Cristina Carolina Echezarreta

echezac@yahoo.com·

 


Education

University of Georgia, Athens, GA                                                                                                                2020

Master of Fine Arts / Museum Studies Certificate

  • 2019 New York Maymester, Lamar Dodd School of Art 

  • 2018 Summer UGA Cortona, Italy  

 

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL                                                                                                          2017

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Magna Cum Laude

 

Miami-Dade College, Kendall, FL                                                                                                                  2015

Associate in Arts

 


Professional Experience

Dallas Museum of Art, McDermott Intern for Adult Programming, Dallas TX                                                    2020 - Present

  • Assist in organizing and developing programs for Arts and Letters Live and Adult Programs

University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art Athens, GA Instructor of Record                                           2017 – 2020

  • Instructor of foundations course Three-Dimensional Design

Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA Design/Preparation Internship                                                             2019 – 2020

  • Assist in handing and installation of exhibitions

 Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA Museum Education Internship                                                             2018 – 2019

  • Assist in Educational programing for K-12 schools and local community

  • Create Spanish “Family Day” pamphlets

Florida State University College of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL, Ceramics Lab Monitor                                         2016 – 2017

  • Maintenance of Ceramic Kilns and equipment

  • Oversee safety of students

FSU College of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL, Sculpture Lab Monitor                                                                   2015 – 2016

  • Sculpture Lab Monitor for Sculpture Lab on College campus

  • Maintenance of Woodshop and Foundry equipment

Miami Dade County, Parks and Recreation Park Service Aide                                                                       2015 – 2017

  • Responsible for the care and safety of children during summer camp

  • Organized arts and crafts activities

  • Locations: Charles Deering Estate, Ruben Dario Park, Kendale Lakes Park

Miami Dade College Galleries of Art + Design, Kendall, FL Gallery Assistant                                                   2013 – 2015

  • Responsible for hosting galleries openings and preparing show openings

 

Language

Spanish: Native/ Professional Proficiency

English: Native/ Professional Proficiency

Presentations / Publications / Workshops

2020             WUGA FM Radio Interview "Athens News Matters: Moving the School of Art's MFA Exhibition Online"

2020             Facet Magazine Spring 2020, Large Cover, Georgia Museum of Art

2020             MFA Speaks, Georgia Museum of Art* 

2020             2018    Guest Speaker Young Harris Beekeeping Institute Honeybee Conference

2020             Guest Artist, Printmaking Family Day Georgia Museum of Art

2020             The University of Georgia Graduate Magazine Winter Issue gradmag.uga.edu/cristina-echezarreta/

2019             Guest Speaker, Piedmont Beekeeping Association, GA

2018             Guest Speaker Young Harris Beekeeping Institute Honeybee Conference

2018             Three Minute Thesis 3MT, University of Georgia

2018             Line of Inquiry, Art Library, Lamar Dodd School of Art

2018             Ideas for Creative Exploration Talk, University of Georgia

 

Volunteer / Community Experience

2017- 2020         Georgia Beekeeping Prison Project, Arrendale State Prison, GA

2020                   Treasurer of Graduate Art Committee, Lamar Dodd School of Art

2015-2017          CeramiNOLES, Florida State University Clay Club, Tallahassee FL

2016                   Ceramic Beekeeping Social Engagement Project, Tallahassee FL

2015-2017          Art Student League, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL

 

Awards / Grants

2019            University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Decosimo Scholarship

2018            Comune di Cortona, Italy (Municipality of Cortona), Student Arts Award

2018            University of Georgia, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Kehoe Scholarship

2018            University of Georgia, Office of International Education, Incentive Foundation Scholarship

2018            University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Vince Dooley Award

2018            University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Tom Hollingsworth Award

2018            University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Social Ecology Studio Award

2018            University of Georgia, Willson Center for Humanities and Art, Graduate Research Award

2018            University of Georgia, Ideas for Creative Exploration, Mini Grant

2017            Florida State University, College of Fine Arts, Andy McLaughlin Memorial

 

 

Exhibitions

Curated

2020             Cheers to the Flockin’ Weekend Pop-Up, Creature Comforts Brewery, Athens GA

2020             Collaged Culture, Curated Group Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, GA

2018             The Florida Room, Curated, The Suite Gallery, Athens, GA

2017             Unnatural Habitat, Curated with Jayde Archbold, Phyllis Straus Gallery

 

Group

2020             MFA Thesis Exhibition, Georgia Museum of Art, GA*

2019             MFA: The Next Generation, Oconee County Arts Foundation, Athens, GA

2019             MFA 2ND Year, Glass Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, GA

2018             La Mostra, University of Georgia, Cortona Providence of Arrezo, Italy

2017             Fiber Reef, Collaboration Show, FSU Marine and Coastal Laboratory

2017             BFA Exit Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL

2016             Here I Am, Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee FL

2016             Untitled, Railroad Square, Tallahassee, FL

2016             Feast of the Forest, King Life Sciences Building, Tallahassee FL

2016             Re-imagining the Longleaf Pine Forest, Bacchus, Thomasville Georgia

2016             Vulnerability & the nuances of Nature, Oglesby Union Gallery, FL

2016             BFA Babes, Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee FL

2016             Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee FL

2015             Student Show, Miami Dade College Galleries of Art + Design, Miami FL

2015             Quest for Peace, Miami Dade College Galleries of Art + Design, Miami FL

2015             Student Show, Miami Dade College Galleries of Art + Design, Miami FL

 

 

 

*Canceled due to COVID-19

 

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