Resumé

James Harmon Vredevoogd
8835 SW 196th Ave. Rd.
Dunnellon, FL 34432
phone: (352) 489-3658
E-mail:  jjvrede@bellsouth.net

EDUCATION
Mott Community College, Flint Michigan, Assoc. Degree, 1961
Michigan State University, BA art education, 1963
Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA painting, 1966

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Flint Michigan Public Schools, elementary art, 1963-64
Walled Lake Public Schools, adult school art, 1964-66
Edinboro University of PA, Professor of art (Emeritus), 1966-98
Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL, drawing instructor , 2006-07

 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Professor of drawing, design, painting, performance art, illustration,
member of the graduate painting faculty

Fine Arts area chairman (twenty faculty)

Assistant chairman of Art department (forty-five faculty and 500 student enrollment in department, seven degree programs)

Assistant director, Edinboro Summer Academy for gifted children and teacher of drawing in the program

Art coordinator for Project Enhance, a program for gifted middle and high school students during the school year and teacher in the program for twelve years. Contributed to the grant that began the program.

Coordinator, Edinboro Biennial Art Educator’s Conference
Featured speakers: Dr. Betty Edwards, Roy Behrens, Myron Helfgott, Dr. Mary Erickson etc.

Professor for Elder Hostel program “Drawing: from Mystery to Mastery”

Professor for “Edinboro at Oxford” program.
Taught for three summers at Exeter College, Oxford England.
The course included a two-week residence and study covering primarily the Pre-Raphaelite movement in England, which began at Exeter College, Oxford. Field trips included museums in London, etc.

EXHIBITIONS
Chatauqua National exhibition of American Art, 1965

Wichita National Drawing Competition, 1966

One Man Show, Seton Hill college, 1969

National Invitational Drawing and Print Show, Albion college, 1970

Panorama 80 (best of show award), 1980

Panorama 84, 1984

Annual Spring Show, Erie Art Museum (annual juried competitions)
(purchase prize: permanent collection), 1986-89

One Man Show, Ohio Weslyan University, 1985

Access to the Arts Invitational, Flint, Michigan, 1988

Hoyt National Exhibition of painting and drawing, 1988

Westmorland Nationals (painting), 1989

M.C.A Gallery Regional Competition , Meadville , PA, (Best of show award), 1996

62nd Annual National Exhib. of Contemporary American Paintings, Palm Beach , FL,
(two paintings chosen), 2001

63rd Annual National Exhib. of Contemporary American Paintings, Palm Beach, FL,
(two paintings chosen), 2002

1st Biannual Juried Art Exhibition, Ocala, FL, (featured artist: seven paintings), 2004

Performance Art, 1971-81
Art Festivals in PA, IND, OH, RD ISLD, NY, MI
Founder: Edinboro Performance Ensemble
Developed and taught a course in four dimensional art:
Time/ Space Workshop from 1971-81

Retrospective Exhibition, Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL, 2015

 

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Mott Community College, Flint Michigan (sculpture)
Michigan State University  (painting)
Edinboro University of PA (paintings)
Erie Art Museum (painting)
Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala FL (Three paintings)
Various private collections