Kurt Von Behremann Art

Resume of Kurt Joachim Von Behrmann
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EDUCATION

The Cranbrook Academy of Art, M.F.A. Emphasis Painting, Bloomfield Hills, MI  1988
The Art Academy of Cincinnati, B.F.A. Magna Cum Laude, Cincinnati, OH 1986
The Pennsylvania State University School of Architecture, State College, PA,
(Studied Architecture and Architectural Design  1981-1982)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Faculty, South Mountain Community College, Phoenix, AZ, present                           
Adjunct Faculty, Estrella Mountain Community College, Avondale, AZ,  2011  Instructing: drawing, art history      
Adjunct Faculty Member, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, 2006-2007 Instructed drawing classes and art history courses
Visual Art Instructor,  Brio Fine Arts Center, Scottsdale, AZ, 2006 Instructed adults conducting multi-media painting/figure drawing
Assistant Professor of Art, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, 1993-1995 Instructed as art appreciation, drawing, painting and foundation design

1992-1993
      Assistant Professor of Art, Morehead State University, Morehead State, KY                                 
Instructed studio classes in beginning and advanced drawing and the appreciation of the visual arts classes
       
1989-1990
      Louisville Visual Arts Association Art Instructor, Louisville, KY                                                      
Instructed adults and children in drawing, painting, and art appreciation
       
1990
      YMCA Art Specialist, Child Care Enrichment Program, Louisville, KY                                                      
Conducted art classes to supplement existing ones for the Jefferson County Public School System.
       
      PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
       
2005-2006
      Associate Editor, Outlook Arizona, Phoenix, AZ                                                                                   
Served as the principle writer contributing arts reviews, celebrity interviews, feature pieces, original web content, film reviews, book reviews, music reviews, a pet column, humor and consumer technology pieces and restaurant reviews.
       
1990-1991
      Assistant Director Visual Arts Section, The North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, NC
Implemented logistics for the Artists Fellowship Program and the Artist Project Grants. organized panelist for North Carolina Arts Council workshops, disseminated information concerning the council’s programs to North Carolina artists and  solicited support for council programs related to minority concerns in the State.
       
1984-Present
      EXHIBITING ARTIST
       
      Visual Artist                                                                                                                                                      
Exhibited paintings, drawings, constructions and multi-media work locally, regionally and nationally.
       
      Freelance Writer                                                                                                                              
Subjects have included celebrity interviews, book reviews, consumer technology reviews, travel pieces and assorted subject matter that also includes the visual arts, music, film and television.
       
      Workshop Coordinator and Lecturer
Presenting lectures and presentations on visual art utilizing power point presentations covering contemporary art subject matter and issues related to contemporary art.
       
      Workshop Coordinator and Lecturer
Presenting lectures and presentations on visual art utilizing power point presentations covering contemporary art subject matter and issues related to contemporary art.
       
Selected
      PUBLICATIONS
       
      Red Magazine, Phoenix, AZ / Scottsdale’s Best, Umbrella Publishing Fullerton, CA
The South Mountain District News, Phoenix, AZ/  The Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ
A Magazine, Ahwatukee AZ/ Phoenix Metropolitan, Phoenix AZ/  City AZ: Desert Living, Phoenix, AZ
Art  Papers, Atlanta, GA/ Internet Surfer, Las Vegas, NV/ Echo Magazine, Phoenix AZ
The Little Rock Free Press, Little Rock, AR / Number, an Independent Journal, Memphis, TN
Leo, Lexington, KY/ Dialogue, Columbus, OH  / The New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL
       
Selected
      AWARDS AND PRESENTATIONS
       
2007
2004
1994
1994
1990
1990
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1988
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1990
1990
      The Positioning of Art, Chandler Artists’ Guild, Chandler, AZ
Lecture, The Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
Writers' Conference, Hot Springs, AR
Faculty Summer Grant UALR, Little Rock, AR
Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, New York
Arts Vision-presented by the Kentucky Arts Council, Frankfort, KY
Phoenix Award-The Phoenix Hill Neighborhood Association, Louisville, KY
The Cincinnati Bell Purchase Award, Cincinnati, OH                                                                          
The Penn State African-American Scholars Program, State College, PA                                      
Guest Lecturer for the J.B. Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, KY                                                    
Artist and Criticism: Regional vs. National Perspectives, Bowling Green, KY
       
