Adrian Deva

 

 

 

Education/CV:

 

 

Education

 

2004 Eastern Michigan University, MFA

 

1998 University of Prishtina, Kosovo, Former Yugoslavia BFA ,

 

1992 -1994 School of Architecture, University of Prishtina (no degree earned)

 

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Teaching

 

2008-present, Lecturer, University of Michigan, School of Art & Design,

 

Ann Arbor MI

 

Courses Taught

 

• Painting

 

• Exploring Mixed-Media Painting

 

• Fundamentals of Drawing

 

• TMP2 Messages - Painting

 

Also taught a number of courses or workshops since 2004 at the following istitutions:

 

Eastern Michigan University

 

Washtenaw Community College

 

Ann Arbor Art Center

 

 

Select Exhibits

 

2015

 

Terra Nova II, Duderstadt Center Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

The Drawing Box, a traveling exhibit scheduled to stop in:

 

-Sara Erman Gallery University, Tel Aviv, Israel, Jan.-Feb.

 

2014

 

Works On Paper, College of Sothern Idaho, Herrett Center, Twin Falls, ID

 

Terra Nova I, Powers Center for Performing Arts, University of Michigan

 

Landscape: Contemporary Approaches, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

 

The Drawing Box, a traveling exhibit scheduled to stop in:

 

-Sining Makiling Gallery University of Philippines in Jan.-Feb.

 

-Assoziacione Culturale Luci e Obmbre, Bologna Italy, April

 

- Artist Centre, Sir JJ School of Arts, Mumbai, India

 

- Pavilion Gallery, Rialto, CA

 

2013

 

Portas Abertas, Fórum Eugénio de Almeida, Evora, Portugal

 

Documenta USA, Museum of New Art, Pontiac MI

 

2D/3D, LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton CA

 

Visual Fringe, Artcite Gallery, Summer Art Festival, Windsor, Canada

 

In Progress, Faculty Show, Slusser Gallery, Stamps School of Art & Design,

 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

The Drawing Box, a traveling exhibit scheduled to stop in:

 

-Ranelagh Arts Center, Dubin, Ireland Jul. – Aug-Sept. 2013

 

-University of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in Sept. – Nov-Dec. 2013

 

2012

 

Visual Poetry, LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton CA

 

Visual Fringe, Artcite Gallery, Windsor, Canada

 

24 Hour Studio Marathon, Curator and participant, Work, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Faculty Exhibit, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Great Lakes Small Works , Riverside Art Center, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Annual Fine Arts Exhibit, Canton, MI

 

2011

 

Personal Show, Chelsea Center for the Arts, Chelsea, MI

 

Visual Fringe, Artcite Gallery, Windsor, ON, Canada

 

2010

 

Artcite Gallery, Windsor, ON, Canada

 

Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI

 

Great Lakes Small Works, Riverside Art Center, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Armory Arts Village in Jackson, MI

 

Art Faculty Exhibit, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

 

2009

 

Contemporary Painting, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University (upcoming)

 

Motor City film studio, RusselL Industrial Center, Detroit, MI

 

Gallery 555, Detroit, MI

 

Octane Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

Art Faculty Show, University Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Riverside Art Center, Ypsilanti, MI

 

2008

 

From here to there, Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan,

 

Ann Arbor, MI

 

Biddle Gallery, Wyandotte, MI

 

 

 

2007

 

EMU’s Art gallery, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Biddle Gallery, Wyandotte, MI

 

Fi-Nite Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI

 

Michigan Institute for the Arts, “Michiganow III”, Pontiac, MI

 

Avant-Garde, GPAA Gallery, Grosse Pointe, MI

 

2006

 

Art Masters Association Annual Show, RAC, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Ford Gallery, EMU, Ypsilanti, MI

 

 

 

2005

 

Art of Art Teachers, Gallery 555, Detroit, MI

 

Art in the Senate, Lansing MI

 

2004

 

Riverside Art Center, “New Spaces”, Ypsilanti, MI

 

2003

 

Ypsilanti City Library, group show, Ypsilanti, MI

 

MFA Thesis Show, Eastern Michigan University

 

2002

 

Art Masters Association, “Cradle as Art”, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Intermedia Gallery, all media group exhibit, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Intermedia Gallery, “Emergence of Matter”, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Michigan Institute for the Arts, “Michiganow I”, Detroit, MI

 

2000

 

Annual All Media Show, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

 

1998

 

A group show of seven University of Prishtina students, Graz, Austria

 

Dodona Gallery, two-artist show, Prishtina, Kosova

 

Shtrojera Gallery, “Breaking the Walls, ”Prishtina, Kosova

 

1997

 

Dodona Gallery, “Perspektiva ‘97”, Prishtina, Kosova

 

1996

 

Dodona Gallery, “Perspektiva ‘96 “, Prishtina, Kosova

 

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Curatorial Work

 

2012

 

24 Hour Studio Marathon, Work Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2004-5

 

Contributor on “Expressive Figure 1950-2000”, an exhibit curated by Dr. Julie Myers

 

2003

 

Co-curator (with Craig Linderman) “Half-Century of Printmaking at EMU”, an exhibit

 

of 100 prints from EMU’s print collection, Intermedia Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI

 

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Service

 

Stamps School of Art & Design

 

Recruitment:

 

2009 - 2014

 

National Portfolio Day (Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, and Detroit)

 

Committee Service:

 

2010 - 2014

 

Sophomore Review Committee

 

2009 and 2014

 

Senior Integrative Project Review Committee

 

Awards and Honors

 

 

 

2013

 

LEO Professional Development Grant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2004

 

Purchase Award from Graduate School of EMU

 

2003

 

Dorothy Lamming Scholarship, EMU,

 

Nominee for Gary Collins Medal for excellence in graduate assistantship

 

 

 

2002

 

Dorothy Lamming Scholarship, EMU

 

Best of Painting, Intermedia Gallery

 

 

 

1998

 

Art Student of the Year, University of Prishtina

 

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Other Relevant Experience

 

2011

 

Juror of Annual Show of Monroe Arts Council, Monroe, MI

 

2009

 

Juror of Annual Show of Monroe Arts Council, Monroe, MI

 

2006

 

Juror of Jackson County High School Art Show, Jackson, MI

 

2004-5

 

Member of the Exhibits Review Committee at the Riverside Art Center, Ypsilanti, MI

 

2003

 

Presenter on the Annual Graduate Research Fair, Eastern Michigan University

 

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Public Collections

 

 

 

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

 

Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Henry Ford Hospital, Wyandotte, MI

 

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