GALLERY REPRESENTATION

2017 - 2019: Emerald C Gallery, Coronado, CA

2015 - 2017: Reinert Fine Art, Blowing Rock, NC

2009 - 2015: Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery, Blowing Rock, NC

2011- 2012: Charlotte Fine Art Gallery

2003 - 2005: Sanctuary Art Gallery & Studio, Charlotte, NC

1999 - 2001: Ward-Nassy Gallery, New York, NY

1999 - 2000: Blue Pony Gallery , Charlotte, NC

1996 - 1998: Center of the Earth Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1991 - 1996: 23 Studio, Charlotte, NC

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS & COMMISSIONS

• Charlotte/Mecklenburg Schools

• Festival in the Park, Inc., Charlotte, NC - Commission 

• Lodestone Digital, Inc., New York, NY - Commission

• Center City Partners, Charlotte, NC

• Richard A. Peniston & Associates, PA - Charlotte / Raleigh, NC

• 'Chairs on Parade' public art sculpture commissioned by Tryon Center for the Visual Arts,
ccCharlotte, NC. Display dates 5/2001 - 9/2001


AWARDS

• Winner: Artist Showcase for 'A Tale Of Two Charlottes: Hope Through Art'

  sponsored by Leading On Opportunity and Arts & Science Council Charlotte/Mecklenburg 7/2019   

• Commissioned: Community Supported Arts Program.  $2000 for 50 small paintings for donors and collectors

   Sponsored by Arts & Science Council/Charlotte-Mecklenburg. - 2017

• Awarded: PopArt Billboard Display (1 year display of Art, Name & Contact info on local billboard)

   Sponsored by PopArt,  Arts & Science Council/Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Adams Outdoor Advertisting - 2014

• Numerous awards, ‘Visual Art Exchange Spring Juried Exhibition’,

   Raleigh, NC. Juror – Charles Joyner, Prof. of Art, NC State - 2004
• ‘Best New Gallery’: Sanctuary Art, (awarded as owner and director),
   Annual Critics Picks, Creative Loafing Magazine - 2003
• Winner: ‘Charlotte Shout Poster Competition’, annual celebration of the arts, Charlotte, NC - 2003
• ‘Best Local Artist’, Readers Award, Charlotte’s Best Magazine - 1997
• ‘Best New Video’, ‘NoDa: The Evolution of Charlotte’s Historic Art District’. (Awarded as producer, writer and art director)

   Readers Award, Charlotte’s Best Magazine - 1997

• Emerging Artist Grant, awarded by the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte/Mecklenburg - 1994 
• First Prize, Plattsburgh AFB Annual Art Competition, Plattsburgh, NY - 1990

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

• Our Artist Showcase Winner for "A Tale of Two Charlottes - Hope Through Art", Leading On Opportunity, 7/31/19

• 'Artist to Display Expressionist Style works on Hiddenite', Statesville Record, July 26, 2013

• 'Charlotte Painter Started Creating Early', The Charlotte Observer, December 11, 2011

• 'Featured Artist', Interview, NoDa News, Charlotte NC, February, 2009: 

• Baldwin, Amy. ‘Festival Painters Take Art in the Park to Heart’. The Charlotte Observer 21 Sept. 2008
• Gadwa, Tess. ‘Sanctuary Down The Road’. Charlotte Magazine Nov. 2003
• Lucas, Scott. ‘Right Side Of The Tracks’. Creative Loafing Magazine 4 June 2003
• Lucas, Scott. ‘Underground Charlotte Artists’. Creative Loafing Magazine 13 Jan. 2001
• Toppman, Lawrence. ‘Jerry Duty – At 38, Charlotte artist Kirk comes into his artistic destiny’, Charlotte Observer 4/3/98 
• Seawright, Sandy. ‘Two Local Galleries Show Accomplished Works’. Break Magazine 22 Jan. 1997

 

TELEVISION & VIDEO

• ‘NoDa: The Evolution of Charlotte’s Historic Art District’ documentary, featured artist 1998
• ‘The Tom Vance Show’, CPCC Television, featured interview 1993
• ‘Z-Axis’ Television UNC-TV, featured interview 1991

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

• Owner & Director, ‘Sanctuary Art Gallery’, Charlotte, NC 2002 – 2004

• ‘Chairs on Parade’, public art commissioned by Tryon Center for the Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC - 2001
• Founder & member, ECLIPSE ART GROUP, Charlotte, NC 1997 – 2008
• Lead Mural Artist, ‘Big Al Carter Mural Project’, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC - 1994
• Art Instructor, Young Adults Summer Session, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC - 1993
• Scenic Artist, ‘The Nutcracker Suite’, North Carolina Dance Theater - 1993
• Member, ‘Friends of Van Gogh’ Artist Co-operative, Charlotte, NC 1991 - 1993

 

EDUCATION

• Artist Foundation Program, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA, 1986 – 1987
• Commercial Art, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West VA, 1983 – 1985

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