BETSEY GRAVATT

Education:
2019
       
MFA in Studio Art: Painting, Texas Woman's University, Department of Visual Arts
     Minor in Intermedia, Texas Woman's University, Department of Visual Arts
2015        
BFA in Studio Art: Drawing and Painting, University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions:
2017
       
Hide And Seek, Arts Letters and Numbers, Albany NY (with Augustine Cordero)

Reverie, 010 Gallery, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX

Geometry Farm, Focus Gallery 1, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth TX
2016        
1999, Thomases Family Endowment Art Gallery, Youngstown OH
Kaliedescapism, Focus Gallery 3, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth TX (with Adam Palmer)
2015        
Fluorescent Void, Oak Street Hall, University of North Texas, Denton TX
Daydreams, North Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2017

​​College Exposition 2017, 500x Gallery, Dallas TX

Celebration, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans LA

Girl Gaze, 1812 Clover Lane, Fort Worth TX

​Buy What You Love: Annual Art Auction, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York NY
Mailglo, Phone Gallery, Waterloo Arts, Cleveland OH
8th Annual Postcard Show, Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Wayne IN

2016        

​Contemporary Issues Pop Up Show, Fine Arts Building, Texas Woman’s University, Denton TX

SIX, OB Macaroni, Fort Worth TX​
Graduate Painters Collective Show, 010 Gallery, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX
Psychedelicious, Tarrant County College, Lakeview Gallery, Fort Worth TX
One Process: Infinite Solutions, Voertman's Gallery, Denton TX
A Night on Buddy's Bench, Arts Letters and Numbers, Albany NY
ONE, Art Room Gallery, Fort Worth TX
Weird Destiny, Voertman's Gallery, Denton TX
2015        
Staff Exhibition, Voertman's Gallery, Denton TX
Drawing and Painting Senior Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX
Raw Pressure, Voertman’s Gallery, Denton TX
ASTU 4230, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX

Threepeat, 613 Pierce Street, Denton TX
Bad Impressions, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX
Paperworks 2015, Upstream Gallery, New York NY
Hot and Sweaty IV, 500x Gallery, Dallas TX
TOP SECRET, Oak Street Hall room 203, University of North Texas, Denton TX
The 11th Hour, North Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX
Annual Voertman’s Competition, Main Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX
Back to Basics, Art7 Gallery, Fort Worth TX
College Exposition 2015, 500x Gallery, Dallas TX
Drawing and Painting Senior Invitational, Lightwell Gallery, University of North Texas,    Denton TX
Junior Drawing and Painting Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX
2014        
Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth TX
Watercolor Exhibition, Lightwell Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX

Collections:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, offices, New York NY

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, data center, Monmouth NJ​

Awards and Honors:
2016
       
Catherine Cloud Edwards Scholarship, Texas Woman's University, Department of Visual Arts, Denton TX      
2015
55th Annual Voertman’s Award, Annual Voertman’s Competition, Main Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX
2014        
Ranked 6th in the Drawing and Painting program review, University of North Texas, Denton TX
Cindi and Mike Holt Award, Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth TX

Residencies:
2017
       
Azule, Hot Springs NC

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula CA
Arts Letters and Numbers, Averill Park NY
2016        
Azule, Hot Springs NC
Arts Letters and Numbers, Averill Park NY


Professional Experience:
2017

Basic Drawing Instructor, Texas Woman’s University, Denton TX
Gallery Assistant, Texas Woman’s University, Denton TX
2016      
Gallery Assistant, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX
2015​        
Assistant Gallery Coordinator, Voertman's Gallery, Voertman's Art Department, Denton TX
Sales Associate, Voertman’s Art Department, Denton TX
2014        
Private Art Instructor, Little Elm TX


Curatorial and Art Handling Experience:
2017

MFA Exhibition, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX

BFA Exhibition, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX
KNICK KNACK, Voertman’s Gallery, Denton TX (curated by Betsey Gravatt)
Place Like Home: Dana Haugaard Solo Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton TX (curated by Danielle Avram)
16th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX (curated by Dr. Rebecca Senf)
2016        
BFA Exhibition, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX
Make Time, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX (curated by Danielle Avram)
Circuit Breaker, Texas Woman's University, Denton TX (curated by Danielle Avram)
Weird Destiny, Voertman's Gallery, Denton TX (curated by Olivia Brown and Betsey Gravatt)
2015        
Displacement, Voertman's Gallery, Denton TX (curated by Olivia Brown and Betsey Gravatt)
Staff Exhibition, Voertman's Gallery, Denton TX
Household, Voertman's Gallery, Denton TX (curated by Olivia Brown)
Raw Pressure, Voertman's Gallery, Denton TX (curated by Olivia Brown and PANTS)
TOP SECRET, Oak Street Hall room 203, University of North Texas, Denton TX (curated by Betsey     Gravatt and Colton Rob)

Academic Lectures:
2017

"Hide and Seek" Artist Talk, Arts Letters and Numbers, Averill Park NY

Artwork Hanging Workshop, Texas Woman’s University, Denton TX
Professional Practices Lecture, Texas Woman’s University, Denton TX
2016        
“Psychedelicious” Artist Talk, Tarrant County College NW, Fort Worth TX
Professional Practices Lecture, Saginaw High School, Saginaw TX
Professional Practices Lecture, Denton High School, Denton TX
Professional Practices Lecture, Heritage High School, Frisco TX
Professional Practices Lecture, Plano Senior High School, Plano TX

Print Publications:
2017

Looking into Space: It Surrounds You (A Flaming Lips Tribute), Weird Destiny Productions
Friend of the Artist Winter Exhibition
Average Art Magazine, January 2017 Issue
2016        
Let’s Create Something Magical, Volume 3, Weird Destiny Productions

Online Features and Interviews:
2016

Friend of The Artist Online Art Gallery
2015
Light Space Time Online Art Gallery
The Boiler Journal, Fall 2015 Issue
Chrom-Art.org, June 2015
Artinzene Magazine, May 2015
Cultation.com, February 2015


Commissions:
2015
       
Promotional Poster, "Just This Once" (short film)
Album art and other promotional material, Dome Dwellers, Denton TX


Organizations:
2015        
Printmaking Association of North Texas Students (PANTS), University of North Texas, Denton TX