ArtCure 2016 – ART TO BEAT CANCER for Children's Research Institute 2015
Auction Ends: May 8, 2015 09:00 PM CDT

Art

"Pears"

Item Number
200
Estimated Value
$4,500 USD
Opening Bid
$1,500 USD

Item Description

9x12, oil on linen

Artist: C.W. Mundy

The final price for this painting will be MATCHED, thereby doubling your donation for impactful research at Children's Research Institute in Dallas.

Charles Warren Mundy
b. 1945, Indianapolis, Indiana
Master Signature Member, Oil Painters of America
Master Status, American Impressionist Society
Signature Member, American Society of Marine Artists
Signature Artist Member, California Art Club

Selected Public Collections
Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, Indiana
Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, Indiana
Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, Indiana
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania
Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana Governor¿s Mansion, Indianapolis, Indiana
Cleveland Clinic, Naples, Florida
Indianapolis Power and Light Company, Indianapolis, Indiana
National Art Museum of Sport, Indianapolis, Indiana
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, Massachusetts
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, New Castle, Indiana
G.T.E., Indianapolis, Indiana
Nineteenth Star, LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2009
Light & Shadow: From Venice to Paris 2009 CW Mundy Studio, Indianapolis
2008
One Man Show McColl Fine Art, Charlotte, NC.
2006
Recent Works Indianapolis & France , The Skyline Club, Indianapolis
Recent Works , Columbus Museum of Art & Design, Columbus, IN.
One Man Show Travels: CW Mundy , Gardner Colby Gallery, Naples, FL.
2005
Paysages de France, 2005 , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Recent Works , Columbus Museum of Art & Design, Columbus, Indiana
2004
The Indianapolis Collection , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
2003
Recent Works : Exhibition and Sale, Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, Indiana
Banks of The Wabash Collection , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
2002
European Collection, C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
2001
One Person Exhibition: C.W. Mundy , DeBruyne Fine Art, Naples, Florida
Charles Warren Mundy: An American Impressionist, Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, In.
2000
Small Paintings: A Collection of Still Life and Landscape , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Vienna, Prague, and Other Eastern European Cities , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Spring Exhibition , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
The Studio Collection , DeBruyne Fine Art, Naples, Florida
1999
The Studio Collection , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Spain: Cities and Harbors , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Grand Opening , C.W. Mundy Fine Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
C.W. Mundy One Man Show , Overland Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Impressions of Vermont , DeBruyne Fine Art, Naples, Florida
1998
C.W. Mundy One Man Show , DeBruyne Fine Art, Naples, Florida
1997
England: The Treasured Isle , Sigmans Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana
The Gloucester and Rockport Collection , DeBruyne Fine Art, Naples, Florida
1996
Italy: Light and Color , Sigmans Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Florida Landscapes , Private Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana
Paysages De France , DeBruyne Fine Art, Naples, Florida
1995
Paysages De France , Sigmans Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Selected Annual Group Exhibition
Oil Painters of America, 1993-current, Chicago, Illinois
American Impressionist Society, current, National Exhibition
Hoosier Salon, 1990-current, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana Heritage Arts, current, Nashville, Indiana
Gilcrease Museum, American Art in Minature, 2006-2009, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Beaux Arts Bash, Scottsdale Artists School, 1998-2010, Scottsdale, Arizona
International Masters of Fine Art: An Invitational Showcase of the Artists¿ Finest Works, 2001-2006, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
Great American Artists, 1997-2004, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Whistle Pik Annual Miniature Show, 2001-2005, Fredericksburg, Texas
American Artists Abroad Invitational Exhibition, Bennington Center For The Arts, 2005-2010, Bennington, Vermont
Salon D Arts Invitational Exhibition, 2002-2006, Denver, Colorado
American Art Invitational, 2007, Denver, Colorado
Artists of America, 1997 2000, Colorado History Museum, Denver, Colorado
Indiana Artists Club, Indianapolis, Indiana
A View From The Garden, 1999, Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, Indiana
American Miniatures Exhibition, 1997 2000, Settlers West Galleries, Tucson, Arizona
Fall Classics Show, 1999, Ponderosa Art Gallery, Hamilton, Montana
Laguna Beach Plein Air Invitational, 1999, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Mary Bryan Memorial Gallery Invitational, 1999, Jeffersonville, Vermont
Mystic International Exhibition, 1993, Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, Connecticut
Awards and Honors
2013
Franz Bischoff Award for Best Still-Life Painting, California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA.
2nd Place Award in Still Life Category, Art Renewal Center¿s International 2012 / 2013 ARC Salon
Honorable Mention in Landscape Category, Art Renewal Centers International 2012 / 2013 ARC Salon
Finalists in Still Life Category, Art Renewal Centers International 2012 / 2013 ARC Salon
Silver Medal Award, Master Signature Division, 22nd National Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America
Second Prize (IHA Silver Award), Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, IN.
Outstanding Still Life, Traditional Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
Faculty Member, Plein Air Convention, Monterey, California
Invited to Signature Artist Membership, California Art Club
2012
Invitational Exhibition, American Society of Marine Artists 15th National Exhibition
Second Prize (IHA Silver Award), Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, IN.
Outstanding Still Life Award, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN.
Best Traditional Oil Award, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN.
Finalist in Still Life Category, Art Renewal Centers International 2011 / 2012 ARC Salon
Instructor for Weekend With The Masters , San Diego, California
Guest Lecturer, The American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, Indianapolis, IN.
2011
Invitational Exhibition, American Society of Marine Artists 15th National Exhibition
Best of Show, Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, IN.
Gold Medal Award, Master Signature Division, Oil Painters of America National Exhibition
Jury Prize of Distinction / Portrait, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN.
Instructor for Weekend With The Masters , Monterey, California
2010
Finalist in Still Life Category and Finalist in Figurative Category, International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition 2009-2010
Instructor for Weekend With The Masters , Laguna Beach, California
Exhibition Judge and Guest Lecturer, The American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, Nashville, TN.
2009
Finalist in Still Life Category, International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition 2008-2009
Invitational Exhibition, Making it in the Midwest, Artists Who Chose To Stay , Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN.
2008
Invitational Exhibition, American Society of Marine Artists 30th Anniversary International Exhibition.
Invitational Exhibition, American Society of Marine Artists New England Exhibition.
Artists¿ Choice Award, American Art in Miniature, Gilcrease Museum , Tulsa, OK.
Merit Award for Best Impressionistic Oil, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN.
Merit Award for Outstanding Oil, Traditional, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN.
Merit Award, Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, Indiana
2007
Awarded Master Status, The American Impressionistic Society
Award of Excellence for Master Signature Members, 16th Annual National
Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America
Merit Award for Outstanding Sculpture, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN.
Merit Award for Outstanding Work, Any Medium, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN.
Exhibition Judge and Guest Lecturer, The American Impressionist
Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois
2006
Invitational Exhibition, American Art in Miniature , Gilcrease Museum,Tulsa, Oklahoma
Invitational Exhibiton, American Artists Abroad , Bennington Center for The Arts, Bennington, Vermont
Guest Lecturer and Demonstration, For The Love of Arts , Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Merit Award, Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, Indiana
Mentor, En Plein Air Masters, www.enpleinairmasters.com
Exhibition Judge, Raymar Arts, www.raymarart.com
Paintings selected for Indiana Governors Residence Art Collection.
2005
Award of Excellence, Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, Indiana
Merit Award for Outstanding Impressionistic Landscape, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, Indiana
Award of Excellence, Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Chicago, Illinois
Merit Award, IPAPA Member Show, Bluffton Fine Arts Center, Bluffton, Indiana
Mentor, En Plein Air Masters, www.enpleinairmasters.com
Exhibition Judge, Raymar Arts, www.raymarart.com
2004
Best of Show, Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, IN
Exhibition Judge and Guest Lecturer, Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Kirkland, Washington
Guest Lecturer, Indianapolis Arts and Antiques Show
Exhibitor, The Indianapolis Monthly Show Home, Indianapolis, Indiana
2003
Third Place Award, Salon International 2003, International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, San Antonio, TX
Donors Award of Excellence, Twelfth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America, Taos, NM
Award of Excellence, Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, IN
Merit Award, Outstanding Still Life Traditional Painting, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN
2002
Awarded Master Signature Member Status, Oil Painters of America, Chicago, Illinois
Merit Award, Outstanding Work Traditional Painting, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, Indiana
Purchase Award, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, Indiana
Merit Award, Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Chicago, Illinois
First Prize, Indiana Artists Club, Annual Spring Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
Award of Distinction, Silver Medal, Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, Indiana
Invitational Alumni Exhibit, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana Exhibiton
Judge, Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
Guest Lecturer, International Masters of Fine Art, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
Guest Lecturer and Demonstration, Indiana State Museum
2001
Richmond Art Museum Solo Mid-Career Retrospective Exhibition, Richmond, IN
Merit Award, Best Impressionistic Oil, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN
Merit Award, Portrait, Any Medium, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN
Exhibition Judge, ViewPoint 2001, Cincinnati Art Club, Cincinnati, OH
Exhibition Judge, The Artists Magazine 2001 Annual Competition, Cincinnati, OH
Workshop Instruction & Lecture, 3rd Annual New Harmony Paint Out, New Harmony, Indiana
Workshop Instruction & Project, North Posey High School, Poseyville, Indiana
2000
Best of Show Award, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana
Merit Award, Indiana Heritage Arts Annual Exhibition, Nashville, Indiana
Merit Award, Indiana Artists¿ Club Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana
Guest Lecturer, Cincinnati Art Club, Cincinnati, Ohio
Exhibition Judge, Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, New Harmony, Indiana
1999
Merit Award, First Place for Outstanding Work, Any Medium, Hoosier Salon Seventy-fifth Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
Guest Lecturer, Artists of America Annual Exhibition, Denver, Colorado
Landscape Category, Third Place Award, ¿The Artists Magazine 1999 Annual Competition, Cincinnati, Ohio
Merit Award, Eighth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Scottsdale, Arizona
1998
Best of Show Award, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
Guest Lecturer, Artists of America Annual Exhibition, Denver, Colorado
Guest Artist, Workshop Instruction and Exhibition Judge, Indiana Heritage Arts Annual Exhibition, Nashville, Indiana
Guest Lecturer, Mediterranean Tour, Crystal Symphony Cruise Ship
Guest Lecturer, Workshop Instruction, Images of a New England Coast Exhibition, Bartlesville Museum, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
1997
Guest Lecturer, Oil Painting Demonstration and Exhibition Judge, St. Louis Artists Guild Exhibition, St. Louis, Missouri
Merit Award, Outstanding Work, Any Medium, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
1996
Outstanding Floral, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
Merit Award, Outstanding Traditional, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
1995
Best of Show Award, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
1994
Merit Award, Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, Long Grove, Illinois
Merit Award, Outstanding Work, Any Medium, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
Merit Award, Indiana Artists Club Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana
1993
Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America Regional Exhibition, Long Grove, Illinois
Presidents Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, Long Grove, Illinois
Merit Award for Outstanding Figure Work in Oil, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
1992
Merit Award, Third Place, Indiana Artists Club Fall Membership Show, Indianapolis, Indiana
Merit Award for Outstanding Traditional Painting, Any Medium, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
1991
Honorable Mention Award, Indiana Heritage Arts Annual Exhibition, Nashville, Indiana
Popular Award, Indiana Heritage Arts Annual Exhibition, Nashville, Indiana
1990
Merit Award, Indiana Heritage Arts Annual Exhibition, Nashville, Indiana
Purchase Award, Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis, Indiana
Education & Professional Affiliations
Master of Fine Arts, 1973, Long Beach State University, Long Beach, California
Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1969, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Private study with Carolyn Anderson (2004), Scott Christensen (1994), Dan Gerhartz (1994), and Donald Putman (1971)
Master Signature Member of Oil Painters of America, 2002
Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America, 1993
Indiana Artists Club
Hoosier Salon
Indiana Plein Air Painters Association
Small Painting Society
American Society of Marine Artists
American Impressionist Society
Master Status, American Impressionist Society, 2007
California Art Club, Out-of-State Artist Member, 2012
Bibliography
Its Always An Adventure by Sara Frederick, Art of the West, September / October 2013
The Authorship of Painting, Artists on Art Digital Magazine, Fall 2012
Science & Spirit, by Norman Kolpas, Southwest Art Magazine, July 2011
Friendship and Art, American Art Collector, October 2008
Fine Art Meets Antique Toys by Lyn Letsinger Miller, Antique Toy World Magazine, March 2008
C.W. Mundy: A New Way to Paint From Photographs by Jennifer King, American Artist Workshop Magazine, Spring 2007
Hoosier Painters of The 21st Century, Mark Butterfield (WMB Media, 2006)
Masters and Mentors¿ by Paul Soderberg, Plein Air Magazine, July 2005
Try My Upside-Down Reference Photo Technique¿ by C.W. Mundy, International Artist, Feb/Mar. 2005
An Artistic Journey by Kathleen Glynn, Plein Air Magazine, January 2005
¿How to Conquer Mediocrity¿ by C.W. Mundy, International Artist, Feb/Mar. 2004
Memoirs: Charles Warren Mundy, American Impressionist, (International Artist Publishing, 2003)
The Simple Secret to Better Painting, Greg Albert (Cincinnati: North Light Books, 2003)
The Artis¿s Soul by Stan Cuba, Art of the West, September / October 2002 The Seven Foundational Truths of Traditional Academic Painting¿ by C.W. Mundy, International Artist, August/September 2001.
Keying Color to the Center of Interest by M. Stephen Doherty, Color, An American Artist Publication, 2001
Focus / Santa Fe, January / February / March 2001
Breaking the Ice Staff Report, The Artists Magazine, November 2000
Fresh Takes on Oils by Kurt Anderson, The Artists Magazine, August 2000
The Authorship of Painting by C.W. Mundy, International Artist, April/May 2000
How to Compose a Career by Bill Macomber, Art-Talk, November 1999
Paintings from Photographs by Karen Raugust, American Artist, November, 1999
Paint the Wonders of Water by Greg Schaber and Michelle Taute, The Artist¿s Magaine, August 1999
A Reverence for Creation by Norman Kolpas, Southwest Art, April 1999
Best of Flower Painting 2, Rachel Wolf, editor, (Cincinnati: North Light Books, 1999)
The Best of Portrait Painting, Rachel Wolf, editor, (Cincinnati: North Light Books, 1997)
Creative Oil Painting A Step-by-Step Guide and Showcase by M. Stephen Doherty, (Rockport, Massachusetts: Rockport Publishers, 1997)
First Person: The Ten Artists I Steal From¿ by Oleg Stavrowsky, Southwest Art, December 1996
Techniques of Impressionist Painting¿ by James Metcalfe, American Artist, March 1994
The Magic of Sargent & Sorolla Touches Todays Artists by Peggy Chartier, Informart, November/December 1993
A Grand Tradition: The Art and Artists of the Hoosier Salon, 1925-1990, Judith Vale Newton and Carol Weiss, (Indianapolis: Hoosier Salon Patrons Association, 1993)

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