Retributions: Elections, Floods, and Wishing Wells
NEW & RECENT WORK BY JACK GIRARD

JACK GIRARD
Artist's Resume
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Professional Experience:
Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
Professor, Art Program, 1981-present (Recipient of Bingham Award for Teaching Excellence, 1997)
Multi-level painting, drawing, design. Interdisciplinary travel courses to Washington, D.C. and
New York City, Program Director (1985-88, 1991-1994, 2002-2004).
Governor's School for the Arts, Bellarmine College (1989), Spalding University (1990 and 1991), Louisville, KY
Visual Arts Faculty, Summer, 1989-1991
Three week residency program emphasizing cross-disciplinary studio and performance in visual art, music, drama, dance and creative writing (students and faculty competitively selected state-wide).
Murray State University, Murray, KY
Associate Professor, Florence, Italy, Summer, 1988
Multi-level graduate and undergraduate drawing and collage/mixed media with the Kentucky
Institute for International Studies Program in Florence, Italy.
Centre College of Kentucky, Danville, KY
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Art, 1980-81
Multi-level painting, drawing, printmaking, contemporary survey (watercolor and directed methods
in teaching secondary school education, Summer Term, 1981).
Berea College, Berea, KY
Instructor, Department of Art, 1979-80
Multi-level painting, drawing (anatomical/figure), interdisciplinary arts.
Carteret Technical College, Morehead City, NC
Visiting Artist/Instructor, Division of Community Services, 1978-79
Conducted public and private lectures and workshops. Participated in artist exchange/visitation.
Advised secondary school (county) programs.

Education:
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC M.F.A. 1976
Major field: Painting Minor field: Drawing
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC B.F.A. 1973
Major field: Painting Minor field: Ceramics

Allied:
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 1982
Lithography
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 1973
Studied painting, drawing, art history and art education pursuant to a master's degree program.

Grants:
Kenan Faculty Development Sabbatical Support Grant, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 2004-05
Kenan Faculty Development Grant for new work development, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 2003
David and Betty Jones Faculty Development Grant for research in Berlin, Germany 1998
David and Betty Jones Faculty Development Grant for a collaborative installation work with artist Steve Armstrong 1996
Lexington Arts and Cultural Council Community Arts Development Grant for collaborative installation work with
artist Steve Armstrong 1995
David and Betty Jones Faculty Development Grant for research on the art and literature of Asensio Saéz Garcia,
in La Unión, Spain 1994
David and Betty Jones Faculty Development Grant for new work development, Transylvania University,
Lexington, KY 1992, 1987
David and Betty Jones Faculty Development Grant for collaborative sound composition with composer/musician
Steve Lyon, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1990
Lexington Arts and Cultural Council Grant for design and production of a 45-minute collaborative performance
art work with choreographer/dancer Jan Hurst 1990
Commissioned collaboration with writer Jo Carson on a series of drawings for the Lexington Alzheimer's Association, Lexington, KY (for commercial replication and national distribution) 1990

