CARL WRIGHT, Sculptor

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Gallery Representation:

Corporate Collections:

  • Quintiles Transnational Corporate Headquarters in Durham, NC  2004 - Kinpaku

Public Art Collections:

  • Washington DC Arts & Humanities, Washington DC - 2013 Taihei1 & Taihei2

  • WV State Museum Permanent Collection, Charleston, WV - 2013 - Stillness

  • Community Sculpture Garden in Mount Dora, FL  2012 - Eihei

Shows:

  • Bucks County Sculpture Group Show, Doylestown, PA  Sept. - Oct.  2008

  • Spring at the David Dickerson Gallery at Tamarack in Beckley, WV.  Show,  March - April 2008.

  • Flora, Fauna, Fabulous, & Fun at Chasen Galleries, Richmond, VA,   April - May 2008

  • Philadelphia Sculptors at West Chester University, near Philadelphia, PA Jan. 2008

  • The Marriage of Art 2-Person Show at Ed Chasen Fine Art, Washington, DC   Dec. 2007 -
     Jan. 2008

  • Shapes of White Group Show at Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC  July - August  2007

  • 3 on 3 Group Show at Mountain Laurel Gallery Gallery, Berkeley Springs, WV  Oct. - Dec. 2006

  • Serendipitous Group show at Dickirson Gallery c/o Tamarack, Beckley, WV  July/August 2006

  • Stone/Wood/Steel Group show at Fine Art & Artists Gallery in Washington, DC.  April/May 2005.

  • Four Contemporary Cabinet Makers Invitational group show at Washington County Museum in
    Hagerstown, MD*.  Oct. - Nov. 1998

  • Invitational group show at Boarman Arts Center in Martinsburg, WV  April - May 1997

Exhibitions:

  • Juried Participant in the Annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition at the Washington County Museum
    of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, MD*.  Years exhibited 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001. Was awarded the
    Stine Davis Peck Cash Award for Outstanding Entry in Sculpture in 1996, 1997 & 1998.

Grants:

  • WV Professional Development Grant.  Grant is funded in part by the WV Commission of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. July 2004.

Public Art:

  • The sculpture Coordinate Harmony is on a two year loan to Nashville, IN 2014 - 2016

  • The sculptures Taihei 1 & Taihei 2 were purchased by the DC Department of Arts & Humanities.  2013

  • The sculpture Stillness was purchased by the WV Department of Arts & Culture for the WV State Museum Permanent Collection.  2013

  • The sculpture Journey was installed at a private residence in Charlotte, NC 2013

  • The sculpture Coordinate Harmony was on exhibit at the Rockville Civic Center Park in Rockville, MD  2013

  • The sculpture Ambit was on exhibit in North Charleston, SC (Sold)

  • The sculpture Journey  was on exhibit at the Courthouse Galleries in Portsmouth, VA  2012.

  • Eihei was installed at the Community Building in Mount Dora, Fl in January 2012.

  • The sculpture Motion was on exhibit at the Courthouse Galleries in Portsmouth, VA  2011. 

  • The Sculpture, Aria, is on exhibit at the Northshore Sculpture Park in Skokie IL from Sept. 2010 to Sept. 2015.  The renowned sculpture park is located on McCormick Blvd.  Aria is located on McCormick Blvd between Touhy & Howard Ave

  • The sculpture Ambit was on exhibit in Baltimore Public Art exhibit: 2010

  • Motion & Eihei grace the entrance of the Algonquin Community Center as part of  the City of Algonquin, IL Public Art Series.  2007 – 2009.

  • Selected as an artist in Prince Georges County Maryland's Public Art Project: Birds-I-View.  Winning entry
     title: A Glass Act, Bluebird Mosaic".  2003.
    http://www.pgparks.com/birds-i-view/artist/73wright_c.html

  • Selected as an artist in Ocean City' Maryland's Public Art Project: OC Birds.  Winning entry title: Red,
    White, & Blue".  2003

  • Selected as one of eight artists to provide permanently installed public artwork into new wing of Tamarack. Tamarack is a high-end marketing center for juried WV Artists and a conference center located in WV. 2003.

Television:

MPT Artworks. December 2007

Articles:

December 2009 Interview with Tracy Clark of Clark Art Consulting

Spring 2011 - Panhandle Magazine on Carl & his sculpture

Sculpture Locations:

Select Residential Collections:

Private Collector – Tuscon, Arizona 
Private Collector– Orlando, Florida
Private Collector – Martinsburg, WV
Private Collector – Washington, DC 
Private Collector – Zug, Switzerland 
Private Collector - Charlotte, NC

Private Collector - Concord, CA
Private Collector - Arlington, VA 
Private Collector – Chapel Hill, NC 
Private Collector – Fort Worth, Texas 
Private Collector – Atlanta GA 

Associations:

Educational Highlights:

  • Studied at the George Washington University in Washington, DC & Maryland Institute of Art in Baltimore. 
    Regents Bachelor of Arts Degree, Shepherd University with focus on Fine Arts.

* Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is accredited by the American Association of Museums

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