VERA SPRUNT lives and works in New Mexico, USA.

EDUCATION

 

Master of Fine Art, with distinction, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1989.

 

Master of Art, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1987.

 

Bachelor of Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1977.

 

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

Tideline, Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, 2008.

 

the Sound, Chiaroscuro, Monte Sol, Santa Fe, NM, 2005.

 

Whole, (a traveling exhibition of hybrid photography and photogravures) The Jonson Gallery of the University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM, 2002 and The Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC, 2003.

 

Auriculae, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL 1999.

 

Sprunt: An Exhibition of Lithographs and Mixed Media, University of New Mexico, Gallup, NM, 1999.

 

Aggregates, The Center for Contemporary Arts of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, 1997.

 

Aggregates (first state), The Ruth Ramberg Gallery, Camera Works, Albuquerque, NM, 1993.

 

Epiphanies, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC, 1993.

 

Printworks 1989 - 90, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 1989.

 

Aerial Journeys (third state), Camera Darkroom, Albuquerque, NM, 1989.

 

Aerial Journeys (second state), Central Photographic, Albuquerque, NM, 1989.

 

Aerial Journeys (first state), Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1989.

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

Vera Sprunt: Liminality, Lee Silton: Silent Universe, Gebert Gallery, Venice, CA, 2009.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

27th Annual ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit, The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM, October 20 - December 3, 2017.

 

Wild + Life, benefit for wildlife rescue of New Mexico, Page Coleman Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2015.

 

Under the Influence: Psychedelic Art, a selection of works on paper from the permanent collection, The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM, 2015.

 

Ace In The Hole, The Legacy Of Peter Walch, curated by Joyce M. Szabo, Interim Curator, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Main Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 2015.

2014 Pacific States Biennial National printmaking exhibition, Juror: Willie Cole, University of Hawaii at Hilo Campus Center Gallery, Hilo, HI, 2014.

 

Leclerc Contemporary, Gallery Annex, Vera Sprunt, Andrew Buck and Barry Guthertz, Norwalk, CT, 2014.

 

Objective – Subjective, Inside Contemporary Photography, Leclerc Contemporary, Norwalk, CT, 2014.

 

Forre & Company Fine Art, Aspen CO, works on display June 2011 – August 2013.

 

Works on Paper, Gebert Contemporary on Main, Scottsdale, AZ, 2013.

 

Picture Perfect: Director's Choice, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY, 2011.

 

Film & Paper, Gebert Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ, 2011.

 

Viridian Artists' 1st International Juried Photography Exhibition, Director's Choice Power Point Presentation, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY, 2011.

 

21st Annual International Juried Exhibition, Juror: Elisabeth Sussman, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, Curator's Choice Runner-up, Viridian Artists, New York, NY, 2010.

 

Anniversary Group Show, Gebert Gallery, Venice, CA, 2009, 2010.

 

Texas National 2010, Juror: Judy Pfaff, the Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, Nacogdoches, TX, 2010.

 

Albuquerque Now-Winter, The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM, 2010.

 

LA Art Show, Gebert Gallery, LA Convention Center, CA, 2010.

 

+ 50 Works on Paper by Gallery Artists, Gebert Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ, 2010.

 

Judicial Notice I, 2, 3, Bernalillo County Courthouse, Albuquerque, NM, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

 

All Artist Show, Chiaroscuro, Scottsdale, AZ, April 12, 2007.

 

Print, Paper, Paint, Chiaroscuro, Scottsdale, AZ, 2006.

 

Flora and Fauna, Works on Paper, University Art Museum, Fine Arts Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2005.

 

In Black and White, Chiaroscuro, Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM, 2005.

 

Objects of Beauty, Cline Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM, 2003.

 

Hybrid Photography, Chiaroscuro, Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM, 2003.

 

Art Chicago 2003, Cline Fine Art, Festival Hall, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, 2003.

 

Polaroid: The New Mexico Connection, University Art Museum, Fine Arts Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M., 2002.

 

Red: colors, symbols and emotions, Gallery 214, Montclair, N.J., 2000.

 

The Element Show, a contemporary invitational, Helix Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM, 2000. 

 

Millennium Collection, National Association of Women Artists, Feminist Expo, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD, 2000.

 

Midwest Photography Invitational X, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, 1998; Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, 1999, Art Center Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 1999, Wisconsin Union Galleries, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 1999; Port Huron Museum, Port Huron, MI, 1999; Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 1999; Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, WI, 1999; Gogebic College Foundation, Ironwood, MI, 2000;  Ohio Northern University, Ida, OH, 2000;  Tennessee Technological University, Cooksville, TN, 2000. 

 

National Association of Women Artists, Inc., Shelter Rock Art Gallery, Manhasset, NY, 1999.

 

National Printmaking 1999, The College of New Jersey, Department of Art, Ewing, NJ, 1999.

 

110th Annual: National Association of Women Artists, Inc., New World Art Center, New York, NY, 1999.

 

A Moment in Time-Photography Exhibit, The Fredericksburg Center For The Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA, 1999.

 

The Figure Revisited, Galeria Mesa, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ, 1999.

 

Alternative Interpretations, The Drury College Cox Gallery, Drury College, Springfield, MO, 1998.

 

Contents and Contexts: Lithography after 200 years, an international juried and invitational exhibition of contemporary lithographs, Academy Art Center Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI, 1998. 

 

Pressed and Pulled VII, Blackbridge Hall Gallery and the Museum and Archives of Georgia Education, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA, 1998.

 

The School of the U., University Art Museum, 516 Gallery Downtown, Albuquerque, NM, 1997.

 

Ruins, Relics and Remains, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT 1995.

 

Highlands University Fine Arts Faculty Art Show, Arrott Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NM, 1994.

 

Reproduction in the Age of Multiples, Pyramid Arts Center, Rochester, NY, 1994.

 

Southeast by Southwest: Paintings from Athens, GA: Prints from Albuquerque, NM.  Four-person show, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, School of Art and Design, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 1993.

 

New Mexico 1993, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 1993.

 

21 Steps, The University Art Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1993.

 

Exhibition of Prints, UNM Centennial Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1992.

 

21 Steps, Jonson Gallery of the University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM, 1992.

 

Invitational Printmaking Exhibition, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico, 1992.

 

New Mexico Impressions: Printmaking 1880 - 1990, University Art Museum, Fine Arts Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1992.

 

Rituals and Primitive Origins, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, February 1991.

 

Another View, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, School of Art and Design, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 1990.

 

Printmaking in New Mexico: A Survey, The Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, NM; the Branigan Cultural Center, Las Cruces, NM; the Carlsbad

 

Museum and Art Center, Carlsbad, NM; and San Juan College, Farmington, NM, 1990.

 

Light Aberrations Exhibition, Juror, Thomas Barrow, University of Texas at San Antonio Gallery, San Antonio, TX, 1990.

 

Invitational Print Exchange Exhibition, Chambers Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1990.

 

1989 D. H. Lawrence Summer Workshop, Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, August 1989.

 

Scholastic Invitational Art Exhibit, El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX, May 1989

 

Annual MA/MFA Exhibition: 1989, University Art Museum, Fine Arts Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, April 1989.

 

Polaroid 20" x 24" Exhibition, Raw Space Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 1988 and the Van Deren Coke Gallery of the University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1989.

 

Conceptions Southwest Exhibit, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1988 and 1984.

 

Annual MA/MFA Exhibition: 1987, University Art Museum, Fine Arts Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, April 1987.

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

 

Albuquerque Museum of Art and History

 

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii


IMA Indianapolis Museum of Art Collection, Prints

 

City of Albuquerque Public Art Collection

 

New Mexico Art in Public Places 2011, UNM West, Rio Rancho, New Mexico.


Hilton Hotel, Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Florida


Polaroid International Collection, Polaroid Corporation, New York, New York

The Jonson Gallery of the University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico


University of New Mexico Art Museum Permanent Collection, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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