BioSelected CVArtist Statement

education

2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Concentration Electronic Imaging,

Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

volunteer

June 2019Mondrian Garage Project: Created for Art Week 2019, volunteered time and talent to create mural

2018 – Present Marquette Artist Collective Member

February 2018 – April 2019 PR Chair, Marquette Artist Collective

Member of the Marquette Artist Collective that opened The Gallery: Marquette Artist Collective

Authored the social media and WordPress/blog

Curated content branding

Curated exhibits and mentored members on exhibit planning

Laid structural groundwork for the organization

Researched and implemented programs and apps for business use

curator

2019 May – June, New Growth, The Gallery: Marquette Artist Collective 130 W. Washington St. Suite U7 Marquette, MI 49855, Juried

2018 August 1 – October 4, Food for Thought, Cafe Bodega 517 N. Third St. Marquette, MI 49855, Juried, Marquette Artist Collective

2018 September 12 – October 31, Germination, Cafe Bodega 517 N. Third St. Marquette, MI 49855, Invitational, Marquette Artist Collective

selected exhibits

2019

2019 July 1 – July 31, Marquette Artist Collective ‘All Member’ Show, Lake Superior Art Association DEO Gallery, City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. Marquette, MI 49855

2019 January 3 – February 13, The First Real Show, The Gallery: Marquette Artist Collective 130 W. Washington St. Suite U7 Marquette, MI 49855

2018

2018 September 14 – October 14, A Touch of Magenta, Downtown Art Place, Juried, 111 E. Aurora St. Ironwood, MI 49938

2018 May 20 – June 23, Serendipity, Cafe Bodega, 517 N. Third St. Marquette, MI 49855, Marquette Artist Collective Group Exhibit

2018 May 7 – July 31, Winner: Blueberry Fest Poster Contest, Downtown Development Authority Office, Marquette, MI

2018 April 20 – May 31, Through the Eye of the Camera: Upper Peninsula, Juried, Downtown Art Place, 111 E. Aurora St. Ironwood, MI 49938

2018 April 20 – May 31, A Slice of Life, Art Gallery, Fundraiser, Lake Superior State University Arts Center, 650 W. Easterday Dr. Sault Sainte Marie, MI

2017

2017 June 17 – September 8, North of the 45th: Tenth Anniversary, Devos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Ave. Marquette, MI 49855

2008 – 2009

2009 April 15 – May 1, Senior Exhibition, Devos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Ave. Marquette, MI 49855

2008 – 2009 Anderson House Office Building Exhibit, Anderson House Office Building, 124 N. Capital Ave. Lansing, MI

social media

https//www.facebook.com/CharleyLakesStudio

Facebook account for artworks run by Taryn Okesson

https://www.instagram.com/charley_lakes_studio

Instagram account for artworks run by Taryn Okesson

www.marquetteartistcollective.wordpress.com

Created by Taryn Okesson for the Marquette Artist Collective

Content put together and updated by Taryn Okesson while PR Chair of the Marquette Artist Collective

https://www.facebook.com/mqtartistcollective

Content updated by Taryn Okesson while PR Chair of the Marquette Artist Collective

https://www.instagram.com/mqtartistcollective

Content updated by Taryn Okesson while PR Chair of the Marquette Artist Collective