CV and Resume

Abby Manock
b. Palo Alto, CA, 1977
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

2007     MFA, Columbia University. New York, NY 
2003     Post Baccalaureate Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts.                        
            Boston, MA  
1999     BA, Colby College. Waterville, ME
Abby Manock is a Brooklyn based freelance artist, with over 17 years experience as a prop maker, conceptual designer, mural painter, professional crafter and stylist specializing in custom sculptural objects, props, costumes, sets, and miniatures for still photography, video & film, outdoor installation and interactive performative spectacles. 

large scale foam carving and fabrication, cardboard and papier mâché fabrication, resin coatings, faux animal fabrication, upholstery, sewing, soft sculpture, costume design, character design, faux finishing, distressing, resin and plaster casting and finishing, hand built ceramics, miniatures and model making, life drawing, mask and puppet making, gift wrapping, piñata design and fabrication, mural design and painting, Photoshop, textile design, digital rendering, project planning and budgeting, team leading, humor and energy, and much, much more.

ACLU - Arts Riot - Burlington City Arts - Aspenti Health - Bed Bath & Beyond - Ben & Jerry’s - Bonnaroo - Cabot Creamery - The Chris Gethard Show - Christine Burdick Design - Cosmopolitan - CNN - Coachella - Collective Arts Brewing - Columbia University - Daedalus Design and Production - - The Drawing Center - Frameworks, Miami - Full Frontal with Samantha Bee - Grand Point North - Heloise and the Savoir Faire - Higher Ground Music - Hub North - Janine Antoni - Judi Rosen New York - Kalbells - Kassatex, NY - Kenneth Cole - Kohl’s - The Legal Aid Society - Life Is Good - Macy’s - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Nateva Festival - Magic Hat Brewing Company - Paul Ramirez Jonas - Penny Cluse Cafe - Phish - Popular Mechanics - Psychology Today - Seventh Generation - Sneakers Bistro - Soor Ploom Clothier - Stratton Mountain Resort - Toys R Us - TrueMajority - Two Roads Brewing Co. - University of Vermont - University of Connecticut - Victoria’s Secret - Yale Baroque Opera Project + more

Tallulah, 2016, written and directed by Sian Heder
Clara’s Ghost, 2018, written and directed by Bridey Elliott
Subdivision, forthcoming, written and directed by Paul Myers
Why Not, Vermont, pilot, written and directed by Kirsten Kearse

Adjunct Drawing Faculty, Columbia University, School of the Arts
          Drawing I - Fall 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2015

2015     Monkey Maker. Phish: MagnaBall. Watkins Glen, NY
2014     Kate Bush Wuthering Heights Dance Marathon III. Arts Riot, Burlington,
2014     Lesser Evils. W00t: Copenhagen Play Festival. Aksel Møllers Have.                    
            Copenhagen, Denmark
2013     Kate Bush Wuthering Heights Dance Marathon II. SPACE Gallery,
            Burlington, VT
2013     Airborne jellyfish Project. Burlington City Arts, City Hall Park,
            Burlington, VT
2013     The Noodle Family Traveling Circus. Coachella Music & Arts Festival.    
            Indio, CA
2012     Kate Bush Wuthering Heights Dance Marathon I. Studio 266, Burlington,
2011     Super Bull Run. Phish: SuperBall IX. Watkins Glen, NY
2011     Effect of the Hive (mural). Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.
            Manchester, TN 
2010     Aqua Plaid (mural). Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Manchester, TN
2009     Whose Woods These Are I Think I Know. Burlington City Arts,
            Burlington, VT 
2009     The Infinite Predator. Phish: Festival 8. Indio, CA  
2009     Play Fare: Block Party. The Kitchen. New York, NY
2009     Some of the Parts. Phish: Hampton. Hampton, VA
2008     Love Is All Around. Performagia 2008. Mexico City, MX
2006     Annie Vs. Grease Soundtrack War. 2nd Annual Art Parade. Deitch
            Projects. New York, NY
2004     The Mastodon Cometh... Phish: Coventry. Coventry, VT
2004     Horror Vacuous. Firehouse Gallery. Burlington, VT 
2004     The Cupcake Rock Show. Vermont Arts Project. Burlington, VT
2003     Volley of the Nuts. Phish: IT.  Limestone, ME
2003     Unimonkey: The Movie. Vermont Arts Project. Burlington, VT


2014     What Ever It Takes. L/L Gallery. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2011     The City of Now. Shelburne Art Center. Shelburne, VT 
2010     Lesser Evils. Gallery Diet. Miami, FL
2010     CounterCrop. Museo de Arte de El Salvador. MARTE Contemporáneo.
            San Salvador, El Salvador. 
2010     CounterMart. William Benton Museum of Art. University of Connecticut.                 
            Storrs, CT
2010     PreLaunch. Coleman Burke Gallery. Portland, ME
2009     ReCounters. Coleman Burke Gallery. Brunswick, ME
2009     Counters. Gallery Diet. Miami, FL 
2007     BAG TAG: Episode Back Home. Studio STK. Burlington, VT
2005     Derailed. JDK Gallery. Burlington, VT                                           

