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Courtney Egan
Lives and works in New Orleans

EDUCATION
1993          M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art (Graduate Art Award)
1988          B.A., Millsaps College (magna cum laude)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS

2015
•Reverb, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans. Curator: Isolde Brielmaier
Digital Graffiti, Alys Beach, FL
•The New Sublime: Video Works by Courtney Egan, solo show, Hilliard University Art Museum
•Circulation of Light, solo show, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans

2014
•Cultivar, solo show, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans

2013
•Cultivar, solo show, Colorado State University’s Art Museum
The River Between Us, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, and LongueVue House and Gardens, New Orleans
•The Memory Project, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans

2012
•Louisiana Contemporary Annual Juried Competition, Ogden Museum of Art, New Orleans. Juror: Rene P. Barilleaux
•Uniquely Louisiana, Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge LA. Curator: Natalie Mault
•Zen Dixie, group show, private residence, Atlanta GA. Curator: John Otte
•Lost and Found: Louisiana’s Landscapes Revisited, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA. Curator: Brian Guidry
•NOLA NOW part II, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA. Curator: Don Marshall

2011
•“Constant Abrasive Irritation Produces The Pearl: A Disease Of The Oyster! – Lenny Bruce,” The Pearl, P.2 Satellite Site, New Orleans. Curator: John Otte
•The World According to New Orleans, Ballroom Marfa. Curator: Dan Cameron

2010
•Field Recordings, solo show, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans
•Hurricane Season shorts program, ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

2009
•Projected Landscapes, two person show, University of West Florida, Pensacola FL
•Landmarks: The Vestiges Project, group show, Opal Gallery and Buckhead Library, Atlanta GA
•Frontier Preachers, group show, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN. Curator: Jayme Mclellan
•Score and Script, group show, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA. Curator: Claire Tancons

2008
•Deep Water Markers: Franklin Avenue, an AORTA project, New Orleans, LA
•Sound of Silence, solo show, Antenna, New Orleans LA
•Way Down South in New Orleans, Civilian Art Projects, group show, Washington DC, Austin TX and New Orleans LA. Curator: Aubrey Edwards
•Futurity, group show, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans
•Now, it was, group show, Galerie Lafyette, Lafayette LA. Curator: Seth Boonchai
•Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Director’s Choice Award

2007
•New Media, New Art, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
•National Museum of Women in the Arts Film Festival, Washington D.C.
•MadCat Women’s International Film Festival
•Deep Water Dates, site-specific installation with Art in Action, New Orleans, LA

2006
•Inductive, two person show, Loyola University, Diboll Gallery, New Orleans
•Therefore I Live, screening, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA
•The Vestiges Project, installation of Waterfall, collaboration with Ann Schwab, •Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2005
•Syracuse International Film and Video Festival
•Women in Film and Video Northeast screening
•Mad Cat International Women’s Film Festival
•New York Underground Film Festival
•The 43rd Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour

GRANTS, AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES

2013
Honoree, New Orleans Museum of Art’s “Love in the Garden” Fundraiser

2011
Finalist, New Orleans Public Library Signature Artwork Commission

2009
Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop, Louisiana Division of the Arts

2008
Career Advancement grant, Louisiana Division of the Arts
Mini Grant, Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation
Fellow, Flaherty Film Seminar
Director’s Choice Award, Black Maria Film and Video Festival

2007
Santa Fe Art Institute Visual Arts Residency

2006
Judge, Ann Arbor Film Festival

2004
Isabella Liddell Award, The Ann Arbor Film Festival

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015
Artist’s Lecture, Hilliard University Art Museum

2014
Artist’s Lecture, Colorado State University’s Art Museum

2010
P.1.5 Panel Discussion: Through the Looking Glass: Video Art Today

2001-present
Faculty, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), Media Arts Department

Artist lectures, presentations at Loyola University and Tulane University

2008-present
Press Street’s Antenna, collective member-at-large

2007-2010
Outside Assessor, Fine Arts Department, Loyola University New Orleans

2006-2008
Curator of New Orleans short films programs, New Orleans Human Rights Film Festival

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015
Tasia Kastanek,Natural Beauty: Courtney Egan at Arthur Roger, Pelican Bomb website, February 28, 2015 (Reproduction)

2014
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Courtney Egan – Botanical Light Sculpture,” Sculpture Magazine, October 2014, Vol.3 No. 8
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Cultivar” catalog essay, Colorado State University

2011
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Ambient Video and Mixed Media at the Pearl,” website Inside Art New Orleans, December 18, 2011 (Reproduction)
Brianna Smyk, “Curator Otte highlights The Pearl in P.2,” nola.com, November 4, 2011 (Reproduction)

2010
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Courtney Egan at Heriard-Cimino Gallery,” website Inside Art New Orleans, June 20, 2010
Doug MacCash, “New Orleans Artist Courtney Egan creates still lifes that move,” New Orleans Times-Picayune, June 3, 2010 (Reproduction and video preview)

2009
Natalie Sciortino-Rinehart, “Score and Script,” March 2009, Artforum.com (Reproduction)

2008
Reva Blau, “Wind and Fury, then the Levee Broke,” Wicked Local Wellfleet, Wellfleet, MA, August 28th, 2008
Jenelle Davis, “Tim Hailey’s Take a Chance on Rock and Roll Live with work by Courtney Egan,” ArtVoices Magazine, December 2008 Issue 10, p. 60

2006
D. Eric. Bookhardt, “Courtney Egan + Ann Schwab,” Art Papers, July / August 2006, p.64

2005
David Finklestein, The Chaos Hags, Big Shtick, Mummy’s Dance at FilmThreat.com (Reproductions)

2004
Simeon Hunter, “Transome and Egan: New Work” New Orleans Art Review, November/December 2004, (Reproduction)

COLLECTIONS

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

University Medical Center, New Orleans

Numerous private collections

 

 

 

 
 

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