Marcella Hayes Muhammad

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

PUBLISHED BY:

  • Fine Arts by Todd, Atlanta, GA
  • Paloma Editions, San Diego, CA
  • Carole Joy Creations, Inc., Brookfield, CT
  • African American Expressions™, Sacramento, CA

LICENSED BY:

  • SunsOut, Inc., Eco Friendly Jigsaw Puzzle, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Joel Rothman Music Catalogs, London, England
  • Carole Joy Creations, Inc., Brookfield, CT
  • African American Expressions™, Sacramento, CA
  • Montgomery Wallcoverings Co., Alexandria, VA
  • SoapArt by Lasting Impressions, Boca Raton, FL

 MOST CURRENT JURIED SHOWS:

  • Tubman African-American Museum; “Afrofuturism Rising: Black across the Spectrum” Macon, GA – October 8, 2015
  • National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and the African-American Culture Exhibit at Alabama State University; “Voters Rights Retrospective”” Montgomery, Alabama – March –June 2015
  • Southwest Fulton Arts Center; “Small Works #5 Exhibition” –Atlanta, GA- November 21- January 9, 2015
  • Southern University Gallery; “The Importance of the Arts to HBCU’s in this New Millennium” Juried exhibition of NAAHBCU members; Baton Rouge, Louisiana- September 5-30, 2014
  • SouthwestFultonArtsCenter; “Onyxcon 6” Atlanta, Georgia- August15-Sept.12, 2014
  • Art StationContemporaryArtsCenter; “AAFTA In The Station”; Stone Mountain, Georgia-April 5-27, 2014
  • Art StationContemporaryArtsCenter; “Holiday Juried Member Exhibition”; Stone Mountain. Georgia- January-March, 2014
  • AtlantaState Capitol, “Art Of Georgia Exhibition”; Atlanta, Georgia- August 2013- extended to July 31, 2014
  • HamptonUniversityMuseum, “Black Women During the Reconstruction Period” Hampton, Virginia – June 10- August 10, 2013
  • NationalCenter for the Study of Civil Rights and the African-American Culture Exhibit at AlabamaStateUniversity; “United We Stand”; Montgomery, Alabama – February- May 2013
  • APEXMuseum; “The Art of the Civil Rights” Atlanta, Georgia, March-16, 2013
  • Evolve the Gallery Juried Exhibition; “44”; Sacramento, California – February 2013
  • Atlanta-Fulton County Central Library Gallery Exhibit – “From The Top of the Mountain” Atlanta, Georgia; January 27- March 1, 2013;

OTHER SHOWS:

  • Snellville City Hall; “Black History Month” Invitational Position; Snellville, Georgia- January 8- March 5, 2015
  • Clothesline Art Gallery; “Plastic Space: The Jazz of Art” Invitational solo exhibition and book signing; Stone Mountain, Georgia July 4 – 26, 2014
  • National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture Exhibit at Alabama State University, “Black Women During The Reconstruction Period” Invitational Position; Montgomery Alabama- January-May 31, 2014
  • Atlanta-Fulton County Central Library Gallery Exhibit; “Together The Many Are As One”; Atlanta, Georgia-January 26-February 28, 2014

AWARDS:

  • Jubilee Cultural Arts Alliance2004 Honorable Mention Award of Cobb County, Atlanta, GA
  • Heritage Arts Festival 2004 Palette Award for Best In Realism, Gallery At South Dekalb, Decatur, GA
  • The Mall at Stonecrest  Lithonia Fine Arts Expo; 2003Second Place Award
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Inc. 2003 “Southern Roots” Distinguished Alabama Artist Award, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, Alabama
  • African Americans For The Arts; “Holidays Aglow” Juried Exhibition, Atlanta, GA – First Place Award 2001; 2007
  • African Americans For The Arts; “Holidays Aglow” Juried Exhibition, Atlanta, GA- Best of Show Award 2008

