CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Carey Watters

Assistant Professor of Art, Graphic Design

Department of Art, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

900 Wood Road, P.O. Box 2000, Kenosha, WI 53141-2000

wattersc@uwp.edu

(414) 364-6388

www.careywatters.com

 

EDUCATION:

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Master of Fine Art, Graphics (graphic design, printmaking, book arts)

Dates attended: August 2003 – May 2006

Degree Awarded: May 2006

                 

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Master of Arts, Graphic (graphic design, printmaking, book arts)

Dates attended: August 2003 – May 2005

Degree Awarded: December 2005

                 

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

                  Bachelor of Fine Art, Graphic Design

Dates attended: August 1997 – May 1999

Degree Awarded: May 1999

                  Graduated with honors, Dean’s List

 

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

                  Bachelor of Arts, Art History

Dates attended: August 1991 – August 1995

Degree Awarded: August 1995

           

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Department of Art, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Assistant Professor of Art, Graphic Design

August 2011 – present

Developed new graphic design curriculum by creating new course content and structure, and participated in the development and implementation of new 2-D and 3-D curriculum. Served as the art department ”internship czar” working with students and employers to create internship opportunities for students. Participated in recruitment efforts that included visit day workshops and scholarship day portfolio reviews.

 

 

 

Courses taught:    Typography I

                                    Typography II

Graphic Design I

                                    Graphic Design II

                                    Design Portfolio

                                    Special Topics in Art History

                                    Special Topics in Book Arts

                                    Beginning Printmaking

                                    Intermediate Printmaking

                                    Advance Printmaking

                                    Screen Printing

                                    Independent Study

                                                      Senior Seminar (department collaboration)

                                                      Art Internship (supervisor)

 

Rockford University, Rockford, Illinois

Assistant Professor of Art, Graphic Design

Gallery Director

August 2008 – May 2011

Developed new graphic design curriculum and assisted in updating existing Art and Art History degree structure. Served on the Faculty Development Committee. Developed and implemented a new Faculty Mentor Program. Participated in recruitment of students and advising. Developed and designed marketing material for the gallery and the University.

 

Courses taught:    Graphic Design I

                                    Graphic Design II

                                    Graphic Design III

                                    Typography I

                                    Typography II

                                    2-D Design

                                    Book Arts I

                                    Papermaking I

 

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Lecturer, Graphics Area

September 2006 – May 2007

Adjunct lecturer serving as a replacement for retired faculty.

 

Courses taught:    Typography I

Graphic Design I

                                    Art of the Printed Book

 

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Adjunct Faculty, Graphic Design

September 2007– December 2007

September 2002 – May 2003

 

Courses taught:    Professional Practice

Graphic Design II

Print Production and Presentation Techniques

                                                     

PROFESSIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE:

Giddy Up Press, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Freelance graphic designer and letterpress printer

2005 - present

Clients have included Bloomington Public School System, Kids Safari, Milwaukee Art Museum, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (Herma Heart Center), the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate MFA program, Rockford University, and the Rockford University Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside Art Department and Galleries, Weeks Gallery at the Jamestown Community College, and Jacqlines, LLC. Projects have ranged from identity development, logo design, publication design, posters, exhibition design, t-shirt applications, letterpress printed invitations, and business cards.

 

Rowland Design, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

Graphic Designer

February 2000 – January 2002

Assisted in the opening of a new office in Chicago. Developed interoffice guidelines and structure. Managed, designed, and produced a variety of projects from interior graphics, signage and way finding, print material and logo development. Project responsibilities included client contact, fabrication coordination, pricing, and production. Created new marketing standards for Rowland, and designed leave-behind marketing pieces specific to potential clients.

 

Rhinosoft, Inc., Helensville, Wisconsin

Freelance Graphic Designer

October 1999 – January 2005

Developed identity for company and software products. Collaborated with another designer to create company website, buttons, and banners.

 

Contempo Design, Libertyville, Illinois

Freelance Graphic Designer

September 1999 – March 2000

Designed and produced exhibit panels and support material for banking trade. Created over 160 graphic elements and print material for a Motorola trade show exhibit.

 

SELECTED LISTING OF EXHIBITIONS:

2015        National Collage Society

                  2015 Annual Juried Exhibition

                  The Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

                  (national juried exhibition, November 2015)

 

Letterpress Reloaded

                  ATypI Conference

                  São Paulo, Brazil

                  (international juried exhibition, August 2015)

 

                  Eye of the Beholder

                  Maryland Federation of Art

                  Circle Gallery

                  Annapolis, Maryland

                  (national juried exhibition, July 2015)

 

                  45 North Squared

                  Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts

                  Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

                  (regional invitational exhibition, June 2015)

 

                  Reliquary

Little Mifflin Gallery

Madison, Wisconsin

                  (solo exhibition, May 2015)

 

