Steve Hawley

BIOGRAPHY

Steve Hawley Biography

American, b. 1950

Steve Hawley, born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1950, received his diploma and graduate diploma from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston MA.

After graduation, Mr. Hawley went on to become an instructor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, as well as an instructor in Painting and Drawing at Tufts University located in Medford, MA. He was a visiting artist at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA.

Articles featuring Mr. Hawley have appeared in the New York Times, American Art Now, Weekend Art World and many other newspapers and magazines. He's been the recipient of the Alternate Fulbright-Hays Full Grant in Painting to Italy, the Individual Artists Grant (Artists Foundation), Massachusetts Arts and Humanities Foundation.
He has received the Resident Artist Grant from The Master School of Simsbury, Connecticut and was a finalist in the Massachusetts Artists' Foundation.

EDUCATION:
1973, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Graduate Diploma, 5th Year, Boston, MA
1972, School of Museum of Fine Arts, Diploma, Boston, MA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2015, Lepore Fine Arts, Newburyport, MA
2004, Gallery NAGA, Boston, MA
2002, The Gallery, Framemakers, Danvers, MA
1997, Roslyn Sailor Fine Arts, Margate, NJ
1993, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
1989, Alexander F. Milliken Inc., New York, NY
1987, Fujii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1987, J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
1986, Alexander F. Milliken Inc., New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2016-17, “As We See It: The Collection of Gail and Ernst von Metzsch” New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
2015, “Photorealism: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection” New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, MS
2015, “Fatal Attraction” Piotr Uklanski selects from the Met collection, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2014, “Contemporary Realism,” Cavalier Galleries, New York, NY
2013, “Figurative Group Show,” Cavalier Galleries, Greenwich, CT
2013, “Premier Group Show,” Cavalier Galleries, New York, NY
2009, “Modern & Contemporary Masters,” Cavalier Galleries, Nantucket, MA
2005, What is Realism?, Albemarle Gallery, London, England
2005, Western Biennale of Art, John Natsoulas Center for the Arts, Davis, CA
2004, Landscapes Seen and Imagined: Sense of Place, Part 2, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
2003, Small Works Holiday Exhibition, Tree's Place Gallery, Orleans, MA
2003, The Figure, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
2002, Imaginative Realism, Tree's Place Gallery, Orleans, MA
2002, Flowers in February, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
2001, Painting from Life: The Human Figure, Tree's Place Gallery, Orleans, MA
2001, Painting=Poetry - ut pictura poesi, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
2000, Flowers in February, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
2000, Religion Art: 2000+, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
2000, Riddenhof Martin Gallery, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA
2000, Small Sizes: Precious Pieces, MAC Galleries & Manhattan Athletic Club, New York, NY
1999, Small Sizes: Precious Pieces, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
1999, “Realism x3,” The Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
1998, “Inaugural Show,” Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1998, “Art Invitational Northshore Connections,” Wenham Museum, Wenham, MA
1997, “Realism in 20th Century American Painting,” Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
1997, “Steve Hawley,” Roslyn Sailor Fine Arts, Palm Beach, FL
1995, “New Looks,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
1995, “Flowers in February,” Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
1994, “Art of the Twentieth Century: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” the Hyde Museum, Glen Falls, NY
1993, “Flowers in February,” Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
1992, “The New Whitney Dissenters,” Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
1991, “To Grant, or Not to Grant” Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
1991, “The Mind’s Eye-Fantasy, Dream, Imagination,” The Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
1991, “Ninth Annual Salon Show,” Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1991, “165 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Paints, Sculpture, Graphic Arts, and Watercolors,” National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1989-90, Chicago International Art Exposition, Chicago, IL
1989, “Monocular Vision,” Fitchburg Museum, Fitchburg, MA
1988, Drawings, Group Exhibition, Alexander F. Milliken Inc. , New York, NY
1988, Summer Group Exhibition: Works on Paper, J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
1988, “Some Fish” Arden Gallery, Boston, MA
1987, “Art on Paper Alexander F. Milliken Inc., New York, NY
1987, “Teacher’s Pets,” Exhibition for Henry Schwartz’s 60th Birthday, Newton Arts Center, Newton, MA
1986, “Erotica Two,” Brenda Kroos Gallery, Columbus, OH
1986, “Delicious Drawings and Works on Paper,” Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY
1985, “The Recognizable Image” Sixteen Contemporary Realists, The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
1983, The Butler Institute of Art 47th National Annual Mid-Year Show, Youngstown, OH
1983, Texas Fine Arts Association ’82 Annual Exhibition at Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX
1981, “Gallery Artists,” Alexander F. Milliken Inc. , New York, NY
1980, 69th Annual Exhibition, The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Wadsworth Athenium, Hartford, CT
1980, “36th Annual Painting Competition: The Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX
1979, “The Marietta National” 12th Annual National Painting and Sculpture Exhibition”, Marietta, OH
1978, “68th Annual Exhibition” The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Hartford, CT
1978, Berkshire Art Association 27th Annual Fall Exhibition, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1977, The Steven Straw Gallery, Newburyport, MA
1977, The Zarick Gallery, Farmington, CT
1977, The Allen Rubiner Gallery, Detroit, MI
1977, The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
1974, The Zarick Gallery , Farmington, CT
1973, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Ogunquit Museum of Art, Ogunquit, ME
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, MO
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS:
Boston University, Boston, MA
E.F. Hutton & Co., New York, NY
First National Bank of Boston, Boston, MA
Ingles Mettler Design, Detroit, MI
Manufacturer's Bank, Detroit, MI
Monument Federal Savings & Loan, Pepperell and Acton, MA
Palmer Dodge, Inc., Boston, MA
Peabody, Brown, Rowley and Storey, Inc., Boston, MA
Steelcase Corporation, New York, NY
Stephens Inc., Little Rock, AR
The Frehauf Corporation, Detroit, MI
The Tomasso Company, New Britain, CT

AWARDS:
1990, Finalist, Massachusetts Artists’ Foundation
1978, Alternate Fulbright-Hays Full Grant in Painting, Italy
1976, Individual Artist Grant, Massachusetts Arts and Humanities Foundation
1972-73, School of the Museum of Fine Ars Scholarship

TEACHING POSITIONS:
1987, Visiting Artist, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1973-74, Associate Instructor in Painting, Tufts University, Medford, MA
1973-74, Visiting Faculty, Tufts University, Medford, MA
1972-73, Associate Instructor, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA