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Xavier Hardison

12774 Wisteria Dr. #652 | Germantown, MD 20875 | (301) 528-0762 | info@xavierhardison.com | www.x-artifacts.com


 

EDUCATION

 

2021-2023

            Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Painting

            Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2016-2020

            99 Credits towards Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Painting

            Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2024    "ORIGINS" by BOPA at Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, Baltimore, MD - Curated by Kirk Shannon-Butts

2022    West Elm Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD - Black History Month, Curated by Christen Thornton

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023    Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD - BFA Artwalk Gala

2023    Schuler School of Fine Arts, Baltimore, MD - From Fur to Feathers, Curated by Francesca Schuler Guerin & Judged by Jerome Atherholt

2023    Fox 2 Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Waking in the Blue, Curated by Coral Yang

2023    Foundry Architects, Baltimore, MD - It's Never Over: One Day Pop-Up Show at St. Charles, Curated by Dominic Terlizzi & Christine Stiver

2022    Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD - Under 500 Virtual Exhibition, Curated by Caitlin Gill

2022    Fox 3 Gallery / MICA, Baltimore, MD - "Preview 13" Senior Thesis Exhibition, Curated by Howie Lee Weiss, Renée Rendine & Rex Stevens

2022    Falls Church Arts Gallery, Falls Church, VA - 'Scapes Exhibit, Curated by Bryan Jernigan

2022    Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD - Zeke's Coffee: Baltimore Showcase, Curated by Caitlin Gill

2022    Glen Echo Park, Bethesda, MD - 51st Annual Labor Day Art Show, Curated by Zoma Wallace

2022    Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD - The Space Between Us, Curated by Lily Xiao

2022    Studio 89, Highland, NY - World Building & Nature, Curated by Chloe Mosbacher

2022    Motorhouse, Baltimore, MD - Learning To Love As I Do, Curated by Alexis Tyson

2022    Main Building, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Portrait Drawing, Curated by Karen Warshal

2022    Main Building, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Make, Do, Curated by Timo Kuzme and in part by Bryson Wyatt

2021    Fox 3 Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Drawing Anatomy, Curated by Karen Warshal

2021    Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Isolated Archives (Virtual), Curated by Janet Olney

2020    Gelman Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI - Black: Color, Context, Meaning, Curated by Sarah O’Brien

2019    Busboys & Poets, Anacostia, MD - Emerge & See, Curated by Carol Rhodes Dyson

2019    Busboys & Poets, Washington, DC - Emerge & See, Curated by Carol Rhodes Dyson

2019    Yale Norfolk School of Art, Norfolk, CT - The Ethics of Color, Curated by Byron Kim and Lisa Sigal

2017    Fantom Comics, Washington, DC - Black Panther Show, Curated in part by Jabari Sellars

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

2023    Administrative Coordinator, The Last Resort Artist Retreat - Baltimore, MD

2023    Painting Department Student Representative, Accepted Students Open House, Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, MD

2023    Apprentice, Dominic Terlizzi "It's Never Over" Group Exhibition, Foundry Architects - Baltimore, MD

2022    Student Speaker, James Phillips Visiting Artist Introduction, Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, MD

2022    Keynote Speaker, InLight Magazine: Annual Community Event, Maret School - Washington, DC 

2022    Apprentice, William Downs "Up Before the Sun" Drawing Installation, Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, MD

2022    Guest Speaker, Maret School "ISW Week" - Washington, DC

2022    Guest Speaker, Motorhouse: "Learning to Love as I Do" Artist Talk - Baltimore, MD

2022    Student Speaker, Jerrell Gibbs Visiting Artist Introduction, Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore, MD

2021    Student Speaker, Maryland Institute College of Art Open House - Baltimore, MD

2020    Guest Speaker, Katya Apekina Studio - Newton, MA

2019    Guest Speaker, Busboys & Poets: "Art on the Line" Virtual Artist Talk - Washington, DC

2017    Guest Speaker, Fantom Comics Artist Talk - Washington, DC

2016    Apprentice, Words Beats & Life: "Phife is Living" Mural Installation - Washington, DC

PRESS / PUBLICATIONS

2023    X-Artifacts, "MICA BFA Artwalk Gala", Branton Zhang & Jasmin Hardison, May 12

            https://youtu.be/-H2-UY5AbjU​

2023    BmoreArt, "It's Never Over: A Collective Swan Song for St.Charles Projects' 27th Street Home", Quentin Gibeau, Mar 1

            https://rb.gy/tpnw23

2022    X-Artifacts, "Preview 13" MICA Senior Group Exhibition, Nov 18

            https://youtu.be/Yw9inn6ZZhA

2022    X-Artifacts, BmoreArt Magazine Release Party, Hard House by Jasmin Hardison, Nov 10

            https://youtu.be/BRcPZX1xQDw

2022    Falls Church News Press, Escaping into Art with 'Scapes at Falls Church Arts, Mark Dreisonstok, Oct 21

            https://rb.gy/psthje

2022    X-Artifacts, InLight Community Event: Keynote Speech, Oct 15

            https://youtu.be/eade-NmXmog

2022    BmoreArt, Abstraction in the Expanded Field: "The Space Between Us" at Gallery CA, Adriana Vélez, Sep 29

            https://bmoreart.com/2022/09/abstraction-in-the-expanded-field-the-space-between-us-at-gallery-ca.html

2022    X-Artifacts, Gallery CA Group Exhibition Opening Reception: The Space Between Us, Sep 02

            https://youtu.be/Dh6iQ6DBVa0

2022    X-Artifacts, Studio 89 Group Exhibition: "World Building & Nature" Jun 25

            https://youtu.be/23GOaQBV678

2022    X-Artifacts, Motor House Group Exhibition Interview: Learning to Love as I Do, Jun 02

            https://youtu.be/aU8aWfEa9wc

2021    Maryland Institute College of Art, Virtual Open House - Painting Department Representative, Mar 22

            https://www.mica.edu/videos/general-fine-arts-drawing-painting/

2020    Busboys & Poets, Art on the Line: Conversations about Creativity, Culture, and Change, Carol Rhodes Dyson, Jul 29

            https://www.busboysandpoets.com/events/th-evt-13068441/

2019    Rhode Island School of Design, Black: Color, Context, Meaning, Digital Commons @ RISD, Dec 6

            https://digitalcommons.risd.edu/gelmangallery_2019blackcolorcontextmeaning/

2017    The DCist, The ‘Black Panther’  Fashion Show Excites Comics Fans with a Display of Black Excellence, Dominic Griffin, July 31

            https://dcist.com/story/17/07/31/fantom-comics-black-panther-fashion/

 

HONORS & AWARDS

2019    Yale Norfolk School of Art Summer Fellowship Recipient - Norfolk, CT

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