RESUME

 

ERICA LACKEY WATSON (b. 1990, USA)

VISUAL ARTIST EDUCATOR • ATLANTA, GEORGIA • ERICALACKEYWATSON@GMAIL.COM

 

EDUCATION

The University of Georgia—Franklin College of Arts and Science in the Lamar Dodd School of Art

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts GPA: 3.44

Major: Art Education Graduation: May 2012

 

ACADEMIC HONORS

HOPE Scholarship, Dean’s List

Study Abroad—The University of Georgia Cortona, Italy

Summer 2011 Earned 9 hours of credit in Art History, Ceramics, and Book Arts while experiencing Italian culture.

Study Abroad—The University of Salamanca Salamanca, Spain

Summer 2007 Took 6 hours of Spanish language courses while experiencing Spanish culture.

 

CERTIFICATION

First Aid CPR AED 

T-4 

GACE 

 

SIGNIFICANT FIELD EXPERIENCE

2019-Present Assistant DirectorColor Wheel Studio Decatur, Georgia

2017-2019 Fine Arts Department Chair — West Hall High School Oakwood, Georgia

2014-2019 Visual Artist Educator— West Hall High School Oakwood, Georgia

2012-2014 Ceramics Instructor—Color Wheel Studio Decatur, Georgia

2012 Ceramics Summer Camp Instructor—Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation Watkinsville, Georgia

2010–2012 President —UGA Student Chapter of National Art Education Association Athens, Georgia

2010 Volunteer Art Camp Teacher—Blue Tin Studio Athens, Georgia

2010 Gaines Elementary School—After-school teacher Athens, Georgia

2008 – 2009 Volunteer Coach—Oconee Parks and Recreation Athens, Georgia

 

EXHIBITION HISTORY

2017 Merchant 26th Annual Marketplace Gainesville, Georgia

2015 Images Inspired by Italy—Cortona Alumni Show Decatur, Georgia

2014 Micro Local— The Gallery Walk at Terminus Atlanta, Georgia

2012 Exit to the Right—Art Education Exit Show at Lamar Dodd School of Art Athens, Georgia

2012 Night of the Arts benefitting Camp Twin Lakes— Artwork Donor Athens, Georgia

2012 La Mostra Reunion—Lamar Dodd School of Art Athens, Georgia

2011 La Mostra—Palazzo Vagrotti Cortona, Italy

2011 Fabrication Combination—Mell Street Athens, Georgia

2010 Athens Academy & University of Georgia Exchange Show— Bertelsmann Gallery Athens, Georgia

 

COLLECTIONS

2018-Present Pottery, Caroline Nix Gallery, GA

2014-2018 wwjd, Imperishable Clothing Co, GA

2012-2015 Pottery, Riley Clay Designs, GA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 “Classic Romance”, Weddings Unveiled, p. 97-98, Fall 2014

Johnson, Cate “Young Artists at Work”, Decatur Living, p. 32, Spring 2014