Resume

Jean-Paul Aboudib

(734) 262-2444

www.jeanpaul-art.com

virgo12.arts@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION:

  A Master of Fine Arts, Wayne State University, Painting Department, Detroit, MI, 2004-2006

–  A Bachelor of Fine Arts, College for Creative Studies, Department of Fine Arts, Detroit, MI, 1998-2002

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

–   Illustrator for the children’s book ” Trouble In Mouseland”, a collaborative project with author G. Gavin Williams,  2011

–  Substitute teacher, Dearborn Public schools,Dearborn, MI,  2007-present.

–  Project Painting and Drawing Summer Camp Assistant, D & M Studios, Canton, MI, summer, 2004

–  Substitute Faculty, Drawing Department, Our Lady of Victory, Northville, MI, November- December, 2002

–  Instructor, Basic Drawing and Painting, D & M Studio space, Canton, MI, 2002- 2003

 

AWARDS, HONORS:

 –  Juror’s Choice Award (top 10 finalist), 94th annual all media exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 2016

 –  Honorable Mention Award, Studio West 2nd annual juried competition, Studio West Gallery, Brighton, MI, 2016

 –  People’s Choice Award, “The Word”, Plymouth Community Arts Council, Plymouth, MI, 2016 

 Merit Award, The Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, The Canton Village Theater, Canton, MI, 2015

–  3rd place award, ” West of Center”, The Northville Art House open juried competition, Northville, MI, 2015

  Best of Show Award, The Alfred Berkowitz Gallery open juried competition, Dearborn, MI, 2013

–  Honorable Mention Award, The Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, The Canton Village Theater, Canton, MI, 2013

–  Director’s Choice Award, ” Spaces and Places”, The Plymouth Community Arts Council Show, Plymouth, MI, 2013 

–  People’s Choice Award, The Plymouth Community Arts Council, Plymouth, MI, 2013 

–  Finalist, ” Global Colors”, The Scarab Club annual juried competition, Detroit, MI, 2013

– Finalist, Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, The Alden B. Dow Museum, Midland, MI, 2012 

–  Best of Show Award, 19th annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, The Canton Village Theater, Canton, MI, 2011

–  Merit Award, 17th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, The Canton Village Theater, Canton, MI, 2009

–  Honorable Mention Award, 11th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, The Canton Village Theater, Canton, MI, 2003

–  Merit Award, 11th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, The Canton Village Theater, Canton, MI, 2003

–  Merit Award, 10th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, The Canton Village Theater, Canton, MI, 2002

–  Dean’s list, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, 2001

–  Dean’s list, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, 2000

–  Undergraduate Professional Scholarship, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, 1998

 

COLLECTIONS, COMMISSIONS:

–  Plymouth Community Arts Council Gallery, Plymouth, MI, 2012

–  Call Capture for PCS Global company, Livonia, MI, 2007

–  V.I.P. Automotives, Inkster, MI, 2004

–  Milano Apparel, Plymouth, MI, 2001

–  Cleopatra’s Restaurant, Wayne, MI, 2001

–  Mr. Marshall Mathers (eminem)

–  Mrs. Molly Cook

–  Mr. and Mrs. Tye and Kathleen Owsley

–  Mrs. Jessica Newman

–  Mr. John H. Locken Jr.

–  Mrs. Ruba N. Leozcuz

–  Mr. Freeman Wood 3rd

–  Mrs. Reham Alexander

–  Mrs. Donna M. Terek

–  Mr. David Wilson

 –  Ms.  Lisa Spindler

–  Mr. Tony Campagna

–  Mrs. Linda Vitale

–  Mr. Fadi F. Hourani

–  Ms. Linda Schwelnus

–  Mrs. Rola Bazzi

 Mr. Chad Hourani

–  Mr. Robert Massey

–  Ms. Christine Black

–  Mr. Tom Zurger

–  Mr. David Duncan

–  Mr. Eddie N. Fakhourey

EXHIBITIONS:

2016

–   ” Search For Serenity”, group show, invitational, Pontiac Creative Arts Center, Pontiac, MI, October 21- November 18  

 –   ” The 94th Annual All Media Exhibition”, group show, juried, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, October 14- November 12

