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9 Andes Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

717.433.2380

quaysan1@gmail.com


Education

2018 (Pending)

Messiah College, Grantham, PA, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Two-Dimensional Studies, GPA 3.90, Dean’s List 8 semesters, Amigo Multicultural Reconciliation Scholar, Vollmer Scholarship in the Arts, Departmental Honors Thesis

2016

Gordon IN Orvieto Program, Fall Semester abroad in Umbria, Italy


Exhibitions

'Nonverbal Interactions: A Consideration of the Sublime' Solo Show (upcoming, April 2018), Square Halo Gallery, Lancaster, PA

A body of work including large scale paintings and crystalline glazed porcelain

'Spring Invitational' (upcoming April 2018), Harrisburg Art Association, Harrisburg, PA

Three to eight works in painting and ceramics

'BeginEnding' senior exhibition (upcoming March 2018), M. Louise Aughinbaugh Gallery, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Painting, 72"x60"x144"                         -

Group Show 2017, Climenhega Fine Arts Center, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Painting,72”x72”

‘Art of the Drink’ Juried Exhibition 2017, Butler Art Center, Butler, PA

Stoneware tea bowl

‘Yellow Fever’ 2017, Harrisburg Art Association, Harrisburg, PA

Painting,60”x60”

‘Annual Juried Student Exhibition’ 2017, M. Louise Aughinbaugh Gallery, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA 

President’s Key award, Honorable Mention, three works: Painting 60”x60”, smoke fired stoneware vessel 7”x18”, crystalline glazed vessel 5”x5”

‘Ceramic Vessels’ Duo Exhibition 2017, Murray Library, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA 

Ten works in porcelain and stoneware

‘Annual Juried Student Exhibition’ 2016, M. Louise Aughinbaugh Gallery, Grantham, PA 

Best In Show, three works: Painting 48”x48”, Painting 48”x66”, stoneware jar and vessel

‘Mostra Colletiva’ 2016, Gordon College, Orvieto, Italy

Multiple pieces: Works made over a period of three months, including: Works on paper, canvas, and panel, video and sound pieces, and installation

Meditazione: On Place and Being Present’ 2016, Orvieto, Italy

Site specific installation, bed sheets, mirror, collected plants, projected sound

‘The Hard Saying of Jesus: Artist Books’ 2016, Murray Library, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Artist Book

‘Annual Juried Student Exhibition’ 2015, M. Louise Aughinbaugh Gallery, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Best Freshmen Work: Photograph, archival print 20”x28”

‘College Student Exhibition’ 2015, Curved Wall Gallery, Whitaker Center, Harrisburg, PA

Mixed media on panel, diptych 18”x24” each

Group exhibition 2014, Curved Wall Gallery, Whitaker Center,Harrisburg, PA                      -Photograph, archival print 20”x28”

‘Annual Juried Student Exhibition’ 2014, M. Louise Aughinbaugh Gallery, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA 

Collage on board


Work Experience

2016-present

Studio Assistant for Ted Prescott, Sculptor andDistinguished Professor Emeritus of Art at MessiahCollege, Lisburn, PA

     Assistance with the construction and finishing of personal work and commissions as well as general studio and property upkeep. Work in wood, steel, salt, plastics, etc.

Co-President, Messiah College Art League, Grantham, PA

2012-present

Owner and lead photographer at Quay San Images

     Wedding, portrait ,business, and stock photography, as well as all aspects of client correspondence

Greenhouse assistant at Fishing Creek Orchids

2017

Assisted installation of The Lemoyne Passage, 5150 SQ. FT. public mural by painter Daniel Finch,Lemoyne, PA

Website design for Cathy Prescott

     Task included building and editing the artist’s website using Squarespace

2015-16

Messiah College Multicultural Programs Mentor

      Mentored three individual first-year students in the Multicultural Program

2015

Assisted installation of Lady Commonwealth, 1100 SQ. FT. mural by painter Daniel Finch at the Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA


Collections

Gordon College in Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy

Messiah College Digital Archive, Grantham, PA

Private collections, Orvieto, Italy

Private collection, Castel Giorgio, Italy

Private collection, Petersburg, VA

Private collections, Mechanicsburg, PA

Private collections, Grantham, PA

Private collection, Las Cruces, NM

Private collection, Los Angeles, CA


Commissions

‘Pitcher and basin’ 2017, Messiah College Office of Development, Grantham, PA


Achievements

President’s Key award, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 2017, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Honorable Mention, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 2017, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Best in Show, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 2016, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Best Freshmen Work, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 2015, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Daniel Vollmer Scholarship in the Arts, 2014-2018 Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

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