Ann Adamek - Artist Resume

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     A native of Louisville, KY, Ann Adamek began painting watercolors in 1989.  A  Marriage and Family Therapist by profession, Ann considers her painting to be her therapy.  Although she has had no formal training in art, she has attended numerous classes and workshops taught by nationally recognized instructors.  As a result of having three of her paintings accepted in Aqueous, a national juried exhibition sponsored by the Kentucky Watercolor  Society, Ann has achieved the status of Signature Member of the Kentucky Watercolor Society.  She has won awards in local and regional juried watercolor exhibits.  Ann is an Exhibiting Member of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, and Artist Member of the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft.  Her work is exhibited at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea in Berea, Kentucky, and at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft in Louisville, Kentucky. Ann's paintings have been on exhibit at the Corner Cafe, Louisville, Kentucky since 1991.

               Significant honors and professional recognition received include:

1.       Acceptance as an Exhibiting Member of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, 2002

2.       Recognition as a Signature Artist Member of the Kentucky Watercolor Society, 2008.  This status was attained by having 3 paintings accepted in Aqueous USA, a national juried exhibition sponsored by the Kentucky Watercolor Society.  A fourth painting was accepted in Aqueous in 2010.

3.       Solo exhibit at the Gallery at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville, KY, October and November, 2008, titled “Interconnected Web of Words and Watercolors”.

4.       Commissioned watercolor painting in the tasting room at Maker's Mark Visitor's Center, Loretto, KY, Sept. 2012.

5.       Accepted twice into the Louisville Visual Art Association's juried Artebella Program 2012 and 2013.

6.       Watercolor painting accepted in juried LVAA Artebella By The Numbers exhibit at PUBLIC, Sept. 2013.

 

 

Juried Art Exhibitions:

 

Aqueous, USA, KY. Watercolor Society’s National Juried Exhibition, Louisville, Ky. 2010, 2008, 2007, 2002

Arts on Main, Shelbyville, Ky. 2006, 2003, 1998

Aquaventure- KY Watercolor Society- 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 (Hon. Mention), 2008, 2007,2006,2005,2004 (Hon. Mention), 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, Mazin Biennial-2008, 2007, 2005

Ohio Valley Annual, New Albany, In.-2000, 1999 (Hon. Mention)

Totally Transparent, KY Watercolor Society- 1997, 1996 (Merit Award), 1995, 1992, 1991

Central KY Art Guild, Elizabethtown, KY – 1993

Arterrific- 2007

All Member Juried Show-2012 (3rd Place), 2011 (Award), 2010 (3rd Place), 2009 (1st Place), 2007 (1st Place);2005 (Hon. Mention); 2000 (3rd Place);1995 (Hon. Mention)

Art Over Louisville- 2007, 2006

Young at Art- PNC Bank- 1998 (Hon. Mention), 1995 (Hon. Mention)

Celebration of Space, Vevay, IN – 2005

KY Museum of Art and Craft, 2011, 2009 - Picturesque- Artemesia Gallery, Louisville, KY- Merit Award

Mazin- 2012

 

Selected Art Exhibitions:

 

KY Artisan Center at Berea, KY
Opera House Gallery, Lexington, Ky., Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen
     New Member Exhibit—2003
Project HOPE, Louisville, KY, —2002
Corner Café, Louisville, KY,—1991—present
Main Cross Galleries, Vevay, IN—1993
Parisian Pantry, Louisville, KY. (One-Person Exhibition) - 1989
Marx Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Louisville, KY, (One-Person Exhibition) 2008
The Gallery at the Kentucky Center for the Arts, Louisville, KY, (One-Person Exhibition) 2008
Gallopalooza—2004.  Decorated Derby horse, “Old Rosebud”
Kentucky Watercolor Society All Member Show, 2009, First Place Award
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea- "Ten Years" Exhibit- 2013

Artebella By The Numbers at PUBLIC Louisville Visual Art Association- 2013

Kaviar Gallery- Artists Among Us, 2013

 

Juried Art Shows

Art in the Arbor (formerly known as Old Brownsboro Rd. Arts and Crafts Festival) -
   Louisville, KY—annually from 1996 to 2004
Cherokee Triangle Art Fair—Louisville, Ky., 1995
WinterFair—Louisville, KY—annually from 1993
to 2008

Professional Affiliations:

Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, Exhibiting Member—2002
Kentucky Watercolor Society—1989 to present
Kentucky Watercolor Society Signature Artist Member, 2008
Artist Member of the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
 

Publications:

 University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work, Louisville, Ky. 2002 and 2008-
   Christmas cards printed from original painting.
Unitarian Universalist Assoc., Boston, Mass.—2002 cards printed from original painting.
The Country Register of Kentucky, Front Cover June/July 2000;
   Front Cover August/September 2000
States of Color Consol Calendar (promotional calendar representing
   Watercolor Societies from five states) - 2000, 1998, 1997.
Arts Across Kentucky “Watercolors—The Elixir of Light,” May/June 2000

Commissions and Collections:

Paintings in private collections in Kentucky, California, Indiana, Georgia, Michigan, Texas, Colorado, Nevada,
North Carolina.
City of Graymoor- Devondale, Louisville, KY

Watercolor painting at Maker's Mark Visitors Center, Loretto, KY - 2012

 

 

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