Education

University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio — Bachelor of Fine Art in Fine Arts, Minor in Art History, Concentration in Painting and Drawing

 

Experience

2015-2018 (current) Co-Director of Printmaking Studies & Figure Drawing Instructor,  Stivers School for the Arts, Dayton, Ohio

 

2015-2018(current) Financial Advisor,  The seedling Foundation, Dayton, Ohio

Assist in management of Art Magnets accounts

 

2016 Summer Art Camp Instructor, K12 Gallery/TEJAS Joint Educational Center, Dayton, Ohio

 

2014-2015 Gallery Director,  Fifth Street Gallery (Stivers School for the Arts), Dayton, Ohio

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Fifth Street Gallery. In charge of designing, directing, showcasing and marketing expositions that visit the gallery. Greet and tour gallery with guests, answer questions and oversee visiting artists workshops and engagements with students.

 

2014   Adjunct Faculty, Stivers School for the Arts, Dayton, Ohio

Handle a variety of tasks ranging from administrative needs to permanent collection, and external donors. 

 

2013–2014   Director/Events Coordinator, Color of Energy Gallery/Front Street Studio Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Manage two gallery spaces in Dayton: Front Street Studio Gallery and Color of Energy Gallery. Direct art transportation, requests, and publicity. Handle curatorial work for monthly exhibitions and traveling shows.

 

2013–2014   Studio Technician, University of Dayton, Department of Art and Design, Dayton, Ohio Assist in the maintaining of studios and work as a liaison between students and faculty.

 

2013–2014   Painting Instructor, Barstools and Brushstrokes, Dayton, Ohio

Conducted two hour painting classes in bars in downtown Dayton to participants with no skill to advanced.

 

2010–2014   Yoga Instructor/Summer Group Fitness Supervisor, University of Dayton RecPlex

Teach vinyasa based yoga classes to patrons of the University of Dayton’s RecPlex. Oversaw the Group Fitness Department during the summer months of 2011.

 

2013   Summer Artist in Residence, University of Dayton, Ohio (8 Week Residency)

One of four artists competitively selected to produce and install commissioned works at the University of Dayton

 

2012–2013    Yeck Fellow, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

One of four students competitively selected to work collaboratively in creating and curating a four-month exhibition. Taught weekly art classes to high school students selected for the “Yeck Scholarship”.

 

Art Intern, Boys and Girls Club of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Co-founded and implemented an after school Fine Arts program from students ages 5-12. Taught bi- weekly classes

 

2011–2013   Operations Assistant, University of Dayton, Facilities Management, Dayton, Ohio

Worked under the supervision of the Property Manager to maintain and improve the condition of residential properties over school recesses

 

Solo Exhibitions and Two-Person Shows

2017

Remanants, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio

Featured Works by Abby Rose Maurer, Lily's Bistro, Dayton, Ohio

 

2016

New Works by Abby Rose Maurer, Solo Exhibition, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio 

 

2015   

Funky, Welker & Rollins Studio, Dayton, Ohio

The End, Ghostlight Coffee, Dayton, Ohio  

 

2014  

tylenol+beer, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio  

Bakist, Lily’s Bistro, Dayton, Ohio 

Consent, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio 

Conversations of Color, Color of Energy Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

 

2013  

M-Fest, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Dirty Girl Invitational, Toxic Brew Company, Dayton, Ohio

#Selfie, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

 

2016   

Under One Roof Invitational, Fifth Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Artist by Artist, The Blue House Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

11th Annual Print Show, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

 

2015   

Under One Roof Invitational, Fifth Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Small Works Show, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Annual Members Show, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Artists to Watch, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio

 

2014 

Collab, Southern Belle, Dayton, Ohio

Summer Selections,  Centerville Art Gallery, Centerville, Ohio 

Annual Members Show, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio

STRAY LIGHT Gallery Series, Multiple Locations, Dayton, Ohio

Horvath Juried Exhibition, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Sumo, The Neon Heater Art Gallery, Findlay, Ohio

Spring Fling Juried Exhibition, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Celebration of the Arts, Benjamin and Marian Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio

Cline Show, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio

New Members Juried Invitational, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

 

2013

Fall Juried Members Show, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Art in the City: A Senior Celebration of Space, Front Street Studio Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Quilt, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Senior Exhibition Show, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Art Hop, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Horvath Juried Exhibition, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Yeck Fellowship Show, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

Celebration of the Arts, Benjamin and Marian Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio

Swan Day Dayton, Dayton Public Library, Dayton, Ohio’

 

Awards

2016

2nd Place, 11th Annual Print Show, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2015  

"Artist to Watch,"  Annual Art Auction, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio

2014  

1st Place, Spring Fling Juried Exhibition, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2013  

Artist-in-Residency, Art Street, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Yeck Fellowship, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

Honorable Mention, Swan Day Dayton, Dayton Public Library, Dayton, Ohio

 

Collections

Midmark Incorporated, Dayton, Ohio

Lily's Bistro, Dayton, Ohio

University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

 

Press, Publications, and Features

2015 

"UD Grad makes splash," Dayton Daily News, Interview by Pamela Dillon.

"8 Dayton artists you should get to know,”  Dayton Daily News.

"Dayton Artist Abby Rose Maurer," Dayton.com, Interview by Amelia Robinson.

 

2014

Featured Cover Art, Mock Turtle Zine, Issue 10.

"Featured Artist of the Week," Dayton Artists at Work, Interview by Bill Franz.

“Meet the Artist: Abby Rose Maurer on Lines, Light, and the Movement of Drunk People,”  Dayton  

City Paper, Interview by Eva Buttacavoli. 

 

2013 

“Blindfolded Visions,” UD Quickly.

 

2012   

Figured Out,” UD Quickly.     

 

Curatorial Work

2016

Voices, Dutoit Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

 

2015  

Searching for Stillness, Fifth Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

 

2014

Stray Light, Color of Energy Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Art at the Trace: Mike Elsass, Yankee Trace, Centerville, Ohio

Mike Elsass Exhibition, Racquet Club, Kettering Tower, Dayton, Ohio

Conversations of Color, Color of Energy Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

Totems of the Southwest, Town and Country Fine Art Gallery, Kettering, Ohio

 

Community

2017-current

Website Coordinator, Dayton Printmakers Cooperative, Dayton, Ohio

2017-2018

Exhibitions Director, Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio

2015- 2017 

Events Director, Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio

2015

AmeriCorps Volunteer (450 hours), Daybreak Dayton Youth Homeless Shelter, Dayton, Ohio

 

2014 - Current 

Member, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio

 

2013–2015

Member/Events Planning Committee , Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio 

 

2010–2013 

Volunteer Yoga Instructor, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio