Education

M.A.T. K-12  2013       Education Dept. Columbia College, Chicago

M.F.A.  2003                 Printmedia - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Overseas Study  2002  New Media - The Academy of Fine Arts – Prague

B.A. Honors  2001       Multimedia Arts and Sciences - University of North Carolina – Asheville

B.A. Honors  2001       Art - University of North Carolina – Asheville

License, Certificates, and Training

Illinois State Board of Education, (PEL) Professional Educator License-Visual Arts

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, (TCI) The purpose of the TCI system is to provide crisis prevention and intervention. 

Adobe Creative Suite CC, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, & Dreamweaver 

Printing Techniques, Relief, Intaglio, Lithography, Screenprinting, using green technology in the printmaking studio.

Photography, Manual, Darkroom, Digital, & Digital Printing

Professional Experience

2017-Present   

Visual Arts Teacher, Landrum High School, Landrum S.C

Teaching Visual Arts classes including Dual Credit, Honors, and Advanced Placement

2003-2017   

Lead Teacher-Visual Arts, Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School, University of Chicago

The Orthogenic School is a coeducational residential treatment program for children and adolescents in need of support for behavioral or emotional issues. It provides young people, ages five to twenty, with a therapeutic and educational environment that recognizes their strengths and needs, while challenging them to grow by achieving important developmental and behavioral outcomes. I preside over the art curriculum in the school including: classes in drawing, ceramics, photography, printmaking, painting, literary magazine, and digital imaging. 

2007-2017

Junior Achievement Coordinator, Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School, University of Chicago

I facilitate students with operating a small screen-printing service business called Infectious Tees. We work within the local community to provide both a service business and retail business. Educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Student learn valuable communication skills, professionalism, ethics, and philanthropy in the process.

2008-Present

Web Manager and Media Consultant, Catwalk Institute, New York

The Catwalk Institute is a private operating foundation that manages the activities of the Catwalk Art Residency and Catslair for longer-term residencies focused on aspects of landscape. The mission of the CATWALK Institute is to establish a special retreat for art making, collaborative projects and scholarly. I manage the website, provide graphic design for individual projects, and consultation about distribution of public relations materials.

2013-Present

Art for Health, Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Art for Health was started five years ago by a group of artists and medical doctors committed to providing and improving health care for underserved communities. As artists, we support the work of the global health program at Rush Medical Center by traveling with the medical teams to the partner communities, both in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

2007 - 2015

Instructor, Contemporary Practices, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

WIRED, Laptop Literacy and Digital Imaging

This course supplements the current first year Contemporary Practices curriculum by providing structured, targeted curriculum that introduces students to digital imaging, design, and web authoring tools and techniques in an academic context that is both critical and celebratory of the new media tools.

2004-2007  

Assistant Director and Instructor - New/Print Media Atelier, Prague Studio Program, 

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

In addition to the logistical aspects of study trip activities, serves as faculty to students, and leads the studio program in the New Media Atelier at the Academy of Fine Arts Prague. Facilitate and advise students in best.

2005-2008

Director, Study Abroad Prague, Vienna, & Berlin, International School of Design and Technology Chicago 

Director of operating and managing the study abroad program to Prague, Vienna, and Berlin, as well as conduct duties in Chicago at IADT.  In addition to the logistical aspects of study trip activities, served as faculty to students, and led the study trip activities with the Assistant Program Coordinator. 

2003-2010   

Adjunct Faculty, International School of Design and Technology Chicago  

Courses Taught:

Theory & History of Visual Design

Graphic Design 1 and 2       

Digital Photography, Digital Imaging 1 and 2 

Drawing and Composition 

Design Symposium 

Logo Design & Brand Identity 

Storyboard Rendering 

Typography

Digital Prepress

2003 - 2004

Instructor, Printmedia, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Prague Winter Study Trip Program

2001-2003  

Teaching Assistant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Printmedia Department 

Courses Taught:

Multi-Level Relief Printing

Contemporary Print Processes

Beginning Screenprinting

Intermediate/Adv Screenprinting

Administrative/Curatorial

2005 "Love-Art-Religion-War-Decadence-Death" 1926 Gallery, Chicago - Curator and Organizer

          Collaborative Exhibition between SAIC and the Academy of Fine Arts-Prague         

2003   The School of the Art Institute of Chicago- National Art Academy-Sofia Print Exchange, 

           Curator and Organizer

Grants/Fellowships/Awards

2019

BIG Grant, Tryon Fine Arts Center, N.C. 

