KENDRA DAWN WADSWORTH



EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania, MFA, Painting, Philadelphia, PA, 1998
Virginia Commonwealth University, BFA, Painting and Printmaking, Richmond, VA, 1996
University of Plymouth, International Student Exchange Program, Exeter, England, 1995


EXHIBITIONS

Homeward Bound, Tubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA, 2017

Current Art Fair, HOHMAN DESIGN, Richmond, VA, 2017, 2016

VA 2016 Juried Exhibition, The Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA 2016

TBD, 1708 Gallery Satellite Exhibition, Linden Row, Richmond, VA, 2016

Monster Drawing Rally, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2015

Exquisite Corpse, Invitational, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2015

Bethesda Painting Awards, Finalist, Bethesda, MD, 2014

35 Candles, 1708 Annual Art Auction, Richmond, VA, 2014

Murmurations, solo exhibition, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA 2013

Seduction, Walton Gallery, Petersburg, VA, 2013

WPA Select, Invitational Art Gala, Washington, D.C., 2012

Catch 22, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2012

Annual Juried Show, Riverviews Artspace, Lynchburg, VA, 2011

Solo Exhibition, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA, 2011-2010

VMFA Faculty Exhibition, VMFA, Richmond, VA, 2011
Work (2011), Visual Art Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA 2011
VMFA Faculty Exhibition, VMFA, Richmond, VA, 2010
Works, Visual Art Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA 2010
20th Annual Art Auction: Home Is Where The Art Is, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2010
Solo Exhibition, Black Dog Salvage, Roanoke, VA, 2010
Solo Exhibition, Shenandoah Club, Roanoke, VA, 2009
Sage Moon Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, 2009-2008
C3 Collaborative, Capital One, Glen Allen, VA, 2008-2009
Faculty Exhibition, Visual Art Center, Richmond, VA, 2008
Montpelier National Competition, Montpelier Art Center, Montpelier, VA, 2008-2007
Two Person Exhibition, Todd Hale Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2008
To Our Heirs Forever, Contemporary Art Center of VA, Virginia Beach, VA, 2007
Small Works Invitational, Art 6 , Richmond, VA, 2007
Visual Arts Cnter Faculty Exhibition, Suitable for Framing, Richmond, VA, 2007
Unbridled Wreaths, Peninsula Museum of Fine Art, Newport News, VA, 2006
Solo Exhibition, 212 W Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 2006
QUIRK, solo exhibition, QUIRK gallery, Richmond, VA, 2006
Biennial 2006, Peninsula Museum of Fine Art, Newport News, VA, 2006
Faculty/ Student Exhibition, Visual Art Center, Richmond, VA, 2006
Nesbit, solo exhibition, Richmond, VA, 2006
Artworks, juried exhibition, Richmond, VA, 2008, 2007, 2006
Sierra Arts, Sierra Fitness, Tucson, AZ, 2005
Rumps and Cranials, Myriad, Tucson, AZ, 2005
New Works, Bohemia, Tucson, AZ, 2004


AWARDS and HONORS

New American Paintings, 2017

VMFA Professional Fellowship, VMFA, Richmond, VA, 2010
Paint America, TOP 100 Painters, 2008
Contemporary Art Center of VA, Virginia Beach, VA, 2007
Liquitex Purchase Award, Liquitex, 2006
Liquitex April Artist of the Month, Liquitex, 2006
Lawrence Sphrintz Painting Award, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
Liquitex Paint Exchange Recipient, Liquitex, 1996, 1998
WRIC Purchase Award, WRIC, 1997
Fergusan Painting Award, University of Pennsylvania, 1997
Graduating Senior Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1996
The Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Award, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1996

 


PUBLICATIONS

New American Paintings, 2017

Martinsville Bulletin, 2008
Albemarle Magazine, 2008
VCU Commons, 2007
STYLE WEEKLY, 2007
Richmond Times Dispatch, 2006



TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA, present-2006, Statewide Partnerships: Artist Workshop Instructor and Teen Educator Instructor.
Virginia Commonwealth University, Adjunct Instructor, Richmond, VA 2013 - 2010

The Visual Art Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA, 2010 -2006, Painting, Ceramics and Drawing Instructor
Pima Community College, Art Appreciation Instructor, Tucson, AZ, 2004 – 2005
University of Pennsylvania Drawing Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, College of General Studies, Philadelphia, PA, 1998
University of Pennsylvania Drawing Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, College of General Studies, Philadelphia, PA, 1998


GUEST LECTURER

Virginia Union University, Colonial Heights, Va, 2008
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2000