EDUCATION

2020               Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art | Florida State University | Tallahassee, FL  

2017                Bachelor of Arts, Art/Anthropology | University of Central Florida | Orlando, FL

2015                Associate of Arts, Studio & Fine Arts | Valencia College | Kissimmee, FL      

 

EXHIBITIONS & SHOWCASES

2021

Online Platforms

2020

Museum of Fine Art | Florida State University | Tallahassee, FL

 

Online Platforms

 

Other Locations

  • WITHOUT BORDERS! | Art Competition of SVA, World University of Design | Delhi NCR, India                        

  • Field of Screams: City Commissioned Installation | City of Saint Cloud Parks & Rec | Saint Cloud, FL

 

2019

Working Method Contemporary Gallery | Carnaghi Arts Building | Tallahassee, FL

  • DUST: Solo Art Exhibition of Particle Studies (solo show)

  • We’re Not from Here

 

621 Gallery | Railroad Square Art Park | Tallahassee, FL

  • 25th Annual Art Auction & Collectors Reception

  • GODDESS LOUNGE: A Group Performative Show (collaboration with Carrie Ann Baade)

 

Other Locations

  • New Location Opening | Ology Brewery Art Gallery | Tallahassee, FL

  • Displacement and Diffusion | Phyllis Straus Gallery | Tallahassee, FL

  • Art Fields 2019 Competition | Lake City Public Library | Lake City, SC

  • College of Fine Arts Student Showcase | Moore Auditorium | Tallahassee, FL

  • Excellence in the Visual Arts Exhibition | Honors, Scholars Fellows House | Tallahassee, FL

 

2018

Working Method Contemporary Gallery | Carnaghi Arts Building | Tallahassee, FL

  • &c.

  • People, Places & Things

  • CRACKED/ACTORS Show

 

621 Gallery | Railroad Square Art Park | Tallahassee, FL

  • 24th Annual Art Auction & Collectors Reception

  • Tally Zine Fest, Girls Who Draw Girls Exhibit

 

Other Locations

  • Constellations of the Post-Digital | Phyllis Straus Gallery | Tallahassee, FL                                                               

  • Excellence in the Visual Arts Exhibition | Honors, Scholars & Fellows House | Tallahassee, FL

 

2017

Working Method Contemporary Gallery | Carnaghi Arts Building | Tallahassee, FL

  • Extraction       

  • FRUCTIFY, First Year MFA Candidates 2017                                                              

 

University of Central Florida Art Gallery | School of Visual Arts and Design | Orlando, FL

  • SVAD Faculty Show

  • Put Up Put Down Hallway Show

 

Other Locations

  • 23rd Annual Art Auction & Collectors Reception | 621 Gallery | Tallahassee, FL

  • Young Artists Gallery | City Arts Factory | Orlando, FL

  • Identity Turned Inside Out | FUSION STEAM Gallery at the Orlando Science Center | Orlando, FL

 

2012-2016

University of Central Florida Art Gallery | School of Visual Arts and Design | Orlando, FL

  • Student Exhibit

  • STEAM Exhibition

  • Community Mural Display Showcase

 

Other Locations

  • Creatologists Annual Showcase | Valencia College Osceola Campus | Kissimmee, FL                                             

  • Artist Showcase | City Hall of Saint Cloud, FL | Saint Cloud, FL                                                                                                                    

  • Articulate: StArt Production in collaboration with Juilliard School | Saint Cloud, FL

  • Crescent’s Coffee and Art Showcase | Crescent’s Coffee & Tea Café | Saint Cloud, FL                                          

 

 

COLLECTIONS

  • Rodney Helfrich Private Instrument Collection | San Jose, CA

  • Public Mural at Hopkins Park (For the City of Saint Cloud) | Saint Cloud, FL

  • The Honors, Scholars & Fellows Display Collection | Tallahassee, FL

  • James P. Botluck J.D. Private Collection | Annapolis, MD

  • Reyes Family Collection | Camden, SC

  • University of Central Florida Art Gallery Collection | Orlando, FL

 

MEDIA & PUBLICATIONS

  • Through the Spyglass: Prose of Memory, Dreams, and the Cosmos by Channing Gray | Published: July 11, 2021

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  • Polemical Zine: Issue 16: Future | July 19, 2021 | Pages 92-93 

        https://issuu.com/mclarenrebecca/docs/future

 

  • The St. Cloud Sunrise: The Third Edition | March 24th, 2021 | Page 17 | 

        https://issuu.com/stcloudsunrise/docs/march24_svc9621

  • Art Fields in Lake City: 2019 Exhibition Catalogue by Roberta Burns & Holly Shady

RESIDENCIES

2020-2021

AWARDS & HONORS 

2020

  • 9th Place for Drawing & Painting | WITHOUT BORDERS! Online Exhibition at WUD | Delhi NCR, India

 

2019

  • Excellence in the Visual Arts Award | FSU Honors, Scholars Fellows House | Tallahassee, FL                           

  • Travel Grant Fellowship | FSU Congress of Graduate Students | Tallahassee, FL

  • FSU Graduate Grant | FSU Department of Art | Tallahassee, FL

  • Art Award for Drawing | FSU Department of Art | Tallahassee, FL

 

2018

  • Excellence in the Visual Arts Award | FSU Honors, Scholars Fellows House | Tallahassee, FL                                  

  • FSU Graduate Grant | FSU Department of Art | Tallahassee, FL

 

2012-2017

  • President’s & Dean’s List | UCF School of Visual Art’s and Design | Orlando, FL                                                     

  • Black & Gold Grant | UCF College of Undergraduate Studies | Orlando, FL                                                                

  • UCF Grant | UCF College of Undergraduate Studies | Orlando, FL

  • President’s & Dean’s List | Valencia College | Kissimmee, FL                                                                                          

  • Chuck Close Award | Osceola County School for the Arts | Kissimmee, FL

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2021                   Preparator | Orlando Museum of Art: Exhibitions Department | Orlando, FL

2017-2021         Recreation Staff, Arts & Crafts Lead | City of Saint Cloud Parks & Recreation | Saint Cloud, FL

2017-2020         Student Gallery Curator & Preparator | Working Method Contemporary Gallery | Tallahassee, FL

2019-2020         Museum & Gallery Assistant | Florida State University: Museum of Fine Arts | Tallahassee, FL

2017-2019          Printmaking Lab Technician | Florida State University: Department of Art | Tallahassee, FL

2016                    Arts & Crafts Camp Counselor | City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation | Kissimmee, FL