Ralph L. Steeds


 

EXHIBITIONS

Included in over 243 National, International and Regional exhibitions since 1980.

Participated in 23 invitational exchange print exchanges/portfolios since 1996.

2017:    Adam Cave Fine Art, "IN TIMES OF ANXIETY" a very large retrospective of over forty lithographs and
           engravings. Raleigh, North Carolina.

2016:    Adam Cave Fine Art, Gallery member print exhibition.  Raleigh, North Carolina.

2016:    Lillian Davis Hogan Gallery. Print exhibition, juried. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

2016:    Printmaking Department Gallery. Juried print exhibition. Alexander Hall, Savannah College of Art and
            Design. GA.

2016:    The Contemporary Gallery, Center for Art and Theater. Juried print exhibition.  Georgia Southern
            University.

2016:    Sarus art exhibit (Barriers, Borders,Territoriality) Gallery Wabi Sabi. By invation Group
            Exhibition. Wilmington, NC.

2015:    Atlanta Print Biennial, Atlanta Print-makers Studio. Kai Lin art gallery.  West side district of midtown
            Atlanta GA.

2015      Southern Graphics International Member's Traveling Exhibition 2015-2018. Knoxville Tenn.

2015      International traveling print exhibitions. Organized by: Jules Floss, University of North Carolina at             Pembroke and Jorge Eliecer Rodriguez Osorio at the Universidad de Caldas, Manizales Colombia to             promote artistic and cultural exchange among printmaking artist around the globe. 2015-2018

2014      "Color Blind", Art work in Black and White. The Arts Council, Fayetteville North Carolina.

2014      1st. Annual Fayetteville Contemporary Art Exhibition. Ellington - White Contemporary Art Gallery.             Fayetteville North Carolina.

2014     “Things you should have learned in school, had you been listening”, An Exchange Portfolio of 31
            prints by 31 printmakers submitted to the Southern Graphics Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee.

2014      “It’s in all the making: The printmakers of North Carolina. The Hastings Gallery. Sandhills
            Community College, Southern Pines, North Carolina.

2013     “Printmakers of North Carolina”, Members group exhibition. 311 Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina.

2013     The 23rd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition. Juried. University of Wisconsin Parkside. Kenosh,
           Wisconsin.

2013      Group Print Folio exhibition. Invitational. Lord Hall Gallery, University of Maine, Orono Maine .

2013     “Printmakers of North Carolina Print Exchange. Members group event. 311 Raleigh, North Carolina.

2013     12th International Print Exhibition and Exchanger “Year of the Snake”, Proof Gallery, Toronto,
            Canada.

2012     OSO Bay North American printmaking Exhibition. University Gallery, Department of Art, Texas A&M
            University, Corpus Christi, Texas.

2012     “Dialogos E. Interpretaciones”, (Dialogs and Interpretationes) An invitational, International print
           exchange between three universities in Columbia and four universities in North America.

2012     “Metaphors”, An Exchange Portfolio of twenty prints by twenty printmakers. Presented and
            exhibited at the Southern Graphics Conference in New Orleans.

2012     The 2012 Harnett Biennial of American Prints. National, juried. Joel and Lila
           Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums.

2012     “Printmakers of North Carolina”, PONC member’s invitational. Cary Town Hall Gallery. Cary, North
            Carolina.

2011     “East Meets West”, Prints by Janette K. Hopper & Ralph L. Steeds. Print Arts Northwest Gallery.
            Washington County Art Museum, Portland Oregon.

2011     “State of the Art/Art of the State”, Invitational art exhibit. Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington,
            North Carolina.

2011     “Multiples”, a printmaker’s invitational art exhibit. Cleveland County Arts Council. Shelby, North
           Carolina.

2011     Current Trends in Print. Elon University. Isabella Cannon Gallery, Elon, North Carolina.

2011     “Thinking of Goya”, one man show, lithographs and engravings. 311 Gallery, Raleigh,
           North Carolina.

2011     “Print Spiva”, (Synthesis) George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Invitational.
           Joplin, Missouri.

2010     Three group print shows, Adam Cave Fine Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2010     2nd Penang International Print Exhibition 2010, International Invitational exhibition. Penang State
           Museum & Art Gallery. Penang Malaysia.

