Adrienne Hodge

Teaching Artist based in Austin, TX

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Adrienne Hodge is an interdisciplinary artist living, working, and teaching in Austin, Texas. Among her strongest influences, she cites particle physics, dadaism, psychology, neuroscience, and early photography processes.

As an educator, Adrienne is committed to a process-based philosophy of holding space for lifelong learners through focused techniques and creative support. She currently teaches online and creates instructional videos through the Dougherty Arts School, UT Informal Classes, as well as ongoing private lessons and customized online courses from her home studio via Zoom.

In a statement about her recent work, Adrienne described her process as "an entropic exploration of layers." Using primarily calligraphy ink, she explores both the abstract and cinematic quality of significant life events. She seeks to connect the viewer to the everpresent now through continuous use of celestial bodies and dreamlike clouds. These nebulous entities represent the struggle for identity and clarity everyone faces in life. Adrienne often incorporates asemic writing into her work. Sometimes this is in the form of text, symbols, and diagrams. These texts are seen by Adrienne to hold either profound sentiment or little to no meaning at all.


Clients

Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas
Visual Art Center at the University of Texas
Typewriter Tarot
Alicia Emr Art Advisory
Women and Their Work
Whole Foods

Specialties

Pen & Ink
Oil Painting
Portrait Commissions
Abstract/Skyscape Commissions
Private Lessons
Group Classes/Workshops

Skills

Public Speaking
Art Consulting
Studio Organization Consulting
Curating
Professional Development

Experience

Dougherty Arts School

Drawing & Painting Instructor

Austin, TX · 2014 – Present

Moon Gallery & Studio

Teaching Artist

Austin, TX · 2017 – Present

Leander ISD

Middle School Art Teacher

Cedar Park, TX · 2012 – 2013

Dripping Springs ISD

Middle School Art Teacher

Dripping Springs, TX · 2010 – 2012

Round Rock ISD

High School Art Teacher

Round Rock, TX · 2018 – 2019

UT Informal Classes

Drawing & Painting Instructor

Austin, TX · 2020 – Present

Education

University of Texas

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Austin, TX · 2007 – 2010

Exhibitions

2019 East Austin Studio Tour (Solo), Moon Gallery & Studio, Austin, TX
2019 Red Dot (Group), Women and Their Work, Austin, TX
2019 Women and Their Work’s Spring Benefit Bash “Dream Life” (Partnered Art Installation), The Daphne House, Austin, TX
2019 Entropy (Solo), Collections on the Block, Austin, TX
2018 Artist Residency (Solo), Creatures Boutique, Austin, TX
2018 Women by Women (Group), Georgetown Art Center, Georgetown, TX
2018 East Austin Studio Tour (Solo), Moon Gallery & Studio, Austin, TX
2017 East Austin Studio Tour (Solo), Moon Gallery & Studio, Austin, TX
2017 Saudade (Partnered Exhibition), Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
2017 Dreamscapes: A Light & Dark Interpretation (Group), The Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN
2016 Temporary Collective Exhibit (Group), Pop-Up Space in East Austin, Austin, TX
2015 AVAA members Show (Group), Austin Art Space, Austin, TX
2014 AVAA Fall Show (Group), Austin Art Space, Austin, TX