Exhibit dates: March 27 – April 19, 2009
Redux Contemporary Art Center is proud to present Reorientation III: The artists of Redux. For the biannual event, Redux has selected Tom Stanley to curate the show. Tom Stanley is an artist/administrator, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts at Winthrop University, and Director of Winthrop University Galleries. Born in 1950 in Fort Hood, TX, Stanley grew up in Concord, NC, where he began his first explorations into art and music as early as early as 1960 with painted impressions of Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond’s Take Five. He received a B.A. in Art from Belmont Abbey/Sacred Heart College in 1972 and a M.A. in Applied Art History and a M.F.A. in Painting from the University of South Carolina in 1980.
Stanley’s work has been exhibited in numerous galleries nationally. Recently, his work has been exhibited at the Barbara Archer Gallery in Atlanta, Homegrown at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem and Gallery twenty-four in Berlin. In 2005 his Floating series was exhibited at the South Carolina State Museum‘s Triennial Exhibition and in 2004 at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. In 2002-03 he exhibited at La Galerie du Marché in Lausanne, Hodges Taylor Gallery in Charlotte, Musée de la Halle Saint Pierre in Paris and the Halsey Galleryin Charleston. In 2006 he had a solo exhibition in the Gallery at Carillon with his series entitled The Neighborhood. Stanley’s paintings have been published in New American Painting 28 and 46; The Carolinas Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; Geneviève Roulin; and The Drama.
This year, Tom Stanley has selected several of Redux’s artists, including Townsend Davidson, Kaminer Haislip, Kirsten Moran, Kate Long-Stevenson, Lynne Riding, Tina Christophillis, Julie Henson, Julie Klaper and Steven Lawrence.