About

Mackenzie Vaughan Pikaart is an artist living and working in Philadelphia. Pikaart is a graduate of The University of the Arts with a BFA in Crafts, concentrating in Ceramics. Her work consists of collage, installations, drawings, and sculptures focusing on explorations of her and others memories.  

Resume

mackenzie.v.pikaart@gmail.com

@mvpikaart

Education

The University of The Arts, Philadelphia PA

Crafts/ Ceramics, B.F.A May 2011

 International Experience

Kyouei-Gama School and Gallery, Tokoname Japan, June-July 2012

Awards

Promising Artist Award

Baugh- Barber Trust Scholarship

Virginia G. & Harvey Kim Scholarship

Studio Experience

Facilities Manager, Black Hound Clay Studio, Philadelphia PA, September 2018- Present

Studio Tech, Black Hound Clay Studio, Philadelphia PA, September 2017- Present

Work Exchange, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia PA, July 2015- 2017

Artist in Residence, The Hill School, Pottstown PA, Jan 2015

Artist in Residence, The Hill School, Pottstown PA, Jan 2014

Intern for David Frank Ceramic Artist, Guilford CT, Summer 2010

Volunteer for Watershed Ceramics, Newcastle ME, Summer 2009

Exhibitions

2018

(soon to show) Bennas Cafe, Philadelphia PA, November

(soon to show) CWS at Artbox, Philadelphia PA, October

EQUAL PARTS GOLD, Lululemon, Philadelphia PA, August

EQUAL PARTS GOLD, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia PA, April - September

I’M FINE REALLY, Minna Gallery, San Fransisco CA, August

EQUAL PARTS GOLD (Ellen Siberian Tiger music Video), Philadelphia PA, January

2017

CUPS FOR BOK, Philadelphia PA September

I AM HERE, New Haven CT June

Passion Plate : the way she wants it. ABD Gallery, Philadelphia PA May

ALT LOVE, Philadelphia PA (co-curator), Feb 3-5

NASTY WOMAN, ABD Gallery, Philadelphia PA Jan 6- Feb 3

 2016

FLOWERS OF GLASS, Trinity Episcopal Church, New Haven CT, June-July

THE CRAFTED CUP II, HK Hair Studio, Philadelphia PA, Apr 21

THE CRAFTED CUP, Meadowsweet Mercantile, Philadelphia PA, Mar 12

WILD URBAN, Window Factory Arts, Philadelphia PA, Feb 27

THIS IS THE WALL, Kit and Ace, Philadelphia PA, Feb 25

BENEFIT 2016, The Crane Arts/ Inliquid, Philadelphia PA, Feb 6

22 SHADES OF CLAY, New Jersey Clay College, Millville NJ, Jan 22- Mar 4

 2015

EQUAL PARTS GOLD, Meadowsweet Mercantile, Philadelphia PA, October-Feb(2016)

FEAST OF THE WOLF WHICH ONE WILL YOU FEED?, Barlume Apothecary, Philadelphia PA, Dec 12

NIGHT KITCHEN BE YOUR OWN MUSE, Beaumont Warehouse, Philadelphia PA, Dec 5

HOPE, Trinity Church, New Haven CT, July- August

CONNECTIONS WITH STRANGERS, Paradigm Gallery + Studio, Philadelphia PA, June 26

CONNECTIONS WITH STRANGERS, The Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia PA Feb- July

EQUAL PARTS IV, Soltane Breads and Spreads, Phoenixville PA, Mar- Aug

EQUAL PARTS III, The Hill School, Pottstown PA  Jan- Mar

2014

EQUAL PARTS II, Linwood Park, Ardmore, PA, Nov-Jan

ARTISTS UNITE, The Hatchery, Philadelphia PA, Sept

EQUAL PARTS, Trinity Church, New Haven CT, June-July

2012-13

CONNECTIONS WITH STRANGERS, Paradigm Gallery + Studio, Philadelphia, PA Dec t-Jan 19th

 2012

THE LUMERIAN SOLUTION: YOUR INTERACTIVE EVOLUTION, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, Philadelphia, PA Sept 6th-8th (A piece sponsored by the Philly Fringe)

SEA/SKY/CERAMICS, Tokoname, Japan, June 28th- 30th  

SOLO SHOW, Barber on 24th, Philadelphia, PA, May

ART UNLEASHED 2012, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA, April

2011

EMERGE, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA, Mar 31-Apr 2

ART UNLEASHED 2011, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA, April

NEW IDEAS IN MEDALIC SCULPTURE,The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA, Feb 18-Mar 24

EVERYONE HAS THEIR GO TO,Curated by Joseph Hocker,The University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA Mar-Apr

2010

THE SPACE BETWEEN BREATHS, An invitational art show, Curated by Kristen Jasionowski & Arielle Casale, R.A.T. Gallery, Gardenville, PA, Dec 1-14

THE 13th ANNUAL, NEW IDEAS IN MEDALLIC SCULPTURE,Medialia Rack and Hamper Gallery,NY, Nov 3-27

THE OPULENT FEAST, NCECA, Hamilton Hall, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA,  Apr

A PLACE CALLED PARADISE,The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA, Apr

CURRENT INVESTIGATIONS, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA Apr

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