Rick Stevens Résumé

Education

1982 Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan | Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
1979-81 Kendall School of Design
1977-79 Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Loitering in Mystery | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2016
Tranquility in Motion | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM
Invocations | Exhibit by Aberson | Tulsa, OK

2015
The Nature of What Arises | Canfin Gallery | Tarrytown, NY
Interwoven LifeHunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2014
Wilderness Within | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2013
Domain of Intangibles | Mark Gallery | Englewood, NJ
Nothing But Life | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2012
Weaving Worlds | Mark Gallery | Englewood, NJ
Perpetual Unfolding | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM
Shaping the Unknown | Gallery KH | Chicago, IL

2011 
Potentiality | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2010
Luminous Terrain  | Mark Gallery | Englewood, NJ
Between Connections | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2009
Picture Music | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, New Mexico
Invoking the Unknown | Gallery KH | Chicago, Illinois

2008
Diverging Elements | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM
Directional Developments | Gallery KH | Chicago, IL

2007
Evolving Structures | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2006
Emerging Balance | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2002
Nature's Harmony | Hankins Gallery | Lansing, MI
Beaver Island Perspective | Montaage, Beaver Island, MI

2001
New Work | Michael FitzSimmons Dec. Arts | Chicago, IL

2000
Light and Reflection | Hankins Gallery | Lansing, MI
Mindscape/Landscape | The Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan

1999
New Paintings | The David Klein Gallery | Birmingham, MI
Land, Light, and Luminosity | LaFontsee Galleries | Grand Rapids, MI

1997
Elemental Harmony | Brauer Museum of Art | Valparaiso, IN

1995
Fountain Street Church | Grand Rapids, Michigan

1994
God’s Quiet Things; illustrations from the picturebook | Shibui Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI
Witness | Newaygo County Council for the Arts | Fremont, MI

1993
Isle Royale Artist-in-Residence Exhibition | Shibui Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI

1992
Re-Emergence | Shibui Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

1991
Secrets of Balance | Shibui Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI

1990
Lowell Area Arts Council | Lowell, MI

1989
Sylvan Light | Grand Rapids Community College | Grand Rapids, MI

1988
Realms of Nature: Unfolding Patterns | Muskegon Museum of Art | Muskegon, MI

1986
Fountain Street Church | Grand Rapids, Michigan

1984
Elementary Harmony | City Art Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI

1983
Partners Gallery | Lansing, MI
Spirit of Landscape | City Art Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI

Group Exhibitions

2016
Colorado Color | Ann Korlogos Gallery | Basalt, CO

2013
Three Painters Paint | Hunter Kirkland Conteporary | Santa Fe, NM
Lanscapes Of The Mind | Thomas Deans Fine Art | Atlanta, GA

2012
The Line | Reynolds Fine Art, New Haven, Connecticut

2009
Annual Show of New York | Hunter Kirkland Contemporary | Santa Fe, NM

2008-2009
Rhythms of Nature | Mark Gallery | Englewood, NJ

2003
Natural Code | LaFontsee Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI

2001
Common Ground | LaFontsee Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

2003, 01, 00, 98
Featured Artist | Edgewood Orchard Gallery | Fish Creek, Wisconsin

2000
Sympathetic Resonance | Michael FitzSimmons Decorative Arts | Chicago, IL

1997-98
The New Regionalism | traveling exhibition | Suomi College of Art & Design | Hancock, MI
Bonifas Fine Arts Center | Escanaba, MI
Art Center of Battle Creek | Battle Creek, Michigan
Krasl Art Center | St. Joseph, Michigan
Port Huron Museum | Port Huron, Michigan
2 Person Show | Main Street Gallery | Leland, MI
Personal Perspectives (2 person show) | LaFontsee Galleries | Grand Rapids, MI
The Genius of Place | Buckham Gallery | Flint, MI
The Leelanau Connection | Midland Center for the Arts | Midland, MI

1996
Intimate Rhythms, (two person) | South Haven Center for the Arts | South Haven, MI
Patterns in Nature, (two person) | Main Street Gallery | Leland, MI
Considering the Landscape | LaFontsee Galleries | Grand Rapids, MI

1995
Discovering Ourselves: Portraits in Art | Muskegon Museum of Art

1993
An American Landscape | Shibui Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI

1992
Dance of Light  | Shibui Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI

1990
The 11th Michigan Biennial: Recent Trends in Painting | traveling exhibition
Kresge Art Museum
Saginaw Art Museum
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Ella Sharpe Museum

197
Mortal Light | Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts | Grand Rapids, MI

Awards

2003
Festival Award ($500), Festival Visual Arts Competition, Grand Rapids, Michigan

2001
First Place Festival Award ($1000), Festival Visual Arts Competition, Grand Rapids, Michigan

1999
Best of Show, 11th Annual Juried Exhibition, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, Michigan

1998
Best of Show, West Michigan Regional Competition, Lowell Area Arts Council

1998
Third Place, Celebration: A Festival of Religious Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan

1997
Brickley DeLong Award, Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Art
Perugino Award (First Place), A Renaissance Garden, Grand Rapids Art Museum

1996
First Place, Unique Perspectives, Franciscan Life Development Center, Lowell, MI
Second Place, Holland Friends of Art Annual Competition, Holland, MI
Purchase Award ($3500) Festival Visual Arts Competition, Grand Rapids, MI
Best 2-D, West Michigan Regional Competition, Lowell, MI

1995
Best of Show, Holland Friends of Art Annual Competition, Holland, Michigan
Henry Witt Buick Painting Award, Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Art

1994
Saginaw County Purchase Award ($500), State of the Arts Annual Exhibit

1991
Second Place, Holland Friends of Art 28th Annual Competition, Holland, Michigan

1989
Second Place, Celebration: A Festival of Religious Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan

1988
Friends of Art Award, Regional Exhibit, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan

1987
Second Place, Celebration: A Festival of Religious Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan

1986
First Place, Winterfest, Holland, Michigan
First Place, Celebration: A Festival of Religious Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan

1984
Festival Award and City Purchase Award, Festival, Grand Rapids, MI
Best of Show, Art in the Park, Birmingham, MI

1983
Best of Show and Best Display, Ramparts: Affairs of the Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

Residencies

2003   New Harmony, IN

1997    Acadia National Park, ME

1997    Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, IN

1995    Sleeping Bear Dunes, MI

1994    Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, WI

1993    Isle Royale National Park, MI

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Collections

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Las Cruces, NM

Almutiaq Group, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

World Trade Center Hotel, Beijing China

Goldman Sachs, NY

St. Johns College, MD

Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart, GA, FL

RDV Sportsplex, FL

Brauer Museum of Art

Muskegon Museum of Art

Grand Valley State University

Governors Mansion, Mackinac Island, Michigan

Herman Miller

Dow Chemicals

Steelcase, Inc.

Bissell, Inc.

Calvin College

Northern Trust, Milwaudee, Wisconsin

Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt and Howlett

Warner, Norcross and Judd

Michigan National Bank

Beaumont Hospital

Spectrum Health

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