Education                       
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Degree: Master of Fine Arts

Valdosta State University
Valdosta, Georgia
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts 


Work Experience

2011-Present    Associate Professor of Art, Coordinator of Art, University of Charleston

 

2000-2011    Chair of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, Associate Professor of Art, MacMurray College
1998-2000    Coordinator of Art at Darton College.
1997-1998    Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at West Virginia Wesleyan College.



Exhibitions

2017

32nd Annual POSITIVE/NEGATIVE

National Juried Art Exhibition

ETSU Department of Art & Design,

Slocumb Galleries

Johnson City, TN

 

When the Bell Tolls...

Solo Exhibition

West Virginia State Bar, Charleston, West Virginia

An Art outreach program to bring art to alternative spaces.




2016

Detroit Biennale

Museum of New Art

Troy, MI

 

Quotidian: Art of the Everyday

Group
Exhibition

Moon Gallery - Berry College

Mt. Berry, GA

 

Peace Among Savages
a.k.a. The Gun Show

Amos Eno Gallery

Brooklyn, NY

 

Noticing Nature

Foundry Art Centre 

St. Charles, MO




2014

Solo Exhibition:
Raymond Yeager - Recent Works

West Virginia State Bar, Charleston, West Virginia

An Art outreach program to bring art to alternative spaces.

 

 

 

2013

Solo Exhibition: In Rerum
Natura

Bluefield College, Bluefield, Virginia

 

Shady: Our Neighbors the
Trees

Arts Monongahela, Morgantown, West Virginia




2012   

Solo
Exhibition

Ingham Chapman Gallery, University of New Mexico at Gallup

Gallup, New Mexico




2011

Solo
Exhibition

Frankenberger Art Gallery

Charleston, West Virginia

 

Solo
Exhibition

The William and Florence Schmidt Art Center

Belleville, Illinois

 

Sioux City Art Center 62nd Juried
Exhibition

Sioux City Art Center

Sioux City, Iowa




2010

Fuzzy Logic

Thompson Gallery

The Cambridge School of Weston

Weston, MA

 

Solo Exhibition - Raymond Yeager: The Janus Series

Edwardsville Art Center

Edwardsville, IL




2009

Contemporary
Painting

Ford Gallery at Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

 

Solo
Exhibition

Three Legged Dog

Jacksonville, IL

 

23rd Biennial Southern Illinois Artists
Exhibition

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts

Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

 

Contemporary Artists
Exhibit

Andrews Art Museum

Andrews, NC

 

From Nature

The Illinois Institute of Art Chicago - 180 Gallery

Chicago, IL

 

Encaustic Works Biennial
Exhibition

Castle Gallery at the College of New Rochelle

New Rochelle, New York

 

Group
Exhibition

Three Legged Dog, Jacksonville, IL

 

  

2008 


Solo Exhibition - Abstract Realism

Kresge Gallery

Lyon College

Batesville, AR

    

KY7 Biennial

Lexington Art League

Lexington, KY

 

Painting

Foundry Art Centre

St. Charles, MO

 

Rockford Midwestern Biennial

Rockford Art Museum

Rockford, IL

 

Group Exhibition - Corporeal Ardor

Springer Cultural Center

Champaign, IL

 

Solo Exhibition-Dissolution

Quad City Arts Center Gallery

 Rock Island, IL




2007 

Solo Exhibition - Abstraction of the Real

Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery

Jacksonville University,

Jacksonville, FL




2006

Art St. Louis XXII

Art St. Louis Gallery

St. Louis, Missouri

 

LaGrange National Biennial XXIV

Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum

LaGrange, Georgia

Juror: Pamela Franks, curator of academic

initiatives at the Yale University Art Gallery




2005

New American Paintings
Midwest Competition No. 59

Juried Exhibition-in-Print

Juror: Dominic Molon,

Pamela Alper Associate Curator,

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL




2004

Inaugural Biennial Juried

Underground
Railroad
Exhibition

Northern Kentucky University

Institute for Freedom Studies

Highland Heights, Kentucky

Juror: Michael Ray Charles



2003

Solo
Exhibition

Applebee Gallery, Jacksonville, IL

 

20th Biennial Southern Illinois
Artists Exhibition

Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL




2002

16th Annual Greater Midwest
International Exhibition

Art Center Gallery, Central Missouri State University, Warrensberg, MO




2001

Solo
Exhibition

Mobil Art Gallery, Jacksonville, IL

 

51st Annual Quad-State
Juried Exhibition

Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL




1998

Solo
Exhibition

Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan College,

Buckhannon, WV

 

Artists of West Virginia

Daywood Gallery, Alderson-Broaddus College,

Phillipi, WV




1996

VSU Faculty Emeritus & Alumni
Invitational

Valdosta State University Fine Arts Gallery,

Valdosta, GA




1995

Art of the Southeast

Firehouse Center, Bainbridge, GA




1994

Florida Biennial

Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, FL

Juror Michael Auping, Chief Curator,

Modern Museum of Fort Worth

 


1993

Solo Exhibition

Valdosta State University Fine Arts Gallery,

Valdosta, GA

 

Valdosta Works On Paper

Valdosta State University Fine Arts Gallery,

Valdosta, GA

Juror: Larry Walker

 



Conference Papers/Publications

2017

Readymade Killed the Art Star

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE)

Conference - Beyond the Core

April 6-8
Kansas City, MO

 

 

Mentors/Teachers: Practice and Advocacy

Lead Author

Future Forward: Citizen/Artist: Education and Agency

Volume 5, Issue 1

Official Journal of Integrative Teaching International (ITI)



2016

Pain In The Assessment

Panel Chair

Southeastern Conference of Art Colleges (SECAC)

Oct. 19-22 Roanoke, VA

 

I Feel a Draft In Here?

