Kathleen Best Gillmann, Artist's Curriculum Vita
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Select Recent Awards
Best in Show, aka Gallery Directors’ Award for “March Thaw,” oil, 2017. Open Exhibit, January 2018, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juried by Ephraim Rubenstein.
Best in Show for “River View (Historic Occoquan, 6)” acrylic, 2013. “Best of the Region” March 2017. Manassas, VA. Juried by Sarah Weaver.
Honorable Mention for “New Growth, (Journey Home, 11)” oil, 2014.
"’Scapes" Exhibit, August 2015, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA.
Juried by Elizabeth Peak.
Second Place for “Solitude, (Coastal Maine, 7)” acrylic, 2013.
Truro Festival Arts Show, April-May 2015, Truro Art Gallery, Fairfax, VA.
Juried by Edward C. Knippers.
Honorable Mention for “Midday Awakening” acrylic, 2014.
20th Annual Juried Show, June 6-July 13, 2014, Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Smallwood State Park, Marbury, MD. Juried by Ted Reed.
Bose Gallery Award (for best painting on canvas) for “Inundated (Intertidal, 8), acrylic, 2013.“‘Scapes International Landscape Exhibit,” Art League Gallery, August 2013. Juried by Elizabeth Klimek.
Select Recent Solo & Invitational Group Exhibitions
63nd Annual River Club Art Show, August 11-12, 2018, Kennebunk River Club, Kennebunkport, ME.
“Robust Pines,” acrylic, 2016.
Illuminated ‘Scapes, July 2018, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA. Latest work in pastel, acrylic, and oil with scenes gathered from across the U.S.
62nd Annual River Club Art Show, August 12-13, 2017, Kennebunk River Club, Kennebunkport, ME.
“Beach Houses at Lord’s Point,” acrylic, 2010.
Kennebunk to Ketchum: Journeys East to West, July 2017, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA. Latest work in acrylic, oil, and pastel with scenes from Idaho to Maine.
Splash! August-September 2016, Gallery Flux, Ashland, VA (804-752-3540) Juror: Alexis Shockley.
Four paintings accepted.
Vision at Water’s Edge, July 2016, Art League Solo Gallery, Torpedo Factory Arts Center, Alexandria, VA. A collection of about a dozen works in oil and acrylic.
Atmosphere, March 2016, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA. Nine new landscapes in acrylic featuring paintings from coastal Maine, Florida and the West.
Land That I Love, August 2014, Gallery 901, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA. All new paintings (9 works in oil and acrylic) “from the mountains, to the prairies, to the oceans” dedicated to the memory of my father, Richard James Best, 1926-2014.
At Water’s Edge, March-May 2014, NIH Galleries, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Curated by Fitzgerald Fine Arts. A dozen large paintings on canvas displayed in the East Gallery, Building 10.