CV and Resume

Abby Manock
b. Palo Alto, CA, 1977
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
2007     MFA, Columbia University. New York, NY 
2003     Post Baccalaureate Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts.                        
            Boston, MA  
1999     BA, Colby College. Waterville, ME
 
ABOUT
Abby Manock is a Brooklyn based freelance artist, with over 15 years experience as a mural painter, sculptor and installation artist, prop maker, conceptual designer, professional crafter and stylist specializing in custom sculptural objects, props, costumes, sets, and miniatures for print photography, video & film, and installation. 
 
SKILLS
Mural painting, large scale foam carving and fabrication, surface design, cardboard and papier mâché fabrication, resin coatings, faux animal fabrication, upholstery, sewing, soft sculpture, soft goods styling, prop styling, costume design, character design, faux finishing, distressing, resin and plaster casting and finishing, hand built ceramics, miniatures and model making, life drawing, mask and puppet making, gift wrapping, piñata design and fabrication, Photoshop, textile design, digital rendering, project planning and budgeting, team leading, humor, energy, punctuality, and much, much more. 
 
CLIENTS
ACLU - Arts Riot - Burlington City Arts - Aspenti Health - Bed Bath & Beyond - Ben & Jerry’s - Bonnaroo - Cabot Creamery - The Chris Gethard Show - Christine Burdick Design - Cosmopolitan - CNN - Coachella - Collective Arts Brewing - Columbia University - Daedalus Design and Production - Dealer.com - The Drawing Center - Frameworks, Miami - Full Frontal with Samantha Bee - Grand Point North - Heloise and the Savoir Faire - Higher Ground Music - Hub North - Janine Antoni - Judi Rosen New York - Kallbells - Kassatex, NY - Kenneth Cole - Kohl’s - Lands’ End - The Legal Aid Society - Life Is Good - Macy’s - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Nateva Festival - Magic Hat Brewing Company - Paul Ramirez Jonas - Penny Cluse Cafe - Phish - Popular Mechanics - Psychology Today - Seventh Generation - Sneakers Bistro - Soor Ploom Clothier - Stratton Mountain Resort - Toys R Us - TrueMajority - Two Roads Brewing Co. - University of Vermont - University of Connecticut - Victoria’s Secret - Yale Baroque Opera Project + more 
 
FILM
Tallulah, 2016, written and directed by Sian Heder
Clara’s Ghost, 2018, written and directed by Bridey Elliott
Subdivision, forthcoming, written and directed by Paul Myers
Why Not, Vermont, pilot, written and directed by Kirsten Kearse

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Columbia University, School of the Arts, NY, NY. Adjunct Drawing Faculty
          Drawing I - Fall 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2015
Shelburbne Craft School, Shelburne, VT. Faculty
          Drawing I - Fall 2011 

SELECT MURAL PROJECTS
2019    Higher Ground Music, Office. Burlington, VT
           Hub North, Gorhan, NH
           Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
           Penny Cluse Cafe, Burlington, VT
           Two Roads Brewing Company, Stratford, CT
2018    Psychology Today Magazine. Cover JAN/FEB 2018, New York, NY
           Cabot Cremery, Dellavale Farm, Pattersonville, NY
           Birch Hill at Stratton Mountain, Stratton, VT
           Diggers Mirth Collective Farm, Burlington, VT
           Soor Ploom. Brooklyn, NY
2017    Calderwood Hall, North Haven, ME
           City Market, Burlington, VT
           Hub North, Gorham, NH
           Black Kettle Farm, Lyman, ME
           Collective Brewing Company @ Arts Riot. Burlington, VT
2016    Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn, NY
           Chittenden County Solid Waste Departement, Wiliston, VT
2015    Flying Squirrel Baby, Brooklyn, NY 
2014    Interlace. Dewey Park, Burlington, VT
           Birch Hill at Stratton Moiuntain. Stratton, VT
           Burlington School Food Project. Burlington, VT
2013    Penny Cluse Cafe. Burlington, VT
2012    Cabot Creamery. Snowboard Park. Sugarbush, VT
           Cabot Cremery. Bristol Counrty Agricultrual High School, Dighton, MA
           Cabot Cremery. Worthens Farm, Skowhegan, ME
           Grand Point North Festival. Waterfront Park. Burlington, VT
           Diggers Mirth Collective Farm, Burlington, VT
           Magic Hat (Float) Burlington, VT
2011    Cabot Cremery. Jacquier Farm, East Cannan, CT
           Cabot Cremery. Fletcher Farm, Waterville, ME
           Jet Blue (Float) Burlington, VT
           Effect of the Hive. Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Manchester, TN 
2010    Aqua Plaid. Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Manchester, TN

INSTALLATION, COSTUME/SET DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE
2019     Pinopera for Lily. Light Club Lamp Shop. Burlington, VT 
            Highline Hat Party, NY, NY
2018     Trump Riding Unicorn Riding Unicorn Costume. Full Frontal w Samantha                                                                    
            Bee. New York, NY
            Community Project. Waking Windows. Winooski, VT
            Lucky Inside. Phish: Curveball (canceled) Watkins Glen, NY
            Sneakers. Sneakers Bistro, Winooski, VT
2017     One Touching One. Burlington International Airport. Burlington, VT
            Halloween Spooktacular. Ashfield Lake House, Ashfield, MA
            Too Many Piñatas. Chris Gethard Show. New York, NY 
            PeeWee's Playhouse Set. Dealer.com, Burlington, VT
            Two Headed Zebra. Dealer.com, Burlington, VT
2016     Toys R Us - Big Book 2016. Prop and set design. Union City, NJ
2015     Monkey Maker. Phish: MagnaBall. Watkins Glen, NY
            Toys R Us - Big Book 2015. Prop and set design. Union City NJ
2014     Kate Bush Wuthering Heights Dance Marathon III. Arts Riot, Burlington,
            VT
2014     Lesser Evils. W00t: Copenhagen Play Festival. Aksel Møllers Have.                    
            Copenhagen, Denmark
2013     Kate Bush Wuthering Heights Dance Marathon II. SPACE Gallery,
            Burlington, VT
2013     Airborne jellyfish Project. Burlington City Arts, City Hall Park,
            Burlington, VT
2013     The Noodle Family Traveling Circus. Coachella Music & Arts Festival.    
            Indio, CA
2012     Kate Bush Wuthering Heights Dance Marathon I. Studio 266, Burlington,
            VT
            Big Cup. Penny Cluse Cafe, Burlington, VT
            Acorns of the Savoir Faire, Precipice Festival, Burlington, VT
            Emoticon, 1985. Dunkeil Saunders, Burlington, VT
            Annies of the Savoir Faire. Church Street Marketplace
2011     Super Bull Run. Phish: SuperBall IX. Watkins Glen, NY
            Psychedelic Hunting Lodge. Nateva Festival, Oxford, ME    
2009     Whose Woods These Are I Think I Know. Burlington City Arts,
            Burlington, VT 
2009     The Infinite Predator. Phish: Festival 8. Indio, CA  
2009     Play Fare: Block Party. The Kitchen. New York, NY
2009     Some of the Parts. Phish: Hampton. Hampton, VA
2008     Love Is All Around. Performagia 2008. Mexico City, MX
2006     Annie Vs. Grease Soundtrack War. 2nd Annual Art Parade. Deitch
            Projects. New York, NY
2004     The Mastodon Cometh... Phish: Coventry. Coventry, VT
2004     Horror Vacuous. Firehouse Gallery. Burlington, VT 
2004     The Cupcake Rock Show. Vermont Arts Project. Burlington, VT
2003     Volley of the Nuts. Phish: IT.  Limestone, ME
2003     Unimonkey: The Movie. Vermont Arts Project. Burlington, VT

LINKS TO VIDEO WORKS:
https://vimeo.com/user9799186

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014     What Ever It Takes. L/L Gallery. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2011     The City of Now. Shelburne Art Center. Shelburne, VT 
2010     Lesser Evils. Gallery Diet. Miami, FL
2010     CounterCrop. Museo de Arte de El Salvador. MARTE Contemporáneo.
            San Salvador, El Salvador. 
2010     CounterMart. William Benton Museum of Art. University of Connecticut.                 
            Storrs, CT
2010     PreLaunch. Coleman Burke Gallery. Portland, ME
2009     ReCounters. Coleman Burke Gallery. Brunswick, ME
2009     Counters. Gallery Diet. Miami, FL 
2007     BAG TAG: Episode Back Home. Studio STK. Burlington, VT
2005     Derailed. JDK Gallery. Burlington, VT                                           

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND VIDEO PROGRAMS
2012     Church of Circus. 152 Cherry. Burlington, VT 
2012     Return to Snake Mountain. Wassaic Project Summer Festival. Wassaic,
            NY
2012     Winter Shorts. BCA Center. Burlington, VT  
2011     CIncArt: The Convention on Incorporated Art. CentralTrak Gallery.
            Dallas, TX
2010     Global Container XII. Art Container. Tallinn, Estonia
2010     The Pedalto Institution for Incorporated Art: Delegation and Fact    
            Finding Mission in Estonia. Culture Factory Polymer. Tallinn, Estonia
2010     Gold In Braddock.  UnSmoke Artspace. Braddock, PA
2010     Satellites: Room Without A View.  Freies Museum. Berlin, Germany.
            Curated by Trong Nguyen
2009     Boston Drawing Project: 10 Years On And Going Strong! Carroll and
            Sons. Boston, MA
2009     Second Skin. Gallery Diet. Miami, FL 
2009     CREAM: International Festival for Arts and Media. Yokohama, Japan 
2009     System:System. Saint Cecilia’s Convent. Brooklyn, NY. Curated by
            Adam Henry and Christina Vassallo
2009     America For Sale. Exit Art. New York, NY  
2009     Abandon Normal Devices. FACT. Liverpool, UK
2009     The Fuzzy Set. LAX Art. Los Angeles, CA
2009     Sandarbh UK International Artist Residency Exhibition. Firestone House.             
            Belper, Derbyshire, UK
2009     Lost In Your Eyes. FormContent. London UK. Curated by Caterina Riva
            and Maria Taniguchi
2009     Lost in Your Eyes. Manila Contemporary. Manila, The Philippines
2008     Lost in Your Eyes: Collaboration with Paul Pfeiffer, Manual Ocampo,                     
            David Medella. Leroy Neiman Gallery. New York, NY
2008     What Are You Laughing At? Art Center South Florida. Miami, FL. Curated    
            by Nina Johnson
2007     Particulars. Gallery Diet. Miami, FL
2007     Small Packages. Giant Robot. New York, NY
2007     Perfect Competition. Addison/Ripley Fine Art. Washington, D.C. Curated
            by Kate Werble
2007     Columbia University MFA Thesis Exhibition. Christie’s. New York, NY.
            Curated by Daniel Bozhkov
2007     700. LeRoy Neiman Gallery. New York, NY
2007     8 x 10. Giant Robot. San Francisco, CA
2006     Dinosaur Party. Giant Robot. San Francisco, CA
2006     Columbia University MFA First Year Exhibition. Wallach Gallery. 
            New York, NY
2005     Panoply. LeRoy Neiman Gallery. New York, NY
2005     Horror Vacuous II. The Rhys Gallery. Boston, MA
2005     Word of Mouth. The Rhys Gallery. Boston, MA
2004     The Mega Zine Show. 47 Sanctuary. Burlington, VT
2004     SCOPE Miami, Miller Block Gallery. Boston, MA
2004     Identity. Lynn Arts. Lynn, MA
2004     Boston Drawing Project. Bernard Toale Gallery. Boston, MA
2004     Process/Progress IV. Firehouse Gallery. Burlington, VT. 
2003     New Perspectives in Drawing. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 
            Boston, MA
2003     Post Baccalaureate Exhibition. School of the Museum of Fine Arts.                          
            Boston, MA
2001     Process/Progress III. Firehouse Gallery. Burlington, VT. Curated by 
            Pascal Spengemann

RESIDENCIES / LECTURES 
2015     Visiting Artist, Wassaic Project
2015     Visiting Artist, Rutgers University, Sculpture Dept. Piscataway, NJ
2013     Visiting Artist Lecture. University of Vermont. Burlington, VT
2011     Artist in Residence. Shelburne Art Center. Shelburne, VT
2010     Visiting Artist, Wesleyan University, Sculpture Dept. Middletown, CT
2010     Artist in Residence. Culture Factory Polymer. Tallinn, Estonia 
2010     Visiting Artist Lecture. William Benton Museum of Art. University of                     
            Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2009     Sandarbh UK Artist Residency. Belper, Derbyshire, UK
2009     Fountainhead Residency. Miami, FL
2008     Visiting Artist Lecture. Bowdoin College. Brunswick, ME
2008     Visiting Artist Lecture. Art Center South Florida. Miami Beach, FL
2008     Sandarbh US Artist Residency. Moultrie, GA

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
2013     Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nominee
2009     Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nominee
2006     Three Arts Club Scholarship
2006     Marshall Glasier Fellowship for the Study of Drawing

INTERVIEW / VIDEO FEATURE 
2013     Surveillance on the Northern Border. ACLU of Vermont. Posted- 9/12/13  
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N4NWqn9eOE
2012     Sick of Super PAC’s? Doug Hoffer for Auditor.  Posted- 10/30/12
     http://hofferforauditor.com/please-watch-and-share/   
2011     Stuck in Vermont 234: 30 Hours of Art. Posted- 8/10/11.
     http://7d.blogs.com/stuckinvt/2011/08/bcas-30-hours-of-art234.html
2011     Zultan’s Army Productions. Posted- 6/30/11. Bonnaroo 2011.                         
     Featured: 00:29-00:52. http://vimeo.com/25847003
2008     P.S.1: Art International Radio, First Broadcast- 12/1/08. 
     http://www.artonair.org/archives/j/content/view/2407/126/ 
2007     Stuck in Vermont 43: Bag-Tag. Posted- 9/3/07. 
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJlNRHze5ic 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Take Magazine. Black and White and Abby All Over. Feature Article by Heloise                Williams. Premiere Issue, September 2015.
Live the Art: Fifteen Years of Deitch Projects. Rizzoli Publications, New York.
Miami New Times. Review- 11/24/10
El Diario De Hoy. San Salvador, El Salvador. Review- 10/14/10 p59
The Columbia Spectator. New York, NY. Review- 10/26/09
The Bowdoin Orient. Brunswick, ME. Review- 9/11/09
Forbes Magazine. Review- 10/23/09
The New York Times. Article- 5/17/09 pST1
Rolling Stone Magazine. Photograph- 4/2/09 p16
Artillery Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. Review- March/April 2009
The New York Times. Photograph- 3/10/09
The Daily Press, Hampton Roads, VA. Photograph- 3/7/09
The Miami Herald, Miami, FL. Article- 1/9/09
Foam Magazine. Review- 5/11/08
Miami New Times. Review- 5/1/08
The Moultrie Observer, Moultrie, GA. Article- 3/29/08
Village Voice Online.  HYPERLINK "http://www.villagevoiceonline/gallery" www.villagevoiceonline/gallery. Posted- 9/21/06