Chris L. Deacon

2002        MFA, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
1999        BFA, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2007-present       The Art Institute of Tampa                                      Tampa, FL
                            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
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

2002        Contemporary Art Collection, Tampa Museum of Art, 
                Tampa, FL
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

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