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BIRTH DATE & PLACE: 1962, Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION:
2012 NC State University, Raleigh, NC
MASTERS OF ART & DESIGN
Major; Fibers & New Media

1993 Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
Art Education, LEVEL I INSTRUCTIONAL CERTIFICATE
Specialty; Multicultural Teaching Strategies

1988 Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, MAGNA CUM LAUDE
Major; Painting

1984-86 Parsons School of Design at the American College, Paris, France.
Fine Art

1982-83 Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
Foundation Art & Design

1983 University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France.
CERTIFICAT PRACTIQUE de LANGUE FRANCAISE
Intensive French Language

1983 City of Grenoble, Ecole Des Beaux Arts
Figure/Life Drawing

1981-82 The Central Institute of Fine Arts Senior Middle School, Beijing, China.
CERTIFICATE in TRADITIONAL CHINESE PAINTING
Gongbi and Xieyi Painting

1981-82 Beijing University, Beijing, China
Chinese Language and Literature

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2017 “EARTH CONSCIOUSNESS & CULTURAL REVELATIONS,” Michael S. Currier Center, The Putney School, Putney, VT

2017
“EARTH CONSCIOUSNESS & CULTURAL REVELATIONS,” C. X. Silver Gallery, Brattleboro, VT

2015 “CIRCUIT BOARD THUNDERBIRD and TESSERACT OCTAGONAL MEDICINE WHEEL”, George Boole Library, George Boole Bicentenary, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

2015 “ALYSSA HINTON”, Duhesa Gallery, University of Colorado at Fort Collins, CO

2015 “ALYSSA HINTON”, Unity Center for Peace, Chapel Hill, NC

2014 “THE GREAT AWAKENING- OUT OF DARKNESS”, The Greene County Museum, Snow Hill, NC

2014 “THE DEER MESSENGER SERIES”, Sun Trust Gallery, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

2014  “THE AWAKENING SERIES: A SOUTHEASTERN ODYSSEY”, Kirby Gallery at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex, Roxboro Community College, Roxboro, NC

2013 “THE AWAKENING: PARALLEL WORLDS”, FedEx Global Education Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

2013 “AS IF AWAKENING FROM A SLUMBER”, Guilford Native American Art Gallery, Davies Cultural Center, Greensboro, NC

2013 “THE AWAKENING: OUT OF THE DARKNESS”, The Museum of the Native American Resource Center, Old Main Building, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

2011 “MOUND CULTURE”, Town Creek Indian Mound Museum, Mount Gilead, NC

2010 “ACROSS THE THRESHOLD – CREATIVITY, BEING & HEALING SYMPOSIUM”, University of North Carolina Program on Integrative Medicine and Duke University Dance Program, Duke University, Durham, NC

2008 “AWAKENING,” solo exhibition, Carrboro Art Center, Carrboro, NC

2006 “ART of TRANSFORMATION,” solo exhibition, Louise Jones Brown Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC

2005 “COMPOSITES by ALYSSA HINTON,” Red Hat, Inc. (Linux Server Operating Systems), Raleigh, NC

2002 “SPIRITUAL ARCHAEOLOGY,” solo exhibition, Chase Lounge Gallery, Bates College Multicultural Center, Lewiston, ME

2002 “NATIVE DIVERSITY”, solo exhibition, main gallery space, Page Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC

1998 “SPIRITUAL GROUND/ANCESTRAL PLANE”, solo exhibition, Allenton Gallery, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC

1998 “ALYSSA HINTON,” collage transfers, solo exhibition, Bradiggins Arts & Crafts Gallery, Hillsborough, NC

1997 “ALYSSA HINTON,” reproductions, solo exhibition, United American Indians of the Delaware Valley Museum, Philadelphia, PA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2016 
“HANDS OFF MY HERITAGE,” Duhesa Gallery, University of Colorado at Fort Collins, CO

2016
“CELEBRATION OF COLOR-THREE GALLERIES SOUTH OF SOUTH STREET,” Dupree Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015 “PLUS ONE”, presented by Arts Now NC, Pleiades Gallery, Durham, NC

2014
 “TRUTH TO POWER”, juried  group exhibit, Pleiades Gallery, Durham, NC

2014 “INDIGENEITY / DECOLONIALITY / @RT”, Frederic Jameson Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC

2013 
“NATIVE VOICES & IDENTITY NARRATIVES”, 3rd Biennial Contemporary American Indian Arts Series, A.D. Gallery of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

2013 “SEMINOLE NLC CONFERENCE ART EXHIBIT,” The Seminole Tribe of Florida Native Learning Center’s 5th Annual Summer Conference, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, FL

2013 “TRUTH TO POWER”, juried  group exhibit, Pleiades Gallery, Durham, NC

2012 “12×12 ART SALE & BENEFIT CONCERT”, Golden Belt Artists’ Studios, Durham, NC

2012 “EXHIBITION: SPOTLIGHT ON STUDENT FIBER TRENDS: A JURIED EXHIBITION AND EDWARD LAMBERT, FIBER ARTIST: A RETROSPECTIVE”, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, NC

2011 “LIVING EARTH FESTIVAL”, Native Artists Market, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C.

2010 “ONE SCORE AND FIFTEEN”, Guilford Native American Association Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

2010 The 35thAnnual NC Indian Unity Conference Juried Art Show, United Tribes of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

2009 “WE ARE HOME,” group exhibition, Krantz Gallery at Jefferson Community & Technical College, Louisville, KY

2008-2009 “DURHAM ART GUILD 54th ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW” & “DURHAM ART GUILD ANNUAL MEMBERS’ SHOWS”, The Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

2005-2008 “IMPACTED NATIONS,” Honor the Earth 3 year exhibition tour out of Minneapolis, MN, to NY, NM, CO, IL, SD, WI

2004-2007 “NATIVE VIEWS; Influences of Modern Culture,” Artrain USA, A Contemporary Native American Art Exhibition in Motion (3 year tour to all regions of the USA), Ann Arbor, MI

2004, 2006 SMITHSONIAN NMAI INAUGURAL FIRST AMERICANS ART MARKET & “SMITHSONIAN NMAI HOLIDAY MARKET,”Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C.

2006 “RELATIONS: INDIGENOUS DIALOGUE,” Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM

2006 ALYSSA HINTON & HANNAH ALEX-GLASSER, Collages & Ceramic Sculpture, Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006 HONORING SOUTH EASTERN TRIBAL ARTISANS, Capital One -Town Center Gallery, Richmond, VA

2005-2006 GLANCE GALLERY GROUP SHOWS, Glance Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2005 “BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE DELL’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA,” Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art at the Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy

2004 “EITELJORG MUSEUM 12TH ANNUAL INDIAN ART MARKET,” Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN

2003 “EVOLVING TRADITIONS,” online exhibition, New York Arts Magazine & Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, New York City, NY

2003 “COMPOSITES by ALYSSA HINTON & FIRE BALLS by JOSEPH GARDNER,” Bleecker Street Studio & Gallery, Carrboro, NC

2002 “WALKING IN THE SPIRIT CIRCLE” fifty-eight works in various media by American Indian Artists of North Carolina, Guilford Native American Association Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

2002 “GRAND OPENING EXHIBITION”, featured artist, E.A.R.T.H. American Indian Gallery, Cotton Mill Complex, Selma, NC

2001 “NC INDIAN ART MARKET 2001,” NC Indian Unity Conference, Holiday Inn Bordeaux Convention Center, Fayetteville, NC

2001 “MIXED MEDIA by AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTISTS”, group exhibition, North Carolina Arts Gallery, Carrboro, NC

2000 “BOUNDLESS EXPRESSIONS: RENEWAL OF SPIRIT”, Second Annual “Arts in Medicine” Juried Exhibition of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

2000 “WSSU INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS WEEK 2000, Global Vista for the New Millenium, Diggs Art Gallery, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC

2000 “DIMENSIONS 2000: THE ART OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM”, 35th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, Inc. & Milton Rhodes Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

2000 “PEACE, UNITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE: THE MESSAGE OF MLK, JR.”, an exhibition of celebrated artists curated for the MLK, Jr. Task Force of Cary, The Page Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC

1999 “THE RED MILLENNIUM”, group exhibition, American Indian Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA

1999 “KEEPING THE CIRCLE: EXPRESSIONS OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA NATIVE AMERICANS”, Works by the SPIRITWORKS! Group,The Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC

1999 “CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION EXHIBITION FEATURING LOCAL ARTISTS,” group exhibition, Chapel Hill Public Library and Chapel Hill Town Hall, NC

1999 “OFFERINGS, ALTARS IN OPEN SPACE” (Exploring the spiritual dimensions of our lives), group exhibition, Green Hill Center For North Carolina Art, Greensboro Cultural Center, Greensboro, NC

1998 “NEW ART IN THE TRIANGLE”, group exhibition, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC

1998 “CULTURAL CONNECTIONS: RECLAIMED TRADITIONS”, (The Eighth Annual North Carolina Native American Juried Fine Art Exhibition), Guilford Native American Association Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
2017 ARTISTS TALK & BOOK LAUNCH, “Earth Consciousness & Cultural Revelations”, by Alyssa Hinton in collaboration with C. X. Silver Gallery, Brattleboro, VT  http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1254092

2017 SYMPOSIUM LECTURE, “Dreams, Prophecy & Native American Cultural Reawakening” (for CEU credit) International Association for the Study of Dreams, Southern Dreaming Regional Conference, Greenville, SC

2015 ARTISTS TALK, Duhesa Gallery, University of Colorado at Fort Collins, CO

2016 ARTISTS TALK, “STORY AND IMPLICATIONS OF THE INDIGENOUS ICONIC EARTH ALTAR”, Oasis Lounge in Carr Mill Mall, Carrboro, NC

2015 LECTURE, “Art of Transformation”- Experimental Printmaking & Digital Hybrid Art, Printmaking Department, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2015 ARTISTS TALK- “CIRCUIT BOARD THUNDERBIRD and TESSERACT OCTAGONAL MEDICINE WHEEL”, George Boole Library, George Boole Bicentenary, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

2015
ARTISTS TALK- “Awakening Series”, Unity Center for Peace, Chapel Hill, NC

2014 LECTURE, “INDIGENEITY / DECOLONIALITY / @RT”, ARTISTS TALK, Smith Warehouse, Duke University, Durham, NC

2014 SLIDE LECTURE, “THE AWAKENING SERIES: A SOUTHEASTERN ODYSSEY”, Kirby Gallery at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex, Roxboro Community College, Roxboro, NC

2013 LECTURE, “NATIVE VOICES & IDENTITY NARRATIVES”, 3rd Biennial Contemporary American Indian Arts Series, A.D. Gallery of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

2013 
LECTURE, “AS IF AWAKENING FROM A SLUMBER”, Guilford Native American Art Gallery, Davies Cultural Center, Greensboro, NC

2013 
LECTURE, “THE AWAKENING: OUT OF THE DARKNESS”, The Museum of the Native American Resource Center, Old Main Building, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

2013 LECTURE, “THE AWAKENING: PARALLEL WORLDS”, FedEx Global Education Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

2010 SPEECH, “ACROSS the THRESHOLD – CREATIVITY, BEING & HEALING SYMPOSIUM”, University of North Carolina Program on Integrative Medicine and Duke University Dance Program, Duke University, Durham, NC

2002 SLIDE LECTURE, “SPIRITUAL ARCHAEOLOGY” opening reception, Chase Lounge Auditorium, Bates College, Lewiston, ME

1999 INTERVIEW, “CAROLINA CHRONICLES”, NBC 17 WNCN TV, Raleigh, NC

1999 LECTURE, “OFFERINGS, ALTARS IN OPEN SPACE”, Artists’ talk program, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC

1999 LECTURE, “AS WE SEE THEM: IMAGES Of OUR RELATIONS”, opening reception, The Museum of the Native American Resource Center, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

1998 LECTURE, “CULTURAL CONNECTIONS: RECLAIMED TRADITIONS”, opening reception, Guilford Native American Association Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2012 N.C.S.U. DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP AWARD, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

2005 STUDIO SUPPORT GRANT, The Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South, Durham, NC

2005 ART FOR INDIGENOUS SURVIVAL GRANT for participation in the “BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE DELL’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA,” Florence Biennale at the Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy. Art for Indigenous Survival, Durham, NC

2004 EITELJORG MUSEUM INDIAN ART MARKET HONORABLE MENTION. Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN

2004 ART FOR INDIGENOUS SURVIVAL GRANT for participation in the Eiteljorg Indian Art Market, through the LIFE BRIDGE FOUNDATION, AN AFFILIATE of the UNITED NATIONS. Art for Indigenous Survival, Durham, NC

1999 5TH ORANGE COUNTY OPEN STUDIO TOUR GRANT. Grass Roots Arts Inc., Carrboro, NC

