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Garret Dean McFann

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EDUCATION

 

Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ

   Apprentice, 1988 -1990

 

California State University at Stanislaus, Turlock, CA

   Master of Arts - Sculpture, 1988

 

Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

   Bachelor of Fine Arts- Illustration/Communication Design 1984

 

AWARDS

 

Phillips Mill Inn Sculpture Award

      Phillips Mill 63rd Annual Exposition - New Hope, PA

 

The Council of American Artist Societies Award

      The American Artists Professional League 63rd Grand National Exhibition, New York, NY

 

GALLERIES

 

Open Range Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

California Arts Club

 

National Sculpture Society

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Pasadena City College, 2009 - 2012

Pasadena, CA, Adjunct Professor of Art

Figurative Sculpture

Metal Casting

 

Pasadena City College Extension Services, 2012

               Pasadena, CA, Instructor

                              Figurative Sculpture Studio

 

Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture, 1990 – 2000

Mercerville NJ, Instructor

               Modeling and Mold Making

               Bronze Chasing

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Kristian Marvel Foundry, 2004 - 2007

               Los Angeles, CA, Bronze Casting and Metal Chasing

 

Michigan City Art Museum, 2000- 2003

               Michigan City, IN, Gallery Assistant

 

 

FREELANCE WORK EXPERIENCE—Selected List of Clients (2004- 2012)  

 

Sculptor Debbie Engle

               La Puente, CA

               Bronze Casting

 

               Scott Katano Studios

               San Gabriel, CA

               Bronze Casting /Chasing

 

Monumental Bronze

               Long Beach, CA

               Bronze Casting /Chasing

 

Paramount Studios

               Hollywood, CA

               Sculptor

 

Festival Artists

               Azusa, CA

               Sculptor

 

Sean Browne Studios

               Honolulu, HI

               Clay Modeling

 

               Hester Studios

               North Hollywood, CA

               Sculptor/ Mould maker

 

Rijn/Reisman

               North Hollywood, CA

               Sculptor

 

               Sculptor Peter Shelton

               Malibu, CA

               Studio Assistant

 

COMMISSIONS

 

The Four Amigos

“Grounds For Sculpture” Hamilton, New Jersey

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2002

Sculpture and Painting, Purdue University, Indiana

 

1998

Sculptures in Bronze, Marietta College, Ohio

Historical Sculpture, Ocean City Arts Center, New Jersey

 

The Garret Dean McFann Self-Imposed Ten Year Retrospective Exhibition, Extension Gallery, Mercerville, New Jersey

 

1994                                                                                                                                                                                          As Seen on TV, Extension Gallery, Mercerville, New Jersey

 

1991

McFann, Sculpture Exhibition, Extension Gallery, Mercerville, New Jersey

 

 

1989

Special Masters Exhibition, University Gallery, California State University,

Turlock, California

 

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

 

2014 Western Spirit Art Show, CFD Old West Museum, Cheyenne, Wy

 

2013   Define Drawing Show, Bloomington Illinois

 

2011

The 11th Annual Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale, Tucson, Arizona

 

2010

 The 10th Annual Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale, Tucson, Arizona

 

2009

98th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, California Art Club, Pasadena, California     

 

2007

Group Show, River Bank Arts, Stockton New Jersey

 

2006

Group Show, Marvel Foundry, Los Angeles, California

 

2004

It’s a Small World, Lankershim Art Gallery, North Hollywood, California

 

2002

Four Sight, Area Art Association Gallery, Michigan City, Indiana

 

2001

From Folk to Whimsy, Michigan City Art Association Gallery, Michigan City, Indiana

 

1999

A Cast of Twelve, The Anne Reid Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

1995

Atelier Group Show, Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana

 

National Arts League, New York City, New York

 

1994

Atelier Artists Group Show, Extension Gallery, Mercerville, New Jersey

 

1992

Triple Eclipse, Extension Gallery, Mercerville, New Jersey

 

Ellarslie Open X, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, New Jersey

 

Phillips Mill 63rd Annual Exhibition, New Hope, Pennsylvania

 

Fourteen Figurative Sculptors, Mercer Community College, East Windsor, New Jersey

 

1991

American Artist Professional League 63rd Grand National Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York City, New York

 

Sculpture at the Exhibition Space, SOHO, New York City, NY

 

Ellarslie Open IX, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, New Jersey

 

1990

Drawing Transformation Sculpture, Work from the Johnson Atelier, Rider College Gallery, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

American Artist Professional League 62nd Grand National Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York City, New York

 

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