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Duston Spear: Selected Biography

One Person Painting Exhibitions

Floating World’, Sara Tecchia Roma New York, NY :: ‘Delivered’, STRNY :: ‘Read’, STRNY :: ‘Topographies, Kristen Frederickson Contemporary Art, NY :: ‘Sampling Crane’, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA :: ‘Battledress’, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC :: ‘Original Mold Series’, McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, GA :: ‘Waiting’, McIntosh Gallery :: ‘Men in Suits’, McIntosh Gallery :: ‘Sunken Meadow Series’, McIntosh Gallery :: ‘Cave Paintings’, Kathleen Meyer Gallery, Louisville, KY


Group Shows

‘The Moby Dick Project’, The Hewitt Gallery of Art NY,‘Text/ure’, Shirley Fiterman Art Center, NY, curated by Kristen Frederickson, ‘Why is Art So Difficult’, The Marblehead Arts, MA, curated by Bernd Haussmann, ‘Artist’s Projects’, Cage, NY‘Accidentally Real, Sara Tecchia, curator‘Works on Paper Invitational’, Weatherspoon Art Museum ‘I Killed My Father…' Sargent's Daughters, curated by Invisible Exports, NY’Timeless- the Art of Drawing’, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ curated by Ann Aptaker‘Red Badge of Courage’, Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud‘Paintings’ Liste Koeln, Sara Tecchia Gallery‘Well Read’, NutureArt, Brooklyn, NY‘Inside/Outside I, II’ Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Bedford Hills, NY‘Uncommon Portraits’,The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University Gallery, Fairfield, CT curated by Deborah Frizzell‘New Acquisitions’, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA‘The Rag Trade’, InterArt Center, NY curated by Saul Ostrow‘Four Currents’, Meisel Gallery, NY curated by Peter Frank‘New Acquisitions’, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT‘Four Artists’, Soho Center for Art, NY


Installations and Performances

‘3 Women in Black’, Grey Art Gallery Windows at NYU‘That Big Yellow Braid’, Creative Time, Family Court, NY‘The History of Three Sisters’, Dance Theater Workshop, St Marks Church, NY‘Women in Black’, Axis Dance , CA‘Red Thread: the prisoner and the painter’ screening with performanceJacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, NYBronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NYAnthology Film Archives, NYDixon Place, NYRutgers UniversityBig Apple Film Festival‘Past: a retelling of Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ screeningsWindows Studio, Brooklyn, NYFilmideo at the Index Art Center, Newark, NJRichmond International Film Festival, VA


Public Collections

The Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Foundation, NYThe Special Collections of the University of North Carolina LibraryThe Weatherspoon Art MuseumThe Metropolitan MuseumThe Brooklyn MuseumThe New York Public LibraryThe Coca-Cola Collection, AtlantaDelta Airlines, AtlantaHyatt Hotels, Inc. Puerto Rico, The Melville Society


Awards and Sponsorships

New York Foundation for the Arts Opportunity Grant, Melville Society Artist in Residence (New Bedford, MA) ‘Past’, ‘Red Thread’ and ‘3 Women in Black’ all sponsored projects of the New York Foundation for the ArtsNew York State Council for the Arts - Film and Media AwardPuffin Foundation Award Creative Work Fund, CaliforniaCreative Time Art Matters Fellowship


Conferences, Talks and Panels

'Charlotte Salomon', The Jewish Museum, NY, assistant to the curator‘Marking Time’ , Rutgers Univesity‘Red Thread’, Columbia University Mentor Series‘Painting’ , Art Institute of New Hampshire‘Collaboration’, William Paterson College‘The Artist’s Book’, University of North Carolina at Greensboro‘ Battledress’, Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG‘Goya Works’, Pace University‘The Sister Arts; Painting and Poetry’, Bedford Hills Correctional and Marymount Manhattan College Conference‘Uncommon Portraits’, The Gallery of Contemporary Art, SHU‘Artists as Activists’, Chair, College Art AssociationCommittee on Women in the Arts, College Art AssociationPanelist, Painting Fellowships, New York Foundation for the Arts‘Cross Generations of Feminists’, Artists Talk on Art Series, NY