Zakriya Rabani

 

Jacksonville, FL

rabani.artist@gmail.com

zakriyarabani.com

 

EDUCATION

2018          - Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of South Florida

2015          - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of Florida

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2021          - Studio Coordinator of Sculpture, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, 2019-present

                  - Faculty, Tools, Tricks & Techniques Workshop, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

                  - Faculty, Co-taught w/ Stefanie Victor, Alter-Ego Workshop, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

                  - Summer Faculty Lecture Series Host, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

                  - Mentor, Big Buddy Mentorship Program 2020-present

                  - Faculty, Cutting with Plasma Workshop, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

                  - Demo Instructor for Artist in Residence Programs, Sculptural & Casting Techniques, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

                  - Gallery Preparator, Patton-Mallott Gallery, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

                  - Lecturer, Furniture Society via zoom

                  - Aspen High School Assistant Volleyball Coach, Aspen, CO

                  - Faculty, UNEARTHING, Community Creativity Workshop with COMOTION DANCE, Carbondale, CO

 

2020          - Lecturer, Art Salon interviewed by Elizabeth Ferrill, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

                  - Speaker, Thinker Thursday, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

                  - Faculty, 3D Concentration Workshop, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

                  - Aspen High School Assistant Volleyball Coach, Aspen, CO

 

2019          - Board of Directors Member, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

                  - Demo Instructor for Artist in Residence Program, Sculptural & Casting Techniques, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

                  - Intern Artist in Residence, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

                  - Kids Sculpture Workshop, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

                  - Coach, Tallahassee Volleyball Academy

                  - Head Coach, Florida State University School Sand Volleyball, Grade 6-12, Tallahassee, FL

 

2018          - Instructor of Record, Beginning Sculpture, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

                  - Director of Art, CUTR Motorcycle Awareness Event, Tampa, FL

                  - Sculpture Shop Monitor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

                  - Founder, President & Coach, Bulls Beach Volleyball Club at USF, Tampa, FL 2016-18

 

2017          - Instructor of Record, Beginning Sculpture, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

                  - Teaching Assistant, Film Arts Online Course, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 2016-17

                  - Teaching Assistant, Advanced Sculpture, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

                  - Sculpture Shop Monitor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 

2016          - Teaching Assistant, Advanced Sculpture, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

                  - Teaching Assistant, Beginning Sculpture, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 

2015          - Teaching Assistant, Beginning Sculpture, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 

2014          - Founder & President, Gator Beach Volleyball Club, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                  - Coach, Tennis Professional, United States Professional Tennis Association

                  - Coach, Gainesville Indoor Volleyball Club, Gainesville, FL 2013-15

                  - Assistant Tennis Professional, The Players Club & Spa, Naples, FL 2009-14

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022          - RELICS, What Art Gallery, St. Croix Falls, WI

2018          - Hex, Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL

 

2017          - Kick, Push, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

                  - Study, The Box, Tampa, FL

 

2016          - 8eyesprojectspace, Curated by Will Douglas, Tampa, FL

 

2015          - 26th Annual University Student Exhibition, Curator-Luis Gispert, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

                  - Decks n’ Desks: A Lesson in Flow, Gainesville, FL

                  - WALL, Nook Space, Gainesville, FL

                  - Art Bash, Gainesville, FL

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022          - Symbols, Signs, Codes and Patterns, Red Brick Center for the Arts, Aspen, CO

                  - Light The Night With Love, Annual Outdoor Exhibition, Carbondale, CO

 

2021          - You’re Never Bigger Than The Hill, Patton-Malott Gallery, Curator-Nicola Lees, Snowmass Village, CO

                  - (Still) Sculpturally Distanced, Outdoor Exhibition, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

                  - Art Walk, Outdoor Exhibition, Snowmass Village Mall, CO

                  - Winter Tree Exhibition, Curator & Organizer- Zakriya Rabani, Anderson Ranch Arts Center 2020-21

                  - Twinkly, Lighted Tree, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

                  - Light The Night With Love, Outdoor Exhibition, Carbondale, CO

                  - the S thing challenge, Instagram collaboration with @the_S_thing

                  - Banner Exhibition, Collaboration with YouthZone & Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO 2020-21

                  - Banner Exhibition, Collaboration with YouthZone & Anderson Ranch, Carbondale, CO

