William Tourtillotte
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South Bend Regional Museum of Art__1995_04
U
niversity of Notre Dame
__1993_95__05_07

Saint Mary's College
__ 1987 _93
Educational
 

The Gothic Graphic Novel, a graphics workshop with Edgar Allen Poe: The BIg Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest. Sponsored by Saint Joseph County Public Library, Center for History and with the University of Notre Dame: The Program of Liberal Studies, The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, The Office of Research, Hesberg Library, WSND, the Department of Film, Television and Theater and the Snite Museum of Art, South Bend, IN • 2010

Artist/Teacher • High School Artist Apprenticeship Program • Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN • Create and conduct two-week water based printmaking workshop • Summer 2009 and 2010

Comic Book/Manga Workshop for One Book,One Michiana using To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Sponsored by Saint Joseph County Public Library in collaboration with Better World Books, Northern Indiana Center for History, Hammes University of Notre Dame Bookstore, Indiana University South Bend, St. Joseph County Bar Association, South Bend Area Genealogical Society, Thyme of Grace Restaurant and WNIT, Public Television • 2010

Visiting Artist Silkscreen • Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN • 2008

Lecture • University of Dallas, Dallas, TX • 2008

Printmaking Workshop • Colligraph printing • Washington High School • South Bend, IN • 2008

Open Book Festival • Comic Book Workshop • Saint Joseph County Public Library •2007

Graphic Novel • Consultant for The Take Ten Crew and the Three O’Clock Fight, Robinson Community Learning Center, South Bend, IN. Supported through a grant from Arts Everywhere and the Community Foundation St. Joseph County. Additional support from Mossberg Printing, South Bend, IN • 2006

Murals in the Park • Al Watson Park • A collaborative mural with the City of South Bend, the Parks Department and various sponsors. Community based outdoor murals on a 60’ round park building created and painted with area youth • 2004

Mural • Western Avenue/ Walnut Street Viaduct.  A collaborative mural with the City of South Bend, South Bend Community School Corporation and La Casa de Amistad. Community based 16’ x 16’ outdoor mural created and painted with area youth • 2000

Public Programs • Arte del Corazón del Pueblo, (Art from the Heart), Created, designed, collaborated and executed family programs for the South Bend Regional Museum of Art consisting of live music, traditional dance and regional food from Mexico, Central America, South America and Spain. Extensive graphic design and bi-lingual family guide and event posters.  Gallery exhibition of youth art. These events were in conjunction with the gallery exhibition, Imaging the World Through Naive Painting • 1999

Teacher • Starting Over, Stepping Higher, The Center for the Homeless, South Bend, IN and the
South Bend Regional Museum of Art • Day long creative expression workshops with Center for the Homeless residents enrolled in the Stepping Higher program • 1996 - 2000

Mural • South Bend Silver Hawks, minor league baseball team with the South Bend Regional Museum of
Art at Coveleski Stadium. 2) 8' x 16' outdoor murals created and painted with area youth and students in the La Casa de Amistad summer program • 1999

Family Programs • Handmade Books, Wind Powered Art and Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
Created and executed three family programs for the South Bend Regional Museum of Art.
Hands on art making and cultural activities • 1998 - 1999

Mural • St. Joseph County Juvenile Justice Center with the South Bend Regional Museum of Art.
10' x 60' outdoor mural created and painted with residents of the Juvenile Justice Center •  1998

Poetry in the Gallery • On-going public poetry readings with regional youth and adult poets.
A collaborative event with the Northern Indiana Historical Society, WVPE 88.1, Ernest Sandeen
Writers Center, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, Writers and Other Troubadours, the Writer's
Center of Indianapolis and NO EXIT, a poetry journal • 1998 - 2000

Workshop • The Whirligig Workshop.  South Bend Regional Museum of Art workshop
exploring traditional folk art and kinetic sculpture in conjunction with Remembering Beauty:
The Seductive and Nostalgic Nature of American Landscape.  Inter-generational workshop • 1998

Web Site • Designed and maintained web site for the South Bend Regional Museum of Art.
www.sbrma.org.  1998 to 2003

Panelist • Printmaking: Dead or Alive?, Southern Graphic Association Annual Conference.
University of Ohio, Athens, OH. • 1998

Teacher • Comic Book Workshop, South Bend Regional Museum of Art at the Charles Martin
Youth Center.  One week workshops and 10 week classes with 5th - 9th grade students • 1995 - 1999

Curator and Designer • Phat 50, Portfolio of prints by 50 regional artists. Gallery exhibition and
limited edition portfolios for the South Bend Regional Museum of Art in conjunction with exhibition,
We're Golden: The Museum at 50.  • 1997

Curator and Designer • Traditional Voices: Native American Regional Artists, South Bend 
Regional Museum of Art.  Created, curated and executed gallery exhibition, hands-on
activities and performance series in conjunction with traveling exhibition, ­Native Streams,
Contemporary Native American Art. 1997

Mural • The Mural Project, Two murals, 8 ' x 16', created by area youth in conjunction
with the exhibition, A Graphic Odyssey: Romare Bearden as Printmaker.   Murals were created during a two-week workshop and exhibited at the South Bend Regional Museum of Art in the Jerome J. Crowley Community Gallery • 1997

Panelist • Day Without Culture Panel, American Association of Museum Conference,
Organized by the National Endowment for the Arts. Minneapolis, MN. • 1996

Juror • Art and Social Justice Exhibition, Colfax Cultural Center, South Bend, IN.• 1996

Mural • Broadway Christian Parish and Boys and Girls Club of St. Joseph County with the SBRMA,
 8’ x 16' outdoor mural created and painted with neighborhood youth.   South Bend, IN. • 1996

Commissioned Work • South Bend Heritage Foundation, South Bend, IN • Vision • silk-screen and hand coloring on paper • This work commemorated the ground breaking of a new urban housing project for older adults, The Robertson Building.  1996.

Teacher • The Drawing Studio, art classes for Life Treatment Center residents at the Charles Martin Youth Center, South Bend, IN.  Three week intensive art experience for adult males recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. Funded by a grant from the Indiana Arts Commission and the Florence Carrol Foundation • 1995-1996

Mural • La Casa de Amistad, 8' x 40' public mural created and painted with youth from the neighborhood, South Bend, IN. Sponsored by the United Way of St. Joseph Co.• 1995

Visiting Artist • Printmaking/Drawing, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL.• 1995

Visiting Artist • Printmaking, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.• 1995

Commissioned Mural • St. Joseph County Public Library, South Bend, IN. • Knowledge, acrylic on panel, 7' x 14’.   Installed November 1994

Mural • This is My Neighborhood, No Shooting Allowed!  Mural project with sixth graders from South Bend Community School Corporation • Participating organizations were South Bend Police Department, the South Bend Bar Association and Chamber of Commerce Leadership group with the SBRMA • 1994

ArtistAids Assist /Aids Ministry, South Bend, IN. Designed and fabricated decorations  for yearly benefit Murder at The Morris. Morris Civic Auditorium, South Bend, IN.  Donated artwork and created designs for numerous projects • 1993 - 1996.

 

 

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