Mallory Shotwell CV

education:

​2013 BA, French and Elementary Education.  Edgewood College. Madison, Wisconsin.

2006 BA, English.  Aquinas College.  Grand Rapids, Michigan.  

 

curatorial experience: (selected) 

2022 Curator / Cultivate, Grand Rapids, Michigan

2022 Curator / It Takes a Village / World of Winter, Grand Rapids, Michigan

2021 Curator / Member Exhibition / Gilda’s Club Madison

2021 Guest Curator / CSArt / Avenue for the Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan 

2020 Curator / All Prize: Noel Ash and Emma Pryde / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2019 Curator / Verse / Us: Language and Power / Arts + Literature Laboratory,  Madison, Wisconsin

2019 Curator / CSArt Exhibition / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2019 Curator / All Prize: featuring Adriana Barrios and Taylor Rushing / Arts + Literature Laboratory,  Madison, Wisconsin

2019 Curator / Postmodern / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2019 Curator / Bridge Work / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison,  Wisconsin

2018 Curator / Women Against Hate, United by Love / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2018 Curator / 2018 CSArt Exhibition / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2018 Curator / Conflict and Peace: A Youth Perspective / Communication, Madison, Wisconsin

2018 Curator / The Pervasive Curse / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2017 Curator / This Would Have Meant Something Once / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2017 Curator / CSArt Exhibition / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2017 Curator / Chris Maddox / Derrick Buisch // Dale Kaminski

2016 Guest Curator / “Municipal” / Madison Central Library, Madison,  Wisconsin 

2016 Curator / It Can Happen Here / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

 

exhibitions / collaborative projects: 

2022 “Collateral Damage” / Pyle Center, Madison, Wisconsin (group)

2022 “Heckscher Emerging Artists”  / Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York  (group)

2021 "Haunt" / The Standard Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan (group)

2019 "Changemaker" / in partnership with Cap Times, Pod Save America, Madison, Wisconsin (solo)

​2016 “Municipal” / Madison Central Library, Madison, Wisconsin (solo)

2016 “Cultivating Creativity from Farm to Table to Gallery"​ / the apARTment Project, Madison, Wisconsin (group)

2016 ​"Courage" / Art In, Madison, Wisconsin (group)

2016 “Foodways Madison”, Spatula & Barcode, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2015 “Joy” / in partnership with Madison Arts Commission,  Hilldale Mall, Madison, Wisconsin (group)

2015 “A Study on Love” / Absolutely Art, Madison, Wisconsin (group)

 

teaching and professional experience: 

2022 - Present Director / Cultivate, Grand Rapids, Michigan 

2020 - Present Art Educator / Gilda's Club Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 

            Selection of Courses: Drawing, Modern Collage, Watercolor 

2019 - Present Art Educator for ages 5-adults, Madison, Wisconsin and Grand Rapids, Michigan 

            Selection of Courses: Watercolor, Collage Still Life and Portraiture, 

            Comic Book Character Design, Advanced DSLR Photography, “Understanding and Reinventing Media: TikTok, Snapchat Videos,              and Audio Narratives,” “Artifacts: A Cultural Response to Trauma”

2019 - 2020 Volunteer Coordinator / Arts Administrator, Communication, Madison, Wisconsin

2018 - 2020 Art Educator / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

            Selection of Courses: Acrylic Painting, Modern Collage, Film 

            Photography, Paper Sculpture, Intro to Drawing, Comic Book Drawing, Instagram Poetry, Art + Book Club

2018 - 2020 Art Educator / Salvation Army, Madison, Wisconsin 

            Selected Courses: Introductory Fine Art classes for kids 

2016 - 2021 Arts Administrator / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2016 - 2021 Curator / Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

2016 - 2018 Program Development and Event Planning / Bike the Art,  Madison, Wisconsin

2016 Curator / Municipal exhibition, Madison Central Library, Madison, Wisconsin

2013 - 2019 Executive Director / Madison Community Discourse, Madison, Wisconsin

 

commissions: 

2021 Ink drawing series / Private client, Grand Rapids, Michigan 

 

grants and awards:

2022 Downtown Grand Rapids Inc / Curatorial Grant / Grand Rapids, Michigan 

2021 Juried Prize / Standard Gallery / Grand Rapids, Michigan

2020 Dane Arts / Short Order Grant

2015 Madison Arts Commission, Blink Grant 

 

online publications, tv, and radio: (selected) 

2022 “Risk, Reward & Life” / Shoutout LA

          “As Is” / Arveme

2021 Feature / Grand Rapids Magazine 

2019 “Movies, trivia, art and improv: Off the beaten path at Cap Times Idea Fest” / Cap Times

2017 “Centro Hispano's pop-up food/art fusion is for ‘dreamers' / Madison Magazine

         “Local coffee shops take part in city-wide pay it forward Thursday” / NBC15

         “Bike the Art looks to build art community, encourage exploration throughout Madison” / 

Badger Herald

        “Happiness on the agenda for Madison Community Discourse” / Wisconsin State Journal

2016 “Photos: Municipal, a popup art space at the Madison Municipal Building” / Cap Times

         “In photos: MUNICIPAL Exhibit puts Madison visual art on full display” / Badger Herald

2015 “Creating a community discourse through art” / Wisconsin State Journal

         “Telling Stories About Courage” / WORT

         “East side gallery becomes a home of the brave in new exhibition” / Cap Times

2014 “Feature on Love Exhibition and Study” / NBC15 

         “Absolutely Art Ends on a Love Note” / Madison Magazine

         “Summer Of Love At The Library” / WORT

         “Madison musicians, comedians / dancers explore the concept of affection at the Acts of Love Old-School Variety Show” / Isthmus