GERRY BANNAN

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION   

Pratt Institute                      MFA - Painting
Brooklyn, NY                     

Tyler School of Art                BFA - Printmaking
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

1994-2016    Professor of Fine Arts Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville, VA

2015             Adjunct Instructor of Art Roanoke College, Salem, VA

2014-2015    MFA Mentor School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2007-2012    Adjunct Instructor of Art Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA


ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2015       Gerry Bannan: Icons Waddell Art Gallery, NVCC Sterling, Va.

2014       Gerry Bannan: Vanitas Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Va.

2013       Paintings and Drawings Liminal Gallery, Roanoke, Va.

2010       Torniamo Dialog Gallery, Roanoke, Va.

2008       Asymmetry Crossroads ​Art Gallery, Richmond, Va.

2007       Meditations Grandin Theatre Gallery, Roanoke, Va.

2006       In the Garden Greer Gallery, Ferrum College, Ferrum, Va.

2005       Recent Paintings Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap, Va.

2001       Suspended Spring Momus Gallery, Tula Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, Ga.

1999       Betsy Hale Bannan and Gerry Bannan Smoyer Gallery, Roanoke Coll., Salem, Va.

1998       Meditations Piedmont Art Association, Martinsville, Va.

1998       Gerry Bannan and Betsy Hale Bannan Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, Lynchburg, Va.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2017        Radius 250 - Best in Show, Curator: Francis Thompson
               artspace gallery, Richmond, VA


2017        In Memoriam

               Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH


2017        Homeward Bound​, Curator: Bradley Sumrall, Ogden Museum of Southern Art

               Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA


2017        Art on Paper, Curator: Emily Stamey

​               Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC


2017        Drawing Discourse, Curator: Scott Noel
               Cook Gallery, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC

                                     
2016        Recent Observations and Discoveries, Curator: Ann Bondurant Trinkle

               Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA 
  
2016        Drawing Discourse, Curator: Edgar Jerins
               Cook Gallery, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC  

                                   
2015        The Base Line, Curator: Aron Packer

               ARC Gallery, Chicago, Ill.         


2015        Beyond Real, Curator: Margo Ann Crutchfield

               Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.                                                

2015        From These Hills, Curator: Steven Wicks, Knoxville Museum of Art

               William King Art Museum, Abingdon, Va.    

  
2013        Radius 250, Curator: N. Elizabeth Schlatter

               artspace gallery, Richmond, Va.             

2013        From These Hills, Curator: Steven Matijcio, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati

                 William King Art Museum, Abingdon, Va.       


2012       What’s Inside? Curator: Susan Jamison

              Virginia Tech School of Medicine, Roanoke, Va.
            
2009       Roanoke City Art Show Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Va.

2009       Roanoke College Biennial Olin Hall Gallery, Salem, Va.

2008       Roanoke City Art Show Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Va.          

2007       Roanoke College Biennial Olin Hall Gallery, Salem, Va.

2003       Annual Summer Show Momus Gallery, Tula Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

2003-05  Stick to Your Guns Annual Contemporary Art Show Roanoke, Va.

2003       Roanoke City Art Show Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Va.

2000       Legislative Art Virginia State House, Richmond, Va.

2000       Roanoke City Art Show Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Va.

2000       Roanoke College Biennial Olin Hall Gallery, Salem, Va. Juror: Adam Lerner

1999       Roanoke City Art Show Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Va.

1998       Roanoke College Biennial Olin Hall Gallery, Salem, Va.


1997       Roanoke City Art Show Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Va.

1997       Virginia Community College System Faculty Show
              Tidewater Community College Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, Va.

1997       Annual Regional Exhibit Staunton Augusta Art Center, Staunton, Va.

1996       Artists of Virginia Exhibition Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Va.

1995       Ten From Eight Diamond Club Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.

AWARDS

2017  Best in Show, Radius 250, Juror: Francis Thompson


2009  Award of Excellence, Roanoke City Art Show, Juror: Beth Grabowski

2008  Second Place, Roanoke City Art Show, Juror: Helen Frederick

2003  Award of Excellence, Roanoke City Art Show  

1999  Award of Excellence, Roanoke College Biennial Exhibition

1998  First Prize, Roanoke College Biennial Exhibition, Juror: Deborah McLeod

1997  Best in Show, Roanoke City Art Show

RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS

2016  Drawing Discourse: 7th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing  

         Exhibition Catalog – University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC

2014  Roanoke Artist Renders Complex Still Lifes in Ballpoint Pen
         The Roanoke Times, November 11, 2014 Arts & Extras: Mike Allen

2014  Animus – Artwork Reproduction
         Philadelphia Stories Magazine, Spring 2014 Issue, Carla Spataro, Editor

2012  Studio Visit: Artist Interview                                   

         Vianoke Magazine, July 2012, Issue 2, Tif Robinette

2010  Artists take Roanoke show on the road to NYC
         The Roanoke Times, October 10, 2010, Arts & Extras: Mike Allen

2010  Abstract Memory: Exhibition Review

          The Roanoke Times, May 23, 2010, Arts & Extras: Mike Allen