ARTIST CV:

JOYCE A. VUKELA-MAYER

704-201-0932    contact@artbyvukela.com     www.ArtByVukela.com    PO Box 26, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673

 

Education:

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, BS Chemical Engineering, 1982

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2020-2021 – Solo Exhibition, Mooresville Public Library, Mooresville, NC, USA.

2020 – Four Corners Framing and Gallery, “Capturing Beauty Through Nature”, scheduled for March 20 – 26, 2020, Mooresville, NC, USA. Canceled due to Covid.

2019 – Full Circle Arts, “Joyce Vukela-Mayer, Art on Metal Solo Exhibition”, Hickory, NC, USA.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2021 – Charles Mack Citizens Center, Mooresville, NC, USA

2020/2021 – Thomas and Webber Law Firm, Mooresville, NC, USA

2021 – Mooresville Arts, “Winter Juried Exhibit”, Mooresville, NC, USA

2020 – Mooresville Arts, “Amazing Abstract Show”, Mooresville, NC, USA

2020 – Mooresville Arts, “Winter Juried Exhibit”, Mooresville, NC, USA

2019 – Full Circle Arts, “Abstractions”, Hickory, NC, USA

2019 – Mooresville Arts, “Amazing Abstract Show”, Mooresville, NC, USA

2019 – Cornelius Arts Center, “Bright Ideas”, Cornelius, NC, USA

2018 – Full Circle Arts, “Fall Competition”, Hickory, NC, USA

2018 – United Arts Council, “Arts Alive”, Hickory, NC, USA

2018 – Full Circle Arts, “My North Carolina”, Hickory, NC, USA

2018 – Full Circle Arts, “Altered States”, Hickory, NC, USA

2017 – Full Circle Arts, “Fall Competition”, Hickory, NC, USA

2017 – Full Circle Arts, “Members’ Show”, Hickory, NC, USA

2017 – Full Circle Arts, “Connections”, Hickory, NC, USA

2016 – Full Circle Arts, “Tiny Art”, Hickory, NC, USA

2016 – Full Circle Arts, “Members’ Show”, Hickory, NC, USA

2016 – Full Circle Arts, “Spare Parts”, Hickory, NC, USA

 

Private Collections:

“The Surge”, giclée – Chad Rice, Charlotte, NC, USA

“Way Maker 3”, commissioned original – Taffy DeCuzzi, Sherrills Ford, NC, USA

“The Lake”, “The Deep V2”, & “Emergence”, giclées – Capt. and Dr. Shuping, Yorktown, VA, USA

“Pier at the Beach”, original -- Julie Rush, Danville, CA, USA

“Bellissimo Cielo e More” & “Mast Reflections”, giclées – Julie Biege, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA

“Bellissimo Cielo e More”, commissioned original, Suzan & Walt Strader, Denver, NC, USA

“Tranquility”, original, – Marcia Avedon & Charlie Farrar, Mooresville, NC, USA

“His Right Hand”, giclée – Maria Esteban, New York, NY

“Outward Energy”, original – Gallery Sale, Four Corners Framing and Gallery, Mooresville, NC, USA

“The Lake”, original – Greg and Kathy Smart, Mooresville, NC, USA

“Cat in the Window”, commissioned original – Kalyn and Eric Matthews, Charlotte, NC, USA

“Spirit Wolves”, original – Gallery Sale, Bottega, Hickory, NC, USA

“Stingrays”, original – Gallery Sale, Bottega, Hickory, NC, USA, to collectors in Germany.

“Lake Hickory”, commissioned original - Amy and Ben Moore, Hickory, NC, USA

“Lake Hickory”, giclée – Full Circle Arts Gallery, Hickory, NC, USA

“The Lake”, giclée – Lake Norman Marina, Sherrills Ford, NC, USA

“The Lake”, giclée – Gallery Sale, Four Corners Framing and Gallery, Mooresvillle, NC 28673

“Psalm 1:3”, commissioned original – Stephanie Sides, Gainesville, FL, USA

“Island Sunrise”, commissioned original – Kim Dacunto, Denver, NC, USA

“Birds in a Tree 2”, commissioned original – Daphne and Gra Wagner, Sherrills Ford, NC, USA

“Sunset on Reclaimed Wood 2”, original – David Wilterding, Amarillo, TX, USA

“Sunset on Reclaimed Wood”, original – Christi Bagby, Huntington Beach, CA, USA

“Birds on a Tree”, original – Terri Demas, Baldwin, NY, USA

“Sunflower on Blue”, original – Penny Matheson, Missoula, MT, USA

“Turquoise Flower”, original – Sarah Carroll, North Brunswick, NJ, USA

“Dandelions 2”, commissioned original – Turnip the Arts Gallery sale, Hickory, NC, USA

“Dandelions Wish”, original – Two Sisters’ Café sale, Mooresville, NC, USA

“Dandelions”, original – Harvest Moon Grill, Mooresville, NC, USA

“Flower 1” and “Flower 2”, commissioned originals – Leanne Bonitzer, Taylorville, IL, USA

 

Publications and Media:

“Local Art on Display in Library”, Mooresville Friends of the Library Newsletter, January 1, 2021

“Sherrills Ford Artist, Joyce Vukela-Mayer, Follows the Signs”, Sherrills Ford Pioneer, November 14,2019  https://sfpioneer.com/2019/11/14/sherrills-ford-artist-joyce-vukela-mayer-follows-the-signs/

“We’re Just Crazy About ‘The Lake’, by Joyce A. Vukela-Mayer, Lake Norman Currents Magazine, Embrace the Arts Issue, September 2018, p 17.

 

Honors and Awards:

2020 – Juror’s Choice Award, “Fish”, Winter Juried Exhibit, Mooresville Arts, Mooresville, NC

2019 – Honorable Mention, “Strata”, Abstractions Show, Full Circle Arts, Hickory, NC, USA

2018 – Honorable Mention, “On Solid Ground”, Fall Competition, Full Circle Arts, Hickory, NC, USA

 

Member of the Following Organizations:

Mooresville Arts, Mooresville, NC since 2019

Full Circle Arts, Hickory, NC since 2016

 

Current Representation:

Four Corners Framing and Art Gallery, Mooresville, NC; fcfgframing.com

Full Circle Arts, Hickory, NC; fullcirclearts.org