NOW: Work available at The Haen Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina, May 2023 to the present.
I am very pleased to announce that some of my new & recent work is now available at The Haen Gallery, in both the downtown Asheville NC location and the Brevard NC location. Since May 2023 this wonderful North Carolina gallery has some of my mixed-media artwork available for viewing and purchase. www.thehaengallery.com
Now: Participation in a group exhibition at the University where I teach; Sept. - Oct. 2023.
I have 5 new artworks in the group exhibition, The 16th Biennial Art Faculty Exhibition, at Carson-Newman University, where I am a Professor of Art & the Director of Exhibitions. All 4 full-time Art Professors + one Adjunct Professor at Carson-Newman University are displaying work in a variety of mediums and styles. Michael Alvis Art Gallery, Warren Art Building, C-N campus, Jefferson City, Tennessee. Exhibitions dates are September 7 through October 28, 2023.
Upcoming: Solo Exhibition planned for August 2024, in Johnson City, Tennessee.
I am planning for a solo exhibition of new & recent work at the Fischman Gallery, 133 North Commerce Street, Johnson City, Tennessee 37604, for roughly the month of August, 2024. Details forthcoming.
Recently: Participation in a juried, group, all-media exhibition, Knoxville, August 2023:
I had one mixed-media artwork included in the Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition, a juried group exhibition of work in a variety of media by East Tennessee and area regional artists, Emporium Center, Knoxville, Tennessee. Juried by Todd Herzberg (artist & Exhibitions Manager at Tennessee Craft, Nashville). Exhibition dates: August 4-25, 2023.
Recently: Solo Exhibition of 25 recent artworks, April 2023, in Roanoke, Virginia.
I held my 33rd solo exhibition of my career at the Alexander/Heath Contemporary art gallery, in Roanoke, Virginia. We had an Opening Reception on April 7, 2023, and a Closing Reception on April 28, 2023. This is a great gallery, directed by the talented Ed Hettig, and supported by a rich local & regional community of artists and art lovers.
Recently: Participation in a juried group photography exhibition, South Carolina, April 2023:
I had one color single-image photograph included in The Abandoned Landscape, a juried international group exhibition of photography, on the theme of abandoned places and things, at The Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina. Juried by Constance Lewis, independent curator, and founder of Opal Art Management. Exhibit dates were April 7-29, 2023.
Recently: Artwork displayed at the Maker Exchange, downtown Knoxville, TN, January & February 2023:
I had 4 recent mixed-media artworks displayed at The Maker Exchange, an innovative art exhibition space in the shared lobby between the Tennessean Hotel and the Marriott Knoxville Downtown. My work was part of a sprawling group exhibition of varied work by many artists, curated by the Dogwood Arts staff. My work was on view January 11 through February 23, 2023.
Recently: Artwork included in a juried exhibition in Raleigh, North Carolina, December 2022:
I had one recent mixed-media artwork included in the "Something For Everyone SQUARED" juried group exhibition, at the 311 Gallery, 311 Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. The exhibit included work in a variety of media which embraces and celebrates the square as a compositional element. Juried by gallery co-directors Kenneth Proseus and Lakeshia Reid, the show ran December 02-30, 2022.
Recently: Solo Exhibition at the Marcia Evans Gallery, in Columbus, Ohio, June 2022:
I had a solo exhibition, titled, "David Underwood: In the Becoming," of 33 new & recent mixed-media works at the Marcia Evans Gallery, in the Short North Arts District of Columbus, Ohio, June 04-28, 2022. A very well-attended public reception & Gallery Hop kicked off the show, on Saturday afternoon, June 4, 2022. This was my first solo show in my hometown (but my 32nd solo show overall).
Recently: Work included in a juried group exhibition, Knoxville, June 2022:
I had one mixed-media artwork included in the juried, group show, "The Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition," at the Emporium Center, Knoxville, Tennessee. Work in various media by East Tennessee & regional artists, juried by Knoxville-based artist & writer, Denise Stewart-Sanabria. June 03-24, 2022, in downtown Knoxville.
Recently: Solo Exhibition in Frederick, Maryland, February 2022:
I held the solo exhibition, "David Underwood: Image/Text," at the Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick, Maryland, during the month of February 2022. I displayed new & recent mixed-media, image/text artworks, all made during this ongoing Covid pandemic. A well-attended "meet the artist" open house happened Saturday afternoon, February 5, 2022.
Recently: participation in a juried exhibition in Virginia, September 2021 to February 2022:
I am pleased to have had one recent artwork included in the regional juried exhibition, "From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands," at the William King Museum of Art, in Abingdon, Virginia, on view September 30, 2021 through February 6, 2022. This exhibition was juried by Michael Rooks, Curator at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia. My image/text, mixed-media artwork, "Time Out, 2020," was accepted and shown in this exhibition.
Summer 2021: Work included in a group show at the Knoxville Museum of Art:
One of my cyanotype photographs that is part of the KMA's permanent collection was on view May 21 through August 01, 2021, in the group exhibition, "A View of the City: Knoxville," at the Knoxville Museum of Art (in Tennessee). The exhibition was curated by Stephen Wicks, Curator at the KMA.
Summer & fall 2021: participation in group exhibitions in a new gallery in Wisconsin:
From May through the fall of 2021, I had two artworks in group exhibitions at the new Northern Arts Collective gallery, in Ellison Bay, Wisconsin. My work was part of the inaugural exhibition, opened in May 2021, and continued into the fall season, in this gallery featuring work in various media by artists from the American Midwest and around the USA.
Released summer 2020: Virtual Studio Visit, on the Locate Arts website:
Made in May 2020 and published online in June 2020, the "Locate Arts" website has a virtual visit with me in my art studio. Locate Arts is an information website about artists and exhibitions in Tennessee. Check out the visit here: https://locatearts.org/the-focus/2020/virtual-studio-visit-david-underwood
Recently published: I self-published a portfolio book during the COVID-19 pandemic, May 2020:
I made the self-published artist's portfolio book, titled SHIFT IN THINKING, in May 2020, and it is now available directly from the printer, Blurb. The 61 artworks represented in the book are all mixed-media/photographic/image-text artworks that I made between 2012 and 2020, including new works made during COVID-19 pandemic self-isolation in the spring of 2020. I am making just one dollar off each book purchased, and I am donating 100% of my profits through the end of the year 2021 to The Second Hand Food Bank of East Tennessee, to help alleviate hunger in the region. You can preview and order the book directly, at: https://www.blurb.com/b/10126573-shift-in-thinking
Recently: Photograph included in a national, juried exhibition, in New York City, February & March 2020:
I had one silver gelatin photograph included in the "Krappy Kamera" exhibition, on view February 17 through March 7, 2020, at the Soho Photo Gallery, in New York, New York. This was an exhibition of photography made with plastic and inexpensive cameras, juried by Brian Paul Clamp, of the ClampArt Gallery, also in NYC. I made my Krappy Kamera photograph with a Lomography Sprocket Rocket plastic (analog film) camera. This exhibit is the 137th group exhibition in which I have participated.
Recently: Inclusion in a book about the practice of cyanotype, published in early 2019:
I have 3 examples of my cyanotypes included in the recently published book, CYANOTYPE: THE BLUEPRINT IN CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE, by Christina Z. Anderson. Published early in 2019, by Focal Press/Routledge. My photographs and info about my work are on pages 282-285. The book is available from Amazon.
Ongoing: My stock photography is now represented by Universal Images Group:
From 2002 until the company closed in December of 2010, my stock photography was represented by the Omni-Photo Communications Company, in New York. Through the wonderful and very professional Omni-Photo company, I had many dozens of single-image photographs published in a variety of types of publications. These good folks have gone out of business, but have transfered my images to the stock photo business, Univeral Images Group, which (since late 2011) now represents my stock photography work and has facilitated the publication of many dozens of my photographs in a wide international variety of types of publications. Check out Universal Images Group, at: http://universalimagesgroup.com