Thea Kearney
THEA KEARNEY — FINE ART RESUME
Education | Selected Group Exhibitions | Solo Exhibitions | Honors and Awards | Professional Experience | Commissions | Other
EDUCATION
1993 M.F.A in Computer Art & Design — The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1989 B.F.A. in Computer Graphics with a minor in Art History — University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (with courses at Smith and Amherst Colleges)

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 1978 Celebrates, 1978 Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ — July 2014 & January 2015
2014 Shadowbox Showcase curated by Mansa K. Mussa, Salem Roadhouse Café, Union, NJ
2009 Selections: Alumni Artists 1979-2001, The Carol Shen Gallery, Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2007 BANG II, small works exhibition and sale, 1978 Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
2000 Compositions, animation show, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1993 Masters of the Computer, computer wall art, interactive programs, and animations, curated by Bruce Wands, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Selected Works from the MFA Computer Art Department, curated by Tim Binkley, SVA Gallery, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1989 The Light at the End of the Tunnel, computer and video art, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1987 Ripened Concoction, sculpture and painting, Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1989 Subliminal American Series, Earthfoods Cafe, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

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HONORS AND AWARDS
2005 Artist Showcase Award, Manhattan Arts International, Small Works Exhibition, New York, NY
1993 Finalist, Slide and Animation Competition (Fine Art Category), Eurographics ‘93, Barcelona, Spain
1989 Cum Laude Honors, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1985 Fine Arts Scholarship Award, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1983 Munson Visual Arts Scholarship Award, New York, NY

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
April 1995 — Present Freelance Web and Print Designer — The TK Multimedia Company, Maplewood, NJ
2001 Substitute Teacher - Huggs Day School — Brooklyn, NY
1997 Continuing-Ed Instructor, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1994 Assistant Creative Director — Byron Preiss Multimedia, Inc., New York, NY

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COMMISSIONS
1997 Illustration and Book Cover Design of In Bed with The Exotic Enemy, by Daniela Gioseffi, Avisson Press, Greensboro, NC
1995 Illustration and Book Cover Design of Word, Wounds, and Waterflowers, by Daniela Gioseffi, VIA FOLIOS 4 / Bordighera Press, Lafayette, IN
1986 Mural Design and Painting, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

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OTHER SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1994 — Present Singer-songwriter: guitar, drums, and bass
1999 Sound Engineering Certificate: Manhattan Recording Workshop, New York, NY
1998 Voice-overs for Radio, Television, and Other Media: The Voice Bank, New York, NY

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