Gerry Monaghan 2020 Resume

Gerry Monaghan
15 Beckett Way, Ithaca, NY 14850

Teaching Artist – Demonstrating Artist

2018 to 2020The Ancestor Project – Community Art project which invites participants do the work of being ancestors. Helping people create artifacts of personal history.

1994 to 2020Studio Artist/Sculptor – Like Rumpelstiltskin, I am creating objects of art by weaving together the ubiquitous, the quotidian, and the ephemeral. My work is sculptural basketry.

2015 to 2020The Futures Gallery at Autumn Leaves Books- Gallery Manager/Creative Director – Coordinated and curated shows for artists in a chic coffee house art space for more than 5 years. Responsibilities included all public relations activities like: art walk listings, poster designs and crating social media events and invitations.

2017 to 2020Substitute Teacher – Ithaca City School District, Ithaca, NY. Supported select teachers in 5th Grade, 6th Grade and High School.

2015 to 2018Trustee – Village of Lansing, NY. Served one year as Deputy Mayor. Served two years as TCCOG representative, Served one year on TCAT Transit Services Committee.

September 2016The Moondog Rings – Old Saint& Nicolas Church, Frankfurt Germany Installation as a continuation of the Moondog Centennial.

August & September 2016Moondog Centennial – Damiani Wine Cellars, Hector NY, Sculptural Fencing, installation art, art direction for performance art and music event featuring artists from New York City & Germany

January to September 2016 – Exhibited 6 mobiles in the atrium at Autumn Leaves Books, 115 The Commons, Ithaca, NY –

January to August 2016Global Village Park – Installation of sculptural fencing in Dankert Park in Lansing, NY – FABG Red & Gold Grant, worked with ESOL program at Dewitt Middle School

Summer 2015 to Fall 2016Gallery Coordinator – Gallery at Autumn Leaves Books – Curating shows for artists & students from Tompkins, Cortland, & Schuyler Counties

Summer 2014 to 2017Board of Directors – Love Knows No Bounds – Non Profit Group – 159 The Commons, Ithaca, NY
LKNB focuses on second wave disaster relief and remediation of substandard housing in and around Tompkins County.
Volunteer Coordinator

September 2014 to June 2015 – The Potter’s Room, The Commons, Ithaca, NY – Gallery Manager – I produced 6 shows for emerging artists. I had my sculpture on exhibit throughout the year.

September & October 2015 – Lansing Community Library, 27 Auburn Rd, Lansing, NY – Solo show – More Bowery & Basketry – 18 pieces

November & December 2014 – Bowery & Basketry at Autumn Leaves Books, The Commons, Ithaca, NY. Works by Gerry Monaghan & Andrea Staffeld – 18 pieces

September & October 2014 – Damiani Wine Cellars, 4704 NY-414, Burdett, NY – Inner Space – Works by 2 artists – Gerry Monaghan & Andrea Staffeld. 9 pieces

January & February 2014 – Tompkins County Public Library, 101 E Green St, Ithaca, NY – 9 pieces in the Avenue of Friends showcases with fellow sculptor, Eva Capobianco.

2013 – Pressbay Alley,118 W Green St Ithaca – Art in the Alley with Team 607 and ArtE – Participant as public artist, allowing the public to work with me in the building of sculpture at an outdoor art event. Projects included floating sculpture, building bridges, mobiles and freeform.

2013 Community Arts Partnership – Arts in Education Grant with Sean Nolan, Physics Teacher at LACS, Ithaca, NY – The Art of Physics – working artistically to explore & understand the principles of physics.

June 2013 – Ithaca Commons Art Wall Project, Participating Artist.

June 2013 – CAP ArtSpace, The Commons, Ithaca, NY – Bowery & Basketry, the Sculptural Weavings of Gerry Monaghan
solo exhibit of 22 pieces

2012 – East Shore Festival of the Arts Exhibiting Artist & Graphic Designer of festival program.

August 2011 – Raven’s Nest Gallery, Belfast, ME – Solo Exhibit of 18 pieces

2010Art Director – Campaign to Re-elect Mike Koplinka Loehr to Tompkins County Legislature.

2010 – State of the Art Gallery, 120 W State St # 2, Ithaca, NY – Small Works Invitational – Participating Artist.

2012 – Ithaca Public Education Initiative –  Red & Gold Grant – Environmental Education Through Touring Arts Programs.

2002 – 2007 The Vein & Laser Center, 8 Brentwood Drive, Ithaca, NY – Art Direction/ Graphic Design on identity development for Sundara Spa MD and advertising campaign for The Vein & Laser Center.

September 2004 – Transorma Art Center, Waterburg Rd, Trumansburg, NY – Curator and Producer of a group show with Joyce Stillman, Paul Chambers, Sidney Piburn. Exhibited 12 pieces.

November 2003 – Community School of Music & Art, 330 E State St, Ithaca, NY – Participating Artist in the Annual Invitational Show.

December 2002 – Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Art, exhibitor in the Winter Festival Show.

July 2002 – Grassroots Festival in Trumansburg, NY – Exhibit in the Art Barn Exhibit – 2 pieces.

2001 – History Builders Photo Restoration Service – Creating artifacts of personal history. Using the tools of commercial art to lend to permanence.

March 2000 – The ARTS of the Southern Finger Lakes – Decentralization Grant, Graphic Designer/illustrator for the book Knotted Lines, The Mazes of John Whiting. Curated show of his mazes at Watkins Glen Public Library.

1995 – Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls, NY – Art Director, Designer 1995 Annual Report.

1992 – 1995 – YOH Communications for The Campbell Soup Company, Camden New Jersey. Graphic Designer in the Global Design Center. Trainer for senior staff in Quark Xpress, Aldus Freehand, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop.

1991 – American Banknote Holographics, Elmsford, NY – Graphic Designer/Graphic Artist in origination lab art department, trained art staff in Macintosh based graphics programs. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop

1987 – 1988 – SUNY Purchase Office of Publications and Campus Print Shop, Purchase, NY. Used Pagemaker & Photoshop. Lead Trainer for PageMaker for various departments around campus.

1987 – 1990 – SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY – Bachelor of Fine Art Degree in Sculpture and Graphic Design. My senior project was with Antonio Frasconi & Phil Listengart. Project title; The Thunderwords, James Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake in Sculpture and Lithography. Sculpture Teachers Assistant for Abe Ajay.

1981 – 1986 – Everett Studios, White Plains, NY – Commercial Arts Production, Pre-press Supervisor,  Buyer of subcontracted offset printing. Worked closely with Creative Director, Art Directors, Account Executives, on projects for IBM, General Foods, Pepsico, AT&T and many more.

1977 – 1980 – Attended SUNY Binghamton, Vestal, NY – Majored in Environmental Science. 1980 Chorale Tour Manager to Puerto Rico.

1977 – Graduate White Plains High School

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Show Opening

Raven's Nest Gallery Art Show Aug 10 to Sep 5August 10, 2012
The big day is here.

Gerry Monaghan Flickr Photos

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