Curriculum Vitae

Arden B. Cone
born, Landrum, SC; lives and works in Landrum, SC
2018               MFA in Painting, Boston University, Boston, MA
2012               BA summa cum laude, Studio Art and Spanish, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
2016              $10,000 Arthur and Dorothy Yeck Award Finalist, Miami University
20015-18       Constantine Alajalov Scholarship, Boston University
2012               Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Hollins University
2012               Janet MacDonald Fund Grant, Hollins University
2012               Best in Show, Feast on This, Nelson Gallery, Lexington, VA
2008-12         Manchester Grant for Studio Art, Hollins University
2008-12         Hollins Creative Talent Scholarship, Hollins University
Residencies and Workshops
2017               Burnaway Art Writers Mentorship Program, Atlanta, GA
2016               Pike School of Art, McComb, MS
2014               Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2012               Chautauqua Institute School of Fine Arts, Chautauqua, NY
Solo Exhibitions
2017               Commonwealth Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
Group Exhibitions

2018               (Upcoming) Convergent Narratives, Rockford University Art Gallery, Rockford, IL
2018               MFA Thesis Exhibition, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
2017               President’s Annual Art Exhibition, Sloane House, Boston, MA
 2017              Miami University Young Painters Competition for the $10,000 Arthur and Dorothy
                       Yeck Award
, Miami University Art Galleries, Oxford, OH
2017               Spring Show, Tryon Painters and Sculptors, Tryon, NC
2017               Artfields 2017, Art Fields, Lake City, SC
2015               Will’s Creek Survey, Saville Gallery, Cumberland, MD
2015               Storytellers, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC
2015               Contemporary Visions of the Old South, North Charleston City Hall, North Charleston,
2012               Exchange 81, Liminal Alternative Art Space, Roanoke, VA
2012               Senior Majors Exhibition, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Roanoke, VA
2012               Chautauqua Institute Annual Student Exhibition, Fowler-Kellogg Gallery, Chautauqua, NY
2012               Feast on This, Nelson Gallery, Lexington, VA
Related Experience
2017               Special Projects Graduate Assistant, Boston University School of Visual Arts, Boston, MA
2015               Art Gallery Assistant, Boston University Art Galleries, Boston, MA
2012               Curatorial Intern, Historic Charleston Foundation, Charleston, SC
2012               Contemporary Art Gallery Intern, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Bevin Valentine Jalbert, “Q&A: Artist Arden Cone,” Paprika Southern (blog), October 25, 2016,
Ashley Cline, “Lavish Worlds: Equestrian Art of Arden Cone,” Equestrian Stylist (blog) , June 30, 2015,

Publications As Author

Arden Cone, “Samsøñ | September 8 – November 11, 2017,” The Brooklyn Rail,” November 2017,
Arden Cone, “Impressions on a Munnings Exhibition:  Featuring the National Sporting Library and Museum, Middleburg, VA,” Equestrian Stylist (blog), June 10, 2013,
Arden Cone, “Cast in Light: Featuring the Art of Robert Stack,” Equestrian Stylist (blog), March 1, 2014


Personal Blog Publications
Arden Cone, “Arthur Kern Retrospective at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art,” One South Contemporary (blog), June 22, 20162016,
Arden Cone, “The Things We Carry: Contemporary Southern Art” at the Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC, One South Contemporary (blog), July 7, 2016,
Arden Cone, “ ‘Material Issue’ at Louisville’s Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft,” One South Contemporary (blog), September 14, 2016
Arden Cone, “Seana Reilly at Whitespace in Atlanta through October 15, 2016,” One South Contemporary (blog), September 27, 2016
Arden Cone, The Nasher Museum of Art: ‘Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art,’ on View until Januart 8, 2017,” November 18, 2016,
Arden Cone, “The South Outside the Region: Kara Walker at the Cleveland Museum of Art,” One South Contemporary (blog), January 6, 2017,
Arden Cone, “Exhibition Trend: Identity Crisis in the Southern States,” One South Contemporary (blog), February 11, 2017
Arden Cone, “Nick Cave at the Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah, Georgia,” One South Contemporary (blog), March 11, 2017,
Arden Cone, “Conversation Cut Short: What the Proposed NEA Elimination Means to Online Arts Voices, “ One South Contemporary (blog), April 12, 2017,
Arden Cone, “The Year a Performing Arts Festival Ventured into Visual Art—and Hit It Out of the Park,” One South Contemporary (blog), May 26, 2017
Arden Cone, “That’s a Wrap: Post-Exhibition Review of ‘Tie Up, Draw Down’ at the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design (Asheville, NC),’ September 5, 2017,