Robert Mehling

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EDUCATION:

2006-2009    M.F.A., Long Island University, C. W. Post College, Brookville, NY.

1998-2002    B.F.A., Long Island University, Southampton College, Southampton, NY.

1995-1997    A.S.,    Suffolk County Community College, Selden NY. 

2000-2003                Long Island Academy of Fine Art, Riverhead, NY. 

1976                         Huntington Fine Arts Workshop, Huntington, NY.

1975                         Art Students League of New York, New York, NY.

  

ACADEMIC HONORS AND GRANTS:

2009, May. MFA Thesis Milestone: Earthly Belongings.

2009, May. Marilyn Goldstein/Jacqueline Frank Award for Graduate Art History. C W. Post College. LIU, Brookville, NY.

2009, April. O’Malley Grant: Grant for MFA presentation. LIU, Brookville, NY.

2003, Nov. Special Opportunity Stipend: Grant from New York Foundation for the Arts.

2002, May. Arts & Media Award, Southampton College. LIU, Southampton, NY.

2002, May. Outstanding Academic Achievement Award: Southampton College, LIU.

2002, May. Summa cum laude (4.0 GPA) degree honors, Southampton College, LIU

1998-2002. Arts Scholarships, Honors Scholarships, Transfer of Excellence Scholarship, Southampton College, LIU.


JURIED AWARDS:

2008, Aug., Silver Medal: Creative Quarterly Magazine, NY City. Oil painting on canvas.

2008, Dec. Silver Medal Creative Quarterly Magazine, NY City. Oil painting on canvas.

2008, June, Second Place: East End Arts Council. Riverhead, NY. Oil painting on canvas.

2007, July. Honorable Mention: East End Arts Council. Oil painting on canvas.

2004, Jan. Second Place: East End Arts Council. Oil painting on canvas.

2003, June. Certificate of Merit: The Salmagundi Club, NY City. Oil painting on canvas. 

2003, May. Third Place: Southampton Artists Association, Southampton NY. Oil on canvas.

2003, May. Third Place: East End Arts Council. Oil painting on canvas.

2002, Oct. First Place: Arts Council of the East Islip Public Library. E. Islip, NY. Oil on canvas.  (Note: Stephen Bosler of Marlborough Gallery, NYC, was a juror.)

2002, June. First Place. Riverhead Free Library, Riverhead, NY. Oil painting on canvas. 

2002, June. Honorable Mention. East End Arts Council. Oil painting on canvas.

2002, Feb., Best in Show. East End Arts Council. Pastel on paper.

2001, June, Honorable Mention. East End Arts Council. Watercolor on paper.                                     

2000, June. Second Place. East End Arts Council. Oil painting on canvas.

1999, July, Second Place. Brookhaven Arts and Humanities Council, Brookhaven NY. Oil painting on canvas.

1997, May, Honorable Mention. Southampton Artists Association, Southampton NY. Oil painting on canvas. (Note: Elaine Benson was the juror.)



SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2007            Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton, NY. “Seeing is Remembering” June 1 -30.

2006            Bayport-Blue Point Library, Blue Point, NY. “Oil Still Lifes” May 1 -31.

                    Quogue Library, Quogue, NY. “Memorable Objects” June 1 -30.

                    East Islip Public Library, E. Islip, NY. “Things that Evoke Memory” July 1-31.

                    Emma S. Clark Library, Setauket, NY. “Still Lifes” Aug 1 - 31.          

2005            Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck, NY. “The Future Isn’t Modern!” Dec. 1-31.

                    Riverhead Free Library. “Still Life Today is Still Alive!” March 1-31.

2004            Port Washington Public Library. “Salience and Shadow” June 2-29.

2002           Avram Gallery, Southampton College. BFA Thesis Show: “Posting Past Dues”. April 27 -May 4. 

1998            Riverhead Free Library. “Local Landscapes”. April 3 - May 29. 


SELECTED RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2009            Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY. MFA Thesis Show, “Earthly Belongings,” May 4 -15.

                    Alpan Gallery, Huntington NY. April 1-30.

2008            Tilles Center, “Studio Tour- Juried MFA Exhibition,” Brookville, NY. Oct.17- Nov. 9.

                    East End Arts Council, Riverhead, NY. June 9- July 12.

                    Queen of the Rosary Church, Bridgehampton, NY. July 19.

2007            East End Arts Council, NY July 30 - Aug 24.

                    Queen of the Rosary Church. Bridgehampton, July 18

2006            Gallery RoCa. Havre de Grace, MD. Jan. 1 - November.

                    Guild Hall Member’s Show. May 1 -June 2.

                    East End Arts Council, Riverhead. June 23 - July 30.

                    SAL Art Gallery, Hillwood Museum, C. W. Post, Brookville. Sept 25- Oct. 8.

                    Firehouse Gallery, Bay Shore. Oct. 2 - 29.  

