CONTEMPORARY FIGURATIVE ARTIST

Radio Interview with Gwen Filosa

Panel Discussion on the Male Nude

Listings

Courses Taught

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Professorships


Saint Leo University // 2020– current

Key West, FL

PHI 210 RS– Thinking and Doing Ethics


Florida Keys College // 2015-current

Key West and Marathon, FL                              ART 200C- Creative Expressions, ART 1300C  Beginning Drawing I 

 

The Studios of Key West // 2014-current

Key West, FL

Color theory // Figure drawing // Figure painting // Anatomy // Flesh Painting // Art History. // Open sketch night

 

Saginaw Valley State University  //  2012-2014

University Center, MI   

ART 111-2D Design // ART 100 Art Appreciation // ART 321 Advanced Drawing // ART 223 Intro to Painting // ART 495 Independent Student Studies// ART 233 Oil Painting 

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OLLI Continuing Education Center: Sculpture// Installation Art // Plein Air Painting // Watercolor Painting // Art History 

 

Henry Ford College // 2012-2014

Dearborn, MI                          

ART102 Introduction to Drawing // ART 101 2D Design // ART115 Intermediate Perspective Drawing 

   

Midland Center for the Arts and Museum // 2013-2014

Midland, MI  

Figure Painting, All Levels Painting


Saginaw Art Museum // 2013

Saginaw, MI

Lecture on “The History of Perspective Art” with following workshop


Ford Community and Preforming Arts Center // 2013-2014

Dearborn, MI

Hosted children’s art camp  

 

Mott Community College // 2012

Flint, MI

ART 132 Foundation Drawing II-Emphasis on Color    

   

College for Creative Studies // 2011

Detroit, MI

DFN112 Foundation Drawing II Visualization-Emphasis on the Figure  

   

The Educational Alliance // 2010-2011

New York, NY

Intro to Painting, Intermediate Painting, Advanced Painting 

   

New York Academy of Art // 2010

New York, NY

Teaching Assistant to Susanna Coffey, 1602 MFA Thesis II

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Solo Exhibitions


2019 

Active Duty, The Studios of Key West, FL 

2018

 Interwoven Veracities, Studio Sesh, Islamorda, FL 

2016 

Origin, The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL 

Bodies of Work, The Marker, Key West, FL 

2015  

Contours and Currents, The Lemonade Stand Gallery, Key West, FL 

2014 

Endless Summer, Corktown Studios, Detroit, MI 

2013 

Summer, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center 

2012 

Rubbernecking Universals, MCC Gallery, Mott Community College, Flint, MI

 

Group Exhibitions

2019

Women’s Exhibition, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY 


2017

 Keys Strong, The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL 

No Net Ensnares Me, Rockport Center for the Arts, TX 

Mango Madness, The Studios of Key West, FL 

Anne Mckee Art Retrospective, The Studios of Key West, FL 

Small Works Show (With the Lemonade Gallery), The Studios of Key West, FL 


2016  

Anima/Persona, Key West Contemporary Art Gallery, Key West, FL 

 A Body of Influence, Grosse Pointe Art Center, Detroit, MI 

 Small Works Exhibition, Lemonade Stand Gallery, Key West, FL 

 Mango Madness, The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL 

 Saints and Sinners, Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw, MI 


2015 

Hot Dry Men, Cold Wet Women, Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY 

  It’s Okay to be a Realist, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, New York 

  Mirror, Mirror, The Studios of Key West, FL 

  AIDs Help Foundation, Key West FL Auction 

  Saints and Sinners, Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw, MI 

  Anne Mckee Artist Foundation, Key West, FL Auction 


2014 

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Contemporary Realism Biannual, Fort Wayne, IN 

  Re.al Gallery, Pop-up Exhibition, Key West, FL 

  Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY 

  Greater Michigan Arts Exhibition, Dow Museum, Midland, MI 

  Faculty Exhibit, University Art Gallery, SVSU, MI 

  Faculty Exhibit, Midland Center for the Arts, Dow Museum, Midland, MI 

  Featured Artist, Stone Soup Gallery, Key West, FL 


2013 

Bitesize, Gallery 58, Union City, New Jersey 

 Art Auction, Corktown Studios, Detroit, MI

Michigan Fine Arts Competition, BBAC, Birmingham, MI 

Summer Exhibition 2013, Allegra LaViola Gallery , New York, NY 

 Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI 

 Saginaw Township State of the Arts Exhibition, Township Hall Gallery, Saginaw, MI 

 Contemporary American Author’s Series Exhibition Invitational, Marygrove College, Detroit, MI 


2012 

Hatch 6, Hatch Project Space, Detroit, MI 

 Coffee and Art, Café 1901, Detroit, MI 


2011 

 Fools Gold, 94 Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY 

 Silent:Noise, Gallery Bar, New York, NY 

 Self Portrait as a Monster Truck, Kleio Projects, New York, NY 

 Uncharted. Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY 

  Below Chambers, Biddy Early’s Lower Gallery, New York, NY 

 The Ridiculist Revival, MCCNY Jackson Hall Gallery 446 W. 36th St., NY, NY 

 Tribeca Film Festival Sponsored Art Show, Franklin Front Gallery, NY, NY 

 Black and White VandM Sponsored Room, Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, NY 

Single Fare-Please Swipe Again, Sloan Gallery, New York, NY 


2010 

Single Fare, New York 224 Grand St, Williamsburg, BK 

  Just Look At Yourself, Juried Show, Gallery 5, New York, NY 

 Deck the Walls, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY 

 TOAST, NYAA, New York, NY 

 Tribeca Ball, NYAA, New York, NY 

 Nothing But Trouble, NYAA, New York, NY 


2009 

 CCS Thesis Invitational Exit Show, Detroit, MI 

 Ground Control, R.I.C, Detroit

 Small Drawings Show, Detroit 

 Garfield Building Invitational, Detroit, MI 


2008  

Small Drawings Show, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI 

 A Place at the Table, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI 

 Cascade Print Show, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 

 College for Creative Studies student show & showcase, Detroit MI 


2007 

CCS Annual Student Show, Invitational Showcase, Detroit, MI 

Flux Capacitor, The Russell Industrial Center, Detroit, MI 

 No Name Drop Show, 555 Gallery, Detroit, MI 

 Rock For Cure, (Donated Painting for Breast Cancer Charity) The Belmont, Hamtramck, MI 

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Conferences


2020  

SEACT: Community, “Reconsidering Visual Perception: Extending Neuroaesthetics into Phenomenological   Embodiment”


H&R Studio, "The Male Nude in Art: A Panel Discussion" *Panelist 


2019

Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Winter Residency, "Chromatic Interplays in Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry"


2018 

Women in STEAM, Host: Saint Leo University, St Leo, FL, “Neuroaesthetics: The Cognitive and Applied Bridge  Between Math, Science and Art”


Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Winter Residency,The Intersection of Individuality and the

Collective: the Element of Color


2017

 iiE Gathering,: Wonder Together, Host: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, “This is Your Brain on Art:   Creative Problem-Solving”