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• CONTEMPORARY ART • ABSTRACT SCULPTURE • ABSTRACT DRAWING •

RALPH PÀQUIN – CV

 

 

E D U C A T I O N

 

• 1980 - 1982   Cranbrook Academy of Art, M.F.A., Ceramics, Sculpture

• 1974 - 1979   University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, B.F.A., Sculpture

 

 

S E L E C T E D   L E C T U R E S  /  W O R K S H O P S

 

• 2008 - Visiting artist,Guizhou University, Guiyang, China

• 2000 - University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

• 1999 - Spartanburg County Art Museum, SC

• 1999 - International Ceramic Workshop, Austria

• 1996 - U.S.C.S, Tri-State Sculpture Conference

• 1992 - Brown University, RI

• 1990 - Ohio State University, OH

• 1989 - M.I.T., List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA

• 1984 - N.C.E.C.A Conference, Boston, MA

 

E X H I B I T I O N S

R E C E N T * 

 

• ArtFields, Lake City, SC 2017 

• Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Clinton, SC 2017

• Wiregrass Museum of Art, B16: Biennial Exhibition, Dothan , AL 2016

• Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2014/15

• Midtown Artery, Greenville, SC, 2014

• Spartanburg Art Museum Guild Gallery, Spartanburg, SC, 2013

• Guizhou University Art Gallery, Guiyang, China, 2008

• Carolina Art Gallery, Award recipient, regional, 2010

• Presbytertian College, Art exhibition, 2010

• Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, SC, 2005

• Ceramics  Invitational, Brunswilker Pavilion, Keil, Germany, 2002

• Sculpture Invitational, Converse College, Milliken Gallery, Spartanburg, SC, 2002

• National Sculpture Invitational, Arts and Artists Organization from Washington, DC, at Washington University,   St. Louis, MO, 2003

• Fallen Trees, Sculpture Invitational, Collaborative, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC, 2003

• Meredith College, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Tri-State Sculpture Org., Sept. 2003

• Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte,N.C.

• SC Clay 2001, Invitational, U.S.C., Columbia, SC   

• Herman Miller Design Yard, Invitational, Detroit, MI

• Spartanburg Museum of Art, one person, Spartanburg, SC

• The Langenfeld Gallery, Ceramics Invitational, Langenfeld, Austria

• Greensboro Art Museum, Sculpture Invitational, Greensboro, NC

• Fayetteville Museum of Art, Sculpture Invitational, Fayetteville, NC

• Greenville Museum of Art, Invitational, Greenville, SC

• Cranbrook Museum of Art, Alumni Invitational, MI

• Elizabeth Harper Stone Gallery, Collaborative Installation, SC

• Gallery 522, SC

• Ohio State University, Visiting Artists Exhibition, Columbus, OH

• Artist’s Space, Collaborative Installation, New York City, NY

• Boston Center for the Arts, Collaborative Installation, MA

• List Visual Art Center, M.I.T., Collaborative Installation, Boston, MA

• Brockton Museum of Art, Invitational, Collaborative, Brockton, MA

• Herman Miller Gallery, Invitational, New York City, NY

• Newport Art Museum, Installation, one person, Newport, RI

• Robert Kidd Gallery, Invitational, Bloomfield Hills, MI

• Park West Gallery, Invitational, Detroit, MI

• Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Sites 1-2-3, Invitational, Detroit, MI

 

* additional information is available

P R I N T E D  W O R K S  /  P U B L I C A T I O N S  /  O N L I N E  F E A T U R E S

 

• "Ralph Paquin." Emboss Magazine: Avant Garde Issue 16 July 2016: 21-26. Print.

• “Featured Artist: Ralph Pàquin." mandalsanat. 25 Mar. 2016. Web.

• “Featured Artist: Ralph Páquin." Artsy Shark. Carolyn Edlund, 25 Jan. 2016. Web.

• Featured/Partnered Artist: Ralph Pàquin. Avant Arte. 24 Jan. 2016. Web.

• Pàquin, Ralph. "The Disclosure of Knowledge" The Critical Pass Review - A Literary Review of Poetry, Fiction & Visual Art. Winter ed. 2016. Web.

• Pàquin, Ralph. "Meaningful Play: Genes & Chromosomes." Expose Art Magazine Aug. 2015: 15-18. Print.

