GLORIA ANN SHOWS
gloriaashows@gmail.com

 EDUCATION      

2019             Ohio State University | Columbus, OH
Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking
2016             University of Central Oklahoma | Edmond, OK
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minor in Art History
Printmaking and Painting
2012             Oklahoma City Community College | Oklahoma City, OK
Associate in Arts
2008            Moore Norman Technology Center | Norman, OK
Certificate of Publication, Graphic Design

RECENT EXHIBITIONS        

2019
Here (There) | Hopkins Hall Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Connect:Collect | Hulsey Gallery, Hulsey Gallery, Norick Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Filipino American Artist Directory Book Release | Flood Plain, St. Louis, MO
Ex:perimental; Punctu[a]tion | Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH
Ingrained: Large Scale Woodcut Prints | Carnegie Gallery, Columbus, OH

2018
Big Ink | Phoenix Rising Print Cooperative, Columbus, OH
*Mural at the Monarch Waystation, 934Fest | 934 Gallery, Columbus, OH
Making Your Mark | Print Exchange Exhibition, Leslie Powell Gallery, Lawton, OK Press Gallery, Artspace at Untitled, Oklahoma City, OK; Ponca City Art Center, Ponca City, OK; University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; Graceful Arts Gallery, Alva, OK; Leslie Powell Foundation, Lawton, OK; Goddard Art Center, Ardmore, OK; Artist of the Arbuckles’ Jean Carr Gallery, Sulphur, OK

2017
Coda | Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Making Art is a Mistake | Hopkins Hall Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
THIS IS NOW | Roy G Biv, Columbus, OH. Curated by Mabi Ponce de León, April Sunami and Marshall Shorts
Making Your Mark: A Printmaking Exchange Portfolio with the Oklahoma Printmaking Network | [Artspace] at Untitled, Oklahoma City, OK

2016
bARTer | Current Studios, Oklahoma City, OK
12x12 | Science Museum Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
*Residency Exhibition | Solo Exhibition, Graceful Arts Gallery, Alva, OK
Fringe, Women Artists of OK Exhibition | Graphite, Oklahoma City, OK
Momentum OKC | Spotlight Artist, The Plow, Oklahoma City, OK
Curated by Trent Lawson (Artist, Chief preparator at OKCMOA, Oklahoma City, OK), Katherine Shotick (Curator, OKCMOA, Oklahoma City, OK)
Spotlight Preview | Graphite, Oklahoma City, OK
Artist of the Month | Coffee Slingers, Oklahoma City, OK

2015
This Christmas I Gave You My Art | Oklahoma City, OK
Print, Print, Boom Festival | Norman, OK Curated by Eric Piper, Dope Chapel Gallery, Norman, OK
Fall Juried Art Show | The Barn, Oklahoma City, OK Curated by Lisa Jean Allswede (Artist, Owner of Project Box Gallery)
Red Dot | Annual Fundraiser Exhibition, Individual Artists of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
Fierce Punch: a Street Fighter Art Show | 51st Street Speakeasy, Oklahoma City, OK
Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still | Living Arts Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Curated by America Meredith (Artist; Independent curator; Associate Publisher, Noksi Press) and Mary Kathryn Moeller (Emerging Curator)
Momentum Satellite Exhibition | Mainline Gallery, Tulsa, OK. Curated by Mary Kathryn Moeller.
Exquisite Corpse Mixology | [Artspace] at Untitled, Oklahoma City, OK
24/7 Art Exhibition | The Project Box, Oklahoma City, OK
Elaborate Collaborate | Individual Artists of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
Curated by Romy Owens (Independent Artist and Curator), and Kelsey Karper (Associate Director, Oklahoma Visual Artist Coalition)
The Nursery Celebrates Birth | The Nursery, Oklahoma City, OK
University of Central Oklahoma Senior Exhibition | Istvan Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
Be My Valentine x4 | The Nursery, Oklahoma City, OK

 

PRINT EXCHANGE PORTFOLIOS

Texchange | Organized by Southern Graphics Council International.
Connect:Collect |
Organized by Emma Dilfani and Alexa Goetzinger
(Un)necessary Duplicates, Volume 8 | Organized by Meghan O’Connor.
Exhibited at Albany Public Library, Laramie, WY; Mayflower Mobile Gallery, Omaha, NE
Big Ten Print Exchange | Organized by John McCaughey
Homeward | Organized by Michael Litzau
Exhibited at Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX; University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
Making Your Mark | Organized by Theresa Riemer and Laurence Myers Reese, Oklahoma Printmaking Network.
Exhibited at [Artspace] at Untitled, Oklahoma City, OK; Ponca City Art Center, OK; University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; Graceful Arts Gallery, Alva, OK; Leslie Powell Foundation, Lawton, OK; Goddard Art Center, Ardmore, OK; and Artists of the Arbuckles’ Jean Carr Gallery, Sulphur, OK.

GRANTS/AWARDS

2016-2019    Graduate Assistant | Department of Art,
                    Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2017             Best in Traditional Techniques | Juror Catherine Prose,
Oklahoma Printmaking Network Exchange Portfolio
2016             Artist in Residence | Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, OK
2015             Momentum Spotlight Artist Award | Oklahoma City, OK

SERVICE

2018 Wall Drawing #931, Sol Lewitt
Assistant Draftsperson, Pomerene Hall, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2016-2019 Graduate Assistant | The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Beginning Drawing
2D Design Foundations
Printmaking: Relief and Intaglio

TRAINING

Adobe Creative Suite (Software)
Epilog Laser (Hardware)
BOSSLASER (Hardware)

AFFILIATIONS

Filipino American Artist Directory | Director of Comics and Narrative Art (2019)
Southern Graphics International Council | Member (2016-Present)
Mid America Print Council | Member (2016-Present)
Oklahoma Printmaking Network | Member (2015-2018)