TIM O'KANE


Biography

IMG_0487-smEastern Shore Virginia / November 2009

Professional Biography

Born: 1950, Richmond, Virginia

Education: 1965-1968 Blue Ridge Art School, Roanoke, Virginia (Instructor: George Solonevich)

1972, B.F.A. Painting and Printmaking , Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Teaching: 1979-1983 University of Virginia Continuing Education, Charlottesville, Virginia (Life Drawing)

1984-1995 St. Annes-Belfield School, Charlottesville, Virginia (Chair, Fine Arts Department)

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS

2011 Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship / Works on Paper
2006 – 2007 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship
1999 – 2000 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship
1997 – 1998 Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Artist Grant
1992 – 1993 Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Artist Grant
1991 Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VaDrawing Award (Juror: Tom Armstrong)
1989 – 1990 University of Virginia Center for the Liberal Arts, Study in Italy
Grant, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
1987 Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Friends of the Center Award and Drawing
Award (Juror: Ned Rifkin)
1981 – 1982 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts/Va. Commission for the Arts
Professional Fellowship
1980 – 1981 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

2013 RIVER INN Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va  December – January 2014
2012 RECENT WORK Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va
2011 NAXOS Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Va
2010 RECENT STILL LIFE WORK Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, Va.
NEW PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, Va.
2009 STILL-LIFE / THE OBSERVED WORLD OF A RIGHT-HANDED PAINTER Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, Va.
2008 MAINE / WATERCOLORS Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, Virginia
2007 THE OBSERVED WORLD OF A RIGHT-HANDED PAINTER Angelo’s, Charlottesville, Va.
2005 TIME ENOUGH (with excerpts from the novel) C&O Gallery, Charlottesville, Va.
2000 ITALIAN MINIATURES / PAINTINGS OF SICILY McGuffey Arts Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
THE HOURS TRILOGY and ISLANDS SUITE McGuffey Arts Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
1998 TIM O’KANE / TIME ENOUGH 1993 – 1998 Selected Paintings and Drawings – Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia
1994 TIM O’KANE Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, S.C.
1989 SELECTED DRAWINGS Piedmont Va. Community College, Charlottesville, Va.
TIM O’KANE/WORKS ON PAPER Peninsula Fine Arts Center

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

2012 “Gallery Artists” Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va.
2011 “State of the Arts in Virginia” The Capitol Offices of Senator Mark Warner, Washington,DC (Invitational ExhibitionSummer Gallery Artists Exhibition, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va.
2009 “Cold Press” Gallery artists, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va.
Boston International Fine Art Exhibition (The Fraser Gallery)”UNPAINTING”, Greenville county Museum of Art, Greenville, S.C.SUMMER INTRODUCTION EXHIBITION, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.”Vitamin C” Gallery Artists, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va.The Affordable Art Fair, New York, N.Y. (The Fraser Gallery)Gallery Artists, The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Md.
2008 Bridge Art Fair, Miami/Basel (The Fraser Gallery) – Miami, Fl.
Gallery Artists, The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Md.
Gallery Artists, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va.
2007 The Butler Institute of American Art National Juried Exhibition, Youngstown, Ohio *catalogue
Gallery Artists, Gallery Henoch, New York, N.Y.
2006 Gallery Artists, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY.
2005 Gallery Artists, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY.
Art of the 20th Century, New York, N.Y.
US Artists, Philadelphia, Pa.
Contemporary American Realism VIII, Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Ok.
2003 30 YEARS, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Va.
2002 Realism / Regional, Le Yeux de Monde, Charlottesville, Va.
2000 New American Paintings (Juror: Howard Fox) Open Studios Press,
Boston, Ma. * Catalogue # 27
1999 New American Paintings (Juror: Linda Norden) Open Studios Press *Catalogue #21
1998 ARTSITES 98 , Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Md. , Catalog: Washington Review
1996 Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, N.Y.
1993 Art Museum of the Americas, OFF THE MALL: Inside Washington’s Foremost Art Galleries OAS, Washington D.C
1992 PAST AND PRESENT: THE AMERICAN TRADITION OF STILL LIFE PAINTING, Adams Davidson Galleries, Washington, D.C.Rosenthal Galleries, Chicago, Illinois
1992 Juried Exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Juror: Tom Armstrong) *catalogue
1991 COMMONWEALTH COLLECTS , Contemporary Art Center of Va., Va. Beach, Va.
1990 INTIMATE AND VISIONARY: 200 YEARS OF AMERICAN MASTER DRAWINGS, 1790 – 1990, Adams Davidson Galleries *catalog
DRAWING THE LINE Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1989 SMALL FORMAT WORKS (20th Anniversary Exhibition), Fendrick Gallery
1988 THE FIGURE Peninsula Fine Arts Center
1987 3 REALISTS FROM THE FENDRICK Anderson Gallery, Va. Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
Virginia Beach Fine Arts Center, Va. Beach, Va.
JURIED EXHIBITION Peninsula Fine Arts Center

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS (Selected)

CHRYSLER MUSEUM OF ART, Norfolk, Va.
GREENVILLE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Greenville, S.C.
ROBERT H. SMITH INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR JEFFERSON STUDIES, Monticello, Charlottesville, Va.
ER Carpenter Co., Richmond, Va.
Crestar Bank, Richmond, Va.
Virginia Power, Richmond, Va.
Hirsh & Bedner, Santa Monica, California
Equitable Insurance Corporation, Columbus, Ohio
MacGuire, Woods & Battle, Richmond, Va.