CORY OBERNDORFER - curriculum vitae


EDUCATION

2008           MFA, American University, Washington, D.C. – Painting Emphasis

2005           BFA, Weber State University, Ogden, UT – 2-D Emphasis

2001           University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT – Film Studies

1999           AA, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS – Theatre Emphasis


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016           “Pop: Artists”,  Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg, PA

2015           “Bitter/Sweet”, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC

                   “Pop: Return”, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

2014           “Pop: Everlasting”, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD

         “Pop: Summer”, Jericho Advisors, Charleston, SC 

         “Pop: Sucker”, Hierarchy, Washington, DC

2010           “Novelty”, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

2009           “Flavor of the Month”, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC                  

2008           “Just a Taste”, G Fine Art Gallery, Washington, DC

                    “5 Flavors, DC”, American University Museum, Washington, DC

                    “Novelty”, Katzen Arts Center, Rotunda Galleries 1 & 2, Washington, DC 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015     “Play”, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

   “Presence”, King Street Gallery, Montgomery College, Silver Spring, MD (curator)             

2014     “Softer, Softest”, Delicious Spectacle, Washington, DC

2013     “Slippage”, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

              “Strictly Painting 9”, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

              “Radius 250”, artspace, Richmond, VA

              “WESTMARYGINIASYLVANINGTON”, Hodson Gallery, Frederick, MD

2012      “RIDE: Worldwide”, Dakar, Senegal

               “Aqua Art”, Alida Anderson, Miami, FL

               “She Got Game”, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2011        “RIDE”, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

2010       “Uncle Cory’s Art Show”, The Fridge, Washington, DC (artist/curator)

                “By Request”, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC

                “Sondheim Semi-Finalist  Show”, Decker and Meyerhoff Galleries, Baltimore, MD

2008       “Once Again, Again”, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

                  -juried by Annie Gawlak

2007        “WPA\C OPTIONS Biennial”, Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC

                   -curated by Paul Brewer 

                  “Strictly Painting 6”, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA 

                        -juried by Kristen Hileman

 2006       “down to this”, Kayo Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

                  “Statewide Juried Competition”, Bountiful/Davis Arts Center, Bountiful, UT

                  “President’s Juried Competition”, Utah Museum of Art & History, Salt Lake City, UT

 2005        “The Box Show”, Kayo Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

                   “Utah Arts Council Statewide Juried Competition”, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Ogden, UT

                   “Statewide Juried Competition”, Bountiful/Davis Arts Center, Bountiful, UT


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014-present  Adjunct Faculty, George Washington University, Washington, DC

                               Painting: Contemporary Issues (graduate and undergraduate)

                               Painting: Visual Thinking

2014-present  Adjunct Faculty, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

                               2-D Design

2010-present  Adjunct Faculty, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD

                               Drawing, Drawing II, 2-D Design, Digital Imaging, Color Theory

2008-present  Adjunct Faculty, Montgomery College, Silver Spring, MD

                               Drawing, 2-D Design, Color Theory, Figure Drawing, Figure Drawing II, 3-D Design

2008-present  Adjunct Faculty, American University, Washington, DC

                               Studio Experience, Painting

2008-2011      Adjunct Faculty, Marymount University, Arlington, VA

                               Drawing

2006-2008      Teaching Assistant, American University, Washington, DC

                               Studio Experience, Typography

2005-2006      Adjunct Faculty, Weber State University, Ogden, UT

                               Studio Experience

2007-2008      Studio Manager/Painting Assistant, iona rozeal brown/3rdi productions,

                           Washington, DC

2006-2007      Assistant Preparator/Art Handler, American University Museum, Washington, DC

2005-2006      Assistant Preparator, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Ogden, UT

2004-2005      President, Student Art Guild, Weber State University, Ogden, UT

2004-2005      Teaching Assistant, Weber State University, Ogden, UT

                               Painting


HONORS AND POSITIONS

2014-present  Hillyer Art Space Artist Advisory Committee

2011-2014      Lecturer/Guest Artist, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

2013-2015     Montgomery College Exhibitions Committee

2015               City Arts Project Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

2015               Artist Fellowship Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

2013               Artist Fellowship Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

2013               ArtBank Acquisition, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

2011               Artist Fellowship Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

2010               Semi-finalist, 2010 Sondheim Prize

2010               Artist-in-Residence, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

2010               Contributing Writer, thestudiovisit.com

2009              Washington Project for the Arts Artist Committee

2009               Small Projects Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanitie


PUBLISHINGS

Washington Post, “Please don’t lick the colorful treats in Cory Oberndorfer’s ‘Pop: Everlasting’”, September 5, 2014.

Charleston City Paper, “Pop: Summer | New Work by Cory Oberndorfer”, July 17, 2014.

Washington City Paper, “Cory Oberndorfer and Decoy at Hierarchy”, February 21, 2014.

Washington City Paper, “Uncle Cory’s Secret Playtime at Source Festival”, June 14, 2013.

DC Theatre Scene, “Uncle Cory’s Secret Playtime”, June 13, 2013.

DC Metro Theater Arts, “Source Festival: Uncle Cory’s Secret Playtime”, June 13, 2013.

Campello, F. Lennox. 100 Artists of Washington, D.C., Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 2011.

TBD.com, “Two tickets to the gun art shows”, September 28, 2010.

Charleston Scene, “D.C. Artist Finds Beauty in the Lowcountry”, May 20, 2010.

Charleston City Paper, “Sticky Sweet”, May 25, 2010.

Washington City Paper, “Immature Hour: Good Times for D.C. Artists with Peter Pan Complexes”, February 3, 2010.

A.V. Club, “Uncle Cory’s Art Show at The Fridge”, January 13, 2010.

ReadySetDC.com, “Words w/ Cory Oberndorfer”, January 7, 2010.

Five on Five Magazine, Spring 2009.

DC Modern Luxury, April 2009.

Barrelhousemag.com, “WashPost Chases It’s Philosophical Tail Over Oberndorfer’s Roller Derby      Art”, January 17, 2009.

Washington Post, “Sugar and Spice, but Who’s Playing Nice?”, January 16, 2009.

Washington City Paper, “Cory Oberndorfer’s ‘Flavor of the Month’”, January 14, 2009.

Examiner.com, “Catch the ‘Flavor of the Month’ at Flashpoint Gallery”, January 13, 2009.

Five on Five Magazine, Winter, 2008.

Washington Post, “Where Did the Optimism Go?”, October 10, 2008.

DC Modern Luxury, “The Radar: Artist”, September 2008.

Northern Virginia Magazine, September 2008.

Barrelhouse Literary Magazine, July 2008.

Art Papers, 2007.