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Chris Powell
3 Piney Creek Court
Monkton MD 21111-1401
410-343-0046
cjpowell54@gmail.com

Websites:
www.powellfineart.com
www.marylandpastelsociety.com
www.saatchiart.com/chrispowell

Invitational Group Exhibitions:
2015    Saint James Invitational Art Show, Monkton, MD
2014    Saint James Invitational Art Show, Monkton, MD
2013    Arts Barn, Gaithersburg, MD
2010    Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD
           "The Nature of Pastel", Annmarie Garden, Dowell, MD
1997    "Timeless Portraits" Bendann Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1991    "Harmony and Divergence, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD
1991    Claggett/Rey Gallery, Denver, CO 1990

Selected Juried Exhibitions:
2016    Howard Co. Conservancy Woodstock, MD
2014    "Pastel Unleashed" Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD
2012   Gunpowder River ArtFest, Hydes, MD
2012   "Art Matters", North Baltimore Co. Art Foundation, MD
2011   SHADES OF PASTEL, Workhouse Art Center, Lorton, VA
2011   Gunpowder River ArtFest, Hydes, MD
2010   Gunpowder River ArtFest, Monkton, MD
2010   "Au Natural" Antreasian Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2009    SHADES OF PASTEL, Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, MD
2007                 "
2005                 "                        Black Rock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD
2002                 "                        Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, MD
2000    Pastel Society of America, NYC Annual Open Juried Exhibition
1999    SHADES OF PASTEL, Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, MD
1993    SHADES OF PASTEL, JHU School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
1991                 "
1989                 "
1989    Pastel Society of America, NYC Annual Open Juried Exhibition
1988                 "
1987    SHADES OF PASTEL, JHU School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
1985    Pastel Society of America, NYC Annual Open Juried Exhibition

Selected Awards:
2016    3rd Place - Howard Co. Conservancy, Woodstock, MD
2014    First Place - "Pastel Unleashed", juror - Stewart White
2011    Painting chosen for publication of SHADES OF PASTEL
2011    Members Choice Award - Shades of Pastel 2011
2005    First Place - Chestertown MPS Art Exhibition, juror - Ross Merrill
2002    Best of Show - SHADES OF PASTEL, juror - Frank Zuccarelli
2000    Finalist - The Pastel Journal "The Pastel 100", jurors: Dawson, Handell, Mowry
1989    Finalist - The Artist's Magazine National Portrait Competition

Collections:
1985               Alice and Andrew Giffuni
1968 - 2000    Haussner's Collection
1968 - 2013    Other private collectors including Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Parker Jr.

Commissions:
2001                Portrait of Loretta Claiborne, Crispus Attucks Assoc.,
                       Claiborne Medical Center, York, PA
1968 - present    Private portrait commissions, humans and pets

Organizations:
2014 - 2016    American Women Artists
1986 - present    Maryland Pastel Society, President 1987 -89, Treasurer, 1990-1993
1993 - present    Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America
2009 - 2011    Towson Artists Group
1998 - 2005    Portrait Society of America

Art Experience:
1968 - present    422 Artworks sold
1966 - 2005    Private art classes
1989 - 1992    Instructor, Three Arts Club, Baltimore, MD
1985 - 1990    Free-lance art work for Barton-Cotton Publishers for National Wildlife       Federation, National Humane Education Assoc. and Maryknoll Fathers
1968 - 1974    Co-Founder, Co-Director, Instructor, Towson Fine Art School
1967 - 1968    Drawing Instructor, Schuler School of Fine Arts

Selected Demonstrations:
2014    Elements of a Strong Composition for Pastel Society of North Carolina
2004    Still Life pastel painting for Maryland Pastel Society
2001    Figure Drawing for Harford Artists Assoc.
1987    Pastels for Medical illustration students at JHU School of Medicine

Interviews:
2001    WCBM Radio with Georgia Chantilles-Ruby 6/2001
1995    TV Channel 13 News with Deborah Stone 11/06/1995
1992    TV Channel 2 News with Tony Pagnotti 1/13/1992

Publications:
1994    "Pets In Pastel" by Betty Driscoll, The Villager of Northern Central MD,
              Vol. 5, No. 3, April 1994
1991    "Federation exhibit speaks for itself" by Carole Falk, The Capital, 10/31/1991
1991    "Hold that pose, Fido", by Pat van den Beemt, The Jeffersonian, 11/28/1991

Art Education:
Presently          Various conferences, publications, experimentation and practice
1988 - 2008    Workshops - Daniel Greene, H. Margulies, Bob Rohm, Susan Ogilvie
1967                Graduate - Schuler School of Fine Arts, Baltimore, MD



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