Curriculum Vitae

 

Veronica V. R. Reeves

Education

2013 – 2015               Master of Fine Arts, Visual Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), Portland, OR

2005 – 2008            Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado, summa cum laude

1998 – 2002            Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, Bachelor of Fine Arts program

 

 

Residencies

2015

Leland Iron Works, Oregon City, OR, September

Signal Fire, Representing the Post-Natural Landscape, Southern California, January

2014

Caldera Center for the Arts, Sisters, OR, October

 

Lectures/Panels

2015

“Breaking Ground: Leland Iron Works Artist in Residence Panel”, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. December, 2015.

“Pink Apocalypse: Paintings about being a mother on a planet with a broken eco-system”, Thesis Oral Defense, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. May, 2015.

2014

“Caldera MFA Artists in Residence”, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. December, 2014.

2011

“A Portrait of the Artist”, Loveland Museum Gallery, Loveland, CO. September, 2011.

 

Exhibitions 

2016

World on Fire, Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA. Juried Group Show.

2015

Cluster, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, CO. Invitational Group Show.

Breaking Ground, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. Group Show.

Divination, Red Fox, Portland, OR. Solo Show.

Understory, Leland Ironworks, Oregon City, OR. Invitational Group Show.

Thirteen, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. MFA Thesis Show.

Seattle Erotic Arts Festival, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA. Juried Group Show.

Beyond Erotic 2015, Next Gallery, Denver, CO. Invitational Group Show.

2014

Nkisi, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, OR. Invitational Group Show.

Ripple Art, Art House, Portland, OR. Group Show and Charity Auction.

Thread, MFA VS Pop-up Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art. Invitational Group Show.

Beyond Erotic 2014, Future Forward Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art. Curatorial Project.

Heavy Light, Disjecta Contemporary Art, Portland, OR. MFA First Year Show.           

Salt of the Earth, The Lodge Gallery, Portland, OR. Invitational Group Show.

Found in Translation, The Lodge Gallery, Portland, OR. Group Show.

2013

 Nascence, The Lodge Gallery, Portland, OR, Group Show.            

 Too Much Party, Night Light Lounge; Portland, OR, Solo Show: danma vs. V2R2 collaborative.

Brotkatze Collaboration IV; Kunststueck, Berlin, Germany, Group Show.

Open Wall, BMOCA; Denver, CO, Group Show.

Telling Tails, NEXT Gallery; Denver, CO, Solo Show: danma vs. V2R2 collaborative.

Truth or Dare, NEXT Gallery; Denver, CO, Group Show.

Juxtaposition: The Madness of Collage, NEXT Gallery; Denver, CO, Group Show. Juror: Peter S. Yumi.

2012

Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun, NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO.

Solo Show: danma vs. V2R2 collaborative.

Beyond Erotic, NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Artistic Mamas, Su Teatro, Denver, CO. Invitational Group Show.

The Plastic Experience, NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Holidays at the Governor’s Residence, Boettcher Mansion, Golden, CO. Invitational Group Show.

Celebration of the Artist, Church of Scientology, Denver, CO. Group Show.

The “Phill” Bender Show: Summer Games of 7, Pirate Art Gallery, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Square Footage, Plastic Chapel, Denver, CO. Group Show.

2011              

Members Show, NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO. Group Show.

A Portrait of the Artist, Loveland Museum Gallery, Loveland, CO. Juried Group Show. Juror: Kyle MacMillan, Art Critic, Denver Post.                       

12×12 Members Show, NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO.

Collaborations and Cage Fights, Pirate Art Gallery, Denver, CO. Group 3759 Collaborative Show.

2010              

Creative Capitol Exhibition, Denver International Airport, Denver, CO. Juried Group Show. Jurors: Colorado Creative Industries and DIA Panel.

National Small Oil Painting Show, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS. Juried Group Show. Juror: Aaron Morgan Brown, Artist.

UCD Alumni Exhibition, Courtyard by Marriott in Partnership Gallery, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Fullness of Life: Old and New Work, On the Avenue, Longmont, CO. Solo Show.

Confetti! Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO. Group Show.

Metaphysical Layers: New Paintings About Consciousness, University of Colorado at Denver. Solo Show.

2009              

Behind the Veil, Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO. Group Show and Benefit L.E.V.I. (Longmont Ending Domestic Violence Initiative).

Artlink Longmont, City of Longmont, CO. Group Show.                       

