Oliver B. Schemm

P.O. Box 548

Saxton’s River VT 05154

(802) 869-1164/oliverbschemm@gmail.com

oliverschemm.webnode.com

 

Born:  Augsburg, Germany Dec. 1973

Education

2009                      Master of Fine Art, Florida State University

1997                        Bachelor Fine Art, University of Montana,

Minor in Wilderness Studies

1996                       Art Study at Lorenzo de Medici, Florence, Italy

 

Group Exhibitions

2014                Art in the Park, Chaffee Art Center, Rutland ,Vermont*

                        Exposed!, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT*

2013                ScupltFest13' Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT*

                         Faculty Show, Castleton Downtown Gallery, Rutland ,VT

2012                Exposed! Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT*

2011                 Exposed! Helen Day Art Center, Stowe VT*

Inception, Grafton Valley Arts Guild, Grfton VT*

March of the Dingus, Pember Museum Granville NY

2009                Exhibition at Grafton,  Hunter Gallery, Grafton VT *

                          FLoCAS Group Show,  Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

                          Graduate Thesis Show, Group Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL*

Images and Desire, Group Exhibition, Aegis Gallery, Hite Art Institute, Louisville, KY*

2008                        On the Wall/Off the Wall, Group Performance,  Big Bend Contemporary, Department of Art, M.F.A. Program Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

                               Construction Installation, Group Exhibition, ,  Big Bend Contemporary, Department of Art, M.F.A. Program Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

                               Valdosta National 2008 Juried Exhibition, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA*

2007                         Mystery Masters, Miami, FL

19th   Annual Juried Exhibition, Gadsden Arts Center, Quincy, FL*

Fall Forward, Big Bend Contemporary, Department of Art, M.F.A. Program Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

Arts Magna, Magnetic Laboratory, Innovation Park, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

                               Rollins Juried Show, Oglesby Gallery, Tallahassee, FL*

2006                       War, Nan Boynton Mem. Gallery, Rail Road Square Art Park, Tallahassee, FL *

                                Anu, Big Bend Contemporary, Department of Art, M.F.A. Program Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

                               Out of Town, Cedar Key Arts Center, Cedar Key, FL

2004                        Selected Works, Group Exhibit, Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT

2003                        Selected Works, Group Exhibit, Gallery North Star, Manchester, VT *

                               Rediscovering the Hand, Living Artist Gallery, Tacoma, WA*

2000                        Art-o-Matic, Arts Collective Exhibition, Washington, D.C. *

1997                  B.F.A.  Thesis Show, Parsons Art Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

 

Solo Exhibitions/ Commissions

2011         Zonule of Zinn, Christine Price Art Gallery, Castleton State College, Castleton VT

2009         I.M.U. & Deep Play Station, Private Collection, Segundo Fernandez, Tallahassee FL

2008         Installation, Big Bend Contemporary, Department of Art, M.F.A. Program Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

2007         Steam Punk Sauna, Private Commission, Jerry Stevens, Chester, VT

2007         Jesus and Peter, Private Commission, wood relief, Nevada Garcia, Tallahassee, FL

2006         Will You Play the Game? Private Commission, wood, found object, Jerry Stevens, Chester, VT

2005         Selected Works, Chester Music Shop, Chester, VT

                   Ice Sphinx, Grafton Ponds, Grafton, VT

2005         Second Growth, Reed Gallery, Chester, VT.

2004         Ice Gnomes & Other Works, Grafton Ponds, VT

1997          Untitled, Private Commission, Michael Kress, Missoula, MT

1997          Helmet Circle, Private Commission, talc, wood, copper, plaster, bronze, James Welch, Missoula, MT

1997          Home, Private Commission, Constance Poten, Missoula, MT

1997          Bronze Relief,  Private Commission,  Ripley Hugo, Missoula, MT

1997          Alters of Time, Annex Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

 

Awards, Fellowships, and Residencies

2013          Vermont Studio Center Residency and Partial Fellowship in Scultpure

2009         Finalist, Graduate Research & Creativity Award, Graduate Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2009         Think Tank 4 Fellowship, Lamarr Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2008         Honourable Mention for sculpture, Valdosta International, Valdosta State University, Valdosta GA

2007         Vermont Studio Center Residency and partial Fellowship in sculpture

2007         Graduate Fellowship, Department of Art, Florida State University

§       Travel stipend, Funds for Vermont Studio Fellowship

2007         Cash Prize for excellence, Turner Rollins Juried Show, Ogelsby Gallery

 

Bibliography

2010          Burly Bird- Literary Zine, Burlington,Feb-March 2010 Issue, Photo

2009         LimeLight Entertainment Weekly, Tallahassee Democrate, April 17, 2009, Article and Photo.

2008         Poling, Dean, “Valdosta National 2008” Valdosta Daily Times, January 14, 2008.Article and Photo

2005         Mallory, Catherine “Second Growth at the Reed Gallery” The Message, March Edition, March 2005

2005         Henske, Jason “Ice Gnomes”, Brattleboro Reformer, Volume 90 Number 286, January 31, 2003, Photo

1997           Merriam, Ginny “BFA ’97, so big it’s split in two” Missoulian, March 28, 1997, Article

1996           Johnson, Janell  “Student Art Show Opens” Kaimen, Volume 26  March 1996, Photo

 

Courses and Workshops Attended

2014              "Stone Carving" Carving Studio, Bill Nutt, West Rutland, VT

2011              “Blacksmithing Workshop” Grafton Forge, Adam Howard, Grafton VT

2008             Think Tank 4”  Lamarr Dodd School of Art, U. of Georgia, Athens GA

2007          “Hartsfield Elem. Lecture“, Messersmith & Schemm“ Tallahassee, FL

2007          “Sloss, Iron Pour Conference” Birmingham AL

2003             “Casting & Mold Making” Tower Casting, Walker Boyle, Danby NH 

2001             “Chip Carving and Free Form” Tom Golding, Saxtons River VT            

2000             “Fall Anatomy Course” Jay Hall Carpenter Studio, Gaithersburg MD

1996              “Rudy Autio & Peter Volkous” Summer Workshop, Missoula MT

 

 

 

 

 

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