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Alan Skees

Department of Fine Art and Art History


Alan Skees

Associate Professor

Torggler Fine Arts Center 308
(757) 594-8867
alan.skees@cnu.edu
www.skees.net

Education

  • MFA in Digital Art, University of Arizona
  • BFA in Studio Art, University of Alabama

Teaching

Digital Art, Digital Media, Digital Photography, Photography, 2D Design, Foundations, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Alternative Printmaking, Installation, Graphic Design

Research

Technology, Glitch Art, Printmaking, Art Theory, Studio Foundations, Teaching Practices, Digital Imaging

Biography

Alan Skees was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his BFA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he studied traditional and alternative forms of printmaking, digital arts, design, and a little sculpture and ceramics thrown in just for fun. He earned his MFA degree in 2007 from the University of Arizona. While there, he studied more alternative forms of printmaking, non-toxic printmaking, book arts, installation art, and other forms of digital image making. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Printmaking and Graphic Design at Christopher Newport University. He lives and makes art in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Juror’s Award of Merit, Artists Who Teach Juried Exhibition, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center. (2020)
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism". Beverly Perdue Art Gallery at Bridgewater College. Bridgewater, VA.
  • Art - Art Works in Publication
    "Logo Design / PR materials". Whiskey Advocate Magazine. Newport News, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Artists Who Teach Juried Exhibition 2020". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Art - Art Works in Publication
    "Logo Design / PR materials". Newport News, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Group
    "Fresh Pressed". Suffolk Art Gallery. Suffolk, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Virginia Artists 2019". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Art - Arts Festival
    "CURRENT Art Fair". Bon Secours Washingon Redskins Training Center. Richmon, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism". Hall Gallery. Newport News, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Group
    "2018 SECAC Juried Exhibition". SECAC. Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, UAB. Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Virginia Artists 2018". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Art - Art Works in Publication
    "Album Cover / PR materials". Fifth Bridge (band). Newport News, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism". Bloch Hall Gallery. Montevallo, AL.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "ArtPop! Hampton Roads". ArtPop! and Norfolk Arts. Public Art - Billboards in Hampton Roads. Hampton Roads Area.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism". Alexander Brest Galler. Jacksonville, FL.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Virginia Artists 2017". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "31st Annual Positive/Negative National Juried Exhibition". Tipton Gallery. Johnson City, Tenn..
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "SECAC Exhibition 2013". Southeastern College Art Association. Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Greensboro, NC.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Print International 4". Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts. Pagosa Springs, CO.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Print International 3". Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts. Pagosa Springs, CO.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Dissidence". Work - Detroit, Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design. Detroit, Michigan.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "The Post Apocalypse Studies". The Falk Gallery at CNU. Newport News, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Invitational
    "Virginia Landscapes Today: Views of the Old Dominion by its Artists". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Virginia Artists 2012". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "2012 Oso Bay North American Printmaking Exhibition". Islander Gallery @ Texas AandM University. Corpus Christi, TX.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Artists Who Teach 2012". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Group
    "Sacred and Profane: Immaculately Unrestrained". Taubman Museum of Art. Roanoke, VA.
  • Art - Arts Festival
    "Marginal Arts Fair 2012". Hollins College and Taubman Museum of Art. Roanoke, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Group
    "Lessedra World Print Annual". Lessedra Gallery and Contemporary Art Projects. Sophia, Bulgaria.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Synthesis: printSPIVA". George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Joplin, MO, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Artists Who Teach". Charles H. Taylor Arts Center. Hampton, VA, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Invitational
    "The Art of Printmaking". Peninsula Fine Arts Center. Newport News, VA, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "New Waves 2011". Contemporary Arts Center of Virginia. Virginia Beach, VA, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Group
    "Snap To Grid". Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Group
    "Inaugural Alumni Open Exhibition". ArtLab, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Birmingham, AL, USA.
  • Alan Skees, Collaborative Ecosystems Summit, "Science Communication," CNU. (2019)
  • Alan Skees, Artist Talk, "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism," University of Montevallo. (2018)
  • Alan Skees, Artist Talk / Classroom visits and critiques, "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism," Jacksonville University. (2017)
  • Alan Skees, SECAC 2016, "There I fixed it: Premortem and Postmortem with Design Process," Roanoke, VA (VT and Hollins). (2016)
  • Alan Skees, SECAC 2016, "Monster Print Rally," Roanoke, VA. (2016)
  • Alan Skees, Silent Sky Salon Series, "A Brief History of Art in Space," CNU - Theater. (2015)
  • Alan Skees, Melissa Vanderberg, Danielle Wagner, Katie Ries, Michael Bernhardt, Valerie Powell, Lilly Kuonen, Erin Hoffman, Ray Yeager, Natasha Giles, Jessica Burke, Think Tank 8, "Measuring Success," Bozeman, Montana (MSU). (2014)
  • Alan Skees, Think Tank 6, "Alan Skees: Recent Work," Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia. (2011)
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