CV

Education

2016    University of North Texas: MFA Studio Arts: Sculpture

2012    University of North Texas: BFA Studio Arts: Sculpture

Solo + Two Person Exhibition

2019    "Becoming" Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

 “All is Becoming" RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

2018    “Objects” with James Zamora, Mason Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 “Already, Not Yet” The Village Church, Denton, TX

2017    “Composite of the Soul” with Dan Black and Erik Beruvides, Greater Denton Arts, Denton, GA

2016    “Sustained”  500X, Dallas, TX

 “Learning to Swim Upstream” Blue House Too Gallery, Allen, TX

2015    “Composite of the Soul” with Dan Black, Evers Building, Denton, TX

2012    “Turning Point” with Seth Lawrence, Panhandle House, Denton, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022    “Louisiana Biennial”  Louisiana Tech, Ruston, LA

2021    “Hambidge Art Auction” Adrenaline, Atlanta GA

“Ctrl+Alt+Delete” Cross-Pollination Art Lab, Atlanta, GA

2020   “2020” RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

“In the Fold” SCAD Library of Artist Books, Atlanta, GA

2019   “Chaos” RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

“SCAD Open Studio Night” Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

“Identity” Spaces, Dallas, TX

“Third Thursday”, RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

2018   “For The Nations” Coram Deo Academy, Flower Mound, TX

“Group Show” Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

“Aspen Art Fair” RO2 Art, Aspen, CO

“Chaos” RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

“Sideshow” RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

“February” Mason Fine Art Gallery Atlanta, GA

2017   “28th Annual International Juried Exhibition” Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY

“November” Mason Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

“Young Sculptors Competition” Hiestand Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, OH

“Raw Material” CVAD Faculty Exhibition, UNT on the Square, Denton, TX

“4th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition” Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX

2016   “The Surrounding Spaces” ArtTravels Gallery, Love Field Airport, Dallas, TX

“Four” Brik, Fort Worth, TX

“New Texas Talent” Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

“Voertman’s 56th Annual Student Competition” Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX

2015   “New Texas Talent”Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

“Lightworks” Lightwell, Denton, TX

2014   “Sculpture Collective” UNT on the Square, Denton, TX

“Voertman’s Presents” Voertman’s, Denton, TX

“Currency: Print Exchange” North Gallery, Denton, TX

2013    “No Time Like the Present” Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX 

“Biennial: Origins in Geometry” The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, TX

"Rising Eyes of Texas" Rockport Arts Center, Rockport, TX

 

Awards

2021    12th Annual Manifest Prize - Finalist

Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant - Honorable Mention

2019   Muralist “LSA Mural Project”

2018   Finalist "Young Sculptors Competition"

2017   Finalist "CADD (Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas) FUNd"

2016   Honorable Mention "Sculpture Magazine’s Outstanding Student Achievement"

Winner (2nd prize) "Voertman’s Annual Juried Exhibition"

Publications + Press

2022    Manifest Gallery, Manifest Gallery Annual

2020    D Magazine, "4 Shows You Should See in Dallas"

2019    Introspective Magazine, "These 9 Galleries..."

    https://www.1stdibs.com/introspective-magazine/texas-art-galleries/

The Dentonite, Art Before the Storm

    http://www.thedentonite.com/culture/art-before-the-storm-lsa-mura-project-begins-early

2018    NT Daily, "Michelle Illuminato’s Art Factory"

2017    The Voyager, Meet Justin

    http://voyagedallas.com/interview/meet-justin-archer-justin-w-archer-denton/

The Dentonite, Photo Set: Composite of the Soul at PAAC.

    http://www.thedentonite.com/blog/photo-set-composite-of-the-soul-at-paac

We Denton Do It, Upcoming Exhibit: Composite of the Soul.

    http://wedentondoit.com/blog/2017/1/16/upcoming-exhibit-composite-of-the-soul

2016   FOUR Gallery Catalogue, Art Tooth.

Sculpture Magazine, Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Art: Honorable Mention. 

The North Texan, UNT Alumnus Justin Archer’s Sculptures Displayed at Love Field

    https://northtexan.unt.edu/content/2016-outstanding-student-achievement-awards

Collections

Thompson Buckhead Hotel, Atlanta, GA

Texas Tech University Private Collection, Industrial Engineering Building, Lubbock, TX

Methodist Health Systems Foundation, Dallas, TX

Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX

Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

Music Bed, Fort Worth, TX

Film Supply, Fort Worth, TX