Ben Galaday

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Education

2018             University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

                               M.F.A. in Studio Art

2011             Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

                               B.F.A. in Ceramics

Grants/Fellowships/Awards

2018    NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, 1st place Graduate Award for Excellence

2018    Gasparilla Festival of the Arts Emerging Artist Award

2016    Best in Show, James Rosenquist Award

2015    Graduate Fellowship, University of South Florida

Solo Exhibitions

2016    Insidious Business, VADA Gallery, Tampa, FL

2015    Blowout, Closeout,  Skyline Gallery, Portland, OR

2006    Flight of the Burger, Black Cat Cafe, Portland, OR

2004    Peak and Trough, Lawn Chair Social Club, Portland, OR

Two/Three Person Exhibitions

2018    (to be titled), Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL (upcoming)

2016    MirrorDrain, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

           Milk Spreads its Coat, Portspace, Gulfport, FL

           Behind Every Man Now Alive Stand Thirty Ghosts, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

           Body Trouble, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

2015    Matter of Format, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2013    Bloom Control, SuperMaker Shop|Window, Portland, OR

Group Exhibitions

2018    Tummy Kisses, Day & Night Projects, Atlanta, GA

           Jonald Dudd, Brooklyn, NY

           Sunistra, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL

           Buried Alone, 2018 MFA Graduation Exhibition, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

           NCECA - National Student Juried Exhibition, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

           Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Emerging Artist Program, Tampa. FL

           6X6 Silent Auction, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL

2017    SKYWAY: A Contemporary Collaboration, The RIngling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

           41st Annual Juried Student Exhibition,  Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL

           4X4 Silent Auction, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL

           8th All-Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center, Miami, FL

2016    Third Annual Juried Exhibition, 2nd place, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

           Fang Bang, Parallelogram, Tampa, FL

           Juried Student Show, 1st place, Recipient of James Rosenquist Award, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2014    S.C.R.A.P Rebel Craft Rumble, Hollywood Theater, Portland, OR

2013    Big 400, People’s Gallery, Portland, OR

           OCAC Alumni Show, Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR

2012    Undressing Room, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2011    OCAC Thesis Show, Disjecta, Portland, OR

           Last Call, ( what was once the Attic Gallery,) Portland, OR

           OCAC Graduating Class Group Show, Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR

           OCAC Thesis Orals Show, Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR

           Juried Ceramic Department Group Show, Centrum Gallery,  Portland, OR

           Portland Love Show, Homeland Gallery, Portland, OR

2010    I am, therefore I think 4, Goodfoot Lounge, Portland, OR

           Juried Student Show, Hoffman Gallery, 1st place, Portland, OR

2009    Juried Ceramic Department Group Show, Centrum Gallery, Portland, OR

2008    Juried Ceramic Department Group Show, Centrum Gallery, Portland, OR

2005    Juried Student Show, PCC Cascade Gallery, 2nd place, Portland, OR

Press

Creative Loafing, “Last Last but not least: A trip to the Ringling Museum for Skyway's southern tip”, James Chapin, 7/14/17

https://www.cltampa.com/arts-entertainment/visual-art/article/20972318/last-but-not-least-a-trip-to-the-ringling-museum-for-skyways-southern-tip

Creative Loafing, ”Horn of Plenty”, Jonathan Talit, 4/21/17

http://www.cltampa.com/arts-entertainment/visual-art/article/20858851/horn-of-plenty-the-41st-juried-student-art-exhibition-at-usf