b. 1999

Ajanewilliams1@gmail.com

Education:

 

2020   Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Group Exhibitions:

 

2022     Coined in the South: 2022, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC 

2022     Charlotte Renaissance Art Pop Up, Golden Owl Tavern, Marriott Hotel at UNCC, Charlotte, NC 

2022     Charlotte Renaissance Art Pop UpThe Goodyear House in NoDa, Charlotte, NC 

2021     Student Juried Exhibition, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2021     Museum of Science and Industry's Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition, Chicago Science and Industry Museum, Chicago, IL

2020    The In Art Gallery 'Printmaking' Juried Exhibition

2020    The In Art Gallery 'Painting' Juried Exhibition

2020    H20/20 Elemental Retribution, Alchemy C3 Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2020    Student Juried Exhibition, Rowe Gallery, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2020    Juried Exhibition for Black Art, Storrs Salon, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC

2020    Finding Harvey, University Libraries, Baylor University, Waco, TX

2019     Incoming Student Juried Exhibition, Side Rowe Gallery, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2019    Slop Drop Art Show, Art Mart & Academy, Boone, NC

2019    Foundations Juried Exhibition, HOW Space Gallery, Boone, NC

2018    The Peel, Looking Glass Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Permanent Collection:

 

2020    of Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

 

Grants/Awards:

2022     Outstanding Achievement in Studio Art at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2021     Mahoney Scholarship Annual Award

2021     Roderick MacKillop Memorial Painting Merit Scholarship

2021     Painting Area Recipient Award at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2021     Outstanding Junior of the Year Award at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2021     Best in Show at the Student Juried Exhibition, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2018    First Place Winner at the Foundations Juried Exhibition in HOW Space, Boone, NC

 

Commissions:

 

2021    Black Lives Matter Mural, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2020    Corporate Commission, Nine Dot Arts, Marriott Hotel at UNCC, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Lectures/Workshops:

2021    Guest Artist Speaker for Mixed Media Class at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Professional Experience:

Present    DJ, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

January – February 2020    Fibers Technician, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

August – December 2020    Internship, ClearWater Arts & Studios Center, Concord, NC

Extracurricular:

 

Secretary of the United Creative Visions Club, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC


Bibliography:

 

“Summer 2019-Issue 81”, Atlantis Online Magazine, page 37, access date: June 17, 2020.

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