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OCTOBER   2001 
EXHIBITIONS 
KRISTY SIMMONS

Atmospheric interior paintings
October 5-28, 2001

Opening Reception
October 5, 7:00-9:00pm


KRISTY SIMMONS

Biographical Information

Education:
University of California - Santa Cruz - B.A. 1994.
Accademia di Belle Arti (The Venice Academy) - Venice, ITALY. 1992 - 1993.

Email:
kristysimmons@hotmail.com

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'From There to Here'
From There to Here
Oil, 24" x 36"
 


'How Now'
How Now
Oil, 12" X 9"
 


Recent Solo Exhibitions

1996
Yellow Barn Gallery. "Evolving Visions". Glen Echo, MD. Paintings, drawings, & watercolors.
1994
The Hungry Slug. "Drawing Series I". Santa Cruz, CA. Drawings.
UCSC Science Library. "The Male Nude". Santa Cruz, CA. Drawings.
First Impressions. "Basement Paintings". Silver Spring, MD. Paintings.
1993
The Whole Earth. "Drawing Series II". Santa Cruz, CA. Drawings.

Group Exhibitions - Museums and Galleries


2000
57 N Fine Arts. "Paintbrushsteel". Washington, D.C. Paintings and drawings.

1999
Gallery 505. 7th Street International Invitational Exhibition". Washington, D.C. Painting.
District of Columbia Arts Center. "1460 Wall Mountables". Washington, D.C. Drawing.
Mill River Gallery. "Reality Check". Ellicott City, MD. Paintings.

1998
Greater Reston Arts Center. "Annual Juried Exhibition". Juror: J.W. Mahoney, Washington Correspondent for Art in America. Reston, VA. Paintings.
Touchstone Gallery. "Annual Small Works Exhibition". Juror: JoAnne Moser, Curator of Graphic Arts at The National Museum of American Art. Washington, D.C. Painting.
Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art. "Winners' Circle 1998 Exhibition". Juror: Emily Rothschild, Artist. Baltimore, MD. Painting.
DCAC. "1460 Wall Mountables". Washington, D.C. Painting.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). "48-Hour Art Show". Washington, D.C. Painting.

'How to See'
How to See
Oil, 20" Diameter
 



Selected Awards and Honors

1994
Dean's Undergraduate Award for excellence in the arts.
Chancellor's Undergraduate Award for excellence in the arts.
Irwin Scholarship Award. $2,500 for Artistic Merit.

1992
NOVAS Juried Art Competition. Second Place.

1990
National Scholastic Art Awards. Portfolio Award.
Washington Regional Scholastic Art Awards. Portfolio Award.
National Arts Recognition & Talent Search. Honorable Mention.
Pratt National Talent Search. Semi-finalist.
Maryland Distinguished Scholar. $12,000 scholarship.
Maryland Artist Equity Foundation Competition. Finalist.
Cleveland Institute of Art. $38,000 Scholarship Award.
Maryland College of Art & Design Competition. Honorable Mention.

Selected Bibliography

O'Sullivan, Michael. "Face Value, At ARTScene Gallery, Self Portraits of the Artists, Here and Now," The Washington Post, Nov. 27, 1997
Cohen, Elaine, ed., Student Art Magazine, Santa Cruz, CA: UCSC Printing Services, 1994.
Staff. "UCSC Undergraduates Recognized," Santa Cruz County Sentinel, June 12, 1994.
Salomon, Ari, ed., Show of Hands, Santa Cruz, CA: UCSC Printing Services, 1992.
Culver, Bob. "County Students' Art Censored," The Montgomery Journal, May 17, 1990.
Dale, Lowell. News coverage & interview. ABC Channel ]3 News - Baltimore, May 16, 1990
Erlandson, Robert. "Artworks Banned from Towson Courthouse Show," The Maryland Sun, May 17, 1990.
Howard, Melanie. "Teen Artists Feel Heat of Censorship," Bethesda Almanac, May 23, 1990.
Ingraham, Loni. "County Bans Two Artworks," The Jeffersonian, May 17, 1990.
Reiger, Wendy. News coverage & interview. NBC Channel 4 News - Washington, D.C., May 23, 1990.
Selby, Holly. "Lesson in Art Censorship," The Sun, May 24, 1990.
Shen, Fern. "Students Spicy Artwork Doesn't Please 'Vanilla' Taste," The Washington Post, May 17, 1990.
Shen, Fern. "Surprise Is In the Stories Behind Exhibit's Censored Art," The Washington Post, Sept. 8, 1990.
Smith, Linell. "BAUhouse Addresses Controversy," The Evening Sun, Sept. 12, 1990.


Professional Affiliations

District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC) - Member
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) - Member
Rockville Arts Place (RAP) - Member
International Artist's Support Group (ISAG) - Member
Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran - Volunteer
Greater Reston Arts Center - Volunteer
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