Rich Gere 


1992    MFA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN
1984   BFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA

2014                            Power Failure, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta GA
2013                            Shine On, Weave Gallery, Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, GA*
2012                            Emergency Broadcast, Fire House Gallery, Louisville GA
2012                            Here and Now: There and Again, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta GA                      
2011                            Focus, Bruce Bobick Gallery, Carrolton GA

2008                            Prime Meridian, Gallery Stokes, Atlanta GA
2006                            In Mad Love and War, JEA Gallery, Savannah GA*

2005                            Traveling Medicine Show, Desoto Row Gallery, Savannah GA*
2005                            Navigator, Savannah Gallery, Atlanta GA
2001                            Works on Paper, Starland Center for Contemporary Arts,  Savannah GA
2000                            RC Goes Aloft, Recent Prints, Tomato Head, Knoxville TN
1999                            Flight Line, River Gallery, Louisville KY                                        
1998                            Works on Paper, Lula, Knoxville TN
1997                            Works on Paper, Java Gallery, Knoxville TN                                                   
1996                            Matter of Time, Old City Gallery, Knoxville TN
1995                            Time Keepers, JFG Gallery, Knoxville TN
1994                            Recent Prints and Drawings, Roland Studios, Knoxville TN

1993                            Paradise Found, Justi Gallery, Springfield MA
1992                            Out of Time, Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, Knoxville TN*
1991                            Killing Time, Flying Tomato Gallery, Knoxville TN
1990                            Works on Paper, 1010 Gallery, Knoxville TN
1989                            Drawings and Watercolors, Hoho’s Gallery, Holyoke MA
1988                            Recent Drawings and Paintings, Hamden Gallery, Amherst MA
1987                            Paper Worlds, Augusta Savage Gallery, Amherst MA

2013                           2013 SECAC Juried Exhibition, Gatewood Gallery, Greensboro NC
                                     Fabels Of an Eco Future, Weave Gallery, Rabun Gap GA
                                    Juror: Lisa Alembik
                                    Hambidge Annual , Goat Farm Arts Center, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror: Ben Goldman  

2010                              The Imaginary Million, 100 Atlanta Artists, 200 Peachtree, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror: Chris Appleton
                                    Summer Invitational, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror: Marianne Lambert
                                    Annual Art Papers Auction Exhibition, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror: Susan Bridges
2011                           Atlanta Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror: Carol Thompson
                                    Annual Art Papers Auction Exhibition, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror: Susan Bridges
2010                            Little Things Mean a Lot, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror: Marianne Lambert
                                    13th Annual SECAC/MACAA Exhibition, 1708 Gallery, Richmond VA
                                    Juror: Joe Seipel
                                    Atlanta Printmakers, Gallery Walk, Terminus Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror,  Marianne Lambert
                                    Lots and Parcels, Goat Farm Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    Juror: Susannah Darrow
                                    8th National Janet Turner Print Competition
                                    Turner Print Museum, University Art Gallery
                                    California State University, Chico CA, Juror: Ruth Weisburg
2009                          Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition
                                    Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson SC
                                    Juror: Carmon Colangelo

2008                         LaGrange National XXV Biennial Competition
                                    LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange GA
                                    Juror: Jeffery Grove
                                    1905 Gallery National Juried Small Print Exhibition

                                    Gallery 1905, Sycamore, IL, Juror: Joe Lupo
2007                           A Printmkers Perspective
                                    Romo Gallery, Atlanta GA, Juror: Sam Romo

2006                         19th National Juried Art Exhibition
                                    Mable House Arts Center, Atlanta GA (Award of Merit)
                                    Juror: Marcia Goldenstein
                                    Divergences Juried Exhibition, Hardscape Art Space, Savannah GA