Southeastern Conference of Art Colleges (SECAC)

Oct. 19-22 Roanoke, VA

 

ThinkTank 9
Biennial
Conference

Facilitator

Session: Mentors/Teachers: Practice and Advocacy

ThinkTank is a subsidiary program of Integrative Teaching International that promotes inquiry-based learning in an art and design multi-disciplinary setting through a series of workshops and conferences around the world catered to both emerging and experienced educators in secondary and higher education.




2015

WALK A LINE OUTSIDE THE STUDIO: How Drawing Can Foster Cognitive Thinking
In Art and Other Disciplines

Southeastern Conference of Art Colleges (SECAC)

Oct. 21-24 Pittsburg, PA

 

 

Measuring Success:
Critique, Rubrics and Assessment

Co-Author

Future Forward: Grounded Strategy - Volume 4, Issue 1

Official Journal of Integrative Teaching International (ITI)



Buy The Ticket, Take The Ride:
How To Take The Fear And 
Loathing

Out Of The Required Art Class

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE)

Conference - Tectonic Shifts

March 26-28
Indianapolis, IN

 


2014

ThinkTank 8 Biennial Conference -
Juried
Participant

ThinkTank is a subsidiary program of Integrative Teaching International that promotes inquiry-based learning in an art and design multi-disciplinary setting through a series of workshops and conferences around the world catered to both emerging and experienced educators in

secondary and higher education.



 

Grants, Awards, and Residencies



2016 Online
Course
Development
Grant
-
TITLE
III
Grant

Stipend and hardware to develop online courses.

 

Guest
Artist
and
Lecturer

Jacksonville University’s low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts program.

 

2015 Online
Course
Development
Grant
-
TITLE
III
Grant

Stipend and hardware to develop online courses.

 

2013 Guest
Artist
and
Lecturer

Jacksonville University’s low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts program.

 

UC
Builders
Grant

$4,000 grant for updating lighting in Frankenberger Art Gallery.

 

2008 Visiting
Artist
Residency

Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas

Residency and exhibition in the Kresge Gallery.

 

Green
Foundation
Grant

$20,000 grant for updates to the art computer lab.

 

2007 Finalist
award
from
the
Illinois
Arts
Council.

The Finalist Award category recognizes and

encourages additional applicants who

demonstrate considerable talent.

 

Visiting
Artist
Residency

Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida.

Residency and exhibition in the Alexander Brest Museum. Also included the creation of a glass

installation in cooperation with the glass studio.

 

 

Lectures

 

2016

“Creativity and Innovation in Business:
An Artist’s Perspective”

University of Pittsburg at Titusville

Annual Free Enterprise Luncheon sponsored by the Titusville Rotary Club and the Titusville Chamber of Commerce.




2008   

Dissolution of Realism

Artist lecture at University of Illinois at Springfield.




2007  

Abstraction of the Real
Artist lecture at Jacksonville University

in conjunction with artist residency.




2002   

Lecture and week long seminar on how to incorporate art into MacMurray College’s General Education Curriculum.




1993  

Panel of selected artist from the Florida Biennial

discussing and examining the state of the arts in Florida and nationally.




1993   

Lecture and workshop about Monoprinting given at Georgia Southern University.

 




Memberships


Vice President of Education

Integrative Teaching International (ITI) identifies innovative approaches to higher education in the arts and creative practices by linking educational theory to practice.  ITI is an advocate for progressive educational models and policies that support an environment of integrative teaching experiences across disciplines. ITI works with professionals in the field, to define cross-disciplinary partnerships required in a new millennium between knowledge, creativity, and learning. ITI provides educators with forums for exploration, elaboration, and improvement

of existing skills through new areas of collaboration and research.

 

FATE
Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

FATE is a national association dedicated to the promotion of excellence in the development and teaching of college-level foundation courses in both studio and art history.

 

SECAC
Southeastern College Art Conference

SECAC is a non-profit organization that promotes the study and practice of the visual arts in higher education on a national basis. It facilitates cooperation and fosters on-going dialog about pertinent creative, scholarly and educational issues among teachers and administrators in universities, colleges, community colleges, professional art schools, and museums; and among independent artists and scholars.




Juror

 

2015

Congressman Alex Mooney 2nd District Congressional

Artistic Discovery Contest. A nation-wide high school arts competition sponsored by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

 



2013

Tamarack - Best of West Virginia Juried Exhibition


Beckley Art Group Cynthia Bickey Art Gallery Juried Exhibition



2010

University of Illinois at Springfield Senior Student Exhibition



2009

Lincoln Land Community College Annual Student Exhibition



2009

Lyon College Annual Student Exhibition



2008

University of Illinois at Springfield Annual Student Exhibition



2008

Quad City Art Center 2009-10 Exhibition Committee