Artist Chrystal Robinson-Shofroth (b.1985,US)  
http://mystikchrystal.wixsite.com/lakesidearts                
 330-680-3893    mystikchrystal@hotmail.com  

• Education  Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Industrial Design Special Effects 2003-2005  Stark State College, Marketing, 2017-present  
 
• Selected Group Exhibitions

2018, Take HeART, VSA and FRESH Air Gallery, Columbus, OH

2018, Carnival exhibit, Studio 2091, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 2018, Accessible Expressions, traveling exhibit with the VSA Ohio

2018, Rise, Resist, Revolt, Elgin Community College, Chicago

2018, A Taste of Art, Avenue Arts, Canton, OH

2018, Sexual Assault Exhibit, Shenandoah Women's Center, West Virginia

2017, “Autumnal” ArtHouse NYC, NYC NY  

2017, “Inspired Women”, Jupiter Studios, Alliance OH  

2017, “Trumpism”, The Museum of International Propaganda, San Rafael California   2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, “Courage Kenny International artists with Disabilities Juried Exhibit “The art of possibilities”, Alina Health, Minneapolis  

2017, “The first 100 days” Nine Muses, Barberton OH

2017, “Summer Solstice” Studio 2091, Cuyahoga falls OH

2017, “Silence is Death”, The Vanderelli Room, Columbus OH

2017,2016, 2015, “Canton Arts District All-Stars”, Canton Museum of Art, Canton OH 2009-2016 Canton First Fridays, outdoor Art vendor, Canton OH  

2016, “Cicada Exhibit”, Studio 2091, Cuyahoga Falls OH

2014, 2015, 2016,2017 “Mount Union Artfest”, Mount Union University, Alliance, OH 2015, “Christmas Exhibit”, The Dreg, Canton OH  

2015, “First Fridays Halloween Exhibit”, The Dreg, Canton OH  

2015, “Salem City Arts Gallery Pop-up”, Salem City Arts, Salem OH

2015, “Above the Fold”, The Joseph Saxxon Gallery, Canton OH  

2015, “Nosegrinders skateboard art”, The AE Industrial Arts Complex, Canton OH  

2014, “Jewel Noel”, The Hub, Canton OH 2014, “Frightfest”, Buzzbin, Canton OH  

2014, “A horse of a Different color”, The Annex, Canton OH

2013, “Fighter’s”, Jupiter Studios, Alliance OH 2008-2013, Jupiter”, Jupiter Studios, Alliance OH

2007, “Big Art Show traveling carnival”, The rock and roll Hotel, Washington DC

2006, “Gallery Hop”, Canton Museum of Art and Second April, Canton OH  
 
• Solo Exhibitions  

2017, “Transcendence”, Jupiter Studios, Alliance OH

2016, “Chrystal’s loft exhibit”, Second April Gallery, Canton OH  
2009, “Art and Life”, Jupiter Studios, Alliance OH  

• Awards and Grants  

2018, VSA Ohio Artists with Disabilities grant $1,000

2017, Ohio Arts Council Disability Access Grant $1,000

2017, Art of Possibilities Inspiration and Encouragement award $50, Alina Health, Minneapolis  

2016, Ohio Arts Council Disability Access Grant $1,000  

2016, Queens Award, Carnation Day parade Float design, Art in Motion, Alliance Ohio  2015, Ohio Arts Council Disability Access Grant $1,000  

2015, First place, Carnation Day Parade Float design, Art In Motion, Alliance Ohio 2015, First place, costume design competition, Project Bedlah, Art in Motion

2007, Artwanted.com number seven painting of the year award  
 
• Curatorial projects  

Chrystal is currently the Art director and special events coordinator at Jupiter Studios 2018, JupiterFest and the Cosmic Art War, Alliance OH

2018, Organ Donor Art and Health Expo, Alliance OH

2018, Nectar of the Gods Wine and Art festival, Alliance OH

2018 “Geekfest”, Jupiter Studios, Alliance OH

2017 “Inspired Women”, Alliance, OH

2013 “Fighters”, Jupiter Studios, Alliance OH 
 
• Collections Walsh University Knox School West Branch School District Works held in private collections in California, Ohio, Florida and across the US  
 
• Teaching  

2018, Creative Development Workshop, Tapping into your creative mind

2018, Creative Development Workshop, Exhibits

2016, currently hold Drawing class at home studio, Lakeside Arts with several children  2014, guest speaker, Canton School District

2011, guest speaker, “Fighters”, Jupiter Studios

2010, guest speaker, 43rd anniversary celebration, Tri-County UFO group  

2010, guest speaker, Arts for Alzheimer’s Silent Art Auction  

2009-2011, Art therapist, Arts for Alzheimer’s, Villa Maria  

2007-2009, Art and meditation classes, Jupiter Studios  

2006-2008, Art therapist and instructor for Alzheimer’s residents, Canterbury Villa    • Special Events and Projects  

2018, Live painter, “JupiterFest and the Cosmic Art War, Jupiter Studios

2015, live painter, “Fall Festival and art Auction”, Girls on the run of Stark County  2014-16, volunteer artist, Westbranch School District, ongoing artwork donations  2015, 2016, designer, artist and volunteer coordinator of Art in Motion’s award winning parade floats, Carnation Parade in Alliance OH  

2014-2015, volunteer artist, “Spooky Science”, Beechcreek Gardens  
2015, Arts in Stark Featured street chalk artist, “Main Crossing Music Festival”  

2015, Arts in Stark featured street chalk artist, “Walk the Block First Fridays”  

2014, Arts in Stark featured street chalk artist, “Alliancefest”  

2012, lead special effects artist, Speakerboxer Music Video “Dawn of the Dub”    • Bibliography  

2018, “Creative development workshops”, Alliance Review, Newspaper

2018, The Deaf Poets Society featured artist, Online publication

2017, “Inspired Women”, Alliance Review, Newspaper  

2017, “Transcendence”, Alliance Review, Newspaper

2017, ”When two worlds collide”, Alliance Review, Newspaper

2015, “Downtown Sounds”, Alliance Review, Newspaper 

2015, “First Friday, Above the Fold”, Canton Repository, Newspaper  

2014, “Artful Activities”, Alliance Review, Newspaper  

2012, “Artist Speaks Out About Crohn’s”, Alliance Review, Newspaper

2007, “Washington Bound”, Alliance Review, Newspaper  

2007, “Rock and Roll Hotel”, Washington Dc list, online Publication