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John Paul Gardner is an internationally exhibited award winning artist currently living and working in New York and Nebraska. His works range from immense installations to intimate works with paper. Gardner is currently an Assistant Professor of Visual Arts and Gallery Director at Peru State College.

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Selected Solo Exhibition Record
2016 In Starlight, Peru State College Art Gallery, Peru, NE

2014 Resolve, Umpqua Art Center, Roseburg, OR

2013 Vignettes, Wellsville Center for the Arts, Wellsville, NY
Minutia, Space 26, Utica, NY
Of Loss, Artcentric Gallery, Troy, NY
Cloudlings, Black River Systems, Utica, NY

2010 Emergence, In-Sight Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
Dissolve, Portland Building Installation Space, Portland, OR

2009 Continuum, Washburn Gallery, Eugene, OR

2008 Restructure, BRING Planet Improvement Center, Springfield, OR

Selected Juried and Group Exhibition Record

2016 Works on Paper, Project Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2015 Spring Art Show, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY
Just Add Water, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY

2014 Tour: The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn, NY to The Goat Farm Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Pop-Up, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Strut, Project-U Gallery, Utica, NY
Step Outside, Nash Gallery, Easthampton, MA
Funky Flea, Everson Museum Plaza, Syracuse, NY
Contact Boundary, Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, OR
Art Show, Paper City Performance Arts Space, Holyoke, MA
2nd Annual Snow Show, Public Arts Task Force, Syracuse, NY

2012 Slide Slam, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Art at the Yards, Yards Arts Collective, Rochester, NY
December Exhibition, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn NY
A Landmark and a Mission, Art House Coop traveling exhibition:
Pittsburgh Art Walk, Pittsburgh, PA Roos Roast, Ann Arbor, MI
Wade Oval, Cleveland, OH
Salt Market, Craft Chemistry, Syracuse, NY
Group Exhibition, Versus, Syracuse, NY
Opening Exhibition, Rochester Museum of Fine Art, Rochester, NH

2011 One Night Only, Wyatt Art Studios, Rochester, NH
In the Zone III, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
6x6x2011: Global, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
One Night Stand V, Valley Green Motel, Keene, NH
Vermont State Snow Sculpture Championships, Burlington, VT
Group Show, Through the Music Gallery, Brattleboro, VT

2010 Brightly Colored Party,  Disjecta Gallery, Portland, OR
Freight Show, Littman & White Gallery, Portland, OR
Sample, Bus 34 Gallery, Eugene, OR

2009 Non Lo So, AHA, Sienna, Italy
Maybe There Will be Sound, DIVA, Eugene, OR
Yard Sale, Laverne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
Juxtapose, Maude Kearns Art Center, Eugene, OR
MFA Group Show, LaVerene Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

2008 Synthetic Rain, LaVerene Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
Recycle, Reuse, Rethink, RE-ART!, Gallery at the Airport, Eugene, OR
Everything All at Once, Washburn Gallery, Eugene, OR
HOPES Conference, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
Members Exhibition, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
First Year MFA Exhibition, LaVerene Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

2007 2007 North Country Regional, Potsdam, NY
MWPAI Festival Juried art show, Utica, NY
Dreamers Rendezvous III, Curators Choice Award Show, A-forest Gallery, NY, NY
Members Exhibition, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
Art, Wine & Green, Sherrils Ford, NC

2006 Art Attack Student Juried Art Show, Potsdam, NY
Sculptfest, extraterrestrial, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
54th Annual Central Adirondack Art Show, Arts Center, Old Forge, NY
BFA Thesis Exhibition, Potsdam, NY
New York State Snow Sculpting Championships, Cooperstown, NY
MWPAI Festival Juried art show, Utica, NY
An Exhibition of Mixed Media Drawings, Creative Spirit Art Center, Potsdam, NY
8th Annual Juried Show, Adirondack Artist Guild, Saranac Lake, NY
Looking Within, Creative Spirit Art Center, Potsdam, NY Obsessive Consumption, A community-based art event, Canton, NY
Best of SUNY spring 2006 Art Show, Albany, NY

