Previous Exhibitions

 

EXHIBITS - AUSTRIA

2012 13 Mar – 31 Dec: Gallerie Benedict, Vienna, Austria - Collective Exhibition: 15 varied paintings, Curator: Mickla Moore

 

EXHIBITS - ITALY

2000 / Aug: Palazzo Barbarigio, Venice, Italy: Individual Exhibition

 

EXHIBITS - MEXICO

1994: Jose Clemente Orosco, Mexico City, Mexico – Individual Exhibition:“War Bus”

1994:  Jose Clemente Orosco, Acapulco, Morelia, Aguascalientes, Tepic, Zicatecas, Guadalajara, & Zapopan, Mexico - Individual Exhibition:“War Bus”

1993:  October Art Fair, Guadalajara, Mexico – Individual Exhibition: “Last Train to Chihuahua”

1992:  American Day Celebration, Guadalajara, Mexico - Individual Exhibition: “Last Train to Chihuahua”

1991:  Tercer Luger October Show, Guadalajara ICC, - Individual Exhibition:“Last Train to Chihuahua”

1991:  Clave Gallery, Guadalajara Mexico, - Individual Exhibition: “Woman in Blue”

1990:  American School, Guadalajara, Mexico - Individual Exhibition: “Games for Dead Flesh”

 
 
EXHIBITS – FRANCE
 
2012 / May: Péniche Juju, Paris France – Individual Exhibition: ”Dissection of Aunt Jemima”

2012 / 06 Mar – 06 May: Galerie John Ferrere, rue Dauphine, Paris France - Collective Exhibition

2012/2013 /Jun – Jan: Residency, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2011 /18 Sep – 28 Nov: Dorothy’s Gallery, Paris, France- Collective Exhibition: “Paris Texas - Culture Shock”

2010 /04 Jun – 31 Aug:  Mona Lisait Library, Paris France – Individual Exhibition: “Yellow Mona Lisa” oil on canvas 3x2.5ft

2009 /Jul: Residency, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2009  Quai 21 Gallery, Paris France -  Individual Exhibition:”Dead Mexican Series

2009  Gallery Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris France – Collective Exhibition:

  • “The Man With The Bango” 
  • “Peep Show for $1”
  • "Run Silent Run Deep” 
  • “34 Miles to San Antonio”

2008 / 09 Sep – Feb: Dorothy’s Gallery, Paris France – American Appreciation Month Collective Exhibition:

  • Submarine Series
  • “USS Obama”
  • “Obama in Paris”
  • “Yes We Can Donuts”
  • “The Attic”
  • “From Paris Texas to Paris France Revisited”
  • “Big Boy”
  • “The Pecking Order”
  • “Mona Lisa For Obama”

2008    Interviewed by France’s largest two newspapers: Le Monde, Le Figaro

2008 / Dec: Palais Royal, Paris France – Collective Exhibition

2008 / Sep: Black Essence Exhibition – Paris France

2008 / Sep: Mona Lisait Library, Paris France – Individual Exhibition

2008 / Nov: Residency, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France – Individual Exhibition

2007 / Dec: Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France - Individual Exhibition

2007 / Apr – Nov: Residence, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France – Individual Exhibition: “Submarine Series

2006 / 23 Feb – 14 Mar: Espace Saint-Sauveur, Hopital Corentin Celton, 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux - Black History Month Collective Exhibition (with Joseph Langley)

2006 / Sep: Les Fous de l’ile, (Colonne Morris et Metro), Paris, France – Individual Exhibition

2006 / Mar – May: Galerie Volta, Paris France – Individual Exhibition

2005 / 15 Aug – 19 Dec: Carrousel du Louvre, Salle Le Nôtre, Paris, France - Individual Exhibit: “Migration of the Superheroes

2004 / Apr: Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France - Collective Exhibition

                 AGICA Company Headquarters, Paris, France – Individual Exhibition

2002 / Oct 0 Nov: Residency, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France – Collective Exhibition

2001    Galerie Artitude, Paris, France – Individual Exhibition

2001  Galerie Loulo, Uzes, France – Individual Exhibition: “Bullfighting and Flamenco

2001 / Jul - Oct  Residency, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

                        Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France - Collective Exhibition

                        Galerie SUD, rue de Charonne, Paris France - Individual Exhibition

 1999  Haynes Restaurant, Paris, France – Individual Exhibit: “Hommage to American Jazz in Paris”

          Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France - Collective Exhibition

          3rd Prize Winner – Oktoberfest Art Exhibit, Paris, France

          Paris Stock Exchange Studio Place, Paris, France – Individual Exhibition

          Notre-Dame de Lorette, Paris, France: Individual Exhibit

1997 - 1998    Residency, Cite Internationale des Arts

1997   Les Fous de l’ile, Paris, France – Individual Exhibition

  

EXHIBITS – UNITED STATES

2012 / Sep:  Rice University, Houston TX: Art Conference / Speaking Engagements

                   University of Houston, Houston TX: Art Conference / Speaking Engagements

2010/2011 / 27 Mar:  University of Georgia Museum: Art Conference / Speaking Engagement / Individual   Exhibition

2010/2011   University of Florida, Gainesville, FL – Retrospective 200 Years of African American

                  Art Retrospective: “The Last Vernissage” (2ft x 3ft oil)

2010 / 11 Nov – 4 Dec  Fortissimo Gallery, New York, NY – Individual Exhibition: “From Here to There - Retrospective of 30 years of Ealy Mays Artwork”

2010 / Nov   Golf Coast Art Festival, Mobile, Alabama – Collective Exhibition

        / May   National Black & Hispanic Journalist, Atlanta Georgia – Individual Exhibition

        / Apr    Hamonds Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia – Collective Exhibition: African American Art Collection

2009/2010  University of Florida - 200 Years of African American Art Retrospective: “Tradition Re-defined” (Larry and Brenda Thompson collection)

2008 – 2009  University of Maryland College Park, David C. Driskell Center - 

                   Collective Exhibition: “Tradition Re-defined” (Larry and Brenda Thompson collection)

2000  Black Creativity Contest, Chicago IL – Individual Exhibition: “In search of Spartacus”

1998  Spice Caribbean Gallery, Berkeley CA – Individual Exhibition:

  • “Gumbo Zydeco”
  • “King of Zydeco”
  • “Zydeco King”
  • Zydeco Dance
  • “Fishes would not get hooked if they did not opened their mouths”
  • “Last Decade of the Skoweghan Foundation”

1998 / Sep:  Gallery David Beitzel, New York, NY – Individual Exhibition

1997  Lycee Franco-American of East Bay, Berkeley, CA – Individual Exhibition: “Three Legendary Cowboys”

        African American Exposition, Liwa OH (sponsored by the African American Museum of Wilberforce OH)– Individual Exhibition:

  • “Caribbean Rhythm”
  • “Black Madonna – Present, Past, & Future”,
  • “Zydeco King”
  •  Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY – Finalist

1996  Guggenheim Museum & Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY –

         Slide Projection by the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture

  • “Caribbean Rhythm”
  • “Fruit Choices”
  • “Zydeco Rhythm”
  • “20th Century African-American and his old Tribal Fruit”
1995  Science & Industry Exhibit, Chicago, IL – Individual Exhibition:
  • “Caribbean Rhythm”
  • “Indigent Woman: Do Not Eat the Fruit of The Apple”

1994  Indiana Black Art Exhibit, IN – Individual Exhibition:

  • “Release of The Black Madonna by Captain Schoonover”
  • “Caribbean Rhythm”

1993 – 1994  Dayton Art Exhibition, Dayton OH - Individual Exhibition: “Indigent Woman: Do Not Eat the Fruit of The Apple”

1991  Liberation of African American Arts Celebration, Malxcom X Park, Washington DC –   Collective Exhibition: “Caribbean Paintings”

1980  Wiley College Art Expo, Marshal TX – Individual Exhibition

1978  Black Expo, TX – Individual Exposition (Acrylic): “Seascapes / Seaside”

1978  Wiley College Art Expo, Marshal TX – Individual Exhibition – varied paintings

1976  Governor’s Exhibit, Dayton, OH – Individual Exhibition (Acrylic): “The Spirit of 76”

1974  Fairview Exhibit, Dayton, OH – Individual Exhibition (Paper Colors): “Bouquet of Water Lillies”

1973  Fairview Exhibit, Dayton, OH – Individual Exhibition (Acrylic): “Conquistadors on Horseback”

1972  Governor’s Exhibit, Dayton, OH – Individual Exhibition (Acrylic): “Venetian Landscape”

 

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Here you will find the works of one of the most prolific African American artists. Based in Paris, France, this selection includes current masterpieces as well retrospectives from a body of over 30 years as an ethnic artist painting in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Your choice of paintings, prints, posters, postcards, puzzles, memorabilia, T-shirts, collectibles, accessories,and more, is only a click away. Read more

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