www.ToryCowles.com

torycowles@comcast.net

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Background: Carpenter, woodworker, stonewall builder, interior decorator, representational painter.  30 years as an abstract painter and art construction builder.

Education:  BA - Bennington College

Instructor of Abstract Expressionism: Yellow Barn, Glen Echo Park, MD

 

Current Galleries

   *  Represented in Studio 7 at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

   *  Touchstone Gallery - Washington, DC  - Ongoing representation

     

Recent Solo and Group Shows

2018:  BWAC (Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Gallery) Red Hook, Brooklyn. Three shows:

·     “Color” – Juried by Marcela Guerro – Assis. Curator at the Whitney Museum - 

·     “Recycle” – Juried by John Cloud Kaieser from Material for the Arts, a recycling center.

·     “Material Matters” – Juried by Artist and Journalist Melissa Stern

Serendipity Labs – “Abstract Artist Collective” – Bethesda, MD

Solo Sculpture Show – Mosaic – Fairfax, VA

Alexandria Art League – Landscape Show – Alexandria, VA

2017:  Strathmore Mansion Gallery – North Bethesda, MD –  “La Vie en Bleu” 

            McLean Project for the Arts– McLean, VA – “Sculpture Now 2017” – Feb.

            Target Gallery – Alexandria, VA – “March 150”

            Art League Gallery – Alexandria Va – March – Hon mention – June & July

            Glen Echo Park – Glen Echo, MD– ”Sculpture REMIX 2017” – April

2015:  McLean Project for the Arts – June – “Strictly Painting” – Juried by and given an award by Vesela Sretenovic, Senior Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art at the Phillips Collection

            Plan b Gallery – DC – Jan. – “Anniversary Show”

            Plan b Gallery – DC – March – “10” x 10” Show”

            Delaplaine Arts Center – Frederick MD – “Outloud Show”

            Artists and Makers Studios Gallery – Rockville, MD – Solo Show for the grand opening of Artists and Makers Studios Gallery        

2014:  Jerusalem Fund Gallery - “And We Have Countries”  - DC 

           plan b Gallery - December Year End Exhibit

           Art League Gallery - Alexandria, VA -  Color Field Show, Juried by Timothy App, Artist and Professor at MICA. Tory was given the Adam Wishnow  award for the most creative and innovative piece.

           Art League Gallery – Alexandria VA - Large and Small Works

2013:  Camp Rehobeth HeArt of the Community Auction - Rehobeth, DE  

           Foundry Gallery - Washington, DC

           Montpelier Arts Center - Laurel, MD

          Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Center - "Alchemical Vessels" - DC

           Hill Center - Capital Hill, Washington, DC

           plan b Gallery - DC - 3 person Show

2012:  Romany Kramoris Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY - Featured Artist 

            NIH Main Lobby - Solo Show - Bethesda, MD

            West Winsor Art Center - Princeton, NJ - October to November

            Ratner Museum - Bethesda MD

            Hill Center - Featured Artist - Wash. DC

2011:  Torpedo Factory Artist of the Year Award.  Juried by Harry Cooper, Head of Modern and Contemporary Art,  National Gallery of Art.  Wash., DC

            Target Gallery – Solo Show – Torpedo Factory,  Alexandria, VA