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Wayne Simpkins


Printmaking
Associate Professor
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EDUCATION

BFA in Art/Printmaking, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1966–1970
Certification as a Tamarid Master Printer The Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico, 1970–1972
MFA in Art/Printmaking The University of California, Santa Barbara, 1972–1974

EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant Art The University of California, Santa Barbara, 1972–1974
Instructor Art The University of Memphis, 1974–1980
Assistant Professor, The University of Memphis, 1980–1983
Associate Professor Art The University of Memphis, 1983 - present
Assistant Chairman Art The University of Memphis, 1983-1999
Acting Chairman Art The University of Memphis, 1989-90
Acting Co-Chairman Art The University of Memphis, 1999 Spring

TEACHING

Printmaking, The University of California, Santa Barbara, Undergraduate
Drawing, The University of Memphis, Undergraduate and Graduate
Printmaking. The University of Memphis, Undergraduate and Graduate
Digital Imaging, The University of Memphis, Undergraduate and Graduate

EXHIBITIONS

1998
The Pittsburgh Print Group, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, competitive juried group exhibition
1996
Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, juried competitive group exhibition
1994
Foto Houston 1994, San Jacinto College South, Houston Texas, juried competitive group exhibition
1993
Americas 2000: Works on Paper, University Galleries, Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, juried competitive group exhibition
Florida Printmaker’s Society, 6th Annual Print Exhibition, The new World School of the Arts Gallery, Miami, Florida, juried competitive, group exhibition
1993
International Juried Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California, juried competitive group exhibition
1992
New American Talent, The Eighth Exhibition, Texas Fine Arts Association, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas, juried competitive group exhibition
Brooks Biennial Invitational, The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee, invitational group exhibition
1988
18th National Works on Paper Exhibition, Minot State College, Minot, North Dakota, juried competitive group exhibition
1987
17th National Works on Paper Exhibition, Minot State College, Minot, North Dakota, juried competitive group exhibition
19th Annual Prints, Drawings & Photographs Exhibition, the Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, juried competitive group exhibition
Group Exhibition, Trahern Gallery, Austin-Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee
1986
Ten from Tennessee, Plus 9, Dulin Gallery, First Tennessee Bank, Knoxville, Tennessee
1985
The Artist and Social Commentary, the University Gallery, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee
1984
Invitational Exhibition of Southern Printmakers, a traveling exhibition organized by Tom Dewey, University of Mississippi, Oxford
1982
One Man Show, Arkansas State University Gallery, Jonesborough
On Or Of Paper, Columbia Museums of Art and Science, Columbia, South Carolina, juried competitive group exhibition
1980
23rd North Dakota Annual, Department of Visual Arts, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, juried competitive group exhibition
First Annual National, Works on Paper, Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, Kentucky, juried competitive group exhibition
1979
Two Person Exhibition, Clough Hanson Gallery, Southwestern at Memphis
1978
One Man Show, E.H. Little Gallery, Memphis State University, Memphis
Group Exhibition, M.O.A.C. Gallery, Washington, D.C., invitational group exhibition
Stockton National 1978, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
1977
Sixteenth Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University School of Art, Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois, juried competitive group exhibition
Six Person Invitational, Contemporary Graphics Center, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
1976
Eleventh National Print Exhibition, Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut, juried competitive group exhibition
Tennessee Bicentennial Art Exhibition, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville - Purchase Award
Eighteenth National Exhibition, Greater Fall River Art Association, Fall River, Massachusetts, juried competitive group exhibition
National Print Exhibition, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery, State University College, Fredonia, New York, juried competitive group exhibition
Second National Experimental Printmaking Show, Tusculum College, Greeneville, Tennessee, juried competitive group exhibition
Footprint, Northwest International Small Format Print Exhibition, Davidson Galleries, Seattle Washington, juried competitive group exhibition
Seventh Annual Auburn Union National Drawing And Print Competition, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, juried competitive group exhibition
Five Person Invitational, Florida Technological University Gallery, Orlando
1975
Sixty-Fourth Annual Exhibition, Texas Fine Arts Association, LagunaGloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas, juried competitive group exhibition
Exhibition of Prints from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Group Exhibition, Sight Gallery, Memphis
Mid-South Biennial, Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis
1974
Group Exhibition, Esther Bear Gallery, Santa Barbara, California
Forty-Fourth Annual Exhibition, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri
Second New Hampshire Graphics Annual, Arts and Sciences Center, Nashua, New Hampshire, juried competitive group exhibition
1971
Group Exhibition, Marion Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Exhibition of Prints from the Tamarind Collection, the University of New Mexico Gallery, Albuquerque

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