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Cristina Carolina Echezarreta

 

 

 

Education

2020 University of Georgia, Athens GA  - Master of Fine Arts

 

2018 University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy - Study Abroad

 

2017 Florida State University, Tallahassee FL  - Bachelor of Fine Arts                                                                                               

 

2015 Miami-Dade College, Kendall FL - Associate in Arts

 

                                                                                                            

Professional Experience

Teaching Assistant - Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia                                                 Present

Graduate Assistant - Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia                                                 08 / 2017 - 05/ 2018

  • Woodshop Monitor

  • Assist undergrad students use equipment 

  • Shop Maintenance

 

FSU College of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL, Ceramics Lab Monitor                                                        01 / 2016 - 05 / 2017

  • Responsible for Loading and Unloading Gas, Electric, Soda, and Raku Kilns

  • Mixing/Creating Glazes, Slips, and Wadding

  • Maintenance of Ceramic Kilns and equipment

 

FSU College of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL, Sculpture Lab Monitor                                                         08 / 2015 - 08 / 2016

  • Sculpture Lab Monitor for Sculpture Lab on College campus

  • Responsible for safety of students and equipment

  • Maintenance of Woodshop and Foundry equipment

 

 Miami Dade College Arts and Philosophy Dept. Miami, FL Gallery Assistant                                             9 / 2014 – 5 / 2015​

  • Assist in setting up Student and Visiting Artist shows

  • Host Gallery Openings

Presentations

2018 Young Harris Beekeeping Institute Honeybee Conference 

2018 Three Minute Thesis 3MT, University of Georgia

2018 I.C.E Talk, University of Georgia I.C.E Ideas for Creative Exploration

 Grants/Awards

2018 Comune di Cortona, Italy (Municipality of Cortona) 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 I.C.E Ideas for Creative Exploration, Mini Grant 

2017 Florida State University, Andy McLaughlin Memorial Award

 

Exhibitions & Curation

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

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

2017                  Unnatural Habitat, Collaboration Show, Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee FL

2017                  Modular Immersion, BFA Thesis Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee

2017                  Collection, Rail Road Square Art Park, 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                  Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee FL

2015                  Foundations, Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee FL

2014                  Student Show, MDC Galleries of Art + Design, Miami FL

2014                  Quest for Peace, MDC Galleries of Art + Design, Miami FL

2014                  Pop Up, Lucid Gallery, Miami, FL

2013                  Student Show, MDC Galleries of Art + Design, Miami FL

2013                  Quest for Peace, MDC Galleries of Art + Design, Miami FL

2012                  Student Show, MDC Galleries of Art + Design, Miami FL

Volunteer / Community Experience

2017 - Present Georgia Beekeeping Prison Project        

2017  Georgia Prison Beekeeping Program Photographer, Athens GA 

2017  UGA Honeybee Lab Volunteer, Athens GA 

2017  Mold-Making Workshop, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA

2017  CeramiNOLES, Florida State University Clay Club, Tallahassee FL                                                                                          

2017  Ceramic Beekeeping Social Engagement Project, Tallahassee FL                                                                                       

2013  Art Student League, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL                                                                                         

2013   Volunteer Miami Dade College Landscape Technology Center, Miami FL                                                                      

2012  Marine Science Center, Bird and Sea Turtle Rehabilitation, Daytona Beach FL

 

Published Articles

2017   “The Kudzu Review” FSU’s Journal of Literature and Art, 2017 Spring Edition

2016   “Thom” Thomasville Georgia Craft Magazine, November 2016 Issue

2015   “Miamibiance” Art and Literature Magazine, Volume 25