Carole Morisseau

Scarab Club – Studio 6
217 E. Farnsworth
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 831-1250 Studio
(313) 320-8435 Cell
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Resume

Employment

  • Wayne State University – Adjunct Faculty
  • Detroit Public Schools
    Cass Technical High School – Art Teacher (Retired)

Education

  • Cass Technical High School – diploma
  • Central State University – Bachelor of Science, major – Art Education
  • Wayne State University – Masters Degree Candidate, major – Educational Leadership
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Columbia College of Art at Chicago
  • University of Michigan, Dearborn
  • College for Creative Studies

Exhibits

  • Juried Group Exhibit, Scarab Club, “Gilda Snowden Exhibit”, 2021
  • Juried Group Exhibit, Scarab Club, “Souls of Black Folk”, 2021
  • City of Detroit, Juried Group Show (virtual) – 2021
  • Juried Group Show, Detroit Artists Market, All Media Show – 2020
  • Solo Exhibit, Detroit Athletic Club – 2019
  • Juried Group Show, Detroit Artists Market, All Media Show, Adjudicated by Tylonn Sawyer 2019
  • Juried Group show, Scarab Club, Gold Medal Show – 2019
  • Juried Exhibit, “Illuminations”, Artists of Color, Mackenzie Cultural Center, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 2019
  • Juried Exhibit, “Brilliance”, National Conference of Artists, Detroit, MI, 2019
  • Juried Exhibit, National Conference of Artists, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA, 2019
  • Juried Show, “Stop It”, International Women’s Exhibit, Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville, NC, 2019
  • Invitational Exhibit, “PerSIStence”, Collected Detroit Gallery, Detroit, MI, 2019
  • Juried Exhibit, Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, Black Box Gallery, Dearborn, MI, 2019
  • Juried Exhibit, “Our Town”, Community House Gallery, Birmingham, MI, 2019
  • Curated Exhibit, “Women of Courage”, Detroit Association of Women’s Clubs, 2018
  • Juried Show, “Designing Women”, NCA Gallery, 2018
  • Invitational Exhibit, “Collected with Pride”, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI, 2018
  • Juried Show, “Silver Medal”, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, 2017
  • Juried Group Show, “Sacred Feminine”, 333 Midland Gallery, Detroit, MI, 2017
  • “Invitational Exhibit, “Evidence of Things Unseen”, Artists of Color, Mackenzie Hall, Windsor, Ontario, 2017
  • Invitational Exhibit, “Now and Then: Artists Contemplate the Summer of 1967”, Detroit Artists Market, 2017
  • Invitational Exhibit, “A Gathering of Voices”, Fayetteville State University, Rosenthall Gallery, Fayetteville, NC, 2017
  • Invitational Exhibit, “Women”, WCCCD Northwestern Campus, 2017
  • Invitational Exhibit, “Brilliance”, National Conference of Artists, 2017
  • Solo Show: “Paintings & Drawings”, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, 2016
  • 4 Invitational Exhibits, National Conference of Artists, Detroit, MI, 2013-2015
  • 5 Solo Exhibits, Metropolitan Detroit Area, 1998-2011
  • 24 Juried Group Shows, Metropolitan Detroit Area, 2007-2012
  • Invitational Exhibit, Arianna Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, 2012, 2013
  • Invitational Exhibit, Affirmations Gallery, Ferndale, MI, 2011, 2012
  • Curator, Arts Extended Gallery, Fall 2012 Portrait Exhibit
  • Curator, Michigan State University-Detroit Center, Exhibit “Dignity”, 2011
  • Two Women Show, “Perceptions”, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI, 2011-2012
  • 2 New York, New York, Juried Group shows, 2008, 2009
  • Atlanta, Georgia – 1 Juried Group Show, 2008
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1 Juried Group Show, 2007
  • Washington D.C. – 1 Juried Group Show, 2007
  • Louisville, Kentucky – 1 Juried Show, 2007

Publications and Commissions

  • HGTV – Commissioned Mural 2021
  • University of Detroit Mercy – 3D interactive Installation, “Healing Wall Panel 5”
  • Kresge Eminent Artist Panelist, 2021
  • Detroit News, Work featured on cover of Entertainment Section, featured article 2021
  • Detroit Free Press, Featured article 2021
  • CW50 – TV, featured Segment 2021
  • Essay’d, short essays written about Detroit-are artists online and in print, 2018
  • National Scholastic Magazine, featured in article: “Best of”, 2017
  • Detroit News, featured in article by Michael Hodges, “Artists Tackle Summer of ’67 at Detroit Artists Market”, May 12, 2017
  • Detroit Free Press, featured in article by Sarah Rose Sharp, “Another View of History”, April 28, 2017
  • YouTube Video, “Articulators” Scarab Club—Carole Morisseau talks about her art, 2016
  • Book: “Paintings & Drawings by Carole Morisseau”, 2016 (available at Amazon.com)
  • The Polish Weekly, featured article, “Paintings and Drawings of Carole Morisseau”
  • Comcast Television, “Detroit: Preserving a Legacy”, Interview/Featured Artist for the Month of February, broadcasted in 2012 and 2013
  • Scarab Club Art Annual – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
  • B.L.A.C. Magazine, featured article “Our Best Artists Lead the Way” – issue, July 2011
  • Commissioned Book Cover Art; “The Sanctuary” a novel by Ann Eskridge, 2008
  • Learning Magazine, authored article: “Teaching Art for the Classroom Teacher”, 1993
  • Afro American Artist, National Catalogue, 1973

Awards

  • Detroit Artists Market, All Media Show, Adjudicated by Dr.Hubert Massey, Awarded “Best in Show” 2020
  • Fulbright Hays Fellowship GPA, Study in Brazil, July 2018
  • Kresge Foundation “Art in the Office”, artwork loan 2018-2020
  • Scarab Club – Gold Medal Exhibition, 3rd. Prize – 2015
  • National Conference of Artists, Michigan, Vision and Excellence in Arts Award – 2014
  • Scarab Club Gold Medal Exhibit, “Honorable Mention” – 2012
  • Board of Directors – Scarab Club
  • DPS Art Teacher of the Year – 2010
  • Scarab Club – Gold Medal Exhibition, 2nd. Prize – 2009
  • National Competition, Scholastic Publications – Moonbeam Award, Bronze Medal – 2009
  • Detroit Art Teachers Award – 2nd. Prize

Presentations

  • Presenter at the 60th Annual Convention of the National Conference of Artists, New Orleans, LA, 2019
  • University of Detroit/Mercy, Presentation, Detroit, MI, 2019
  • 5 Presentations at Detroit Pblic Schools Community District, 2019
  • Detroit Fine Arts Breakfast Club, 2018-2019

Professional Affiliations

  • Detroit Artists Market, Board of Directors, 2020
  • Hannon Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Scarab Club Detroit – Board of Directors
  • Detroit Art Teachers Association
  • Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors
  • National Conference of Artists, Michigan Chapter
  • Scarab Club, Detroit