CV

Tori Parrish b. 1996 in Raleigh NC
Lives and works in Asheville NC
EDUCATION
B.A. in Art Practice with Honors, Stanford University 2018
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020
"Unassuming Vistas," Workspace Gallery, Chattanooga TN
2019
"Pause" Frequency Arts, Chattanooga TN
"Knock Before Entering: NYC," #8, New York NY2018    
"-scape," Wallenberg Hall, Stanford CA2016    
"ICAD," Rogers House, Stanford CA​GROUP
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021
"Our Voice," Differentwrld, Asheville NC            
"Your Place at the Table II," 311 Gallery, Raleigh NC            
"Small Works," Haywood County Arts Council, Waynesville NC            
"18th Annual Juried Exhibition," Grace Mills River, Mills River NC            
"Artists Who Teach," Fayetteville Arts Council, Fayetteville NC
2020
"Making Space," Workspace Gallery, Chattanooga TN            
"Red Show," Workspace Gallery, Chattanooga TN
2019
"Deck the Walls," Workspace Gallery, Chattanooga TN            
"Art Show and Sale," The Colonnade Center, Ringgold GA            
"Free Film : USA," Worthless Studio, New York, NY            
"Strong Women," North River Civic Center, Chattanooga TN
2018
"Material Connections," ARO Gallery, Santa Cruz CA            
"Presence," Thomas Welton Gallery, Stanford CA            
You are the Universe in Ecstatic Motion: The 2018 Senior Exhibition,Coulter Gallery, Stanford CA            
Knock Before Entering: Undergraduate Honors Thesis Exhibition,Coulter Gallery, Stanford CA          
"Open Studios, La Maison Francaise in Palo Alto, CA            
"Open Studios," Stanford University, Stanford CA            
"SOCA," French House, Stanford CA            
"SOS Oceans," Y2E2, Stanford CA
2017
"Open Studios," Stanford University, Stanford CA            
InTransitCoulter Gallery, Stanford CA            
"Advanced Painting Exhibition," McMurtry Art & Art History Building, Stanford CA            
"Celebrating Sustainability," Stanford University, Stanford CA            
"Fuck the Man," Columbae, Stanford CA            
"Mass Volume,"  Synergy, Stanford CA            
"Junior Arts Night," Robert Moor North, Stanford CA            
"Fugue," Terra, Stanford CA
2016
"Mundane," Stanford University, Stanford CA            
"Open Studios," McMurtry Art & Art History Building, Stanford CA
2015
"Enchanted Gallery Forest," Stanford University, Stanford CA            "Arts Intensive Showcase," The Knoll, Stanford CA
CURATORIAL WORK
2018
"Substitute," The Key Room at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Course and Program Assistant, New York Still, Stanford University, New York NY and Stanford CA (Summer 2018)
Guest Lecturer, Plein Air Painting, Stanford University, Stanford CA (Spring 2018)
Instructor, Queer Painting, Stanford University, Stanford CA (Winter 2018)
Guest Lecturer, Drawing I, Stanford University, Stanford CA (Winter 2018)
Course Development and Teaching Assistant, Digital Black & White Photography, Stanford University, Stanford CA (Summer 2017)
Guest Lecturer, Plein Air Painting, Stanford University, Stanford CA (Spring 2017)
Guest Lecturer, Painting I, Stanford University, Stanford CA (Fall 2016)
Course Assistant, The Self in Portrait Photography, Stanford CA (Summer 2016)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
March 2018 - Present - Private Art Instructor, San Francisco Bay Area, CA and Chattanooga, TN
June 2018 - August 2018 - Live-in Program Intern, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito CA
January 2017 - June 2018 - Preparator, Thomas Welton Gallery and Coulter Gallery, Stanford CA
September 2017- December 2018 - Studio and Research Assistant, Jonathan Calm Stanford CA
March 2017 - May 2017 - Studio Assistant, Mark Baugh-Sasaki Stanford CA
June 2016 - August 2016 - Marketing Intern, Digital Reasoning in New York, NY
March 2016 - June 2016 - Culinary Intern, Golden View Firenze, Florence Italy
January 2011 - Present - Classical Harpist and Private Instructor, Raleigh NC and Stanford CA
PUBLIC SPEAKING & PRESENTATIONS
2020
"Intro to the Harp" at The Bright School in Chattanooga, TN          
"Intro to the Harp" at The MacCallie School in Chattanooga, TN
2019
"Service Learning with LGBTQ Populations: Beyond Heteronormative Borders"
Panelist at Beyond Borders Conference hosted by Continuums of Service at the University of San Diego in San Diego, CA
2018
"Service Learning with LGBTQ Community Organizations"
Panelist at Stanford University in Stanford, CA
PRESS
GRANTS & AWARDS
2019
Workspace Artist Grant, Chattanooga Workspace, Chattanooga TN
2018
Raina Giese Award in Creative Painting, Stanford University, Stanford CA            
Tosa Studio Award Nominee, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco CA
2017
Undergraduate Advising and Research Small Grant, Stanford University, Stanford CA            
Stanford Organizing Committee for the Arts Small Grant, Stanford University, Stanford CA            
Undergraduate Advising and Research Major Grant, Stanford University, Stanford CA
2016
Stanford Organizing Committee for the Arts Small Grant, Stanford University, Stanford CA
2015
Psychology One Award, Stanford University, Stanford CA
2014
U.S. Presidential Scholar Semifinalist, U.S. Department of Education, Washington DC          
Morehead-Cain Scholar Semifinalist, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC            
Robertson Scholar Semifinalist, Duke University and University of North Carolina, Durham NC            
Headmaster’s Award, Cary Academy, Cary NC            
Musical Excellence Award, Andrea Blanchfield Harp Studio in Raleigh, NC
2013-14
National Honor Society, Cary Academy, Cary NC
2011
The President’s Volunteer Service Award, PVSA, Cary NC