2005 Art Attack Student Juried Art Show, Potsdam, NY
Adirondack Juried Art Show, Lake Placid, NY
New York State Snow Sculpting Championships, Glens Falls, NY
Colton-Hepburn Library Community Art Show, Colton, NY
Public Art Speaks, Wall Mural, SUNY Potsdam, NY
MWPAI Festival Juried Sidewalk art show, Utica, NY
7th Annual Juried Show Adirondack Artists Guild, Saranac Lake, NY
forArtsake Juried Art Show, Malone, NY

2004 Art Attack Student Juried Art show, Potsdam, NY
MWPAI Festival Juried Sidewalk art show, Utica, NY
EMC 2004 Earth Day Photography Contest, Canton, NY

2003 Art Attack Student Juried art show, Potsdam, NY

Press/Work Mentioned
2015 Annual 2015, Collage Collective Co, featured artwork, Australia

2014 The Matching Objects, heureka, Featured artwork
http://thematchingobjects.com/2014/05/12/heureka/
Raison d’Être: Volume 1, Featured artwork, March 1, 2014. Chicago, IL. 365 Artists / 365 Days, Featured artwork and interview, January 17 2014
http://365artists365days.com/

2013 The Finger, artwork featured, Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY, May 2013
Lunch Ticket, artwork featured, Antioch University, Los Angeles, CA, April 2013 Ampersand, artwork featured, Utica College, Utica, NY Spring 2013
Style by Emily Henderson, artwork mentioned, Original Art Resource; Cureeo.com, 2/19/13
http://stylebyemilyhenderson.com/blog/original-art-resource-cureeo-com/

2012 Doubly Mad, featured collage artwork, January 2012

2011 491 Magazine, featured sculpture, August 2011
Split Rail Magazine, Artist Interview, July 2011 The Gracey Art Review, Featured Artist, May 2011,
http://www.graceyartreview.org/p/featured-artists.html
The Commons, May 12th 2011, Arts Section, p. D1-D2, works mentioned and quoted.
Brattleboro Reformer, April 11th 2011, Towns Section p. 11, Installation featured Brattleboro Reformer, April 7th 2011, Ovation section p. 10-11, In progress work featured
7 Days video feature, Snow Sculpture, www.7dvt.com

2010 Work featured on 22:Blog, http://blog.twenty2wo.com/

2009 Featured artist on My Art Space, www.myartspace.com

2008 Daily Emerald, cover page featured artwork, on-line video interview, Eugene OR
North Country Literary Magazine, Artwork Featured, Potsdam, NY
Fusion, Art & Soul, Article Featuring an Interview with John Paul Gardner, Utica, NY

Fellowships, Awards and Honors
2013 Featured artwork for Collective Arts Brewing, Toronto, Canada
2011 2nd Place, Vermont State Snow Sculpture Championships, Burlington, VT
2008 – 2010 Nine consecutive terms of Graduate Teaching Fellowships at the University of Oregon
2007 Curators Choice Award, Artists Talk on Art, NY, NY
MWPAI Juried Art Show, Honorable Mention for Drawing, Utica, NY
2006 Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society, Potsdam, NY
2005 Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity, Potsdam, NY
2004 MWPAI Juried Art Show, Honorable Mention for Sculpture, Utica, NY
2003 Sculpture Specific Award, Art Attack Juried Art Show, Potsdam, NY

Permanent Collections
Rochester Museum of Fine Art, Rochester, NH
Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
Light Work, Syracuse, NY
The Post Card Collective, Tuscon, AZ

Visiting Artist Lectures/Workshops
2014 Luminaries, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
Visiting artist lecture, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
2011 Artist Lecture, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
2007 Curators Choice Award Lecture, Artists Talk on Art, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY
Adult Drawing Instructor, Saint Lawrence Arts Council, Potsdam, NY
2006 Artists in Residence Lecture, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT

Artist Residencies
2006 Artist in Residence, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT

Curatorial Experience

2015 Just Add Water – KAC Art Gallery
Collaboration with Golden Artist Colors Inc.
Telluric – KAC Art Gallery
Featuring: Marie-Dolma Chophel, Jenna North, Sunghee Park and Clarie Sherwood
2010 – 2011
Gallery Director for In-Sight Gallery Curated 10 exhibitions featuring local artists.

News

Summer Camp – UGallery Exhibition

I am excited to be a part of UGallery’s summer exhibition, Summer Camp. “From my childhood experiences camping and hiking, I have an everlasting love for the natural world. I chose these pieces for their natural imagery and suggestions of human interaction.”

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