Dáreece Jordan Walker

Contemporary Mixed Media | Painting & Drawing 

DÁREECE JORDAN WALKER

[email protected]

B. 1989, Manhattan, KS


EDUCATION

2016 The School of Visual Art, MFA

2013 University of Colorado Colorado Springs, BFA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Rips & Stains of Fabric & Time, The Modbo, Colorado Springs, CO

2013 Black Testament, The Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, CO

2012 Torn Existence, Heller Center for Arts & Humanities, Colorado Springs, CO


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 SVA MFA Thesis show, The Hole, New York, NY

     Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge, Sikkema Jenkins, New York, NY

               SVA MFA Open Studios, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2015 RESPOND, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

               Almost Home, SVA Gramercy Gallery, New York, NY

               SVA MFA Open Studios, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

               Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge, Luhring Augustine, New York ,NY

               Sides show Nation III, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014  SVA MFA Open Studios, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

    Protest, GOCA 1420, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO

              Carpe Delerium , Zodiac Venue,Colorado Springs, CO

     BRiLLiANT live auction, GOCA 121, Colorado Springs, CO

2013 The Story of the Creative, See | Exhibition Space, New York City, NY

    TdA FUNdRAISING GALA, Theatre ‘d Art, Colorado Springs, CO

               Wily and Wonderful Things, Cottonwood Center for Art, Colorado Springs, CO

     Hear Here Final Slam, Stargazers Theatre, Colorado Springs, CO

2012  Binge and Merge, Manitou Springs City Hall, Manitou Springs, CO

    The Body Politic, The Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, CO

     Pulse, GOCA 1420, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO

     Radiate, RAW: natural born artists, Colorado Springs, CO

    Mixed Metaphors, The Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, CO

     Reboot, Heller Center for Arts & Humanities, Colorado Springs, CO

2011  1000 words: Contemporary Art as a Narrative, The Business of Art Center,

     Manitou Springs, CO

    FRISTY, Heller Center for Arts Humanities, Colorado Springs, CO

    Drawing A Blank: Collaborative Expressions, Heller Center for Arts


COLLECTIONS

University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO

NAACP Colorado Springs Chapter


AWARDS

2013 African American Voice "Colorado Talented Ten" Award for leadership

2012 RAW Colorado Springs Visual Artist of the Year

2012 UCCS Auxiliaries Campus Excellence Award in visual arts



EXPERIENCE

2013 One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Actor: Nurses Aid Warren, Theatre ‘d Art,

         Colorado Springs, CO

2012 Philip Blackbrun’s The Sun Palace: Tribute to Cragmor Sanatorium, contributing

         guest artist & prop design assistant. UCCS Visual and Performing Arts Department.  

         Colorado Springs, CO

2012 Eric Tilinghast’s Rain Machine, artist assistant, GOCA 1410, Colorado Springs, CO

2012 Gallery Assistant, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO

2012 The Land Southward, Set design assistant, Springs Ensemble Theatre, Colorado

         Springs, CO

2011 Intersections Film Festival, Intern, UCCS and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center,

         Colorado Springs, CO

2011 Vagina Monologues, Gala artist & Set design assistant, UCCS, Colorado Springs, CO

2011 For Colored Girls, Set design assistant, UCCS Student Theatre, Colorado Springs,CO


Selected Press

Adelstein, Edie. “RAWk and Roll.” Colorado Springs Independent Newspaper. 05 September

2012. Print.

Caldwell, Ellen C. " Race & Art Matters: Three Artists’ Reactions to the Death of Trayvon

Martin ". New American Paintings. July 24, 2013. Web.

http://www.newamericanpaintings.com/blog/race-art-matters-threeartists%

E2%80%99-reactions-death-trayvon-martin

Eurich, Laura. “The BAC launches three new shows that explore politics through artists'

eyes.” Colorado Springs Gazette. 20 October 2012. Print.

Mulson, Jennifer. “Creating powerful art with help of history.” Colorado Springs Gazette. 26

April 2013. Pg. 3. Print.

Nigatu, Heben. "25 Works Of Art Paying Tribute To Trayvon Martin". BuzzFeed. July

13,2013. Web.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/hnigatu/works-of-art-paying-tribute-to-trayvon-martin

Walker, Dareece. Interview by Essie Harris. Rocky Mountain Reflections. UCCS. UCCS

Radio. Colorado: 9 October 2012. Radio.

Selected Publications

riverrun: Student literary &Arts Journal. Colorado Springs, CO: English Department at the

University of Colorado, 2012 pg. 110, 111, 112. Print.

riverrun: Student literary &Arts Journal. Colorado Springs, CO: English Department at the

University of Colorado, 2011 pg. 1, 114. Print.

Walker, Dareece. “Never Forget Trayvon Martin, Always Remember Emmett Till.” 2012.

Photograph. Revolution Newspaper. By Bob Avakian. 24 Feb. 2013 pg. 6 Print

Walker, Dareece. “Never Forget Trayvon Martin, Always Remember Emmett Till.” 2012.

Photograph. African American Voice. By James Tucker. Aug. 2013 pg. 5. Print.