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Greely Myatt


Sculpture
Professor
Sculpture Program Coordinator
Assistant Chair, Department of Art
OFFICE: Jones Hall 108J
PH: 901/678-1345
FAX: 901/678-2735
EMAIL: gmyatt@memphis.edu

EDUCATION

1975 B.F.A., Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi.
1980 M.F.A., University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi.

EXPERIENCE

1980-1985
Teaches at Itawamba Community College, Fulton, Mississippi.1983-1984
Artist-in-residence at University of Georgia, Athens. Ford Foundation Fellowship.

1985-1989
Teaches at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas.

1989-present
Teaches at The University of Memphis, Tennessee.1992
Receives Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission.
Receives Dean's Creative Achievement Award, The University of Memphis.

1993
Receives Alternate Roots Artist Initiative Grant, Alternate Visions, Atlanta, Georgia.

1994
Receives Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award - Visual Art.

1995
Receives commission for Tennessee Arts Commission Interstate Sculpture Project. installed June, 1996, Hartford Welcome Center.

1998
Receives Tennessee/Israel Artists Exchange Fellowship, Tennessee Arts Commission.

1999
Promoted to Professor of Art, The University of Memphis.

2002
Receives Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Creative Arts, The University of Memphis.

2006
Receives Selected Alumnus of The Year, Art Department, Delta State University, Cleaveland, MS.

Represented by: David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN; and Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS AND INSTALLATIONS

2006
Lapses to Kill. David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.

2004
Circumferenc or goin’ round. Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, Tennessee.

2003
.... seeem .... David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.

2002
Cleave. The Art Museum at The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
Cloud. Flying Solo. Nashville International Airport, Nashville,Tennessee.
Gaggle. Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

2001
Baseball Diamond / bats and birds / poles and pyramids. AutoZone Park/Redbird Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee.

2000
A Fool With An Idea.....Or Two. Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.

1999
Ways Up/Ways Down. Fine Arts Center Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR.
Vent. Atelierhaus Arlesheim, Arlesheim, Switzerland. (ongoing installation; installed June 1999).
A Brief History of Modern Sculpture. The Thompson Gallery, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

1996
Saddle Soap & Then Some. Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
Carved Books and Quilted Quotes. Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS
Whips, Quilts, Quotes and Other Bright Ideas. UALR Gallery One, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
Recent Works. Sandler Hudson Gallery (niche gallery), Atlanta, GA

1993
Not in This House. Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1990
de Nada for Terry. University Gallery, Memphis State University. Brochure.

1989
Bottle Rack/Tree for Marcel and Bernice. Alexandria Museum of Art, Louisiana. Brochure.
Sculpture. Galveston Arts Center, Texas
Exxit. Robinson-Willis Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee.

1988
A Bottled Arc for Richard. Memphis Center for Contemporary Art, Memphis, Tennessee.
A Case of Cokes for Andy. Franklin Furnace, New York, NY
Recent Work. Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, KS

TWO-PERSON AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006
mFAC 001, Site Specific Work. Medicine Factory, Memphis, Tennessee
Art Chicago. Milleniumn Park, Chicago, Illinios.

2005
Not Sold In Stores: Floyd Shaman/Greely Myatt. Wright Art Center Gallery, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS.
south X east. Flordia Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL. Catalog.
Maquette. McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. Brochure.
Catch as Catch can. The University of Louisiana, Monroe, Louisiana.
MAX: The Inner Voice of Art. AMUM & Delta Axis, The Art Museum of The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee. Curator: David Moos.
Tide to the Vernacular. Project Creo, The Art Center, St. Pettersburg, FL.
Price is Right. David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN.

2005
New American Painting (a Juried Ehibition-in-Print), Number 58. The Open Studio Press, Boston, Massachusetts.
ScopeMIAMI. David Lusk Gallery, South Beach, Miami, Florida.

