ABOUT THE ARTIST

Hawai’i-based artist Bailey Ferguson investigates nature from the land and sea through gestural abstraction of color, texture and line. 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

Under the Liquid Veil, Wailoa Arts and Culture Center, Hilo, HI, (forthcoming July 6 – July 10, 2020)


New Works, Waimea Coffee Co., Kamuela, HI, 2018


BAF at BFF, Benson Theatre, Omaha, NE, 2013


Blue/Green, Pirate – Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, 2009

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Kipaipai Group Show, Kahilu Theatre, Kamuela HI (forthcoming 2020)
#countmein special exhibition, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster CA (5/9/2020 – 8/16/2020)
ArtInTime, HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x Mori + BoxJelly, Honolulu HI, 2020
Call+Response, Kahilu Theatre, Kamuela HI, 2020 (juror: Healoha Johnston) 
Collaborate and Create, The Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 2020 — March 3, 2020 (invited)
The Maka Project, Daylight Mind, Kailua-Kona HI, 2019 (invited)
Transformations: Stories, One Year Later, Wailoa Arts and Culture Center, Hilo, HI, 2019 (invited)
Transformative Forces: Creation through Destruction, Kahilu Theatre, Kamuela, HI, 2019 (juror: Carl F.K. Pao) Awarded 1st prize
Donkey Mill Art Center 12th Annual Art Auction, BMW of Hawai’i, Kailua-Kona, HI, 2019 (invited)
Hawai’i Contemporary Art Exhibition, East Hawai’i Culture Center, Hilo, HI, 2018 (juror: Henry Bianchini)
Abstract Only!, Wailoa Arts and Culture Center, Hilo, HI, 2018 (juror: Patrick O’Kiersey)
Midsummer Art Celebration, Wailoa Arts and Culture Center, Hilo, HI, 2018 (juror: Michael Takemoto)
Red Road Art Salon, Kalani Honua, Kalapana, HI, 2017 (curated)
InfOcalypse, SUB/Mission Art Space, San Francisco, CA, 2013 (produced by Peter Bergman) (invited)
Public Works, Living Copenhagen, Outdoor Exhibition Sankt Kjelds Kvarter, Copenhagen DK, 2012 (invited)
PREFLIGHT: The A Show, Emmanuel Gallery, Aurora Campus, Denver CO, 2011 (invited)
IRUS ART: Collaboration between IRAN and US, Co-Prosperity Sphere Gallery, Chicago IL, 2010 (produced by Morehshin Allahyari) (curated)
Pirate Members’ Show, Pirate – Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, 2009 (invited) 
IRUS ART: Collaboration between IRAN and US, Andenken Gallery, Denver CO, 2009 (curated)

RESIDENCIES / WORKSHOPS / PROFESSIONAL / AWARDS

Kipaipai Professional Artist Development Workshop, Joshua Tree CA (forthcoming 2020)

Residency, Schmidt Ocean Institute Artist-At-Sea, Pacific Ocean Transit: Hawaii - Fiji, 2020
Juried Exhibition 1st Place, Transformative Forces: Creation through Destruction, Kahilu Theatre, Kamuela HI, 2019
Storyteller, Stories from the Summit: Moving On, Volcano Art Center, Volcano Village HI, 2019
Finalist, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Artist Residency, Volcano Village HI, 2019

Fellow, Kipaipai Professional Artist Development Workshop, Donkey Mill Art Center, Holualoa HI, 2018
Curator, RedRoad Art Salon, Kalani Honua, Kalapana HI, ​
2017

COLLECTIONS

“Representational Art of King Neptune’s Domain” Schmidt Ocean Institute R/V Falkor, 2019

“Oceanic Rhythm” Private Commission, NC, USA, 2019

“Wipeout no.6” Private Collection, Dinard, France, 2019
“Stillings” Private Commission, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2019
“Kehena in Moonlight” Private Collection, Moray, Scotland UK, 2018

“Fissure 8” Private Collection, Shanghai, China, 2018
“The Performer” RBC GROUP Corporate Collection, Omaha NE, USA, 2018
“Sunset over Kampot Bay” The Beach House, Kampot, Cambodia, 2016
“Swift Waters” Private Collection, San Francisco CA, USA, 2015
“Tombstone” Private Collection, Scottsdale AZ, USA, 2014
“Field of Dreams” Private Collection, Omaha NE, USA, 2013
“Fig” Private Collection, Boulder CO, USA, 2009
“Pond” Private Collection, Omaha NE, USA, 2009
“Purple Rain” Houston TX, USA, 2008
“TwilightScape” Denver CO, USA, 2008

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

Donkey Mill Art Center, Holualoa, HI
House of Fire, Kalapana, HI
Gallery of Great Things, Waimea, HI
Puna Gallery & Gift Emporium, Pahoa, HI

EDUCATION

BFA, Communication Design, Metropolitan State University; Denver, CO (2009-2011)
Activities and Societies: Zeromile Magazine, Future Leaders of Design (AIGA), MSU Student Government 2009-10, Learning Landscapes, Modern In Denver Magazine

BFA, Studio Art, University of Denver School of Art and Art History; Denver, CO (2004-2008)
Study Abroad in Florence, Italy at Studio Arts Center International
Honors: Denver West Student Success Fellow, Harrison Merit Scholarship, Student of the Art's Scholarship, International House Photography Exhibition Grand Prize
Activities and Societies: ISMS Art Club - President (2007-08), ISMS Art Club Vice President (2006-07), KVNO Student Radio DJ, Alpine Athletic Club

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