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Curriculum Vitae

Don Estes
431 South Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
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Exhibitions

2017 Bluff Poem - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2016 Estes, Madigan, and Wait - Stricoff Fine Art NY,NY
2016 Price is Right - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2015 Estes, Mackey and Puig - Stricoff Fine Art, NY, NY
2015 Price is Right - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2014 Tributary - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2013 Douglas Bloom, Don Estes, David Janssen - Stricoff Fine Art, New York, NY
2013 Price is Right - David Lusk Gallery Memphis, TN
2013 Works on Paper - Rhodes College Curatorial Program, Memphis, TN
2011 Prosody - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2010 Price is Right, Summer Show - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2009 From Peace Mountain - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2009 Triennial Faculty Exhibition - Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN
2009 Price is Right Summer Show - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2009 Group Show - Medicine Factory, Memphis, TN
2006 Just When You Think... - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2006 mFac 001 - Medicine Factory, Memphis, TN
2005 Winter Show - Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, TN
2005 Tide to the Vernacular - Project Creo, St Petersburg Art Center
2005 Price is Right, Summer Show - David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2005 Het Overzicht - NP40 Gallery, Amsterdam, nl
2004 The Weight of Paper - Delta Axis Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN
2003 New American Painting: Southern Style - Bradbury Gallery, AR State Unv.
2002 Winter Group Show - Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, TN
2002 Current Memphis - NP40 Gallery / Shore Gallery, Amsterdam, nl
2002 Marshall Arts Gallery, Memphis, TN
2002 New American Paintings Open Studio - Press Gallery, Boston, MA
2000 Winter Group Show - Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, TN
1999 Drawing, a survey of work by regional artists - Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, TN
1998 Cut across the Middle; a Sub-Cultural Art Exchange traveling exhibition curated by Neo-Post- Now Gallery, Manitowoc; Alternate Current Artspace, Austin; Plan B Gallery, Memphis, TN
1997 Recent Work - Clough Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
1995 100 Works - Plan B Gallery, Memphis, TN

Publications
2006 Artist at Work Commercial Appeal, Memphis
2002 New American Paintings Open Studios Press, Boston

Education

1981 University of Memphis, M.F.A. Painting
1977-1979 Arizona State University, Graduate work toward M.F.A.
1975 University of Memphis, B.F.A. Painting

Professional Activities

2005- 2012 Graduate Advisor Memphis College of Art
2003 Visiting artist; Miichael Dunev Art Projects Torrorella De Montgris, Spain
1999 Established Second Floor Contemporary, a non-commercial artspace dedicated to showing new work by regional and national artists.
1987-1992 One of the original founders of Number: A Quarterly of the Visual Arts.
Member of the Board of Directors for several years as well as contributing reviewer.
Chairman of the Board 1990
1986-1989 One of the original founders and incorporators of the Memphis Center for Contemporary Art, Memphis’ first non-profit gallery dedicated to showing new art of the region. Elected Chairman of the Board 1988.
1980-1981 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Drawing; University of Memphis
1982-1983 Instructor of Drawing and Painting, Memphis College of Art

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