Assistant Professor of Fine Art, Digital Art and Interactive Media Program Head, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana, current
Assistant Professor of Art, Sculpture and Expanded Media and Digital Art, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011 – 2014
National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Grant project support, $80,000 public commission exhibiting a site specific architectural projection nightly for one year in Oregon City, Oregon, 2013-2015
Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellow, award of $20,000 for equipment and research, Central Indiana Community Foundation, The Indianapolis Foundation, and Legacy Fund, 2011
Master of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Northern Arizona University, 2005
Bachelor of Science, Art Education, Northern Arizona University, 2005
Study Abroad (one semester), University of Ghana, Ghana, West Africa, 2002
AWARDS and HONORS
- IU Faculty Short Term Exchange, $5,000 to support travel and research in Hamburg, Germany, supported by Indiana University and Hamburg University, 2015
- Regional Creative Initiative Grant, Indiana University Southeast, $2,500, 2015
- Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, Indiana University Southeast, $8,000, 2015
- Creative Capital Grant Semi-finalist, Creative Capital Foundation, New York, New York 2014
- Presidential Merit Award, for outstanding research, teaching and service, Bellarmine University, 2014
- Faculty Development Fellowship, funding travel and research in Panama (Panama Canal and Panama City) and the Port of New Orleans, Bellarmine University, 2013
- Bellarmine Academic Affairs Faculty Scholarly Travel Support Grant, funded travel to Cape Town, South Africa (for Infecting the City Public Art Festival), Bellarmine University, 2012-2013
- Bellarmine College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Scholarly Travel Support Grant, funded material costs for Vessel (solo exhibition at McGrath Gallery, Bellarmine University) and travel to Cape Town, South Africa (for Infecting the City Public Art Festival), Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky, 2012-2013
- Creative Capital Grant Semi-finalist, Creative Capital Foundation, New York, New York 2011
- Faculty Scholarly Travel Support Grant, funded travel to Miami, Florida (for installation of twenty story projection) Ivory Tower, concurrent Art Basel exhibition, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011
- Creative Capital Professional Development Program grant (in association with Art Without Walls), 21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, 2010
- MFA Full Tuition Waiver, College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 2007 – 2010
- MFA Teaching Assistantship, College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 2007-2010
- Professional Activity Support Scholarship, College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 2009
- Don Bendel Ceramics Scholarship, Northern Arizona University, 2004
- Best of Show in Ceramics, Juried Exhibition, Beasley Gallery, Northern Arizona University, 2004
COLLABORATIVE PUBLIC ART / ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSIONS
- A Place in Time, site specific architectural projection (collaboration with Susanna Crum), exhibited during IN Light IN Festival, supported by Central Indiana Community Foundation and The Efroymson Family Fund, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2016
- A Running Loop, site specific architectural projection (collaboration with Susanna Crum), exhibited at Churchill Downs Opening Night, supported by The Louisville Fund for the Arts, Louisville, Kentucky, 2016
- Inside and Outside, site specific architectural projection (collaboration with Susanna Crum), exhibited during B. Kind Festival at the Grand Opening for 1619 Center for Art and Activism, supported by B. Kind Charter for Compassion, Louisville, Kentucky, 2016
- Spectrum Art Fair, site specific architectural projection (collaboration with Brian Harper), supported by Spectrum Art Fair, Miami, Florida, 2015
- ReSurfaced, site specific architectural projection (collaboration with Brian Harper), supported by Louisville Commission for Public Art and Indiana University Southeast Regional Creative Initiative Grant, Louisville, Kentucky, 2015
- Art San Diego, site specific architectural projection (collaboration with Brian Harper), supported by San Diego Art Institute and ArtSD, San Diego, California, 2015
SOLO PUBLIC ART / ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSIONS
- Oscillating Currents, site specific architectural projection, Hamburg University Campus Student Center, supported by The University of Hamburg, The Hamburg University Department of Cultural Anthropology, and Indiana University, Hamburg, Germany, 2015
- Between Here and There: Richmond, Architectural Projection, Inlight Richmond, supported by 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, 2014
- Systemic Vacancies, Architectural Projection, Free State Film and Art Festival, supported by Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
- Illuminate Oregon City Elevator, one year outdoor architectural projection, supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, The Clackamas Arts Alliance, and Main Street Oregon City, Oregon City, Oregon, 2013-2015
- New Albany Now, two year outdoor architectural projection, New Albany Public Art Project: Bicentennial Series, supported by the Carnegie Museum for Art and History, New Albany, Indiana, 2013-2015
