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Paul Kline
klinepaul66@gmail.com
www.paulklineart.com
 
2004 – Present: Self-Employed Visual Artist
2007 – 2008:      Adjunct Instructor, Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT
2002 – 2004:      Director of Finance and Administration for the Church of St. Luke in the Fields,                                          New York, NY
2000 – 2002:      Personnel Assistant to the Director of the S.R. Guggenheim Museum, Thomas                                          Krens; Director of Administration and Controller for Mr. Krens’ web venture,                                                Guggenheim.com
1998 – 1999:        Sabbatical year
1984 – 1998:        Tenured career working in the U.S. government for the Department of Justice and                                  the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts in Washington, DC.
1981 – 1984:         Fulbright scholar to Poland; completed doctoral research for dissertation:  Polish                                      nationalism and monumentalism in the work of Stanisław Wyspiański
1980 – 1981:         Re-qualified as a doctoral candidate in twentieth century art history.
1978 – 1980:        Assistant Professor of Art, University of California at Santa Barbara, and                                                        instructor of painting at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
1976 – 1978:        Qualified as a doctoral candidate in medieval art history
 
Solo Exhibitions
2018 – Peg Williams Gallery, Short Stories Bookshop & Community Hub, Madison, NJ
2008 – Art Gallery, Town & County Club, West Hartford, CT
 
Selected Exhibitions (most recent 10 years)
2018
Connection III – An Invitational Exhibition of Artists Selecting Artist, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
Optimism in Action, Group Show, Peg Williams Gallery, Short Stories Bookstore & Community Hub, Madison, NJ
Art League of the Chathams, Members Exhibition, Frelinghuysen Arboretum Show, Morristown, NJ
Morris Photocolor Club, Top Award in Landscape Photography, Morristown, NJ

2017
Encaustic Art Institute, Juried Encaustic / Wax Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM
Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
Art Ability Satellite Exhibition & Sales, Online Sales Gallery and Corporate Art Acquisition Programs, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
Optimism in Action, Group Show, Peg Williams Gallery, Short Stories Bookstore & Community Hub, Madison, NJ
The Art League of the Chathams, Members Exhibition, Chatham, NJ

2016
The Art League of the Chathams, Members Exhibition, Chatham, NJ
MossRehab International Juried Art Exhibition, Elkins Park, PA

2015
Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
Art Ability Satellite Exhibition & Sales Corporate Art Acquisition Programs, Delaware Art Museum, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
104th Annual Juried Exhibition, CT Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, CT
Encaustic Art Institute, Group Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

2014
103th Annual Juried Exhibition, CT Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, CT
CT + 6, Exhibition for artists living in CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, and VT, West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, CT
Art Ability Satellite Exhibition & Sales Corporate Art Acquisition Programs, Delaware Art Museum, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Harrisburg State Capital Building, and West Chester, PA

2013
MossRehab International Juried Art Exhibition, Elkins Park, PA
Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
Texas Photographic Society, 26th Annual Members’ Show, Island Gallery, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX
Exhibition in Honor of Bombing Victims of Boston Marathon, Human Spirit, Third Place, Athan’s Café, Brookline, MA
Art Ability Satellite Exhibition & Sales Corporate Art Acquisition Programs, Delaware Art Museum, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Harrisburg State Capital Building, and West Chester, PA

2012
Wax Digital, International Encaustic Artists, an online exhibition, http://www.international-encaustic-artists.org/
MossRehab International Juried Art Exhibition, MossRehab Award, an exhibition featuring the work of artists with physical disabilities, Elkins Park, PA
Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
New Britain Museum of Art, Members Exhibition, New Britain, CT
Art Ability Satellite Exhibition & Sales Corporate Art Acquisition Programs, Delaware Art Museum, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Harrisburg State Capital Building, and West Chester, PA

2011
MossRehab International Juried Art Exhibition, Elkins Park, PA
Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
100th Annual Juried Exhibition, CT Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, CT

2010
Art Ability, the Katherine Alexandra Foundation Award, First Place Award in Photography, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
99th Annual Juried Exhibition, CT Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, CT
K-9 Special Exhibition, the Main Street Gallery, Groton, NY

2009
Photography ‘09 Exhibition, Honorable Mention, the Main Street Gallery, Groton, NY
Art Ability, Second Place Award in Painting, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
MossRehab International Juried Art Exhibition, First Place Award for Creativity, an exhibition featuring the work of artists with physical disabilities, Elkins Park, PA
White, Black and Shades of Gray, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
98th Annual Juried Exhibition, CT Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, CT
66th Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition, the Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT

2008
Art Ability, First Place Award in Photography, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Malvern, PA
The 52nd Regional Exhibition, Mystic Arts Center, Mystic, CT
Woodstock School of Art Regional Exhibition 2008, Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY
97th Annual Juried Exhibition, CT Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, CT
CT+5, the West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, CT
MossRehab International Juried Art Exhibition, an exhibition featuring the work of artists with physical disabilities, work purchased for Permanent Collection, Elkins Park, PA
Interpretations and Inspirations, Open Juried Show 2008, Third Place Award, Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon, CT
ArtWalk, West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, CT
Twelfth Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Artwell, Torrington, CT
65th Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition, the Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT
Exposures ’08, 13th Annual Open Photography Exhibit, the West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, CT
6th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition, New Britain Art League, New Britain, CT
William Penn Foundation Exhibition, photography accepted for a 2-year exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
Spring Group Exhibition, the Main Street Gallery, Groton, NY
Entities: Images and Objects of a Spiritual Nature, Artwell, Torrington, CT
Art On A Line, Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon, CT
Show for a Show, Artwell, Torrington, CT
 
Professional Associations
Represented by the Cortile Gallery, Provincetown, MA, www.cortilegallery.com
Board member of International Encaustic Artists
Member of the Art League of the Chathams, Chatham, NJ
Member of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Full member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts
Member of Encaustic Art Institute
Member of Encaustic-International.dk

Permanent Collections
MossRehab Hospital, Elkins Park, PA
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Malvern, PA
Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos, NM
Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC
 
Numerous private collections in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, England, France, and Poland
 
Residencies
2018 Masters Directed Independent Study (Juried) with Steven Aimone, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL
 
Education
Ph.D. (ABD)    Jagiellonian University, Fulbright Scholar, Cracow, Poland
                          Art History, Ohio University, Athens, OH
M.A., B.A.        Painting, Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC