About Harmony Padgett

Harmony Padgett Education
MFA 2010 Painting, Texas Christian University
BFA 1998 Painting, University of Kansas

Professional Experience
2009-Present Teaching Assistant - Painting I, Life Drawing, Drawing I – II
2008-2009 Gallery Assistant. Moudy Gallery, Texas Christian University
and Fort Worth Contemporary Arts Center
2008 Associate Member, 500X Gallery, Dallas TX

Scholarships & Awards
2008 Texas Christian University Graduate Assistanceship
1998 Daniel MacMorris Award, Fine Arts Dept.
University of Kansas

Exhibitions
2010 Five X Seven, Arthouse, Austin, TX
Transmission, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX
Stripped, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Moudy Gallery, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
Art in the District, Fairmount Hotel, Dallas, TX
Sideshow, Third Space, Dallas, TX
Crosstalk 18, Moudy Gallery, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
2009 Showdown, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX
*Break It, Don’t Fake It, Mighty Fine Arts, Dallas, TX, two person show
Three Texas Women, Pogue Gallery, Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center,East Central University, Ada, OK
Preservation is the Art of the City, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Tactile, Brazos Gallery, Richland College, Dallas, TX
Selections from the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association, Fort Worth CommunityArts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Dallas vs Houston Smack Down, Texas CollaborativeArts,Houston,TX
5x7, Arthouse, Austin, TX
Texas Biennial 2009, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX, Juror, Michael Duncan,Los Angles-based independent curator and critic.
Girly Show, F6 Gallery, Arlington, TX
Speed Bump Visual Art Tour, Oak Cliff, TX
2008 JFK- 45 Years On, An Invitation to Consider, H. Paxton Moore Gallery, El Centro College, Dallas, TX
Crosstalk 17, Moudy Gallery, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
New Texas Talent, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX, Juror, Julie Kronick, Corporate curator for Neiman Marcus
Speed Bump Visual Art Tour 2008, Oak Cliff, TX, organized by DallasArtCast
Your Favorite Artist Was a Member: 30 Years at 500X, Members Gallery, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Tasty Bits, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX, curated by Erik Tosten
2007 The Figurative Impulse, The Art Corridor II, Tarrant County College, SE Campus, Arlington, TX
Mighty Fine Arts Grand Re-Opening, Dallas, TX
Selections from the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Mighty Fine Arts at Polvo Gallery, Polvo Gallery, Chicago, IL
Junior/Senior Prom: 500X Open Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Human Compositions, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX
*Delicately Dirty, Mighty Fine Arts, Dallas, TX
2006 Valenshine! Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
Bad and Beautiful, Mighty Fine Arts, Dallas, TX
Big as Night, Mighty Fine Arts, Dallas, TX
25th Annual Open Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Scintillating Art, Upstairs Gallery, Arlington, TX
2005 Shine!, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
1998 Hand Jobs, Opie Gallery, Kansas City, MO
BFA Senior Show, Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
1997 Home Show, city- wide tour of artist installations, Lawrence, KS
12th Annual Evening of Performance Art, Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Barn Show, Lawrence, KS

Bibliography
Martin Hajofsky, "Home in the Heights," Houston Chronicle, May 31, 2009
Kaitlin Ingram, "Get in Your Corner, Bits!", Dallas Observer, Feb. 7, 2008
J.R. Compton, www.dallasartsrevue.com, 2009 and 2007
FW Weekly, Critics Choice, Best Gallery Show 2008, Tasty Bits. Sept 28, 2008
Lucia Simek, "Burst Of Talent," Park Cities People, August 2008
Anthony Mariani, "Processions," FW Weekly, January 2008
Toni Magee, "Women Artists Show Expressionism Works." interview, The Collegian, November 2007
Don Relyea, Junior /Senior Prom: 500X Gallery's Annual Open Invitational, May 2007
Michelle Matthews, "Sugar and Spice," Dallas Observer, January 18, 2007

Visiting Artist Lectures
2009 Richland College, Dallas, TX
University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Professional Services
Featured Artist, John Phifer - Marrs Interiors, Dallas, TX

Exhibitions Juried 2009 Drawing Juror, NAACP ACT-SO High School Visual Art
Competition. University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

Collections
Eighth Street Taproom, Lawrence, KS
Daimler Corporation, Fort Worth, TX
University of Kansas School of Music and Dance
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Thistlethwaite
Mr. and Mrs. George Cephus
Etty Horowitz
Steve Cruz


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