11th”, group show at The Barefoot Spa, Orlando FL.
08 2011 “Trash” Two artist show with M Scott Morgan at Gallery Q, Orlando FL.
04 2011 “Meritage” Solo show at Lee James Gallery, Orlando FL.
03 2011 “Joystick” Solo show at Small Fish Huge Pond. Sanford Florida
07 2010 “Symbols” Solo show at Gallery Q. Orlando, FL
06 2010 “Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are!” Group show at Gallery Q. Orlando FL.
2007 – 2011 “Visual Fringe” Group shows at the Orlando Fringe Festival.
09 2009 “Robots! Kittens! Videogames!” Solo show at Gallery Q. Orlando , FL
10 2008 “Puppets and Steel” Group Show at Gallery at Avalon Island. Orlando FL.
10 2008 “The Color of Pride” Group show at Pom Pom’s. Orlando FL.
08 2008 “Communicate” Solo show at Gallery Q. Orlando , FL
05 2008 “Tales From A Cocktail Napkin” Group show at Wally’s. Orlando FL.
and Little Fish Huge Pond. Sanford FL.
04 2008 “Beyond Geppeto” 1st Thursdays @ OMA. Orlando FL.
04 2008 “Art. Music. Film.” Juried show at Bay Two at Mills Park. Orlando FL.
02 2008 “February!” Group show at Dandelion CummuniTea Café. Orlando FL.
02 2008 “Large Art Small Space” Solo show at Pom Pom’s. Orlando FL.

ART EDUCATION AND ADVOCATE EXPERIENCE

2011 – 2014 Orlando Critique Group. Founder and coordinator.

2012 – 2014 Orlando Art Collective Member. Curated and participated in group shows.

2011-2012 Artists @ Work Wednesdays. Coordinated weekly artist meeting.

2007 – 2012 QuACk Member and volunteer. Curated and participated in group shows.

2011 Orlando Calling. Coordinated art event at music festival.

2008, 2009, & 2011 Visiting Artist, Montverde Fine Arts Week. Demonstrated painting and spoke with students, ages 4 to 18,                              about fine art and my experience as an artist.

2003 – 2005 Oval Member and volunteer. Gallery attendant and receptionist, participated in group shows.

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

2013 Orlando Weekly “Best Of Orlando” Awards;  Best Art Advocate 3rd place

2012 Orlando Weekly “Best Of Orlando” Awards; Best Art Advocate 2nd place

 

CORPORATE COMMISSIONS

07 2012 CCH Weddings & Events. Art for lobby inspired from logo design.

08 2009 Walt Disney World Epcot Entertainment Department. Large scale commission. Six 5 x 4 foot paintings installed in the                             Entertainment Building’s entrance hall.

04 2009 Nube Nove Salon. Orlando FL. Paintings for postcard and logo design.

06 2008 Arnie Owens LLC. Artwork for business card

 

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