DANE AUSTIN

CURRICULUM VITAE

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EDUCATION

Corcoran College of Art and Design at George Washington University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Major, Fine Arts 2009
Concentration in Art History, Painting & Printmaking
Associate of Fine Arts: Major, Interior Design 2006

Vanderzee School of Painting, Old Town of Alexandria, VA
Studio Course for Experimental Painting 2008

Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, England
Classical training in course studies on European Design and Decorative Arts. Summer 2005

Institut d’Etudes Supérieures des Arts, Paris, France
Course Study for French Art, Language, and Decorative Arts. Summer 2005


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & CREDENTIALS

IFDA International Furnishings and Design Association, Member 2018–2019

ASID American Society of Interior Designers, Allied Member 2013–2018

IIDA International Interior Design Association, Associate Member 2014–2018


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

American Society of Interior Designers, Board of Directors 2015–2016

ASID Awards Gala, Co-chair 2016 & 2017

ASID Planning Committee, Charity and Education Liaison 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017

ASID Angels,  Volunteer 2016, 2017 & 2019


NOTABLE PUBLICATIONS

New England IFDA, “And the Award Goes To...,” December 2018

Southern New England Home, “From Drab to Fab” Fall 2018

House Beautiful, “Small Space Tricks From Designers Who Know” June 2018

DC Modern Luxury, “Chill Factor” March 2018

New England IFDA, “Designer Bath in Review” March 2018

House Beautiful, “Purple Reign” September 2017

Southern New England Home, “Old-World Atitude” Summer 2019

New England Home, “Style Scheme” March/April 2017

Home & Design, “Labor of Love” March/April 2017

Design New England, “Style, Refined” January/February 2017

Refined Home, “More is More” Summer 2016

Design Community,”What I Wish I Knew” June 2016

Design New England, “Bold and Beautiful” November/December 2015

Design New England, “Selections” September/October 2015


AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

IFDA Design Awards Charity Window Challenge, Winner 2018

ASID NE Chapter Board of Directors, Certificate of Appreciation 2016

ASID Excellence In Design Award, Winner 2015

Capital Pride Alliance, Best in Show Award 2010

The Vanderzee Foundation, Scholarship 2008

The Civilian Art Project, Top Selling Artist 2008

Corcoran College of Art and Design, Scholarship 2006


DESIGN JURIES

Fenway Health Art Show and Silent Auction, Juror and Curator 2016–2019

ASID New Jersey Design Excellence, Judge 2016 & 2017

The Gallery Event, Juror 2015, 2016, & 2017

Savin Gallery, Guest Juror 2014


LECTURER

UMass Dartmouth, Guest Lecturer 2019

Endicott College, Guest Lecturer 2015, 2016, 2017, & 2019 

Designer Bath, IFDA Event, “The Doctor Is In” Panelist 2018

Mount Ida College, Portfolio Review Mentor 2016 & 2017

University Club, Guest Lecturer, “Design Your Home for Love + Profit” 2016

Boston Design Center, Career Day, Volunteer Mentor 2016

Boston Design Center, “Ask Me Anything” Panelist 2015

Boston Professional Realtors and Builders Association, Guest Lecturer 2015


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Boston Architectural College, Mentor 2017 & 2019

Serve Kindness, Volunteer 2017–2019

Habitat for Humanity, Supporter 2017

Design Showdown, Mentor 2016 & 2017 

Women’s Lunch Place, Supporter 2016

Institute of Contemporary Art, Member and Supporter 2016–2018

Fenway Health Art Advisory Board, Co-chair 2015–2018

AIDS Action Committee, Volunteer and Supporter 2015–2018

Boston Museum of Fine Art, Member and Supporter 2015–2018

Fenway Health Harbor to the Bay Bike Ride, Volunteer 2015–2016

Artists For Humanity, Art Ambassador and Charity Liaison 2014–current

Charles River Recovery Apartment, Volunteer Interior Designer with Lowe’s Heroes Project 2014

Boston Design Week, Designer on Call, Volunteer 2015

McCormack Civic Association, Volunteer and Member 2014–2017

Sidney Borum Clinic, Volunteer and Supporter 2014–2016

Future Boston Alliance, Volunteer and Supporter 2014–2016

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Volunteer, Member, and Supporter 2014–2016

Fenway Health Gala, Table Captain 2014–2019

Fenway Health Gala Committee, Fundraising Volunteer 2013–current

Babson College Youth Day, Volunteer 2013–2014

The White House, Events Volunteer 2012

Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Events Volunteer and Supporter 2012

Capital Pride Alliance, Co-Chair, Events Volunteer, and Fundraising 2009–2012

Human Rights Campaign, Volunteer and Supporter 2008–2011

PFLAG, Volunteer and Supporter 2007–2010

The Phillips Collection, Supporter 2006–2009

DC Preservation League, Member 2006–2009

SMYAL, Volunteer and Supporter 2005–2010

National Trust for Historic Preservation, Elected Member 2005–2009

Food and Friends, Volunteer and Supporter 2005–2009

Whitman Walker Clinic, Volunteer and Supporter 2002–2011

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Member and Supporter 2002–2009

Washington Project for the Arts, Former Member 2002–2006

Participated in Habitat for Humanity home interior project for families in need 2001–2002


