ZIPPORAH CAMILLE THOMPSON

Zipporah Camille Thompson

Atlanta, GA

zipporahcthompson (at) gmail (dot) com

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education

2015 MFA

Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

studied with Imi Hwangbo, Ted Saupe, Stefanie Jackson, and Kendall Buster

2008 BFA Fiber

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

studied with Mary Tuma

solo exhibitions

2019 *two-person + Richard Feaster (forthcoming May), Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2019 Ghost Yonder Moonscape (forthcoming March), Albany Art Musuem, Albany, GA

2019 Rootwork (forthcoming February), Bob Owens Gallery, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, Dahlonega, GA

2018 Indigo Rain: Secreta, Magica, Memoria, Sea Islands Gallery, University of South Carolina, Beaufort, Beaufort, SC

2018 Black Cloud Prism, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2018 Night Powers, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

2017 Queen of the Field, Solo Exhibition & Artist ProjectHambidge Creative Hive, Colony Square, Atlanta, GA

2016 Ultraviolet Horizon, Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, Demorest, GA

2016 Dark of the Moon, Whitespec + Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2014 Menagerie, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2014 Echoes of the Forest, Solo Artist Project, Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC

selected group exhibitions


2018 Out of Easy Reach: 2017-1980, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IL, curated by Allison Glenn

2018 Without Stopping, National Black Arts Festival, Westside Cultural Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

2018 Summer Swan Invitational,Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, curated by Karen Tauches

2018 Out of Easy Reach: 2017-1980, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL, curated by Allison Glenn

2018 Burnaway Art Crush, ADAC, Atlanta, GA

2017 December Show,Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2017 EngageMINT, MintGallery + Blue Mark Studios, Atlanta, GA

2017 Contemporary Fibers, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA

2017 Atlanta Gallery Collective +Whitespace Gallery, Pop-Up Gallery atPonce City Market, Atlanta, GA

2017 M4: Second Severn Crossing, Mint Gallery + Hathaway Contemporary Gallery, Atlanta, GA, curated by Victoria Camblin

2017 Hambidge Art Auction & Performance Gala, Colony Square, Atlanta, GA

2017 Currents 2017, Perception: Color & Content, Gary R. Libby Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, curated by Linda Lopez & Katie Parker

2017 Art Crush, Gallery 874, Atlanta, GA

2016 December Show, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2016 Tiny Universe, Gallery Indigo,Athens, GA

2016 Textiles: Sense of Touch, Lyndon House, Athens, GA

2016 Ineffable Domains, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2016 Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Heather Darcy Bhandari

2016 Art Crush, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

2016 Hambidge Auction & Field Experiment Gala, Goat Farm Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

2016 Material Bodies, ACRE Projects, Chicago,IL, curated by Anastasia Karpova Tinari

2016 Carolina, Georgia Sewn Expo, Athens, GA, collaboration with Courtney McCracken

2015 Dodd Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Rogue Space, Chelsea, NY

2015 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA

2015 Dodd Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

2015 Day for Night, Gallery Hotel Indigo, Athens, GA, curated by Didi Dunphy

2015 Forget Me Not, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA, curated by Teresa Reeves & Kirstie Tepper

2015 Verve: The 2015 UNCC Art Alumni Biennial, Rowe Gallery, UNCC, Charlotte, NC

2015 TEASE: Hair as Muse + Material, ATHICA, Athens, GA, curators Tatiana Veneruso & Rebecca Brantley

2015 Clay Review, Abernathy Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, curated by Laura Martin

2015 In Bloom, Cine, Athens, GA, curated by Hope Hilton

2014 Touch: Art & Interaction, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA, curated by Aubrey Mascali

 group exhibitions continued


2015 Exquisite Corpse, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA

2014 Spotlight on Fiber Trends, Southeast Fiber Alliance, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, juror Glen Kauffman

2014 Southworks, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA, juror Ron Platt

2014 39th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA, juror Gilbert Vicario

2014 Art Fields 2014, Lake City, SC, jurors Jill Hooper, Stuart Horodner, Mark Scala, ReneeStout, Kristen Watts

2014 Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, juror Hope Hilton

2014 It's Who We Are, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA, curated by Charles Warnock

2013 UGA Printmaking and Fabric Design, Meyers Gallery, Athens Academy, Athens, GA

2013 Double Space, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2013 Fifth Annual Making Masters Exhibition, Madison Museum of Fine Art, Madison, GA

2013 Solace, (Solo), Bridge Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2012 Dust, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2010 The Exhibition formerly known as Fibers, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2008 Temptation, Rowe Galleries, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2007 Threads of the Community Event, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC


residencies + awards 


2018 OxBow Artist Residency, Full Fellowship, Saugatuck, MI

2018 POCOAPOCO, Artist Residency, Oaxaca, Mexico 

2018 Idea Capital Award, Research & Development Travel Grant, Cielos Noches

2018 NCECA Multicultural Fellowship

2018-2020 The Creatives Project, Studio Resident, The Goat Farm Studio, Atlanta,GA

2017 Zenobia Award + Residency, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME

2016 Artadia Atlanta Finalist

2015 ACRE Projects, Artist Residency, Steuben, WI

2015 Distinguished Fellowship + Residency, The Hambidge Center, The Rogers Fellowship for Textile Arts, Rabun Gap, GA

2014 Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Textile Scholarship + Lamar Dodd School of Art Craft Studies Scholarship, Gatlinburg, TN

2014 Elsewhere Museum, Artist Residency, Greensboro, NC, Echoes of the Forest

2012-2015 Graduate Studio + Teaching Assistantship, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

workshops + special projects

2018 Visiting Artist Spatial Geographies + Fiber Futures Workshop, University ofNorth Texas, Denton, TX

2018  MLK Arts & Legacy Civic Arts Engagement, Commemorative Unity Wreath Design + Community Wreath Making Workshops, (created as part of The Drum Major Project, by Rachel Parish/Firehouse Productions), Atlanta, GA

2017 Hambidge Creative Hive, “Queen of the Field”, The Hambidge Center + Colony Square, Community Natural Dye + Weaving Workshops, Atlanta, GA

2016 Natural Dye Workshop, Athens Free School, Athens, GA

2015 Natural Dye Workshop, Athens Free School, Athens, GA

2014 Contemporary Basketry with Ann Coddington Rast, Arrowmont School of Crafts: Lamar Dodd Graduate Student Workshop Scholarship

2012 Raw Color: Natural Dyeing Lab with Daniera ter Haar & Christoph Brach, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA

lectures + discussions

2018 Visiting Artist Lecture, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2016 Artist's Lecture, Fine Arts Center, Greenville, SC

2015 Visiting Artist Lecture, Textiles Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2015 Alumni Visiting Artist Lecture Fibers Department & Concept Classes, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2015 Artist Lecture, California State University Long Beach-Fibers Department, Long Beach,CA

2014 Artist’s Talk, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC

2014 Artist's Talk, Menagerie, University ofGeorgia

2014 Critical Practice, Public Critique Forum, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA


press + publications


2018    Alexander,Andrew. Arts Atlanta. “News: Idea Capital awards $15,000 in grants to Atlantaartists for projects in 2018”.  January9, 2018. http://artsatl.com/news-idea-capital-award-15000-grants-atlanta-artists-2018-projects/

Flynn-Taylor, Annalise.  Sixty Inches From Center. “Review: Out of Easy Reach”. May 31, 2018. http://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org/review-out-of-easy-reach/

Glenn, Allison & DePaul Art Museum. “Out of Easy Reach” Catalog.

