Education

2010
MFA with Distinction; Painting and Drawing, University of New Mexico

2005
BA; Fine Arts, Austin College

Grants/Honors/Awards

2017
Grant, Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

2015
Research Grant, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

2014
Research Fellow, Center for Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art (2012-2014)

2013
First Place, Acrylic Miniatures category, Masterworks of New Mexico
Cathie P. Scott Memorial Award for Detail, Masterworks of New Mexico

2012
Marion & Kathryn Crissey Award, Harwood Emerging Artist Fund
Third place, Contemporary Art Society of New Mexico Prize
SPREAD 3.0 finalist (with collaborator Christy Georg)
Crowdfunded Indiegogo grant, Artcentric Travel: the Arctic Edition
Third place, Gateway to Imagination Juried Exhibition; Farmington Museum

2011
Crowdfunded Kickstarter grant, I Remember More Than I Have Seen

2010
MFA awarded with distinction
Honorable Mention, International Competition of Antiqued Instruments
Convergence Student Assistantship Grant, Handweavers Guild of America

2009
Wortham W. Akin Memorial Scholarship
UNM Research Assistantship (funded via the Lannan Foundation)

2008
Hilmer G. Olson Memorial Scholarship
UNM Teaching/Graduate Assistantships
GPSA grant (sought/awarded on behalf of Hemisphere, UNM graduate visual culture journal)

2007
Juror’s Award, Dead Guy in the Bluebonnets
UNM Graduate Assistantship

2006
Judge’s Award, Ardmore Art Guild’s Annual Exhibit
Best in Show, Mountainside Miniatures
Juror’s Award, Sherman Arts League Juried Show
Juror’s Award, Goddard Center’s 37th Annual Ardmore Art Exhibit
1st place for body of work, Great Plains Juried Art Show
1st place for body of work, Cross Timbers Small Works Exhibit
Murray State College purchase award, Cross Timbers Small Works Exhibit

2005
Juror’s Award, Sherman Arts League Juried Show
Abell Library Purchase Award, Austin College Juried Senior Invitational
Juror’s Award, Texoma Collegiate Art Show

Residencies/Programs

2017
Arctic Institute of North America, Kluane Lake Research Station, YT, Canada
Sagehen Creek Field Station, Truckee, CA

2016
PLAYA fellowship, Summer Lake, OR
Gushul Studio Residency, Crowsnest Pass, AB, Canada

2015
Teton Artlab, Jackson, WY

2013
Ucross Foundation Group Residency, Ucross, WY
Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID

2012
The Arctic Circle 2012 Expedition, Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Ghost Town Arts Collective, Sherman/Denison, TX

2011
The Eden Project, Australian National University Field Studies Program, NSW, AU
New Mexico Musical Heritage Project, Albuquerque, NM
Ghost Town Arts Collective, Sherman/Denison, TX

2009
Tamarind Institute Collaborative Lithography Program, Albuquerque, NM
Land Arts of the American West UNM, TX NM UT NV
New Mexico Musical Heritage Project, Albuquerque, NM
Ghost Town Arts Collective, Sherman/Denison, TX

2008
Janterm, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM
Ghost Town Arts Collective, Sherman/Denison, TX

2007
Ghost Town Arts Collective, Sherman/Denison, TX

Solo, Two- and Three-Person Exhibitions

2017
In the Offing; Central Features, Albuquerque, NM
In Their Wake; Kruglak Gallery, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA

2016
In Residence on Earth; CA+E Gallery, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
Unstable Ground; Doane College, Crete, NE

2013
Fathom Out: Arctic paintings by Beau Carey and Cedra Wood; Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University Art Museum, Morgantown, WV
Among the Final Thunders of These Ices; Small Engine Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
That Sound Under the Floor is the Sea; Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

2012
Far-Flung: Greenwald, Steiger, and Wood; 5G Gallery, Factory on 5th Art Space, Albuquerque, NM

2011
Wish You Were Here; Forster Gallery, Austin College, Sherman, TX

2010
Lights All Askew in the Heavens; Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

2007
Farewell Sherman; Ghost Town Gallery and Performance Space, Sherman, TX
Untitled Lobby Exhibition; Goddard Center, Ardmore, OK
Cedra Wood; SE Centre Gallery, Southwestern Oklahoma State

2005
Share Tactics; Craig Hall Gallery, Austin College, Sherman, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
TONDO; Exhibit/208, Albuquerque, NM

2016
Ucross: A Portrait in Place; Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM, and Yale School of Forestry, New Haven, CT

2015
Knew Normal; 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM
Ucross: A Portrait in Place; Ucross, WY
Imaginarium;  Belconnen Arts Centre, Belconnen, ACT, Australia
s(and): An Introduction; Exhibit/208, Albuquerque, NM
Axle Indoors; Peters Projects, Santa Fe, NM
Reverberant Matter; Wade Wilson Art, Santa Fe, NM
Interchange: Harwood Art Center Main Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2014
Wish You Were Here; Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID (curator: Courtney Gilbert)
Magnetic North: Artists and the Arctic Circle; UBS Building, Manhattan, NY (curator: Pari Stave)
You Are the Doorway; Albuquerque Railyards, NM (curator: Billy Joe Miller)
Renga; Axle Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Watershed; Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque, NM
Boundless Horizons; CSU, Fort Collins, CO

2013
Alcove 12.8; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Collective Bargaining; University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Common Threads; Ida Green Gallery, Austin College, Sherman, TX
Masterworks of New Mexico; Expo New Mexico Hispanic Arts Building, Albuquerque, NM
Relative Proximity; Ida Green Gallery, Austin College, Sherman, TX
Prelude; Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

2012
Contemporary Art Society Prize Show; University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM (jurors: Dave Hickey, Libby Lumpkin, and Luanne McKinnon)
The Fourth Wall; Australian National University School of Art Foyer Gallery, Canberra, NSW, AU (curator: Helen Braund)
SITE Unseen 7; SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
New Mexico Showcase; 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM (juror: Peter Frank)
Gateway to Imagination; Farmington Museum, Farmington, NM (juror: Hugh Wilson)
Everything Old is New Again; Ida Green Gallery, Austin College, Sherman, TX

2011
You Will Know When You Are There; Mokah Art Gallery, LIFE in Deep Ellum Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
Mallee [mæli:]; Australian National University School of Art Main Gallery, Canberra, NSW, AU
Far Enough. Aesthetic Responses to the Far South Coast NSW; Bega Valley Regional Gallery, Bega, NSW, AU
Expression of Intent; Australian National University School of Art Foyer Gallery, Canberra, NSW, AU
Selections from the Archive; CA+E Gallery, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV (curators: Sara Frantz and William L. Fox)
Shared Visions; Corrales Bosque Gallery, Corrales, NM

2010
Down Every Side Street: New Directions in Southwestern Art; Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM
International Competition of Antiqued Instruments; Cremona, Italy
Harvest; Ghost Town Gallery and Performance Space, Sherman, TX
Friends and Lovers; John Sommers Gallery, UNM
Eleven: A Lucky Number; Ghost Town Gallery and Performance Space, Sherman, TX

2009
Land Arts: 2009 Expedition; John Sommers Gallery, UNM (curators: Bill Gilbert, Catherine Harris and Jennette Hart-Mann)
Bitter Sweet: The Fifteenth Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition; Jonson Gallery, UNM (juror: Laura Addison)
Postcards from (No)Where: New Work; 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2008
Splash: The Fourteenth Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition; UNM Art Museum, UNM (juror: Suzanne Sbarge)
Judicial Notice III; Bernalillo County Metropolitan Courthouse, Albuquerque, NM

2007
Dead Guy in the Bluebonnets: Exploring Contemporary Regional Trends in the Arts; Ghost Town Gallery and
Performance Space, Denison, TX
University Visual and Performing Arts Center, Durant, OK
At First Sight; Jonson Gallery, UNM (curator: Chip Ware)
The Next Thing; Ghost Town Gallery and Performance Space

2006
New; Ghost Town Gallery and Performance Space
Mountainside Miniatures; Foothills Art Center, Morrison, CO
Ardmore Art Guild’s Annual Exhibit; Goddard Center, Ardmore, OK
Goddard Center’s 27th Annual Ardmore Art Exhibit; Ardmore, OK
10th Annual Cross Timbers Small Works Exhibit; Lokey Gallery, Tishomingo, OK
Great Plains Juried Art Show; Visual and Performing Arts Center, Durant, OK

2005
New Texas Talent; Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, TX (juror: Nancy Cohen Israel)
Northeast Texas Art Contest and Show; Creative Arts Center, Bonham, TX
Black & White III; 2nd Floor Gallery, Denison, TX

Press

2017
“Cedra Wood: In the Offing,” by Megan Schultz, THE Magazine, Feb/March.

2016
“Ucross: A Portrait In Place at Lannan Foundation Gallery,” by Paul Weideman, Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo, Nov 25.