 

2020          - 2020 Colorado Juried Show, Red Brick Center for the Arts, Aspen, CO

                  - No Comply, Pompano, FL

                  - Legendary Past, Visionary Future, WinterSculpt Outdoor Exhibition, Aspen, CO

 

2019          - Hi, how are you, Gonzo?, Art Activation for Abraham Cruzvillegas, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

                  - ArtFields, Award Winner, Lake City, SC

                  - Pairs, Patton-Malott Gallery, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

                  - Child’s Play, Foundry Art Centre, Curator-Tim Liddy, St. Charles, MO

                  - Pushing Paper, Indianapolis Art Center, IN

                  - Math and Art, Macon, GA

                  - CHC Abstract Fine Art, Gallery Representation, Tampa, FL

                  - NYC Phoenix Online Exhibition, March 2019

 

2018          - Buried Alone, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

                  - National Juried Exhibition, First Street Gallery, Juror-Ronnie Landfield, New York, NY

                  - Tangled Up, David Castillo Gallery, Collaboration with Kalup Linzy, Ft. Myers, FL 2017-18

                  - Art Walk, Public Art Exhibition, Tampa, FL

                  - Annual Juried Exhibition, Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL

                  - Art in the Park, Public Art Exhibition, Tattnall Square Park, Macon, FL 2015-18 (presently permanent)

 

2017          - Deixis, Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL

                  - Annual Juried Exhibition, Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL

 

2016          - Augmented, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, FL 2015-16                 

                  - Annual Juried Exhibition, Oliver Nancy Gallery, Tampa, FL

                  - Salon de Refuses, Tampa, FL

 

2015          - As Da Art World Might Turn, Season 2 Episodes 1-6, Pretty Party Critique, Collaboration with Kalup Linzy

                  - MFAO Exhibition, Oliver Nancy Gallery, Tampa, FL

                  - META Exhibition, WARPHAUS, Gainesville, FL

                  - Paper Play, Harn Museum, Gainesville, FL

                  - CASE-Study, Reitz Union Ballroom, Gainesville, FL

 

2014          - Sculpture Society Exhibition, 4MOST Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                  - Echoes From The Cabinet 1, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL

                  - Echoes From The Cabinet 2, FOCUS Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                  - Student Juried Show, University Gallery, Juror-Dina Mitrani, Gainesville, FL

                  - Art Bash, Gainesville, FL

 

2013          - Jen Garret Gallery, Outdoor Exhibition, Gainesville, FL

                  - Digital Graffiti, Video Projection Exhibition, Gainesville, FL

                  - Art Bash, Gainesville, FL

 

AWARDS

2019          - Best Installation & Performance, Category Award at ArtFields, Lake City, SC

                  - Honorable Mention, Child’s Play, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

 

2018          - Graduate Student Success Fellowship, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 2016-18

 

2015          - Tampa Scholarship, La Unidad Latina Foundation, Tampa, FL

 

2014          - Superior Artwork Award, Student Juried Show, University Gallery, Gainesville, FL

 

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

2021          - Guest Speaker, Interview on KDNK Express Yourself Radio Station

                  - Guest Speaker, Interview on Aspen Public Radio, NPR

                  - Article, Aspen Times Newspaper, Aspen, CO

 

2020          - Speaker, Virtual Thinker Thursday, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

                  - Speaker, Virtual Art Salon, Interviewed by Elizabeth Ferrill, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

 

2019          - Featured, HEAL: Humanism Evolving through Arts and Literature, Digital and Print, Volume 10

                  - Article, Aspen Times Newspaper, Aspen, CO

                  - Featured, Blogtown Article, Franconia Sculpture Park

                  - Featured, NYC Phoenix Online Exhibition, March 2019

                  - Featured, Child’s Play, KSDK Channel 5, MO

 

2018          - Author, Divine Decks, Tampa Book, Blurb Publication

 

2017          - Sponsorship, Board for Bros., Skate Park of Tampa, FL

 

2016          - Submission #1, Issue XVI, United Projects Newsletter

 

2015          - Featured , As Da Art World Might Turn (Season 2), Huffington Post          

                  - Interviewee, In The Loop News, Interviewed by Ashby Strauch, Gainesville, FL