Justin Hoekstra

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MFA   2014       Hoffberger School of Painting         Maryland Institute College of Art

BA     2012         Studio Art                       University of Vermont

Areas of specialization: Painting, Ceramics, Printmaking

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Grants, Awards, & Residencies

2016            Residency Fellowship                  Jentel

2014            Residency Fellowship                  the Lighthouse Works

2013            Residency Fellowship                  Vermont Studio Center

2013            Hoffberger Grant                 Maryland Institute College of Art

2012            Hoffberger Grant                 Maryland Institute College of Art

2012            College Honors                            University of Vermont

2012            Departmental Honors                   University of Vermont

2012            Artist in Residence                       Burlington City Arts

2011            2nd Prize                                      South End Art Hop Juried Show

2011            Summer Internship Grant             University of Vermont

2011            Blackhorse Prize                          University of Vermont

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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 -  All Hat No Cattle

Jordan Faye Contemporary, 218 W. Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD

2013 -  9 New Paintings

Lily’s @ the Hotel Roger Smith, 501 Lexington Ave, NY, NY

2012  - Fist of Ginger

Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT

2012 - Somebody Told You Wrong

Main Street Landing Gallery, Burlington, VT

2011 - Whale Eggs

Rose Street Artists Co-op Gallery, Burlington, VT

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 -  the Big Show

RL Gallery, Sears Lane, Burlington, VT

2015 -  Small Wonders

Jordan Faye Contemporary, 218 W. Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD

2015 -  Autocomplete/Manual Delete

Fjord Gallery, 2419 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA

2015 -  A Revolution Unfolded

Baltimore Clayworks Project Space, 5707 Smith Ave, Baltimore, MD

2014 -  B!NGO!

(curated by Stewart Watson, Deana Haggag, & Cara Ober)

Platform Gallery, 116 W. Mulberry Street, Baltimore, MD

2014 -  Everyday Painting: Fantastic Worlds

(curated by Greg Lindquist)

Sideshow Gallery, 319 Bedford Ave, NY, NY

2014 -  Youngblood 2014

Maryland Art Place, 218 W. Saratoga, Baltimore, MD

2014 -  Casa Tomada (House Taken Over)

Residence of the Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba, Washington, DC

2014 -  Mica MFA Thesis Exhibition

the D-Center, Baltimore, MD

2013 -  Art From the Heart

Gowanus Loft, 61 9th St., NY, NY

2013 -  Hoffberger School of Painting Fall Show

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2013 -  Beyond the Threshold

S Gallery Artspace, 345 Broome St., NY, NY

2012 - Flatlanders on the Slant

Nelson Gallery University of California-Davis, CA

2012 - Hoffberger School of Painting Fall Show

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD                                                

2011 - Juried Show Winners

South End Arts & Business Association Gallery, Burlington, VT

2011 - Art Hop Juried Show

South End Arts & Business Association Gallery, Burlington, VT

2011 - Double Cousin

Colburn Gallery,  Burlington, VT

2011 - Junior Award  Show

Colburn Gallery, Burlington, VT

2011 - Senior Seminar Show

Colburn Gallery,  Burlington, VT

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Public/ Private Collections

the Blaustein Philanthropic Group

Redstone Commercial Group

Johns Hopkins University

University of Vermont

Bernie and Linda Ferrari

Alain Youkel

Larry Williams

Justin Crowther

David Littmann and Molly McGinness

Renwick Heronimo

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Work Experience

2013-14 | Teaching Intern for Timothy App | Maryland institute College of Art

2013 | Teaching Intern for Fletcher Mackey | Maryland institute College of Art

2012 | Technical Assistant for Stephen Carter | University of Vermont

2011-2012 | Teaching Assistant for Steve Budington | University of Vermont

2011 | Summer Internship in Painting |

Self designed and directed. Funded by the Office of Undergraduate Research at the Honors College at UVM

2009-2011 | Ceramics Lab Technician/Work Study | University of Vermont and Community College of Vermont

2007-2009 | Independent Contractor/Carpenter/Framer/Laborer

2005-2007 | Deli Counter Operator/ Night Manager | Mad Hatter Delicatessen, Burlington, VT

2001-2003 | Messenger/ Courier | Standard Courier, Chicago, IL

2001-2003 | Summer Crew Member |  Sawbill Canoe Outfitters, Tofte, MN