RESUME
Iva Morris
1145 Hwy 304
Veguita, NM 87062
(505) 864-8336

email: iva@ivamorris.com

EDUCATION
University of Maryland, Masters of Humanities Program 2000-present
BA/Art Education, University of New Mexico, Alb. NM 1981

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2002   Diane Nelson Fine ArtLaguna Beach, CA
1999   Harwood Art Center, Alb. NM
1997   Cafe Gallery Alb. NM
1996   LA. Nicola .Los Angeles, CA
1993   Kron/Reck Fine Art Alb., NM
1991   Kron/Reck Fine Art, Alb. NM

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2006
"Diptichs", Lewellen Contemporary, Sante Fe, NM

2005
"The Rise of Underground Art", Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO
33rd Annual Pastel Society of America Pastel Show", NY, NY
"Transitions", Magnifico Contemporary, Downtown Center for the Arts, Alb. NM

2004
"So a", Contemporary Art in Southern NM, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
"Significant Others, Harwood Art Center, Alb., NM

2003
"Albuquerque Contemporary", Alb. Museum of Arts and History, Alb. NM
"National Pastel Show, " PSNM Alb., NM
"Masterpiece Show", Alb. NM

2002
"The Western Landscape," A and R Museum of Western Art, Trinidad, CO
" 15th International Pastel Show, " Los Angeles, CA
"Lone Star Invitational, " Amarillo, TX

2001
"Fin, Fur and Feather," Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
"Summer Invitational", J. Cacciola Galleries, NY
"Commercial Art by Noncommercial Artists", La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"29th Annual National Exhibition", Pastel Society of America, NY, NY
"National Pastel Show", PSNM Alb., NM

2000
"Go Figure", Lewellen Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
"Get Real", Fisher Gallery, Alb. NM
"Triad Invitational", Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

1999
"Celebration of the Nude," Van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
"Why Albuquerque", Magnifico, Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Alb. NM
"International Pastel Show, " Dartmouth Street Gallery, Alb., NM

1998
"American Crafts Invitationaln, Indiana University, IN
"Print New Mexico", Harwood Art Center, Alb., NM
"SExSW', Fosdeck Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

1997
"Reproduction in the Age of Multiples, Pyramid Center of Fine Art, Rochester, NY
"Another View", Fosdeck Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY

1996
"Linear Projections, " Kimo Gallery, Alb. NM
"22nd Delaware Biennial, " University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE

AWARDS
2003   "Jury's Choice Award", Alb. Contemporary 2003, Museum of Art and History, Alb., NM
2002   "1st Place/Landscape", International Competition, International Pastel Magazine
  "        "1st Place", 35th International Pastel Show, Los Angeles, CA
2000   "1st Place", National Pastel Show, PSNM, Alb., NM
1999     "   "
1998     "   "
1999   "Jury's Choice Award", Why Albuquerque, Magnifico, Alb. Museum of Art and History
1990   "Purchase Award", Southwest 90 Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
1992   Visiting Artist, Alfred University, Alfred NY
  "        Resident Artist, Santa Fe School for the Deaf, Santa Fe NM
1991   Resident Artist, Elida Municipal Schools. Elida, NM

PUBLICATIONS
2004   "Artists Magazine", September issue
  "        "SQ", Contemporary Art in Southern New Mexico. Museum of Fine Art
  "        "Pastel Journal", April issue
2003   "Albuquerque Contemporary, Alb. Museum of Art and History
  "        "Pastel International", October issue
  "        "American Artist Magazine", August issue
2001   "Pastel Journal", Jan/Feb issue
1999   "Why Albuquerque", Museum of Art and History
  "        "Focus Santa Fe", March issue

REPRESENTATION
Lewellen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

EMPLOYMENT
Visual Artist/Illustrator
1988-Present
Owner and designer for Que Bestia Designs producing folk art,
furniture and jewelry boxes.

1997-Present
Illustrator for Bottman Design, SLC, Utah.

1996-1999
Illustrator for Hampton Brown Co.

1984-Present
Printmaker, Painter, Pastelist.Exhibited in group and solo shows. Exhibited in Fine Art and Craft Shows throughout US. Won many awards exhibiting furniture and folk art.

Teacher
2004-2005
Art Teacher, Gil Sanchez Elementary and La Promesa Elementry, Las Nutria NM, Grades K-6

2002-2003
Resident Art Teacher, La Promesa Elementary, Las Nutrias, Nm. Grades K-6

1999-Present
Art Instructor giving workshops in pastel and oil painting in NM, TX, and Ca.

1987-1988
Art Teacher, Albuquerque Academy, Albuquerque, NM Grades 6-8

1987-1987
Resident Artist, Santa Fe School for the Deaf, Santa Fe, NM. Executed mural; taught grades 6-12

1985-1986
Resident artist, Elida Municipal Schools, Elida, NM. Executed two murals; taught grades K-12.

1985-1986
Art teacher, Before and After school Program, Corrales Elementary. Corrales, NM


PASTELS


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FOLK ART