2010      Print Summit 2010, “A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking”, National Invitational, Gray Gallery,
            East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

2010      "Printed Image III", show, Mulvane Art Museum in Topeka KS. Work accepted : Sand Man 4 am.

2009      Big Impressions: NC Prints. Printmakers of NC 2nd Annual Competition/Exhibit. Three works
            selected Jurors Choice Award Winner: Buddha Always Smiles, lithograph. Also accepted: The
            Golem Released,Lithograph & Relief and Raining for Democracy, lithograph& relief.

2009     Water Mark 09, national juried competition, 2 works accepted, "At What Cost?" lithograph & relief
            and "Our Dark Reflections", Lithograph from stone.

2009     Terror Firma: a portfolio of prints addressing the issue of terror in our modern society and how the
            effects of terror impact the way we feel about each other as humans. It is dedicated to the             memory of Benezir Bhutto. It is a portfolio using any hand pulled printmaking medium in an edition              of30 prints. "At What Cost?" Color Lithograph and Relief, 11x14.

2009    15th SPACEInternational Print Biennial, Seoul, South Korea. International Juried Competition,
           "The Golem Released" Color Lithograph.

2009     Los Angeles Printmaking Society 20th National Print Exhibition, National Juried Competition, Los
              Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. Work accepted - Strange Signs. Color lithograph, 26x23in.

2009     Black Flag Portfolio being shown in May at the Manatee Community College Fine Art Gallery,
            Florida, Same Old Glory, Same Old Ghosts.Four plates used, two stones, blue and black and
            two relief plates. ed. of 20. 15x11in.

2009     AMERICAN PRINT 2009, National Juried Competition, Foothills Art Center, Golden Colorado.
           "Dogs Of War"' lithograph & relief.

2009     Highland Museum Of Art
, MOTA, National juried completion. Inverness, North Scotland. 
            "But No More Music Could Be", lithograph.

2009     The Southern Graphics Council Traveling Show, National juried competition. Athens Georgia,
           "Dogs Of War"' lithograph & relief.

2009     Water Mark
09 National Juried Competition, 2 works accepted, "at what cost?" lithograph & relief
            and "Our Dark Reflections", Lithograph from stone.

2008     Pacific States National Biennial.  University of Hawaii at Hilo. Campus Center  Gallery, Hilo, Hawaii.

2008     Southeastern Juried Print Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile Alabama.

2008     Prints for Peace, International Invitational print exhibition.  Casa Hogar el Refugio Monterey Mexico
           and IMNRC Carpinteyro Gallery Mexico City.

2008     Art department faculty group exhibition.  Sand hills Community College. Southern Pines, North
           Carolina.

2008     One person exhibition. Thirty-five prints.  The art department art gallery, Missouri Southern State
           University. Joplin Missouri.

2008     33 years at the university of North Carolina at Pembroke, One person show of prints, drawings and
            paintings.  The art department art gallery.

2007     Print Zero Studios Print Exchange #5, 291 Printmakers from 17 countries. Pacific Northwest College            of Art.  Portland Oregon.

2007     One person exhibition, 208 Gallery, Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

2007     Current Work, 2007 a National Competition, Fayetteville North Carolina State  University.             Fayetteville North Carolina.   Merit Award.

2007     Plotting the Course, an invitational print portfolio exhibited at the Missouri Southern State             
           University art gallery.  Joplin Missouri.

2007     Paperworks: On and of Paper, National competition, The University of West Florida.  UWF Art
           Gallery.

2007     20th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin – Parkside Kenosha,
           Wisconsin.

2006     Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Art Gallery, Locklear Hall, University of  North Carolina at            Pembroke.

2006     Watermark 2006, works on paper. Southeastern Community College, Whiteville, North Carolina.

2006     Harnet Biennial of American Prints, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art. University of Richmond             Museums, Richmond Virginia.

2006     27th Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition.  A national Juried Competition.  Columbia            College, Columbia, Missouri.

2005     “Anrodexterous”, Portfolio, An invitational Portfolio exhibited during the  2006 Southern Graphics             Conference, at The  University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Shown at the COS Art Gallery and the             Kohler Art Library.

2005     4th. Lessedra World Art Annual (International) Print Exhibition. Bulgaria.

