JUSTIN PLAYL
jtplayl@gmail.com
playlmfg.com

 


EDUCATION
MFA candidate in Sculpture, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
MA in Sculpture, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
BFA in 3D Studies, Summa Cum Laude, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

 


EXHIBITIONS

2015
3/3, group show, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison 8, juried show, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Spherical Chicken in a Vacuum, solo show, Gelsy Verna Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2/3, group show, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014
1/3, group show, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Breaking the Rules, regional juried show, Roland Dille Center for the Arts, Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Uguns Zīmēdams (Drawing Fire), international Juried show, Contemporary Art and Heritage Space, Sabile, Latvia
J3, group show, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2013
Coburn Goes Small, national juried show, Coburn Gallery, Ashland, OH
Pop-Up Show, group show, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
Fits & Starts, group show, 7th Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Found, group show, 7th Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2012
ArtsQuarter Juried Exhibition, local juried show, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH
Sum Art Works, group show, Salem Art Works
Sit While You Think, juried show, Salem Art Works

2011
National Conference on Cast Iron Art Student Show, national juried show, Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, AL
Senior Thesis Exhibition, juried student show, Bowling Green State University
Ohio All-Media, state juried show, Coburn Gallery, Ashland, OH

2010
Undergraduate Art Exhibition, juried student show, Bowling Green State University
Arts Extravaganza, group show, Bowling Green State University

2009
Arts Extravaganza, group show, Bowling Green State University

2006
Cleveland Clinic Foundation eXpressions Art Exhibition, state juried exhibition, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

 


AWARDS AND HONORS

2013 to present
University Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2013
Honorable Mention, Coburn Goes Small

2012
Best in Show, ArtsQuarter Juried Exhibition

2011
Dominick and Elizabeth Labino Art and Technology Award, BGSU Senior Thesis Exhibition

2010
Best in Show, BGSU Undergraduate Art Exhibition
James T. Strong 3D Tuition Scholarship, BGSU Undergraduate Art Exhibition
James T. Strong Outstanding Undergraduate Award, BGSU Undergraduate Art Exhibition
Charles Lakofsky Art Award, BGSU Undergraduate Art Exhibition

2007-2011
Dean’s List, Bowling Green State University
Professors’ Scholarship, Bowling Green State University

2006
Blue Ribbon, Cleveland Clinic Foundation eXpressions
Winner, Wooster High School Fine Art Hall of Fame logo design competition

2004
Eagle Scout rank, Boy Scouts of America

 


INTERNSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

2014
Studio Assistant, Iron/Stone Symposium, 7th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Sabile, Lativia

2013
Hot Metal Internship, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN
Emerging Artist Residency, Salem Art Works

2012
Young Artist Program, Salem Art Works

 


RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2015
Studio Assistant, Vivian Beer, fellowship artist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Teaching Assistant (instructor of record), Drawing I, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014
Teaching Assistant, Metal Fabrication & Welding, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2011-2013
Artist, Studio Foundry, Cleveland, OH