EDUCATION

MFA Maryland Institute College of Art, 2013 

BFA Kansas City Art Institute, 1994


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Picture the Wall, Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO, 2017

Picture the Wall, Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, CO, 2017

Reify/Deify, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO, 2015 

Cathexis, Decker Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2013 

Consumer Foreplay, The Studios Inc., Kansas City, MO, 2011 

The Long Winter, UCM Gallery of Art, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO, 2010 

The Woods, Empire Gallery, Kansas City, MO, 2010 

Herd or Pack, Cocoon Gallery, Kansas City, MO, 2008 

Life Is A Collision, The Studios Inc., Kansas City, MO, 2008

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Summer 17, Bill Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO, 2017

A Decade of Dazzle, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS, 2017

With Liberty and Justice for Some, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2017

National Group Exhibition, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2015

Broadsheets, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO, 2015 

On Behalf of One’s Obsessions, Bill Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO, 2014 

Angela Fraleigh and Davin Watne: New Work,Rachael Cozad Fine Art, Kansas City, MO, 2013

Studios Inc. Group Exhibition, The Studios Inc. Gallery, Kansas City, MO, 2012 

2nd & 3rd Year Group Show, Pinkard Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2012 

Studios Inc. Group Exhibition, The Studios Inc. Gallery, Kansas City, MO, 2011 

Painting Zombies, Nash Gallery, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2010 

Black and Blue, Day Gallery, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 2010 

Happy Tree Friends, La Esquina Gallery, curated by Kate Hackman, Kansas City, MO, 2009

Animalicious, Rio Hondo Community College Gallery, Whittier, CA, 2008 

Beast, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO, 2007

I-70 Series, Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, 2006 

Decentralizing the Center, Honolulu Hawaii / Kansas City, MO, 2005 

White, Mikorp Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2004 

Dangerous Art, New Visions Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT, 2004 

Art Point, Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL, 2002 

Charlotte St. Fund Exhibition, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, 2002


COLLECTIONS

The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

Barkley Advertising, Kansas City, MO

Drugfree Sports, Kansas City, MO

Oppenheimer Collection, Overland Park KS

Andrews McMeel Publishing, Kansas City MO

Fishnet Securities, Kansas City MO

C and G Construction, Kansas City MO

 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Inspiration Grant, ArtsKC/Missouri Arts Council individual artist grant, 2014 & 2007

Pedra Sina Artist Residency, Madeira, Portugal, 2012

Graduate Research Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art, travel grant for residency in Portugal, 2012

The Studios Inc. Residency awarded at the The Studios Inc. Kansas City, 2007-2013

Art in the Loop Grant, Public Arts Grant for permanent sculpture downtown Kansas City, 2005

Charlotte St. Award, Annually awarded individual artist grant, 2002

Avenue of the Arts, Municipal Arts Grant Kansas City, MO public art project downtown Kansas City, 2001


SELECTED PRESS

Huffington Post, Dual Exhibitions at PLUG Projects Explore the Cosmos, March, 2015

Kansas City Star, Review of Angela Fraleigh and Davin Watne: New Work, February, 2014

New American Paintings Blog, Modern and Natural Worlds: The Evolution of Davin Watne, May, 2012

Oxford American Magazine, 100 Best Southern Artist, March, 2012

Kansas City Star, Review of Consumer Foreplay, solo exhibition, May, 2011

Kansas City Star, Review of Corporate Collection, The Studios Inc., September, 2008

Kansas City Star, Review of Life is a Collision, The Studios Inc., April, 2008


LECTURES

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

University of Minnesota, Duluth

Maryland Institute College of Art, Thesis Lecture

Pedra Sina Residency program, Madeira, Portugal

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas

Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

Rio Hondo Community College, Whittier, California

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri