ART AND INFORMATION

Scott Speh

Curriculum Vitae

BORN: 1971, Oxford, Ohio

EDUCATION:

  • Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

    2003

    ·•Farewell Tour, Occasional Art, St. Paul, MN

    2002

  • Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

    1998

  • new p.o.p. ptgs, SLOP Art Shop, Kansas City, Missouri

    1997

  • The Madison Candy Company, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Graduate Thesis Exhibit, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

    1994

  • Experimental Gallery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
  • Brodie Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

    2002

  • Tasty Dogs, Atelier Top 25, Vienna, Austria, curated by Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam
  • Lingo, Oni Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, curated by Jennifer Schmidt and Matthew Nash

    2001

  • Build, Baltimore Festival of Arts, Baltimore, Maryland
  • American Standard, Standard Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

    2000

  • Hardware from the Heartland, 16 Beaver Exhibition Space, New York, New York
  • Supermarket 2000, Miami University, Oxford, OH, and The Pumphouse, LaCrosse, WI,

    1999

  • Painty, Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Color Theory, College of Visual Arts Gallery, COVA, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Locked Groove, Chicago, Illinois, curated by David Kaiser
  • Spastic Ecstatic Abstract, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Supermarket 1999, Slop Art Shop, Kansas City, Missouri

    1998

  • Minnesota National Print Biennial, Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis,
  • What’s So Funny? Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia

    1997

  • National Printmaking 1997, College Art Gallery, College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
  • SLOP’s Supermarket, Gehrke Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

    1996

  • The Big Ten Conference Art Exhibit, Big 10 Conference Center, Park Ridge, IL

    1995

  • No Big Heads: Self-Portrait Show. University of Alaska-Anchorage, Anchorage Alaska

    PERFORMANCE:

    1997

  • Free Brats, Documentuh Performance Festival, Madison, Wisconsin

    1996

  • SLOP’S Great Face-Off: Face Making Contest, The Living Room, Madison, Wisconsin
  • 2 Slobs Eating Pizza: SLOP on Gluttony, Edwardo’s Natural Pizza Restaurant, Madison, WI

    CURATING:

    2003

    • Dan Attoe: Paintings and Tents
    • Pedro Velez: Paintings 1997-2003
    • Western Exhibitions at the Stray Show '03

    2002

  • Western Exhibitions at the Stray Show
  • Accidental Sublime, The Bower, San Antonio, Texas
  • Sensitized Shopping, Silicon Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    2001

  • Cultural Studies, 16 Beaver Space, 16 Beaver Space, New York, New York
  • Project Room, 16 Beaver Space, New York, New York
  • One Million Dollars, 16 Beaver Space, New York, New York
  • Scott’s Toilet Paper Show, 16 Beaver Space, New York, New York

    2000

  • Flora & Fauna, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

    1999

  • Secrets About Goo, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
  • SLOP’s Supermarket 1999, SLOP Art Shop, Kansas City, Missouri

  • 1997

  • SLOP’s Supermarket, Gehrke Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

    COLLECTIONS:

  • Madison Art Center
  • Ivan Moskowitz, Boston, MA
  • Toby Kamps, Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
  • James Martin, 20th C. Curator, Nelson-Adkins Museum, Kansas City, MO
  • Wisconsin State Historical Society

    HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 1999 Madison CitiARTS Grant
  • 1996 Annual Purchase Award, Madison Print Club, Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1992 Liquitex Excellence in Art University Award
  • 1991 Fred and Molly Pye Painting Scholarship, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

    PUBLISHING:

    2002

  • Pierre Obando - White Castle Collaborations, book of artist’s photographs
  • The complete artzine - 1997-2000, archive plus special essays of artzine
    review. “The Whitney Biennial” www.spaces.org/rants/fga10.htm

    2000-present

  • Hot Commodities

    1999

  • Secrets About Goo exhibition catalog and compact disc

    1997-2000

  • artzine, editor and publisher, quarterly art criticism journal

    1997

  • SUPERMARKET catalog, co-designed and co-written

    BIBLIOGRAPHY:

    2002

  • Retro-rocket, Parcellin, Paul. “You talking to me?” Retro-rocket. Boston, MA(review)
  • The Boston Phoenix, Hopkins, Randi. “The Land of Signs.” (review)

    2001

  • Tom Moody’s Weblog Moody, Tom. “7-25-2001: 6:05 pm”.
  • NTV Russian Television (May), interview. “Scott’s Toilet Paper Show”
  • New York Magazine (May 28), “Don’t Squeeze the Art” sidebar show listing, art photo
  • The Wall Street Journal, Ferguson, Stuart. “The Art of Making Money.” New York, NY

    2000

  • Hardware from the Heartland: Exhibition Essay. Grabner, Michelle & Strohm, Colin. 16 Beaver Space, New York, NY
  • The Capital Times, Lynch, Kevin, “Art takes on nature.” Madison, Wisconsin
  • Isthmus. Smith, Jennifer. “Flora & Fauna” (review). Madison. Wisconsin

    1999

  • Color Theory Exhibition Catalog, Buisch, Derrick & Mullins, Colleen. “COLOR.” College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN
  • New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Wellesy, Massachusetts (curated by James Rondeau)
  • Isthmus. Laskin, Tom. “Preview: Secrets About Goo.” Madison. Wisconsin
  • City Pages. Fallon, P. “The A-List: Color Theory at CVA Gallery.” Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • The Capital Times. Lynch, Kevin. “Local arts magazine follows its own rules”. Madison

    1998

  • Madison Magazine, “The Madison 50.” Madison, WI

    1997

  • New Art Examiner. Wasserman, Nadine. “Slop’s Supermarket.” Chicago, Illinois.
  • Isthmus, Schmelzer, Paul. “WalMA®t”. Madison, Wisconsin.
  • The Capital Times. Lynch, Kevin. “SLOP’s Supermarket Looks at Consumerism”.

    1996

  • Rhythm. Alesia, Tom. “The Art of Promotion.” Madison, Wisconsin

    1995

  • The Capital Times. Lynch, Kevin. “Madison Culture Cuts Across Creative Lines.”

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    2002-present

  • ASSISTANT DIRECTOR IN ADMISSIONS
    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    2000-2002

  • REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE IN ADMISSIONS
    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    Responsible for recruiting high school and transfer students, developing SAIC brand identity on East Coast, maintaining relationships with regional high schools and community colleges and reviewing student portfolios.

    2000-2001

  • Associate Director
    16 Beaver Group, Inc., New York, New York
    Assisted Executive Director in running not-for-profit platform-based arts community in New York City’s Financial District. 16 Beaver Group, Inc. provided space and support to a wide range of arts professionals for studio work, exhibitions, presentations, lectures and general discourse. Organized exhibitions and internship program.

    1997-1998

    LECTURER
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department, Madison, Wisconsin
    Taught Etching 326: Beginning Etching and Intaglio Techniques to undergraduate and graduate students

    1997-2000

  • PUBLISHER and EDITOR of artzine
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Founded, produced, distributed and wrote for quarterly magazine of art and cultural criticism

    1995-2000

  • SLOP BRAND A®TIST
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Co-founder of collaborative promotional art unit

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