Cynthia Post Hunt

Born 1986 Monterey, California

Fayetteville, Arkansas

 

Education

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2008

 

Solo Shows

2016        TO HAVE TO HOLD TO, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

2015        The Things We Carry, Bank of Fayetteville, Fayetteville, AR

2015        When cutting onions, just cut onions; a series of performances, The Shed, Fayetteville, AR

2009       The Five Point Palm Exploding Heart Technique, Flexspace Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

Selected Group Shows

2018 The Sadness of Maps, Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

2017        Performance is Alive, Satellite Art Fair, Miami, FL

2017 Artist Inc in the Gallery, Art Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR

2017        First Thursdays, Stage Eighteen, Fayetteville, AR

2017        Nostalgic, 3/4, Silent Funny, Chicago, IL

2017        AAWE Billboard Project, Bentonville, AR

2017        TO HAVE TO HOLD TO, Flesh Crisis + Arts Dojo, Kansas City, MO

2017        First Thursdays, Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville, AR

2017        On the Brink, On the Brim, On the Cusp, TO HAVE TO HOLD TO, Art Center of the Ozarks,  

                Springdale, AR

2016        CLOCKWATCHERS [New Year's Eve Edition], 

                Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

2016        Display(ed), TO HAVE TO HOLD TO, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2016        First Thursdays, Stage Eighteen, Fayetteville, AR

2016        Black Apple Awards Showcase, The Garden Room, Fayetteville, AR

2016        Black Apple Awards Showcase, Garland House, Little Rock, AR

2015        Hold My Hair Back, Backspace, Fayetteville, AR

2015        Lush Decay, Two25 Gallery, Bentonville, AR

2015        First Thursdays, Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville, AR

2014        DESIRE(D), Us an investigation of consubstantiation, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2014        Shoot and Tell, StoneCrop Gallery, York, Maine

2014        A Personal Project Show, What does a pixel taste like, DFBRL8R Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013        A Personal Project Show, Fruit, DFBRL8R Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011         Happy trails to you, Prak-sis Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008       There’s a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, Switchboard Art Show, Chicago, IL

2008       Miss Otis Regrets She’s Unable to Lunch Today, Confronting Perfection: trial and error,

                BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2007       616 Cupcakes, S Michigan Ave, E Monroe St, S Columbus Dr, E Jackson Dr, Chicago, IL

 

Collaborative Projects

2016        Line Theory, Black Out Affair, Stage Eighteen, Fayetteville, AR

2015        I Am Here, One Nite Standard, Lalaland Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2015       OBSESS, Vessel, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2011        As I was saying…An evaluation, Performance/Installation, 5 of Hearts Loft, Chicago, IL

2010       112, Sound Installation/Painting, 5 of Hearts Loft, Chicago, IL

 

Curatorial Projects

2018 Inverse Performance Nights, Fenix Fayetteville, Fayetteville, AR

2018 Intersections, a month of art and performance supporting women, Northwest Arkansas, AR

2018 INVERSE, Performance Art Festival Co-founder/Co-curator, Northwest Arkansas, AR

2017        Last Night Fayetteville, New Year’s Eve Performance Stage, Fayetteville, AR

2017        INVERSE, Performance Art Festival Co-founder/Co-curator, Northwest Arkansas, AR

2017        Nasty Women, Northwest Arkansas, AR

2017        INVERSE, Performance Art Festival Co-founder/Co-curator, Central Coast, CA

2016        INVERSE, Performance Art Festival Co-founder/Co-curator, Northwest Arkansas, AR

 

Non-degree education, residencies

2018 Industry of the Ordinary Residency, San Luis Obispo, CA

2017        Industry of the Ordinary Residency, Chicago, IL

2016        Industry of the Ordinary Residency, Chicago, IL

2015        Industry of the Ordinary Residency, Chicago, IL

2014        CABIN, Lake Geneva, WI

2014        Industry of the Ordinary Residency, Chicago, IL

 

Lectures

2017         Artist Talk, Youth Arts Council, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK

2017         Artist Lecture/Performance, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO

2017         Artist Talk, Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville, AR

2015         Artist Spotlight Lecture, 21c Bentonville, Bentonville, AR

2008        Artist Lecture, Santa Catalina Upper School, Monterey, CA

 

Other Professional Activities/Awards

2018 Artists 360 Grant Recipient

2017        Artist Inc Fellow

2017        Black Apple Award Nominee, Idle Class Magazine, Arkansas

2016        Black Apple Award, Idle Class Magazine, Arkansas

2015        Regional Affiliated Artist, Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville, AR

 

Publications/Press

2018 Bartholomew, Dustin: “Arkansas artists receive grants through Artists 360 program”, The Fayetteville Flyer, https://www.fayettevilleflyer.com/2018/09/25/arkansas-artists-receive-grants-through-artists-360-program/, September 25, 2018

2018 Murphy, Jocelyn: “Engage, Educate, Encourage”, Democrat-Gazette, What’s Up, http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/apr/08/engage-educate-encourage-20180408/, April 8, 2018

2018 Idle Class Magazine (Producer) (2018, April 10) “The Idle Class Podcast, EP 1: Cynthia Post Hunt and Inverse Performance Arts Festival [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://soundcloud.com/dillon-dooms-783894795/the-idle-class-podcast-episode-1-cynthia-post-hunt

2017        Cleary, Sophia and Guzman, Yelena (Editors), Emergency Index: An Annual Document of Performance Practice, Vol. 6, Ugly Duckling Presse 2017

2017        Eley, Ashton: “Inverse Performance Art Festival Marks Second Year in Northwest Arkansas”, http://idleclassmag.com/inverse2017/ , April 2, 2017

2017        Henriksen, Katy, “KUAF Arts Beat: Embracing Curiosity & Chance with Inverse Performance Art Festival” , http://kuaf.com/post/kuaf-arts-beat-embracing-curiosity-chance-inverse-performance-art-festival#stream/0 , March 30, 2017

2017        DeBari, Jessica, “Inquisitive minds rejoice, the Inverse Performance Art Festival is back” , https://www.fayettevilleflyer.com/2017/03/28/inquisitive-minds-rejoice-the-inverse-performance-art-festival-is-back/ , March 28, 2017

2017        Brothers, Nick: “Inverse Performance Art Fest Returns”, The Free Weekly, March 23, 2017, p.12-13

2017        Murphy, Jocelyn: “Inverting Expectations Year two of festival inclusive, challenging”, Democrat-Gazette, What’s Up, March 24, 2017

2017        Post Hunt, Cynthia: "A Brief Conversation About Performance Art", The Idle Class Magazine, The Fashion Issue, Winter 2017, p.8-9

2016        Martin-Brown, Becca: "Unexpected Art Evolving, Region welcomes growth in performance and painting", Democrat-Gazette, What's Up, December 16, 2016

2016        Cleary, Sophia and Guzman, Yelena (Editors), Emergency Index: An Annual Document of Performance Practice, Vol. 5, Ugly Duckling Presse 2016, p.80-81

2016        Jennings, Jay: "State of the Art...", Garden and Gun Magazine, August/September 2016, p.137-140

2016        Ford, Kody: "Cynthia Post Hunt brings community experiment performance to Crystal Bridges",                http://idleclassmag.com/cynthia-post-hunt-brings-community-experiment-performance-crystal-bridges/, September 15, 2016

2016        Murphy, Jocelyn: "Expanding Art, Inverse Festival turns performance upside down", Democrat-Gazette, What's Up, April 15, 2016, p.74

2016        Bartholomew, Dustin: "Inverse Performance Art Festival to debut April 22-23", The Fayetteville Flyer, April 13, 2016, p.16-17

2016        Brothers, Nick: "Performance Art Festival to Feature International and Local Artists", The Free Weekly, April 13, 2016

2016        Wells, Maggie: "Upside Inverse", Northwest Arkansas Entertainment Magazine, April 2016, p.20

2016        Sigmon, K. Samantha: "The Art of Engagement", The Idle Class Magazine, The Artist Issue, Spring 2016, p.38-39 

2015        Black, Matthan. (Producer) (2015, December 10) “Doing the Work Episode 35 [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://doingtheworkpod.com/?p=238

2015        Cleary, Sophia and Guzman, Yelena (Editors), Emergency Index: An Annual Document of Performance Practice, Vol. 4, Ugly Duckling Presse 2015, p.230-231

2014        Bad at Sports, Top 7 Weekend Picks, 9/5 – 9/7