2005     “Beat for Jesus”, Portfolio, An invitational portfolio exhibited during the 2005 Southern Graphics            Conference, At the Corcoran School of Art.

2005     Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Art Gallery, Locklear Hall.  The University Of North Carolina at            Pembroke.  

2005     Two group shows as a member of the North Carolina Printmakers Guild.  The Carol Woods Art            Gallery, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.  The Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, N.C.

2004     Invitational, Group Show as a member of the North Carolina Printmakers Guild,  The Durham Art             Guild, Durham, North Carolina.  

2004     The 32 Annual Competition for North Carolina Artist Exhibition, Fayetteville Museum of Art,             Fayetteville NC.

2004     Y Chromosome Exchange portfolio.  Invitational portfolio including the work Of 21 printmakers
           over 40 years of age.  Exhibited during the 2004 Southern Graphics Conference. Rutgers New
           University, Jersey.

2004     Janet Turner National Print Competition, Janet Turner Print Museum, California State University,
           Chico.  Chico California.

2003        Minnesota National Print Biennial, University of Minnesota Art Museum, Minneapolis Minnesota.

2003     AIT Gallery Invitational, Friends of the Arts, Presented by the Fayetteville Museum of Art.

2003     One Man Show, Mixing Metaphors: Journeys and Self-Portraits. Prints and Drawings. The
            Columbus County Arts Council at the Columbus County Arts Center.  Whiteville, NC.

2003     37th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show.  Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas.

2003     Current Work 2003: A National Competition.  Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville State University.
            Fayetteville, NC.

2003     American Print Alliance, Invitational, A September 11 memorial Portfolio for the American Print
           Alliance. National touring exhibition.  Cape Cod  Community College, West Barnstable,
           Massachusetts.

2003     North Carolina Printmakers Guild, Art Gallery, Locklear Hall, University of North       Carolina at
            Pembroke. Pembroke NC.

2002-03 12th Space International Print Biennial, International Juried Print competition. Sungkok Museum
            Of Art, Seoul, South Korea.  

2002     Two One Man Shows, Tyler School Of Art/ Temple University. Philadelphia, Pa.

2002     The Second Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Columbus County Arts Center, Columbus County Arts
           Council.  Whiteville, NC.

2002     North Carolina Printmakers Guild, Rosenthal Art Gallery, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville
           North Carolina.

2002     Faces 3, International, an International juried drawing competition. Period Gallery, Leavenworth,
           Omaha, Nebraska.

2002     Painting 2, International, An international juried painting competition. Period Gallery, Leavenworth,
           Omaha, Nebraska.   2002     American Print Alliance, Invitational, A September 11 Memorial
           Portfolio for the American Print Alliance. National touring exhibition.

2002     AIT Gallery Invitational, Friends of the Arts. Fayetteville Museum of Art. Fayetteville, North
           Carolina.

2001     24th Annual Arts Council Annual Juried Art Competition Fayetteville/Cumberland County Arts
            Council. Fayetteville, North Carolina, Jurors award, Second place      Prize.

2001     Painting 2001 internet Exhibition an International Juried online competition. Period Gallery,            Leavenworth, Omaha, NE. Three paintings were included in this exhibition.

2001     Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Art Gallery Locklear Hall. The University of North Carolina at
           Pembroke.

2001     Painting 2001 International Juried Art Exhibition Period Gallery, Leavenworth, Omaha, NE. Won
            Three Special Recognition Awards.

 
2001     Shadows and Dreams Open International Mail Art Exhibition. Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville State
            University, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

2001     Regional Originals, the Arts Center, Arts Council Fayetteville/Cumberland County. Arts Council
           grants recipient exhibition. Fayetteville, North Carolina. 2001 Watermark 2001-Works on Paper,
           A National Juried Competition of works on paper. Southeastern Community College, Whiteville,
           North Carolina.

2001     Current Work 2001: A National Competition, Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville State University,
           Fayetteville North Carolina.

2000     The American experience, The Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  National
            juried exhibition.

2000     One Man Show, Mixing Metaphors: Journeys and Self-Portraits.  The Art Department at
           Southeastern Community College.  Whiteville, North Carolina.

1999     Small Prints 1999 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition.  Arkansas State University, Fine Arts
           Center Gallery. Jonesboro Arkansas.

