Zachary Rogers

PO Box 632     Cullowhee, NC 28723 

lumberzachstudios@gmail.com 

 

Education

2018                                Master of Fine Art, Sculpture. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC                           

2013                                Bachelor of Fine Art, Metal Design. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2009                               High School Diploma, Visual and Performing Arts, Scotland High School, Laurinburg, NC

Teaching Experience

8.2016-4.2018                  Instructor of Record. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

                                               Intro to Visual Arts lecture course, 3D Design Foundations, and Intro to Sculpture

11.2014-2.2015               Substitute Teacher. Scotland County School System, NC

Work Experience

5.2018-Present               Exhibitions Manager. The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

8.2017-Present               Freelance Fine Art Preparator.

5.2016-8.2016                Studio Technician. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

8.2015-8.2016                Graduate Research Assistant. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

5.2015-7.2015                Park Attendant. River Park North, Greenville, NC

2.2015-5.2015               Ceramics I & II Assistant. Pitt Community College, Winterville, NC

                                             Gallery Preparator

 7.2013-6.2014               Metals Studio I Assistant. Pitt Community College, Winterville, NC

                                             Gallery Internship.

                                             Studio Technician.

 2.2012-6.2014              Metals Department Manager. Uptown Art Supply and Gallery, Greenville, NC

                                             Gallery Maintenance.

Residencies

5.2017- 8.2017             Gallery & Exhibition Resident. Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

Workshops

2.2019                         “Intro to Metals and Metals Vocabulary.” Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

1.2017                           “Jewelry Basics/ Making a Ring”. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

3.2016                          “Cuttlefish Casting”. Western Carolina University. Cullowhee, NC

Artist Lectures

3.2018                         Humanities Lecture Hall. University of North Carolina Asheville, Asheville, NC                                                                 

Exhibitions

2019                                     “Photography Club Member’s Exhibition”, Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

2018                                     “Curiosity” MFA Thesis Exhibition. Revolve Gallery, Asheville, NC

                                              “Joined Works” Gallery 130, Cullowhee, NC

“Under Pressure” Pop Up Space, Cullowhee, NC

                                              “Blow- Ins II” Susan Martin, curator, 126, Artist-Run Gallery, Galway, Ireland

                                              “Local-Made-Local” JM Kennedy, curator, Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

2017                                     “Fine Ass Art” Lounge Gallery, Cullowhee, NC

                                             “Migration” Cleveland County Arts Council, Shelby, NC

                                             “The Magic Starts Here”, Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

2016                                     “New Wave MFA Candidacy Exhibition” Tom Ashcraft, curator, Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee, NC

                                             “NEWestern” Ron Laboray, curator, Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

2015                                     “Here to There” Colby Caldwel, curator, Revolve Gallery, Asheville, NC

                                             “Urban”, Sim Asher, curator, Uptown Art Supply and Gallery, Greenville, NC

                                             “Tiny Art Show” Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

2013                                     “PCC Faculty Show” Goess Center, Pitt Community College, Winterville, NC

                                             “Brewing Confections” Student Senior Exhibition, Uptown Art, Greenville, NC

                                             “UpCycled” Mendenhall Student Center, Greenville, NC

2012                                     “ECU Student Exhibition” Ken Bova, curator, Pullen Arts Center, Raleigh, NC

Public Art Projects

2017-Present                    Vessel / Niger Art Project / Exterior Courtyard Sculpture, Arts in Embassies, US Department of State permanent artwork commission for the US Embassy, Niamey, Niger, Western Carolina University School of Art and Design / Workingman Collective

2017- Present                   Quotidian / Niger Art Project, / Collaborative Indoor Installation, Arts in Embassies, US Department of State commission for the US Embassy, Niamey, Niger, Abdou Mounmouni University, Niamey Niger / Western Carolina University School of Art and Design/ Workingman Collective

 Awards

2013                                   Third Place in “Upcycled” exhibition. Greenville, NC

 2009                                Debbra Durham Arts Scholarship. East Carolina University

 Professional Activities

7.2013-6.2014                  Gallery Assistant. Art Avenue Gallery & Studio, Greenville, NC

 2013                                 “Studio 1” Teaching Assistant. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

 8.2012-5.2013                 Student Intern. Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, Greenville, NC

Service to the Field

1.2018                               “Old Marshall Jail Brick Project”, Josh Copus. Woodson Branch Nature School, Marshall, NC

                                                     Assistant                                            

5.2016                              “Dirtmaker” Camp Little Hope collaboration with WCU. Cullowhee, NC

                                                     Assistant

4.2016                              “Draw Sylva” Sylva, NC               

                                                    Assistant

2010, 2011, & 2012        Youth Arts Festival, Greenville, NC

Memberships

2018- Present                   Photography Club. Bascom Center for the Visual Arts.

2016-2018                         Artist Social Society. Western Carolina University.