Selected
      EXHIBITIONS
       

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1988

      Two Visionaries, Two Person Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ
Zouk American Kitchen,
Glendale, AZ
The Gas Light Inn,
Art Gallery Space, Solo Exhibition, Glendale, AZ
The Prime Restaurant,
Solo Presentation New and Recent Work, Phoenix, AZ
Herberger Theater,
juried exhibitions, Phoenix, AZ                                                                           
Olney Gallery, Trinity Cathedral, Two Person Show, Phoenix, AZ                                                     
On Going, Lewis Interiors, Glendale, AZ                                                                                                    
Solo Exhibition, Brio Fine Arts, Scottsdale, AZ                                                                                        
Group Exhibition, The Farm, South Mountain Village, Phoenix, AZ                                                      
Fusion Studio, Group Showing, Tempe, AZ                                                                                
Lyrical Interpretations, Paulina Miller Studio Gallery, Phoenix, AZ                                              
Illusions – Fantasy exhibition, Phoenix, AZ                                                                                            
Under construction, Bear Icons Four, Washington D.C.                                                                      
The Black and White Show: The Artery, Phoenix, AZ                                                                            
Exodus  solo show, ASU Downtown, Phoenix, AZ                                                                               
11 East Ashland Gallery, “Summer Group Show” Phoenix, AZ                                                           
Three Person Show, Paulina Miller Studio Gallery, Phoenix, AZ                                                    
Espresso Gold Bar Solo show, “Love Poems to Japan,” Tempe, AZ                                                     
Soho 121 Arts Club, Phoenix, AZ                                                                                                                
Artifact, Wingspan, Tucson, AZ                                                                                                                  
Images of Pima County, Sitwell Twiggs House, Tucson, AZ                                                 
Planet Earth Theater, Fund Raiser, Phoenix, AZ                                                                                   
Solo Exhibition, The Chroma Gallery, Little Rock, AR                                                                             
Solo Exhibition, The University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR                                                       
Group Show: 7 deadly Sins, U.A.L.R., Little Rock, AR                                                                               
Solo Show: Symbols Signs and Sentences, U.A.P.B., Pine Bluff, AR                                                       
Hendrix Invitational, Hendrix College, Conway, AR                                                                               
UALR “Tarot Card Exhibition, The Pyramid Gallery, Little Rock, AR                                                
Our Ancestral History, The Mahogany Gallery, North Little Rock, AR                                               
Virtual Reality, Spirit Square, Charlotte, NC                                                                                              
Solo Show: The Brownsboro Gallery, Louisville, KY                                                                                
Virtual Reality, Spirit Square, Charlotte, NC                                                                                              
Solo Exhibition, The Cinque Gallery, New York, NY                                                                                
Mail Box Art, the Kentucky Arts and Crafts Foundation, Louisville, KY                                              
Kuumba, The Third World Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH                                                                           
Rising to the Surface: Socio Political Art, Artspace, Raleigh, NC                                                       
Muktano, Regional African-American Art, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio        
De Lemmon's D'Lemma, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY                                  
The Annual Morehead State University Faculty Exhibition, Morehead, KY                      
Ethnic Diversity, The Lexington Art League Lexington, KY,                                                   
Nuovo Gallery, Louisville, KY,                                                                                                                      
Ten Black Alumni, The Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH                                                    
The Water Tower Annual," Curator Miriam Shapiro, Louisville, KY                                 
A Cultural Exchange: 12 Russian Artists meet 18 Yvonne Rapp Gallery Artists"
The Headley-Whitney Museum of Lexington, Lexington, KY                                                   
A Matter of Painting, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI                                                                             
The Fiber Show," The Detroit Artists' Market Gallery, Detroit, MI                                                    
Focus 88, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH       
       
      COMPUTER SKILLS
      Experience with:  Freehand, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Quark Express, Painter, Office 2007 Painter, Corel Draw X4, Mac Experience OS X Leopard, also have created blogs and content for assorted publications online as well as some photo editing.
       
      TRAVEL
      Africa /Germany/South America/France/Lichtenstein/Various Caribbean Islands and Switzerland
       

 

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