Curriculum Vitae

Stephen Zachary Morriss

szmorriss@gmail.com

www.ZachMorriss.com


Education

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, MFA Painting/Sculpture, expected graduation May, 2018

University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design, Denton, Texas, BFA Drawing/Painting, 2014

Collin County Community College, McKinney, Texas, Associate of Arts, 2009
 

Teaching Experience

2018

GPTI Intermediate Painting, Texas Tech University School of Art

TA School of Art Wood shop, Texas Tech University

2017

TA Senior Painting, Professor Tina Fuentez, Texas Tech University School of Art

GPTI Intermediate Painting, Texas Tech University School of Art

Student Graduate Coordinator, Texas Tech University School of Art

2016

GPTI Drawing I, Texas Tech University School of Art

TA Drawing I, Professor Carol Flueckiger, Texas Tech University School of Art

TA School of Art Wood Shop, Texas Tech University

2015

TA Intermediate Painting, Professor Ghislaine Fremaux, Texas Tech University School of Art

TA School of Art Wood Shop, Texas Tech University

Awards and Honors

Ranked 10th in the Junior Review, University of North Texas, juried by the Drawing and Painting Faculty.

Group Exhibitions

2018

$#%& Show, CASP 5&J Gallery, Lubbock, TX, Curators: Hannah Celeste Dean, Chad Plunkett

2017

Taboo, Neighborhood Cult Gallery, Fort Worth, TX, Curator: Sarah Moore

Marfa Open, Tim Crowley Theater, Marfa, TX

Texas Biennial, Big Medium, Austin, TX, Curator: Leslie Moody Castro

Garden of Dystopian Flights, CASP Satellite Gallery, Lubbock, TX, Curator: Scotty Hensler

Nowhere House, LHUCA Warehouse, Lubbock, TX

2016

West by Far West, Marfa, TX

$%@* I Made Today, CASP 5&J Gallery, Lubbock, TX, Curators: Hannah Celeste Dean, Jon Whitfield

Sculpture Student Exhibition, LHUCA Warehouse, Lubbock, TX

Manifold Presence, CASP Satellite Gallery, Lubbock, TX

2015

Sculpture Student Exhibition, LHUCA Warehouse, Lubbock, TX

Incoming MFA Showcase, School of Art Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2014

Drawing and Painting Senior Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Senior Invitational Drawing + Painting Exhibition, Lightwell Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2014 Membership Exhibition, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Junior Review Exhibition, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, Jurors: Drawing and Painting Faculty

Gravity Feed: Live Painting, The Abby Underground, Denton, TX.

2013

Werkberg, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX, Artist/Curator: Greg Metz, Sr. Lecturer Visual Arts Studio, University of Texas at Dallas

Embrace, Ash Studios, Dallas, TX. 

Solvent Collective: Art Party 9, AMLI Galatyn Station, Richardson, TX.

2012

Art Uprising, West Village, Dallas, TX.

Working Title, RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX.

Solvent Collective: Art Party 7, Absinthe Lounge, Dallas, TX.

It’s All Just a Story!, J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, Dallas, TX.

For the Love of Kettle, Kettle Art, Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX.

Solvent Collective: Art Party 6, Absinthe Lounge, Dallas, TX.

2011

Solvent Collective: Art Party 5, Absinthe Lounge, Dallas, TX.

Solvent 3, Second Floor Gallery, McKinney, TX.

Solvent 2, Second Floor Gallery, McKinney, TX.

Solvent 1, Second Floor Gallery, McKinney, TX.

Publications/Reviews

2018

Celeste Dean, Hannah. “$#%& Show 2018 at the 5&J Gallery, Lubbock,” Glasstire.com, January 8, 2018

2017

Meyers, Vincent. “January 2017 FFAT,” Bowerbirdlbk.com, January 9, 2017

2015

Meyers, Vincent. “First Friday Art Trail: November,” Bowerbirdlbk.com, November 18, 2015

2013

Davidow, Joan. “Why Are Art Collectives Popping Up Everywhere?,” ArtandSeek.net, October 22, 2013

2012

Brown-Pearn, Spencer, “Talking Collaboration, 'Working Title' with Members of Arts Collective Solvent,” ArtandSeek.net May 8, 2012

Siam, Janan, “Guest Blog: The Curse of Catharsis,” ArtandSeek.net, May 14, 2012

Service

Liaison to the Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Texas Tech University

Guest Lecture on Aesthetics, Texas Tech University School of Psychology

Prospective student showcase and portfolio review, Texas Tech University School of Art

Volunteer, Chinati Weekend, Marfa, TX

Intern, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX 2014

Artist, Solvent Collective, 2010-2014