Clover Archer Director, Staniar Gallery

Clover Archer

Wilson Hall 3010
540.458.8860
archerc@wlu.edu
Website - Curriculum Vitae

Education

2000 Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art
New York University, New York, NY
1995 Bachelor of Fine Arts, concentration: Photography
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Teaching

Instructor, Department of Art and Art History, Washington & Lee University, Lexington,VA

  • Introduction to Photography
  • Arts Management / Staniar Gallery Internship
  • Studio Seminar: Methods in Contemporary Art Practice

Exhibitions

Selected Exhibitions

2014 True Story: Clews, Barnstable Historical Society, Barnstable, MA (solo exhibition)
Art in Odd Places 2014: FREE, 14th Street, New York, NY (upcoming)
2013 The Way We Live Now, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA (curated by Shirley Irons)
2012 Nothing to be Done, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA (solo exhibition)
Don't Think Twice/Twice, Marginal Arts Festival, Roanoke, VA (two-person exhibition)
how far back do you want me to go, Medicine Factory Gallery, Memphis, TN (solo exhibition)
14 Years: My Own Retrospective, Miller Gallery, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA (solo exhibition)
From These Hills, William King Museum, Abingdon, VA
2011 Every Little Thing, Hunt Gallery, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA (solo exhibition)
Don't Think Twice, Marginal Arts Festival, Roanoke, VA (two-person exhibition)
a futile attempt to avoid geometry, On View: 305 Van Brunt, Brooklyn, NY (solo installation)
2010 That Passed the Time, Charles Harris Library Gallery, Wise, VA (solo exhibition)
Washington & Lee Faculty Exhibition, Capital One Corporation, Richmond, VA
2009 New Waves 2009, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
(juried by Josée Bienvenu & Brian Holcombe)
2008 May I Reason On, Caro D'Offay Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo exhibition)
Inscape, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA (solo exhibition)
yes lets go, they do not move, Roanoke College, Salem, VA (solo exhibition)
2007 End(s) of Photography, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH (curated by Saul Ostrow)
Gang of Eight, Gallery 5th & Water, Charlottesville, VA
Colorist Chess Project, Caro D'Offay Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006 Flower Bike Trailer, Ferrum College Art Gallery, Ferrum, VA (solo exhibition)
The Funeral Book Project, Nelson Fine Arts Gallery, Lexington, VA (solo exhibition)
Works on Paper, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
2005 Annual Autumn Juried Show, Nelson Fine Arts Gallery, Lexington, VA
Portraits, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2003 Info@Blah, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA (curated by iKatun)
2002 www.anthology-of-art.net, Jochen Gerz's Performance, Video and Internet Retrospective 1969-2002, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2001 Paintings on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Tone Johansen)
Emerging Artists Unusual Exhibition, HEREArt, New York, NY
2000 MFA Thesis Show, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY
Wish You Were Here, Ruby Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Exurbia, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA (curated by Shirley Irons)
Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD (traveled to Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA; Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT)
SoFo: Artists South of Fourth Place, Ruby Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Given Circumstances, New Work by Clover Archer & Julia Sass, The Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY
The Jack Goodman Awards, The Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY

Distinctions

2014 Drawing Installation, 21ST.PROJECTS Viewing Program, Critical Practices Headquarters, New York, NY
Lenfest Faculty Research Fellowship, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
2013 Lenfest Faculty Research Fellowship, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
2012 Artist's Grant, The Arts Council of the Blue Ridge, Roanoke, VA
Lenfest Faculty Research Fellowship, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
2011 Lenfest Faculty Research Fellowship, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
Professional Fellowship, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Residency Fellowship, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
2009 Residency Fellowship, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
2006-2009 Juried Gallery Member, Nelson Fine Arts Gallery, Lexington, VA
2008 Visiting Artist, Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista, VA
2004 All The Numbers I Know, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Exhibit title borrowed from the title of my ongoing project
1999-2000 Graduate Fellowship Recipient, New York University, New York, NY
1999 Jack Goodman Award for Art & Technology, New York University, New York, NY

Artist's Talks

2014 True Story: Clews, Barnstable Historical Society, Barnstable, MA
2013 14 Years: My Own Retrospective, Miller Gallery, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA
2010 That Passed the Time, University of Virginia-Wise, Wise, VA
2009 Over Time, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA
2008 yes let's go, they do not move, Roanoke College, Salem, VA
2006 Bike Flower Trailer, Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA

Bibliography

2014 Powers-Smith, Conor. "Searching for 'Clews' at the Barnstable Historical Society," Wicked Local Barnstable, News from The Register, July 7
2013 Irons, Shirley (ed.). The Way We Live Now, Exhibition Zine, Gallery Luisotti, July/August
Knight, Christopher. Art Review: "The Way We Live Now" at Gallery Luisotti is a resonant group effort, Los Angeles Times, August 23
2012 Kollatz Jr, Harry. Heightened Perceptions, Richmond Magazine.com, January 3
Dwayne Butcher. Q&A With Clover Archer Lyle, memphisflyer.com, August 31
2008 Pernia, Garin. Clover Archer, NewCity Chicago, March 20
The Arts Council of the Blue Ridge. 40 Days + 40 Nights (Cover image), The Roanoker, September
2009 Archer Lyle, Clover. William Christenberry's Persistent Narrative, Studies in American Culture, October
2007 Parsons, Laura. Culture - Arts Feature, The Hook, July 19
2004 Gerz, Jochen. Anthology of Art: Art and Theory in Dialogue, Germany: Dumont; France: Actes Sud
Sherman, Mary. Medium Trumps Message in Info@Blah, Boston Herald, April 27
McQuaid, Cate. Taming technology overload with artful systems, The Boston Globe, May 2
2001 Campbell, Clayton. Exurbia, Flash Art, January/February
2000 Exurbia (review), Santa Monica Mirror, Vol. 2, issue 21, November 8 - 14

Permanent Collections & Registries

  • Capital One Corporate Art Collection, Richmond, VA
  • The Drawing Center Slide Registry, New York, NY
  • Irving Sandler Artist File, New York, NY
  • The Barnstable Historical Society, Barnstable, MA