ART CHARTOW

FINE ART
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Biography

AWARDS
Second Place Award for “View of Zug,” at “Urban Edge,” Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe, MI
Henry Billings Award for “Skyway,” at “71st National Midyear show,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Juror’s Award for “Rouge River” at “Michigan Artists Competition,” 1993
Honorable Mention at “Midwest Pastel ’88” for “Schoodic Point V,” 1988.
Juror’s Award from Michael Luchs for “Mind of Flight,” pastel, at “Tunnel Vision II,” Detroit, 1981.
PUBLICATIONS
Art Journey America Landscapes: 89 Painters’ Perspectives by Kathy Kipp. North Light Books, 2012.
Paintings of Maine by Carl Little. Down East Press, 2006.
“City Lights,” The Artist’s Magazine, October 2010.
“Eye on the Environment,” American Arts Quarterly, Spring 2008.
“Artist wins exposure, support on Internet,” Detroit Free Press, September 1, 1996.
“Michigan Artists Share Ecological Concerns,” Los Angeles Loyolan, February 7, 1996.
“Imaginative art makes powerful impact,” Grand Rapids Press, September 26, 1995.
“Painting from Sketches, Photographs, and Memory,” American Artist, January, 1986. Cover artist.
“The two art worlds of Art Chartow,” The Daily Tribune, Royal Oak, MI, June 23, 1984.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2004 “Quiet Places,” Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
2002 “At Water’s Edge,” Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
1986 Rubiner Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI.
MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2016 “80th National Midyear show,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
2010 “2010 Contemporary Realism Biennial,” Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2008 “72nd National Midyear show,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
2007 “71st National Midyear show,” Butler Institute of American Art
2002 “Art of Collecting,” Flint Institute of Art, Flint, MI
GALLERY GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 “Scene Change,” Gallery Victor Armendariz, Chicago, IL
2017 “Coming Attractions,” Gallery Victor Armendariz, Chicago, IL
2012 “City Streets II,” George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
2009 “Selections,” Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008 “Eye on the Environment,” Sherry French Gallery
2007 “Panoramas,” Sherry French Gallery.
“The Four Seasons,” Sherry French Gallery.
“Poetry = Painting,” Sherry French Gallery.
2006 “The Four Seasons,” Sherry French Gallery.
Gallery and Invited Artists, Sherry French Gallery.
“Mainely Maine,” Sherry French Gallery.
Summer invitational, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL
Featured Artist, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Bangor, ME
2005 “Mainely Maine,” Sherry French Gallery.
2004 “Poetry = Painting: ut pictura poesis,” Sherry French Gallery.
2003 “Mainely Maine,” Sherry French Gallery.
“Poetry = Painting: ut pictura poesis,” Sherry French Gallery.
“Flowers in February,” Sherry French Gallery.
2002 “The Four Seasons,” Sherry French Gallery.
“Poetry = Painting: ut pictura poesis,” Sherry French Gallery.
2001 “Mainely Maine,” Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY.
“Small Sizes, Precious Pieces,” Sherry French Gallery.
“Contemporary American Landscapes: An Urban and Rural Perspective, ” M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
1991 “Nine Views of Landscape,” Ruth Volid Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Landscape show, Rubiner Gallery
1990 “LANDscape,” Ruth Volid Gallery.
1989 “Landscape,” Rubiner Gallery.
1986 “Works on Paper,” Gallery Henoch, New York, NY.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI.
2015 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI.
2008 “Urban Edge,” Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe, MI
“Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI.
2007 “Michigan Annual XXXIII,” Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI
“Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.
2006 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.
2005 “45th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition,” Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI.
2002 “Land and Water,” Lobby of 717 Fifth Ave, New York, NY; Art Placement International, New York, NY.
2000 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI.
1995-99 “Affected Environments,” a traveling exhibition curated by Tim Norris, Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, MI;
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI;
Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI;
Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN;
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA;
Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI
1994 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Ellen Phelan, juror; Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Association (BBAA), Birmingham, MI.
1993 “Michigan Artists Competition,” Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, MI
1991 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Al Loving, juror; BBAA, Birmingham, MI.
“Michigan Annual XIX,” The Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI.
1990 Rotary International Exhibition, Jackson, WY.
1988 “Midwest Pastel 88,” Countryside Art Center, Arlington Heights, IL; and Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.
1987 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Judy Pfaff, juror; BBAA, Birmingham, MI.
1985 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Richard Anuskiewicz, juror; BBAA, Birmingham, MI.
“Michigan Annual XIII,” The Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI.
1984 “Michigan/Ontario” exhibition, Comerica Gallery, Detroit, MI.
1983 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Philip Pearlstein, juror; BBAA, Birmingham, MI.
“Michigan Annual XI,” The Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI.
1982 “Detroit Summer Months III,” ParkWest Galleries, Southfield, MI.
MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Flint Institute of Art, Flint, MI
CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Ernst & Young, New York, NY
Charter One Bank F.S.B., Cleveland, OH
General Motors, Detroit, MI
Comerica Inc., Detroit, MI
DTE Energy Co., Detroit, MI
Ameritech of Michigan, Detroit, MI
Standard Federal Bank, Detroit, MI
John Morrell Corp., Cincinnati, OH
Northwestern Mutual Life, Milwaukee, WI
Pangborn Design, Detroit, MI
PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Donald Gregg, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Joseph Kenney, Dearborn, MI
Richard Moore, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Gerry Murphy, Falls Church, VA
John Thomas, Birmingham, MI
and others
EDUCATION
1972-74 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. MFA.
1968-72 Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. BFA.
1965-68 High School of Music & Art, New York City.