1999 KITUWAH, FIRST PLACE AWARD. Kituwah American Indian Celebration of Arts, Heritage, and Education, Asheville, NC

1998 D.A.C. EXHIBITION GRANT. Showing and promotion of collage series “Spiritual Ground/Ancestral Plane”, Allenton Gallery, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC

1990-92 MID-ATLANTIC/NEA REGIONAL ARTS FELLOWSHIP IN PAINTING (WITH EXHIBITION TOUR). Oil Paintings. Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, Baltimore, MD

1991 “IMAGES ’91 BEST OF SHOW AWARD. Oil painting. Juror: FAITH RINGGOLD. Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College, PA

1989 MERION ART AND REPRO CENTER AWARD FOR PAINTING. Oil Painting. Main Line Center for the Arts 52nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

1989 ELIZABETH COYNE MEMORIAL PRIZE. Mixed Media. Woodmere Art Museum 49th Annual Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

COMMISSIONS, DESIGN & PUBLIC ART:
2012
COMPETITION JURIST for the UNC Chapel Hill Undergraduate Art Awards

2012 LOGO, Woman Sacred Culture Village, Durham, NC

2012 BOOK COVER ILLUSTRATION, “Let Magic Happen: Adventures in Healing with a Holistic Radiologist” (www.letmagichappen.com), by Dr. Larry Burke, M.D., President of Healing Imager (teleradiology and EFT), Inc., Durham, NC

2012 PAINTED WOODPECKER STAGE PERFORMANCE BACKDROP, “CROSSROADS”, an interactive, story-telling and dance project, Unedited Series (sponsored by the Harold C. Schott Foundation), Charleston Library Society, Charleston, SC

2009 ENVIRONMENTAL MURAL PAINTING, Immaculata Catholic School, Durham, NC

2008 T-SHIRT EMBLEM DESIGN, Office of Native American Student Affairs and AISES Native American student group, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

2007 CONFERENCE BAG LOGO DESIGN, “Threads of HOPE” collaborative women’s health and economic development project, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention of The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

2007 “MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS HISTORIC PARISH STREET MARKER SERIES,” runner up proposal for permanent sidewalk exhibit, Office of Economic and Employment Development, City Hall, Durham, NC
*Design conception for four weatherproof historic markers to be fabricated in glass and steel and to house historic imagery and text relating to “Black Wall Street”.

2006 CD COVER ART, singer/song writer Pura Fe, Tuscarora Nation Blues, Dixie Frog Records, Paris, France

2006 AMERICAN TOBACCO HISTORIC DISTRICT, “STANDPIPE ART PROJECT” finalist proposal for tobacco themed mural, Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse, Durham, NC
*Design conception illustrating the history of the Durham tobacco industry to be painted onto the standpipe (an 80 foot high water tower).

2004 “FAMILY MANDALA” large acrylic painting for Dr. David and Corinne Young of Young Veterinary Research Services, Turlock, CA

2002 POSTER ILLUSTRATION for the 6th Annual Festival of the Autumn Moon Art & Music Celebration, The Hillsborough Arts Council, Hillsborough, NC

2002 BOOK COVER ILLUSTRATION, “Nyanyan Gohn-Manan, History, Migration and Government of the Bassa,” by Dr. Syrulwa L. Somah, Associate Professor at NC A&T State University, Greensboro, NC

1999 POSTER ILLUSTRATION for William Hinton’s 80th Birthday Celebration, Columbia University, NYC, NY

1998 COLLABORATIVE PAINTING with artist Vandorn Hinnant honoring the 10th anniversary of the Challenge Greensboro Minority Leadership Development Training Program. Sponsored by the Greensboro Education and Development Council, Greensboro, NC

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS:
2017 RADIO, WTSA, covering Earth Consciousness and Cultural Revelations show, Apr. 6 Artist Alyssa Hinton & gallery manager Adam Silver talk about exhibit, Brattleboro, NC

2017 COMMUNITY TV, Brattleboro Community TV with host Ezlerh Oreste speaking with mixed media artist Alyssa Hinton along with Cai and Adam Silver. Find out about Alyssa’s current exhibit, Earth Consciousness & Cultural Revelations, at the CX Silver gallery.

http://www.brattleborotv.org/artstory/artstory-season-2-ep-3

2017 RADIO, WKVT Green Mountain Mornings Podcast covering Earth Consciousness and Cultural Revelations show, Apr. 6 Artist Alyssa Hinton & gallery manager Adam Silver talk about exhibit, Brattleboro, NC

2017 BOOK LAUNCH, “Earth Consciousness & Cultural Revelations,” by Alyssa Hinton in collaboration with C. X. Silver Gallery, Brattleboro, VT

http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1254092

2015 ARTICLE, Chadwick Allen, “Re-scripting Indigenous America- Earthworks in Native Art, Literature, Community”, Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Indigenous Studies: Native North America in (Trans) Motion, Routledge Research in Transnational indigenous perspectives.

