Jacob Copetillo

6818 Lawrence Ave. Richmond, VA 23228 / jacobcopetilloart.blogspot.com / www.copetilloart.com / jcopetillo@gmail.com

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2012 MFA Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), School of the Arts, Craft/Material Studies - Wood, Richmond, VA
2008 BFA University of Georgia, Painting and Drawing, Athens, GA, Cum Laude
2005 Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

EXHIBITIONS AND COLLECTIONS

2012 New Waves 2012, Virginia Beach, VA
2011 Corrugated Box Building, Richmond, VA
2011 Spectrum, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
2011 Day One: The Early Protagonist, Art6 Gallery, Richmond, VA
2010 Broadband 10 + 11, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
2010 35th Annual Juried Exhibition, The Lyndon House Gallery, Athens, GA
2009 Calvary #I, Private Collection of Ms. Susan Brook, Thomasville, GA
2009 Encapsulating Historic UGA, UGA Tate Student Center, Athens, GA
2009 Prince Avenue Gala, Auction, Athens, GA
2008 Shakey's: The past 50 years, Shakey's USA, Auburn, AL
2008 Wine and Turpentine, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2007 Solo Show: Intercession: Recent Works of Jacob M. Copetillo, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2006 Annual Drawing and Painting Show, Juried Group Exhibition, University of Georgia, GA
2005 Lamar Dodd Annual Juried Print Show, Juried Group Exhibition, Athens, GA
2004 National AP Art Exhibition, College Board, New York City, NY

HONORS/AWARDS

2012 Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Assistantship Award, VCU School of the Arts
2012 Graduate Research Grant, VCU School of the Arts
2011 State Council of Higher Education for VA Award (SCHEV), VCU School of the Arts, Deans Award
2010 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, VCU School of Art
2010 Mural Commission Award: Campus Life, Athens, GA
2004 Scholarship for the Arts, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
2004 AP National Exhibition: College Board, New York City, New York

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA
2011 Adjunct Faculty - School of the Arts, 2 Semesters, Woodworking Techniques (CRAF 221)
2010-2011 Graduate Teaching Assistant - Woodworking Techniques
Art Instructor - Art foundations, Project Class - Wood "De-Reconstruction"

Prince Avenue Christian School - Bogart, GA
2008-2010 Visual Arts Instructor - (Developed entirely new curriculum for nine classes in the Art Department. Student enrollment tripled before resigning.)
- Drawing I & II
- Printmaking I & II
- Arts and Composition
- 5th-8th Grade Art

WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS

Martin Puryear and the Shakers (presentation), Virginia Commonwealth University, Art History, Richmond, VA, Dec. 2011.
Extreme Printmaking: An Exciting Approach to Printing the Norm (workshop), Prince Ave Christian School, Bogart, GA, Summer 2010.
Exhibitions, Portfolios, and Representation (workshop), Prince Ave Christian School, Bogart, GA, Summer 2009.
Bookbinding and the Discipline of Visual Thinking (workshop), Glynn Academy, Brunswick, Georgia.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Visual Storyteller: Painter, teacher in Bogart conveys capsule history of UGA with mural, Athens Banner-Herald, Athens, GA
Art Student Receives National Recognition: Jacob Copetillo, VSU Spectators, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
Figurative Works of the Last Exit Show, The Red and Black, Athens, GA
Figurative Works of the Last Exit Show, The Flagpole Magazine, Athens, GA

SKILLS

Woodworking:
     Traditional Joinery, Bending, Carving, Veneering & Finishing
Metalworking:
     Non Ferrous: Cold/Hot Connections, Forming
     Ferrous: Welding
Printmaking:
     Relief, Intaglio, Silk Screen Printing
Ceramics:
     Throwing & Hand Building
     High/Low fire & Oxidation/Reduction
     Mold Making (Gypsum and FGR Plaster)
Computer Related:
     Photoshop, Illustrator & SketchUp
     Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint