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CV: DENNIS CHEANEY

dennischeaney.com

dwcheaney@hotmail.com

 Representation:

 Hersh Fine Art, Long Island, NY

 Education:

2004 Ecole Albert Defois, Ted Seth Jacobs

2002-2003 Drawing courses with Michael Grimaldi at Studio 126 and The School of Visual Arts, NYC and with Peter Cox at The Art Students League, NYC

2001 Ecole Albert Defois, Ted Seth Jacobs, 8 month drawing and painting course in the Loire Valley, France           

2000 Water Street Atelier, Jacob Collins, Academic drawing and painting program, Brooklyn, NY

1999 Ecole Albert Defois, France

1997-1998 Water Street Atelier ,Drawing courses with Deane Keller at The Art Students League, NYC and Drawing and painting workshops with Tony Ryder

May 98 Master of Fine Arts (MFA), The NY Academy of Art, NYC

1996-1998 Graduate School of Figurative Art, The New York Academy of Art, NYC Thesis advisor:  Ted Schmidt

1996 Painting course with David Luce, The ArtCenter College of Design, CA

 May 95 Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematics, University of Southern California, CA

 Teaching:

 2008-Present “Intermediate Drawing into Painting”, 12-week class held each semester, New York Academy of Art, Continuing Education Dept., New York, NY

 2014 “Oil Painting Methods and Practices”, 12-week class, Long Island Academy of Fine Art (LIAFA), Long Island, NY

2011 “The Portrait: Graphite and White Chalk”, 5-day workshop, Long Island Academy of Fine Art (LIAFA), Long Island, NY

2011 “Fundamentals of Painting: An Approach to Still Life”, 2-week workshop, Long Island Academy of Fine Art (LIAFA), Long Island, NY

2011 “5-day Drawing and Painting the Figure Workshop”, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2009-10 “Figure Drawing and Painting”, On-going class Saturday afternoons, Janus Collaborative School of Art, New York, NY

 2009 “Fundamentals of Figure Painting”, 3- week painting workshop, Bay Area Classical Artists Atelier (BACAA), Belmont, CA

2008 "Portrait Drawing Demonstration” a day lecture, Fort Point Studio School, Boston, MA

 2007 " Figure Drawing Workshop", 2 day drawing workshop, Academy duCret, Plainfield, NJ

2007 “After-Hours Oils:  Introduction to Oil Painting Still Lifes”, Tuesday evenings in the Fall at the Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

2007 " Figure Drawing Fundamentals: Graphite Drawing on White Paper", Two-day drawing workshop, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

2003-09 Founder and instructor in drawing and painting from life at the New England Realist Art Center, 354 Congress St, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02210

Exhibitions:

2017 The Collegiate Community Art Exhibition, Collegiate, NY, NY

2014 Holiday Show 2014: A Juried Exhibition, Hersh Fine Art, Long Island, NY

2013 Wrap it Up, Hersh Fine Art, Long Island, NY

Objects and Interiors, Hersh Fine Art, Long Island, NY

2012 Beauty Revisited, Hersh Fine Art, Long Island, NY

Labapalooza 2012, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Long Island, NY

Tribeca Ball 2012, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2011 Salon International 2011, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2010 Salon International 2010, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2008 Jacob Collins and the Water Street Atelier, the Atlanta Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

29th Annual Fort Point Open Studios Group Show, Boston, MA

Annual New England Representational Painting and Sculpture, The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, MA

CoSo Celebrates the Harvard Club Centennial, Copley Society of art and Harvard Club, Boston, MA

2007 New England Representational Painting and Sculpture, The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, MA

4th Annual Art House, Brattle Film Foundation, Cambridge, MA

28th Annual Group Show 2007, Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, Boston, MA

Fresh Paint, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

Awakenings, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

Patrons’ Choice: Encounter New England, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

2006 Water Street Atelier Exhibition, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Fresh Paint, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

Group Show 2006, Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, Boston, MA

3rd International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition, Glenham, NY

Beginning of Summer, The Brigham Galleries, Nantucket, MA

3rd Annual SOWA Artwalk, Boston, MA

Salon International 2006, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX

The Rites of Spring 2006, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

 8th Annual Realism Int’l Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

New Members’ Show, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

2005 2nd Annual South End Holiday Market, Boston, MA

The Greater Life of the Moment, Earls Court Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Small Works III, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

Group Show 2005, Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, Boston, MA

26th Annual Open Studios at Fort Point, Boston, MA

2nd International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition, Glenham, NY

 2nd Annual Art House, Brattle Film Foundation, Cambridge, MA

Small Works II, Copley Society of art, Boston, MA

Summer St. Solstice, Juried exhibition in association with

the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA

3rd Annual Fort Point Art Walk, W.B. Mason Building, Boston, MA

Give the Arts a Chance, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA

2004 6th Annual Fort Point Holiday Sale, Boston, MA

Group Show 2004, Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, Boston, MA

25th Annual Open Studios at Fort Point, Boston, MA

1st International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition, Glenham, NY

Recent Work 2004, The Brigham Galleries, Nantucket, MA

8th Annual Nantucket Wine Festival Exhibit, Nantucket, MA

2003 24th Annual Open Studios at Fort Point, Boston, MA

1998 - 1999 Art Showcase, Gallery of Paul Toner, NYC

1998 Graduate Show, The New York Academy of Art, NYC

 Awards:

2015 Strokes of Genius 7- Winning entry in drawing category, published in Strokes of Genius 7, Northlight Publishing’s Best in Drawing series

2007 4th International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition- Finalist in Drawing category

2006 3rd International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition- Finalist in Drawing and Still life categories

2006 8th Annual Realism Int’l Art Exhibition - Special Recognition Award for Still Life Painting from Upstream People Gallery

2006 New Members’ Show - Director’s Choice Award from the Copley Society of art

2005 2nd International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition- Finalist in Drawing category

2004 1st International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition- 2nd place in still life category and three honorable mentions in figure category,

2001 Greenshields Award for Painting from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, Quebec, Canada

1996-1998 Andy Warhol Foundation Scholarship, The New York Academy of Art, NYC

Publications:

2019 Field Notes Winter 2019, Vol. 3 (in press): “Grant Wood: Looking at the Overlooked” and interview about my work

2015 Strokes of Genius 7, a catalog of 100 selected artists’ drawings on the theme  of space

2008 4th International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition Catalogue

2007 Patrons’ Choice:  Encounter New England, Show Catalogue

2006 American Art Collector “Water Street Atelier Group Exhibition”, September, 2006

3rd International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition Catalogue

2005 Boston Globe Sunday Magazine “Lofty Ambitions” Oct. 16, 2005

2nd International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition Catalogue

Catalogue of Portraits The Brigham Galleries

Give the Arts a Chance 2005, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston