Stephen Early

CV

Awards

2012 Finalist, placement pending banquet on May 26, 2012, 14th Annual International Portrait Competition hosted by the Portrait Society of America
2011 Finalist, Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art Juried Show and Competition
2010 Certificate of Excellence, 12th Annual International Portrait Competition hosted by the Portrait Society of America
2008 Certificate of Excellence, 10th Annual International Portrait Competition hosted by the Portrait Society of America


Exhibitions

Freeman's Exhibition, Philadelphia PA, 2012
Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art, Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale AZ, 2011
The Figure Now/Exhibition 2011, Fontebonne University Fine Arts Gallery, St. Louis MO, 2011
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio, Doylestown PA, 2010
Bucks Gallery of Fine Art, Newtown PA, 2009
Studio 21 Gallery, "The Art of Drawing", Charlotte NC, 2008
Forbes Magazine Gallery, New York City NY, 2007
American Red Cross Benefit Show, Princeton NJ, 2006, 2008
Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Philadelphia Open Studio Tour, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Daylesford Abbey, Paoli PA, 2004


Media Appearances and Publications

American Artist Magazine, Twelve Artists to Watch, January 2012
Artist Daily, Interweave Publications, 2011
American Painter Video Magazine, spring edition, featured artist, 2011
Star Wars Vision, J.W. Rinzler and George Lucas, hardcover book, 2010
WHYY Friday Arts, monthly televised show, October 2010
American Artist, magazine, March 2007


Commissions

Richard Carlin, Philadelphia PA
Dr. Kwon, Philadelphia, PA
Honorable Judge William Hart Rufe III, Bucks County PA
Stanley Angelo Sr. and Romolo Angelo, Westinghouse Lighting Corp.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Craniofacial Patient Portraits
Henry Siegel, Founder Sea Gull Lighting Company


Teaching Experience

Instructor, Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA  (current)
Instructor for Nelson Shanks Workshops, Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA (current) 
Teaching Assistant for Nelson Shanks, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach FL, 2004, 2005, 2006 
Teaching Assistant for Nelson Shanks, Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA, 2003, 2004
Teaching Assistant for Nelson Shanks, Art Students League, New York City NY 
New York Academy of Art, New York City NY, 2002 
Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA, 2002


Stephen Early Workshops

Figure Painting, Raleigh NC, March 2012
Figure Painting, Charlotte, NC, Sept. 2008, April 2010 
Figure Painting, Torpedo Factory Art League, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 2008, January 2011 
Form Painting, Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA,  July 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 
Figure Painting, Queens Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 2007 
Figure Painting, Queens Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 2006


Education

Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA
Art Students League with Nelson Shanks, New York City NY
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA
Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA


Workshops Attended

Rob Liberace
Michael Grimaldi
Jon DeMartin
Tony Ryder
Ted Seth Jacobs