2012     Church of Circus. 152 Cherry. Burlington, VT 
2012     Return to Snake Mountain. Wassaic Project Summer Festival. Wassaic,
2012     Winter Shorts. BCA Center. Burlington, VT  
2011     CIncArt: The Convention on Incorporated Art. CentralTrak Gallery.
            Dallas, TX
2010     Global Container XII. Art Container. Tallinn, Estonia
2010     The Pedalto Institution for Incorporated Art: Delegation and Fact    
            Finding Mission in Estonia. Culture Factory Polymer. Tallinn, Estonia
2010     Gold In Braddock.  UnSmoke Artspace. Braddock, PA
2010     Satellites: Room Without A View.  Freies Museum. Berlin, Germany.
            Curated by Trong Nguyen
2009     Boston Drawing Project: 10 Years On And Going Strong! Carroll and
            Sons. Boston, MA
2009     Second Skin. Gallery Diet. Miami, FL 
2009     CREAM: International Festival for Arts and Media. Yokohama, Japan 
2009     System:System. Saint Cecilia’s Convent. Brooklyn, NY. Curated by
            Adam Henry and Christina Vassallo
2009     America For Sale. Exit Art. New York, NY  
2009     Abandon Normal Devices. FACT. Liverpool, UK
2009     The Fuzzy Set. LAX Art. Los Angeles, CA
2009     Sandarbh UK International Artist Residency Exhibition. Firestone House.             
            Belper, Derbyshire, UK
2009     Lost In Your Eyes. FormContent. London UK. Curated by Caterina Riva
            and Maria Taniguchi
2009     Lost in Your Eyes. Manila Contemporary. Manila, The Philippines
2008     Lost in Your Eyes: Collaboration with Paul Pfeiffer, Manual Ocampo,                     
            David Medella. Leroy Neiman Gallery. New York, NY
2008     What Are You Laughing At? Art Center South Florida. Miami, FL. Curated    
            by Nina Johnson
2007     Particulars. Gallery Diet. Miami, FL
2007     Small Packages. Giant Robot. New York, NY
2007     Perfect Competition. Addison/Ripley Fine Art. Washington, D.C. Curated
            by Kate Werble
2007     Columbia University MFA Thesis Exhibition. Christie’s. New York, NY.
            Curated by Daniel Bozhkov
2007     700. LeRoy Neiman Gallery. New York, NY
2007     8 x 10. Giant Robot. San Francisco, CA
2006     Dinosaur Party. Giant Robot. San Francisco, CA
2006     Columbia University MFA First Year Exhibition. Wallach Gallery. 
            New York, NY
2005     Panoply. LeRoy Neiman Gallery. New York, NY
2005     Horror Vacuous II. The Rhys Gallery. Boston, MA
2005     Word of Mouth. The Rhys Gallery. Boston, MA
2004     The Mega Zine Show. 47 Sanctuary. Burlington, VT
2004     SCOPE Miami, Miller Block Gallery. Boston, MA
2004     Identity. Lynn Arts. Lynn, MA
2004     Boston Drawing Project. Bernard Toale Gallery. Boston, MA
2004     Process/Progress IV. Firehouse Gallery. Burlington, VT. 
2003     New Perspectives in Drawing. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 
            Boston, MA
2003     Post Baccalaureate Exhibition. School of the Museum of Fine Arts.                          
            Boston, MA
2001     Process/Progress III. Firehouse Gallery. Burlington, VT. Curated by 
            Pascal Spengemann

2015     Visiting Artist, Wassaic Project
2015     Visiting Artist, Rutgers University, Sculpture Dept. Piscataway, NJ
2013     Visiting Artist Lecture. University of Vermont. Burlington, VT
2011     Artist in Residence. Shelburne Art Center. Shelburne, VT
2010     Visiting Artist, Wesleyan University, Sculpture Dept. Middletown, CT
2010     Artist in Residence. Culture Factory Polymer. Tallinn, Estonia 
2010     Visiting Artist Lecture. William Benton Museum of Art. University of                     
            Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2009     Sandarbh UK Artist Residency. Belper, Derbyshire, UK
2009     Fountainhead Residency. Miami, FL
2008     Visiting Artist Lecture. Bowdoin College. Brunswick, ME
2008     Visiting Artist Lecture. Art Center South Florida. Miami Beach, FL
2008     Sandarbh US Artist Residency. Moultrie, GA

2013     Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nominee
2009     Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nominee
2006     Three Arts Club Scholarship
2006     Marshall Glasier Fellowship for the Study of Drawing

2013     Surveillance on the Northern Border. ACLU of Vermont. Posted- 9/12/13
2012     Sick of Super PAC’s? Doug Hoffer for Auditor.  Posted- 10/30/12   
2011     Stuck in Vermont 234: 30 Hours of Art. Posted- 8/10/11.
2011     Zultan’s Army Productions. Posted- 6/30/11. Bonnaroo 2011.                         
     Featured: 00:29-00:52.
2008     P.S.1: Art International Radio, First Broadcast- 12/1/08. 
2007     Stuck in Vermont 43: Bag-Tag. Posted- 9/3/07. 

Take Magazine. Black and White and Abby All Over. Feature Article by Heloise                Williams. Premiere Issue, September 2015.
Live the Art: Fifteen Years of Deitch Projects. Rizzoli Publications, New York.
Miami New Times. Review- 11/24/10
El Diario De Hoy. San Salvador, El Salvador. Review- 10/14/10 p59
The Columbia Spectator. New York, NY. Review- 10/26/09
The Bowdoin Orient. Brunswick, ME. Review- 9/11/09
Forbes Magazine. Review- 10/23/09
The New York Times. Article- 5/17/09 pST1
Rolling Stone Magazine. Photograph- 4/2/09 p16
Artillery Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. Review- March/April 2009
The New York Times. Photograph- 3/10/09
The Daily Press, Hampton Roads, VA. Photograph- 3/7/09
The Miami Herald, Miami, FL. Article- 1/9/09
Foam Magazine. Review- 5/11/08
Miami New Times. Review- 5/1/08
The Moultrie Observer, Moultrie, GA. Article- 3/29/08
Village Voice Online.  HYPERLINK "http://www.villagevoiceonline/gallery" www.villagevoiceonline/gallery. Posted- 9/21/06