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Andrew Cozzens

1024 E Oak St.                                                                                                      

Louisville, KY 40204                                                                                             

(502) 544-8898



2010                Washington University in St. Louis

                        Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

                        Master of Fine Arts, May 2010


2008                Murray State University, Murray, KY

                        Bachelor of Fine Arts with Teaching Certification, May 2008



2019                餘 (Residue), Solo Exhibition, Taipei Biennial Exhibition, Unique Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

                        Crown of Rays, Triennial Exhibition, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY

                        Mental Misconceptions, Curated Exhibition, University of Louisville Gallery, Louisville, KY

2018                Failure in Progress, Curated Exhibition, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY

                        Open Source, Curated Exhibition, Carnegie Art Gallery, Covington, KY

2017                Center Off Center, Solo Exhibition, Greiner Art Gallery, Hanover College, Hanover, IN

                        The Human Abstract, Ballet Collaboration, Bomhard Theater, KCFA, Louisville, KY

                        All Night Disco at the Abandoned Car Lot, Group Show, 849 Gallery, Louisville, KY

                        Sharing Knowledge, Robert Wood Johnson Conference, Louisville Science Center, Louisville, KY

2016                Delineating the Linear, Solo Exhibition, Indiana University Southwest, New Albany, IN

                        Kinetic Ambitions, Two-Person Exhibition, Living Arts and Science Center, Lexington, KY

                        Specters, Humana Festival Exhibition, Actors Theatre, Louisville, KY

                        ARTLIK, Invitational Public Art Project, NuLu Arts District, Louisville, KY

2015                Red vs. Red Orange, Solo, The Pszczonak Contemporary Projects Gallery, Ontario, Canada

                        Huemanity, Solo Exhibition, ThinkBox Contemporary, Louisville, KY

                        A Seat at the Table, Community Performance/Permanent Public Sculpture, Hazard , KY

                        Workhouse Salon, Invitational Exhibition, Workhouse Ballroom Cave, Louisville, KY

2014                Parallax Futures, International Zizek Studies Exhibition, D.A.A.P., Cincinnati, OH

                        Art Takes Miami, Invitational Exhibition, SCOPE, Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL

                        Things We Brought In The Car, Mixed Media Exhibition, The Brew House Gallery, Pittsburg, PA

                        The Sardonic Eye: Bob Lockhart in Context, Invitational, The Cressman Gallery, Louisville, KY

                        Displacement: A Reckoning, Invitational Exhibition, The Huff Gallery, Louisville, KY

                        Displacement: Of Internal Affairs, New Harmony Contemporary Art Gallery, New Harmony, IN

                        Magenta, Invitational Group Exhibition, Niehoff Urban Studio Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

                        Hero With a Thousand Faces, Curated Invitational Exhibition, FirstBuild, Louisville, KY

                        13 Artists, Group Exhibition, 849 Gallery, Louisville, KY

                        Time Is On Our Side, Group Exhibition, Saint Andrews Gallery, Louisville, KY

2013                A Perception of Place, Solo Exhibition, Georgian College Gallery, Toronto, Canada

                        (Pr)aggressive, Solo Exhibition, New Harmony Contemporary Art Gallery, New Harmony, IN

                        Use Use, Two-Person Exhibition, The Huff Gallery, Louisville, KY (w/ Brandon Harder)

                        Welcome Neighbors, Invitational Inaugural Exhibition, Local Speed: Art Space, Louisville, KY

                        Zero Landfill, An Upcycle Exhibition, Bluegrass Bioneers Convention, Louisville, KY

                        Neutral Natural, Outdoor Installation Exhibition, God’s Country LLC, Throrntown, IN

                        Marking 1880, Drawing Exhibition, St. Joseph Cathedral, Jasper, IN

                        Public, Invitational Inaugural Exhibition, Public Contemporary Art Space, Louisville, KY

2012                Art Envoy, Invitational Exhibition, Water Tower Art Museum, Louisville, KY

                        Untitled, Mixed Media Exhibition, Swanson Contemporary, Louisville, KY

                        Tranquil Views, Drawing Exhibition, St. Benedict Monastery, Ferdinand, IN

                        Bonnaroo Music Festival, Juried Commission Installation, Manchester, TN

                        The Begending, Group Exhibition, The Mammoth Art Space, Louisville, KY

                        The Change Exchange, Collaborative Exhibition, Huff Gallery, Louisville, KY

                        Fire and Ice, Juried Exhibition, Ohio River Terrace, Louisville, KY

2011                Water Tower Regional, Regional Juried Exhibition, L.V.A.A., Louisville, KY

                        Bonnaroo Music Festival, Juried Commission Installation, Manchester, TN

                        Drawing Connections, International Exhibition, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

                        A Month of Makers, Invitational Exhibition, L.V.A.A., Louisville, KY

                        Syndication, Invitational Exhibition, Percy Brown Gallery, Louisville, KY

                        Kinetics, Invitational Exhibition, Grand Hall Gallery, Water Tower, Louisville, KY

