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Robert Austin Yorke

austinyorke@gmail.com

www.austinyorke.com

Education

2017 MFA, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2013 BFA - Drawing/Printmaking, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

2010 AA-Studio Art, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL

Teaching Experience

2017-19 Adjunct Instructor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

• Figure Drawing 2 (ART3333C)

• Contemporary Art as a Mirror (IFS3140)

• Experimental Drawing (ART3380C)

• Figure Drawing (ART2330C)

• 3-Dimensional Foundations (ART1203)

2018 Teaching Assistant, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

• Art and the Environment (IFS3129)

• Contemporary Art as a Mirror (IFS3140)

2016-17 Instructor of Record, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

• Drawing 2 (ART2301C)

• 3-Dimensional Foundations (ART1203)

2015-17 Instructor, LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts, Tallahassee, FL

• Drawing Concentration

• Painting and Mixed Media Concentration

2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

• Graduating BA Course (ART4851)

Professional Experience

2017-19 Large-Format Printing Specialist, Kaleidoscope Printing, Midway, FL

• Operation of MultiCam CNC router, Canon iPF9400 and iPF8400 (roll-to-roll, pigment printer),

Mimaki JFX200-2513 (flatbed, UV printer) JV300 and CJV150 (roll-to-roll, solvent printer).

• Conservation and repair of artwork.

• Training and oversight of hand-embellishment team.

• Development of hand-made, bespoke product lines.

2014-15 Graduate Technical Assistant, Facility for Arts Research: “formLab”, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

• Managed and operated a wide array of 3D printers. MakerBots [ABS/PLA plastics], Mcor Matrix [paper],

Zcorp [powder], and a custom MMAP [Multi-Modal Additive Printing] large-format.

• Assisted FSU faculty and visiting artists in the logistics and processes needed to complete their projects.

• Collaborated with FSU archaeology department in creating 3D printed educational replicas of artifacts.

2014 Graduate Assistant to Foundations Director, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

• Assistant to the foundations department director.

2013-14 Installation Assistant, Harn Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

• Handled and installed art and artifacts, prepared objects for shipping, operated pneumatic lifts, and created display architecture.

• Assisted curatorial teams in logistics and design involved in multiple exhibitions.

• Installed and maintained regional, local, and international exhibitions.

2013 Printmaking Intern, Flying Horse Editions, Orlando, FL

• Operated multiple etching, letter, self-driving and pneumatic presses.

• Assisted visiting artist and their teams in the production of multiple print editions.

Selected Exhibitions

2019 Juried Exhibition, Educators as Artists, Albany Museum, Albany, GA

2018 FSU Faculty Exhibition, MOFA, Tallahassee, FL

2017 Solo Exhibition, Desire No Desire, Working Method Contemporary, Tallahassee, FL

2016 Solo Exhibition, A Self-Annihilating Nothing, Soup Experimental, Tallahassee, FL

2016 Classic Blood, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

2016 Classic Blood on Paper, Soup Experimental, Tallahassee, FL

2016 Image Abreaction, Working Method Contemporary, Tallahassee, FL

2015 AQUA, Art Basel (Miami Beach), Miami, FL

2015 Breaking point, Working Method Contemporary, Tallahassee, FL

2015 Concrete Acquaintances, Thomas Deans Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

2014 RAW, Working Method Contemporary, Tallahassee, FL

2014 Two-Person Exhibition, Austin Yorke/ Christina Klein, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

2014 Solo Exhibition, New Work, Broken Shelves, Gainesville, FL

2013 Solo Exhibition, Austin Yorke, Broken Shelves, Gainesville, FL

Awards

2015-17 Graduate Fellowship, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2016 Excellence in Sculpture Award, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2012-13 National Science Foundation Materials Grant (in conjunction with steam exhibition), University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

2009 Fine Arts Support Scholarship, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL