Mia Aplin Rollins
3944 Woodlawn Drive | Nashville, TN | (615) 974 – 6311 | 
miarollins12@gmail.com
mia-rollins.com


Born 1995, Nashville, TN
Lives and works in Nashville, TN/ New York, NY

EDUCATION

2017    B.A. Visual Arts (Honors) and Modern Culture and Media Brown University, Providence, RI. Phi Beta Kappa. 

2014    Brown University Summer Abroad Program, Comillas, Spain 

2013    Valedictorian, Honors Cum Laude Diploma, Hudson High School, Hudson, MA


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018      “Sustainable Impact” Turnip Green, Nashville, TN

"Crappy Magic" Silo Room, Track One, Nashville, TN

"Crappy Magic" Nashville State Fairgrounds, Nashville, TN

                "Entropy" Science Library, Brown University, Providence, RI

2017        "Momo Art Collective Pop-Up Show," The Nations, Nashville, TN

                "Graduation Show" List Art Center, Providence, RI

                "Graduation Show" Granoff Center for the Arts, Providence, RI

                "Goodnight Baby: Retrospective in Lullaby" Solo Honors Thesis Show, Providence, RI

                "Un-Touch-Able" Granoff Center for the Arts, Providence, RI

                "Brown University 2017 Juried Student Exhibition," David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

2016        "North by Northeast" List Art Center, Providence, RI

                "Moving Media" Center for the Creative Arts, Providence, RI

                "It's a Show!" List Art Center, Providence, RI

                "In Fact, However, and Yet This" List Art Center, Providence, RI

                "Conceptual Proportions" List Art Center, Providence, RI

                "Brown University 2016 Juried Student Exhibition," David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

                "Spring Arts Festival" Student Creative Arts Council, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence, RI

2015        "Beautiful Little Fool" Solo Show, List Art Center, Providence, RI

                 "The Border of Whimsy" Visual Arts Concentrator Exhibition,  List Art Center, Providence, RI

                 "Brown University 2015 Juried Student Exhibition,” David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

                 "The Girls,” Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence, RI

                 "Student Showcase,” List Art Center, Providence, RI

2014         "Exposition,” Universidade Pontificia, Comillas, Spain

RESIDENCIES

2019 (projected)       Goldwell Open Air Museum Artist Workspace Program, Rhyolite, NV

CalTech Art and Research Program, Pasadena, CA

PUBLICATIONS

2017        Snuggleupagus

2016        Imperfectly Elsa

2015         The Sketchbook 9(1), St. Anthony Hall, Providence, RI

                 "Pinned-Up, Pushed Down," Blue Stockings Magazine, May 26, 2015, Brown University, Providence,RI

                  Cover Page, The Sketchbook 8(2), St. Anthony Hall, Providence, RI

AWARDS

2017        Joslin Award for Excellence in Art, Brown University, Providence, RI

                M.H. Hicks Prize, Brown University, Providence, RI

                Marlene Malick Sculpture Award, Brown University, Providence, RI

2016        Brown Arts Initiative Grant, Brown University, Providence, RI

2016        Marlene Malick Sculpture Award, Brown University, Providence, RI

                Julia Sloane Memorial Fund, Brown University, Providence, RI

2015        Saint Anthony Hall Educational Fund Grant, Providence, RI

                Julia Sloane Memorial Fund, Brown University, Providence, RI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018-2019 Visual Arts Teacher Episcopal School of Nashville

•   Teach visual art to pre-kindergarten through fourth-grade classes
•    Steer-head, assist, and advise school on creative projects

2017- 2018 Artist Assistant to Leslie Thornton, Filmmaker

•    Organize and manage daily aspects of Artist’s professional and personal life.
•    Accompany artist on film shoots and professional trips.
•    Review, catalogue, and organize audio and video files for artist.

2017   Teaching Assistant for Leslie Thornton, Filmmaker

•    Helped teach "Intro to Filmmaking" and "Advanced Filmmaking: What's Happening to Narrative?" courses. 
•    Managed organizational aspects of running the classes, ran equipment.
•    Ran workshops on Bolex Cameras, Digital cameras, and sound and image editing in Adobe Premier
•    Held office hours for students who need extra help with projects

2015-2017 Department Undergraduate Group Leader for Brown University Department of Visual Arts

•    Help students make and strengthen connections with other concentrators, professors, and department alums through organizing department events such as parties, lectures, and exhibitions.
•    Provide a means for students to explore the VISA concentration through giving tours and representing Visual Arts at university events

2016-2017  Studio Monitor, Printmaking Studio, List Art Center

•    Monitored students during open studio hours, cleaned and organized space and materials

2015-2016   Gallery Assistant, List Art Center

•    Help set-up and take-down exhibitions, clean and maintain gallery spaces and studio spaces.
•   substitute studio monitor for painting, printmaking, and digital media studios

2001-2013    USFSA Competitive Figure Skater, Trained in TN and in MA
•    Senior level, competed nationally, performed in many shows