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    

  printers), Mimaki JFX200-2513 (flatbed, UV printers) JV300 and CJV150 (roll-to-roll,   

 solvent printers).

•        Oversight of print production, logistics, material management and testing.

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

• Operation of 3D printers including the MakerBot (ABS/PLA plastics), Mcor Matrix (paper),

Zcorp (powder), and MMAP (Multi-Modal Additive Printing) (one-of-a-kind, large extrusion 3D printer).

• Assistant to FSU faculty and visiting artists in the creation of various private and public artworks.

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

• Assistant to the Foundation Director.

• Photography of program events, web platform management, departmental scheduling,

and program development.

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

•       Handling and installation of art and artifacts, preparation of works for shipping, pneumatic lift operation,

and creation of display architecture.

•       Assistant to various international and regional curatorial teams.

 

2013              Printmaking Intern, Flying Horse Editions, Orlando, FL

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

•       Assistant to visiting artists in the production of 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