2015
“Artists show the damaging effects of climate change in ‘The Knew Normal,” by Kathleen Roberts, Albuquerque Journal, August 23.
“516 ARTS / HABITAT Interview,” KUNM 89.9 FM, August.
“Creative Peaks: New Perspectives: Visiting artists bring objects and organisms to life,” by Kelsey Dayton, Planet Jackson Hole, October 13.
“Review: Artist maps the growth and development of an imaginary city since 1963,” by Wesley Pulkka, Albuquerque Journal, September 27.
Go With the Grain: opening reception for s(and): an introduction,” by Holly von Winckel, Alibi, May 6.
Fourteen Female ABQ Artists in Multi-Media Installation,” by Wesley Pulkka, Albuquerque Journal, May 24.
“SFUAD Collaborates with Wade Wilson Art for 2015 Spring Exhibition Series,” by Lauren Eichmann, Santa Fe University of Art and Design News, January 21.

2014
¡COLORES! Artist Spotlight, New Mexico PBS (KNME-TV), September 12.
Musicians from Seventeen Countries Stop in ABQ to Perform as Part of OneBeat,” by Adrian Gomez, Albuquerque Journal (Venue), October 31.
New Artists Bring Fresh Visions,” by Meg Daly, Planet Jackson Hole (Culture Front), November 4.

2013
Chasing Snow: Artist Cedra Wood above the Arctic Circle,” by Michael Abatemarco, Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo, May 31 – June 6.
“Paul and Laura Mesaros Galleries open first exhibit of the year at CAC,” by Carol Fox, The Daily Athanaeum, September 5.
“New exhibition opening at WVU’s Mesaros Galleries to feature artwork from Arctic expedition,” writer unknown, WVU Today, September 4.
Common Threads Shared,” by Savannah Hardin, The Austin College Observer, November 12.
“Take a Trip with ‘Wish You Were Here’ Exhibit,” The Ketchum Keystone, November 26.
“Center Auctions 12’ x 12’ Panels,” by Adrian Gomez, Albuquerque Journal, December 8.

2012
“Sally Condon’s Solo Showcase Stole the Show,” by Wesley Pulkka, Albuquerque Journal, December 30.
“SPREAD — Returns,” by Tom Maguire, SantaFe.com, August 22.
“Women Artists Nurturing to Mother Nature,” by Wesley Pulkka, Albuquerque Journal, August 5.
“CAS Prize 2012 Gallery Talk,” by Alexandra Swanberg, Local IQ, June 14.
“A Room With a View: The City’s Premier Art Collections,” by Dan Mayfield, Albuquerque the Magazine, April issue.
“Studio Visit and Interview: Cedra Wood,” by Claude Smith, 516ARTS Blog, April 10.
“New Mexico Showcase,” by Douglas Fairfield, Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo, March 9 – 15.
“Five Years of 516,” by Sam Adams, Alibi, V.21 no.5 | February 2 – 8.
New Mexico Showcase, Exhibition catalogue, February.

2011
“An Unconventional Canvas,” by Rachel Gearhart, Albuquerque the Magazine, February issue.
“Body Images: Albuquerque artists explore the human form and its relationships,” by Melody Mock, AbqARTS, Feb 28.
“Year in Review: Art faves for 2010,” by David Leigh, Alibi, V.19 No.52 | Dec 30 – Jan 5.
Far Enough! Aesthetic Responses to the Far South Coast NSW, Exhibition catalogue, October.

2010
“Artist Ave: Cedra Wood,” by Andrew Beale, New Mexico Daily Lobo, October 21.
Lights All Askew in the Heavens, Exhibition catalogue, October.

2009
“‘Bitter Sweet’ is an aptly named show,” by Wesley Pulkka, Albuquerque Journal, April 5.
Bitter Sweet: The Fifteenth Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition, Exhibition catalogue, April.

2008
Splash: The Fourteenth Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition, Exhibition catalogue, May.

2005
“Communications, Connections + Mis-,” by J. R. Compton, Dallas Arts Revue, August.

Visiting Artist Lectures/Panels/Talks

2017
In the Offing Gallery Talk, Central Features Contemporary Art Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Artist’s talk, Kluane Lake Research Station, YT
Artist’s talk, The Bakery, Haines Junction, YT

2016
Artbite, Center for Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art
A Portrait in Place panel, Yale School of Forestry, New Haven, CT

2015
Visiting artist talk, New Mexico School for the Arts, Santa Fe, NM

2014
Artists + Ice panel, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Visiting artist talk, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM

2013
College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV (with Beau Carey)
Contemporary Conversations, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
New Mexico Watercolor Society presentation and demo, Albuquerque Museum of Art & History, NM
Common Threads Alumni panel, Austin College, Sherman, TX

2012
CAS Prize talk, UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Women Artists of New Mexico panel, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM

2011
Visiting artist talk, Australian National University, Canberra, NSW, AU
Visiting artist talk, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Gallery talk, Austin College, Sherman, TX

2010
Gallery talk, ArtStreet Outreach Program, Albuquerque, NM
Thesis talk, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Visiting artist talk, Austin College, Sherman, TX

2007
Visiting artist talk, Austin College, Sherman, TX