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Margaret Embree


Born: Washington, CT 1964

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 McGuffey Art Center,  Developing a Language, Charlottesville, VA

2015 UVA Hospital, The Virginia Landscape,, Charlottesville, VA

2014 McGuffey Art Center, Abstract Visions, Sarah B Smith Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2011 McGuffey Art Center, Houses and Electricity, Charlottesville, VA

2010 Nichols Gallery, Houses, Barboursville, VA

2008 McGuffey Art Center, Orchard House, Charlottesville, VA

2005 Liberty Town Gallery, Industrial Landscapes, Fredericksburg, VA

2002 e.e. smith gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

2001 Riverby Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

1995 Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro, VA

1985 Gunn Memorial Library Gallery, Washington, CT


Selected Two Person and Group Invitational Exhibits

2013 Nichols Gallery, Plein Air paint-out, Barboursville, VA

         -McGuffey Art Center, How We See It, Charlottesville, VA

2012 McGuffey Art Center

         -Cityspace, PCA Roundtable Exhibit Synergia, Charlottesville, VA

2009 Nichols Gallery, Barboursville, VA

2008 Longview Gallery, Sperryville, VA

2006 Nichols Gallery, Barboursville, VA

        -Fredericksburg Athenaeum, Fredericksburg, VA

        -e.e. smith gallery, Fredericksburg VA   

2002 The Orange Art Center, Industrial Landscapes, 2 person exhibit, Orange, VA

        -Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Miniatures, Newport News, VA

2001 Fredericksburg Area Museum, An Artist’s View, Fredericksburg, VA

2000 Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Real Virginia, Newport News, VA

1993 Martin Luther King Library, 3 person show, Washington, DC


Selected Juried Exhibitions

2015 Art of Painting: A National Juried Exhibit, Washington Art Association, Washington, CT, juror     William Bailey

2013 River Districts Showcase of the Piedmont, Sperryville, VA

2011 Riverviews Artspace, juror Caroline Cobb Wright, Lynchburg, VA

2010 Virginia Artists, The Charles W. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

        -Mid-Atlantic New Painting, juror William Dunlap, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, UMW,  Fredericksburg, VA

2008 Painting As Presence, juror William Bailey, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

        UMW Centennial Exhibit, juror Janet DeCover, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, Fredericksburg

        Mid-Atlantic New Painting, juror John Ravenal, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, Fredericksburg

2006-1994 Uniquely Fredericksburg Biennial, Atrium Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

2007 Virginia Artists, The Charles W. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

2004-1991 Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Annual then Biennial Exhibit, Newport News, VA

2001-1996 Paintings of the Piedmont, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

1998, ‘95, ‘93 JMU Select, Sawhill Gallery, JMU, Harrisonburg, VA

1994-1992 Annual Juried Exhibit, Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro, VA


Selected Awards

2nd Place, C2D 2014, Art in Place, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

1st Place, C2D Water, Art in Place 2013, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

1st Place, Centennial Alumni Exhibit, 2008, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, UMW,          Fredericksburg, VA

2nd Place, Uniquely Fredericksburg, 2006, Atrium Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

Honorable Mention, Hampton Bay Days, 2006, The Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

2nd Place, Uniquely Fredericksburg, 2004, Atrium Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA


Guest Speaker

2007 Guest Speaker for The Maker’s Series: The Creative Process, sponsored by Christ Episcopal Church, Charlottesville, VA

2017 Invitational Speaker for Conversations on Art,  Beverley Street Studio School, Staunton, VA

 

Selected Bibliography

2013 Women of the Arts magazine insert, The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA

         The Piedmont Virginian, autumn 2013

2011 The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA

         The Hook, Charlottesville, VA

         The C’ville, Charlottesville, VA

2010 The Daily Progress

2008 UVM Alumni Magazine, vol. 32, no. 2, Summer

2007 Albemarle Magazine, August-September

        Diversions, Hampton Arts Magazine, May-June

2006 Albemarle Magazine, April-May

        The Daily Progress

2005 The Freelance Star, Fredericksburg, VA

2004 The Freelance Star, Fredericksburg, VA

2002 Bulletin, The Orange Arts Center, Orange, VA

        The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA

1996 The Freelance Star, Fredericksburg, VA

        The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA

1995 Bulletin, Shenandoah Valley Art Center, May

       The Daily Progress, Charlottesville

1986 UMW Magazine, vol. 11, no.1, Fall

1985 UMW Alumni Magazine, vol. 9, no. 2, Summer

        The Litchfield County Times, Litchfield, CT

 

Education

Vermont Studio Center, accepted 1994, Johnson, Vermont

Piedmont Community College, Ceramics, 1988,1989. Art Seminars, 2011, Charlottesville, VA

University of Mary Washington, B.A. in Studio Art 1982-1986, Fredericksburg, VA. Received     Merit Award in Painting 1985, Merit Award in Painting and in Printmaking 1986

Wykeham Rise School, studied trompe l’oeil technique with Richard N. Chamberlain who studied  under William Bailey, 1981, Washington, CT

Shepaug Valley High, 1979-1982 , Excellence Award in painting 1982, Washington, CT 

 

Affiliations

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

Piedmont Council of the Arts, Charlottesville, VA

Beverly Street Studio, Staunton, VA

Nichol’s Gallery, Barboursville, VA

Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA

Washington Art Association, CT

 

Collections

Martha Jefferson Hospital

Many private collections