BIO/CV

"Artifact No.5"  27.25" x 24"
Hall was a founding member of the cutting- edge 500-X Gallery in Dallas and has exhibited in over 60 prestigious group and one-man shows throughout the U.S.  He has been awarded a Fellowship for Peripheral Vision Arts, www.PeripheralVisionArts.org/, and will be included in their inaugural publication "Salon 2017 ", including an essay by critic Georgia Erger to be published soon.  His work was awarded "Best of Show" by the late Henry Geldzahler, famed curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art, New York. Walter Hopps, then curator of the National Collection of Fine Art, DC, chose his work to be exhibited at the Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art. The late Dr. Edmund Pillsbury, 18-year Kimbell Art Museum Director and past Senior Fine Art Expert at Heritage Galleries & Auction House, was a fan and mentor.  Hall's work was on display for two weeks in the capital rotunda in Austin, TX in 1986.  That same year, he was an Official State Artist of Texas nominee. In April 2005, he was featured in American Artist magazine.  In 2012 his work was featured on the Jumbotron in "Art Takes Time Square" New York, NY. Hall's work appears in many private and corporate collections, including the Arlington Museum of Art, the corporate headquarters of MasterCard, NY, the corporate headquarters of IN-N-Out Burger, California, One Bell Plaza and Market Hall, Dallas, and Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP, Dallas,TX.
Active in social media.  Close to 1 million views on YouTube with over 3,000 followers.
Education

1964  Studied with Chapman Kelly at the Dallas Museum of Art on a scholarship
1967  American Motors Art Scholarship recipient 
1970  BA, University of Texas, Arlington 
1972  Northwood Experimental Art Scholarship recipient


Solo Exhibitions

2011 • One-man show; “30 One - Cast in Stone” – International Museum of Cultures, Dallas, TX
         • One-man show; "Wine and Art Walk" – Uptown Village at Cedar Hill, TX
2007  •One man show; “Backside of the Bone” – Butler Gallery, Northwood University,
Cedar Hill, TX
1991  •One-man Show; Gallery Nuvo, Ft. Worth, TX – paintings created for this show were the subject of independent film on the making of art
1989  •One-man Show; Tarrant County Arts Alliance, Edison Gallery, Ft. Worth, TX
1987  •One-man Show, Fielder Museum, Arlington, TX
1985   •Art exhibited for one month in The Capital Rotunda, Austin, Texas
1979  •One-man Show, 500 Exhibition Gallery, Dallas, TX
1972  •One-man Show; Arlington Cultural Arts Center, Arlington, TX


Group Exhibitions
2017   • "32nd Annual International Exhibition" the Meadows Gallery, UT Tyler, Tyler, Texas - juror Ken Little, twice National Endowment recipient and professor of sculpture and performance, UT San Antonio 
2016  •"Fossil Rim Invitational" White Buffalo Gallery, Glenrose Texas
2014  •"Celebrate Texas Art" - Assistance League of Houston, Williams Tower Gallery - juror– Rock Huska, Curator of Contemporary Art, Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
          •"Year of the Salamander" Art Sience Gallery, Austin, TX
2012  •Walk of Light” Art Fair – Cedar Hill, TX 
          •“Art Takes Time Square” – New York, NY                                                                                                                           
           •“Summer Colors” – Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas, TX
2011   •“17th Annual Texas National Exhibition” – Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX – juror James Drake
           •“Walk of Light” Art Fair – Cedar Hill, TX
           •“NAMOS National Invitational” – Indianapolis, IN
2010   •“25th Annual International Exhibition” – Meadows Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler
2008   •“Outside the Lines 8” Juried Show – Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX - jurors Marty Ray, Elizabeth Mellot-Carreón, Mary Morgan, and Dahlia Woods.
2006   •Art in the Metroplex, TCU, Fort Worth, Texas - juror Janet Bishop, Curator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1993  • Texas Juried Open Competition, Stout McCourt Gallery, Dallas, TX
1990   •"Best of Show" , Arlington Museum of Art National Show – jurors Henry Whiddon and Eleanor Hudiburg
1988   •"Best of Show", University of Texas Alumni Show
           • Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival Juried Show – juror Henry T. Hopkins
           •Arlington Museum of Fine Art Annual Juried Show
1987   •Amarillo Art Center Juried Show, Amarillo, TX
           •“Artists Four” Exhibition, Arlington Community Arts Center, Arlington, TX
           • Arlington Art Association Annual Show, Arlington Art Museum, Arlington, Texas
1985   • First Prize, Southwestern Bells state wide "Texas Sesquicentennial" Art Competition
           •Art reproduced on  9 million Texas directory covers statewide
           •Art exhibited for one month in The Capital Rotunda, Austin, Texas
1980   •Houston’s International Art Showcase, Lawndale Annex, Univ. of Houston, Houston, TX   
           •TX Longview Annual Invitational, Longview Museum of Art, Longview, TX– juror Thomas Livesay            
           •“Systems”, Three-person Show, 500 Expositon Gallery, Dallas, TX
1979   •“Made In Texas” Exhibition, Huntington Gallery, University of Texas, Austin
Nexus Gallery Exchange Show, Philadelphia, PA
1978   •“Big Name Invitational”, 500 Exposition Gallery, Dallas, TX
           •6  Individual Group Shows, 500 Exposition Gallery, Dallas, TX
1977   • "Best of Show", PBS Art Competition and Auction, Dallas, TX – juror Henry Geldzahler, Curator, Metropolitan Museum, NY, NY
           •“First Saturday” Art Show, monthly, Dallas, TX
1976   • Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art “Southwest Tarrant County Show”
- juror Walter Hopps, Curator - National Collection of Fine Art, DC
1974  •Purchase Prize; Arlington Art Association Regional Show – jurors Ellen Oppenheim, Jay Belloli AMA (Arlington Museum of Art) permanent collection, Arlington, TX
1973   •Best of Show; Arlington Art Association Regional Show – jurors Lyle Novinski, Henry Whiddon

Noteworthy Corporate and Private Collectiosn

MasterCard, Inc, New York, NY
Trammel Crow Collection, Dallas, TX
Southwestern Bell Corporate Headquarters, Dallas, TX
Arlington Museum of Art permanent collection, Arlington, TX
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP, Dallas,TX
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston,TX
In-N-Out Burger Corporate Headquarters, Baldwin Park, CA
Bill Rasmussen, ESPN Founder, Naples, FL
Michael & Patricia Deeds, Cedar Hill, TX
Scott & Phylis Stegner, Cedar Hill, TX
John Force private collection
Greg Norman private collection

Other Honors
Awarded a Fellowship for Peripheral Vision Arts and will be included in their inaugural publication "Salon 2017 ", including an essay by critic Georgia Erger.
Interview and live art demonstration on WFAA "Good Morning Texas", September 24th  2014
Guest lecturer, Syracuse University (NY) Advanced Studies art students in 2001, 2003 and 2005 during their semi-annual "Texas Tour".
Featured in April 2005 issue of “American Artist” magazine.
Featured in Twentieth Century Fox movie “Date Night”, 2010
Featured in Fox Searchlight movie “Our Family Wedding”, 2010
Close to 1 million views on YouTube with 3,000 followers.

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