- Move Light Festival, Architectural Projection, supported by Lux Pro Monument Foundation, Lodz, Poland, 2012
- Infecting the City, Architectural Projection, Public Art Festival, supported by The Africa Centre, Cape Town, South Africa, 2013
- Fountain Art Fair (Armory week), Architectural Projection, supported by Big Deal Arts, 69th Regiment Armory, New York, New York, 2012
- Lumen: International Video Art and Performance Festival, presented by the Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island, New York, New York, 2011
- Asterisk at the Bridge, as part of Ingenuity Festival 2010, Cleveland, Ohio, 2010
- Inlight Richmond 2009, in conjunction with 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, 2009
SOLO and TWO PERSON GALLERY EXHIBITIONS
- Of Place, Carnegie Museum for Art and History, New Albany, Indiana, 2013 (two person exhibition)
- Channels, Galleria Imaginarium, Lodz, Poland, 2012 (two person exhibition)
- Vessel, McGrath Gallery, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky, 2012 (solo exhibition)
- Here and Now, The Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Michigan 2012 (solo exhibition)
- The River Floweth On, collaborative exhibition with Shawn Skabelund, Greiner Art Gallery, Hanover College, Madison, Indiana, 2012 (two person exhibition)
- Distanced and Faltered, The Bingham Estate, Glenview, Kentucky, 2011
- Margins, Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, Kentucky, 2010 (solo exhibition)
- Transmittance: Reconsidering Landscape, Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana, 2010 (solo exhibition)
- Between Frame and Focus: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Majestic Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio, 2010 (solo exhibition)
- Deconstruction / Reconstruction: Paintings and Installation by Meredith Carr and Tiffany Carbonneau, Majestic Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio, 2009 (two person exhibition)
- Coupled, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art at The University of Southern Indiana, New Harmony, Indiana, 2016
- Throwing Light, Catching Shadows, Cressman Center for Visual Arts at The University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 2015
- Photography Since the Millennium, Carnegie Museum for Art and History, New Albany, Indiana, 2015
- Digital Muddy Expanded Media Festival, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Online, 2015
- Indiana University Southeast Fine Art Faculty Exhibition, Barr Gallery, New Albany, Indiana 2014
- The Speed Museum Big Hush, Copper and Kings, Louisville, Kentucky 2014
- Complimentary, The Green Building Gallery, curated by Daniel Pfalzgraf, Louisville, Kentucky 2013
- Currents 2011: Santa Fe International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2011
- Beacons: An Exhibition of Luminous Art, The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2011
- Ivory Tower, an Art Basel Concurrent Exhibition, Contemporary Wing, Marquis Miami, Miami, Florida, December, 2011
- Z Channel, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011
- Toronto Urban Film Festival, screened on Toronto Transit System monitors and at The Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada, 2010
- Letters, The LoDi Project, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2010
- Merge 2010, Sandusky Cultural Center, Sandusky, Ohio, 2010
- Artaxis: an Evolving Independent Network of Artists, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, 2010
- Merge, Fawick Gallery, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, 2009
- Terminal Degree, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, 2009
- Simulcast, The Aesthetic Technologies Lab, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2009
- A World So Full, Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2008
- Resident Exhibition, The International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary, 2008
- Composite: new works by Ohio University Faculty and graduate students, NCECA concurrent exhibition, Borelli Edwards Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2008
- Dualis, Grand Arts Center, Tracy, California, 2008
- (pre) sumptuous, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University Baker Center, Athens, Ohio, 2008
- NCECA Clay National, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, Kentucky, 2008
- Texas Biennial, Bolm Studios, Austin, Texas, 2008
- 125th Austin Independent School District Anniversary Teacher Art Show, The Hideout, Austin, Texas, 2007
- Suitcase Boogie Ceramic Art Invitational, Dreambox, Jupiter Hotel, Portland, Oregon, 2006
- Water, Office of the Dean of Arts and Letters, Northern Arizona University, 2005
- Tiffany Carbonneau: Tapped Out, Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Beasley Gallery, Northern, Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, 2005
- Primary Colors: A Survey of Contemporary Craft in Red, Yellow and Blue National Competition, Artisans Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, Virginia, 2004
- Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition Beasley Gallery, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, Fall 2003, Spring, 2004, Fall, 2004
- Feminist Art: The Vagina Monologues, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, 2003
Assistant Professor of Fine Art, Digital Art and Interactive Media Head, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana, 2014 – current
A capstone experience for students graduating with a Bachelors of Fine Art. This course focuses on professional practices for the artist and designer.
