Lilly Saywitz
LSaywitz@gmail.com
@L_Saywitz



EDUCATION


2021

Masters of Fine Art, Painting- University of Tennessee, School of Art and Architecture

2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts- Boston University, College of Fine Arts, Concentration in Painting

2014

BFA Fall Semester- Temple University, Tokyo Campus

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Back into my Lovers Arms: Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee
Knoxville TN

2020

Second Impression: Gallery 1010, Knoxville TN,


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 

Fragments: Milcon Gallery, Boston MA

Dille Scholarship Exhibit: Lilly Saywitz & Wes Roden: University of Tennessee Student Union,
Knoxville TN

Can You Sing Yourself A Life? Kelsie Conley+Lilly Saywitz: Gallery 1010,  Knoxville TN

Art Now America: Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City TN

74th Student Art Competition: Ewing Gallery,University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN

Art America Now: Slogum Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City TN

2020

73nd Student Art Competition: Ewing Gallery,University of Tennessee,
Knoxville TN

Orange 8: UTK MFA Exhibition: ZG Gallery,
Chicago IL

2019

Keeping Time: Gallery 1010, Knoxville TN

Exchange: University of Arkansas and the University of Tennessee Part I: University of Arkansas
Fayetville AK,

Back for Seconds- Second Year MFA Exhibition: Downtown Gallery,University of Tennessee,
Knoxville TN,

72nd Student Art Competition: Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee,
Knoxville TN

Regarding the Sacred: Babson College,
Wellesley, MA

2018

The Dirty Dozen- First Year MFA Exhibition: UT Downtown Gallery, University of Tennessee Knoxville TN

71st Student Art Competition: Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee,
Knoxville TN

Can’t You See How Hard I’m Working: Studio Resident Group Show, Dorchester Art Project, Dorchester, MA

2017

V Furry: Witch Mountain Gallery
Brighton, MA

2016

Touch: Gallery 5, Boston University
Boston, MA

Boston University Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition: 808 Gallery, Boston University
Boston, MA

Inversant Juried Art Show
Boston, MA

2014

Hachi: 3331 Arts Chiyoda
Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

Boston University Undergraduate Art Showcases: Boston University
Boston, MA


JURIED EXHIBITIONS


2019

Worse Artists Better Spread: Juried Exhibition selected by Conor McGrann & Mary Climes,    Gallery 1010,
Knoxville, TN

2017

Handled:Regional Juried Exhibition selected by Pat Falco: Gallery 263,
Cambridge, MA

It’s Hip to be Square: Juried Exhibition Selected by Madeleine Bialke
Brighton, MA


AWARDS


2021

Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Graduate Scholarship- University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

2020

Zaratan Arts Contemporary AIR Residency - Lisbon, Portugal

University of Tennessee Graduate Fellowship Award- University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Graduate Excellence Award- University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

2019

Graduate Student Senate Travel Award- University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN

Dorothy Dille Materials Award- University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

2018-2021

GTA Fellowship- University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

2012-2016

Merit Scholarship- Boston University College of Fine Arts
Boston, MA (2012-2016)




PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS


2020-2021

Painting & Drawing Representative, Graduate Student Steering Committee, University of Tennessee

College Arts Association Student Membership

2018-2020

Graduate Student Representative, UTK School of Art Programming Committee, University of Tennessee


2017-2018

Co-Curator of Witch Mountain Gallery
Brighton, MA

Studio Board Member: Dorchester Art Project
Dorchester, MA

Aviary Gallery Assistant
Boston, MA


CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE & PROJECT PARTICIPATION


2020

In a Speculative Light: The Arts of James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney Symposium: Portrait Project Hosted by Jered Sprecher: University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN


2019

Painting Exchange between the University of Arkansas and the University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN-Fayetteville, ARK


PUBLICATION


2017

Charlotte Moth: Postcards as Placeholders Published by Big Red & Shiny
Boston, MA

Through Fresh Eyes: Doug Weathersby a Year in Review Published by Big Red & Shiny -
Boston, MA

INTERVIEWS

Under the Rug: An Interview with Nuveen Barwari and Lilly Saywitz
March 9, 2021
http://www.numberinc.org/under-the-rug-an-interview-with-nuveen-barwari-and-lily-saywitz/