Priscilla B. Varner

Centennial, Colorado
303.909.0261
priscilla@priscillabvarner.com


Education

Experience

Master of Fine Arts
University of Nevada, Reno
2015

Bachelor of Science
College of Charleston
1996

2016

Photography Instructor. Colorado Academy. Denver, Colorado.


2015

Photography Instructor. Colorado Academy. Denver,Colorado

Teaching Assistant. Art 141: Introduction to Digital Photography. University of Nevada, Reno


2014              

Teaching Assistant. Art 141: Introduction to Digital Photography. University of Nevada, Reno

Visiting Artist in Education Residency. “Cyanotypes.” Van Gorder Elementary School. Sparks, Nevada. March 21, 2014.

Visiting Artist in Education Residency.“Expressing Identity through Cyanotypes and Digital Photography.” Capital City Arts Initiative. Carson Middle School. Carson City, Nevada. February 28, March 7 and March 14, 2014.

Visiting Artist. “Mandala Installation.”Van Gorder Elementary School. Sparks, Nevada. February 3, 2014.


2013              

Outreach Intern. Sheppard Contemporary and University Galleries. Reno, Nevada.

Photography Design. Voices in the Life. Nevada Shakespeare Company. Reno, Nevada.


2012              

Visiting Artist in Education Residency. “Photography.” Capital City Arts Initiative. Mark Twain Elementary School. Carson City, Nevada. October 23 and October 30, 2012.                      

Visiting Artist in Education Residency.“Photography.” Capital City Arts Initiative. Carson Middle School. Carson,Nevada. November 1 and November 8, 2012.


Solo Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions

2015

Emancipating Jane. Galleries South, Reno, Nevada.


2014              

The Reliquary. Artspace, Reno, Nevada.


2013           

Identity: The Military’s Other Half. SierraArts. Reno, Nevada.

Persuasion.McNamera Gallery. Reno, Nevada.


2012              

Priscilla B. Varner. McNamara Gallery.Reno, Nevada.

Paris. Naval Support Activity- InternationalTickets and Tours Office, Bahrain. Manama, Bahrain.

2015              

Fizzog. The Holland Project. Reno, Nevada.

Trees. The Knowledge Center. Reno, Nevada.


2014              

The Spectacle. Galleries South. Reno,Nevada.

UNR/MFA. Haldan ArtGallery. South Lake Tahoe, California.


2013            

Flight. Galleries South. Reno, Nevada.

StudentExhibition. SheppardContemporary. Reno, Nevada.

StudentExhibition. Dean’sOffice in the College of Liberal Arts. Reno, Nevada.


2012              

The Art of Giving. The Lagoon. Manama,Bahrain.


Grants and Scholarships

2014           

Lucy Nieder MFA Scholarship.University of Nevada, Reno.

Holmes Art Scholarship.University of Nevada, Reno.

2013            

GraduateState Grant. State of Nevada. Carson City, Nevada.

Graduate Student Travel Grant.Graduate Student Association.

Reno, Nevada.

2012              

HolmesArt Scholarship. University of Nevada, Reno.

Awards

2015              

UNROutstanding Graduate Researcher. University of Nevada, Reno.

OutstandingGraduate Artist. University of Nevada, Reno.

Committees

2014              

VisitingArtist Committee. University of Nevada, Reno.

Artist Talks

2014            

HaldanArt Gallery. South Lake Tahoe, California.

2013  

GallerySouth. University of Nevada, Reno.