EDUCATION

2012    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) with Emphasis in Painting, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

 

SOLO SHOWS

2018    Like Snow, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA, December (Upcoming)

2018    Safe Inside My Mouth, Parlor Gallery, Atlanta, GA, March

2017    Stars Only Look Small, Hodgepodge Coffeehouse and Gallery, Atlanta, GA, June

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Summer Swan Invitational, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2018    Leap Year Retrospective, Facet Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2018    Galt Gallery Grand Opening, Galt Gallery, Ashland, OR

2017    The Imaginary Million, Art Auction and Exhibition, hosted by WonderRoot, Defoor 

            Centre, Atlanta, GA

2017    Get Well Soon, The Southern Gallery, Charleston, SC

2017    EngageMINT Fundraiser, Blue Mark Studios, Atlanta, GA

2017    ATL Art Party, hosted by UNICEF Next Generation, Le Fais Do-do, Atlanta, GA

2016    5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Juror: Karen Tauches, Hudgens Center for the 

            Arts, Duluth, GA

2016    The Imaginary Million, Art Auction and Exhibition, hosted by WonderRoot, Le Fais 

            Do-do, Atlanta, GA

2015    Leap Year Applicant Exhibition, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2015    EngageMINT Fundraiser, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2015    Expressions, Pecola Clothing and Art Boutique, Atlanta, GA

2014    DAF Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

2014    Company XX, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2014    Members Only, WonderRoot Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2013    36th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA

2013    Southworks: 18th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, 

            Watkinsville, GA

2013    Emerging Artists Exhibition, Cobble Creek Studios, Snellville, GA

2012    Space Camp: Site-Specific Installations, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, 

            Athens, GA

2012    Painting Senior Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

 

AWARDS + HONORS

2018    Leap Year Fellowship recipient, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2016    Best in Show, 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Juror: Karen Tauches, Hudgens Center for the 

            Arts, Duluth, GA

 

RESIDENCIES

2018    Hambidge Center Artist Residency, Rabun Gap, GA, October (Upcoming)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-18           Instructor, Introduction to Watercolor, WonderRoot, Atlanta, GA

2016                Studio Intern, Honeycomb Studio, Atlanta, GA

2013                Marketing and Gallery Intern, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

PUBLICATIONS + INTERVIEWS 

2018    Q&A | Artist Crystal Desai, interview by Michelle Alexander for CommonCreativATL

2018    Meet Crystal Desai, interview for Voyage ATL