Publications/Papers:
"Recycling and the Found Object," Mid-American College Art Association Annual Conference, Lexington, KY 1998
"Refactoring Art History in the Studio Equation," Mid-America College Art Association Annual Conference, Richmond, VA 1997
Cited in Antologia, Asencio Saez, Real Academia Alfonso X el Sabio, Murcia, Spain, 1996 (pages 15-16)
"The Relationship Between Visual Art and Literature in the Works of Spanish Writer-Artists Garcia and Lorca,"
co-presented with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker, Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC),
Georgetown University, Washington, DC 1995
"Asensio Sáez Garcia: Symbiosis of Word and Image," Literature, Film and the Other Arts in Modern Spain,
Letras Peninsulares(co-authored with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker), Michigan State University, Lansing, MI Spring, 1995
Boda civil y otros cuentos, Asensio Sáez Garcia, Real Academia Alfonso X el Sabio, Murcia, Spain (book cover/collage), 1994
"Asensio Sáez Garcia: Symbiosis of Word and Image," co-presented with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker, 20th Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY February 24, 1994
"Asensio Sáez Garcia: la imagen y la palabra," Literatura De Levante(co-authored with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker), edited by Francisco Javier Diez de Revenga and Mariano de Paco, CAM Fundación Cultural, 1993
"Collage in Narrative," co-presented with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker at "Narrative Horizons" conference,
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY October 1-2, 1992
"Informing Visual Art," presented at the School of Visual Arts Sixth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, New York City, New York October 15-17, 1992
"Asensio Sáez Garcia," co-presented with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker at the 45th Annual Modern Foreign Language Conference as part of the "Spanish XI: Symposium on `Literature de Levante': III," University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY April 23-25, 1992
"2 x 2," presented at the College Music Society, Great Lakes Chapter 1992 Conference with composer Zae Munn, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY April 3-4, 1992
"Faculty Censorship in Colleges," Kentucky English Bulletin, Winter, 1992
"Keeping Tabs on the Masquerade," by Steve Lyon, Journal SEAMUS (a review of the Girard/Munn/Kilkelly collaboration), October, 1986
"Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Performance Art," presented at Mid-America College Art Association meeting
session on "Technology and Performance," Memphis State University, Memphis, TN October 30, 1986
"Confinement and Isolation in the Art of Edward Kienholz," Medical Heritage Journal, (co-authored with Dr. Ann Kilkelly), Jan/Feb 1986
"A Six or Two: A Series of Multi-Media Graphics," East Carolina University (master's thesis) 1976

Memberships:
College Art Association 2003-05
Mid-America College Art Association 1997-2000
Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) 1994-1999
Who's Who In American Art

Lectures:
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 2004
Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 2003, 2001, 1999, 1993, 1992, 1990, 1987
Murray State University, Murray, KY 1998
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 1998, 1982
Berea College, Berea, KY 1995, 1988
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 1993, 1989
Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN 1992
\University of Tennessee/Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN 1990
Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY 2003, 1988
University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 1987
Memphis State University (Mid-America CAA panelist) Memphis, TN 1986
Centre College, Danville, KY 1986
ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY 1985
Clarion University, Clarion, PA 1984

Gallery Representation:
Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

Corporate/Institutional Collections:
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
Central Bank and Trust Company, Lexington, KY
Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
Berea College, Berea, KY
Carteret Technical College, Morehead City, NC
Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Atlanta, GA
Seibels, Bruce & Company, Columbia, SC
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
South Carolina Museum Commission, Columbia, SC
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Selected Exhibitions:
Solo “Jack Girard: Recent Work,” Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Knoxville, TN 2004
“Jack Girard: New Drawings,” Wingspan Gallery, Lexington, KY 2003
Duvenick Gallery, The Carnegie, Covington, KY 2003
“Jack Girard: A Six Year Retrospective,” The Central Bank Gallery, Central Bank and Trust Company,
Lexington, KY 2001
"Aside Show: The History of Art as We Know It," (with Steve Armstrong) Morlan Gallery,
Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1997
"New Constructions and Collages," Lexington Public Library, Lexington, KY 1995-96
"Recent Mixed Media Work: Jack Girard," Berea College, Berea, KY 1995
"Portraits: New Constructions and Collages," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1993
Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, KY 1992
"Recent Collages and Mixed Constructions," Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY 1991
"Jack Girard: New Collages & Mixed Constructions," University of Tennessee/Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN 1990
"New Constructions and Collages," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1990 (featuring five
45-minute collaborative sound, movement, and visual performances along with a site-specific gallery installation)
Xavier Galleries, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 1989
"Refuge," Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 1989
Le Café Musée, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY 1988
Ulmann Gallery, Berea College, Berea, KY 1988
Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1987
Rike Center Gallery, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 1987
"The Sexist Series," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1984 (featuring ten twenty-minute collaborative sound and visual performances with composer Zae Munn entitled "Keeping Tabs on the Masquerade")

Recent Group Exhibitions

2005 “Diversity,” Eastern Kentucky University National, Richmond, KY
2004 “Members Group Exhibition,” LAL, Lexington, KY
“Camera Obscured,” Wingspan Gallery, Lexington, KY
Two-person Exhibition, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
“War and Peace,” Eastern Kentucky University National, Richmond, KY
2003 “Seven,” Northampton Arts Center, Northampton, MA
“Art Bound,” Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
Three-person Exhibition, The Water Tower, Louisville, KY
2002 “Secrets Revealed,” Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
“Water Tower Annual,” Louisville Visual Arts Association, Louisville, KY
“Senses of Place, v. 3.0 (installation exhibition), Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
“Less is More,” Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
Annual Member Groups Exhibition, ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY
2001 “The 28th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition,” Bradley University, Peoria, IL
“Arts on Main,” Shelbyville, KY
“The Box,” Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
Annual Member Groups Exhibition, ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY
“Transylvania Faculty Exhibition,” Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
“Transylvania Faculty and Student Exhibition,” Wingspan Gallery, Lexington, KY
2000 “Form vs. Function,” Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
“January Jubilee,” Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
“Annual Member Groups Exhibit,” ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY
“Arts on Main,” Shelbyville, KY
1999 “Jack Girard and Esther Randall,” ArtsPlace Gallery, ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY
“Form vs. Function,” Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
Three-person, “Between Public and Private,” Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, GA
“Words into Works, II,” Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
“Into Eden,” Opera House Gallery, Lexington, KY
1998 "The Aura of Tea," Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
"Group Invitational Sculpture Exhibition," Murray State University, Murray, KY
"Group Member’s Show," ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY
Two-person, Capitol Arts Alliance, Inc., Bowling Green, KY
"Red," Lexington Opera House Gallery, Lexington, KY
1997 "Found Objects Invitational," Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
"Drawings: Kentuckians Plus," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
"1997 Water Tower Annual," Louisville Visual Art Association, Louisville, KY
1996 "The Tempestuous Teapot," Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
"Art - Chunky Style," Bank One Gallery, Louisville, KY
Transylvania Faculty Exhibition, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
"Ten from Transylvania," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
1995 "Automata" ("Canon," collaborative sculpture in conjunction with Steve Armstrong solo exhibition),
Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
Zephyr Gallery, Actor's Theater, Louisville, KY
"Lexington Artists," Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY
"Logo Technics: Words in Works," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
1994 Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY
"Camera, Collage and Computer," LAL Loudon House Gallery, Lexington, KY
"Inter/Action," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
"3D x 11," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY


Performance/Collaboration:
"Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth," Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX ('Tartan Woman,' performed and choreographed by Indi Dieckgrafe; music by Zae Munn) July 17 and 18, 1992
"An Upward Construct" -- Five 45-minute collaborative performances for five dancers with choreographer Jan Hurst and
composer Steve Lyon, Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY September, 1990.
"Caution: Construction on Progress" -- 7-minute sound (classical and ambient), movement (contemporary ballet), and visual collaboration for 38 performers, co-conceived/directed with choreographer/dancer Jan Hurst in conjunction
with the Governor's School for the Arts, Kentucky Center for the Arts, Louisville, KY July 22, 1989
"Home," -- 3 week performance/installation with builder Ron Duke, Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University,
Lexington, KY November 22 - December 10, 1987
"Keeping Tabs on the Masquerade," -- 45 minute collaborative sound, visual and movement improvisational performance
with composer Zae Munn and writer/dancer Ann Kilkelly), Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 1987;
Roulette Intermedium, New York City, NY; Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 1986; Memphis State University, Memphis, TN 1986; Centre College of Kentucky, Danville, KY 1986;
Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1984-1986.
"New Music Chicago Spring Festival '85," Cultural Arts Center, Chicago, IL (20 minute Masquerade performance
with composer Zae Munn and four performers), April 1985
"The Sexist Series," Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY (Ten, twenty-minute Masquerade performances with composer Zae Munn), December 1984


