JEFF WHIPPLE RÉSUMÉ

“Portrait of the Artist as a Popular Icon”, oil on canvas, 24” x 24”, 1989

Collection of Betty Jensen, Captiva Island, Florida

 

EDUCATION

 

               M.F.A.   1980   University of South Florida

               B.F.A.    1978   Northern Illinois University

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

 

        2014  Florida Individual Artist Fellowship – painting

        2012 Public Art Network 2012 Year in Review, my New Orleans commission was selected for the top 50 public art projects in the USA

        2008 Artist Grant, Hillsborough County Arts Council - video

        2007  Artist Enhancement Grant, Florida Arts Council

        2006  Florida Individual Artist Fellowship – painting

        2001  Fulton Ross Grant for Artists, a $10,000 grant based on career achievements

        1996  Florida Individual Artist Fellowship – playwriting

        1990  Illinois Individual Artist Fellowship – painting

        1985  Illinois Individual Artist Fellowship – painting

        1982  Florida Individual Artist Fellowship - painting

 

Merit Ranking (fellowship elgibility but funding unavailable), Florida Arts Council: Playwriting, 2005, 2010 and Visual Art, 1990, 1996 and 2011

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016       Haskell Gallery, Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, Florida

2015       The Distinguished Speaker Series, alt-space, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

2013      Cultural Council’s Arts Awards Featured Artist, Main Library Convention Center, Jacksonville, Florida

2011      Williams-Cornelius Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida

              Williams-Cornelius Vault, Jacksonville, Florida
              Jefferson Art Center, Monticello, Florida
              North Florida Community College, Madison, Florida
2010      Seizing the Day, Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
               The Ambivalent Genesis of Being, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

2007      Signs of Life, Lake Eustis Museum of Art, Eustis, Florida

               The Perpetual Spasm, C. Emerson Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

2006      The Spasm Between the Infinities, video/art installation on a Miami Beach hotel facade for the Tampa Museum of Art during Art Basel Miami

               Long Time No See, Light, 80' video and 300' mural painting, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

               C. Emerson Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

2005      Riled Life Refuge, Salt Creek Galleries, St. Petersburg, Florida

               Moving Pitchers, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida

2004      Sketches, video and drawing installation, part of the 2nd Ybor Festival of the Moving Image, Tampa, Florida

2003      Twenty-five year Retrospective, Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, Florida

               Twenty-five year Retrospective, Orlando City Hall Galleries, Orlando, Florida

               Gallery Enormous, St. Petersburg, Florida

               Florida Stage, Manalapan, Florida

               Boxing Us, video and sculpture installation, part of the Ybor Festival of the Moving Image, Tampa, Florida

2002      Twenty-five year Retrospective, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, Florida

2001      Seminole Community College, Sanford, Florida

               Alliance of the Arts, Fort Myers, Florida

               A.E. Bean Backus Gallery & Museum, Fort Pierce, Florida

2000      Museum of Florida Art and Culture, Avon Park, Florida

               Mount Dora Art Center, Mount Dora, Florida

1998      Buckhead Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

               Eitharong Gallery, Orlando, Florida

               Mira Mar Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

               Florida West Coast Symphony, Sarasota, Florida

               Florida Stage, Manalapan, Florida

1996      Kanega, Sarasota, Florida

1995      University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

               Stetson University, DeLand, Florida

               Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois

1994      Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida

1993      Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

               Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, Florida

               Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

               Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida

               Casements Cultural Center, Ormond Beach, Florida

1992      Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, Florida

               Arcade Theater, Fort Myers, Florida

               TECO Plaza Gallery, Tampa, Florida

1991      Kunst Gallery, Denver, Colorado

               Illinois Central College, Peoria, Illinois

               McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Illinois

               University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

               Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, Florida             

               Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida

               B.I.G. Arts, Sanibel, Florida

1990      West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

               Berghoff-Cowden Galleries, Tampa, Florida

               North Lakeside Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois

               Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania

               South Suburban College, South Holland, Illinois

               Rainbo Club, Chicago, Illinois

1989      University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1988      Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, Florida

               Berghoff Gallery, Clearwater, Florida

               Raw Space, Chicago, Illinois

               Rainbo Club, Chicago, Illinois

               University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

1987      Sybil Larney Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

               Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois

1986      Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

               Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois

               Rainbo Club, Chicago, Illinois

1985      A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

               Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, Florida

               Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois

               New School of Visual Arts, Tampa, Florida

               Soho South Gallery, Clearwater, Florida

1984      Judson College, Elgin, Illinois

1983      Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, Florida

               Soho South Gallery, Safety Harbor, Florida

1982      Artist's Alliance Gallery, Tampa, Florida

               Edison College, Fort Myers, Florida

               Palm Press Gallery, Tampa, Florida

1981      Tampa Originals Gallery, Tampa, Florida

               Brandon Cultural Center, Brandon, Florida

1980      University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

         

2017 Naples National, von Liebig Art Center, Naples, Florida, Jurors’ Choice Award

2016 Southeast Regional, LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia

       Pinnacle National, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, Third Place Award

2015 All Media Biennial, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida, Merit Award

          Obelisk 450, commissioned artwork, Compassionate St. Augustine, St. Augustine, Florida

          UNF Art Faculty Show, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

2014 Our Shared Past, curated themed exhibition, Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, Florida

          The 64th Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Award of Excellence

2013“Our Shared Past”, curated exhibition, Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, Florida

Face to Face: Self-Portraits from the collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch, Jr., Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

          One Spark, Jacksonville, Florida

          UNF Art Faculty Show, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

          The 63rd Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida

2012 Big Art, Mini Golf, curated artist mini golf course, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

          Folio Weekly Invitational, Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida

          The Highway Gallery, 12 artists on digital billboards, Clear Channel and Florida Mining Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida

          UNF Art Faculty Show, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida

          Florida Focus, curated selection by Ken Rollins, Studio@621, St. Petersburg, Florida

          National Art Encounter, Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, Florida

          Contemporary Art from the Gulf Coast Museum Collection, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, Florida

          The 62nd Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Award of Excellence

2011 Florida Artists Exhibition, competition, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida, Award of Merit

         Florida State University Faculty Show, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

         Ten Donors/Ten Works, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, Florida

         Pinnacle III, national art competition, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, Best of Show Award
2010 About Face, 3-artist show, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, Florida
          Pinnacle II, national art competition, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, Merit Award
          Florida Contemporary Exhibit, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida
          Biennial V, Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida, Best of Show Award
          Magic Silver, photo competition, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky, Juror Award

          Faculty Show, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

2009 58th Annual All Florida Competition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

          All-Media National Exhibition IV, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida, Best In Show Award

          Take Out, artists using take out containers, Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, Florida

          Pinnacle, national art competition, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, 3rd Place Award

          22nd Annual Northern National, Rhinelander College, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, Patron Award

          Contain It, 10 artist installations in storage pods, Dunedin Art Center, Dunedin, Florida

          25 Florida Fellowship Artists, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

          25 Florida Fellowship Artists, City of Orlando Art Gallery, Orlando, Florida

          17th Southeast Regional, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, Florida

          Philosophical Visual Metaphor in Contemporary Florida Art, Gallery for Innovation & the Arts, Tallahassee, Florida

          59th Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Best of Show Award

        Electronics Alive V, curated digital media exhibit, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

2008 Retro/Perspectives, 5 channel large-scale video installation in a group show, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

          Independents’ Film Festival, video, Education Channel, West Central Florida Cable Television, Florida Choice Award

          57th Annual All Florida Competition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

          Florida Fellowship Artists, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida

          Black and White Show, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida

          Faculty Show, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

          New Tampa Arts, New Tampa, Tampa, Florida, Honorable Mention Award

          The Circle Revisited, Gallery 209, West Tampa Center for the Arts, Tampa, Florida

2007 Florida Fellowship Artists, Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida

          Electronics Alive IV, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

          20th Annual Northern National, Rhinelander College, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, Patron Award

          Cognitive Romance, two-artist show with Chalet Comellas, Progress Energy Center for the Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

          New Tampa Arts Tampa Palms, Tampa, Florida, Best of Show Award

2006 Group Show, Bleu Acier, Tampa, Florida

          56th Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Best of Show Award

        Faculty Show, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

2005 54th Annual All Florida Competition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

          55th Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, 2nd Place Award

          Independent’s Film Fest, video, Education Channel, West Central Florida Cable Television

          2D-3D 2005, Alliance for the Arts, Ft. Myers, Florida

          Flock Around the Dock, Florida Aquarium, Tampa, Florida

          Adjunct & Alumni Show, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

          Art Encounter 2005, juried national, von Liebig Art Center, Naples, Florida

2004 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, Florida

          underCURRENTS/overVIEW 7, curated survey, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

          Home Grown: Florida  Artists from the Permanent Collection, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida

          Art 2004, Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida, Award of Merit

          4th National Art Exhibition, Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, Florida

          Independent’s Film Fest, video, Education Channel, West Central Florida Cable Television

          Ybor Festival of the Moving Image, 6 videos, Tampa, Florida, Narrative Comedy Award              

          54th Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Best of Show Award

2003 Small Works from the Arthur S. Goldberg Collection, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts

          52nd Annual All Florida Juried Competition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

          Independent’s Film Fest, video, Education Channel, West Central Florida Cable Television, Best Experimental Film Award

          Party of Twelve, Bettcher Gallery, Miami, Florida

          Take Home A Nude, invitational, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

          The 53rdt Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Third Place Award

2002 Figurative Elements, All Florida Juried Exhibition, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

          On the Edge, (video), juried exhibition, Sarasota, Florida

          National Art Exhibit, Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, Florida

          Cuban Sandwich Show, Viva La Frida, Tampa, Florida

          All Media Exhibit, Art Center of Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, Honorable Mention

          Multiple Visions III, Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida

          Northern Trust Annual Competition, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Third Place Award

2001 50th Anniversary Invitational, 15 Florida Artists, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

          8th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Artists Unlimited, Tampa, Florida

          Figurative Works, Juried National Exhibition, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

          Two Artist Show, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

          Gallery Artists, Spiller Vincenty Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida

          2D/3D Exhibition, Alliance of the Arts, Fort Myers, Florida

          The 51st Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Award of Excellence

          Northern Trust Annual Competition, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show Award

2000 Sarasota Biennial, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida

          43rd Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua Art Center, Chautauqua, New York

          Idiosyncracies, Figurings, Regional Group Show, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

          Wallpaper, Group Show, Pedestrian Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida

          Landscapes, Group Show, Mira Mar Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

          Images, Objects & Ideas, Group Show, Merrick Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida

          4th Annual National Competition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida

          Paintings of Florida, Two artist show with Susan Klein, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

          Northern Trust Annual Competition, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Equal Award

1999 The Museum Collection, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, Florida

          Artistic Waters, Invitational, The Florida Aquarium, Tampa, Florida

          Jean Bordeaux Florida Sculpture Competition, LeMoyne Art Foundation, Tallahassee, Florida

          Florida Images, Four Artist Show, DeLand Museum  of Art, DeLand, Florida

          11th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

          Group show, Pedestrian Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida

          3rd Annual National All Media, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida

          Shannon Exhibit, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show Award

          61st National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida 

          Group Show, Clayton Gallery, Tampa, Florida

          Town of Longboat Key Show, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show Award

          Sarasota Artists, Invitational, Selby Library, Sarasota, Florida

1998 Lest We Forget, a national survey about the Gulf War, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

          A Fan Fantasy, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida

          2nd Annual National, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Award of Excellence

          Much Ado About Art, Saltcreek Artworks, St. Petersburg, Florida

1997 Impressionistic Realism, Indigo Galleries, Boca Raton, Florida

          9th Annual All Florida, Center for the Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, Juror’s Choice Award

          12+1, Sarasota Visual Art Center, Sarasota, Florida

          60th Anniversary International, Manatee Art League, Bradenton, Florida

          Inside/Outside, Fulton Burt Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

1996 Small Works, Miramar Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

          Figurative Painters, Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

          Featuring Florida, Ringling Museum, Sarasota, Florida, Purchase Award

          Biennial II, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, Florida

          45th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida           

          The Texas International, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

          8th Annual All Florida, Center for the Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

          The 10th Coastal National, Glynn Art Association, St. Simons Island, Georgia

          Shannon Exhibit, Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show

          Artist as Activist, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center @ Salt Creek Galleries, St. Petersburg, Florida

          The World Around Us,  Manatee Art League, Bradenton, Florida, Equal Award

          Group Show, Indigo Galleries, Boca Raton, Florida

          LBK Exhibit, Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, Florida, Equal Award

1995 The Nuclear Neighborhood, The Peace Museum, Chicago, Illinois

1994 Biennial I, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, Florida, Purchase Award

          43rd Florida Juried Competition, Boca Raton Museum, Boca Raton, Florida

          All Florida Juried Show, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida             

          3rd Annual Competition, Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show Award

          Portrait & Figure, Art League of Manatee County, Bradenton, Florida, Merit Award

1993 55th National Exhibition, Society of the 4 Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, J. C. Houser Award

          Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, Florida

1992 Annual Juried Exhibition, Orlando Museum, Orlando, Florida, Best of Show Award

          Waking the Dream, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida

          Festival of Trees, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida, Merit Award

          Sleeping on a Bed of Nails, ARTarget, Sarasota, Florida

1991 40th Juried Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum, Boca Raton, Florida

          Image, Irony, Illusions, five artist show, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio

          Disjunctive, four artist show, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida

          Artists of Florida, Sarasota Art Association, Sarasota, Florida

          Selections From Florida Collections, Dunedin Art Center, Dunedin, Florida

          Directions, Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, Florida

          Florida Landscape, The People, Miami Dade Public Library, Miami, Florida

          Northern Trust Show, Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, Florida, Honorable Mention

          Faculty Show, Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida

          Annual Juried Exhibition, B.I.G. Arts, Sanibel, Florida

          Human Image Show, Art League of Manatee County, Bradenton, Florida, Honorable Mention

1990 Faculty Show, Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida

          Artfest '90, Venice, Florida, First Place Award

          40th Juried Exhibition, Quincy Art Center, Quincy, Illinois, Merit Award

          4th Annual Regional Show, Gallery Ten, Rockford, Illinois, 3rd Place Award

          Artforms '90, Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, Indiana

          Faculty Show, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

1989 Documents of Censorship, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

          Artist as Provocateur, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois

          The Beautiful and the Ugly, Center of Modern Art, Gainesville, Florida

          Faculty Show, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

          Alumni Selections, N.I.U. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1988 Par Excellence, School of the Art Institute Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1987 Sybil Larney Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

          Berghoff Gallery, Clearwater, Florida

          Some People's Work We Really Like, N.I.U. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

          Bates Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

          Figuration in the Eighties, Hodgell-Gillman Gallery, Tampa, Florida

          Figuration in the Eighties, Joan Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

1986 Rutgers National Works on Paper, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey

          29th Annual Beloit Vicinity Competition, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin

1985 9th Annual Competition, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois

          11th Juried Exhibition of Illinois Artists, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

          Florida Figures, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, Florida

          Vicinty Show, Norris Cultural Art Center, St. Charles, Illinois

          Nine Artists Briefly, Captiva Library, Captiva Island, Florida

          2nd Annual Competition, Elgin College, Elgin, Illinois, 2nd Place Award and Purchase Award

          Soho South Gallery, Clearwater, Florida

          People, Places and Things, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, Florida

1984 10th Juried Exhibition of Illinois Artists, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, Illinois

          Invitational, Florida's Center for Contemporary Art, Tampa, Florida

          Update: Small Works, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida

          Soho South Gallery, Safety Harbor, Florida

1983 9th Juried Exhibition of Illinois Artists, Wicker Park Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

          Recent Funambulism, 2 artist show, Cape Coral Art Gallery, Cape Coral, Florida

          Small Works Competition, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, Purchase Award

          Chairs, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

          Soho South Gallery, Safety Harbor, Florida

          New Artists, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

1982 Florida Painting '82, Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida

          Drawings and Prints Southeast, Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, Florida

          Miami International Print Biennial, Metro Museum, Coral Gables, Florida, Award of Merit

          Dimensions '82, Westside Art Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, Best of Show Award

1981 Museum Choice, Loch Haven Art Center, Orlando, Florida

          James Rosenquist Invitational, Artist's Alliance Gallery, Tampa, Florida

          Hangar One, Artist's Alliance Gallery, Tampa, Florida

1980 Tampa Bay '80, Tampa Museum, Tampa, Florida

          Wonderworks '80, Centennial Art Center, Nashville, Tennessee

          Hodgell-Hartman Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

          Student Art Competition, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, Best of Show Award

          Object as Subject, Artist's Alliance Gallery, Tampa, Florida

          Grad student show, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

1979 Student Art Competition, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2nd Place Award

1978 Vicinity Competition, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

          It Only Hurts at the Knees, 2 artist show, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

1977 Ars Nova, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

 

RECENT PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS AND PURCHASES

 

2015       Obelisk Art 450, St. Augustine, Florida – Painted 8 foot tall obelisk for the 450th Anniversary of St. Augustine.

2014       Ballou High School Lobby- Mural, 9 feet by 75 feet, Washington, DC

2012       New Orleans East Library- 11 commissioned paintings, New Orleans, Louisiana

2011       Harbinger Sign Company, Portrait of Roger Williams, Owner, Jacksonville, Florida

2006      Tampa Museum of Art – Video projection in Miami Beach during Art Basel Miami Beach week

2006      City of Tampa, Florida - Video projection (temporary) and 300-foot long lighted mural (permanent)

2005      Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida- Mural for the Coleman Library

2004      Whole Foods Market, Sarasota, Florida – Purchase of a 1995 oil painting for exhibit in their store

2004      Hospice of Chiefland, Chiefland, Florida – Two commissioned sculptural benches

2003      MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida – Portrait of Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.

2003      Hospice of the Lakes, Palatka, Florida – Two commissioned sculptural benches

2002      Johnson Library, St. Petersburg, Florida - Mural, 3 feet by 150 feet

2001      Volusia County Courthouse, De Land, Florida - Four commissioned oil paintings, 5 feet by 6 feet each

2001      Alachua Regional Service Center, Alachua County, Florida - Two oil paintings purchased.

2000      McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, New York - Six oil paintings purchased.

1999      The European Academy of Early Education, Nokomis, Florida - Mural, 3 feet by 140 feet

1998      Volusia County Agricultural Center, De Land, Florida - Four commissioned oil paintings, 6 feet by 12 feet each

1998      The Hospice of North Central Florida, Gainesville, Florida - Five commissioned cast concrete sculptural benches

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 


2012-present        University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

2010-11        Florida State University

2005-9          University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

1998              Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida

1990-92        Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida

1988-90        Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, Illinois

1982-83        Edison Community College, Fort Myers, Florida

1982             Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona


 

PERFORMANCE – Theater Productions of original plays


2016       Diorama, full production at the Museum of Science and History, Jacksonville, Florida (October 2016)

2015       Jax by Jax, staged readings of 3 scenes from 3 plays, literary festival, Jacksonville, Florida

2013      Breaking New Ground 2013 Winner, full staged reading of my play “Diorama”, Stageworks, Tampa, Florida

2012       From Page to Stage, 3 readings of my play “Diorama”, Elgin Art Showcase, Elgin Arts Commission, Elgin, Illinois

2010       Sex, Beer and Shakespeare, a short play with video in a variety show, Mickee Faust Club, Tallahassee, Florida

2009      Couch Potatoes of the 22nd Century, Valencia Character Company, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida

2008      Spokesperson, full production, Prop Thtr, Chicago

2007      Spokesperson, two staged readings in the New Play Festival, Prop Theater, Chicago, Illinois

2005      The Cutting Edge of Amenities, one-act play in The Floridians, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Florida

2004      Couch Potatoes of the 21st Century, Bowsher High School production, Toledo, Ohio

2002      The Terrorism of Love, Valencia Character Company, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida

               Dial-a-mom, one script in a comedy review called Laughing Matters, Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, Florida

2001      The Meat Bush, Florida Playwright’s Process, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Florida

               Dial-a-mom, Florida Shorts, A festival of short plays by Florida Playwrights, Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, Florida

1999      Tunnels in the Crust, The Players Theater, Sarasota, Florida

1998      The Tourist Trap, The Players Theater, Sarasota, Florida

The Polio Boxer, Caldwell Theater, Boca Raton, Florida

1997      The Polio Boxer, The Players Theater, Sarasota, Florida

The Polio Boxer, The Arcade Theater, Fort Myers, Florida

The Tourist Trap, Valencia Character Company and the International Fringe Festival, Orlando, Florida

1994      Bitter, Valencia Character Company, Valencia Community College and the International Fringe Festival, Orlando, Florida

1993      Telewas, Artworks Theatre Company, Miami Beach, Florida

1992      Tunnels In The Crust, Arcade Theatre, Fort Myers, Florida

1988      Ninja Love Trilogy, Michigan State University and Sheffield's, Columbia College, and the Rainbo Club in Chicago

1987      I Married a Ninja, Mr. Courtesy, Banana Zaps, 3 one acts, Sheffield's, Chicago, Illinois

1987      Mr. Courtesy, Gallimaufry #19, Second City ETC, Chicago

The Suburban Missile Crisis and Coping With Coping, Askance Theater, Chicago

1986      The Blame, Playwright's Center, Chicago

 

PUBLIC LECTURES

 


2016       Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

2013       University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

2010      Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida

2007      Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida

2007      University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

2006      Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

2004      Keene State University, Keene, New Hampshire

2004      Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

2003      Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, Florida

1999      Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida

1995      University of Texas, El Paso, Texas

1995      Stetson University, De Land, Florida

1991      Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

1991      Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida

1991      Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida

1990      North Lakeside Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois

1990      Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida

1989      University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1986      Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

1983      Edison Community College, Fort Myers, Florida

1982      Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona


 

 

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

              


Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida

Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, Florida

Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, Florida

Graphic Chemical Corporation, Oak Park, Illinois

Armor Holdings, Jacksonville, Florida

Holland and Knight Law Offices, Tampa, Florida

McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, New York

MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida

Alachua Regional Service Center, Alachua County, Florida

Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida

Metropolitan Museum, Coral Gables, Florida (1982 Purchase)

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida

Tampa Museum of Art and the City of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

Williams Properties, Orange City, Florida

Edison Community College, Fort Myers, Florida

Hospice of North Central Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Hospice of the Lakes, Palatka, Florida

Hospice of Chiefland, Chiefland, Florida

Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, Florida

European Academy of Early Education, Venice, Florida

Volusia County Agricultural Center, De Land, Florida

Volusia County Courthouse, De Land, Florida

Johnson Library, City of St. Petersburg, Florida

Whole Foods Market, Sarasota, Florida

City of Palm Desert, Palm Desert, California


 

ARTS WRITING

 

2010     The Democrat, daily paper, Tallahassee, Florida, art reviews, March 6, April 2 and August 6

2000      The Weekly Planet, regional monthly cultural magazine, An interview for the June 15 issue, Sarasota, Florida

1996-99The New Art Examiner, national magazine, articles and art reviews

1999      Eclipse Magazine, regional monthly cultural magazine, Culture column and reviews, Sarasota, Florida

1995-6  Arts writer and columnist, The Albuquerque Tribune, daily newspaper, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1994-5  Art reviewer, THE magazine, monthly arts magazine, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1994-5  Art and theater reviewer and Arts and Literature Editor, NuCity, weekly cultural newspaper, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1994      Art and theater reviewer, The Dolphin, weekly newspaper, Anna Maria Island, Florida

1994      Commentary, Edgewise Magazine, monthly arts magazine, Tampa, Florida

1992      Art reviews and columnist, Sarasota Arts Review, monthly arts magazine, Sarasota, Florida


 

PUBLICATIONS – selected examples from dozens of published articles

 

“Couch Potatoes of the 21st Century”, full-length play, Eldridge Publishing Company, 2001

“Creators and Collectors,” columns featuring interviews of artists and art collectors, The Weekly Planet, Sarasota edition, 1999

