Jimenez - Colon Collection
Summer Wheat
Duchess
Wheat, Summer
SUMMER WHEAT
b. 1977, Oklahoma City, OK

Education

2005 M.F.A. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
2000 B.A. University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

Solo Exhibitions

2012 Hi - Lo, Samsøn, Boston, MA
2011 VoltaNY art fair with Samsøn, NYC, NY
2007 Succulent, 2 Car Garage Gallery, Savannah, GA
2005 No Dumping, Pei Ling Chan Gallery, Savannah, GA
Office Work, Orleans Hall, Savannah, GA
2002 Free Associations, 303 West 5TH Street Gallery, Austin, TX

Group Exhibitions

2012 The Calendar’s Tales, curated by Lynne Cooney, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
2011 I am who I am. The Portrait Reconsidered, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Romantic Agony, Horton Gallery, NY, NY
2010 Momenta Gallery Art Benefit, White Columns, NY
Under the Radar, Front Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Real LR, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Ligne Roset,New York, NY
Triangle Arts Open Studio, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY
2009 About Face, Ed Thorpe Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Guest House, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
A Dry Run, Charlie Horse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Art Lot, Installation by John Bjerklie and Matthew Blackwell, contributing artist, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Exhibition Preview, curated by Amanda Parmer, Postspace, Brooklyn, NY
2007 CAS Fine Art Group, Reynolds Street Gallery, Savannah, GA
Telfair Art Ball, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
Art Papers Annual Auction, Mason Murer Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA
2006 Armstrong Atlantic State University Faculty Exhibition, AASU Main Gallery, Savannah, GA
2 Car Garage Group Exhibition, 2 Car Garage Gallery, Savannah, GA
New Material, 2 Car Garage Exhibition, Savannah, GA
CAS Fine Art Group, Reynolds Street Gallery, Savannah, GA
Armstrong Atlantic State University Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Savannah,GA
2004 Small Works, Red Gallery, Savannah, GA
Contes Fantastiques, Gallery Fpriem, Lacoste, France
Vernissage, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France
Site Specific Collaborative with Dr. Friedhelm Mennekes, Lacoste, France
2003 Boys and Squares, Turner and Associates Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Emerging Artists of Oklahoma, Omniplex Museum, Oklahoma City, OK
2002 Mixed Media Explorations, IAO Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, Ok
Mixed Media Exhibit, Norick Art Center, Oklahoma City, Ok

Awards & Residencies

2010 Triangle Arts Association International Residency Program, awarded one year term studio residency stipend, Brooklyn, NY
2009 BRIC Arts Media Brooklyn, Contemporary Art Center, awarded Artist of the Month September 2009, curated by Elizabeth Ferrer
2004 Graduate Residency Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France

Press

McQuaid, Cate. Monstrously Provocative Portraits, Boston Globe, February 9 2011,
http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2011/02/09/monstrously_provocative_portraits/
Garza, Evan. 11 to Watch: Editor’s Pick. New American Paintings blog,
http://newamericanpaintings.wordpress.com/2011/01/10/11-to-watch-in-2011-editors-picks/
Wilson, Letha, Artist of the Month September 2009, 1 Sept 2009.
<http://www.bricartsmedia.org/contemporary-art/artist-opportunities/artist-of-the-month/lethawilson/summer-wheat>.
Hrag Vartanian, Summer Wheat: 'My First Rap Song', BushwickBk, 20 July 2009.
<http://bushwickbk.com/2009/07/20/summer-wheat-my-first-rap-song/>.
Hersh, Allison. “Go Beyond the Studio Door”, Savannah Morning News, 30, May 2007, Art Review, pg AA
Miller, Ken. “King of Zine,” Tokion,Vol. 49, Sept/Oct Issue 2005, pgs 55-56
Morris, Amy. “Emerging Artists” 6, Jan 2005. Coastal Art and Antiques, pg 19
Morekis, Jim. “Painting the Town Red”, Connect Savannah, 13, Jan 2005. pg 5
Hersh, Allison. “Fairy Tale Fever”, Savannah Morning News, 2, July 2005, pg 5
Bennet, Allison. “Art Picks”, Savannah Morning News, 30, June 2005, Coastal Art and Antiques, pg 17
O.M., ”Une Exposition Collective A Decuver Jusquá Cecoir”, La Provence, Lacoste, France, March 2004
Boss, Monique. “Wheat Re-imagines Office Supplies”, The Chronicle, Vol. 5, No. 15, December 2004, p.5
Brandenburg, John. “Media exhibit captures artistic detail” The Daily Oklahoman 22 April 2001, Art Review Arts A2
Hinton, Mick. “Making Walls Flower” The Daily Oklahoman 5 July 2001, Front Page
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