2004
Under Different Circumstances. The Contemporary, Atlanta Contemoprary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Curated by Lisa Kurzner. Brochure.
Sandler Hudson Selects. West Georgia State College, Carrolton, Georgia.
The Suitcase Series: Memphis. The Lab at the roger smith, New York, New York. Brochure.
Flower Show. Dixion Art Museum, Memphis, Tennessee.
The Price is Right. David Lusk Gallery, memphis, Tennessee.
Tennessee Master Works. Madison Arts Center, Nashvillee, TN. Catalog.
Southeastern States Sculpture Exhibition. The Center for Contemporary Art, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA. Juror: Ken Little.
Drawings and/or Works on Paper. Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

2003
Collocation: Art Department Faculty Show. Fogelman Executive Center, The University of Memphis, Tennessee.
Emory Chair Project. Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Brochure.
Artrageous. Installations at the Brewery, Memphis in May, Memphis, Tennessee.
Art of Tennessee. Frist Art Center, Nashville, Tennessee. Cat.
Common Objects, Artists Tranforming the Ordinary. City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA. Curated by Melissa Messina.

2002
UM Art Faculty Exhibit Gallery 203, The University of Memphis, Tennessee.
Seeing Sun Records/Art Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Sun Records. Chandler Gallery, Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee.
Forty-Fifth Annual Delta Exhibition. Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR. Grand Award. Brochure.
The Price is Right 4. David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.

2002
Side by Side. Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee.
20 @ Twenty. The Art Museum at The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
Current Memphis. Kunstruimte NP40 and Shores Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland.

2001
Winter Group Exhibition, Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, Tennessee.
A Celebration of Spring; An Exhibition of Public Work, Delta Axis, Memphis, Tennessee.
Works on The Bluff. National Ornamental Metals Museum, Memphis, Tennessee.
The Price is Right 3. David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.
Brooks Perspectives. Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee. Guest Curator: Sam Gappmayer.
Domestic Disturbance. Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas.
Heuristic Origins. Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, Tennessee.
Hotel, A Collaboratory Art Experience. Space 2B, Memphis, Tennessee.

2000
Wood Works. Art Gallery, The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas.
Do It. Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee.
Forty-Third Annual Delta Exhibition. Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR. Cat.
Baum Biennial. Baum Gallery of Fine Art, University of Central Arkansas.
Secret Memphis, A Terry Allen Collaboration. AMUM, The University of Memphis.

1999
Skulptur in Natur. Wasserschloss and Galerie Altes Rathaus, Inzlingen, Germany. Brochure.
MAX 99. The University Museum, The University of Memphis, Tennessee.
Flowers for the Opening. frontstore, Basel, Switzerland.
The Price is Right. Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.
From Your House to Our House. Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Catalog.
The End is Near. Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI. Cat.

1998
Tenth Anniversary Exhibit: Arts in the Park, Then and Now. Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
Forth-First Annual Delta Exhibition. Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR. Cat.
New American Talent: The Thirteenth Exhibition. Blue Star Art Space, San Antonia, TX. Cat

1997
Elvis & Marilyn: 2 x Immortal. (travels to Japan, 1998); Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, NM (1997); Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Tennessee State Museum (1996); Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts (1995); Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
X Marks the Spot. University of Memphis Art Museum (and respective sites throughout the city) Memphis, TN. A site-specific, community-based project sponsored by NUMBER: Inc.
The Inferno and Then Some: Larry Edwards and Greely Myatt. Baum Gallery of Fine Art,
University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Cut Across the Middle: A Sub-Cultural Art Exchange. (3 exhibitions) NOW Gallery, Manitowoc, WI;
Plan B Gallery, Memphis, TN; and Alternative Current ArtSpace, Austin, TX
Memphis PUSH. Push Alternative Space. San Francisco, CA
ArtFair Seattle. Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Seattle, WA

