BIO

Stephanie Cosby is an interdisciplinary artist working in photography, projection, paint and with plants in Memphis, TN. A recent recipient of the Arts Memphis Arts Accelerator Grant, Stephanie shows locally in Memphis galleries and makes public art with Between Worlds Collaborative, the most recent on display as part of the South Main Mosaic Artwalk. Stephanie is honored to be showing in Latino group-shows as she was Brasilian-born and American-raised (read more about that here).

EDUCATION  

1998 BA in Fine Arts Earlham College Richmond, IN 

JOBS

Currently freelancing for

Memphis Botanic Garden and Crosstown Arts in Memphis, TN:

Gallery Manager and Curater, Instagrammer @memphisbotanic, Interpretive Sign Designer / Illustrator, Garden Photographer, Grant Writer (MBG)

Container planting and interior plant design and care. (Crosstown Arts)

 

SIDE PROJECTS  

Current Collaborating with Eszter Sziksz to make public art under the name Between Worlds Collaborative.

2010-2011 Photosynthesis Magazine Founder / Editor / Photographer I spent a year producing and selling a self-published zine (100-200 national subscribers) inspired by ‘place’ and flora. Evidence of that experiment here and here.

1997-1998 Art Therapist AssistantRichmond State Hospital, Richmond, IN  

1996-1997 Darkroom TA/Lab Technician, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 

1996-1998 Head of Penn House, Group Art House with studios, art exhibitions, and free art classes for ‘endangered youth’. , Earlham College, Richmond, IN  

 

EXHIBITIONS

2015 Mi Sur/My South, a group show curated by Richard Lou, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN
2015 Four Knowledge, a group show Curated by Ken Hall Director of the Church Health Center at Trezevant Manor Gallery, Memphis, TN
2015 PUBLIC/ART/ists No. 2, ArtMemphis, Memphis, TN
2015 2nd Terrain Biennial Exhibition – Terrain Memphis, Between Worlds Collaborative – Ode To The River, 2301 York Ave, Memphis TN
2015
aether,solo art show at Caritas Hope Gallery, Memphis, TN invited by Centro Cultural Latino de Memphis summer showcase series.
2015 PUBLIC/ART/ists, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN
2014 Memphis Pulse: 2013 Arts Accelerator Finalist show at Hyde Gallery, Memphis,TN
2014 Idő Tempo,Collaborative mural with Eszter Sziksz for the South Main Mosaic Artwalk funded by the Memphis Downtown Commission, Memphis,TN
2014 Unchained, Group Show at Rozelle Warehouse, Memphis,TN
2014 A Circular Reflection, Installation at Cleveland Street Flea Market for Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN
2013 River Project 2-Devil’s Fruit Projected Photography in set design for Choreographer Julia Adams, Ballet Memphis, Playhouse On The Square, Memphis,TN
2013 Pyramid Scheme,Group Show, Gallery 363, Memphis,TN
2013 Material Anthology Show, Crosstown Arts, Memphis,TN
2013 Primitive Plants, Solo Exhibition, Material Art Space, Memphis,TN
2013 Hanging Participles, Group Show, Marshall Arts, Memphis,TN
2012 Project Sketchbook, The Powerhouse, Memphis,TN
2011 The Heidi Series, Group Show, Harrington Brown Gallery Memphis,TN
2011 Winter Open House, Group Show, Garden Path Studio Memphis,TN
2010 Project Sketchbook, Adam Shaw Studio Memphis,TN
2009 Project Sketchbook, Terry Woodard Studio Memphis,TN
1999 Holy Trinity, Solo Exhibition, Emiliano’s Cafe, Gainesville,FL
1999 Survivor Group Show, The Gallery of Reitz Union, University of Florida, Gainesville,FL
1998 Holy Trinity, Senior Thesis Group Show, Leeds Gallery, Earlham College, Richmond, IN
1998 The Warehouse Group Show, Bartel’s & Co. Warehouse, Richmond,IN
1995-1998 Penn House Student Group Shows, Penn House Richmond,IN

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