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M.SAWYER

Artist Resume

Education

2006

University of South Florida

BA, Studio Art

Exhibitions

2019

Mint Condition, MergeCulture Gallery, Tampa, FL

Alluvium, Hooch and Hive, Tampa, FL

Ventana Handplane Artist Project, Ventana Surfboards, Santa Cruz, CA

2018

Shine Mural Festival Finale, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL (exhibiting as part of ILLSOL duo)

Classics, Burn Rubber, Tampa, FL (exhibiting as part of ILLSOL duo)

2017

Secret Walls, Straz Center, Tampa, FL

Basement Sessions, Lot 1901, Tampa, FL

Various Group Exhibits, MergeCulture Gallery, Tampa, FL

2016

YES!, Studio 620, St. Petersburg, FL

Creative Block, Florida CraftArt Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

Hueniverse, The Bricks, Tampa, FL

Mixtape, Black Amethyst, St. Petersburg, FL

Moleskin Mailer Project, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL

2015

Group Art Exhibit, The Bricks, Tampa, FL

Highlands, Cafe Hey, Tampa, FL

Blacktides, Green Bench Brewing, St. Petersburg, FL

Garden Art Party, Green Bench Brewing, St. Petersburg, FL

Elements, Black Amethyst, St. Petersburg, FL

Group Art Exhibit, Trinity Graphics, St. Petersburg, FL 

2014

Creature Feature, BlueLucy Ybor, Tampa, FL

MISC, BlueLucy Ybor, Tampa, FL

Innoskate 2014, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL

100Films, BlueLucy Gallery, St. Petersburg FL

Infectious, BlueLucy Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

2013

Red Bull Wakeboard Art Competition, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL

525, Cafe Hey, Tampa, FL

Intermix, L.A. Gallery Salon, Tampa, FL

Various Group Art Exhibits, The Bricks, Tampa FL

2012

Retrospective Group Exhibit, Hillsborough Community College Gallery, Tampa, FL 

Red Bull Wakeboard Art Competition, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL

2011

Various Group Exhibits, The Bricks, Tampa FL

“5 SPoT” Charity Event, Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa, FL

2010

Art Auction, Children’s Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

Art After Dark, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

2009

Charity Event, Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa, FL

Group Skateboard Deck Art Exhibit, Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa, FL

Group art events, Tampa Artist Emporium, Tampa, FL 

2008

Charity Event, Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa, FL

Virgin 2.0 and GO! Events, The Ritz, Tampa, FL

Canvas 4, Relevant, Tampa, FL

“Mind the Gap” Exhibit, Gallery 209, Tampa, FL

“In : Out” Exhibit, three04, Tampa, FL

2006

“Shades of Personality” Exhibit, University of South Florida’s William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2005

31st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Hillsborough Community College Gallery, Tampa, FL

2004

30th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Hillsborough Community College Gallery, Tampa, FL

2003

29th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Hillsborough Community College Gallery, Tampa, FL

Experience

2017- present Co-curator of MergeCulture Gallery 

2015-present Muralist as a partner in Illsol duo 

2009-present Freelance Artist and Muralist

2006-2009 Art Instructor