1999     One Man Show, Mixing Metaphors: Journeys and Self-Portraits.  Art Gallery Locklear Hall,
           University of North Carolina at Pembroke, North Carolina.

1999     One Man Show, Mixing Metaphors, Art Gallery, Art by Design, Laurinburg, North Carolina.

1999     Evening Mondrain, Collectors choice, Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, North Carolina.
           Invitational.

1999     Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Arkansas State University Fine Arts Center, Jonesboro,
           Arkansas.  Juried.

1999     Michael Voors and North Carolina Printmakers, A survey of contemporary North Carolina Prints. 
           Fayetteville Museum of Art.  Invitational.

1999     27th Annual competition for North Carolina artists.  Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville
           North Carolina. Juried.

1999      33rd Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show. Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas.
             Juried.

1999     11th Biennial National Print Show at the Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem Pennsylvania. 
            Juried.  

1999      22nd Annual Juried Artist Exhibition, an Obsession   at the Arts Council of Fayetteville/
            Cumberland County, Fayetteville North Carolina. First prize.
 
1999      Border to Border 1999 Larson Biennial Drawing Competition. Austin Peay State University,
            Clarksville Tenn. Juried. Purchase Award, University Art Gallery Study Collection

1999     Water Works a collection of watercolors. The Arts Council of Fayetteville/ Cumberland County.
            Fayetteville North Carolina. Invitational exhibit.  

1999      Creative Faculties a show featuring works by selected faculty members from five North Carolina               Colleges and Universities.  The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County. Fayetteville North
            Carolina.  Invitational exhibit.  

1998     A Southeastern Spectrum Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Juried.

1998     27th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition.  Shown at the Hartmann Center for the
           Performing Arts, the Heuser Art Center, Bradley University and the Lakeview Museum of Arts and
           Sciences, Peoria, Ill.  

1998     Border Biennial, Museum of York County, Rock Hill, South Carolina. Juried.

1998     32nd Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show.  Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas. 
            Juried.  

1997      25th Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists.  Fayetteville Museum of Art.  North Carolina. 
             Juried.

1997     Southeastern Spectrum Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

1996     “New Regional Printmaking,” a large regional invitational exhibition in the  Sara Moody Gallery of
            Art at the University of Alabama.

1996     Water Color Society of North Carolina, a semi-annual juried competition.   Won second place
            award

1996     “National Southeastern Spectrum,” a juried competition sponsored by the  Associated Artist of
           Winston-Salem.

1996     “Oklahoma Print Exchange Project,” a group project involving twenty  Printmakers who have
            worked in Oklahoma at some time.

1995      “Henley Southeastern Spectrum”.  A juried competition opens to all Southeastern artists.              MiltonGalleries in Winston‑Salem, North Carolina and the Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory,
           North Carolina.

1995     23rd Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists.  Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville,
           North Carolina. Juried.

1995     Group Drawing Invitational Exhibition.  MUSEO DEL BARRIO in New York City.  The exhibition was             sponsored by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1993     “Watercolor U.S.A.” A National Competitive Exhibition.  Springfield Museum, Springfield, Missouri.

1993     Two Man Exhibition, Ralph L. Steeds and Paul Van Zandt, Art Department Art Gallery, Pembroke
           State University.

1992     “Mixing Metaphors and Paradoxes”, Two Man Exhibition, Fayetteville Museum of Art.  Ralph L.
           Steeds and Paul Van Zandt.

1992     Group Exhibition, “Green Hill Winter Show”, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro,            North Carolina.

1992     Lithography: True Fine Art Printing, Group Print Exhibition, Hickory Museum of Art. Sponsored by            Winstone Press.

1992     26th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show. Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas.            A National Competitive Exhibition.  Juried. Purchase Award.

1992     20th Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists. Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville,            North Carolina. Juried.

1991     19th Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists, Fayetteville Museum of Art, North Carolina.            Juried.

1991     Steele Marsh National Juried Print Exhibition Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, New Jersey.

1991     Artists and Printers Exhibition at Appalachian State University at the Catherine Smith Gallery.

1990     “Watercolor U.S.A.” A National Competitive Exhibition. Springfield Art Museum, Springfield,
            Missouri.

