Walters

Bio

JOE WALTERS

Born: June 28,1952, Morehead, Kentucky

Education:

M.F.A., Sculpture, East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C., 1981
B.A., Art, Morehead State University, Morehead, Ky., 1974
Visiting Graduate Student, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 1977-78
University of Georgia Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy, 1972

Recent Grants and Fellowships:
1995 Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship in Sculpture
1994 South Carolina Arts Commission Visual Arts Fellowship
1993 Charlotte/Mecklenburg Arts and Science Council Emerging Artist Grant
Public, Corporate and Institutional Commissions:
2001 Miami-Metro Zoo, Miami, Fl

1999 Commission: One Buckhead Plaza, Atlanta, GA

1998 Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.

1997 University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, Fl.
Emory University Conference Center, Atlanta, Ga.
Monsanto Corporation, Chicago, 11.

1996 Hartsfield/Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Ga.
State of Florida, Department of Community Affairs Building, Tallahassee, Fl.

1995 The University of South Carolina-Sumter, Sumter, S.C.
Spirit Square Center for the Arts and Education, Charlotte, N.C.

1994 Joseph Moss Justice Center, York, S.C.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2003 “Wetland” - Bernice Steinbaum Gallery: Miami, Fl
2003 “High Tide” -Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art: Jacksonville, FL
2001 “Second Nature” - Bernice Steinbaum Gallery: Miami, FL
2001 “Night Vision”- Solomon Projects: Atlanta, GA
1999 “Second Nature”- Steinbaum Krauss Gallery: NYC
1997 Solomon Projects, Atlanta, Ga.
The University of South Carolina-Sumter, University Galleries, Sumter, S.C.

1996 The College of Charleston, Halsey Gallery, Charleston, S.C.

1995 Gallery K, Washington, D.C.
Statesville Arts and Science Center, Statesville, N.C.
Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Dickson Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

1994 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Terrace Gallery, Winston-Salem, N.C. Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, 11.
Arts Exchange Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Fl.
Western Carolina University, Chelsea Gallery, Cullowhee, N.C.

1993 Hampden/Sydney College, Hampden/Sydney, Va.
Seven Stages Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.

1992 Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C.
Schiele Museum, Gastonia, N.C.
Gallery 10, LTD., Washington, D.C.

1991 Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.
Museum of York County, Rock Hill, S.C.

1990 Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Reese Concourse, Charlotte, N.C.

1987 Gallery 10, LTD., Washington, D.C.

1983 The Athenaeum, Alexandria, Va.

1978 University of Kentucky, Barnhart Gallery, Lexington, Ky.

Selected Group and Two-Person Exhibitions:
2004 “Revelation”, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
“Contemporary Charleston”, City Gallery at Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC
“It’s for the Birds: A Traveling Group Exhibition”, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
“The Nature of Craft and the Penland Experience”, Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC
2003 “ Save your pennies! ” (Affordable Art) – Bernice Steinbaum Gallery. Miami, FL
2001 “ A Painting for Ove rthe Sofa (that’s not necessarily a painting)”-A Traveling Exhibition, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
1999 “Updating Ceremonial Objects: A Cup for Miriam”, Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1997 “Summer Selections”, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.

1996 Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
Dalton Gallery, Rock Hill Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, SC

1995 SAF/NEA Fellowships in Sculpture Exhibition, South Florida Arts Center, Miami, Fl.
S.C. Arts Commission Visual Arts Fellows Exhibition, NationsBank Plaza, Columbia, S.C.
Two-Person Show, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
Art Walk, Lennox Square, Atlanta, Ga.
Gallery K, Washington, D.C.
American Center for Physics, College Park, Md.

1994 Sculpture South '94, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, S.C.
David Adamson Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Wachovia Bank/SIPP Southeastern Sculptors Exhibition, Greenville, S.C.
The Cutting Edge, Gallery 10, LTD., Washington, D.C.
Piccolo Spoleto Juried Exhibition, Charleston, S.C.
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.
Summer Selections, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, S.C.

1993 Earth Art, Milton Rhodes/Associated Artists Gallery, Winston-Salem, N.C Piccolo Spoleto Juried Exhibition, Charleston, S,C.
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.
Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, S.C.

1992 Distinguished Alumni Exhibition, East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C. Contemporary Drawing, Wilson Arts Center, Wilson, N.C.
Museum of York County, Rock Hill, S.C.
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

1991 SOMAR Invitational, Waterworks Center for the Arts, Salisbury, N.C. Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, N.C.
Carillon Building/H. and W. Bechtler Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

1990 Freedom of Expression, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, N.C.
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

1987 7 X 7, Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Metro Gallery, George Mason University, Arlington, Va.

