AWARDS & SPECIAL RECOGNITION

  The artist painting at a stable.

The artist painting at a stable.

American Academy of Equine Art, 2018 “Online Showcase” : Honors Finalist

- Salmagundi Club 2018 “Print Exhibition”: Certificate of Merit

Mt. Dora Center for the Arts, Mt. Dora, Florida, 2015, “Shape and Shadow”: First Prize

- Southwest Art Magazine 2013 “Artistic Excellence Competition”: Top Seventy-Five

The Artist’s Magazine, 2013 “30th Annual Competition”: Finalist

- International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, “2012 Salon International”: Honorable  Mention

- International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, “2010 Salon International”: Top Sixty

Art Students League, 2009-2010: Gail von der Lippe Merit Scholarship

- Salmagundi Club Art Class Exhibition, 2010: Best in Show 

Salmagundi Club Art Class Exhibition, 2009: Honorable Mention 

Salmagundi Club Art Class Exhibition, 2008: Best in Show 

Masur Museum of Art, 29th Annual, Honorable Mention

- Academic Artists Association 1996 Exhibition: Academic Artists Award

The Artists Magazine, 1995 “Win a Dream Studio”: Finalist

- Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 1993 Exhibition, Honorable Mention

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008 Exhibition: 

- Guild Gallery II, Fulton Center, NY, NY: “J.K. Williams - Selected Works”

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2018 Exhibitions:

American Academy of Equine Art, “Online Showcase”

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Print Exhibition”

Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Historic Black and White Exhibition”

Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Open and Members Print Exhibition”

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Greenwich Village Exhibition”

- Hudson Guild Gallery, Elliott Center, New York, NY “Community Art Jam”

2017 Exhibitions:

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Still Life in Color” Exhibition

Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Urban Romance” Exhibition

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Sylvia Maria Glesmann Floral” Members’ Exhibition

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Landscape” Exhibition

Salmagundi Club, New York, NY  “Monotype and Monoprint” Exhibition

 

2016 Exhibitions:

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “108th Annual Thumb-box” Exhibition   

Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “The Noble Nocturne” Exhibition   

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Members’Monotype and Monoprint” Exhibition

Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Landscape” Exhibition

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Spring Auction” Exhibition

Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Hot Off the Press” Monotype Exhibition

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “Historical Black and White” Exhibition

 

2015 Exhibitions:

- Salmagundi Club Galleries, New York, NY “107th Thumb-Box” Exhibition

- Mt. Dora Center for the Arts, Mt. Dora, Florida, 2015, “Shape and Shadow”

 

2014 Exhibitions:

Hudson Guild Gallery, Elliot Center, NY, NY: “ Community Art Jam”

2013 Exhibitions:

- Art Students League Portrait Exhibition, Gesner Offices, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

Hudson Valley Art Association 81st Annual Juried Exhibition, Lyme Art Association, Lyme, CT  

 

2012 Exhibitions:

- International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, Salon International 2012

- 62nd Annual Academic Artists Association Exhibition

 

2011 Exhibitions:

- International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, Salon International 2010

7th Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition

- 61st Annual Academic Artists Association Exhibition

Art Students League Vavagiakis Class Exhibition “Red Dot” Award  (“Best in Show”)   

 

2010 Exhibitions:

- International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, Salon International 2010

- Salmagundi Club Class Exhibition, NY, NY (“Best in Show”)

- Art Students League Vavagiakis Class Exhibition (Two “Blue Dot” Awards)

- Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, Art Students League Self Portrait Exhibition, NY, NY

 

2009 Exhibitions:

- Salmagundi Club Class Exhibition, NY, NY (“Honorable Mention”)

- Art Students League Vavagiakis Class Exhibition (“Blue Dot” Award)

 

2008 Exhibitions:

- Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY: “Self-Evident: Contemporary American Self-Portraiture”

- Salmagundi Club Class Exhibition, NY, NY (“Best in Show”)

 

2007 Exhibitions:

Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, NY, NY

- Montgomery College, Rockville, MD campus: “Rhythm & Blue”

Salmagundi Non-Members Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY

- Hudson Guild Gallery, Elliot Center, NY, NY: “Community Art Jam”

 

Selected Previous Exhibitions:

Hudson Guild Gallery, Elliot Center, NY, NY: “ Community Art Jam”, 2006

- Guild Gallery II, Fulton Center, NY, NY: “Unusual Portraits”, 2006; “Identity”, 2004

Gallery SK 417, NY, NY: group show, 2003

- Masur Museum of Art, Twin City Art Foundation, Monroe, LA: 29th Annual, 2002

- Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR: “Cats & Dragons”, 2000, “Shadows”, 1998

- Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN: 13th Annual Exhibition, 2000

- Academic Artists Association, Springfield, MA: “Contemporary Realism in Art”, 2006, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1996

Audubon Artists 57th Annual Exhibition, Salmagundi Club Galleries, 1999

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA: 18th Annual National Exhibition, 1999; 17th Annual Exhibition, 1998

- Roseville Art Center, Roseville, CA: 24th Annual Exhibition, 1999

- Woodmere Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA: 99th International Exhibition, Philadelphia WC Club, 1999

- B & S Gallery, Williamsport, PA: Bald Eagle Art League Regional Exhibition, 1999

School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA: Annual Exhibition of Animals in Art, 1998, 1995

- Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, Panama City, FL: Annual Watercolor Exhibition, 1998

- Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS: Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National, 1997

Brea Civil and Cultural Center, Brea, CA: National Watercolor Society 77th Annual, 1997

- Walton Art Center, Lafayette, AR: National League of American Penwomen, NW Arkansas Branch, Women’s National Juried Exhibit, 1997

- Hillcrest Art Center, Cambria, CA: International Juried Exhibition, 1997

- Lycoming College Gallery, Williamsport, PA: Bald Eagle Art League, 1997

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI:  “Wildlife: The Artist’s View”, 1996

North Valley Art League Gallery, Redding, CA: Juried Open Exhibition, 1996

- Art Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR: 14th Annual Women’s National Juried Exhibition, 1996

 

Additional previous exhibitions include the following organizations and galleries:

- Allied Artists of America, NY, NY

- American Artists Professional League, NY, NY

- Audubon Artists, NY, NY

- School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA: “8th Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art”

- Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Brooklyn, NY, outdoor show

- Brooklyn Underground Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: “Neighborhood Images of Brooklyn”

- Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NY, NY

- Grace Gallery, NYC Technical College, Brooklyn, NY: “City Habitats: Within and Without”

- Knickerbocker Artists, NY, NY

- Salmagundi Club, NY, NY

- St. Hubert’s Giralda Animal Welfare and Human Education Center, Madison, NJ: “Animals in Art ‘92" 

- Art Students League/Union League Club, NY, NY

DEMONSTRATIONS:

Home Farm Festival, The School of Practical Philosophy, Wallkill, NY

MEMBERSHIPS: 

- Salmagundi Club, New York, New York, Artist Member

- The American Society of Classical Realism, Minneapolis, MN: Life Member

- Academic Artists Association, Enfield, CT, Qualified Member

- Oil Painters of America, Associate Member

- Art Students League, NY, NY: Life Member

PUBLICATIONS:

- Montage of figurative artworks appeared on the front and back covers of N.Y. Writers Coalition publication in co-operation with the Brooklyn Public Library in 2014:  I Was in Pain and Then It Stopped. Fictionalized essay “The Greatest Generation” was also included.

Art Calendar, “Let’s Play Post Office”article on art shipping problems Oct. 1997

- Keltoi: A Pan-Celtic Review, “The Strange Career of the Brahan Seer” Issue 7 Vol. 4, No. 1, Cover illustration and feature article on the history of second sight in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

EDUCATION:

Private study with Costa Vavagiakis

- Art Students League, NYC, under Costa Vavagiakis, Hilary H. Holmes, Nathaniel Kaz, Diana Kan, Irwin Greenberg, Frank Porcu. Workshops: Daniel Greene, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Timothy J. Clark

- Salmagundi workshops with David Kassan, landscape class with Joseph Perez

- Independent landscape study with Curtis Hanson

- Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, BFA in Sculpture with Honors

MENTOR:

Robert Douglas Hunter, New England artist, former President of the Guild of Boston Artists and listed in Who’s Who in American Art