DESIRÉ  HOUGH  

 

desire.a.hough@gmail.com

 

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DESIRÉ HOUGH

Education

 

2011-14           BA in Studio Art. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

                                     

2010-11           Earlham College, Richmond, IN

 

 

Bibliography      

 

2015                Nashville Scene.  "First Saturday celebrates its ninth birthday at the August art crawl." July 30 2015. Print: pp.38.

 

2014                Nashville Arts Magazine.  “Artist of the Day.”  October 9 2014. Web.                                                                      

 

2014                “Research is Shaping the Undergraduate Experience,” Kara Furlong, MyVU,  Nashville,

                       

                        TN, May 5 2014. 10-11. Print and web.                                             

         

Solo Exhibitions

 

2015                 Rotting Piñata, Ground Floor Gallery

 

                            

 Group Exhibitions

                                                   

2016                 Aggregate, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

2016                 Fun House: Art of the Surreal, Fantastic, and Bizarre, National Juried Exhibition, Barratt Art Center,                

                                Poughkeepsie, NY (Juror Eve Biddle)

 

2016                 Trumped Up, Gallery Luperca, Nashville, TN

 

2016                 Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA (Juror Micah Stansell & Whitney

                                Stansell)

 

2016                 Diversity: The Art of Individuality Together, Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

2016                 What If ?: 58th Annual  Chautauqua National Exhibition, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY (Juror      

                                John Begley)

 

2015                 Now or Neverland: Adventures in Urban Surrealism, Art Basal, Miami Urban Contemporary Experience, Miami,            

                                  FL

 

2015                 Exhibition 280, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

 

 

2015                 Black Creek Arts Juried Exhibition, Black Creek Arts Council, Hartsville, SC (Juror: Frank                                          

                                  McCauley)

  

2015                 Earth Elements All Media Juried Exhibition, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI (Juror:                                               

                                  Allison Lee Newsome, M.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design)

 

2015                 Here To GO, 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition,  MINT  Gallery, Atlanta, GA (Jurors: Craig                                                

    Dongoski & Pam Longobardi)

 

2014                The Artist’s Alphabet, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN  (curated by Jodi Hays)

 

2014                Senior Exhibition, Space 204, Department of Art, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

2014                Natural Reflections, Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery: Nashville, TN

 

2013                Emergence, Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN  (Jurors: Janin Otwell & Jennifer Cornett)

 

2009                Second Annual Young ArtistsExhibition, Heller Homestead: Saucon Valley, PA

 

 

Collaborative Projects

 

2013                Boom Box Bikes: Sound Urban Intervention, Organized by Mark Hosford and Mario                                            

                                   Ramiro, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

 

Awards

 

2016                Merit Award, Giles Gallery, Richmond Kentucky

 

2013                Best in Show 2nd Runner Up, Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery:  Nashville, TN

 

2013                Plaza Artist Award, Plaza Artist Materials, Nashville, TN

 

 

Experience         

 

2016                Gary Musick Productions, scenic fabricator, Nashville, TN

 

2015                1220 Exhibits, scenic fabricator, Nashville, TN

 

2015                Clever Factory, production assistant, Nashville, TN

 

2012-               Poverty & The Arts, sponsor and volunteer, Nashville, TN

 

 

 

Gallery Affiliation

 

2014- 2016       Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN