Resume
Chris L. Deacon
chris@chrisdeacon.com
EDUCATION

2002        MFA, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
				
1999        BFA, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
	
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
	
2007-present       The Art Institute of Tampa                                      Tampa, FL
                            Instructor
                            Beginning Drawing, Figure Drawing, Clothed Figure Drawing, Animal 
                            Anatomy, Drawing and Perspective, Principles of Design I, Principles of 
                            Design II, Figure Sculpting, Maquette Construction
	
2002-2006           Saint Leo University, Art Department                      Tampa, FL
                            Adjunct Instructor
                            Art Appreciation
	
2003-2006           Wacky World Studios, Color Director		            Oldsmar, FL
                            Responsibilities include art directing for the digital painting department 
                            as well as the paint studio.
		
2000-2002           University of South Florida, Art Department		    Tampa, FL
                            Teaching Assistant, Instructor of Record
                            Fabrications I, Fabrications II, and Beginning Drawing
	
SELECTED  EXHIBITIONS
		
2009        Equinox, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
				
                To Boldly Go, West Tampa Center for the Arts, Tampa, FL
				
2008        Brand New Day, Skypoint, Tampa, FL
	
                Retro-perspectives, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL 
	
2006        50 States, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX

2005        Urethane Stains (permanent installation), Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa, FL

                Fabrek, Transitions Art Gallery, Tampa, FL
		
                Erotica Neurotica, Matthews Gallery, Tampa, FL

2004        Soap Box, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, FL
		
                Meat & Potatoes, Transitions Art Gallery, Tampa, FL
		
                Roving Fridays, OBJEX Art Space, Miami, FL
		
2003        Dome Piece, OBJEX Art Space, Miami, FL
		
                Fracture, Transitions Art Gallery, Tampa, FL
    		
                A.K.A, FAS Projects Gallery, Tampa, FL
		
2002        Undercurrent / Overview, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
		
                Memory Lanes, Silver Meteor Gallery, Ybor City, FL

                Detour, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, FL

COLLECTIONS
	
2002        Contemporary Art Collection, Tampa Museum of Art, 
                Tampa, FL
	
REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS
	
2004        Tricked Out, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, November 27, 2004 (reproduction)
				
                Planet Picks, Weekly Planet, Vol. 17 No. 38 (reproduction), Tampa, FL
    				
                Carry-On, Tampa Tribune, December 9, 2004, Tampa, FL
	
2002        Overview Underdone, Weekly Planet, Vol. 15   No. 24 (reproduction), Tampa, FL
		
                Local Artists, Global Influence, St. Pete Times, Sunday, July 21, 2002
                St. Petersburg / Tampa, FL
							
AWARDS

2009        Instructor of the Quarter, The Art Institute of Tampa, Tampa, FL
	
TELEVISION APPEARANCES
	
2005        Channel 8 NBC, Tampa, FL
		
2002        Art to Art, Channel 15, Tampa, FL