RESUME

Artist Kyle James Stevens

Memmingen, Germany 

 

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                                                    e-mail  imprimatura15@gmail.com 

                                                                                                                

                                                                              

EDUCATION:

1992  New York Portrait Forum, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

         Lecture and Demonstration by John Howard Sanden

1992  National Academy of Design, School of Fine Arts, New York, NY

         Lecture and Demonstration by Everett Raymond Kinstler

1988-1989 Private Study, Michael Aviano, New York, NY

1987-1988 Art Students League of New York, New York, NY  

         Study under: David Leffel, Gregg Kreutz, Harvey Dinnerstein,

         Hillary H.Holmes, George Passantino and Nelson Shanks

1987  Art Students League of New York, New York, NY

         Lecture Series and Demonstration by John Howard Sanden 

1983  University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS / Major in Fine Art

1980  Hinds Jr College, Raymond MS / B.A. Major in Fine Art

 

 

REPRESENTATION: 

2012 to Present: Haynes Gallery, Nashville, TN and Haynes Gallery,

                  Thomaston, ME

1998-2014  Willoughby’s Fine Art Gallery, Edgartown, MA

1996-2003  Total Arts Gallery, Taos, NM

1995-1998  Wagner and Evans Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY

1993-2000  John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991-1993  Grand Central Gallery, New York, NY

1990-1993  Summa Gallery, New York, NY and Summa Gallery,

                  Brooklyn Heights, NY

1990-1993  Dodson Gallery Inc., Oklahoma City, OK

1986-1989  Pat Carlson Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

 

SHOWS: 

2016 - 2017  Group Show, "A Trove of Small Treasures", Haynes

          Galleries, Nashville, TN

2016   Group Shows,  Haynes Galleries, 

          Nashville, TN

2015   Group Show, "43rd Annual Art Show", Mark Twain Library, 

          Redding, CT

2015    One Man Show, "Drawings and Sketches", Town Hall,

           Redding, CT

2015    Group Show, “Fur, Feathers & Friends”, Haynes Galleries,

           Nashville, TN

2015    Group Show, “Objets d’ Art”, Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN

2015    Group Show, “January Showcase”, Haynes Galleries, 

           Nashville, TN

2014    Group Show, “A Treasure Trove of Real Art”, Haynes Galleries,

           Nashville, TN

2014    Group Show, "The Still Life: Mundane to the Sublime”, Haynes

           Galleries, Nashville, TN

2013    Group Show, "A Treasure Trove of Small Things”, Haynes

           Galleries, Nashville, TN

2013    Group Show, "The Art of Drawing”, Haynes Galleries,

           Nashville, TN

2013    Group Show, "Ordinary Objects: Extraordinary Still Life's"

           Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN

2013    Group Show, "Small Things”, Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN

2012    Group Show, "Master Works On Paper: 1860 to 2012"

           Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN

2012    Group Show, "American Portraits”, Haynes Galleries,

           Thomaston, ME

2002   Group Show, “Male Artist”, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY

2002   Group Show, “Annual Thumb Box Painting Show”, Polytechnic

          University, Brooklyn, NY

2001   Group Show, “Exotic Still Lifes”, Polytechnic University,

          Brooklyn, NY

2001   Group Show, “Annual Thumb Box Painting Show”, Brooklyn, NY

2001   Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, annual group show

2000   Group Show, “Still Lifes, Florals and Trompe L’oeil”, John Pence

          Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000   Group Show, “Drawings”, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000   One Man Show, “Figure Drawings”, Parks Gallery, New York, NY

1993-2000 Group Show, “Still Lifes and Florals”, John Pence Gallery, 

          San Francisco, CA

1993-2000  Group Show, “Figures and Interiors”, John Pence Gallery, 

          San Francisco, CA

1996   Group Show, “Fall Classics Show”, Wally Grewe Gallery, Elko, MO

1993-2000  Group Show, “Winter Group Show”, John Pence Gallery,

          San Francisco, CA

1993-2000  Group Show, “Annual Holiday Exhibition”, John Pence

          Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993-2000  Group Show, “Summer Show”, John Pence Gallery,

          San Francisco, CA

1993-2000  Group Show, “Small Works for the Holidays”, John Pence

          Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993   Group Show, “Introductions ’93”, John Pence Gallery, San

          Francisco, CA

1993   Group Show, “Annual Gallery Show”, Grand Central Gallery,

          New York, NY

1993   Group Show, San Francisco Art Dealer Association’s Show, in

          association with John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993   Group Show, Summa Gallery, New York, NY

1992   One Man Show, Summa Gallery, New York, NY

1985   One Man Show, “The Art of Kyle James Stevens”, Rizzoli Gallery,

          Dallas, TX

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

2016     allgaeu.life, "US-Kunstler sorgt fur magischen Moment in      

            Memmingen",  written by Daniel Halder

2015     The Artists Magazine, Finalist "Figure and Still Life"   

            categories 32nd Annual Art Competition, December issue

2015     The Redding Pilot, Greenwich Post, The Ridgefield Press, The

            Darien Times, "Kyle Stevens, Artist finds inspiration in his    

            neighbors"  October 15

2015     The Redding Pilot, Greenwich Post, The Ridgefield Press, The 

            Darien Times, "Sketches will adorn Town Hall"  September 17

2009     The Redding Pilot, Greenwich Post, The Ridgefield Press, The

            Darien Times, “Kyle J. Stevens Telling Real Stories One Image at

            a Time”