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

The Red Party, Paintings. The Gallery Event, Boston, MA
The Men’s Event, Paintings. Copley Place Marriott, Boston, MA
The Dinner Party, Paintings. Copley Place Marriott, Boston, MA
Group Show, Paintings, Prints. Savin Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

2016

The Men’s Event, Paintings. Copley Place Marriott, Boston, MA
The Dinner Party, Paintings. Copley Place Marriott, Boston, MA

2015

The Men’s Event, Prints. Copley Place Marriott, Boston, MA
The Dinner Party, Prints. Copley Place Marriott, Boston, MA
Group Show, Paintings, Prints. Savin Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

2014

Art for Pride, Prints. Living Social’s National Union Building, Washington, D.C.
Group Show, Paintings, Prints. Savin Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

2013

Art for Pride, Prints. Living Social’s National Union Building, Washington, D.C.
Group Show, Paintings, Prints. Savin Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

2012

Art for Pride, Prints. Living Social, National Union Building, Washington, D.C. Private Art Show, Paintings. The State House, Washington, D.C.
Solo Show, Paintings, Prints. Savin Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

2011

Solipsissy, Boys Be Good. Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C. Art for Pride, Prints. Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.
Private Art Show, Paintings. The State House, Washington, D.C.

2010

Art in the Home Show, Paintings. Washington, D.C.
Art for Life, Painting and Print. Carnegie Institute of Washington, D.C.
Black & White, Print. Club XS, York, PA
Art for Pride, Painting and Print. Donovan House, Washington, D.C.

2009

All Artist's Show, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Selected Works, Painting. Vanderzee Gallery of Art, Old Town of Alexandria, VA Black & White, Print. Club XS, York, PA
Leukemia Society Art Auction, Print. Wilmington, DE
Senior Thesis Show, Paintings and Installation. Gallery 31, Washington, D.C. Look: Show and Tell, Paintings and Prints. 2424 Lofts, Washington, D.C.

2008–2009

You won't believe your eyes, Print. Ridderhof Martin Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA
Juried Exhibition by Merry Foresta, Senior Curator of the Smithsonian Institution, Painting. Gallery 31, Washington, D.C. Solo Show, Gallery Unmundane, Washington, D.C.

2008

Group Show, Photography. White Walls Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Art For Life, Painting. Carnegie Institute of Washington, Washington, D.C.
The Audacity of Poetry, Installation. Meat Market Gallery, Washington, D.C.
You won't believe your eyes, Print. Civilian Art Project Gallery, Washington, D.C. Corridor of Collected Memory, Installation. White Walls Gallery, Washington, D.C. All Artists Group Show, Painting. White Walls Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Voodoo Eyes, Painting. White Halls Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2006–2007

Corcoran Gallery of Art & College of Art + Design:
Diptych, White Halls Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Tri Me, White Walls Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Mapping Exhibition: March Undone, Painting. White Halls Gallery, Washington, D.C. Books, Prints and Paper. "Life Vein," Lithograph. White Halls Gallery, Washington, D.C. Refuge, Installation. White Halls Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2D & 3D Works, White Walls Gallery, Washington, D.C.


COLLECTIONS

Andy Grundberg, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Corcoran College of Art, D.C.

Andrew Staszak, Interior Designer, D.C.

Andy Johnson, D.C.

Anna Tucker, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, D.C.

April Kalmer, Pastry Artist, KS

A.P.T Fine Art, VA

Avril Cornelius, Retired, TX

Bernie Delia, Vice President, Capital Pride Board of Directors, D.C. Camden Richards, Project Director, Pixels & Ink, VA

Cassandra Audrey Crow, Artist, MA

Cassandra Elaine & William Fogle, Dental Lab Technicians, MD

Christopher Rodousakis, Trainer and Athletic Consultant

D.C. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Permanent Collection, D.C.

Daren Thomas, Associate Director of Development/Director of Corporate Relations, WPAS, D.C.

David Keltner, VA

Eduardo Bravo, Life Stylist, D.C.

Elis Duncan, Realtor, D.C.

Eric Engberg, Esq., D.C.

Henry McKinnon, Physiologist, D.C. 

James Stillwell, MD

Jennifer Maria Ringdal, Sales, MD

Jennifer McDaniel, Realtor, TX

Jeremiah Griswell, Manager, D.C.
Joseph Criner, Retired, MD

Joseph Perry, U.S. Naval Academy, MD

Joshua David Giamichael, Human Resource Manager, MA

J.P. Gulla, Entertainment Producer, D.C.

Lukas Carmadella, MD

Katherine and Eric Engberg, DE

Kelly Simon, Director of New Development, S.M.Y.A.L., D.C.

Kyle Rouse, Service Manager, American Red Cross, FL

Lourdes Cordero, MD

Matt Norris, VA

Maripi Aparicio, Retired, Puerto Rico

Marsha E. Swiss, Lawyer, D.C.

Pierre Lobby Condominiums, D.C.

Raab Clark, Sales Director, CA

Robert Corbett, Logistics Director, D.C.

Robert Floyd, Retired, VA

Dr. Sandra Jarrett, Director, Light Opera Company, MD

Scott Henrichsen, Photographer, D.C.

Shane Carmadella, L.E.A.D Landscaping, MD

Steven Share, HR Training Consultant, D.C.

Theresa Giamichael, Manager, IL

VanderZee Gallery, VA

Walter Crow, Consultant, MA