Teaching CV
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Location: Dallas, TX, USA
School: CSULB
Field of Study: Studio Art

Teaching CV

Ja’Rie Gray
372 W Lawson Rd Lot #16 Dallas, TX 75253
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Born: Los Angeles, CA 1982
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Education
2016 M.F.A creative activity award, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.
2012 B.F.A magna cum laude, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. 2010 Drawing with the Masters Workshop, LCAD, Laguna Beach, CA.
2006-2009 Long Beach Community College, Long Beach, CA (Foundation Art courses). 2002 A.A. cum laude, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise, LA, CA.
Teaching Experience
2019 Adjunct Professor Part-time, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA (Fundamentals of Composition/Color theory, and Fundamentals of Perspective, Spring 2019)
Adjunct Professor Part-time Lecturer, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing/Figurative, Fall Semester)
Teacher/Master Artist, Ryman Arts—Ryman-Carrol Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, (Foundation Drawing, Spring Semester)
Instructor Part-Time, Catalyst-Art Supply Warehouse, Westminster, CA (Portrait Drawing for Beginners, 4-part series Workshop, Spring Class)
2018 Teacher/Master Artist, Ryman Arts—Ryman-Carroll Foundation, Los Angeles, CA (Foundation Drawing, Fall semester)
Adjunct Professor Part-Time, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA (Fundamentals of Composition and Color FD115/ Color Theory, Fall semester)

Adjunct Professor Part-Time Lecturer, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing/Figurative, Fall Semester)
Adjunct Professor Part-time, American University of Health Sciences, Signal Hill, CA (Art 200 Anatomy/ Drawing, Fall quarter)
Adjunct Professor Part-Time, American University of Health Sciences, Signal Hill, CA (Art 200 Anatomy/Drawing, Spring quarter)
Adjunct Professor Part-Time Lecturer, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 372 Anatomy for the Artist, Spring Semester)
Adjunct Professor Part-Time, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA, (Fundamentals of Perspective FD120, Spring semester)
Adjunct Professor Part-Time, American University of Health Sciences, Signal Hill, CA (Art 300 Art History 14th century to present/Drawing, Winter quarter)
Instructor Part-Time, Catalyst-Art Supply Warehouse, Westminster, CA (Anatomy for the Artist, 4-part series)
2017 Adjunct Professor Part-Time Lecturer, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 181 Foundation Drawing, section 3,4, and 6 Fall semester)
Adjunct Professor Part-Time, American University of Health Sciences, Signal Hill, CA (Art 200 Anatomy/Drawing, Fall quarter)
Instructor Part-Time, Catalyst-Art Supply Warehouse, Westminster, CA (Figure Drawing/Portrait Drawing)
Adjunct Professor Part-time Lecturer, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing/ Figurative, Spring semester)
Adjunct Professor Part-time, American University of Health Sciences, Signal Hill, CA (Art 200 Anatomy/Drawing, Spring quarter)
Adjunct Professor Part-time, American University of Health Sciences, Signal Hill, CA (Art 300 Art History 14th century to present/ Drawing, Summer quarter)
2016 Adjunct Professor Part-Time Lecturer, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing/ Figurative, Fall 2016)
Teacher Associate, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing, Spring 2016)
2015 Teaching Internship, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing)
2014 Teaching Internship, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing, Spring 2014)
Class Substitution
2018 Substitution Instructor, Ryman Arts Cal State Fullerton Campus, Fullerton, CA (Intermediate Drawing and Painting, 2-day class periods, Spring 2018)
2017 Substitution Instructor, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (Art 181 Foundation Drawing, 5 weeks Fall Semester)
Technical Abilities
2013-2016
2013-2016
2010-2012
2008-2012
2008-2012
Drawing, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA. (Emphasis on drawing from observation: composition with 1-point and 2 point perspective, linear structure, chiaroscuro, light logic, and form.)
Oil Painting, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA. (Emphasis on representational painting: composition with 1-point and 2- piont perspective, impasto, and open form.)
Watercolor, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. (Emphasis on representational painting: plain air, watercolor and gouache, wet into wet techniques, and dry brush techniques.)
Drawing, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. (Emphasis on drawing from observation: sighting and measuring, value modeling, construction, light logic, form, mass, and volume.)
Oil Painting, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. (Emphasis on representational painting: alla prima, grisaille, glazing techniques, Imprimatura painting, closed form, composition with 1-point and 2-point perspective, and sight-size.)
Awards/ Grants/Honors
2019 Certificate of Appreciation, South Gate City Council, Metro “Through the Eyes of Artist” poster series South Gate, South Gate, CA
2019 Certificate of Recognition, California Legislature Assembly, Metro “Through the Eyes of Artists” poster series South Gate, South Gate, CA
2018 Fist Place Award, Tag Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Award of Excellence, Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA
Honorable Mention, Tag Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
Honorable Mention, OC Fair Visual Art Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA. Distinguished Achievement in Creative Award, CSULB, Long Beach, CA. Third Place Award, Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga, CA.
2014 Merit Award, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA. 2013-2016 Academic Grant, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA. 2011 President’s List, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. 2010 President’s List, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA.
Award of Excellence, Peter &Masha Plotkin Foundation, Los Angeles, CA. 2008-2012 Academic Scholarship, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA.
Selected Exhibitions
2019 LA Narrative Painting, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. 2018 LA Open 2018, Tag Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
200 For 200, Art Division Library, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Long Beach Open 2017, Hellada Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
Art at the President’s Home Exhibition, Miller House, Long Beach, CA. 2016 Who are you?, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.
Juried Open, Susan Schomburg Juror, Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga, CA. My Complexion, Max L. Gatov Gallery, CSULB MFA Show, Long Beach, CA. Long Beach Open 2016, Hellada Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
CSU Call and Response, CSUN West Gallery, Northridge, CA
Insights 2016, CSULB University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
SoCal MFA Juried, Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA.
Juried 2016 OC Fair, OC Fair Visual Art Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA.
2016 California Open, Kent Twitchell Juror, Tag Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
2015 Student Art at the President’s Home Exhibition, Miller House, Long Beach, CA. Juried MFA Student Exhibition, CSULB, Long Beach, CA.
2014 Pardon My Condition, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. Insight Show, CSULB University Museum, Long Beach, CA.
2013 Portraits of Fallen Memorial, USC Hillel Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 2012 Group Show, City Hall of Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA.
Fine Art Senior Exhibition, Seven-Degrees, Laguna Beach, CA.
Group show, Laguna Beach Playhouse Theater, Laguna Beach, CA.
2011 LCAD Faculty and Student Show, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA.
2010 Group Show, Peter &Masha Plotkin Memorial Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
2009-2011 Best of the Best Juried Exhibition, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA.
2007 Group Show, Long Beach Community College, Long Beach, CA.
Commissions
Oil on Canvas, Long Beach, CA. Sponsored by Louis Santos, 2010. Oil on Canvas, Long Beach, CA. Sponsored by Camille Hughes, 2014. Oil on Canvas, Carson, CA. Sponsored by Karla Dix, 2017
Bibliography
Tag Gallery, LA Open 2018, Los Angeles, CA, 2018
Tag Gallery, California Open 2016 Catalogue, Santa Monica, CA, 2016.
Sherry Moore, Portraits of the Fallen Memorial Catalog, POTFM, Los Angeles, CA, 2013. Private Collections
Karla Dix, LA.
Mrs. Marie, Palisades, CA. Patty Grau, Long Beach, CA.
Edward Lane, Los Angeles, CA.
Louis Santos, Long Beach, CA.
Mark Murray, Laguna Beach, CA.
Wes Christensen, Los Angeles, CA.
Bob and Carole Urie, Laguna Beach, CA. Vicki Gumm, Laguna Beach, CA. Tywanna Sanders, CA.
Myron and Mary Brown, CA
Camille Hughes, Los Angeles, CA. LCAD/Japan Relief, Long Beach, CA.
Public Collections
LA Metro Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Portraits of Fallen Memorial Foundation, Los Angeles, CA. Long Beach Community College, Long Beach, CA.
Exhibitions Juried
2015 GLAMFA, California State University Long Beach’s SOA Galleries, Long Beach, CA.
References
Rebecca Tuynman, Education Manager, Ryman Arts, Los Angeles, CA, 90007 Phone:------------ Email: ------------
Marian Stewart, Head of Foundation Art Department, School of Art, CSULB, Long Beach, CA, 90840 Phone:------------ Email: ------------
Dr. Mok Chong, Dean of General Education/Professor, American University of Health and Science, Signal Hill, CA, 90755
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Dr. Karen L. Kleinfelder, Director School of Art, School of Art, CSULB, Long Beach, CA, 90840
Phone:------------ Cell:------------ Email: ------------ Betty Shelton, Professor Fine Art, Post Baccalaureate Chair, LCAD, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Dr. Catha Paquette, Professor, Latin American Art, School of Art, CSULB, Long Beach, CA 90840
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Moira West, Professor, Art History, School of Art, CSULB, Long Beach, CA 90840

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Craig Stone, Professor, General Art Studies, Public Art Practice, School of Art, CSULB, Long Beach, CA
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