Cody VanderKaay

Cody Vanderkaay

Cody VanderKaay
Associate Professor of Art
104 Wilson Hall
(248) 370-4381
vanderkaay@oakland.edu
codyvanderkaay.com 

 

Education:
MFA, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia
BFA, School of Art & Design, Northern Michigan University

Major Fields:
Sculpture and drawing

Courses Taught:
ART 1002 Foundations of Studio Art: 2D
ART 1003 Foundations of Studio Art: 3D
ART 2100 Beginning Drawing
ART 3500 Sculpture
ART 3190 Advanced Drawing & Painting I
ART 3900 Special Topics
ART 3950 Projects in Studio Art
ART 3911 Study Abroad in Studio Art (Siena, Italy)
ART 4980 Advanced Drawing & Painting II
ART 4999 Senior Thesis in Studio Art

Oral Presentations and Public Lectures:
Jentel Presents Artist-in-Residence Talk, Sagebrush Community Art Center, Sheridan, WY, 2015
Artist's Talk, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA, 2014
Faculty Presentation,
Honors College, Oakland University, 2012
Artist’s Talk, Twin Kittens Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2010
Visiting Artist Lecture, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA, 2010
Artist's Talk, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2007
2005 Atlanta Biennial Artist’s Talk, Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA, 2005

Recent Exhibitions:
Untitled, Soo Visual Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2016
Never Not Broken, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 2016
The Drawing Board, District of Columbia Art Center, Washington, DC, 2016
Tiny Universe, Glass Cube Gallery , Hotel Indigo, Athens, GA, 2014
Interior/Exterior: Structural Constellations, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA, 2014 (solo)
Corrie Baldauf  / Cody VanderKaay, LINDA DRESNER, Birmingham, MI, 2013
Actual Size Biennial, Whitdel Arts Center, Detroit, MI, 2013
Line By Line: Drawing Explored, Detroit Artists Market, MI , 2013
Even Gravity Has Its’ Ups and Downs
, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2012
LIVE / WORK, Twin Kittens Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2012
Brick and Mortar, Meadow Brook Hall, MI, 2012
Fiber Hybridity, Anton Art Center, Mount Clemins, MI, 2012
Nothing To Say, Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan School of Art and Design, 2011
The Way Things Work, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA, 2011
Cody VanderKaay, Snack Projects, Houston, TX 2011
Messages From Invisible Sources, Twin Kittens Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2010 (solo)
Within Arms Reach Kept at Arms Length, www.charcoaldetroit.com, 2010
Joshua Tree Highlands Exhibition, Joshua Tree Art Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA, 2010
Hope-A-Holic, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, 2010

Curated Exhibitions:
James Johnson: I Come From A Serious Place, Oakland University Art Gallery, 2012
Brick and Mortar, Meadow Brook Hall, MI, 2012

Residencies:
The Jentel Foundation Artist Residency Program, Banner, WY 2015
Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency, Joshua Tree, CA, 2010
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2007

Awards/Grants/Fellowships:
Oakland University Faculty Research Award, 2016