Resume

  Faces        Works on Paper      Quilted       Texture Paintings        Flowers        Award Winners 


E D U C A T I O N

Master of Science, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1973

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Western Illinois University, 1970

E M P L O Y M E N T

Chair of Department of Fine Arts, Edwardsville High School, Edwardsville IL, 1970 – 2003 (Retired)

Editorial Cartoonist, Illinois Syndicate of Newspapers, 1978 – 1989 

 

      

 PHD Gallery                                            Foundry Gallery                      Art St. Louis

E X H I B I T I O N S  (By Year)

2013

"JAC Juried Show", Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL, July 12, 2013 - August 30, 2013

Juried Exhibit: “Under the Influence”,  Art St. Louis 1223 Pine Street, St. Louis, MO, August 17 - October 10, 2013

Juried Show: “Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition Exhibition”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, August 4 -October 13, 2013, Mount Vernon, IL

Juried Show "Structure(d)", Edwardsville Arts Center, 6165 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville IL, March 29 - May 3, 2013

Group Show: Houska Gallery, 4728 Mc Pherson Ave, St. Louis, MO, June, July, August 2013

2012

Juried Exhibit: “Art St. Louis XXXIII, The Exhibition”,  Art St. Louis, 555 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO, October 20 - December 27, 2012

Group Show: "ArtEast 2012", Edwardsville Arts Center, 6165 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville IL, October 5 - October 28, 2012

"JAC Juried Show", Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL, July 13, 2012 - August 19, 2012

Group Show: "Westward Bound",  Rolla Civic Center, Rolla, MO,  July 5  - July 31, 2012

Group Show: "Folk, Fiber and Flowers", Edwardsville Arts Center, 6165 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville IL,  June 1  - July 6, 2012

Juried Show: "Blur",  Art St. Louis, 555 Washington Ave.,  St. Louis, MO,  June 9  - July 13, 2012

Juried Show: “Ann Metzger Memorial National Exhibit”, St. Louis Artists' Guild, 2 Oak Knoll Park, St. Louis, MO,  June 17 - July 20, 2012

Juried Show: "EAC TWO: All Media Juried Exhibition", Edwardsville Arts Center, 6165 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville IL, Feb 17 - Mar 16, 2012

Juried Show: "Memory",  Art St. Louis, 555 Washington Ave.,  St. Louis, MO,  January 16 - February 23, 2012

"Awards of Excellence 2012 Exhibition", Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL, January 20, 2012 - March 9, 2012

2011

Individual Show: "School as Museum", M.R.H.E.S., 1800 Place, Richmond Heights, MO, November 7 - December 2, 2011

Group Show: "ArtEast 2011", Edwardsville Arts Center, 6165 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville IL, October 14 - November 18, 2011

Juried Show: “Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition Exhibition”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, August 6 -October 16, 2011, Mount Vernon, IL

“Juried Exhibition”Jacoby Arts Center,  Alton, IL, July - August 2011

    Award: “Juried Exhibition”, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL, July - August 2011

3 Person Show: “Perspectives”, Phd Gallery, 2300 Cherokee, St. Louis, MO, May - June 2011

Group Show: “The Big Splash”, Edwardsville Arts Center, 6165 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville IL April 1 - April 24, 2011

Individual Show:  Chesterfield Arts, Sachs Branch, 16400 Burkhardt Place, Chesterfield, MO, December 13, 2010 - February 23, 2011

Curated: “Historic Tree Show”, Edwardsville Arts Center, April - June 2011

               "Pots, Prints, Glyphs, Paints", Edwardsville Arts Center, July - August 2011

2010

Juried Show: “Seeing Red”, Art St. Louis, 555 Washington Ave.,  St. Louis, MO,  May 10 - June 24, 2010

Juried Show: “Ann Metzger Memorial National Exhibit”, St. Louis Artists' Guild, 2 Oak Knoll Park, St. Louis, MO,  Jan 24 - Mar 19, 2010

Individual Show: Chesterfield Arts, Sachs Branch, 16400 Burkhardt Place, Chesterfield, MO, July - Sept. 2010

3 Person Show: “Character Exhibit”, Jacoby Arts Center,  Alton, IL, May 14 - June 27, 2010

Group Show: AOOC@EAC”,  Edwardsville Arts Center, 310 Hillsboro, Edwardsville, IL April 30 - June 11, 2010

Individual Show: Zayna's, Des Peres, MO, Aug. - Feb. 2009, 2010

Curated: “Invitational Figure Exhibit”,  Edwardsville Arts Center, October - November 2010

                            AOOC@EAC, Edwardsville Arts Center, April - May 2010

                            “Ironworks”, Edwardsville Arts Center, March - April 2010

2009

Juried Exhibit: “Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition”, Art St. Louis, 555 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO, November 9 - December 28, 2009

Juried Show: “Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition Exhibition”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, August 8 -October 18, 2009, Mount Vernon, IL

    Award: Best of Show, Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition Exhibition Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, August 8 -October 18,  2009,  Mount Vernon, IL

Juried Show: “Out of the Blue”, Art St. Louis, 555 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO,  May 18 - June 25, 2009

Juried Show: “Juried Exhibition”, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL, March 6 - April 11, 2009

Individual Show: World Trade Center,  Clayton, MO, May. – July. 2009

Group Show: The Main Street Gallery, Main Street, Edwardsville, IL  May 7 - June 13, 2009

Group Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct. 2009

Curated: “EHS Alumni Show”, May - June 2009 

2008

Juried Show: “Art St. Louis XXIV, The Exhibition”, Art St. Louis, 555 Washington Ave.,  St. Louis, MO,  November 3 - December 30, 2008

Juried Show: “Painting”, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO.  October 10 - November 2, 2008

Juried Show: “Patterns and Pixels”, Art St. Louis,  555 Washington Ave #150  St. Louis, MO, June 9 - July 24, 2008

Juried Show: “Figurative Works”, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO.  May - June 2008

Juried Show: "Signs of Time", Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; January 21- February 28, 2008 

Individual Show: Imagine Foundation - 3LeggedDog Gallery, Jacksonville, IL, Oct. 2008

Group Show: “Power of Art”, Lincoln Land Community College, Jacksonville, IL, Oct. 2008

Group Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct. 2008

2007

Juried Show: "5th Annual Bread & Roses Exhibition", Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO; August 2007 St. Louis Regional Arts Commission

Juried Show: "White Washed - Shades of White", Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; July 16 - August 23, 2007

Juried Show: “Juried Exhibition”, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL, June - July 2007

Group Show: “Potpourri”, Edwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville, IL, Nov. - Dec. 2007

Group Show: “Edwardsville Arts Center Group Invitational”, Edwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville, IL, Oct. - Nov. 2007

Group Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct. 2007

2006

Juried Show: “3 Things - Art St. Louis”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, July – Sept 2006

Juried Show: “Juried Exhibition”, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL, July – Sept. 2006

Juried Show: “Painting”, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO, Apr. – May 2006

Group Show: Houska Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Feb. – May 2006

Individual Show: Edwardsville Arts Center - Sacred Grounds Gallery, Edwardsville, IL, Feb. 2006

Group Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct. 2006

2005

Juried Show: “Juried Exhibition”, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL, Aug – Sept. 2005

Juried Show: “Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, IL, June – Aug. 2005

Juried Show: “Transportation”, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO, Apr. – May 2005

Juried Show: Best of Bread and Roses, Jobs with Justice Convention, St. Louis, MO, Sept. 2005 Jobs With Justice

    Award: American Friend Service Committee, Philadelphia, PA, Painting Chosen for use in Quakers Forum, March 2005

    Award: United Church of Christ, Cleveland, Ohio, Painting Chosen for use for Health Care for All, Jan 2005

Individual Show: KitchenK, St. Louis, MO, Aug. – Sept. 2005

Juried Group: Muralist,Sauce Magazine: Sauce in the City Festival, St. Louis, MO, Aug. 2005

Group Show: “Group Holiday Exhibit”, Houska Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Dec. 2004 – Jan. 2005

Group Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct. 2005

2004

Juried Show: “Art St. Louis XX”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Nov – Dec 2004

Juried Show: “What Democracy Looks Like”, Jobs with Justice, St. Louis, MO, Apr – Nov 2004

