Christopher Pierce Studio
 









 

Resume

EDUCATION

  • MA College of St Rose, Albany, NY, (1982)
  • BA Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (1975)
  • High School Hackley School, Tarrytown, NY

INDEPENDENT STUDY

  • Seven Months Painting in Tuscany and Sicily, 2002
  • Art Students' League, New York, NY
  • Studied with David A. Leffel and Terence Coyle

GRANTS

  • Fellowship to Adamant Community Cultural Fdn., Adamant, VT (1989)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Featured Artist, International Artist Magazine, April/May 2014
  • Luminescent interplay,” Featured artist, American Art Collector Magazine, June 2013
  • Featured artist, Fine Arts Connoisseur Magazine, February 2013
  • Exhibit Book, Richeson75 Online Still Life and Floral Exhibition 2013
  • Featured Artist, "Still Life Paintings: Still in Bloom" Fine Arts Connoisseur Magazine, February 2013
  • Featured Artist, The Artist's Magazine, June 2011
  • Featured artist and studio, studios magazine, september 2009
  • Featured article, Glens Falls Post Star, May 12, 2009.
  • Featured artist, American Artist Magazine, December 2006
  • Featured Artist, American Art Collector, August, 2006
  • Featured Artist in Artist Magazine 2005 Calendar
  • “Allegories,” John Pence Gallery, Editor, 2004
  • “Nudes,” John Pence Gallery, Editor, 2003
  • “Self Portraits,” John Pence Gallery, Editor, 2003
  • Still Lifes, Florals and Interiors,” John Pence Gallery, Editor, 2002
  • “Master Painters of the World” International Artist Magazine, August-September, 2002
  • “Sunflowers in a Chinese Vase ”(24"x36" print), Portal Publications, Worldwide release, 2001
  • Featured Artist in International Artist Magazine, February-March, 2001
  • Cover artist and feature article in 'The Scene" Glens Falls Post-Star, November, 2000
  • Cover artist and feature article in American Artist Magazine, May, 1999
  • Profiled in Adirondack Life Magazine, April, 1992
  • Profiled in New York Art Review, 1991 Annual


WORKSHOPS/RESIDENCIES
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Christopher Pierce occasionally teaches workshops at his studio in upstate New York, and also at the Southern Vermont Art Center. He has been Artist-in Residence in places like the Ocean House in Watch Hill, RI. A photo essay of his residency can be seen at http://www.oceanhouseri.com/weekly-diary/looking-for-artistic-inspiration/