RELATED ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Courses taught:
Special Topics: The Portrait (Art 2294)
Senior Seminar (Art 4004)
Special Topics: 20th Century Perspectives: Visual Art in New York (Art 3114)
Painting I-IV (Art 2104, 2204, 2214, 3204)
Drawing I (Art 1424 - Introductory)
Drawing II-III (Art 2424, 3424 - Figure/Anatomy)
Two-dimensional Design (Art 1104)
Survey of Visual Art: Ideas and Techniques (Art 1024)
Introduction to Relief Printmaking (Art 2084)
20th Century Perspectives: Visual and Dramatic Arts in New York and Washington, D.C. (Art/English 2274)
Collaborative Performance Art (Fine Arts 2104)
Senior Honors in Art (Art 5004)
Special Topics in Studio Art (Art 4404 -- Printmaking, Watercolor, Drawing, Mural Painting, Computer Graphics)
Internship (Art 4204, 4208 -- Commercial Art, Photography, Medical Illustration, Gallery Management)
Art Seminar (Art 3801)
Collage/Mixed Media (KIIS Program, Florence, Italy, and Art 2744)
Academic Career Skills (University 1111)

College Committees:
Grants Allocation Committee, 2000-2003
Art in Paris Scholarship Committee, 2000
Transylvania Scholarship Selection Committee, 2000 and 1996
Faculty Concerns Committee, 1996-98
Writing Assessment Committee, (Co-chair, 1994-1995) 1999 (sabbatical replacement), 1992-1997
Foreign Study Scholarship Selection Committee, 1995
Personnel Committee, 1992-1994
Bingham Assessment Sub-committee to the Faculty Concerns Committee (Chair), 1992-93
Faculty Representative to the Board of Curators Physical Plant Committee, 2004-06, 1991-94, 1986-88
Committee on Professional Standards (Chair, 1989-90), 1988-91
Committee on Program and Curriculum, 1991
Education Committee of the College Self-Study, 1991-1992
Board Member, Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS), Murray State University, Murray, KY
1990-1994
Faculty Representative to the Board of Curator's Student Life Committee, 1989-91
Phi Beta Kappa Application Committee, 1988-1989
Faculty Representative to Holleian Society, 1987-1989
Academic Standards Committee (Chair, 1986-87), 1985-1987
"Who's Who" Selection Committee, 1991, 1986
Admissions Committee (Chair 1983-84, Recording Secretary 1982-83), 1982-1984
University Honor Council, 1982-85
W.T. Young Scholarship Selection Committee, 1983 and 1984
Education Committee of the College Self-Study, 1981-1982

Selected College Service:
Classroom visitor for non-tenured faculty, 2002, 2003
English Program Search Committee, 2003-04
Biology Program Search Committee, 2003-04
Co-coordinated Student Studio Art Sale, 2001-03
Hosted Art Program Alumni Reception, Fayette School Art Building, 2002-04
Coordinated Shindelbower gifts to the Art Program and University, 2001-02
Co-presenter, “Faculty Exhibition,” Academic Affairs Forum, 2001
Co-coordinated/participated Art Program annual travel to New York City, 2000
Lecturer, “Shutters, Skins, Mummies, and Urns,” Academic Affairs Forum, 1999
Advisor, Transylvanian literary magazine, 1983-1998
Panelist, "Ten from Transylvania," Academic Affairs Forum, 1996
Art Program Director, 2002-2004, 1985-1988, 1991-1994
Assisted in installation, curation and procurement of Morlan Gallery exhibitions, 1981-present
Lecturer, "Asencio Sáea Garcia (with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker)," Academic Affairs Forum, 1993
Lecturer, "The Language of Painting," Academic Affairs Forum, 1993
Lecturer, Dean's Seminar, 1990
Lecturer, Transylvania Women's Club, "Drawing on the Right Side of the Globe: A Critical Look at
Travel-Related Studies," 1988
Guest Curator, "Transylvanian's Collect," Morlan Gallery, 1988
Moderator/Program Designer, Holley Days Symposium, "Revolutions," 1988
Guest Lecturer, "Home Project," Morlan Gallery, 1987
Cable 9 television interviews, Lexington, KY 1984-1987
Moderator, Holley Days Symposium ("Metanoia: Changed Vision, Changed Minds"),
"Private Visions/Public Images," 1984
Panel Participant, Holley Days Symposium ("Marxism in Art and Literature"), "Soviet and American Art: Parallels and Influences," 1983