2005            Gallery RoCa. Havre de Grace, MD. Aug. 15- Dec 31.

                    Galerie Belage. Westhampton Beach, NY. May 29-June 30.

                    Firenze Gallery, New Preston, CT. Jan.1 - Dec 31.

2004            Firenze Gallery (New Preston, CT) Nov. 1 - Dec 31.

                    Gallery North. Setauket. Aug. 15 -Sept 26. “Four Visions” Oct 3 - 31.

                    Queen of the Rosary Church, Bridgehampton. July 17.

                    Boulton Center (Bay Shore), March 4.

                    East End Arts Council. Jan. 9-Feb. 7.

2003            The Parrish Art Museum. Oct. 18 -Nov. 9.

                    Phoenix Gallery. Bellport.  Oct. 19 -Nov. 2.

                    Riverhead Incubator for the Arts. Aug. 3 - Dec. 31.

                    Salmagundi Club. NYC, June 10 -29.

                    Grenning Gallery. Sag Harbor, May 17 -June 15.

                    Blue Door Gallery. Jan. 10 -Feb. 10, Aug. 23 - Nov.  10.

                    East End Arts Council. Jan 10-Feb.1, Feb.7-Mar. 8, May 23 -June 22, June 27-July

                    27, Aug. 1-Sept. 6. Winner’s Show: Oct. 17 - Nov. 15.

2002            Arts Council of the East Islip Public Library. Oct. 19 - 27.

                    Smithtown Township Arts Council. Oct. 18 - Nov. 24.

                    Riverhead Free Library. June 8-July 2, Nov. 20-Jan. 25 (2003).

                    Elaine Benson Gallery. May 9-28.

                    East End Arts Council. Jan.11-Feb. 16, Feb. 22 -Mar. 30, June 7- July 7.

2001            East End Arts Council. June 22 -July 29, Aug. 22, Oct. 26 - Nov. 27. 

                    East End Arts Council Studio Tour (Long Island Academy of Fine Arts) Oct. 14.

2000            East End Arts Council. Jan.14 to Feb. 26, June 29 - Aug. 19. 

                    Brookhaven Arts and Humanities Council. July 9- August 6.

1999            East End Arts Council. April 23 - May 31. / June 11 - July 20.

                    Bellport Lane Art Gallery. May 11 - June 6.

                    Brookhaven Arts & Humanities Council. July 10 - August 1.

                    Omni Gallery. Uniondale, NY. June 21 - Sept. 21.


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

The News Review June 12, 2008. Review of EEAC juried show. Article by Joyce Beckenstein.

Mea Saurus: An Artist’s Confessions. Rose Dog Books, paperback, 2008.  By Robert Mehling.

The News Review. January 17, 2007. “Web helps expand artists market” Article by Liz Wood.

Who’s Who in America.  Marquis Who’s Who LLC. Short bio.  2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

Dan’s Paper. March 25, 2005. Art Commentary by Marion Wolberg Weiss.

The News Review. February 24, 2005. Article by Jane Starwood.

Seeking the Past, Writings from 1832-1905, Relating to the History of the Town of Riverhead. Tom Twoomey, ed., 2004. Book cover: “Horton Avenue”.

The News Review. Oct. 16, 2003. Mattituck/Riverhead, NY. Review of Winner’s Show and Photo of Painting, p. 1A.

The News Review. June 27, 2002. Mattituck/Riverhead, NY. Review of Riverhead Library show and photo of artist with painting p. 4A.

The News Review. Feb. 28, 2002. Mattituck/Riverhead, NY. Review of EEAC Juried Show. Photo of drawing and review p. 1A.

The News Review. June 28, 2001. Mattituck/Riverhead, NY. Review of EEAC Juried Show. Photo of Painting page 1A. The artist quoted on page 7A.

The Traveler Watchman. May 7, 1998. Mattituck, NY. Photo and caption, p. 17, of artist with painting at Riverhead Library show. 



ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT:

Teaching Assistantships: C. W. Post College, Brookville. Life Drawing and Foundation Drawing, Fall, 2008, Spring 2009.

Art Instructor: Hampton Bays Adult Education Program, Oil Painting. March-April 2007, Oct-Dec. 2006. March -April 2005. Oct.-Dec. 2004. 

Art Instructor: East End Arts Council. Watercolor. March-April 2006 Plein Air Oil Painting, July 11- Aug 22, 2006.

Art Instructor: Long Island Academy of Fine Art. Plein Air Oil Painting, Summer 2005 and Watercolor. 2003.

Art Instructor: Watercolor. Peconic Landing. Sept. - Nov. 2004.

Certified Framer: Michael's Arts & Crafts. April 2004 - Nov. 2006.

Art Instructor: Oil painting. Southampton Cultural Center. 2003 - 2004. 

Art Instructor: Watercolor. Riverhead Free Library. Jan.- Feb. 2003.


All paintings by Robert Raymond Mehling