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EDUCATION
The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1988

SOLO EXHIBITS

2016
Louisiana Portrait Project (Phase One), Hattiesburg Arts Council, Hattiesburg, MS
Louisiana Portrait Project: Silence and Sound, Gaston College Art Gallery, Dallas, NC

2015
A Collection of Silence, French and Michigan Gallery,
Variorum, The Tank, Houston, TX

2014
From There to Here, Gallery Jatad, Houston, TX

2013
The Familiar Wilderness, Gallery Jatad, Houston, TX
The Familiar Wilderness, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2012
Building Balance, Islander Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX
everyone has an interior and an exterior, Avis Frank Gallery, Houston, TX

2011
Lisa Qualls: Drawings and Tribal Objects, Amyas Naegele Gallery, New York, NY
Absence, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX

2010
Strawmen and Sugarbones, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX

2009
Paris is Burning, Lone Star College – Kingwood Gallery, Kingwood, TX
Songs of Love, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX
Spirit Level, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX

2008
In Context, Jung Center, Houston, TX
Breaking Ground, Houston Community College, Central Campus Gallery, Houston, TX
Breaking Ground, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
Breaking Ground, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX


SELECTED EXHIBITS AND PERFORMANCES

2016

Robert Pruitt/Contemporary Portraiture, Gallery at UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
Genocide, Curated by Clint Willour, Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Twenty Five: A Conclusion, Curated by Clint Willour, Galveston, TX
53rd Annual Juried Show, Holly Hughes Juror, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

2015
50/250, French & Michigan Gallery, San Antonio, TX
WET: Fresh Fictions, Williams Tower, Houston, TX

2014
Practice, French & Michigan Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Shadows and Dirt, Houston Community College, Houston, TX

2013
50/250, French and Michigan Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Art Spoken Here, Nave Museum, Victoria, TX
Flora and Fauna, Gallery Jatad, Houston, TX
Home, Ground.Arts, NY, NY

2012
Dawn Black, Scott Finch and Lisa Qualls, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2011
Go West, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France and Williams Tower, Houston, TX
Au Naturel, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR
Texas Group Show, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX

2010
Preserving Space, Russ Pitman Park, Bellaire, TX
Metamorphosis, Total Plaza Gallery, Continental Center Gallery, Allen Center Galleries, Houston, TX

2009
Crosspollination: Lisa Qualls and Lovie Olivia, College of the Mainland Gallery, Texas City, TX
Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2009, Williams Tower, Houston, TX
Threads, Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ
Raw, O’Kane Gallery, Houston, TX

2008
Tete-a-Tete: Anila Agha and Lisa Qualls, Art League Houston, Houston, TX
Lost and Found, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX
Pathways, Creative Art Exchange, Cornelius, NC

2007
In Residence: Clay, Fiber, Glass, Metal and Wood, Houston Center for Contemporary
Craft, Houston, TX
Book Works, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX

2006
Dreams In the Garden (Invitational Site Specific Work), HCCC Garden, Houston, TX


AWARDS AND HONORS

2013
Chadwick Residency, Dallas, NC

2011
Houston Arts Alliance Fellowship Grant, Houston, TX

2010
Hunting Art Prize Finalist, Houston, TX
Artist’s Eye Lecture Series, Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Advisory Committee Summer Residency Program, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX

2009
Printmaking Residency Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX
Advisory Committee Summer Residency Program, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX

2008
Hunting Art Prize Finalist, Houston, TX

2007
Artist in Residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft January through May

2006
Houston Arts Alliance Fellowship Grant, Houston, TX

2003
Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County Project Grant, Houston, TX

PUBLICATIONS
French & Michigan Publishing, October 2015, Lisa Qualls: A Collection of Silence
Houston Free Press, February 20, 2014, Revealing Through Hand and Eye: Lisa Qualls
Corpus Christi Caller, February 7, 2012 “Qualls Examines Life’s Structure”
Absence Catalogue, November 2011, Blurb Publishing
Thegreatgodpanisdead.blogspot.com, December 18, 2011, Lisa Qualls at Koelsch Gallery
GO WEST Catalogue, 2011 Introduction by Toby Kamps
Thegreatgodpanisdead.blogspot.com, April 2011, How Green is your Garden
Strawmen and Sugarbones Catalogue, October 2010, Blurb Publishing
Houston Arts Week Blog, August 24, 2009, “RAW: Three Artists”
SouthernGothicWriting.blogspot.com, “Reflections on RAW”, September 8, 2009
SouthernGothicWriting.blogspot.com, January 25, 2009, “Drawing Inspiration”
Midtown Paper (Houston, TX), Third Quarter, 2008, page 2
Houston Press, April 17-23, 2008, “A Question of Race”
Houston Press, March 22-28, 2007, “One for the Books"
Houston Chronicle, December 30, 2006, “Pouring on the Artistry”
Mary Kay Wisdom, Issue March 15, 2004
Art Forum International, Volume 31, Number 7, March 1993, pages 100,101


COLLECTIONS

Public
University of Houston Downtown
Hattiesburg Arts Council, Hattiesburg, MS
Mountain View College, Dallas, TX
Project Row Houses, Houston, TX

Private and Corporate
Katherine Snedeker and Robert Barsamian, Houston, TX
Peter Brown, Houston, TX
Ben and Pamela Esquivel/360 Art Services, Houston, TX
Samba Kamisokko, Texas, US and Mali, Africa
Floyd and Janice Newsum, Houston, TX
Judy Nyquist, Houston, TX
Marlene and Wayne Picard, Santa Monica, CA
Anya Tish, Houston, TX
Kaye Horn, Houston, TX
Lea Weingarten, Houston, TX
Solkem Ngangbet and Stefan Arold, Thuwal, Saudia Arabia
Odyssey IS, Inc., Dallas, TX