Micah Lomel, b.1998
University of Florida, June 2016 – Present
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
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
UF Art History Assoc., Dinner and No-Show Art and Writing Publication – 2019, & 2020 Issues
Tea Literary Magazine – 2019 Issue
Rowdy Magazine – 2020 Issue
Mural Painting for The Swamp Restaurant
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
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
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
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
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
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