1990     Two Man Exhibition, Ralph L. Steeds and Paul Van Zandt, St. Andrews College, Laurinburg,            North Carolina.

1990     Group Print Exhibition, Invitational, Toured Poland and West Germany for one year.

1990     Pembroke State University Faculty Art Exhibition.

1989     4th Annual Members Exhibition of the North Carolina Print and Drawing Society, Charlotte,            North Carolina.

1988     Group Exhibition, Methodist College, Invitational Exhibition for the Mallett‑Rogers House.

1987     Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists, Fayetteville Museum of Art, North Carolina. 
           Juried.

1987     Group Exhibition, “Green Hill Winter Show”, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art.

1987     Pembroke State University Faculty Art Exhibition in Morganton, North Carolina, sponsored
           by the Berk County Arts Council.

1986     Pembroke State University Faculty Art Exhibition.

1986     Group Exhibition, “Green Hill Winter Show”.  Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art.

1985     Group Exhibition, “The Printed Image”, More Than Meets The Eye”, Green Hill Center for North            Carolina Art.

1985     One Man Exhibition, Chelsea Gallery, Western Carolina University, North Carolina.

1983     Group Exhibition, Ben Pickard Art Gallery Inc., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1983     Group Exhibition, Van Straaten Gallery. International Art Exposition, Chicago, Illinois.

1982     Missouri, Print Bi‑Annual, National Juried Printmaker’s Exhibition.

1982     Terrance Gallery, National Juried Artists Exhibition. Plainville, New York, Purchase Prize.

1982     Group Exhibition, Invitational, “New Directions”, Shown in the Oklahoma Museum of Art, The             Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Madison Art Center and The Montgomery Museum of
            Fine Arts .

1981     Two Man Exhibition, Ralph L. Steeds and Paul Van Zandt, Fayetteville Museum of Art,
            Fayetteville, North Carolina.

1981     North Carolina, Water‑color Invitational, High Point Art Gallery, High Point, North Carolina.

1980     9th Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists, Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, North            Carolina. Cash Prize.

1980     Group Print Exhibition, Invitational, “Sidney Chafetz and Friends”, Toured Yugoslavia for one year. 

1980     Two Person Exhibition, Steeds and Van Zandt, the Jailhouse Gallery, Morganton, North Carolina.

1980     Fourth National Print Exhibition, on/of Paper, Invitational, the Visual Arts Center of Alaska,            Anchorage, Alaska.

1979     Group Print Exhibition, “American Prints”, toured several major Art Galleries in London, England             for one year.

1979     Group Print Exhibition, Invitational, and Tokyo, Japan.

1979     Third North Carolina Artists Invitational, Rowan Art Gallery, Salisbury, North Carolina.

1979     Two Person Exhibition, Walker & Steeds, The Greenville Art Center, (Affiliate of the North Carolina             Museum of Art) Greenville, North Carolina.

1979     Annual North Carolina Artists Exhibition, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina.             Juried.

1979     21st Annual National Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City,            Oklahoma.  Juried.

1979     “Eggsibit” 3rd Annual Eggsibit, Invitational, Local and National Invitational Exhibition, Pittsburgh,            Pennsylvania.

1978      Seattle National Print and Drawing Competition ‑ Seattle, Washington.  Purchase Prize. Juried.

1978     University East, Carolina Faculty, Invitational Exhibition, Southeastern Center for Contemporary            Art, Winston‑Salem, North Carolina.

1978     46th Southeastern Competition, Drawing, Photography and Printmaking, Southeastern Center for            Contemporary Art, Winston‑Salem, N.C.

1978     Color Print U.S.A., Department of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.  Juried.

1978     7th Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists, Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, North            Carolina. Juried.

1978     One Man Show, Prints and Drawings, the Arts and Crafts Center of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1977     Hawaiian International Print Exhibition.  Juried.

1977     6th Annual Competition Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, North Carolina. Juried.

1976     Color Print U.S.A., Lubbock, Texas, Texas Tech University.  Juried.

1976     One Man Show, North Carolina Museum, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

1976     All North Carolina Exhibition, Raleigh, North Carolina. Juried.

1976     Four Man Show, Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa.  Invitational.

1975     National Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1975     All North Carolina Exhibition, purchase award, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

 



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