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Department: Art & Art History

Kevin ShookKevin Shook

Associate Professor of Art

Office:

Kennedy Art 5

Contact Information:

Box 549021
Birmingham-Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-2949
Office Fax: (205) 226-3044
E-mail: kshook@bsc.edu

Brief Career Background:

2005 - Present: Assistant Professor, Birmingham-Southern College
2004-2005: Adjunct Professor, University of Delaware

Solo Exhibitions:

200 : Exposed Impression; Tucker Gallery, Judson College; Marion, AL

2006: Exposed Impression; Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy
Art Center and Azar Art Studios; Birmingham, AL

2002: Transient Object, Atrium Gallery, University of Akron; Akron, OH

Border Crossings: visual media, Projects Gallery,
University of Akron; Akron, OH

2000: Current Work, Projects Gallery, University of Akron; Akron, OH

1999: Biography, Atrium Gallery, University of Akron; Akron, OH

Group Exhibitions:

2007: BSC Faculty Exhibition; Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy
Art Center and Azar Art Studios; Birmingham, AL

2006: Color Print USA 2006, Invitational; Landmark Gallery,
Texas Tech School of Art; Lubbock, TX

Coming Home; Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron; Akron, OH

2005: Red, White, and Blue: Exchange Portfolio; Coordinator: Hui-Chu Ying,
Associate Professor Printmaking at the University of Akron;
Southern Graphics Council International Conference; Washington D.C.

Kentucky National; Juror: Robin Clark, Associate Curator
of Contemporary Art at the St. Louis Art Museum;
Eagle Art Gallery; Murray State University; Murray, KY

Structure: Annual Members' Juried Exhibition; Juror: Kristen Hileman,
Assistant Curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden;
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts; Wilmington, DE

2004: Transferred: The Contemporary Art of Printmaking; Juror: Jean Makin,
Print Collection Manager at the Arizona State University Art Museum;
Mesa Arts Center; Mesa, AZ

Ink Under Pressure – Printmaking 2004;
Juror: Patrick Merrill, Director, Kellogg University Art Gallery;
Orange County Center of Contemporary Art; Santa Ana, CA

MFA Exhibition, University Gallery; University of Delaware; Newark, DE

Educational Background:

MFA, Printmaking; University Of Delaware, 2004 BFA, Printmaking; University of Akron, 2002

Areas of Academic Interest:

  • Printmaking
  • Digital Media
  • Drawing
  • Sculpture

Courses Taught:

AR 100-1Y First Experiences in Studio Art (1) A first-year level, team-taught introduction to the five studio art disciplines of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. After a one-week introduction and analysis of studio approaches and applications, the course introduces the five disciplines through five two-week concentration sessions. The course does not count towards art major requirements. (Satisfies Skills Foundation requirement in creative art.) Materials fee required. Fall.

AR 104 Basic Drawing (1)
A studio experience for the non-major or art minor dealing with the basic principles of composition, proportions, linear perspective, and form in space within the context of representational drawing. Fall, Spring.

AR 111 Two-Dimensional Design (1)
A studio course for the art major, emphasizing structural and proportional organization through problems in line, tonal contrast, and color relationship, employing a variety of materials. Prerequisite: art major. Fall, Spring.

AR 256 Digital Printmaking I (1)
A studio experience in printmaking utilizing the computer as a tool to create and manipulate digital images. Prerequisite: AR 111. Spring.

AR 301 Printmaking I (1)
A studio experience in collagraph, linocut, etching, and engraving as an introduction to relief and intaglio printmaking. Prerequisites: AR 111 or AR 150. Fall, Spring.

AR 302 Printmaking II (1)
A studio experience in advanced level of techniques presented in AR 301.
Prerequisite: AR 301. Fall, Spring.

AR 303 Printmaking III (1)
Introduction to lithography, experimental intaglio, and color intaglio, for the printmaking major. Prerequisite: AR 302. Fall, Spring.