Christy Corey

Christycoreyart@gmail.com | 860 508 2305

https://www.christycoreyart.com

 

Education:

2016      University of Connecticut, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Storrs, CT

2015     International Studies Institute, Fine Arts Program, Florence, Italy

 

2017        Member, West Hartford Art League, Courses in Landscape Oil Painting and Enriched Surfaces

 

Residencies:

2017        Farmington Valley Art Center, Avon, CT

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2016     Todo Modo, VAIS Gallery, Storrs, CT.

Created, curated, mounted and advertised a solo exhibition sponsored by the UConn IDEA Grant.

Group Exhibitions:

2017        Artist in Residence Showcase, Farmington Valley Art Center, Avon, CT (upcoming)

2017     Members and Guest Exhibition, Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT

2016     Members Only Exhibit, West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, CT

2016     CT Shellfish Initiative Art Exhibition, Groton, CT     

2016     The Beanery at the Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

2016     Frontiers Poster Exhibition, Office of Undergraduate Research, Storrs, CT                                              

2016     Market Shares Recipe Illustrations, Artspace, Windham, CT

2016     Art Clash Competition, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy                                                                                 

 

Awards/ Grants

2015     UConn Office of Undergraduate Research IDEA Grant                                                                      

Was awarded $4,000 for an independent project to research the local, sustainable food movement through a series of food and recipe illustrations.

2014     16th Annual Raab Associates Prize for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Received the First Place prize for a children’s book illustration based on the story “How Bat Learned to Fly”.

 

Collections

Center for Mental Health Services, Storrs CT

Private Collections in the USA

 

Publications

July 2016            The Slag Review, Volume 1                                                                                  

April 2016          Long River Review

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