RESUME CV

Stephen L. Griffin

American; b. 1946

Colonial Beach, Virginia USA

Phone: 804.761.4804 

Email: sgriffin@umw.edu

 

Education

1976  M.F.A. Painting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

1969  B.F.A. University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

1968-1969  Whitney Art Resources Center, Whitney ISP, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

1964-1967  University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, Wisconsin

 

Teaching

2008  Professor Emeritus of Art, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia

1983-2008  Professor of Art, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia

1981-1983  Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

1978-1980  Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

 

Gallery Representation

Glave Kocen Gallery: www.glavekocengallery.com Richmond, Virginia

JarrettThor Fine Arts Gallery: www.jarretthor.com Colonial Beach, Virginia

Long View Gallery: www.longviewgallerydc.com Washington, DC

Nichols Gallery: www.frednichols.com Barboursville, Virginia

ECCE Gallery: www.eccegallery.com Fargo, North Dakota

 

Selected Exhibits

(A full list of over 175 exhibits dating back to 1968 is available upon request)

 

2016  Mid Atlantic New Painting, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA (Painting)

 

2015  Solo Exhibition ECCE Gallery, Fargo, ND  (Paintings)              

        “A Journey From Realism to Abstract and Non-Objective Art", Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA (Paintings)

      

2014  Solo exhibition, ECCE Gallery, Fargo, ND (Paintings)

         Solo Exhibition, Central Properties, Washington, DC (Paintings)

 

2013  “Views” Constructs XII, Capital One, Richmond, VA (Paintings)

         “Anarchistic Abstraction” Constructs XIII, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA (Paintings)

 

2012  Constructs XI, 1708 Gallery Satellite Exhibition at Linden Row Inn, Richmond, VA (Paintings)

 

2011  Constructs X, Nine Virginia Artists, Studio 301, Mobile, AL (Paintings)

          Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Amuse Restaurant Gallery, Richmond, VA (Paintings)

          Constructs IX, Nine Virginia Artists, Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA (Paintings)

          The Jetson Series (Solo Exhibit) JarrettThor Fine Arts, Colonial Beach, VA (Paintings)

          180˚ of Color (Solo Exhibit) Glave’Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA (Paintings)  

          Constructs VIII, Nine Virginia Artists, Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA (Paintings)

          Size Doesn’t Matter, 4th Annual Small Works Exhibition (Group Exhibit) Glave’Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA (Paintings) 

 

2010  Retrospective Exhibit, "Forty-Five Years of Painting" Francis Gallery, Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA (Paintings)

          Constructs VII, Nine Virginia Artists, Staniar Gallery, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA (Paintings)

          Small Paintings (Group Exhibit) Glave’Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA (Paintings)

 

2009  Art About Color, From Abstract to Real, Nichols Gallery Annex, Barboursville, VA (Paintings)

          Constructs VI, Nine Virginia ArtistsFine Arts Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Paintings)

          2009 Rawls Museum Arts Juried Exhibition (VA, DC, MD, NCFrancis Gallery, Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA

 

2008  Constructs V, Nine Virginia Artists, Hunt Gallery, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA (Paintings)

          Making A Mark Or Repeating The Same Patterns, Main Gallery, Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA (Paintings)

          The 70’s ShowJarrettThor Fine Arts, Colonial Beach, VA (Paintings)

          2008 Annual Rawls Museum Arts Juried National ExhibitionFrancis Gallery, Rawls Museum Arts (Partner of the Virginia

                  of Fine Arts) Courtland, VA (Paintings)

          Krappy Kamera Exhibit, SoHo Photo Gallery, New York, NY (photograph)

          Mid-Atlantic New Painting 2008 (Juried by John B. Ravenal) Ridderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington,

                   Fredericksburg, VA (painting)

          Solo Exhibit, Migration:A Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (paintings)

 

2007  Group Exhibit, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA (paintings)

          Constructs IV, Nine Virginia Artists, Longwood University, Farmville, VA (paintings)

 

2006  Constructs III, Nine Virginia Artists, Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland,VA (collage)

          Mid-Atlantic New Painting 2006 (Juried by Jonathan Binstock) Ridderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington,

                   Fredericksburg VA (paintings)

                                                                                                                                                                                      

2005  Constructs II, Nine Virginia ArtistsDuPont Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA (collage)

          Constructs I, Nine Virginia Artists, Plant Zero Gallery, Richmond, VA (collage)

 

2004  Solo ExhibitRidderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA (drawings, paintings and 

                    photographs)

          Mid-Atlantic PaintingRidderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA (painting)

 

2003  Invitational Group ExhibitWexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (paintings)

 

2000  Invitation Group Exhibit1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA (paintings)

 

1999  Solo ExhibitMain Art, Richmond, VA (paintings)

          17th Annual Juried Exhibit, Pleiades Gallery (SoHo) New York, NY (paintings)

 

1997  Mid-Atlantic New Painting, Regional Juried Exhibit, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg,VA (paintings) 

 

1995  RetrospectiveDuPont Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA (drawings, paintings and 

                   photographs)

 

1992  Light Images 1992, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia  (20"x24" Polaroid Transfers)

 

1990  Solo Exhibit, Tjden Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (painting and collage)

 

1988  Virginia Prizes For The Visual Arts 1988, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA (paintings)

 

1987  Group ExhibitDavid Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC (paintings)

 

1983  Solo Exhibit, Orpheum SeriesMississippi Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Mississippi  (paintings)

 

1982  Solo ExhibitHenri Gallery, Washington, DC (paintings)

 

1981  1981 Biennial, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC (mixed media on paper)                                                                 

 

1976  Solo ExhibitMadison Arts Center, Madison, WI (paintings)

 

1971  The Big Show, Invitational Group Exhibit, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI (photographs)

 

1968  ISP Exhibit, Student Exhibit, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY (photographs)

 

Selected Corporate Collections

Heritage Wealth Advisors  / James Towers, Richmond, Virginia

Brompton / University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Virginia

IBM, Charlotte, North Carolina

National City Bank, Rome, Georgia

Highsmith Company, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

Saint Andrews College, Laurinburg, North Carolina

Eastman Kodak, Malvern, Pennsylvania

B.E.K. Birmingham, Alabama

Nano Systems

Merck

Pfizer

Capital One

 

Awards               

2013  Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship (Painting)      

2011  Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Fellowship

2011  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship (Painting)

1996  Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Fellowship

 

Publications

2011  Studio Visit, Volume 14

2010  Steve Griffin: forty-five years of painting “Exhibition Catalog”

2009  New American Paintings, 15 Years 

2008  Constructs “Exhibition Publication”

2004  New American Paintings  Number 51