Colorful Abstract Painting

ARTIST CV

AWARDS, EXPERIENCE, AND PUBLICATIONS

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BUSINESS CLIENTS:

Business Clients including Collaborate, Collaborate CleaningGregory Collins (Author of "Black Dads Can"), Amalu's Garden

  Fashion Clients including Madame Accessories

Media Clients including Teetektrab (Youtuber), TTSF98 (Youtuber)

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

Goucher College, Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, Fine and Performing Arts Scholar, Towson MD,
2013

Pierians Incorporated Scholarship Recipient, 2009

Joyce Tseng & Anna Tseng Lum Scholarship Recipient, 2009

Mary Niven Alston EOP Scholarship Recipient, 2009

 

University of Maryland College Park, Intensive Course Study Abroad, "Greece: A Living Legacy", Athens, Greece, 2012

Maryland Institute College of Art, Young People's Studio Scholarship (Painting Concentration), Baltimore, MD, Spring 2009

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Visual Artist 

Self Employed 

  • Produce a variety of original traditional and abstract art including abstract fluid paintings, oil landscape paintings, portraits, and surreal.

  • Discuss specifications of art commissions with clients

  • Create Youtube tutorials and promotional content through setup, filming and iMovie video editing software 

  • Pack and prepare artwork for shipping

  • Create posts for multiple social media accounts

  • Update, design and maintain BNW Art website

Graphic Designer 

Self Employed 

  • Create Youtube design content for individual clients, privately owned businesses and Youtube Creators, including video thumbnails, banners, logos and promotional items

  • Use Photoshop software to create custom promotional items, including business cards, logos, and T-shirt designs

Freelance Illustrator

Self Employed 

  • Collaborator and illustrator for 2 month project "Black Dads Can" Children's Illustration Book by Gregory Collins

  • Prepare and format files for digital and offset print production

  • Communicate via email and phone to discuss production and creative ideas

  • Create original artwork using Photoshop software

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Art Gallery Assistant

Jun. 2012-Aug. 2012
Towson Art Collective, Towson, MD

 

  • Informed visitors of exhibit features and highlights to promote enriching gallery experiences.

  • Assisted marketing team with creation and posting of website and social media content to promote gallery to current and potential customers.

  • Facilitated good gallery visitor flow to enhance viewing experiences and minimize accident potential.

  • Tracked gallery artwork and recorded sold and removed items to maintain accurate physical and financial inventory.

  • Received, photographed, cataloged, researched and prepared artwork objects for display for Members collection.

  • Promoted events and exhibits via social media, email and other communication methods

  • Moved and handled various types of artwork with exceptional care, following all Towson Arts Collective requirements.

  • Provided clerical support to Coordinator by filing member and gallery documents.

  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.


Art Counselor

Jun. 2011-Aug. 2011
Towson University, Towson, MD

 

  • Assisted in developing age-appropriate arts and crafts activities such as painting and sculpture to encourage campers' artistic skills development and creative expression.

  • Implemented recreational activities such as swimming and outdoor activities to promote campers' physical health and encourage teamwork skills development.

  • Assisted teachers with art activities, art shows, field trips, procedures and safety considerations to promote beneficial outcomes for all campers.

  • Kept accurate records on participants' activity attendance, disciplinary actions and medication usage to improve camper documentation.

  • Maintained classroom to promote safe and secure environment for campers and staff.

  • Followed established emergency procedures to enable best possible resolution of incidents.

  • Supervised pre-planned field trips and followed established safety guidelines to minimize campers' accident and injury risks.

  • Collaborated with other camp counselors to design fun and enriching learning activities for campers.

  • Communicated with parents about campers' activities and reported concerns and suggestions to Art Coordinator.

  • Kept track of allergies and dietary restrictions, verifying correct meals and snacks were given to campers.

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

Maryland Artisan Guild, Art Administrator/Associate, 2012-2013

Towson Arts Collective, Gallery Assistant, 2012

National Art Education Association, National Art Honor Society, President, 2007-2009

Randallstown High School Art Club, Member, 2007-2009

Randallstown High School, Yearbook Staff Member, 2008-2009

National Art Education Association, National Art Honor Society, Member, 2005-2007

 

 

 

AWARDS:

"Teal II: A Contemporary Collective" Virtual Exhibition, Envision Arts Gallery - Finalist, 2021

"Circle Quarterly Art Review Magazine Contest", Circle Foundation for the Arts - Artistic Excellence Award, 2021

"Abstract 2 International Juried Art Competition", Art Show International - Honorable Mention Award, 2021

"Abstract 2 International Juried Art Competition", Art Show International - Finalist Award, 2021

"Bold Abstracts Juried Painting Competition", Camelback Gallery - Bronze Award, 2021

"2021 Solo Exhibition Competition", Art Show International - Solo Artist Exhibition Winner, 2021

"How I Remember 2020 International Juried Art Competition", Art Show International - Honorable Mention Award, 2021

"How I Remember 2020 International Juried Art Competition", Art Show International -Finalist, 2021

"Landscape International Juried Art Competition", Art Show International - Honorable Mention Award, 2021

"Red" Artshow, Colors of Humanity Art Gallery - Finalist, 2021

"Abstract Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery -Special Merit Award, 2021

"10th Nature Art Exhibition", Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery -Special Recognition, 2020

"Waters Online Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery -Finalist, 2020

"10th Annual "Open" (No Theme) Online Art Competition", Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery -Special Merit Award (Painting), 2020

"Weather" Art Exhibition, Art Room Contemporary Gallery Online -Finalist, 2020

"Patterns Online Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery -Honorable Mention, 2020

"Landscapes Online Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery -Finalist, 2020

"Red Flag Poetry" -Featured Postcard Artist, Jan. 2020

"Art For A New Earth" -Selected artist for"Art For A New Earth" Instagram rotating header "Mother Earth", 2020

"Eastern Iowa Review" -Featured Online Cover Artist, Issue 10, 2020

Jo Kohn Study Abroad Scholarship, 2012

6th Annual Gallery Collection -Greeting Card Finalist, 2012
Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship -Scholarship Recipient, 2009
Joyce Tseng & Anna Tseng Lum Scholarship -Scholarship Recipient, 2009
Mary Niven Alston EOP Scholarship -Scholarship Recipient, 2009

The Pierians, Incorporated Baltimore County Chapter “An Afternoon with the Artists” -Pierians Incorporated Scholarship Recipient, 2009 

Maryland Institute College of Art Young People's Studio (Painting Concentration) -Young People's Studio Scholar, Spring 2009

Baltimore County Public Schools "23rd Annual High School Exhibition" at Goucher College -Certificate of Achievement in Art, 2009

Randallstown High School Art Department -Certificate of Achievement in Art, 2009

Randallstown High School Art Department "2008 Art Show" -Best in Show, 2008
The White House Christmas Ornament Artist (2nd District) -White House Christmas Ornament Artist, 2008
Randallstown High School Banner Contest  -Banner Contest Winner, 2008

Baltimore County Public Schools "22nd Annual High School Exhibition" at Goucher College -Most Honorable Mention, 2008

Baltimore County NAACP ACT-SO Competition- 2nd Place Winner (local level) 2008

Security Square Mall 4th Annual Art Gallery Showcase - Finalist, 2006

Amity Institute "Growing International Friendship" Poster Contest -2nd place winner, 2006

Baltimore Museum of Art “Art is for Everyone” Exhibition -Certificate of Achievement in Art, 2006

Maryland Art Education Association "2006 Annual Showcase of Outstanding Maryland Student Artwork" -Certificate of Excellence, 2006

Maryland State Department of Education "Exhibition of Student Artwork" -Certificate of Recognition, 2006

 

PUBLISHED INTERVIEWS:

Grahm, Anne. Artist Interview with Britnie Walston. Art Reveal Magazine, Issue 60, P. 100-105, 2021.

Ryder, Josh, and Melissa C. Hilborn. "LandEscape Meets Britnie Walston." LandEscape Contemporary Art Review, 15th Special Edition, Vol. 62, P. 50-71, 2021.

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PUBLICATIONS:

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

"Art Show International Solo Exhibition" Online Exhibition, Art Show International, 2021

"Peaceful Mind" Fine Arts Recipient Solo Exhibition, Goucher College Meyerhoff Art Gallery, 2011

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

"TAC Holiday Artshow", Towson Arts Collective at Kenilworth, 2019-2020

"Sense of Place" Member's Artshow, Towson Arts Collective at Kenilworth, 2019

"Overlea ArtsFest" Juried Art Show, Overlea Community Association, 2019

"Limitation/Liberation" Collaborative Exhibition, Art Enables, 2019

"Out of Order" Maryland Art Place Silent Art Auction, Maryland Art Place, 2019

"Towson Arts Collective 11th Anniversary Members Exhibition", Unicorn Gallery, 2018

"Out of Order" Maryland Art Place Silent Art Auction, Maryland Art Place, 2018

"Sensations of Landscape" Two-Person Collaborative Exhibition, Goucher College Meyerhoff Art Gallery, 2013

"Solar Power" Collaborative Exhibition, Goucher College Rosenburg Gallery, 2011

Baltimore County Public Schools "23rd Annual High School Exhibition" at Goucher College, Rosenberg Gallery, 2009

Baltimore County Public Schools "22nd Annual High School Exhibition" at Goucher College, Rosenberg Gallery, 2008

Randallstown High School "2008 Art Show", Randallstown High School, 2008

"Security Square Mall 4th Annual Art Gallery Showcase", Security Square Mall, 2006 

Baltimore Museum of Art “Art is for Everyone” Exhibition, Baltimore Museum of Art, 2006

"2006 Annual Showcase of Outstanding Maryland Student Artwork", Maryland Art Education Association, 2006

Maryland State Department of Education "Exhibition of Student Artwork", Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 2006

 

 

 

SELECTED ONLINE EXHIBITIONS:

"Teal II: A Contemporary Collective" Virtual Exhibition, Envision Arts Gallery, 2021  

"Out of Order Online" Maryland Art Place Virtual Silent Art Auction Online, Maryland Art Place, 2021

"Abstract 2 International Juried Art Competition", Art Show International, 2021

"Bold Abstracts Juried Painting Competition", Camelback Gallery, 2021

"How I Remember 2020 International Juried Art Competition", Art Show International, 2021 

"2021 H2O Online Art Exhibition", J. Mane Gallery, 2021

"Landscape International Juried Art Competition", Art Show International, 2021

"Abstract Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery, 2021

"2021 All Painting/Drawing Art Exhibition", Contemporary Art Gallery Online, 2021

"Red" Artshow, Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, 2021

"Out of Order Online" Maryland Art Place Virtual Silent Art Auction Online, Maryland Art Place, 2020

"Landscapes Online Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery, 2020

"A Light in The Dark" Online Exhibition, Las Laguna Gallery, 2020

"Patterns Online Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery, 2020

"10th Annual "Open" (No Theme) Online Art Competition", Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, 2020

"Weather" Art Exhibition, Art Room Contemporary Gallery Online, 2020

"Waters Online Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery, 2020

"Artist's Choice Online Art Show", Grey Cube Gallery, 2020

"Nature" Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, 2020

"Painting and Photography Art Exhibition", Art Room Contemporary Gallery Online, 2020

 

 

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

“Creature Features” artwork by Claudia Bernhardt exhibition, Lenrow Gallery, March 2013

“From My Mind” artwork by Hal Stebbing exhibition, Lenrow Gallery, February 2013

Maryland Artisan Guild Jewish Community Center Art Show”, Jewish Community Center of Pikesville, 2013

"Off The Mall Craft Ball", Towson Commons, 2012 

“Drawing Today Exhibition”, Towson Arts Collective, 2012 
“Towson Arts Collective 5-year Anniversary Exhibition” Towson Arts Collective, 2012 

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