 –  ” The Damned 9″, group show, juried, The Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI, October 27- 29

 –  ” The 19th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition”, group show, juried, the Livonia Civic Center, Livonia, MI, October 2- 27

 –  ” The 24th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition”, group show, juried, The Canton Village Theater, Canton, MI, September 29- October 30

 –  ” The 2nd Annual All Media Show”, group show, juried, Studio West Gallery, Brighton, MI, September 9- 22

 –  ” The Biennial All Media Exhibition”, group show, juried, The Artist Market, Detroit, MI, April 29- May 28

–  “Group Show”, invitational,  Blick Art Materials, Detroit, MI, April

–   gallery representation, The Pierre Paul Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, February- September

–   ” The Word”, group show, juried, The Plymouth Community Arts Council, Plymouth, MI, April

  “Paint, Color And The Figure”, solo show, invitational, The Cherry Hill Village Theater, Canton, MI, March 1- 30

 

2015

–   ” The Damned Show 8″, group show, juried, The Tanget Gallery, Detroit, MI, October   

–   ” The Livonia Arts Commission Art Competition”, group show, juried, The Livonia Public Library, Livonia, MI, October

–   ” The 23rd Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibitions”, group show, juried, The Cherry Hill Village Theater, Canton, MI, October

–   ” The Brighton Juried Art Show”, group show, juried, Studio West Gallery, Brighton, MI, September 11-October 16

–   ” Open Competition Exhibition“, group show,  juried, The Alfred Berkowits Gallery, Dearborn, MI, June 5- July 30

–   ” West Of Center”, group show, juried, The Northville Art House, Northville, MI, June 5- 27

 

2014

–   ” Inspired”, group show, juried, The plymouth Community Arts Council, Plymouth, MI, December

–   ” The Damned Show 7″, group show, juried, The Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI, October 30-November 1 

–   ” The Annual Open Art Competition”, group show, juried, The Cherry Hill Village Theater, Canton, MI, October

–  ” Open Competition Exhibition”, group show, juried, The Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, Dearborn, MI, June 13- July 24

–  ” Three Cities Art Club Show”, group show, invitational, The Westland Public Library, Westland, MI

–  “Out of The Blue”, group show, invitational, PCAC Gallery, Plymouth, MI, April 5- 29

–  “The Celebration”, the grand opening group/visiting artist, invitational, Dancing Dog Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013-14

 

2013

–  “The Village Theater Open Show”, group show, juried, The Cherry Hill Village Theater, Canton, MI, October

–  “Group Show”, juried, Alfred Berkowitz, Dearborn, MI, June 13- July 24

–  “Global Colors”, group show, juried, The Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, July 3- August 3

–  “Spaces and Places”, group show, invitational, Plymouth  Arts Council, Plymouth, MI, March

  

2012

–  “An Exhibition of Drawings and Paintings”, solo, invitational, PCAC Gallery, Plymouth, MI, December – January 2  

–  “Open Competition”, group show, juried, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, Dearborn, MI, September 7- October 27 

–  Greater Michigan Arts Exhibition”, group show, juried, Alden B. DowMuseum, Midland, MI, June 16- August 17

 

2011

– “Group Show”, juried, Cherry Hill Village Theater, Canton, MI, October

 

2010

–  Group show”, invitational, The Guardian Building, Detroit, MI

–  Common  Themes Of Spirituality”, group show, invitational, Madonna University Gallery, Livonia, MI, October 9- November 9

–  Connect/Disconnect”, solo, invitational, Cherry Hill Village Theater, Canton, MI, July 1-29

 

2009

–  “Emerging Artists, invitational, Lotus Gallery, Plymouth, MI, March 6- 26

–  “Group Show”, juried, Cherry Hill Village Theater, Canton, MI,  October 2- 25

 

2008

–  “Emerging Artist”, group show, invitational, Louts Gallery, Plymouth, MI, March

–  Group Show“, invitational, The Magic Bag, Ferndale, MI

 

2007

–  “A Great Tapestry”, group show, invitational, Madonna University Gallery, Livonia, MI, February 10- March 9

 

