Representation

 

2018 – Paul Calendrillo Fine Art, New York, NY.

2018 – The Englishman Fine Art, Naples, FL.

2017 to present – Ethos Contemporary Art, Newport Beach, CA.

2014 to present – InvestersAlly, Newport Beach, CA.

2013 to 2015 – Evan Lurie Gallery, Carmel, IN.

2002 to 2005 – PLG Art, Naples, FL.

2001 to 2003 – Ambassadors Gallery, Palm Beach, FL.

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2019     Ordinary People. Paul Calendrillo New York, Chelsea, NY.

2018     Fisher/Wall Gallery, Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, Findlay, OH.

2017     Spectrum Miami 2017.

            All is Surreal. Ethos Contemporary Art, Newport Beach, CA.

            Artexpo New York.

            Spectrum Indian Wells.

2016     Spectrum Miami 2016.

            Dreams Fine Art, Aventura, FL.

2015     Spectrum Miami 2015.

2014     Spectrum Miami 2014.

2013     Red Dot Art Fair. Miami, FL.

            American Commentary. Evan Lurie Gallery, Carmel, IN.

2012     Red Dot Art Fair. Miami, FL.

2009     Just Landscapes. Weedon Island Preserve, St. Petersburg, FL.

             Landscapes. Brooker Creek Preserve, Tarpon Springs, FL.

2006     A Sense of Place. Cabinet Meeting Room, The Capitol, Tallahassee, FL.

2003     Revelations. The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL.

2001     Florida Landscape. Governor’s Gallery, The Capitol, Tallahassee, FL.

1997     Observations. Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA.

1995     Solitude. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA.

1994     Recent Paintings. Fridholm Fine Arts, Asheville, NC.

1993     Recent Works. The Green Door, Asheville, NC.

1991     Figure Paintings. Visual Arts Building, Jefferson Community College,

            Hillsboro, MO.

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2019     Bistango Exhibit. Bistango, Irvine, CA.

2019     Arts Annual, The Gallery at Creative Pinellas, Largo, FL.

2018     ArtPrize 10. Grand Rapids, MI.

Inspired. GALLERYone, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

2016     [PLATFORM] Finalists Exhibition, Art San Diego, San Diego, CA.

            Pinnacle. Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery, Florida A&M, Tallahassee, FL.

            Art as Politics. Touchstone Gallery, Washington, D.C.

            Art Comes Alive 2016. Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH.

            Blink Art Resource Artist Exhibition. Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH.

2015     Art Comes Alive 2015. Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH.

            ARTillery: Contemporary Art Influenced by Weaponry. Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Mesa, AZ.

            65th Annual Florida Artists Group Exhibition. Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL.

            LA Art Show 2015. Los Angeles Conventions Center.

            International Society of Acrylic Painters – Annual Juried Exhibition. Morian Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL.

2014     ArtHamptons. The Hamptons, New York.

            Love Art Fair. Toronto, Canada.

2014 Collectors’ Choice. Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA.

            LaGrange National XXVII. LaGrange Museum of Art, LaGrange, GA.

           An Arts Legacy: George Inness, Jr. in Tarpon Springs. Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL.

2013     Houston Art Fair. Houston, TX.

           Florida Artist Group 63rd Annual Symposium. Lemoyne Center for the Visual Arts, Tallahassee, FL.

            Figuratively Speaking. Studio 18 in The Pines, Pembroke Pines, FL.

2012     Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition. International Society of Acrylic Painters. Dazzio Art Gallery, St.           Petersburg, FL.

            Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Exhibition 2012. Blue Ridge, GA.

            FLAG Area IV Exhibition. Octagon Art Center, Clearwater, FL.

            Florida Artist Group 62nd Annual Symposium. Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota,          FL.

2011     Ongoing On-line Juried Exhibition. Addiction and Art. www.AddictionAndArt.Org.

            Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition. International Society of Acrylic Painters. Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, FL.

            Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Exhibition 2011. Blue Ridge, GA.

            Florida Artist Group 61st Annual Symposium. Art and History Museum, Maitland, FL.

            Florida Artist Group Area 4 Exhibition. Beach Art Center, Indian Rocks Beach, FL.

            Seventh Annual National Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking Competition. Jan and Gary Dario Gallery, Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL.

            Florida Artist Group Annual Symposium. Cornell Museum of Art, Del Ray Beach, FL.

2010     Sin! Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL.

            Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition. International Society of Acrylic Painters, Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, FL.

            Horizon: Contemporary Landscape. Community Arts Center, Danville, KY.

            National Art Encounter 2010. The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL.

            13th Annual International Society of Acrylic Painters International Open Exhibition. Santa Cruz Art League Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.

            Second Annual St. Petersburg College Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL.

            LaGrange National XXVI Biennial Exhibition. LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, GA. .

            Florida Artist Group Annual Symposium. Big Arts, Sanibel, FL.

2009     Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition. International Society of Acrylic Painters, Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, FL.

            Florida Artists Group 59th Exhibition. Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL.

            SPC Faculty Exhibition. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL.

            Florida Artist Group Annual Symposium. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL.

            Florida Contemporary: Paintings and Photographs. Invitational exhibition. Naples Museum of Art,         Naples, FL.

2008     Dorfmuller Drawing and Print Exhibition, Tampa Realist Artists, Tampa, FL.

2008    National Juried Exhibition, Atlanta Artists Center, Atlanta, GA.

           Liturgical and Sacred Art 2008. Springfield, IL.

            Art Encounter 2008. The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL.

2007     100% Pure Florida, Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, Melbourne, FL.

2007 Annual Florida Artists’ Exhibition. Bonita Springs Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL.

2006     Humanity: Contemporary Art of the Humane Image. Gallery 51, North Adams, MA.

            Present-Perfect. Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL.

            Figurative. Ormond Museum of Art, Ormond Beach. FL.

           Modern Masters: Oil Painters on Display. Progress Energy Gallery, New Port Richey, FL.

            Liturgical and Sacred Art 2006. Springfield, IL.

            Katherine Butler Gallery, Sarasota, FL.

            LaGrange National Biennial XXIV. Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA.

            2006 National Art Exhibition. Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, FL.

2005     UnWrapped. Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL.

            A National View at Grandview. Atlanta Artists Center, Atlanta, GA.

Seventh Annual Judeo-Christian International Juried Online Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE.

            2005 Annual Florida Artists’ Exhibition. Bonita Springs Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL.

2004     International Figure Exhibition. Red Dot Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM.

            Southeastern Juried Exhibition 2004. Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL.

2003     PLG Art, Naples, FL.

2002     UnderCURRENT/overVIEW. Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL.

            Southern Vistas, Blue Spiral One, Asheville, NC.

            The Artworks Collection, Charleston, SC.

2001     Third Inaugural Exhibition, Millennium Arts Center, Washington, D.C.

            Ambassadors Galleries, Inc. Palm Beach, FL.

2000     62nd Annual National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL.

            Tribeca Fine Arts, New York, NY.

            The Southern Scene: Contemporary Landscapes. Blue Spiral One, Asheville, NC.

1999     Uncommon Ground. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL.

            Summer Juried Exhibition. International Artist Management, St. Petersburg, FL.

1998     Images of Faith. Blue Spiral One, Asheville, NC.

            Tenth Annual All Florida Spring Juried Exhibition. The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL.

1997     Group Exhibition. Fridholm Fine Arts, Asheville, NC.

1996     Georgia Arts 1996. Morris Brown College, Atlanta, GA.

            LaGrange National Biennial XIX. Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum,

LaGrange, GA.

1993     Lyndon House Annual Juried Exhibition. Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA.

1992     National Graduate Drawing Competition. Allen Preibe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI.

 

Awards

 

2019     Second Place. People and Figures Competition, International Artist Magazine.

2018     Creative Pinellas Artist Grant.

2017     Finalist. People and Figures Competition, International Artist Magazine.

2016     [PLATFORM] Artist of the Year. Redwood Media Group.

            Second Place. Art as Politics. Touchstone Gallery, Washington, D.C.

            Best of Show. Art Comes Alive 2016, Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH.

2015     Painter of the Year and Purchase Award. Art Comes Alive 2015, Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH.

           Third Place. International Society of Acrylic Painters Annual Juried Exhibition. Morian Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL.

2013     Honorable Mention. Dave Bown Projects – 6th Semiannual Competition.

            Best of Show. Florida Artist Group 63rd Annual Symposium. Lemoyne Center for the Visual Arts,            Tallahassee, FL.

            Grand Prize. People and Figures Competition, International Artist Magazine.

2012     Second Place. Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition. International Society of Acrylic Painters. Dazzio Art        Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL.

            Second Place for 2-D. Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Exhibition 2012. Blue Ridge,   GA.

            Fonchen Lord Memorial Award. Florida Artist Group 62nd Annual Symposium. Selby Gallery, Ringling    School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL.

2011     Ru Israel Award. 61st Annual FLAG Symposium, Art and History Museum, Maitland, FL.

            Best of Form and Color Award. Form and Color Book. April 2011.

2010     Cash prize. Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition. International Society of Acrylic Painters, Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, FL.

            Physicians Regional Healthcare Systems Best of Show. National Art Encounter 2010. The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL.

            M. Graham Materials Award. 13th Annual International Society of Acrylic Painters International Open Exhibition. Santa Cruz Art League Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA. 

2009     Best of Show, Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition. International Society of Acrylic Painters, Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, FL.

            First Place, Acrylics. Art Buzz, The 2009 Collection. Art Buzz Publishing, Seminole, FL, February         2009.

2008     First Place. Fifth National Juried Art Exhibition. Atlanta Artists Center, Atlanta, GA.

            First Place. Dorfmuller Drawing and Print Exhibition, Tampa Realist Artists, Tampa, FL.

2007     Award of Merit. 2007 Annual Florida Artists’ Exhibition. Bonita Springs Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL.

2005     First Place. A National View at Grandview. Atlanta Artists Center, Atlanta, GA.

            Merit Award. Annual Florida Artists’ Exhibition. Bonita Springs Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL.

1999     President’s Award. 62nd Annual National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL.

            Purchase Award. Uncommon Ground. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL.

            Membership Award. Summer Juried Exhibition. International Artist Management, St. Petersburg, FL.

1996     Merit Award. Georgia Arts 1996. Morris Brown College, Atlanta, GA.

            Merit and Purchase Awards. LaGrange National Biennial XIX. Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA.

1994     Liquitex Art Materials Award for Graduate Students.

1990     Juror’s Special Merit Award. Young Artists’ Competition, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO.

            Liquitex Art Materials Award for Undergraduate Students.

 

Public Collections

 

2007     First City Bank, Ft. Walton Beach, FL.

2006     Pinellas County Arts Council, Clearwater, FL.

2002     Materials Research Park, Gainesville, FL.

            Leesburg Complex, Dept. of Transportation, Leesburg, FL.

2001     5th District Court of Appeals, Daytona Beach, FL.

            Alachua County Health Dept., Gainesville, FL.

2000     Florida DOT Brooksville Maintenance Yard, Brooksville, FL.

            Pinellas County Arts Council, Clearwater, FL.

1997     St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA.

1996     Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA.

            The Southern Company, Atlanta, GA.

1992     St. Mary’s Hospital, Athens, GA.

 

Private collections in Missouri, Kansas, Wisconsin, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, California, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Germany and the Netherlands.

 

Publications

 

  • Allegorical Realism, American Art Collector, June 2020, pages 94 and 95.

  • People and Figures Competition, International Artist Magazine, Issue #130, December/January 2020.

  • People and Figures Competition, International Artist Magazine, Issue #114, April/May 2017.

  • Katherine Williams. Tarpon Painter Honored for His Work. Tarpon Springs Beacon. Volume 61, No. 10. March 8, 2017.

  • Jim Cole. Norman Rockwell, Circa 2017: Artist Kevin Grass Reflects on Recent Award. Creative Loafing, Tampa, FL. February 14, 2016.

  • Joelcy Kay. Painting the Surrealistic Human Condition. Edge of Humanity Magazine. www.edgeofhumanity.com. December 21, 2016.

  • Blink – Your Artist Resource 2016. Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH.

  • Caro. ARTillery Group Show Looks at Weapons as Art. Hi Fructose, The New Contemporary Art Magazine, April 26, 2015.

  • Everyday People, American Art Collector, April 2013, pages 144-147.

  • People and Figures, International Artist Magazine, April/May 2013, pages 4 and 5.

  • Working Title. workingtitlepublications.com. November 2012.

  • META: An Interdisciplinary Journal. St. Petersburg College Honors College, 2012.

  • Form and Color Book. Form and Color Publishing, Largo, FL. April 2011.

  • Eyman, Scott. Mix of media, subjects works at Armory’s exhibit. Palm Beach Post, Arts and Culture, September 22, 2009.

  • Art Buzz, The 2009 Collection. Art Buzz Publishing, Seminole, FL, February 2009.

  • Public Art in Pinellas County brochure. Cultural Affairs, Pinellas County, summer 2008, page 11.

  • Celebration of the Sacred. The State Journal-Register. Thursday, April 7,2006, pages 10A and 11A.

  • Michaela Oberlaender. Traditional Techniques, Exceptional Results. Tampa Bay Magazine, Volume 20, Issue 5, September/October 2005, pages 177-180.

  • Direct Art Magazine, Volume 11, Spring 2005 edition.

  • Lennie Bennett. Trunks, Twigs and Tension. St. Petersburg Times, Weekend section, October 2, 2003.

  • Joanne Milani. Artistic Undercurrents. Tampa Tribune, Baylife section. July 28, 2002.

  • New American Paintings, Volume 34, Southern Competition.

  • David Hopes. Contemporary Landscapes. Asheville Citizen Times, May 21, 2000 (B7).

  • Amelia Davis and Mary Ann Marger. Adam and Eve Painting Pulled for Nudity. St. Petersburg Times, Clearwater Times section, October 20, 1999.

  • David Hopes. Serving Two Masters. Asheville Citizen Times, November 22, 1998 (D4).

  • Kitsy Rose. History Mural. Atlanta Journal Constitution, Northside Neighbor section, January 14, 1998. Vol. 30, No. 2.

  • Cathy Byrd. Georgia Artists’ Work Covers Spectrum. Atlanta Journal/Constitution Weekend Preview. August 23, 1996.

 

Education

 

M.F.A.  - Drawing and Painting, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 1994.

B.F.A. - Drawing and Painting, Washington University, St. Louis, MO. 1990.

 

Teaching

 

Associate Professor of Art, St. Petersburg College, Clearwater, FL. 1997 to present.

Instructor of Art, Gordon College, Barnesville, GA. 1994 – 1997.

Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia. Athens, GA. 199