CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Dason Pettit     (662)-902-6339       email: dasonpettit74@gmail.com

603 Royal Oaks,  Oxford, MS 38655

 

 

 

Education

 

2018                M.F.A. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2013                B.F.A. University of Mississippi (Magna Cum Laude), Oxford, MS

2011                A. A. Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville, MS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2018                 Scattered Feathers MFA Thesis Exhibition, Glassell Gallery, BatonRouge, LA

2015                Travellers, The Real Delta Gallery, Clarksdale, MS

2014                Travellers, Cicada’s for Men, Oxford MS

2014                Recent Work, Sabai Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2013                A Sharp Blow to the Senses, Gallery 220, Oxford, MS

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

                       

2018                Louisiana Fine Art Showcase, Southeastern Louisiana University

2018                Winter Warm Up Open House and Art Show, Sabai Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2017                Mind’s Eye, Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2017                White Light Night, Sabai Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2017                Passionfruit, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2017                Graduate Pop up Art Show, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA

2016                Graduate Art Show, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2016                White Light Night, Sabai Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2015                La Vie en Rouge, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2015                Science and Art, Powerhouse Gallery, Oxford, MS

2015                Miniature Gallery Show, Powerhouse Gallery, Oxford, MS

2015                UM Film Showcase, Powerhouse Gallery, Oxford MS

2015                Working Show, Powerhouse Gallery, Oxford, MS

2014                Miniatures Show, Bozart’s Gallery, Water Valley, MS

2013                Permanent Collection, UM Residential College, Oxford MS

2013                Juried Summer Art Show, Gallery 220, Oxford, MS

2012                University of Mississippi Department of Art Holiday Art Sale, The Lyric, Oxford, MS

2012                Juried Summer Art Show, Gallery 220, Oxford, MS

2010                Northeast Mississippi Community College Art Show (Honorable

                        Mention), Anderson Hall Art Gallery, Booneville, MS

 

 

 

Publications

 

2018                Scattered Feathers, Oxford American Eyes on the South Online Publication

 

 

 

 

Lectures and Public Engagements

 

2018                Louisiana Photographic Society

 

 

 

 

Grants/Fellowships/Honors

 

2015                University of Mississippi Outstanding Cinema Student Award

2014                University of Mississippi Cinema Competition Grant Award Recipient

2013                Induction Phi Kappa Phi

2013                University of Mississippi Student Art Association Outstanding Art Student

            Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related Professional Experience

 

2018- Photographer and Creative Consultant, University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts, Oxford, MS

2018-                  Adjunct Instructor, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville, MS

2016-2018          Instructor of Record, Basic Photography, Louisiana State University, Baton    Rouge, LA

2015-2018          Graduate Teaching Assistantship Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2013-2015          Art Instructor, Art 2 Go, Oxford, MS

2014                   Internship, Univesity of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

2013-2014         University of Mississippi Art Department

                           Student Office Assistant, Oxford, MS

2013                   University of Mississippi Darkroom Monitor, Oxford MS

2012                   University of Mississippi Digital Lab Monitor, Oxford, MS

2009                   Northeast Community College Tutor, History, Booneville, MS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technical Skills

 

Adobe software products including Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere and Acrobat

Darkroom material and chemical preparation and use, including 35mm, medium format and 4x5 film, as well as alternative processes

Alternative processes including cyanotype, mordancage, gum bi-chromate, palladium, and chemigrams.

Microsoft Excel, Quicken, Powerpoint.

Multiple film/digital cameras and lenses, Ikonoskop digital cinema cameras, and Black Magic Pocket Cameras

Strobe lighting kits – studio and on-location

Screenwriting, acting and direction in cinema

Storyboarding for cinema

Drawing/Painting Instruction with multiple types of media