Professional Conferences/Meetings:
Co-chair/Presenter, 1998 MACAA Annual Conference, Lexington, KY 1998
Chair/Presenter, 1997 MACAA/SECAC "Connections" Conference, Richmond, VA 1997
Presenter, Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), Georgetown University, Washington, DC 1995
Attended "Teaching Students to Think and Write in All Disciplines" Conference, Shakertown, KY 1995
Attended annual meeting of Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), Washington, DC (1995);
New Orleans, LA (1994)
Presenter, "20th Century Literature Conference," University of Louisville,
Louisville, KY 1994
Presenter, "Narrative Horizons Conference," University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 1992
Presenter, "45th Annual Modern Foreign Language Conference," University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 1992
Presenter, School of Visual Arts Sixth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, New York, NY 1992
Attended annual meetings of the College Art Association: Seattle (2004); New York (2000); Toronto, Canada (1998); Chicago (1992); San Francisco (1989); New York (1986); Philadelphia (1983); New York (1982); New Orleans (1980); Washington, D.C. (1979); New York (1978)
Attended Mid-America College Art Association annual conference, Cincinnati, OH (1989);
Minneapolis, MN (1987)
Panelist/performer, Mid-American College Art Association Annual Meeting, Memphis State University,
Memphis, TN, 1986
Attended American Theater Association annual conference, New York (August, 1989 and 1986) and
Toronto, Canada (August, 1985)


RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Juror:
Lexington Arts and Cultural Council Phoenix Building Public Art Project, Lexington, KY 2001-02
Member’s Group Exhibition, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY 2001
"LAL Summer National Juried Open," Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY 1998
"Scissors, Paper, Stone," Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY 1996
ArtsPlace annual exhibition program, Lexington, KY 2000, 1996, 1990, 1986
"Masterpieces of Maturity," Lexington Art League and Fifth Third Bank, Lexington, KY 1995
Lexington Art League, Opera House Gallery, Lexington, KY 1995
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government, "Employee Olympic Art Competition," Lexington, KY 1992, 1991
"Sweet Sixteen," 3-D competition, Lexington, KY 1992, 1991
"Central Kentucky Regional Foreign Language Festival," Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1989,
1987, 1986

Community:
Artist/Contributor, Lexington Philharmonic’s “Horsetails” benefit auction, Lexington, KY 2003
Panelist, “The War in Iraq,” Carrick Theater, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 2003
“Recent Excavations,” one hour WUKY radio interview, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 2003
Contributor, Lexington Art League’s “Reverse Raffle Invitational” benefit, Lexington, KY 2004, 1998-2002
(First Prize 2000 and 2001)
First Presbyterian Church Child Learning Center Liaison Board, 1998-99
Facilitator, Mason County Schools, "Bridging the Curriculum," (curriculum realignment), 1997
Contributor, Louisville Visual Art Association (LVAA) annual art auction, 1998, 1996, 1994
Contributor, Aids Volunteers of Kentucky (AVOL) art auction, 2004, 1994
Advisory Board Member, "The Writer's Voice," YMCA of Central Kentucky, Carnegie Center for
Literacy and Learning, Lexington, KY 1992-4
"Totally Radical Teenage Videos," Sculpture Invitational for Public Television Special, Lexington, KY 1991
Contributor, Lexington Council for the Arts, "Art Auction," ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY 1986
Member of Syncopated, Inc. board fundraising committee, ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY 1985-86
Designer, promotional material, Syncopated, Inc. dance company, Lexington, KY 1986, 1985, 1984
Art Director/Dancer, Woodland Dance Festival, Woodland Park, Lexington, KY, 1989, 1986, 1985, 1984
Art Director, "With Relish," (in conjunction with 6th Women Writers' Conference) ArtsPlace,
Lexington, KY 1984