LAINI NEMETT


EDUCATION
2012 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
MFA Hoffberger School of Painting
2006 Brown University, Providence, RI
BA with honors in Visual Arts, BA History of Art & Architecture; Magna cum laude

RESIDENCIES & FELLOWSHIPS
2016 Joan Mitchell Center AIR, New Orleans, LA
2015 Virignia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), Amherst, VA
2014 UCross Foundation Residency, Clearmont, WY
Jentel Artist Residency Program, Banner, WY
2013 The Alfred & Trafford Klots International Program, Léhon, France
2006 Fulbright Scholar in Painting, Barcelona, Spain
2005 Yale Norfolk Summer Residency, Norfolk, CT
Trinity College Visual Arts Program, Barcelona, Spain
2004,07 Odd Nerdrum Painting Residency, Stavern, Norway
2001 Marie Walsh Sharpe Summer Seminar, Colorado Springs, CO

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 Laini Nemett: When We Lived Here, Mandeville Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY (September - December)
2016 Assembled: Chris Duncan & Laini Nemett, CollarWorks, Troy, NY
2015 Laini Nemett: Recent Works, Carver Center Gallery, Towson, MD
East of Sheridan,
Gibbs Street Gallery, VisArts, Rockville, MD
2014 Tell It Slant, curated by ICA Balitmore & Platform Gallery, Platform Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Traces: Recent Paintings by Laini Nemett, Guilin Contemporary Art Museum, Guilin, China
2012 Groundwork, Canterbury Salon, Baltimore, MD
Here is where we say it is, Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2011 Adam´s Crayons: A Tale of A Few Stories, Stevenson University Gallery, Stevenson, MD
2010 Space and Its Companions, Warner Gallery, O'Brien Arts Center, St. Andrews School, Middleton, DE
2009 Barcelona and Other Doorways, Mason Hall Atrium Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
2006 Intimate Instances, List Art Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
2003 Laini Nemett: Recent Paintings, List Art Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
2002 Barry & Laini Nemett: Related Works of Father & Daughter, Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY
2000 Parallel and Crooked Tracks, University of Maryland, University College Art Gallery, College Park, MD

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Vive Art Benefit, Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY (July)
2016 When we were young, curated by JP Morgan Chase Art Collection & YoungArts for Miami Basel Art Week, Young Arts, Miami, FL
Low Entropy
, curated by Anna Ortiz, 245 Varet, Brooklyn, NY
Interiors,
curated by Jude Amsel, Gold Coast Arts Center, Great Neck, LI (September - November)
2015 Polysolaris,curated by Sue & Phil Knoll, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Dialoghi dell'Arte, SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy
Confluences + Influences, Hewitt Gallery of Art, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Marquee Ball,
The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
2014 MAP Fall Gala Benefit, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
UCross Unbarred,
UCross Foundation, Clearmont, WY
Dialoghi dell'Arte,
Leedy Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO
Excavations
(3-person show for Brown 250th Anniversary), Cohen Gallery, The Granoff Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI
Across the Generations: A Benefit Auction, Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, New York, NY
2013 An Arm and a Leg, Loft 594, Brooklyn, NY
La Lumière Fantastique, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Through the Rafters, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
On Location
,
curated by Lindsey Wolkowizc, Loft 594, Brooklyn, NY
Sharper Image, Part II, an Ethan Cohen Project, ArtSTRAND, Provincetown, MA

Sharper Image, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY
Ciudad Saudade / Architectures of Memory, REVERSE Space, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Dialoghi dell'Arte, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Unplaceable, MIMA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Director's Choice: New Ground, Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN

Bethesda Painting Awards Finalists, Gallery B, Bethesda, MD
2011 6ª Bienal de São Tomé e Principe, Casa das Artes Criaçao Ambiente Utopias (CACAU), São Tomé, Africa
A Jaca dos Americanos, Casa das Artes Criaçao Ambiente Utopias (CACAU), São Tomé, Africa
Fourth National Juried Exhibition, juried by William Bailey, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Corazón Loco, Espai B, Barcelona, Spain
2004-08 Annual Alumni Exhibition, Carver Center for Arts & Technology, Baltimore, MD
2006 From Zeros to Heroes, Sarah Doyle Women´s Center, Providence, RI
2006,04 Juried Art Exhibition, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
2005 Honors Art Exhibition, List Art Gallery, Providence, RI
Group Exhibition, Yale Norfolk Art Gallery, Norfolk, CT
2004 Laini Nemett, Nisa Zwagel, & Rachel Levinson, Gordon Center for Performing Arts, Owings Mills, MD
MAEF Alumni Exhibition, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
Juried Student Art Exhibition, Hillel Art Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
Summer Show, Galerie Francois et Ses Freres, Baltimore, MD
2003-05 Conversations, Traveling Exhibition: Evergreen House, Baltimore, MD, Delaware Center for Contemporary
Art (DCCA), Wilmington, DE, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

