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Sculpture, Installations and Drawings by Colin C Boyd exploring natural history, phenomenological history and  uncanny folklore.  MFA 2008 University at Albany. Middlebury College, The College of Saint Rose, Munson Williams Proctor Institute School of Fine Art. Hamilton College. Mastodon 

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CV and Bio

Education

2008    MFA State University of New York at Albany (Distinguished Thesis Award)

2002    BFA Studio Art, The College of Saint Rose (magna cum laude), Albany, NY

1999    AS Applied Fine Arts, Munson Williams Proctor Institute School of Fine Art, Utica, NY   

2005    Printmaking, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

Exhibitions

2016 Future Perfect: Picturing the Anthropocene  Artist in Residence. July-December 2016. 

           University at Albany Art Museum. Albany, NY.

2015  Howdy-Doody. Regional artists, exquisite corpse. Collar Works. Troy, NY

           Regional Print Portfolio Exchange. Troy, NY.  

2014   Abecedarius. 26+1 Works by Colin C Boyd and Michael Oatman. The Arts Center of the Capital Region. Troy, NY

           Sculptfest 2014, The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, Rutland VT. (Juror-select exhibition)

           Big and Bold: Contemporary Paintings, Collage and Sculpture from the collection of the Albany        

            Institute of History and Art. Albany, NY

2013    An Armory Show, Opalka Gallery, Sage College. Albany, NY

           Mastodon, Remsen Visual and Performing Arts Center. Remsen, NY (Solo exhibition)

            WhimsicalityAlbany Center Galleries. Albany, NY    

            Animalia, Stage 1 Gallery at Albany Barn. Albany, NY

            Working/Drawing, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY

            Speed Curses, Set designer for performance, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY

2012    Curiosities,  Mass MoCa Kidspace, North Adams, MA

             Albany International Airport Culture Program. Site Specific Installation. Colonie, NY

              Mohawk Hudson Regional, Juror: Nato Thompson. State University of New York at Albany Art   Museum. 

2011    Point/Counterpoint, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

             Members Only Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY

               Small Works Exhibition Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

2010    Mortise Collar and Tenon II, Union College, Schenectady, NY

            Mortise Collar and Tenon, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY 

            What I’m doing now… Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY

            Off the Grid Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY

2009    Deschanel! Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY

              Dis-Location Feast Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

               Karen Faul Alumni Exhibition, Esther Massry Center for the Arts, The College of Saint Rose,  Albany, NY

2008    Avian, Visual Arts Council at Cannon Building, Troy, NY

             Orange is the new Black, Mary Elizabeth Gallery, Troy, NY

              Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, State University of New York at Albany Museum, Albany, NY

             271 Lark   Street Gallery, Albany, NY

2007    Our Natural Histories, Dodge Pratt Northam Arts Center Oneida Co., NY (solo exhibition)

             In the Room, Capital Region Federation of the Arts, Albany, NY

             Fuzed, State University of New York at Albany Graduate Group Exhibition, Albany, NY

2006    Controlled Burn, State University of New York at Albany, Boor Sculpture Studio Exhibition

             Brian Lynch Studio, Printmaking Exhibition, Manhattan, NY

Lectures and Artist Panels

2016    University at Albany, Artist in Residence, artist talk on work in progress Galleon, 2016.  

2014     Arts Center of the Capital Region, Artists discussion, Abecedarius; Colin C Boyd and Michael Oatmen with Ian Berry 

2013      Artist panel for the Stakeholders Organization of the Capital Region. 

2012      Rensselear Historical Society, Artists of the Capital Region

              State University of New York, University at Albany, Art Museum, Congressional Visit Rep. Paul Tonko

             State University of New York, University at Albany, Art Museum, Show and Tell with WAMC regional radio. 

2010     Collar Works, Presentation to SUNY Albany Undergraduates on Collar Works

2009     College of Saint Rose, Alumni Artists Talk with Youth Artists of Albany.

Collections

Albany International Airport, Cormorants and the Whale, 2012. 

 Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY. American Bison, 2012

 Theresa van Duyne, Troy, NY. Private collector. 2013

 Thomas Gates, Lake Delta, NY. Private collector, Mastodon Pelvis Chair, 2008

 Larry and Joan Johnson, Coxsacki, NY. Private Collection. 2008 

 Sheila Harris, Remsen, NY. Private collector. 2006

 Paul Maciewicz, Rome, NY. Private collector. 2005

 Nancy Cole, Utica, NY. Private collector, 2003

 Gary Palamteer, Private collector. 2002

 R. Codd, Somerville, NJ. Private collector. 2002  

Awards

Emerging Artist Award 2013, Arts Center of the Capital Region. Artist Grant and Exhibition.   

Purchase Award 2012, Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, Albany Institute of History and Art.  

Mayor Jerry Jennings Jurors Award 2012, Mohawk Hudson Regional Exhibition.  

Artists Stipend 2012, Albany International Airport Arts and Culture Program.

Distinguished Thesis Award 2008, University at Albany, Master of Fine Arts Program.  

 

Press and Reviews

Brickman, David.  "Abecedarius at the Arts Center"; 22 Decemeber 2014; [http://dbgetvisual.blogspot.com/]  (blog review)

Bjornland, Karen. "Art meets science in Arts Center show; Oatman and Boyd collaborate on fantasy of dystopian future".

                 The Daily Gazette [Schenectady, NY]  11 December 2014. (Images and review of exhibition)

Neal, Patrick.  "Big and Bold in Albany". Hyperallergic  [http://hyperallergic.com/101848/big-and-bold-in-albany/]

                 20 January 2014. (Images and review)

Griffin, Amy. “Whimsicality” celebrates quirky artwork. Times Union [Albany, NY]

                 27 July 2013. (Image and quotes)

Biancolli, Amy. “Art awards are new course: Established and emerging artists recognized by grants”.

                 Times Union[Albany, NY} 16 May 2013.  (Images and interview)

 Stevens, John.  “Sculptor investigates myth-making in science.” North Adams Transcript  

                 15 June2012. (Artwork image and interview)

Saldo, Carrie. “Kidspace melds ‘Curiosity’ and discovery.” Berkshire Eagle

                  21 June 2012 . (Artwork image and quote).

Kane, Tim.  “Six must see art works in this year’s Mohawk Hudson Regional”               

                 Times Union[Albany, NY]  9 Aug. 2012. (Artwork image and review)

Grondahl, Paul.  “At the airport an uplifting experience.” Times Union [Albany, NY]

                 21 June 2012. (Artwork image and review)

Bjornland, Karen. “Mohawk Hudson exhibit lets artists deliver their messages in unbridled, imaginative ways.”  The Daily Gazette [Schenectady] 19 July 2012.

Keyser, Tom.  "Art of teaching." Times Union Preview [Albany, NY]  

                 4 June 2009. (Artwork images and caption)  

Baber, Cassaundra. "Auction offers one-of-a-kind artworks." Observer Dispatch [Utica, NY]  

                 28 September 2006. (Artwork image and caption) 

Employment

2013-Present   Art Studio Technician, Middlebury College,  Middlebury, VT

2009-2014      Co-Director of Operations, Collar Works Art Space Troy, NY

2013                  Metalworking Instructor, Heldeberg Workshop, Altamont, NY

2006-2013      High School Practical Arts Instructor, Full time faculty, Saratoga Springs, NY

2009               Adjunct Lecturer, Intermediate Sculpture, State University of New York at  Albany.

                         Adjunct Lecturer, 3-D Design Introductory Course, State University of New York at Albany.  

                        Adjunct Instructor, 3-D Concepts, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY 

2007                Adjunct Lecturer, 3-D Design Course Instructor, Summer Sessions. State University of New York at     

                            Albany

2006-2007          Instructor of Record, 3-D Design Course, 3 terms. State University of New York at Albany

2003-2005          Studio Art Technician, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY