Education

2010-2012

Tulane University

     MFA Studio Art

2004-2008

Savannah College of Art and Design

     BFA Printmaking Major/Painting Minor

2003-2004

Art Students League of New York

     Studied figure painting and figure drawing under Costa Vavagiakis

 

Professional Experience

2012-2015

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tulane University

- Beginning Printmaking

- Advanced Printmaking: Relief

Woodshop Coordinator, Tulane University

         - Oversee the operation of the woodshop within the Studio Art Department

2011-2012

Instructor of Record, Tulane University

- Beginning Printmaking

Student Representative on Southern Graphics Council International Executive Board

          - Liaison between the SGCI Executive Board and the student membership

2011

Assistant for Photogravure Workshop by Lothar Osterburg

- Assisted a four day workshop focused on creating photogravure plates from digital positives

2010-2011

Teaching Assistant under Teresa Cole

         - Beginning Printmaking, Etching, and Serigraphy

2009-2010

Assistant Printer, Tandem Press 

- Assisted in the collaboration and editioning of prints for artists Judy Pfaff, Nicola Lopez, Sam Gilliam, Joan Snyder, Robert Cottingham, and Suzanne Caporeal

2008

Print Shop Monitor, SCAD-Atlanta

         - Maintained shop chemistry and equipment

Artists For Charity

         -Volunteer printer for nonprofit organization

Printer for Artist Michael David

         -Assisted in the collaboration and editioning of two editions of direct gravures

SCAD-Atlanta

         -Letterpress demo for visiting students

Art Educator’s Forum

         -Workshop Assistant

 

Selected Exhibitions

2015

* Remediation, Ameen Gallery, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA (Forthcoming)

2014

* Dwelling, LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (in conjunction with Prospect 3 Biennial)

  New Prints/Autumn 2014: Somewheres & Nowheres, International Print Center of New York, New            York,  NY ( in conjunction with New York Print Week, curated by Nicola Lopez)

Where You Stay At?, Ten Gallery, New Orleans, LA (in conjunction with Prospect 3 Biennial)

2013

Glimpse, Carroll Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper,                           Tokushima, Japan

 Louisiana Contemporary, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

 Shape of Place, Staple Goods Gallery, New Orleans, LA        

 Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, UW-Parkside Gallery, Kenosha, WI

          123Collaborate, UW-Milwaukee PSOA Kenilworth Square East, Milwaukee, WI

2012

          Nola Now, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

          20/20 Vision, The Fire House Gallery, Louisville, GA

          *Site, Carroll Gallery, New Orleans, LA

          Fresh Perspectives, Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2011

          American Youth Printmaking Exhibition, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China

          Fresh, ArtD Gallery, St. Louis, MO

          Next, BECA Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2010

          Short Films Premiere, Plan B, Madison, WI

2008   

          SCAD-Atlanta Open Studio, Atlanta, GA

          3rd House on the Left, Atlanta, GA

            150 by 150, Stokes Gallery, Atlanta, GA

            Inked Nouns, Art House, Atlanta, GA

2007

           SCAD-Atlanta Open Studio, Atlanta, GA

           Vernissage, Lacoste, France

           Closet Artists, Eileen West Gallery, Point Washington, FL

           Alexander Ink, Savannah, GA

* Denotes solo exhibition

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

   Jason Urban, “New Voices: Silas Breaux”, Printeresting, January 7, 2015.

            http://www.printeresting.org/2015/01/07/new-voices-silas-breaux/

2014

   Melissa Duet, “Tracking Down Melodia Plantation”, Point of Vue, December 20, 2014.

            http://povhouma.com/tracking-down-melodia-plantation/

   Robin Miller, “Breaux’s ‘Dwelling’ Breathes Life into Childhood Haunting”, The Advocate,   

            December 2, 2014.

            http://theadvocate.com/features/people/10860289-123/breauxs-dwelling- breathes-life-into

 

   Joshua Jackson, “Louisiana Artist Brings Past to the Present”, The Daily Reveille, November 12,

            2014.  http://www.lsureveille.com/daily/louisiana-artists-brings-the-past-to-the-  

            present/article_74002f16-6acd-11e4-90ae-6f51df32af74.html#user-comment-area

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2012   

     Letter From the Student Member at Large, Graphic Impressions, Spring 2012: 18                   

2011                                                                                                                                                            

     Letter From the Student Member at Large, Graphic Impressions, Fall2011:18                            

     Student Focus, Graphic Impressions, Summer 2011: 33

 

Conferences

2012

     Southern Graphics Council International Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA          

-Panel Chair: “What Now? A Survey of Options”

 

Collections

   Tulane University Permanent Collection

   Moorman Peischel, LLC

   Southern Graphics Council International Permanent Collection

   University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Permanent Collection

   Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Permanent Collection

   Savannah College of Art and Design Permanent Collection

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2013

   Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition Prize-Winning Artist

2012

  School of Liberal Arts Summer Merit Fellowship, Tulane University

2010-2012

  Graduate Assistantship, Tulane University