BFA Digital Art and Interactive Media
Directed, advanced study and production of a body of work leading to B.F.A. exhibition. Students meet independently with instructor and in group critiques to maintain a dialogue and provide technical advice.
A broad range of aesthetic and conceptual issues related to digital material and electronic interactivity. Students are encouraged to develop art projects using digital multimedia, video, hypertext, or the incorporation of object-based media. Dialogue of timely issues through readings, screenings, websites, and gallery visits.
Introduction to Video Art
Exploration of the medium of video as an aesthetic expression. Time and sound are elements incorporated into visual composition’s traditional concerns. Emphasis on technical command of video camera and digital editing procedures in conjunction with development of a visual sensitivity. Readings and a research project are required.
Digital Art: Survey and Practice
Beginning class on digital media’s role in the world of art production and reception. Class emphasizes learning to use digital media to produce original, creative artwork. Topics include digital imaging, communicative art, and interactivity.
Special Topics: Contemporary Practices
This course is a study of contemporary art methods and processes in the context of individual concept development. Throughout the semester emphasis will be placed discovering/expanding your personal inclinations in art through processes of ideation/conceptual development and the application of inclinations in assigned art projects that are non-media specific and are concept driven.
Assistant Professor of Art, Sculpture and Expanded Media and Digital Art, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011 – 2014
Video Art explores video as a medium of aesthetic expression. The course introduces digital editing techniques and concepts related to content, design and unique characteristics of time-based media.
Sculpture: Time and Context
This course is a continued exploration of the tools, techniques, and concepts of three-dimensional arts as it relates to the themes of time and context. Through assignments emphasizing physical and conceptual relationships and art media with characteristics of time and movement, serial, sequential, and narrative ordering, projected image, sound and image relations, as well as media installation and performance, students will learn concepts of art and design in three dimensional space and time.
Color Imaging introduces students to the digital darkroom. The course offers an overview of digital photography and imaging software used to enhance, manipulate and montage photographs. Students will explore a variety of ways to express visual ideas through digital media.
Through this course students will explore a variety of ways to express visual ideas through digital media, with an emphasis on Adobe Photoshop. Course topics will cover raster and vector drawing tools, retouching and compositing photographs, and developing an understanding of file formats, resolution, digital color and other basic skills for artists working digitally. Assignments are designed to encourage creative and conceptual problem solving.
This course is an exploration of ideas and concepts that foster and inspire contemporary and historic artwork and the artwork of individual students. Through assignments emphasizing conceptual growth, students will develop an understanding of the importance of research in the creative process.
This is a foundation studio course and should be taken in the spring of the freshman year. It is an introduction to problems related to the study of volume, mass, shape, surface, and other aspects of three-dimensional design. An integral part of this course includes the study of various materials, tools and sculpture techniques.
Drawing I and II (stacked)
These courses are basic to all other studio courses for the fine arts major. They are an introduction to basic drawing concepts and techniques, including formal concerns such as contour and gesture drawing with an emphasis on line quality, value, and placement. Various media such as charcoal, crayon, pen and ink, and colored pencils or pastel give the student exposure to a range of media and self-expression.
Freshman Focus is a one-credit course for all traditional freshmen. The class will focus on decisions regarding academic, social, and personal issues, as they relate to university achievement. Students will receive a grade on the A-F scale for this class. This course is designed to assist you in your transition to college. It will provide you with an opportunity to share your experiences, questions and concerns; to become involved in social and volunteer events; to learn about resources that can help you academically, physically and emotionally; and to become more self aware and self reliant.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Adjunct Instructor)
Four-Dimensional Studies, Kentucky School of Art, Summer, 2011
An introduction to basic concepts of time, change, and movement as they relate to the Visual Arts. Activities focus on the shaping and designing of time-based artwork through a variety of media and processes including performance, video, sound, and interactive/change-driven multimedia installation.
Three-Dimensional Studies (four sections), Indiana University Southeast, Foundations Area, Fall, 2010 and Spring, 2011
Introductory level art course using a variety of methodologies and media for developing projects in three dimensions, exploring ordered and dynamic interactions of mass, plane, volume, time and space.
