Gray Dodson Resume

Place of Birth

Norfolk, Virginia, 1939


Old Dominion University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1981
Graduate Studies; Old Dominion University, Vermont Studio Center

One Person Exhibitions

2004: Dumbarton Concerts Gallery, Washington, DC
2003: McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
2003: Medical College of Virginia Hospital, Richmond, Virginia
2002: University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
2002: St Mary’s Hospital, Richmond, Virginia
2001: McGuffey Art Center. Charlottesville, Virginia
2001: Spruce Creek Gallery, Nellysford, Virginia
2001: Studio 11, Lexington, Virginia
2000: Old Coast Guard Station, Virginia Beach, Virginia
1999: Nelson Street Gallery, Lexington, Virginia
1998: Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro, Virginia
1998: Sycamore House Gallery, Harrisonburg, Virginia
1994: Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, Virginia, Blue Skies Gallery, Hampton, Virginia
1993: Artists at Work Gallery, Virginia Beach, Virginia
1988: Decker Studios, Virginia Beach, Virginia, La Galleria Restaurant, Norfolk, Virginia

Selected Exhibitions

2004: Biennial 2004, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia (Realist)

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD; “Different Views: Virginia Landscapes”,Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, Virginia; “Within Our Borders”, Hermitage Museum, Norfolk, Virginia:

Hudson Valley Art Association 73rd Annual Exhibition, Newington-Cropsey Foundation Gallery of Art, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York (Edmund E. Ward Memorial Award);

2003: “Real, Surreal, and Unreal; Contemporary Landscape”, Nichols Gallery, Barboursville, Virginia; “Works on Paper 2003”, Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition, d’Art Center, Norfolk, Virginia Lynchburg Fine Arts Center Juried Exhibition 2003, Lynchburg, Virginia; Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Bethesda Row Arts Festival, Bethesda Maryland

2002: “The Changing Landscape”, Nichols Gallery, Barboursville, Virginia; “Landscapes, East and West”, Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, Virginia; “Paintings from the Piedmont”, Charlottesville, VA; “Images”, New Smyrna Beach, Florida; Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Art League Juried Exhibitions,Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia; Lynchburg Area Juried Art Show, Lynchburg, Virginia

2001: “Visions of Virginia: Landscape Paintings by Virginia Artists”, The Art Center in Orange, Orange, Virginia Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, Reston, Virginia; Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show, Virginia Beach, Virginia; “The American Landscape Show”, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia; “Realism, the Art of Time and Place”, Nichols Gallery Annex, Barboursville, Virginia; “All Things Small and Beautiful”, Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, Virginia

2000: Group Exhibition, Perugia, Italy

“Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition”, d’Art Center, Norfolk, Virginia

1998: “Dipingere Italia/Painting Italy”, Perugia, Italy

1998: ”, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia;

“Commonwealth Collects”, Virginia Center for Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, Virginia

1991: Peninsula Fine Arts Center Annual Juried Exhibition. also 1990, 1986, 1985(Awards of Distinction, Honor)

1988: Vermont Studio Center Alumni Juried Exhibition, New York, New York

1980: Irene Leach Memorial Exhibition, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Residencies and Fellowships

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 2001, 2002
Virginia Commission for the Arts Painting Fellowship. 1999-2000
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 1999
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, 1986, 1987
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 1993
Artist in Residence, Virginia Beach Elementary Schools, 1995

Work Experience

Landscape Painting Instructor, Sweet Briar College, Prince William County Gifted Program

Artist in Residence, Virginia Beach Public Schools

Landscape Painting Instructor, Virginia Beach Center for the Arts

Adjunct Art History Faculty, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Corporate Collections

Kings Daughters Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia

Central Carolina Bank, Raleigh, North Carolina

L. M. Sandler & Sons, Inc., Virginia Beach, Virginia

iXL, Richmond. Virginia

Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia

Augusta Medical Center, Fishersville, Virginia

Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia

Stonewall Jackson Hospital, Lexington, Virginia