Artist CV

Makayla Binter 

Represented by the Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art

Makdesigns21@gmail.com | (585)9576438. | makaylabinter.com

 

EDUCATION *Forthcoming Degrees

 

2020        B.A. of Science and Art Davidson College

 

2022        Masters of Urban Design (MUD) at University of North Carolina Charlotte *

 

 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS

 

CREED Charlotte Equity Fellowship- 2020-2021

 

Knights Foundation and 880 Cities Emerging City Champion- 2020-2021

 

Projects for Peace Grant- 2019-2020

 

SELECTED PUBLIC ART PROJECTS *Forthcoming Projects

 

2021

West End Space Activation Series:

Pt. 1: Black Joy Is... Community Clean-Up and Art Pop-up

Collaboration with For the Struggle, The Underground Art Bus, and Impact Global International

Through CREED Charlotte Equity Fellowship

Charlotte, NC

Status: Awarded, Under Development and Implementation

 

West End Creative Mentorship Program *

Collaboration with The City of Charlotte

Through Emerging City Champions, Knights Foundation and 880 Cities 

Charlotte, NC

Status: Awarded, Under Development and Implementation

 

West End Creative Workspace *

Collaboration with CREED, Charlotte Equity Fellowship

Community-based leadership and project development program

Charlotte, NC

Status: Awarded, Under Development

 

2020

Build Back Better, Biden Harris Campaign

Presidential Campaign Commission 

Camp North End, Charlotte, NC

Status: Completed September 2020

 

Unify Collaborative Mural

Collaboration with Garrison Gist, Frankie Zombie, Owl x Arko, Matthew Clayburn, and Lord Phly

Kiplin Automotive

Charlotte, NC

Status: Completed June 2020

 

West End Mural 

Ricky Singh Lead Artist 

#BeattiesFordStrong Mural Project 

Charlotte, NC

Status: Completed July 2020

 

Black Lives Matter Mural

Letter V 

Commission from the City of Spartanburg

Spartanburg, SC

Status: Completed June 2020

 

 

Placemaking Artists Program

Through the Cities Urban Design Branch 

City of Charlotte Commission

Charlotte, NC

Status: Completed June 2020

 

2019

Mural Panel Project

Conversation Facilitation Panels

Comprehensive Community-Engaged Project 

Davidson College to Levine Museum of the New South to Charlotte Country Day

Davidson, NC to Charlotte, NC

Status: In Progress

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS *Forthcoming Exhibits

 

2021          Cultured Contrast Pt. 2 

                  Spirit Square, Uptown, Charlotte NC

 

2021          LOCAL/STREET 

                  Mint Museum- Randolph, Charlotte NC

 

2021          Urban Outfitters Art Event 

                  Urban Outfitters, South Park, Charlotte NC

 

2021          Unmasked: Lift Every Voice  

                  Harvey Gantt Center, Charlotte NC

 

2020          Cultured Contrast 

                  Spirit Square, Uptown, Charlotte NC

 

2020          Faculty Show

                  Charlotte Country Day, Charlotte NC

  

2020          Untitled Showcase

                  Black Lives Matter Mural, Charlotte, NC

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS *Forthcoming Projects  

 

2021          Who Are Your People?*

                  Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art, South End, Charlotte NC

 

PRESS 

 

2021          

 

Spectrum News Feature

 

Channel 9 Feature 

 

“Collaboration in the Most Unlikely Spaces” feature in The Charlotte Post

 

Wisteria Magazine Feature

 

“Art gets to the root of oppression” feature in the Charlotte Post

 

“Using Art to Uplift Beatties Ford Community” feature in QC Metro

 

Stephanie Mills Music Video: Let’s Do the Right Thing

 

Voyage ATL Interview and Feature 

 

2020

 

QC Metro Feature with Hannah Hasan 

 

“At Charlotte Country Day School, fine Arts is a Lesson in Multiculturalism” feature in QC Metro

 

“Charlotte, NC Build Back Better, Camp North End” A feature on President Joe Biden’s Instagram and Charlotte Post Article

 

“This Charlotte Artist wants to Foster Inclusive Dialogue through Levine Murals”- Charlotte Observer