2015 ESSAY, “Clod Hopper’s Collision Course”, George Boole Chronicles, A Selection of Short Essays on George Boole and his Family, edited by Olivia Frawley, Finalist 2015 International Book Awards, University College Cork, Ireland

2015 FEATURE, Beth Mandel, “An artist’s inspiration: Alyssa Hinton”, What inspires an artist series, Arts Now NC, Durham, NC

2014 BOOK-FIVE FEATURED ARTWORKS & WRITING, Below the Surface: Ethnic Echoes in America’s Modern and Contemporary Art

http://www.amazon.com/Below-Surface-Ethnic-Americas-Contemporary/dp/1465252355

2011 ART FOR ARTICLE on teen suicide prevention, “…So That The People Will Live!”, Horizons, The Magazine for Presbyterian Women, March/April 2011

2009 ARTICLE, Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan, “Artistically Sharing Love of God’s Creation”, The Herald-Sun, Durham, NC, January 17

2009 ARTIST’S SPOT LIGHT, The AUP (American University of Paris) Magazine, Fall 2009

2006 ARTICLE, Ellen Sung, “Looking Into Layers of a Life”, The Raleigh News and Observer, January 22

2005 JOURNAL COVER ART, “The Consultant” Annual Journal of the Consulting Foresters of America (ACF), Inc.

2004 ESSAY, Lucy R. Lippard, “The Dragonfly and the Airplane,” Cultural Modernism and Technology section of the exhibition catalogue for “NATIVE VIEWS; Influences of Modern Culture”, Artrain USA

2003, 2004 MAGAZINE COVER ART, “Spirit in the Smokies” magazine of new paradigm living, Asheville, NC, December, March Issues

2003 BOOK, Dawn E. Reno, The Official Price Guide to Native American Art, Randomhouse

2003 JOURNAL COVER ART, “Art of Wellbeing” holistic journal (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point), Spring Issue

2002 ARTICLE, Lilyn Hester, “Artist Showcases Heritage in Autumn Moon,” The News of Orange County, September 18

2000 ARTICLE, Adam Bible, Gallery feature, Spectator Magazine, October 25

1999 ARTICLE, Linda Martin, “Spotlight on New Member: Alyssa Hinton”, ATLATL (National Service Organization for Native American Arts) Native Arts Update, Summer Issue

1999 ARTICLE, Linda Martin, “New Faces: Alyssa Hinton”, Native Peoples Magazine, May/June

1999 ARTICLE, Deanna Dunham, “Tribal Memories Come to Life”, Aboriginal Voices; A Native North American News Magazine, March/April

1999 ARTICLE, Tom Patterson, “Studying at the Altar of Creativity”, Winston-Salem Journal, February 7

1999 ARTICLE, Marci Smith, “Brush with Success”, The Robesonian, January 17

1998 ARTICLE, Dave Hart, “Coming Awake Again”, The Chapel Hill News, October 9

SCULPTURE RELATED TECHNICIAN WORK:
2000 CABINETRY ASSISTANT to high-end cabinet maker/craftsman, Wayne White, project commissioned by Minata Gallery, University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC
*Precision chiseling and sanding for joint construction of free standing jewelry display cases.

1989 PROPS ASSISTANT, Walnut Street Theater, Phila., PA
*Carpentry construction and repair of stage props.

1988 BRONZE TECHNICIAN, lost wax process. Laran Bronze Art Foundry, Chester, PA
*Sand blasting, welding and chasing of bronze sculptures.

1987 SCULPTURE TECHNICIAN for sculptors Klaus Schultze and Paul Flury, project commissioned by the Munich Water Company office complex, Munich, Germany
*Construction of monumental brick and concrete figurative sculptures with cast iron armatures.

1980-81 ASSISTANT MACHINIST, Red Star Commune Farm Machinery Plant, Peking, China
* Metal filing, grinding, cutting and drill press work for dairy related machinery.