Curriculum Vitae

EXHIBITIONS

January 2010 – Dogfish Cafe, Portland ME. Exhibit of watercolor paintings.

November 2009 – Blankspace Gallery, Savannah GA. Group show.

May 2009 – Ford Plantation, Richmond Hill, GA, Sotheby’s International Properties. Exhibit of watercolor paintings.

October 11 – November 7 2008: Old Crow Gallery, South Portland, ME. Solo exhibit of watercolor and oil paintings from the Botanical & Water series of “Nature Examined”.

March 27-30 2008: Savannah Tour of Homes, Sotheby’s International Properties. Exhibit of watercolor and oil paintings.

December 2007 – March 2008: Grand Bohemian Gallery, Savannah, GA. Group exhibit – oil & watercolor paintings.

May-June 2007: Francesca’s, Boston MA. Solo exhibit featuring 10 watercolor paintings from the Nature Examined II series.

April 2007: National Arts Program Exhibit, Portland, ME. Group exhibit – watercolor paintings.

June 2007: Grand Bohemian Gallery, Savannah, GA. Group exhibit  – watercolor paintings.

January – March 2007: Trident Bookstore, Boston MA. Solo exhibit featuring 22 watercolor paintings from the Nature Examined II series.

December 2005- February 2006: Trident Bookstore, Boston MA. Solo Exhibit featuring 26 watercolor paintings from the Nature Examined I series.

May 2005: SOWA Art Walk, Boston MA. Loughlin Studio participated in the SoWa Art Walk, held every spring in the SoWa neighborhood in Boston’s South End. The district has been home to artists’ studios – carved out of the old factories – for the last fifty years. Art galleries and creative businesses join the artists are for this annual event that attracts as many as ten thousand viewers.

1993 – 1997: Artist’s Studios Open House, Portland ME. The Artist’s Studios is an old converted building which houses dozens of working studios for artists. Every spring the building opens it’s doors and invites the public to peruse/buy the art, talk with the artists and glance into the working lives of the local artists.

1996: Back Bay Grill, Portland ME. Fine dining establishment that exhibited the artist’s floorcloths as wall hangings and later purchased for permanent installation.

1993: Cry of the Loon Gallery, Casco ME. Fine Art gallery. Exhibited floorcloths.

1992: Dimora Art Gallery Portland ME. Functional Art gallery. Exhibited functional art items.

Winter 1985: Starvin’ Artist Program, New York NY. Group exhibit.

Summer 1982: Wading River Gallery, Wading River, NY. Solo exhibit of watercolor and oil paintings.

NATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
1997: ‘The Complete Book of Floorcloths’ by Jan Hersey and Kathy Cooper. Published by Lark Books, Asheville. The hardcover book was a comprehensive look into the history of floorcloths as well as the design and techniques of floorcloth creation. Two of the artist’s floorcloths were featured in Chapter 3, page 37  (Making of a floorcloth) and Chapter 7, page 133 (Installation, Care & Use).

1996: Country Home Product Guide. The magazine featured Loughlin Studio as a contact for floorcloth commissions, based on its 1994 article in Folk Crafts magazine (see below). Page 103.

1996: Country Home Magazine. The Magazine commissioned the artist to create a floorcloth design and a section of floorcloth for a featured article on Victorian Parlors. The floorcloth and an artist’s watercolor rendition in situ appear on pages 187 and 186 respectively.

1994: Country Home’s Folk Crafts Magazine. Folk Crafts magazine was marketed for the creation high quality  crafts, which also included patterns and instructions to recreate the featured items. The artist’s featured article, titled “Stepping Back in Time” by Shirley Jacks, appears on pages 12 – 17. The article displays six different floorcloths, one of which was specifically designed for the magazine to showcase the step-by-step process of floorcloth creation in the traditional medium of oil paint.

REGIONAL PUBLICATIONS & RECOGNITION
1992: Portland Press Herald newspaper, Portland ME. Newspaper article titled “Artful Covers Underfoot”, by Barry Mothes, featured the artist’s  floorcloths.

1992: “People, Places and Things” Portland ME. Local news segment featuring regional artist.


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