Greg Pond has been a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee since 1999. He was founding member of the artist collective Fugitive Projects in Nashville in 1998. He has served as board member of the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance and of the nonprofit arts magazine Number Inc. He is currently serving as a juror for the Tennessee Arts Commission and Vanderbilt University arts grants. In 2012 he completed a feature-length documentary about the architectural and political history of Trench Town in Kingston, Jamaica. The film premiered in London in 2012 and was included in the Pan African Film Festival, the Jamaica International Reggae Film Festival, and Rotodom in Spain. He continues to work on films with colleagues and students in Jamaica, with two new films about the communities of the district of Kingston 12 currently in production. In 2011, 2012, and 2013 he received grants from the MakeWork Foundation in Chattanooga. His latest MakeWork project involves the Section 8 housing community of Patten Towers in Chattanooga, a book about the project is currently in production. He was a recipient of the Tennessee Individual Artist grant, a Kennedy Fellowship at the University of the South, and has been an artist is residence at the F+F School of Art in Zurich and the Burren College of Art in Ireland. Pond also works as an independent writer, curator, and lecturer with projects and events hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, the Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, Virginia; Fivemyles Gallery in Brooklyn, Delta Axis in Memphis, Vanderbilt University, and the Frist and Cheekwood Museums of Art in Nashville. His work has been exhibited in places such as Galway and Dublin, Ireland; Basel, Switzerland; Cairo, Egypt; Kingston, Jamaica; Charlestown, St. Kitts and Nevis; Portland, Oregon; Austin, Texas; Chicago, New York, New Orleans, Memphis, and Nashville. His most recent work recently been featured in exhibitions and screenings in Frankfurt, Nashville, Austin, the Hunter Museum of Art, Oregon State University, and Flagler College. Pond also has taught workshops in 3D printing, computer-aided design, Arduino programming, and 3D scanning for organizations such as Fort Houston in Nashville, the MidSouth Sculpture Alliance, Whitman College, and St. Andrew's Sewanee School, and Medrar Media Arts Center in Cairo, Egypt.
Greg's ArtPrize Entries
These are Greg's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.