CV

Cynthia L. Norton 

Education

2004 MAT, The University of Louisville, Masters in Teaching, Art Education

1995 MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Time Arts
1992 BFA, The University of Kentucky

Solo Exhibitions

2021 Mythical Heart, KMAC, Louisville, KY

Drawings, Moremem Gallery, Louisville, KY

Solar Diaries, Emporium, Lexington, KY

2017 Farcical, Swanson Contemporary, Louisville, KY
2012 Freedom Rings Placed Within, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

2010 Repetition de Amores, The Alley Theatre. Louisville, KY

Athens Dove, Speed Museum, Louisville, KY
2008 Apple Suckling Tree, McLeod Residence, Seattle, WA

Double-Agent Workhorse, Country Club Gallery; Cincinnati,OH.

2007 Life Cycle, Swanson Reed Contemporary, Louisville, KY
2004 Dancing Squared, Swanson Reed Contemporary, Louisville, KY

1994 Bun In The Oven, Gallery 2, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1992 Tart Art, Kaufman Beauty School, Lexington, KY

Cicatrix, Barnhart Gallery, Lexington, KY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 Land Of Tomorrow, Olmestead Parks Conservancy, Art Sanctuary, Louisville, KY

2019 Cardinal Folk, Swanson Contemporary, Louisville, KY.
2018 Mudhouse Residency Exhibition, Agios Ioannis Crete, Greece.

SPIN: Turning Records into Art, KMAC, Louisville, KY.

12, Hadley Creatives, KMAC, Louisville, KY.
2016 Artist:Body, Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky.
2015 Cultural Sustainability,Held from Beneath, Carnegie Center for Art

and History, New Albany, Indiana.
2013 By The Numbers, Group Exhibition LVAA Louisville, KY.

Cultivation, Group Exhibition, Swanson Contemporary, Louisville, KY.

2012 Contraption, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE.

2011 Young Country, Quonset Hut Louisville, KY and

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Channel Z, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY.

2010 Diverse Universe - European Performance Art Tour with NonGrata.

2009 KY Jelly, Swanson Reed Contemporary, Louisville, KY.
2008 The Old, Weird America, CAM Houston, TX, traveling to

DecCordova Museum Boston, MA and Frye Museum Seattle, WA.

2006 Containment, The Present Tense, Performance Festival, Boston, MA.

SoToDo Performance Congress, AMERICA, America, America; Sacramento, CA.
Three Person Show, Steinek Gallery: Vienna, Austria.

2005 Nowhere, Eugen Lendl Gallery; Graz, Austria.
Homegrown Southeast, SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC.

Pulidora (Polishing Machine), LVA Association, Louisville, KY.

2004 ENID Women Sculptors, Sullivan University, Louisville, KY

Appalshop, Art and Democracy; Whitesburg, KY.
Refuse, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
Adorno Studio, Louisville, KY

Time Lapse, Tonic, New York, NY.

2003 Anti-Ques, Artswatch, Louisville, KY
M.A.I.S., Paradise Project, (Art Bunker) Berlin, Germany.
Gallery SoToDo, Open Space; Berlin, Germany.
Recital for Spirit Relativity-Ether, Homeless Coalition, KY Center Arts.

2002 New Artist, New Work, Swanson Contemporary, Louisville, KY.

1998 Eleven, Eleven, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Bug of Confusion, The Peoples Republic of Delicious Foods

DisContent, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Gallery SoToDo, 2nd Performance Festival, Berlin, Germany.

1995 Rolywholyover, Nexus Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.

Ephemeris Time, Gallery 2, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL.

1993 Opening Pandora’s Box, Gallery 2, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Awards

2021  Great Meadows Foundation, Professional Development Grant (Prospect 5, NOLA)

2019  Great Meadows Foundation, Professional Development Grant (Performa, NYC 2019)

2018  Great Meadows Foundation, Professional Development Grant (Mudhouse Residency Crete, Greece)

2017   Great Meadows Foundation, Professional Development Grant (Documenta 14 Kassel, Germany)

            Kentucky Foundation for Women, Artist Enrichment Grant (solo exhibition)

2012   Kentucky Foundation for Women, Artist Enrichment Grant (solo exhibition, PAFA)

2008 Kentucky Foundation for Women, Artist Enrichment Grant (Old Weird America)  

2004 Kentucky Foundation for Women, Artist Enrichment Grant (Dancing Squared)

2003  BPW Business Professional Women, Professional Development

             Kentucky Foundation for Women, Artist Enrichment Grant (solo exhibition)

1998  CAAP Grant, Illinois Arts Council

1998  Special Assistance Grant, Illinois Arts Council

1996  Illinois Arts Council Fellowship    

1994-1995 Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL

1993-1995 Graduate Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1992   NCAA Art Award, The University of Kentucky 

Selected Work Experience

2017*2018 KMAC Art Educator, outreach.
2012*2014 St. Catharine College, Adjunct Professor Art, taught the first Art & Ecology course in America alongside the Wendell Berry Farm Program.
2004*2008 Jefferson County Public Schools, arts and humanities teacher.

2001 Speed Museum Camp Counselor, Art Instructor.
2001 Jefferson Community College, Adjunct Professor Art.
1999*2000 Spathe Design Studios NY, NY; lead sculptor.
1996*1999 ART Art Resources in Teaching, outreach educator, Chicago, IL.

1998 The Art Institute of Chicago, library staff and Museum Education.
1995 The School of the Art Institute, technical assistant kinetic sculpture.

1994 The School of the Art Institute, teaching assistant, Time Arts First Year Program.