Ariana Vaeth

Born in Baltimore, MD

Lives & works in Milwaukee, WI

 

Bio 

Ariana Vaeth is a Baltimore raised artist focused on realism through the self portrait. Graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, she fulfilled an exchange program at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Following undergrad, Vaeth completed a studio based Artist in Residence program at her alma mater. She has shown in Milwaukee at the Portrait Society Gallery, the Charles Allis Museum, and Haggerty Museum of Art as well as in Chicago at Woman Made Gallery and the Museum of Science and Industry for ‘Black Creativity.’ Vaeth is a 2017 Mary L Nohl Fellow in the Emerging Artist category. Vaeth was an inaugural recipient of Fellowship.art, a grant and 12-week program modeled on Gener8tor’s recognized accelerator for creative entrepreneurs. Her work recently appeared in the 2019 Wisconsin Triennial at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. In February, Vaeth received a Wisconsin Visual Art Achievement Award as a promising newcomer. Her work is currently on view at the Lynden Sculpture Garden till September 30. Vaeth is honored to showcase with Exceptional artist and best friend, Lania Sproles, at Hawthorn Contemporary in Walker’s Point, Milwaukee this coming spring.

Education

2017    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee WI.

            Major: Integrated Studio Arts

            Minor: Art History

2016    Domestic Exchange at Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD.

 

Recognition:

2018    Fellowship.art inaugural recipient,  Milwaukee, WI. 

2017    Mary L. Nohl Fellowship: Emerging Artist, Milwaukee, WI. 

2017    MIAD New Studio Practice Artist in Resident, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    Pfister Hotel’s Artist-in-Residence Finalist, Milwaukee, WI.

2016    ACAID Mobility: Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD.

2013    Presidential Scholarship at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2012    Full scholarship attendance to Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Colorado Springs, CO.

 

Exhibitions

2018    The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund, Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee WI.

2018    Catalina Bellizzi, Shenequa Brooks, and Ariana Vaeth, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2018    Body of Work, Traveling Exhibition, Milwaukee WI and Grand Rapids, MI

2018    30 X 30 X 30 exhibition, Var Gallery, Milwaukee WI.

2017    31 Emerge, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee WI.

2017    Gift, Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, Milwaukee WI.

2017    Figure Exhibition, Var Gallery, Milwaukee WI.

2017    Ordinary Moments: Ariana Vaeth and Caitlyn Dorn, MOWA owned gallery at St John's on the Lake, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    20th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2017      Flowers in the Attic: Vaeth and Jimenez, the Yellow Wallpaper Project, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    Figure Now, the Portrait Society, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    Come and Get it While it’s Hot, Hudson Business Lounge, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    National Bohemian - Solo Show, Gallery M at the Intercontinental Hotel, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    MIAD Juried Senior Thesis, MIAD East Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    Grilled Cheese Grant Finalist Exhibition, After School Special, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    Pfister Hotel’s AiR Finalist Exhibition, Gallery M at the InterContinental, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    I AM MKE, Alphabang! Art Space, Milwaukee, WI.

2017    Riverwest FemFest, Groovy Dog, Milwaukee, WI.

2016    Figure Exhibition, Var Gallery, Milwaukee WI.

2016    Bromide, Terrault Contemporary, Baltimore, MD.

2016    We Make It All To Have It All, La Bodega Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

2016    GHOOST SHOW VII, BORDERLINE, Milwaukee, WI.

2016    Riverwest Art Walk: Featured Artist, Milwaukee, WI.

2016    Launch Party, MIAD East Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

2016    Figure Exhibition, Var Gallery, Milwaukee WI.

2016    GHOOST SHOW VII, BORDERLINE, Milwaukee, WI.

2015    GHOOST SHOW VI, BORDERLINE, Milwaukee, WI.

2015    DIY: The Exhibition, Borgward Collective, Milwaukee, WI.