Tacia Hampton

taciabooton@gmail.com taciahampton.tumblr.com EDUCATION December 2010 Masters of Arts University of Nebraska-Lincoln Major: Textiles, Clothing and Design Minor: Theatre Arts Option II Thesis Project: "Saurian Decay" Bachelors of Science University of Nebraska-Lincoln Major: Textiles, Clothing and Design Minor: Studio Art

August 2008

TEACHING EXPERIENCE Fall 2010 Instructor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Flat Pattern (TXCD 216) Fall 2009 Practicum Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln History of Costume (TXCD 407) Spring 2009 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Draping (TXCD 226) RELATED EXPERIENCES February 2011-Present Wearable Artist, Fashion Designer, Illustrator, Owner taciahampton.tumblr.com Fall 2008-Fall 2010 Graduate Assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Under the direction of Dr. Barbara Trout Worked with the Historic Costume Collection Assisted the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery Developed digital archive of historic costume slides Performed research for faculty Teachers Assistant for Draping Instructor for Flat Pattern Fall2008-Spring2009 Textiles, Clothing and Design Representative, UNL Graduate Student Association Summer 2008 Internship, The Natori Company, New York, NY Created digital database of historical apparel Developed an archive of historic costume May 2003-January 2008 Sales Consultant, VonMaur, Lincoln, NE Established clientele through excellent customer service Developed department though product knowledge research, display coordination, merchandise promotion and organization Exceeded sales goals August 2005-May 2007 Montage (Textiles Clothing and Design Organization), UNL President Vice President Directed Fashion Show/Competition “Project Montage” Organized charity events; Friendship Home, First Start

Tacia Hampton
taciabooton@gmail.com taciahampton.tumblr.com EXHIBITIONS Dhoti Nrtya 1, Dhoti Nrtya 2. Indian Textiles and Costumes Perspectives and Potential, Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, January 2011 Solo Show: Acrodont, Antediluvian Leviathan, Rachis, Athanasia, Detritous, Atromentaceous, Mucilage, Recrudescence. Saurian Decay, Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, November 2010 Wabi Sabi, Moss, Ode to Roy, Prehistoric 1, Prehistoric 2, Sternum, Final Flight. Fiber, Textiles and Clothing: UNL Graduate Students in Textiles, Clothing and Design, Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincon, October 2010 Wabi Sabi, Moss, Ode to Roy, Prehistoric 1, Prehistoric 2, Sternum, Final Flight. Graduate Tangents, Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, June 2010 Prehistoric Environmental Camouflage. Making a Difference, International Textile and Apparel Association Mounted Gallery, Chicago, IL, November 2009 Angular Momentum, Sternum, Final Flight, Midnight Summers Dream. Women’s Voices. Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, April 2009 Prehistoric Environmental Camouflage, Rural Flapper. Biannual Juried Student Exhibition, Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, January 2009 SHOWS Ode to Roy. Building Alliances, International Textile and Apparel Association, Live Gallery, Montreal, Canada, November 2010 Wabi Sabi, Prehistoric 2.The Crafted Garment, Sheldon Art Gallery, University of NebraskaLincoln, April 2010 Final Flight. Fashioning an International Identity, Jiangnan University, China, May 2010 Ode to Roy, Wabi Sabi, Final Flight, Prehistoric 3. Evolve, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Centennial Ballroom, April 2010 Rural Flapper, Final Flight, Angular Momentum, Prehistoric Environmental Camouflage. Cattleman’s Ball; Give Cancer the Boot, Doniphan, Nebraska, Benefited Nebraska Cancer Society, June 2009 Angular Momentum, Prehistoric Environmental Camouflage. Women’s Voices, Sheldon Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, April 2009 Final Flight, Prehistoric Environmental Camouflage. Celebration of Graduate Student Work, Van Brunt Visitors Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, March 2009 Venus Unfolding, Gear, Cobalt Origami, Jeanne de’ Archaic, Feminine Liberation of Militant Times, Monumental Feminine Authority, Rural Flapper. Pulse, University of NebraskaLincoln Centennial Ballroom, April 2008 Cobalt Origami. Coach Callahan Charities; A Fresh Start on Fashion, Rococo Theatre’, Lincoln, NE, Benefited Fresh Start, March 2007 Monumental Feminine Authority. On the Edge, International Textile and Apparel Association, Live Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, November 2007 Gear, Cobalt Origami. Green, Sheldon Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, October 2007

Tacia Hampton
taciabooton@gmail.com taciahampton.tumblr.com HONORS & AWARDS Ode to Roy. Building Alliances, International Textile and Apparel Association, among ninety-one original designs accepted, displayed and published, 31% acceptance rate, Montreal, Canada, June 2010 Grace Margeret Morton Fellowship Repient, Textiles, Clothing and Design, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2009-2010 Angular Momentum, Midnight Summers Dream, Final Flight. Emerging Fashion Designers, three original designs accepted to be published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, October 2009 Prehistoric Environmental Camouflage. Making a Difference, International Textile and Apparel Association, among one hundred and two original design accepted, displayed and published, 27% acceptance rate, Chicago, IL, June 2009 Prehistoric Environmental Camouflage. Biannual Juried Student Exhibition, Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, First Place Graduate, January 2009 College of Education and Human Sciences Fellowship, Textiles, Clothing and Design, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008-2009 Cobalt Origami. Fashion Group of Kansas City, First place evening wear original design contest, November 2007 Monumental Feminine Authority. On the Edge, International Textile and Apparel Association, among one hundred and twenty-eight original designs accepted displayed and published 29% acceptance rate, Los Angeles, CA, June 2007 Eych meets the Queen. Fashion Group of Kansas City, Sixth place original costume design contest, November 2006

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