Merry Arttoones, M.F.A.

E-mail: charles2721@msn.com

Web:  http://www.arttoones.com

 

 

RESUME

 

 

M.F.A. ,  Painting                                                                                                                      

Maryland Institute of College of Art (MICA)  Hoffberger Graduate School

        Baltimore, MD

         Recipient,  Scholarship, 1981-83

         Recipient, Walters Graduate Traveling  Fellowship,  Italy, 1983;

        

 

B.A.,  Studio Art                                                                                                                       

Mary Washington  College, Fredericksburg, VA

         Phi Beta Kappa

         Highest Honors (Summa Cum Laude)

         Danforth Fellowship Nominee and National Semi-Finalist;

         Awards: Painting, Drawing, Pottery, Sculpture.

 

General Fine Arts                                                                                                                     

Corcoran  Museum School,    Washington, D.C.

         Awards:   Painting & Drawing

 

          BRONZE and CLAY  WORKSHOPS                                                                                                                 

      Pima Community College

       Awards: 3-D & Clay   Tucson, AZ

 

 

 Selected One Person Shows:

 

  “ArtToones:  NARRATIVE SCULPTURE”  ……………………………………..………………...   2010

                               One Person Show, Bronze and Clay Sculptures, Las Cruces Museum of Art, New Mexico

“Transcendence: Ground X”         ……………………………………………………2001

            One Person Show, Painting/Assemblage; Montage  Gallery,.  Baltimore, MD

 “SURVIVING The Desert of the Real”  ……………………………………….…………………….2000

            One Person Show, Painting/Assemblage; Montage  Gallery; Baltimore, MD                             Cataloged

 

 “LANDSCAPES  FROM THE EDGE” ……………………………………………………….. ……....  1999

                              One Person Show, Painting /Assemblage;Montage Gallery ;  Baltimore, MD…   Cataloged

 

“QUO VADIMUS: Where are We Going?”   …………………………………………………………     1997

                                     One Person Show, Painting;   Mill River Gallery;  Ellicott City Maryland

 

  
Selected Group Shows:

 

                    “Social Justice”, Baltimore Clayworks, Maryland                                   

  “Visions in Clay” , LH Horton Jr. Gallery, California……………....SECOND PLACE

    BIENNIAL, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Va, ,Assemblage……   SCULPTURE  AWARD

    BIENNIAL Las Cruces Museum of Art,  “From The Ground Up” Clay…………………       2009

    BIENNIAL Las Cruces Museum of Art,  “From The Ground Up” Clay……………….…...   2011

   “PAPER” Target  Gallery, Alexandria VA, 3-D Drawings……………………. BEST IN SHOW AWARD

    BIENNIAL, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tenn. ,Assemblage/Sculpture

    Halpert BIENNIAL, Boone, North Carolina, Painting…………………….…………….  CATALOGED

    Armory Art Center International Competition, Palm Beach, Painting/Assemblage…CATALOGED 

   Gallery 801Ceramic Sculpture Studio Tour Show, Tucson, AZ………………..    BEST IN SHOW

   “The Nature of Tile” Edina Art Center, Minnesota…..

    Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland Art Council Show, Balto, Md.

Portsmouth Museum of Art, Cast Paper, VA…         BEST IN SHOW PURCHASE AWARD

“Emergency”, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD. , Assemblage/Sculpture

    “Convictions,” 3–Person Show; School 33 Gallery, Balto, MD., Sculpture/Assemblage                                 

    Abilene Museum of Art, Texas, Painting.

    Springfield Museum of Art “Watercolor USA……………………………  CATALOGED

“Reality Check”,  painting & Assemblage, Mill River Gallery, Maryland

“Paper Stone Scissors”  3-D Drawing, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA……      BEST IN SHOW

“Assemblage”; 5-Person Show, Dupont Gallery, Mary Washington University,  VA.

      Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, Va. Festival, Painting……………………….…….…  AWARD

“Catholic Artists of the Eighties”, Fordham University, New York City, NY

“Justice and the Arts”,  Group Show Baltimore Maryland

“Visions of the Spiritual Dimension”, Armory Art Place Gallery, Baltimore, MD    

    Maryland Artists Show, College Galleries of Baltimore, Painting…………………. AWARD

    “Advanced Notices” Artscape, Balto, MD, Painting/Assemblage

 Shelley Holzimer Gallery, Painting/Assemblage; Minneapolis, Minn.

 Three Rivers Art Festival, Sculpture/assemblage, Philadelphia, PA

 Marshall Award Show, Painting Torpedo Factory Gallery, Alex., VA……....  BEST IN SHOW

 Washington County Museum of Art, VA , Painting

 Art Calendar Magazine, Painting, Crabbie Award Grand Prize…………..………..COVER ART

 CIVA Show, Montreal Canada, Painting

 Fish Out of Water, Baltimore’s Version of Chicago’s Cows…………………….…CATALOGED

 Ceramic Research Center, Juried Studio Tour, Phoenix Arizona, 2011

     Clay & Line, Washington Women’s Art Center, Washington, D.C.

    Phelps Art Gallery, Reisterstown Maryland

    Gallery 805, Fredericksburg, VA

    Harrisonberg Art Festival, Va …………………………………………………….  BEST IN SHOW

    Ghent Arts Festival, Virginia……………………………………………………….. BEST IN SHOW

    Manassas Art Festival Virginia………………………………………………….…. BEST IN SHOW

    Colonial Beach Art Festival, Virginia……………………………………….. BEST IN SHOW

    Woodbridge Art Guild, Virginia…………………………………………………..  BEST IN SHOW

    Torpedo Faction Printmaking Show, ………………………………………..   FIRST PLACE

    Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Va …………………………………..……   FIRST PLACE

    Colonial Heights Art Festival, Va……………………………………………..….  BEST IN SHOW

    Ocean City Arts Festival, Maryland……………………………………………………..…  AWARD

Maryland Printmakers, Juried Group Show, Baltimore, MD

    “New Faces”, Washington Women’s Art Center……………………………….……. CATALOGED

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