Luke Rockwell Tromiczak

281 st. james place brooklyn NY 11238

lukerockwell@hotmail.com 

lukerockwelltromiczak.net

612.237.2523


SHOWS and AWARDS:

•Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Initiative Grant 2012

•Hold Fast II curated group show at Rockwell Cook Painting Studios, 2013

•Reflections and Declaraitions, Solo Show, Bone Shaker Books, Minneapolis Mn, 2012

•Barnes and Thornburg Law Firm, Juried Group show in coordination with Lars Mason, Minneapolis Mn, 2012

•New Charcoal Drawings, Spyhouse Gallery and Coffee,Minneapolis, Mn, 2012

•Vital Flesh, Group Show at Cult Status Gallery, Minneapolis Mn 2012

•Made At MCAD juried group show, MCAD Main Gallery March 2012

•Disegno 5 traveling juried drawing exhibit MICA, MCAD, KCAI and the University of South Carolina January-April 2012

•Hold Fast: Group show with Jamie Cook, Luke Hillestad, Head to Toe salon, Minneapolis, September 2011

•An Autopsy: Group show, Cult Status Gallery, Mineapolis, June 2011

•In Plein Sight: The disposition of secrets, Group Show, 2444 Lyndale Ave, April 2011 Minneapolis Minnesota

•Leaving a Trace: Group show, Nick and Eddie Warehouse, April 2011, Minneapolis, Minnesota

•Opppidan Discord: group show at infinity productions  November 2010 St. Paul, Minnesota

•Grown and Sexy; group show at Northrop King building Minneapolis December 2010 •Minneapolis, Minnesota.

•Hard Times Café: Solo Exhibition November 2009 Minneapolis, Minnesota

•West Bank School of Art: Artist in residence and solo exhibition spring 2002 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

•Selected design and project management for St Johns Cathedral Bike Rack on Hennepin 2009

•Excellence in scholarship award at College of Visual Arts 2008

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Guest Lecturer Advanced Figure Drawing: Anatomy spring 2013

  •Lesson planning and lecture on narrative language.

  •Individual progress critiques and individual problem solving with students

  •Facilitating group critique, grading and evaluation of assignment work

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Teaching Assistantship, Advanced Figure Drawing: Anatomy, Fall 2012

  •One on one instruction

  •Lesson planning for narrative assignment

  •Assisting with daily tasks, still life and model setups, grading and evaluation

Cult Status Academy Figure Drawing Class Cult Status Gallery Minneapolis, Minnesota

January 2012-march2012

  •Instructor of figure drawing class of 15 students

  •course planning, model coordination, class demonstration one on one instruction.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Carpenter, New York City, New York

January 2006 -December 2006

  •Carpenter

  •Construction and painting during show changeover

  •Worked on the Russia, David Smith, Zaha Hadid, Spain shows as well as, the     installation crew in the Guggenheim’s midtown offices.

Walker Art Center, Teen Arts Council,Minneapolis, Minnesota

2003-2005

  • Create teen programs bridging resident artists with local teens

  •Work directly with visiting artists and other teens on teen based      Initiatives such as workshops, teen art shows, and concerts.

Stevens Square Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota,Internship

Winter/Spring  2011

  •Gallery installation

  •Art handling

  •Event planning

  •Design

Star Metal Company

General Labor Architectural Metalwork, Brooklyn, New York

Winter 2006- Fall 2006

  •Finish metal work including cutting, grinding and sanding

  •MIG welding

  •Lathe

  •On site installation

EDUCATION:

  • New York Academy of Art MFA program Class of 2015

  •2008-2012 Graduated, Minneapolis, College of Art and Design; BFA Painting and    Drawing

  •College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, Minnesota. 2007-2008 foundations

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College 2004-2005, PSEO

  •Minneapolis College of Art and Design 2004, PSEO 




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