2005                          Works on Paper, Aqua Space Gallery, Savannah GA
                                    Juror: Avanika Bawa
2003                          Alexander Ink, Alexander Main Gallery, Savannah GA
2001                           Master Printmaking, Alexander Main Gallery, Savannah GA
                                     14th National Juried Art Exhibition,
                                     Mable House, Arts Center, Atlanta GA(Award of Merit)
2000                           Millennium Juried Art Show, The Art Market Gallery, Knoxville TN(first place)
                                      Juror: Beauvais Lyons
2000                            Festival of Colors Juried Exhibit, New Hope, Chattanooga TN
1999                            Annual Juried Exhibition, Oak Ridge Fine Art Center, Oak Ridge TN
1996                            Cimarron National Works on Paper Gardiner Art Gallery, Bartlett Center for the Arts
                                     Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK
1994                            Baumont National Juried Competition
                                      Baumont Gallery, Lousiville KY
1992                            45th Annual Juried Competition
                                      Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee
                                      Knoxville TN (purchase award)
                                      Anchor Graphics Annual, Anchor graphics Gallery, Chicago IL
1991                             National Collegiate Works on Paper Competition
                                      Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee WI
1990                            Annual Juried Exhibition, Shelby Art Center Gallery, Shelby NC
                                      15th Annual American National Miniature Show

                                      Laramie Art Guild Inc., Laramie WY
                                      43rd Annual Juried Competition
                                      Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee Knoxville TN (purchase award)
                                      Works on Paper National Juried Exhibition Queensborough Gallery, Bayside NY


2013                            Flight, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta GA
2012                            Film Strip Plots, Star Atrium Gallery, New Bedford MA
                                     Pressing Ahead, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood CA
                                     APS Members Exhibition, Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta GA
                                     Your Knot, Ontologic Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                     Flow, Weavers Shed Gallery, Rabun Gap, GA
                                     APS Exhibition, Framers Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    Connecting the Dots, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    Primordial Soup, portfolio exhibition New Orleans LA
                                    Go South; Southern Printmakers, Young Blood Gallery, Atlanta GA
2011                           Pressing Matters II, Hudgens Center Gallery, Duluth GA
                                    Out of Print, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                    The Price is Right, Swan Coach House, Atlanta GA
2010                           Mission Accomplished, Athens Institute of Contemporary Art, Athens GA
                                    MMAS Invitational Exhibition, Art Basel Beach Week, Miami FL (int’l)
                                    Hand to Hand, Chaffee Art Center, Rutland VT
                                    Pressing Matters, Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs GA
                                    Graphic Abstractions, Moot Gallery, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong (int’l)
                                    Paper Doesn’t Lie, Dewberry Gallery, Atlanta GA
2009                          20cmMax, OT Gallery, Tustin CA

                                    Prints, Douglasville Red Cross, Douglasville GA
                                    Multiple Impressions, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro GA
2008                          Atlanta Printmakers, Georgia Perimeter College Gallery GA
                                    Global Warming, Earthday Gallery, Hokadate, Japan (int’l)
                                    Global Warming, Green Door Studios Gallery, Burlington VT
                                    Global Warming, Bluseed Gallery, Saranac Lake NY
                                    Global Warming, Art in a Box Gallery Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA
                                    Film Strip Plots, Gallery 244, Umass Dartmouth, New Bedford MA
                                    Faculty Exhibition, Studioplex Gallery, Atlanta GA
2007                          40/40 Print Exhibition
                                    Roy Choudry Gallery, Government College of Fine Arts University of Madra, Chennai, India (int’l)
                       Summer Nights Exhibition, Blue Tower Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                     Works on Paper Invitational, Casa de Cutura, Alamos, Sonora (int’l)