Folktales & Legends: An Exhibtion Without Borders

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan, Wisconsin

(national juried exhibition, April 2015)

 

                  Observations and Collections

Clara Hatton Gallery

Colorado State University

(national juried exhibition, January 2015)

 

Faculty Show

Foundations Gallery

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

(group exhibition, February 2015)

 

2014        Paper Reliquaries

Foundations Gallery

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Kenosha, Wisconsin

                  (solo exhibition, October 2014)

 

National Collage Society

                  2014 Annual Juried Exhibition

                  The Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

                  (national juried exhibition, award winner, November 2014)

 

                  The Floating Library

                  Minnesota Center for Book Arts

                  Minneapolis, Minnesota

                  (national juried exhibition, August 2014)

 

                  Ripping and Sticking: The Art of Collage

                  Gallery360

                  Lancaster, Pennsylvania

                  (national juried exhibition, May 2014)

 

                  The Illustrated Accordian

Kalamazoo Book Arts Center

Kalamazoo, Michigan

(national group exhibition, May 2014)

 

Transformation

14th Annual Postcard Print Exchange

Iowa State University Print Society

Ames, Iowa

(international group exhibition, April 2014)

 

2013        The Realphabet

                  Minnesota Center for Book Arts/The ReaLibrary

                  Minneapolis, Minnesota

                  (national juried exhibition, December 2013)

 

Ritual.Reading Room: Book

                  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

                  (national group exhibition, November 2013)

 

                  Experiments in Paper Marbling

                  Palazzo Rinaldi

                  Noepoli, Basilicata, Italy

                  (solo exhibition, June 2013)

 

2012        Art vs. Craft

                  Harley Davidson Museum

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

                  (national juried group show, November 2012)

 

Holiday Artisan Market

                  Discovery World Museum

                  Milwaukee, Wisconsin

                  (regional juried group show, December 2012)

 

2011        Art vs. Craft

                  Milwaukee, Wisconsin

                  (national juried show, November 2011)

 

The Printed Page: 25 Emerging Book Artists

Alabama Arts Kitchen

University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

(national juried exhibition, March 2011)

 

2010        Secrets

                  US/UK print exchange

                  Rockford, Illinois, Bristol, England

                  (traveling group exhibition, February 2010)

 

                  Postal Art

                  University of the West of England

                  Bristol, England

                  (group exhibition, January 2010)

 

2009        Mitochondria: Wisconsin Women of the Word

                  Madison Municipal Building

                  Madison, Wisconsin

                  (group exhibition, invitational exchange, September 2009)

 

Intimate Curiosities: 2009 Southeast Association for Book Arts National Juried Exhibition

                  Upstairs Artspace

                  Tryon, North Carolina

                  (selected works for additional exhibition, May 2009)

 

Intimate Curiosities: 2009 Southeast Association for Book Arts National Juried Exhibition

                  USC McMaster Gallery

                  University of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

                  (national juried exhibition, May 2009)

 

Heart Art

                  Rockford College Art Gallery

                  Rockford, Illinois

                  (group exhibition, February 2009)

 

2007        This is a Book? This is a Book!

                  Lincoln Art Museum

                  Lincoln, Kansas

                  (national juried exhibition, May 2007)

 

                  This is a Book? This is a Book!

                  Salina Public Library

                  Salina, Kansas

                  (national juried exhibition, September 2007)

 

COLLECTIONS:

            Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

 

The W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama Libraries, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

University of the West of England, Bristol, England

 

Mobilivre Collective, Montreal, Quebec

 

University of Wisconsin Research Park, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Iowa State University Print Society, Ames, Iowa

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kohler Art Library Artist Book Collection, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Private collection of artist Warren Sellig, Rockland, Maine

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2008        500 Handmade Books

                  Lark Books

                  Ashville, North Carolina

                  Volume 1, page 67 – 68

 

2007        This is a book? This is a book!

Bound & Lettered

John Neal Books

Greensboro, North Carolina

Volume 6 Number 2

 

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND ACTIVITIES:

2015        Biennale Arte 2015: All the World’s Futures

Venice, Italy

June 2015

Conference attendee

 

2014        Biennale Architettura 2014: Fundamentals

Venice, Italy

June 2014

Conference attendee

 

2013        Palazzo Rinaldi Artist Residency

Noepoli, Basilicata, Italy

June 2013

Paper marbling workshop Instructor

 

2012        Typecon 2012: MKESHFT

Society of Typography Afficianados

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

October 2012

Conference Attendee

Experimental Letterpress Workshop

Invited to present/develop/instructor

 

Wayzgoose

Hamilton Wood type Museum

Two Rivers, Wisconsin

November 2012

Conference attendee

 

2010        Wayzgoose

                  Hamilton Wood type Museum

                  Two Rivers, Wisconsin

                  November 2012

                  Conference attendee

 

RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS:

