DAVID DEWEY

Email: ddeweywc@gmail.com

Phone:    207-596-7521

Cell:         908-303-6620

PO Box 116 Owls Head, ME 04845

Education

Philadelphia College of Art, BFA 1968

Washington State University, MFA 1974


Honors


University of New Haven, Doctor of Fine Arts, Honoris Causa 2019


Teaching Experience

1995-2008: Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme CT

1993: Kutztown University

1991: New York Academy of Art

1987-Present: National Academy School of Fine Arts

1974-1997: Parsons School of Design

1977-1980: Artist for Environment Foundation - AFE

1974-1975: Philadelphia College of Art

1972-1973: Washington State University, TA

1971-1972: Philadelphia College of Art Visiting Instructor to AFE



Curatorial Experience


2008 - 2021: Curator, Joseph A Fiore painting estate, Falcon Foundation, Damariscotta, ME

2016-2019: Co-director, The Joseph A Fiore Art Center, Rolling Acres Farm, Jefferson, ME

2010-2018: Director and Curator, The Firehouse Center Gallery, Damariscotta, ME


Solo Exhibitions

2022: FROM THE SKETCHBOOK, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME

2017: PEMAQUID LIGHT, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland,ME

2014: THE MARSHALL POINT WATERCOLORS, Caldbeck Gallery

2013: DAVID DEWEY - PAINTING THE FIGURE WITH MY STUDENTS, Lyme Academy College of Art, Old Lyme, CT

2012: WATERCOLORS AND COLLAGES, Caldbeck Gallery

2011: DAVID DEWEY, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

2008: DAVID DEWEY, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

2006: Newport Art Museum, Newport,RI

2006: Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME

2006: The Irvine Gallery - River Tree Center for the Arts, Kennebunk, ME

2005: Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

2004: Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME

2002, 2000: Gleason Fine Art, Camden, ME

2001: Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

2001: THEN AND NOW, OILS AND WATERCOLORS ACCOMPLISHED OVER TWO DECADES, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

2001: PAST AND PRESENT, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

2000, 1999: G.Watson Gallery, Stonington,ME  

1999, 1997, 1995, 1993,1989,1987,1985, 1983: Tastistscheff & Co, New York, NY

1993: Gordon College, Wenham, MA

1983: Messiah College, Grantham, PA

1980: Tatischeff & Co., New York, NY

1978: Green Mountain Gallery, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019: BACK TO NATURE, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME

2012: WATERCOLORS OF NEWPORT AND NARRAGANSETT BAY, Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, RI

2009: SMALL PAINTINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

2008: CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN REALISM, 2008 Biennial curated by Sachi Yanri-Rizzo, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

2008: ARTISTS WHO TEACH, Greenhut Gallery, Portland ME

2007: A PRECIOUS MUSE, ART OF NARRAGANSETT BAY, William Verika Fine Arts, LTD, Newport RI

2006: LANDSCAPE OF GOLF, Newport Museum, Newport, RI

2006: THE AMERICAN MEDIUM: Master Watercolors from the Farnsworth Collection, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME

2004: SCENE AND UNSCENE: Landscapes from the Permanent Collection, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

2004: LANDSCAPE, Fairleigh Dickinson Univeristy, NJ

2003: MAINE SEEN, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME, 

2003: HOT WATER, Bernarducci-Meisel Gallery, New York, NY,

2003: Freisen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID 

2003: ROCKLAND HARBOR, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME

2001: MAINE IN AMERICA, 19TH and 20th CENTURY WATERCOLOR COLLECTION, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME

2000: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN ANNUAL EXHIBITION, New York, NY

1997: THREE FRIENDS: David Dewey, Lois Dodd and Paul Rickert, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

 1997: RETHINKING REALISM: Contemporary American Watercolors, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

1997: REINVENTING REALISM, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA

1994: WATERCOLOR '94, A Group Show Featuring 25 Nationally Recognized Artists, Broden Gallery Ltd, Madison, WI                             

1993: CONTEMPORARY REALIST WATERCOLORS, Sewall Gallery, Rice University, Houston, TX

1986: WATERCOLOR USA: The Monumental Issue, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

1980: ARTIST FOR ENVIRONMENT: The First Decade, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1979: CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN PAINTERS AND SCULPTORS, Ingber Gallery, New York, NY                              THE REVIVAL OF REALISM, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

1976: THE WATER GAP ART CENTER,Walpack, NJ

1975: DELEWARE WATER GAP: American Paintings from 19th and 20th Centuries, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1974: MARION LOCKS GALLERY, Philadelphia, PA


Bibiliography

Art New England, Review by Carl Little

Art New England, Review of Pemaquid Light by Carl Little

Maine Home Design Magazine

American Art Collector, David Dewey, Transparent Poetic Symbols

Isaacson, Philip, Maine Sunday Telegram

Beem, Edgar Allen, The Maine Times

Isaacson, Phillip, Maine Sunday Telegram

Purcell, Janet, The Trenton Times

Turner, Frederick, Visionary Realism, American Arts Quarterly

The Gettysburg Review

The New Yorker

The New Yorker

Frisch, Marianne B. Readers Digest Collection Catalogue

Raynor, Vivien, A Taste of the Water Gap, From Nine Painters, The New York Times

Dewey, David Working Back Into Paint American Artist

Moore, Christopher, Give Imagination a Workout, Independent Press

Raynor, Vivien, What Watercolorists Can Do, The New York Times

Watkins, Eileen, Watercolorists Go Beyond, The Star Ledger

Long, Andrew, Art and Antiques

Bolt, Thomas, David Dewey, Arts Magazine

Arts Magazine

Artists for Environment, Philadelphia Inquirer

Shirey, David, New Jersey Landscape, New York Times

East Side Express




July/August 2022

July/August, 2017

April, 2008

April, 2008

August 6, 2006

December 6, 2001

December 2001

February 16, 2001

Fall, 2000

Winter Issue, 2000

March 24, 1999

January 21, 1997

1996

July 1995

Summer 1995

February 1994

February 13, 1994

February 1994

May 1993

1985

January 4, 1983

1980

May 27, 1979

January 19, 1978

Publications

Dewey, David, Nature Observed: The Landscapes of Joseph Fiore, 2018

Dewey, David, The Watercolor Book, Watson-Guptil Publications, New York, NY 1995

Catalogues

David Dewey, Pemaquid Light, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME, 2017

David Dewey, Full Moon Rising, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, NYC, 2008

Water to Water: Maine to Rhode Island in the Paintings of David Dewey, Newport Art Museum, Newport RI, 2007

David Dewey, Breakwater Paintings, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME 2006

David Dewey, New Watercolors, Tatistscheff Gallery, New York, NY, essay by Susan Larsen, 1997

David Dewey, Past and Present, Rider University Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ, 1991

David Dewey, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME, essay by Jessica Nicoll, 2004

Then and Now, Oil and Watercolors Accomplished over Two Decades, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME,  essay by Susan Larsen, 2001



Selected Collections

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Newport Art Museum, Newport,RI

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

Bowdoin College Museum, Brunswick, ME

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Washington State University, Seattle, WA 

Messiah College, Grantham, PA

INA Corporate Museum

Chemical Bank, New York, NY

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Manice

Citibank, N.A., New York, NY

Mrs. Pamela Manice

Lloyds Bank International, New York, NY

and numerous private collections


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