EDUCATION M.F.A.; Painting Concentration, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Fine Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. 1989- 91
Four Year Certificate; Painting Major, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa. 1975-1979
B.A., Honors; Religion Major, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 1971-1975
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Professor, Art Institute of Boston. Courses: Fine Arts: Painting I & II, Introduction to Fine Arts, Advanced Drawing, Critical Theory, Mural Painting, The Painter and the Photograph, Figure Composition, Figure Painting, Painting the Human Head, Landscape Painting, Senior Studio, Critical Theory, History of Painting and Drawing Techniques, Concepts in Drawing. Foundation: Drawing Issues I & II, Figure Drawing. Illustration: Situational Drawing. Art History: Perspectives in Art History I and II, Introduction to Western Art. Sabbatical Leave: Fall 2003, Spring 2011. Fall 1992 to present
Founding Director, MFA Program in Visual Arts, Art Institute of Boston, 2001-2; Interim Director, Fall 2010
Adjunct Professor, Art Department, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Courses: Advanced Painting, Landscape Painting. Fall 1998, Summer 2010
Artist-in Residence, St Paul’s School, Spring, 2010
Assistant Professor, 2-D Fine Arts and Basic Arts, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia. Courses: Figure in Context, Anatomy, Figure Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Introduction to Fine Arts, Introduction to Painting, Introduction to Printmaking, Advanced Printmaking, Senior Seminar. Fall 1986-Fall 1991
Lecturer, Painting/Drawing, University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Courses: Materials and Techniques, Figure Painting, Figure Drawing, Figure and Landscape Painting, Principles of Organization, Figure Utilization, Sophomore Seminar. Fall 1983, Fall 1984-Fall 1986, Spring 1988
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Design, Drexel University, Philadelphia. Courses: Basic Drawing, Basic Life Drawing, Basic Design (substitute). Fall 1983, Fall 1984-Fall 1987
PUBLICATIONS “Titian’s Flaying of Marsyas: Colorito Triumphant” Artibus et Historiae , in press, 2018
“Taking Dictation: Two Images in Blake’s Marriage of Heaven and Hell” Huntington Quarterly, Spring 2017
“The Poet in the Poem: Blake’s Milton” Studies in Philology, Spring 2015
“Caravaggio’s Taking of Christ: the Artist as Evangelist” Aurora, Winter 2010
Anatomy for Artists: A New Approach to Discovering, Learning and Remembering the Body, Northlight Books, 2007. Published in translation in Japan and Europe in French, German and Spanish, Editions Evergreen, 2009
Letter to the Editor: “The Pain of Compassio,” Art Bulletin, Spring 1999
“On View: Boston” New Art Examiner, February 1996
Review: James Parlin, Schmidt/Dean Gallery. New Art Examiner, September 1995.
Book Review: Theory and Philosophy of Art, by Meyer Shapiro, New Art Examiner, Summer, 1995.
Review: Stephen Greene, Neilsen Gallery, New Art Examiner, April 1995.
Review: Odilon Redon, “Prince of Dreams”; Francesco Goya, “Small Paintings,” both at Art Institute of Chicago, New Art Examiner, January, 1995.
Review: Philip Guston, “Public and Private Battles,” Boston University; “Poem Pictures,” The Addison Gallery of American Art, New Art Examiner, December, 1994.
Book Review: Likeness and Presence by Hans Belting. New Art Examiner, December, 1994.
Review: Sarah McCoubrey, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington, D.C. New Art Examiner, Summer 1994
Review: Bay Area Figurative Art: 1950-1965, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, New Art Examiner, October 1991.
“Raising the Reserve: Philadelphia Museum of Art Hosts Jaspar Johns Retrospective,” (with Carolyn Smyth). New Art Examiner, June 1989.
Review: Anthony Visco, Morris Gallery of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; New Arts Examiner, January 1984.
“Contemporary Realists: The Davidson Drawing Collection,” New Art Examiner, Summer 1983.
Review: Marguerite Walsh, Noel Butcher Gallery; New Art Examiner, May 1983.
“The Parkway Madonna,” New Art Examiner, March 1983.
Reviews: Frank Hyder, More Gallery; William Rush, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; New Art Examiner, February 1983.
Reviews: “Machine Works,” Institute of Contemporary Art; Eileen Goodman, Gross McCleaf Gallery; New Art Examiner, June 1981.
“Reaffirming Values through the Depiction of Space,” New Art Examiner, January 1981.
Reviews: Summer Art Shows; Lip Magazine, August 1980.
Review: Washington Allston, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; New Art Examiner, May 1980.
Review: Murray Desner, Marion Locks Gallery; New Art Examiner, April 1980.
Reviews: John Dowell, A.J. Wood Gallery; Morris Bird, Marion Locks Gallery; New Art Examiner, March 1980.
Review: “Some Twenty Odd Visions,” Institute of Contemporary Art; Arts Exchange, March/April 1979.
Reviews: “Contemporary Drawings: Philadelphia (I),” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Rosemary Ranck, American Institute of Architects; Arts Exchange, January/February 1979.
Reviews: Leo Sewell, Eric Makler Gallery; Valerie Seligson, Gross McCleaf Gallery; Arts Exchange, November/December 1978.
WRITING IN PROGRESS Les Meninas and Early Netherlandish Painting within the Designo/Colorito Debate”
Historic Painting Techniques
LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS Egg Tempera Workshop , Cambridge Art Association, 2017.
"The Enigma of Late Titian: The Flaying of Marsyas," Saint Botolph Club, 2016.
Portrait Painting Workshop, Cambridge Art Association, 2016
Color Mixing Workshop , Cambridge Art Association, 2016
"William Blake Corrects John Milton," Saint Botolph Club, 2015.
“Becoming a Landscape Painter, Arnold Arboretum, February 2010.
“Chiaroscuro” Boston College, March, 2007
“On My Work,” Holderness School, New Hampshire, January 2006
“Old Master Artists Techniques,” Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 2002
“Osiris Paintings,” Newton Free Library, Newton, MA, 2001
“Old Master Artists Techniques,” Hyde Park Art Association, Hyde Park, MA, 2001
“Printmaking Techniques,” Boston University, 1999
“Mythologies,” University of Massachusetts, Boston, 1998
“Development of Oil Painting out of Tempera”, Boston University, 1998
“Printmaking Techniques,” Boston University, 1997
“Figure Composition and Narrative Display,” Boston University, 1993.
Slide Presentation of Work, Art Institute of Boston, September 1992
Slide Presentation of Work, The Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM, April 1992
Gallery Talk for “Four Artists,” Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pa., July 1986
“Rubens’ Studio Practice and Technique,” Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego, February 1984
“Meaning of Venetian Oil Painting Technique,” Philadelphia College of Art, December, 1983.
Gallery Talk for one-man show, “Paintings 1979-80,” Rosemont College, Rosemont, Pa., December 1980
Gallery Talk and Slide Lecture for one-man show, “Paintings and Prints,” Episcopal Academy, Merion Pa., September 1980
PANELS “Interpreting Facture,” Co-Chair (with David Steinberg) of panel at College Art Association Meeting, Philadelphia, PA February 2002
“Stainless Steals: Artists and Art Historians on Appropriation,” Co-Chair (with Kevin Salatino) of panel at College Art Association Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 1995
“The Narrative Image,” Art Institute of Boston, April 1993
Organizer and Participant, “Titian: Influence and Intimidation. A Panel of Artists’ Responses.” Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, April 1991.
On Derek Jarmans’ Caravaggio, Moore College of Art and Design Film Series, Philadelphia, January 1989
On Art and Religion, Painting and Drawing Department, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, November 1989
PRIZES, HONORS, AND RESIDENCIES Reader, Huntington Art Collection and Library, December 2016
Artist Fellow, St. Botolph Club 2014-2016
Faculty Development Grants: Lesley University, 1999, 2003, 2009; College of Art and Design (Art Institute of Boston). 1998, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017
Listed in Who’s Who in America, in American Art, in American Education, among American Teachers, current editions.
Postcard Prize. Jamaica Plain Open Studios, September 2002
Resident, Contemporary Artists’ Center, North Adams, MA, May 1998
Scholarship from Cleveland School of Art and Design to attend facial anatomy class, 1997
Award recipient, New England Foundation for the Arts, 1996
Finalist, New England Art Associations, 1994
Honorable Mention, Baum School of Art, Allentown, Pa., 1988
Kress Traveling Faculty Fellowship, Philadelphia College of the Arts, 1987
First Prize in Painting, ArtQuest, 1987
Purchase Prize, ArtQuest 1987
Prize, Artists’ Liaison, 1987
Group Show Prize, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, N.Y., 1985
Honorable Mention, Summit Art Center, Summit, N.J., 1986
Group Show Prize, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pa., 1986
Purchase Prize, Pavilion Gallery, Mount Holly, N.J., 1985
Ruth Eingorn Memorial Award, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, Pa., 1985
Woodrow Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, Philadelphia, 1978
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS College Art Association
Cambridge Art Association, artist member and member of the Board of Directors
William Blake Society
ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS: “Italian Meditations,” Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton MA, April 2013
“Paintings from Life,” Dublin School Gallery, Dublin NH, December 2012
“Summer in Winter,” Arnold Arboretum Gallery, Boston, January-March, 2010
“New Paintings,” Holderness School, New Hampshire, January 2006
“Paintings,” Lesley University Porter Exchange Building, October-November 2005
“Recent Paintings,” F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, July 2001
“Osiris Paintings,” Newton Free Library, Newton, Massachusetts, April 2001
“Mythologies,” Art on the Point, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 1998-1999
“Found and Lost,” F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, November 1997
“Found and Lost,” Andrea Marquit Gallery, Boston, April 1997
“Recent Paintings,” F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, December 1995
“Urn Paintings,” Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA, September 1995
“Versions of Pastoral,” F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, June 1994
“Exile,” F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, Novermber 1992
“Inferno Illustrations,” More Gallery, Philadelphia, April 1991
“Recent Paintings,” St. Joseph's University Gallery, Philadelphia, November 1989
“Saints and Heroes,” Villanova University Art Gallery, Villanova, Pa., February 1989
“Labor Seeks a Sheltering Place: An Installation,” Levy Gallery for the Arts of Philadelphia, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, September 1988
“Labor and Repose,” Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, July 1987
“Rituals,” More Gallery, Philadelphia, January 1986
“Labor and Repose,” More Gallery, January 1985
“Italian Landscapes,” More Gallery, April/May 1983
“Paintings 1979-80,” Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College, Rosemont, Pa., December 1980
“Paintings and Prints,” Episcopal Academy, Merion, PA, September 1980
“Paintings of the Past Year,” Houston Hall Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, February 1979
“Paintings and Graphics,” Cedar Park Neighbors, Philadelphia, July 1977
GROUP SHOWS “Three Narrative Painters”, Karthyn Schultz Gallery, Forthcoming in April 2018
“Red” Juried exhibition, Cambridge Art Association November-December 2016
Summer Exhibition, FAN Gallery, Philadelphia August 2016
“Trees/Muse”, Group show, Suffolk University Art Gallery, June, 2016
Four-person show, Whittier Street Health Center, Roxbury, Massachusetts. April 2014
“Drawn to Life”, Drawing show, Assumption College, October, 2010; ARTSWorcester’s Aurora Gallery, August, 2010
“Larger Than Life”, Portrait exhibit, St Paul’s School, Concord, NH, Fall 2009
Jamaica Plain Open Studios, Juried show, September 2002
National Juried Exhibition, Bristol County Art Museum, Rhode Island, June 2000
“Refugees and Immigration,” Gallery of Social and Political Art, Boston, May 2000
“Three Fabulists,” New Art Center, Newton, MA, April 2000
“Immortalized,” Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA 1998
Winter Show, F.A.N. Gallery, December 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Summer Show, F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Boston International Art Fair, F.A.N. Gallery, November 1999
“U.S. Artists ‘95,” Philadelphia, F.A.N. Gallery, November 1995
“Go Figure”: Three Realists, Andrea Marquit Gallery, December 1994
Summer Show, Andrea Marquit Gallery, August 1994
“Dreams,” F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, September 1992
“Landscapes,” F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, May 1992
“The Family in Contemporary Art,” NEXUS Foundation for Today's Art, Philadelphia, January 1989
91st Annual Exhibition, Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy, Port of History Museum Philadelphia, Pa., November 1988 - January 1989
Juried Show, Baum School of Art, Allentown, Pa., September 1988
“Consciousness and Reality,” More Gallery, Philadelphia, July 1988
125th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, Sketch Club, Philadelphia, April 1988
“Director's Choice,” More Gallery, January 1988
“Four Contemporary Artists,” Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pa., June/July 1987
“Small Works,” Amos Eno Gallery, New York, July 1987
“Art Quest '87,” Art Institute of Boston, May-August 1987 and California State University, Northridge, L.A., September - October 1987
124th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, Sketch Club, Philadelphia, April 1987
“In Good Company,” Amos Eno Gallery, New York, January 1987
“Little Gems,” More Gallery, December 1986
“Small Works,” Amos Eno Gallery, New York, July 1986
50th Annual Midyear Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, July 1986
61st Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, April 1986
“The Human Face,” Ryder College Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, N.J., April 1986
123rd Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, Sketch Club, Philadelphia, April 1986
“Myth and Symbol in Contemporary Painting,” Penn State/Capital Campus, Middletown Pa., April 1986
20th Juried Exhibition, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pa., March 1986
Juried Show, '86, Summit Art Center, Summit N.J., February 1986
88th Annual Exhibition, Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy, Peale House, Philadelphia, November 1985
“Old Masters in Contemporary Art,” Penn State/Capital Campus, Middletown, Pa., November 1985
“Return of the Figure,” Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Lorette, Pa., September -December 1985
Fourth Annual Art Exhibition, Walt Whitman Center for the Arts, Camden, N.J., May 1985
“The Figure in Landscape,” The Artist’s Choice Museum, New York, August 1985
“Works on Paper from the Philadelphia College of Art,” Tiajin Fine Arts College, Peoples Republic of China, Fall 1985
“The Nude in Today’s Art,” The Sketch Club, Philadelphia, June/July 1985
Fourth Annual City of Camden Art Exhibition, Walt Whitman Art Center, Camden, N.J., May/June 1985
Cheltenham Prize-Winners’ Shows, Pennsylvania State Education Building, Harrisburg, Pa., April 1985
122nd Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, Sketch Club, Philadelphia, April 1985
44th Annual Painting Exhibition, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, Pa., February/March 1985
Philadelphia Drawing Competition, Art Alliance, Philadelphia, December 1984/January 1985
“Pastoral Landscapes,” More Gallery, December 1984
87th Annual Exhibitions; Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy, Roger Lapelle Gallery, Philadelphia, November 1984
“Personal and Intimate Drawings,” More Gallery, September 1984
“The Nude,” More Gallery, October 1983
42nd Annual Painting Exhibition, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, Pa., March 1983
“Allegorical Painting and Sculpture,” More Gallery, February 1983
“Personal Narrative Painting and Sculpture,” More Gallery, September 1981
“The Artists of University City,” University City Arts League, Philadelphia, May 1981
“Two West Philadelphia Realists,” University City Arts League, Philadelphia, February 1981
“Philadelphia Portrait Artists,” Walnut Street Theater Gallery, Philadelphia, October 1979
116th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, Sketch Club, Philadelphia, April 1979
“Five Artists,” Houston Hall Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, December 1978
MURALS Mural, Haggerty School of Cambridge, 1999 (completed with collaboration of Art Institute Mural Class)
Mural, Meridien Hotel, Boston, 1996
Memorial mural of Reggie Lewis, English High School, Jamaica Plain, 1994
“Six Scenes from the History of the Bernadine Sisters,” Sacred Heart Provincialate, Mt. Alvernia, Reading, PA, 1988
“Three Scenes from the Life of St. Francis of Assisi,” Sacred Heart Hospital, Chester, PA, 1987
SELECTED OTHER COLLECTIONS Tufts University Medical School, Boston Realty Board, Emerson University, Lesley University
LITERATURE Sarah Betancourt, Art Watch: Lesley University, Boston Dig, February 13, 2017. https://digboston.com/arts-watch-lesley-university/
John Stephen Dwyer, “Anthony Apesos: Artist, Teacher, Man for All Seasons”, Boston Lowbrow, February 22, 2010
Helen Cooper, “Season Reversal”, Encore Magazine: Boston, December 16, 2009
Edward Sozanski, “Glorious Figuration,” Philadelphia Inquirer, July 13, 2001
“Anthony Apesos ‘Osiris Paintings’” Newton Free Library Newsletter, April 2001
JoAnne Silver, Review of “Three Fabulists,” Boston Herald, May 12, 2000
Christine Temmin, Review of “Three Fabulists,” Boston Globe, April 26, 2000
Christine Temmin, “Artists Share Their Feelings about Dearly Departed, Boston Globe, January 8, 1999
Review of “Immortalized,” Duxbury Mariner, December 31, 1998
Lisa Weber Greenberg, Immortalized, exhibition catalog. Duxbury, MA, 1999
Alison de Lima Greene, “Against Entropy,” Catalog essay for “Found and Lost”, 1997
Review of “Urn Paintings,” Jamaica Plain Gazette, September 8, 1995
Edward Sozanski, review of “Version of Pastoral.” Philadelphia Inquirer June 24, 1994
Andrew Mangravite, review of “Versions of Pastoral.” Welcomat June 22, 1994
Tom Cesar, review of “Exile.” New Art Examiner, March/April 1993
Andrew Mangravite, review of “Exile.” Welcomat November 25, 1992
Andrew Mangravite, Review of “Dreams.” Welcomat, September 2, 1992
Edward Sozanski, Review of “Landscapes,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 22, 1992.
Victoria Donohoe, “An Exhibit Mixes New, Ancient Themes”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 26, 1989.
Victoria Donohoe, Review of “Recent Paintings,” St. Joseph's University, November 1989.
Victoria Donohoe,Review of “Saints and Heroes,” Villanova University, February 1989 February 4, 1989
Ellen Kaye, “Looking up in Havertown,” Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, September 4, 1988
Jim Knipfel, “At the Edge of Neo-Surrealism,” Review of “Consciousness and Reality,” More Gallery, August 1988Welcomat, August 3, 1988
Reviews of “Labor and Repose,” Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, July 1987; Art Week, July 11, 1987; Phyllis Bragdon, Marin Independent Journal, August 5, 1987; Carol Fowler, Contra Costa Times, July 10, 1987; Charles Shere, Oakland Tribune, July 28, 1987
Marilyn J. Fox, Reading Eagle, June 14, 1987; Tim Higgins, Allentown Morning Call, June 7, 1987; Adrienne Redd, Bethlehem Globe Times, June 18, 1987
Reviews of “Four Artists,” Allentown Art Museum, Allentown Pa., June/July 1987
Victoria Donohoe, “A Local Pioneer on the Last Frontier of American Art,” Review of “Rituals,” More Gallery, January 1986 Philadelphia Inquirer, February 8, 1986
Victoria Donohoe, Review of “Labor and Repose,” More Gallery, January 1985 Philadelphia Inquirer, January 18, 1985
Victoria Donohoe, “At More Gallery, A Salon-Style Exhibit,” Review of Summer Group Show, More Gallery, August 1983 Philadelphia Inquirer, September 3, 1983
Victoria Donohoe, Philadelphia Inquirer, Review of “Italian Landscapes,” More Gallery, April/May 1983 January 30, 1983
Victoria Donohoe, “A View of History Offering Fantasy or Authenticity,” Philadelphia Inquirer, January 30, 1983
Elizabeth Milroy,Review of “Personal Narrative Painting and Sculpture,” Butcher and More Galleries, September 1981 Arts Magazine, October 1981
Deborah Goldfarb, Review of “Paintings of the Past Year,” Houston Hall Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, December 1978Arts Exchange May/June 1979