CONTACT

megan.gafford@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2016    MFA, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO

2011    BA magna cum laude with honors, Painting and Drawing, University of New Orleans, LA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017   Traces, David B Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

2017   Cygnus, site-specific installation at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

2014    Tunnel, site-specific installation at the University of Colorado at Boulder, CO

2012    New Works, The Backyard Ballroom, New Orleans, LA

2011    Abortion Coverage/My Lesbian Continuum, University of New Orleans Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   LAND TRUST, RedLine Contemporary Art Center, Denver, CO

2017   Transition and Change, Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, CO

2017   Nice Work If You Can Get It: Resident Artist Exhibition Opening, RedLine Contemporary Art Center, Denver, CO

 2015    BYOB Denver: Hypernatural Disaster, RedLine, Denver, CO

2016    ARTMIX, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

2016    Spring MFA Thesis Exhibition, CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO

2016    Icebreaker 7, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver CO

2015    Vacancy? No, Newhouse Hotel pop-up show, Denver, CO

2015    Our Space. Our Future., University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

2015    BYOB Denver: Hypernatural Disaster, RedLine, Denver, CO

2015    Bright Young Things, Galleries of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO

2013    Surviving the Art Show, Sugarloaf Canyon, CO

2013    First Annual King Exhibition, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO

 

AWARDS

2015    Donna Robinson Meckley Fellowship, University of Colorado at Boulder

2013    King Exhibition, honorable mention, Boulder, CO

2011    Outstanding University Graduate, University of New Orleans Honors

2007-2011    Chancellor's Fellowship, University of New Orleans (full tuition waiver)

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016    "100 Colorado Creatives 3.0: Megan Gafford"Susan Froyd, Westword

2015    "Vacancy? No Checks Into the Newhouse Hotel on Friday the 13th", Lauren Archuletta, Westword

2011    Abortion Coverage/My Lesbian Continuum press release, Pelican Bomb

 

RESIDENCIES

2016 - present    Redline Contemporary Art Center