    Award: Best of Bread and Roses, Jobs with Justice, St. Louis, MO, Sept. 2004 Jobs With Justice

    Award: “St. Louis Get Out the Vote Campaign”, You Are the Face of Democracy, Painting chosen for use on buses and transit stations throughout St. Louis, MO, Oct – Nov 2004

    Award: Traveling Show, Jobs with Justice, “What Democracy Looks Like”, St. Louis, MO, Apr – Nov 2004

Juried Show: “Mapping Memory”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Jan. – Mar. 2004

Award: Award of Excellence, “Mapping Memory”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Jan. – Mar. 2004

Individual Show: Regional Commerce and Growth Association, St. Louis, MO, Aug – Sept 2004

Group Show: Gallery Walk, Central West End Galleries, St. Louis, July – Oct 2004

Individual Show: Fleishman-Hillard, St. Louis, MO, Feb. – April 2004

Individual Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct.  2004

2003

Juried Show: “Primordial 1: Water”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Apr. – June 2003

    Award: Traveling Show, “Primordial 1: Water”, Summer 2003

Juried Show: “ConsuMEd”, Art St. Louis, St Louis, MO, Jan. – Feb. 2003

Individual Show: Anhauser/Busch, St. Louis, MO, Oct. – Nov. 2003

Individual Show: “Faces and Figures”, Houska Gallery, St. Louis, MO, June – Aug. 2003

Group Show: “Artists Invite Artists”, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Nov. – Dec 2003

Juried Show: “Game Boards”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Sept. – Oct. 2003

Group Show: “Group Houska”, Houska Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Dec. 2002 – Jan. 2003

Group Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct. 2003

2002

Juried Show: “September 11 + 1”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Sept. – Oct. 2002

Juried Show: “Art St. Louis XVII”, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 2001 – Jan 2002

    Award: Best of Show, “Art St. Louis XVII”, St. Louis, MO, Jan. 2002

    Award: Purchase Award, “Art St. Louis XVII”, St. Louis, MO, Jan. 2002

    Award: 2002 Honors, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Mar. – Apr. 2002

Individual Show: Aprapo Gallery, Clayton, MO, Mar. – Sept. 2002

Individual Show: Houska Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Apr. 2002

Individual Show: D’Arcy Advertising, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 2001 – Jan. 2002

Group Show: “5 Person Show”, ArtEast Edwardsville, IL, Oct 2002

Group Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct. 2002

2001

Juried Show: “3rd Annual National All-Media Exhibition”, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC, Feb. – Mar. 2001

Juried Show: “Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, IL, June – Aug. 2001

Individual Show: “Juried One Person Show”, The Gallery, University City, MO, Sept. 2001 

Individual Show: Fleishman-Hillard, St. Louis, MO, Feb. – April 2001

Group Show: World Trade Center, 2 Person Show, Clayton, MO, Jan. – Mar. 2001

Group Show: “Exhibitions”, ArtEast, Alton/Edwardsville, IL, Oct. 2001

Group Show: Regional Commerce and Growth Association, 2 Person Show, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 2000 – Jan 2001

Group Show: Mississippi Mud Gallery, Group Show, Alton, IL, Jan. – Feb. 2001

Group Show: “Exhibition of Illinois Artists”, Springfield, IL, Jan – May 2001

2000

Individual Show: Art St. Louis Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Mar. – May 2000

Individual Show: Bi-State Headquarters, St. Louis, MO, Jan. – Mar. 2000 

Group Show: Exhibition of Illinois Artists, Springfield, IL, Jan – May 2000

            C O L L E C T I O N S

Paradowski Graphic Design Group, St. Louis, MO, Paradowski Design Group

Dr. Vaughn Vandergift, President Southern Illinois University

Hepler Broom, Attorneys, Hepler Broom Attorneys

Winnett Wineries, Willow Creek, CA, Winnett Winery

Jobs With Justice, St. Louis, MO, Jobs With Justice

Charles Houska, Gallery Owner/Artist, Houska Gallery

Edwardsville High School, Edwardsville Illinois, Edwardsville High School

Maplewood Richmond Heights School, School as Museum, Richmond Heights, MO

ESIC Baptist Church, Edwardsville, Illinois,  ESIC Baptist Church