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Micah Lomel, b.1998


EDUCATION

 

University of Florida, June 2016 – Present

Gainesville, FL

School of Art & Art History, College of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting)

Minor in Art History

Certificate in Graphic Design

Master in the Science of Management, Warrington College of Business, January 2018- Present

 

Florence University of the Arts, May – July, 2017

Florence, Italy

9 credit study abroad

 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

Juried SmartArt Exhibition by TEDxUF – 2018

 

Selected for the Women’s Student Association Art Show – 2018

 

Selected UF Student Show at Cypress and Grove Brewery – 2019

 

Juried Somatic Shifts Exhibition at the Gainesville Fine Arts Association Gallery – 2020

 


AWARDS and SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2nd Place in The Mary Mossman Inspired Art Contest at the Mossman Hall of Melrose – 2018

 

3rd place in the Art Works Exhibition for the Art Center Manatee – 2019

 

Finalist in the Soulfest LIFEWTR Competition – 2019

 


PUBLICATIONS

 

UF Art History Assoc., Dinner and No-Show Art and Writing Publication – 2019, & 2020 Issues

 

Tea Literary Magazine – 2019 Issue

 

Rowdy Magazine – 2020 Issue

 


WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Mural Painting for The Swamp Restaurant

Gainesville, FL

Sep 2017 – I painted a text mural on an indoor wall of the Swamp Restaurant, a locally frequented establishment in Gainesville.

 

Animation Design for Flipturn Band

Tampa, FL

Jun-Aug 2018 – I designed and advised on all animation for the band Flipturn’s music video ‘August’ in association with Plumtree Productions.

 

Mural Painting for IRHA

Gainesville, FL

Feb 2019 – The UF Inter-Residence Hall Association recruited me to paint an ephemeral mural on the theme of social justice for their yearly event Writing on the Wall.

 

Live Portrait Sketching for Rowdy Magazine, The Hispanic Heritage Fest, and COTA Pop-Up Culture Events

Gainesville, FL

2018-Present – I draw and sell live portraits at events and run a small portrait sales business through my Instagram.

 

Scooter Rally Against Mental Illness and Suicide

Gainesville, FL

2019 – Designed the original logo and website for the rally.

 

House Drawing Commission work

2019-Present – I draw 5×7 house or building renderings for independent clients, Real Estate Agencies and local Businesses. Average ~ 7 projects a month.

 


SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY

 

SA+AH Ambassador

2018-Present – 1 of 13 ambassadors for the University of Florida’s School of Art + Art History (SA+AH).

 

SA+AH Undergraduate Advisory Council

2019-Present – Inaugural team member of the official advisory council of the College of Art + Art History.

 

College of the Arts Senator, Impact Party Candidate – 2019