Corrie Slawson: It’s hard to explain, but it happened slowly, the transition
May 20, 2017 - July 28, 2017

Artist Biography
Corrie Slawson

 

Born June 30, 1975, Cleveland, OH

 

EDUCATION

MFA Major Painting/Minor Printmaking, Kent State University, Kent, OH 2006
BFA Major Painting/Minor Printmaking, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY 1997

 

EXHIBITIONS

Solo and Two-Person:

2015   Gaps, Voids & Borders (some imagined, all arbitrary), Soltesz Fine Art, Portland, OR

           A desert of magnificence... (a glittering waste of laborious idleness), SHAHEEN, Cleveland, OH

           Take I-80W until the light changes, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

2013   Making Money the Harder Way, (with Elizabeth Emery), The Sculpture Center, Cleveland

2010   Work Party 118, SPACES, Cleveland, OH 
2008   Pulled Passed, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH with Emily Blaser 
2006   Portfolio, Volume 3, Issue 25 Angle: A Journal of Arts & Culture, Cleveland, OH 

2005   Processed Meaning, Kent State University School of Art 

 

Group:

2016  Curator's Choice, Sandusky Cultural Center, Sandusky, OH

          Works on Paper, Long Beach Island Foundation, LBI, NJ

          Premio Marchianni, Fondazione Estetica & Progresso, Sardinia, Italy

2015  The People's Revisionist Natural History Museum, SPACES, Cleveland, OH

          Revision Gobal Review Bejing-Tijuana, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Baja, CA, Mexico

2014  95th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH 

          Behind the Platen, La Roche College, Pittsburgh, PA & Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH 
          U R B A N S C A P E FROM A BIZARRE PRESENT, TJ in China Project Space, Tijuana, Baja, CA, Mexico

          In Print, Cleveland Clinic Glickman Tower, Cleveland, OH (April-July)
          Vacancy, No Vacancy (curated by Lisa Kurzner & Jon Seydl), Waterloo Arts, Cleveland, OH 

2013  Ctrl+Alt+Del (curated by Indra Lacis), Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH 

          Parsons Alumni Exhibition, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY 

          Curb Appeal, Rooms to Let Temporary Art Space, Columbus, OH 

          Extreme Nature, Tri-C West Gallery, Parma, OH 

2012  Paperworks (curated by Andrea Joki), Heights Arts Gallery, Cleveland Heights, OH 

          Time and Place, Urban Art Space at the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

          Foreign Affairs, Galerie Standenhaus, Dresden, Germany 
          Arts QuArter, curated by Barbara Tannenbaum, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH 

          72nd Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL 

          8501 to 11400 (curated by Megan Lykins Reich), Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Cleveland, OH

2011  Colorado, Galerie Module Drei, Dresden, Germany

          3 Artists, one exquiste wall, Zygote Press

         Moving On (curated by Prof. Martin Ball), KSU Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH

2010  Be A Nomad, Cleveland Public Art & Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH 

          4 Ohio Print Shops, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH 

2009  Works In Progress, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH 

          William Busta Presents: Zygote Press Year 12, The Beck Center, Lakewood, OH 

2007  Nancie Mattice Emerging Artist Award Exhibition, Dangenart Gallery, Nashville TN 

2006  Street Repairs (curated by Don Harvey), SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH 

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

 

Nesnadny and Schwartz Visiting Critic Program (studio visit with Andria Hickey), MOCACleveland (July 2014)

3rd Place, Vacancy, No Vacancy (curated by Lisa Kurzner & Jon Seydl), Waterloo Arts, Cleveland, OH (April 2014)

TJINCHINA Project Space, Tijuana, Mexico (March 2014)
The Drawing Center Viewing Program, New York, NY (2012-14)
Quarter Art Editions, SPACES, Cleveland, OH (2013)
Individual Excellence Award, Ohio Arts Council (2D Visual Arts, 2011)
Residency Fellowship, Grafikwerkstatt, Dresden, Germany (Sep-Oct 2011) 


PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

Columbus Metropolitan Library, Driving Park Branch, Columbus, OH (2016)

Warehouse Distict Anthology Historical Markers (8 total), LAND Studio & Cleveland’s Warehouse District (2013-14)

 

ARCHIVES / COLLECTIONS

Ohio Arts Council

Zygote Press Archives

The Cleveland Clinic

Progressive Insurance

Metro Health Systems of Cleveland

University Hospitals of Cleveland

The Westin Hotel, Cleveland

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Johnson, Pat, LBIF: "Works on Paper" National Competition, The Sandpaper, Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Norton-Westbrook, Halona, "Slawson at Shaheen, Before and After," ArtHopper.org, June 29, 2016

Meis, Morgan, "28 Days in Cleveland," Art Hopper, July 2015.

Holslin, Jill, "Aesthetic Dislocations: TJ in China Project Space remakes Tijuana's Image," Art at the Edges, May 2014

Utter, Douglas Max, "Before MOCA Cleveland's move, last exhibit looks ahead and back," The Plain Dealer, February 2012.

Utter, Douglas Max, "The Tying of Plot 118; SpaceLab takes a walk on the east side," Cleveland Scene, February 2010

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Visiting Artist, Kent Blossom, Kent State University School of Art, Kent, OH (June 2016)

Panelist, Printshop As Watering Hole, College Arts Association, New York, NY (Feb. 2015)
Curator,
They Came. They Saw. They Printed!, Zygote Press Archive Exhibition, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH

(Feb 6-April 2, 2015) / Current Zygote Press Grants Director & Archivist
Adjunct Faculty, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Printmaking & Painting Departments (2013-present) Grants Director & Archivist, Zygote Press, Inc., Cleveland, OH (2011-present)

Exhibition Development Specialist, The International SPY Museum, Washington DC (2001-2002) & The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Beachwood, OH (2004-2008) 

 

 



Corrie Slawson
The sun rises over the canyon mixing with ocean air. It lifts a crimson haze on a succulent studded , 2017
Photo Lithography, Screenprint, colored pencil, oil, acrylic, gold leaf and spray paint on paper
23 x 63.75 inches

Corrie Slawson
Crossing the border; it has long been the most armored place on the continent, 2017
Photo Lithography, Screenprint, colored pencil, acrylic, gold and silver leaf, collage and spray paint on paper
22.5 x 48.5 inches


Corrie Slawson
I run Power Station Beta. It draws energy from the waves and desalinates the water... I work alone, 2017
Screenprint, oil, acrylic, silver leaf and spray paint on paper
22 x 31 inches