Figurative Artists - David Kassan's Works

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KASSAN'S BIOGRAPHY
(CONTEMPORARY ARTIST)
Artist's website:
http://www.davidkassan.com

 

BORN:
February 25, 1977 - Little Rock, AR

EDUCATION:
-Art Students League of New York, New York, NY
-National Academy of Design - School of Fine Arts, New York, NY
-The British Institute of Florence - Florence, Italy
-Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts - B.F.A., Syracuse, NY
-University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
- Introspections - Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY March 12th -April 4th 2009
- David Jon Kassan - Recent Paintings, Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery, Lubin House, New York, NY 2005

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
2010
-Realismo 2010, Santiago Echeberria Galeria de Arte, Madrid, Spain, Feb 10 - March 6
-Hard Times, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, May 16 - June 27
-Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX, Feb 5-7
-Hard Times, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT Jan 4 - Feb 2
-Salmagundi Club - Annual Scholarship Members Exhibition, New York, NY
2009
-SCOPE Miami 2009, Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL
-Hard Times, Thomas Kearns McCarthey Gallery (Park City, UT) Nov 21 - Dec 15, 2009
-Art of the 20th Century, Park Avenue Armory,New York, NY
-Opening Group show, Bella Mesa Gallery, La Mesa, Ca
-Summer Exhibition, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
-American Masters Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NYv -11th annual Portrait Society of America International Exhibition, Washington DC
-Salmagundi Club - Annual Scholarship Members Exhibition, New York, NY
-Group Show, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-The Los Angeles Art Show, Barker Hangar, Santa Monica Airport, LA
-Salmagundi Club - Annual Members Exhibition, New York, NY
2007
-Art of the 20th Century, Park Avenue Armory,New York, NY
-US Artists, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA
-Group Show, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Annual Merit Scholarship Exhibition, Art Student's League of New York, NY
-Summer Group Show, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Male/Female, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Salmagundi Club - Annual Scholarship Members Exhibition, New York, NY
-Summer Exhibition, Artists' House, Philadelphia, PA.
-Portrait Society of America International Exhibition, Hyatt Regency, Reston, VA
-Converging Passions Exhibition, Andreeva Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
-The Los Angeles Art Show, Barker Hangar, Santa Monica Airport, LA
-Gallery Artists Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Recent Works, Artists' House, Philadelphia, PA
2006
-Art of the 20th Century, Park Avenue Armory,New York, NY
-Holiday Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Small Works Exhibition, Artists' House, Philadelphia, PA.
-Salmagundi Club - Annual Scholarship Members Exhibition, New York, NY
-US Artists, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA
-Gallery Artists Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-CONTEMPORARY IMAGININGS: The Tullman Collection, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
-Summer Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-League Concours "Red Dot" Exhibition, Art Students League, NYC
-40 Years: A Dealer's Collection, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
-Salmagundi Club - Annual Scholarship Members Exhibition, New York, NY
-San Francisco International Art Exposition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
2005
-Recent Works, Artists' House, Philadelphia, PA
-Art of the 20th Century, Park Avenue Armory,New York, NY
-US Artists, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA
-Than Exhibition, Phillips de Pury & Co., New York, NY
-Summer Exhibition, Artists' House, Philadelphia, PA
-Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
-Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Year-End Juried Exhibition, The National Academy of Design, New York, NY
-Salmagundi Club - Annual Scholarship Members Exhibition, New York, NY
-San Francisco International Art Exposition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
2004
-Holiday Group Show, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Art of the 20th Century, Park Avenue Armory,New York, NY
-US Artists, Armory, Philadelphia, PA
-Small Works show, The Artists' House, Philadelphia, PA
-Audubon Artists Exhibition, Salmugundi Club, 5th Ave. New York, NY
-Portrait Society of America Invitational Show, Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA
-Academy Show, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
-Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-National Academy Exhibition, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
-Salmagundi Club - Annual Scholarship Exhibition, Salmugundi Club, New York, NY
-Manifest 2, White Studio Gallery, Brooklyn
2003
-Group Show Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Art of the 20th Century, Park Avenue Armory,New York, NY
-Academy Show, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
-Annual Members Exhibition, Salmugundi Club, 5th Ave. New York, NY
-2003 Annual exhibition, STEP inside design Magazine
2002
-Art of the 20th Century, Park Avenue Armory,New York, NY
-Mid-Year Exhibition, The National Academy of Design, New York, NY
-Prevailing Human Spirit Exhibition, Huntington House Museum, Windsor, CT
-Prevailing Human Spirit Exhibition, The United Nations, New York, NY
-Year-End Juried Exhibition, The Ross Gallery, The National Academy, New York, NY
-Prevailing Human Spirit Exhibition, Wethersfield Museum, Wethersfield, CT
-Step-by-Step Graphics- Illustration Annual exhibition 2002
-Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Annual Members Exhibition, Salmugundi Club, 5th Ave. New York, NY
-Social Justice Exhibition- Gallery 1199. New York, NY
-Prevailing Human Spirit Exhibition- The Museum of American Illustration, New York, NY
2001
-Holiday Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (Chelsea), New York, NY
-Design 100 exhibition 2001, Step-by-Step Graphics Magazine
-Illustration Annual 2001, Communication Arts
-Scholarship Exhibition, Salmugundi Club, 5th Ave. New York, NY
2000
-Group Exhibition, Gallery Henoch (SoHo), New York, NY
-Summer Exhibition, Salmugundi Club, 5th Ave. New York, NY
1999
-The SI 1999 Student Scholarship Exhibition, The Museum of American Illustration, New York, NY
-"Life and Landscape" solo exhibition, Drawing Room Gallery, Syracuse, NY
-The SI 41st Annual Exhibition, The Museum of American Illustration, New York, NY
1998
-The SI 1998 Student Scholarship Exhibition, The Museum of American Illustration, New York, NY
-"1998 Summer Exhibition", Lowe Gallery of Art, Syracuse, NY
1997
-Traveling Print Exchange Show, Louisiana State University and the University of Texas
-"1997 Summer Exhibition", Lowe Gallery of Art, Syracuse, NY
-21st Annual Smithville Mansion Show, Smithville Mansion, Burlington, NJ

HONORS:
-Richard Pionk Memorial award, 126th Annual Member's Exhibition, 2009
-Chairman's Award, Salmagundi Club 2008,2010
-1st Place, Portrait Society of America International Exhibition, 2009
-Richard Pionk Memorial Award, Salmagundi Club 2008
-People's Choice Award, Portrait Society of America International Exhibition, 2007
-Purchase Prize, The Art Students League of New York Permanent Collection, 2006
-Richard W. Sanders Merit Scholarship, The Art Students League of New York, 2006
-Clara Thompson Memorial award, 2005 -Marion Andrews Award, Salmagundi Club
-Newington-Crospy Foundation Travel Grant (Italy Prize),
The Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings, NY
-1st Honors Award, 2004 Portrait Society of America
-2004 First Place Prize for Portraiture, The National Academy
-Janet and Arthur Ross Award, The National Academy
-Arthur and Melville Phillips Award, The National Academy
-Junius Allen Memorial Award, Salmagundi Club
-Colonel Michael Jacobs Award, The National Academy
-Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Magazine 2001
-Norman Rockwell Museum Scholarship - NY Society of Illustrators

LECTURES AND TEACHING:
Guest Lecturer and Demo(studio visit), Centre College, Danville, Kentucky
The Reykjavik School of Visual Art, Reykjavick, Iceland
Artistas Sociedade de Faro (OS Artistas) Faro, Portugal(2008,2009)
Guest Instructor, Bodies Exhibit, South Street Seaport, New York, NY (Fall 2009)
Guest Lecturer, The Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney, NSW Australia (Spring 2007)
Painting Instructor, PAN Artist's Group, Byron Bay, NSW Australia (Spring 2007)
Painting/Drawing Instructor, The Salmagundi Center for American Art, NY, NY(Summer 2007-Present)
Painting Instructor, Andreeva Portrait Academy, Santa Fe, NM (Summer 2007-Present)
Painting Instructor, National Academy of Design School of Fine Art, NY (Summer 2006)
Figure Drawing Instructor,Cathedral of St. John the Divine-Sculpture Studio, NY, NY(2004-Present)
Figure Drawing Instructor, Animation Collective, NYC (2005)
Painting the Landscape Workshop, West Hampton, NY (2005)
Private Painting Workshop, Fisher Island, South Beach, Miami (2004)
"Italy 2003" Lecture, National Academy of Design School of Fine Art, NY (2004)
Western Illinois University, IL (2003,2004,2005,2007,2008)
Rochester Institute of Technology, NY (2002)
Finger Lakes Community College, NY (2002)
University of Alabama, AL (2001)
Syracuse University, NY (1999)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Realismo 2010 catalog, Santiago Echeberria Galeria de Arte, Madrid, Spain
Seven Bridges Collection, The first 15 years, 1993-2008
Poets and Artists: O&S (cover),January 2010
International Artist Magazine, Feb/March 2010
The Upset: Young Contemporary Art, die gestalten verlag(Germany), September 2008
Drawing Magazine(Understanding Anatomy Feature 2007-2009)
Empty Magazine - Australia(cover), Issue 11 December 2007
American Artist Workshop Magazine, Winter 2007-08
CONTEMPORARY IMAGININGS: Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL Catalog 2006
Mobile Museum of Art Quarterly Newsletter, Cover Image, Oct/Dec 2006
American Art Collector, December 2006
Antiques and The Arts Weekly December 8, 2006
40 Years: A Dealer's Collection Gallery Henoch Catalog 2006
International Artist Magazine - June/July 2006
Artist's Magazine - February 2006
International Artist Magazine - August/September 2004
Sketchbook Magazine - December 2004
Lentamente Italia - A Sketch-Journal, 2004
Step Inside Design Magazine Jan.03
Step-By-Step Graphics Illustration Annual 2002
Communication Arts Illustration Annual 2001
Society of Illustrators
Step-By-Step Graphics Design 100 2001

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:
Frederico Horta E Costa, Lisboa, Portugal
Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, CT
Nan Laitman, New York, NY
The Art Students' League of New York Permanent Collection, New York, NY
Howard A. Tullman Collection, Chicago, IL
Sandeep M. Bhammer, Mumbai, India
Nick Millar, Grand Bahama/London
Charles Block, Washington, DC
Francois de Roussy de Sales, Paris, France
Mel Friedman, New York, NY
Nancy Cohen & Randolph H. Goodman, Baltimore, MD
Ivan Jecklin, Richmond, VA
Gale & David Hoffman, Villanova, PA David Kandall, Passaic, NJ
Myra & Robert Page, Pheonix, AZ
Sarah Thoms, Rock Island, IL
Richard Schwartz, New York, NY
Peter Pennoyer Architects, New York, NY
John Geheran, Southbury, CT
Christophe de Backer, Paris, France
Mrs. Betsy Wade, New York, NY
Alexandra A. Herzan, New York, NY
Mr. Roger Wuergler, Switzerland


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