JOSEPH KAMEEN

Education

2015    Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2013    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Painting, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Teaching Experience

2018-2019 Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC

                    Spring: Introduction to Painting, Intermediate Painting, Life Drawing,

                    Contemporary Painting Methods, Community Figure Drawing

          Fall: Fundamentals of Art, Basic Drawing, Introduction to Painting, Advanced       

          Painting, Community Figure Drawing, Graphic Novels (Independent Study)

2017-2018 Visiting Lecturer, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN

                    Spring: Fundamental Drawing, Drawing 1

                  Fall: Painting 1, Painting 2/3, Fundamental Drawing, Fundamental Drawing (Online)  

2016-2017 Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN

                    Spring: Fundamental Drawing, Drawing 1, Drawing 2/3

                    Fall: Fundamental Drawing

2015-2016 Teaching Fellow, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

                    Spring: Cross-Media Design, Perspective in the Creative Arts

                    Fall: Space, Perspective in the Creative Arts

2015-2014 Teaching Assistant, Indiana University Study Abroad, Florence, Italy

                    Summer: Watercolor, Drawing

                    Associate Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN [instructor of record]

                    Spring: Fundamental Drawing

                    Fall: Fundamental Drawing

2014           Associate Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN [instructor of record]

                    Summer: Intro to Figure Drawing

2013           Teaching Assistant, Boston University, Boston, MA

                    Summer: Color Theory, Sculpture

2012           Summer: How to Teach Drawing, Plein Air Painting

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019    Shadow Boxer, North Charleston City Gallery, North Charleston, SC

2018    Recent Work, Etheredge Center, USCA, Aiken, SC

            Fool Fight, Tom Thomas Gallery, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN

2017    Horse Sense, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

2016    An Unfocused Lens, Leeds Art Gallery, Earlham College, Richmond, IN

2015    Water to the Ocean, Sand to the Beach, IU Art Museum, Bloomington, IN

2013    Nocturnes, Boston University 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

Group and Juried Exhibitions

2019  Faculty Exhibition, Etheredge Center, USCA, Aiken, SC

2018    SEEDS 2018, Westobou Gallery, Augusta, GA

            The Bitters 2, Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI

2017  Themeless, Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI

            119th Annual Exhibition, Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, IN

2016    Spotlight, Whitewater Gallery, Richmond, IN

            We the Explorers, Digital Exhibition onboard NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Probe

2015    Florence, Grunwald Gallery, Bloomington, IN

            Indiana University MFA Showcase, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York, NY

            Mis/Connections, The Painting Center, New York, NY

            NSAL: Emerging Artists 2015, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

            Disjointed Realities, Blueline Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2014    Inside and Out, The Painting Center, New York, NY

            Identity Crisis, Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN

            MFA Group Show 2014, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2013    Senior Painters- Stone Gallery, Boston, MA

            FUEL Gallery exhibition

            Monroeville Arts Council Juried Exhibition, CCAC Gallery, Monroeville, PA

2012    Roadside Picnic, Gallery 5, Boston University, Boston MA

            An Object in Motion, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA

2011    Boston University Fall Exhibition, Boston University 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

            Best of BU Paintings, Gallery 5, Boston University, Boston, MA

2010    Boston University Fall Student Exhibition, Boston University 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

            Monroeville Arts Council Juried Exhibition, CCAC Gallery, Monroeville, PA

 

Presentations/Visiting Artist Lectures/Critiques

2019    “Exhibition Encore”, Artist demonstration at Charleston Arena Convention Center, North Charleston Arts Fest 2019, May 5

            “Joseph Kameen: Meet and Greet”, Artist talk and reception, North Charleston City Gallery, North Charleston, SC, May 4

2018  “The Aiken Artist’s Guild Presents: Joseph Kameen”, Public artist talk hosted by The Aiken Artists’ Guild, Aiken, SC, November 12

“Like Fish in Water: The Impacts of Image-Fluency on Pedagogy in Painting”, Talk at Being Analog in a Digital World, panelist, SECAC 2018, Birmingham, AL, October 20

      “Frequently Asking”, Research presentation at Indiana University East, February 23

2017 

“An Unfocused Lens: Painting through Unanswerable Questions,” Talk at SECAC’s Next Generation of Artist Educators, panelist, SECAC 2017, Columbus, OH, October 26

“Fantasy and Philosophy,” Presentation and Undergraduate Critiques, Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Earlham College, Richmond, IN, March 17

2016    “Constructed References,” Presentation and Workshop, Arkansas Tech University, Russelville, AR, February 12

 

University Service

2018    Search Committee - Served on a search committee for tenure track music faculty at USCA

Degree Plan Assessment- Worked with other faculty members to assess and restructure

USCA’s visual arts major in preparation for NASAD review. This included assessment of

the strategic plan and degree plan, as well as the preparation of documents for

submission to South Carolina’s Committee on Higher Education.

      Senior Capstone Task Group- Worked to re-structure the senior capstone for art majors at USCA

2016    NASAD Task Group- Aided in Butler University’s Art+Design program’s application for NASAD Accreditation, with external review

 

Extracurricular Service

2018    Participant- Attended “Best Practices in Online Teaching”, course at IUE, Richmond, IN

2017    Event Coordinator- Planned and led JUMPSTART Art Workshop aimed at engaging incoming students through hands-on events, Richmond, IN, August 16

            Participant- Completed Quality Matters training for online educators, Richmond, IN, August 4

      Gallery Aid- Aided in management of IUE’s annual juried White Water Valley Arts Competition, including assistance for a live jurying of the exhibition by three external jurors, Richmond, IN, September 28

2015    Participant- Engaged in peer-mentoring program with Elizabeth Mix, Ph.D.

       SLO Task Group- Aided in the assessment and restructuring of Butler University’s Jordan College of Fine Arts’ curricular student learning outcomes

2014    Vice President of Painter’s Guild- Coordinated and organized group exhibitions as well as visiting artist lectures, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2013    Assistant Gallery Coordinator- Aided in curation and installation, and shipments of artworks for the Grunwald Gallery, Bloomington, IN

 

Community Service

2018    Volunteer- Contributed to educational program offerings at Aiken Center for the Arts

            Instructor- Offered a low-cost, semester-long painting class aimed at elderly community members, reaching approximately 30 senior citizens in Aiken, SC

            Instructor- Taught an open figure drawing class for community members in Aiken, SC

       Event Coordinator- Organized an open-house highlighting opportunities for community involvement at USCA, Aiken SC, August 24

            Indiana Arts Commission Panelist- Reviewed funding applications for region 5 of the IAC, one of the largest distributors of NEA funds in Indiana. Muncie, IN, April 27

2017    Indiana Arts Commission Panelist- Reviewed funding applications for region 5 of the IAC. Muncie, IN, April 28

2013    Coordinator- Proctored weekly open figure drawing sessions, Bloomington, IN

2012    Coordinator- Proctored weekly open figure drawing sessions, Boston, MA

 

 

Exhibitions Curated

2015    ART NOW, Schrott Center for the Arts, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

2014    Inside and Out, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2013    Roadside Picnic, Gallery 5, Boston, MA

2012    The Great Jasby, Gallery 5, Boston MA

 

Awards

2019    Winner, North Charleston Arts Fest Purchase Award

2013    Graduated Summa Cum Laude with dual degree, Boston University

            Marianna Pedida Sculpture Award

2012    Constantin Alojalov Scholarship Award (Received 2010, 2011, and 2012)

            Received Full Grant to attend Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

            First Place, University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg Student Council Redesign Contest

            Boston University Dean's List with Distinction (Received 8 semesters, 2009-2013)

2010    Monroeville Arts Council Honorable Mention

 

Commissions

2016   Private, Weathering, mid-size sculpture (4’x1’x2’), Wood, Private Collection, Sarasota, FL

2012    Public, La Lengua, large mural (8’x12’), Acrylic, La Casa Hispànica, Boston University, Boston, MA

2011    Corporate, Architectural renderings, College of Communications, Boston University, Boston, MA

2010    Corporate, Pedagogy, mid-size mural (6’x6’), Acrylic, Teacher’s Lounge, CCHS, Pittsburgh, PA

2009   Public, Dizzy and Co., large mural (8’x15’), Acrylic, Dr. M.L.K. Jr. Memorial Busway, City of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Collections

Permanent Collection of the City of North Charleston, SC

Sloan House, Boston University, Boston, MA

FUEL Corporate Offices, Boston, MA

La Casa Hispànica, Boston University, Boston, MA

Pittsburgh Transport Authority, Pittsburgh, PA

Central Catholic High School, Pittsburgh, PA

And Private Collections in: Berlin, Germany; Houston, TX; Orlando, FL; Boston, MA;

Pittsburgh, PA; Augusta, GA; Olympia, WA

 

Bibliography

2018    The Boston Voyager, Interview and featured artist in series of “Thought-Provoker” articles, December 7

            The Aiken Standard, Highlight and featured work, “Joseph Kameen, USCA art professor, featured in Westobou Gallery exhibit”, November 17

The Aiken Standard, Highlight and featured work, “USCA's visual, performing arts department to hold open house”, August 18

2017    Emboss Magazine, Interview and featured work, Issue No. 9, The Body

2015    University of Memphis, The Pinch Literary Journal 35, no. 2, September

            Jennifer Riley, “Approaches and Forms for the 21st Century,” 2015 MFA Catalog, March

2015    Sanya Ali, “IU Art Museum Welcomes Another Round of MFA Thesis Exhibits,” Indiana Daily Student, March 3

2014    Indiana University, Canvas Creative Arts Magazine 17, no. 1, December 2014

                   Ksander, Yaël, “Inside And Out: From The Ivory Tower To The Daily Grind,” WFIU Radio, Bloomington, IN, August 15, 2014

         Land, Karen, “IU Bloomington graduate painters collaborate on New York City gallery           exhibition,” Art at IU, July 31, 2014,

            Goldman, Nicole, “An Evening at SOFA,” IU Journalism, February 23

            Wall Street International Magazine, “The MFA Group Show,” February 19

2012    Kilroy, Meaghan: "Dear Myles", The Daily Free Press, April 30, 2012. 6.

            Hagerty, Sean, The Narrator Magazine 1, no. 1, February. 2-7.

2008    Ball, Joel, Rice on the Other 1, no. 1-3. January-September

 

Professional Organizations

College Art Association (CAA), New York, NY

Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC)