curriculum vitae

317 Eleonore Street • New Orleans, Louisiana 70115 • 504 897 0381 • annschwab@annschwab.com
Assistant Chair of Visual Arts • New Orleans Center for Creative Arts • nocca.com

education

Masters of Fine Arts, 2000
Tulane University
Full Tuition Fellowship

Magna cum laude graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1991
Study abroad in Florence, Italy 1989 - 1990

Teaching Certification, 1995
Tulane University
Dean’s List 1994 - 1995
Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society 1995 - 1996

selected exhibitions

2018 “refuge”. Solo exhibition. The Front Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2017 “Elements”. Kirschman Artspace. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2016 “Enscribe”. Invitational exhibition. The Front Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Lee Deigaard.

2015 “39 or so...”. Invitational exhibition. 5 Press Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell.

2014 “Wish List”. Invitational exhibition. 5 Press Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2013 “Shape of Place”. Invitational exhibition. Staple Goods Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2012 “wĭnd | wīnd”. Solo exhibition. Soren Christensen Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2012 “Ann Schwab”. Solo exhibition. Millsaps College. The Emerging Space. Jackson, Mississippi.

2012 “NOLA NOW Part II: The Human Figure”. Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Don Marshall.

2012 “You Beautiful Bitch”. Collaboration with Brian McCormick. The Front Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Lee Deigaard.

2012 “Duets”. Collaboration with Brian McCormick. Loyola University, Diboll Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Karoline Schleh.

2012 “MonuMENTAL”. Collaboration with Brian McCormick. Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Courtney Egan.

2012 “Raw”. Invitational exhibition. Homespace Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Luis Cruz Azaceta and Sharon Jacques.

2011 “The Emancipated Figure: Contemporary Reflections”. Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Judith Stahl.

2011 “Love, The Front”. Invitational exhibition. The Front Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2011 “Synthesis | Mixed Media Photography”. The Darkroom. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Russell Joslin.

2011 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2010 “Keep”. Solo exhibition. Soren Christensen Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2010 “Like a Prayer: Reflections of a 21st Century Feminine”. Barrister’s Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Exhibition curated by Martina Batan and Andy Antippas.

2010 “Green/Black”. Spring Hill College, Eichold Gallery. Mobile, Alabama. Exhibition curated by
Wanda Sullivan Allred.

2010 Group Show of Gallery Artists. Soren Christensen Gallery. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2010 “The Power of Place”. Grand Isle’s Juried Fine Art Exhibition. Grand Isle, Louisiana. Juror: Jeremy Jernegan.

2010 “Art in Bloom”. New Orleans Museum of Art. Invitational exhibition.

2010 “The Bento Box”. Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery. Exhibition curated by Brenda Hannigan.

2010 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2009 “Pure”. Solo exhibition. CoLAB Projects. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2009 “Ultrasounds”. Two artist exhibition, Prospect.1 satellite site exhibition, The Front Gallery.

2008 “nr.10”. Prospect.1 satellite site exhibition, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2008 “How a Book is Made”. Loyola University, Diboll Gallery. Exhibition curated by Karoline Schleh.

2008 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2008 “Elemental/Environmental: SPACE”. New Orleans Photo Alliance. Juror: Gary Braash, nature and environmental photojournalist.

2007 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2007 “Photo/Object”. Six artist exhibition. Tulane University, Carroll Gallery. Exhibition curated by Laura Richens.

2006 “Vision/Re-Vision: Louisiana Photography 2006”. Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans.
Jurors: Jean Caslin, of Houston Center of Photography, Roy Flukinger, senior curator of Photography & Film, University of Texas at Austin, David Houston, chief curator of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

2006 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2006 “2 by 2”. Four artist exhibition. Nicholls State University, Ameen Art Gallery.
Exhibition curated by Veronique Day.

2006 “Waterfall”. Collaborative Installation with Courtney Egan. Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans.

2006 “Inductive”. Two artist exhibition. Loyola University, Diboll Gallery. Exhibition curated by Karoline Schleh.

2005 ”15” x 15” ”. Maryland Institute College of Art. Invitational exhibition. Baltimore, Maryland.

2005 “Saltline Biennial”. Mobile Museum of Art. Juror: Tom McPherson, Director, Mobile Museum of Art.

2005 “20" x 20" x 20": A National Compact Competition”.
Juror: Stephanie Hanor, curator of contemporary art, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.

2004 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2003 “Southern Discomfort”. Loyola University. Exhibition curated by Carol Leake and Karoline Schleh.

2003 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2003 “Stitched”. Tulane University, Carroll Gallery. Exhibition curated by Laura Richens.

2002 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2002 “Digital Louisiana”. Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans. Exhibition curated by David Rubin.

2001 “Vaclav Hollar/New Orleans Exchange”. Invitational exhibition. Prague, Czech Republic.

2001 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2001 “Photographic Works”. Three artist exhibition. Baton Rouge Gallery.

2000 “Faculty Show”. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

2000 “New Orleans Noir II”. Zeitgeist Alternative Arts Center. Exhibition curated by Gary Oaks.

2000 “Salve”. MFA Thesis Solo exhibition. Tulane University.

1999 “Works in Progress”. Invitational exhibition. Tulane University, Carroll Gallery.

1999 “The Next Wave”. Southern University, Louisiana. Exhibition curated by Don Marshall.

1998 “Solace Works”. Solo exhibition. Zeitgeist Alternative Arts Center.

1997 “New Orleans Noir”. Zeitgeist Alternative Arts Center. Exhibition curated by Gary Oaks.

1994 “The Personal Document”. Five photographer exhibition. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Maryland.
Exhibition curated by Christine Langr.

1992 BAUhouse 1992 Baltimore Artist’s Exhibit.

1991 Maryland Art Place, Benefit Show and Ball.

1991 “Photographers/Draughtsmen”. Invitational exhibition. Maryland Institute College of Art.
Exhibition curated by Abby Sangiamo.

1990 Studio Art Centers International. Juried exhibition. Florence, Italy.

collections

City of New Orleans

Louisiana State University

Loyola University

Shell Chemical LP Corporation

Private collections available upon request.

publications

Inside Art New Orleans. Online. January 2012. “Raw at Homespace + Four at the Front.”.

Gambit’s Best of New Orleans. Online. October 2009. “Works by Keith Perelli & Ann Schwab”.

Inside Art New Orleans. Online. October 2009. “Perelli at d.o.c.s., Schwab at CoLAB”.

Pure Exhibition Catalog. CoLAB Projects 2009.

Art Papers. July/August 2006. “Courtney Egan + Ann Schwab”.pp.64-65.

New Orleans Art Review. April-June 2006. “Ann Schwab: Photographs and Constructions”. Terrington Calas. p.37.

Kansas City Art Review. May 2006. “After The Flood”. Laura Berman. pp.38-45.

Gambit Weekly. March 28, 2006. “Review: Digital Extremities”. D. Eric Bookhardt. p. 38.

Saltline Biennial Exhibition Catalog. Mobile Museum of Art. 2005.

Art Papers. November/December 2003. “Reviews: New Orleans, Louisiana”. p. 44.

Art Papers. November/December 2003. “Nude Orleans: from Bellocq to Bourbon Street”. pp. 28-32.

The New Orleans Art Review. September/October 2003. “Discomfort”. pp. 32-34.

The New Orleans Art Review. January/February 2003. “Stitched”. pp. 21-23.

The Baton Rouge Advocate. April 2001. “Baton Rouge Gallery show spurs imagination”.

honors

2016 Selected as ART21 Educator, PBS series ART21.

2014 Percent for Art Purchase for the City of New Orleans, Louisiana Division of the Arts.

2012 Percent for Art Purchase, Louisiana Division of the Arts.

2011 SAIC Workshop, NEA Professional Development Grant.

2011 Anderson Ranch, NEA Professional Development Grant.

2011 Surdna professional development grant for travel/study.

2011 Juror – 9th Annual Grand Isle Juried Exhibition: Land/Currents/Undercurrents.

2010 Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop Grant.

2010 Surdna professional development grant for travel/study.

2009-10 Member of The Front Collective. www.nolafront.org.

2009 Surdna professional development grant for travel/study.

2007 Surdna professional development grant for travel/study.

2006 Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation Grant.

2005 Surdna professional development grant for travel/study.

2003 Surdna Foundation Fellowship.

2003 Louisiana Division of the Arts. Professional development grant.

2003 Art Speak. Artist Lecture at the Contemporary Arts Center.

2002 Louisiana Division of the Arts. Artist Fellowship.

2000 Louisiana Division of the Arts. Professional development grant.

1997 BellSouth Grant.

1992 Maryland State Arts Council. Artist Fellowship.

1992 Maryland Institute College of Art Catalog. Artwork selected for representation in portfolio section of catalog.