Name

Jack Girard

About

Jack Girard Telephone: Office – 859/233-8115

E-mail: jgirard@mail.transy.edu

Professional Experience:
Professor, Art Program, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1981-present. Art and Art History Program
Director, 2016-17; Fine Arts Division Chair, 2007-15; Drama Program Director, 2009-10
Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts, Louisville, KY 1989-91.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Centre College of Kentucky, Danville, KY 1980-81
Instructor, Berea College, Berea, KY 1979-80
Visiting Artist, Carteret Technical College, Morehead City, NC 1978-79
Gallery Director, G. Walker Gallery, Columbia, SC 1976-78

Education:
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC M.F.A. 1976 Painting/Drawing
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC B.F.A. 1973 Painting/Ceramics
Allied: University of Kentucky (1982); University of South Carolina (1973)

Grants:
Byron Young Grant for Faculty Development 2013, 2012
Kenan/Jones Faculty Development Grants:
2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2006,
2004-05, 2003, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990,
1987
Lexington Arts and Cultural Council Community Arts Development Grants:
1995, 1990

Selected Exhibitions:
Solo Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington, KY 2013
Giles Galleries, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 2012
Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Technical University, Cookeville, TN 2010
Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 2009
Mary Rezny Studio Gallery, Lexington, KY 2008
Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC 2007
Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL 2005
Vanderbilt University, Knoxville, KY 2004
Wingspan Gallery, Lexington, KY 2003
The Carnegie, Covington, KY 2003
Central Bank Gallery, Lexington, KY 2001
Morlan Gallery, Lexington, KY 1997
Lexington Public Library, Lexington, KY 1995-96
Berea College, Berea, KY 1995
Morlan Gallery, Lexington, KY 1993
Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY 1991
University of Tennessee/Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN 1990
Xavier Galleries, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 1989
Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 1989
Rike Center Gallery, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 1987

Group
Three-person exhibition MS Rezny Studio Gallery, Lexington, KY 2017
MS Rezny Studio Gallery, Lexington, KY 2017
“Circa 1957,” Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY 2017
Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN 2017, 2016
Maria V. Howard Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
Rocky Mount Cultural Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC 2016, 2007
Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY 2015, 2013, 2011
Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA 2015, 2009, 2008
K Space Contemporary (KSC), Corpus Christi, TX 2015
Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC 2015, 2011
ArtsPlace, LexArts Gallery, Lexington, KY 2015
CCC Gallery, Lexington, KY 2015
MS Rezny Studio Gallery, Lexington, KY 2015, 2014, 2013
Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY 2015, 2012
Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, Georgia 2014
Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA 2014, 2012
Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FLA 2014
Howard County Arts Center, Ellicott City, MD 2013
Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY 2012
Hardscuffle Gallery, Louisville, KY 2012
Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries, Northwest Florida State College, Fort Walton Beach, FLA 2012
Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA 2012
Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY 2012
Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN 2010
Mary Rezny Studio Gallery, Lexington, KY 2010
Logsdon 1909 Gallery, Chicago, IL 2010, 2009
701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC 2009
Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX 2009
Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY 2008, 2006
Gallery 181, Lawrence, MA 2007
Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC 2007
Berea College, Berea, KY 2006
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 2006
AOM, Shelbyville, KY 2006, 2004
T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT 2005
SCAA, Mableton, GA 2005
Wingspan Gallery, Lexington, KY 2004
Two-person, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY 2004
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 2005, 2004
Northampton Art Center, Northampton, MA 2003
Three-person, Water Tower, LVAA, Louisville, KY 2003
Bradley University, Peoria, IL 2001
Chapman/Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY 2003, 2002, 2001
Morlan Gallery, Lexington, KY 2005, 1999-2002, 1994-96
Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996
ArtsPlace, Lexington, KY 2007, 2005, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998
Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, GA 1999
Murray State University, Murray, KY 1998
Capitol Arts Alliance, Bowling Green, KY 1998
Water Tower/Louisville Visual Arts Association, Louisville, KY 2002, 1997
Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 1996
Morehead State University, Morehead, KY 1995
Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY 1995, 1994
Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY 1995
Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation, Louisville, KY 1993
Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN 1992
Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY 1992
Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO 1992
Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH 1992
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR 1992

Lectures/Papers:
International Conference on the Image, Liverpool, England, 2016; Third International Conference on the Image, Poznan, Poland, 2012; Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, 2012; University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2011, 1998, 1992; Tennessee Technical University, Cookeville,TN, 2010; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2004; WUKY University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2003; 1998 MACAA
Annual Conference, Lexington, KY; 1997 MACAA/SECAC Conference, Richmond, VA; 1995 SECAC Conference, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; 1992 School of Visual Arts Sixth Annual National Conference, New York, NY; 1986 Mid-American College Art Association Annual Meeting,
Memphis State University, Memphis, TN; Transylvania University, 2009, 2006, 2003, 1999, 1993, 1992,
1990, 1987; Murray State University, 1998; Berea College,1995, 1988; Eastern Kentucky University, 1993,
1989; Saint Mary’s College, 1992; University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1990; University of Dayton,
1987; Centre College, 1986; Clarion University, 1984.
Corporate/Institutional Collections:
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY; Central Bank and Trust Company, Lexington, KY; Transylvania University, Lexington, KY; Berea College, Berea, KY; Carteret Technical College, Morehead City, NC; Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Atlanta,GA; Seibels, Bruce and Company, Columbia, SC; East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; South Carolina Museum Commission, Columbia, SC; Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Authored/Co-authored Publications:
“Bathtubs Teeming with Frogs: Confluence of Form in the Multi-modal Work of Spanish Artist and Poet
Margarita Merino,” International Conference on the Image, Liverpool, England, September, 2016;
“Alexandra Dominguez: A Journey to Mythical Spaces,” International Journal for Art and Art History, ARIPD
Journals, June, 2015; “Isolation and Alienation in the Art of Juan Carlos Mestre,” The International Journal of
the Image, Vol. 3, Issue 4 (electronic); The State of Drawing, Darrell Kincer, Georgetown College,
Georgetown, KY, 2012 (Blurb Press); “Victor Hammer: Typeface Designer, Publisher, Portraitist,”
Transylvania Treasures, Vol. V, No. 1, page 6, Spring issue, 2012, Transylvania Office of Publications;
Horsetails 2010, Lexington Philharmonic Foundations, Welsh Printing, Louisville, KY; “Victor Hammer:
Typeface Designer, Publisher, Portraitist,” Transylvania Treasures, Vol. V, No. 1, page 6, Spring issue, 2012,
Transylvania Office of Publications; Horsetails 2010, Lexington Philharmonic Foundations, Welsh Printing,
Louisville, KY; Retributions: Elections, Floods, and Wishing Wells,” Martha Gehringer and Jack Girard, Lulu
Press, Lexington, KY; “Asensio Saez: A Reflection,” University of Murcia Press, Murcia, Spain, Spring Issue,
2008; cited in Antologia, Asencio Saez. Real Academia Alfonso X el Sabio, Murcia, Spain, 1996 (pages 15
-16); “Asencio Saez Garcia: Symbiosis of Word and Image,” Literature, Film and the Other Arts in Modern
Spain, Letras Peninsulares (co-authored with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker), Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, Spring Issue, 1995; Boda civil y otros cuentos Asencio Saez Garcia, Real Academia Alfonso X el Sabio, Murcia, Spain (book cover collage), 1994; “Asencio Saez Garcia: la imagen y la palabra,” Literatura De Levante (co-authored with Dr. Veronica Dean-Thacker), edited by Francisco Javier Diez de Revenga and Mariano de Paco, CAM Fundacion Cultural, 1993; “Faculty Censorship in Colleges,” Kentucky English Bulletin, Winter, 1992; “Keeping Tabs on the Masquerade,” by Steve Lyon, Journal SEAMUS (a review of the Girard/Munn/Kilkelly collaboration), October, 1986; “Confinement and Isolation in the Art of Edward Kienholz,” Medical Heritage Journal, (co-authored with Dr. Ann Kilkelly), Jan/Feb, 1986.

Specialties

  • Painting
  • drawing
  • assemblage
  • and installation