SIDNEY RAVEN STRETZ
573.823.7937 // srstretz@gmail.com // sidneystretz.com


EDUCATION

Masters of Fine Arts. California College of the Arts. 2015

Bachelors of Fine Arts. University of Missouri-Columbia. 2012


EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate Academic Advisor. University of North Carolina Greensboro. 2018

Adjunct Professor. Rowan Cabarrus Community College. 2018

Director. Bounce House Gallery. 2018

Education Director. Center for Visual Artists. Greensboro, NC. 2018

Grants and Fundraising Committee Lead. School of the Alternative.  2018

Adjunct Professor. University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC. 2017

Faculty. School of the Alternative. Black Mountain, NC. 2017

Panelist. 336 Urban Arts Initiative Film Festival. Greensboro, NC. 2017

Guest Artist. Sculpture Workshop. Bennett College. Greensboro, NC 2016

Associate Teacher. Success Academy Charter Schools. Brooklyn, NY. 2015

Guest Honors Portfolio Review Panelist. California College of the Arts. 2015

Art Handler/Installation Assistant. Meyer Library. Oakland, CA. 2015

Gallery Attendant. Oliver Arts Center. Oakland, CA. 2015

Co-Instructor. 4D: Action and Interaction, California College of Arts. 2014

Creative Director. Art Maker Avenue. Oakland, CA. 2014

Honors Portfolio Review Panelist. California College of the Arts. 2013

Youth Mentor. First Exposures Photography Mentorship. San Francisco, CA. 2013

Studio Assistant to Cara Emily Levine. Oakland, CA. 2013

Instructor. Introduction to Darkroom. Craft Studio. 2012

Teaching Assistant. Beginning Photography. University of Missouri. 2012

Summer Arts Camp Instructor. Craft Studio. 2012


RESIDENCIES & PROJECTS

Elsewhere Rural Residency. Greensboro, NC. 2018

Curator. Little Giggle, NIAD Art Center. Richmond, CA. 2018

Greensboro Revolution Mills Artist in Residence.  2017

Co-Producer. No More Nice Things. Publication. 2017

Curator. Women of Mail. West Africa. African American Atelier. 2017

Co-Producer. Selma Burke Exhibition at Bennett College. 2016

Co-Producer. Something Grounded. The Lab SF. 2015

Curator. Quiet Lightning Arts Exhibition. 2015

Installation Manager. Interactive Design Review Exhibit. 2014

AICAD New York Studio Residency Program. 2014

Art Director. Quiet Lightning Literary Magazine. 2014

Artist in Residence. Vermont Studio Center. March 2013


LECTURES & PANELS

Presenter. Teaching Social Practice. UMASS Dartmouth. 2018

Student Application Review Panel. School of the Alternative. 2018

Guest Lecturer. Experiments in Social Practice. UNCG. Greensboro, NC

Guest Lecturer. Universität der Künste. Berlin, Germany

Teaching Social Practice Presenter. UMASS Dartmouth, RI

Guest Lecturer. Foundations Seminar. University of North Carolina-Greensboro


GRANTS & RECOGNITION

Regional Artist Project Grant. ArtsGreensboro. 2018

Spark!Grant Recipient. Bounce House Gallery. September 2017.

Crumley Roberts Fall Non-Profit Leadership Class Recipient. 2017

Fellowship. Vermont Studio Center. March 2013

Grant Recipient. Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund. Spring 2012

Best in Show. Women in the Arts Juried Exhibition. 2012

Honorable Mention. Women in the Arts Juried Exhibition. 2011

Scholarship. Teddy Sherwood Photojournalism Scholarship. 2009


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Dad Library. Artspace. Raleigh, NC. 2018

Complaints to the Manager. City Center Park. Greensboro. 2017

Complaints to the Manager. Lump Truck. Raleigh. 2017

Political Cartoon Karaoke. Elsewhere Living Museum. 2016

A Conversation About Trucks. Greensboro Project Space. 2016

Punchlines. Rabbit Hole Gallery. Brooklyn. 2016

Finally Made It. New York Public Fountains. 2016

Complaints to the Manager. Oakland Art Murmur. 2015

Meyer Library Installation, Oakland, CA 2015

Obsolescence. University of Missouri Craft Studio. 2012


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Classroom Adoption. KSMOCA. Portland, OR. 2018.

GPS Takeover. The Carrack. Durham, NC. 2018.

Noise. Art in Odd Places Orlando. 2017

There Are No Girls on the Internet. Localhost Gallery. 2017

30 Day Guarantee. Slayer Gallery. 2017

Pacific Northwest College of Arts. Museum of Inside Jokes. 2016

Humor Me. Visual Arts Exchange. Raleigh, NC. 2016

MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts. San Francisco. 2015

All You Can Eat, University of Nevada Las Vegas. 2015

What Are You Watching, Stairwell Gallery, Bloomsburg, PA 2015

Some Thing Grounded, The Lab SF. 2014

Quiet Lightning Art Exhibition, The Emerald Tablet. San Francisco. 2014

Look Into My Eyes, NY Summer Studio Exhibition, College Avenue. Oakland. 2014

Punctuation. BFA Thesis Exhibition. Caleb-Bingham Gallery. Columbia, MO. 2012

Undergraduate Showcase. Kansas City Arts Coalition. Kansas City. 2012

Women in the Arts. Juried Exhibition. Craft Studio. Columbia, MO. 2011

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. University of Missouri. Columbia, MO. 2011