Curriculum Vitae


Sara Rouse
sara.elizabeth.rouse@gmail.com


Education

MFA:  The University of Chicago, Department of Visual Arts, Chicago, IL

BFA: Painting and Drawing: Cum Laude, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN


Awards

2013-2015 Academic Fellowship, The University of Chicago, Department of Visual Arts, Chicago, IL
2012 Graduate with Highest Honors in Visual Art
2012 SGA Outstanding Senior Award – UTC Student Government
2012 Merit Award – UTC Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition  
2011 Curator’s Award – UTC Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition
2011 Michael Connally Memorial Award – UTC Department of Art Fall
2008-2012 William E. Brock Scholarship – University Honors Program
2008-2012 Chancellor’s Scholarship – University Honors Program


Selected Exhibitions

2016 They | Expo Chicago | University of Chicago | Chicago, IL
2016 Ground Floor | Hyde Park Art Center | Chicago, IL
2015 The Male Nude | The Honey Hole | Chicago, IL
2015 Go Away, Ghost Ship! | MFA Thesis Exhibition | Logan Center Exhibitions | Chicago, IL
2015 Axis & Allies: Sara Rouse + Krissy Wilson | Midway Studios | Chicago, IL
2012 Haus of Minionz Collective Pop-up Exhibition | The Haus of Minionz | Chattanooga, TN
2012 Take Art/Leave Art | AVA Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2012 UTC Department of Art Senior Thesis Show | UTC Cress Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2012 Sara Rouse: Rebuilding A Glass House | Apothecary Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2012 Inconclusive Evidence | Apothecary Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2012 UTC Juried Student Exhibition | UTC Cress Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2012 AVA Juried Members Exhibition | AVA Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2011 Take Art/Leave Art | AVA Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2011 UTC Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition | UTC Cress Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2011 Interdisciplinary Collaboration Exhibition (ICE) | Apothecary Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2011 1=1 | Apothecary Gallery | Chattanooga, TN
2010 UTC Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition | UTC Cress Gallery | Chattanooga, TN


Teaching Experience

Lecturer:
The University of Chicago | Chicago, IL | Spring 2015
Art 10200| Spring 15 Visual Language: On Objects


Graduate Teaching Assistant:
The University of Chicago | Chicago, IL | September 2013 – June 2015

Art 10100 | Autumn 13 Visual Language: On Images Asst. to Bob Peters
Art 22000 | Winter 14 Introduction to Painting Asst. to Katherine Desjardins
Art 29600 | Spring 14 Junior Seminar Asst. to Scott Wolniak
Art 10200 | Autumn 14 Visual Language: On Objects Asst. to Karthik Pandian
Art 10200 | Winter 15 Visual Language: On Objects Asst. to Karthik Pandian
Art 24553 | Winter 15 Vibrant Materialism: Studies in Wood and Metal Asst. to Hannah Givler
Art 10200 | Spring 15 Visual Language: On Objects | Asst. to Geof Oppenheimer

Studio Assistant to Professor Jason Salavon | Chicago, IL | July 2014 – March 2017


Curatorial Projects:

2014-2015 | Co-Creator of Axis & Allies exhibition series | The University of Chicago.

Axis and Allies: Sara Rouse + Krissy Wilson
Axis and Allies: Alex Calhoun + Jessica Campbell, Morganne Wakefield + Christopher Allman
Axis and Allies: Richard Williamson + Hannah Givler
Axis and Allies: Brit Barton + Erin Hayden, Anna Showers-Cruser + Devra Freelander, Tori Whitehead + Dylan Rabe
Axis and Allies: Autumn Elizabeth Clark + Alison Barnes, Gabe Moreno + Daniel Stephen Miller

2009-2012 | Apothecary Contemporary Art Space
Curatorial duties, installation preparator, administrative duties, financial duties, working with incoming artists, show organization and planning, university/gallery relations, press, committee organization, and gallery maintenance.