Chelsea Classical Gallery

Realism & Classical Realism Artist Gallery

Jon DeMartin

Jon deMartin [1955- ] Self Portrait, 2000 Oil on Canvas 16 x 20 inches

Jon deMartin [1955- ]
Self Portrait, 2000
Oil on Canvas
16 x 20 inches

BIOGRAPHY

Jon deMartin graduated from Pratt Institute with a bachelor of Fine Arts in Filmmaking. He subsequently enrolled at the Arts Students League and studied privately with Michael Aviano.

His work has been exhibited at the Albright Knox Museum, the Cameron Museum, the Arnot Museum, the Florence Griswald Museum and the Butler Institute of American Art. Jon has participated in numerous contemporary classical realism exhibitions in galleries such as, the Hirschl & Adler Gallery, Knoedler & Company and the John Pence Gallery. DeMartin recently had a one man show in 2012.

DeMartin has taught classical painting and life drawing at the Graduate School of figurative art at the New York Academy of Art, the Arts Students League, Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, The Janus Collaborative School of Art, The Grand Central Academy, Lyme Academy of Fine Arts and the Parsons School of Design. He has conducted workshops both in the US and Italy.

His work has been reproduced in publications such as ‘The Classicist’, ‘Classical Drawing Atelier’, ‘Lessons in Classical Drawing’, Watson-Guptil Publications, ‘Star Wars Art: Visions’, Abrahms Publication, and the ‘Classical Life Drawing Studio: Lessons & Teachings in the Art of Figure Drawing’, Sterling Publications.

He is currently a contributing author for the American Artist Drawing magazine. His work can be found in private collections in the United States, Australia and Italy.


CV

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2012 John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000 Of This Time, Of That Place, The Classical Gallery, Alexandria, VA

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2013 Urban Landscapes, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013 The Figure, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012 Contemporary American Realism, Beijing World Art Museum, Beijing China

2012 Solo Show, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011
Premier American Realists, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Contemporary American Realism, the Butler Museum, Youngstown, OH
The Figure Now, Fontbonne University Fine Arts Gallery, St. Louis, MO; Expressing the Figure: Drawings from Life, Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, Queens, NY

2010
Espirit De Femme, Beardsley Gallery, Wilton, CT
The Human Figure, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Studio Incamminati Artists Auction Benefiting The Abraham Lincoln Foundation

2009
The Union League of Philadelphia, PA
Drawings, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
First Annual Artists of Studio Incamminati Exhibition, Bucks Gallery of Fine art, Newtown, PA

2008 Summer in San Francisco, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
Summer in San Francisco, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006
Salon 2006, Recent work by the faculty and Alumni at New York Academy of Art

2005
Interiors, San Francisco, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Faculty Recent Work, Chauncy Stillman Gallery, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
Faculty of Lyme Academy, Arnot Museum, Elmira, NY
Half & Half Part 2, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT
Summer in San Francisco, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
Christmas Exhibit, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
Contemporary Portrait, Award of Distinction by Stephen Doherty of American Artist Magazine
Trompe L’oeil, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
New York Realists, Apex Gallery, Washington D.C
Allegories, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
Self Portraits, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Nude, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Celebrating Central Park 1853-2003, Hirschl & Adler Gallery, New York, NY
Trompe L’oeil Interpretations, Century Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Classical Realism, Century Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2002
Epic Still Life’s, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Summer in San Francisco, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Artists Exhibition, Cameron Museum, Wilmington, NC

2001
New York Drawing Exhibition, currated by Knoedler& Company, New York, NY

2000
New York Classicism Now, Hirschl & Adler Gallery, New York, NY
Above and Beyond, Classical Gallery, Alexandria, VA

1997
Drawn From The Academy, University of Buffalo Museum, NY

1996
New York Academy Faculty Show, Fordham University at Lincoln Center,New York, NY

1994–2005
Take Home a Nude, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1990
Realism, Manhattanville College, NY

1989
The New York Academy, The Union League Club, New York, NY

1983-1984
Figure Drawing Exhibition, Arts Student’s League, New York

EDUCATION

New York Academy of Art, 1987 and 1989
Michael Aviano Atelier, New York City 1983-87
Arts Student’s League New York City 1980-83
School of Visual Arts, 1985
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY B.F.A 1978

TEACHING

Art Students League
Graduate School of Figurative Art, New York Academy of Art, since 1994
Woodstock School of Art
Parson School of Design
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA
Colorado Academy of Art, Boulder CO
GAGAE Academy of Art, Seattle Washington
Bay Area Classical Artists Atelier, San Francisco, CA
Grand Central Academy of Art, New York
Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, Los Angeles, CA
Institute of Classical Architecture

SELECTED BIOGRAPHY

1985 American Artist
1995 Pierce Rice, “Drawing from the Antique”, The Classicist
1996 Art in America
1997 Art News
2001 Kathleen Baxter, “Drawing from the Plaster Cast” American Artist Drawing Magazine
2004 American Art Review
2004 Art in America
2004 American Artist, “Recent Award Winners”
2006 The Artist Magazine
2006 Stephen Doherty, “Drawing Workshops to Improve Paintings”, American Artist Workshop for Oil & Acrylic Painters
2006 The Classical Drawing Atelier–to be published by Watson-Guptil Publications
2010 Star Wars Art: Visions, Jonathan Rinzler and George Lucas, Abrams
2010 Classical Life Drawing Studio: Lessons & Teachings In The Art of Figure Drawing (the Art Students league of New York), Sterling Publications, 2010
2011 Lessons In Classical Drawing: Essential Techniques From Inside The Atelier, Watson-Guptill Publications American Artist Drawing Magazine, contributing author “Drawing Fundamentals,” 2009–present

SELECTED EXHIBITION CATALOGS

Above and Beyond, Classical gallery, Alexandria, VA 2000
Classicism Now, Hirschl & Adler Gallery, New York, NY 2000
Epic Still Life’s, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2003
Exposed: The Nude, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2003
Allegories, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2004
Above and Beyond, Classical gallery, Alexandria, VA 2000
Classicism Now, Hirschl & Adler Gallery, New York, NY 2000
Epic Still Life’s, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2003
Exposed: The Nude, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2003
Allegories, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2004

 

FOLLOW US
FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinGoogle+
ABOUT
Realism & Classical Realism Artist Gallery
©2015 Chelsea Classical Gallery | Realism & Classical Realism Artist Gallery