Academy Art Museum 2009

Curriculum Vitae 

KELLY GAVIN BROOKS, sig. Gavin Brooks

 

Contemporary Master, American landscape Painter/Sculptor

www.gavinbrooksstudio.com

 

EDUCATION

 

Lynn University Graphic Design/Communication


The College of Notre Dame University English/Fine Art 1987 

The Schuler School of Fine Art Graduate Atelier Fine Art 2001

Columbia Business School Digital Business 2018

MIT/Sloan Graduate Diploma - Digital Business 2019

 

 LECTURER AND INSTRUCTOR

 

Easton Studio and School, Easton Maryland, Instructor; painting
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012


The Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, Maryland, Adjunct Faculty, Junior and Senior level painting; intermediate and novice 2004, 2005


Huse Workshops, Newport Beach Ca. Instructor; Advanced Composition and painting 2011, 2012 

Anderson Fine Art School Instructor; St, Simons, Georgia 2006, 2007, 2008 

Stratford Hall Fine Art Seminars for Professionals Instructor; Stratford Va., painting and compositional development 2008, 2009, 2010


The Wilmington Beach Museum of History Wilmington, N.C., Lecturer; The History of “Environmentalism in Landscape Painting” 2009


The Bellamy Museum of History and Design, Wilmington, N.C., Lecturer, “Design Concepts for Landscape Painting” 2009


Mid Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association Lecturer; short seminar demonstration “Converting A Field Study to a Large Composition”. (filmed) 2007


Plein Air Painters of the Southeast Lecturer; 2007. 2009


The Ladew Gardens and Museum Jarrettsville, Md. Instructor; painting 2008, 2009 

Academy Art Museum Avalon Foundation Easton, Md. Lecturer; painting, design 2008, 2009

Big Art Gogo LLC   Founder; The Modern Art Event Company 2019-present 

 

SELECTED NATIONAL PUBLICATIONS AND PERIODICALS

 

Western Art and Architecture Feb/March 2014, editorial feature “Ones to Watch”


Art of the West October 2013, editorial feature “Poetic Glimpses”


The California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition Catalogue 2014 “Hill to Harbor” American Artist Workshop Magazine Summer, 2009 feature, Gavin Brooks, Painting What you Learn and Observe in Nature” by Michelle Morton 

American Artists Magazine, November 2009, Gavin Brooks “Capturing Atmosphere in Oil Landscapes” by Steve Doherty

Artists and Illustrators Great Britain, UK, 2010, feature, Atmospheric Wonders” 

Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice, by Mitch Abala, Watson/Guptil NY, 2009 “Simplification and Massing” Mt Carmel Farm Winter, by Gavin Brooks


Gentry Magazine San Francisco Ca., February 2006 issue, inside cover


Cape Cod Life, December 2007 issue, “Storm Sailors”


Who’s Who in American Art 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014


The Painters Keys, Art Quotes Gavin Brooks quotes from variety of sources Truth, impressionism, Memory


The Shore Life Summer 2012, Tracking Seven Winners, Gavin Brooks by Anne Dorbin “First Light Sailors”


Oil Painters of America National Exhibition Catalogue 2005


Create Better Paintings 2008 feature” Motives for Discovery”


American Art Collector June 2007, editorial, full page “Santa Barbara Beachcombers” 

Fine Art Connoisseur, Plein Air Magazine August 2005 feature, Gavin Brooks, “Capturing Nature’s Subtleties”


USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun  June 21, 2006 “Canvassing For Natural Beauty” Gavin Brooks by Laura Barnhardt, photographs by Chiaki Kawajiri, Chicago Sun Tribune

 

PERMANENT MUSEUM COLLECTIONS AND SELECTED PRIVATE INSTALLATIONS

 

Academy Art Museum 106 South Street, Easton Maryland Landscape Painting Collection,” Hope Sheep”, “Sails on A Summer Moon” 2009

Big Sky Lodge, Big Sky Montana 30x40 “Snow Valley Trees” 2007

The Elkridge Club, Baltimore, Maryland “ Tidewater Marsh” 30x40, “ Maryland Fields” 30x40 2013

The Gibson Island Club, Gibson Island, Maryland  “ 32 x 42  “ The Point”, 32 x47 “ Marsh Light, “32 x37” Summer Creek” 2018

 

 

 

 

COLLECTORS LARGE WORKS

 

 Benjamin and Wendy Griswold, Monkton Maryland 2011

Tom and Mimi Voss, Monkton Maryland 2009

Manus Cooney, Potomac, Maryland 2008

Perry and Aurelia Bolton, Green Spring Valley, Maryland 2013

Scott Christensen, Victor, Idaho 2013

 San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 2009

(Additional by request.)

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED AWARDS AND U.S. NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS

 

103rd Gold Medal Exhibition, California Art Club, The Autry Museum of the West

Los Angeles Ca. 2014

 

Laguna Art Museum/LPAPA Invitational

Southwest Magazine Award 2010 

Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence 2011

 

 VPA/President and Trustees Maryland Institute College of Art Award of Excellence 2010

 

Academy of Art Plein Air Easton

Grand Prize 2005 

Museum Purchase Award 2009 

Second Place Award 2009

 

National Art Club, NY, NY Exhibition 2006


 

Oil Painters of America National Exhibition Taos NM 2005 

Oil Painters of 

 

America East Exhibition Richmond Va., 2003

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K. GAVIN BROOKS

OIL  PANTINGS

 

DISTINCTIVE MODERN TONALS

LANDSCAPES

SKY

WATER

 

LARGE FORMAT MODERN ABSTRACTS