COMISSIONED WORK:

  • “Cleopatra VII” – commissioned by the ApexMuseum, Atlanta, , for the video presentation, “The Journey,” in the African American Panoramic Experience which also featured several other pieces of work by Marcella.
  • “Changing the Face of Creativity” – commissioned by The Atlanta Women’s Fund, Atlanta, GA, to design the cover art work for the annual fund raising campaign, “Changing the Face of Creativity”
  • Portraiture – commissioned by various celebrities and private clients to do personal and family portraits.
  • Graphic Design – commissioned by numerous organizations including the NCNW, The Sportsmen Athletic Club of San Bernardino, Urban League, Links, Inc. and others to design covers for programs, and fund raising events.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

  • WATB AM 1420 Radio; Broadcast interview to explain about Plastic Space.
  • National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture Exhibit at Alabama State University, “Black Women During The Reconstruction Period” Introduction to the exhibition speaker.
  • African Americans For The Arts, “Printmaking 101”; “Art Licensing”
  • De AnzaCaliforniaHistoryCenter, Cupertino, CA, “The Art of Marcella Hayes Muhammad”
  • University of California at Riverside, “A Week Of Women in Art”
  • FoothillCollege, Los Altos, CA, “Conversation with the Artist”
  • Channel 12, Atlanta, GA, “Perspectives in Poetry”
  • Fine Arts by Todd Cascade Gallery, AtlantaGA, “Meet the Artists”

VOLUNTEER WORK:

  • Create A Canvas / Acrylic painting instructor for beginning painters/ Lithonia, GA
  • The NationalCenter for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture at the University of Alabama / Donation of artwork for their permanent collection / MontgomeryAlabama
  • Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball / UNCF Silent Auction; AtlantaGA
  • Hammonds House Galleries / Silent Auction Fundraiser; AtlantaGA
  • Sickle Cell Awareness / Auction, AtlantaGA
  • Girl’s Inc. Fundraiser / Auction Atlanta GA
  • Lou Walker Senior Center/Oil Painting Instructor/ South DeKalb GA
  • NCNW invitation designs; Riverside, CA, Decatur, GA
  • Served as board member for the South DeKalb Arts Center; Decatur, GA
  • Served as board member for African Americans for the Arts; Atlanta, GA
  • Served as membership chair for African Americans for the Arts; Atlanta, GA
  • Demonstrating artist for the Heritage Arts Festival Underground Atlanta, GA
  • Volunteer workshops and presentations for organizations CA, GA
  • Voluntary exhibit and demonstration at AtlantaCity Hall for Cannan Kids organization
  • United Negro College Fund silent auction fundraiser; donation of artwork; Atlanta, GA
  • Atlanta Hawks foundation fundraiser; donation of artwork

ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Fifth Congressional District of Georgia High School Art Competition Committee and juror / since 2007 to current
  • HammondsHouseMuseum / Atlanta, GA / since 2000
  • The National Alliance of Artists from Historically BlackColleges and Universities /since 2010
  • Decatur Arts Alliance /since 2009
  • African Americans for the Arts / since 1999; Board Member 2000-2002; 2015
  • National Association of Women Artists, Inc. /since 2007
  • South DeKalb Arts Center, Inc.: Board Member /2002- 2004

AUTHOR:  Self-published, available on amazon.com

  • A Quilt Of Dreams / A Supernatural Novel by M. H. Muhammad (224 pages)
  • A Journey Through Plastic Space™/ Full Color PlateIllustrations of art workbyMarcella Hayes Muhammad (61 pages)

EDUCATION:

  • BFA with honors; University of California at San Bernardino
  • Dual Teaching Credentials; Elementary and Early Childhood; University of California at San Bernardino
  • California College of Arts and Crafts; (California College of the Arts) Oakland California
  • University of California at Riverside
  • San BernardinoValleyJunior College; San Bernardino, California