Art for Ransom, Redline Urban Art Laboratory, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Healing Works, Namaste Hospice Arts and Event Center, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Extinction: Artists Respond, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO. Juried group show. Jurors: Ivar Zeile, Director, Plus Gallery, Denver, CO and Simon Zalkind, Director, Mizel Center, Denver, CO.

On My Own Time, Kaiser Permanente presents CBCA (Colorado Business Coalition for the Arts), St. Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Old, New and Never Shown Before Work, Black Forest Bakery and Café, Brighton, CO. Solo Show.

2008          

Ugallery Select Artists, Affordable Art Fair, New York City, NY. Group Show.

National Small Oil Painting Exhibition 2008, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS. Group Show.Juror: Daniel Sprick, Artist.

Miniature Art Show, Gray Matter Studios, Aurora, CO. Group Show.

UCD Juried Student Show, Emmanuel Gallery, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO. Group show. Juror: Stephen Batura, Artist.

Art 4 Aids: Charity Art Auction, Colorado Aids Project, Denver. Juror: Shannon Corrigan, Director, Emmanuel Art Gallery, Denver.

Mind’s Eye: Student Show, Visual Arts Department, College of Arts and Media, UCD In-Partnership Gallery, Courtyard Marriot, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Emerging Artists Show, Vertigo Art Space, Denver, CO. Three person show.

Recent Works, Reserve List, Denver, CO. Two person show.

2007

One Artist, Café Sanora, Denver, CO, Solo Show.

Genesis: Juried Student Show, Visual Arts Department, College of Arts and Media, UCD In-Partnership Gallery, Courtyard Marriot, Denver, CO. Juror: William Beity, Director, Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO.

On My Own Time, Kaiser Permanente presents CBCA (Colorado Business Coalition for the Arts), St. Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO. Group Show.

Auraria Library Presents, Auraria Campus Library Gallery, Denver, CO. Group show.

Group 3759, Reserve List, Denver, CO. Group show.

Art 4 Aids: Charity Art Auction, Colorado Aids Project, Denver, CO

Juror: Michael Paglia, Art Critic, Westword, Denver, CO.

Group 3759, Goosetown Tavern, Denver, CO. Group show.

2005

All About Me: Juried Group Show, Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO. Juror: Scott Fraser, Artist.

 

Awards

2009              

Honorable Mention, On My Own Time, Kaiser Permanente Presents CBCA

2008              

Outstanding Graduate, University of Colorado at Denver           

Highest Honors summa cum laude

2007

1st Place Emerging Artist, Art 4 Aids, Colorado Aids Project

Honorable Mention, On My Own Time, Kaiser Permanente Presents CBCA

 

 

Curator

NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO

2012

  • Mindpool, May/June 2012, Juried Open Call Group Show
  • Beyond Erotic, Aug. 2012, Invitational Group Show
  • The Plastic Experience, Open Call Group Show
  • Beyond Erotic, Dec. 2014, Invitational Group Show
  • Juxtaposition: The Madness of Collage, March 2012, Juried Group Show

 

 

 Visual Arts Juror

Jefferson County PTA Reflections, CO

2009, 2010

 

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Sanders, M. (2012, Aug. 20). Photos: Getting Freaky at NEXT Gallery’s “Beyond Erotic” Opening. Westword. http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2012/08/freaks_getting_uh_freaky_at_ne.php

http://www.westword.com/arts/photos-truth-or-dare-a-play-date-with-kidrobot-at-next-gallery-5804789

Froyd, S. (2012, Oct. 12). The Plastic Experience reimagines the Munny tonight at Next Gallery. Westword. http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2012/10/munnyworld_tm_3d_munny_next_ga.php

Salamon, M. (2009, May 26). Extinction: Artists Respond. Examiner. http://www.examiner.com/article/extinction-artists-respond

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Walczak. A. (2011, July 21). Thrifty Thursday: Art. Behind the Design Blog. http://www.behindthedesignblog.com/2011/07/thrifty-thursday-art.html

 

Collaborations and Curatorial Projects

 

“Mindpool 2012.” Juried Group Show. NEXT Gallery. Denver, CO. May 18, 2011. Curated.

 

“Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun.” danma vs. v2r2, Collaborative Two Artist Show. NEXT Gallery. Denver, CO. July 20, 2012. Collaboration.

 

“Beyond Erotic.” Invitational Group Show. NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO. Aug. 15, 2012. Curated.

 

“Collaborations and Cage Fights.” Collaborative Group 3759 Show. Pirate Art Gallery. Denver, CO. June 8, 2011. Collaborative Installation.