• Featured/Partnered Artist: Ralph Pàquin. Velvenoir. 4 Aug. 2015. Web.

• Benshoof, Becky. "Sculture Collection | Saatchi Art." Saatchi Art. N.p., 2 Mar. 2015. Web.

• Ralph Pàquin – Spartanburg, South Carolina." 365 Artists 365 Days. Frank Juarez Gallery/Greymatter Gallery, 17 Jan. 2015. Web.

• Wong, Steve. “Art Insight: New Exhibit Explores Biology,” The Herald Journal, 2013. Print.

• Wong, Steve. “Ralph Paquin's "Genes & Chromosomes" Taking Root at CulturalCenter.”GoUpstate.com, 24 Mar. 

2013. Web.

• Edward Emory/Stephen Stinson, “Artists Amoung Us”, Hub City Press, 2011. Print.

• Results of Juried Show - 2010." Juried Show Results. Carolina Gallery, 24 Oct. 2010. Web.

• Mathis, Amanda. "City of Spartanburg: 2009 ArtCycle Winners Announced." City of Spartanburg: 2009 ArtCycle Winners Announced. N.p., 31 Aug. 2009. Web.

• South Carolina Clay, University of South Carolina, 2000, Print.

• ralph Pàquin- the distraught figures, Donald Kuspit, 1998, Print.

• Handbuilt Ceramics  , Lark Publications,1998, Print.

• Kuspit, Donald.  “Directions and Issues in the Ceramic Sculpture of the Nineties”, The Studio Potter, June 1998, Volume 26, number 2. Print.

• 19 Artists- in-Residence at M.I.T.  MIT Press, 1996. Print.

• Mann, James.   “The Arts Around the World:  Of the Sensual and Abstract”, Edge Magazine.  1996. Print.

• Schuweiler-Daab, Zan. “Ralph Pàquin: Common Grounds”, Artpapers. August, 1995. Print.

• HANDS- A Survey of American Collaborative Artists.  1990. Print.

• Smith, Roberta.  “The Galleries of Tribeca,” The New York Times.  April 27, 1990. Print.

• Simoneau, Laurie.  “They’re Stimulating Imaginations,” Providence Journal.  May 1, 1990. Print.

• Friis-Hansen, Dana.  “The Gallery as Laboratory,” Art New England.  June 1989. Print.

• Aziz, Anthony.  “...remote...,” Art New England.  June 1989. Print.

• Flanigan, Marion.  “North Dartmouth Artists,” Sunday Herald News.  July 13, 1988. Print.

• Stapen, Nancy.   “Top Artists Share Show,”  The Boston Herald.   July 18, 1988. Print.

• Campbell-Reed, Judith. “Brockton Show Will Startle and Intrigue,”The Patriot Ledger.  April 9, 1988. Print.

• Byers, George C.  “Like Life Itself,” Newport:  This Week.  May 12, 1983. Print.

• Miro, Marsha.  “Eccentric Clayworks,” Detroit Free Press.  March 8, 1981. Print.

 

 

A W A R D S  /  G R A N T S

 

• 2013 Presbyterian College Faculty Development Grant

• 2012 Presbyterian College Faculty Development Grant

• 2010 Best of Show, Spartanburg Artists Guild, Carolina Gallery

• 2002 Spartanburg Outdoor Art Exhibit,  Best of Show Award

• 2000 Spartanburg County Outdoor Art Exhibit, Best of Sculpture Award

• 1999 Presbyterian College Faculty Development Grant

• 1998 Irwin Belk Grant

• 1998 Arts Partnership of Spartanburg County, Artists Project Grant

• 1989 Fission/Fusion Grant:  NEA/Rockefeller Initiative, Real Art Ways

• 1988 Project Support Grant, M.I.T., Massachusetts New Works Program

• 1986 Massachusetts Artist’s Fellowship Grant, Artist Foundation

• 1985 Collaborative Grant, Dartmouth Arts Council, Dartmouth, MA

• 1985 Artist Grant, Dartmouth Arts Council, Dartmouth, MA

• 1981 Gil Silverman Award, “Ivory Towers”, Collaborative, Farwell Building, MI

• 1980 Pewabic Pottery Award, Detroit, MI