2005     The Artist’s Magazine, “Using Chiaroscuro to Blaze Dramatic

            Paths in Still Lifes”, January issue

2005     The Artist's Magazine, “Picture This ‘Details, Details’ ”,

            January issue

2001     Brooklyn Eagle Paper, “Artist Kyle J. Stevens”, April issue

2000     Brooklyn Heights Paper, “Brooklyn Heights Art Class”, March

            issue 

1999     Reptiles Magazine, “Meet Artist Kyle J. Stevens“, Cover,

            September issue

1999     American Artists Magazine,“Still Lifes of the Sublime”,

            November issue

1999     Santa Fean Magazine, Jan/Feb issue

1997     Reptile and Amphibian Magazine, “The Art of Kyle J. Stevens”,

            May issue

1997     The Artists Magazine, “Reading The Light”, August issue

 

AWARDS:

2015  Finalist, The Artists Magazine, 32nd Annual Art Competition 

         "Still Life" category, December issue

2015  Finalist, The Artists Magazine, 32nd Annual Art Competition  

         "Figure" category, December issue

2012  First Place, "Old Masters" Portrait Competition, March 

2011  Honorable Mention, The Artist's Magazine, 28th Annual Art

         Competition, "Portrait" category

2011  Honorable Mention, The Artist's Magazine, 28th Annual Art

         Competition, "Still Life” category

2010  Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine, 27th Annual Art Competition,

        “Portrait/Figure” category

2010  Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine, 27th Annual Art Competition, “Still

         Life/Floral” category

1998  Finalist, the Artist’s Magazine,“Still Life” Competition 

1995  Finalist, the Artist’s Magazine, “Cover” Competition

1994  Third Place, The Artist’s Magazine, “Dream Studio” Competition

1994  Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine, “Dream Studio” Competition

1994  Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine, “All Media” Competition

1993  Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine, “Portrait” Competition

1993  Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine, “Floral” Competition

1988  Scholarship, Art Students League, New York, NY

1983  R.F.F. Printmaking Award, Fine Art Department, University of

         Mississippi

1972  First Place, “Blue Ribbon”, State Wide Competition, Jackson, MS

 

 

HONORS:

2016  Portrait of Oberburgermeister Dr. Ivo Holzinger, Town Hall,

         Memmingen, Germany

2012 to Present: Gallery France, Facebook, “Master Painters of The

          World”

1995-1996 Excursus Literary Arts Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1, drawings

          featured in journal

1992   The Artist’s Magazine, painting featured in advertisement for

          LeFranc & Bourgeois finest oil paints

1992  Decorative Arts Digest, painting featured in advertisement for

         LeFranc & Bourgeois finest oil paints

1988  Art Students League, New York, NY, highest bid for painting “Vase

         and Fruit”  at charity auction

1983  Painting selected for “Egg Bowl”, limited edition print,

         Jackson, MS

1981  Portrait of Governor William Winter for Governor’s Mansion,

         Jackson, MS

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2001-2005  The Heights Casino, “Still Life and Portraiture”, Brooklyn

                  Heights, NY

1995-2002  Private Instruction, “Still Life and Portraiture”, New York, NY 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

2000-2001  Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1988-1992  New York Artist Equity, New York, NY

1985-1987  DART, Dallas, TX

 

 

 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS: 

Portrait of Oberburgermeister Dr. Ivo Holzinger, Town Hall,

Memmingen, Germany

Mr. John E.Parks, Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., New York, NY

Mr. Matt Sutton, Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., Boston, MA

Mr. James Cox, former Director, Grand Central Gallery, New York, NY

Rev. Robert Parks, Trinity Episcopal Church, New York, NY

Mr. Greg Greer, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell, GA

Mr. Ernie Wagner, Poikilotherm Farms, Shelton, WA

Mr. Eugene Bessette, Ophiological Services, Archer, FL

Dave & Tracy Barker, V.P.I., Boerne, TX

Episcopal High School of Jacksonville Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Mr. W.F. Winter, Esq. Governor, State of Mississippi ’80-'84

Mr. M.F. Bishop, Director, State’s Energy Commission, Washington, DC

Mr. Bob Clark, Bob Clark Pythons, Oklahoma City, OK

Mr. Carl Zerbo, Jr., Zerbo Realty, Brooklyn Heights, NY

The Church of  Saint Andrew, AD 1708, Historic Richmondtown, Staten Island, NY

Mr. Greg Gordon, Greg Gordon, Vice President Equity Research, Goldman Sachs

Saint David’s School, New York, NY

 

 

 

News / Updates

Currently working on two important portrait commissions in Bavaria.

 

NEW BOOK "SurRealitiques" featuring Drawings from my Sketchbooks is almost ready to print.

 

Evolve -  www.surrealitiques.com

 

 

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