Introduction to Studio Art, Indiana University Southeast, Foundations Area, fall, 2010
Introductory level art course designed to introduce non-majors to the elements and principles of visual language.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Instructor of Record)
Digital Visualizing (three sections), Ohio University, Foundations Area, Summer 2009, Winter 2010, Summer, 2010
Introductory level art course using the computer as a means of visual expression while developing skills in the language of visual design.
Studio Concepts, Ohio University, Foundations Area, Spring, 2010
Capstone foundations course introducing a variety of methodologies for developing and executing ideas including research, assessment, analysis, and critical thinking.
Three-Dimensional Studies (two sections), Ohio University, Foundations Area, Fall, 2009 and Winter, 2009
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Teaching Assistant)
Intermediate Ceramics III, Ohio University, 2009 (assisted Brian Dieterle)
Course content explores clay and glaze calculation techniques. Students investigate ceramic materials and firing processes relevant to producing ceramic art.
Intermediate Ceramics II, Ohio University, 2008, (assisted Alex Hibbitt)
Course content explores alternative construction techniques in ceramics to foster expressive sophistication. Plaster and non-plaster molds are introduced as tools for ceramic construction.
Ceramics Topics (The Subversive Surface), Ohio University, 2008 (assisted Alex Hibbitt)
Course content guides individual exploration of technical and conceptual issues in ceramics and introduces traditional and non-traditional treatments of surface.
Introduction to Ceramics II, Ohio University, 2008 (assisted Brad Schwieger)
Course content introduces the creative possibilities of the potter’s wheel.
Introduction to Ceramics I, Ohio University, 2007 (assisted Elizabeth Zacher)
Course content explores three-dimensional form using additive construction processes.
- 21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
- (forthcoming) Michigan State University Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series, Department of Art, Art History and Design, East Lansing, Michigan
- Society for Photographic Education Conference, Galt Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky 2015
- Hamburg University, School of Cultural Anthropology, Hamburg, Germany, 2015
- Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Photography, Rochester, New York, 2014
- The Paris College of Art, Paris, France, 2013
- The Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, Indiana, 2013
- The University of Louisville, Public Art Conference: Art and the City, Louisville, Kentucky, 2013
- The University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2012
- Hanover College, Madison, Indiana, 2012
- Ohio University (via Skype), School of Art 75th Anniversary Alumni Lecture Series, 2012
- University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011
- National Council on the Education of Ceramic Art Graduate Student Slide Forum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2008
- Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 2007
- Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York, 2005
- Juror, Indiana Arts Commission Regional Initiative Grants, Louisville, Kentucky, 2014
- Curated exhibition, the ephemeral, the fleeting, at Bellarmine McGrath Gallery, 2013
- Organized and hosted symposium: Ephemeral Art and Context, held in conjunction with opening reception of exhibition, 2013
- Development and Presentation of Public Art Proposal, Louisville Commission on Public Arts Artist Event Series, Louisville, Kentucky, March, 2012
- Juror, Cave Hill Photography Contest, Cave Hill Heritage Foundation , Louisville, Ky, 2011
- Juror, 2011 Medal of Honor Scholarship Contest, Louisville, Kentucky
- Video Production Assistant, Art After Dark, The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, 2010
- Juror, 42nd Annual Festival Competition and Exhibit, The French Art Colony, Gallipolis, Ohio, 2010
- Woodshop Monitor, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, September 2008 – 2010
- Residency, The International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary, 2008
- National Council on the Education of Ceramic Art annual conference attendance, 2003-2009
- Texas Art Education Association State Conference attendance, Fort Worth, Texas, 2007
- President, Clay Club, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, 2004
- Vice President, National Art Education Association Student Chapter, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 2004
REVIEWS AND PRESS
New Albany Public Art Project, Bicentennial Series: Tiffany Carbonneau, Museums and History, Art, Culture and Entertainment, June, 2013.
Blur Blog: Art Projection Installations are on the Rise in Oregon, b-uncut Blog: Graphics, Art News, Creative Tips, Opinions From Top Artists, http://art.blurgroup.com/blog/art-projection-installations-are-on-the-rise-in-oregon/, June 27th, 2013.
Mayes, Steve: Oregon City’s 130-foot Elevator Will Become Big Screen for Video Artist, OregonLive (powered by The Oregonian), June 19th, 2013.
Stemle, Cary: Public Art in Focus; The Leo Weekly, p26, June 19th, 2013.
The Clackamas Review, Artist to Gather Ideas from OC Citizens, section A2, p1, The Clackamas County News, June 5th, 2013
Purdy, Lloyd: Illuminate Oregon City Artist Selected, www.downtownoregoncity.org, May 23rd, 2013
Ryan, Catherine: Committee for the Arts Announces that 15 Semifinalists Have Been Selected for the First Ever 2013 Gloucester, MA HarborWalk Public Art Challenge, Good Morning Gloucester: http://goodmorninggloucester.wordpress.com/2013/04/16/committee-for-the-arts-cfta-announces-that-15-semifinalists-have-been-selected-for-the-first-ever-2013-gloucester-ma-harborwalk-public-art-challenge/, April 16th, 2013.
The Oregon City News: ‘Illuminate Oregon City’ artist selected, The Clackamas Review, Wednesday, May 29th, 2013.
News and Tribune: Join Artist in Creation of Outdoor Video Projection, News and Tribune, p2, Friday, March 29th, 2013.
Program, Infecting the City, Public Arts Festival, March, 2013.
Kona, Bongani: Let’s Dance, Mahala: Music Culture Reality, http://www.mahala.co.za/art/lets-dance/gallery/image/tiffany-between/#single_image, March 12th, 2013.
Digital Art History Blog: Digital Technologies as Tool and Display, https://arth4482.wordpress.com/page/11/, October, 2012.
Lodzki Dom Kultury: Tiffany Carbonneau and Dmitry Strakovsky Kanaly / Channels, Galeria Imaginarium, Lodzki Dom Kultury, http://www.ldk.lodz.pl/Infoglob/NewsList/NewsItem.aspx?pageid=1&mid=1&itemid=87, October, 2012.
Plaster Lodzki: Tiffany Carbonneau and Dmitry Strakovsky – Kanaly / Hymn, www.plasterlodzki.pl/sztuka/rzeba/5897-tiffany-carbonneau-a-dmitry-strakovsky-kanay–hymm-foto, October, 2012.
Bobcat Tracks, 2010 Alumni (highlighted Efroymson Contemporary Art Fellowship), Ohio Today: for Alumni and Friends of Ohio University, Spring 2012.
Kramer, Elizebeth: Best Bet: Industry in Asia ; The Louisville Courier Journal, December 2012
www.creative-capital.org/onourradar: Featured Project on Creative Capital’s On Our Radar, a searchable database featuring nearly 400 projects that advanced to the second or third round in the highly competitive Film/Video and Visual Arts grant round
Osinski, Nichole: Two artists collaborate on exhibit at Hanover College; Roundabout Madison, February, 2012
Fountain Art Fair Goes Big; NY Arts Magazine, www.nyartsmagazine.com, March, 2012
Kramer, Elizabeth; Road Trip: Art Explores the Ohio River, The Louisville Courier Journal, January 5th, 2012
Kemelman, Molly: UICA Sees the Light, ‘Luminous Art’ Exhibit Illuminates Galleries, The Grand Rapids Press, Visual Arts section, Thursday, January 13th, 2011.
Lickstein, Scott; Review: Ivory Tower – Miami, Look into My Owl, www.lookintomyowl.com/ivory-tower-miami.html, 2011
Jow, Tiffany; Space Value, DC Magazine: Arts and Power Issue, Culture Section, 2011
Crocker, Katy; Currents 2011: New Video Reviewed, Adobeairstream: The Online Magazine for Contemporary Art, Music and Culture from Far Out West, July, 2011
Beck, Dylan; SuperModernity, Emergence, and the Built Environment: Reinterpreting the Human-Made Landscape, Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue 80, 2010
Tiffany Carbonneau, video artist (One Question Feature), The Louisville Courier-Journal (Arts Section), Sunday, September 19th, 2010
Triplett, Jo Anne; Reconsidering Landscape (Staff Picks), Leo Weekly, September 15th, 2010
Russo, Tim; Tiffany Carbonneau Shines at Asterisk Gallery’s OU Grad Show, www.blackheartcleveland.com, October 10, 2009
Welch, Adam; NCECA Biennial: Reconsidering Exhibition Practice, Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue 70., 2007
Castillo, Salvador and Nikki Moore, 2007 Texas Biennial, Bolm Studios, The Austin Chronicle, Vol. 26, No. 32, April 13, 2007
Mulvany, John; Texas Biennial 2007: Bolm Studios, Cantanker Magazine, No. 3, 2007.
Kim Lincoln with Pam Stephens; Tapping In to Tapped Out: Thinking about Conceptual Art, School Arts Magazine: October 2005