Biography

Jim Stoker

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1935
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Glasstire named "Jim Stoker: Reflections of Nature" their Top Pick for the week of July 28, 2016.
 

Read Todd Camplin's review of "Jim Stoker: Reflections of Nature" at moderndallas.net.
 

Education:
 

1957 B.F.A. in Applied Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
1962 M.A. in Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico
Summer 1963-65 Post-graduate study in painting, drawing and printmaking, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
 

 

Solo Exhibitions:
 

2016 Jim Stoker: Reflections of Nature, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas (catalogue)
2013 Jim Stoker: Riparian Landscapes, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Jim Stoker: Retrospective, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas (catalogue)
2009 Two-person show, Semmes Gallery, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas
2002 A Naturalist’s Eye, Hunt Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1986 Theater Gallery, Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, Texas
1983 Bless the Beasts, Charlton Art Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1979 Southwest Craft Center, San Antonio, Texas
1976 James Stoker: Recent Paintings, Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, Texas
1973 Jim Stoker Retrospective: 1953-1973, San Antonio Art League’s Artist of the Year Exhibition, San Antonio Art League, Koehler Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas (catalogue)
1971 Art Department Gallery, Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, Texas
1970 Art Department Gallery, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
1970 Environmental Studies, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1970 The Bright Shawl Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1969 Art Department Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico
1968 San Antonio Men of Art Guild, The Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
1967 Art Department Galleries, Texas Lutheran College, Seguin, Texas
1967 Art Department Galleries, Texas A & I University, Kingsville, Texas
1967 Art Department Gallery, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
1966 Art Department Gallery, San Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas (with Howard Lewis)
1966 San Antonio Men of Art Guild, The Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
1965 David Gallery, Houston, Texas
1965 Houston Public Library, Houston, Texas
1965 Art Department Galleries, Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas
1964 Art Department Gallery, Houston Baptist College, Texas
1964 The Bright Shawl Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1962 San Antonio Men of Art Guild, The Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
1962 Art Department Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico
1961 San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio, Texas
1961 San Antonio Men of Art Guild, The Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
1960 Art Department Gallery, West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas
 

 

Group Exhibitions:
 

2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2015 Contemporary Art Invitational, San Antonio Art League Museum, San Antonio, Texas
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 The Good Earth, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Fresh & Salty (a Valley House Gallery group exhibition), Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 Shorelines, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 80th Annual Artist Exhibition, San Antonio Art League and Museum, San Antonio, Texas
2009 Nature Studies: Jim Stoker, Paintings and Eloise Yantis Stoker, Clay, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas
2009 Thank You Fort Worth: An Appreciation from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2008 Texas Tour: 100 Years of Texas Landscape Painting, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2007 Away From Home: Artists Roam and Respond, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Kingdom Animalia: Creatures Big and Small by Artists Old and New, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2006
2006 Summer Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Davis Gallery, Austin, Texas
2006 76th San Antonio Artists Exhibition, Art League Museum, San Antonio, Texas
2005 Hunt Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
2005 Parchman-Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
2005 75th San Antonio Artists Exhibition, Art League Museum, San Antonio, Texas
2003 Invitational Landscape Show: Memories, Wiford & Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2003 73rd San Antonio Artists Exhibition, Art League Museum, San Antonio, Texas
2002 72nd San Antonio Local Artists Exhibition, Art League Museum, San Antonio, Texas
2001-2002 Hunt Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1998 Selected Works by Living San Antonio Artists, Art League, San Antonio, Texas
1996-1998 Harris Gallery, Houston, Texas
1996 Images of Nature 5, Martin Rathburn Gallery, Blue Star, San Antonio, Texas
1996 Texas Men of Art Guild Exhibition, Ruth Taylor Foyer Gallery, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
1995 Trinity Art Faculty Exhibition, Aviart Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1995 Trinity/4, The Artists Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1994 Scene Unseen, Runnel Room Gallery, Art Department, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico
1993-1994 Works by past “Artist of the Year,” 1970-1977, San Antonio Art Gallery Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1993 Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1993 State of the Art ’93, The New England Fine Arts Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
1992-1993 Rancho De Chimayo Gallery, Chimayo, New Mexico
1992-1993 Jansen-Perez Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1992 Trinity University Art Faculty Exhibition, San Antonio Art Institute Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1991 Art Faculty Exhibition, Ruth Taylor Gallery, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
1991 Jansen-Perez Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1991 World of Nature Art Exhibition, Strauss Education Center, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, Texas
1990-1991 Images of Vanishing Nature, Rice University and Transco Gallery, Houston, Texas; traveled to Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, Texas; Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
1990 Art Faculty Exhibition, Maddux Library, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
1990 60th Annual San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, San Antonio Art League, San Antonio, Texas
1990 Second Annual Figure Drawing Exhibition, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, California
1990 The Graphic Art of Printmaking, Wichita Art Association, Wichita, Kansas
1990 The Art in Nature, Texas Museum of Natural History, Austin, Texas
1990 World of Nature Art Exhibition, Strauss Education Center, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, Texas
1989 San Antonio: College and University Art Faculty Exhibit, Unserhaus Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1989 World of Nature Art Exhibition, Strauss Education Center, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, Texas
1989 Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1989 Read Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1988 Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1988 Read Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1988 San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, Koehler Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas
1987 Read Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
1987 Prize Winning Paintings from San Antonio Art League’s Permanent Collection, St. David’s Episcopal Church, San Antonio, Texas
1987 Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1987 Read Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1987 Yard of Art Exhibition, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
1987 57th Annual San Antonio Artists Exhibition, San Antonio Art League, Koehler House, San Antonio, Texas
1987 Texas Realism, Texas Fine Arts Association, Cultural Activities Center, Temple, Texas
1986 Shultz Gallery, New York, New York
1986 Contemporary Artists Group, San Antonio Art League, Koehler House, San Antonio, Texas
1986 Adele M Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1986 56th Annual Artists’ Exhibition, San Antonio Art League, Koehler House, San Antonio, Texas
1986 Texas Realism, Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas
1986 Texas Realism, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
1986 Texas Realism, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
1985 Texas Realism, St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas
1985 Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1985 Trinity University Art Faculty Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas
1985 Contemporary Arts Exhibition, Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1985 Odyssey Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1985 Love Texas Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1985 Enthios Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1985 Enthios Gallery, Palm Springs, California
1984 Enthios Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1984 Aberbach Fine Art, New York, New York
1984 Trinity University Art Faculty Exhibit, Artists Alliance Center, San Antonio, Texas
1984 Mount San Jacinto Juried Open, Mount San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, California
1983-1984 Angel International Fine Arts Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
1983 Contemporary Arts Exhibition, Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1983 The Gallery Henock, New York, New York
1983 Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1983 San Antonio Art League 53rd Annual Artists’ Exhibit, San Antonio, Texas
1982-1983 Elaine Horwitch Gallery, San Fe, New Mexico
1982 The Art Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1982 Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1982 Aberbach Fine Art, New York, New York
1982 Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico
1982 Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1981 In Miniature-Exhibition, San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas
1981 Contemporary Artists’ Exhibit, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1980 The Bright Shawl Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1980 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1979 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1978 Contemporary Artists’ Group Exhibition, Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1978 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1977 Contemporary Artists’ Group Exhibition, Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1977 Print and Drawing Competition, Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, Massachusetts
1977 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1977 Tenth Annual Prints, Drawings and Crafts Exhibition, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
1976 Exhibition of Texas Painting, Jewish Community Center, Dallas, Texas
1976 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Koehler Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas
1973 McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1972 Abstract Realism, Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas
1972 Spectrum Art Group, Las Palmas Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1969 39th Annual San Antonio Local Artists Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1968 HemisFair ’68, VIP Reception Room, San Antonio, Texas
1968 Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1968 San Antonio Men of Art Guild, San Antonio, Texas
1968 38th Annual San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1968 Texas Watercolor Society Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1967 Southwestern Exhibit Prints and Drawings, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
1967 Texas Watercolor Society Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1967 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1967 First Annual Prints, Drawings and Crafts Exhibition, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
1966 College Art Teachers Invitational, Jewish Community Center, Houston, Texas
1966 Texas Painting and Sculpture Annual, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
1965 Houston Local Artists’ Exhibition, Houston, Texas
1964 Chandler Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1964 Southwestern Print and Drawing Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
1964 Houston Local Artists’ Exhibition, Houston, Texas
1963 Texas Watercolor Society Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1962 4th Annual Invitational Painting Exhibition, Nicholson Memorial Library, Longview, Texas
1962 San Antonio Men of Art Guild Exhibition, Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico
1962 San Antonio Men of Art Guild, San Antonio, Texas
1962 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1962 Texas Painting and Sculpture Annual, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
1962 12th Southwestern Prints and Drawings Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
1961 Mexican Consulate Invitational, San Antonio, Texas
1961 Third Annual Invitational Exhibition, Centennial Art Museum, Corpus Christi, Texas
1961 San Antonio Men of Art Guild, The Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
1961 11th Southwestern Prints and Drawings Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
1961 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1961 Texas Watercolor Society Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1961 Chelmont National Painting Exhibition, El Paso, Texas
1961 Texas Fine Arts Association Exhibition, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
1960 San Antonio Men of Art Guild, The Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
1960 Texas Painting and Sculpture Annual, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
1960 Texas Fine Arts Association Exhibition, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
1959 San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1959 Southwestern Print and Drawing Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
1959 Exhibition of Southwestern Art, Texas Art Museum, Beaumont, Texas
1959 Texas Fine Arts Association Exhibit, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
1958 Exhibition of Southern Art, Isaac Delgado Art Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana
1958 Fort Worth Local Artists’ Exhibition, The Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
1958 Southwestern Print and Drawing Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
 

