C.V.

Tony Shore                                                                                    

Born 1971 U.S.A.                                    

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Tony Shore, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, New York.(upcoming)

The Culture of Class, York College Art Galleries, Marketview Galleries, York, Pennsylvania.

(upcoming)

2013          Harry, Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2008         Violence and Tranquility, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

2006          New Paintings by Tony Shore, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

             “Back in Black” A Decade of Velvet Paintings, Creative Alliance, Baltimore,

Maryland.

2004          Hidden Truths, New Paintings by Tony Shore, C. Grimadis Gallery, Baltimore,

Maryland.

2000    Tony Shore, New Works, Gomez Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland.

1998  Tony Shore, Gomez Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland.

1997         No Place Like Home, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019          Fears of Art, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, New York.

2018 May China International Art Expo,

Fine Arts Museum of Urumq, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China.                                    

  Chinese National Academy of Painting, Beijing, China.

Inaugural Alumni Biennial Exhibition, Juried by Claire Gilman (Director of the

Drawing Center N.Y.C.) Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.

Sabbatical Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.

2017         May China International Art Expo, Fine Arts Museum of Karamay, Karamay,

Xinjiang China.                                                                                                 

              Fine Arts Museum of Tian Shan, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. 

Chinese National Academy of Painting, Beijing, China.                                                                                    

2016         Baltimore Rising, Riggs / Leidy Galleries, Maryland Institute College of Art,

Baltimore, Maryland.

Trawick Prize Exhibition, Gallery B, Bethesda, Maryland.

2015          MICA Then and Now, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey.

2013          MICA Then and Now, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts and Kunsthalle Beacon, New York and

Beacon, New York.

2011          Sabbatical Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore,Maryland.

              Power Struggles, Goucher College, Towson Maryland.

2009        The American Scene, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington,

Delaware.

              Summer Show, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland.

 2008        Cool, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York          

Salon, Sloan Fine Arts, New York, New York.

  Trawick Prize, Heineman Myers Contemporary, Bethesda, Maryland

  Born Bornagain, Five Myles, Brooklyn, New York.

  Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Exhibition , Baltimore Museum of Art,

Baltimore, Maryland.

2007          Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Exhibition, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore,

Maryland.

2006         Resident Artist Exhibition, Museum de Rocheforte, Rocheforte-en-terre, France.

              Bethesda Art Prize Exhibition, Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland..

2000          Biennial 2000, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware. 

2000          Pogo, Contemporary Arts Collective Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Culture of Class, Curator Will Hipps, Maryland Institute College of Art,

Baltimore, Maryland.

1999        Heaven and Earth, Yale Norfolk School of Painting, Norfolk, Connecticut.

1998          20/XX (Twenty Years/ Twenty Artists), Maryland Institute College of Art,

Baltimore, Maryland.

              New Painting: Erin Riley, Tony Shore, and Su-en Wong, Lamount Gallery, Phillips

Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire.

A Skowhegan Decade, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, New York                                              

Gen Art: New Visions ’98: Under Construction, Curated by Annastasia Aukeman

(curator of Curt Marcus Gallery) and Debra Singer (Manager of the Whitney Museum

at Phillip Morris) New York, New  York                                  

1997          M.F.A. Thesis Show, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016         Tim Smith, “‘Baltimore Rising’ addresses race, rights, and violence in the wake

of Freddie Gray”, (November 4) Baltimore Sun

             Kriston Kapps, “ ‘Baltimore Rising’ and the Role of Art in Settling History”,              

(November 22) CITYLAB

             Cara Ober, “Black Lives Matter: Protest in Red, White, and Blue”, (November 14)

Bmore Art

On The Record with Sheilah Kast, “Baltimore Rising: An Exhibition at MICA”,

(November 4) WYPR 88.1 FM  

             Marc Stiener Show, “Baltimore Rising : Art in Revolution”, (November 15) WEAA

88.9 FM

             Betsy Boyd, “Afraid of the Dark?” (September), Baltimore Style

2013         Michael Farley, “Tracing a Father’s Presence”, March 3 What Weekly Magazine.

Baynard Woods, “Two Shows Demonstrate the Power of Figurative Painting”, City

Paper.

Kerr Houston, “Harry”, March, Catalogue Essay

2008         Michael Anft, “Bringing It All Home” (March) Baltimore Magazine , pages 96-102.

             Glen McNatt, “ Violence on Black Velvet” (February 10) Baltimore Sun. page 23A.

Glen McNatt, “ Picturing the Dark Side” (February 6) Baltimore Sun. page C1.

2007         Glen McNatt, “ Pushing the Velvet Envelope” (July 16) Baltimore Sun. page C1.

2006         J . Bowers , “Nap of the Earth” (March 15) City Paper, page 36.

Glen McNatt, “Who Cares How Big Kitsch Quotient Is ?” (August 1) The Baltimore

Sun, pages F1-2.                                                                                   

             J . Bowers , “Nap of the Earth” (March 15) City Paper, page 36.

Glen McNatt, “Who Cares How Big Kitsch Quotient Is ?” (August 1) The Baltimore

Sun, pages F1-2.

2003         Blake De Pastino, “Hot Pop” ( July 30) City Paper,  pages 23-24.

Carl Schoettler, “Hometown Flair” ( July16) The Baltimore  Sun, pages E1, 5.

2000         Allison Klein, “Velvet Touch” (August 6) The Baltimore Sun, pages F1, 8-9

 

AWARDS and HONORS

2018        May China International Arts Expo, 1 of 8 American artists invited for cultural

exchange in the Xin Xiang Province of China. (invited to participate in 2 museum

exhibitions and panel discussions in the cities of Beijing, Hami and Urumqi.)

2017        Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Grant, Mid-Atlantic.

Residency, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York.

            May China International Arts Expo, 1 of 5 American artists invited for cultural

exchange in the Xin Xiang Province of China. (invited to participate in 3 museum

exhibitions and panel discussions in the cities of Beijing, Urumqi and Karamay.

2016        Rubys Artist Grant, Baltimore, Maryland.

2007        Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize, Baltimore, Maryland.

2005        Bethesda Painting Prize, Bethesda, Maryland.

2002, 1998  Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award and Grant, Baltimore,

Maryland.

1997        Phelps Berdan Award, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

Visiting ARTIST / LECTURER /

Panelist

2019 Yale University

Cranbrook Academy

2018 China National Academy of Painting

2014 Boston University

EDUCATION

1997         M.F.A. Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

1996         Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.

1993         B.F.A. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland. 

1989         Baltimore School for the Arts, Baltimore, Maryland.