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Collier Parker

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cbparker@marywood.edu | 570 340-6032
Insalaco Center for Studio Art, 302
Full-Time Faculty

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Professor of Art, Department of Visual Arts, Marywood University, (September 2017-present)

Dean, Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts, Marywood University, (July 2010 - 2017)

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS  (2003-June 2010)

Chair and Professor of Art, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS (1992-2003)

Advisor to International Students, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS (1998-2000)

Associate Professor of Art, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS (1990-1991)

Assistant Professor of Art, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS (1985-1990)

Visiting Artist, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS (1984 - 1985)

EDUCATION:

1984     Master of Fine Arts, Rosary Graduate School of Fine Arts, Villa Schifanoia, Florence, Italy (now the Dominican University).  Major: Painting.  Painting courses in old master techniques with Charles Cecil and Richard Serrin. 

1980-82    Private Study.  Painting and drawing.  Instructor:  Professor James Hanes (Prix de Rome) La Salle College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1980-81    Frudakis Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Figurative sculpture and anatomy.  Instructor:  Angelos Frudakis (Prix de Rome).

1979       Bachelor of Fine Arts Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi.  Major: Painting.  Minor:  Drawing.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

 2016    Faculty Biennial, Mahady Gallery, Marywood University

2014    Ever-Changing Light, Recent Landscape Paintings, Suraci Gallery, Marywood University.

2014    Faculty Biennial, Mahady Gallery, Marywood University

2012    Faculty Biennial, Mahady Gallery, Marywood University

2009    MIAL 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS      

1990    Land With a View:  American Artists and the Italian Landscape. An exhibition of paintings, prints and drawing by Lennart Anderson, Charles Cecil, Daniel Graves, Nick Krasczyna, Lloyd Nick, Collier Parker, Donald Sutphin, and Richard Serrin,  Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA.

1990    Introducing New Artists, Eaton Galleries, Memphis, TN

1989      Parkersburg National Realism Show, Parkersburg, WV. Juried Cottonlandia Exhibit, Greenwood, MS. Juried

Alumni Exhibit, Wright Art Center Gallery, Delta State University

Crosstie Arts Festival, Cleveland, MS. Juried.

1982      National Landscape Show, Tolley Galleries, Washington, D.C. Juried

AWARDS AND HONORS:

Visual Artists Award, Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters, 2001

Humanities Teacher of the Year, Mississippi Humanities Council, MS, 2000

Second Prize. Painting. Crosstie Arts Festival, Cleveland, MS.1989.

First Prize. Painting. Crosstie Arts Festival, Cleveland, MS. 1988.

First Prize. Painting. Crosstie Arts Festival, Cleveland, MS. 1987.

Florence Scholarship, Rosary Graduate School of Fine Art, Florence, Italy. 1984.

Honorable Mention.  National Landscape Show, Tolley Galleries, Washington, D.C. 1982.

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