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Mealor moved to Anchorage, Alaska in 1994 from Florida where he was on the
faculty of the Ringling School of Art and Design, Garry is currently Head of
Foundations for the University of Alaska Anchorage and is an Assistant
Professor. Garry's paintings have been selected in more than 140 national and
regional exhibitions in 26 states, 25 college/university galleries and 31
museum exhibitions. A shortlist of exhibitions include the Anchorage Museum of
History &Art, Society of the Four Arts (Palm Beach, FL.), Neville
Public Museum (Green Bay), University of Florida, Springfield Museum (Missouri),
University of South Dakota, Boston University, University of North Dakota,
Mississippi Museum of Art, Fine Arts Museum of the South (Alabama), University
of Kentucky, Maryland Federation of Art, Florida State
University, Muchenthaler Cultural Center (California), and the Holter
Museum (Montana). A recipient of several grants and awards including a
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Florida Individual Artist Fellowship and
Alaska State Council on the Arts Grant. Garry's paintings are in the permanent
collections of the Anchorage Museum of History &Art, Alaska Arts Council,
Florida Arts Council, Neville Public Museum, Tampa Public Arts Council and the
Florida Artist Collection (Orlando). In addition to teaching at the
university level, Garry has been an instructor for the Anchorage School
District's Artist in Residency program, instructor for Very Special Arts
Alaska: Transition Through the Arts, and has conducted workshops in Alaska and
Florida. Garry received his Bachelor's Degree in Filmmaking from the University
of Georgia and a Masters of Fine Arts Degree from the Art Institute of Boston
at Lesley University.
1982 - ABJ, University of Georgia
2007 - MFA, Art Institute of Boston – Lesley University
Alaska Pacific University. Solo-Exhibition, 2005, 97
Alaska Center of Contemporary Art. Juried Exhibition, 2004. *
Anchorage Museum of History & Art. All Alaska Juried Exhibition, 2004, 02, 00,* 96.*
University of Alaska/Anchorage. Solo-Exhibition, 2004.
Swanson Memorial Gallery. Art is But Nature, Utah, 2003.
Wilkerson Fine Art. Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibit, Utah, 2003.
Wilkerson Fine Art. Winter Olympics 2002 Arts Festival, Utah, 2002.
Anchorage Museum of History & Art. Featured Artist, 2002.
Anchorage Museum of History & Art. Contemporary Work from the Permanent Collection, 2001.
Bellevue Arts Fair. Bellevue Art Museum, Washington, 2000.
Anchorage Museum of History & Art. Solo – Exhibition, 1999.
Foothills Art Center, Rocky Mountain National, Colorado, 1995,* 93, 91.*
Fort Hays University Gallery, Great Plains National Exhibition, Kansas, 1995.
Stonington Gallery,Solo – Exhibition, Alaska, 1995.
Gasparilla Fine Arts Festival. Florida, 1994, 93,* 92.
Society of the Four Arts, 55th National Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, Florida, 1993.
Salt Lake Art Center,Watercolor Honor Society Biennial, Utah, 1993.
Ringling School of Art and Design Gallery, Faculty Exhibition, Florida, 1993.
Fine Arts Museum of the South,Triennial Southeastern, Alabama, 1993.
Studio Art Centers Invitational,Florida, 1993.*
Armory Art Center,Figurative Small Works, Florida, 1993, 92.*
Sarasota Visual Arts Center,Artists of Florida Exhibition, 1993.*
Brevard Art Museum,The Florida Figure Invitational, 1993.
Huntsville Museum of Art, Contemporary Southern Art Biennial, Alabama, 1992.
Neville Public Museum,Permanent Collection Watercolors, Wisconsin, 1992.
University of Florida Art Gallery,Visual Arts Fellowships, 1992.
LeMoyne Art Foundation,7th Tri-State Exhibition, Florida, 1992.*
North Miami Center of Contemporary Art,VisualArts Fellowships, 1992.
Springfield Art Museum, Watercolor USA HonorSociety Biennial, Missouri, 1991.
University of South Dakota and North Dakota, DakotasInternational Artwork on Paper, 1991, 89.*
DeLand Museum, Southeastern Watercolor Exhibition, Florida, 1991.
Springfield Art Museum, Watercolor USA, Missouri, 1991.*
Parkersburg Art Center, American Realism Exhibition, W.Virginia, 1991, 90.
Maryland Federation of Art Gallery, MFA Arton Paper Exhibition, 1991.*
Clayton Galleries, Group Exhibition of FloridaWatercolors,1991.
Neville Public Museum,Midwest WatercolorSociety National Exhibition,Wisconsin, 1990,* 89.*
Shillard-Smith Gallery,Gulf Coast Biennial,Florida, 1989.
Neville Lake Mary Festival of Art, Florida, 1988.*
Shillard-Smith Gallery,REAL LIFE: A Paintingand Drawing Invitational, Florida, 1988.
Shillard-Smith Gallery,Florida Gulf CoastBiennial, 1987.
University of Tampa Gallery,Tampa CentennialExhibition, Florida, 1987.