E D U C A T I O N
BFA STUDIO ART WITH PAINTING EMPHASIS
WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY
2009 – 2014
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
E X H I B I T I O N R E C O R D
2017 Makers Street Full Moon Celebration, Chestnut Studios, Lindsborg, KS
2017 Untitled Group Show : Confluence Community Center Grand Opening, Confluence Community Center, Wichita, KS
2017 Untitled Solo Show, Hopping Gnome, Wichita, KS
2016 Arts Council Annual Juried Show 2016, CityArts, Wichita, KS
2016 Body Figure Self: It Will Live As Long As We Do, Century II, Wichita KS
2016 Body Narratives: Works by Robyn Duarte-Specht, CityArts, Wichita, KS
2016 Flesh Anew Group Exhibition, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2015 Robyn Duarte-Specht: Solo Exhibition, Friends University Riney Gallery, Wichita, KS
2015 Relics: Group Exhibition, Vertigo 232 Gallery, Wichita, KS
2015 Robyn Duarte-Specht: Solo Exhibition, IFG, Wichita, KS
2014 Tara Hufford Walker Retirement Exhibition, Go Away Garage, Wichita, KS
2014 Gross Manifestations: BFA Exhibition, Wichita State University, WSU Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita, KS
2014 Robyn Duarte-Specht: Solo Exhibition, OT Media, Wichita, KS
2013 Scholarship Recipients Exhibition, Wichita State University, WSU Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita, KS
2012 Current IV, Wichita State University, WSU Shiftspace Gallery, Wichita,KS, Juror: Trish Higgins, Wichita, KS
2012 Student Exhibition, Butler Community College, Wichita, KS
G A L L E R Y S E R V I C E S
2017 Art Direction Advisor, 2017, Confluence Community Center, Wichita, KS. Executive Director: Phil Sanders
2016 Gifts in the Gallery, 2016, Prospective Artist Research, CityArts, Wichita, KS, Artistic Director: Emily Brookover
2016 Extravaganza, 2016, Donation Coordinator, CityArts, Wichita, KS. Artistic Director: Emily Brookover
2015 Gifts in the Gallery, 2015, Assistant Curator, CityArts, Wichita, KS, Artistic Director: Lindsay Benacka
2015 Extravaganza, 2015, Donation Coordinator, CityArts, Wichita, KS. Artistic Director: Lindsay Benacka
2012 Project Runaway 2012, Donation Coordinator and Backstage Assistant, Wichita State University, WSU Shiftspace, Wichita, KS, Director: Lisa Rundstrom
P U B L I C A T I O N S
Studio Visit Magazine, Winter 2015 Edition, Juried by Mary M. Tinti.
R E L A T E D E M P L O Y M E N T
VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT at
November 2016 - February 2017
+ Coordinate with the executive director regarding any administrative needs.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / BOUTIQUE CURATOR at
March 2015 – November 2016
+ Coordinate with the artistic director for the planning and execution of exhibitions and any administrative needs.
+ Process and archive artist contracts and juried exhibition submissions.
+ Build and update mailing lists of patrons, artists, and organizations for exhibition outreach.
+ Research, contact, and meet prospective artists for CityArts Boutique- maintaining a minimum of 100 artists in the space, cultivating individual relationships with each artist.
+ Curate the CityArts Boutique space, refreshing it accordingly.
+ Processing inventory of all artwork in CityArts Boutique.
+ Manage artist payroll processing- check requests, invoices, and paychecks.
+ Front desk point person to answer class enrollment questions as well as questions about our roles as a non-profit facility.
+ Create roll sheets and process class cancellations.