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Full name

Andrew Leo Stansbury

Title

Assistant Professor of Studio Art

Location

Morris, MN and San Antonio, TX

Biography

HEADSHOT CREDIT
Kaylee Christenson / @fmoaltt

THE LULLWOOD GROUP
https://www.facebook.com/thelullwoodgroup/

PHOTOS
See bad photos of clay, dogs, and other life things here: http://instagram.com/andrew_leo

FACEBOOK
If you want to be my friend: https://www.facebook.com/andrew.leo.stansbury

COLLABORATIVE WORK
Copathethic, works by Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo Stansbury
http://www.libbyrowe.com/work#/copathetic/

ABOUT
Andrew is a queer ceramic-based performance artist from Cuero and San Antonio, Texas. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota Morris, teaching Ceramics and Photography. In 2018, he was awarded as one of the NCECA Emerging Artists. He received his MFA from UMass Dartmouth in 2017 and is a member of the artist collective The Lullwood Group. Previously, he received his BFA from UTSA in 2011, and his AA & AS from Victoria College in 2009.

Currently, he is building his first solo show "To be Human" at the Morrison Gallery, January 31-February 28, 2019, at the UMM campus.

STATEMENT
As an artist, I seek not to appease, but rather to confront. In order to do so, my work and my practice bluntly question popularized ideals of beauty and desire; I seek my own alternative version of beauty that accepts and is influenced by the unexpected or the traumatic. Through an open-narrative in material, I consume and integrate process-oriented craft within performance and photography to create a unique moment.

CV

EDUCATION
2017 MASTER OF FINE ARTS. UMass Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA.
2011 BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS. University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.
2009 ASSOCIATE OF ARTS & ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE. Victoria College, Victoria, TX.

EXPERIENCE
Present – 2017 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF STUDIO ART. University of Minnesota Morris (UMM]. Morris, MN.
Ceramics, Photography [Darkroom], and Gallery Preparator.
Present – 2013 MEMBER OF ARTIST COLLECTIVE. The Lullwood Group, San Antonio, TX.
2016, 2015-14 CERAMIC TECHNICIAN. UMass Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA.
2016 – 2015 TEACHER OF RECORD. Sculpture: 3D Foundations, Ceramics: Handbuilding.
UMass Dartmouth, Dartmouth and New Bedford, MA.
2016 – 2015 VISUAL RESOURCE CENTER ASSOCIATE. UMass Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA.
2011 APPRENTICE. Luling Icehouse Pottery, Luling, TX.
2010 – 2009 CERAMIC TECHNICIAN. University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.
2009 – 2008 CERAMIC LAB TECHNICIAN. Victoria College, Victoria, TX.

TALKS / PANELS
2018 2018 NCECA EMERGING ARTIST TALK. David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
2018 TOPICAL NETWORKING: 2018 NCECA EMERGING ARTISTS. Moderated by Julia Galloway. David L.
Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
2018 VISITING ARTIST TALK. Dubuque Senior High School. Dubuque, IA.
2017 VISITING ARTIST TALK. University of Northern Iowa. Cedar Falls, IA.
2017 VISITING ARTIST TALK. BCC Taunton. Taunton, MA.
2016 VISITING ARTIST TALK. Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI.
2016 VISITING ARTIST TALK. Tabor Academy, Marion, MA.

CURATORIAL
2019 [future] UP CLOSE & PERSONAL. Curated with Jess Larson. Morrison Gallery, University of Minnesota
Morris. Morris, MN.
2019 [future] QUEER CRAFT. Morrison Gallery, University of Minnesota Morris. Morris, MN.
2017 – 2013 THE LULLWOOD GROUP. 107 Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
2016 WINDOW WORKS. Window Gallery, UMass Dartmouth Star Store, New Bedford, MA.
2014 NEVER LOG OFF: THE IRL EXPERIENCE. Ben Aqua. 107 Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
2013 PHILLIP AVILA. Lullwood Studios, San Antonio, TX.

SOLO
2019 [future] To Be Human. Morrison Gallery, University of Minnesota Morris. Morris, MN.
2017 FEVERISH FLESH. VERTIGO Performance Arts Series, University of Northern Iowa,
Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA.

TWO-PERSON SHOWS
2016 PROTRUDE, with Kym Gardner. Gallery 244, UMass Dartmouth Star Store, New Bedford, MA.
2015 COPATHETIC, collaboration with Libby Rowe. The Lullwood Group, San Antonio, TX, and Gallery 244, UMass Dartmouth Star Store, New Bedford, MA.
2013 MARICELA OLGUIN & ANDREW LEO STANSBURY. Lady Base Gallery, San Antonio, TX.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 [future] WET: PERFORMING UTOPIA-Z. Squirrel Haus Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Curated by Marval Rechsteiner.
2018 2018 NCECA EMERGING ARTIST EXHIBITION. David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
2018 AFTER: BIRTH. The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St Catherine University, St. Paul, MN.
Curated by Jess Larson.
2018 COMMON CURRENTS, 1738. Artpace, San Antonio, TX.
2017 EBB: FLOW::. The Lullwood Group, San Antonio, TX.
2017 UMASSD MFA 2017 THESIS EXHIBITION. Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA.
2017 MFA THESIS EXHIBITION. UMass Dartmouth Gallery, New Bedford, MA.
2017 GAME OF CHANCE. Freight Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
2015 EDUCATOR’S EXHIBITION, with Libby Rowe. SPE South Central,
MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman, OK. Curated by Katherine Ward.
2015 XVII BIENNIAL ART FACULTY EXHIBITION. with Libby Rowe. UTSA Main Gallery,
University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.
2015 PLIABLE. Frederick Douglass Gallery, Gallery X, New Bedford, MA.

PRINT
2018 “An Ode to Missed Connections.” NCECA Blog. 11 June 2018, digital.
2018 “Visibly Free.” 2018 NCECA Exhibition Catalog. 13 March 2018, print.
2017 Cate McQuaid. “Expect to see more in the future from these up-and-coming artists.” Boston Globe, 28 April 2017, online, 30 April 2017, print.

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS
2018 2018 NCECA Emerging Artist. National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.
2017 SECOND PLACE. Create New + MFA Exhibition. University of Montana.
2017 SEMI-FINALIST. Fountainhead Fellowship Program, Craft/Material Studies, VCUArts.

GRANTS/COMPETITIVE INTERNAL FUNDING
2018 DEATH BECOMES HIM. Faculty Research Enhancement Funds (FREF), UMM.
2018 A DAY IS GONNA COME. FREF, UMM. Morris, MN.
2018 QUEER CRAFT: CRAFTED WORKS THAT REDEFINE BEAUTY. Imagine Fund, Office of the
Executive Vice President and Provost, University of Minnesota.
2017 VISIBLY FREE. FREF, UMM. Morris, MN

Last updated 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Specialties

Awkwardness, hugs, rearranging the contents of a refrigerator, book collecting

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