b. 1987
Education:

2016 MFA University of North Carolina at Greensboro 

2012 BFA University of North Carolina at Charlotte 


Solo Exhibitions: 

2019 Forthcoming: Lifelines, Setareh Gallery, Dusseldorf, DE

2018 Forthcoming: Intellectualized Intimacy, UNTITLED Art Fair, Jane Lombard Gallery, Miami, FL

2017 17 feet away, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC
It makes it more so if you say so, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York, NY 

2014 Accumulations, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Student Union Gallery, Charlotte, NC 

Selected
Group Exhibitions: 

2018 Behaving Differently, Plank Gallery, Seattle, WA

BLACK BLOODED, Curated by Jessica Gaynelle Moss, New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC

2017 Prizm Art Fair, Miami, FL
Expo Chicago, Jane Lombard Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
My fossil, my echo / my excess, my scrap, MX Gallery, New York, NY

Dallas Art Fair, Jane Lombard Gallery, Dallas, TX
UNTITLED Art Fair, Jane Lombard Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2016 Expo Chicago, Jane Lombard Gallery Booth, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
TRENDS HAVE NO END, Greensboro Project Space, Greensboro, NC
From the Fringe, AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
CONTEXTURE, curated by Cey Adams, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York, NY

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC 

2015 Three-Fold: Elizabeth Arzani, Carmen Neely, & Krisna Schumann, Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA 

Linea 2, Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Drawing in Space, Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 

2014 Elizabeth Arzani + Carmen Neely, Mona Gallery, Charlotte, NC 

Drawing in Space, Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

2012 Phosphenes, BFA Senior Exhibit, Rowe Arts Gallery, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 

Illusions and Realities, Artspace 711, Women Centered Art, Charlotte NC
Showdown, Hart Wtizen Gallery, Charlotte NC
Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium Juried Art Exhibition, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 

Collections

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Performing Arts Center

Plattsburgh State Art Museum

Awards / Residencies: 

2017 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2016 Greensboro Project Space Pop Up Residency, Greensboro, NC
2015 Kadis Studio Arts Scholarship, Summer Abroad, UNCG, Greensboro, NC 

2014-2016 Helen A. Thrush Scholarship, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2013 Sparkbox Studio Artist Residency, Picton, ON, Canada

Professional Experience: 

2018 Artist Talk, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Panelist, On the Table CLT, Goodyear Arts, Charlotte NC

Panelist, Radiant: A Conversation By and About Women, The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, Charlotte, NC

Panelist, An Exploration of Black Life Through Art, Charlotte Mecklenburg Main Library, Charlotte NC

Featured Artist, Collaboration with OMAi, Night Bright Festival, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Guest Artist, Graduate Critique, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

2017 Artist Talk, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2014-2016 Curatorial Assistant, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC 

Bibliography: 

2018 Liz Miller, “An Interview with Carmen Neely”, lizmiller.com, November 9, 2018

2017 Peña, Arthur. “Dallas Art Fair 2017.” New American Paintings, April 15, 2017.

Michael Anthony Farley, “Virtual Reality Exhibitions and Cyberdefense Workshops", ArtFCity. July 17, 2017 

Buhe, Elizabeth: Exhibition Review: “Carmen Neely”, Art in America, June, 2017 

http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/reviews/carmen-neely/ 

Nadia Sesay, “Carmen Neely: it makes it more so if you say so”, Blanc Modern Africa. March 3, 2017. 

http://www.blancmodernafrica.com/blanctalks/2017/3/carmen-neely-it-makes-it-more-so-if-you-say-so 

Michael Anthony Farley, “This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Happy Not-My-President’s-Day”, ArtFCity. February 20, 2017

Steer, Emily. “Preview: UNTITLED, San Francisco,” Elephant Magazine, January 12, 2017.

Teaching Experience: 

2018-2019 Full Time Instructor, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Salisbury NC

Art 121 2D Design

Art 131 & Art 132 Drawing I & II 

Spring 2018 Adjunct Faculty, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, Greensboro NC

Art 137 Design II (Intro to 3D Design)

Art 306 Painting Techniques

Adjunct Faculty, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro NC

Art 123 Intro to Visual Art Practices

Art 140 Design I (Intro to 2D Design)

Fall 2017 Adjunct Faculty, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem NC

Art 111 Intro to Studio Fundamentals

Adjunct Faculty, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, Greensboro NC

Art 136 Design I (Intro to 2D Design)

Art 137 Design II (Intro to 3D Design)


Spring 2017 Adjunct Faculty, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, Greensboro NC

Art 136 Design I (Intro to 2D Design)

Art 137 Design II (Intro to 3D Design)

Fall 2016 Adjunct Faculty, Guilford Technical Community College, Greensboro NC

Art 111 Art Appreciation

Adjunct Faculty, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, Greensboro NC

Art 137 Design II (Intro to 3D Design)

2015-2016 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro NC

Art 120 Fundamentals of Drawing