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Xavier Hardison

12774 Wisteria Dr. #652 | Germantown, MD 20875 | (301) 528-0762 | info@xavierhardison.com | www.xavierhardison.com


 

EDUCATION

 

2021-2023

            Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Painting

            Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2016-2020

            99 Credits towards Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Painting

            Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2022    West Elm Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD - Black History Month, Curated by Christen Thornton

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023    Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD - BFA Artwalk Gala

2023    Schuler School of Fine Arts, Baltimore, MD - From Fur to Feathers, Curated by Francesca Schuler Guerin & Judged by Jerome Atherholt

2023    Fox 2 Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Waking in the Blue, Curated by Coral Yang

2023    Foundry Architects, Baltimore, MD - It's Never Over: One Day Pop-Up Show at St. Charles, Curated by Dominic Terlizzi & Christine Stiver

2022    Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD - Under 500 Virtual Exhibition, Curated by Caitlin Gill

2022    Fox 3 Gallery / MICA, Baltimore, MD - "Preview 13" Senior Thesis Exhibition, Curated by Howie Lee Weiss, Renée Rendine & Rex Stevens

2022    Falls Church Arts Gallery, Falls Church, VA - 'Scapes Exhibit, Curated by Bryan Jernigan

2022    Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD - Zeke's Coffee: Baltimore Showcase, Curated by Caitlin Gill

2022    Glen Echo Park, Bethesda, MD - 51st Annual Labor Day Art Show, Curated by Zoma Wallace

2022    Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD - The Space Between Us, Curated by Lily Xiao

2022    Studio 89, Highland, NY - World Building & Nature, Curated by Chloe Mosbacher

2022    Motorhouse, Baltimore, MD - Learning To Love As I Do, Curated by Alexis Tyson

2022    Main Building, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Portrait Drawing, Curated by Karen Warshal

2022    Main Building, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Make, Do, Curated by Timo Kuzme and in part by Bryson Wyatt

2021    Fox 3 Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Drawing Anatomy, Curated by Karen Warshal

2021    Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Isolated Archives (Virtual), Curated by Janet Olney

2020    Gelman Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI - Black: Color, Context, Meaning, Curated by Sarah O’Brien

2019    Busboys & Poets, Anacostia, MD - Emerge & See, Curated by Carol Rhodes Dyson

2019    Busboys & Poets, Washington, DC - Emerge & See, Curated by Carol Rhodes Dyson

2019    Yale Norfolk School of Art, Norfolk, CT - The Ethics of Color, Curated by Byron Kim and Lisa Sigal

2017    Fantom Comics, Washington, DC - Black Panther Show, Curated in part by Jabari Sellars

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

2023    Administrative Coordinator, The Last Resort Artist Retreat - Baltimore, MD

2023    Painting Department Student Representative, Accepted Students Open House, Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, MD

2023    Apprentice, Dominic Terlizzi "It's Never Over" Group Exhibition, Foundry Architects - Baltimore, MD

2022    Student Speaker, James Phillips Visiting Artist Introduction, Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, MD

2022    Keynote Speaker, InLight Magazine: Annual Community Event, Maret School - Washington, DC 

2022    Apprentice, William Downs "Up Before the Sun" Drawing Installation, Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, MD

2022    Guest Speaker, Maret School "ISW Week" - Washington, DC

2022    Guest Speaker, Motorhouse: "Learning to Love as I Do" Artist Talk - Baltimore, MD

2022    Student Speaker, Jerrell Gibbs Visiting Artist Introduction, Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, MD

2021    Student Speaker, Maryland Institute College of Art Open House - Baltimore, MD

2020    Guest Speaker, Katya Apekina Studio - Newton, MA

2019    Guest Speaker, Busboys & Poets: "Art on the Line" Virtual Artist Talk - Washington, DC

2017    Guest Speaker, Fantom Comics Artist Talk - Washington, DC

2016    Apprentice, Words Beats & Life: "Phife is Living" Mural Installation - Washington, DC

PRESS / PUBLICATIONS

2023    Xavier Hardison Fine Art & Design, "MICA BFA Artwalk Gala", Branton Zhang & Jasmin Hardison, May 12

            https://youtu.be/-H2-UY5AbjU​

2023    BmoreArt, "It's Never Over: A Collective Swan Song for St.Charles Projects' 27th Street Home", Quentin Gibeau, Mar 1

            https://rb.gy/tpnw23

2022    Xavier Hardison Fine Art & Design, "Preview 13" MICA Senior Group Exhibition, Nov 18

            https://youtu.be/Yw9inn6ZZhA

2022    Xavier Hardison Fine Art & Design, BmoreArt Magazine Release Party, Hard House by Jasmin Hardison, Nov 10

            https://youtu.be/BRcPZX1xQDw

2022    Falls Church News Press, Escaping into Art with 'Scapes at Falls Church Arts, Mark Dreisonstok, Oct 21

            https://rb.gy/psthje

2022    Xavier Hardison Fine Art & Design, InLight Community Event: Keynote Speech, Oct 15

            https://youtu.be/eade-NmXmog

2022    BmoreArt, Abstraction in the Expanded Field: "The Space Between Us" at Gallery CA, Adriana Vélez, Sep 29

            https://bmoreart.com/2022/09/abstraction-in-the-expanded-field-the-space-between-us-at-gallery-ca.html

2022    Xavier Hardison Fine Art & Design, Gallery CA Group Exhibition Opening Reception: The Space Between Us, Sep 02

            https://youtu.be/Dh6iQ6DBVa0

2022    Xavier Hardison Fine Art & Design, Studio 89 Group Exhibition: "World Building & Nature" Jun 25

            https://youtu.be/23GOaQBV678

2022    Xavier Hardison Fine Art & Design, Motor House Group Exhibition Interview: Learning to Love as I Do, Jun 02

            https://youtu.be/aU8aWfEa9wc

2021    Maryland Institute College of Art, Virtual Open House - Painting Department Representative, Mar 22

            https://www.mica.edu/videos/general-fine-arts-drawing-painting/

2020    Busboys & Poets, Art on the Line: Conversations about Creativity, Culture, and Change, Carol Rhodes Dyson, Jul 29

            https://www.busboysandpoets.com/events/th-evt-13068441/

2019    Rhode Island School of Design, Black: Color, Context, Meaning, Digital Commons @ RISD, Dec 6

            https://digitalcommons.risd.edu/gelmangallery_2019blackcolorcontextmeaning/

2017    The DCist, The ‘Black Panther’  Fashion Show Excites Comics Fans with a Display of Black Excellence, Dominic Griffin, July 31

            https://dcist.com/story/17/07/31/fantom-comics-black-panther-fashion/

 

HONORS & AWARDS

2019    Yale Norfolk School of Art Summer Fellowship Recipient - Norfolk, CT

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