2010                Eighty Hours, Solo, Kranzberg Library, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

                        Parisian Open Studios, Cite’ Internationale Des Arts, Paris, France

                        MFA 2010 Thesis Exhibition, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

                        Process Impact, Juried National Exhibition, Curris Center Gallery, Murray, KY

                        Work, Performance Installation, Arenes du Lutece, Paris, France

                        Cause + Time, International Invitational Exhibition, Luminary Art Center, St. Louis, MO

                        First Night Exhibition, Juried Commission Exhibition, Grande Ave., St. Louis, MO

                        Beyond the Resume, Invitational Exhibition, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO

                        MFA Satellite Show, Graduate Exhibition, Vernon Studios, St. Louis, MO

2009                First Glass, Group Exhibition, Third Degree Glass Factory Gallery, St. Louis, MO

                        The Golden Woman, Regional Exhibition, Koken Art Factory, St. Louis, MO

                        Way Out of Line, Juried Exhibition, Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO

                        Laumeier Art Showcase, Juried Exhibition, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

                        SLOSS, Iron Exhibition, SLOSS Furnaces Historical Gallery, Birmingham, AL

                        Team Art, First Year Graduate Exhibition, Des Lee   Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2008                Parabola, Juried Exhibition, Steinberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2007                Eau Know, Solo, Clara Eagle Gallery at Murray State University, Murray, KY

2003                Foundation Exhibition, Murray State University, Murray, KY


2017                Investigations in Materiality, Chase Gamblin and TJ Edwards, 849 Gallery, Louisville, KY

2016                The Weight of the Mark, John Nicholas Hutchings Solo Exhibition, 849 Gallery, Louisville, KY

2015                Cinema Killed the Video Star, International Exhibition, PUBLIC Art Gallery Louisville, KY

                        Quiet Lines Over Time, Dale Leys Solo Exhibition, PUBLIC Art Gallery, Louisville, KY

                        Informed Experiences, Artebella Curated Week Oct 19-23,

                        Into The Jungle: Drawings from Taiwan, Larry Keaty Solo Exhibition, PUBLIC, Louisville, KY

2014                Nightscapes, Sunny Ra Solo Exhibition, PUBLIC Contemporary Art Space, Louisville, KY

2013                Free D, International Invitational Exhibition, Swanson Contemporary, Louisville, KY

                        Good As Gold, Juried Exhibition, PUBLIC Contemporary Art Space, Louisville, KY



2017                Louisville Health Equity Report: The Smoketown Life|Line Project

2014                Simultaneity and the Parallax in Art: The Fallacy of Absolutes

                        Cozzens, A. 2015 Apr 7. Simultaneity and the Parallax in Art: The Fallacy of Absolutes. International Journal of Žižek Studies [Online]                           9:1. Available:


2019                International Society for the Study of Time: Member and Contributor

                        Louisville Commission on Public Art (COPA): Commissioner

2017                Aspen Idea Festival Speaker: Spotlight Health

2017-present  Co-Chair of Facilities: Louisville Visual Arts

2016-present  Board Member: Louisville Visual Arts

                        Board Member: Warrior’s Path

2015                TEDx Speaker:  Interconnected, Rauch Planetarium, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2014                Exhibitor and Lecturer: International Zizek Studies Conference, Cincinnati, OH

                        Mix + Pivot at XLerate Health, curated by Theo Edmonds of IDEAS 40203, Louisville, KY

2013                Panelist: ENID- Woman Sculptors, University of Louisville’s Cressman Center

                        Visiting Artist Lecture at University of Louisville

2012-present  Chair of the Exhibition Committee: Louisville Visual Art Association

                        Visiting Artist Lecture at Vincennes University, Jasper IN

2011-2014       Louisville Artist Syndicate- Founder/ President

                        Spalding University- Professors Assistant/ Sculpture Tech

                        Kentucky School of Art guest critic- Sculpture

2010                Visiting Artist Lecturer at Murray State University

                        Assisted Mel Chin in performance lecture and exhibition installation

                        Anne Hamilton paper casting workshop and exhibition installation

2009                SLOSS Iron Conference, Birmingham, AL

                                    Assisted in Cupola furnace iron pour demonstrations

                                    Attended Discussion Panels on iron pouring practices

                        St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

                                    Assisted Claudia Schmacke install Currents 103

2008                International Sculpture Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

                                    Attended Lectures, discussion panels, and workshops on outdoor public sculpture

2007 – 2008    K.A.E.A. (Kentucky Art Education Association) President


2018 - 2019     Kentucky College of Art and Design, Louisville, KY

                        Chair of the Center for the Environment

                        Assistant Professor

                        849 Gallery Director

2016 - 2018     Kentucky College of Art and Design at Spalding University, Louisville, KY

                        Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Sculpture

                                    Three Dimensional Design

                                    Art History: Modern- Contemporary

                                    Senior Thesis


2016                Hanover College, Hanover, IN

                        Adjunct Professor

                                    Environmental Art

                                    Sculpture I

                                    Sculpture II

2014 – 2016    Kentucky School of Art, Louisville, KY

                        Adjunct Professor

                                    Three Dimensional Design

2011 – 2015    Vincennes University, Jasper, IN

                        Adjunct Professor

                                    Drawing I and II

                                    Art Appreciation

                                    Art History: Ancient & Modern          

2012 – 2013    Spalding University, Louisville, KY

                        Adjunct Professor

                                    Sculpture: Kinetics and Time

                                    Sculpture: Heat and Fire

2008 – 2010    Washington University in St. Louis

                        Graduate Teaching Assistant, August – May

                                    Three-Dimensional Design

                                    Metal Foundry

                                    Critical Frameworks/ Art Theory


2006 – 2008    Murray State University, Murray, KY

                        Teacher/ Lab Assistant, August –May

                                    Introduction to Sculpture       

                                    Advanced Sculpture

2008                Calloway County High School, Murray, KY

2008                Calloway North Elementary, Murray, KY


2016-present  849 Gallery- Kentucky College of Art and Design- Gallery Director

2014-15           849 Gallery- Kentucky School of Art, Gallery Manager

                        ThinkBox Contemporary, Exhibitions Coordinator/ Curator

                        GE’s FirstBuild, Artist Associate

2014                Speed Art Museum, Preparator

2013                Genpak- Forklift Operator, package handler, and quality control

                        Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular- Pumpkin design and carving and display construction

2012                Gilt Groupe- Design, mount, and hang warehouse signage, shipping and receiving associate           

                        York Companies- On-sight Representative, employee counseling, hiring, HR records

2011                Spalding University- Professors Assistant, Studio maintenance and Sculpture Tech

                        York Companies- On-sight Representative, employee counseling, hiring, HR records

2010                Kemper Fine Art Museum- Art handler

                        Good Citizen Gallery- Designed and installed highway billboards.

                        Sealed Air Production and Distribution- Machine operator

2009                Murray State University- Art handler, Sculpture Studio maintenance and Tech

2007 – 2008    Linens-n-Things Distribution Warehouse- Forklift Operator, shipping/ receiving package handler



2019                Great Meadows Foundation Artist Development Grant, Taipei, Taiwan

2017                Great Meadows Foundation Travel Grant, Mexico City, MX

                        Aspen Idea Festival Speaker

2016                Project H.E.A.L.: Residency Unlimited New York Artist Residency, New York, NY

                        Creative Agents of Change Artist Fellowship

2015                Kentucky Arts Council Grant Recipient

                        Tedx Speaker: University of Louisville

2014                Memorial Park Public Sculpture Grant Recipient

2011                The Barney Bright Excellence in Sculpture Award

2010                Cité Paris Residency, Cité International des Arts, Paris, France

                        Milliken Traveling Scholarship, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

                        ISC Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award

                                    Nominee, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

                        Process Impact Visiting Artist Lecture Grant, Murray, KY

2008 – 2010    The Laura and William Jens Scholarship, Washington University in St. Louis

                        Washington University in St. Louis Graduate Fine Arts Fellowship, St.Louis, MO

2009                Laumeier Art Showcase Curator’s Award, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

2008                Murray State University Cum Laude Graduate

2007 – 2008    Dot Rowlett Art Education Scholarship, Murray State University

                        Murray State Art Auction Scholarship, Murray state University



                        Greene, April. “What Does Health Equity Have to do with Art?” Artplace America” Dec. 19, 2017


                        Reighard, Angela. “Breaking Bread and Breaking Barriers” WYMT T.V.” 10, October 2015

                        Kramer, Elizabeth. “Contemporary Views of Color and Time” The Courier Journal” 5, July 2015

                        Stephens, Ashlie. “Louisville Exhibition Explores ‘True Characteristics’ of Video Art” WFPL News” 14, January 2015.

                        Waits, Keith, Curatorial Interview, PUBLIC on ArtxFM Radio, Louisville, KY, 16, January 2015.

                        Kramer, Elizabeth. “Best Bet- Exhibit at Huff Employs Metal, Motion, and Rust” The Courier Journal” 20, May 2013.

                        McBain, Roger. ”Artists Seeks to Arrest Time” Evansville Courier and Press” 17, May, 2013

                        Elson, Martha. “Artist inspired by Rust.” The Courier Journal” 02, October, 2012

                        Moorman, Claire. “Surprise Art Shows Charity with Flair.” The Herald” 12, December 2012.        

                        Friswold, Paul. “Journey Through Time.”  The Riverfront Times” 24 April 2010

                        Baran, Jessica. “Newly Reviewed: Cause + Time.” The Riverfront Times” 13 May 2010.

                        Baran, Jessica. “Newly Reviewed: Way Out of Line.” The Riverfront Times” 22 Sept. 2009.

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