all work © Carolyn Kay Chema, 2020

Selected Exhibitions

2019                    Small Works 2019, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY, Winner: Juror's Award

                            Mapping Mobilities, The Blue House, Dayton, OH

                                     Two-woman show alongside Casey Dressel

                            If you knock, I’ll answer, Portmanteau Project Space, Dayton, OH

                            Integral, Radial Gallery, Dayton, OH

                            Art Yard Sale, Index Gallery, Dayton OH

                            O, Portmanteau Project Space, Dayton OH
 

2018                    Annual Juried Exhibition, Evendale Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, honorable mention

                            Place Value, Adjunct Faculty Exhibition, Index Gallery, Dayton, OH

2017                    Hers. Radial Gallery, Dayton, OH

                                     Four-woman show alongside Misty Thomas-Trout, Julie Renee Jones, and Ashley Jonas

                            Significant(ly) Other(wise), Invitational, Dayton, OH

                                     Curated by Roger Crum

2016                    Converge/Diverge, Gallery 248, Dayton, OH

2015                    Unearthed, Gallery 248, Dayton, OH

2014                    A Common Thread: Women Artists Changing Rules and Exploring New Horizons, 

                                    Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich, CT

2013                   Solo Exhibition, Curiosities, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, University of Miami Gallery, Miami, FL   

                           Nocturnes, 18 Rabbit Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

                                     Curated by Leah Brown and Peter Symmons

                           Solo Exhibition, Somnambulist, The School of Photography at Orange

                                     Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

                           MFA Candidates Exhibition, Lowe Museum, Miami FL, Winner: 3rd Place,  Juror: Hunter Braithwaite

                           Mysterious Visions: Dreams, Fantasies and Mirages, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

                                    Juror: Emma Powell

                            Miami International Art Fair- Encore, Seafair Yacht, Miami, FL

                                     Beaux Art Fair, Miami, FL

                            Citizens Association of Georgetown, House of Sweden, Washington, DC

2012                    Annual Juried Student Exhibit, Lowe Museum, Miami, FL

                                      Juror: Mark Smith

2011                    Cane Fair, University of Miami Project Space, Miami, FL

2010                   Graduate Show, Spagnuolo Gallery, Washington, DC, Honorable Mention

                           Materials and Methods of Painting, Napolitano Exhibition Site, Washington, DC

 

Artists Talks and Lectures

  • Collaborative presentation “Polaroids from Heaven”: Collaboration Between the Marian Library and the Course, Alternative Photography, University of Dayton Libraries Advisory Council, 2019

  • Artist talk, If you knock, I’ll answer, Portmanteau Project Space, 2019

  • Panel discussion A Common Thread: Women Artists Changing Rules and Exploring New Horizons, Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich, CT, 2014

Awards and Jurying

  • Juror's Award, Small Works 2019 at Main Street Arts, curated by Anna Kaplan

  • AAF Hermes/Addy Award, Gold for Facing Dayton: Neighborhood Narratives book  

  • Juror, Orpheus Magazine, Issue 116, Fall 2018

  • Juror, Orpheus Magazine, issue 115.2, Fall 2017

  • Outstanding Graduate Instructor, University of Miami, 2013

  • Fleur Jacobs Memorial Art Award, Lowe Art Museum, 2013

  • Teaching Assistantship Fellowship, University of Miami, 2012-2014

Selected Publications

Photographer, Skins of Columbus, by Edgar Garcia, 2019

Featured Artist ArtsLive magazine, pg. 12, Fall 2018

Illustrator Facing Dayton: Neighborhood Narratives, The Facing Project: Dayton book

     Currently circulating in Dayton Public Library system.

     Publication archived in the Library of Congress.

Author "The 8 Stages of Art Making", article written for The Superstition Review

Curiosities, full color exhibition catalog to accompany solo exhibition

Shutter 2013, Juried by Brie Castrell, Southeast Regional SPE exhibition catalog

F-Stop Magazine, Issue 58, April 2013

The Superstition Review, Issue 11, Spring 2013

"Mysterious Visions: Dreams, Fantasies and Mirages", April 2013