Sydney Croteau

Email: mail@sydneyrayecroteau.com

Education

2021 BFA in Studio Art – Drawing (Pending graduation expected June 2021), Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
2019 AA in Art, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID 
          AA in Education, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID 
2018 AS in Pre-Nutrition, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID

Awards

2019 North Idaho College Juried Student Art Show, second place
2018 Art on the Green Juried Show, mixed media/drawing category, second place
         North Idaho College, Fine Arts Division, Outstanding Student Award
         North Idaho State Fair, colored pencil drawing category, manager’s choice
         North Idaho State Fair, charcoal drawing category, first place
         North Idaho State Fair, colored pencil drawing category, first place
         North Idaho State Fair, black pencil drawing category, first place
         North Idaho State Fair, mixed medium category, second place
         North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club Spring Art Show, first place
         North Idaho College Juried Student Art Show, honorable mention
2014 State Ladies’ Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Art Competition, second place
2013 Regional Ladies’ Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Art Competition, first place

Group Exhibitions

2019 North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club booth at Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         Emerge Annual Pop-Up Show 2019, Emerge Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club Spring Art Show, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         North Idaho College Juried Student Art Show, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         Explorations: XVI, Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA
2018 North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club booth at Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene, ID
          Clothesline at Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene, ID
          Art on the Green Juried Art Show, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         Emerge Pop-Up Show 2018, Coeur d’alene, ID
         Blackwell Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club Art Show, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         Juried NIC student Art Show, NIC Corner Gallery, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         Molstead Library, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2017 North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club Art Show, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Hayden City Hall Winter Quarter Art Display, City of Hayden, ID

Commissions

2016 – Present Ongoing commission work
2018 Corporate Art Commission, Kids menu, small-scale drawing (11 x 17 in.) Micron pen on paper, MoMo Sushi.Wok.Grill, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2017 Private Art Commission, A Terrible Autonomy, small-scale drawing (12 x 12 in.), Copic markers and Prismacolor colored pencil on drawing paper

Installations

2019 Life-Size Drawing, large-scale drawing (7’x4’), charcoal, Boswell Hall at North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         Discrepancy, large-scale sculpture (3’5” x 3’5” x 11’6”), cardboard, Boswell Hall at North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2018 – 2019 Mr. Robin, large-scale mixed media sculpture (4’ x 3’ x 2’), metal and plastic, North Idaho College Gathering Garden, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2015 Marine Scene, original by Ivan Aivazovsky, small-scale three-dimensional wall mural (3 x 4.5 ft.), Acrylic paint and plaster, Coeur d’Alene High School, Coeur                     d’Alene, ID
2014 The Lady with the Dishevelled Hair, original by Leonardo Da Vinci, small-scale three-dimensional wall mural (4 x 3 ft.), Acrylic paint and modeling paste, Coeur                   d’Alene High School, Coeur d’Alene, ID

Employment

2019 – Present Sustainability Education and Outreach Assistant
Employed at Eastern Washington University | 105 Central Services
Cheney, WA 99004
Responsible for creating events, researching sustainability topics, and assisting with on-campus education about creating a sustainable campus

2019 Painting Instructor
Employed at Paint and Snack | 414 W Fort Grounds Dr
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Responsible for practicing paintings before sessions, guiding participants through the painting process, and helping clean up the space after class

2019
Gallery Associate
Employed at Arlon Rosenoff Fine Art | 116 N 4th St
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Responsible for greeting gallery visitors, managing sales transactions, and ensuring the safety of the artwork being shown.

2018 – 2019
Steampunk Assemblage Class Instructor
Employed at Emerge Gallery | 208 N. 4th St.
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Responsible for arriving early to set up, guiding students through lessons, and organizing classes.

2017 – 2018
Corner Gallery Assistant
Employed at North Idaho College | 1000 W Garden Ave
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Responsible for greeting gallery visitors, keeping track of the amount of daily visitors, and ensuring the safety of the artwork being shown.

Bibliographies

2019 Tree, Willow. “Artists of NIC: Sydney Croteau.” The Sentinel, 7 Feb. 2019: 1. www.nicsentinel.com. Web. 7 Feb. 2019.
2018 Perry, Robert. “Spotlight on Campus Creatives.” The Sentinel, May 2018, p. 21.
2015 Maureen Dolan, CHS senior wins second place for art, Coeur d’Alene Press, February 27, 2015. D1, D3.

Related Experience

2019 Emerge 2019 Artist Incubator Core, Emerge, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2018 – 2019 North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club, Vice President