Neill Prewitt

Neill Prewitt

CV February 2017

 

 

Selected Exhibitions/Screenings

 

Compass (pre-presentation), UNC Greensboro Art Truck + Greensboro Project Space, Greensboro, NC (two-person exhibition with Gabrielle Duggan)

VHS Mixtape Volume 1

Fall Line Projects, The Low Museum, Atlanta, GA

Consensus Reality, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC (two-person exhibition with Gabrielle Duggan)

Area 919: Artists in the Triangle, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC (with Yuxtapongo)

Bad Economy, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC (solo exhibition)

New Currents in Contemporary Art, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

We Cruizin’, Lump, Raleigh, NC (solo exhibition)

 

 

Performances

 

Consensus Reality, performance of multimedia operetta with Gabrielle Duggan

      Black Mountain School, Black Mountain, NC

      The Carrack, Durham, NC

      Greensboro Project Space, Greensboro, NC

      Holy Underground, Baltimore, MD

      Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY

      GG Nix, Brooklyn, NY

      Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

      Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

      Kings, Raleigh NC

Future Artist, performance series during community conversations for Raleigh Arts Plan

It Is Some Time, performance with Gabrielle Duggan, CAM Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

Exponential Death, performance with Kevin Blechdom and Irene Moon

      Nightlight, Carrboro, NC

      Pianos, New York, NY

      Copycat Annex, Baltimore, MD

 

 

Projects

 

Balloons With a Z, multimedia installation, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Bioluminescence, permanent installation of video work created with children during residency, Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh, NC (with Ellie Blake)

SiteWork, co-director of independent curatorial team, Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill NC

      SiteWork/Hopscotch, curated and produced a series of music-related exhibitions and performances during the Hopscotch music festival, Raleigh, NC

      SiteWork/Hopscotch, curated and produced a series of music-related exhibitions and public art installations during the Hopscotch music festival, Raleigh NC

White People, drawing series

      White Peo-ple, self-published artist book, Prisma Paper (with Critter)

      White People, Oak City Cycling Project, Raleigh, NC

      Body 2 Body, My Room, Carrboro, NC

Dream Acts: The Abbey Court Project, multimedia installation of work created with community members during community engagement project, 523 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC (with Ellie Blake and Lincoln Hancock)

Block2, curator of outdoor semi-monthly video exhibition series featuring local video artists, City of Raleigh Office of Arts, Raleigh, NC

Yuxtapongo, founder of collaborative artist team

      Exploded Hipster, community-sourced clothing installation, CAM, Raleigh, NC

      Highlife, multimedia installation, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

      Yuxtapongo TV, curator, contributor to and producer of monthly half-hour public access TV show featuring over 100 local video artists and musicians, Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, NC

 

 

Residencies

 

Greensboro Project Space, UNC Greensboro, Artist-In-Residence, Greensboro, NC

Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Artist-In-Residence, Raleigh, NC

Marbles Kids Museum, Playdate with an Artist Residency, Raleigh, NC

Artspace, Community Arts Residency, Raleigh, NC

 

 

Bibliography

 

Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley, “We Went to North Carolina Part 1: CAM, Lump and Flanders Gallery,” Art F City, published October 27, 2015. http://artfcity.com/2015/10/27

“BURNAWAY Presents Consensus Reality in Castleberry Hill,” BURNAWAY, published June 11, 2015. http://burnaway.org/38704/

Wendy Hower, “Area 919: Lincoln Hancock with Yuxtapongo,” Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University Blog, published April 6, 2015. http://nasher.duke.edu/2015/04/area-919-lincoln-hancock-with-yuxtapongo/

Shana Dumont Garr, “‘Area 919’ Surveys Artists in the Triangle, at the Nasher at Duke,” BURNAWAY, published March 14, 2015. http://burnaway.org/review/36778/

“Exploded Hipster: The making of an unusual installation at the Nasher Museum’s ‘Area 919’ exhibit,” Duke Today, published February 8, 2015. http://today.duke.edu/2015/02/hipster

Chris Vitiello, “Rest stops on the information superhighway: Michael Itkoff’s CtrlAltDel at Flanders Gallery,” INDY Week, published September 18, 2013. http://www.indyweek.com/arts/archives/2013/09/18

“Living the Dream,” The Chapel Hill News, June 8, 2011, 6A

Takaaki Iwabu, “TV Less Ordinary,” The News & Observer, May 3, 2009, D11

 

 

Grants/Commissions/Honors

 

Public Performance Commission, City of Raleigh Office of Arts, Raleigh, NC

Honorable Mention, Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture, International Sculpture Center

Into the Streets: Community Art Project Grant, Town of Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office, Chapel Hill, NC

 

 

Panels/Lectures

 

Presenter & Panelist, Southern Constellations Convergence, Elsewhere, Greensboro NC

Lecturer, Jacco Oliver and Jennifer West: Afterlife, SECCA, Winston Salem, NC

Presenter and Panelist, Visualizing Human Rights Anti-Conference, UNC Center for Global Initiatives, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Consultant on Outdoor Video Projection, Raleigh Arts Commission, Raleigh, NC

Selection Committee, Downtown Arts Program, Town of Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office, Chapel Hill, NC

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

Assistant Professor of Communication, William Peace University, Raleigh, NC

Part-time Faculty, Longleaf School of the Arts, Raleigh, NC

Adjunct Instructor, William Peace University, Raleigh, NC

Teaching Assistant, Department of Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Full-time Faculty, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education High School, Mexico City, Mexico

Teaching Assistant, Department of English, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

 

 

Education

 

MFA Studio Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC (advanced Film Studies and Literature courses)

BA Literature cum laude (minor in Film Studies), North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Study Abroad, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands (Literature and Cultural Studies courses)

 

 

 

 

 

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