PAIGE BANKSTON   
256-221-5228
paigebankston7@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION      
                                                            
2016                Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design,  Atlanta, GA     
2002               Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, Athens State University,  Athens, AL
1991                 Associate’s Degree, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, AL

SKILLS

Acrylic/Oil Painting    Drawing    Materials    Creative Writing    
Adobe Illustrator    Adobe Photoshop    Acorn    Microsoft Office Suite

EXPERIENCE

2016                 Instructor: Drawing the Figure, SCAD Summer Seminars - Sessions I, II, & III
2015-2017        Working Artist Project (WAP), MOCA GA, studio apprentice for Elizabeth Lide
2015                 Instructor: Drawing the Figure, SCAD Summer Seminars - Sessions I & II, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
2015                 Intern at Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, GA
2015                 MOCA GA Gala Fundraiser volunteer
2015                 Teaching Internship, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
2006-2013       Historic Preservation Project Manager, Courtland Historic District
2003-2005      Art Committee Chair, Fund Raiser, St. Andrew’s, Savannah, GA
2002-2003      Art Instructor, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
2001-2003       Art Educator, Positive Alternatives for Youth Program, Huntsville Museum of Art, AL
2001-2002       Exhibit Director, Athens State University & Calhoun Community College, Decatur, AL
2001-2002       Art Archive Preservation, Athens State University, Athens, AL

EXHIBITIONS

2017                 Chippendale World Art Residency exhibition finalist, Eygalieres, Provence, France
2017                 Small Works group exhibition, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
2017                 Open Studio, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
2016                 Impressions of Forgetting, Kai Lin Art-Grey Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2016                 Modern Love group exhibition, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah College of Art and design, Savannah, GA
2015                 Open Studio, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
2015                 Elixir Group Show, The Gallery at Cherry Lion Studios, Atlanta, GA
2014                 Open Studio, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
2014                 Open Studio, Lacoste, Provence-Alpes-Cote D’Azur, France
2013                 Open Studio, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
2006                Athens State University Alumni Art Exhibit, Athens, AL
2003-2005      St. Andrew’s Silent Auction, Savannah, GA
2003-2004      City Market, Savannah, GA
2002                Grisham-Cornell Gallery, Decatur, AL
2002                Athens State University
2001                 Athens State University

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2017                 Studio Visit Magazine Competition - one of 150 artists chosen for featured publication

2013                 Alabama Gardener May/June Issue - cover photo, seven-page article
2011                  FOCUS Magazine article, local artist
2010                 Courtland Historic Association Cookbook - cover design
2002                The Gyre, Athens State University - award winning cover illustration

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

2017                  Chippendale World Art Residency - top 40 finalists: artists who showed the greatest technical skill, originality and passion

2013-2016         Savannah College of Art and Design Honors Graduate Scholarship
2013-2016         Savannah College of Art and Design Student Incentive Scholarship
2014-2015         Thomas McCave Memorial Scholarship
2013                  1st Place Flower Design, “Written In The South” Class 1, Mentone, AL
2013                  Five Blue Ribbons, Horticulture, “Written In The South”, Mentone, AL
2002                 Athens State University Journalism Award
2002                 Sigma Tau Delta, English Honors Society
2001-2002        Vice President Athens State University Art Club