Steve Baggs
steve@baggsmedia.com

Education:
2009 Master of Fines Arts in Contemporary Art Practices from Portland State University.
2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Multimedia Design from University of Oregon.

Exhibitions:
2012 Observer of Beautiful Forms, A curatorial project by F* Mtn, World Portable Gallery
          Convention in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
2011 Art of the Graphic Novel and 24 Hour Comic, Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts
          Center, Eugene, Oregon.
2009 It’s Possible, 2009 MFA Graduate Group Show, Disjecta Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
2009 Happy Days Forever, MFA Thesis Exhibition, MK Gallery, Portland State University,
          Portland, Oregon.
2008 Side by Side, Second Year Master of Fine Arts Fall Show, Autzen Gallery, Portland           State University, Portland, Oregon.
2007 Master of Fine Arts Candidate's show, MK Gallery, Portland State University,
          Portland, Oregon.
2005 The Art of the One Page Comic, Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts Center,
         Eugene, Oregon.
2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Laverne Krause Gallery, University of
          Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
2003 Paranoid Delusions, Laverne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
2002 Spring Chicken, Eric Washburn Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Teaching and Industry-Related Experience:
Summer 2013 University of Oregon, Instructor, Drawing Comics.
Spring 2013 University of Oregon, Instructor, Creating Comics.
Summer 2012 University of Oregon, Instructor, Drawing Comics.
Summer 2011 University of Oregon, Instructor, Creating Comics.
Summer 2010 Clackamas Community College, Instructor, Digital Photography.
Winter 2010 Clackamas Community College, Instructor, Introduction to drawing.
Fall 2009 Clackamas Community College, Instructor, Digital Photography.
Summer 2009 University of Oregon, Instructor, Creating Comics.
Spring 2009 Portland State University, Instructor, Introduction to Drawing Comics and Sequential Art.
Winter 2009 Portland State University, Instructor of Record: Drawing 1.
Fall 2009 Portland State University, Instructor of Record: Drawing 1.
June 2008 University of Oregon, Visiting Artist, Creating Comics, Professor Emeritus/Digital Art, Kenneth O'Connell.
Spring 2008 Portland State University, Teaching Assistant: Professor Rita Robillard.
2004-2006 Charge Beverages Corporation, Art Director; Graphic & Web Designer.
2001- 2004 Oregon Daily Emerald, Editorial Page Illustrator.
2003- 2004 Maude Kerns Art Center, K-12 Art Instructor.
2004 Erb Memorial Union Craft Center, Art Instructor.
2004 University of Oregon, Teaching Assistant, Drawing for Media, Professor Emeritus/ Digital Art, Kenneth O'Connell.
2000-2002 Signs Unlimited, Sign Designer & Architectural Schematic Draftsman.

Professional Services:
2009 Guest Lecturer, One Page Comics for Art Educators, Art Power, Oregon Art Education Association, Redmond Oregon.
2008 Guest Lecturer, One Page Comics for Art Educators, Imagine, Oregon Art Education Association, Florence Oregon.

Film Festivals:
2002 Osama Claus, 1 minute animation featured in Spike n’ Mike’s Festival of Animation.

Performances:
2008 Detonation, The Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.

Professional Organizations:
2006-current International Animation Association, (ASIFA NW), Portland Chapter.

Committees:

2007-2009 Portland State University Monday Night Guest Lecture Series, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.
2009 BFA Graduate committee, Marylhurst University, Portland, Oregon.

Awards:
2007 Portland State University Art Auction Award, $1000.
2004 Dean's List, University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts.
2004 Oregon Collegiate Newspaper Contest: Second place, Best Cartooning.
2003 Oregon Collegiate Newspaper Contest: First place, Best Cartooning.
2003 Dean's List, University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Art featured in Publications:
2003 Robert Atwan. America Now, Short Readings from recent periodicals.
New Organ Cloning Technology', (pg. 336). New York, NY. Bedford/ St.Martins Publishing.
   
 
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