BIO

Annie Arnold is a visual artist interested in cultural trends related to narcissism. Using a variety of media, she explores narcissistic practices, including methods for getting attention, impression management, purveyance of “good taste”, and the pursuit of social advancement. Her work took her to New York Fashion Week in 2012, and she has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including the exhibition-in-print, New American Paintings in 2008.

Arnold earned her Masters of Fine Arts from the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas, Denton, and her Bachelors of Art in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin.   She currently lives and works in Austin, Texas, and is a wife, and mother of two.

 

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b. 1981, Krum, TX

EDUCATION
2008     M.F.A.  Painting and Drawing, College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North TX, Denton, TX
2003     B.A.  Studio Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX

EXHIBITION HISTORY
2012
5×7, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX

2011
Selfless. Selfish. Selfiness.,  Brand 10 Art Space, Fort Worth, TX
The Sketchbook Project, Art House Coop, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Unveiled, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Closed Mondays, grayDUCK Gallery, Austin, TX
Creative Fidelity, Austin, TX

2009
60 wrd/min Art Critic, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
2009 Annual Juried Exhibition, Live Oak Art Center, Columbus, TX
Juror: Gus Kopriva, Owner, Redbud Gallery, Houston, TX
Juror’s Award: Third Prize
5×7, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX

2008
New American Paintings, Exhibition in Print, No. 78
Curator: Andrea Karnes, Curator, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
INNER PLAY: Selections from Graduate Fine Art, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX
Curators: Tracee W. Robertson, Gallery Director; and Victoria DeCuir, Asst. Director
Your Life More Enviable, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX (solo show)
New Works by Annie Arnold and Lori Geisler, Lightwell Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2007
Not to be Missed by Anyone, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Pocket of Schemes, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
500X Open Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Ultra Arts Mix, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX
Paint Trap, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Innersections, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2006
Below the Surface, Union Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Untitled, Murchison Performing Arts Center, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
White Trash Delight, Artruck Productions, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX; Curator: Brennan Bechtol
5×7, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
 5×7, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
500X Open Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Force, The Dallas Natural History Museum, Dallas, TX

2005
Mosaic, Awalt Building, Dallas, TX; Curator: Susan Cheal; Professor of Drawing/Painting, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2003
Senior Show, Creative Research Laboratory, University of Texas, Austin, TX

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2012
Husid, Neena, Annie Arnold, Drash Pit, March 2012

2009
Waxman, Lori, 60 Wrd/Min Art Critic, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX

2008
Robinson, Gaile, “In the Galleries…:Your Life More Enviable,” Fort Worth Star Telegram, Friday, February 29, 2008,  The List: What’s Going On in the Metroplex, p26,
Robinson, Gaile, “The Creative Life: Annie Arnold” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Sunday, March 9, 2008, Fine Arts, p.3F

AWARDS
2009
Juror’s Award, Third Prize; Live Oak Art Center, Columbus, TX; Juror: Gus Kopriva,, Owner, Redbud Gallery, Houston, TX

2007
Eileen Richards Scholarship in Drawing and Painting, College Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas, Denton, TX