Frank J. Stockton
fstockton@gmail.com

Born 1980, Los Angeles, California
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION
2015 MFA, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Drawing Marathon with James Siena and Jill Moser, New York Studio School, New York, NY
2005 BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

RESIDENCIES
2015 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 American Genre: Contemporary Painting, Group Exhibition, Curated by Michelle Grabner, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2016 True Believers, Solo Exhibition, Samuel Freeman gallery, Culver City, CA.
2016 Faculty Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Riverside City College, Riverside, CA.
2015 Inside/Outside: Works from the Skowhegan Archives, Group Exhibition, Curated by Michelle Grabner, Common Street Arts, Waterville, ME
2015 UCLA MFA Thesis Exhibition, Solo Presentation, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
2014 UCLA Department of Art MFA 2015 Preview Exhibition, Group Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Top Coat, Group Exhibition, Curated by Roger Herman, The Pit, Glendale, CA
2014 MAS (LTD ED), Group Exhibition, Henderson, NV
2014 The States of Portraiture, Group Exhibition, Curated by Grant Vetter, Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles, CA

ACADEMIC & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2016 - present, California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, Associate Faculty, Drawing
2015 - present, Moreno Valley College, Moreno Valley, CA, Associate Faculty: Drawing & Painting
2016 UCLA, Summer Art Institute, Instructor of Drawing
2015 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Dan McCleary: Beginning Drawing
2014 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Brad Eberhard: Beginning Painting
2014 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Patty Wickman, Advanced Painting
2014 Art Center College, Pasadena, Portraiture (Substitute)
2013 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Mari Eastman: Advanced Drawing 
2013 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Don Suggs: Beginning Drawing
2010 MICA, Baltimore, MD, Adjunct Faculty: Illustration 1 & 2; Sequential Art; Narrative Color
2008 MICA, Baltimore, MD, Adjunct Faculty: Advanced Illustration

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE / SELECTED PROJECTS
2014 Guest Lecturer, James Welling’s Special Topics in Art: Notes on Color, UCLA
2014 Artist panel discussion participant: The Status of Portraiture, Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Co-Curator, UCLA New Wight Gallery Theme Exhibition: Keep In Touch, UCLA
2011 Design Symposium: The Art of Frank Stockton, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2011 Drawing Marathon with Jill Moser & James Siena, The New York Studio School, New York, NY
2010 Artist Lecture Series, Rocky Mountain College of Art, Lakewood, CO

SELECTED AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2017 Featured Artist, New American Paintings #129
2014- 15 UCLA Graduate Fellowship
2013- 14 Lorser Feitelson & Helen Lundberg Feitelson Arts Foundation Award
2013 -14 D’Arcy Hayman Scholarship
2013 Booth Scholarship
2012 Levinson Scholarship