 

Literature:
 

Todd Camplin, “todd camplin weekly... Jim Stoker at Valley House Gallery,” moderndallas.net,
September 2, 2016. Available from http://moderndallas.net/jim_stoker_valley_house_gallery.html
 

Jessica Jones, “Chain Reaction,” D Home, photography by Pär Bengtsson, March-April 2015, No Place To Live: Roseate Spoonbill with Hi-Ranger Workers illustrated. Available from http://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-home/2015/march-april/park-cities-dallas-home-update
 

Jim Stoker: Retrospective, with A Written Exchange between Cheryl Vogel and Jim Stoker, Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, Texas, 2011.
 

Michael Granberry, “Jim Stoker: Retrospective,” Dallas Morning News, Arts Guide Section, June 10, 2011, No Place To Live: Whooper Burger reproduced.
 

Frederick Turner, “The Eyes of Texas: Texas Art and Texas Light,” American Arts Quarterly, Summer 2010, Volume 27, Number 3, pages 27-33.
 

Paula D. Stone, “Jim Stoker: Confetti Painting,” Voices of Art Magazine, V14.2 2006, pages 40-41, detail of Guadalupe River Cedar Sage reproduced.
 

Dan R. Goddard, “Changing Landscapes: Art League Museum Undergoes Renovation,” San Antonio Express-News, February 1, 2005, p 1J, 3J.
 

Dan R. Goddard, “Hunt Gallery Features Works by Realistic Painters,” San Antonio Express-News, Events, December 22, 2000.
 

Paula Allen, “Alternate State: Artist Couple get Inspiration from Yearly Trips to New Mexico,” San Antonio Express News, Images, September 15, 1996, p.7.
 

Scene Unseen: A National Art Exhibition, Eastern New Mexico University, 1994, No Place to Live: The Giraffe Meets the Hi-Ranger reproduced.
 

Conference Proceedings Journal, National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, New York City, “Art and the Environment” by Jim Stoker, 1993.
 

Conference Proceedings Journal, National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, New York City, “The Natural Way to Create: Striving for Originality,” by Jim Stoker, 1989.
 

San Antonio Light, painting was reproduced concerning the Trinity Art Faculty Show, April 4, 1989.
 

Nancy Cook, “Jim Stoker,” Southwest Art Magazine, July, 1987, House in Santa Fe reproduced, p. 36-37.
 

Dan R. Goddard, “Texas Realism Mirrors Artist,” Sunday Express-News, January 11, 1987, p. 7-H.
 

San Antonio Express-News, reproduction of The Inbetween Land in Texas Realism exhibition, San Antonio Art Institute, January 15, 1987.
 

Dan R. Goddard, “Artists ‘Open’ Museum of Art to New Works,” San Antonio Express News, July 6, 1986.
 

Dan R. Goddard, “Juried Art Shows Popping Up Like Daisies,” The Sunday Express News, April 27, 1986, p. 7-H.
 

“Jim Stoker Deemed Top Artist”, San Antonio Light, April 7, 1986, p. C3.
 

“Stoker Wins Grumbacher Award”, The State of Art, March, 1986, p. 8.
 

“Jim Stoker, Professor of Art at Trinity University, has won the Grumbacher Award,” San Antonio Express-News, 1986.
 

“Trinity University Professor Wins Award,” San Antonio Recorder-Times, December 26, 1985.
 

“Trinity Professor Wins Art Award,” San Antonio Light, December 21, 1985.
 

“Trinity Professor Wins Art Award,” Trinity University News, December 12, 1985.
 

Bill Bristow, “A Trinity of Six,” Artist Alliance Gallery, October, 1984.
 

The American Statesman, published photo of Stoker award winning painting in Texas Realism exhibition.
 

“Paintings of Animals Make Social Comment,” The San Antonio Northside Recorder, November 3, 1983.
 

Michael Mott, “Animals in Thoughtful Shows,” The San Antonio Express/News, December 4, 1983, reproduction of Stoker painting and review of one- man show.
 

Michael Mott, “Art Group Presents Annual Exhibit,” The Sunday Express-News, October 30, 1983, Rhinos Detour Left reproduced, p. 6F.
 

“Artists You Can Bank On,” San Antonio Express-News, January 16, 1983.
 

Cathy Cooke, “Stoker’s Art Unorthodox, Innovative,” Trinitonian, October 1, 1982.
 

“Stoker Art is Acquired,” Northside Recorder, February 19, 1981, p. 21.
 

Eve Lyn Sawyer, “Who, What, Where on the Social Scene,” San Antonio Express/News, May 16, 1979.
 

“Art Exhibit Opens at McNay,” San Antonio Light, April 1, 1979.
 

49th Annual San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, published by the San Antonio Art League, 1979.
 

John Leeper, Jr., “Art Views and Reviews,” The North San Antonio Times, October 18, 1979.
 

San Antonio Magazine, Jim Stoker quoted in article on backpacking and two Stoker color photographs used as illustrations, August 1978.
 

“Pace Purchase Prize,” San Antonio Light, April 30, 1978.
 

48th Annual San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, published by the San Antonio Art League, 1978.
 

Glenn Tucker, “Art Scene: What’s In a Name?,” San Antonio Light, November 19, 1978, Backpacking reproduced.
 

San Antonio Express, “Grant to Aid Trinity Professor with Book,” October 24, 1978.
 

“$8,000 Research Grant Awarded Atlanta’s Son,” Citizens Journal, October 19, 1978.
 

National Print and Drawing Competition, exhibition catalogue, published by Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, Mass., July-August 1977.
 

Entertainment section, The Herald, November 17, 1977.
 

“47th Annual Local Exhibition Opens,” San Antonio Light, April 3, 1977.
 

47th Annual San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, published by the San Antonio Art League, 1977.
 

Glenn Tucker, “Art Scene,” San Antonio Light, April 10, 1977.
 

“Jim Stoker is Writing Art History,” Citizens Journal, January 18, 1976.
 

“Modern Texas Art,” San Antonio Express-News, November 22, 1976.
 

46th Annual San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, published by the San Antonio Art League, 1976.
 

“Women’s World Wives to see Cave Pictures,” San Antonio Light, February 26, 1973.
 

“Art Whirl, Jim Stoker is Top Artist,” San Antonio Express-News, October 28, 1973.
 

