Education

2009-2013

   BFA Sculpture, Minor in Art History, Maine College of Art (MECA), Portland, ME

 

​​Public Art

2017

“Reservations” Soon to be on view in Boothbay, ME at the Chamber of Commerce building

2015

  "Eye Of the Birch" Currently on view at Viles Arboretum's sculpture trail in Augusta, Maine.

2011

   Portland Inside/Out (Aug.- Dec. 2011) 

Large scale sound and photo community installation in Portland, ME.

Partners with TEDxDirigo, Portland Community, City Hall, VIA, Portland Color, No Umbrella Media, and more. Collaborated and personally designed/installed installation sites. Developed relationships with community and partners.

 

​Exhibitions

2013

  Garden Auction (July) Steuben, ME

  Boomerang (May) Maine College of Art Portland, ME

2012

  MENSK Rooftop Film Series #3, Portland, ME

​  Elements, 49 Oak St., Portland, ME

2011
  Nothing Major (February - March) Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
  Merit Show (March - April) Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Professional Experience

2017

  Andre’s Institute of Art International Sculpture Symposium, Andre’s Institute of Art in Brookline, NH (Sept. 16-Oct. 7)

  Maine Coast Stone Symposium Boothbay Railway Village, Boothbay, ME (Aug. 10-21)

2016

  Member of the Maine Stoneworkers Guild (2016-current)

  Viles Arboretum Sculpture Symposium (September 30-October 10) Augusta, ME

2015

  Alumni Bronze Pour (April) Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

  Viles Arboretum Sculpture Symposium (September 25-October 5) Augusta, ME

2014

  Viles Arboretum Sculpture Symposium (September 11-21) Augusta, ME

2012

  Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium (July - August)

Employer - Jesse Salisbury, Art Director

Assistant to sculptor Johnny Turner; assisting in design, general shaping, polishing, maintaining tools, and involvement with the public.

  Acoustic Artisans (March -July)

Volunteer apprenticeship to violin maker Jonathan Cooper, jcooperviolinmaker.com

Exploring traditional technique, craft, and sensibility. Gaining understanding of wood treatment, construction of instruments, precision hand and electrical tool-use, making and use of animal glue, as well as informing and improving muscle memory.

  Portland Inside/Out Film Screening & Exhibition (January-February)

Employer - TEDxDirigo, Adam Burke

Planned and implemented a community celebration, the film screening of Portland Inside/Out, and exhibition for Public Art project Portland Inside/Out. Gathered community sound, photos, film, and process documentation. Engaged the community in the accomplishments of the Portland Inside/Out Public Art project.

 

Additional Experience

2014-2017

  LT's Inc.

Professional screen-printing in Portland, ME

2011

  TedxDirigo “Latitudes” Conference, Portland, ME

 

Scholarships and Awards

2011, 2012, 2013

  State of Maine Grant Program
  MECA Merit Scholarship
  MECA Grant

2011  

  TedxDirigo Conference Scholarship

2009, 2010  

  MECA Merit Scholarship

  MECA Grant

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Isabel Catherine Kelley

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