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Vincent Colvin
updated: 01/16/2013
website: www.VincentColvin.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
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Toolik, Alaska
Toolik, Alaska
Toolik, Alaska
Toolik, Alaska
Toolik, Alaska
Alvinella pompejana (multiple views)
Toolik, Alaska
Nemopilema nomurai
Toolik, Alaska
Toolik, Alaska
Toolik, Alaska
Toolik, Alaska
Enteroctopus dofleini
Essex Sketch for Painting
Balena, sketch for Woodcut
 
Portfolio Keywords:  animals, biomorphic, nature, science, process, memory, organic, repetition, psychological, historical
 
 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
4 " x  6 "  x 1 " 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
6 " x  9 " 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
4 " x  6 " 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
6 " x  9 " 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
9 " x  6 " 
Alvinella pompejana (multiple views) by Vincent Colvin
Alvinella pompejana (multiple views)
Encaustic on Shaped Steel
2008
4.75 " x  3.5 "  x 3.5 " 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
4 " x  6 " 
Nemopilema nomurai by Vincent Colvin
Nemopilema nomurai
Graphite on paper
2008
9 " x  12 " 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
4 " x  6 " 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
9 " x  6 " 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
4" x  6" 
Toolik, Alaska by Vincent Colvin
Toolik, Alaska
Charcoal Field Study
2012
4" x  6" 
Enteroctopus dofleini by Vincent Colvin
Enteroctopus dofleini
Graphite on Paper
2012
9" x  12" 
Essex Sketch for Painting by Vincent Colvin
Essex Sketch for Painting
Graphite on Paper
2012
9" x  4" 
Balena, sketch for Woodcut by Vincent Colvin
Balena, sketch for Woodcut
Graphite on Paper
2012
9" x  12" 

Artist Statement

I am deeply interested in the links between discovering something for the first time and how the mind remembers those encounters. What remains constant is that whatever we see, we believe it to be so.

Artist Bio / CV

Education

2008 Master of Fine Arts, Painting
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting & Printmaking
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 

Select Exhibitions

2013 
(Upcoming) Solo Show, Southwest School of Art, Ursuline Hall Gallery, Ursuline Campus

2011
Survey Charts, Maps, Ledgers, Navigation, Atelier 6000, Bend, OR (Best in Show)
Elements: State of Matter, Suffolk Art Center, Suffolk, VA
The Stolen Image, Atelier 6000, Bend, OR

2010
Elements: State of Matter, DC Art Center, Washington, DC Curators: Pam Rogers and Trudi van Dyke
Newly Juried Artists Show, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA Jurors: Steven Cushner, Bill Harris, Gretchen Schermerhorn

2009
Works on Paper, Perkins Art Center, Moorestown, NJ
Philly Works, Design Philadelphia, UPenn, Philadelphia, PA 
Summer Show, Beacon Arts Shortwave Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ
Metamorphosis: Contemporary Statements in Encaustic, Haydon Art Center and International Encaustic Artists, Lincoln, NE, Juror: George Neubert
Bicycle: People + Ideas in Motion, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
30th Juried Show, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA Jurors: Chakia Booker, James Carroll, and Michiko Okaya
Reused/Recycled, Torpedo Factory Art League, Alexandria,VA

2008
MFA Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts Museum
MFA Juried Exhibition, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA 

Honors

2011
Best in Show, Survey Charts, Maps, Ledgers, Navigation, Atelier 6000, Bend, OR
Portrait of Success Honor, Alexandria City Scholarship Fund, VA

2010 
Wish we’d thought of it first award, 6 best shows of 2010, Liberta awards, for Grizzly Grizzly’s show “Honeymooners”, theartblog, Philadelphia, PA
Curated into the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Associate Artist, Alexandria, VA Jurors: Steven Cushner, Bill Harris, Gretchen Schermerhorn

2009
Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, People’s Choice Award, Philadelphia, PA
The Drawing Center, New York, NY, Curated into the Viewing Program


Bibliography

Susan Joan Schenk & Margaret Berry, “Metamorphosis: Contemporary Statements in Encaustic, Haydon Art Center and International Encaustic Artists, March 5, 2009, 18