Sydney Croteau
Email: sydney.croteau0504@gmail.com

Education

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

Awards

2019 Second place in North Idaho College Juried Student Art Show
2018 Second place in Mixed Media/Drawing category of Art on the Green Juried Show
2018 Outstanding Student Award in the Fine Arts division of North Idaho College
2018 First place in the North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club Spring Art Show
2018 Honorable mention in North Idaho College Juried Student Art Show
2018 Joined Phi Theta Kappa
2016 Listed on the Dean’s List at North Idaho College
2015 Second place in the University of Idaho’s annual High School Art Exhibition
2014 Second place in State Ladies’ Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Art Competition
2013 First Place in Regional Ladies’ Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Art Competition
2012 Honorable mention in the University of Idaho’s Gravitational Attraction art Competition
2011 Second place in local Arbor Day button design competition
2010 Four first place awards in Kootenai County Fairgrounds art show

Exhibitions

2019 Group exhibition, North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club booth at Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2019 Group exhibition, Emerge Annual Pop-Up Show 2019, Emerge Gallery, Coeur d’alene, ID
2019 Student exhibition, North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club Spring Art Show, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2019 
Student exhibition, North Idaho College Juried Student Art Show, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
         Awarded second place
2019 Solo exhibition, Hayden City Hall Winter Quarter Art Display, City of Hayden, ID
2019 Student exhibition, Explorations: XVI, Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA
2018 Group exhibition, North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club booth at Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2018 Group exhibition, Clothesline at Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2018 Group exhibition, Art on the Green Juried Art Show, Coeur d’Alene, ID
          Awarded second place in Mixed Media/Drawing Category
2018 Group exhibition, Emerge Pop-Up Show 2018, Coeur d’alene, ID
2018 Group exhibition, Blackwell Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2018 Group exhibition, North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club Art Show, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
          Awarded first place
2018 Student exhibition, Juried NIC student Art Show, NIC Corner Gallery, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
          Awarded honorable mention for “Flower Lamp”
2018 Student exhibition, Molstead Library, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2017 Group exhibition, North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club Art Show, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2015 Student exhibition, University of Idaho annual High School Art Exhibition, University of Idaho, Moscow, 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
2019 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 – Present 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.

2016 – 2018 Equipment Room Assistant
Employed at North Idaho College | 1000 W Garden Ave
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Responsible for keeping gym laundry and equipment rooms clean, doing laundry, and being a reliable employee.

2013 – 2017 House Cleaning Technician
Employed at Zephyr Cleaning Services, Inc. | #6 9407 North Government Way
Hayden, Idaho 83835
Responsible for communicating effectively with clients, showing effectual attention to detail, and being on time.

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.

Active Affiliations
2018 – 2019 Vice President of the North Idaho College Aspiring Artist’s Club