AWARDS

  • 2016 finalist in the Artist's Magazine's 33rd Art Competition in the Still Life/Interior category
  • 2016 second prize in the Annual Sylvia Maria Glesmann Members' Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • 2014, "Speaks to You" award, American Artist Professional League Members Only Portrait Theme Show, Online Exhibition.
  • 2013 Finalist, The Richeson75 Online Still Life and Floral Exhibition
  • 2013 Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine National Competition, Portraits/ Figures Category
  • 2013 Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine National Competition, Still life/Floral Category
  • 2012 Honorable Mention Award, 113th Annual Exhibiting Artist Members' Exhibition, National Arts Club, NYC
  • 2010 Finalist in the Artist's Magazine National Competition, Portrait and Figure Division
  • 2009 Honorable Mention Award, 110th Annual Exhibiting Artist Members' Exhibition, National Arts Club, NYC
  • 2008 Helen DeCozen Award for a Floral, Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League, NYC
  • 2008 Visual Arts Program Award, National Arts Club Online Exhibition
  • 2007 Crimson Atelier Award, Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League, NYC
  • 2006 First Prize, Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists,”Faces of Winter”Show
  • 2005 Visual Arts Award, National Arts Club Online Exhibition
  • 2005 Frank C. Wright Award, Hudson Valley Art Association, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
  • 2004 Finalist, The Artists Magazine 2004 Art Competition
  • 2000 American Artists Funds Award, Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League, NYC
  • 2000 Best Traditional Oil Award, Salmagundi Club Annual Members Show, NYC
  • 2000 Finalist, The Artists Magazine 2000 Art Competition
  • 1995 Director's Award, Oil Painters of America, San Antonio, TX
  • 1995 Best of Show, Master's Division, Central Adirondack Annual, Old Forge, NY
  • 1994 Council of American Artists Societies Peter Matulavage Memorial Award, American Artists Professional League, NYC
  • 1994 Carleton Wiggins Memorial Award, Salmagundi Club Annual Members Show, NYC
  • 1993 Certificate of Merit Knickerbocker Artists USA Annual National, Washington DC
  • 1993 Samuel T. Shaw Memorial Award, Salmagundi Club Annual Members Show, NYC
  • 1993 Donald Donaldson Memorial Award Salmagundi Club Annual Thumb Box Show, NYC
  • 1993 First Prize, North Country Council of the Arts Annual, Glens Falls, NY
  • 1992 Elected to Immediate Membership, Hudson Valley Art Association Annual, White Plains, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2010 Spa Fine Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 2010 Grand Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, NY
  • 2006 Quidley and Company, Nantucket, MA
  • 2006 “Drawings”, Spring Studio, New York, NY
  • 2005 Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
  • 2004 John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2001 Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
  • 1999 Villa Serbelloni, Rockefeller Study Center, Bellagio, Italy
  • 1998 Wesley Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 1995 Georgi Museum, Shushan, NY
  • 1995 Red Piano Gallery, Hilton Head, SC
  • 1994, 1991 Beside Myself Gallery, Manchester, VT
  • 1993, 1991 Capital District Community Center, Albany, NY
  • 1993, 1990 South Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
  • 1992, 1990 Ginofor Gallery, Cambridge, NY
  • 1992 Hubbard Hall Art Gallery, Cambridge, NY
  • 1991, 1988 Greenwich Free Library, Greenwich, NY
  • 1991 Steuben Club, Albany, NY
  • 1989 Benefit Exhibition for "Our Brothers' Keepers" Albany, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 
  • 2009 june, three person show, southern vermont art center, manchester, VT
  • 2008 John Pence Gallery, Invitational, "Floral Show," San Francisco,CA
  • 2008-2004 National Arts Club, Annual Exhibiting Members Show, New York, NY
  • 2008-1993 American Artists Professional League, NYC
  • 2008-1992 Salmagundi Club, NYC
  • 2008, 2004-2000 Audubon Artists, NYC
  • 2006, 2004-1992 Hudson Valley Art Association Annual, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
  • 2006 John Pence Gallery, Invitational, "Interiors," San Francisco, CA  
  • 2005 John Pence Gallery, Invitational, "Allegories," San Francisco, CA
  • 2004-1989 So. Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT Annual Open
  • 2003 Salmagundi Club, Thumb Box Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2003 John Pence Gallery, Invitational, “Self-Portraits,” San Francisco, CA
  • 2003 John Pence Gallery, Invitational, “Nudes,” San Francisco, CA
  • 2002 John Pence Gallery, Invitational, “Still Lifes and Florals,” San Francisco, CA
  • 1997 Akron Society of Artists, Akron, OH
  • 1996-1987 Central Adirondack Masters Show, Old Forge, NY
  • 1995-1987 North County Council of the Arts Annual, Glens Falls, NY
  • 1995 Oil Painters of America, San Antonio, TX
  • 1995-1994 Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
  • 1993 Knickerbocker Artists USA, Washington DC
  • 1992 Allied Artists, National Arts Club, NYC
  • 1990-1987 Adirondack Life Exhibition, Lake Placid, NY

CURRENT GALLERIES

  • Tree’s Place, Orleans, MA
  • Cavalier Galleries, Greenwich, CT and Nantucket, MA
  • Lily Pad Gallery, Watch Hill, RI

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Portrait Society of America
  • National Arts Club, New York, NY
  • Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
  • American Artists Professional League, Inc., New York, NY
  • Audubon Artists, New York, NY
  • Hudson Valley Art Association, NY
  • Southern Vermont Artists, Inc., Manchester, VT

 



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