SELECTED HONORS
2017 National Endowment for the Arts New Works Grant
John D. MacArthur Assistant Professorship, Union College
Queens Council on the Arts New Works Grant
2016 The Awesome Foundation Grant, New York City Chapter
2012 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
Bethesda Painting Awards, *Young Artist Award
2007 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant Nominee
2006 Ann Moranis Belsky Prize (top achievement in Visual Arts), Brown Visual Arts Department
2006,04 Minnie Helen Hicks Premium Award for Painting
2005 Conway Travel Grant, Brown University; To paint in Rochefort-en-Terre, France
2002 1st Place Scholarship, Maryland Artist Equity Foundation
National Presidential Scholar in the Arts Semi-Finalist
NFAA ARTS (Arts Recognition and Talent Search) Level 1 winner in Visual Arts: Painting
2001 Maryland Distinguished Scholar, Talent in the Arts

COLLEGE TEACHING & RELATED EXPERIENCE
2015-present Union College, Assistant Professor of Drawing & Painting, Schenectady, NY
2015 Marymount Manhattan College, Drawing II, Adjunct Instructor, New York, NY
2012 Maryland Institute College of Art, Life Drawing, Painting 1, Part-time Faculty: GFA, Foundations Depts, Baltimore, MD
2013-15 MICA Graduate Admissions, Applicant Portfolio Reviews: California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA; SFAI, San Francisco, CA; SAIC, Chicago, IL
2012 Goucher College, Painting 1, Adjunct Instructor, Towson, MD
2011-12 MICA, Hoffberger School of Painting, Program Assistant, Baltimore, MD
2011 MICA, Unspoiled Africa: Illustration and Painting in São Tomé, Africa, Program Assistant & Assistant Professor, São Tomé e Principe and Cabo Verde, Africa

LECTURES / VISITING ARTIST ENGAGEMENTS
2016 University of New Orleans MFA Program, New Orleans, LA
SACI (Studio Art Centers International) Florence, Florence, Italy
2015 Carver Center for the Arts & Technology, Baltimore, MD
2014 SACI (Studio Art Centers International) Florence, Florence, Italy
Brown University
2013 Pace Univeristy, New York, NY
This Red Door, REH Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2011 Casa das Artes Criaçao Ambiente e Utopias (CACAU), São Tomé, Africa
2010 Brown University, Providence, RI
2009,10 Carver Center for Arts & Technology, Baltimore, MD
2008 George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
2007-09 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
International School of Painting, Drawing & Sculpture, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy
2007 1st Annual Fulbright Fellow’s Research Symposium, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
2002 St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY
2000 University of Maryland, College Park, MD

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016 Eileen Kinsella & Sarah Cascone, 25 Things to See and Do in Miami Beyond Art Basel, Artnet, November.
A Quick Miami Art Week Q&A with Visual Artist Alumna Laini Nemett,
YoungArts.org, December.
Karen Rubin, Gold Coast Arts Center, Great Neck, Long Island, Exhibition Explores “Interiors”, The Island Now, September.
Murals for a Queens Supportive Housing Facility, The Awesome Foundation, August.
Mark Hallum, Artists and architects create space for recovery at LIC Arts Open, Times Ledger, May.
2015 Cara Ober, We saw this, so should you: Nancy Daly, Laini Nemett, and Andrew Neumann at VisArts, Bmoreart.com, February.
Mark Jenkins, In the galleries: Art that’s coolly conceived, rigorously made, Washington Post, February.
2014 Abigail Parrish, Laini Nemett, ICA Baltimore at Platform Gallery: Tell It Slant, Artists Organizing Artists, September.
UCross Foundation holds Saturday open house with residency artists
, Casper Star Tribune, June
Emmajean Holley, Alumni artwork digs past surfaces in ‘Excavation’ exhibit, Brown Daily Herald, April
2013 Brett Baker, Laini Nemett: Studio Visit, Painter’s Table, December
Gorky’s Granddaughter, November
Cinq artistes exposent jusqu'à jeudi, à l'abbaye - Léhon, Ouest-France, July
Une vision américaine de la commune, Le Télégramme, July
Talia Shulze, In Absentia: Ciudad Saudade, Arts in Bushwick, March
2012 MICA Alumna Awarded Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant, Juxtapositions, November-December
Marcus Civin, Perception: Laini Nemett and Meg Rorison, MFA's from MICA, ARTslant, June
Christopher Stackhouse, Intimate Looking: Paintings of Laini Nemett, Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA, catalogue essay
2011 Cara Ober, Family Practice, Urbanite, Arts and Culture, March
2010 Jenny Glick, Five Up-And-Comers Making Their Mark, The Jewish Times, Arts and Life, March
2009 Figures in Space, Painting Exhibition by Laini Nemett, The Mason Gazette, February
2002 Sandy Alexander, Students hoping to be one of 20, The Baltimore Sun, February
2001 Joseph L. Adolphe, The Ordinary Begets the Mysterious, The Chronicle of Higher Education, December
2000 Jared Featherstone, Color, Media, and Family Mix in Father-Daughter Exhibit, Gazette, April
Deborah Walike, Two’s Company, The Jewish Times, April