“Jim Stoker is Artist of the Year,” San Antonio Light, November 4, 1973.
 

K. Pardue Newton, “Jim Stoker is League’s ‘Artist of the Year’,” The North San Antonio Times, November 1, 1973.
 

Jim Stoker Retrospective:1953-1973, San Antonio Art League Artist of the Year Exhibition Catalogue, 1973.
 

Ron White, “From People to Things – a Growth,” San Antonio Express-News, November 4, 1973, Eloise at the Window and Tire Sale reproduced.
 

K. Pardue Newton, “Jim Stoker is League’s ‘Artist of Year’,” North San Antonio Times, November 1, 1973.
 

“Atlanta’s Son to Give Art Show,” The Citizens Journal, October, 1973.
 

“Jim Stoker, Retrospective: 1953-1973,” San Antonio Art League, October 1973.
 

“Abstract Realism,” San Antonio Light, September 10, 1972.
 

“Texas Crafts Exhibit at Dallas Library,” San Antonio Express-News, March 7, 1971.
 

Agnes Heller, “Ancient Indian Rock Paintings Lecture,” The San Antonio Light, March 7, 1971.
 

“Multi-Media Show by Jim Stoker,” The San Antonio Light, 1969.
 

Eloise Stoker, “Wildness is a Necessity,” San Antonio Express-News, photos by Jim Stoker, November, 2, 1969.
 

“The Art of Jim Stoker, The San Antonio Light, September 7,” 1969.
 

San Antonio Artists 1968 Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, published by The San Antonio Art League, 1968.
 

Management Forum Magazine, front cover illustrated by Jim Stoker, November, 1966.
 

Jim Stoker, “Still-Life Stimulus,” School Arts Magazine, 1962.
 

Jim Stoker, “The Creator in World History,” School Arts Magazine, April 1961.
 

 

Awards, Honors, and Prizes:
 

2006 Outstanding Atlanta Alumnus Awards, Atlanta Grade School Friends
2005 Award, 75th San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, Art League Museum
2003 Award, 73rd San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, Art League Museum
2002 Contributors Award for oil painting, 72nd San Antonio Local Artists Exhibition, San Antonio Art League
1987 Second place award for painting, San Antonio Artists’ Exhibition, Koehler Cultural Center
1986 First Place Prize (Best of Show), Julian Onderdonk Memorial Purchase Prize, 56th Annual Artists’ Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas
1985 Grumbacher Award for painting, Texas Realism, St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas
1983 Marcia Koehler Memorial Award (Painting), San Antonio Art League, 53rd Annual Artists’ Exhibit
1979 First Place Purchase Prize (Best of Show), San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, McNay Art Museum
1978 Pace Purchase Award, San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition
1977 Second place award for painting, San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, McNay Art Museum
1976 Second place award for painting, San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, McNay Art Museum
1973 “San Antonio Artist of the Year” designation by the San Antonio Art League
1969 Second place award for painting, San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, McNay Art Museum
1968 Award for painting, Texas Watercolor Society Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum
1967 Award for painting, San Antonio River Art Show
1966 Award for drawing, Houston Local Artists’ Exhibition
1966 First place award for painting, San Antonio River Art Show
1965 First place award for painting, San Antonio River Art Show
1964 Award for etching, Southwestern Print and Drawing Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
1963 Award for painting, San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum
1963 Award for painting, San Antonio River Art Show
1962 First place award for painting, San Antonio River Art Show
1961 Award for drawing, Southwestern Print and Drawing Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
1961 First place award for painting, San Antonio River Art Show
1961 Award for painting, San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum
1961 Honorable mention, Chelmont National
1960 Award for painting, Texas Painting and Sculpture Competition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
1959 Award for painting, San Antonio Local Artists’ Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum
1959 Painting Competition, El Paso, Texas
 

 

Grants:
 

1982 Trinity University Faculty Development Committee Summer Stipend and Grant
1980 Trinity University Faculty Development and Research Summer Stipend
1978 Trinity University President’s Fund Grant
1978 National Endowment for the Humanities
1978 Trinity University Faculty Research and Development
1976 Trinity University, Leave of Absence
1968-1969 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation of New York
1968 Trinity University Faculty Research and Development
 

 

Television:
 

September 1993 Channel 9 (KLRN), San Antonio/Austin, “Fund Raising Auction,” one painting shown
October 1990 Channel 9 (KLRN), San Antonio/Austin, “Fund Raising Auction,” four paintings shown
August 1987 Channel 5, South Texas Sunrise with Randy Beamer, numerous paintings shown and discussed with Jim Stoker
March 1986 Channel 11, Monday Night Live, Lorenzo Natasi Show, one painting shown
August 18, 1978 Channel 9, San Antonio, San Antonio/Austin Weekend Report, two paintings shown
1969 Channel 4, San Antonio, 10 O’clock News
1969 Channel 12, San Antonio, 10 O’clock News
 

 

Video:
 

Produced 27 minute television videotape, Canyons of the Painted Caves (with Eloise Stoker as co-author and producer)
 

 

Teaching:
 

1996 Professor of Art, Emeritus, Trinity University
1988-1996 Chair, Department of Art, Trinity University
1966-1996 Trinity University, San Antonio
Summer 1968 Sul Ross State College
Summer 1964 Teaching Assistant, Pennsylvania State University
Summer 1963 Teaching Assistant, Pennsylvania State University
1962-66 Houston Baptist College
1961-62 Northeast Independent School District, San Antonio
1957-61 San Antonio Independent School District
 

 

Papers Delivered At Conferences:
 

October 1992 “Art and the Environment,” National Conference on the Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, New York City
October 1989 National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, New York City
1981 The Caddoan Conference (National), The University of Oklahoma, “Possible Prehistoric Caddo Motifs Found in Historic Art”
1980 The Caddoan Conference (National), Texarkana Community College, “Prehistoric Caddoan Basketry Designs on Pottery”
 

 

Guest Lectures Delivered:
 

April 20, 1993 Delivered lecture, “Organic Gardening: Following Nature’s Example,” Earth Day Awareness Series, Incarnate Word College
November 4, 1983 Chandler Center for Senior Citizens, lecture “Bless the Beasts”
1982 Ground Zero, panel discussion on nuclear war, Trinity University
March 17, 1981 South Texas Group of the Sierra Club, “Art of the Caddo Indians”
1980 Trinity University, Dr. Robert Brackenridge’s Religion Class, “Pueblo Indian Religion”
1979 Trinity University Biology Club, “Nature and Art”
1979 University Presbyterian Church, San Antonio
1974 Alamo Heights High School, English Club
1974 The South Texas Group of the Sierra Club, San Antonio
1973 The Junior League of San Antonio
1973 Faculty Wives Club, University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio, Texas
1970 The Witte Memorial Museum Association
1969 San Antonio Art League
1968 Victoria Art League, Victoria, Texas
 

 

Juror for Art Competitions:
 

1989 Artist Alliance Exhibition, San Antonio
1985 National U.S. Army Art Competition, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
1977 University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio, Faculty and Staff Show
1974 Texas Medical Association Convention, Doctors’ Art Competition, HemisFair Convention Center
1970 San Antonio River Art Show
1965 Houston Local Artists’ Exhibition
1964 Sam Houston State University, Student Exhibition
1964 Wharton Local Artists’ Exhibition, Wharton Junior College
 

 

Museum and Conservation Work:
 

1976 & 1980 Acquired major collections of prehistoric Caddo Indian pottery for the San Antonio Museum of Art
1973 Led bus and boat tours for the Witte Memorial Museum to see ancient cave paintings left by the Pecos River Culture
1970-1975 Worked in conservation effort to save ancient Pecos River Culture pictographs (one major site is now large state park with a museum)
1969-1970 Original organizer and first chairman, Alamo Chapter of the Sierra Club
 

 

Public Collections:
 

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin
Dallas Country Club, Dallas, Texas
Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania
Prairie View College, Prairie View, Texas
Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico
San Antonio Art League, San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas

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