About

Jady Surrounding (they/them) is an artist and consultant in New Orleans. Jady has assisted artists and collectors alike, focusing on traditional studio and archive tasks as well as computer assistance. Their PGP key (9E6063AC) can be downloaded here.

Education

2013
BA magna cum laude, Studio Art and Sociology, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Solo Exhibitions

2013-2014
Open, The Uptown Studio, San Antonio, TX
2012
The Fool, Overtime Theater, San Antonio, TX

Group Exhibitions

2019
Queer Craft, curated by Andrew Stansbury, Morrison Gallery, University of Minnesota at Morris, Morris, MN
2017
Visible Light, curated by Trish Simonite, Michael and Noemi Neidorff Gallery, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
2015
Anniversary Showcase, curated by Stephan Gaeth, Uptown Studio, San Antonio, TX
2014
Are You From Here?, FL!GHT Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2013
Kunstkammer, Michael and Noemi Neidorff Gallery, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
2012
The Mini, Michael and Noemi Neidorff Gallery, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
2012
New Work, Michael and Noemi Neidorff Gallery, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
2010
Gathering of Photographers Juried Show, Alpha Omega Gallery, Austin, TX

Lectures, Presentations, and Workshops

2013
“Culture Hacking,” Harvey Milk Day Conference, Austin, TX
2013
San Antonio/Bexar County Point-in-Time 2013 Survey, “Unaccompanied Youth and Young Adults” section, co-presenter Kimberly Berry, for South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless, San Antonio, TX
2013
“Nonviolent Strategy,” World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth for U.S. State Department and Belarusian activist guests, Dallas, TX
2012
Cornyation and the Reproduction of Gender through an Attempt at Class Critique,” Murchison Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Mini-Conference, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
2012
“A History of Nonviolent Action,” Harvey Milk Day Conference, Austin, TX
2012
“Strategy in Nonviolent Movements,” World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth for U.S. State Department and European activist guests, Dallas, TX
2011
“How to Build a Grassroots Campaign,” co-presenter Tyson Bishop, Queer Texas Conference, Austin, TX

Awards, Honors, and Fellowships

2013
C. Wright Mills Award in Sociology, Trinity University
2013
Frances K. Hendricks Service Award, Trinity University
2013
Presidential Award of Excellence, Trinity University
2012
Murchison Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
2011-2012
Diversity and Inclusion Award, Trinity University