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CV for Laura Hunt

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023 Humans Being, Crittenden the Studio, Fort Worth, TX. Focus on figurative paintings.

2022 The Yearbook Revisited, solo exhibit at The Upstairs Gallery, Arlington, TX.

2022 Our Community, Our Neighbors, Bernice Coulter Templeton Gallery, solo exhibit. Portraits of 26 people who had been or were currently homeless. In partnership with Tarrant County Homeless Coalition.

2021 Galleries at Stage West, solo exhibit.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024 TRAHC 36th Annual Juried Exhibition. Texarkana, TX.

2023 Winter Art Show, Frisco Discovery Center, City of Frisco, TX, juried exhibition. First Place cash award for Closing Chapters.

2023 63 & 93 Generations in Conversation, Greater Denton Artist Council, juried exhibition.

2023 North Richland Hills Grand Hall Lobby Art Exhibition 2023. Eight artists selected. Juried.

2023 Let’s Get Small, Create Arlington, juried by Mark Joeckel

2023  Voices of 3rd Saturday Art 2023, group show, Bernice Coulter Templeton Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

2023 Dance Like A Rodeo Tornado, Arts Fort Worth group juried show

2022 Art Room 5th Annual Small Works Show at Arts Fort Worth, juried by Katie Murray

2022 Art and Music, North Richland Hills, TX

2022 to present  Board Walk Adventure World Art Trail, North Richland Hills, TX (ongoing)

2022 Herstory 2022, Manhattan Arts International, Juror Reneé Phillips

2021 NRH PopUp 40/24 Exhibit, juried

2021 Texas Artists Coalition Paper Works, juried exhibit

2021 Preservation is the Art of the City, sponsored by Historic Fort Worth Annual Exhibit

2021 Thank You Show, sponsored by Texas Artists Coalition

2021 Now Contemporary 2021, sponsored by Art Room. Juror, Lauren Cross

2021 Healing Power of Art In Honor of Nature, Manhattan Arts International.
May 20 through June 20. 2021. Juror: Reneé Phillips

2021. NRH Scenic Spot Digital Art Exhibition. May 11 through August 2021. https://www.nrhpopupgallery.com

2021 US-China Artists Exhibition, Invitation, co-hosted by America Trade Development Council (ATDC) and
America Qi Baishi Arts Institute, http://sh.atdcusa.org/SH-En-index.asp

2021 The Artist’s Circle Gallery Winter Exhibit, Juror Maegan Kirschner

2021 Herstory 2021, Manhattan Arts International, Juror Reneé Phillips

2020 Art Room 4th Annual Small Works Show, Juror Deedra Baker

2020 Art Archive Discovery Artist of the Week

2020 The Spirit of Resilience Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International, Juror Renee Phillips and others

2020 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition, Juror Kristin Rivas

2020 Art & Words Collaboration and Show (Bonnie Stufflebeam, juror) Fort Worth, TX

2020 Artsy Shark Featured Artist

2020 Preservation is the Art of the City (canceled due to COVID19)

2020 Artsy Shark Featured Artist

2020 Stage West 41st Season Gallery Space, juried by Stage West committee (canceled due to COVID19)

2019 Art & Hospitality Happy Hour, December, Solo Exhibition (self-curated)

2019 Art Room Third Annual Small Works Show, juried by Nathan Madrid, Deedra Baker, and Katie Murray.

2019 Art & Hospitality Happy Hour, Solo Exhibition (self-curated)

2019 Summer 2019 Artist Showcase, online exhibit juried by Carolyn Edlund,
Artsy Shark. https://www.artsyshark.com/2019/08/05/artist-showcase-summer-2019/

