Vitae

AFFILIATIONS

• Associate Living Master - Art Renewal Center
• Signature Artist - American Tonalist Society

• Master Roycroft Artisan – East Aurora, New York

• Member of the Salmagundi Club, New York City

• Painting Instructor for the Grand Central Academy in New York City

• Senior Fellow, Hudson River Fellowship
• Member of the Buffalo Art Club, Buffalo, New York

• Member of the Oil Painters of America

 

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EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS/HONORS

2020
• Exhibition: “Luminous Landscapes”
Weeks Gallery, Jamestown, NY
• Solo Exhibition: “Poetic Presence ”
Meibohm Fine Art, East Aurora, NY

2019
• 14th International Art Renewal Center Salon
Annual Competition - Finalist
• “Shades of Gray” Inaugural Exhibition fo the American Tonalist Society
• “Metamorphosis” Exhibit 
 Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY
• “Dusk to Dawn” Exhibition
Meibohm Fine Art, East Aurora, NY
• “In a Nutshell” Exhibition
Meibohm Fine Art, East Aurora, NY

2018
• American Masters Exhibition & Sale
Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY
• 13th International Art Renewal Center Salon
Annual Competition - Finalist
• "The Eye of the Beholder" Landscape Exhibition
Trees Place, Orleans, MA
• “Ode to Joy” Exhibit 
 Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY

2017
• "James Ford Commitment to Education Award"
East Aurora Educational Association, East Aurora, NY
• "CAM Legacy Award"
Castellani Art Museum, Niagara Falls, NY
• "Artists' Choice Award" - American Masters Exhibition & Sale
Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY
• 12th International Art Renewal Center Salon
Annual Competition - Finalist
• Two original oil paintings featured as wall props in the season premiere of 
 CBS' television series "Madam Secretary"
• "Thomas Kegler: Painting Niagara" Museum Exhibition
Castellani Art Museum, Niagara Falls, NY
• Plein Air Convention Faculty
San Diego, California
• Released Instructional Documentary "Painting Niagara"
• “Small Works Show” Exhibition
Trees Place, Orleans, MA

2016
• American Masters Exhibition & Sale
Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY
• International Art Renewal Center Salon Exhibition 
 MEAM in Barcelona Spain & Salmagundi Club in NYC
• Landscape Exhibit 
 Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY
• 11th International Art Renewal Center Salon
Annual Competition - Honorable Mention
• Members Landscape Exhibition 
 Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
• "Staff Picks" Exhibit
John Pence, San Francisco, CA
• Landscape Exhibit
John Pence, San Francisco, CA
• Landscape Exhibition
Trees Place, Orleans, MA

2015
• American Masters Exhibition & Sale
Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY
• 10th International Art Renewal Center Salon
Annual Competition - Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention in Landscape
• International Art Renewal Center Salon Exhibition
MEAM in Barcelona Spain & Salmagundi Club in NYC
• Annual Members Exhibit & Sale - Philip Isenberg Memorial Award
 Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY
• Solo Exhibition: “Interludes of Light”
Meibohm Fine Art, East Aurora, NY
• Group Exhibition: “Still Life & Florals”
 John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• "MANmade Art: A Cross-Generational Survey"
Kenan Center, Lockport, NY
• Group Exhibition: “The Condition of Music”
Oxford Gallery: Rochester, NY
• "Landscapes Across America"
Trees Place Gallery, Orleans, MA
• Group Landscape Exhibition
Grand Central Atelier & Eleventh Street Arts New York, NY

2014
• American Masters Exhibition & Sale
Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY
• Artist Residency Recipient
La Napoule Art Foundation & Grand Central Atelier
 Château de La Napoule, France
• Group Exhibition: “A Moveable Feast”
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Group Exhibition: Trout Unlimited
Burchfield Penny Art Center
 Buffalo, NY
• 9th International Art Renewal Center Salon
Annual Competition - Finalist, Honorable Mention
• Group Exhibition: “Proverbs and Commonplace”
Oxford Gallery: Rochester, NY
• Instructor/ Senior Fellow - Grand Central Atelier/
Hudson River Fellowship with Jacob Collins
- Taught Summer Intensive Landscape 
 Workshop: Jackson, NH
 - Senior Fellow - group presentations

2013
• PleinAir Salon
Best Nocturne
• Designated as “Associate Living Master” through the
Art Renewal Center
• Still Life Group Show
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Salon International 2013 Juried Exhibition
Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art
San Antonio, Texas
• Oil Painters of America: Juried Salon
• Instructor/ Senior Fellow - Grand Central Atelier/
Hudson River Fellowship with Jacob Collins
- Taught Summer Intensive Landscape
Workshop: Jackson, NH
- Senior Fellow - group presentations

2012
• Oil Painters of America:
National Online Showcase -
Third Place Winner - Fall
• Still Life Group Show
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Gallery Artists Group Show
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Art Renewal Center Salon 2012 Finalist
• Group Exhibition: “Well Crafted”
Burchfield Penny Art Center
Buffalo, NY
• Salon International Juried Exhibition
Honorable Mention
Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art
San Antonio, Texas
• Group Exhibition: Mill Road Scenic Overlook
Meibohm Fine Art Gallery: East Aurora, NY
• Instructor/ Senior Fellow - Grand Central Atelier/
Hudson River Fellowship with Jacob Collins
- Taught Summer Intensive Landscape
Workshop: Jackson, NH
- Senior Fellow - group presentations

2011
• Solo Show
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• “Majestic Landscapes” Group Show
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• “Trompe L’oeil” Group Show
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• “Recent Arrivals” Show
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Two Person Show
Oxford Gallery: Rochester, New York
• “Traditions” Group Exhibition
Oxford Gallery: Rochester, New York
• “Size Matters” Show
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Instructor/ Senior Fellow - Grand Central Atelier/
Hudson River Fellowship with Jacob Collins
- Taught Summer Intensive Landscape
Workshop: Catskill Mountains Hunter, NY
- Senior Fellow - group presentations

2010
• Solo exhibition of recent paintings
Meibohm Fine Art Gallery: East Aurora, NY
• Oil Painters of America Juried National Show
Legacy Gallery: Scottsdale, Arizona
• Hudson River Fellowship with Jacob Collins -
Senior Fellow in Summer Intensive Workshop:
The Institute for Classical Architecture and
Classical America: Hunter, NY
• Landscape Group Show
Cavalier Galleries: Greenwich, Connecticut
• Juried Group Exhibition
Art Dialogue Gallery: Buffalo, NY
• Juried “Thumb Box” Group Exhibition
Buffalo Society of Artists: Tonawanda, NY
• “Let There be Light” Group Exhibition
Oxford Gallery: Rochester, NY
• Solo exhibition of recent paintings
Meibohm Fine Art Gallery - East Aurora, NY

2009
• Small Works Group Show
Cavalier Galleries, Greenwich, CT
• Boston International Art Show
Represented by Arcadia Gallery, New York, NY
• Hudson River Revival: Contemporary
Landscape Painting Group Show
Springville Museum of Art - Utah
• Juried National Exhibition:
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Oil Painters of America
• Juried Regional Exhibition:
Corse Gallery & Atelier Jacksonville, Florida
Oil Painters of America
• Hudson River Fellowship with Jacob Collins -
Senior Fellow in Summer Intensive Workshop:
The Institute for Classical Architecture and
Classical America: Hunter, NY
• Three Person Exhibition
Art Dialogue Gallery: Buffalo, New York
• “Night” Group Exhibition
Oxford Gallery: Rochester, New York

2008
• Juried National Exhibition
Hudson Valley Art Association
Old Lyme, Connecticut
Recipient of the Dumond Memorial Award
• Juried National Exhibition
Missoula, Montana
Oil Painters of America
• Albright Knox Art Gallery Collector’s Gallery
• Hudson River Fellowship with Jacob Collins -
Senior Fellow in Summer Intensive Workshop:
The Institute for Classical Architecture and
Classical America: Hunter, NY
• Two person exhibition of recent paintings
Kenan Center - Lockport, New York
• Juried members group exhibition
Western New York Artist’s Group
Buffalo, New York
• Invited Group exhibition
Western New York Artist’s Group
Buffalo, New York
• “Awakenings” group exhibition
Oxford Gallery
Rochester, New York
• “Collectors Gallery” joint exhibition
Albright Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, New York

2006-7
• “Artists Among Us” group exhibition
Burchfield Penny Art Center
Buffalo, New York
• “Collectors Gallery” group exhibition
Albright Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, New York
• Cover Art for Ani Difranco’s
Compilation CD “Canon”
• Solo exhibition of recent paintings
Meibohm Fine Art Gallery
East Aurora, New York