Richard Feaster

Lives & works in Nashville, TN

 

Richard Feaster has shown his work nationally and internationally, including exhibits at the City University of New York, National Academy Museum, and the Cheekwood Museum of Art.  His artwork is included in many private and corporate collections. He received a BFA in painting from Birmingham Southern College and a MFA in painting from Tulane University’s Newcomb College and attended the Skowhegan summer program in Skowhegan, Maine. Feaster is represented in Tennessee by Nashville’s Zeitgeist Gallery and by Trager Contemporary in Charleston, SC.

Education

 

1993  

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

 

1993               

MFA, Painting

Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

 

1989               

BFA, Painting

Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham, AL

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibits

 

2019

Texturextra

w/ Zipporah Camille Thompson

Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

Promise of the Sun, Birmingham-Southern College (Solo, November 2019)

 

2017

Psych Pastoral (w/ Alex Lockwood)

Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2016

Richard Feaster/Vadis Turner

University School of Nashville

Nashville, TN  

 

2014      

Noise Induced Transitions, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

2013      

Richard Feaster/Lain York, Gallery 363, Memphis, TN

 

2012      

Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

2009      

The High Window, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN  

          

2007 

Ironwood Studios, Knoxville, TN              

 

2006      

Eligible Receiver (solo), Cheekwood Museum of Art, Temporary Contemporary, Nashville, TN  (catalog)

               

Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

Art at the Airport: Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN

 

2004      

Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

2000      

Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2019

Dogwood Arts Regional

Arts and Culture Alliance

Knoxville, TN

2018

The Summer Show (3-person)

Trager Contemporary,  Charleston, SC

Destill - A Survey of Contemporary Art

Curated by the Committee for New Forms

Track One, Nashville, TN

2017

Luminous Animals

Whitespace, Atlanta, GA

2016

FICTION (With Only Daylight Between Us)

Traveling exhibition - worldwide

Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones

Debut venue: Corridor, Dayton, OH

20 Collaborations in Book Arts

Nashville Public Library, Main Branch

Nashville, TN

From Here, Fluorescent Gallery

Curated by Zach Searcy

Knoxville, TN

 

COOP Gallery

Nashville, TN

 

2015

Herbstsalon '15, MDR Gallery

Magdeburg, Germany 

 

trip {} frisson, 40AU Gallery

Nashville, TN

 

2014      

Home Fires

Zieher Smith @ Track 13, Cummins Station

Nashville, TN

 

2012      

Exhibit Your Symptom, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

2011      

Altered Landscape, Governors Island Art Fair, NY

 

Element-Progress, Spool Mfg., Johnson City, NY

 

2010      

gallery ELL @ Loading Dock

The Loading Dock, Brooklyn, NY

 

2009      

Social (Virus), NurtureArt, Inc., Brooklyn, NY

 

Abstract Painting, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN (catalog)

 

2008      

Dialogues I, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

               

Works with Words, Nashville Downtown Public Library, Nashville, TN (Catalog)

               

A Painting Dialogue at Crosland, Nashville, TN

 

2007      

Energy Transfers, Victoria Price Art & Design, Santa Fe, NM

 

Altered Vision: Artists Confront Sight Loss, Nashville Downtown Public Library, TN (catalog)

 

2006      

Fellowship Exhibition, Abbey Mural Fund for Mural Painting, National Academy Museum, New York

 

Visual Recordings, Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN

 

2005      

Art at Work, Association for Visual Artists, Chattanooga, TN

 

2001      

Works on Paper, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Benefit, Mathew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

 

2000      

"2001", Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1998-05

The Flat Files (traveling, international) Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

 

1997      

Presentational Painting II, Hunter College/Leubsdorf Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)

 

Purely Painting, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

Selected Collections

The City of Nashville, Mayor's Office

Music City Center, Nashville, TN

FirstBank: Janet & Jim Ayers Collection of Tennessee Art, Nashville, TN

Creative Artists Agency, Nashville, TN

Newcomb College, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Birmingham-Sothern College, Birmingham, AL

 

Bibliography

Unconventional: Nashville’s Music City Center, 2014

The Art of Community: Janet and Jim Ayers’ Collection of Tennessee Art, 2013

Tennessee Abstract Painters, Catalog, Essay by Weirich, Jochen, Curator, Cheekwood Museum of Art, 2009

March 2, 2007, Marx, Jonathan, the Tennessean

Eligible Receiver: Recent Works by Richard Feaster, Knowles, Susan, Cheekwood Museum of Art, 2006

Nashville Arts Magazine, September, 2006, Nolan, Joe

The Nashville Scene, April, 2004; August, 2005; February, 2006

The City Paper (Nashville), August 8, 2002, Walen, Drew

New American Paintings, Volume 32, 2000/01

The Boston Globe, March 30, 2000, McQuaid, Cate

Cover Magazine, “Shaping Abstract Imagery,” June, 1997, Wright, Jeffrey C.

Presentational Painting II, Catalogue, Essays and Introduction, Hunter College, Leubsdorf Art Gallery, 1997

 

Awards/Residencies

 

2009 & 11           

Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission

 

2006                      

Fellowship & Residency, Edward Abbey Mural Workshop, National Academy Museum, New York, NY

 

1997                      

Panel Lecturer - Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY

 

1993                      

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME