Anna Killian Cavnar
Anna Killian Cavnar
Instructor
Studio Foundations

Biography

BFA The University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL

MFA The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Permanent Teaching Certificate K-12, The University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

Anna Killian Cavnar is a native of Alabama and began work at The University of South Alabama in 2011.  She serves as a part time faculty member who specializes in drawing and painting.  Cavnar's professional work focuses on photo based realism and hyper attention to detail.  While at USA, she has taught Perceptual Drawing I-II, Figure Drawing I-III, and Painting I-II.  Cavnar continues to explore the figure through her current work, a series of paintings and drawings.



Exhibitions

Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, Alabama, 2015

University of Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, 2013

University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, 2012

University of Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, 2012

Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida, 2011

Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, Alabama, 2011

Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, Illinois, 2010

Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, South Carolina, 2010

Quayside Art Gallery, Pensacola, Florida, 2010

Washington, D.C., 2009

Quayside Art Gallery, Pensacola, Florida, 2009

Birmingham, Alabama, 2009

Quayside Art Gallery, Pensacola, Florida, 2008

Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida, 2008

Northern Colorado Artist Association, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007

Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida, 2007

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society, Bolivar, Missouri, 2006

Special Exhibit at the Missouri Governor’s Mansion, Jefferson City, Missouri, 2006

South Cobb Arts Alliance, Mableton, Georgia, 2006

Rome, Georgia, 2006

Alla Prima Fine Art Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2005

Okaloosa Walton College, Niceville, Florida, 2005

Birmingham, Alabama, 2005

The University of Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, 2005

Birmingham, Alabama, 2004

University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama, 2004

Juror Carol Fairlie, Laredo, Texas, 2003

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 2003

Juror Katherine Bowling, Cobleskill, New York, 2003

Jurors Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor, Nacogdoches, Texas, 2003

Limner Gallery, New York, New York, 2003

The University of Montevallo, 2002

Birmingham, Alabama, 2002

Nacogdoches, Texas, 2002

University Gallery, The University of Florida, 2002

. Petersburg, Florida, 2001-2002

Birmingham, Alabama, 2001

University Gallery, The University of Florida, 2001

Gallery, The University of Florida, 2000

Gallery, The University of Montevallo, 1999

Office of the Dean, The University of Montevallo, 2003

“More Than Likeness” Article by Kenneth J. Procter, Winter 2009


Courses

Perceptual Drawing I-II
 

Figure Drawing I-III

Painting I-II