Charles Mason III
cmason393@gmail.com

Education
2019 MFA (Pending) Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (Expected May 2019) 
2014 BFA Graphic Design, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
2010 AA General Studies, Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 
2014 The New School, New York, New York (Graduate Level Course work) 

Experience
Teaching Assistant, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (courses taught sculpture) Summer 2018 
Crash Course teacher, Open Works Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (courses taught, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator) Summer 2017
Community Studio Manager, Baltimore Youth Arts, Baltimore, MD (helped to teach fine art and design skills, manage vending opportunities, and produced second publication of the gathering) November 2016 – February 2017
Lab Tech, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD (help to train students in the use of programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Ran visual arts print lab, which included preparing exhibition materials, displays of student work and all related materials) August 2015 – June 2016

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Maryland Art Place, “Freeman,” Baltimore, MD

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 Jedidiah Gallery, “Mask Off,” Philadelphia, PA
2018 Maryland Art Place, “Repurposed with Purpose, Meaning in the Materials of Making,” Baltimore, MD 
2018 School of Fine Arts Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, "Two Cents Some Change," Philadelphia, PA
2018 Von Hess Works on Paper Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, "Material World," Philadelphia, PA 
2017 Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance "Color(s),"The Motorhouse, Baltimore, MD
2017 Catonsville Campus Gallery "A Thousand Words," Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD
2017 Barbara Crawford Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts "Warming," Philadelphia, PA
2016 Renaissance Academy "Breaking Frames," Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, Baltimore, MD
2016 Chesapeake Arts Center, “Development without Displacement” Brooklyn Park, MD
2015 OVA East Exhibition "The Here After", MICA Place, Baltimore, MD
2015 Anything Goes, Gallery 788, Baltimore, MD

Curated Exhibitions 

2017 Two Lane Stories, Gallery CA, Baltimore MD 

Press
2017, July 7th, Tkacik, Christina, “Two Lane Stories, explores the work of black male artists,” Baltimore Sun 
2016, February 26th, Carroll, Angela N. “I AM A MAN. Am I Next . #BlackLivesMatter. WAR?,”Bmore Art

Awards
2014 McNair Scholar
2011-2012 Undergraduate Research Award
2009 CCBC Honors Program