“On View: Miami,” The New Art Examiner, April 1996, 36

“The Culture Cowboy”, weekly column on art and culture, Albuquerque Tribune, 1995-1996

“Job Fishing in San Antonio,” The New Art Examiner, February 1996, 12

“Get thee to the asphalt,” theater review, The Albuquerque Tribune, August 3, 1995, Wild Life section cover story, 3-4

“Wigged Out: Lorna Simpson at Richard Levy Gallery,” NuCity, weekly newspaper, Albuquerque, NM, January 25, 1995, 21

“The Invisible Censor,” Edgewise Magazine, July/August 1994, 16

Field Guide to the Art of Jeff Whipple,” 12 page booklet for supplementing solo exhibitions, 1990 – 1995

 

AWARDS Juried Exhibitions

         

2015 All Media Biennial, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida, Merit Award

2014 The 64th Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Award of Excellence

2012 The 62nd Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Award of Excellence

2011 Florida Artists Exhibition, competition, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida, Award of Merit
         Pinnacle III, national art competition, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida,Best of Show Award

2010 Pinnacle II, national art competition, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, Merit Award
         Biennial V, Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida, Best of Show Award
         Magic Silver, photo competition, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky, Juror Award

2009 All-Media National Exhibition IV, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida, Best In Show Award

          Pinnacle, national art competition, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, 3rd Place Award

          22nd Annual Northern National, Rhinelander College, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, Patron Award

          59th Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Best of Show Award

2008 Independents’ Film Festival, video, Education Channel, West Central Florida Cable Television, Florida Choice Award

          New Tampa Arts, New Tampa, Tampa, Florida, Honorable Mention Award

2007 20th Annual Northern National, Rhinelander College, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, Patron Award

          New Tampa Arts Tampa Palms, Tampa, Florida, Best of Show Award

2006 56th Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Best of Show Award

2005 55th Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, 2nd Place Award

2004 Art 2004, Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida, Award of Merit

          The 54th Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Best of Show Award

          Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Anti-Corruption Playwriting Contest, Castillo Theater, New York, NY, Honorable Mention

2003 The 53rd Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Third Place Award

2002 All Media Exhibit, Art Center of Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, Honorable Mention

          Northern Trust Annual Competition, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Third Place Award

2001 The 51st Anniversary Exhibition, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Award of Excellence

          Northern Trust Annual Competition, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show Award

2000 Northern Trust Annual Competition, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Equal Award

1999 Shannon Exhibit, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show Award

          Town of Longboat Key Show, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show Award

1998 2nd Annual National, Ridge Art Center, Winter Haven, Florida, Award of Excellence

1997 9th Annual All Florida, Center for the Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, Juror’s Choice Award

1996 Featruing Florida, Ringling Museum, Sarasota, Florida, Purchase Award

          Shannon Exhibit, Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show

          The World Around Us,  Manatee Art League, Bradenton, Florida, Equal Award

          LBK Exhibit, Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, Florida, Equal Award

1994 Biennial I, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, Florida, Purchase Award

          3rd Annual Competition, Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, Florida, Best of Show Award

          Portrait & Figure, Art League of Manatee County, Bradenton, Florida, Merit Award

1993 55th National Exhibition, Society of the 4 Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, J. C. Houser $1000 Award

1992 Annual Juried Exhibition, Orlando Museum, Orlando, Florida, Best of Show Award

          Festival of Trees, Tampa Covention Center, Tampa, Florida, Merit Award

1991 Northern Trust Show, Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, Florida, Honorable Mention

          Human Image Show, Art League of Manatee County, Bradenton, Florida, Honorable Mention

1990 40th Juried Exhibition, Quincy Art Center, Quincy, Illinois, Merit Award

          4th Annual Regional Show, Gallery Ten, Rockford, Illinois, 3rd Place Award

1985 2nd Annual Competition, Elgin College, Elgin, Illinois, 2nd Place Award and Purchase Award

1983 Small Works Competition, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, Purchase Award

1982 Miami International Print Biennial, Metro Museum, Coral Gables, Florida, Award of Merit

          Dimensions '82, Westside Art Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, Best of Show Award

1980 Student Art Competition, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, Best of Show Award

1979 Student Art Competition, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2nd Place Award

 

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