McClintock, Dinah.  Art Papers. “Zipporah Camille Thompson: Black Cloud Prism”. October 2, 2018. https://www.artpapers.org/zipporah-camille-thompson-black-cloud-prism/

Vega, Muriel. Arts ATL. September 18, 2018.  “Review: Zipporah Camille Thompson and Mary Stuart Hall explore memory and identity at Whitespace”. https://artsatl.com/review-zipporah-camille-thompson-and-mary-stuart-hall-explore-memory-and-identity-at-whitespace/

Waxman, Lori. Chicago Tribune.  “Abstraction Explained”. May 31, 2018. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ae-out-of-easy-reach-waxman-review-20180530-story.html

2017   Hawkins, Erica.  Common CreativAtlanta.  November 1, 2017.  “Q & A Artist Zipporah Camille”.  http://www.commoncreativatlanta.com/?p=9012

Kelley,Collin. Atlanta InTown Paper. April 5, 2017. “Hambidge Creative Hive exhibition opens at Colony Square”. http://atlantaintownpaper.com/2017/04/hambidge-creative-hive-exhibition-opens-colony-square/

Robinson,Shantay.  Arts ATL.  May 29, 2017. “Midtown’s premier mixed-use development unfolds into artists’ creativeplayground”.  http://artsatl.com/midtowns-premier-mixed-use-development-unfolds-artists-creative-playground/

Wagner, Lara. GatherGood. December 1, 2017. “A Behind the Scenes Look at the Newest Studio Artistsof The Creatives Project”.  http://gathergoodatl.com/the-creatives-project-artist-in-studio-2017/

2016 Joiner, Dorothy. Sculpture Magazine. July/August 2016 Issue. http://www.sculpture.org/documents/scmag16/julaug_16/julaug16_reviews.shtml

Purcell, Joy. Now Habersham. September9, 2016. “Athens Artist Featured at Piedmont College Mason-Scharfenstein Museum”. http://www.nowhabersham.com/athens-artist-featured-piedmont-college-mason-scharfenstein-museum/

Relyea, Laura.  ArtsATL. “Breaking News: Atlanta’s 2016 Artadia Award Finalists Announced”.  Oct 25, 2016. http://www.artsatl.com/breaking-news-atlantas-2016-artadia-awards-announced/

Smith, Jessica. Flagpole Magazine. http://flagpole.com/arts-culture/art-notes/2016/09/07/fall-exhibitions-at-the-lyndon-house

Thornton, Grace. Arts Atlanta. http://www.artsatl.com/2016/01/preview-thompsons-dark-moon/

Vega, Muriel.  Creative Loafing Atlanta.  http://clatl.com/freshloaf/archives/2016/01/05/zipporah-thompson-brings-celestial-vibes-to-her-new-whitespec-solo-show-dark-of-the-moon

2015 Wieskopf, Dan.  Arts Atlanta. http://www.artsatl.com/2015/09/review-forget-not-zuckerman-museum/

Vogan, Elizabeth, Holbrook’s Trunk, Georgia Museum of Art, http://gmoa.blogspot.com/2015/04/mfa-candidate-zipporah-thompson.html

West, Linnea, Hair as Material: “Tease” at ATHICA, http://linneawest.com/hair-as-material-tease-at-athica/

Smith, Jessica, “Tease’Explores the Power of Hair”, Flagpole Magazine, http://flagpole.com/arts-culture/art-notes/2015/04/22/locks-knots-curls-and-kinks

Houser, Barbette, Culture Brief's "Hope Hilton’s “In Bloom” at Ciné", http://flagpole.com/blogs/culture-briefs/posts/hope-hilton-s-in-bloom-at-cine, Flagpole Magazine

2014 Smith, Jessica, “Art Notes: The Dodd Galleries Opens Four New Exhibitions”, Flagpole Magazine, http://flagpole.com/arts-culture/art-notes/2014/09/17/local-color

2014 Carlisle, Jennie, Echoes of the Forest, Elsewhere Museum, http://www.goelsewhere.org/echoes-of-the-forest/

representation

Whitespace, Atlanta, GA

whitespace814.com

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