1986 Photostatic, Foundry Gallery, Washington, D,C.
Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky.

1985 Greenhill Center for the Arts, Greensboro, N.C.
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Va.
1984 Cityspaces, Founders Park, Alexandria, Va.

1983 Alexandria Sculpture Festival, Alexandria, Va.

Academic Positions:

1999-summer Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
1997-present Adjunct Faculty, The College of Charleston, Charleston, S.C.
1993-1994 Adjunct Faculty, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.
1989-1990 Adjunct Faculty, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, N.C.
1981-1982 Instructor, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.
1977-1978 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1975-1977 Graduate Teaching Assistant, East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.

Selected Articles and Reviews:

1981 Lewis, Jo Ann. "Galleries." The Washington Post, November 11, 1981.
1982 Forgey, Benjamin. "Galleries". The Washington Post, July 22,1982.
1984 Lewis, Jo Ann. "Galleries". The Washington Post, September 13,1984
1987 Lewis, Jo Ann. "Galleries". The Washington Post, September 12,1987.
1991 Nei, Francois Pierre. "Wildlife Images". The Chariotte Observer, January 15,1991.
Maschal, Richard. "Fresh look at the arts". The Charlotte Observer, February 10, 1991.
Seawright, Sandy. "Its a jungle in there". Break Magazine (Charlotte, N.C.)January 9, 1991.
Fitzgerald, Pat. "Images". The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.), May 3, 1991.
1992 Welzenbach, Michael. "Galleries". The Washington Post, January 11, 1992.
Brosnan, Linn. "Animal sculptures are unusual but'they just look right'. The Charlotte Observer, August 26,1992.
1993 Barilleaux, Rene Paul. "Two Piccolo Spoleto exhibitions make strong contemporary statement", The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.), May 17, 1993.
Day, Jeffrey. "Three exhibitions at Piccolo Spoleto remarkably strong". The State (Columbia, S.C.), May 30,1993.
Bowers, Sharon Parrish, "All about earth". The WinstonISalem Journal (N.C.), August 29, 1993.
Patterson, Tom. "Earth art: Environment is show's theme". The Winston1salem Journal, September 19,1993.
Frazier, Eric. "Going for the birds?". The Charlotte Observer, December 4, 1993.
Day, Jeffrey. "Sculpture show builds new model for museum". The State (Columbia, S.C.) May 8, 1994.
1994 Fitzgerald, Pat. "Irony and incongruity". The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.), May 17, 1994.
Fleming, Lee. "Galleries". The Washington Post, July 23,1994.
Drake, Nicholas. "State Museum's'Sculpture South'signiticant exhibition". The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.), July 24, 1994.
Day, Jeffrey, "It's a zoo in there". The State (Columbia, S.C.), July 31, 1994.
Day, Jeffrey. "Sculptures get down to earth with quality exhibition that rises above it all". The State (Columbia, S.C.), August 28,1994.
Day, Jeffrey, "Sculpture South '94". ArtPapers, September/October, 1994.
Doughtery, Linda Johnson, "Reviews". Sculpture, September/October, 1994.
1995 McCoy, Mary. "Power plants". The Washington Post, March 25,1995.
Day, Jeffrey, "Good fellows: Three top artists show their stuff". The State (Columbia, S.C.), May 14, 1995.
Topman, Lawrence. "Charlotte exhibitions probe our relationship to animals". The Charlotte Observer, October 15, 1995.
Harper, Glenn. "Not necessarily a peaceable kingdom". The Atianta JoumallConstitution, December 22, 1995.
1996 Patterson, Tom. "Working models". The Charlotte Observer, January 14, 1996.
Fox, Catherine. "Flights of fancy". The Atlanta JoumabConslitution, January 30, 1996.
Day, Jeffrey, "In the swim of things". The State (Columbia, S.C.), April 18, 1996.
Aaronson, Beatrice. "Art for the end of the twentieth century". The Postand Courier (Charleston, S.C.) August 29,1996.
Day, Jeffrey. "High-flying art lands at airport". The State (Columbia, S.C.), October 1, 1996.
1997 Melrod, George. "Openings". ArtandAntiques, December, 1997.
Cullum, Jerry. "Lyric quality infuses Walters"cartoons"'. The Atlanta JoumailConstitulion, December 19, 1997.
1998 Byrd, Cathy. "Au Naturel". Creative Loafing (Atlanta, Ga.), January 17, 1998.
Reynolds, Judith “A Banquet on the Mesa” and “Mary Tso - persuasive FLC Gallery director”. The Durango Herald, section B, Thursday, August 27, 1998

 

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