Curriculum Vitae

Sherrill Roland
Born 1984 in Asheville, NC
Lives in Raleigh, NC

Education:
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 2018, Skowhegan, MA.
Master of Fine Arts 2017 University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Bachelor of Fine Arts 2009 University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Exchange Program 2008 Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester, UK

Group/Solo Shows:
*2018 “On the Inside Out,” Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
*2018 “Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the American Justice System,” CAM Houston, Houston, TX.

2018 “Black Blooded,” The New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC.
2018 “The Jumpsuit Project: ArtFor(us),” ARTSpace, Raleigh, NC.
2017 “Fictions,” Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
2017 “The Jumpsuit Project: After The Wake-Up," Greensboro Project Space, Greensboro, NC
2017 “2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition,” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

Performances
*2018 “On the Inside Out,” Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

2018 “For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom of Worship,” Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH.
2018 “For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom of Worship,” Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland, OH.
2018 “Shadows of the Prison,” Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
2018 “A Night of Philosophy and Ideas,” Brooklyn Public Library, New York, NY.
2017 “Fictions,” Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
2017 “The Jumpsuit Project- Hollywood,” LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles, CA.
2017 “The Jumpsuit Project (3-day Residency),” Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library), Brooklyn, NY.
2017 “The Oakland Book Festival: Equality/Inequality: The Jumpsuit Project,” Oakland City Hall, Oakland, CA.
2017 “2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition,” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2017 “Open Engagement 2017 –– JUSTICE!,” University Illinois of Chicago, Chicago, Il.
2017 “The Jumpsuit Project,” Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
2017 “Free Press” Protest Print Party, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
2017 Greensboro Picnic 2017 (Partners In City, Neighbors In Community), Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
2016 "The Jumpsuit Project" (Year-Long), University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

Panel discussions, Lectures
*2019 “The Jumpsuit Project,” North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC.

2018 "FPS@ PPG: Incarceration and the Future of Black Freedom," Power Plant Gallery, Durham, NC.
2018 “Artist, Advocate, Survivor,” University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA.
2018 “Shadows of the Prison,” Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
2018 “The Jumpsuit Project,” Sociology Department, NC State, Raleigh, NC.
2018 “Prisons: Education & Reentry," University of Michigan, Law February Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI.
2018 “A Night of Philosophy & Ideas,” Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library), Brooklyn, NY.
2018 “The Jumpsuit Project,” Mott Haven Academy Charter School, Bronx, NY.
2018 “The Jumpsuit Project,” Woods Charter School, Chapel Hill, NC.
2017 Interventions in Capitalism, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2017 “The Jumpsuit Project,” Correctional Education Association of Ohio, Perrysburg, OH.
2017 “The Jumpsuit Project,” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC.
2017 Grant Panelist, Project Support Grant Program, ArtsGreensboro, Greensboro, NC
2017 “The Jumpsuit Project,” Dudley High School, Greensboro, NC
2017 Honors College: Art in Response to War, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2017 Honors College: The Making of the African Diaspora, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2017 “Art, Activism, Race & the Law: A Discussion,” Nasher Museum, Durham, NC
2017 Local Effects: Community Conversation on Mass Incarceration, North Carolina A&T, Greensboro, NC
2017 Real Talk: The Jumpsuit Project, Guilford Technical Community College, Greensboro, NC
2017 Government & Justice Studies: Wrongful Convictions, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
2017 Sociology 317: Criminal Justice class, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2017 Conversation Series Program, an on-going lecture series hosted by MFA Art and Social Practice, Portland institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2017 “CAA 105th Annual Conference,” New York Hilton Midtown, New York City, New York
2016 States of Incarceration Exhibition, International Civil Rights & Arts Museum, Greensboro, NC
2016 Talk by Historian Heather Ann Thompson, International Civil Rights & Arts Museum, Greensboro, NC
2016 Mass Story Lab: Life After Lock-Up, International Civil Rights & Arts Museum, Greensboro, NC
2016 States of Incarceration Art Incubator, Greensboro Project Space, Greensboro, NC 2016 Philosophy 322: Philosophy of Art class, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2016 Sociology 225 (Race, Class & Gender), UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2016 Elsewhere’s 3rd quadrennial Elections Return Spectacular, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
2016 Art 503: Perspectives in Contemporary Art, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2016 Honors College: Intro to Cultural Anthropology, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2016 Honors College: Art in Response to War, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2016 Art 447: New Media & Design Capstone, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
2016 Panelist, Object Lessons: The Role of The Object in Socially Engaged Art, SECAC, Roanoke, VA

Fellowships, Residences, Awards and Scholarships:
*2019 Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL.

2018 Post- MFA Fellow in Documentary Arts, Duke University, Durham, NC
2017 OTIS College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA.
2017 Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library), Brooklyn, NY.
2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2017 Winner of the Greensboro Picnic (Partners In City, Neighbors In Community), Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
2017 Teaching Assistantship, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2017 Helen A. Thrush Scholarship, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2016 Teaching Assistantship, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2016 Helen A. Thrush Scholarship, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2012 Teaching Assistantship, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

Collections:
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture, Charlotte, North Carolina