2006

–  “The Power of the Word”, group show, invitational, Synergy Gallery, Berkley, MI, August 25- September 24

–  “Recent Paintings and Drawings”, group show, invitational, The Annual Plymouth Art Fair, Plymouth, MI, July

–  “M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition”, Community Arts Gallery, Detroit, MI, March 3- April 3

–  “Melancholia and the Human Psyche: Recent Portraits”, solo, invitational, M U Gallery, Livonia, MI

 

2005

–  “Works of Psychology: Recent Paintings, solo, invitational, Frame Works Gallery, Plymouth, MI, November 11- 28

–  “Painting and Drawing Show”, juried, Village Theater Gallery, Canton, MI, October 6- November 31

–  Xchange”, group show, juried, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI, December 13- January 14

–  “The Figurative Show”, solo, invitational, Coffee Bean Art Space, Plymouth, MI, October 31- November 30

 

2003

–  “Mixed Media Exhibition”, group show, juried, The 11th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, Summit Gallery, Canton, MI, October

 

2002 

–  “Current Mixed Media”, group show, juried, The 10th Annual Canton Fine Arts, Summit Gallery, Canton, MI, October

–  “All Encompassing: Recent Works”, group show, invitational, The Annual Art in the Park Plymouth Event, Plymouth, MI, July

–  “Architectural Examination”, Thesis Exhibition, College for Creative Studies Gallery, Detroit, MI, May

–  “Group Show”, invitational, Garfield Building, Detroit, MI, April

 

2001

–  “Part versus Hole”, two person show, invitational, U-245 Gallery, Detroit, MI, November 15- December 1

–  “Multi Media”, group show, juried, CCS Exhibition space, Detroit, MI, May

 

STUDENT EXHIBITIONS:

–  “Student Art Exhibition”, group show, juried, College for Creative Studies Exhibition Space, Detroit, MI, May, 2000

–   “Student Art Exhibition”, group show, juried, C.C.S Exhibition Space, Detroit, MI, May, 1999

 

CRITIQUES, LECTURES, DEVELOPMENTS:

–   Juror, for The Dearborn Art Society members exhibition, The Henry Ford Public Library, Dearborn, MI, 2015

–  Public Art Critique, for Three Cities Art Club, Canton Township Hall, Canton, MI, 2014

–  Visiting Artist, The Dancing Dog Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013

–  Guest Lecturer, for The Garden City Art Club, Garden City, MI, 2013

–  Guest Artist Lecturer, for Three Cities Art Club, Canton Township Hall, Canton, MI, 2013

–  Guest Artist Lecturer, for The Department of Art and Art History, Madonna University, Livonia, MI, January, 2006

–  Guest Artist Slide Lecturer, for The Department of Art and Art History, Madonna University, Livonia, MI, December, 2006

–  Participant and Guest Lecturer, for The Plein Air Painting Program, sponsored by D & M Art Studio, Canton, MI, July, 2003

–  Visiting Artist Painting demonstration, for The Canton Public Painting Program (Plein Air Painting), Canton, MI, June, 2002

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 –   ” The Ann Arbor Pulp”, ” Review: Free Wet Hugz/ 94th Annual All Media Exhibition”, by K.A. Letts, October 22, 2016 

–   ” The Downtown Monitor”, ” Village Theater Exhibits Aboudib”, p.6, March 17, 2016

–  “College of Fine, Performing, and Communication Arts Annual Alumni Newsletter”, p.10, 2013-14

–   “The Three Cities Art Club News Letter”, “Well known artist Jean-Paul Aboudib critique of member artwork”, February, 2014

–  “The Plymouth Eagle”, “Commission Hosts Exhibit”, December, 2012  

–  “The Plymouth Observer”, “Painting The Town”, by Tony Bruscato, p.a1, a4, March 20, 2008

–  “The Detroit Free Press”, “New Exhibit Focuses on the Beauty of All”, February, 2007

–  “The Madonna Herald”, “Dark Images Attract Attention”, by Stephanie Birch, p. 3, February, 2006

–  “Assabeel”, The Best Way, A Comprehensive Monthly Magazine Review, by Mohammad Jaber, p. 22, Volume 10, Issue 106, January, 2002