devyn leonor briggs 

Bethlehem, PA
devynlbriggs@gmail.com

www.devynleonorbriggs.com

 

Education

 

2014   Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD                

 Master of Professional Studies, Business of Art and Design

2013   Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD
    Bachelor of Fine Art, Ceramics, Magna Cum Laude

2012   Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy 

    Semester abroad, Fine Art and Italian Language 

2009   Freedom High School, Bethlehem, PA

    Graduated with Honors, 4.3 GPA

 

Exhibitions

 

2018  “Counterpoint in Conversation”, Dual artist exhibition at Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA

2017  “Stories My Grandmother’s Told Me”, Solo Exhibition at Re:Find Gallery, Allentown, PA

2016   “Good Night’s Sleep”, The Colored Girls Museum, Germantown, Philadelphia, PA

2016   “i found god in myself: The 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls”, African American Museum of Philadelphia, Group Installation with The Colored Girls Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2016   “The Colored Girls Museum Inaugural Exhibition”, The Colored Girls Museum, Germantown, Philadelphia, PA

2015   “Annual Holiday Show”, Connexions Gallery, Easton, Pa

2015   “Consecrated and Material”, Solo Exhibition at Re:Find Gallery, Easton PA

2015   “Cocktails and Collecting”, Juried collecting event at Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

2015   “A Bunch of Bananas”, Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA

2015  “Reflections- An exhibition inspired by Black History Month”, Santa Bannon Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

2014  “Banana Factory Artists’ Annual Exhibition”, Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

2014  “Currents: Mixtus”, Juried by Eric Kao, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

Residencies

 

2018-2019   Artist in Residence, Raven Fine Art Editions, Easton, PA

2013-Present   Resident Artist, Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

Working in painting, ceramics, jewelry, and textiles, hosting open studio events, engaging the community through teaching and open door policy, and participating in resident artist meetings, exhibitions, and projects.

 

Consultation Experience

 

2018-Present   Sales and Marketing Manager, Raven Fine Art Editions, Easton, PA

Developing and implementing marketing strategy, managing website design and content, managing sales and partnerships.

2015-Present  Collections Manager, Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art

Aiding in the acquisition of artworks by African American art masters, managing logistics, planning exhibitions, maintaining digital archive and website, managing relationships with vendors and partner institutions, and managing copyright permissions.

2013-Present   Professor’s Assistant, Art, Architecture, and Design, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Preparing classroom and teaching materials, managing inventory and budget, and aiding in teaching and mentoring. 

2014-Present  Small Business Owner,  Artecilla Art and Accessories, Bethlehem, PA

Running independent small business specializing in painting, ceramics, and jewelry design.

2011-Present   Studio Assistant, Berrisford Boothe, Easton, PA    

Assisting artist, preparing work for gallery shows, helping with gallery installations, and managing portfolio website. 

 

Teaching Experience

 

2019, Teaching Artist, The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

2018-19 Teaching Artist, Amber Art and Design in partnership with Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

2018  Visiting Artist, Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA

2018 Guest Teaching Artist, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

2017 Teaching Artist, The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

2017 Resident Artist, Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School, Bethlehem, PA

2017 Resident Artist, Donegan Elementary, Bethlehem, PA

2016  B-Smart Teacher, The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

2016  Artist-In-Residence, The Swain School, Salisbury, PA

 

Publications

 

2016  Jadrian Klinger, “Beautiful Expressions: 4 Lehigh Valley Artists Who Inspire the Region, Lehigh Valley Magazine, Sept 2016

2015  Tim Higgins, “Discover art in Easton at galleries, Karl Stirner Arts Trail”, Morning Call, Oct 2015

2015  Steve Piccione, “Devyn Briggs”, Lehigh Valley Style, Apr 2015

2010  Jacqueline Palochko, “Art Comes to Life”, Morning Call, Aug 2010

 

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