Loren Schwerd CV.pdf
Education:
1996-99 Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
1989-93 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2010

Where Danger and Dishonor Lurks, Prospect 1.5 Exhibition curated by Dan Cameron, the Project Space at Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  Mourning Portrait, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA
 

Mourning Portrait, The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, Asheville, NC

2009 Trace, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI
  The Culture of Rights/The Rights of Culture: Loren Schwerd, Dana Women Artist Series, Douglas Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  Mourning Portrait, AMMO Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  Mourning Portrait, EJ Bellocq Gallery, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
2008 Mourning Portrait, Sumter County Art Gallery, Sumter SC
2004 Fleece, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC
2003 Flock, Redux Studios, Charleston, SC
2002 Confections, Southeastern College Art Conference, University of Southern Alabama, Mobile
 

Yield, EyeSpy Gallery, Charleston, SC

2000 Trappings, City Gallery, Charleston, SC
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2016 ArtFields, Lake City, SC
2015 Reverb: Past, Present, Future, curated by Isole Briemaier, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA
  Houses, Foundation Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  ArtFields, Lake City, SC
  Intertwined: Contemprary Southeastern Fiber Art, traveling exhibition: Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, GA, Lamar Arts, Barnesville, GA, Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, Vadosta, GA
2014 Homeland [IN] Security: Vanishing Dreams, curated by Margaret Matherws-Berenson Dorsky Gallery curatorial space in Long Island City
  After Life, curated by Kristine Thompson, Luckman Gallery at Luckman California State University, Los Angeles, CA
  Louisiana Contemporary, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
  Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home, Guest Curator: Marci Rae McDade. editor of the Surface Design Journal, Craft Alliance Grand Center Gallery, St Louis, MO
  Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home, Hap Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Spoken Threads: The Art of Craftism, ArtRage Gallery, Syracuse, NY
  That Silky Smooth Feeling, GrayDuck Gallery, Austin, TX
  Sex and Design, La Triennale di Milano Design Museum, Milan, Italy
2012 Vicissitudes: New Orleans, Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
  Past is Present: Contemporary Approaches to Historical Decorative Arts and Design, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, GA.
2011 Associations, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grad Rapids, MI
  Extreme Materials II, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2010 Venerate: Collectors of the Human Condition, Union Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, WI
  Aftermath, Tuska Center for the Arts, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
  Unraveling Tradition,Contemporary Artists Working with Fiber Media, Albuquerque, NM
 

Cabinet of Curiosities, Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2009 Found Objects, Sellars Gallery, Simmons Visual Art Center, Brenau University, Gainesville, NC
 

Hair on Fire, Halsey Institute fro Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston, SC

2008 Social Construct/Human Nature, satellite exhibition of Prospect One New Orleans Biennial, Lousiana Artworks, New Orleans, LA
  Either Side of the Skin, Penland Gallery, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2007 Simple Truths, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AS
2006 Dada Domestique, Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, NY
  60 Seconds of Play, Traveling Exhibition, Sarai Media Lab, India, Tilt Gallery and Project Space Portland OR, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2005 Multiplicity, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH
  Saltline Biennial, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
  Homegrown: Southeast, Southeastern Contemporary Art Center, Winston- Salem, NC
  Maquette, McMaster Art Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
 

Thresholds: Expressions of Art and Spirituality, traveling exhibition curated by Eleanor Heartney, Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Artists and Guildford College Gallery, Greensboro, NC

  Triennial 2004, The State Museum, Columbia, SC
2003 Southern Bent, Traveling Exhibition, Washington University Medical Campus, St. Louis and the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, MO
  Sumer Exibition,Grounds for Sculpture, Hamiltion, NJ
  What's New 2, McColl Center for Visual Art's Spirit Square Galleries, Charlotte, NC
2001 Suits and Skins, Two Person Exhibition, Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

Public Art Commissions:

2016 One Columbia Richland Cooper Library Public Art Commission, Permanent Installation, Columbia, SC
Permanent Collections:
2001 Wright State University, Dayton, OH
2012 Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
Awards, Grants, Fellowships:
2015 ArtFields, Lake City, SC, Honorable Mention Prize
2013

National Park Service Grand Canyon, Artist-in-Residence
Sitka Center For Art and Ecology Residency Program

2011 Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Art
2009 Djerass,i Artist-in-Residence
2008 The Enclave at I Park, Artist-in-Residence
2007

Art Omi International, Artist-in-Residence

  Blue Mountain Center, Artist-in-Residence
2006 Millay Colony for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence
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