Neil MacDonald: Baroque in Scale
April 5, 2014 - May 23, 2014

Artist Biography
Neil MacDonald

NEIL MacDONALD

 

Lives and works in Stow, OH

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2001    M.F.A. Painting, Kent State University, Kent, OH

1981    B.F.A. Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016    Pilgrimage, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2014    Baroque in Scale, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2010    History Paintings, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2008    Dreamland: Recent Paintings by Neil MacDonald, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH 

2006    Recent Paintings, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2004    Collision with Terrain, The Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, OH

2003    Collision with Terrain, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2011    Nexts, Centennial Alumni Exhibition II, Kent State University, Kent, OH

            Moving On, Kent State University Graduate Painting Alumni, Kent State University, Kent, OH

2007    Side By Side, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

            Neointegrity, curated by Keith Mayerson, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

2005    Topographic, SPACES, Cleveland, OH

2002    Selections from the Viewing Room, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

2000    Works on Paper Competition (Jury Award Recipient), John J. McDonough Museum, Youngstown, OH

1999    63rd Annual Mid-Year Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

 

 

SELECTED PRESS


Neil MacDonald's "Dreamland" exhibition on display at Akron Art Museum, Dan Tranberg, Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 2009

Neil MacDonald (capsule review), Zachary Lewis, Cleveland Scene, November 2006

Topographic (capsule review), Zachary Lewis, Cleveland Scene, February 2005

Artists play on familiar landscapes in Spaces show, Dan Tranberg, Cleveland Plain Dealer, February 2005

 

 

 



Neil MacDonald
Santa Maria di Campagna after Gatti , 2013
oil on canvas
36 x 36 inches

Neil MacDonald
Glorification of Este Patronage after Colonna, 2013
oil on canvas
54 x 23 inches


Neil MacDonald
The Triumph of Divine Providence after Da Cortona, 2011
oil on canvas
80 x 64 inches

Neil MacDonald
The Trinity, the Madonna and Saint Dominic after Solimena, 2012
oil on canvas
72 x 36 inches


Neil MacDonald
The Triumph of Balbi after Castello, 2013
oil on canvas
60 x 48 inches

Neil MacDonald
The Life of Saint Benedict after DeMura, 2012
oil on canvas
88 x 44 inches


Neil MacDonald
Allegory of the House of Borghese after Constantini, 2013
oil on canvas
30 x 20

Neil MacDonald
Allegory of Jesuit Missionary Work after Pozzo, 2010
oil on canvas
36 x 24