C.V.

JOE DEVERA

e: joedevera77@gmail.com


Education
2014 | Yale School of Art
MFA Painting/Printmaking

2011 | California State University, Fullerton
BFA Drawing and Painting; BFA Illustration

2003 | US Marine Corps Recruit/Infantry Training and Ft. Knox School of Armor

Work Experience
2017 August – Present | Visiting Assistant Professor, Painting
The University of Iowa | 141 North Riverside Drive, 150 Art Building West, Iowa City, IA

2014 July – June 2017 | Adjunct Instructor, Basic Drawing and Painting
California State University, Fullerton | 800 N. State College Ave, Fullerton CA 92831

2015 May – June 2017 | Adjunct Instructor, Two-Dimensional Design
Santa Ana Community College | 1530 W 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

2011 June – September 2016| Art Instructor
Huntington Beach Art Center | 538 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

2014 December – 2015 July | Adjunct Instructor, Basic Painting
Whittier College | 13406 Philadelphia St., Whittier, CA 90601

2013 May – 2014 May | Admissions Crew Chief
Yale School of Art | 1156 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511

2013 May – 2013 December | Teaching Assistant, Perceptual Drawing
Yale School of Art | 1156 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511

2011 August – 2012 June | Art Instructor
Orange County Art Studios | 2510 Shadow Ridge Ln, Orange, CA 92867

2010 April – 2010 August | US Census Crew Leader
United States Census Bureau | 600 S. Placentia Ave, Placentia, CA 92870

2001 October – 2008 October | US Marine Corps Reserve Tank Crewman
United States Marine Corps 4th Tank BN | Delta Co.4th Tank BN, Twenty-nine palms, CA 92277-78

Exhibitions | Solo/Two-Person
2018

Fear & Dust, C.S.P.S., Cedar Rapids, IA (Two-Person)
Somewhere in Between, Yellow Door Gallery, Des Moines, IA (Two-Person)

2016
Aftermath, SAC Arts at the Santora Building, Santa Ana, CA (Curator)
Unusually Human, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA (Two-Person)

2015
34°13’59.4″N 116°25’00.9″W, Yucca Valley Winter’s Road, Yucca Valley,
CA (Solo)

2010
Bunker, Art and Child Development Center, Fullerton, CA (Solo)

Exhibitions | Group
2017
Cortina de Nopales / Curtain of CACtTUS, Basement Projects, Santa Ana, CA

2016
Flashback/Recuerdo, Basement Projects, Santa Ana, CA

2015
Boîte en Valise/Ready To Go: An Exhibition Traveling in A Box, Project Space 1785, Vero beach, FL
50th Anniversary Exhibition, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency Show, Joshua Tree Art Gallery,
Joshua Tree, CA

2014
Painting in the World: Reflections on Politics, Violence and Reconciliation, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ
Experience of War, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY
Condensed Matter , Yale Green Gallery, New Haven, CT

2013
Yale 2nd Year Show, Yale Green Gallery, New Haven, CT

2012
Yale 1st Year Show, Yale Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
Combat Paper, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA

2011
The End is Near, West Gallery CSUF, Fullerton, Ca
Thinking Outside the Square, Raven Studios, Santa Ana, CA
American Nostalgia, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA

2010
Zodiac, Congregation Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Happy Hour, Memphis Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
2010, CSUF West Gallery, Fullerton, CA

Artist Lectures and Presentations
2018
Artist Presentation, Yellow Door Gallery, Des Moines, IA; April 21
Artist Lecture, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; March 23
Artist Lecture, How did we Get here, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; March 19
2017
Artist Lecture, ECM, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS; December 2
Artist Lecture, Shop Talk, The University of Iowa, IA; October 13
2016
Artist Panel Presentation, FOCA grant presentation, Los Angeles, CA; September 17
Artist Lecture, California State University, Fullerton; Fullerton, CA; April 3
2015
Artist Lecture, Joshua Tree Art Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA; June 20
Artist Lecture, California State University, Fullerton; Fullerton, CA; May 12

Residencies, Awards and Scholarships
• The University of Iowa Grant Wood Fellowship (2017)
• Terra American Art Foundation Summer Fellowship (2016)
• Cloud Projects Prize (2015)
• Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency (2015)
• Dave Bown Projects 8th Semiannual Competition (2014)
• John A Carrafiell Scholarship (2014)
• Alice English Kimball Traveling Fellowship (2013)
• AT&T Veteran’s Scholarship (2012)
• Alberta Lambda Scholar Grant (2010)

Bibliography
• Shufro, Cathy. “War and After,” Yale Alumni Magazine, May/June 2016 (https://yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/4273/war-and-after)
• “Five California Assemblage Projects,” KCET: Artbound, August 19 2015 (http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/counties/southern-california-assemblage-art.html)
• Frias, Jennifer. “The Nature of the Beast,” KCET: Artbound, July 28 2015 (http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/counties/san-bernardino/joe-devera-joshua-tree-sculpture.html)
• New American Paintings, Issue 111 (April 2014)
• Tufts Magazine, Fall 2012 Issue, Cover
• Ponsi, Lou. “Combat Paper,” Orange County Register, June 26 2012, A1 & 3