2006                           Major Works, Gallery 1600, Atlanta GA
                                     Works on Paper 360˚ Center for Arts & Humanity, Langensalza, Gemany (int’l)
                                     Wrinkle, Pyro Gallery, Louisville KY
                                     Clones, Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery Colby-Sawyer College, New London NH
2005                           Disciples of Paper, Gallery Espresso, Savannah GA
                                     Print, Process, Collaboration, Red Gallery, Savannah GA
                                     Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York NY
                                     Flight, Savannah Gallery, Atlanta GA
                                     House, First Installation, Habersham, Savannah GA
2004                          Miniature Print Exhibition, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
2003                          Flight, Pittsburg State College, Pittsburg KS
                                    Jess, Hershey Municipal Gallery, Hershey PA
                                    Spring Vernissage, Friem Gallery, Vaucluse France (int’l)
2002                          Exlibris, University Gallery, University of Alaska, Anchorage AK (int’l)
                                    On the Road, Orlo Gallery, Portland OR
                                    Post Project, Austin Center, Washington DC
                                    Response, Macy Gallery, New York NY (int’l)
2001                           First Impressions, Exhibit A Gallery, Savannah GA
2000                          Annual Bird House Invitational, Market Square, Knoxville TN
1999                           Annual Mask Show, Flying Tomato, Knoxville TN
1998                           Print Masters, Bennett Gallery, Knoxville TN
1997                           Works on Paper, Tusculum College Gallery, Greenville TN
1996                           Knoxville Area Artist’s Exhibition, Bennett Gallery, Knoxville TN
1995                           Sojourn to Ourselves, SAL Gallery, Knoxville TN
                                     Anchor Graphics Annual, Anchor Graphics Gallery, Chicago IL
                                     American Prints Southwest Teachers University, Beibei, People’s Republic of China (int’l)
1994                            American Prints, Sichuan Fine Arts Academy, Chongqing , Sichuan Provence, People's Republic of China (int’l)
1992                            Southeast Works on Paper, University of Texas, San Antonio TX
                                     Sojourn to Ourselves, 1010 Gallery, Knoxville TN
1991                            Lure, Gray Art Gallery, Jenkins Fine Arts Center
                                     East Carolina University, Greenville NC
                                     Lure, University Gallery, Valdosta State College, Valdosta GA
                                     Lure, University Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur GA
1990                            X, Lost Pavilion Gallery, Knoxville TN
                                     Annual Printmakers Exhibition, University Center Gallery, Knoxville TN
                                     2nd Annual Printmakers Exhibition,University Center Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN
                                     4Ply Collaborative show of four artists, 1010 Gallery, Knoxville TN
                                     Penn State Exchange for Printmakers, University Gallery, University Park PA
                                    Obsession, Barnhart Gallery, Lexington KY

“Power Plays of Currencies, Desires, Energies” Bad at Sports; Contemporary Art Talk, June 24, 2014
“One man’s junk becomes Rich Gere’s treasure in ‘Power Failure,’ at Kibbee Gallery” ArtsATL, May 20, 2014
“Fabels Of an Eco Future,” catalog, (hardcover) 2013
Featured Educator, Sky Magazine, Delta , August 2013
“Hambidge artists get a chance to Shine” Clayton Tribune – Matt Payne, 2013
“Process Stirs Imagination” Contemporary Impressions, volume 20, #1, summer 2012
“Rich Gere: Tinkerer, Sculptor and Printmaker” The Downtowner, October 2012
“Fluid Poetry There & Again at Kibbee,” BurnAway, May 5, 2012

“Connecting the Dots between art and science, at Spruill Gallery” Terri Dillimng review, Arts ATL , May 7, 2012
“Atlanta Printmakers Biennial papers Barbara Archer Gallery,” Atlanta Creative Loafing, November 9, 2011, interview
“Fine Print,” Jezebel Magazine, November 2011, interview
“Auspicious inagural international Print Biennial at Barbara Archer Gallery” Arts ATL – Cathy Fox, 2011
“Cutlture Surfing,” Creative Loafing – Debbie Michaud, 2011
“Print Big! Steamrolling Event,” Creative Loafing, Atlanta, May 2011
“Atlanta Printmaker's Studio,” three part video, Art Relish, May 2011
“Art Crush: Rich Gere and Dayna Thacker, an ultimate art duo” Burnaway, December 2010
“Good Impressions,” Atlanta Magazine, Best of Atlanta, December 2010
“8th National Janet Turner Print Competition,” catalog 2010
“Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition,” catalog 2009
“LaGrange National Biennial,” catalog 2008
“Artists Forum,”  Idesign Magazine, Fall Edition 2007

