Education:

MFA 2008-2010 Visual Arts California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

BFA 2001-2006 Sculpture Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Exhibitions (* solo shows marked by asterisk):

2010 Voices for Umoja’s Benefit Art Show, LA Daylight Studios, Los Angeles, California
2010 CalArts MFA Video Showcase, REDCAT Theater, Los Angeles, California
2010 Box Scheme: CalArts MFA Exhibition, Cottage Home, Los Angeles, California
2010 * RAPE-SCAPES: A Deconstruction, MFA Thesis, California Institute of the Arts
2009 MFA Open Studios, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
2009 Back in the Discourse, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
2008 Body of Work: The Human Form in Contemporary Art, Curator: Jason Franz, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing
Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
2008 Allotropy, Primary Colours, Indianapolis, Indiana

Awards/Honors:

2009 California Institute of the Arts Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
2008 California Institute of the Arts Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
2006 Graduated with High Distinction, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana
2006 Chancellor’s Scholar, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana
2005 Outstanding Teacher, Summer Youth Camp, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana
2005 Fehnel Family Foundation Scholarship, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana

Bibliography:

2008 Body of Art Catalog, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
2006 Genesis Student Literary Magazine, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana
2005 Genesis Student Literary Magazine, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana
2005 Sagamore Newspaper, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Commissions:

2006 Connections, Commissioned Sculpture, IUPUI University Library Atrium, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Exhibitions Curated:

2009 Back in the Discourse, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
2005 Student Art Show, Ball Residence, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana
2004 The Art Game, Ball Residence, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana
2003 The Residents, Ball Residence, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Professional Experience:

2010 – Current: Marketing Specialist, Boston Scientific (Neuromodulation Division), Valencia, California
2009 – 2010: Teaching Assistant for Connie Hatch, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
2009 - 2010: Technical Assistant for Claudia Alvarez, InnerSpark: California State Summer School for the Arts, Valencia, California
2008 – 2009: Shop Monitor, SuperShop at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
2007 -2008: Teen Program Coordinator, Valparaiso Family YMCA, Valparaiso, Indiana
2006 - 2007: English Instructor, French Government - National Education, Marseille, France
2003 – 2006: Saturday School and Youth Camp Instructor, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana

Technical Abilities:

Floral Arrangement: Corsages, boutonnieres, vase arrangement, crowns, etc
Drawing: Portraiture, figure, still life, landscape
Woodworking/Carpentry: Use of floor mounted and hand held saws, drills.
Metalworking: TIG and MIG welding of steel, use of hand held grinders, bronze casting
Moldmaking/Casting: Use of plaster and rubber molds; wax, plaster, and plastic casting
Sewing: Machine and hand

Languages Spoken:

English - native language
Conversant in French

References:

Available on Request

Contact: carrie(dot)rebecca(dot)armellino(at)gmail(dot)com