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Andrew S. Conklin

Andrew S. Conklin, a native of Chicago, Illinois, is a visual artist, painter and draftsman. He studied painting and design at Chicago’s American Academy of Art and painting and printmaking at the National Academy of Design School in New York City. Conklin received additional instruction from portraitist Aaron Shikler and painter and illustrator David Levine. He holds an MFA from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA. Conklin’s figurative paintings have been exhibited throughout the USA and have won him a number of major awards. He has shown work at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in NYC, The Terra Museum of American Art, Fairfield University, and the National Academy of Design, where he received a Julius Hallgarten Prize. A three-time recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Conklin has also won a John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship, as well as grants from both the E.D. and George Sugarman Foundations. His portrait subjects include two United States District Court judges, W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. and A. David Mazzone. Other notable subjects include Dr. Theodore Ziolkowski, Dean of the Graduate School, Princeton University, and the Honorable Bruce Sundlun, Governor of Rhode Island. Conklin has taught courses in visual art and design at a number of schools including the New York Academy of Art and Parsons School of Design, the School of the Art Institute, Harrington College of Design, and Columbia College Hollywood. The artist has authored articles on painting and drawing in national publications, including Artist’s Magazine and American Artist, as well as New American Paintings, No. 29 and 83.
Selected Museum Exhibitions 2018 2nd Annual National Juried Exhibition 2018, (ANJE), Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, (WMOCA) 2014 78th National Midyear Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown OH 2010 Contemporary Realism Biennial, Ft Wayne Museum of Art, Ft Wayne, IN 2001 On Process: Studio Themes, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, IL 1996 171st Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY 1992 167th Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY Solo Exhibitions 2020 Techno Art, Gallery Victor Armendariz, Chicago, IL 2010 Andrew S. Conklin, University Club, Chicago, IL 2004 Andrew S. Conklin, Lora D Art Gallery,, Chicago, IL 1999 Women and Men, Hoorn–Ashby Gallery, New York, NY Selected Group Exhibitions 2019 76th Annual Salon Show, South Shore Arts, Munster, IN 2018 Art Works Chicago, Metropolitan Capital, Chicago, IL 2017 Figure 8, Gallery Victor Armendariz, Chicago, IL 2017 Ninth Annual Figurative Exhibition, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Selinsgrove, PA 2016 Three’s Company, Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art, Chicago, IL 2016 Figure50.com, National Showcase of Figurative Art, Illinois Representative 2016 31st Annual International Exhibition, University of Texas, Tyler 2015 Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s, New York, NY 2015 Blue Drawings, Portraits, Inc., New York, NY 2014 Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s, New York, NY 115th Exhibiting Artist Members Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York NY 2013 Dacia Universal Art Project, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY, 114th Exhibiting Artist Members Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, New York, NY 2012 Fourth Annual National Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition and Exhibition, The Lore Degenstein Gallery of Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 2011 National Arts Club 112th Exhibiting Artist Members’ Exhibition Objects of Interest, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN 2010 National Arts Club 111th Exhibiting Artist Members’ Exhibition 2009 National Arts Club 110th Exhibiting Artist Members’ Exhibition 2008 Artworks 5, G2, Art Institute of Chicago Andrew S. Conklin visual artist tel: 312.282.5085 linksboven1@gmail.com http://cargocollective.com/andrewsconklin https://www.instagram.com/andrew_s_conklin Curriculum Vitae Andrew S. Conklin 2008 Town and Country, Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, New York, NY 2007 National Arts Club 108th Exhibiting Artist Members’ Exhibition 2006 Take Home a Nude, Phillips de Pury & Co., New York, NY The Unexpected, Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, New York, NY 2005 Continuum: Celebrating the 130th Anniversary of the Art Students League of New York, ACA Galleries, New York, NY 2004 First Group Show of the Season, Lora D Art Gallery, Chicago, IL 2003 First Annual Online Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY Ars Amoratis—The Art of Love, Malovat Gallery, Chicago, IL 2002 About Looking at Things, gescheidle gallery, Chicago, IL 2001 The Discerning Eye, Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, New York, NY Face to Face: Self Portraits by Chicago Artists, Harold Washington Library Two Artists from Tree Studios, Illini Union, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 1999 US Artists: The American Art Exposition and Sale, Philadelphia, PA 1998 US Artists: The American Art Exposition and Sale, Philadelphia, PA The Art of Representation, Observed Realities and Desired Effects on the Painted Surface, St Anselm College, Manchester, NH 1997 Drawn from the Faculty: an Exhibition from the Faculty of the Graduate School of Figurative Art, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY 1996 171st Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY