BERT BOGDANY

Email: bertbogdany@yahoo.com

 

EDUCATION

2007                           M.F.A. Studio Art & the Computer University of Central Florida

2004                           B.F.A. Ceramics University of Central Florida

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006 – Present         Adjunct Professor, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

                                    ART 2750C, Ceramics I

                                    ART 2751C, Ceramics II

                                    ART 2906C, Directed Studies in Ceramics

                                    ART 1201C, Design Fundamentals I

                                    ART 1203C, Design Fundamentals II

                                    ART 1300C, Drawing I

                                    ART 1301C, Drawing II

2007                           Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

                                    ART 2701C, Introduction to Sculpture (instructor of record)

 

2006                           Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

                                    ART 2701C, Introduction to Sculpture, Fall

2006                           Gallery Assistant, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

                                    Fall 2006 (Assistant in coordination for the gallery curator of sculptural works by

                                    Isamu Noguchi. Fabrication and installation placement scout for the permanent

                                    collection of work by John Henry) Winter 2006

1999 – 04                   Community Education Instructor, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

                                    (Ceramics I and II) Summer 2004

 

 

GRANTS/AWARDS

2015                           Award in Fine Art, Ovalution Exhibition, City Arts Factory, Orlando, FL.

2007                          Ten years of service Award, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2002                          Award of Distinction, Craft Art Festival, (Florida Craftsmen), Tampa, FL.

2002                          Award of Merit, Arts Quest Fine Arts Festival, Destin, FL.

2000                          Best of Ceramics, Seminole State College, Sanford FL.

1999                           Lee G. Henderson Award of Excellence in Art, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

1999                           Best of Ceramics, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

1999                           Purchase Award, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

1999                           Best of Drawing, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

1998                           Best of Ceramics, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

1998                           Best of Media, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

1998                           Eleanor J. Matthew’s Award /Altrusa Award, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

1996 – 98                  Five Awards of Merit, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

 

EXHIBITION RECORD

2019                           The Best in Show Alumni Artist, Seminole State College, Sanford, Fl.

2019                           Solo Exhibition, "Organic Geometry" South Florida State College, Avon Park, FL.

2018                           Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2017                           Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2017                           Modern Art Exhibition, City Hall, Casselberry FL.

2016                           Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2016                           Art of the Beaten Path, Spalding Studio, Sanford, FL.

2016                           Sixteen, Group Exhibition, City Arts Factory, Orlando, FL.

2016                           Modern Art Exhibition, City Hall, Casselberry FL.

2015                           Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2015                           Alumni, Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2015                           O.V.A.L. Reunion Exhibition, City Arts Factory, Orlando FL.

2014                           Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2013                           Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2012                           Group Exhibition, Cosentino, Orlando, FL.

2012                           Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2012                           Group Exhibition, City Arts Factory, Orlando, FL.

2011                            Group Exhibition, The Artful Giraffe, Sarasota, FL.

2011                            Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2010                           Group Exhibition, City Arts Factory, Orlando, FL.

2010                           Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2009                          Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2008                          Group Exhibition, Scott Laurent Collection, Winter Park, FL.

2008                          Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2007                          M.F.A. Exhibition, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

2007                          Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2006                          Faculty Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2006                          Juried Exhibition, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

2005                          Sculpture, Gallery 210, Orlando, FL. (solo)

2005                          Studio Artist Show, Gallery on First, Sanford, FL.

2005                          Juried Exhibition, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

2005                          Alumni Invitational Exhibit, Seminole State College, Sanford FL.

2004                          Young Mud Slingers/Old Geezers, Orlando Court House, Orlando, FL.

2003                          Maitland Arts Festival, Maitland, FL.

2003                          Art Festival Beth-El, Tampa, FL.

2002                          Two Person Show, Guinevere at Avalon Island, Orlando, FL.

2002                          Craft Art Festival, Tampa, FL.

2002                          Permanent Collection Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery, Seminole State College,

                                   Sanford, FL.

 

2002                          Arts Quest Fine Arts Festival, Destin, FL.

2002                          Two Person Show, Fine Arts Gallery, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2001                           Featured Artist of the Month, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL.

1999                           Florida Craftsman Art Exhibition, New Smyrna, FL.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Adams, Cindy. “Organic Geometry, Ceramics by Bert Bogdany.”  Heartland Living

Feb./Mar. 2019, 116, 117.

Davila, Victor M. M+F+A=1. Lulu.com, 2007http://www.lulu.com/content/791185 

UCF Staff. “Eight Students Featured in First MFA Studio Art & the Computer Exhibition.” UCF Today

21 March 2007Article Link 

Ernst, Bill. “The Artist of Gallery on First” Seminole Magazine 01 Sept. 2005, 36.

Duff-Hoppes, Jill. “Ceramist Returns to SCC to exhibit.” Orlando Sentinel 11 Jan. 2002. ed.: G+.

Edwards, Jennifer. “Longwood Artist Takes Top Honors.” Orlando Sentinel 22 April. 2000. ed.: C-11+.

Blodgett Porter, Betty. “Sanford/Seminole.” The Volusian 16 April. 1998. ed.: 6A.

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2017                           Hand building Workshop, The Casselberry Art House, Casselberry FL.

2016                           Hand building Workshop, The Casselberry Art House, Casselberry FL.

2004                          Large Vessel Workshop, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

 

GALLERY EXPERIENCE

2005 – 06                 Gallery on First, Sanford, FL.

2000 – 04                 Orlando Visual Artist League (O.V.A.L), Orlando. FL.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2007 – 19                  Gallery Search Committee, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

 

2007 – 19                  Portfolio Review Committee for Scholarship, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

 

2013                           Altruisa Scholarship Award Ceremony Representative, for Seminole State College,

                                   Winter Park, FL.

 

2012 – 13                   Judge, Arts and Crafts Festival, Longwood, FL.

 

EXHIBITIONS JURIED

2007 – 19                  Student Fine Arts Exhibition, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

2012 – 13                   Arts and Crafts Festival, Longwood, FL.

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2004                          Hand Project— Cura Script, Orlando, FL.

 

1998                           Lantern Project— Church of the Good Shepherd, Maitland, FL.

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTION

 

2019                           Sculpture I—Fine Arts Gallery, South Florida State College, Avon Park, Fl.

2007                          Polystyrene Sculpture— Fine Arts Building, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.

1999                           Revolving Evolution Series— Fine Arts Building, Seminole State College, Sanford, FL.