Resume

Exhibition Sampling

2012
Works by Crisley McCarson presented by Slate Grey Studio, solo exhibition, SouthPoint Media, Savannah, GA 
Selected Works, Slate Grey Studio, ThincSavannah, GA
25th Anniversary Landings Art Association Spring Art Show, The Landings, Savannah, GA

2011  
5th Annual Exhibit of the National Arts Program for City of Savannah Employees and their Families, Savannah, GA
McCarson/T.S. Kist ThincSavannah
, Savannah, GA

2010
"Mind, Body, and Spirit: Celebrating Regional Women Artists," Remembering Mom, Main Art Gallery at the UMC, Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, MD
 "UnSung Heroines," Remembering Mom, Maryland Woman's Heritage Center, Baltimore, MD 

2009
51st Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, Marlboro Gallery,Prince George's Community College
Open Studio, Brentwood, MD
Gone Green: Prince George's Artists and Architects,PG Delegation Wing, Lowe House Office Bldg, Annapolis, MD

2008
Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, Marlboro Gallery,Prince George's Community College, Laurel, MD 
The End of Nature, The Gallery at Warehouse, Washington, DC
Open Studio, 3rd annual Gateway to the Arts Open Studio Tour, Brentwood, MD

2007
ColorFieldremix: SATURATED,  Tableaux de Peppermint Patties chosen by curator  Zoe Myers of the Heineman Myers Contemporary Art, Bethesda, MD 
This from That: Art from Unusual Materials, one of 5 selected artists. Three new pieces including Holey Leftovers!, Carroll County Arts Center, Westminster, MD
Artex, 2007, solo show, Landover, MD

2006
Folk Art: Traditions and Innovations, jurors Raymond Dobard, Howard University, Washington DC and Margo Humphrey, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Harmony Hall, Fort Washington, MD
Artex 2006, solo showing, New York City, NY
Open Studio Tour, Self-guiding tour in the Gateway Arts District. Sponsored by Gateway CDC, Brentwood, MD
Different Directions, WareHouse Gallery, Washington, DC

2005
Laurel Art Guild’s 36th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, juror, artist and Professor at University of Maryland, Patrick M. Craig, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD
WPA/C Art Auction, juror, art curator Sally Troyer, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Faces of the Fallen: Portraits from Iraq, traveling exhibition, opening at the Women's Memorial in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, VA

2004
A New Day – Honorarium, Vincent Virgo, juror, Arts Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD
46th  Annual Art Faculty Exhibit, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD
Art Romp, one of forty artists selected for Warehouse Gallery show, Washington, DC

2003
NA Yoko Ra Ra, U-Haul truck installation at 31st and M St. Georgetown, Washington, DC
9th Annual all-media Juried Exhibition, juror John Morrell, Georgetown University, Mattawoman Creek Art Center, La Plata, MD
Mute, National all-media show, juror Richard Torchia, Arcadia University, PA, Cade Art Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Spectrum Gallery Invitational, 3 person show, Spectrum Gallery, Washington, DC

Education
     M.F.A.  1986, Maryland Institute College of Art, Mount Royal School of Painting,
                Baltimore, MD
     B.F.A.   1984, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C.
     B.S.      1973, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Grants, Awards, and Commissions
A New Day – Honorable Mention, Vincent Virgo, juror, Arts Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD, 2004
All Media Juried Exhibition, Arlington Arts Center, VA, 2001
6th Annual Juried Exhibition, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, MD, 2000
Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Greater Reston Arts Center, 1993
Individual Artist’s Grant, D.C. Commission of the Arts and Humanities and the NEA, 1990
Ethel Lorraine Bernstein Memorial Alumni Award for Excellence in Painting, Corcoran College of Art, Washington, DC 1989

Boards
Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran, 2002-2003

Selected Bibliography
"Art & Soul: Exhibit is Refreshingly Playful" by Alison Hirsch, Savannah Morning News, July, 2011
Flying Babies is on the cover of the 2007-2008 Prince George's County Gateway Arts District, Brentwood, MD
“The State of the County’s Art”, by Sara Gebhardt, Washington Post, December 30, 2004
2003,04,06, Artist Directory, Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran
“Art Wrap” by John Blee, The Georgetowner, July, 2002
“Opposites Detract”, by Michael O’Sullivan, Washington Post, Weekend section, August 2001
Arlington Journal, September 1985
WPA’s Ten Year Retrospective 1984

Private Collections and Corporations
International Life Sciences Institution, Washington, DC
McLean, VA; Washington, DC; Berkeley and San Francisco, CA; New York, NY; Bethesda, MD