CURRICULUM VITAE

Spencer Gillespie

Professional Artist

She/They

St. Paul, MN 55101

spencerlanegillespie@gmail.com

spencergillespie.com

Education

2021 Master of Fine Arts |Colorado State University

2017 Bachelor of the Arts | Florida Gulf Coast University

Academic Positions

Instructor of Record

2020 Instructor of Record | Painting 1 | Colorado State University

          Instructor of Record | Color & Composition | Colorado State University

2019 Instructor of Record | Color & Composition | Colorado State University

Graduate Teaching Assistant/Lecturer

2022 Visiting Artist | MFA Studio Visits | Minneapolis College of Art & Design

2021 Guest Lecturer | Professional Practices | Florida Gulf Coast University

2020 Graduate Teaching Assistant | Figure Drawing | Colorado State University

          Guest Lecturer | Methods & Materials | Colorado State University

2019 Graduate Teaching Assistant | Color & Composition | Colorado State University

2018 Graduate Teaching Assistant | Color & Composition | Colorado State University

Other Teaching Experience

2018-21 Licensed Substitute Teacher | Poudre School District | Fort Collins, Colorado

Professional Experience

2022 Visitor Experience Representative - Permanent Position| Minneapolis Institute of Art | Minneapolis, MN

2021 Visitor Experience Representative - Highpoint Exhibition | Minneapolis Institute of Art | Minneapolis, MN

          Instructor | TransFabulous: Multimedia Collage Workshop | Hennepin County Library

2018-21 Museum Staff | Gregory Allicar Museum of Art | Fort Collins, CO

2016-17 Gallery Staff | Wasmer Art Gallery + ArtLab | Fort Myers, FL

2015 Gallery Staff | Mally Khorasantchi | Miromar Design Center | Fort Myers, FL

Awards, Grants & Scholarships

2020 Colorado Graduate Grant

2019 Keith Foskin Fine Arts Scholarship

          Colorado Graduate Grant

2018 Colorado State University Teaching Fellowship

Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2021 Formal Fluidity | Art Lab | Florida Gulf Coast University | Fort Myers, FL

2020 FA19mG | Mini Gallery | Colorado State University | Fort Collins, CO

2019 Problem Solving | Directions Gallery |Colorado State University

          Canvas | Mini Gallery | Colorado State University

          Mini Series | Morgan Library | Colorado State University

Group Exhibitions

2022 La.dy Like Exhibition | Lowertown Underground Artist Gallery | St. Paul, MN

          Come As You Are! Bloomington Center for the Arts | Bloomington, MN

          Lowertown Art Crawl | The Northern Warehouse Art Collective | St. Paul, MN

          Staff Art Show| Community Commons | Minneapolis Institute of Art | Minneapolis, MN

2021 Sprightly | 715 Laporte Ave Gallery | Half Snake Art Collective | Fort Collins, CO

          GENDER NOW | Golding-Yang Art Gallery | Morehead State University | Morehead, KY

          Lowertown Art Crawl | The Northern Warehouse Art Collective | St. Paul, MN

          Formal Fluidity Thesis Exhibition | Griffin Gallery | Gregory Alicar Museum of Art | Fort

          Collins, CO

2020 Graduate Exhibition | Directions Gallery | Colorado State University

2019 Environment of Memory | Hatton Gallery | Colorado State University

2018 FineMark Exhibition | FineMark National Bank & Trust | Fort Myers, FL 2017

2017 Senior Project Exhibition | Wasmer Art Gallery | Fort Myers, FL (curated by

          Morgan T. Paine, Associate Professor of Art, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort

          Myers, FL, and Michael Salmond, Associate Professor of Art & Design, Florida

          Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL)

2016 Changed Surfaces | ArtLab Gallery | Florida Gulf Coast University (curated by

          Morgan T. Paine, Associate Professor of Art)

2014 17th Annual Student Juried Exhibition | Wasmer Art Gallery | Florida Gulf Coast

          University (curated by John Loscuito, Gallery Director)

University Service and Community Organization

2022 Volunteer for Faux Bloom '22 Yarn Bomb | Rage to Order + Saint Paul Downtown Alliance | St. Paul, MN

2021 Contributor to presentation for University Facilities Fee Advisory Board (UFFAB) to fund

          addition of all-gender restroom to Visual Arts building | Colorado State University

2020 Organizer, Designer and Muralist | CRUSH Walls Mural Festival | Denver, CO

2018-21 Member | Master of Visual Arts Association| Colorado State University

Press & Catalogs

2021 First Friday News: Edition 53, October 2021 | Interview with Spencer Gillespie | Bower

          School of Music & The Arts

2020 The Source: CSU News Publication | CRUSH Mural Spotlight

          CSU Spur Video Publication | Rino CRUSH walls @CSUspur

2017 Eagle News Publication| FGCU Art Seniors Present Final Showcase