2018 

BIG Grant, Tryon Fine Arts Center, N.C. 

2009

Distinguished Educator of the Year, International School of Design and Technology Chicago

2007

Distinguished Educator of the Year, International School of Design and Technology Chicago 

2005

Office of Multicultural Affairs, Best Collaborative Effort Award - Prague Study Trip, 

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2003  

Fellowship Award, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

Peer Encouragement Award, Nominee, Multicultural Affairs, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

Odyssey Travel Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

2002 

Leadership Award, Connecting Communities, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2001

Undergraduate Research Scholar, University of North Carolina-Asheville 

National Conference Undergraduate Research Travel Grant,

University of North Carolina-Asheville 

Undergraduate Research Grant, University of North Carolina-Asheville 

1992 

Asheville Art League Scholarship Recipient, University of North Carolina-Asheville

Solo Exhibitions

2019

Upstairs Artspace, Tryon N.C., Drag, Experimental Prints by Hague Williams

2011         

Goethe Insitut, Schwabisch Hall, Germany, Neben Dem Fluss

Masters on Main, Catskill, New York – Hydrology   

2006    

Lessedra Gallery and Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria- Amalgamations

Flood Fine Arts Center, Asheville, NC- Symbols, Drawings, and Flags for a Brave New World 

2000    

University of North Carolina – Asheville, Continuum 

Selected Exhibitions

2019

Moonlight Studio, Chicago IL, Heroes on the Ground

University of South Carolina-Upstate, Spartanburg SC, Curtis R. Harley Gallery, Advanced Placement Instructors of S.C.

Chapman Cultural Center, Spartanburg SC, Visual Artist of District 1

2018

Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC, Art Trek 2018, 

Reverie Gallery, Lacuna Artist Lofts, Chicago Il, Street Art 

2015         

Ignite Glass Studio, Chicago Il, AFH, Dominican Discovered Explored

2015         

Reverie Gallery, Lacuna Artist Lofts, Chicago Il, Art for Health Benefit (Featured Artist)

2012 

Columbia College, M.A.T. Graduate Exhibition Space, Art and Activism

2011 

Columbia College, M.A.T. Graduate Exhibition Space,  Rights, Radicals, and Revolutions

2010

University of North Carolina-Asheville, Highsmith Gallery, 2001- 2009 Alumni Exhibition

2009

Quiet Storm Productions, Chicago IL, Some Sort of Happy
2008

Eastern Center of Art and Culture, Chonburi, Thailand, Chonburi International Art Exhibition

2007 

Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, "Interstitial"

Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, Netherlands, Something's Brewing

Don O' Melveny Gallery, Los Angeles, PlayitGround

Jean Albano, Chicago, Relationships 

Academy of Fine Arts- Prague, Czech Republic, Decadence Dance- SAIC/AVU Faculty Exhibition

2006

Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN, The Fifth Minnesota National Print Biennial 

Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, The Fifth Minnesota National Print Biennial 

Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Temporary Allegiance Philip von Zweck

Jean Albano, Chicago, Scapes 

Lessedra Gallery Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria, Contemporary American Printmaking Art

2005

Three Walls, Los Angeles, Can’t Get No Satisfaction

Academy of Fine Arts- Prague, Czech Republic, Genius Loci - Spirit of the City

Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria, 4th Annual Lessedra World Print Exhibition

LIPA, Chicago, Knock Off

2004   

Jean Albano, Chicago, Painting the Town Red

National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria, Contemporary American Printmaking Art

Flor Y Canto, Los Angeles, CA. Screening, “Asociace”

LIPA, Poetovio, Slovenia 8th Annual Summer Summit

Galerie Doubner, Prague, Czech Republic, Exquisite Piknik

LIPA, Chicago, On Your Land Mark:  8th Annual Summer Summit

Miracle Editions, Chicago, The Stray Show 

2003    

Gallery 2, Chicago, Sound/Politics 

LIPA, Chicago, 7th Annual Summer Summit 

Lill Street Art Center, Chicago, 2D Faculty Show 

Threewalls, Chicago, Residency: A Benefit For Threewalls              

Seminal Gallery, Chicago, Last Dance                                                                            Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2nd Annual World Print Exhibition

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA Exhibition, Brand New Loyalty

1926 Gallery, Chicago, Fieldwork

2002    

Prague, Czech Republic (site specific), Rude Pravo Circus

The National Art Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria, Second by Second

Owen Gallery, UNC-A, Asheville, NC, Alumni Exhibition   

The Arts Club of Chicago, Flags for Kids, Benefit Auction

Gallery 2, Chicago, Reconfiguring Pop

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SiteSpecific (online exhibit)

Pilsen Art Gallery, Chicago, Praha Revisited

1926 Gallery, Chicago, Code

Prague, Czech Republic (site specific), Spolecny Project

2001     

Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC, An Exhibition of Abstract Works 

University of Kentucky, NCUR Art Exhibition 

1994 

Blumenthall Performing Arts Center, Charlotte, NC, I Can’t Believe It’s Art

Artcore, Asheville, NC, The Eclectic Groove 

1993    

Carnegie Hall, New York, New York, Spring Solstice Celebration (performance art)

1992    

Paramount Place, Asheville, NC, The Cage

Paramount Place, Asheville, NC, Rusty Cage

Bibliography 

WGCX, Catskill Region - New York, “Artists take Catwalk to Catskill” August 16, 2012

Marginalia, Columbia College, “R3 Exhibtion Opening Night”, December 15, 2011

Radio Bulgaria, “Interview with International Artist Hague Williams”, December 09, 2006 

Ivy Whitman, “Shaking the Cage” Greenline, August 1992, p. 26

“Hiroshima” Headwaters, UNC-A Arts Publication, Spring 2001

Universal Color Slide Catalog, individual slide set, 2001-2002

http://www.universalcolorslide.com, Universal Color Slide Catalog, 2001-2002 

Conferences & Publications

Palmetto State Arts Integration Conference, 2018

Presentation: “Selfie, Adolescent Identity, and the Self Portrait”

Power Tools 2: Interchangeable Bits, Independent & Collaborative Practices, 2007 

    -The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Selected Mentor 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2001, University of Kentucky

Paper: “The Marriage of Art and Technology

“The Marriage of Art and Technology”, 

Proceedings of the Fifteenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Vol. 15, 2001

Artist Residencies

2008

Catwalk Residency Program, Catskill New York

Video Production, Documentaries and Documentation

2007 “IADT Study Trip Prague and Berlin”

2006-2007 “IADT Study Trip Prague and Vienna”

2005  "Love, Religion, War, Decadence, and Death" 

2004-2005  “Prague Summer Studio Program 2004”

2003  “Asociace”

2002-2003  “Prague Winter Study Trip 2003” 

2001  “Ruth Horwitz, A Lifetime Giving To The Arts”

Business

2004 - Present   

Owner and Operator, Regalia Graphics

Regalia Graphics is a small-specialized design and screen-printing workshop. Experts in screen-printing, media design, and prints, Regalia Graphics fills that unique place for its customers. Providing high quality design work and cost effective screen-printing.

Visiting Artist Lectures

2009

Hyde Park Art Center - Studio Visit Tour

2008

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, First Year Program

2006 

Cleveland Institute of Art

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic

2004     

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic

The Chicago Academy of the Arts, Chicago, Illinois       

2002      

National Art Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria 

American College, Sofia, Bulgaria

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

Columbia College, Chicago Illinois