1996
Wood Sculpture Exhibition and Symposium. Danforth Gallery, Portland, Maine. Cat.
Thirty-Ninth Annual Delta Exhibition. Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR. Cat.
The Tool Show. Portland Contemporary Art Center, Portland, Oregon

1995
What Have We Here? Art Museum, The University of Memphis, TN
Inaugural Exhibition. Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
Bone Circus. Plan B Gallery, Memphis, TN
Sculpture Garden III. Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga, TN. Cat.
Seven Deadly Sins. UALR Gallery One, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

1994
Micheal Aichorn/Greely Myatt. Eads Gallery, Eads, TN
Thirty-Seventh Annual Delta Exhibition. Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR. Cat.
Raise the Heat. Plan B Gallery. Memphis, TN
Mid-South Gothic: Terri Jones/Greely Myatt. P.S. 122 Gallery, New York, NY. Brochure.
Smoke and Mirrors: Terri Jones/Greely Myatt. Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

1993
Books as Objects. Comus Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Little Things. Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL; Delta Axis, Memphis, TN. Cat.
Contemporary Parallels with Dante's Inferno. Photographic Resource Center, Memphis, TN;
The Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS; Nexus, Atlanta, GA; University of New
Orleans, LA (1994); Vanderbilt University Gallery, Nashville, TN (1994). Cat.

1993
Fellowship Exhibition. Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery, Nashville, TN

1992
Adult Contemporary Fiction. Warehouse Studios, Memphis, TN
The Montgomery Biennial: In & Outsiders from the American South. The Montgomery
Museum of Art, Montgomery, AL. Cat.
Brooks Biennial. Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN. Cat.
Mississippi Yard Art. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
Mid-South Sculpture Invitational. University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Cat.

1991
Southern Expressions: Tales Untold. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. Cat.
Pinkney Herbert, Terri Jones, Tom Gettlefinger/Greely Myatt. Cooper Street Gallery, Memphis, TN
Invitational Exhibition. Arts in the Park, Memphis, TN
Lost and Found. Sculpture Center, New York, NY. Brochure.
Alabama Biennial. The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. Cat.
Sculpture Tour '91. Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN. Cat.

1990
Containers. X Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Artists Examine Aviary Abodes. Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI. Cat.
Mediated Landscapes. Auburn University. Auburn, AL

1989
Not Just Idle Chatter. 78 Main. Memphis, TN
Two Person Exhibition. University of Mississippi. Oxford, MS
Mental Metal. National Ornamental Metals Museum, Memphis, TN

1988
Visions: Three Sculptors. The Albany Museum of Art, Albany, GA
Stuff You've Seen Before or Haven't Seen Enough of. Memphis Center for Contemporary Art.
Sculpture Tour '88: Artistic Harmonic Convergence. Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN. Cat.

1987
Fact/Fiction/Fantasy: Recent Narrative Art in the Southeast. Ewing Gallery of Art and
Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
small scale sculpture. LARGE SCALE SCULPTURE. Atlanta College of Art Gallery, GA. Cat.
Elvis. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC.

RECENT PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2005
Catch as Catch can. The University of Lousiana, Monroe, Louisiana.

2003
Installation. Artrageous, The Brewery, Memphis, Tennessee.

2002
Cloud. Flying Solo. Nashville International Airport, Nashville,Tennessee.

2001
Art takes Wing. Lobby Installation, Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee.
Baseball Diamond.....Auto Zone Park, Redbirds, Inc, Memphis, Tennessee.

2000
Wood Bev and logdoor. Wolf River Nature Consortium, Germantown, Tennessee.

1999
Vent. Atelierhaus Arlesheim, Arlesheim, Switzerland.
RoomRug for From Your House to Our House. Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia. (temporary installation for exhibition)

1996
Good Morning. Interstate Sculpture Project, Department of transportation and Art Commission, State of Tennessee, Hartford, Tennessee.
Second Remark. Promus Corporation Headquarters, Memphis, Tennessee.

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