2014        Black Eyed Press

Racine, Wisconsin

Book Arts Lecture and Workshop

December 2014

Artist talk and secret belgium binding workshop instructor

 

Lynden Sculpture Garden

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

March 2014

Paper marbling, bookbinding workshop instructor

 

2013        Palazzo Rinaldi Artist Residency

Noepoli, Basilicata, Italy

June 2013

Artist in Residence

 

2012        Typecon 2012: MKESHFT

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

August 2012

Experimental letterpress instructor

 

2011        Rockford University and Rockford Public School District

Rockford, IL

June, July, August 2011

Book Arts I, Book Arts II, Book Arts III workshop instructor

Paper Marbling workshop instructor

Illustrator workshop, Photoshop workshop instructor

 

2008        University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, Wisconsin

October 2008

Secret belgium binding workshop instructor

 

2007        Wisconsin Book Festival

Madison, Wisconsin

Book Off! Artist Book competition

October 2007

Co-Coordinator and fabricator of award ribbons

 

Shakerag

Sewanee, Tennessee

May 2007

Dolph Smith - Books on the Move”, workshop assistant

 

2006        Madison Zine Fest

Madison, Wisconsin

October 2006

Book arts workshop leader

 

Shakerag

Sewanee, Tennessee

May 2006

Hedi Kyle - The Voluminous Page”, workshop assistant

 

2005        Shakerag

Sewanee, Tennessee

May 2005

Emily Martin - A Sampler of Handmade Books”, workshop assistant

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

2014        Faculty Research Grant

Committee on Research and Creative Activity

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

Faculty Research Grant

Faculty and Staff Professional Opportunities Fund

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

2013        Faculty Research Grant

Committee on Research and Creative Activity

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

Faculty Research Grant

Faculty and Staff Professional Opportunities Fund

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

2012        Faculty Research Grant

Committee on Research and Creative Activity

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

Summer Research Grant

Provost Office

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

2010        Faculty Development Grant

Faculty Development Committee

Rockford College

 

2009        Faculty Development Grant

Faculty Development Committee

Rockford College

 

2008        Faculty Development Grant

Faculty Development Committee

Rockford College

 

SELECTED UNIVERSITY SERVICE:

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

2015        Faculty Senator

Awards and Ceremonies Committee

Academic Actions Committee

Information Resources Committee

Parking Appeals Committee

 

2014        Faculty Senator

Awards and Ceremonies Committee

Academic Actions Committee

Information Resources Committee

Parking Appeals Committee

 

2013        Faculty Senator

Student Success Center Visioning Sessions

Fall Commencement Marshal

 

2012        Faculty Senator

HLC Edition and Design Committee

Fall Commencement Marshal

 

2011        Faculty Senator

HLC Edition and Design Committee

Fall Commencement Marshal

 

2010        Faculty Senator

 

SELECTED DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE:

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

2015        Small Print Show graphic designer

                  Art Department Study Abroad Coordinator, Italy

                  Internship Czar

                  Graphic Designer, Art Department marketing and print material

Graphic Designer, UW-Parkside Small Print Show

                  Art Department Scholarship Selection Committee

                  Gallery Liaison

 

2014        Search and Screen Committee, Printmaking Faculty

Search and Screen Committee, Art History Faculty

Search and Screen Committee, Digital Art Lecturer

                  Art Department Study Abroad Coordinator, Italy

Internship Czar

                  Graphic Designer, Art Department marketing and print material

                  Art Department Scholarship Selection Committee

                  Gallery Liaison

                 

2013        Search and Screen Committee, Painting Faculty

                  Search and Screen Committee, Web Design Faculty

                  Art Department Study Abroad Coordinator, Italy

Internship Czar

                  Graphic Designer, Art Department marketing and print material

Graphic Designer, UW-Parkside Small Print Show

                  Art Department Scholarship Selection Committee

                  Gallery Liason

 

2012        Curriculum work group

Internship Czar

                  Graphic Designer, Art Department marketing and print material

                  Graphic Designer, UW-Parkside Small Print Show

                  Art Department Scholarship Selection Committee

 

2011        Internship Czar

                  Graphic Designer, Art Department marketing and print material

                  Art Department Scholarship Selection Committee

                  Art Department Portfolio Review Committee

 

2010        Internship Czar

                  Graphic Designer, Art Department marketing and print material

 

Rockford University

 

2010        Faculty Development Committee

 

2009        Art Department Curriculum Redevelopment Committee

 

2008        Art Department Curriculum Redevelopment Committee        

 

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE:

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

 

2014        Racine Public Library artist lecture, Racine, Wisconsin

                  Black Eyed Press workshop instructor, Racine, Wisconsin

                  Lynden Sculpture Garden workshop instructor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

2013        Pro-Bono graphic designer for Wauwatosa Catholic School

 

Rockford University

 

2010        Rockford Public School System teacher education course instructor

 

2009        Rockford Public School System teacher education course instructor