Celan Bouillet
770-617-2431 · ccelan@gmail.com
2013 Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD
MFA, Mount Royal School of Art
Graduate Program Assistant
Certificate in the College Teaching of Art
2008 University of Georgia, Athens, GA
BFA Painting and Drawing, BA English
Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Honors Program
2006 San Luis Ecolodge, San Luis, Costa Rica
Awards and Honors
2015 Houston HAA Individual Artist Grant
2014 Artist in Residence, HCC Southeast, Houston, TX
         Best in Show, EXPO, Gallery 500x
         Best in Show, The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center
2013 MICA Vermont Studio Center Fellowship
2011 Maryland Institute College of Art Merit Scholarship
2010 Forum 35 Award, ArtMelt, Louisiana State Museum
2007 Participant in CURO International Symposium
Mary Rosenblatt Art Scholarship
UGA Amazing Student
2006 CURO Summer Fellow                    
2013 Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship, Johnson, VT
2008 Schloss Plüschow, Plüschow, Germany
Exhibitions and Displays
2017 New Texas Talent, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX
2016 The Bayou Botanist, The Silos at Sawyer Yards, Houston, TX
The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, curated by Tina Kukielski,
         Executive director of Art21 and Apsara DiQuinzio, Phyllis C.
         Wattis MATRIX Curator BAMPFA, Houston, TX
2015 The Charm of the Spectacle, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, curated by
                  Scarlett Taylor, Houston, TX
Pool Party, Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX
ALH celebrates Texas Art 2015, Williams
Tower Gallery, Houston, TX, curated by Dean Sobel, Director of Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO
2014 The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston TX, curated by Erin
Elder, Director of the Center for the Contemporary Arts Santa Fe
Introductions, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
EXPO, Gallery 500x, Dallas, TX, curated by Gabriel Ritter, Assistant
Curator of Contemporary Art, Dallas Museum of Art
ALH celebrates Texas Art 2014, Williams Tower
Gallery, Houston, TX, curated by Rock Hushka, Curator at
Tacoma Art Museum
         The 27th Annual McNeese National Works On Paper, Lake Charles, LA,
                  curated by Louis Grachos, Director of The Contemporary Austin
         On the Map of My Empire, Installation for HCC Southeast, Houston, TX
2013   Makeshift Metropolis, MICA MFA Thesis, Meyerhoff Gallery,
Baltimore, MD
         >20 Square Feet, Smith Street Gallery, Houston, TX
2012   First Year Show, D Center MICA, Baltimore, MD
           Mt Royal Fall Show, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2011   Mt Royal Fall Show, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2010   ArtMelt, Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
Evolution, Community Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
Private Collections
Moore College, City Lights, Athens, GA
University of Georgia Graduate School, El Campo, Athens, GA
Arts Council of Baton Rouge, Zebra Crossing, Baton Rouge, LA
ArtMaze Magazine, Issue 5, Autumn 2017
Create Magazine, Issue III, Spring 2017
Danielle Krysa, The Jealous Curator Blog. October 5, 2017.
Sara Barnes, “Meticulously-Arranged Artworks Reveal Adventurous Little
Worlds,” Brown Paper Bag Blog. January 17, 2017. http://www.brwnpaperbag.com/2017/01/17/celan-bouillet-little-worlds/
John Parent, The Bayou Botanist Casts the City’s Green
         Spaces to Canvas,” Houstonia, September 13, 2016.
Molly Glentzer, “Artist Celan Bouillet finds the inspiration for her tapestries in
         public green spaces,” Houston Chronicle, September 9, 2016.
Nick Esquer, “Into the Ethereal,” Houstonia, July 28, 2015
B-More Art Blog, “We Saw This, So Should You: 2013 MFA
         Selections,” April 22, 2013.

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