Education

2017

MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA.

2013 /

BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD.

Fiber Major, Experimental Fashion Concentration.

2011 /

Parsons Paris. Paris, France.

 

Teaching

2017 -2018 /

Virginia Commonwealth University, Adjunct Faculty, Richmond, VA.

Art Foundations, Space Research. Craft/Material Studies, Fiber Area, Introduction to Textiles. 

2015-2016

Virginia Commonwealth University, Teaching Assistant, Richmond, VA.

Craft/Material Studies, Fiber Area, Surface Design. 

2015

Craft Alliance Center of Art and Design, Faculty/ Instructor, St. Louis, MO.

Weaving with Found Objects, Imagery on Fabric, Natural Dying, Shibori, and Introduction to Fiber.

2014

Studio Be. Instructor, St. Louis, MO.

Outreach program partnered with M-SLICE (Metro St. Louis Coalition for Inclusion and Equity) and Ithemba Design Ethik.

2013

CRE8 Workshop. Instructor and Studio Manager, Deerfield, IL.

2009

Mount Royal Elementary School/ Maryland Institute College of Art Community Arts Partnership. Guest Instructor, Baltimore, MD. 

 

Professional

2016- 2017 /

Studio Assistant, Leigh Suggs, Richmond, VA.

Studio Assistant, Sonya Clark, Richmond, VA.

2013 /

Studio Assistant, Piper Shepard, Baltimore MD.

Studio Assistant, Rooms Gallery (Todd and Marrakesh Fruguia, Chicago, IL.

Anthropologie, Visual Display Assistant, Chicago, IL. 

 

Commissions

2015

Society For Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA.

Interactive activity, “Weaving with Found Objects”  for visitors in conjunction with “Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art” Exhibition.

2014

The Clover. St. Louis, MO. Window display.

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, St. Louis, MO. 15 ft x 6 ft weaving.

 

Retail Representation (Clothing and Jewelry)

2016- Current

Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA.  

2014- Current

Skif International, St. Louis, MO. 

The Clover, St. Louis, MO. 

 

Residencies

2016 /

Acre Residency, Steuben, WI. 

2014

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, Fiber Artist-in-Residence, St. Louis, MO.

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring MD.

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017 /

HELD IN LARGE HANDS, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA.

     Current, Main Street Station, Richmond, VA. 

I Grit My Teeth Before It Began, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA.

Feeling Homesick At Home, Acre Gallery, Chicago, IL. 

2016 /

New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA. 

Just Put Your Number In My Phone, Otion Front Studio, Brooklyn, NY.

Don't Tell Me I'm Pretty, Hairpin Art Center, Chicago, IL.

Practice, Artspace, Richmond, VA.  

2015-2017 /

Mindful: Exploring Mental Health through Art. (traveling exhibition)  

2015 Society For Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA. 

2016 Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, 

2016 Daura Gallery, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA.

2017 Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA. 

      Kaddatz Galleries and Lake Region Arts Council, McKnight, Gallery, Fergus Falls, MN.

      Fuller Craft Museum Brockton, MA.

2015 /

Art 314, Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO.

Artist-in- Residence Exhibition, Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, St. Louis, MO.

2014 /

My November Valentine, Reese Gallery, St. Louis, MO.

FABRIC, St. Louis Fashion Week, Public Media Commons, St. Louis, MO.

2013 /

Manneqart, Howard County, MD.

Off the Rack, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Fillmore Theater, Washington, DC.

R.I.P. V.I.P, 2640, Baltimore, MD.

2012 /

The Big Day, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD.

 

Lectures/ Speaking

2017 /

Current Art Fair, Makers Panel, Main Street Station, Richmond, VA.

2015 /

Artist Talk, Craft Alliance Center of Art+ Design, Saint Louis, MO.

 

Publications

2017 /

Surface Design Association, "Crafting Community: SDA 2016 Inaugural International Exhibition in Print."

2016 /

American Craft Council, “Voices.” 

Huffington Post, “‘Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art’ Premieres at Pittsburgh’s Society For Contemporary Craft, Explores Mental Health Through Lens of Contemporary Craft.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marthe-weyandt/mindful-exploring-mental-_b_9212680.html

2015 /

St. Louis Magazine “Grace Kubilius: Fiber Artist” July Issue.

Alive Magazine, “My Style” March Issue.

 

Honors and Awards

2016 /

Haystack Summer Conference (student award), awarded by Virginia Commonwealth University Craft and Material Studies Department, Richmond, VA. 

Outstanding Student Award, Surface Design Association. 

2015-2016 /

Graduate teaching assistant award, Richmond, VA.

2013-2009 /

Deans List, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

2010 /

Returning Student Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

2009 /

Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

Academic Excellence Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

Amanda Butkovich Memorial Scholarship, La Grange, IL.