Mic Knight, Visual Artist Curriculum Vitae
Education & Employment, Grants, Collections, Solo & Juried Exhibitions, Invited Group Exhibitions
Masters Fine Arts: Florida State University, Tallahassee 1993
Bachelors Fine Arts: University of South Florida, Tampa 1989
Bachelor Chemistry: Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.
Welding Certificates: Tampa Bay Vocational, 1986-87, 1990: Gas, Arc, TIG,&MIG
EMPLOYMENT & FREELANCE ARTS WORKS: adjunct visual arts instructor,
Videographer, Camera Person, production assistance works, and arts department.
2012 Aluminum Fabrications (commissioned), Hammock Publishing Logo
2012 Video Camera Work with Jim Webb Works, Tampa
2011 Video Camera Work & Production Assistance with Victoria Jorgensen, Tampa
2010 Sculpture Fabricated for Theater Set, 620Gallery, St. Pete
2008/9: Teaching, Youth Arts Corps Arts Instructor, Family Resources, Pinellas Park
2007 Assist To Art Director, Minaret Films, Art Dept: "The Gray Area," Tampa
2006 Teaching, Tampa Museum Of Art, Tampa, Arts Club Constructive Project
2004 Fabrication & Restoration of Sculptures, Leepa-Rattner Museum, Tarpon Springs
2003 Teaching, 3DDesign2, St. Pete College, Seminole Campus
2002 Teaching, Drawing One, St. Pete College, Tarpon Springs Campus
2001 Teaching, Drawing 1, & Sculpture Instructor, HCC, Ybor, Tampa, FL
1998 Teaching, Sculpture Beginning, Hillsborough Comm. College, Ybor, Tampa, FL.
Teaching, Design Foundations, Hillsborough Comm. College, Ybor, Tampa, FL.
1997 Teaching, Drawing One, St. Pete Junior College, Clearwater, FL.
Teaching, Design Foundations, St. Pete Junior College, Clearwater, FL.
Teaching, Objects of Drawing. Florida Gulf Coast Arts Center, Bellaire, FL.
1996 Teaching, 2-D Design One, University of Tampa, Tampa, FL.
Teaching, Beginning Drawing 1, Hillsborough Comm. College, Plant City, FL.
Teaching, Objects of Drawing, Florida Gulf Coast Arts Center, Bellaire, FL.
1995 Teaching, Drawing I for Non Drawers, St. Leo College, St. Leo, FL
Teaching, 2D Design Fundamentals I, St. Leo College, St. Leo, FL.
Teaching, Maquette to Metal. intro welding, FL Gulf Coast Art Center, Bellaire
1995/94 Teaching, 3-D DESIGN: University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
Teaching, Investigative Ideas in Three Dimensions: FGCAC, Bellaire, FL.
Exhibition Committee: Florida Center for Contemporary Art, Ybor City, FL
1993 Fall Teaching, Study Abroad Fellowship: FSU Firenze Center,
Florence, Italy. DRAWING I, and WATERCOLORS I: studio program for
liberal arts students. ref: Dr. Victor Carrabino, Resident Director, Italy: 011-39-55-234-0604.
1990 "Emerging Artist Grant," Hillsborough County Arts Council, Tampa, FL
Funding for aluminum materials to explore scale of figurative pieces.
Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor, Tampa, FL Gallery Representation: 813.248.6098
Science Center of Pinellas County (St. Pete Center/Art of Golf'), "Hand," (1996).
Center For The Arts, Vero Beach1 FL Drawings (1995).
Gulf Coast Museum, Largo, FL Outdoor Sculpture Gardens (1995).
Art For The Senses: Permanent collection for impaired children, Tallahassee, FL(1994).
GTE Informational Systems, Inc., Tampa, Florida (1989).
Private Individual Collections and Outdoor Gardens
2010 "Clouds, Moons, & Mandalas," Pastel Drawings, Weedon Island Exhibition space
2006 “Gothic & Material LIMITS,” HCC Ybor Gallery, Tampa, C.Kossar: 813.253.7674
2002 “Point In Time” Twin Towers Memorial Sculpture, Leepa-Rattner Museum,
St. Pete College Tarpon Springs Campus. ref: L. Whitelaw: 727.712.5225
1997 "AluminaWorks," NationsBank Arts Atrium, Tampa, re: P. Yonce, 813-238-3778
1993 "BLIPS, installation" Oglesby Gallery, FSU Arts Center. re: Lydia Keith, 850-644-3434.
1991 "RecycleableArtifacts-EmergencyStop," TECO Plaza Gallery, Tampa, FL
re: Ms. Pat Higgins, Project Specialist: 727.588.2705, (727.733.7732).
1990 "Paintings," Hillsborough County School Board, Tampa, FL.
JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Morean Arts Center, Members Show
2010 Morean Arts Center, Members Show
1998 Florida Biennial II, Gulf Coast Museum, Bellaire, jur: Tom Hinson, Cleveland;
Studio Works, FL Gulf Coast, Bellaire, Merit Award, jur: J. Meatyard, Tampa.
1995 FL Gulf Coast Summer, Bellaire, FL, Award of Merit, jur: D. Cowden, Tampa
Armory Sculpture, SE Sculpture Association, W. Palm Beach, jur: David Edgar
Florida Drawing Invitational, Center for Arts, Vero Beach, W. Henning 407-231-0707
Florida Pastel Association, Hollywood, FL, M. Camp: 305-923-7591
1994 14th Annual Pastel Drawings, Florida Association, Hollywood, FL.
NOMAD Video Festival, "N2TV," Port Townsend, WA, jur: Antero Alli.
Florida Center for Contemporary Art, Tampa, FL, jur: Robert Fichter.
41st Florida Craftsman, Jacksonville Museum of Art, Jacksonville, jur: Roy Slade.
"Intuition's, Gallery of Artifacts & Treasures, Daytona Beach, FL
1993 Florida Cultural Affairs, LeMoyne Art Foundation, Tallahassee, ref: Dick Pucket
DoubleVision, AIDS ArtReach, LeMoyne Art Foundation: D.Pucket: 850-222-8800
Students Arts League, Spring, FSU Fine Arts Gallery.
1992 7th Annual North Florida, FSU Center for Professional Development, Tallahassee, FL.
jur: Amy Viligante Honorable Mention, Sculpture.
Student Arts League, Fall, FSU Fine Arts Gallery.
INVITED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Cuban Sandwich Show, HCC Gallery, Carolyn Kosar, Ybor Campus
2007 Exquisite Corpse, Outdoor Poem Installation, HCC, Ybor, D. Audet: 813.253.7674
2004 Exhibit/Auction for Bud Lee, Lotus Tree Gallery, Tampa, D. Audet 813.253-7000 x5179
2003 Visions Of Passage, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, Fl 813.248.6098
2002 Faculty Exhibition, Leepa-Rattner Museum, Tarpon Springs L. Whitelaw: 727.712.5225
CubanSandwich, Viva La Frieda’s, re: D. Audet: 813.935.9232
GalaCorina4, Tampa Heights, invitational: M. Calvino: 813.839.2057
2001 VSA: Very Special Arts of Florida, Collaboration, re: Gay Drennon: 850.322.3635
GalaCorina3, West Tampa, re: M. Calvino: 813.839.2057
2000 Gala Corina2, YborCity Invitational, re: M. Calvino: 813.839.2057
1998 Money Honey, 145 Gallery, St. Pete, FL re: Tiffany: 727-347-6136
1997 Univ. Tampa Faculty Exhibition, Tampa, FL re: D. Cowden, 813-253-6217
Temple Beth-El Invitational, Sculpture Gardens, St. Pete, FL: 727-347-6136
1996-2009 Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, Tampa
1996 Art of Golf, St. Pete Center for Arts, donation to Science Center of Pinellas Cty.
Film & Video Exhibition, Gallery at 145, St. Pete, FL. re: Tiffany: 727-896-5504
St. Leo Faculty Invitational, St. Leo College, St. Leo, FL.
Real Lush Too, eclectic contemporary "books" Tampa Museum of Art.
First Night Arts Maze, City of Tampa Exhibition, re: T. Schroeder 274-8286
Cuban Sandwich Again, Still & Moving Gallery, re: Gordon. Myre 813-238-6242
1995 Space Place: Science & Tech, international mail arts, Virginia CC, Annandale, VA.
Real Lush Too, eclectic "books": to travel from St. Pete Center for the Arts
Print Portfolios, invitational FL Center for Contemporary Arts, Tampa, FL
First Night Art Maze, City of Tampa, ref: T. Schroeder 813-274-8286
Temple Beth-El, Invitational, Sculpture Gardens, St. Pete, FL: 727-347-6136
1994 "Why The "Y" In Ybor," Installation space for Hills. Moving Company, Playwrights.
Cuban Sandwich Now, Still & Moving Gallery, Tampa, FL ref: David Audet.
Art For TheSenses, Florida Craftsman, Inc: traveling permanent collection for children.