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              Renae Dower                  

 

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Education

 

      Bachelor of Arts, May 2014

 

            Minor:  Art History

 

      Roanoke College, Salem, VA

 

           

 

Awards

 

        Awarded Kaplan Scholarship for Art 2012-13

 

        Selected for Arts Council of the Blue Ridge Scholarship 2010

 

        Won 2 clothing logo design competitions, including logo for the band After                      Jack

 

        Awarded “Best Depiction of Motion” award in the Liminal Arts “Exchange 81”                 Show 2012

 

        Pathways program- a large painting was selected for creation and permanent               exhibition at Roanoke College

 

        Night and Day- a collaborative work exhibited in the Art Majors Show was                     chosen to be installed in Olin Hall at Roanoke College

 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2016   BiennialOlin Hall Galleries, Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

                  Works sellected by juror

 

2015  New Voice, Jacksonville Center for the Arts, Hayloft Gallery, Floyd, Va.  

 

2014   BiennialOlin Hall Galleries, Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

                  Works sellected by juror

 

2013   Art Majors Show, Olin Hall Galleries, Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

 

2012   “Exchange 81” Show, Liminal: Alternative Artspace Gallery, Roanoke, VA.

 

                               (“Best Depiction of Motion” award in the Liminal Arts                                              "Exchange 81” Show 2012)

 

           Art Majors Show, Olin Hall Galleries, Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

 

2011   “Exchange 81” Show, Liminal: Alternative Artspace Gallery, Roanoke, VA.

 

           Art Majors Show, Olin Hall Galleries, Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

 

 

 

Art Related Employment

 

OLIN GALLERIES, Roanoke College, Salem, VA                                2010-2014

 

Gallery Assistant, Work Study Coordinator

 

       Communicate directly with Gallery Director regarding exhibits, deadlines,                   community programs

 

       Train and instruct gallery assistants on policies and procedures

 

 

 

ARTIST’S INTERN (for Ralph Eaton), Roanoke, VA                            2013-2014

 

Intern

 

       Work directly with the Artist, sewing/planning to help create works for solo                 shows in Olin Hall Galleries and Taubman Museum of Art for 2014.

 

 

 

ILLUSTRATOR FOR CHILDREN’S BOOK, Salem, VA                            2013-2014

 

Illustrating and collaborating with Author

 

        Work directly with Author to illustrate 24 pg children’s book for                                  publication- The Ought

 

 

 

PRIVATE CHILDREN”S ART CAMP, Roanoke, VA                               Summer 2013

 

Instructor

 

        Created and instituted syllabus for technique and medium knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Experience

 

        Artistic/Costume Consultant, Backdrop Design and desk volunteer for                         the Roanoke Ballet Theatre 2010-present

 

        Makeup and costume designer for the City Modern Ensemble 2011-present

 

        Designed and created 3 backdrops for Roanoke Ballet Theatre’s                                 production, Cinderella 2011-12

 

        Designed and created 24’x8’ backdrop for Franklin County High School’s                     Production, Annie 2009

 

        Jewelry Workshop instructor with the Franklin County Public Libraries 2009

 

        Mural Painter for the Rocky Mount Public Library  2006

 

 

 

Renae Dower has sold many custom and commissioned works, including a grouping of works which were bought for Target, along with paintings, ceramics, and jewelry for private collections. 

            

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