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Cody Arnall

MFA 2010, Sculpture


Cody Arnall received his Master of Fine Art in sculpture from the LSU School of Art in 2010. He is an artist-in-residence and instructor at the Paducah School of Art and Design in Kentucky. Cody’s recent exhibitions include:

Here and Not Here, a three-person show with Edward Kelley and Megan Stroech, DEMO Project and Springfield Art Association, M.G. Nelson Gallery, Springfield, Illinois, 2015;

Heading Towards Midnight, a solo exhibition at Myers North Gallery, Living Arts, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2015;

An Island is Unreliable, two-person show with Sarah Smith, curated by Megan Whittaker Nesbit, Janice Mason Art Museum, Cadiz, Kentucky, 2014; and

Readymade@100, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C., 2014.

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Cody’s Portfolio


Image 1 and 2: It’s Lonely out Here, 2015; coyote pelt, door, doorknob, salvaged wood, plywood, zip ties, grommets, polyurethane adhesive, pigment, steel, hardware, lamp parts, wood glue, window screen, sawdust, studio debris, metal flake, cd player and receiver playing recorded sounds of artist’s mother’s pug; dimensions variable

Image 3: The Universe is Against You, 2015; small typewriter desk hit with a sledgehammer four times, hardware, plywood, DVD player, digital projector projecting mapped video of the artist’s dog running in front of a corn field; dimensions variable

Image 4: The Elevated Section of the Christopher Columbus Transcontinental Highway, 2014; parking Cones, tar, carpet padding, cheerleader megaphone with speaker playing audio of seagulls, car cd deck, computer power supply, boat rope, wood, zip ties, hardware, tin, blue sand, speaker wire, steel; dimensions variable

Image 5: Laid to Rest, 2012; steel, caster, tarp, window screen, wood glue, sawdust, red art, wood, screws, wire; 6’6″ x 2′ x 4’6″