Val Lewton, self portrait in charcoal and pastel, 2012

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Val Lewton, 1937-2015

Upcoming Exhibitions:
Val Lewton: From Hollywood to Breezewood
American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
June 17- August 13, 2017               opening reception, 6- 9PM, June 17   
                                                          gallery talk, 5:30-6:30pm, July 13
                                                          CLOSING August 13

Val Lewton Paintings, Addison/Ripley Fine Art
June 3- July 13, 2017                       opening reception, 5- 7PM, June 3
                                                           CLOSING July 13

Reviews:  The Washington Post (John Kelly)The Washington Post (Mark Jenkins), The Georgetown Dish

AU Katzen Center Gallery Talk

1962     MFA Claremont University, Claremont California
1959     BA Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington

Selected One Person Exhibitions:
2014                       Khoury VanGilder Gallery, Washington, DC
1999, 1993, 1990   Addison Ripley, Washington, DC
1985, 1983             Plum Gallery, Kensington, MD
1984                       Montpelier Art Center, Montpelier, MD
1980, 1977, 1973    Studio Gallery, Washington, DC
1974                       Catholic university, Washington, DC
1971                        Georgetown University, Washington, DC
1969                       Towson State University, Baltimore, MD
1963                       University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA
1961                        Cherry's Gallery, San Bernardino, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2014     Washington Art Matters 2, The Katzen Center, AU, Washington, DC
2006    Remembering Marc & Komei, The Katzen Center, AU, Washington,
2001     Contemporary Realism, The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA
1991      The Automobile in Art, Virginia Beach Center, Virginia Beach, VA
1985     The Washington Show, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1982     Ten Plus Ten, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1980     25 Washington Artists, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC
1979     Washington Realists, Middendorf Gallery, Washington, DC
1977     Seventy Seven Washington Artists, WPA, Washington, DC
1976     Signs of Life, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington,
1965     Area Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1965     Eastern Regional Drawing Competition, Philadelphia Museum
1963     All University of California Exhibition, University of California at
1963     Annual Southern California Drawing Competition, Long Beach, CA

Selected Collections:
National Gallery of Art Corcoran Collection, Washington, DC
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Federal Reserve Board Collection, Washington, DC
American University Katzen Center, Washington, DC
The Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Towson University, Towson, MD
University of Maine, Augusta, ME
University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
The Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
The Wilson Building, Washington, DC
DC Commission on Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC                                     

Selected Public Commissions:
2006    Medici Morph, Art Walk Digital Mural Competition, DC Commission on
             the Arts
1996     Two Ceiling Murals #1 Judiciary Square, DC Commission on the Arts
1991      Collage Park, Exterior Mural, The City of College Park, MD
1988     Air Shaft Mural, DC art Works and the DC Commission on the Arts

1996, 1990, 1988, 1980   Individual Artist Grant, DC Arts Commission





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