Gillian Collins     (301) 252-8100

gdcpaint@gmail.com

gilliancollinsart.com

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Education

2015 – MFA       MFA in Fine Arts Candidate, Towson University, Towson, MD

2012 – 2015       BFA in Fine Arts - Art & Design, Summa Cum Laude, Towson University, Towson, MD

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Participation in Museum and Gallery Affiliations

Copyist program, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

   (Selected participant given permission to copy the masters, on site, at the NGA on a weekly basis)

Associate Member, The Artist Gallery, Frederick, MD

Oil Painters of America, Juried Member

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Publications

2018  Why Artists are Allowed to Copy Masterpieces from the World's Most Prestigious Museums

         Artsy, March 15, 2018. Editorial by Casey Lesser.  https://www.artsy.net/articles 

2016  Grub Street Literary Magazine, Towson University, Towson, MD (contributing artist)

2015  Grub Street Literary Magazine, Towson University, Towson, MD (contributing artist)

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2015   4 Views, Storage Gallery Solo Show, Towson University, Towson, MD

2012    Artist's View Point, Bethesda Library, Bethesda, MD

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2018  Why Copy, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC

Plein Air Painters of Montgomery County, Martha Spak Gallery at the Wharf, Washington, DC

Annual Associates Show, The Artists Gallery, Frederick, MD

 

2017  Just What is it that Makes Today's Art so Appealing?, Blue Streak Gallery, Wilmington, DC

Frederick Annual Plein Air of Frederick, NOMA Gallery, Frederick, MD

Tangents, The Artist Gallery, Fredrick, MD

 

2016   National Wet Paint MFA Biennial, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

MFA Exchange with Towson University, Colorado State University, CO

Barnstormers Tour, Frederick County Art Association, Frederick, MD

 

2015   Points of Departure, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

The Copyists of National Gallery of Art, Vienna Arts Society, Vienna, VA

Undergraduate Juried Student Exhibition, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson, MD

 

2014   A Cause of Optimism, York Arts, York, PA

NOVI XIV, Gallery 788, Towson Graduate Show, Towson, MD

The American Landscape National Juried Art Exhibition, Staunton Augusta Art Center, VA

Undergraduate Juried Student Exhibition, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson, MD

Montgomery County Plein Air Association Exhibit, Hill Center, Washington, DC

 

2013   Women's Forum Annual Conference, Towson University, Towson, MD

Barnstormers Tour, Frederick County Art Association, Frederick, MD

Undergraduate Juried Student Exhibition, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson, MD

 

2012    Shared Places, River Road Unitarian, Bethesda, MD

The 42nd Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD

 

2011   2nd annual Easton’s Promise Gallery Juried Exhibition, Easton Promise Gallery, Easton, MD

The 41st Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD

 

2010   The 40th Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD

 

2009   The 39th Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD

The 15th Annual Yellow Barn Juried Show, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD

2nd Annual South Street Art Gallery Workshop Shows, Church Alley Gallery, Easton, MD

34th Annual Community Art Show, Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase, MD

32nd Annual Chesapeake College Juried Art Show, Wye Mills, MD

23rd Annual Juried Multi-Media Exhibit, Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg, MD

 

2008   Outdoor Visions, Montgomery County Plein Air Juried Exhibit, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo,MD

The 14th Annual Yellow Barn Juried Show, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD

 

2007   Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association Exhibition, Mansion at Strathmore Hall, Bethesda, MD

Workshop Teachers and Students Exhibition, South Street Art Gallery, Easton, MD

River Farm Annual Art Exhibit, River Farm American Horticultural, Alexandria, VA

The Art League School Juried Student Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA

Sixteenth International Miniature Art Show, Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC

 

2006   Fifteenth International Miniature Art Show, Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC

 

2003   The Tuesday Artists, Harbor Court Hotel, Baltimore, MD

 

2002   Delaplaine Arts Center Juried Annual Exhibit, The Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick, MD

 

2000   Women Speaking the Language of Art, International Women’s Art Juried Exhibit, Washington,DC

Rockville Art League Juried Show, Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD

 

1999   Rockville Art League Juried Show, The Mansion Art Gallery of Rockville, Rockville, MD

 

1998   8th Annual National Juried Arts Exhibition, Havre de Grace Arts Commission, Havre de Grace,MD

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Awards

2018    Research Award, Towson University, Towson, MD

2017    Research Award, Towson University, Towson, MD

2015   Undergraduate Juried Student Exhibition, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson, MD, Scholarship Award

2009   The 15th Annual Yellow Barn Juried Show, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD, Honorable Mention

2009   34th Annual Community Art Show, Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase, MD, Honorable mention

2008   The 14th Annual Yellow Barn Juried Show, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD, Honorable  Mention

2007   The Art League School Juried Student Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, Honorable mention

2005   Plein Air Easton competition, Easton, MD, Juried Participant

2001   Montgomery County Agriculture Fair, Gaithersburg, MD, First & Fourth Premium Fine Arts

1999   Damascus Community Fair, Damascus, MD, Grand Champion & First Premium Fine Arts

1998   Damascus Community Fair, Damascus, MD, Grand Champion & First Premium Fine Arts

1997   Damascus Community Fair, Damascus, MD, Second Premium Fine Arts

1996   Montgomery County Agriculture Fair, Gaithersburg, MD, Second Premium Fine Arts

1995   Montgomery County Agriculture Fair, Gaithersburg, MD, Jackie Gaither Award & First Premium Fine Arts

1991   Montgomery County Agriculture Fair, Gaithersburg, MD, Third Premium & Honorable Mention Fine Arts

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