“Bits and Pieces,” Savannah Morning News,  December 21, 2006
“Gere Helps Expand Printmaking Options for Students” The Chronicle, Vol. 7, No 3, September 22, 2006
“New Programs of Study,” The Magazine, Volume 10, No 1, 2006
“Accomplished Faculty,” Atlanta Creative Loafing, vol. 35, No 7, June 22, 2006
“Home is Where the Art is,” Savannah Morning News, April 3, 2005
“All in the Family, “ Atlanta Journal Constitution, Feb. 17, 2005
“Think Ink,” The Chronicle, Vol 4, no 22, April 23, 2004
“Just When I needed You, (True Stories of Adults Who Made a Difference in the Lives of Young People)” Deborah Fisher, Search Institute Publishing, 2004
“Alexander Ink,” Coastal Antiques and Art, May 2003
“Artists Return to Roots of Design,” The Chronicle, Vol 4, no 12, Feb. 13, 2003
“History of Printmaking,” video documentary, Robert Johnson, Director/ Producer
“A Season of the Arts,” The Morning Sun, Jan. 9, 2003
“Savannah Artistic Inspiration,” Savannah Morning News, Sunday, August 11, 2002
“The Unheralded,” (documentary and cover photography) Trafford Publishing, 2000

“Three Sashays,” Illustrated book of poetry, Wandering Trails Press, 2002
“Rich Gere, Works on Paper,” Metro Pulse, Oct. 2000
“Time Keepers,” Illustrated book, Pine Press, 2000
“Polity”, Northeast Journal of Political Science, vol 29 (cover illustration) 1993

Distinguished Lecturer – Rauschenberg Foundation Grant

Five city lecture tour in the state of Georgia introducing the collaborative project between GloATL dance company and the Living Walls mural project
Fulton County Arts Grant, Atlanta GA
Hambidge Fellow, Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences, Rabun Gap GA
Award of Merit, 19th National Juried Exhibition
Mable House Cultural Center, Atlanta GA

Presidential Fellowship for Faculty Development
Savannah College of Art and Design
Artist’s Fellowship of the Ossabaw Foundation
Ossabaw Island GA

Award of Merit, 14th National Juried Exhibition
Mable House Cultural Center, Atlanta GA
First Place, The Millennium Juried Art Show
Art Market Gallery, Knoxville TN
Purchase Award, 45th Juried Exhibition
Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, Knoxville TN
Purchase Award, 44th Juried Exhibition
Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, Knoxville TN
Artists Grant, University Arts Council, University of Massachusetts
Materials Grant, Holyoke City Arts Grant, Holyoke MA
Charles Dickinson Arts Fellowship, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA

 VISITING ARTIST LECTURES (Lectures/Workshops/Critiques)
2014                           Marshall University, Huntington WV
                                    University of Oklahoma, Norman OK
2013                           University of Georgia, Athens GA
                                     Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
                                     Murray State University, Murray KY}

                                    University of Southern Mississippi, MS
2012                           Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville TN

2011                           University of West Georgia, Carrolton GA
                                    Macon State College, Macon GA
2010                           High Museum of Art, Atlanta GA
                                    University of Georgia, Athens GA
                                    Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
2009                          Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw GA
2008                          State University of New York, New Paltz, New PaltzNY
2007                          State University of New York, Oneonta, Oneonta NY

2005                           Castleton State College, Castleton VT
2006                           University of Louisiana, Monroe LA
2004                           Columbia College, Chicago IL    

1998                                Tennessee Wesleyan College, Athens TN

Thompson Hine LLP Law Firm, Atlanta GA
Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport, Savannah GA
Memorial Health Systems, Savannah GA
Cable Television Museum, Cincinnati OH
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville TN
Biblioteque National du France, Paris France
Custom Recording Studios, Nashville TN
Traprock Peace Center, Greenfield MA
Galerie Wannsee Verlag, Berlin
Ewing Gallery, Knoxville TN
Kroger Corporation, Columbus OH
Roland Studios, Knoxville TN
Ft Sanders Regional Medical Center, Knoxville TN
Fine Arts Academy, Pozan Poland

Gannon Design, Chicago IL