MFA Candidate: University of Georgia, Painting + Social Ecology Projects

BFA: University of Cincinnati, Painting

Solo Exhibitions

Mar 2018 Tangential Ruminations, Florida School of the Arts, Palatka, FL

Mar 2017 Christina Foard: Compressed Air, Florida Mining Gallery

Oct 2016 Christina Foard: Tangled Webs, University of North Georgia

May 2012 Foard: New Works, Cultural Council of Jacksonville, 2012 Featured Artist

Apr 2009 Foard: Transparency, Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, FL

Mar 2009 Foard: Aerial Viewpoints, Kent Gallery, Florida State College

Jan 2009 Foard: Fractal Parts, Flux Gallery, Jacksonville

Apr 1991 Foard: African Response, University of Cincinnati, DAAP Gallery

Group Exhibitions

Sep 2020 Imagination Squared: Pathways to Resilience |AthensGA2020*

Oct 2019 Codified Color with Mary Gordon and Nick Abrami, Suite Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art

Sep 2019 MFA Group Exhibition, Glass Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art

Aug 2019 Raucous, Lyndon House Art Center*

Mar 2019 MFA Group Exhibition, Glass Gallery*

Feb 2019 Christina Foard and Clyde Conwell, Glass Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art*

Nov 2018 Imagination Squared:Pathways to Resilience|AthensGA2020| Trial Phase exhibition. A2RU*

May 2018 Flux, Lamar Dodd School of Art

Mar 2018 43rd Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA

Aug 2017 Bowery Gallery Juried Exhibition, Juror: Kyle Staver, Chelsea, NYC

Aug 2017 Spotlight 2017, Indigo Hotel Gallery, Curator: Didi Dunphy

Apr 2017 42nd Juried Exhibition,Lyndon House Arts Center

Nov 2016 Tiny Universe 2, Curator: Didi Dunphy, Indigo Gallery, Athens, GA

Jun 2016 Summer Pleasures, Thomas Deans Fine Art, Atlanta

Mar 2016 41st Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, GA

Apr 2015 8x2: Opposites Attract, Foard and Butler, Thomas Deans Fine Art, Atlanta

Mar 2015 Usual Suspects, 184 Project Space, Curator: Jesse McCloskey, NYC

Jan 2015 New Works New Year, Thomas Deans Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Dec 2014 21 and Counting, The Painting Center, Chelsea, NYC

May 2014 Arte Internationale, Matera, Italy

Dec 2013 #NOMO (North of Modern) Art Basel Miami, Florida Mining Gallery, FL

Dec 2013 Our Shared Past, Curated by Jefree Shalev, Cummer Museum of Art, FL

Nov 2013 Femme Deux, Sharla Valeski Invitational, CoRK Gallery, FL

Jun 2013 Highway Project, Curated by Wesley Laine, J. Johnson Gallery, FL

Apr 2013 Jacksonville University Soiree, The Museum, Jacksonville University

Jun 2012 Immersion: Hager and Foard, Jacksonville International Airport, FL

May 2012 Hillary Hogue and Christina Foard, Florida State College

May 2012 CityScape 2 Invitational, FOARD Studio 28, FL

Feb 2012 Jim Benedict and Christina Foard, Jacksonville University Brest Gallery

Oct 2011 CITYscape Invitational, FOARD Studio 23, FL

Jun 2011 Neighborhood as Art, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, FL

Jan 2011 Breaking the Rules, Eileen Corse Gallery, FL

Nov 2010 Objective/Non-Objective: Foard + Morrisroe, Williams-Cornelius Gallery, FL

Sep 2010 Imagination Squared!, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, FL

Jan 2010 Mayo Clinic, Davis Gallery, Juried Invitational, FL

Sep 2009 Contemporary Female Perspectives, Jane Gray Gallery, FL

Apr 2009 Folio Invitational, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, FL

Apr 2009 Bright Young Things, Jane Gray Gallery, FL

Awards| Residencies

Oct 2019 Social Ecology Studio Grant Recipient, University of Georgia

Sep 2019 JoAnn Terry Walker Scholarship Recipient, Franklin School of Arts and Sciences, UGA

Aug 2019 Matheny Graduate Scholarship Recipient, Lamar Dodd School of Art

Jan 2019 Social Ecology Studio Grant Recipient, University of Georgia

2018-19 Artist in Residence, Office of Sustainability, UGA

Aug 2018 Athens Area Arts Council Grant Recipient

Apr 2018 Looney Foundation Graduate Fellowship Recipient, UGA

Mar 2018 A2RU Research Cluster Grant Recipient, Willson Center for Humanities, UGA

Feb 2017 Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Mar 2016 Top Merit Award from Juror, Jock Reynolds, Yale University Gallery Director,

41st Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, GA

Jan 2015 Program Assistant, Aimone Residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts, FL

Jan 2013 Artist Residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts, FL

Jun 2011 Community Foundation Of Jacksonville Individual Artist Grant

2011-12 Artist Residency, Everbank Building, FOARD STUDIO PROJECTS, Jacksonville

Jan 2011 Creative Capital Artist Seminar Fellow, Cultural Council of Jacksonville

Jun 1991 Outstanding Senior for the School of Fine Art, DAAP, Univ. of Cincinnati

Jan 1990 Wolfstein Travel Fellowship Recipient, U of Cincinnati, Summer throughout East Africa

Curator | Juror Experience

Feb 2014 Juror, Members Exhibition, Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, FL

Apr 2013 Curator, Jacksonville University Soiree, Jacksonville University

Jul 2012 Juror, St. Augustine Art Association, Honors Invitational Exhibition

May 2012 Host, Cultural Council of Jacksonville Annual Arts Awards Ceremony

May 2012 Curator and Producer, CityScape2, Foard Studio 28, FL

Oct 2011 Curator and Producer, CityScape 1, Foard Studio 23, FL

Dec 2007 Juror for Admissions, Douglas Anderson School for the Arts, Jacksonville

Fine Art Public Collections

Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Permanent Collection, UF Health Medical Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Miami, The City of

Jacksonville, Rayonier Corporation, W. Mok Collection, SteinMart Headquarters, Baptist Health Systems, UF Health Jacksonville Medical

Center, Womens Center of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Main Public Library

Teaching + Talks

2018-20 Graduate Instructor of Record, Painting and Visuality, ARST 2100, UGA

Oct 2019 Codified Color Artist Talk with Mary Gordon and Nick Abrami

Apr 2018 Artist Talk - Florida School of the Arts, FL

Mar 2017 Artist Talk - Florida Mining Gallery, FL

Nov 2016 Artist Talk - University of North Georgia

2012-13 Abstract Painting Instructor, Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, FL

Dec 2012 “ReFocus: Art of the 1980s” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville

May 2012 Public Studio Tour and Talk for The Museum of Contemporary Art Board Members

Apr 2012 Artist Talk for St. Marks Arts Council, Jacksonville, FL

Feb 2012 Artist Talk, Jacksonville University

Jun 2012 Public Studio Tour and Talk for Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

May 2011 Artist Presentation for Leadership Jacksonville

Feb 2010 The Power of Arts in Integrative Medicine, U of North Florida Guest Speaker

Oct 2010 Panelist for “Ten Good Women”, Cultural Center Ponte Vedra

Jan 2010 Arts in Medicine Presentation for Executive Leadership, UF Health Jacksonville

Feb 2009 Arts in Medicine Presentation for Neurology Department, UF Health Jacksonville

Apr 2009 Live Interview on First Coast News Morning Show, Featured Artist

2008-09 Abstract Painting Instructor, Cummer Museum of Arts and Garden

Articles & Blogs

Sep 2019 Burnaway Review of Raucous at Lyndon House Arts Center

Sep 2018 Voyage ATL: Thought Provokers, Midtown, “Meet Christina Foard”

Apr 2015 Burnaway Atlanta:

Dec 2014 The Englishroom Blog:

Aug 2014 University of Florida Newsletter:

Nov 2013 Aesthetica Magazine:


Nov 2013 Folio Magazine:

Jun 2012 St. Augustine Living:

Jun 2012 Escape Into Life Blog: Featured Artist

May 2012 Cummer Art Museum Newsletter and Blog:

Jan 2012 Daily Art Fixx Blog:

Nov 2011 Jacksonville Daily Record, Downtown Today Feature


Sep 2010 Arbus Magazine:


Jul 2010 Florida Times Union:

Jan 2010 Jacksonville Daily Record, Downtown Today Feature

Artsy Forager Blog


Projects -

Imagination Squared 2020: Pathways to Resilience. UGA+ Athens, GA, 2017-2020

Social Creativity Project based on a participatory design model as a prompt for the public to respond to concepts of individual or

community resilience. All participants have their symbols and stories of resilience posted onto the website and

all will be exhibited together as a community response on resilience in 2020 at The Lyndon House Arts Center.

FOARD Studio – Everbank Artist in Residence, 2011-12

Selected as Artist in Residence for Downtown Jacksonville Revitalization Project. Given top floor of skyscraper (33,000 square feet) as

studio and exhibition space. Curated 3 major city events, hosting a total of 44 visual artists, 3 musical groups, 1 spoken word artist and

1 dance group. The events brought over 2000 attendees during this 18 month project.

Imagination Squared! A Creative Response Experiment, Jacksonville, FL, April-Sep 2010

Co-Founder of a Jacksonville, FL creative public engagement experiment between April and July 2010. Viral social media created

overwhelming public response and participation, culminating in record-breaking attendance at opening at Museum of Contemporary

Art. Project exhibition presented as a gift to the City of Jacksonville in March 2011 and permanently installed in the Jacksonville Main


Heartsongs4Homes, 2007&2008

Designed and directed interdisciplinary projects for children at the Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless, Jacksonville Fl. Funded by

Regions Bank. 2008-2009

Career Highlights -

University of Florida Health Medical Center Jacksonville, Arts in Medicine Program Director

Directed interdisciplinary arts department at Level One trauma center and academic research hospital. Developed specialized arts

curriculum, supervised visual artists, musicians, and contractors. Responsible for curriculum, supplies, public relations, internal and

external education, institutional collaborations, policy input, budget, grant research, data collection, and expansion of healing arts

opportunities (internal and external). Designed curriculum and workshops for Trauma/ICU (Working with major critical condition

patients and families), Oncology, Infusion, Neurology (Stroke, Parkinsons, ALS, and Epilepsy patients) and Psychiatric Units.

Conceived and Implemented several public art exhibitions/events involving artists, patients, staff, and partner institutions:

Tree of Life Memorial for Organ Donors with Jacksonville University:

In partnership with Sculpture Professor at Jacksonville University, created a “design challenge” for Fall 2010 Sculpture 1

class dedicated to commissioned public art project to memorialize specific organ donors at the hospital. Field trips to JU

and hospital, interviews with doctors and staff and organ recipients gave context to student ideas. Students created bronze

and wood Tree of Life with names of patients etched each year. Families come by and take “rubbings” of their loved ones

names annually. This became an icon for the hospital, and a tool for organ donation education and PR drives and won a

State of Florida Public Art Award for 2011.

Portraits of Hope:

30’ x 3’ Photographic Exhibition of Patients who died on the operating table, and survived to share life after trauma

incidents. Stories from each were posted below the massive image and exhibition was installed outside Trauma Waiting

Room to give hope to those whose loved ones were in dire situations.

Healing Gardens:

Collaborated with and commissioned Douglas Anderson School for the Arts high school 9th and 10th graders. Resulting

45’x2’ garden painting installed in the hospital lobby.

Patient Exhibitions:

Hallways included three installations of specific projects made by patients while in their hospital bed. Clay bowls,

birdhouses, and printed wooden disks with symbols gave visual evidence to the healing power of creativity for patients to

relax, laugh, expand their imagination.

Employee Exhibitions:

Hallways dedicated to the creative vision open to any of the 3200 hospital employees. Amateur photography exhibition of

the Jacksonville area which was so successful that many areas in campus used these 30x40” images as interior decor


Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Public Programs Manager and Educator

Developed and implemented all exhibition programming: gallery talks, lectures, symposia, family day events, music and dance

performances, film screenings, artist demonstrations, concerts and speaking scripts for introductions.

Responsible for programming, contracting and managing all art instructors in museum studio spaces.

Developed and wrote scripts, identified and secured speakers.

Wrote articles and provided supporting content for Cummer Magazine.

Provided content for museum website, newsletters, and social media platforms.

Managed programming contracts and budgets.

Regularly worked with executive staff, leading donors, corporate executives, board members.

Directed monthly lecture series for retired adults.

Performed live and recorded media interviews when needed (television and public radio broadcasts)

Cultivated educational, performing arts, and other cultural and civic partnerships, leveraging shared resources, cross promotion, and

creative programming.

BOAT/US Foundation for Boating Safety (Alexandria, VA), New Technologies Program Manager

Implemented and launched three national educational programs on boating safety.

Developed database-driven web education tool and an education hotline for boating safety, secured nation-wide approval and

coordination with US Coast Guard Volunteer Corps.

Launched a national life jacket “lending library” for children via nationwide volunteer workforce.

Directed a toll-free hotline to educate and serve boating community. Initiated and maintained nationwide media campaigns in print, TV,

radio, internet.

Responsible for all facets of program management and releases: design/maintenance, internal database design and training, IT

management, grant writing, administrative staff management, volunteer recruitment and retention, volunteer coordination, grant

funding, fundraising initiatives, corporate event planning, trade show management, internal and external public speaking and presentations.

Hillary Whitaker Gallery at Ponte Vedra Beach
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