Joe Walters CV
Born 1952, Morehead, Kentucky
Lives and works in Charleston, South Carolina
1981 MFA, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
1977-78 University of Kentucky, visiting graduate student, Lexington, KY
1974 BA, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
1972 University of Georgia Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy
Awards and Grants
1995 Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Visual Arts Fellowship in Sculpture
1994 South Carolina Arts Commission Visual Arts Fellowship
1993 Charlotte/Mecklenburg Arts and Science Council Emerging Artist Grant
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2012 Stem Point Assention, Installation, Westabou Festival, Augusta, GA
2011 Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC
2011 Tango, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
2010 Tableaux, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY
2009 Tableaux, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
2008 New Work, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, SC
2006 Deciduous, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
2005 Understory, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
2004 Hightide, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2003 Hightide, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville, FL
2003 Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
2003 New Work, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2001 Night Vision, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
2001 Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
2000 The Natural Order, The Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (catalogue)
1999 Second Nature, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Second Nature, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA (catalogue)
1997 University Galleries, University of South Carolina Sumter, Sumter, SC
1996 Taxonomy, Halsey Gallery, School of the Arts, College of Charleston, SC
1995 Gallery K, Washington, DC
1994 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem,NC
1994 Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992 Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1992 Gallery 10, Washington, DC
1991 Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1990 Spirit Square Center for the Arts and Education, Charlotte, NC
Selected Group Exhibitions
2011 Greenhouse, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
2010 The Birds and Some Bees, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2005 Art and Ecology Triennial, Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, FL
2005 Animal Instincts, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
2004 Works on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
2004 Anniversary Exhibition, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO (catalogue)
2004 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
2004 Piccolo Spoleto: Contemporary Charleston 2004, Office of Cultural Affairs, Charleston, SC (catalogue)
2004 The Nature of Craft and the Penland Experience, Mint Museum of Craft & Design, Charlotte, NC
2003 The Felt Moment, The Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
2000 A Matter of Scale, curator Cathy Byrd, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
2000 Synecdoche, curated by Genevieve Linnehan, The Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL
1999 Across State Lines: Drawing from the Southeast, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
1998 Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Summer Selections, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1995 Organizing Nature: Skeet McAuley and Joe Walters, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1995 Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in Sculpture Exhibition, South Florida Arts Center, Miami, FL
1994 Sculpture South ‘94, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC
1994 David Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC
1994 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Exhibition, Charleston, SC (award)
1993 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Exhibition, Charleston, SC (award)
1992 Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1991 Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC
1990 Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1987 7 x 7, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC
1987 George Mason University, Arlington, VA
2011 Day, Jeffrey. The Tangled Beauty of Joe Walters, Freetimes, Columbia News and Arts. Issue 24.09, February.
2011 Cullum, Jerry. Nature is disturbing, beautiful in Joe Walters’ impeccably crafted sculptures at Solomon Projects. Artscriticatl.com, Jan 20.
2005 State of the Arts: ETV at the College of Charleston, South Carolina Public Television, interview with Mark Sloane, May.
2004 Day, Jeffrey. “29 Futures,” The State, Columbia, SC. June 20, p. E3.
2003 Swisher, Amy. “An Artful Balance,” Creative Loafing, Charlotte, NC.
2001 Cullum, Jerry. “Reading the meaning behind tea-stained paper images,” The Atlanta Journal Constitution, March 30, p. Q8.
2000 Marger, Mary Ann. “The Whole is Greater Than it’s Parts,” The St. Petersburg Times, September 21, p. 31W.
1999 “Galleries: SoHo. Joe Walters,” The New York Times, August 6.
1999 New American Paintings, No. 22, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA.
1998 Byrd, Cathy. “Au Naturel: Nancy Solomon’s 'Second Look’,” Creative Loafing, January 17.
1997 Cullum, Jerry. “Lyric quality infuses Walters’ ‘cartoons’,”
1997 The Atlanta Journal Constitution, December 19: Q6.
1996 Fox, Catherine. “Flights of Fancy,” The Atlanta Journal Constitution, January 30: E1 .
1996 Jane Kessler. “The Southern Arts Federation/ NEA Sculpture Fellowships.” Sculpture Magazine, January.
1996 Harper, Glenn. “Organizing Nature: Skeet McAuley and Joe Walters,”
1996 Art Papers, March/April.
1995 Harper, Glenn. “Not necessarily a peaceable kingdom,” The Atlanta Journal Constitution,” December 22.
1995 McCoy, Mary. “Power Plants.” The Washington Post, March 25: D2.
1994 Day, Jeffrey. “Sculpture South `94,” Art Papers, September/October.
1994 Dougherty, Linda Johnson, “Reviews.” Sculpture, September.
1994 Fleming, Lee. “Fresh Paint: Groups That Gratify,” The Washington Post, July 23, p. C2.
1993 Barilleaux, Rene Paul. “Two Piccolo Spoleto exhibitions make strong contemporary art statement,” The Post and Courier, July 14.
1993 Bowers, Sharon Parrish. “All about earth,” The Winston-Salem Journal, August 19.
1992 Rodgers, John. “The Sound of Stone,” Creative Loafing, November 25.
1992 Welzenbach, Michael. “Galleries,” The Washington Post, January 11.
1991 Maschal, Richard. “Fresh Look at the Arts,” The Charlotte Observer, February 10.
1987 Lewis, Jo Ann. “Galleries,” The Washington Post, September 12.
Selected Public Collections
Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
AON Center, Chicago, IL
Astellas Pharma US, Deerfield, IL
Beach First Bank, Myrtle Beach, SC
Randolph Hall, Clemson Universty, Clemson, SC
Des Plaines Public Library, Des Plaines, IL
Deerfield Capital, Chicago, IL
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta, GA
Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
InterContinental Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Wings of Asia Aviary, Metro Zoo, Miami, FL
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Monsanto Corporation, Chicago, IL
One Buckhead Plaza, Atlanta GA
Palmetto Bluff Resort, Beaufort, SC
Primland Resort, Meadows of Dan, VA
The Regent Bal Harbor, Bal Harbor, FL
Ritz Carlton, Atlanta, GA
Ritz Carlton, Bal Harbour, FL
Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe, CA
Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach, FL
Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta, GA
United States Embassy, Istanbul, Turkey
University of Florida, School of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL
University of South Carolina at Sumter, Sumter, SC
As well as numerous prestigious private collections