resume

MARTIN SWIFT

 Painter and Illustrator based in Washington DC                       

EDUCATION

Spring 2011     -      Universität der Künst Berlin, semester abroad under Burkhard Held

2008-2012    -      Bachelor of Fine Arts,  Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015  -  mrtnswft isdead, Hole in the Sky Gallery, Washington, DC

2013  -  Paradox of Masculinity,  Above the Bike Shop, Washington DC

2013  -  Synchronous Orbit,  Image Box,  Pittsburgh, PA

2012  -  Martin Swift-Emerging Artist Weekend, Vol. 1,  College Inn Project, Pittsburgh, PA

2011   -  Moonbase-Manface, transitional space, Kreutzberg, Berlin

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016  -  Works shown at Transformer Auction, Katzen Art Center, Washington, DC

2016  -  Works shown at Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

2016  -  Works shown in Select WPA Auction, Washington, DC

2015  -  Works shown in Select WPA Auction, Artisphere, Arlington, VA

2014  -  Works shown in "A Body of Work", Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2014  -  Works shown in "Pizza", "666", "Call and Response", Hole in the Sky Art Space, Washington, DC

2014  -  Works shown in Swatchroom Salon, Hierarchy Art Space, Washington, DC

2013  -  Works shown in Hot Hot Hot, Foundry Gallery,  Washington, DC

2013  -  Works shown in HIT 3,  Hole in The Sky,  Washington, DC

2013  -  Works shown in Alchemical Vessel, Smith Center, Washington, DC

2013  -  Works shown in the Takoma Park Art Hop,  Trohv, Takoma Park, MD

2012  -  Works shown in Submerge DC, transitional space,  Washington, DC

2012  -  Terms and Conditions; Carnegie Mellon 2012 senior thesis show,Pittsburgh, PA

2011  -  Works shown at the Unicorn Mountain show  during fall gallery crawl, Pittsburgh, PA

2011  -  UDK Rundgang 2011, Berlin, Germany

2010  -  Works shown during 2010 open studio Andy Went Here, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA

2010  -  Works shown at Ellis Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA

2009  -  Works shown at Jumbo-tron, Fed-Ex Field, Pittsburgh, PA

2009  -  Works shown at Frame Gallery,  Carnegie Mellon,  Pittsburgh, PA

PUBLICATIONS

2014  -  Selected works featured in Red Branch Journal

2011  -  100 Acres selected for publication in Plain China, Bennington College

2011  -  100 Acres selected for cover art for the Oakland Review,  Pittsburgh PA

2008-2010  -  Works published in Jazz Times Magazine, national publication

EXPERIENCE

2012  -  payroll illustrator and exhibit designer for the Center for Postnatural History, Pittsburgh PA

2010  -   freelance art instructor for children and young adults

2010-2011  -  worked closely with Pittsburgh artist Brian Brown on a mural commissioned by the Sprout Fund, Pittsburgh, PA

2009-2010  -  teaching assistant under Greg Witt, 3d studio 1; wood,  Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA

2008-2010  -  payroll illustrator for Jazz Times Magazine, national publication

2007-2008  -  designer for  Helicon Works, Maryland based green architecture firm