2019 Me, Myself and I, exhibit juried by Robyn Parker Feehan, thegallery8860

2019 5 BY 9 Online Art Exhibit, (juried) City of North Richland Hills, TX

2019 Art & Words Collaboration and Show, (juried) Fort Worth, TX

2019 City of North Richland Hills, TX Pop-Up Gallery (group exhibition)

2018 TAC Impromptu Invitational, July 2018, Fort Worth, TX

2018 Art and Words Collaboration and Show, Fort Worth, TX; curated by Bonnie Stufflebeam 

2018 Art & Hospitality Happy Hour, Solo Exhibition (self-curated)

2017 Art & Hospitality Happy Hour, Solo Exhibition (self-curated)

2017 Open Studio, Solo Exhibition (self-curated)

2017 City of North Richland Hills, TX. NRH Pop Up Gallery (online)

2017 Camp Fire’s 33rd annual An Artist’s Christmas Art Auction and Gala

2017 Preservation is the Art of the City (Historic Fort Worth group exhibition)
Fort Worth Community Arts Center

2017 Art and Words Collaboration and Show, Fort Worth, TX; curated by Bonnie Stufflebeam

2017 El Corazon, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX; juried by Jose Vargas

2017 A Cowboy’s Courage (group exhibition), ART7 Community Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

2016 Art in the Garden (group exhibition), Fort Worth Botanic Gardens; juried by Judy T. Nelson, Dallas, TX

2016 3rd Saturday Art, (group exhibition) Fort Worth Community Arts Center 

2016 Preservation is the Art of the City (Historic Fort Worth group exhibition) 

2016 ArtsGoggle (community event), Near Southside, Fort Worth, TX

2016 Texas White House B&B (group exhibition), Fort Worth, TX

2016 Texas White House B&B (solo exhibition), Fort Worth, TX

2015 Preservation is the Art of the City (Historic Fort Worth group exhibition)
Fort Worth Community Arts Center

2015 City of North Richland Hills, TX Pop-Up Gallery (group exhibition)

2014 ArtsGoggle (community event), Near Southside, Fort Worth, TX

2014 City of North Richland Hills, TX Pop-Up Gallery (group exhibition)

2013 ArtsGoggle (community event), Near Southside, Fort Worth, TX

1974 Banners and Pottery (two-artist exhibition), Peach Tree Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX

 

MEDIA

2022 CanvasRebel, “Meet Laura Hunt”. https://canvasrebel.com/meet-laura-hunt/

2022 Art&Seek. featured in KERA radio spot and online at: https://artandseek.org/calendar/event/111165/laura-hunt-our-community-our-neighbors

2022 360 West Magazine. "It's Personal." https://digital.abpg.com/360west-february-2022/page/54-55

2019 ArtsyShark Gallery and Blog, 2019 Artist Showcase

2019 Art Biz Success Blog; Alyson Stanfield, author/publisher. April 10, 2019

https://artbizsuccess.com/invitations-for-exhibitions/

 

GALLERIES

2022-Present Moor Curated, Fort Worth, TX

2022-present Upstairs Gallery, Arlington, TX

2021-present Gold Leaf Gallery, Tyler, Texas

 

HONORS

2024 Artwork Closing Chapters, First Place cash award at Winter Art Show, Frisco Discovery Center, Frisco, TX. Juror Ivy Sun

2023 Artwork Window at Big Bend, selected for publication in Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff Reference Catalog 2024

2022 Artwork Most Handsome Sophomore 1973, selected for publication in Cheap Joe’s
Art Stuff Reference Catalog 2023.

2021 NRH PopUp 40/24 Exhibit, Selected Featured Artist Award, Boardwalk Adventure Trail

2020 Award of Excellence, The Spirit of Resilience Exhibition Special Award, Manhattan Arts International

2020 Manhattan Arts International Artist Showcase Gallery Member of the Week

2020 Artwork Archive Discovery Artist of the Week, June 15

2020 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition, Juror Kristin Rivas, 3rd place mixed media

2017 Viewer Favorite, North Richland Hills, NRH Pop Up Gallery (online), Third Place

2016 First Place Mixed Media, Art in the Garden (group exhibition), Fort Worth Botanic Gardens;
curated by Judy T. Nelson, Dallas, TX

 

ARTS EDUCATION

2021-22 Art Business Academy

2019 Figure Drawing, Art Room, Fort Worth, TX

2015 Watercolor Painting, Carol Ivey, Fort Worth, TX

2014 Life Drawing, Carol Ivey, Fort Worth, TX

1982 Graduate level painting classes, University of Houston, Clear Lake, TX

1981-82 Life Drawing, Jose Perez, Houston, TX

1982 Pastel Portrait Classes, private instructor, Pasadena, TX

1970 BS in English, Wisconsin State University, Platteville, WI

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2015-present Texas Artists Coalition

2015-present 3rd Saturday Artists

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1978-2015 Graphic designer and marketing consultant, Total Spectrum, LLC, Fort Worth, TX (owner)

2023-present Art coaching group leader