About

b. 1986, HK.

 

Robert Bean

1012 Riverchase Road SE
Huntsville, AL 35803
(256) 503-4379
rbeanart@gmail.com

 

Academic Qualifications

2001 Master of Fine Arts, Louisiana State University
1997 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Mississippi State University

Employment History

2015-2016                 Alabama A&M University, Adjunct Professor, Drawing

2011-Present            University of Alabama in Huntsville, Adjunct Professor, Painting/Drawing

2010-2016                 Lowe Mill Arts Center, Studio/Gallery/teaching private lessons in art

2002- Present           Huntsville Museum of Art, Instructor, Painting and Drawing Classes

2002- 2012                Alabama A&M University, Tenured  Associate Professor, Department of Art

2001-2002                 Louisiana State University, Adjunct Professor, Painting/Drawing

Selected Exhibitions/ Workshops/ Presentations

2016

Group Exhibition, Walls to Walls, Arts Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

Conducted Teacher Workshop for Decatur schools,  Alabama Center for the Arts, Decatur, AL

Artist Talk, Alabama Center for the Arts, Decatur, AL

Painting Demonstration, Youth Art Month, Huntsville Museum of Art

Solo Exhibition, Memory Theater, Alabama Center for the Arts, Decatur, AL

2015

Group Exhibition, Folklore and Fever Dreams, Robert Bean, Kristy Jane From-Brown

and Logan Tanner,  Lowe Mill Arts Center, Huntsville, AL

Juried Group Exhibition, National Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita State University,

 Juror, River Clay Arts Festival, Huntsville Museum of Art

Painting Demonstration, in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition

Rembrandt, Rubens, and Gainsborough, at the Huntsville Museum of Art.

2014

Public Art Mural, The Mason Building, Private Commission, Huntsville, AL

Group Exhibition, National Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita State University,

Honorable Mention Award, Wichita, KS

Juror, Faculty and Alumni Show, Center for the Arts, Decatur, AL

Juror, PTA Reflections, Citywide Judging, Huntsville City Schools, Huntsville, AL

2014 (continued)

Painting Demonstration, Youth Art Month, Huntsville Museum of Art

Solo Exhibition, Momento Mori, Third Floor Gallery, Lowe Mill Arts, Huntsville, AL

2013

Group Exhibition, The Art of Seeing: Docents Point of View, Works from the Permanent Collection, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

Group Exhibition, Alabama Calling, Bell Bragg, Auburn, AL

Group Exhibition, What Unites Us,  Third Floor Gallery, Lowe Mill Arts, Huntsville, AL

2012

Solo Exhibition, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

Solo Exhibition, Singular Frequencies, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

Solo Exhibition, Brix Wine & Tapas, Huntsville, AL

Group Exhibition, Dragonfly Gallery, Fayetteville, TN

2011

Solo Exhibition, The Nature of Dreams, Lowe Mill Arts Center, Huntsville, AL

Artist Talk, Lowe Mill Arts Center, Huntsville, AL

2010  

Group Exhibition, TN Valley Teacher's Contest, Lowe Mill Arts Center, Huntsville, AL

Three-Person Exhibition, Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS

Group Exhibition, pARTy, Huntsville Arts Council, Huntsville, AL

Solo Exhibition, Pane e Vino, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

2009

Juried Exhibition, Drawing on Alabama, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Group Exhibition, Alabama Artists, Matt Jones Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Group Exhibition, Dragonfly Gallery, Fayetteville, TN

Juried Annual Exhibition, 20” x 20” x 20”:  A Compact Competition, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Juried Annual Exhibition, 36th Annual Bi-State Art Competition, Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS

Group Exhibition, Art and Wine Walk, Lowe Mill Arts Center, Huntsville, AL

2008

Group Exhibition, pARTy, Huntsville Arts Council, Huntsville, AL

Group Exhibition, Sam and Greg’s, Huntsville, AL

Solo Exhibition, Huntsville Art League, Huntsville, AL
Group Exhibition, Dragonfly Gallery, Fayetteville, TN

2007

Solo Exhibition, Hawthorn Gallery, Birmingham, AL
Juried Biennial Exhibition, The Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
Juried Annual Exhibition, 9th Annual Renaissance Regional Art Exhibition, The Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN

Group Exhibition, pARTy, Huntsville Arts Council, Huntsville, AL

2006

Two-Person Exhibition, Inspiration, River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

Solo Exhibition, Café Baba, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
Group Exhibition, Gardner Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Group Exhibition, pARTy, Huntsville Arts Council, Huntsville, AL
 

 

2005

Solo Exhibition, Hawthorn Gallery, Mt. Brook, AL
Group Exhibition, Hawthorn Gallery, Mt. Brook, AL

Instructor Exhibition, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
Group Exhibition, pARTy, Huntsville Arts Council, Huntsville, AL

 

 

Press/ Publications

Featured on Bobby’s Bama, Local Decatur News Program

Article in Decatur Journal featuring my show Memory Theater at the Alabama Center for the Arts

No’Ala Magazine featuring my work as a portrait painter

Artwork featured on the cover of Valley Planet, local entertainment publication

 

Permanent Collections


Huntsville Museum of Art
Mississippi State University