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For inquiries, contact: Duane Megyesi @ duanemegyesi@gmail.com 

VITA

Education

  • 2020 (expecting August) Master of Fine Arts, Painting – J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, the School of Art at Texas Tech University: current candidate & presidential fellow
  • 2012 Master of Arts in Teaching, Visual Art and Multiple Subjects – Southern Oregon University, Magna cum Laude
  • 2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2D Studio (Painting & Printmaking) – Abilene Christian University, Summa cum Laude, Art Department W. Patton Award, University Scholar, Merit Awards (2008 & ’09) for excellence in painting

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Professional/Affiliations

  • Interdisciplinary Studio Art Practice: Painting, 2009 – present
  • i-Contact, artist discussion group: Founding Artist/Lead Organizer, 2015 – present
  • (volunteer) Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Medford, OR: Gallery Exhibition Committee Member, 2011 – present (absentee)
  • Logos Public Charter School: Fine Arts Lead Instructor, 2012 – 2018
  • Southern Oregon University Summer Youth Programs: Art Instructor, 2018
  • Young Artist Institute, Southern Oregon University: Head Resident/Assistant Director, 2016 – 17

Awards

Residencies

Solo Exhibitions

  • MFA Thesis (anti-)Exhibition: Boats @ C.A.S.P. 5&J Gallery, Home (2326 91st St. Lubbock, TX) Studio, and Digital Exhibition here @ allensmithart.com, leading eventually to allensmith.studio (with creative & technical support from Jordan McCullough and Duane Megyesi), Apr 6-18th, 2020
  • Slower is the Light Through My Window, Clover Virginia Shore Art Gallery at Abilene Christian University, 1600 Campus Court, Abilene, TX 79699, Aug 26 – Sep 20, 2019
  • All the Love We Cannot See, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 SW G Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526, Oct 3 – Nov 9, 2018
  • When I Consider How My Light is Spent. . .,  Untitled 2.0, 119 SE 6th Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526, Feb 2 – March 17, 2018
  • Considering the Noumenal, 30 North Gallery, 30 N. Central Ave., Medford, OR 97501, May 13 – 14, 2017
  • Open Studio: Work & Progress, 34 N. Central Ave, Medford OR. Feb 26, 2017
  • Noumenon, Southern Oregon University, Art Dept. Chairs Gallery @ CVA Galleries, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, OR 97520, February 24 – March 24, 2017
  • Noumenon: Paradoxical Intention, Manley Art Center & Gallery, 433 Oak St. Brookings, OR, August 30 – September 26, 2016
  • Open Studio: New Paintings, 34 N. Central Ave, Medford OR.  August 29, 2015 (premiered Noumenon 9: Symphony of Life)

Juried Shows

  • JUSTICE Art Show @ TTU Satellite Gallery (2nd prize), Lubbock, TX, February First Friday Art Trail, 2020
  • Rogue Valley Biennial, Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Medford, OR, June 28 – Aug 2, 2019
  • Rogue Valley Biennial, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 SW G Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526, June 1 – July 27, 2017
  • Progress, 30 North Gallery, 30 N. Central Ave., Medford, OR 97501, March 10 – 11, 2017
  • Beyond the Demos IX: Oregon Artists Who Teach, Juried by Amanda Recker, ALT Creative Studio, 30775 SW Boones Ferry Road, Wilsonville, OR, Oct 1 – Nov 1, 2014
  • Rogue Valley Biennial, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 SW G Street, Grants Pass, OR, Mar 1 – Apr 26, 2013
  • Rogue Valley Biennial “Art of Our Time,” Jurors Bruce Bayard, Cody Bustamante, and Ann DiSalvo; Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Medford, OR, Feb 18 – Mar 31, 2011
  • BCAA Juried Art Competition, Juror Rolando Diaz – Cockerell Gallery, 1133 North 2nd Street Abilene, TX, Nov 6 – Dec 11, 2009

Select Group Exhibitions

  • Blank Canvas, 5 & J Gallery @ CASP (rescheduled due to COVID-19), Lubbock, TX — coming fall 2020
  • Electric Motel, Charles Adams Studio Project, Studio D, 602 Avenue J,
    Lubbock, TX 79401, May 3-5, 2019
  • Impolite Conversation, Untitled 2.0, 119 SE 6th Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526, Nov 3 – 26, 2017
  • [disambiguation], Untitled 2.0, 119 SE 6th Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526, Oct 6 – 28, 2017
  • Novelty Fun Pack, Pratt Studio Galleries, 200 Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11201, Feb 26 – Mar 6, 2017
  • Men At (Art)Work (3 person), Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40 South Bartlett Street, Medford, OR,  Jan 11 – Feb 17, 2017
  • Interpretations of Self: Annual Members’ Exhibition, Rogue Gallery and Art Center 40 S. Bartlett Street, Medford, OR,  Nov 22 – Dec 20, 2013
  • Smaller than a Breadbox: 2011 Members’ Show, Rogue Gallery and Art Center 40 South Bartlett Street, Medford, OR,  Nov 11 – Dec 23, 2011
  • Emergence (invitation), Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40 South Bartlett Street, Medford, OR,  May 7 – Jun 5, 2010
  • Printmaking 2009 (invitation), Cockerell Gallery, 1133 North 2nd Street, Abilene, TX,  Jul 9 – Aug 5, 2009
  • Retrospect, Cockerell Gallery, 1133 North 2nd Street, Abilene, TX,  Apr 9 – May 2, 2009

Talks/Critique

  • Texas Tech College of Architecture: Guest Critic,  July 25, 2019
  • Southern Oregon Society of Artists: Guest Critic, Feb 2016
  • Panelist Artist (1 of 3): Abstraction vs. Realism, Rogue Gallery & Art Center, July 9, 2016

Performances

  • Devised Theatre Intensive: Actor & Member of Devising Team, Marfa, TX, Aug 2019
  • Art Walk Performance Painting, Middleford Alley, Medford, OR, Oct 2015
  • Valentine’s Day Live Performance Painting, World Famous Bean, ACU Campus, Abilene, TX, Feb 14, 2009

Select Public/Private Collections

  • Texas Tech University, School of Theatre & Dance – Lubbock, TX
  • Medford Public Library – Medford, OR
  • Onstead-Packer Biblical Studies Building, ACU – Abilene, TX
  • Christopher & Bridgett Van Ness – Medford, OR
  • Hilary Zamudio & Sam Scharf – Medford, OR
  • David Gremmels, Owner, Rogue Creamery Cheeses, Southern OR
  • Janet Higgins – Grants Pass, OR
  • Duane & Jack Megyesi – Grants Pass, OR